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William Diamond Junior Fife and Drum Corps to Host Tattoo and Muster Events in Collaboration with Lex250 Celebrations


  • Lexington Tattoo
    • Friday, May 3 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Lexington Muster
    • Saturday, May 4 at noon


  • Lexington Tattoo – From Depot Square to the Lexington Battle Green
  • Lexington Muster – From Militia Drive along Worthen Road to Hastings Park 

On Friday, four featured fife and drum corps, including the William Diamond Junior Fife and Drum Corps, The Musick of Prescott’s Battalion, Connecticut Patriots Fife and Drum Corps and the Stony Creek Fife and Drum Corps will perform. The Lexington Minute Men will be Presenting Colors.

The corps will march from Depot Square in Lexington to the Battle Green. Once the corps arrive to the Green a military song performance, called a tattoo, will be held consisting of Revolution-era music by lantern light.

On Saturday, a total of 28 fife and drum corps from six states will march from Militia Drive along Worthen Road to Hastings Park. This will commence a free afternoon of fife and drum music from the 18th century and beyond. In addition to the parade, there will be ten vendors selling replica colonial-period goods as well as 18th-century encampment demonstrations.

Individual corps performances, called “Stand Pieces,” will begin at 12:30 p.m. and will continue throughout the afternoon.

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The William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps at the Lex250 Celebrations kickoff event on April 19. (Photo Courtesy Lex250 Commission)