Special Events


Here you will find detail on special events associated with the Fife and Drum community.

No Foolin' Jam!

Always held on the first Saturday in April, please join the Adamsville Ancients for their annual No Foolin' Jam!! You will enjoy a great afternoon of music and camaraderie with your fife and drum friends!

Adamsville will be holding a raffle to help defray the cost of the jam. If you wish to donate a prize for the raffle, just bring it to the jam!

A great way to warm up for the upcoming muster season! Past jam attendees keep coming back – that's all you need to know!

Event Date 04/01/2023 1:00 pm
Event End Date 04/01/2023 6:00 pm
Location Capital District Irish American Association, Albany, NY
Jaybird's Day

Jaybird Day is an annual event to honor our “old-timers”.  Held at The Company of Fifers & Drummers headquarters and museum on the first Saturday in October, it is one of our most enjoyable events of the year.

Event Date 10/07/2023 10:30 am
Event End Date 10/07/2023 5:00 pm
Location The Company of Fifers & Drummers HQ and Museum
Old Saybrook Torchlight Parade

More than 20 different fife and drum corps hailing from as far away as Pennsylvania and Vermont will march along Main Street to the Town Green. Leading the musician groups will once again be the 2nd Company Governor's Foot Guard marching unit.

Event Date 12/09/2023 6:00 pm
Event End Date 12/09/2023 8:00 pm
Location Old Saybrook, CT