Legacy Week 2017

Event Date: 
05/27/2017 - 16:37 - 05/29/2017 - 16:37

Legacy Week - May 27-29

The USS Midway Museum is the heart and soul of Memorial Day commemoration in San Diego. The Memorial Day lineup of activities aboard the Midway honors and remembers our heroes as it celebrates our military heritage.  Weekend activities and events offer the community an affordable and inspiring way to kick off summer in San Diego. Click on the Tabs below for more information on the events.

 

Schedule of Events


May 27

Wreath Ceremony - 9:00am

You’ll want the entire family including the kids to attend this ceremony. A wonderful way to inspire patriotism and appreciation for those who serve. Features include a fly over, guest speakers, retired veterans and tossing of wreaths over the ship. The event is free to the public and admission to the museum following the ceremony is included for Wreath Ceremony attendees.

 

 

Freedom Concert Featuring Lifehouse - 7:30pm

This annual charity event will benefit local military non-profits and is a celebration of our Veterans and Military families. Lifehouse, a multi-platinum alt-rock band, will perform live from the flight deck with unparalleled views of the bay at sunset! Don’t miss this concert experience unlike any other! Tickets are on sale now at ticketmaster.com or midway.org.

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May 27th – 29th

Adventure Discovery Zone - 10:00am-4:00pm

Midway’s hangars are transformed into a Discovery Zone including, special exhibits, air wing restoration activities, military equipment, demonstrations and more! A fun hands-on way to learn about various military organizations and enjoy activities and exhibits that are exclusive to this special weekend only.

 


May 28th – 29th

Meet the Aviators - 10:00am-4:00pm

Pilots are stationed by each aircraft on the ship and available for questions. A unique opportunity to learn about flying first hand from the experts who piloted the aircraft

 


Memorial Day - May 29

 

 

San Diego Blood Bank Blood Drive - 10:00am-4:00pm

Donors receive a free pass to the museum. Walk up to donate blood or schedule your appointment at

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US Coast Guard Auxiliary Band Arizona Performance - 11:00am & 2:15pm

An exciting opportunity to hear the musical sounds of an amazing ensemble of US Coast Guard Auxiliary instrumentalists. Performance will take place on the flight deck and is included with museum admission.

Hero Canvas Project and Ceremony - Ceremony 12:30pm

Massive canvases of murals painted by schoolchildren from Southern California will be on exhibit on Midway’s flight deck. Museum guests will be encouraged to write messages of appreciation to servicemen and women on the murals. Artwork will be gifted to the U.S. Navy in a special Memorial Day Ceremony.  Ceremony will include live music, and stellar patriotic dance performances by award winning show choir Music Machine of Bonita Vista High School.

Facebook Live Broadcasts!

Starting with the Veterans Wreath Ceremony on, May 27th the Midway will broadcast live from the museum throughout the weekend.  Be sure to like Midway’s Facebook page, subscribe to the live streams and engage as the action happens. Share your stories and thoughts about your heroes on all of Midway’s social channels including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

 


  

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