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Sailabration Events: June 15th, 2012

Jun 15, 2012 03:49PM ● By Anonymous

Following is a list of Star-Spangled Sailabration schedule of public events and media opportunities for Friday, June 15.
Sailor Community Service Projects 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Interpretative History Demonstrations
Sailabration Festival Villages Open 11 a.m.
Ships Open to Public for Free Tours 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Air Show Rehearsal 1-4 p.m.
Navy Ceremonial Band Performance 6 p.m.
Navy Reception and Media Availability 6 p.m.

Sailor Community Relations Event: Living Classrooms Foundation
WHAT:  Nearly 70 sailor volunteers will team up with students to clean and beautify the campus
WHEN:  9 a.m.
WHERE: 802 South Caroline St, Baltimore, MD 21231
Sailor Community Relations Event Baltimore County: Todd’s Inheritance                
WHAT: This historic site and museum was pivotal to the development of Baltimore County and the defense of Baltimore in 1814, and is part of Maryland’s historic preservation program. Forty Navy volunteers will assist community groups and help to clean up and beautify the homestead
WHEN:  9 a.m.
WHERE: 9000 North Point Road, Sparrows Point, MD 21219
Sailor Community Relations Event Baltimore County: Smithfield Ham and Maryland Food Bank Donation
WHAT: U.S. Navy sailors will help to unload a donation of hams from Smithfield for the Maryland Food Bank
WHEN: 11 a.m.
WHERE: Shoppers 857 East Fort Avenue

USS Constitution Sailors Demonstrations
WHAT:  Sailors from the United State’s oldest commissioned warship, the USS Constitution, will provide interpretive history through period gun and boarding pike drills
WHEN: Demonstrations throughout the afternoon

Sailabration Festival Villages Open
WHAT: Sailabration Villages at the Inner Harbor, Fort McHenry and Fell’s Point feature live entertainment, hands-on fun for kids and traditional festival fare. The Inner Harbor Villages includes City Sand Sculpture; beer and wine gardens; and the M&T Bank Chesapeake Family Zone, which provides family-friendly activities that teach and encourage environmental stewardship. In addition, the Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative coins will be available for purchase at the Star-Spangled Coin Shop located in the Inner Harbor Sailabration Village. The Rash Field Adventure Zone features displays from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and National Guard, as well as a rock climbing wall, volleyball and other recreational activities. The Sailabration Villages in Fell’s Point offer food and beverages and limited entertainment throughout the weekend.
WHEN: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.- Inner Harbor
                11 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Fell’s Point
WHERE: Inner Harbor (McKeldin Square, Rash Field, West Shore Park) and Fell’s Point Broadway Square

Free Public Ship Tours
WHAT: The public is invited to tour tall ships and Navy vessels berthed in the Inner Harbor and Fell’s Point.
WHEN:  11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
WHERE:  Inner Harbor and Fell’s Point
Free Public Navy Ship Tours at North Locust Point
WHAT: The public is invited to tour U.S. and foreign Navy ships berthed at the North Locust Point marine terminal.       
WHEN:  1- 5 p.m.  
WHERE:  North Locust Point Terminal (access via advance notice only)* requires driver’s license number, make, model, color of vehicle,
license plate and date of birth  
Notes:  General public must board shuttle at M&T Bank Stadium. Media may also choose this option to gain general access

Star-Spangled Air Show Rehearsal
WHAT:  Full rehearsal of Star-Spangled air show. Best opportunity to capture b-roll of the show without the hassle of the crowds. Easier
access and parking at the Fort available on this day.
WHEN: Two-hour window between 1-4 p.m.; likely 2-4 p.m.
WHERE: Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine best location
NOTES: Not promoting this as public event but time for media to shoot footage/photos

Navy Ceremonial Band Performance
WHAT:            Free performance from the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Band
WHEN:            6 p.m.
WHERE:         Inner Harbor Amphitheater