Richmond’s annual Home Front Festival that celebrates Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park begins this year with the traditional USO Dance on Friday night, October 1 at the Craneway Pavilion.
Festivities continue on Saturday, October 2 at the Craneway Pavilion and Shipyard 3. At 9:00 AM, Saturday, October 2, the YMCA is sponsoring 5K & 10K Bay Trail fun runs/walks to start off the Home Front Festival By the Bay featuring Mountain Hardwear t-shirts, refreshments, award ceremony with gifts and medals to overall and age group winners, and post-race raffle. Click here for more information and to register for this YMCA event.
Stay and enjoy Home Front Festival music, food, rides and booths starting at 11 AM. For a full schedule, click on http://homefrontfestival.com/ .
A Tribute to Lena Horne
The Singing Blue Stars
The Junius Courtney Big Band
Friday, October 1, 2010
7pm to 11pm
(the Old Ford Assembly Plant, at the end of Harbour Way South. Map.)
Period attire encouraged.
Free coffee and donuts
Cash bar and food concessions.
$20/person $15 Seniors
Free admission for anyone in a uniform or with a military ID, past or present.
Admission at the door (if space available)
$25/person $20/person (born before Sept. 30, 1946)
Purchase tickets online.
Or call 510 234-3512
Download a flyer about this event.
USO Event Chair: Shelly Lau
Special MC: Jeffrey Wright