Date(s) - 20/07/2019
Town of Colonial Beach, Virginia
- Educational Programs
- Hangar Dance
- Museum Happenings
- Wolrd War One Event
- World War Two Event
A full day of events to honor and memorialize the 100th anniversary of World War I and 75th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day, veterans of those wars, their sacrifices, and contributions of the people at home.
–Opening ceremony with color guard, ceremonial band, and VIP guest speakers;
–Educational sessions and discussions with regional historians, including Dahlgren Heritage Foundation;
–Flyover by WWII planes from The Flying Circus Air Show;
–Silent Drill, Marine Barracks, Washington, DC
–Exhibits and displays of world war memorabilia, including a WWII observer plane; military & veteran organizations; entertainment;
–Book signing The Dark and Lonely Road by Sean Gates;
–Capping off the day will be a USO-themed gala fundraiser: dinner, swing dance lessons by DanceFXBG, entertainment and dance featuring the 1940s-era Fredericksburg Big Band.