The Island’s big New Year’s Eve celebration takes place on the West End, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Hornet. Enjoy a big-band dance performance by 3 O’Clock Jump while fundraising for the museum’s education department, Tuesday, Dec. 31, from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Doors open at 7:15.
The USS Hornet Amateur Radio Club is inviting the public to watch a demonstration of its ham radio emergency operations Saturday, June 28.
A group of radio operators from the radio club will provide a behind-the-scenes look into the nuts and bolts of emergency radio operations.
Living Ship Day
The USS Hornet Museum will pay tribute to two local veterans of the famed World War II Tuskegee Air Group during its March Living Ship Day. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American military aviators in the United States Armed Forces.