The National Museum of the Pacific War will commemorate 74 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor December 7 with its annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony at 12:25 p.m. in the Memorial Courtyard on the museum grounds at 340 E. Main St., in Fredericksburg. For details, visit www.pacificwarmuseum.org.
70 years ago this year, World War II in the Pacific was wrapping up and the war was coming to an end. The National Museum of the Pacific War has annuonced that they will be showing famous films that cover certain battles in concurrence with the anniversary of those battles. First up, “Sands of Iwo Jima“, starring John Wayne.
These films will be free to the public and with limited seating. Films are planned to be shown at 6 pm at the Admiral Nimitz Museum, 340 E. Main, unless otherwise noted. Call (830) 997-8600 ext.223 for more information.
Join us in Fredericksburg, Texas, the birthplace of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, for the initial event of the 2015 Admiral Nimitz Foundation Distinguished Speaker Series, at 304 W. San Antonio Street. Featuring George P. Shultz, former Chairman of President Ronald Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory board and Secretary of State from 1982-89. All tickets include dinner and open bar. Cocktail Party begins at 6 pm, Remarks and Q & A at 7 pm, followed by Dinner. Signed copies of Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future by George P. Shultz will be available at the Cocktail Party. To be held at the St. Mary’s Parish Center. Space is limited and is on a first come basis. To purchase tickets immediately, contact Laura Nelson at (830) 997-8600 ext. 200 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Individual tickets are $250.
View images by one of the first photographers chosen to become part of the Naval Aviation Photographic Unit who traveled widely while documenting World War II. During regular business hours at the George H. W. Bush Gallery in the National Museum of the Pacific War, 311 E. Austin. For more information call 830-997-8600.
Come for a 40′s night club experience – enjoy the best of jazz for dancing and a full slate of cocktails from the 1940s and from the military during World War II. The program will be presented by renown mixologist, author and historian, Philip Greene, from the Museum of the American Cocktail in New York City. To be held in the Nimitz Ballroom of the National Museum of the Pacific War. Live music by the Kris Kimura Quartet.
7:30 to 11 pm. Tickets are $50 per person and are available online.
The National Museum of the Pacific War is at 340 E. Main St. Call (830) 997-8600 for more information.
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we honor all veterans of all conflicts.
Join us for our annual Veteran’s Day program that will include patriotic music, presentation of colors, rifle salute and guest keynote speaker.
It’s free and open to the public. 11 AM in the Memorial Courtyard of the National Museum of the Pacific War, 311 E. Austin.
The National Museum of the Pacific War is a Texas Historical Commission property supported, operated, and managed by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation.
Award-winning author Dr. Craig Symonds will read and discuss his newest book Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings. Join Dr. Symonds after his presentation for cocktails and appetizers while he signs his book. In the Nimitz Museum Grand Ballroom, 340 E. Main Street at 3 pm. Tickets can be purchased online. all (830) 997-8600 ext. 204 for more information.
History and legends of our nations flag program followed by a program and demonstration of flag disposal by Boy Scouts at National Museum of the Pacific War‘s George Bush Gallery. The grounds of the museum will be decorated with near 5,000 flags placed by Boy Scouts and NJROTC from Fredericksburg. This program is free with standard fee for museum attendees. Please call 830/997-8600 for more information.
The National Museum of the Pacific War will pay tribute to all who have given their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces, Monday at 10 am.
Including keynote speaker Captain Rex L. Curtin, USN, rifle salute and the placement of wreaths at the Memorial Wall.
Standard museum admission applies, but program is free and open to the public.
In the Memorial Courtyard of the National Museum of the Pacific War, 340 E. Main.
Join us for a discussion on rationing during WWII and the importance of growing one’s own food. We will start individual Victory Gardens and make “synthetic rubber” silly putty. To be held in the Nimitz Ballroom and the Memorial Courtyard at 340 E. Main St. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited – please call or RSVP to email@example.com Cash or check only please.
10:30 to 11:30 am. $5 fee per child age 6 to 13. Call (830) 997-8600 ext. 205 for more information.