Come out Saturday, April 28 for Starlight Pops, presented by First Federal. The Pops has been a popular spring staple on Lowcountry calendars for more than 25 years. This year, First Federal chose The Grove area at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum on Charleston Harbor as the site of the event.
The one-of-a-kind historic setting at Patriots Point is the perfect backdrop for a special artwork display inspired by the people and events of past wars. Patriots Point has teamed up with Piccolo Spoleto this year to present ‘Art & Music in Times of War,’ May 25-June 10 that includes a unique mixed-media art display and special events.
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will celebrate the return of the USS LAFFEY with a series of events April 13 – 15. The public is invited to attend to pay tribute to ‘The Ship That Would Not Die’ – the most decorated WWII-era destroyer still in existence. Ninety former crewmembers, including several who served during WWII, will be present for this special weekend of programs and events.
Clemson University fans and alumni in the Charleston area will come to this year’s “Prowl and Growl” meeting April 24 at Patriots Point to get the latest information on what’s happening at Clemson. The event will be held aboard the USS YORKTOWN on Charleston Harbor at 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m., and the event at 6:45 p.m.
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum announced Friday that the USS LAFFEY will be closed to the public for the next several days as staff complete final improvements to ‘The Ship That Would Not Die’ in advance of the USS LAFFEY Homecoming Party next weekend.
Starlight Pops has been a Lowcountry tradition for more than 25 years. This year’s event will begin at sundown and will feature a tribute to Broadway by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO), under the direction of Alex Agrest. The performance will include selections from Mamma Mia, Chicago, Guys & Dolls, Annie and West Side Story. This year, Lowcountry vocalist Nancy Clayton Lefter will join the CSO for several songs.
Patriots Point Development Authority (PPDA) and the USS Yorktown (CV-10) Association welcomed two-time Academy Award Nominee, Emmy Winner and Golden Globe Winner, Ann-Margret aboard the USS Yorktown for “An Evening Honoring Ann-Margret” on March 31, 2012.
On Monday, April 2, the USS YORKTOWN will join other iconic landmarks around the world to “light it up blue” in support of autism awareness. April 2 was designated as World Autism Awareness Day by the United Nations General Assembly in 1997. Autism is a general term used to describe a group of complex developmental [...]
Gourmet Bay Caterers recently paid a visit to Patriots Point and toured the USS YORKTOWN and USS LAFFEY. Below is some information regarding their impressions of “The Fighting Lady” and “The Ship That Would Not Die” as an event venue. If you’d like to learn more about hosting an event at Patriots Point, contact our Event [...]
Defending PGA Champion Keegan Bradley made history last year – becoming the third player in the past 100 years to win a major championship on his first try. On Thursday, March 22, Bradley will make history again; this time, as the first person to hit a golf ball off the flight deck of the USS [...]