Calendar of Events

April 2, 2013

PPDA Special Board Meeting

The Patriots Point Development Authority Board will host a special meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2.  The meeting will take place in the Ward Room aboard the USS Yorktown and the agenda is posted below.

 

A.        ADOPTION OF PROPOSED AGENDA                                                                                         

B.         EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS LEGAL AND CONTRACTUAL MATTERS PERTAINING TO THE MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM LEASE AND THE LOAN FOR THE RESORATION OF THE USS LAFFEY

C.        ADJOURNMENT

Start: April 2, 2013 10:00 am
End: April 2, 2013 12:00 pm

March 17, 2013

Open Cockpit Sunday

For one day each month (from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.), visitors will have the opportunity to explore the cockpits of some of the museum’s most popular aircraft, including the SBD Dauntless, F-9 Cougar, H-1 Huey, S-3 Viking, H-3 Sea King, F-18 Hornet and the A-6 Intruder. Patriots Point staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions and to share the unique histories of these historic aircraft.

Patriots Point staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and to share the unique histories of these historic aircraft.  Normal museum admission rates apply.

Start: March 17, 2013 10:00 am
End: March 17, 2013 4:00 pm

March 16, 2013

Sweetgrass Music Festival

Patriots Point will host the 2013 Sweetgrass Music Festival on Saturday, March 16.  The day begins with a 5k run at 9 a.m.  Music starts at 10 a.m. and continues through 9 p.m.   festival

For tickets and additional information, please visit their website.

 

 

Start: March 16, 2013 9:00 am
End: March 16, 2013 10:30 pm

March 15, 2013

PPDA Board Meeting

The Patriots Point Development Authority Board will conduct their monthly meeting at 10 a.m. in the Ward Room aboard the USS Yorktown.

Start: March 15, 2013 10:00 am
End: March 15, 2013 12:00 pm

February 22, 2013

Patriots Point to Host Black History Month Symposium – Jenkins, Jazz and Jammin’ in Times of War and Peace

In celebration of the contributions of African Americans throughout our nation’s history, Patriots Point’s Institute of History, Science and Technology invites the public to attend a special symposium entitled, “Jenkins, Jazz and Jammin’ in Times of War and Peace” on Friday, February 22 at 10 a.m. The program is free and open to the public and will be streamed live on the Patriots Point website and into Charleston County School District classrooms.

This symposium, the fourth in the museum’s educational series “Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things,” will focus on the Jenkins Orphanage Band, which got its start in Charleston, South Carolina in the late 1800s. Band members broke racial boundaries – traveling and performing at distinguished events around the world, including Presidential Inauguration ceremonies.

Guest speakers will include former educator, politician and professional musician Lonnie Hamilton, III – himself a former Jenkins Orphanage Band member and director; Charleston’s first lady of jazz, Mrs. Ann Caldwell; and executive director of the Jenkins Institute for Children, Mrs. Johanna Martin-Carrington.

Start: February 22, 2013 10:00 am
End: February 22, 2013 11:30 am

February 15, 2013

PPDA Board Meeting

The Patriots Point Development Authority Board will conduct their monthly meeting at 9:30 in the Ward Room aboard the USS Yorktown.

Start: February 15, 2013 9:30 am
End: February 15, 2013 12:00 pm

February 10, 2013

Open Cockpit Sunday

Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum invites the public to visit on Sunday, February 10 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for the second “Open Cockpit Sunday” of 2013.

For one day only, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the cockpits of some of the museum’s most popular aircraft, including the SBD Dauntless, F-9 Cougar, H-1 Huey, S-3 Viking, H-3 Sea King, F-18 Hornet and the A-6 Intruder. Patriots Point staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions and to share the unique histories of these historic aircraft.

Patriots Point staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and to share the unique histories of these historic aircraft.  Normal museum admission rates apply.

Start: February 10, 2013 10:00 am
End: February 10, 2013 4:00 pm

February 4, 2013

PPDA Special Board Meeting

USS Yorktown Admiral’s Quarters

Start: February 4, 2013 10:00 am
End: February 4, 2013 12:00 pm

January 25, 2013

“Internment in Times of War”

Patriots Point Institute Naval & Maritime Museum invites the public to attend a special symposium entitled, “Internment in Times of War.This symposium is the third in Patriots Point’s WWII 70th anniversary series, “Ordinary people doing extraordinary things” and is free and open to the public. For those not able to attend in person, the symposium will be streamed live into Charleston County School District classrooms and on the Patriots Point website (www.patriotspoint.org).

Start: January 25, 2013 10:00 am
End: January 25, 2013 12:00 pm

January 20, 2013

Open Cockpit Sunday

Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum invites the public to visit on Sunday, January 20 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for the first “Open Cockpit Sunday” of 2013.  This is the fifth Open Cockpit Sunday Patriots Point has hosted since the program began in 2011.  Normal admission rates apply for this special event.

Start: January 20, 2013 9:00 am
End: January 20, 2013 4:00 pm
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