Fete the Birthday of the U.S. Navy Near Yorktown With a Performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Concert Band
October 13, 2014
Warm up your singing voice, Yorktown residents! It’s time to sing “Happy Birthday” to the U.S. Navy! On October 17, the naval branch of the United States Armed Forces celebrates its 239th birthday!
Join Naval Weapons Station Yorktown and the City of Newport News as they celebrate this momentous occasion with a free concert at Oyster Point. The revered U.S. Fleet Forces Band will be in attendance to perform marches, patriotic songs, orchestral transcriptions, and modern wind music. A variety of military vehicles will be on display beginning at 4 p.m., and the musical festivities will begin at 7 p.m. Restaurants at the City Center will offer military discounts in honor of the occasion, so be sure to bring your military ID. Also, bring the kids! This event is perfect for any little one who loves music or trucks, boats, and other vehicles.
This birthday celebration is sure to be an exciting, patriotic night out!
U.S. Fleet Forces Concert Band Performance
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, October 17
City Center at Oyster Point
701 Town Center Drive
Newport News, VA 23606