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October 1, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
October 1, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

John McGuckin presents "The 70th Anniversary of the War Patrols and
Loss of the USS Tang"

The USS Tang, under the command of then Commander Richard O’Kane,
was one of the highest scoring American Submarines in World War II.
Former Submariner John McGu...
October 1, 2014 12:00 PM
October 3, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by on...
October 3, 2014 6:00 PM
October 4, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the first city liberated by the
Allies via the Normandy cam...
October 4, 2014 - October 10, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by on...
October 4, 2014 6:00 PM
October 5, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the first city liberated by the
Allies via the Normandy cam...
October 4, 2014 - October 10, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

11:00 am brunch seating, 1:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by o...
October 5, 2014 11:00 AM
October 6, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the first city liberated by the
Allies via the Normandy cam...
October 4, 2014 - October 10, 2014
October 7, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the first city liberated by the
Allies via the Normandy cam...
October 4, 2014 - October 10, 2014
October 8, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the first city liberated by the
Allies via the Normandy cam...
October 4, 2014 - October 10, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
October 8, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Known for close harmonies, synchronized dance steps, and exuberant
performances for troops here and abroad, the Andrews Sisters epitomized
the “we’re all in this together” spirit of the war
years. The Victory Belles are proud to honor...
October 8, 2014 11:45 AM
October 9, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the first city liberated by the
Allies via the Normandy cam...
October 4, 2014 - October 10, 2014
RSVP CANCELED: Rough Cut Screening - "Good Luck Soup"
Solomon Victory Theater

This event has been canceled.

The Midwestern city of Cleveland, Ohio, is the setting for this
contemporary Japanese American story. Told from the perspective of
29-year-old filmmaker Matthew Hashiguchi, Good Luck Soup is a personal
documentary that reveals the post-inter...
October 9, 2014 6:00 PM
October 10, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the first city liberated by the
Allies via the Normandy cam...
October 4, 2014 - October 10, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by on...
October 10, 2014 6:00 PM
October 11, 2014
Recurring Victory Corps Saturday

Most museums state loudly "Hands-Off!", but with The National WWII
Museum's teen Victory Corps program, it's HANDS-ON. Explore and learn
about WWII history in an exciting, new way — through touching
actual artifacts from the war that changed the world. At stations
placed strategically thro...
October 11, 2014 10:00 AM
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by on...
October 11, 2014 6:00 PM
October 12, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

11:00 am brunch seating, 1:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by o...
October 12, 2014 11:00 AM
October 15, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
October 15, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Known for close harmonies, synchronized dance steps, and exuberant
performances for troops here and abroad, the Andrews Sisters epitomized
the “we’re all in this together” spirit of the war
years. The Victory Belles are proud to honor...
October 15, 2014 11:45 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Lauren Handley presents "A Most Vital Waterway: The Mississippi River
During WWII"

The Mississippi River has been a major mover of commerce throughout our
nation’s history. World War II was no exception. Join Education
Programs Coordinator Lauren Hand...
October 15, 2014 12:00 PM
RSVP Teacher Appreciation Happy Hour
Stage Door Canteen

Welcome back to school, teachers! Local teachers are invited to join
Museum staff in the Stage Door Canteen for our Teacher Appreciation
Happy Hour. Learn about our educational offerings, receive free
classroom resources, and get a special behind-the-scenes glimpse at our
upco...
October 15, 2014 4:00 PM
RSVP Book Club - "The Key to Rebecca" by Ken Follet
Stage Door Canteen

Discuss with fellow readers the book that took readers and critics by
storm when first published more than fifteen years ago. Today, it
remains one of the best espionage novels ever written. A brilliant and
ruthless Nazi master agent is on the loose in Cairo. His mission is to...
October 15, 2014 6:00 PM
October 17, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by on...
October 17, 2014 6:00 PM
October 18, 2014
Ticketed Family Workshop: Airborne School
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

Geronimooooooo! Bail out into a morning of fun in the Airborne School
Family Workshop. Earn your wings as you design, build, and test your
own parachute, learn about the Normandy drop zones, and practice
hitting a target with a model glider. Workshops are designed for...
October 18, 2014 10:00 AM
Recurring Victory Corps Saturday

Most museums state loudly "Hands-Off!", but with The National WWII
Museum's teen Victory Corps program, it's HANDS-ON. Explore and learn
about WWII history in an exciting, new way — through touching
actual artifacts from the war that changed the world. At stations
placed strategically thro...
October 18, 2014 10:00 AM
Recurring Living History Corps

The Museum’s World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the
Living History Corps, are local volunteers who enrich the
visitor’s Museum experience with their wealth of information and
stories. Wearing the uniforms and carrying the equipment of both the
Allied and Axis forces, the...
October 18, 2014 11:00 AM
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by on...
October 18, 2014 6:00 PM
October 19, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

11:00 am brunch seating, 1:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by o...
October 19, 2014 11:00 AM
October 22, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
October 22, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Known for close harmonies, synchronized dance steps, and exuberant
performances for troops here and abroad, the Andrews Sisters epitomized
the “we’re all in this together” spirit of the war
years. The Victory Belles are proud to honor...
October 22, 2014 11:45 AM
RSVP Lagniappe Lecture/Meet the Author - Sally Asher presents "Hope and New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names"
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Join local author Sally Asher as she discusses her new book Hope and
New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names. Her lecture and
slideshow will focus on New Orleans streets named after World War II
veterans. At the conclusion of her talk, Ms. Asher...
October 22, 2014 12:00 PM
Open Teacher Workshop: Echoes and Reflections Holocaust
Education Classroom, Louisiana Pavilion

The National WWII Museum is partnering with the regional
Anti-Defamation League to host the Echoes and Reflections Holocaust
Teacher Workshop on Wednesday, October 22, from 1:00 pm – 4:00
pm. This free three hour workshop trains local teachers to use...
October 22, 2014 1:00 PM
October 24, 2014
Open WWII AirPower Expo 2014
New Orleans Lakefront Airport

WWII AirPower Expo 2014 presented by The National WWII Museum and the
CAF

October 24 – 26, 2014
9:00 am – 5:00 pm (4:00 pm end time on Sunday)
New Orleans Lakefront Airport

Get an up-close look at the fabled aircraft that ruled the air in World
War II!...
October 24, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by on...
October 24, 2014 6:00 PM
Open WWII AirPower Swing Dance
New Orleans Lakefront Airport Terminal

Friday, October 24, 2014
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

From classic wings to a night of swing — here's the perfect way
to kick off your AirPower Expo experience: After the Expo on Friday,
join us for dinner and dancing in the historic New Orleans Lakefron...
October 24, 2014 7:00 PM
October 25, 2014
Open WWII AirPower Expo 2014
New Orleans Lakefront Airport

WWII AirPower Expo 2014 presented by The National WWII Museum and the
CAF

October 24 – 26, 2014
9:00 am – 5:00 pm (4:00 pm end time on Sunday)
New Orleans Lakefront Airport

Get an up-close look at the fabled aircraft that ruled the air in World
War II!...
October 24, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by on...
October 25, 2014 6:00 PM
October 26, 2014
Open WWII AirPower Expo 2014
New Orleans Lakefront Airport

WWII AirPower Expo 2014 presented by The National WWII Museum and the
CAF

October 24 – 26, 2014
9:00 am – 5:00 pm (4:00 pm end time on Sunday)
New Orleans Lakefront Airport

Get an up-close look at the fabled aircraft that ruled the air in World
War II!...
October 24, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

11:00 am brunch seating, 1:00 pm show only ticket

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join a party of daffy detectives, wisecracking
reporters, ditzy chorus girls, Hollywood wannabes, and undercover Nazi
spies as one by o...
October 26, 2014 11:00 AM
October 28, 2014
Open Dinner with a Curator

Toni Kiser presents “Buckles, Bayonets, and Bathrobes: Souvenirs
of WWII”

Men and women traveled thousands of miles during World War II. From
exotic locations like the Pacific Islands, to the Burmese jungle, or
October 28, 2014 6:30 PM
October 29, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
October 29, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Known for close harmonies, synchronized dance steps, and exuberant
performances for troops here and abroad, the Andrews Sisters epitomized
the “we’re all in this together” spirit of the war
years. The Victory Belles are proud to honor...
October 29, 2014 11:45 AM
Recurring Pub Quiz
Stage Door Canteen

Test your knowledge of an array of topics, including World War II, at
the Museum’s Pub Quiz. Play one round, or all six. The American
Sector restaurant’s Happy Hour specials will be extended to
players, who can also order off the restaurant menu.
October 29, 2014 6:00 PM
October 31, 2014
Recurring "Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Special Discount—Halloween Night Only!

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Dinner and Show: $45.00

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Dinner and Show Under 12: $37.00

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Show Only $15.00

You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening
of music and murder! Join...
October 31, 2014 6:00 PM

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October 22, 2014
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

October 22, 2014
Lagniappe Lecture/Meet the Author
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

October 22, 2014
"America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
11:45 am buffet seating
Stage Door Canteen

October 24, 2014
WWII AirPower Expo 2014
9:00 am – 5:00 pm New Oreans Lakefront Airport

October 24, 2014
WWII AirPower Swing Dance
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
New Orleans Lakefront Airport Terminal

October 24, 2014
"The Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

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