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August 1, 2014
Recurring The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Come salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue
celebration! Featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American
Song Book written by Great American composers, including Hoagy
Carmichael’s Heart & Soul, Jerome Kern&rsqu...
August 1, 2014 11:45 AM
August 3, 2014
Recurring Sunday Swing featuring Rocky's Fox Trot Orchestra
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

Dance lessons, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Live music, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Kick up your heels at The National WWII Museum with Sunday Swing.
Professional swing dancers will be on hand to provide coaching for
dancers of all levels while local musicians play World War II era hits....
August 3, 2014 1:30 PM
August 6, 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...
August 6, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Come salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue
celebration! Featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American
Song Book written by Great American composers, including Hoagy
Carmichael’s Heart & Soul, Jerome Kern&rsqu...
August 6, 2014 11:45 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Megan Byrnes presents "A Forgotten History: The Internment of Alaska
Natives During World War II"

While many are familiar with the internment of Japanese American
civilians during World War II, few people are aware that 881 Alaska
Natives from the Aleutian ...
August 6, 2014 12:00 PM
August 7, 2014
RSVP Meet the Author
Stage Door Canteen

Tom Graves presents "Twice Heroes: America's Nisei Veterans of WWII and
Korea"

6:00 pm Presentation and Q&A | 7:15 pm Book Signing

In their own words, Nisei veterans recount their battles against
wartime suspicion and racism, and of overcoming them with courage and
patriotis...
August 7, 2014 6:00 PM
August 8, 2014
Ticketed Heat of Battle VIII Wargaming Convention
The National WWII Museum

Hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Friday – Saturday; 9:00 am –
4:00 pm Sunday

Learn more about Heat of Battle VIII here.

http://www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/educational-wwii-wargaming/heat-of-battle.html

Heat of Battle VIII ticket pricing includes extra va...
August 8, 2014 - August 10, 2014
Open Lagniappe Lecture - "Italian Tanks and Tankettes of WWII"
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Come learn about how the Italians learned the Law of Unintended
Consequences – as a result of sending ineffective armor to
support their offensives during the 1930s and 40s with Dr. Cyril
Lagvanec. For more information call 504-528-1944 x 229.

August 8, 2014 12:00 PM
August 9, 2014
Ticketed Heat of Battle VIII Wargaming Convention
The National WWII Museum

Hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Friday – Saturday; 9:00 am –
4:00 pm Sunday

Learn more about Heat of Battle VIII here.

http://www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/educational-wwii-wargaming/heat-of-battle.html

Heat of Battle VIII ticket pricing includes extra va...
August 8, 2014 - August 10, 2014
Recurring Swingin' at the Canteen with the Victory Big Band!
Stage Door Canteen

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

A sizzling new show by The National WWII Museum's own Victory Big Band!
Trumpeter Jay Hagen leads this ensemble of top-flight New Orleans
musicians in a cavalcade of swing-era hits, with music by Harry James,
Ray Anthony, Duke ...
August 9, 2014 6:00 PM
August 10, 2014
Ticketed Heat of Battle VIII Wargaming Convention
The National WWII Museum

Hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Friday – Saturday; 9:00 am –
4:00 pm Sunday

Learn more about Heat of Battle VIII here.

http://www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/educational-wwii-wargaming/heat-of-battle.html

Heat of Battle VIII ticket pricing includes extra va...
August 8, 2014 - August 10, 2014
August 12, 2014
Open Stage Door Idol - FINALS
Stage Door Canteen

Join us in The National WWII Museum’s Stage Door Canteen where
contestants will vie for the title of the next Stage Door Idol! Area
hopefuls will perform hits of the war years for celebrity judges and
will be singing alongside our Victory 6 Swing Band! Finalists will
com...
August 12, 2014 6:00 PM
August 13, 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...
August 13, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Come salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue
celebration! Featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American
Song Book written by Great American composers, including Hoagy
Carmichael’s Heart & Soul, Jerome Kern&rsqu...
August 13, 2014 11:45 AM
RSVP Book Discussion / Meet the Author - "Life Between the Letters: The Chuck and Mary Felder Story"
Stage Door Canteen

Authors Mary K. Felder and Lana Lynne Higginbotham join us to discuss
the story of Mary and Lieutenant Charles E. Felder, captured from phone
conversations with Mary and letters written by Chuck and Mary from
December 1944 to December 1945. Slidell, Louisiana resident Mary Fel...
August 13, 2014 6:00 PM
August 16, 2014
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...
August 16, 2014 11:00 AM
Recurring Swingin' at the Canteen with the Victory Big Band!
Stage Door Canteen

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

A sizzling new show by The National WWII Museum's own Victory Big Band!
Trumpeter Jay Hagen leads this ensemble of top-flight New Orleans
musicians in a cavalcade of swing-era hits, with music by Harry James,
Ray Anthony, Duke ...
August 16, 2014 6:00 PM
August 17, 2014
Recurring Sunday Swing featuring Pfister Sisters
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

Dance lessons, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Live music, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kick up your heels at The National WWII Museum with Sunday Swing.
Professional swing dancers will be on hand to provide coaching for
dancers of all levels while local musicians play World War ...
August 17, 2014 1:30 PM
August 20, 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...
August 20, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Rick Jacobs presents "The 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Falaise
Gap"

In July 1944, after six weeks of bitter fighting in the bocage country
of Normandy, the Allied front was only 60 miles wide and 20 miles deep.
Two weeks later Patton’s legend...
August 20, 2014 12:00 PM
August 23, 2014
Recurring Swingin' at the Canteen with the Victory Big Band!
Stage Door Canteen

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

A sizzling new show by The National WWII Museum's own Victory Big Band!
Trumpeter Jay Hagen leads this ensemble of top-flight New Orleans
musicians in a cavalcade of swing-era hits, with music by Harry James,
Ray Anthony, Duke ...
August 23, 2014 6:00 PM
August 24, 2014
Recurring Sunday Swing featuring the Sazerac Sunrise Jazz Band
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

Dance lessons, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Live music, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Kick up your heels at The National WWII Museum with Sunday Swing.
Professional swing dancers will be on hand to provide coaching for
dancers of all levels while local musicians play World War II era hits....
August 24, 2014 1:30 PM
August 27, 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...
August 27, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Come salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue
celebration! Featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American
Song Book written by Great American composers, including Hoagy
Carmichael’s Heart & Soul, Jerome Kern&rsqu...
August 27, 2014 11:45 AM
Open Culture Collision 6
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

The National WWII Museum is proud to host Culture Collision 6, a
one-of-a-kind happy hour that brings together more than 60 of New
Orleans's cultural organizations, at the US Freedom Pavilion: The
Boeing Center. Each institution will have membership materia...
August 27, 2014 5:30 PM
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.
August 27, 2014 6:00 PM
August 31, 2014
Recurring Sunday Swing featuring the Victory Big Band
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

Dance lessons, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Live music, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kick up your heels at The National WWII Museum with Sunday Swing.
Professional swing dancers will be on hand to provide coaching for
dancers of all levels while local musicians play World War ...
August 31, 2014 1:30 PM

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August 23, 2014
Swingin' at the Canteen with the Victory Big Band!
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

August 24, 2014
Sunday Swing featuring the Sazerac Sunrise Jazz Band
Dance lessons, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Live music, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

August 27, 2014
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

August 27, 2014
The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
11:45 am buffet seating
Stage Door Canteen

August 27, 2014
Culture Collision 6
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

August 27, 2014
Pub Quiz
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stage Door Canteen

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