Alameda, California (EastBayDaily) — Rumors have persisted that spirits roam the decks of the USS Hornet. Now the public has the chance to find out if the aircraft carrier is indeed haunted and at the same time have a “spook-tacularly” good time at the pre-Halloween Monster’s Ball Party.
The USS Hornet and 107.7 The Bone radio present Monster’s Ball, on Saturday, Oct. 26 on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier, 707 W. Hornet Ave, Pier 3 in Alameda. The party begins at 7:30 p.m. and continues until midnight. Join the gang and the top disc jockeys from The Bone and party the night away.
ZEBOP!, a Santana tribute band, will be on the stage at 8 p.m. and at 10 p.m. The Cocktail Monkeys will also hit the stage performing hit rock songs from the 70s to today.
Take a break from dancing and go on a haunted fo’c’sle tour between 8 and 11 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase along with a cash bar. The fo’c’sle refers to the forward part a ship with the sailors’ living quarters, and is said to be a major haunted hot spot.
Don’t forget to enter the costume contest for a chance to win a $500 cash prize.
Tickets are $30 per person and $35 at the door. There is plenty of free parking. To purchase tickets, call 510-521-8448 ext. 282, or visit http://www.hornetevents.com.
The Monster’s Ball is a fundraiser for the Aircraft Carrier Foundation and all proceeds benefit the museum.
About the Company:
The USS Hornet Museum, a popular tourist destination for families located in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to inspiring people of all ages. Through field trips and live-aboard experiences, the USS Hornet offers educational programs focusing on naval history, science and space technology. A registered state and national historic landmark, the ship is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and permanently berthed at 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3 in Alameda, Calif. Ample free parking is available across from the pier. The USS Hornet is also a unique, unforgettable venue available for corporate events, trade shows and expos, private parties and big band dances, and TV and film productions. For more information, ticket prices and event planning, visit: http://www.uss-hornet.org.