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Join us for Steel Beach 2019

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Join us for our first ever Steel Beach Party aboard the LEX! You will not want to miss out on this family fun summertime party including live music, beach games, food, and fun. It will be held on our flight deck, which boasts 360 degree land and sea views of beautiful Corpus Christi.

Dance the night away to the tunes of Hannah’s Reef and then take a break to tour one of our five tour routes. Make sure to mark next Saturday, June 22, 6:00-10:00 p.m. on your calendar and bring the whole family to enjoy a night of fun for everyone!

General admission tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children 4-12, but LEX members and active duty military can purchase tickets for $25 for adults and $10 for children 4-12. Ticket price includes food and drink tickets, museum tours, viewings of our 3D film, and free games for the kids.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR and BRING the entire family.

Beach Games * Live Music * Picnic Foods * Beverages * 3-D Movie * Aircraft Tours & More!

WHAT: Steel Beach Party

WHERE: USS Lexington Museum on the Bay – Flight Deck

WHEN: Wednesday, June 22, 6pm – 10pm

COST:   Non-member $30 Adult / $15 children 4-12,

            Member & Military $25 Adult / $10 children 4-12

            Must show valid member or active duty military ID at the door.

Red, White & Boom Fireworks Viewing Party

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View the fireworks over Corpus Christi Bay from the best site in town, the flight deck of the USS Lexington! General admission seating. We will provide chairs or you may bring a bag/camp chair. Food, Beer & Wine will be available for purchase. No outside coolers or food allowed. All guests will be subject to a bag check at entry. Ship Tour Routes will be closed.

WHAT: FIREWORKS VIEWING PARTY

WHERE: USS Lexington Museum on the Bay – Flight Deck

WHEN: Thursday, 4 July 2019 – 7:00 PM – After Fireworks

COST: $25.00 per person, $15.00 Member, $15.00 Military (with ID)

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Battle of Midway 2019 Commemoration

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Battle of Midway 2019

The public is invited to attend a Battle of Midway commemoration, which will be held Tuesday, June 4, at 10 a.m., aboard USS Lexington Museum on the Bay.

AC1, Joshua Mitchell, will be the keynote speaker. Additionally, there will be a wreath laying from the Lexington into the Corpus Christi Bay, followed by a moment of silence for those who lost their lives during the battle and World War II. The Veterans Band of Corpus Christi will provide music.

The Battle of Midway was fought June 3-7, 1942, near the island of Midway in the central Pacific Ocean. The ceremony honors that battle, which is considered the turning point in the war in the Pacific, as the U.S. achieved its first major victory after the attack on Pearl Harbor and inflicted a decisive defeat on the Japanese fleet. The ceremony will also honor the veterans of World War II, who continued to battle for more than three additional years before Japan finally surrendered.

For more information, call POC: Public Affairs Officer, Fifi Kieschnick at (361) 961-2674

MEMORIAL DAY 2019: HONORING HEROES ABOARD LEXINGTON

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In honor and remembrance of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, there will be a Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony on board the USS Lexington Museum on Memorial Day.

Immediately following the ceremony Boy Scout Troop 6 from Brownsville, Texas will conduct a flag retirement ceremony on the flight deck. The public is invited to bring flags for this special ceremony.

WHAT: Memorial Day Commemoration
WHERE: USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
WHEN: Monday, 27 May 2019 – 2:00 PM

USS Lexington Museum to Host Hooks Batting Practice on Flight Deck

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The USS Lexington Museum will once again welcome the Corpus Christi Hooks as they take batting practice aboard the aircraft carrier on Saturday, May 25 at 11:30 a.m.

Select Hooks players and guests will compete to see who can launch the longest shot off the flight deck toward Corpus Christi Bay. The event is part of the team’s Blue Ghosts Weekend celebration, during which the Hooks will take the field as the Corpus Christi Blue Ghosts from May 23-25, wearing special edition jerseys and caps.

Admission to the batting practice event aboard USS Lexington follows the pricing of daily admission to the museum.

Commissioned by the United States Navy in 1943, USS Lexington served the Fifth Fleet during World War II. The famed aircraft carrier was engaged in nearly every operation in the Pacific Theater, and toiled for 21 months in combat. The Japanese reported the Lexington sunk no less than four times, earning her the nickname “The Blue Ghost.”

Fans interested in collecting baseballs from batting practice can swim, kayak, paddleboard, jet-ski, or boat to the landing zone in Corpus Christi Bay, off the port aft corner of the ship. To purchase tickets to any of the baseball games during Blue Ghosts Weekend, please visit the Corpus Christi Hooks website. Blue Ghost merchandise will be available at the event and in the Ship’s Store.

26TH ANNUAL STAGE DOOR CANTEEN – FEB 15, 2019

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Dance to the Sounds of USS Lexington BIG BAND

Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7PM

Ticket Info

$60 Couple
$35 Single
$400 Reserved Table of 10
$500 Preferred Reserved Table of 10

Star-Studded Cast!

Flicka Rahn
Jason Armstrong
Carla Gardiner
Victoria Majors
Scott Plant & More!

Purchase Your Tickets Today!
Email sales@usslexington.com or call 1-800-LADY LEX or 361-888-4873 ext. 305

Advance ticket purchase required. All major credit cards accepted.

Camp-Out on the Blue Ghost

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Member Overnight Camp Out

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018

Members, you, your families and guests are invited to an overnight Live Aboard experience! The rest of the year this program is open only to Scout and Youth groups, but for one special night a year we invite you to get a behind-the-scenes look at this very popular program. Thousands come from across the country each year to camp-out on LEX for its adventure, patriotism and FUN!

Book your adventure today!

Member Rate – $35
Contact: Amanda Taylor
361-888-4873 ext. 311 or member@usslexington.com

NOT A MEMBER? RE-ENLIST TODAY!

Schedule

Day 1 – Fri Oct. 12
1400-1500 Arrival & Check-In to Berthing: Explore Ship
1600 Movie (Theater)
1645 Quarters (Stage-Hangar 2)
1700 Dinner (Wardroom)
1800 Evening Colors (Stage)
1830 Self-Guided Tours/Scavenger Hunt/Haunted House
2000 Optional: Screening of Beetlejuice in Theatre
2230 Taps (Lights Out)
Day 2 – Sat. Oct. 13
0700 Reveille
0745 Quarters/Morning Colors (Stage)
0800 Breakfast (Wardroom)
0830 Flight Simulator Opens (Mess Deck)
0845 Final Quarters – Patches Awarded – Main Stage

Haunted House on the USS Lexington

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Haunting on The Blue Ghost

Haunting on The Blue Ghost

Strange things are creeping along Corpus Christi Bay. LEX will be haunted from October 12th through November 3rd and the ghosts will be waiting for you! Castle of Terror Productions and LEX have a ghost ship tour you’ll never forget!

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RED, WHITE & BOOM ABOARD LEX!

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View the fireworks over Corpus Christi Bay from the best site in town, the flight deck of the USS Lexington! General admission seating.  We will provide chairs or you may bring a bag/camp chair. Food, Beer & Wine will be available for purchase.   No outside coolers or food allowed. All guests will be subject to a bag check at entry.  Ship Tour Routes will be closed.

WHAT:             FIREWORKS VIEWING PARTY

WHERE:          USS Lexington Museum on the Bay – Flight Deck

WHEN:             Wednesday, 4 July 2018 – 7:00 PM – After Fireworks

COST:            $25.00 per person, $15.00 Member, $15.00 Military (with ID)

Call for tickets: 361-888-4873 Ext. 307 or 305

Battle of Midway Commemoration

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The public is invited to attend a Battle of Midway commemoration, which will be held Monday, June 4, at 10 a.m., aboard USS Lexington Museum on the Bay.

Rear Adm. James Bynum, chief of Naval Air Training, will be the keynote speaker. Additionally, there will be a wreath laying from the Lexington into the Corpus Christi Bay, followed by a moment of silence for those who lost their lives during the battle and World War II. The Veterans Band of Corpus Christi will provide music.

The Battle of Midway was fought June 3-7, 1942, near the island of Midway in the central Pacific Ocean. The ceremony honors that battle, which is considered the turning point in the war in the Pacific, as the U.S. achieved its first major victory after the attack on Pearl Harbor and inflicted a decisive defeat on the Japanese fleet. The ceremony will also honor the veterans of World War II, who continued to battle for more than three additional years before Japan finally surrendered.

For more information, call POC: Public Affairs Officer, Fifi Kieschnick at (361) 961-2674