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Radio Day ON The Bay 2021 – LIVE! On The U.S.S. Hornet

December 18, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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“Radio Day ON The Bay 2021 – LIVE! Aboard The USS Hornet is TOMORROW!

We will be holding Radio Day on the Hornet where there is plenty of room to spread out. It will be on the enormous hanger deck. It’s covered but has huge doors that open for plenty of fresh air. It will be a holiday themed program and all of our favorites are back.

TICKETS AT THE SHIP: No pre sales.  NOTE: Usually when CHRS hosts Radio Day, we charge a $10 entrance donation. This time, the Hornet’s usual entrance fees apply. They are: $20 for Adults – $15 for seniors, students or veterans – $10 for Juniors – And children under 6 are Free. Not only are these admissions to the Radio Day events, you are also entitled to enjoy the gigantic, historic USS Hornet including tours of the ship. The Hornet requires guests to wear masks on the ship.

SEE THE SCHEDULE BELOW

LIVE STREAMING:  Can’t make it to the Hornet? Once again we will Live Stream the entire event on a live YouTube channel. THIS IS THE LINK FOR THE LIVE STREAM OF THE ENTIRE EVENT   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzNf6aZP_9s

 LIVE AUCTION: Almost 100 lots of some of the finest antique radios CHRS can offer. We have table radios & floor standing radios. All restored, ready to play and most equipped with the ability to play your music through these antiques. Also some nice hi-fi and stereo gear. Our Live Auctioneer, back by popular demand is Rosie Lee Allen, BARHOF Class of 2008.

 Our Auctioneer 

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 Rosie Lee Allen 
 BARHOF Class of 2008 

The Auction Catalog Version 7 Is Posted

CLICK HERE TO VIEW!

REMOTE BIDDING IS CLOSED – Thank you for bidding!

Music By: 

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 Don Neely’s Royal Jazz Society Orchestra

Don Neely and the Royal Society Jazz Orchestra affectionately and authentically recapture the excitement, charm, and romance of the celebrated music originating from the 1920s and 1930s – often known as the Jazz Age and early Swing Era. If you haven’t seen the RSJO, take this opportunity to experience these fine musicians and their take on American Jazz  & Swing tunes. Dancing is encouraged.

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Tight Pajamas

TIGHT PAJAMAS TAKES MUSICAL COMEDY TO NEW HEIGHTS: Be prepared for some wildly funny music and BIg laughs. Tight Pajamas is a duo featuring Susie Davis and Carri Abrahms. In keeping with the Radio Day theme… Susie Davis is the very talented daughter of Class of 2014 BARHOF Pioneer, our pal, Norman Davis!

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Featuring Susie Davis & Carri Abrahms

Also

Holiday Music By
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Ben Fong-Torres BARHOF Class of 2010
George Yamasaki & Kurt Huget
(Keep An Eye Out For Elvis)

THE PROGRAM BEGINS: With a swing tune and trumpet fanfare by Horns A Plenty featuring Russ Button. The Bay Area Broadcast Legends are also joining us for Radio Day! The Legends will present a vintage radio newscast from 1969. That was the year the the USS Hornet plucked Apollo 11 and 12 out of the ocean, after successful Moon landings. Our newscasters are Broadcast Legends Peter Cleaveland, BARHOF Class of 2016 & Joe Starkey, BARHOF Class of 2014.  Just added: DJ Mole, spinning 78s!

1969 Newscast With Broadcast Legends

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 Joe Starkey  &  Peter Cleaveland

 

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LIVE RADIO PLAY: “OUT FOR CHRISTMAS” Is a Suspense episode from 1958 directed by Peter Finch & produced by Steve Kushman. This story has an ominous beginning and may not seem appropriate for the Holiday season. But good will prevail. That’s all we’re saying… Come see the show :-) Our production features Michael Bennett, supported by Sam Van Zandt, Joe Starkey, Alisa Clancy, Ben Fong-Torres, Holly Quan, Susie Davis, Elaine Leung, Steve Kushman & Peter Finch. Sound design and Live mix by Dan Healy. Musical Direction by Susie Davis. Audio playback by Rick Rubin. 

Our Director

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Peter Finch
BARHOF Class of 2014 

DON SHERWOOD AWARD PRESENTED: Len Shapiro, Exec. Director of the Bay Area Radio Museum, will present this year’s Sherwood Award for the most popular Bay Area radio personality. And CHRS Chairman Mike Adams will present the CHRS Volunteer of the Year Award.

MORE DETAILS: We will feature our Donation Fullment Center where for a donation to CHRS, you will receive a beautiful, restored vintage radio. Most of these antiques are equipped to play music from your phone or other music players. These sets are perfect holiday gifts. Take a few home for family and friends.

LIVE STREAMING:  Can’t make it to the Hornet? Once again we will Live Stream the entire event on a live YouTube channel. THIS IS THE LINK FOR THE LIVE STREAM OF THE ENTIRE EVENT   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzNf6aZP_9s

THE SCHEDULE:  Is subject to change. ALL TIMES APPROXIMATE

9:00 – 10:00 AM * Auction Preview * Buy Auction Paddles * CHRS Store * DJ Mole

10:00 – Show Opening Fanfare * Welcome Announcements * 1969 Newscast * Auction Segment 1  

11:20 – Ben Fong-Torres & Friends * Holiday Music

11:40 – Auction Segment 2      

12:40 – Tight Pajamas * Musical Comedy

1:00 – Radio Dog Theater * “Out For Christmas” LIVE Radio Play

1:30 – Don Sherwood Award * CHRS Volunteer of the Year * Raffle Drawing

1:40 – Royal Society Jazz Orchestra

2:40 – Good-Bye!         

9:00  3:00 PM – DJ Mole, CHRS Store

All Day Event – Hornet Museum Tours           

OK, Save the date… December 18th… On the USS Hornet, 707 West Hornet Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501. How cool is that? The hanger deck of the USS Hornet where Radio Day activities are planned is ADA accessible. There is also an ADA restroom and a food concession in the Radio Day area. Stay tuned and watch this space for more details. This event will be lots of fun. Plan to be there.

NOTE: Usually when CHRS hosts Radio Day, we charge a $10 entrance donation. This time, the Hornet’s usual entrance fees apply. They are: $20 for Adults – $15 for seniors, students or veterans – $10 for Juniors – And children under 6 are Free. Not only are these admissions to the Radio Day events, you are also entitled to enjoy the gigantic, historic USS Hornet including tours of the ship.

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For Radio Day The Hornet will be including a tour of the ship’s Command and Control Center which is usually an extra charge. What a great experience and a great value.

At this time the Hornet requires masks for visitors. 

Press Contact: Steve Kushman (415) 203-2747 or Steve@chrsradio.com

Details

Date:
December 18, 2021
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

USS Hornet
707 W. Hornet Ave.
Alameda, CA United States
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Website:
www.uss-hornet.org