* A reminder that Friday night (Oct. 24) is the "Night at the Yards
" fundraiser for Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region
. Individual tickets are $125 in advance, $135 at the door for the event to be held in a big tent at Fourth and Tingey, with music by the English Beat and Rita Rocks. Living Classrooms is planning to eventually build
its new main campus building on the eastern end of the waterfront park at the Yards
, near the Navy Yard.
* Also on Friday night is the annual "Ghost Ship Barry
" event, where kids can take a haunted tour of the display ship Barry at the Navy Yard
. "The Ghost Ship Barry is suitable for children ages 4-9 from 5 to 7pm. After 7pm, Ghost Ship Barry will become much scarier and is only appropriate for children over the age of 9. This event is free and open to the public, but a 24-hour RSVP to 202-433-6897 is required for entry to the Washington Navy Yard. Please do not wear Halloween costumes for safety reasons."
* On Saturday night (Oct. 25) the Navy Yard is offering a candlelight tour, starting at the Navy Museum at 7 pm. This is also free and open to the public, but also requires a 24-hour RSVP for entry. Free parking is available.