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Cadets from Army will face off with students from the Midshipmen from Navy during a Tug-of-War competition on the pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 8 at 3pm. Guests are welcome to attend the competition for free on the pier.
The Tug-of-War is part of the annual Patriot Games — a two-day, five-event competition between teams of Cadets and the Midshipmen that take place in various Philadelphia landmarks. Other events scheduled are a Rocky Relay, December 8 at 8:30am at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Leadership Reaction Course at the National Constitution Center at 10 AM, the Pull-Up Challenge, December 8 at noon at The Shops at Liberty Place; and the finale on Saturday, with the Stadium Obstacle Relay, December 9 at 1:15pm at Lincoln Financial Field.
The Patriot Games lead up to the annual Army vs Navy football game on Saturday, Dec. 9 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
Past Tug-of-Wars at the Battleship also featured both academies’ bands, spirit squads, mascots and even an Army tank!
Veterans can meet representatives from animal shelters throughout the Delaware Valley on the fantail of the Battleship to explore and even adopt a pet that day. We’ll have dogs, cats and other pets for vets to meet and learn about adopting a pet. Admission to the fantail is free to veterans.
Guests touring the Battleship that day are welcome to enter the fantail and meet the pets and animal shelter personnel.
As a thank you for the support from local unions, the Battleship will offer complimentary self-guided tours to union members on Labor Day, Sept. 3.
Union members need to show a valid ID at the Battleship Ticket Office for their complimentary tours.
The Battleship is open for tours every day from 9:30am through 5pm through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. After the Labor Day, the Battleship will be open for tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm through Dec. 31.
What’s new on The World’s Greatest Battleship? Join us for our first Members Night of 2020! We will be debuting our new tour routes, with a few new spaces open to guests. Did you know that the Battleship is one of THREE ships named USS New Jersey? Get the first look at our latest exhibit focusing on all three New Jersey ships. Try your hand at some of our new Building History programs including examining how electricity works and learn to solder. Hear from our staff about what’s coming next and get a sneak preview of what else is to come this year. We’ll have food concessions and bar service.
Friday, January 3, the Battleship will open from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Free for members, but please RSVP before 5:00 pm on January 2. Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/members-night-3-new-jerseys-tickets-85535834985 or call (856) 966-1652 ext. 127 or email email@example.com
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