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General Interest Items – May 30, 2012

2.1 OpSail 2012 – Port of Norfolk and Hampton Roads Region – June 1-12

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2.1 OpSail 2012 – Port of Norfolk and Hampton Roads Region – June 1-12

Multiple venues in and around the port of Norfolk (please see the website)

Events run from Friday, June 1 through Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Some highlights include:

MILITARY HERITAGE ENCAMPMENT
Front Street Park, Fort Norfolk, is from Friday June 8 through Monday, June 11, from noon to sunset daily. It includes camps representing privateers, American Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, WWII, Vietnam War, and the modern military, among others.

EDUCATION SECTION
There are worksheets related to the War of 1812, biographical sketches of famous Virginians of the War of 1812, information on naval ships and tall ships, and much, much, more!

NORFOLK FREE WAY
There are free shuttles, some free or discounted admissions, and other benefits to this program.

See the website for complete schedules, maps and other information. Volunteers are needed, too (see the website in the left sidebar under “Volunteer”).

www.opsail2012virginia.com

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