USS PERRY ~ 2006 REUNION EVENTS
EVENT A: REUNION KICKOFF GROUP DINNER & OPENING CEREMONIES
Thursday, April 20th (6:00pm– 9:00pm at the hotel) - $25
Join your friends and shipmates for a special Pasta Dinner at the hotel. Enjoy a Buffet of mixed greens, toasted breads, pasta with
three types of sauces, dessert and coffee/tea. A cash bar will be available. Don’t miss this “reunion kickoff” group dinner.
EVENT B: WASHINGTON D.C. SUPER SIGHTSEEING TOUR:
Friday, April 21st (9:00am-3:00pm) - $35
This fabulous sightseeing trip is a must while visiting D.C. You will see the most famous sights that make Washington so spectacular.
Your professional tour guide will relate interesting anecdotes as you enjoy a “windshield tour” of D.C. with several photo stops. Some
of the sites you will see include the White House, Capitol Hill, The Senate, Supreme Court, Treasury, the Pentagon, Fords Theatre,
Watergate, the Kennedy Center, Old Towne, the Washington Monument and as much more as time permits. You will also visit the
FDR Memorial which reflects the struggles and triumphs of the nation during his 12 years as President. You will have plenty of time
for lunch on your own. Don't forget your camera!
EVENT C: SPECTACULAR DINNER CRUISE
Friday, April 21st (6:00pm-10:00pm) - $75
This is a great opportunity to view some of Washington’s riverfront sites aboard this sleek yacht. As you enjoy the ever-changing
view of the Washington DC skyline you will dine on a bountiful buffet dinner including carving stations, six entrée selections and
many side dishes and desserts. This boat offers three interior climate controlled decks plus outdoor observation decks. The ship
comes alive after dinner as talented performers and dancers provide variety show entertainment and the DJ spins your favorite dance
music. You may prefer to just relax and savor the view but in any case this is sure to be a memory maker and a wonderful evening out.
EVENT D: VIP VETERAN’S TOUR & MEMORIAL SERVICE AT THE U.S. NAVY MEMORIAL:
Saturday, April 22nd (9:00am-3:00pm) - $35
Board your luxury motor coach for the first stop of a great tour. Your tour begins at the one and only U.S. Navy Memorial for a very
special wreath laying ceremony in your honor, followed by the IMAX movie “At Sea”. You will then have plenty of time for lunch on
your own at Union Station before visiting the recently unveiled WWII Memorial. America’s newest national memorial is a lasting
tribute to the World War II generation. You will then visit memorials such as the Korean, Viet Nam and the Lincoln Memorial and as
many more as time permits. Wear your walking shoes on this tour.
EVENT E: GROUP SEAFOOD BUFFET DINNER & ILLUMINATIONS TOUR:
Saturday, April 22nd (6:00pm-9:00pm) - $59
You are in the vicinity of the Chesapeake Bay, which means superb seafood. No trip is complete without a seafood buffet at one of the
best seafood restaurants in the area. As you dine you will overlook the Washington Channel & the Capital Yacht Club. This
spectacular bounty features over 50 seafood and regional fare delights including crab cakes, oysters, clams, mussels, king crab legs,
sushi, chowders, pasta, salmon. If seafood isn’t for you, the restaurant also has a buffet of traditional fare including chicken, beef and a
full complement of delicious vegetables. There are many desserts for your delight. (The price includes this great meal, iced tea or
coffee, tax, gratuities and a short evening tour of beautiful Washington.) As your luxury motor coach returns to the hotel, you will
drive past some of the beautiful monuments illuminated against the Washington sky which gives you another wonderful view of this
great city. Come hungry - this is going to be a wonderful evening out!
EVENT F: ARLINGTON CEMETERY TOUR:
Sunday, April 23rd (9:00am-1:00pm) - $29
This special day starts at Arlington Cemetery, where you will ride the tram up to the “Tomb of the Unknown” and watch the famous
“changing of the guard” ceremony. Then proceed to view the Kennedy gravesite and the Eternal Flame. You will have free time to
explore the grounds, if you wish. Don't forget your camera! This is a great experience for everyone.
EVENT G: GALA BANQUET DINNER & DANCE:
Sunday, April 23rd (6:00pm at the Marriott Hotel) $35
Join your friends for the gala banquet dinner at the hotel. After dinner you can kick up your heels on the dance floor, or just sit back
and enjoy the sounds of the orchestra. Dinner entrée choices are Sliced London Broil with Mushroom Gravy or Chicken Chardonnay.
(These are sample entrée choices.) Please make your selection on your reservation form.
EVENT H: ANNAPOLIS & THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY TOUR
Monday, April 24th (9:00am-4:00pm) - $39
Annapolis, once the nation’s capitol, remains much as it was, filled with historic taverns, restaurants, specialty shops and a splendid
City Dock area. You will have time for lunch and browsing on your own in downtown Annapolis before you head over to the
venerable U.S. Naval Academy and step inside the Midshipman Officer Candidate’s world. At the visitor’s center and gift shop you
will enjoy a movie – “To Lead and to Serve”. Then you’ll begin the walking tour featuring a visit to the Chapel referred to as the Cathedral of the Navy and the Crypt of John Paul Jones- Father of the Navy. Other highlights include the Midshipman’s Dorm and the
Naval Museum. Photo Identification is required to enter the Academy.
EVENT I: FAREWELL GROUP BREAKFAST BUFFET:
Tuesday, April 25th (7:00am-8:30am) $18
What a great 2006 reunion ! Don’t miss this last group gathering as a chance to say “Farewell” to all your friends and shipmates as we
depart for another year. We will enjoy a great all-you-can-eat buffet with great food and then depart, on your own, for your home!
Travel safely and we will see you next year !
TOUR CANCELLATION INSURANCE
Should an emergency arise or you need to cancel your reunion meals or tour reservations for health or any other reason, you can
relax. With the purchase of this insurance you will be eligible for a full refund up until three (3) days prior to the start of the
reunion. If you need to cancel – please call our office immediately (817-251-3551) for a cancellation number. If you have not
purchased cancellation insurance all tour and meal money is non-refundable 6 weeks prior to the reunion.