Fri, Mar 24, 2017
The National Civil War Naval Museum is proudly presenting the The 2017 RiverBlast with a bang! This educational and fun event takes place at Port Columbus on Friday, March 24th- Sunday, March 26th, with live entertainment, family activities, cannon firings and civil war re-enactors. Patrons can expect kid’s games, black powder weapons demonstrations, cutlass drills, face painting, and much more. Vendors will be on hand offering food, drink and merchandise, and guests can also tour the museum as a part of their admission.
This year’s festivities will include the introduction of two new programs. On Friday, March 24th at 6:30 PM, attendees can enjoy “An Evening with The Generals”, a first person interpretation of the preeminent General Grant and General Lee. They will discuss their joint army and navy operations during The Civil War. This event is free and open to the public. This free program is a part of the Naval Museum’s community outreach and efforts to tell the stories you’ll hear nowhere else.
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