2006-08-31 / About Town

Salute summer with the Navy

Preparations are underway at Naval Station Newport for the big Friday, Sept. 1, 5 p.m. "Salute to Summer" open house on the lawn at Dewey Field.

Navy Band Northeast's Rhode Island Sound will open the show with a concert of contemporary and classic rock. At approximately 7 p.m., the Concert Band will take the stage to perform patriotic marches and light concert pieces. The program will include a salute to veterans of all services.

The concert is free and the public is invited as guests of the commanding officer. Fireworks should begin at 8:45 p.m.

The general public should enter Naval Station Newport through Gate One, the main entrance near the Officers' Club, starting at 4 p.m.

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