From a USS Hornet Museum press release:
Rumors have persisted that spirits roam the decks of the USS Hornet. Now the public has the chance to find out if the aircraft carrier is indeed haunted and at the same time have a spook-tacular good time at the pre-Halloween Monster’s Ball Party.
The USS Hornet and 107.7 The BONE RADIO present Monster’s Ball on Saturday, Oct. 27 on the USS Hornet aircraft carrier, 707 W. Hornet Ave, Pier 3, in Alameda. The party begins at 7:30 p.m. and continues until 1 a.m. Join the gang and their top disc jockeys from The Bone and party the night away.
The Cocktail Monkeys will hit the stage at 8 p.m., performing hit rock songs from the '70s to today. Also performing will be Long Gon Bon and AC/DC tribute band.
Take a break from dancing and go on a haunted tour between 8 and 11 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase along with a cash bar.
Don’t forget to enter the costume contest for a chance to win $500. The best rock costume will win a custom, limited edition Geddy Lee Fender Bass guitar.
Tickets are $25 per person and $28 at the door. To purchase, call 510-521-8448 (x 282). www.hornetevents.com.
The Monster’s Ball is a fundraiser for the Aircraft Carrier Foundation and all proceeds benefit the museum.
About the USS Hornet Museum:
The USS Hornet Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to inspiring people of all ages to experience the legacy of naval history, science, and space technology. A registered state and national historic landmark, the ship is permanently berthed at 707 W. Hornet Avenue, Pier 3 in Alameda, CA. The ship is open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular museum admission is $7-$16 for youths through adults and there is ample free parking across from the pier. For more information, visit www.uss-hornet.org or call (510) 521-8448.