FROM: THE INTREPID SEA, AIR, & SPACE MUSEUM
West 46th Street and 12th Avenue at Hudson River Park
CONTACT: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
SINGING SENSATIONS BENNY FRIEDMAN AND UNCLE MOISHY
TO PERFORM AT INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
AS PART OF CHOL HAMOED FAMILY FESTIVAL
Museum To Stay Open Extra Hour During Festival
The Chol Hamoed Family Festival will bring an exciting day of activities, including special musical performances by singing sensations Benny Friedman and Uncle Moishy at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan, on Thursday, March 28th from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM; performances at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM.
At 1:00 PM, audiences will gather on Pier 86 for a spectacular concert by Uncle Moishy, overlooking the Hudson River and the Concorde. At 3:00 PM, superstar Benny Friedman will take the stage to perform a selection of songs including his brand new hit “YESH TIKVAH”. Other Festival activities include arts and crafts, flight simulators, interactive exhibits, and more.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will stay open until 6:00 PM for the festivities. The last tickets will be sold at 5:00 PM.
The Chol Hamoed Family Festival is free with the price of admission to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Tickets for the museum are available for purchase at www.intrepidmuseum.org.
DATE: Thursday, March 28
TIME: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM;
Uncle Moishy Performance at 1:00 PM
Benny Friedman Performance at 3:00 PM
PLACE: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue)
About the Museum
Now home of the Space Shuttle Enterprise, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum complex includes the 900-foot-long aircraft carrier Intrepid; the guided missile submarine Growler; and an extensive collection of 27 aircraft including the A-12 Blackbird, the fastest plane in the world, and the British Airways Concorde, the fastest commercial aircraft in the world. Guests can experience areas of the ship including the Flight Deck, Hangar Deck, fo’c’sle (commonly known as the anchor chain room), new multimedia presentations and exhibit collections, interactive educational stations and a state-of-the-art public pier.
Guests to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum also can experience the 12,240 square-foot interactive Exploreum – which contains a variety of hands-on exhibits – that teaches guests about the different properties of the sea, air, space and living at sea as each relates to the ship Intrepid. In the Exploreum, guests can experience a flight simulator, transmit messages using Morse code, sit on the bunk of a crewmember, learn how the Intrepid turned salt water into fresh water and perform various tasks while wearing space gloves.
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April 1 – October 31:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
November 1 – March 31:
Monday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Museum Cost of Admission:
Seniors and College Students: $20.00
Youth 7-17: $19.00
Child 3-6: $12.00
Active Military, Retired Military and Children Under 3: Free
Tickets are available for purchase on the Intrepid’s website, www.intrepidmuseum.org.
Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan
Directions by NYC Metro Bus:
Take cross-town buses west. M34 (34th Sts), M42 (42nd St.) or M-50 (49th St.) to 12th Ave. and Hudson River. Intrepid is a short walk North from the M34 and M42. The M50 drops off immediately in front of the Intrepid.
Directions by NYC Metro Subway:
Take the A, C, E, N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3 or 7 train to 42nd St., then walk or take the M-42 West Bus to Hudson River (12th Ave). Walk North to Intrepid.
Directions from Water:
Take New York Water Taxi to Pier 84 and walk a block north to the Intrepid Museum. Or from New Jersey take the New York Waterway to Midtown (38th Street) and walk north on 12th Ave to the museum.