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Apollo 50th Anniversary Lunar Landing Celebration

Date: July 20, 2019

Apollo 50th Anniversary

Lunar Landing Celebration: Nassau Bay

Break out your 60's era attire : an event paying homage to the Apollo era

Attire is 60's Cocktail Chic (Prize for best "Mad Men" Costume)

6PM: Registration & Cash Bar Open in Atlantis Ballroom Foyer

Digital Photo Booth Available from Oh What Fun!

6:30PM: Hors D’Oeuvres Buffet Open

Live Music by The Crossroads Refugees (Rock Music from the 60's-70's-80's)

7:30PM: Program to include:

Welcome by Nassau Bay City Manager

Announcement of Elected Officials in Attendance

Recognition of Nassau Bay Residents that were part of the Apollo programs

Remarks by VIP Speaker on Apollo 11 Program

Proclamation by the City of Nassau Bay Mayor

Announcement of Mad Men Style Costume Contest Winner (First place prize is a complimentary 2-night stay at the Hilton Cocoa Beach, just minutes from Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida)

8PM: Live Cigar Rolling Demo

Cigars & TX Whiskey on the Harbor Patio (smoking will be allowed on Harbor Patio ONLY)

8:56PM: Video from International Space Station on the Harbor Patio

Grand Finale Fireworks Display on the Harbor Patio

Live Music, Desserts & Dancing in Atlantis Ballroom conclude at 11:11PM

Reserved Tables - $500 include one Reserved Table with 10 chairs, access to Hors D'Oeuvres Buffet for 10 guests, 10 drink tickets, 10 vouchers for cigars and 10 commemorative whiskey glasses (including whiskey sponsored by TX Whiskey), dessert and dancing. To reserve, email Melinda.Mintz@Hilton.com or call 832-864-0100 to reserve your table.

Individual Tickets - $50 after July 1 until sold out - Individual ticket price includes one drink ticket, hors d'oeuvres buffet, one glass of TX whiskey for celebration (commemorative glass is not guaranteed), dessert and dancing. Individual ticket purchasers will be subject to open seating availability. A limited number of cigars and commemorative glasses available and individual ticket holders are not guaranteed these items. They will be distributed to reserved table guests first, and then to individual ticket holders first come first served in order of date / time purchased.

Cash Bar will be available for beverage purchase throughout the night.

Event sponsored by Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake, City of Nassau Bay and TX Whiskey is a private event as part of the larger celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 lunar landing. Due to its proximity to NASA Johnson Space Center, the City of Nassau Bay sustained rapid development during the Apollo era to house astronauts, NASA employees, contractors and their families and is proud to celebrate the city's contribution to human space flight in the past and into the future.

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