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Home Front Festival and Rosie Rally: August 12th, 2017

 

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Saturday August 12, 2017 - Richmond CA

Thousands will gather at the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park for the third annual “Rosie Rally” and Home Front Festival. Dressed as the iconic Rosie the Riveter, a propaganda poster recruiting women to the workplace in WWII, participants will attempt to defend the Guinness World Record for "The Largest Gathering of People Dressed as a Rosie the Riveter.” This record, successfully claimed at the Park’s first Rosie Rally in August, 2015. The record now stands at 2,229 Rosies- Help us to defend the title and make history (again!)

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Rosie Rally What to wear

Details

To be counted in the official record participants MUST dress as "Rosie"

  • Headscarf or bandanna must cover the hair - NO Headbands NO Overalls 
  • Anyone dressesd as "Rosie" can participate: Men, women, children, all are welcome!

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August 12, 2017

10:00 am - Rosie Rally check-in: Craneway Pavilion.
11:00 am - Arrive before 11am to be counted in the Guinness Record setting effort.
11:45 am - Rosie Parade to the Home Front Festival
Noon to 4pm - Food Activities and Live Entertainment at Lucretia Edwards Park & SS Red Oak Victory Ship

Rosie Rally- Craneway Pavilion, Ford Assembly Plant @ 10:00 AM

1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond, CA 94804
(Next door to the RORI NPS Visitor Center)

Home Fron Festival - Lucretia Edwards Park & SS Red Oak Victory Ship @12:00 PM

  • Lucretia Edwards Park: Lucretia Way at the end of Marina Way South, Richmond, CA
  • SS Red Oak Victory: Shipyard 3, 1337 Canal Blvd, Richmond, CA

Parking and Transportation

  • Parking will be LIMITED. Public transportation and ride-sharing are strongly encouraged! Bike-parking will be available to cyclists!
  • Water taxi service from Berkeley Marina to Richmond Marina Bay provided by Tidelines

 

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Rosie the Riveter Trust (ID # 94-3335350) — PO Box 71126, Richmond, CA 94807-1126 — (510) 507-2276