War of 1812 Commemoration Gala

Enjoy a special screening of Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World at Old Town Theater, complete with cocktail reception, exhibition of clothing worn on the film set, and a pre-screening film discussion to mark the launch of the City of Alexandria’s War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration. Catered reception with cash bar begins at 6:30 p.m. and movie starts at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $45 each, or purchase sponsor-level tickets at $75 each; $30 of each sponsor ticket will be donated to the American Wounded Warrior Project and British Help for Heroes foundations in honor of the commemoration. Special guests for the evening include: Kyle Dalton with the Maritime Museum of San Diego. He worked on the HMS Surprise, a modern replica of an 18th-century Royal Navy frigate that was used in the making of the film.