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On land, by sea and in the air, they are all herein Clevelandthrough the Labor Day weekend.

The U.S. Navy is commemorating the bicentennial of theWar of 1812 with Navy Week in Cleveland.

Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial

The War of 1812 was the first declared war in the history of the United States of America, and it established the U. S Navy as a force to be reckoned with.

Navy Week in Cleveland will feature the frigate USS De Wert, the patrol ship USS Hurricane,four U. S. Coast Guard ice cutters, threeCanadian ships, and the flagship Brig Niagara, a replica of the ship used by Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry to defeat the British navy during the battle of Lake Erie at Put-in-Bay in 1813.

They will be docked in the Port of Cleveland, located just north of Cleveland Browns Stadium at 100 Alfred Lerner Way. All ship tours are free and open to the public.

All of the Navy Week events (except theCleveland National Air Showand the Cleveland Indians games) are free and open to the public. Check with the Greater Cleveland Aquarium for their policy during Navy Week.

Cleveland National Air Show tickets/schedules/information

Visiting Cleveland? Here's some help

Here is your complete Navy Week schedule:

Monday Aug. 27

8 a.m. - 9 a.m.U.S. Navy Band Concert at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Plazaat 1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard just east of Cleveland Browns Stadium

10 a.m. to noon U.S. Navy Divers demonstration atThe Greater Cleveland Aquarium in The Powerhouse in the Flats

7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mayoral Proclamation of Cleveland Navy Week atCleveland City Hall at 601 Lakeside Avenue

8 p.m. U.S. Navy Color Guard at Port of Cleveland

Tuesday August 28

8:30 a.m. USS Cod salutes Canadian ship arrival at Cleveland Harbor

10 a.m. to Noon Perry Victory Obervance at Fort Huntington Park on Lakeside Avenue and West 3rd Street

10:30a.m. to 12:30 p.m. U.S. Navy Divers demonstration at The Greater Cleveland Aquarium in the Powerhouse in the Falts

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Perry Victory Observance at Fort Huntington Parkon Lakeside Avenue between Ontario and West Third streets

Noon to 7 p.m.Public ship visitation

3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Commemorative Book Library Donation at the Cleveland Public Library

7 p.m. to 8 p.m. War of 1812 Historical Presentation with Admiral and re-enactors at the Old Stone Church

7:05 p.m.Sea Services Night at the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Fieldagainst the Athletics

Wednesday August 29

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.U.S. Navy Divers demonstration at The Cleveland Aquarium

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.U.S. Navy Band performance at Public Square

Noon to 7 p.m.Public ship visitation

Thursday August 30

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.U.S. Navy Divers demonstration at The Greater Cleveland Aquarium

10 a.m. to noon Great Lakes Galley Wars Culinary Cook-Off at Tri-C Culinary Institute at 180 Euclid Avenue on Public Square

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.U.S. Navy Band performance at Crocker Park in Westlake

Noon to 7 p.m.Public ship visitation

5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.War of 1812 re-enactment and commemoration at Cleveland Harborat 1055 East Ninth Street

Friday August 31

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.U.S. Navy Divers demonstration at The Cleveland Aquarium

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. U.S. Navy Band performance atGalleria at Erieview off East Ninth Street near St. Clair Avenue

Noon to 7 p.m.Public ship visitation

8 p.m. to 11 p.m.U.S. Navy Band performance atJacobs Pavilion at Nautica on the West Bank of the Flats (see map)

Saturday September 1

9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Cleveland Air Show at Burke Lakefront Airportat 1500 North Marginal Road featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels

Noon to 7 p.m.Public ship visitation

4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.U.S. Navy Band performance inRiverside Park at 80 North Main Street in downtown Chagrin Falls

7:05 p.m.Leapfrogs parachuting demonstration at Cleveland Indians Progressive Field against the Rangers

Sunday September 2

9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Cleveland Air Showat Burke Lakefront Airport at 1501 North Marginal Road featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Nondenominational Service at Old Stone Church onPublic Square

Noon to 7 p.m.Public ship visitation

8:30 p.m. to 9p.m. U.S. Navy Band performance at Catawaba Island Club, 4235 E. Beachclub Road in Port Clinton, Ohio

Monday September 3

9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Cleveland Air Show at Burke Lakefront Airportfeaturing the U.S. Navy Blue Angels

Noon to4 p.m.Public ship visitation

Tuesday September 4

8 a.m.U.S. Navy Color Guard performance atPort of Cleveland behindCleveland Browns Stadium (closing event)

Other cities hosting a Navy Week in 2012 are: Phoenix; New Orleans; Nashville, Tenn.; Spokane, Wash.; Baltimore; Boston; Sacramento, Calif.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; Milwaukee; Chicago; Toledo, Ohio; Detroit; Buffalo, N.Y.; and Houston.

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