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November 30 – December 3, 2017 . Palm Desert, CA

First Weekend at Freedom Park

Venue: Freedom Park
Address: 77400 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Cost: This is a FREE event
Tickets: Click here for event info

The City of Palm Desert will host a public exhibition of the Take Me Home Huey project at Freedom Park with an educational day for schools, community day including informational booths from Veterans organizations, hands-on activities by the Palm Springs Art Museum and much more! The helicopter sculpture will be available for viewing all days of the exhibition, with Take Me Home Huey crew on site from 9:00am–5:00pm. The highlight will be an official ceremony on Saturday December 2nd, with an introduction by the Mayor of Palm Desert, the project creator Steve Maloney and partner organization Light Horse Legacy, as well as a performance of the Take Me Home Huey Song by Jeanie Cunningham. Venue address: Freedom Park, 77400 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211 Phone: 760-837-1664.

Special Programming

Saturday, December 2

  • 1:00pm: Opening Ceremony with a Color Guard, National Anthem, welcome by Mayor Jan Harnik, introductions of Light Horse Legacy and Steve Maloney, and life performance of the Take Me Home Huey song by Jeanie Cunningham.
  • 1:00–4:30pm: Community Event with veterans’ service providers, food, hands on art, kid’s area, and more
  • 5:00pm: Outdoor film screening of the Take Me Home Huey documentary.

Sunday, December 3

  • 8:00–11:00am: Coffee in the Park