The Night of High Adventure is the brainchild of Bob Silver, AC member 728.
Our esteemed brother Bob is now OTGA – On The Great Adventure and NOHA has grown into a cherished tradition. The Los Angeles Times has an extensive story about Bob, you may see it here But don’t forget to get your NOHA tickets first!
Night of High Adventure
Aboard the Ship Queen Mary
October 27, 2018
The Queen Mary on Saturday, October 27, beginning at 6:30 pm, in the elegant and historic Queen’s Salon on the Promenade Deck.
The dress code: Black tie or dark suit. NOHA is our yearly formal gathering, with most members opting for black tie, military uniforms or ethnic dress.
There is a no-host bar for a cocktail reception beginning at 6:30, with silent auction tables set up in the bar area.
Included is admission to the Queen Mary, full access, so guests can come early and enjoy the ship. The ship’s Observation Bar will be open, and will have the USC football game on.
Four Outstanding Speakers
Luke Aikins the first and only skydiver to jump 25,000 feet from a plane without a parachute or wingsuit and lived to tell the story.
In doing so, Aikins set a world record. Read more…
John Cruikshanks is the engineer that designed the net, dubbed the “Fly Trap” into which Luke Aikins jumped.
Her research expedition to a remote watershed in Brazil to look for a missing a saki monkey (Pithecia vanzolinii) that was collected for museums in the 1930s, but had not been reported alive since. Read more…
Edie Littlefield Sundby is the “Mission Walker.”
After losing her right lung, Edie Littlefield Sundby became the first person in history to walk the 1,600-mile El Camino Real de las Californias, Loreto, Mexico to Sonoma, California. Read more…