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CHRS Invites Fans To Radio Day By The Bay

The annual celebration of all things on the airwaves – Radio Day By The Bay – will take place on Saturday, July 22, at Radio Central in Alameda.

Hosted by Bay Area radio legend Terry McGovern (BARHOF 2008), the event begins at 8 AM at the California Historical Radio Society’s headquarters on Central Avenue in Alameda, and will include a live radio drama, “A Date With Baby, directed by Peter Finch (BARHOF 2014), live music with Don Neely’s Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, the announcement of the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame‘s Class of 2023, and an auction of classic radios to benefit CHRS’ ongoing effort to refurbish its cathedral to broadcasting.

Need more info? Click on the Radio Day flyer above!

Doors to Radio Central at 2152 Central Avenue in Alameda open for attendees at 8 AM, with the event running through 3 PM. A $10 donation to CHRS gets you in for the entire day. (Children under the age of 12 are admitted at no charge.)

Free parking is offered around the corner from Radio Central at the Alameda High School lot on Walnut Street.

The much-awaited announcement of the BARHOF Class of 2023 will be one of the highlights of the program, with Ben Fong-Torres (BARHOF 2010) and Lissa Kreisler (BARHOF 2015) handling the duties, assisted by Bay Area Radio Museum executive director Len Shapiro.

Bring your camera and autograph book – a meet and greet with past inductees into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame will take place throughout the day.

If you’re looking for a new old radio for your collection or as the centerpiece of your living room, numerous classic sets will be up for auction, with Rosie Lee Allen (BARHOF 2008), Greg Jarrett (BARHOF 2020) and KGO-TV’s Dan Ashley serving as auctioneers.

Tours of Radio Central will also take place throughout the (Radio) day.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Radio Day By The Bay 2023
WHERE: CHRS Radio Central, 2152 Central Avenue, Alameda 94501
WHEN: Saturday, July 22nd, 2023 (8 AM – 3 PM)
ADMISSION: Adults $10. (Free for children under 12)
MORE INFO: Click here!

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