Local Events

Compiled by Chapter 54 member Paul Hove
The event dates and locations listed here come from a variety of sources. There may be changes, cancellations or editing mistakes. Please call ahead to verify that the event is taking place as scheduled.


July
July 17 2018, 17:00 to 19:00, Boyceville, WI Flying Hamburger Social, www.moonlightflight.com/flysocial/socials/WI/pinec, Boyceville Municipal,(3T3), The host airport provides everything needed for informal dinner of hamburgers (or similar) and other summer fixin's. The pilot's can grill the meat themselves on the grill. It's basically a fly-in activity on a smaller scale. The emphasis is on getting aviation minded people to the airport, getting local pilots flying, fellowship with friends, and meeting people from other local airports. DONATIONS ARE ENCOURAGED FOR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT. , Joel Timblin, 715-205-9104, Joel.timblin@flyer411.com

July 19 2018, to , Eau Claire WI Barnstormers, www.facebook.com/tour/2018/, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport,(KEAU), American Banstormers Tour for three days of open cockpit biplane rides, vintage biplane static displays and daily aerobatic demonstrations. Admission is free; Bi-plane rides are $80/person., , ,

July 21 2018, 7:00 to 12:00, Henning MN EAA Chapter 1065 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, , Henning Municipal Airport,(05Y), Pancake, egg, sausage breakfast from 7 AM to Noon. Free Breakfast to Pilots in Command. Breakfast for Adults $7.00 / Children $3.00. H90Airplane rides $30.00 donation per person. Drawings for Door Prizes 8 am to Noon. Welcome to all Classics/ Ultra Lights/ Warbirds/ Antiques., Grant Smith, 952-454-8578,

July 21 2018, 8:00 to 18:00, Janesville WI Waarbird Weekend, www.jvl18.splashthat.com/, Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport,(KJVL), Air-rides, ground-tours, live 1940's music, reenactors. B-24 Diamond Lil, B25 Miss Mitchell, AC-47 Spooky Gunship, Grumman C1A Trader, BT-13 Vultee, North American SNJ, C-45 Expeditor, T-6 Texan, PT-13 Stearman, L-5 Stinson, Ryan PT-22, L-29 Delfin Jet and much more! Fly-over from 100 Beechcraft Bonanzas. Famous Dave's BBQ, Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream, and Veebo's Pizza., Pete Buffington, 913-850-1522, avitengineer@yahoo.com

July 29 2018, 8:00 to 12:00, Olivia MN Lions Fly-In Breakfast, , Olivia Regional Airport (KOVL),(KOVL), Pilots-in-Command eat free! Breakfast includes eggs, sausage, pancakes, coffee, milk, juice. This is the final day of the Olivia Corn Capital Days celebration which includes Saturday events in Nester Park: A Corn Feed at Noon with free entertainment, Arts and Crafts in the Park all day and a 120-unit Corn Capital Days Parade at 3 pm. , Rich Haugen , 320-523-1718 , richard.haugen@yahoo.com

July 29 2018, 8:00 to 12:00, Bigfork MN Lions Club Fly-In (Drive-In) Pancake Breakfast, , Bigfork Municipal Airport ,(KFOZ), Cost is $6.00 for ages 6 and up. Pilots in command eat free. Pancakes-sausage-milk-juice-coffee (All you can eat). Come join us and enjoy a great breakfast in the “Edge of the Wilderness” (beautiful from the air), where there are over 1000 lakes in Itasca county. This is conjunction with the Effie Rodeo Days, which is home to the largest open rodeo in Minnesota. Bigfork Municipal Airport is a 4000’ asphalt runway with plenty of tarmac space for parking your aircraft. We are inquiring into anyone that could also give plane rides., Greg Anselmo, 218-244-4648, greg@eowrealty.com

July 31 2018, 17:00 to 19:00, Cable WI Flying Hamburger Social, www.moonlightflight.com/flysocial/socials/WI/pinec, Cable Union Airport,(3CU), The host airport provides everything needed for informal dinner of hamburgers (or similar) and other summer fixin's. The pilot's can grill the meat themselves on the grill. It's basically a fly-in activity on a smaller scale. The emphasis is on getting aviation minded people to the airport, getting local pilots flying, fellowship with friends, and meeting people from other local airports. DONATIONS ARE ENCOURAGED FOR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT. , Mike Nichols, 715-798-3240,

August
August 4 2018, 8:00 to 16:00, Menomonie WI Airfest and Autorama Fly-In Breakfast, , Menomonie Municipal,(KLUM), Car/bike show, Radar Run, 1-3 Aerobatic show- Matt Younkin Beech 18 - Grant Nielsen Cap232, David Scott Pitts, CAF Dixie Wing Red Nose P51 Dem flight and Rides., , ,

August 5 2018, 8:00 to 12:00, Longville MN Longville Flyers 13th Annual Fly-in/Drive-in Pancake Breakfast, , Longville Municipal Airport,(KXVG), Antique auto displays, Fire Trucks, Security by Cass Cty Sheriff Dept, Rides available, Discounted Avgas! Helicopter displays over 1100 served last year, two grills, no waiting. Pancakes, juice/milk/coffee, sausage: Free will offering. Join us, please! , Scott Stuart, 402-488-3876, beechjock@aol.com

August 5 2018, 7:00 to 12:00, Milaca MN j50th Annual Fly-In/Drive-In, www.cityofmilaca.org, Milaca Muncipal Airport,(18Y), Fly-In or Drive-In and bring the Family for a great Sunday Full Menu Breakfast. You are also welcome to join us Saturday evening for a Flag Retirement Ceremony by the Milaca American Legion at 6:30 PM. Overnight under-wing camping is available, picnic tables and grill available for anyone to use. See many airplane displays and visit with local pilots in their hangars. You are welcome to bring a chair to better enjoy the festivities. Adults = $8.00 Children 6-12 years = $4.00: undr 6 years eat free, John Oldenburg , 320-983-6547 j, john.oldenburg.vw@gmail.com

August 5 2018, 7:30 to 12:00, Cresco IA 37th Annual Fly-In Breakfast, www.crescochamber.com/, Ellen Church Field (Cresco Airport) ,(KCCJ), Airplane Rides and displays available (weather permitting), Omelets and Pancakes, Jason Passmore, 563-547-3434,

August 5 2018, 9:00 to 12:00, Clear Lake SD Dog Days Brunch Fly-In, www.august-17th.com/special-events, Clear Lake Municipal Airport,(5H3), Dog Days of Clear Lake, South Dakota Brunch Fly-In! The City of Clear Lake and the local Boy Scout Division are hosting a brunch fly-in. Brunch by donation., Jon Klockman, 605-521-0221, jon.klockman@gmail.com

August 5 2018, 8:00 to 12:00, Red Wing MN 42ND ANNUAL FLY-IN DRIVE-IN PANCAKE BREAKFAST, http://1518.eaachapter.orgs/, Red Wing Regional Airport ,(KRGK), 42nd Annual Fly-in/Drive-in Pancake Breakfast, Dan Johnson, 715-441-1790, EAA1518@Gmail.com

August 7 2018, 17:00 to 19:00, White Bear Lake MN Flying Hamburger Social, www.moonlightflight.com/flysocial/socials/WI/pinec, Benson Airport,(6MN9), The host airport provides everything needed for informal dinner of hamburgers (or similar) and other summer fixin's. The pilot's can grill the meat themselves on the grill. It's basically a fly-in activity on a smaller scale. The emphasis is on getting aviation minded people to the airport, getting local pilots flying, fellowship with friends, and meeting people from other local airports. DONATIONS ARE ENCOURAGED FOR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT. , Kim, 763-503-0161,

August 9 2018, 17:00 to 19:00, Hibbing MN Top Bun Fly-In/Drive-In , , Range Regional Airport ,(KHIB), Coming join us for a relaxing evening! Burgers, chips, water - $5. Free admission and parking. Unicom 123.0., , 218-263-4353,

August 11 2018, 9:00 to 12:00, Lake Elmo MN Young Eagles Rally, www.eaa54.org/, Lake Elmo Airport,(21D), AA Chapter 54 is having a Young Eagle Rally to provide an introductory flight to anyone 8-17 years old who would like to experience flying for the first time. Please go to our web site www.eaa54.org to register for a Young Eagle Flight. Registration on-line helps us plan the rally and ensure that we have enough pilots and planes to give each Young Eagle a flight. A parental permission form must be signed by a parent or guardian prior to flight., Scott Hanson, 651-321-8020, youngeagles@eaa54.org

August 11 2018, 8:00 to 11;00, Pelican Rapids MN Fly-in/Drive-in Breakfast, , Pelican Rapids Airport ,(47Y), Pancake breakfast (pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee) sponsored by the Pelican Lions Club, PIC eat free. Come for the food, enjoy the fellowship!, Brent E. Frazie, 218-850-3770,

August 12 2018, 8:00 to 13:00, Lake Elmo MN Aviation Day, www.EAA54.org, Lake Elmo Airport,(21D), Airport Aviation Day, sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 54, will beheld at the airport fixed based operator, Valter’s Aviation. The event will feature a fly-in/drive-in pancake breakfast and static aircraft display. The menu includes Sturdi-Wheat pancakes, scrambled eggs, breakfast sausage from Brine’s Meat Market in Stillwater, and pure maple syrup from Hale's Sugarbush. The event includes a display of antique airplanes and cars, as well as activities for children. $7 suggested donation for adults, $3 for children under 12. Proceeds benefit youth programs, EAA Air Academy scholarships., Jim Pearsall, 651-494-4579, pjpearsall@gmail.com

August 19 2018, to , Lino Lakes MN Pig Roast, , Surfside Seaplane Base,(), Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Assocation Pig Roast, , ,

August 19 2018, 7:30 to 12:30, Mankato MN EAA ANNUAL FLY-IN DRIVE-IN BREAKFAST, , Mankato Regional Airport ,(KMKT), EAA Chapter 642 Annual Fly-In Drive-In breakfast, rain or shine. Breakfast features home made pancakes and syrup, eggs to order, sausages, milk, juice, and coffee. Live music is provided by the Mary Guentzel Quintet., John E Barsness, 507-345-1510, barsness@hickorytech.net

August 19 2018, 7:00 to 11:00, Boyceville WI Airport Booster Club's Annual Fly-in/Drive-in Pancake Breakfast, , Boyceville Airport,(3T3), Pancakes, sausage, apple sauce, eggs, juice, milk and coffee are all on the menu. Please join use for a celebration of aviation while funding aviation scholarships., Joel Timblin, 218-393-5264, Joel.timblin@flyer411.com

August 23 2018, 17:00 to 19:00, Hibbing MN Top Bun Fly-In/Drive-In , , Range Regional Airport ,(KHIB), Coming join us for a relaxing evening! Burgers, chips, water - $5. Free admission and parking. Unicom 123.0., , 218-263-4353,

September
September 1 2018, to , Glencoe MN Sweetcorn and Bratwurst Fly-in, , Glencoe Municipal Aiport,(KGYL), Sweetcorn and Bratwurst Fly-in, , ,

September 2 2018, 9:00 to , Mondovi WI Log Cabin Airport 32nd Annual Fly, , Mondovi Log Cabin Airport,(WS69), Lunch at noon, hot dogs, potato salad, beans, desserts, lots of camaraderie, in memory of Owner/Operator Doug Ward, Judie Ohm, 715-287-3377, logcabinairport@icloud.com.

September 8 2018, 8:00 to , Osceola WI Wheels and Wings, www.wheelswings.com/, L.O. Simenstad Municipal,(KOEO), Classic airplanes and cars on display. Air show and radar run for cars. Pancake breakfast (pilots eat free) and multiple food vendors. Free hat to first 75 pilots., Jeff Meyer, 651 705-6138,

September 8 2018, 8:00 to 11:00, Council Bluffs IA Great Plains Wing CAF Flight Breakfast, , Council Bluffs Municipal Airport ,(KCBF), PIC eats free, Jeff Hutcheson , 402-981-4633, jeffhutcheson3@gmail.com

September 8 2018, 9:00 to 12:00, Lake Elmo MN Young Eagles Rally, www.eaa54.org/, Lake Elmo Airport,(21D), AA Chapter 54 is having a Young Eagle Rally to provide an introductory flight to anyone 8-17 years old who would like to experience flying for the first time. Please go to our web site www.eaa54.org to register for a Young Eagle Flight. Registration on-line helps us plan the rally and ensure that we have enough pilots and planes to give each Young Eagle a flight. A parental permission form must be signed by a parent or guardian prior to flight., Scott Hanson, 651-321-8020, youngeagles@eaa54.org

September 8 2018, 8:00 to 12:00, Grand Rapids MN EAA Chapter 412 Fly-In and Breakfast, , Grand Rapids Airport,(KGPZ), Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, eggs with coffee and juice. This is free but will accept donations. Gun raffle tickets are also available for purchase until 12 noon. , , ,

September 9 2018, 11:00 to 14:00, Maple Lake MN 32nd Annual Pork Chop Feed, , Maple Lake Aiport,(KMGG), Everyone is welcome to attend the Maple Lake FAA Chapter 878 32nd Annual Pork Chop Feed., Greg Thomes, 320-363-3738,

September 15 2018, 8:00 to 12:00, Mora MN Fly-in, , Mora Muncipal Aiport ,(KJMR), All you can eat pancake breakfast, $6/person, served by the Mora Lions Club. PIC eat free. Airplane rides, classic cars welcome, underwing camping available. CTAF 122.8, weather 123.925, 100LL and Jet A fuels available., Joe Kohlgraf, 612-390-8217, joe.kohlgraf@cityofmora.com

September 15 2018, 7:30 to 11:00, Wittman WI Airport Fly-In Breakfast & Airport Expo, www.252.eaachapter.org/, Wittman Regional Airport,( KOS), EAA Chapter 252 is holding its annual Wittman Airport Pancake Breakfast and Airport Expo. The pancake breakfast will include sausage, scrambled eggs, milk, juice, coffee, and all of the ancakes you can eat! Adults - $7.00 dollars, (Free for pilots of home built aircraft who fly in.) Children under 10 - $3.00 dollars. Free Airplane Rides! (EAA Young Eagles Event) For kids ages 8 to 17 weather permitting., Dennis Moehn, 920-810-1046, EAA252@gmail.com

September 22 2018, 11:00 to , Grand Marais MN Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast, , Grand Marais Airport,(KCKC), Fly in or drive in to KCKC airport for the annual fall color tour and pancake breakfast. The Arrowhead Eagles Aero Club will host the annual breakfast. First fall colors show up along the maple ridge-tops of Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior. An Open House event will follow to showcase the new Arrival/Departure Building. Aircraft displays and discount airplane rides. Sea Plane Base is available, too, just a short walk, or call ahead and we'll pick you up! The Arrowhead Eagles is a volunteer organization of aviation enthusiasts with its mission to support aviation in Cook County, Rodney Roy, 218-387-3024, airport@boreal.org

October
October 13 2018, 9:00 to 12:00, Lake Elmo MN Young Eagles Rally, www.eaa54.org/, Lake Elmo Airport,(21D), AA Chapter 54 is having a Young Eagle Rally to provide an introductory flight to anyone 8-17 years old who would like to experience flying for the first time. Please go to our web site www.eaa54.org to register for a Young Eagle Flight. Registration on-line helps us plan the rally and ensure that we have enough pilots and planes to give each Young Eagle a flight. A parental permission form must be signed by a parent or guardian prior to flight., Scott Hanson, 651-321-8020, youngeagles@eaa54.org

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