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.


June
June 2 2018, 10:00 to 14:00, Holmen WI Wings, Wheels & Rotors, , Holland Airpark,(36WI), Everyone is welcome to attend a social gathering of Airplane, Helicopter, Car, and Motorcycle enthusiasts. Food and refreshments will be available. Just a great time to come and look at all the above and visit about your passion. 36WI Holland Airpark, located about 7 miles north of LaCrosse WI. CTAF 122.9. 3200 feet of paved runway in perfect condition. Wings, Wheels, & Rotors., Mike Gautsch, 608-792-0403.,

June 2 2018, 7:00 to 11:00, Amery WI Municipal Fly-Ins and Pancake Breakfast, www.leaspw.com/, Amery Municipal Airport,(KAHH), Serving pancakes, keilbasa, coffee,, and milk/oj. Children under 10 are free. , Paul Isakson, 715-554-3858, ikeer@amerytel.net.

June 3 2018, 7:00 to 16:00, Blaine MN Discover Aviation Days & Pancake Breakfast, www.discoveraviationdays.org/ , Anoka County/Blaine Airport ,(KANE), Saturday, Jun 2nd thru Sunday, Jun 3rd. At Anoka County Airport - Janes Field Blaine MN (ANE) with event from 7am to 4pm each day. Pancake Breakfast from 7:30am to 11:30am and Lunch from 12-Noon to 3:00pm. Kids Activities for young flyers. Hangar Dance Saturday Night!. On display will be many Aspects of Aviation. Experimental, Homebuilt, Civil, Corporate, Military, WWII, and Vintage aircraft., , 763-568-6072, Info@DiscoverAviationDays.org

June 3 2018, 7:00 to 12:00, Reedsburg WI Pancake breakfast, , Reedsburg airport ,(C35), Pancake Breakfast, Farmers Market and Helicopter rides and more , Tom Parker, 608-524-2322,

June 3 2018, 8:00 to 12:00, Juneau WI EAA Chapter 897 D62Wings & Wheels Pancake Breakfast, , Dodge County Airport,(KUNU), All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, various displays of airplanes, antique tractors, cars, trucks, machinery & other displays. Wisconsin Aviation will be offering airplane rides for $20.00/person. , Dennis S. Winkel, 920-344-4428, Dwtooldesign2@gmail.com

June 10 2018, 7:30 to 12:00, Maple Lake MN Pancake Breakfast, & Buffalo Fly- In, www.878.eaachapter.org/, Maple Lake Municipal Airport,(KMGG), Pancake Breakfast in the hangar of West Metro Aviation, free meal for PIC. Pancakes, sausage and eggs. For more information please visit http://www.878.eaachapter.org/ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Wright County Car show and cars displayed on airport property. Free air show at noon (weather permitting) by Mike Wiskus of West Metro Aviation and Lucas Oil Air Shows. For more information please visit www.lucasoilairshows.com. Airport closed approximately 11:45 am to 12:30 pm for air show. Airport reopens upon conclusion of show., Wayne Flury, 763-670-6021 , wflury@wh-link.net

June 10 2018, 8:00 to 13:00, Montevideo MN EAA Chapter 688 Annual Fly-In/Drive-In & Breakfast, , Chippewa County Airport,(KMVE), Breakfast will be served., Mark, 320-269-4829,

June 10 2018, 7:00 to 11:00, Spencer IA Flight Pancake & Sausage Breakfast, www.leaspw.com/, SpencerMunicipal Airport,(KSPW), PIC + 1 Psgr FREE Breakfast, Gayle Brandt, 712-262-1000, spencerairport@smunet.net

June 10 2018, 8:00 to 12:00, Rush City MN Pancake Breakfast, , Rush City regional Airport,(KROS), Afternoon food available until 2pm, Antique Warbirds, Flight simulators, kids events. This event is open to the public!, , ,

June 10 2018, 8:00 to 13:00, Fergus Falls MN Airport Breakfast, www.1174.eaachapter.org/events.htm, Fergus Falls Muncipal Airport,(KFFM), Dad’s Belgian Waffles, sausages & beverage., , ,

June 10 2018, 7:30 to 12:00, Princeton MN Annual Fly-In Breakfast and Car show, , Princeton Airport,(KPNM), For more information, please contact Scott, Scott, 763-389-8815,

June 16 2018, 7:30 to 11:00, Moose Lake MN Lake Air Flying Club Breakfast, , Moose Lake Airport,(KMZH), PICs eat free, Larry Peterson, 218-485-4441,

June 16 2018, to , Granite Falls MN Ray Fagen Memorial Airshow , www.fagenfighterswwiimuseum.org, Granite Falls Airport,(KSTC), Fagen Fighters WWII Museums Airshow features many rare WWII Reenactors and Camps, WWII Vehicles, 40s era music, and much more. Enjoy lots of great Warbird flying and live pyro., , ,

June 16 2018, 7:00 to 11:00, Little Falls MN Fly-in & Drive in Breakfast , , Little Falls County Airport,(KLXL), The Little Falls Dam Festival. PIC eats free. Aviation Fly market. Young Eagle Rides by EAA 551. Breakfast sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Morrison County., Kathy Kahlhamer, 320-630-4029,

June 16 2018, to , Eau Claire WI Chippewa Valley Airshow, , Chippewa Valley Regional Airport,(KEAU), June 16-17 Chippewa Valley Airshow feauring U.S. Navy Blue Angles plus additonal performers and static ground displays such as B-29 Doc., , ,

June 17 2018, 8:00 to 16:00, Crystal MN Open House & Fly-In, www.crystalairportopenhouse.com/, Crystal Airport,(KMIC), FATHER’S DAY FLY-IN SCHEDULE 8 a.m. - noon:Pancake Breakfast($7 per person; 3 and under free) 11 a.m.Memorial Ceremony and “Missing Man” Formation Fly-over Noon - 3 p.m. Vendors and Concessions, DISPLAYS AND AIRCRAFT FROM:• North Memorial EMS • West Metro Fire-Rescue • Crystal Police Department • MAC• Hennepin County Sheriff Department • Three Rivers Park District • Vintage T-6, Julie Deshle, 612-306-5808, julie.deshler@crystalmn.gov

June 17 2018, 8:00 to 12:00, Hutchinson MN Fly-in Breakfast & Classic Car Show, , Hutchinson Municipal Airport,(KHCD), Menu: Pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice served by the Hutchinson Civil Air Patrol Squadron Adults (12+) $7, children $3, preschool and PIC FREE, Zyvonne Langan, 612-516-9962,

June 17 2018, 16:00 to 19:00, Hutchinson MN Fly-in Pork Chop Dinner, , Hutchinson Municipal Airport,(KHCD), Menu: Pork chops, baked potato, beans, corn, apple sauce, bread and coffee or juice served by the Hutchinson Civil Air Patrol Squadron. Adults (12+) $10.00, children $7.50 Fly-in Pork Chop Dinner, Zyvonne Langan, 612-516-9962,

June 17 2018, 7:30 to 14:00, Canby MN Dads Belgium Waffles, Fly in and Air Show, , Canby Municipal Airport ,(KCNB), Food! Airplanes! Air Show! Bouncy Houses. Waffle breakfast hosted by High School Aviation class serving 7:30 till noon free meal for PIC. All you care to eat, Dads Belgium Waffles, sausage, and juice. Free air show at noon Airport closed approximately 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm for air show, reopens upon conclusion of show, Matt Wagner, 507-828-0323, Mathewwagner@hotmail.com

June 17 2018, 7:00 to 12:00, Dodge Center MN EAA Chapter 100 Father's Day Pancake Breakfast, eaa100.44rf.com/events/flight_breakfast/flight_bre, Dodge Center Airport,(KTOB), Menu: "Sturdiwheat" pancakes, Scrambled eggs, ham, coffee, milk & orange juice. All you can eat. $7 for adults $5 for kids PICs eat free, Tom Hall, 507-282-9682, FltBreakfast@EAA100.org

June 17 2018, 12:00 to 14:30, Holmen WI Holland Airpark Annual Chicken Que, http://www.dot.state.mn.us/aero/events/documents/2, Holland Airpark,(36WI), On Father’s Day 2018, come and enjoy the best BBQ chicken available at EAA Chapter 307’s famous annual Chicken Que on Holland Airpark (36WI) which is 9 NM north of LaCrosse. 3200 ft of paved runway in perfect condition. June 17th 2018 starting at noon until gone. PIC eats free but donations appreciated. Holland Airpark flyer click here (PDF, 327 KB), Keith Klos, 608-780-6378, keithklos@msn.com Wings,

June 17 2018, 6:00 to 12:00, Stanton MN Father's Day Fly-in / Drive-in Breakfast, , Stanton Airfield Airport,(KSYN), Stanton Airfield fly-in pancake breakfast and the usual activities., Jerry Rosendahl, 651-785-8911,

June 17 2018, 8:00 to 11:00, Aitkin MN Breakfast & Lunch, , Aitkin Municipal Air[prt,(KAIT), Breakfast 8:00-11:00am, Lunch 11am-2pm., , 218-820-8898,

June 19 2018, to , Faribault MN 42nd Air Race Classic, www.dot.state.mn.us/aero/events/www.airraceclassic, FaribaULT Municipal Airport,(KFBL), This year the Faribault Municipal Airport - Liz Wall Strohfus Field, (FBL) will serve as the third stop on the route of the 42nd Air Race Classic, the country's longest-running transcontinental air race, and open only to women. Each racing team consists of 2-4 pilots, crossing over 2600 miles from Sweetwater, Texas to Fryeburg, Maine. As many as 50-60 teams will be racing and are expected to pass through Faribault in those four days. Spectators are welcome to come to the airport to watch the flybys, which will occur during daylight hours. Most racers can be expected between June 19-20, but slower aircraft may come through later. Exact timing depends on weather conditions between Texas and Faribault. , Chris Larson, 651-329-2784, soaring.cloud.dancer@gmail.com

June 24 2018, 8:00 to 13:00, St. Cloud MN Granite City Days and Civil Air Patrol Fly-In Breakfast , , Saint Cloud Regional Airport,(KSTC), 26th Annual Civil Air Patrol and Granite City Days sponsored Pancake & Sausage Fly-In Breakfast will be held June 24, 2018 from 8:00 A.M. -1:00 P.M. at the St. Cloud Airport in Hangar 2. The cost is $7.50 for adults (Fly-In pilots eat free) and $4.50 for children 5-12. The St. Cloud Antique Auto Club, aka "Pantowners" will be hosting a classic car show. In addition, the public is welcome to walk around on the airport ramp and see a variety of airport and city equipment on display., Brooke Ziwicki, 320-250-1554 , ziwicki4@gmail.com

June 24 2018, 7:00 to 12:00, Wells MN Wings and Wheels- Fly-In Breakfast and Classic Car Show, , Wells Municipal Airport,(68Y), Breakfast: Pancakes, French Toast, Sausage, Eggs to Order, Coffee, Milk and Juice. PIC eats free! Free admission to Car Show, sponsored by Harry’s Hawks Flying and Torque Addicts Car Clubs. Aviation Fuel Available., Wells Aviation, 507-553-3100,

June 24 2018, 7:00 to 11:00, Fairmont MN Lions Fly-In Breakfast, , Fairmont Airport,(KFRM), Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage and beverage. Pilot in command eats free., Wayne Kahler, 507-236-3604, wkahler@kahlerautomation.com

June 24 2018, 8:00 to 12:00, Redwood Falls MN Rotary’s 40th Annual Fly-In Breakfast, , Redwood Falls Municipal Airport ,(KRWF), All you can eat pancakes and sausage, coffee, juice and milk. Tickets are $6 in advance, $7 at the door. Free to Pilots in Command. $0.30 per gallon fuel discount for the duration of the event to all pilots. Ultra-lite and home built aircraft are also invited. Come and share your passion for aviation!, , ,

June 24 2018, 7:00 to 13:00, Wadena MN Annual Fly-In Breakfast, , Wadena Municipal Airport ,(KADC), Classic car show, tractor displays, airplane rides, kids coloring contest, face painting, bounce houses and more., Dano Ostrander, 218-282-6623, danoostrander21@outlook.com

July
July 1 2018, 7:00 to 13:00, Austin MN Lions Club Fly-In Breakfast, , Austin Airport,(KAUM), Pancakes, SPAM, Sausage, Milk, Coffee, Juice $6.00 per person age six and over PIC - Free , Taggert Medgaarden , 507-440-6596,

July 1 2018, 7:00 to 12:30, Emmetsburg IA Kiwanis Annual Fly-In Breakfast, www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Emmetsburg%20Kiwani, Emmetsburg Airport ,(KEGQ), Breakfast will include: Pancakes, Omelets, Sausage, Coffee and Juice. , Mark Evans, , mevans@maxyieldcooperative.com

July 7 2018, 7:00 to 12:00, Starbuck MN Pancake Breakfast, , Starbuck Municipal Airport,(D32), Pancakes by Chris Cases, sausage, coffee & water. Flloaplanes welcomed to land on Lake Minnewaska. Held in conjunction with Heritage Days, ashort 1/4 mile walk. Over nioght camping with modern AD building with showers., maryjo Brown, 320-392-5869,

July 7 2018, to , Duluth MN Airshow, WWW.RunwayTHREE-SIX.com , Duluth International Airport,(KDLH), July 7-8 Dquicksilver P-51 airshows with Scott "Scooter" Yoak performing., , ,

July 8 2018, 7:00 to 11:00, Isle MN Flying Club Flight Breakfast & Camp Out , , Isle Airport ,(MY72), Isle Flying Club flight breakfast on Sunday 7/8/18 and Saturday night (7/7/18 ) Camp out. Held in conjunction with Isle City Days. Parade and fun in town Saturday evening. Eggs, sausage and pancake breakfast from 7 - 11am on Sunday. PICs free! See the improvements at Isle Airport. , Dave Retka, 651-263-8614 , daveretka@gmail.com

July 10 2018, 7:30 to 12:00, Buffalo MN PANCAKE BREAKFAST, CAR SHOW, AIR SHOW, www.878.eaachapter.org/, Buffalo Municipal Airport,(KCFE), Food! Cars! Airplanes! Air Show! Chapter 878 pancake breakfast, serving 7:30 am to noon, in hangar of West Metro Aviation, free meal for PIC. Pancakes, sausage and eggs. See www.878.eaachapter.org. Wright County Car Club, 36th annual car show, 9 am to 2 pm. See www.wrightcountycarclub.com. Air show at noon by Mike Wiskus of West Metro Aviation and Lucas Oil Air Shows. See www.lucasoilairshows.com. Airport closed 11:45 am to 12:30 pm for air show, reopens upon conclusion of show., WAYNE FLURY, 763-670-6021, wflury@wh-link.net

July 15 2018, 7:00 to 11:00, Forest City IA Flight Breakfast , , Forest City Municipal Airport,(KFXY), PIC eats free, Richard Trimble, 641-581-2880 ,

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 23 2018, to , Oshgosh WI EAA Airventure 2018, , ,(), , , ,

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

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 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, , ,

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 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 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

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