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 25 2016, to , Oshkosh Wi EAA AirVenture, www.eaa.org/en/airventure, Whittman Regional Airport,(KOSH), July 25 - July 31, , ,

July 31 2016, 7:30 to 12:00, Backus MN Lions Fly-In Breakfast, , Backus Municipal Airport,(7Y3), All pilots eat free! The pancake breakfast, a benefit for the Backus Fire Department and First Responders, will cost $6 at the door ($5 in advance) and $3 for children under 12. Fly-in pilots eat free. Sausage, juice, coffee and milk will also be part of the breakfast.Five dollar advance tickets are available from Backus Lions members at the Polish Stand at Godfrey’s on Saturdays or Backus Fire Department members and First Responders., , ,

July 31 2016, 8:00 to 13:00, Big Fork MN Fly-In Breakfast, , Bigfork Municipal airport,(KFOZ), All pilots eat free! Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk and juice. We hold the breakfast in conjunction with the local Effie North Star Stampede rodeo weekend. , , ,

August 4 2016, 17:00 to 19:0, Benson MN EAA Chapter 745 Flying Hamburger Social, , Benson Airport,(6MN9), Just a simple friendly event to give everyone an excuse to go flying. We have 100LL., Kim, 763-503-0161,

August 7 2016, 8:00 to 12:00, Red Wing 40th Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast, 1518.EAAChapter.Org, Red Wing Regional Airport,(KRGK), EAA Chapter 1518 breakfast serving Sturdi Wheat pancakes, little smokies sausages, coffee, juice & milk. Adults, $7.00, Kids, $4.00, PIC free. Part of the Red Wing River City Days Celebration., Dan Johnson, 715-441-1790, EAA1518@gmail.com

August 7 2016, 8:00 to 12:00, Longville MN Flyers Pancake Fly-In, , Longville Municipal Airport,(KXVG), Over 1100 plates of ‘cakes and sausage served in 2015, cheap gas, displays, rides, fun for the whole family! Includes classic cars, model trains, airplanes, helicopters and emergency-response vehicles. Please join us, Scott Stuart, 218-363-3068,

August 7 2016, 7:00 to 12:00, Milaca MN Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, www.cityofmilaca.org/, Milca Municipal Airport,(18Y), Sunday August 7th Breakfast Breakfast Menu: (All you can eat) Pancakes, Sausage, Ham, Eggs, Fruit and beverage. Served by Milaca American Legion. , Steve Burkland, 320-492-8246 , sburky2@yahoo.com

August 7 2016, 7:00 to 12:00, Humboldt IA Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, , Humboldt Municipal Airport,(0K7), 5th Annual Fly-In/Drive-In. Displays. Big Breakfast! Famous Sausage,Egg & Pancake Feed. Pilots eat Free. Rotary Club of Humboldt - Host. , Dave Dodgen, 515-368-1714 , dave@growthland.com

August 13 2016, 7:00 to 14:00, Rice Lake WI Breakfast, , Rice Lake Regional Airport,(KRPD), Rice Lake Regional Airport Fly-In Pancake Breakfast: 7 AM to 10 AM. Lunch: 11 AM- 2 PM (free for pilots flying in). Military, Model Aircraft, Car and Motorcycle displays. Helicopter Rides. Kids Candy Drop. Parachute Jumpers., , , mike@ricelakeair.com

August 14 2016, 8:00 to 13:00, Lake Elmo MN Aviation Day, www.eaa54.org, Lake Elmo Airport,(21D), Proceeds help fund scholarships to the EAA Air Academy in Oshkosh, WI Adults $7 Children $3 PIC’s Eat Free! Breakfast Menu Sturdiwheat Pancakes, Brines Sausage, Scrambled Eggs. Scheduled to appear Aircraft from the Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing. , Jim Pearsal, 651-494-4579, pjpearsall@gmail.com

August 14 2016, to , Lino Lakes MN Seaplane Pilots Association Pig Roast, www.mnseaplanes.com, Surfside Seaplane Base,(BY4), Pig Roast, , ,

August 14 2016, 7:30 to 12:30, Walker MN Pancake Breakfast, , Bresley Field,,(Y49), Tri-County Squadron, Civil Air Patrol Pancake Breakfast All-you-can-eat made-from-scratch buttermilk pancakes,sausage and beverage Cost: Free will Offering, Kathryn Stoneking, 218-836-2184 , fredmustang@juno.com

August 20 2016, 8:00 to 13:00, Lake Elmo MN Aviation Day, www.EAA54.com, 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 Sturdiwheat 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. , Jim Pearsall, 651-494-4579, pjpearsall@gmail.com

August 20 2016, 8:00 to 13:00, Bemidji MN Fly-In/Drive-In 2016 Summer Flapjack Days, www.bemidjiaviation.com/, Bemidji Regional Airport ,(KBJI), EAA Chapter 1397 and Bemidji Aviation Services. General aviation aircraft may purchase avgas at a $0.75 per gallon discount during Pancake Days. , Bemidji Aviation , 218-751-1880,

August 20 2016, 10:00 to 14:00, Glencoe MN Sweet Corn & Bratwurst Feed, , Glencoe Municipal Airport,(KGYL), Sweet Corn & Bratwurst Fly-In. 10am-2pm. , , 320-864-5142,

August 21 2016, 7:00 to 11:00, Boyceville WI Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast , , Boyceville Municipal Airport ,(3T3), Serving pancakes, sausage and eggs. PICs eat free! Rain or Shine., Joel Timblin , 715-205-9104, joel.timblin@flyer411.com

August 21 2016, 10:30 to 14:30, Chetek WI Fly-In and Vintage Boat Show, www.chetekairport.com/, Chetek Municipal-Southworth Airport ,(Y23), PICNIC LUNCH - Brats and dogs, potato salad, beans, chips and drinks – Free to Pilot In Command WARBIRDS ON THE FIELD– T-6 Texans, Corsair, Mustang, Huey Helicopter and more. VINTAGE BOAT SHOW – Featuring “Chetek Boats” and others AIRPLANE RIDES – Win a ride in a T-6 Texan, or take a ride with one of several local pilots. WATER SKI SHOW – At 5:00 PM, following the fly-in – Adjacent to the airport All proceeds support local charities. Drive or fly, rain or shine. , Shawn Ayers, 715-925-4359 , FlyIn@ChetekAirport.com

August 21 2016, 7:00 to 11:00, Mankato MN EAA Chapter 642 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, , Mankato Regional Airport,(KMKT), $8.00 All you can eat. PIC and Children under 5 eat Free! , , ,

August 28 2016, 8:00 to 17:00, Cumberland WI Pancake Breakfast and Air Show, , Cumberland Municipal Airport ,(KUBE), Cumberland: Pancake Breakfast and Air Show. Tell a Friend About This Event. Fly or drive in to Cumberland's Pancake Breakfast and Air Show in conjunction with the Rutabaga Festival., Richard Brekke, 715-205-4474 , kube@centurytel.net

August 28 2016, 8:00 to 12:30, Windom MN Fly-In Breakfast, , Windom Municipal Airport,(KMWM), Pancakes and French Toast. PIC's eat free! Sponsored by: Windom Eagles Model Airplane Club/Windom Lions Club., Brian, 507-830-0273,

August 28 2016, to , Owatonna MN Breakfast, , Owatonna Municipal Airport,(KOWA), Breakfast at the Owatonna Degner Regional Airport , , 507-444-2448,

September 4 2016, 9:30 to , Mondovi WI 30th Annual Log Cabin Airport Fly-In, , Mondovi Log Cabin Airport,(WS69), Picnic lunch: hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, fresh sweet corn, refreshments: coffee, water, pop. Assorted desserts. Lots of camaraderie , Doug Ward Judie Ohm, 715-287-3377 ,

September 5 2016, 7:00 to 11:00, Tracy MN Annual Labor Day Fly-In, , Tracy Municipal Airport ,(KTKC), PIC eat free! , , ,

September 10 2016, 8:00 to 11:00, Council Bluffs IA Breakfast, , Council Bluffs Municipal Airport,(KCBF), Breakfast 8:00-11:00 AM., , 402-981-4633,

September 10 2016, 18:00 to 0:00, South Saint Paul Fall Commemorative Air Force Hangar Dance, www.cafmn.org/hangar-dances.html, South ST Paul Municipal Airport,(KSGS), The Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing hosts two hangar dances each year. , , 651-455-6942 , info@cafmn.org

September 10 2016, 8:00 to 16:00, Osceola WI Wheels and Wings, http://wheelswings.com/, Simenstad Municipal Airport,( KOE), Fly In, airshow, classic airplanes and automobiles. Pancake breakfast and other food. , , 715-755-3300 ,

September 10 2016, 8:00 to 12:00, Moorhead MN Airport’s Greater Moorhead Days, , Moorhead Municipal Airport ,(KJKJ), $5.00 Suggested Donation. Hosted By - Experimental Aircraft Association. Attractions: Young Eagle Youth Airplane Rides 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon) (Sponsored by EAA), Model Airplane Demo, Sky Dive Fargo (Jump at 12:00 PM (noon), Sanford Helicopter, MN Highway Patrol Helicopter, Collector Custom Car Show Event is Sponsored By: Flight Development, LLC and Moorhead Minnesota., Steve Edner, 218-287-1400 ,

September 10 2016, 8:00 to 11:00, Council Bluffs IA Breakfast, , Council Bluffs Municipal Airport,(KCBF), Breakfast, , 402-981-4633,

September 11 2016, 7:00 to 12:30, New Ulm MN Lions Club 43rd Annual Fly-In Breakfast, , New Ulm Municipal Airport,(KULM), Serving All You Can Eat Pancakes, Sausages, Apple Sauce, Coffee, Milk and Juice. Adults Advance $7.50, at the door $8.00. Children 4-12 $3.00. Children 3 and under free. Free Breakfast for all Fly-In pilots. Supporting the Sight, Hearing and Diabetes Impaired. , , ,

September 11 2016, 7:00 to 12:00, Jackson MN Breakfast, , Jackson Municipal Airport ,(KMJQ), Pancake Breakfast. Pilots Free. , , ,

September 15 2016, 9:00 to 17:00, Blaine MN Ford Tri-Motor Tour Stop , http://www.eaa.org/, Anoka County/Blaine Airport ,(KANE), Join us when the Ford Tri-Motor takes a trip back in time. Join us for an unforgettable experience aboard one of the few remaining airworthy Ford Tri-Motors in the world. You won’t want to miss the “Tin Goose” when it visits an airport near you! Adults - $70 (Advance Purchase), $75 (Onsite Purchase) Children (17 and Under) $50. Climb aboard one of the first mass-produced airliners and step back in time to aviation’s golden age. A flight on EAA’s Ford Tri-Motor is a flight back to an era where air travel was considered a luxury., , 800-359-6217, flytheford@eaa.org

September 17 2016, 8:00 to 12:00, Mora MN Fall Colors Fly-In/Drive -In, , Mora Muncipal Airport,(KJMR), Pancakes, Warbirds, Classic cars, Airplane rides, much more!, Joe Buckley, 312-390-5029, Jbuckley19481@gmail.com

September 18 2016, 7:30 to 12:30, Hector MN 74th Annual Fly-In Breakfast , , Hector Municial Airport,(1D6), All you can eat. PICs free. Warbirds, Classics, Antiques, Homebuilts, Helicopters, and Ultralights. Ping Pong Ball Drop with prizes for Kids 11:15 AM Sponsored by Hector Lions and Newberg Sky Spray. , Ed Newberg , 320-848-2745,

September 24 2016, 7:00 to 16:00, Clinton IA Fly Iowa 2016, www.flyiowa.org/, Clinton County Airport,(KCWI), Clinton County Municipal Airport will be hosting Fly Iowa with a Space County, USA theme to celebrate the countys history in aerospace and aviation. , Chuck McDonald, 515-964-1398,

September 24 2016, 9:00 to 13:00, Eden Prairie MN Chili Cook-Off/Feed & Open House, , Flying Cloud Airport ,(KFCM), At Modern Avionics 9am-1pm. Chili will be judged for taste, after taste, appearance and texture. Please have your chili made ahead of time, heated and in a crock pot when arriving. Please provide a serving ladle. Chili can be brought in at 8:30am. Judging will start at 9am. Modern Avionics will provide the chips, saltines, sour cream, shredded cheese, etc. Everyone is invited to try the chili. The chili is free but we will have a donation basket available and all donations collected will be delivered to the Eden Prairie Food Shelf. , Gloria , 952-941-2783 , gloria@modernaviationscom

September 24 2016, 8:00 to 16:00, Saint Paul MN KSTP Girls in Aviation Day, www.starsofthenorth.org/girls-in-aviation-day.html, Saint Paul Downtown Airport,(KSTP), Girls in Aviation Day is a free event for girls to learn about different careers in aviation and aerospace. Former Black Hawk pilot Elizabeth McCormick with be speaking. Airlines, military, and other industries will be participating., Deanna Kimball , ,

September 25 2016, 9:00 to 16:00, Rushford MN SpectaculAir 2016 Warbirds Expo, www.facebook.com/RushfordSpectaculAir, Rushford Municipal Airport,(55Y), SpectaculAir offers an entire day filled with vintage World War II aircraft and classic cars and stories about WWII to give visitors a look back on this very important time in American History. Watch the planes come in in the morning, sign up to take a flight in one of these vintage aircraft, tour the cockpits, listen to speakers tell about the role these aircraft played in the World War. Enjoy beans, brats, burgers and brownies at the Mess Hall, peruse classic cars on display on the tarmac, shop the PX, and maybe even dance to the music of the Cedar Valley Bluegrass Band throughout the day. And then, watch the planes take leave for home at the end of the day. Fly-ins welcome! Come join us! , Carolyn Dunham, 5074584938, spectaculair16@gmail.com

September 26 2016, 11:00 to 15:00, Isle MN Isle Flying Club Open-House, , Isle Airport,(MY72), 1 1/2 miles north of Isle, MN. S.E. side of Lake Mille Lacs. Hot Dogs, Brats,pop available - PIC'S free!! In Conjunction with Lake Country Crusiers 1st annual Fall Colors Cruise at McQuoid's Inn - 3/4 mile South of airport. Uniccom 122.9., , ,

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