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.

May 28 2016, 10:00 to 13:00, Spencer IA Aviation Appreciation Lunch, , Spencer Municipal Airport,(KSPW), We will be grilling burgers and serving refreshments to celebrate aviation. Come and enjoy EAA 999's Aviation Appreciation Lunch. Free Will donations accepted. , Layton Vick, 712-320-5280, lcvii@movindirt.com

June 4 2016, 7:00 to 16:00, Blaine MN Discover Aviation Days & Pancake Breakfast, www.discoveraviationdays.org/ , Anoka County/Blaine Airport ,(KANE), Saturday, Jun 4th thru Sunday, Jun 5th. 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., , ,

June 4 2016, 8:00 to 12:00, Eau Claire WI Fly-In pancake Breakfast, eaa509.org/, Chippewa Valley Regional,(KEAU), EAA 509 Fly-in Pancake Breakfast and Young Eagles Rally., Jim Gundry, 715-559-9243 , jgundry@centurytel.net

June 4 2016, 18:00 to , South Saint Paul MN Spring Swing Big Band Hangar Dance, www.cafmn.org/hangar-dances.html , Fleming Field,(KSGS), Spring Swing Big Band Hangar Dance hosted by Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing. Door open 6pm. , , ,

June 11 2016, 8:00 to 13:00, Brainerd MN Brainerd 2016 Grass is a Gas Poker Run, , Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport,(KBRD), Registration opens at 08:00, preflight briefing at 09:15 Wheels up at any time thereafter, must return to KBRD and check in by 13:00 to be in the running. Depart KBRD, fly to 4 grass strips in any order, Hill City (07Y), Backus (7Y3), Motley (22Y), and East Gull Lake (9Y2), and return to Brainerd, a total of approximately 130 NM. Pickup a sealed envelope with one playing card in each location and reveal your hand when you return to Brainerd. Great prizes for top hands, many door prizes. Fuel discounts for participants. Breakfast available for purchase at Wings Cafe on airport, CAP to make grilling brats for sale at lunch. EVENT IS 100% FREE TO PARTICIPATE Rain date 6-12. , Mike Petersen , 612-750-2981 , Winger701@gmail.com

June 11 2016, 8:00 to 12:00, Alexadra MN Airport Weekend, , Alexandra Municipal Airport,(KAXN), EAA 702 is excited to welcome you to our two day fly-in event in Alexandria, MN (KAXN) this upcoming June! Friday, June 10th: 7pm-11pm Live classic rock music, food and beverages (including alcohol) available for purchase. Great time to socialize with other pilots and aviation-minded people! Camping is welcome - terminal bathrooms available but NO shower facilities. Transportation to and from hotels can be arranged.Saturday, June 11th: 8am-12pm Pancake breakfast hosted by EAA Chapter 702, static aircraft displays, local aviation companies on display., Kreg Anderson, 320-760-7175, kreg94@rea-alp.com

June 12 2016, 8:00 to 14:00, Rush City MN Breakfast, , Rush City Regional Aiport,(KROS), Pancake Breakfast 8am-roughly 2pm. Afternoon vendors, Warbirds, Antique tractors, Warbirds, Antique tractors, Collector Cars, Airplane rides, and much, much more. , , 320-358-4743,

June 12 2016, 7:00 to 14:00, Buffalo MN Fly-In, Air Show, and Car Show, http://buffalochamber.org/buffalo-days/, Buffalo Municipal Airport,(KCFE), Fly-In with EAA chapter 878 providing a pancake breakfast starting at 7:00 am. Car show starts at 10:00 am on the airport grounds. Lunch is available from 11:00 am by local High School Dance Team. Mike Wiskus, and the Lucus Oil Parachute Team plan on performing around noon., Kyle Weatherly, 612-759-5227, k.weatherly@live.com

June 18 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,

June 18 2016, 7:30 to 11:00, Moose Lake MN Lake Air Flying Club Fly-In Breakfast, , Moose Lake County Airport ,(KMXH), Lake Air Flying Club Annual Fly In Pancake Breakfast. 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PIC eat free , Larry Peterson, 218-485-4441, fnb@firstmooselake.com

June 19 2016, 8:00 to 15:00, Crystal MN Open House & Fly-In, , 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, Helicopter Rides ($35-$50).DISPLAYS AND AIRCRAFT FROM:? North Memorial EMS ? West Metro Fire-Rescue ? Crystal Police Department ? MAC? Hennepin County Sheriff Department ? Three Rivers Park District ? Vendor Fair by Media Pro Expos, Julie Deshle, 612-306-5808, julie.deshler@crystalmn.gov

June 19 2016, 7:30 to 12:30, Canby MN Father's Day Airshow & Fly-In, , Canby Airport,(KCNB), Dads Belgium Waffles Airshow Starts at 1:00 pm, Matt Wagner , 507-828-0323 , Mathewwagner@hotmail.com

June 19 2016, 7:00 to 12:00, Dodge Center MN EAA Chapter 100 Father's Day Pancake Breakfast, http://eaa100.org/, Dodge Center Municipal Airport,(KTOB), EAA Chapter 100 Father's Day Pancake Breakfast. Fly-In / Drive-In. PIC eats Free, Tom Hall, 507-282-9682, tomwhall@charter.net

June 19 2016, 7:00 to 12:00, Stanton MN Falther's Day Fly-In, , Stanton Airfield,(KSYN), June 19. Stanton, MN (SYN) 26th Annual Father's Day Fly-In Breakfast. 0700-1200. , Kent Johnion, 507-645-4030 ,

June 25 2016, 8:00 to 18:00, Menomenie WI Airfest & Autorama, , Menomonie Score Field,(KLUM), Breakfast 8:00-11:00 AM. Many lunch options, Air Show, Car Show, Motorcycle Show, Radar Run & kid activities., Darrel Gibson, 715-220-6549, darrel@gibsonaviation.com

June 26 2016, 8:00 to 13:30, St. Cloud Granite City Days Fly-In Breakfast and Pantowners Classic Car Show, , Saint Cloud Regional Airpot,(KSTC), The St. Cloud Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol will provide a pancake and sausage breakfast from 8-1 in hangar 2 at the St. Cloud Regional Airport for the cost of $7.50 for adults and $4.50 for kids. Fly-in pilots eat free. The St. Cloud Antique Auto Club, aka "Pantowners" will display their classic collector cars. , Brooke Ziwicki, 320-250-1554 , ziwicki4@gmail.com

June 26 2016, 8:00 to 12:00, Redwood Falls MN Rotary Pancake Breakfast Fly-In, , Redwood Falls Municipal Airport,(KRWF), Rotary Pancake Breakfast Fly-in and Show and Shine drive in. Pilots eat free. , Keith Muetzel, 507-637-5755 , kmuetzel@ci.redwood-falls.mn.u

June 26 2016, 8:00 to 12:00, Strum WI Fly-in Pancake Breakfast, , Brion Field ,(3WN9), Fly-in pancake and sausage breakfast served 8am - noon at Brion Field (3WN9) 2100' turf, CTAF 122.9 airport info at airnav.com, Patrick Halama, 715-797-0410 , pmhalama@triwest.net

June 26 2016, to , Fairmont MN Breakfast, , FairmontMunicipal Airport,(KFRM), Breakfast 8:00-11:00 AM. Many lunch options, Air Show, Car Show, Motorcycle Show, Radar Run & kid activities., , 507-236-3604,

July 3 2016, 7:00 to 13:00, Austin MN Breakfast, , Austin Municipal Airport,(KAUM), 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM, pancakes SPAM, sausage, milk, coffee, juice $6.00 per person age six and over, Pilots In Charge - Free. , Steve Jensen, 507-433-7115,

July 9 2016, to , Duluth MN Airshow 2016, www.duluthairshow.com, Duluth International Airport,(KDLH), July 9 - July 10. You won't want to miss the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds only visit to Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota or Iowa in 2016. Come and prepare to be dazzled by the United States premier military demonstration team. Get discounted tickets now at www.duluthairshow.com, , ,

July 10 2016, 8:00 to 12:00, Lakeville MN Pan-O-Prog Fly-In, www.panoprog.org/event-details.cfm?event=114., Airlake Airport,(KLVN), A Pancake Breakfast Fly-in hosted by the Lakeville Lions Club will take place in the Aircraft Resource Center hangar from 8am to 12pm on Sunday, July 10. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and OJ. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. , Gary Stinar, , gs1537943@integra.net

July 10 2016, 7:00 to 12:00, Two Harbors MN 1128 Fly-In Pancake Breakfast, www.1128.eaachapter.org/, Two Harbors Helgeson Airport ,(KYWM), Fly-in drive-in pancake breakfast from 7:00 am till noon. Everyone welcome. , , ,

July 13 2016, 7:00 to 12:00, Hallock MN Fly-In Breakfast, , Hallock Municipal Airport,(KHCO), Annual Pancake breakfast with scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee and OJ. Young Eagle rides. PIC and Veterans eat free. Proceeds go towards Kittson Cty Veterans Memorial., Bill Sugden, 218-843-1059, Blsugden9@frontiernet.net

July 16 2016, 9:00 to 17:00, AirExpo 2016, wotn.org/airexpo , Flying Cloud Airport ,(KFCM), Minnesota's premier aviation event featuring over 50 aircraft from World War II to present. Take a ride in a B-17 Flying Fortress, single engine, helicopter or open air biplane, See over 50 aviation heroes in our Hall of Heroes. Pancake breakfast both days. Kids area, fun for the entire family., Steve Kerns, 952-746-6100 , stevek@wotn.org

July 16 2016, 8:00 to 13:00, Bemidji MNFly-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,

July 17 2016, 1:00 to 11:00, Forest City IA Annual Flight Breakfast, s, Forest City Municipal Airport ,(KFXY), Annual Flight Breakfast featuring made to order omelet, muffin, juice & coffee. All you can eat - PIC eat free. Event is hosted by the Forest City Police Officers Association as their annual fund raising event., Richard Trimble, 641-581-2880 ,

July 23 2016, 7:00 to 14:00, Siren WI Burnett County Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast & Airshow, www.gandydancerflyindrivein.com, Burnett County Airport,(KRZN), Welcome General Aviation, Military Aircraft, Classic Cars, Aerobatics, 5 K Trail run/walk, Emergency Vehicles, Airplane rides ($35). Free Admission!! Welcome General Aviation, Military Aircraft, Classic Cars, Aerobatics, 5 K Trail run/walk, Emergency Vehicles, Airplane rides ($35) Free Admission!! Sky Divers Aerobatic acts Over 60 local sponsors Free bounce house for kids Free pedal planes for kids Wild Rice pancake breakfast served by the Ag Club of Burnett County ($5.) Howard Aircraft on display Radio Controlled planes on display and flown. Featuring: Susan Dacy and her aircraft ?Super Stearman?, Dave Basten, 715-566-0764, dbasten@grantsburgtelcom.net

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

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! Please join us, Scott Stuart, 218-363-3068,

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

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 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 25 2016, 10:00 to 14:00, Glencoe MN, www.eaaul92.weebly.com, Glencoe Municipal Airport,(KGYL), Sweet Corn & Bratwurst Fly-In. 10am ? 2pm. , , 320-864-5142,

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 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 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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