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AIRFEST
Returns on Labor Day Weekend 2015 – September 4 through September 7

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AirFestAdmission:

  • Adults – $14, Children – $10. Includes a walk through tour of the bombers.

AirFest 2015 Event Details: AirFest is NASW’s largest annual event & many great new events have been added to the already stellar lineup!

  • The Collings Foundation flies in with WWII bombers, including: B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress, and P-51Mustang. For flight reservations, please call 800-568-8924 or visit the Collings Foundation website. Flights start at $450 per person.
  • Live Music (Romano Sisters, Bob Ferris Orchestra, Old School, DJ Ted Schwartz & DJ Skip Kehr
  • Food Trucks
  • Beer Garden
  • Vendors
  • Magician Jim Combs
  • Exhibits
  • Kids Activities
  • NASW’s 26 historic aircraft and other fascinating exhibits are also available.

Come hungry to Airfest! This year’s Airfest celebration will feature a fleet of food trucks serving their eclectic menu at historic hangar #1. Food Trucks include:
– JerZey EatZ (https://www.facebook.com/jerzeyeatzmobile)
– Lunchbox Philly (https://www.facebook.com/lunchboxphilly)
– 1 Potato Two (http://1potatotwo.com/)
– Crespella Gourmet Crepes (https://www.facebook.com/CapeMayCrepes)
– Spot Italian Ice
– The Steak Shack

 

Schedule of Events for AirFest 2015

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
9 a.m.: Airfest opens to the public
Noon – 2 p.m.: Collings Foundation is expected to arrive
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Old School with Welcome the Bombers concert
2 p.m.: WWII veterans and members of the media flight
5 p.m.: Airfest closes to the public

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
9 a.m.: Airfest opens to the public
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.: “Victorian Cape May” Author Bob Heinly book signing
10 a.m. – End of Day: DJ Ted Schwarz and his 1940s Radio Show
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Romano Sisters
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. – The Coast Live Remote
All Day: Flight Level Aviation Fly-In
All Day: The Delaware Valley Wing –CAF will be displaying their L-9, L-16 and a T-51 aircraft
5 p.m.: Airfest closes to the public

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
9 a.m.: Airfest opens to the public
10 a.m. – End of Day: DJ Ted Schwarz and his 1940s Radio Show
10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.: Bob Ferris and his Swing Time Band
Noon – 2 p.m.: “Victorian Cape May” author Bob Heinly book signing
1p.m. – 2 p.m. Magician Jim Combs
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Romano Sisters
Various Times Throughout the Day: Nick Cooney is an NASW vet who was a gunner on an Avenger. He will be on hand Sunday and Monday to talk to the general public about his experiences.
All Day: The Delaware Valley Wing –CAF will be displaying their L-9, L-16 and a T-51 aircraft
5 p.m.: Airfest closes to the public

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
9 a.m.: Airfest opens to the public
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Skip Kerr DJ
Noon – 2 p.m.: “Victorian Cape May” author Bob Heinly book signing
1p.m. – 2 p.m.: Magician Jim Combs
5 p.m.: Airfest closes to the public
Various Times Throughout the Day: Throughout the Day: Nick Cooney is an NASW vet who was a gunner on an Avenger. He will be on hand Sunday and Monday to talk to the general public about his experiences.

Every Day
WWII Aircraft on display and bombers taking schedule flights
Kid’s games and activities
Food Trucks serving eclectic menus that range from gourmet sandwiches, classic cheesesteaks,  tacos and crepes. Come hungry!

 

We hope you will join us for this exciting annual event!
Feel free to call with questions or for further details.

 

Vendor & Exhibitor Information

If you would like to register to be a Vendor or Exhibitor for AirFest 2015, please call Bruce Fournier with any questions at 609-886-8787 or via email at bruce-nasw@comcast.net.


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