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2017 Schedule of Events

 

May 2          Feasting on History

Hangar #1 is the host of Historic Cold Spring Village’s Annual Restaurant Gala. Enjoy signature entrees from South Jersey’s most popular restaurants! Visit www.hcsv.org for more info.
  

June 10       Runway 5k, 10k and Fun Walk 

Race on the Runway! With the cooperation of the Delaware River & Bay Authority (operators of the Cape May Airport), the airport will temporarily close to air traffic to allow runners and walkers this unique opportunity to compete on the runway! Race day registration begins at 7am, 5k Race starts at 9am. To register visit www.tnteventmanagement.com.

Extended Evening Hours:
Fridays in July & August – “Night at the Museum”  Open from 9am until 9pm every Friday

July 2017    Lecture Series

July 6th at 7pm – Summer Lecture Series Presents Dr. Robert Heinly – Defending Cape May during World War II
Naval Air Station Wildwood

July 13th at 7pm – Summer Lecture Series Partners with Cape May Film to Present “Where’s Amelia”, a National Geographic Film about Amelia Earhart
Naval Air Station Wildwood

July 20th at 7pm – Summer Lecture Series Presents Mr. Mark Allen – Sinking of Destroyer off the NJ Coast during World War II
Naval Air Station Wildwood

July 27th at pm – Summer Lecture Series Partners with Cape May Film to Present “Across the Atlantic”, a National Geographic Film about Charles Lindbergh
Naval Air Station Wildwood


July 10-14      2017 Aviation Career Education Academy “A.C.E. Academy”

Week-long day camp for students ages 12-17 teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills while exploring careers in the aviation industry! Sold out in 2010 through 2014. Click here for more information and registration.

July 17-21    2017 Explorers Academy

Week-long half-day camp for students ages 8-11 teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills while exploring careers in the aviation industry! Sold out in 2012 through 2014! Call the office or go online for details and registration.

July 21    Late Night Fridays at the Museum

Every Friday night in July and August the Aviation Museum stays open until 9pm.
This week, get a Free Army Hat to decorate and take home.  Kids half price after 5pm too!

July 28    Late Night Fridays at the Museum

Every Friday night in July and August the Aviation Museum stays open until 9pm.
This week, get a Free Hot Dog… Kids half price after 5pm too!

August 4    Late Night Fridays at the Museum

Every Friday night in July and August the Aviation Museum stays open until 9pm.
This week, get a Free Ice Cream Sandwich after 4pm – Kids half price admission after 5pm too!

August 11   Late Night Fridays at the Museum

Every Friday night in July and August the Aviation Museum stays open until 9pm.
This week, get a Free Glow Stick after 4pm.  Kids half price after 5pm too!

August 18   Late Night Fridays at the Museum

Every Friday night in July and August the Aviation Museum stays open until 9pm.
This week, get a Free Glow Stick after 4pm.  Kids half price after 5pm too!

September 1 – 4, 2017      21st Annual AIRFEST

Airfest returns to the NASW Aviation for a 20-year celebration. In partnership with the Collings Foundation, AirFest will feature tours of WWII aircraft: B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress, P-51 Mustang. Historic Hangar #1 will also be open to vendors, exhibitors, food, and much more. For those looking for a flight reservations call the Collings Foundation at:  800-568-8924 or visit www.collingsfoundation.org

 

September 23          1940s Swing Dance and Big Band Concert   6:30 – 10:00pm

Swing out with your sweetheart and take a journey back to the 1940s at the NASW Aviation Museum.
All proceeds from the dance go to the restoration and maintenance of historic hangar #1.
Come at 6:30 p.m. for a dance lesson with Dance Instructor Tom Cupp and learn how easy it is to learn how to swing dance.
At 7 p.m. enjoy Walt Wagner & the Serenaders’ 14 piece Big Band, plus a dance floor, raffle and lite fare.
BYOB.
Step out in style because the best dressed man and woman of the 40’s will receive a special prize.
Advanced ticket purchase is highly recommended as this has been a sold out event.
For tickets or more information call the office (609-886-8787) or visit www.usnasw.org

NASW Aviation Museum

500 Forrestal Road
Cape May Airport
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
(609) 886-8787

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