Upcoming Events

2018

April

Virginia Beach

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https://www.virginia-beach-family-fun.com/cheapfamilyvacation.html

Cedar Fair

https://randelhall.wordpress.com/2018/02/08/did-i-tell-you-i-love-cedar-fair/

Carowinds

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14523 Carowinds Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Kings Dominion

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16000 Theme Park Way
Doswell, Virginia, USA

Fan web sites:
Kings Dominion Fan Site

Thunder Over Louisville

(Largest Fireworks US Midwest)

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Air Show – 3:00 PM
Fireworks – 9:30 PM

https://thunderoverlouisville.org/

May

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Memphis Bell

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http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/Boeing-B-17F-Memphis-Belle-Exhibit-Opening-May-17-2018/

July

Cedar Fair

https://randelhall.wordpress.com/2018/02/08/did-i-tell-you-i-love-cedar-fair/

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July 21, 2018 – Newton in Space
Commemorate the anniversaries of both the Apollo 11 and the Apollo 15 moon landings by learning about rocketry and space flight through fun demos and hands-on activities, including a model rocket build and launch session (weather permitting).

August

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WWII D-Day – Great event

August 17-18th 2018

http://www.ddayohio.us/

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Fairborn Sweet Corn Frestival – nice festival … not too large

August 18-19th 2018

http://www.fairbornsweetcornfestival.org/index.html

August 18

Bacon Fest 2018
http://fraze.com/bacon-fest-2018/

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August 18, 2018 – National Aviation Day

Commemorate National Aviation Day (and Orville Wright’s birthday) by learning about aerospace technology and history from 1903 to 2018 and beyond through fun demos and hands-on activities.

September

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Saturday Sunday , Sept 1-2
http://www.cincinnatiwarbirds.org/content.aspx

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Tuesday, Sept. 18 – 71st Anniversary of the Air Force – Plane Talks

Throughout the year there will be occasional opportunities to interact with various subject matter experts.  These experts will be stationed in the galleries near the aircraft or exhibit that relates to their expertise.  Click here for more information.

Friday, Sept. 21 – POW / MIA Recognition Day – Plane Talks

Throughout the year there will be occasional opportunities to interact with various subject matter experts.  These experts will be stationed in the galleries near the aircraft or exhibit that relates to their expertise.  Click here for more information.

Saturday, Sept. 22 – Sunday, Sept. 23 – WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

This two-day event features replica WWI flying aircraft, re-enactors, radio-controlled model aircraft, period vehicles, music and more.  Click here for more information.

Saturday, Sept. 29 Family Day, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Education Division hosts Family Days one Saturday a month. These programs are designed for children and adults of all ages and offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Each month features a new theme such as engineering, meteorology, gravity, and space.  Click here for more information.

October

Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival

  Saturday, October 13, 2018 9:00am-4:00pm   Lakeside & Marblehead Peninsula (map)

The 23rd Annual Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival, held on the second Saturday in October, will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.

This free, peninsula-wide event will include a variety of activities for the entire family to enjoy.

https://www.lakesideohio.com/calendar/event/11515

http://www.sauerkrautfestival.com/

http://www.wheatridgeherbfestivals.com/

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Saturday, Oct. 27 – Family Day, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Education Division hosts Family Days one Saturday a month. These programs are designed for children and adults of all ages and offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Each month features a new theme such as engineering, meteorology, gravity, and space.  Click here for more information.

November

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Saturday, Nov. 10 – Veterans’ Day – Plane Talks

Throughout the year there will be occasional opportunities to interact with various subject matter experts.  These experts will be stationed in the galleries near the aircraft or exhibit that relates to their expertise.  Click here for more information.

Saturday, Nov. 17 – Family Day, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Education Division hosts Family Days one Saturday a month. These programs are designed for children and adults of all ages and offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Each month features a new theme such as engineering, meteorology, gravity, and space.  Click here for more information.

December

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Friday, Dec. 7 – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day – Plane Talks

Throughout the year there will be occasional opportunities to interact with various subject matter experts. These experts will be stationed in the galleries near the aircraft or exhibit that relates to their expertise. Click here for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 15 – Holiday Concert, 7:30pm (tickets required)

The USAF Band of Flight will perform a holiday themed concert. Click here for more information.

Annual General Info

Trains

http://gcgrs.org/

http://gcgrs.org/tours

Dayton Local Festivals and U-pick

http://fultonfarms.com/

https://www.monninsfruitfarm.com/

Directories

Ohio Arts Festivals & Competitions

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http://www.oac.state.oh.us/search/OACFestival/SearchFestivals.asp

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http://ohiofestivals.net/2017-ohio-schedule/

Can’t Miss Fall Events in Ohio
http://www.ohio.org/blogs/2018/07/cant-miss-fall-events-in-ohio

Renaissance Festivals

http://www.therenlist.com/

Steam Trains

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http://nscorp.com/content/nscorp/en/news/class-j-611-homecomingtokickoffnorfolksouthern21stcenturysteamex.html

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http://www.railserve.com/events/railfan_excursions.html

Past Events

Video of Air Force History – Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Victory Capitol Flyover https://youtu.be/XQfHplpeDMc

SouthWest Ohio Festivals

First Weekend in September

West Liberty Lion’s Club Festival — September 3, 4, 5

http://www.mywestliberty.com/events.html

Second Weekend in September

South Vienna Corn Festival — September 8-10

http://www.southvienna.org/corn_festival.html

Marysville Festifair — September 9

https://www.facebook.com/Festifair

Beavercreek Popcorn Festival

http://www.beavercreekpopcornfestival.org/

Third Weekend in September

$ 16th ANNUAL OHIO FISH & SHRIMP FESTIVAL – Sept 15,16,17

https://fwfarms.com/festival/

Fourth Weekend in September

$ Covered Bridge Festival (Marysville) — September 24 & 25

http://www.coveredbridgefestival.com/

$ Xenia Old Timers Festival (Xenia Fairgrounds) — September 23, 24 & 25

http://www.greenecountyohio.org/event/xenia-old-timers-days/

Tipp City Mum Festival — September 24 & 25 – small but enjoyable festival

http://www.tippcitymumfestival.org/Events.php

First Weekend in October

Spring Valley Potato Festival — October 1 & 2

http://springvalleyoh.com/potatofestival.htm

Second Weekend in October

Waynesville Sauerkraut Festival — October 8 & 9 – huge festival with big crowds so plan early start

http://www.sauerkrautfestival.com/

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