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Vintage Flying Museum's 27th Annual Big Band Hangar Dance

Ballroom, Swing, Benefit/Fundraiser

The Vintage Flying Museum will hold its 27th Annual Big Band Hangar Dance and Silent Auction on Saturday, October 21, 2017. This event is a major fundraiser for the museum, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation. Madras Maiden - the B-17 formerly known as Chuckie, which was the bomber that started the Vintage Flying Museum - will serve as the backdrop for the dance. This is the original hangar dance in the area and is staged in an authentic WWII B-29 hangar. The Dynamic Swing Machine band will take you back in history and provide big band sounds for a nostalgic evening of fun. Some of our attendees traditionally dress up in 40s attire or as their favorite aviators or other service members. Period dress is optional, and we award prizes for the best period attire. Dinner will be served from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., with dancing from 8 midnight. The event is BYOB with soft drinks and snacks available for purchase. Advanced dinner and dance tickets are $55. Dance only tickets are $35 in advance, or $40 at the door. Reserved tables are available with the purchase of ten tickets. Corporate tables are also available for $1,200. For an additional cost, those attending can take a nostalgic flight over the city of Fort Worth in a DC-3 (weather permitting). Flights will begin at 5 p.m.