Events – Join Us!

Please join us! There are a variety of upcoming events where you can show your support for the Campaign to save, preserve, and renovate the Willow Run Bomber Plant to become the future NEW home of the Yankee Air Museum.

Scroll below to view all upcoming events…

AUGUST EVENTS 2018

Rosies at The Battle for Belleville WWII Re-enactment
Friday, August 24 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
4th and Main Street, Belleville, MI
Help our Willow Run Tribute Rosie the Riveters cheer on the Allied troops at the Annual Battle for Belleville WWII re-enactment! Join the crowd in the streets of downtown Belleville and watch as the Axis powers “take over” the Belleville Area Museum and Archives. Share the excitement as the Allies arrive to save the day! Click here to learn more.

Thunder Over Michigan Air ShowThunder Over Michigan Air Show
Saturday and Sunday, August 25-26, 2018
Willow Run Airport, MI
Save The Bomber Plant’s “Tribute” Rosie the Riveters will be out in force to share the excitement of seeing the USAF Thunderbirds team, along with other exciting aircraft and performances, and to make sure you have a great time at Michigan’s premiere air show. For complete information on the Air Show, and to reserve tickets, visit the Yankee Air Museum’s website here.

Willow Run Victory Car Show at Yankee Air Museum
Sunday, August 12, 2018
Yankee Air Museum, Belleville, MI  – 9:00am-4:00pm
Celebrate the anniversary of the end of WWII with classic autos at the Yankee Air Museum. Games and activities for all ages, food trucks on site, or bring your own picnic lunch. Prizes awarded in several categories including Hot Rods, Originals, Street Machine, Pre- and Post-WWII. The Museum will be open, with free admission for participants and WACO biplane rides available, weather permitting. For car registration information and more details about this year’s show, Learn more here. To simply attend the event is free!

SEPTEMBER EVENTS 2018

Bombers and Brews at Yankee Air MuseumBombers and Brews
Saturday, September 29, 2018 5pm-9pm
Yankee Air Museum, Belleville, MI
Spend an evening sampling several types of craft beers from local breweries while viewing historic aircraft at the Museum. Small bites will be for sale from Twisted Rooster. Tickets $39 in advance or $50 at the door. Must be 21 and older. Get tickets at the Yankee Air Museum’s website here.

 

Thank you for coming out to support the Campaign!
The Michigan Aerospace Foundation
The Yankee Air Museum
Campaign Co-chairmen Astronaut Jack Lousma and former GM Executive Bob Lutz

 

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