The annual Father’s Day Fly-In at the Columbia Airport is set for this Saturday and Sunday June 20th and 21st.
Benny Stuth, Tuolumne County Airport Manager, was Friday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”.
The fun starts both days at 7:00 am with the traditional Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast, followed by each days festivities. The hours are from 8 AM – 4 PM on Saturday. On Sunday the hours are from 9 AM – 3 PM.
Rare B-25 airplane rides are available. Other airplane ride are also available.
Any aviation enthusiast would enjoy this show, which includes warbird fly-bys, Bay Bombers demonstrations and flight contests. Many classic, experimental and restored aircraft will be on hand for viewing by the public.
Additionally, there will be plenty of vendors with shirts, collectibles, food and drink.
Raffle tickets for various prizes will be offered.
This is a family event as a children’s hangar will be located nearby that will feature bouncy houses, arts and crafts and some pilots will be stopping by to talk with the kids.
Admission is only $5 at the gate with $2 parking (and a shuttle ride) available at the Columbia Elementary campus.
Music will be provided on Saturday from the Little Fuller Band and the California Cowboys.
There are additional meals available beginning as early as tonight.
For complete information, go to www.fathersdayflyin.org
The KVML “Newsmaker of the Day” is heard each weekday morning on AM 1450 KVML at 6:45, 7:45 and 8:45am.