- Alton Bay Winter Carnival
Join us for a Northeast Pilot's Group favorite. Land at the only FAA designated Ice Runway in the lower 48. The theme for this year's annual carnival is “Winter Dreaming.” If you'd like to be added to our lunch reservation at Shibley's on the Pier, leave your tail # and phone # with your reservation. • Chowder-Fest (local restaurants will be on the ice for you to sample + vote on the best chowda!) • Crazy Hat Contest- Most creative wins a prize! • Horse Sleigh Rides - Nothing like a dash across the ice to embrace the season. (A charge may apply for this event.) • Bed Race Contest - Feeling creative + competitive, then bring your best built bed contraption to race across the ice! Team of 5 required (four pushers and one rider). Email us on how to register for this event. • Helicopter Rides - Curious what the aerial view of The Bay is like in the winter? Take a ride and see for yourself! (A charge does apply for this event.) • ”Yoga on the Ice” -This is a NEW event and is sure to be a breathtaking experience! This event is sponsored by Breathe Yoga Studio, registration and detail information will follow on this event page. • Food & Drink Booth - Sausage & peppers, hot dogs, burgers, french fries, fried dough, water, sodas, coffee, hot chocolate and more. • Kids Games, Music, Scavenger Hunt, Skating, Hockey Puck Shoot, S’mores Roasting and more! • There will also be vendor tents & local small businesses on the ICE too!! See https://www.facebook.com/events/813936828943073/
- Chowder Festival - Saratoga Springs, NY (5B2)
Join us for the 21st annual Saratoga Springs Chowder Festival - Fly in by 11:00am and I should be able to give you a ride into town. I'm a Saratoga native. See https://www.discoversaratoga.org/chowderfest/ for more details. This is an annual NEPG favorite and the long range forecast is for cloudy skies, highs in the low 20's.
- 2018 Meriden Markham Airport (MMK) Fly-In & Public Festival (Rain Date 10/27/18)
* No landing/tie down fees for the day. * Static displays of aircraft * Show planes and judging * FAA WINGS seminars in the quonset hut hangar See their website for details: www.meridenmarkham.com If enough interest, we can set somewhere to rendezvous.
- Great Barrington Airport - Pancake Breakfast & Fly-in
Join us at the Great Barrington Airport for a pancake breakfast & fly-in, October 20th from 8-11am. Scenic flights will be offered all day in our classic J3 Piper Cub's. Cost for the pancake breakfast is $10/adult or $5/children 8 and younger. Rain date is October 27th. Celebrate fall in the Berkshires, and experience our famous fall foliage from the air.
- Cars and Planes at Hartness State Airport (KVSF), Springfield, VT.
Hosted by the Catamount CAP Squadron and the local FBO Springfield Aviation. The airport is also home to New England Soaring and the CAP Northeast Region Glider Program. Should be just about the right time for your annual fall foliage flight to Vermont... Springfield Aviation and the CAP will be cooking up a couple of different lunch options. (Suggested donation $6). Hope to see you there.