A Night in the 40's - Agenda
Doors open 4:30pm, Show starts at 5:30pm
Come dressed in the styles of the 40's and take a Sentimental Journey back to 1943
4:30 pm Hangar opens to public
Relive the memories of tonight in the years to come. Wander around and look at the WW II aircraft and memorabilia. Enjoy a meal from our featured caterer and grab some refreshments of your choice. Please purchase tickets food and drink at the Food and Drink Ticket tables.
4:45 till 5:15 - Preshow Swing Dance Demonstration
The AZ Lindy Hop Society will perform dance routines from the 30s and 40s and demonstrate just how easy it is to learn how to swing dance! Join Lindy Hop at 4:45 pm sharp for a free swing dance lesson and get ready to dance the night away! For more information on the AZ Lindy Hop Society and to sign up for dance lessons, please visit AZLindy.com or follow them on Facebook.
5:30 pm till 7:00 pm - WWII Musical Show
A WWII themed musical show, performed by Sing, Sing, Sing with a Swing! will highlight the songs and the style of the 40's in a spirit meant to take you back in time, reminiscent of a USO show.
7:30 pm till 11:00 pm - The Sonoran Swing Band
The Sonoran Swing band is composed of 19 veteran big band players, featuring their vocalist including two vocalists, 5 saxes, 4 trombones, 5 trumpets, piano, bass, guitar, vibraphone, and drums. More imformation and samples of the band can be found on their website at www.sonoranswing.com
Dinner and Refreshments
This year we will have BBQ sandwich plates provided by Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse, along with beer, wine, soda, water, and coffee and brownies for you to enjoy as you work up an appetite dancing to the 40's! Details on pricing can be found by clicking here.
50/50 Split Raffle
50/50 tickets are just $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Winner receives half of the profits from this drawing. Tickets can be purchased at the food and drink ticket tables
Throughout the night, our wonderfully restored B-17G Sentimental Journey will be parked just outside the hangar doors and a professional photographer will be on hand to snap the perfect picture for you to remember your evening!
Step out in style. The audience will select the best dressed man and woman of the 40's.
*PLEASE NOTE* To respect our American and Allied Veterans, we ask that all attendees be mindful of wearing non-allied uniforms, and to refrain from wearing specifically any Nazi and/or SS uniforms. We reserve the right to refuse admittance without refund.
Swing Dance Contests
Swing out with your sweetheart and show off your winning 1940's dance moves. Two dance contest 18-40 and 41-over