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Upcoming Events

Check this column each month to see that dates have not been canceled or changed. Send notices of events at least six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750. Sandstone. MN 55072-0750 or or

July 1: Starbuck Airport Pope County Flyers Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast in conjunction with Heritage Days (July 1-July 4), Church Services in the park. For info please call Mary Jo Brown at 320 760-7749 or Tom Beuckens at 320 - 239-4273

July 8: Wething Detroit Lakes Regional Airport Fly-In/Drive-In (KDTL), 8 a.m.- noon, contact Heather Sorum, EAA 1498

July 9: Lakeville Lions Club Fly-In Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, Airlake Airport (KLVN). PICs free. Warbirds including B-25 bomber. Rides available. Contact Gary Stinar, 612-280-6614

July 9: Two Harbors, EAA Chapter 1128 Pancake Breakfast Fly-In, 7 a.m.-noon, Richard B. Helgeson Airport (KTWM). PICs free. Bill Fieldson, 218-834-4784

July 8-9: Isle Airport Saturday evening bonfire and campout followed by Sunday morning pancake breakfast with sausage and eggs 7-11a.m. For details contact Dave Retka 651-263-8614 or

July 15-16: Wings of the North AirExpo at Flying Cloud Airport, Eden Prairie,

July 16: Forest City Municipal Airport (KFXY) Annual Flight Breakfast, 7 a.m.-11 a.m. contact Richard or Theresa Trimble at 641-581-2880.

July 16: Pancake and Sausage Breakfast Fly-In, Hallock Municipal Airport (KHCO), 7 a.m. - noon, All proceeds to Hospice, PIC free, contact Bill at 218-843-1059

July 24-30: Oshkosh, WI. EAA AirVenture Oshkosh,

August 5: Elbow Lake Fly-In 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. during Elbow Lake FlekkeFest celebration 4-6 August, Contact Joe or Laura LaRue at Prairie Air,,, 218-685-6594,

August 6: Longville Airport Fly-In, (KXVG) Contact Christina Herheim,

August 12: Saturday Rice Lake Regional (KRPD) Fly-In 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Pancake Breakfast, PIC free, Airplanes, Cars, Powersports, RC Flyers, Parachutists, Helicopter Rides Lunch food trucks. Contact

August 13: Minnesota Sea Plane Association Annual Pig Roast Picnic, Surf Side, Contact Steve Guetter

Aug. 13: Preston, Fillmore County Airport (KFKA) Fly-in Breakfast, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Contact Dave Mencink, 507-951-1788

August 13: Tri-County Senior CAP Squadron All-You-Can-Eat made from scratch Buttermilk Pancake Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Bresley Field, Walker, (Y-49), PICs free, contact Kathie Stoneking,

Aug 20: Mankato, EAA Chapter 642 Fly-In Pancake Breakfast at Mankato Region (KMKT), 7:30 a.m. –noon. PICs free. John, 507-345-1015 or Ken, 507-947-3084

Aug 20: Sun Fly-In Pancake Breakfast, Boyceville, WI (3T3) 122.8 freq. 7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., sponsored by Airport Booster Club. Contact or 715-308-1022

Aug. 27: Litchfield, Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon, Litchfield Municipal (KLJF). PICs free. Jim, (320) 693-6189

Aug. 27: Grygla, Lions Fly-In Breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon, Mel Wilkens Field (3G2). PICs free, fall festival, family activities. Brent Klamar, 218-689-4364

September 2: EAA Chapter 92, Glencoe UltraLite Flyers Annual Sweet Corn and Bratwurst Feed Fly-In, Glencoe Municipal Airport (KGYL), 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Contact: Stuart Selchow at or 320-238-2376 or 320-583-8367

September 9: Annual Pipestone Kiwanis Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Pipestone Municipal Airport (PQN) For more information, please contact: The Pipestone Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau at 507-825-3316.

September 9: EAA 272 Young Eagle Flights and Pancake Breakfast, 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Richard I. Bong Memorial Airport (KSUV) Superior, Wisconsin. Breakfast starts at 8 a.m. to about 10:30 a.m. Parent or guardian permission is required for Young Eagle Flights. For more information, please contact: Tom Betts 218-590-0507 EAA 272

September 9-10: 2nd Annual Campout and 31st Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pork Chop Dinner. Maple Lake Municipal Airport (KMGG). Saturday starts at 1:00 p.m. and goes to Sunday 2:00 p.m. Pork Chop dinner will be on Sunday. For more information, visit: EAA Chapter 878

September 10: New Ulm, MN Municipal Airport (KULM) New Ulm 44th Annual Lions Fly-In Breakfast, 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. All You Can Eat Breakfast, PCI eat free, for more information contact

September 16: Mora Fly-In Breakfast by Mora Lions, 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Contact Joe Kolhgraf, 612-390-8217 or

September 23: Girls in Aviation Day,

December 2: Tree of Hope, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Maple Lake Municipal Airport (KMGG), Collect unwrapped new toys, donate money to purchase gifts, or volunteer to help collect, package, and deliver toys. Contact


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