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2017 Event Listing

We are in the process of scheduling events for 2017. Check back soon for updates!

2016 Event Listing

Museum Events

4th Annual Holiday Stop & Shop​
December 3, 2016

at Liberty Aviation Museum (main hangar)

Date: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 Time: 10am-3pm (Hours may change slightly)

The Liberty Aviation Museum & the Tin Goose Diner are hosting our 4th Annual Holiday Stop & Shop!!

We have gathered your favorite artist, crafters, & vendors in one spot!!

VENDORS: Price for a vendor table: To Be Announced

**Please follow this event page for more info as it becomes available**

**All proceeds for donations/vendor spaces go to the Liberty Aviation Museum to assist in the operation of the facility and maintenance of museum equipment.

Door prizes will be drawn throughout the day!

Gift wrapping available on-site for a donation to the Liberty Aviation Museum!

Drive in or Fly in & out!

Santa Claus Fly-InBreakfast with Santa
December 18, 2016

at Liberty Aviation Museum

Time: 8am-10am
Event catered by the Tin Goose Diner

5 Years & Under: FREE
6 Years - 12 Years: $7.00
13 Years & Up: $9.00

Come out and have breakfast with Santa among vintage aircraft and vehicles in the museum main hangar. Each child who participates in the breakfast receives a FREE printed photo with Santa & a FREE gift from Santa!

Questions? Email us at or call (419)732-0234

Santa Fly-In​
December 18, 2016

at Liberty Aviation Museum

Time: 11am-2pm

Santa Claus will be flying into the Erie-Ottawa International Airport Authority on Sunday, December 18th, 2016!!

Mark your calendars!!

Santa will be here taking Christmas lists from 11am-2pm at the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, Ohio.

Photos with Santa will be available again for a donation Visitors are welcome to take their own photos with their own photographic equipment during this event.

There is no charge to see Santa Claus between 11am-2pm

**There is a charge if you wish to attend the Breakfast with Santa from 8am-10am in the museum hangar. Pricing TBD.**

Questions? Email us at or call (419)732-0234

New Year's Eve 1940's WWII era Big Band Hangar Dance​
December 31, 2016

at Liberty Aviation Museum

New Year's Eve 1940's WWII era Big Band Hangar Dance
8:00 pm - 12:30 am

Featuring Northern Ohio’s premier dance band, The Dan Zola Orchestra

****Advance tickets can be purchased until 6pm on Saturday, December 31st and will be held on a "Will Call" list. (unless the event is sold out) ****

Ring in the New Year at the 2nd Annual New Year's Eve WWII era 1940's Big Band Hangar Dance at the Liberty Aviation Museum!

Enjoy the big band sounds of the 19 piece Dan Zola Orchestra featuring vocalist Dianne Palmer surrounded by classic aircraft and automobiles in our decorated main hangar. Ticket prices include complimentary heavy hors d'oeuvres & soft drinks all evening long!! The event pricing will also include party favors and a champagne toast to ring in the New Year!!

Cash bar available for beer & wine. Come dressed in vintage or reproduction era clothing--civilian or military! Free dance lessons (prior to the the band starts at 9:15pm), 50/50 raffle, silent auction items, side boards, and more!

This event features: Northern Ohio’s Premier Dance Band The Dan Zola Orchestra !!

This 19 piece Big Band is steeped in the tradition of the famous swing and dance bands. Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Les Brown, Harry James, Ellington and Sinatra are just a sampling of the many authentic sounds that are featured by the Dan Zola Orchestra, with the Vocal Styling of Dianne Palmer.

Show features:

★ Big Band begins at 9:15pm, doors open at 8pm.
★ Tin Goose Diner will be open! Last seating for dinner will be at 7:00pm.
★ Vintage 1940’s, Military, Civilian, Patriotic and Zoot Suits highly encouraged! Prizes awarded for best dressed!
★ Free dance lessons, time TBD (prior to Big band beginning their first set at 9:15pm)
★ Cash bar for Beer, Wine, & Champagne.
★ Door prizes, side boards, 50/50 raffle, & silent auction
★ Reserved Tables available for (8 Guests) $450.00, includes a bottle of champagne
★ All Proceeds to Benefit the Liberty Aviation Museum (a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.) The museum receives no government funding to operate or fund any portion of our museum or restorations.

Ticket Pricing:

SINGLE: $60.00/advance pricing, $65.00/after Dec. 30th (1 ticket)

COUPLE: $110.00/advance & at the door (2 tickets)

RESERVED TABLE of 8: $450.00, includes tickets for 8 guests & a bottle of champagne!

**You can also print and mail in a ticket order form, along with a check or money order. Any questions, please email us at or call us at (419)732-0234 !

Doors open: 8pm
Band starts at: 9:15pm
Event ends at 12:30am on New Year's Day.
Location: Liberty Aviation Museum
3515 East State Road
Port Clinton, Ohio 43452

New Year's Eve Big Band Hangar Dance

Off-Site Events

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