The Weekender: Burgers, Brats Abound For The Holiday


The holiday weekend has a lot in store on SocialFlight, from campouts, poker runs and plenty of food. A weekend of camping, entertainment and cookouts awaits at Llano Municipal Airport in Texas, where ShareAviation will have burgers, brats and hot dogs on the grill along with campground games and an outdoor movie on a 12-foot screen.

On Sunday, enjoy a barbecue meal, live music, free airplane rides and more at the 2016 Air Galore BBQ and Golden Eagle Celebration in Little River, California. The airport is raising funds for new runway cameras. Rental cars will be half price, and rides into Mendocino are free.

Great Bend Municipal Airport in Kansas will host its first Poker Run on Saturday, which heads to Pratt, Dodge City, Hays and then back to Great Bend. Enjoy a free pancake breakfast and a hamburger lunch. The briefing starts at 9 a.m. and ends after the poker run with prizes and lunch starting at 3 p.m.

Also Saturday, the hosts at Blue Mountain Air Park in Georgia invite all to their spring fly-in, featuring a southern gourmet breakfast followed by barbecue for lunch. Primitive camping is available starting Friday for the weekend, and bonfires and grills will light up both nights. For more on this weekend’s events, visit SocialFlight.