The Weekender: Fly In And Camp Out For The Fourth


The Weekender’s looking forward to Fourth of July celebrations, with some three-day events found onSocialFlightand the weekend starting on Friday. See the U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform at the90th National Cherry Festival Air Show in Traverse City, Michigan. Three airshows will run through Monday, and the Cherry Festival will run until July 9.

Treeport EAA Chapter 1554 will host a camp-in/fly-in starting Friday in Spirit Lake, Idaho. Arrive to set up camp and start Saturday with breakfast at Treeport. The airport is a friendly private field with local lakes and mountains, offering scenic, family-friendly camping.

The Clare Area Pilots Association in Michigan will host its annual fly-in breakfast on Sunday with a big menu of pancakes, eggs, ham, cheesy potatoes, applesauce, coffee and orange juice. Also, the Cops and Doughnuts bakery will pass out doughnuts while supplies last.

Also Sunday in Dubuque, Iowa, the 31st Annual Fireworks and Air Show Spectacular will honor those serving in the armed forces along with local firefighters, EMS personnel and law enforcement. The airshow performances will feature the U.S. Army Golden Knight Parachute Team, Aerostars Flight Team and more.