The Weekender: Flying Out For Cookouts And Cook-Offs


The Weekender’s taking off cross-country in search of cookouts and more as found on SocialFlight. The Calaveras Air Faire will take place all day Saturday in San Andreas, California, starting with a Lions Club pancake breakfast and followed by lunch choices of pulled pork, bratwurst sandwiches and hot dogs. Airplanes rides will go all day along with aircraft and classic car displays, plus RC aircraft and music. Also Saturday, New Castle Airport in Delaware will host its first 2016 summer picnic. Bring a chair and something to share, and enjoy seeing a variety of unique aircraft from ultralights to warbirds.

A full weekend of barbecue awaits at the fifth annual Capital City Cook-Off and Fly-In in Lexington, North Carolina. This is an official Kansas City Barbecue Society event, featuring more than 70 competition teams, live music and plenty of food and beverages. Head to Fly High Lexington at the Davidson County Airport for fuel discounts and transportation to the event. DeFuniak Springs Airport in Florida will host its weekend-long Fly-In & Expo featuring the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Memorial Wall, OV-1D Mohawk and displays from the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation Wiregrass Chapter. Campers are welcome and admission is free with a food pantry donation. For more on this weekend’s events, visit SocialFlight.