The Weekender: Head South For Festival Fun Or Poker Run


The Weekender’s SocialFlight calendar has a lot of flying in store for those east of the Mississippi. Join fellow flyers on Saturday for the Second Annual Southeast Tennessee Poker Run. Start at your selected base and finish at the Cleveland Regional Jetport. Each entry fee of $10 will go into the jackpot and the winner takes all. Enjoy free food, fuel and prizes. Also Saturday in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, Blue Line Aviation will host its annual open house in Landmark Aviation’s hangar. Diamond Aircraft will be on display along with the ABC11 chopper and a Civil Air Patrol aircraft.

The 21st Annual Fire Ant Festival kicks off Fridayin Ashburn, Georgia, with a Saturday fly-in for this event. Breakfast, lunch, and transportation to the downtown festival will be available for pilots who fly in. Giveaways include a cash prize for the pilot who flies the longest distance to the event. The 50th anniversary celebration of Suwannee County Airport in Live Oak, Florida, will take place Saturday, with hundreds of aircraft, flights and displays. Sponsored by the Suwannee County Airport and EAA 797. For more on this weekend’s events, visit SocialFlight.