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Annual CAF Veteran’s Day Dinner & 40’s Swing Band Hangar Dance
Saturday, November 12, 2016 Centex Hangar at the San Marcos, Texas Airport
$50/person – Reserve Tables $500 VIP Reserve Tables Available fronting the Dance Floor $600
Dinner at 6-7:30pm, Dancing at 7:30-11pm
Dance Contest!! Period Dress Contest!! The Sentimental Journey Orchestra playing 40’s Big Band Swing music
Beer, Wine & Setups Available (no ice chests allowed)
For Tickets and Reservations contact: CAF Central Texas Wing Hangar at 396-1943 See the great photos on our website @ www.cafcentex.org
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sizes were used in WWII to spot targets, drop supplies and fly wounded out.
The airplanes are pulled out of the hangar to make room for the dance inside but are available on static display for the many visitors attending the evening’s event. Many guests (most in WWII era attire, (both military and civilian) enjoy having their photograph taken in front of the nose art of the Yellow Rose B-25 bomber beautifully spotlighted in front of the big hangar. Most years now, Dick’s Antique Car Museum brings his wonderfully restored cars out for guests to enjoy. With nose art and antique cars–photo opps!!
Live Big Band – Without question (or argument) the Sentimental Journey Orchestra of Kerrville, Texas conducted by Ted Conerly is the most authentic WWII era Swing Orchestra sound in Texas and surrounding. Dressed in WWII attire the group is a 21-piece orchestra that performs a repertoire of the big bands’ greatest hits. They have performed for former President George Bush, to sold-out crowds throughout Texas, have been featured in Texas Highways Magazine and have been called, “the best thing to come out of the Hill Country” by the San Antonio Express News.
So, what’s so great about our dinner and hangar dance?
The San Marcos Centex Wing of the Commemorative Air Force is located in the only WWII aircraft hangar left standing on the old Edward Gary Army Training Base in operation during WWII.
For visitors to enjoy in the hangar . . . a PX, Museum, Officer’s Club, Library and a hangar full of WWII aircraft all of which are still in flying condition. The Yellow Rose B-25 and one of only two flying P-39s in the world are among them. Others include T-6, U-3, C-45 Lone Star Lady a small Liaison airplane (L5-Cub) & a BT-13 project. Liaison aircraft of various types and
The evening will also include a dance contest along with some of the best catered BBQ in Central Texas. Lots of refreshing beverages on hand . . . Beer, wine and setups available.
Held on each Veterans Day weekend, we celebrate and remember all the brave men and women who gave us our freedom.
Our hangar dance promises to bring to our guests an absolutely authentic as possible WWII USO Dance experience!
Photo found on the Sentimental Journey website. Visit the excellent gallery (a little plug, there) on their site at http://www.sjoswing.com.