2016 Calendar of Events

Museum of Aviation Foundation for 2016

January 16

Marathon, Half-Marathon & 5K
The three races will be ran on Robins Air Force Base next to the Museum of Aviation. The Marathon and Half-Marathon courses are certified and a Boston Marathon qualifier. Disposable electronic chip timing will be used for all races.The start time for the Marathon is 8:00 am (6 hour cutoff). The Half-Marathon will start at 8:15 am and the 5K Run/Walk will start at 8:30 am. Patriotic opening ceremonies will be held in the Century of Flight Hangar. For more information, CLICK HERE.

January 30 - 31

Winter Wonderfest
Children and adults alike will enjoy the winter-themed activities featuring our most popular attraction, the two 65 foot snow tubing slides made from real snow. Other outdoor and indoor activities include a stunt jumpz, jousting, rock wall climbing, bounce houses, a snow ride around the museum, a craft show, a chili cook-off, food vendors, hot chocolate bar, cookie and cupcake decorating and much more. For more information, CLICK HERE.

February 13, 14, 19, 20, 26 and 27

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
A social hour will begin at 6:45 pm (12:30 pm for Sunday show) and dinner at 7:30 pm (1:00 pm for Sunday show). Hangar One will be made up in the era of the roaring 20's during the mobster era. We encourage you to have fun and dress your mobster best. There will be a Best Dressed contest winner every night! Dress your Mobster best to win a $50.00 gift certificate! For more information, CLICK HERE.

April 8

General Scott Memorial Golf Scramble
The 11th Annual Brigadier General Robert L. Scott, Jr. Memorial Golf Scramble will be held at Healy Point Country Club in Macon, Georgia.The four-person scramble included breakfast, noon lunch at the clubhouse, greens fee, riding cart, range balls, a distinctive commemorative golf shirt and an evening birthday celebration buffet. Golfers had a choice of an 8:00 am or 1:30 pm tee time. The tournament features top-of-the-line golf equipment as prizes for the winning foursomes. For more information, CLICK HERE.

June 11

Model Builders Contest
Some of the best scale modelers in the southeast come to the Museum of Aviation for the annual “ScottCon” model contest sponsored by the Museum and the Gen. Robert L. Scott Chapter of the International Plastic Modelers Society. The contest will be open to all modelers with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards given in categories for aircraft, armor, automotive, ships, science fiction, and more. For more information, CLICK HERE.

July 23

Auction, Raffle and Taste of Local Cuisine
The large annual social event in the Century of Flight Hangar features hundreds of items up for bid in a silent auction starting at 6:30 pm and favorite food selections at 7:00 pm from over 30 Middle Georgia restaurants and caterers. The “paddles up” live auction begins at 8:00 pm. Items include furniture, jewelry, furs, appliances, paintings, vacation getaways and all kinds of merchandise for men, women and children. A $100 ticket admits two people into the event and a chance to win in all pre-raffle bonus drawings and qualify for the grand prizes:  third place $1,000, second place $2,000 and first place $30,000 or choice of one of our featured vehicles. For more information, CLICK HERE.

September 15 & 16

Georgia Invitational Golf Tournament
The two-day tournament is the largest golf outing in Middle Georgia and is made up of three separate rounds with separate prizes for each round. the tournament is held at Pine Oaks Golf Course at Robins Air Force Base. Foursomes will compete in a “scramble” handicapped format. Tee times are noon on Thursday and 8:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Friday. Golfers receive a commemorative golf shirt, a Thursday night traditional “Plantation Supper,” breakfast and luncheon buffets, and a barbecue awards dinner on Friday evening. For more information, CLICK HERE.

October 7

Wings & Wheels Poker Run
In conjunction with the show, a Wings and Wheels Poker Fun Run will be conducted by the Corvette Ltd. of Central Georgia Car Club with registration at the Museum of Aviation from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Any type vehicle can be used to do the run and more than one player can play in a vehicle or play multiple hands. The Fun Run takes players to several business fronts in Warner Robins to draw cards. Players may buy an additional card at the end for $1 and play their best 5-card poker card. Poker Run hands are $10 each and more than one player can play in each vehicle. Cash Prizes are $75 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place.

October 8

Wings & Wheels Car, Truck and Motorcyle Show
Wings and Wheels is a family-oriented show with no alcoholic beverages allowed. Registration on show day is held from 8:00 am to 11:00 am and awards are presented at 3:45 pm. The show has become one of the largest shows conducted in Middle Georgia each year with competing vehicles judged on appearance and appeal with scores given for interior, exterior, paint and engine.  The top winners in each class receive Best in Class awards and five vehicles are picked to receive Best of Show Trophies.  Awards are also given for Best Interior (Stock and Custom), Best Engine (Stock and Modified), Best Paint, and Best “Rat” Rod.  A commander from Robins Air Force Base will also select a vehicle for the “Commander’s Choice” Trophy. For more information, CLICK HERE.

Friday & Saturday Nights in October

Nevermore Hills Haunted Trail
Nevermore Hills Haunted Trail will include a variety of scares in the woods as well as a haunted barn and house. The haunted trail will be open from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The cost for the haunted trail will be $14 per person, $12 for active duty and retired military. Group rates are available for groups of 8 or more. For more information, CLICK HERE.

November 19-27

Planes & Trains Exhibits
The Middle Georgia Model Railroad Club will kick off the holiday season with a free open to public large miniature train displays set-up at the Museum during Thanksgiving week. The Century of Flight Building is the site of the large operating layouts and other railroad related exhibits. The club had a HO-scale train display that featured up to 9 trains running continuously on 3 main lines through landscape scenes with miniature buildings, cars, bridges, rivers, buildings and an airport. Additional trains switching at modeled industrial sites. For more information, CLICK HERE.