Event Information

Schedule of Events

 

SATURDAY:
 9:30 a.m.  Opening comments, vendors set up, and town opens

                 Welcome In the Warbird Photoshoot (at airbase) 

                  Secretary of State voter ID registration at Police Dept.
10:00 a.m. Walking tour begins from the museum, 
                 Exhibits open :  

                 a)Homefront,

                 b)World War II

                 c) Courtland Army Airfield

                 d) Children's area 

                 e) Army Air Corp

                 f) Vintage Car and Tractor

                 g) Military Encampment

                 h) Airplanes

                 i)Military Vehicles

                 j) Museum Gallery

                k) Red Cross and Army Nurses Corps

                l) Recruiting Station 

                m) Quilt Show

10:30 a.m.  Canteen opens  
10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.  Shuttles to Air Base

10:45 a.m.  Life in the 1940s Programs

          Talks given on the 15 and 45 minute

          mark each hour: topics include WWII Rations,

          Victory Gardens, Military Rations, Civilian                                   Conservation Corp, Construction of Air Base,

         Red Cross, Homefront Recycling, Fashion, Tractors,

11a.m.-2 p.m.  Diner opens in the Depot

Noon   Radio Show Broadcast
 1 a.m. Soap Making Demonstration at Homefront
 2:15 p.m.  Parade line up
 2:30 p.m.   Parade of veterans and Rosies with military vehicle

 2:55 p.m.  Offical Photograph of all Veterans and Rosies
 3 p.m.       Veterans Honor Program

 3:30 p.m.  Flyover

 3:45 p.m.    Veterans Row Opens
 4 p.m.        Fashion Show

 4:15 p.m.   Offical Photograph of all Volunteera
 5 p.m.       Swing dance exhibition, followed by lessons
 6 a.m.       Dinner, music and show, followed by stories of CAAF
7:30-9 p.m      Dancing under the stars


 


SUNDAY:
10:30 a.m.  Outdoor Church Service at Gazebo and singing

Noon          Picnic  (boxed lunches for sale for $7

1 p.m.         Quilts of the Depression Era by Glenn Rikard

                   Exhibits Open

2:30 p.m.         Farmers vs Flyers Baseball Game

4:00    Closing Ceremony with Grave Marking and

               Wreath Laying byTown Creek VFW in Courtland Cemetary

 

 Order Tickets Online for the evening activities and Sunday picnic.

Also available by calling. (256) 366-6796 or Lisapace71@gmail.com

This is an ALABAMA 200 Bicentennial endorsed event.
 

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