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RAF's Arcadia Fly-In, Florida

March 16-18, Arcadia Airport and Veterans Park, Arcadia, Florida

Mark your calendars for Florida State Liaison Bobby Capozzi's annual gathering of RAF friends at Arcadia Airport (X06). This year we will camp out with friends and explore DeSoto County Historical Society's 14th annual Pioneer Day.

To RSVP, please register at the FoAA web sitehttp://foaa.us/camping-reservations/ 

The Details:

Arrive noonish on Friday March 16 for a meet and greet with fellow members, camp set-up and pizza lunch.

  • Bring your musical instruments and participate around the campfire Saturday night
  • NEW bathroom facilities at Arcadia including hot showers
  • Tour Downtown (great antique stores)
  • Visit the Historic Train Depot
  • Everyone is responsible for their own food

On Saturday March 17th,  we'll travel to the Pioneer Day and Barbeque (9am-3pm)
located at Veterans Park, on State Road 70, around 3.5 miles west of Arcadia.  Friends of Arcadia Airport will be having their pancake b'fast Saturday morning prior to departure to the event site.

Free transportation via coach will be provided from Arcadia to Pioneer Day.

  • Bodacious BBQ and traditional Florida foods
  • Demonstrations of old-time skills and crafts
  • Civil War Re-enactors
  • Traditional Cow Camp
  • Musical Entertainment
  • Legendary Characters
  • Florida Authors and Artists
  • Vintage Cards and Antique Engines
  • Whip Crackers
  • FREE Children's "Discovery History" Area with hands-on activities, animals and more

A look at last year's Pioneer Day event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kadjrI0dqrE

Departure from the fly-in is on Sunday the 18th.

If you have any questions, please call or email Bobby Capozzi: 352-475-1492 or bcapozzi@theraf.org.





March 16th, 2018 12:00 PM   through   March 18th, 2018 10:00 AM

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