Swing into action...
...A Rochester event
On June 22nd, 2019 have a great time dancing to live swing music while supporting our veterans, active duty military and emergency services men and women, including ALL emergency first responders, with your participation in our WORLD WAR II-STYLE HANGAR DANCE. This is one of the best Rochester fundraising events of the year!
The Veterans and Emergency Services Museum's mission is to honor the men, women and institutions who protect our way of life, and to preserve and interpret their histories with a museum in their honor in Rochester, MN. This event is our ONLY fundraising event of the year.
Dinner plates as well as beer, wine and soft drinks also available for purchase.
Saturday June 22, 2019
10 AM - 4 PM VIEW VINTAGE AIRPLANES AND VEHICLES Download details about this exciting event here
5 PM DOORS OPEN Mess Hall food and cash bar, historical exhibits, vintage vehicles and aircraft, silent auction
5:45 PM FREE PROFESSIONAL SWING DANCE LESSON Provided by Dahl Dance
6:30 PM OPENING CEREMONIES Color Guard accompanied by Les Fields, Rochester Caledonian Pipe Band, Pledge of Allegiance, Star Spangled Banner, Introductions
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM OPEN DANCE Featuring the Generation II Big Band
8 PM GRAND MARCH & COSTUME COMPETITION Best Male/Female Civilian, Best Male/Female Military, Best Couple
9 PM WINNERS ANNOUNCED Costume winners, Silent Auction winners, Drawings
Military uniforms and memorabilia
Fee dance lessons at 5:45 PM