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World War II Heritage Day Costume Contest

PEACHTREE CITY, GA (Aug. 30, 2022) – Attendees at the 18th annual World War II Heritage Day on Oct. 8 may feel like they have stepped back in time, surrounded by guests who will show off their best 1940s looks. It is all part of a costume contest for those who best represent the time period of World War II or aviation during the build-up to the Space Age. Prizes will be awarded to the top three participants in adult (18 and up) and children’s categories. Contestants must register on-site prior to the contest, and entries will be limited to 12 in each category. Contest judging will begin around 1:30 p.m. Costumes should match one of the following themes and be appropriate for a family-friendly event: 1940s, WWII/Military, Aviation, or Early Space Exploration.

World War II Heritage Day, at CAF Airbase Georgia, 1200 Echo Ct., adjacent to Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field, Peachtree City, Ga., will offer visitors an opportunity to explore the important historical transition from WWII era to the dawn of the space age. Visitors will enjoy a vintage car show, warbird rides, demonstrations, WWII reenactors, a day of interesting speakers, food vendors and a 1940s victory dance.

The daytime activities run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., followed by a celebration swing dance in the hangar, with music until 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 11-17. Children 10 and under are free. Visitors who stay for the hangar dance will be able to buy snacks and beverages. To see details and to purchase tickets in advance, please visit airbasegeorgia.org.

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