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8th Annual FLY-IN Movie and Family Night

Friday, June 8, 2018, 5-9PM at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center

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Contact the Havelock Tourist & Event Center for additional information
252-444-4348 | events@havelocknc.us | ecaviationheritage.com

Historian Eddie Ellis to surprise Gala guests with new discoveries

ECAHF GalaHAVELOCK, NC, February 2, 2018 — It’s an epic story of Native Americans, early European settlers, Civil War battles, Space Shuttles, and so much more. The history of Craven and Carteret counties spans hundreds of years and is host to amazing stories that most have never heard.

Craven County native and Historian Eddie Ellis will enchant and educate attendees to “Rediscover Your Future” as guest speaker at the Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation annual fundraising gala on Friday, February 23 at 5:30 p.m. Held at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center, the celebration will offer fresh insights, incredible tales, a bit of archeology, and even a few recent discoveries about our area that may surprise even long-time residents.

You’ll be impressed with the facts you learn about Havelock, New Bern, and other cities nearby. For instance, were you aware the spot where Miller’s Landing Club now sits is where, in 1862, 60 Union ships landed for the Battle of New Bern? The area now occupied by MCAS Cherry Point used to be home to thousands of Neusiok Indians. Many of their trading paths became routes for our state’s major highways. The base also served as an alternate landing site for the Space Shuttle in the 1980s. The runways at the air station were widened from 200 to 400 feet to make them accessible as an emergency option.

Tickets for the gala are on sale now and available for $55 each or two for $100. Tickets include a plated meal and cash bar. Sponsorship packages are also offered. Purchase your tickets at https://ecaviationheritage.com/. Attendees will also have a chance to buy tickets for a walking tour of the area led by Ellis on Saturday, February 24.

About Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation

The Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation (ECAHF) celebrates the evolution of aviation in Coastal Carolina and the essence of the American spirit that has grown from the symbiotic partnership of the military and civilian communities that have shaped it. Interactive experiences and immersive environments seek to preserve and honor the history and heritage of eastern NC aviation, as well as educate future generations

Proceeds from the event will benefit ECAHF in our efforts to inspire young learners to pursue new and exciting career pathways through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. These efforts help prepare and motivate our community, state and nation to compete in a high tech future.

For more information, call (252) 444-4348 or visit www.ecaviationheritage.com.

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Rediscover Your Future

 

If you like trains, if you’re interested in the Civil War, if you’re curious about what life was like in Craven and Carteret County a hundred years before Cherry Point was built, then don’t miss the Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation Gala. We are pleased to have our very own historian and author Eddie Ellis back with us again. He’s promised to bring fresh insights, new stories and recent discoveries about coastal Carolina sure to entertain and enlighten all who attend. More amazing tales of our local history with a little archeology thrown in this time. Don’t miss it!

Eddie Ellis will help the audience “Rediscover Your Future” by exploring the rich history of our region and how it has shaped the future. Proceeds from the event will benefit Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation in our efforts to inspire young learners to pursue new and exciting career pathways through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.

Join us for Annual ECAHF as we travel back in time like never before with the extraordinary talents of Author & Historian Eddie Ellis!

    • Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 5:30pm
    • Havelock Tourist & Event Center
    • Tickets: $55 each (2 for $100)
    • Business Casual Attire

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Proceeds from the event benefit Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation

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Click Here to read AMAZING TALES OF OUR LOCAL HISTORY

7th Annual FLY-IN Movie and Family Night

Friday, June 9, 2017, 5-9PM at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center

7th Annual Fly-In Movie and Family Night, Havelock Tourist and Event Center

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Contact the Havelock Tourist & Event Center for additional information
252-444-4348 | events@havelocknc.us | ecaviationheritage.com

Join Us for an Evening with Charles Lindbergh

Tim Clark’s Performance of The Spirit of St. Louis: Living History of the Lone Eagle in the Cradle of Aviation

Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 5:30PM
Havelock Tourist & Event Center

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Tickets: $55 each (2 for $100)

Call us for tickets: 252-444-4348

Sponsorships Available

6th Annual FLY-IN Movie and Family Night

An exciting Family Night of Aviation at the Fly-In Theatre!
Friday, June 10, 2016, 5:00 – 9:00PM
Havelock Tourist and Event Center

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We want to extend a big “Thank You”
to our 2016 Fly-In sponsors.

 

Tom and Susan Braaten

Bob and Carol Mattocks

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7th Annual Gala, February 26th, 2016

Electronic Warfare: Cherry Point’s Role in National Defense

Image from Keysight Technologies

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PLEASE JOIN THE EASTERN CAROLINA AVIATION HERITAGE FOUNDATION FOR OUR 7TH ANNUAL GALA ON FEBRUARY 26, 2016

  • 5:30 PM
  • Havelock Tourist & Event Center
  • Plated  Meal
  • Cash Bar
  • Business Attire

 

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5th Annual Fly-In, Movie and Family Night

Join us for an exciting Family Night of Aviation at the Fly-In Theater!

Friday, June 12, 2015 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Havelock Tourist and Event Center

FREE Event!

  • Fun & Interactive STEM Demonstrations & Booths!
  • Learn about weather, aerodynamics, and engineering
  • Photos with Pilots / Flight Gear
  • Giveaways
  • DISNEY’S “BIG HERO 6” at 7pm on the giant screen
  • Bring your lawn chairs & blankets
  • Concessions available at reasonable prices

2015 Fly-In Flyer

Go Faster, Go Farther—The Osprey

Friday, January 31, 2014 at 5:30pm
Havelock Tourist & Event Center

Highlighting the history and advances in rotary
wing aircraft with a focus on
STEM Education
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

For tickets or sponsorship details call
(252) 444-4348

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