Dust off your dancing shoes and travel back in time to the 1940s with the Anchorage Jazz Ensemble and the Alaska Aviation Museum on Saturday, November 10th. Lindy Hop, Charleston, Shag and Swing — you’ll be the Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B at Alaska’s premier ’40’s dance party. Apply your reddest lipstick and slap on your snazziest suspenders and be ‘the bees knees’ at our annual costume contest. Vintage vehicles, photo booth, sit down dinner and more. Live and Silent auctions will benefit the Alaska Aviation Museum. Purchase a table of 10 and receive 10 free drink tickets. Show your museum membership card at the door and receive 2 free drink tickets. Dinner menu – Chicken Saltimbocca: Semi-Boneless Chicken Breast Topped with Prosciutto Ham, Fresh Sage, Asiago Cheese with Roasted Garlic Marsala Sauce, Served with Gnocchi Potato Dumplings, Medley of Fresh Seasonal Vegetables and dessert. Alternative options may be available upon request. For sponsorship details contact, Kacie at development@alaskaairmuseum.org or call 248-5325.

Get your tickets here: https://myalaskatix.com/events/big-band-bash


Located on the world’s largest seaplane base, Lake Hood, at Anchorage International Airport, the Alaska Aviation Museum celebrates Alaska’s rich aviation history. Click on the Explore Tab to learn more about exhibits, education, tours and the Hall of Fame. For the latest in museum news and events, find Alaska Aviation Museum on Facebook.

We’re a substantial museum boasting:

  • 4 hangars of exhibits and vintage aircraft (20-30 flying vintage aircraft on display)
  • Outdoor exhibits
  • Restoration hangar (watch volunteers at work restoring vintage aircraft)
  • Control tower (watch seaplanes land and take off, including live real-time radio tower feed)
  • Flight simulators, including full-immersion, Oculus Rift virtual reality
  • Unique world class gift store

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