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Wings and Wheels ~ American Elegance
June 17, 2017 - June 18, 2017$10 – $15
In the most striking setting, the Collings Foundation is proud to announce American Elegance. The most elegant automobiles presented in grand pageantry and motion.
The Collings Foundation’s collection of rare automobiles, race cars, military equipment and classics are world-class. Few know the Foundation that operates the world’s most extensive national living history tour of WWII Aircraft is based here in Massachusetts.
American Elegance is an exquisite display of rare classic automobiles operating before your very eyes. The Great Gatsby era comes alive! American Cars from the height of craftsmanship will be presented in the most informative and colorful dialog and setting. Al Capone and his 1940 Cadillac will be here – if he can elude authorities! Massachusetts State Police’s finest are on the look out ~
WHAT: The Collings Foundation is opening its doors during the Wings and Wheels Event, June 17th and 18th. See the incredible collection of over 70 automobiles, carriages, race cars, military equipment and airplanes.
We will be offering rides in a legendary WWII aircraft! 20-minute Stearman flights are $200 (flown by an original Tuskegee Airman), 20-minute T-6 Texan flights are $390 (WWII fighter trainer). Call to reserve flights or with questions.
The Collings Foundation’s museum of over 120 classic automobiles, historic aircraft and rare artifacts will be on display. Docent lead tours will occur at the top of every hour.
Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center will have a display and original historic patrol cars participating in American Elegance. Unique tactical robot displays and exhibitions from Nashoba High School FIRST program American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics will be at location. WWII Veteran presentations and displays – A great time for all. Food will be available. American Elegance performance starts at 12:00 PM noon.
WHERE: The Wings and Wheels / American Elegance Event will be held at the Foundation’s Headquarters: 137 Barton Road, Stow MA. For a detailed map see below ~
WHEN: The Wings and Wheels Open House takes place over Father’s Day weekend: June 17th and 18th, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Entrance fee is $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 years and younger. Pay at entrance. Cash preferred. Call 978-562-9182 to reserve flights.