NAS Wildwood Aviation Museum Wings & Things Arts & Crafts Festival To Feature Modern Muscle And Exotic Cars

The entire family will find something to enjoy when visiting NAS Wildwood on Saturday, June 29, 2024, with children's and adult craft classes, free face painting, caricatures craft vendors, and exhibitors. Plus, enjoy the amazing cars and aircraft on display.

Grumman F-14B Tomcat Bu.161422 sitting outside its usual home, the magnificently restored Hangar 1 at the former NAS Wildwood now houses the NAS Wildwood Aviation Museum. The museum is scheduled to re-open as an "open air" museum in the coming weeks. (image via NASWAM)


PRESS RELEASE

Naval Air Station (NAS) Wildwood Aviation Museum is thrilled to announce the totally revamped 2024 Wings & Things Arts and Crafts Festival, featuring Modern Muscle & Exotic Cars. Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 29 from 10am-4pm for an event you won’t want to miss!

This year, NASW has elevated the excitement by showcasing three unique vehicles from a private collection. Attendees will be able to marvel at one of the most photographed cars at the Shelby Museum, a stunning 2013 Shelby Super Snake wide-body. Also on display will be a 2012 Shelby 1000 wide-body and a 2017 Ford GT Heritage Edition. A highlight of the festival is “Taxi Hour,” where select vehicles will fire up their engines and prowl the museum grounds, creating an unforgettable experience for car enthusiasts. Additionally, Modern Muscle Cars will line up outside of historic Hangar #1 and will be a part of Blinker Fluid Production’s Modern Muscle Car Invasion.

2013 Shelby Super Snake Wide Body

The entire family will find something to enjoy with free children’s crafts all day long and adult craft classes including wood bird carving, and fairy light jars. Free face painting (1130am-230pm) and caricatures (11am-2pm), craft vendors, exhibitors, and much more! Join us for a day filled with amazing cars, aircraft, music, food, and fun at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum’s 2024 Wings & Things Arts and Crafts Festival.

Festivalgoers can also enjoy live country and rock music by DEVLIN (formerly Country Rogue) on the main stage. A Beer & Wine Garden will offer ice-cold beer and wine, perfect for a leisurely afternoon. Food and refreshments will be available from various vendors, including Patriot Concessions, Pirate Pete’s Soda Pop Co., Rita’s Water Ice of Rio Grande, Waffle Up, and Poppin Bobs.

OVER 20 VENDORS EXHIBITORS

Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts / Department of State, the National Endowment for the Arts, and The Cape May County Board of County Commissioners through the Division of Culture & Heritage.

 Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum is located inside historic Hangar #1 at the Cape May Airport. The site was formerly Naval Air Station Wildwood, which served as a World War II dive-bomber training center. The museum is dedicated to the 42 aviators who perished while training at Naval Air Station Wildwood between 1943 and 1945. The museum is open from 10am-4pm daily. For more information, visit www.usnasw.org or call (609) 886-8787.

   
Angela-Decker

Angela Decker, from McPherson, Kansas, discovered her passion for aviation after earning a Master’s in Military History from Norwich University in 2011. Since 2012, she has volunteered with vintage aviation groups, excelling as a social media content creator and coordinator. Angela has coordinated aviation and WWII events, appeared as Rosie the Riveter, and is restoring a Stearman aircraft. She is the Operations Logistics Coordinator at CAF Airbase Georgia and an accountant with a degree in Economics from the University of Georgia. Her son, Caden, shares her love for aviation and history and is studying Digital Media Arts.

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About Angela Decker 64 Articles
Angela Decker, from McPherson, Kansas, discovered her passion for aviation after earning a Master’s in Military History from Norwich University in 2011. Since 2012, she has volunteered with vintage aviation groups, excelling as a social media content creator and coordinator. Angela has coordinated aviation and WWII events, appeared as Rosie the Riveter, and is restoring a Stearman aircraft. She is the Operations Logistics Coordinator at CAF Airbase Georgia and an accountant with a degree in Economics from the University of Georgia. Her son, Caden, shares her love for aviation and history and is studying Digital Media Arts.

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