“Viewpoints” by Photographer Skot Weidemann

Next time you’re at the museum, be sure to check out the photography exhibit, “Viewpoints,” by local photographer Skot Weidemann. I am pleased to have the opportunity to present a collection of my work VIEWPOINTS on display at the new Kelch Aviation Museum, Brodhead, Wisconsin. There are about 40 classic

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Taco Wednesday

This Wednesday, June 19th, is Flying Taco Night at the museum – our spin on the traditional Flying Hamburger Social. We’ll be serving tacos with all the trimmings (and vegan options too), plus dessert and drinks, from 5-7pm on Wednesday. Hope to see lots of you there for this fun

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Richard Weeden Memorial

We were honored to celebrate the life of Dick Weeden at the museum today. Without him, the Brodhead Airport wouldn’t be the special place it is today. Blue skies, Dick!

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Flying Down to Rio at Movie Night

TONIGHT is Movie Night at the museum! We’re showing “Flying Down To Rio,” Fred Astaire’s first-ever movie, a fun and silly 1930s romp complete with a wing-walking musical number.Pizza at 6:30, movie at 7 – see you soon!

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Acro Trainer Donation

Back in February, we received the donation of an Acro Trainer aircraft that had been damaged in a landing accident. Since it’s not part of our “Golden Age” focus, the aircraft was put up for sale and was picked up last week by it’s new owner in Georgia, netting the

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Happy Mother’s Day

The museum is closed today for Mother’s Day. We’ll be open again on Wednesday as usual. Happy Mother’s Day! (Pic: RAF pilot greeting her daughter)

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Donations for Our Fly Market

Here’s the latest donation of aircraft parts for our September Fly Market and Aviation Swap Shop. Elliott Eiden is the owner and manager of Camp Lake Airport in Camp Lake, Wisconsin and gave some goodies from his hangar cleaning for us to sell at the museum. Be sure to stop

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MANA Visit

We enjoyed hosting the Madison Area Network of Amputees group for a tour! It was a perfect spring day, and we were proud to share stories about aviators through history who have flown in spite of amputations and physical limitations. No matter your abilities, there’s a place for you in

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China Clipper at Movie Night

Why do these transpacific pilots look so stressed out? Join us to for movie night and find out – we’re showing China Clipper (1936) on Thursday, April 18th , at 6:30pm for this month’s aviation movie night! Donations encouraged, all ages welcome.

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Vintage Hangar Dance

We’re thrilled to announce our second annual Swing & Wings Vintage Hangar Dance on Saturday, June 1st! In collaboration with the Waunakee Big Band, we’re bringing the sights, sounds, and songs of the 1940s to life, with our unforgettable vintage airplanes as a backdrop.Buy your tickets now: www.kelchmuseum.org/event/vintage-hangar-dance-24

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