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Come see The Big Splash – Sea Planes on Lake Hickory!

Join the fun Friday or Saturday (Oct 7th from 08:00 am until 8:00 pm) to watch sea planes take off and land on Lake Hickory. Get a close look at the planes, meet the pilots, explore a world-class aviation museum, watch the planes fly over downtown Hickory and ride the Lake Hickory Adventures dinner yacht.

Admission is free at Wittenberg Lake Access and the Hickory Airport (and Aviation Museum).  Food purchases and cruise ticket sales will raise money for a local Boy Scout troop and a local veterans aid organization
VetKids.org. Learn more, express interest and let us know you are coming at www.facebook.com/events/168880603520608/

 

SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY OCTOBER 14TH, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Wittenburg Access Area on Lake Hickory NC
The first few seaplanes should arrive, land on the lake and beach at Wittenburg Access throughout the afternoon.
Lake Hickory Adventures cruise departures every 2 hours:
3:00 pm from Wittenburg & 4:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina
5:00 pm from Wittenburg & 6:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina
7:00 pm from Wittenburg & 8:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina
Watch the fun from shore for free or book cruise tickets to join us on the lake.  Tickets may also be bought at the dock based on space available.  Food and beverages will also be available for sale on board.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 15TH
07:30 – 11:00 Pancake Breakfast fundraiser by Boy Scouts with Seaplane arrivals and lake landings throughout the morning. Land-based planes land at Hickory Regional Airport
11:30 – 12:30 Amphibious and seaplanes take off from Wittenburg while land-based planes take off from Hickory Regional Airport. All planes meet up in flight and fly over downtown Hickory. Land-based and amphibious planes land at Hickory Regional Airport. Seaplanes land at Wittenburg Access
12:00 – 3:00 Lunch at Crosswind Cafe with tours of the Hickory Aviation Museum at the Hickory Regional Airport
Planes depart the area throughout the afternoon
12:00 – evening food and beverages concession at Wittenburg Access
Lake Hickory Adventures cruise departures:
12:00 am from Wittenburg & 1:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina
2:00 pm from Wittenburg & 3:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina
7:00 pm from Wittenburg
Watch the fun from shore for free or book cruise tickets to join us on the lake.  Tickets may also be bought at the dock based on space available.  Food and beverages will also be available for sale on board.

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