2022 Events:

NOTE: dates, times and events subject to no-notice changes

January:

Saturday, January 1, 2022, 9:00AM: Museum re-opens in Fairborn.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 12:00PM: Rotarians meet at the Museum.

February:

Saturday, February 5, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 12:00PM: "Barn Gang" tour.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Memorial Project meeting.

Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Clinton Allen, CMSgt, USAF, Retired: Black American Military History.

Friday, February 18, 2022, 12:00PM: Promotion Ceremony for Marine LTC Matthew Weant.

Saturday, February 19, 2022, 12:00PM: Museum presentation at annual SAR/SAR Presidents Day luncheon.

Saturday, February 19, 2022, 2:00PM: Veterans Freedom Flute Circle.

Monday, February 21, 2022: Museum is closed for Presidents Day.

Friday, February 25, 2022, 9:00AM: Eastway School visit.

March:

Saturday, March 5, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.(Postponed to the 12th)

Monday, March 7, 2022, 6:00PM: Museum hosts Fairborn Area Historical Society meeting.

Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Fred Pumroy, LTC, USAF, Retired: Forward Air Controller in Vietnam and Laos.

Saturday, March 12, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

Saturday, March 19, 2022, 2:00PM: Veterans Freedom Flute Circle.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 2:00PM: Vietnam Veterans Day Welcome Home Open House.

April:

Saturday, April 2, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting. (Postponed to the 12th)

Saturday, April 2, 2022, 9:00AM to 5:00PM: Veteran Service Organizations Open House w/ the American Legion, AMVETS and VFW.

  • Saturday, April 9, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Daniel Kirkpatrick, Colonel, USAF, Retired: Ethical Issues in Healthcare in Combat Zones.

  • Saturday, April 23, 2022, 2:00PM: Veterans Freedom Flute Circle.

    May:

  • Saturday, May 7, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Catherine I. Beers-Conrad, USAF Veteran and Gold Star Daughter: What it means to be a Gold Star Family.

  • Saturday, May 21, 2022 Armed Forces Day.

  • Saturday, May 21, 2022, 11:00AM: Museum Grand Opening.

  • Saturday, May 28, 2022, 9:00AM 5:00PM: 1st Annual Military History Muster at Fairborn Community Park

  • Sunday, May 29, 2022, 9:00AM 5:00PM: 1st Annual Military History Muster at Fairborn Community Park

  • Monday, May 30, 2022: Memorial Day (actual).

    June:

  • Saturday, June 4, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Art Meyers, LTC, USAF, Retired: Medical Evacuation.

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022: Flag Day.

    July:

  • Saturday, July 2, 2022, 2:00PM-10:00PM: Fairborn Block Party.

  • Sunday, July 3, 2022, 2:00PM: Fairborn Block Party.

  • Monday, July 4, 2022, 2:00PM: Fairborn Independence Day Parade.

  • Monday, July 4, 2022: Independence Day Open House.

  • Friday, July 9, 2022, 7:00PM: Vandalia Air Show Parade.

  • Saturday, July 10, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Saturday, July 10, 2022, 7:00PM: Vandalia Air Show exhibit.

  • Sunday, July 11, 2022, 7:00PM: Vandalia Air Show exhibit.

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Karey Dufour, Colonel, USAF, Retired: All the President's Nurses.

  • Thursday, July 24, 2022, 5:00PM: Museum hosts Fairborn Chamber of Commerce "Chamber Chat".

    August:

  • Saturday, August 6, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Randy and Lynda Setty: Ohio in the Civil War.

  • Saturday, August 20, 2022, 10:00AM: Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival.

  • Sunday, August 21, 2022, 10:00AM: Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival.

    September:

  • Sunday, September 11, 2022, 8:00AM 6:00PM: Patriot Day Open House.

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Roger Sloan, Command CMSgt, USAF, Retired: Life as a Command Chief.

  • Friday, September 16, 2022: National POW/MIA Day.

  • Saturday, September 17, 2022 9:00AM - 4:00PM: 31st annual Fairborn Car Show.

    October:

  • Saturday, October 1, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Saturday, October 1, 2022: Toys For Tots drive begins.

  • Sunday, October 9, 2022: Tour de Gem bikeride.

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Gary Siembab, MSgt, USAF, Retired: My Journey.

    November:

  • Saturday, November 5, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Cassie Barlow, Colonel, USAF, Retired: Saluting our Grandmothers: Women of WWII.

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2022, 9:00AM to 5:00PM: Veterans Day Open House.

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2022, 10:00AM: Veterans Day service at VA Grotto.

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2022, 11:00AM: Veterans Day service at Victory Oak Knoll War Memorial in Kettering.

  • Thursday, November 24, 2022, 10:00AM: Thanksgiving Day - CLOSED.

  • Friday, November 25, 2022, 10:00AM: CLOSED.

  • Saturday, November 26, 2022, 10:00AM: CLOSED.

  • Monday, November 28, 2022, 10:00AM: Museum re-opens.

    December:

  • Saturday, December 3, 2022: Toys For Tots drive ends.

  • Saturday, December 3, 2022, 12:00PM: Museum board meeting.

  • Saturday, December 3, 2022, 12:00pM: Museum 3rd annual Combat Dining Out.

  • Wednesday, December 7, 2022: Pearl Harbor Day.

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 5:30PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Kim Bowen, Colonel (Chaplain), USAF: Christmas in the Military Setting.

  • Monday, December 19, 2022, 9:00AM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward.

  • Monday, December 19, 2022, 1:00PM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward.

  • Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 9:00AM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward.

  • Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 1:00PM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward.

  • Saturday, December 24, 2022 to Monday, January 2, 2023: Museum is CLOSED.







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