WWII Heritage Day honors Rosie the Riveters Oct. 9 at Falcon Field


World War II history will come alive Saturday, Oct. 9 at Falcon Field in Peachtree City.

History buffs, families, and young children alike can enjoy the trip back in time, complete with vintage WWII aircraft. Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Airbase Georgia is dedicating World War II Heritage Day 2021 in honor of all Rosie the Riveters, women who worked in American factories during WWII.

This will be the Airbase’s 17th annual open house and fundraising event at Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field in Peachtree City, Ga.

Activities for the day include warbird rides, military vehicles on display, food trucks, a PX, and living history displays and presentations.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the CAF Airbase Georgia headquarters, 1200 Echo Ct., Peachtree City, Ga.

As a special feature, CAF Airbase Georgia (formerly Dixie Wing) is inviting owners of Stearman vintage aircraft to participate in a fly-in for the day. The Airbase is currently restoring a Stearman biplane in honor of the Rosie the Riveters.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 11-17. Children 10 and under are free. Parking is free.