USO-Style Hangar Dance
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 5/28/2011
Time: 7:00 PM TO 11:00 PM

Event Description:
Head out to the Hangar Hotel in Fredericksburg, Texas and help support the United Service Organization (USO) in Ft. Hood by spending part of your Memorial Day weekend dancing to the sounds of a 1940s style big band. The Hangar Hotel and Conference Center will be hosting their first USO Style Hangar Dance of 2011 on Saturday May 28, 2011, Memorial Day weekend. A percentage of the event’s proceeds will be donated to USO Ft. Hood, which delivers programs and services to more than 40,000 service members and their families. The dance will feature big band music by Fredericksburg local Bill Smallwood and “The Lonestar Swing Orchestra.” Attendees can participate in swing dance lessons from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the band will play from 8:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 a person; get a $5 discount with the purchase of two nights at the Hangar Hotel. The Hangar Hotel’s Pacific Showroom tiki bar will be staffed and available to patrons as well as concessions from the Airport Diner. Attendees are encouraged to wear their best 1940s inspired outfit and participate in the costume contest. Winners will receive prizes including a gift certificate to the Hangar Hotel. Those donning a military uniform will receive a coupon for a free drink at the front door. Show up early the day of the dance and take a scenic ride in a C-47/DC-3 “Southern Cross.” Greatest Generation Aircraft will be offering rides starting at noon on Saturday. Pre-booked seats are $45 and rides sold the day of are $50. Contact Dana Wood at 817-659-9249 or to set up your ride reservation. Additional USO Style Hangar Dances are scheduled for September 3, 2011 (Labor Day Weekend) and December 31, 2011 (New Years Eve). The Hangar Hotel, located adjacent to the Gillespie County Airport, was designed to mimic the look of a WWII airplane hangar, providing the perfect setting for a USO style dance. The event will be held in the Pacific Showroom, located next to the hotel, which is decorated in South Pacific/WWII style complete with palm trees and tiki bar. For more information or to purchase a ticket to the dance or make room reservations contact the Hangar Hotel at (830) 997-9990.


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155 Airport Road
Highway 16 South
Fredericksburg, TX 78624



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