Schedule

2019 annual celebration schedule

September 20:   

  • 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 p.m. – Trolley tours of Atchison 
  •  5:30 p.m. – Friday evening Cocktail Party at the Amelia Earhart (AE) Birthplace Museum, 223 N. Terrace St, Atchison, KS 66002.  Two tickets for the bar for each registration. Pick-up from hotels at 5:00 p.m., return trolley at 8:00 p.m. 


September 21:  

  • 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Girls in Aviation Day—AE Airport
  • 8:00 a.m. – Fly-In, Breakfast; Atchison Boys and Girls Club Breakfast
  • 10:00 a.m.  –  Trolley tour of Atchison from depot, if desired
  • 12:00 p.m. – Trolley transport for Honorees and their families to Elizabeth's, 121 N. 5th St., Atchison, for International Forest of Friendship lunch
  • 12:30 p.m. – Lunch at Elizabeth's, with presentations by TBD
  • 1:30-2:45 p.m. – Registration for Flag Carriers at Forest. Children’s activities available
  • 2:30 p.m. – Trolley transport for Honorees to Int’l Forest of Friendship for the celebration and induction ceremony
  • 2:45 p.m.  – Parade of Flags at Forest
  • 3:00 p.m.  –  Induction ceremonies at the Forest
  • 4:15 p.m.  – Trolley transport back to hotels
  •  5:30 p.m. – Trolley transport from hotels to the AE airport returning 8:30 p.m.; tours of “Muriel”
  • 6:00 p.m. – Dinner and Hangar Dance at AE Airport; dance lesson and cash bar 
  • 6:30 p.m. – Music from Atchison Jazz Express 

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