2023 Events:

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

January:

  • Tuesday, January10, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 1:00PM: Presentation on the Holocaust and the World Wars at Wayne High School.

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Mark Conrad, MSgt, USAF, Retired: Importance of Military Museums

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Cancelled due to weather; rescheduled for 28 June.

    February:

  • Friday, February 3, 2023: The Immortal Four Chaplains Day.

  • Saturday, February 4, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Clint Allen, CMSGT, USAF, Retired: Black American Military History

  • Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Sunday, February 19, 2023: US Coast Guard Reserve birthday.

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Thom Guthrie, LTC, USAF, Retired: What is Protocol?

    March:

  • Friday, March 3, 2023: US Navy Reserve birthday.

  • Saturday, March 4, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.(Postponed to the 12th).

  • Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Jack Hudson, LTG, USAF, Retired: A-10 pilot

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): TBD

  • Thursday, March 23, 2023, 2:00PM: Presentation of service dog to Austin Dixon.

  • Saturday, March 25, 2023: Medal of Honor Day.

  • Sunday, March 26, 2023, 2:00PM: Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony at the museum.

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2023: Vietnam Veterans Day.

    April:

  • Saturday, April 1, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2023: Gold Star Spouses Day.

  • Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Mark Conrad, MSgt, USAF, Retired: Operation BABYLIFT

  • Friday, April 14, 2023: US Air Force Reserve.

  • Sunday, April 23, 2023: US Army Reserve birthday.

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): TBD

    May:

  • Monday, May 1, 2023: Silver Star Banner Day.

  • Saturday, May 6, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Monday, May 8, 2023: V-E Day.

  • Tuesday, May 9, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Catherine Beers-Conrad, USAF Veteran: Gold Star Family - an Honor no one wants.

  • Friday, May 12, 2023: Military Spouse Appreciation Day.

  • Saturday, May 13, 2023: Children of Fallen Patriots Day.

  • Saturday, May 20, 2023 Armed Forces Day.

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments):
  • TBD

  • Saturday, May 27, 2023, 9:00AM 5:00PM: 2nd Annual Military History Muster at Fairborn Community Park (TENTATIVE LOCATION)

  • Sunday, May 28, 2023, 9:00AM 5:00PM: 2nd Annual Military History Muster at Fairborn Community Park (TENTATIVE LOCATION)

  • Monday, May 29, 2023, 9:00AM 5:00PM:: Memorial Day Open House.

  • Tuesday, May 30, 2023: Memorial Day (actual).

    June:

  • Saturday, June 3, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Tuesday, June 6, 2023: D-Day.

  • Monday, June 12, 2023: Women Veterans Day.

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2023: Flag Day.

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2023: US Army birthday.

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2023: Korean War Veterans Armistice Day.

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): James D.Turinetti, LTC, USAF, Retired: Imperial German Headgear

    July:

  • Saturday, July 1, 2023, 2:00PM-10:00PM: Fairborn Block Party.

  • Sunday, July 2, 2023, 2:00PM: Fairborn Independence Day Parade.

  • Tuesday, July 4, 2023: Independence Day Open House.

  • Wednesday, July 5, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (Out of cycle) (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Marine Corps representative: The Toys For Tots Program.

  • Saturday, July 8, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Dan Kirkpatrick, Col. USAF, Retired: Ethical issues in healthcare in a combat zone.

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): TBD

    August:

  • Friday, August 4, 2023: US Coast Guard birthday.

  • Saturday, August 5, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Wednesday, August 9, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Lynda and Randy Setty, Civil War Historians: Ohio in the Civil War.

  • Saturday, August 18, 2023, 10:00AM: Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival.

  • Sunday, August 19, 2023, 10:00AM: Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival.

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments):TBD

  • Wednesday, August 29, 2023: US Marine Corps Reserve birthday.

    September:

  • Saturday, September 2, 2023: V-J Day.

  • Saturday, September 2, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Monday, September 11, 2023, 8:00AM 6:00PM: Patriot Day Open House.

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): TBD

  • Friday, September 15, 2023: National POW/MIA Day.

  • Saturday, September 16, 2023: Air Force Marathon / Fairborn Fly Zone.

  • Monday, September 18, 2023: US Air Force birthday.

  • Saturday, September 23, 2023 9:00AM - 4:00PM: 31st annual Fairborn Car Show.

  • Monday, September 18, 2023: US Air Force birthday.

  • Sunday, September 24, 2023: Gold Star Mothers and Families Day.

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): TBD

    October:

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2023: Toys For Tots drive begins.

  • Saturday, October 7, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Jim Brokaw: Life on a submarine

  • Friday, October 13, 2023: US Navy birthday.

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): TBD

  • Thursday, October 26, 2023: National Day of the Deployed.

    November:

  • Saturday, November 4, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum board meeting.

  • Wednesday, November 8, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments):TBD

  • Friday, November 10, 2023: US Marine Corps birthday.

  • Saturday, November 11, 2023, 9:00AM to 5:00PM: Veterans Day Open House.

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Thursday, November 23, 2023, 10:00AM: Thanksgiving Day - CLOSED.

  • Friday, November 24, 2023, 10:00AM: CLOSED.

  • Saturday, November 25, 2023, 10:00AM: CLOSED.

  • Tuesday, November 28, 2023, 10:00AM: Museum re-opens.

    December:

  • Friday, December 1, 2023: Civil Air Patrol birthday.

  • Saturday, December 2, 2023: Museum Board meeting.

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2023: Toys For Tots drive ends.

  • Thursday, December 7, 2023: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

  • Friday, December 8, 2023, 6:00pM: Museum 3rd annual Christmas banquet.

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2023, 5:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project meeting.

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments: Christmas in the military.

  • Monday, December 18, 2023, 9:00AM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward.

  • Monday, December 18, 2023, 1:00PM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward.

  • Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 9:00AM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward.

  • Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 1:00PM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward.

  • Sunday, December 24, 2023 to Tuesday, January 3, 2024: Museum is CLOSED.







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