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Two aviation museums unite to present this premier event in Monroe featuring flights on WWII-era planes, live music, a beer tasting, silent auction, food trucks, and a kids zone.

The Chennault Aviation and Military Museum and Southern Heritage Air Foundation invite you to Hops and Props on Saturday, April 7th at the Pilots for Patients Hangar (5110 Operations Rd, Monroe).

Admission: $5.00 (kids 12 and under FREE). Live music by Four On The Floor. Beer tasting by Choice Brands, Inc. and Marsala Beverage. The event and tasting will be from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Plane rides in WWII-era planes available for purchase. BEAT THE LINES and schedule your plane ride today in our:
-WACO Classic Bi-plane ($200 early birds, $250 event day)
-AT-6 Texan for ($325 early birds, $375 event day).

Email patty@southernheritageair.org to reserve a time for your ride! Plane rides will begin at 10:00 a.m.

This event is immediately following the Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran's Day lunch by Texas Roadhouse at the Chennault Museum at 11:00. Veterans and first responders eat free with proof of service. Lunch for non-veterans is $5.00. Proceeds benefit the museum.

All proceeds benefit both museums and their programs to preserve, promote and honor military and aviation history.