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If you are still looking for holiday related activities this month, the folks at the Silent Wings Museum have an event that is great for the entire family.

Holidays on the Homefront is being hosted by the Silent Wings Museum on Saturday, December 17, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be hosted in the Hanger Gallery and there will plenty of activities for people of all ages according to a press release.

Family friendly activities such as popsicle stick ornaments, mini flower pot bells, tissue paper collages, and sugar cookie decorating will be available for guests of all ages.

Walk through the A Legacy Remembered exhibit in the Timeline Gallery and learn about the very busy first year of South Plains Army Air Field, highlighting the rapid development of both the facility and its mission to train World War II Glider Pilots.


Discover how a decades-long effort to salvage and restore CG-4A gliders resulted in the shining example here at the Silent Wings Museum, ensuring that the unique story of the World War II Glider Pilot would live on.

The Silent Wings Museum is also holding a food drive. The food drive will last through December 18th. Guests who go out to the Silent Wings Museum are invited to bring donations of non-perishable food in cans, boxes, or bags. Glass jars will not be accepted and they don't want food that is expired.

Museum admission fees apply throughout December, but each guest who brings a minimum of three food items will receive half-price admission to Silent Wings Museum when they visit.

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