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463rd Historical Bombardment Group 2018 Charlotte Reunion
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2018 Charlotte Reunion Itinerary

September 26th to the 30th, 2018

Wednesday, September 26th -  Registration will be throughout the afternoon at a location in the hotel to be determined. At 5:00 PM, our Hospitality Room will be open for drinks and conversation. Also, Joel Swindlehurst will present the latest version of his slide show. 

Thursday, September 27th - We will board buses at approximately 9:00 AM and head for the Carolinas Aviation Museum, home of the famous "Miracle on the Hudson" plane piloted by Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger.  We will have lunch at the famous Mert's Heart and Soul restaurant made famous by its appearance on Guy Fieri's TV Show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.  We will also visit the Levine Museum of the New South with featured exhibits on life in North Carolina after the Civil War. We will return to the hotel at approximately 4:00 PM. The Hospitality Room will open at 5:00 PM, and will feature Joel's slide show. 

Friday, September 28th - At 9:00 AM, the Board of Directors will meet, and at 10:30 AM the General Meeting will follow (locations at the hotel to be determined). At approximately 11:30 AM, we will board the bus for our lunch destination: The Olde Mecklenberg Brewery where we will not only have lunch, we will also enjoy a tour of the brewery. In the afternoon, we will visit the Rosedale Plantation. Built in 1815 by Archibald Frew, it is known locally known as "Frew's Folly" after the original owner who spared no expense constructing the plantation that became a jewel of the Carolinas. We will return to the hotel at approximately 4:00 PM. At 5:00 PM, the Hospitality Room will be open, featuring Joel's slide show. 

Saturday, September 29th - Saturday will be a free day for everyone. There are many things to do in the immediate Charlotte Southpark area where the hotel is located, plus other attractions which are a short distance away. Our banquet will begin with a cocktail hour at 5:30 PM, with dinner beginning at 6:30 PM.  

Space is limited for each Day Tour so register early! If you have any questions or concerns about the tours or the reunion in general, please contact our reunion chairperson, Suzanne Arnett at 818-400-three one three zero-3130  (Pacific Coast Time). Or email her at suzannearnett88(nospam)@gmail.com  (please remove (no spam) from the email address before using)    

Please note: We were unable to secure buses with wheelchair access for the day tours. There will be people on hand to lend assistance with loading and unloading, but all tour members will be required to get on and off the bus under their own power. We are sorry if this causes any inconveniences.


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