The Swing Dance at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Performers and planesPerformers and planes
The plane truth, it is a great place for photo opps!

The plane truth, it is a great place for photo opps!

There is an awesome swing dance for living history fans at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton, Ontario.  It is held in the hanger with dozens of planes that served in the Canadian Military since World War II.

Performers and planes

Performers and planes

Folks come dressed in military uniforms, and other formal apparel appropriate to the era and the performers sing and play music of the period.

 

Swinging sweeties at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Swinging sweeties at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

The attendees swing and sway to the the sounds or sit back and chat while watching the dancing and playing.

Props for props in photo opps.

Props for props in photo opps.

While there is plenty of excitement there are plenty of planes for those who want a photo or two as they explore Canada’s aviation history.

A hot topic discussed in the bomb bay of the Hot Gen B-25 Mitchell Bomber

A hot topic discussed in the bomb bay of the B-25 Mitchell Bomber “Hot Gen.”

Others may find a place for a private chat away from the clamor of the crowd.

Playing at the party - amazing balance (ok, it fell as she pointed at it.)

Playing at the party – amazing balance (ok, it fell as she pointed at it.)

The next Swing Out to Victory Dinner and Dance is November 18, 2017.  Check out their website for more information and updates and check out their Facebook page!

Check out our photo gallery for more photos from the 2013 Swing Out to Victory Dinner and Dance.

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