Jul 22, 2017 | 8:00 AM | Saturday

Event Location

Armstrong Air & Space Museum

500 Apollo Dr, Wapakoneta, OH 45895

Neighborhood: Toledo

Description

Celebrate the anniversary of Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, on July 22-23 at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Enjoy inflatable activities, science demonstrations, face painting, aeronautics activities, mini golf, a kids trivia competition, th


Start on : July 22, 2017 8:00 AM Saturday
End on : July 23, 2017 8:30 PM Sunday

Event Details

Celebrate the anniversary of Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, on July 22-23 at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Enjoy inflatable activities, science demonstrations, face painting, aeronautics activities, mini golf, a kids trivia competition, the Lima Area Concert Band, animals from the Toledo Zoo, and the Run to the Moon races (speedy-feet.com).
This year, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin will visit the Armstrong Air & Space Museum on Saturday, July 22. Dr. Aldrin will address the runners prior to and immediately following the Run to the Moon. He will give a presentation and take questions at 2 pm. The USAF will provide a fly over Saturday at 10 during the event's opening ceremony. Jet Propulsion from PBS's Ready, Jet, Go will make rounds throughout the day Saturday.

Saturday, July 22
Stage Schedule:
10:30-11 Run to the Moon Awards Presentation
11:15-11:55 Toledo Zoo: Endandered Species Animal Presentation
12:15-12:45 Moon Pie Eating Contest (registration at welcome tent)
1-1:40 Toledo Zoo: Endangered Species Animal Presenation
2 – 3:30 Buzz Aldrin (on alternate stage)
3:45-4:15 Dr. Bob Tesla: Mad Science
4:30-5:15 Lima Symphony String Quartet
Other Time-Sensitive Activities:
7:30-3:30 Lost in Space robot
7:30-2 Star Wars characters
8:15-9:15 Run to the Moon 10K, 5K, & 1-Mile races
10-2, 3:30-5 Inflatables
11-2, 3:30-5 Model rocket launches
11-5 Jet Propulsion from Ready, Jet, Go!
11-5 Ruby the tree frog from WBGU
11:30-1:30 Ambulance - EMTs
1:00 Mike Mallory, Apollo 11 Frog Man – Astro Theater
Sunday, July 23
Stage Schedule
12:15-1 Imagination Station: Mad Science Presentation
2-2:45 Imagination Station: Mad Science Presentation
3-3:30 Kid Trivia (registration at welcome tent)
7-8:15 Lima Area C

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