Events

MAY

Book Signing with Author Theasa Tuohy

Book Signing with Author Theasa Tuohy

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Time: 2 p.m.

ABOUT FLYING JENNY

People were doing all sorts of screwy things in 1929: They called their era the Jazz Age, the Roaring Twenties. It wasa time of boundless hope, optimism, and prosperity. “Blue

Skies” was the song on everyone’s lips. The tabloids were full of flagpole sitters, flappers doing the Charleston, and marathon dancers leaning on their partners through endless

nights. But everyone agreed that the stunt pilots took the cake. Ever since Charles Lindbergh had flown the Atlantic solo, the entire world had gone nuts over flying&mdasheven women were doing it.

Jenny Flynn defies the odds and conventions. “You can’t fly in a skirt,” she snaps in response to a question from Laura, an equally brash young woman who is crashing through her own

glass ceiling while reporting for a New York City newspaper. The two continually clash as Laura chases the story, following Jenny’s barnstorming escapades across the Midwest.

Flying Jenny offers a vivid and exciting portrait of an earlier time when airplanes were such a thing of wonder that crowds of spectators swarmed onto runways for a dangerous view

of the exploits of the pioneers&mdashmen and women&mdashof flight.

THEASA TUOHY is the daughter and namesake of a pioneering pilot who flew an old World War I “Jenny” with an OX-5 engine. She is the author of The Five O’Clock Follies and is a longtime journalist who worked 

for five daily newspapers and the Associated Press. Her “first woman” stints include assistant city editor at the Detroit News and the copy desk at the (Newark) Star-Ledger. 

Tuohy lives in Manhattan.

AUGUST

Curtiss Classic Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet 2018

Curtiss Classic Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet 2018

August 4, 2018

Time: 9am - 4pm

Join us for an outstanding weekend of motorcycle-related festivities including: motorcycle show, swap meet vendors, food, raffles, and music.

SEPTEMBER

Wings and Wheels - Seaplane Homecoming & Car Show

Wings and Wheels - Seaplane Homecoming & Car Show

September 15-16, 2018

Time: 10am to 4pm

The Curtiss Museum's Seaplane Homecoming joins forces with the Hammondsport's Classic & Exotic Car Show to form, WINGS AND WHEELS Hammondsport!

Two days of seaplanes, cars, food, vendors, and more!

To register your plane or car, or to reserve your spot at the banquet, please visit: www.WingsandWheelsHammondsport.com

OCTOBER

Monsters in the Museum

October 27, 2018

Time: 11am - 3pm

CALLING ALL BOILS AND GHOULS!

Join us for a spooktacular day of kid-friendly activities, and KIDS IN COSTUME RECEIVE FREE ADMISSION!