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May 2024

RCAF 100th Anniversary The RCAF – Past, Present, Future and Night Run

A 100th Anniversary presentation by Col. Terry Chester (Ret’d) Come help us celebrate the opening of the Museum’s 2024 season and the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Royal Canadian Air Force. In the evening, Col. Terry Chester (Ret’d), President of the RCAF Association, will be speaking at 7:30 in the museum, followed by […]
03 May
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

RCAF 100th Anniversary Salute to Johnny Fauquier

Engine runs of the Lancaster and Bristol Hercules at 11:00 am and 2:00pm Richard Deboer will be speaking for the RCAF 100th Anniversary 10:00: Museum opens 10:30: Tiger Moth Engine Run 11:00: Lancaster Engine Run 11:30: ‘Duisburg’ -The RCAF’s Busiest Day 12:30: ‘Johnny’ -Our feature presentation 2:00: Lancaster Engine Run in honour of Johnny 2:30: […]
04 May
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
June 2024

Open Cockpit Day

Bring your family out to the Bomber Command Museum for Open Cockpit Day! Check out our vintage military aircraft and sit in the seat of our brave airmen and women to experience how it felt to fly in these incredible machines. We’ll be debuting our newly painted Cessna Crane with a twin engine run up […]
08 Jun
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
July 2024

Mosquito Celebration Day

It’s been 12 years since the Calgary Mosquito Society rolled into the Bomber Command Museum with their namesake airplane, the rare and beautiful DH98 de Havilland Mosquito. Learn what’s been accomplished in its restoration over the past year and chat with those who are ‘hands on’ with the airplane. What’s left and how long will […]
20 Jul
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
August 2024

Nanton Parade Day 2024

Come join us at the Museum for Nanton Parade Day. Start with a free pancake breakfast from 7 AM – 9 AM then join the crowds to watch the parade at 10. Join us afterwards at the museum for our engine runs of the Lancaster and Bristol Hercules. Food concession on site. Free Pancake Breakfast […]
05 Aug
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bikes and Bombers

Beer Garden, Engine Runs of the Lancaster Bomber and Bristol Hercules Engine Hundreds of motorcycles and riders converge on the Museum for a great day of engines and propellers. Registered riders get a free patch and a draw ticket for a chance to win a ride on our fabulous Lancaster. Our annual beer garden will […]
17 Aug
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
September 2024

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Evening

Imagine a Gourmet Dinner Buffet, Engaging and Entertaining Live Show, and a Silent Auction all in one glamourous evening. Details to be confirmed. Get your tickets early, this event sold out last year!
07 Sep
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Halifax Project Celebration

Curator Karl Kjarsgaard will conduct the annual presentation of the exciting “Halifax Project” for the recovery, restoration, and rebuild of the BCMC Halifax bomber. In partnership with Halifax 57 Rescue, the worldwide search for parts to reconstruct a Halifax bomber for the Nanton Museum has resulted in amazing Halifax discoveries and acquisitions. The the entire […]
21 Sep
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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