Spirit of Freedom crew to visit Dare

Published 7:49 am Thursday, December 16, 2021

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The new Spirit of Freedom crew members are landing in Manteo on Thursday, December 16.

During the initial visit to Manteo, there will be a blessing of the plane with refreshments at 9:45 a.m. and a flyover above the Wright Brothers Memorial at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 17. After the flyover, the plane will be parked at the memorial before heading back to Manteo

Make plans to join the crew for and interesting evening as they give a bit of history and talk with fans and take questions in an open forum at the Dare County Center on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

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The Spirit of Freedom will be open to the public on Saturday, December 18 from 9 a.m. tunil 4 p.m. at the airport in Manteo.

The highly-anticipated candy drop will take place Sunday, December 19 at 1 p.m. Children can meet Santa Claus at 1:30 p.m., followed by a VIP flyover at 2:30 p.m.

Masks are required inside buildings.

For more information, contact Karin Edmond at 252-473-1795.