The Daily Item
LEWISBURG — The SUN Area Chapter of the American Red Cross serving Snyder, Union and Northumberland counties will host its second annual “Step Back in Time” World War II Style Hangar Dance at Heritage Aviation’s Penn Valley Airport in Selinsgrove. The dance will kick off at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 and feature music from well-known musicians The Will Fisher Orchestra, a 16-piece swing band who will be playing music from the 1940s. A group of students from the Susquehanna University Swing Dance Club will be in attendance to show everyone how to dance, to dance with anyone who needs an experienced partner, and to demonstrate. There will be a free swing-dance lesson at 6 p.m. to get everyone in the mood.
Food, which highlights the austerity of tough war-times will include a menu designed and created by Elizabeth’s an American Bistro in Lewisburg. Such items as “World War II American Hero” mini Dagwood sandwiches and petite meatloaf sandwiches are on the menu of heavy hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $35 and will not be available at the door; guests are encouraged to call ahead at (570) 524-0400 ext. 1602 to purchase tickets or to use a credit card for purchase. Guests must be 21 years of age. In addition to the entertainment, there will be static displays of World War II uniforms, artifacts and memorabilia, as well as Red Cross articles from the same time period. Guests are encouraged, but not required, to wear uniforms or costumes from the era.