The San Diego Air & Space Museum will launch its annual Paper Airplane Festival, Saturday, March 19.
During the festival, which begins at 11 a.m., people of all ages can engage in hands-on activities, competitions and participate in a mass launch at 3 p.m. at the end of the festival. Attendees can learn to fold many different types of space-themed paper airplanes and enter into competitions, which include farthest flight distance, longest air time, and flight accuracy.
Admission: Up to four children 17 and under free with paid adult admission
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is California’s official air and space museum and education center. The Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and it was the first aero-themed Museum to be accredited by the American Association of Museums. Currently on display: SPACE: A Journey To Our Future, produced by Evergreen Exhibitions and presented in collaboration with NASA, this dynamic, multimedia exhibit looks back into the history of aeronautics and examines the many unknown questions of existence posed by future space exploration. The museum is located at 2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park, San Diego. The Museum and gift store are open daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with admissions until 4 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
For more information: SanDiegoAirAndSpace.org