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Why just wait? Enjoy Sites & Events In and Around Danbury Municipal Airport

September Events In and Around Danbury, CTFlying into Danbury in September? While you're waiting for passengers or your plane to be serviced, take advantage of BAC’s rental car for pilots and take in one of these upcoming events and activities. Whether you’re into hamburgers or history, Fairfield County has something for you to do!

Danbury Railway Museum
Located in the historic station and rail yard in downtown Danbury, the Danbury Railway Museum offers railroad history, guided tours, train rides, a collection of original and restored rolling stock and opportunities for hands-on railroad work at "12 inches to the foot" scale. For more information, call (203) 778-8337 the Danbury Railway Museum site.

Geary Gallery September Exhibit
Need a bit of culure? Take an hour and stop by the Geary Gallery in Darien, CT to see the breathtaking New England scenes of Neil McAuliffe, plus the decoy carvings of Kevin Kerrigan. The exhibit runs from September 1 to September 30, 2011. Admission is free and paintings and decoys are available for acquisition. Geary Gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, call (203) 655-6633 or visit www.gearygallery.com.

Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk
The Maritime Aquarium features several new documentaries. In "Coral Reef Adventure," follow husband-and-wife cinematography team Howard and Michele Hall on their 10-month quest to create a lasting cinematic record of the reefs in the South Pacific as they exist today. Narrated by actor Liam Neeson with music by Crosby, Stills & Nash.

In "Born to Be Wild," traverse the lush rain forests of Borneo with world-renowned primatologist Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas, and across the rugged Kenyan savannah with celebrated elephant authority Dame Daphne Sheldrick as they and their teams rescue, rehabilitate and return these incredible animals back to the wild. Narrated by Academy-Award® winner Morgan Freeman. For more information, call (203) 852-0700 or visit maritimeaquarium.org.

Portraits by Ben Larrabee The Gallery at Still River Editions, Danbury
A fan of photography? Stop by The Gallery at Still River Editions for Moments of Grace®, a solo exhibition of black-and-white portrait photography by Ben Larrabee of Darien, CT. Larrabee calls the instances of synergy he captures in his subjects’ lives "Moments of Grace." The exhibit runs through October 28 and is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. For more information, call (203) 791-1474 or visit the Silver Editions Gallery site.

Richter Park Golf Course
Golfers of all skill levels will be challenged at this scenic 18-hole course. The undulating fairways are a mix of blue/rye, the greens are a bent/poa mix and are well guarded by one of the 49 newly-renovated bunkers surrounding the course. Water comes into play on 14 out of 18 holes. For more information, call (203) 792-2552 or go to richterpark.com.

Business Aircraft Center’s Many Amenities
Business Aircraft Center is conveniently located at Danbury Municipal Airport and is open seven days a week. In addition to our quality aircraft maintenance and repair services, BAC is proud to offer our pilots and clients many high-end amenities including a newly-renovated Pilots Lounge which features:

  • Internet Wi-Fi
  • Widescreen HD TV
  • Pristine showers
  • Catered refreshments
  • Elegant and relaxing couches and seating
  • State-of-the-art flight planning services
  • HotSeat FLIGHT SIM®, the latest and most realistic flight simulator

We also provide exceptional catering services, concierge service including hotel and motel reservations, car rentals from Avis, professional car service by Hoyt Livery and complimentary shuttle service to local destinations.

View photos of our new Pilot’s Lounge.

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