The annual USO-style Big Band Dance begins with a swing dance lesson at 6:30pm in the Dillsburg Fire Hall. Jazz and big band music will be performed live at 7pm by The Will Fisher Orchestra under the baton of Clair Zeiders. Wear your dancing shoes and swing dress! Light refreshments will be provided. Admission to the dance is $15 per person with proceeds going to NYCHAPS. WWII veterans will be guests of NYCHAPS and admitted at no charge. Ticketing info TBA.
Earlier that day, visit the WWII Tribute at Dill’s Tavern. This free event begins at 9am and features living historians, 1930s and ’40s-era vehicles, encampments, speakers, and tactical demonstrations. The Dillsburg WWII Honor Roll will be featured alongside photographs and biographies of many of our local heroes.
The Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society (NYCHAPS) strives to inspire by connecting the lessons of the past to the challenges of today. Through hands-on experience, the past culture of the area is brought to life in a deeper and richer educational experience. Through preservation, research, and our collections, NYCHAPS seeks to inspire a different way of learning history.