RADIO-CONTROLLED AIRPLANE FEST
WHERE: 3821 Karl Madsen Drive, St. Charles
WHEN: 9 a.m. to dusk Sept. 8
COST AND INFO: $5 for adults, free for children age 12 and younger; foxvalleyaero.com
ABOUT: The Fox Valley Aero Club will present its Wings and Wheels – Festival of Flight along with a Model T era car show. An air show, including planes and helicopters, begins at noon. The club, which works with radio-controlled model airplanes, is celebrating 100 years of automotive and aviation history. There will be a mock fight between the Red Baron of Germany and the Peanuts character, Snoopy. After the noon air show, a giant scale remote-control plane will drop candy over the airfield for kids. There will be World War I biplanes, a squadron of WW II fighters and a variety of stunt planes with smoke trails. Some grandstand seating is available, with lawn chairs welcome. Concessions will be available for purchase.