Most people would agree that retirement is one of the most monumental milestones that life has to offer.
One retiree in Irvine smiled as he said “The day I retired was literally the best day of my life. Birthdays happen once a year, but you only retire once, and it feels even better than I thought it would”.
To help celebrate such a momentous occasion, we’ve put together a list of our tips for retirement parties based on the many retirement parties we've hosted at our event venue in Orange County.
As one of the premier banquet halls in Orange County, Lyon Air Museum happily hosts dozens of corporate events, seminars, and conferences each year. It’s generally known that one of the most challenging parts of holding a corporate event, is making sure that you keep your audience engaged.
In an effort to help event planners and conference organizers, Lyon Air Museum has put together a list of captivating guest speakers that are sure to hold the attention of your attendees.
As a corporate event venue in Orange County, we have hosted dozens of businesses as they hold meetings, conferences and seminars for their employees. One of our favorite parts of hosting these gatherings is seeing what kind of cool giveaways the attendees will receive.
For more than half a century American nuclear submarine forces have played a cat and mouse game of hide-and-seek with their adversaries; a perpetual effort to detect, identify and track these silent yet deadly submerged machines capable of inflicting massive damage on their enemies.
US military efforts in China, Burma and India (CBI) are some of the lesser known episodes of World War II, despite the heroics and the colorful combat units and personalities involved. To support CBI efforts tons of military supplies were transported from India “Over the Hump” to China by brave aircrews flying C-47 and other aircraft. Lyon Air Museum has two C-47 transports (one configured as a DC-3) on display. Two new exhibits on the Air War in the Pacific, which include a description of Hump operations, recently opened. This article includes real-life experiences from three living
In September, 2017, retired USAF Lt. Col. Gary Craig toured Lyon Air Museum. Like so many of our visitors, Gary had some amazing stories to tell about flying C-130 forward air control (FAC) missions and KB-50J in-flight refueling missions in Vietnam. Here is an excerpt from an interview conducted by David Wensley, a Lyon Air Museum docent. The story is about an inflight refueling mission that went wrong, terribly wrong
Seeing as how New Year’s Eve is the official end of the holiday season, NYE is a night that everyone expects to be magical. We know from experience how those high expectations can put a lot of pressure on party planners, which is why we’ve put together a list of our top 5 favorite themes for a New Year’s Eve party.
Certainly we don’t have to tell you that a theme can make or break your event! The parties and private events that we’ve seen come through our event venue in Orange County recently have opted to get creative with their themes.
It’s October and that means that the leaves are falling, pumpkin spice lattes are back, and all of Orange County is scrambling to finalize their Halloween costumes. Most importantly you have the opportunity to do something fun before the holiday rush sets in; like plan a Halloween party! It doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, if you keep it simple, you'll be able to pull together the spookiest event of the year in no time.
Follow these five steps to ensure your Halloween party is the most festive event of the fall:
Fall is finally here and that means warm clothes, pumpkin spice lattes and for event planners in Orange County, it means that it’s time to start planning the company holiday party!
Holiday parties are an occasion that a lot of employees look forward to all year long. It’s an opportunity for coworkers to enjoy each other’s company and interact on a more personal level than their everyday work environment may allow.