Saturday-next Sunday: If you love airplanes, history or pancakes, then fly to the Blaine Aviation Weekend. See 25 historic aircraft on display, including World War II military planes. There will be model aircraft displays and flying demonstrations, seminars and a guest speaker. A pancake breakfast and lunch will be offered. Take the opportunity to go on an airplane or helicopter ride and watch historic planes in flight. Come Saturday evening for the Hangar Dance to enjoy the swinging 1940s-style sounds of Dave Andrew's Big Band. Refreshments will be available. Period dress is encouraged but not mandatory. (7 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.-next Sun. Free admission. Pancake breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon, $5-$20; lunch, noon-4 p.m., $4-$5; Hangar Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Sat., free-$10. Golden Wings Museum, 8891 Airport Road, C-6, Blaine. 763-786-5004, or www.goldenwingsmuseum.com.)

BRIAN LEEHAN