Saturday, November 15th, 2014


We invite our friends to join us for our 85th Anniversary dinner celebration at the USCG base in Boston, MA. The dinner will include guest speakers, a presentation on the history of the program, a variety of auction prizes (items to be announced in the next few weeks).

This is a unique opportunity to meet some of the past and present Flying Santas as well as the helicopter pilots, volunteers and Coast Guard personnel that make up the Flying Santa experience.


Cocktail Hour: 6:00-7:00

Cheese & Cracker Tray with Fresh Fruit Garnish

Buffet Offerings: 7:00 Service

Crisp Caesar Greens romaine lettuce, shavings of parmesan, crispy croutons
and a Creamy Lemony Vinaigrette.

Hot off the Carving Block…
Pan Seared Filet Mignon drizzled with a yummy Sweet Vermouth Reduction Sauce

Moist and Plump, Chicken Picatta, dredged in seasoned breadcrumbs, pan-fried, and topped a lemon-wine sauce for a delectable finish!

Hand-made Agnolotti (half-moon ravioli) lorentine wrapped in spinach & egg striped dough tossed with slightly wilted baby spinach greens topped with savory Roasted Roma Plum Tomato Sauce.

Accompaniments of lightly seasoned Italian Roasted Potatoes, made from baby red bliss potatoes

Fresh Green Beans with tarragon butter

Hot Crispy Rolls with Butter

Finale: 7:45 Service

Beverage Service: Fresh French Roast Coffee, Orange Pekoe Tea, as well as, Brewed Decaffeinated

Celebration Cake, Cookies & Brownies

The caterer would be happy to accommodate any special dietary needs. Vegetarian dishes, vegan preparations, gluten or allergy restrictions and other special dietary needs are frequently and easily accommodated.

In order to comply with base security procedures advance reservations are required. There will be free parking available at the USCG base located on Boston's North End waterfront. Tickets are $50.00 and all proceeds will go towards the continued support of the Flying Santa mission. We look forward to celebrating this event with the many friends and supporters who have helped to make this New England tradition such a success. Tickets may be ordered by phone, mail or by Credit Card through the following link:

(No PayPal account required)

All proceeds go to support Friends of Flying Santa.

  Scenes from past tours...
 Nantucket Sound -Vineyard Sound

Lighthouse Cruise

Oct. 13th, 2012
Lights visited:

Point Gammon, Bass River, Monomoy Point, Great Point, Cape Poge, Edgartown Harbor, East Chop, West Chop, South Hyannis. This was a rare opportunity to see anumber of these historic off-shore lighthouses up-close as well hundreds of gray seals hauled out on Monomoy Island and Great Point.

Point Gammon Light


Bass River Light


Monomoy Point Light & seals


Great Point Light


Great Point Light


Great Point


Cape Poge Light


Edgartown Harbor Light


East Chop Light

West Chop Light


South Hyannis Light



 Buzzards Bay-Vineyard Sound Lighthouse Cruise
Oct. 1, 2011
Lights visited:

Palmer Island, Butler Flats, Clarks Point, Ned's Point, Bird Island, Wing's Neck, Cleveland Ledge, Nobska Point, Tarpaulin Cove and Gay Head. This was a rare opportunity to see these historic off-shore lighthouses up-close as well as the picturesque Elizabeth Islands.


Palmer Island Light


Butler Flats Light


Clarks Point Light


Neds Point Light


Bird Island Light


Wings Neck Light


Wings Neck Light


Cleveland Ledge Light



USCG Sector Southeastern New England


Nobska Point Light


Tarpaulin Cove Light


Gay Head Light


Gay Head Light



Lighthouses of Maine Bus Tour
May 13-15, 2011
Lights visited:
Portsmouth Harbor Light, Portland Head Light, Portland Breakwater Light, Pemaquid Point Light, Owl's Head Light - Ghost Tour with Ron Kolek, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Bass Harbor Head Light, Summit of Cadillac Mountain, West Quoddy Head Light, Dice Head Light, Fort Point Light.
Portsmouth Harbor Light
Portland Head Light
View from Portland Head Light
Pemaquid Point Light
Owl's Head Light
Maine Lighthouse Museum
West Quoddy Head Light

Paranormal investigator Ron Kolek, our driver Jason Correia
and historian Jeremy D'Entremont at West Quoddy Head Light



 Maine Lighthouse Cruise
Oct. 15, 2006
Lights visited:
Burnt Island, Ram Island, Pemaquid Point, Franklin Island, Cuckolds, and Hendrick's Head.
Burnt Island Light
Ram Island Light
Pemaquid Point Light
Franklin Island Light
Cuckolds Light
Hendricks Head Light

Vineyard Sound Buzzards Bay
Lighthouse Cruise
Sept. 18, 2005
Lights visited:
Nobska Point, East Chop, Tarpaulin Cove, Gay Head, Bird Island, Wing's Neck and Cleveland Ledge.


Nobska Point Light
East Chop Light
Tarpaulin Cove Light
Gay Head Light
Gay Head Light
Cleveland Ledge Light
Lighthouses of Maine Cruise
June 11, 2005
Lights visited:
Doubling Point, Kennebec Range, Squirrel Point, Perkins Island, Pond Island, Seguin Island, Hendricks Head, The Cuckolds, Burnt Island and Ram Island


Perkins Island Light
Landing at Perkins Island Light
Burnt Island Light
Hendricks Head Light
Bermuda Tour
April 4-7, 2005
Lights visited:
St. David's Light & Gibbs Hill Light


St. David's Light
Gibbs Hill Light
Royal Naval Dockyard
Rhode Island Lighthouse Bus Tour
July 24, 2004
Lights visited:
Warwick, Point Judith, Beavertail
and Castle Hill


Jeremy D'Entremont and Commander Tom Jones at Warwick Light
Fresnel Lens at Point Judith Light
Tina, our junior Coast Guard tour guide at Beavertail Light
Castle Hill Light
Maine Lighthouse Bus Tour
May 21-23, 2004
Lights visited:
Portsmouth Harbor, Doubling Point, Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point, Perkins Island, Pond Island, Seguin Island
Rockland Breakwater, Fort Point,
Bass Harbor Head, Owl's Head,
Pemaquid Point and Nubble Light.
Also Maine Maritime Museum,Bar Harbor-Acadia National Park
Summit of Cadillac Mountain & Lighthouse Depot

Kennebec River cruise
Seguin Light
Fort Point Light
Bass Harbor Head Light
Driver Jim at Owls' Head Light
Nubble Light

 Friends of Flying Santa, Inc. reserves the right to alter the itinerary of our tours when circumstances require. We will do everything possible to keep to our advertised schedule. Unfortunately, circumstances sometimes require minor adjustments in our planned events.

PO BOX 80047
Stoneham, MA 02180-0001
Tel: (781) 438-4587