Tstc

www.tstc.edu

The Texas State Technical College System offers occupationally-oriented programs with supporting academic coursework, emphasizing highly specialized advanced and emerging technical and vocational areas for certificates or associate degrees. This college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate of Applied Science degrees and Certificates of Completion.  The TSTC campus is located across the street from Avenger Aviation Services, so you can be there in minutes after landing.


pioneer museum

www.pioneermuseumtx.org

This museum remembers the lives of families from Nolan County and the City of Sweetwater.  It displays historic artwork from local artists past and present as well as local artifacts, antiques, and treasures that reflect the great history of the area.  Visitors are pleasantly surprised and delighted by the vast collection and the friendly curators.  It's a must see when spending time in Sweetwater.

wasp museum

www.waspmuseum.org


The National WASP WWII Museum seeks to educate and inspire all generations with the story of the WASP: Women Airforce Service Pilots – the first women to fly American military aircraft – women who forever changed the role of women in aviation!

The museum is conveniently located on Avenger Field so you can either taxi over or take a courtesy car.  To learn more call 325.235.0099.

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rattlesnake roundup

www.rattlesnakeroundup.net

Since 1958, the World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up has been held annually on the 2nd weekend in March at the Nolan County Coliseum.  The Round-Up was started as a way to control the population of snakes in this area of Texas. The over- population of rattlesnakes was causing harm to the local farmers and ranchers who were losing their livestock to these natural predators.  Today, it is an event that draws over 40,000 visitors per year.

wind turbine

generators


Sweetwater is often called the Wind Turbine capitol due to the presence of thousands of these modern day electric generators.  You'll no doubt get a spectacular view of these flying into Sweetwater.  For a close up view, stop in at Avenger Field where you can see one of these giant blades close up lying on the ground just across the street or take the courtesy car about 15 minutes from the airfield.