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3-16-19, Lotus Pals stress reliever at the Lotus barn in Bethel, Pa.

3-30-19, Triumph Rescue open house.  Matt Bakes and his crew put on a nice program where tech issues are discussed, sometimes guest speakers show up (like John Good from Good parts in Reading, the Triumph guru) coffee and donuts served, and then a nice buffet lunch.  We try to drive down as a group meeting at a spot on the way, and often have a little run on the way home with an afternoon brew to cap things off.

3-31-19, classic car mall open house.  This drive to Morgantown promises an indoor/outdoor flea market,  Pollocks plans to be there.  The hot dog lady will have breakfast and lunch for sale.  I’ve been there twice.  First time was a rainy day the lvbcc put together, but my mini was the only attendee  Second time we went we got there at 12 just as they were locking up.  I’m game to try it again.  Lots of interesting cars, many for sale on consignment (check their web site)


4-6-19, Keystone MG and LVBCC are putting on a nice event at America on wheels.  They are bringing in a detailing expert to tell us how to shine up our steeds and providing pizza lunch.  Its 10 bucks to get in the museum, but keystone and brit car club are providing the lunch.  RSVP required to Jed Rappaport.

4-12-19, Kimber Fest at Simeone Museum.  This was in Allentown at the museum a couple years ago.  I learned more about MG’s than I though imaginable.  Now this national event is returning to a convenient location which happens to be the resting place of the 4th place 1933 Lemans K3 Magnette.  Maybe they’ll fire it up for this event.$150 bucks for a two day program with lunches and dinners thrown in.

4-20-19, Porsche swap meet ar Giant Center Hershey, Pa.   Brkfst meet up at Starlight  Diner in Fogelsville beforehand.

4-25, 26-19, OLey Bike Show. Perkiomen Chapter of AMCA’s regional National meet.  See lots of grizzled old veterans and their steeds with good sized flea market. we often go over on Friday.

5-4-19, Britfest in Succasunna. annual favorite.  Leaving RCM garage at 8.  Meet at Belvidere Diner at 9:00.  At show around 10:30 with nice back road drive.   After the show, return through Milford with stop at Ship Inn for brews and late lunch.

5-17-19, Carlisle Kit car, Import, and performance. Huge show featuring lots of Saabs, as well as good display of Brit iron, with a smattering of French, Italian, German, and Japanese.

5-18-19, Ragtops and Roadsters – Spring open house.  10am to 4 pm.  Traditional Scones and coffee in the am, refreshments all day.  These kind hosts open their shop and explain the many interesting projects they are completing.  Lots of Jags and Healeys, Morgans, MG’s and the like.

5-25-19, open house at RD enterprises.  Anyone with an old Lotus knows Ray’s web site, . Known authority on all things Lotus. He is having an open house from 11-3 today.  Lotus Pals will arrange a drive to the venue. 290 Raub Road, Quakertown PA 18951.  Check the Lotus Pals site for more info.

6-1-19, Red Mill British Car day.  Clinton, N.J.   I went last year on an overcast day in the MC-40 and the weather forced many to not show up.  So I put  the mini in the show and had a great time.  Its a fabulous venue, but space is limited.  So if you have a Brit car, sign up early.  I’ll take the Europa this year.  Nice drive over also, all back roads. This show usewd to be on Sunday- but had to move to Saturday this year. 2019 Red Mill British Car Day Registration

6-1-19, Unfortunate conflict, Hope Lodge show same day as Red Mill. DELVAL Jag and Triumph’s show at cool old mansion in Fort Washington.  You can stop in Skippack on the way home at Dave Markel’s hotel.

6-7-19, Hershey Grand Ascent.  I’ve been going over on the Friday and missing the crowds and Concours, and Auction, but theres lots of fun here.

6-9-19, Keystone MG’s show at the park in Hellertown.  Great show with over 100 Brit cars.

6-21-22-23-19.  Triumph Motorcycle National Rally at the Ole Fairgrounds.  Swap meet, british concours bike show, $10. admission daily. $5. bike show entry fee.