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Events

 

 

May 26, 2018 – Delaware Valley Alfa club spring drive.  Meet in Washington’s Crossing at 9:30. drive up river on both sides- ending up for lunch in Doylestown.  See Delaware Valley ar club for details.

June 2, 2018, Cars and Motorcycles of England .  Moved this year to Hope Lodge Mansion in Fort Washington.  Judged Jaguar concours.  Maybe Jeff’s SS-1 will be ready for the trip? Or at least the XK-150.  Mini went last year,  Europa a couple years before.  B-GT has made the run but not put in the show.  Supercharged B the likely steed this year.  We will use back roads down towards  Skippack, then Morris Road to Fort Washington in a thematic tour, as the site is the old Morris Mansion.

June 3, 2018 – Red Mill British car day, Clinton, NJ.  Austin Healey Sport & Touring Club NJ    www.austin-healey-stc.org

June 3, Italian Car Show – Rose Tree Park – outside Media, Pa.  Huge event featuring Italian Heritage with the Italian cars a prominent portion.  10,000 attendees, so you have to get there early to avoid traffic and get a spot.

June 8, 2018 – The Elegance at Hershey, PA. NOT a car show, but a concours event and hillclimb for invited cars. www.theeleganceathershey.com

June 9, 2018 – Elegance at Hershey again, Carlisle Mini group makes a day of this with fabulous on site breakfast, ogling the auction cars, and maybe savoring a chocolate martini afterwards in the lounge.

June 9, 2018.  How about a trip to Ho-Ho-Kus in Northern NJ?  I don’t know where it is, but picked it up on the Lotus Pals site, where a number of members of Northern NJ centric.  This is an all Brit show put on by Central Jersey Triumph. http://nebula.wsimg.com/0771ee876bd5dae6b5b163ccf022c82d?AccessKeyId=A4F5C7A89ECE1FA297B5&disposition=0&alloworigin=1

June 10, 2018, Keystone MG’s British car show at Reservoir Park in Hellertown.

June 16, Someone Museum.  Philadelphia Concours and Car Corral.  50 bucks to get in the Corral.

June 18, 2018,  the national MGB show takes place this year in nearby Gettysburg, Pa. This is a rare opportunity to attend a national show at a close destination.  Its at the Wyndham.  Here is the link:  mg2018.namgbr.org

 

June 23.  Kyle’s inaugural Lotus day.  We all drive our Lotuses, take fun photos, and post and enjoy them later on Lotus Pals.  Its an event we all can enjoy without going anyplace far from home.

June 24, NEPA british car day.  Now moved above Scranton to South Abington Community Park.  New venue, but same show as formerly held at the airport. www.bccnepa.com

June 30, Wheels in Water Gap.  all kinds and types.  two awards per class by decade.  up to 29, 30’s,40’s,50’s,60’s,70’s,80’s.  Held in the streets around historic Castle Inn. www.delawarewatergap.com

July 14, Ken Becks grand opening of K&T.  impromptu show on the lawn out front.  www.ktvintagecars.com

July 14.  Pittsburgh  vintage GP. for those willing to travel.  An amazing fest. www.pittsburghvintagegrandprix.com

July 21,  Allentown car show put on by City, Parks dept. and America on Wheels.  7th and Hamilton.  Car must be there from 4-8 in designated spot.  cars from variety of area collectors and modern muscle cars. spaces assigned first come first served.  1st 100 get invited to special reception at America on Wheels on June 23.   20 bucks to register prior to July 15. google search Classics and Cruisers on Hamilton for info.

August 4, Pennypacker Mills, British Car show.  www.dvcmg.com Nice annual show in Schwenksville by Pennypacker mansion put on by Delaware Valley classic MG club

August 5, maybe the 4th or 3rd.  British car club members making a big effort to bulk up the presence at the Awkst Fest in Macungie. Stay tuned. I will get more info as it approaches.

August 12,  New Hope Auto show.  Sunday only.  You have to register early because reduced field will only hold 350 cars.  I will go, if  only to stop at the Black Bass on the way home.

August 19, A Taste of Britain.  Lanco MG’s show outside of Lititz on a polo field in Rothsville,  .  I’ve been several times and enjoy it immensely, although I’ve never had anyone join in.  Nice back roads down and back make an enjoyable day.  If we stay late, there’s a polo match that starts at 2.

September 6-8, Watkins Glen Vintage Grand Prix Festival.  We drive up on Thursday, enjoy the festival on Friday, attend the SVRA races at the track on Saturday and drive hime on Sunday.  3 nites of motel, usually in Horseheads about 75 bucks a nite