MTFCA Events Calendar

This is an on-line copy of the Events Calendar published in The Vintage Ford magazine. Submissions are to the magazine editor as described below. Activities will be listed at no charge to any antique car club, regardless of affiliation, on a space available basis. Please allow for publication time.

The deadline for any listing is the 15th of the month preceding the issue date (i.e., December 15 for the January-February issue; February 15 for the March-April issue, etc.). Please send your activity announcement to MTFCA Activities Calendar, P.O. Box 996, Richmond, IN 47375-0996 or email to MTFCA admin

2018

June 15-16, 2018 - San Bernardino, California - 49th Annual Swap Meet hosted by Riverside/Corona Chapter. Little League Ball Field, exit 215 Freeway at Palm Ave., go north to Little League Dr, turn left. Hours Fri: noon to dusk; Sat.: 6 AM to 3 PM. Spaces are 20x20, grass or blacktop. $30 ea. Free customer parking Friday night, no hookups. Hamburgers and drinks Friday 2-6 PM. Breakfast Saturday 6-8:30 AM. Free to all paid vendors. For more info call Don Kirtley 909-754-2360 or Gregg Hill 951-681-5346.

June 16-17, 2018 - Hollister, California - 49th Annual Speedster Endurance Run and Lowland Tour hosted by the Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club. Everyone liked those country roads last year so we are returning to the area around Hollister again this year for the "First and the Oldest" Run. Everyone is invited, so if you missed the fun last year, come on down. Hold the dates and watch our website for registration and entry information.

June 17-21, 2018 – Shelby, Montana - 58th Annual Endurance Run “Montana 500” hosted by Montana Cross Country “T” Association Held in Shelby, MT; base hotel is Gateway to Glacier Comfort Inn, 455 McKinley Ave., Shelby, MT, 406-434-2212, ask for “Montana 500 Room Block.” Rate is $99 + tax per night. After May 15, room rate will likely be $140 per night. For info: www.antiqueautoranch.com/montana500 or Bill Mullins Email or Rick Bonebright Email

July 8-13, 2018 – Richmond, Indiana - Come Home to Richmond National Tour hosted by Henry’s Hoosiers & Southwest Ohio Chapters. Come back to Richmond, Indiana and the home of the Model T Museum. New driving tours and lots of fun activities are in the works. For more information contact:
Brent Haworth at 765-914-4897 or email Brent or
Jerry Kramer at 765-969-6338 or email Jerry

Link to online registration form

July 14, 2018 – Richmond, Indiana - Homecoming at the Model T Museum Great vendors and seminars planned.

July 21, 2018 - Long Beach, California - 64th Annual Vintage and Classic Parts Exchange hosted by Long Beach Model T Club Held Saturday from 7AM until it’s over. One of the oldest and best swap meets in the west. Open to all makes and models, automotive and hobby related items only. Long Beach City College Veterans Stadium, 5000 Lew Davis St., Long Beach, CA. $5 Admission, Free Parking. Spaces: 20' wide x 16' deep. $40 each or 3 for $100. Details: call Jeff Hood, 562-597-5936, www.lbmtc.com.

August 4, 2018 - St. Joseph, Illinois - Antique Ford Day sponsored by the Prairie A’s Antique Ford Club of Champaign/Urbana, Illinois Display your antique Ford, original or restored, shiny or rusty, on Main Street in St. Joseph, IL (I-74, exit 192) from 10-3. Family fun, car talk, and car games. Restaurants in sight and Champaign/Urbana motels 8 miles away. Contact Dan Adcock at 217-649 -0724.

Sept. 1-2, 2018 - Wilsonville, Oregon - 36th Annual Northwest Classic 200 Mile Endurance Run hosted by Northwest Vintage Speedsters Club ’34 and earlier 4-cylinder era Speedsters. NOT a RACE, it has a time frame to meet. Yours & Public’s SAFETY is always paramount. Save the date and watch for further details to come.

Sept. 5-9, 2018 - St. Joseph, Missouri - 36th Annual Hillbilly Tour hosted by Heart of the Ozarks Chapter Hub tour in Missouri River valley & rolling hills near St. Jo. Opening meeting is Hillbilly ice cream social, model your hillbilly attire & compete for prizes. Tour Pony Express Museum, Glore Psychiatric Museum, Jessie James’ & Amelia Earhart’s homes. Enjoy the hospitality room, two lunch stops, closing ceremony & dinner. We’ll cover 300 mi. in 5 days. Due to truck & trailer parking availablity, tour is limited to 50 cars. See you at Stoney Creek Inn in St. Joe! To register or for info packet contact: Gene Gemmill, (417) 881-6702 or Email Gene.

Sept. 8, 2018 - Old Town Orcutt, California - 16th Annual All Ford Car Show & Swap Meet hosted by Santa Maria A’s Swap Meet opens at 7AM, Show at 8AM. Held at 201 S. Broadway around Orcutt Union Plaza. 12 trophy divisions (including original and modified classes) and a trophy for Ford Club with best participation; live music; huge raffle, 50/50 raffle; and grand raffle prize. Sellers/entrants: $25 advance, $35 at door. Public invited: free admission. Benefits Allan Hancock Industrial Technology Program Scholarships. For more information contact: Curt Warner at 805-478-1231, ckw71977@yahoo.com or Jay McCord 805-598-8133, jemccord@aol.com.

Sept. 23, 2018 - San Jose, California - 18th Annual Antique Autos in History Park hosted by Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club Event is 11AM-4PM at Kelley Park, 635 Phelan Ave., with pre-1946 original or restored to original condition vehicles, fire equip., bicycles, and motorcycles. Attractions include early tractors, crafts, antiques, Dixieland band, dancers, barbershop quartet, blacksmith demos, trolley rides, kids activities, and food Admission $5 (3 yrs +), free for participants. For more information, contact Peder Jorgensen Email or 408-358-3398

Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2018 - Park County, Indiana - Model T Covered Bridge Tour hosted by West Central Indiana Model T’ers Visit 30+ Covered Bridges and the local Amish community. Tour based at Park County Fairgrounds north of Rockville, IN on US 41, with camping, a clean bathhouse, and ample Model T trailer parking. Motels and B&Bs located within T driving distance. See ad for more information or contact: Brian and Valerie Jordan at 765-762-6067 or Email.

2019

February 17-22, 2019 - Sierra Vista, Arizona - MTFCA National Tour & Annual Meeting hosted by the North American Touring T’s Save the date. Details coming summer 2018.

June 15-July 14, 2019 - New York to Washington - 1909 Great Race Reenactment The Reenactment of the 1909 Great Race (a.k.a. Ocean to Ocean 2019 Tour) takes you from New York to Washington state from June 15, to July 14, 2019. We have 55 vehicles signed up, but need vehicles in reserve so we are building a waiting list. For details on this trip of a lifetime go to: www.oceantoocean.ning.com or contact Jon Griesenbeck Email or Morris Dillow Email

July 16-20, 2019 - Billings, Montana USA Regional Tour Save the date and join us for a great time in Yellowstone Country!

August 17-23, 2019 - Cookeville, Tennessee USA National Tour hosted by Tennessee T’s Save the date. More details available summer 2018.

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