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 126, Centerville, IN 47330-0126 or email to E-mail MTFCA admin

2015

JULY 25, 2015 - Long Beach Model T Club Swap Meet. Join us at the 61st LBMTC Parts Exchange & Swap Meet. Saturday July 25, Los Alamitos Race Course. One day only. Free admission. 7:00AM UNTIL IT’S OVER Los Alamitos Race Course 4961 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos, CA. 90720 East parking lot behind Costco FREE ADMISSION FREE PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE, CALL JEFF HOOD 562-597-5936 evenings
Click here for Flyer: LBMTC Swap Meet Flyer

July 23, 24 & 25, 2015 - Doughty Valley Steam Days, Charm, Ohio. Be sure to make plans to attend this annual antique farm machinery reunion located just a few miles from Berlin, OH, set in the picturesque rolling farmland at the heart of Ohio's Amish Country. See in action all day long: steam tractors, antique tractors and antique gas engines. Flea market, too. Thursday evening, local draft horse pull. Friday evening, old fashioned tractor pull and sparks at dusk. Saturday morning, steam tractor games. Old-time country music Thursday & Friday at 7:00pm under the tent. An amazing variety of food will be available all day from local vendors, including bar-b-que suppers. Admission FREE for drivers of visiting pre-war antique vehicles, general admission is $4/day aged 13 and over, plenty of parking. Located on State Route 557, 2 miles north of Charm, near Guggisburg Cheese.
Call 330-763-0303 for more information or Email John Leck

August 15, 2015 ANTIQUE FORD DAY, Saturday August 15, 2015, 10 am. to 3 p.m. Celebrating the Ford Model A and Model T Sponsored by the Prairie A’s Antique Ford Club of Champaign/Urbana Illinois
Location: Ford City, 701 Marketview Drive, Champaign, Illinois (Just North of I-74 and East of Prospect Ave.) An invitation to display your Model A or Model T Ford ( no hot rods or customs). Whether your antique Ford is original or restored, shiny or rusty, no matter it’s condition, please bring it for others to see on this day of celebration. Family fun, car talk, car games. Restaurants and Motels near by.
Contact: John Garner 217-778-3662 or Email

September 9-13 — Springfield, Missouri. The Heart of the Ozarks Chapter is hosting its 33rd Annual Hillbilly Tour 2015 in Springfield, the Queen City of the Ozarks, which is located in southwest Missouri surrounded by scenic hills, hollers and lakes. This hub tour will be headquartered at the beautiful 3-Star University Plaza Hotel in historic downtown Springfield. The tour will be limited to 80 cars. The tour will include entrance fees to the newly remodeled Wonders of Wildlife Museum. You will be visiting the premier world class conservation facility, aquarium, wildlife destination and attraction in the United States. Of course, the Ozarks is known for good food, so a meal at Lamberts (home of the “throwed rolls”) will be included. The tour will begin with a tour photo, a hillbilly picnic and a hillbilly dress contest. If you’d like to become a ”Hillbilly”, bring your best hillbilly outfit for the opening night. We will also have an ice cream social and a closing banquet which will include dress options of vintage, hillbilly, Patriotic or your favorite. Our daily routes will include hills and hollers, scenic back roads, visiting antique shops and interesting stops along the way. If you enjoy fun days, good food, great roads and lasting friendships; the 2015 Hillbilly Tour is for you! Contact Gene or Kay Gemmill @ 417-881-6702 or Email for information and a registration package.

September 12 - 13 , 2015 - San Antonia Texas.
POSTPONED .... because of RAIN, from May 2015
Please invite all Model T’s and their owners to join us on May 23-24, 2015 at the 9th Annual San Antonio Texas Ford Model T Show hosted by the "T Fords of Texas" San Antonio Model T Club and the Texas Transportation Museum at 11731 Wetmore Road, San Antonio, Texas 78247. We plan to have free admission, free train rides, offer rides in Model Ts, have technical demonstrations, Tons of T fun, a Fill-the-T canned food drive for the San Antonio Food Bank, a Saturday night Model T Club Dinner and a Sunday morning drive past the Alamo. For more information check out the club’s activities link on our web site at WWW.SAModelT.COM or Email us Facebook us @FordModelT or Twitter @T_Fords_of_Tx.

We welcome all Model T’s and Model T enthusiasts. If you would like to set-up a demonstration or sell/advertise your Model T associated wares, then please contact us early so we can accommodate your needs. This is a free show; Texas Transportation Museum is a 501-3c non-profit and the T Fords of Texas is a bunch of friends and families that enjoy our cars and share the histories and passion with our community.

September 13, 2015 – San Jose, California. The 15th Annual Antique Autos in History Park presented by the Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club and History San Jose, will take place on Sunday, September 13 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This event fills History Park (Kelley Park, 635 Phelan Ave., San Jose, CA) with stock antique autos, fire equipment, bicycles and motorcycles of all makes from 1900 to 1945. Early Cadillacs will be featured this year. Also located on the grounds will be the Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association. There will be antique crafts demonstrated and antique collectibles displayed. Admission to the event is $5, and free for participants and HSJ members.

For more information, contact Allan Greenberg Email or 408-997-0879

Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 - 38th Annual Texas T Party hosted by the Spacecity Ts of Houston will be in Uvalde TX. There will be very scenic and hilly roads. Tour fees are $175 for car and driver and $150 for passengers over 15. For more information Jim Ruhmann on Email or 979-415-4630

October 17-18 Model T Club of San Diego, 2015 Speedster Run will be over the weekend of October 17-18 out of the town of Ramona in San Diego county. It will be run in the usual format, with a brief run on Saturday afternoon, followed by the technical inspection. This year, Cathy and Greg Rising, have graciously offered to host the evening barbeque. On Sunday morning, following the Drivers Meeting, the speedsters will depart on a 120 mile dash through the hills and mountains of San Diego. The event will be followed by a substancial lunch and the prize presentation.
For more info San Diego Club Website or Tony Bowker Email

October 17 9am - 3pm - 16th Annual New England Speed Meeting “Gathering of the Faithful” CELEBRATE 16 YEARS OF “OL SKOOL” SPEED WITH US Same Great Show – New location ALL Pre 1960 RODS, CUSTOMS, VINTAGE RACE CARS AND ENTHUSIASTS ARE WELCOME PEIRCE PLAYGROUND: 26 Jackson St (off Rt. 105) Middleboro, MA Rt. 105 - Exit 4 on Rt. 495 - Easy access via Rt. 24, 44 & 495 At end of Rt. 105 exit ramp, follow Rt. 105 N approx 2 miles, turn right on Jackson St. *** GPS address: 26 Jackson St. Middleboro, MA 02346 *** All proceeds from food sales go to the Rochester Lions Club - great food & refreshments including “chowdah” Nostalgic T-shirts, Sweatshirts, & Hoodies will be available Tickets $10.00 each payable at the Gate (children under 12 FREE) Vendor Space $25.00 (admits 2) - Limited space available, reserve early *Goodie bags for the first 500 people* See photos from last year’s “Gathering” on the web at www.autonetnewengland.com For more information Email Jack Wegman or Phone: 508-888-3103

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