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

2014

JUNE 11-14 – Richmond, Indiana. The 11th Speedster Run will be in Richmond, Indiana. Host accommodations can be made at the Quality Inn, 5501 National Road East in Richmond. Phone 765-966-7511 or fax 765-966-5768 and mention the Speedster Rally. Rates start at $70. There is ample trailer parking and many restaurants nearby. Attractions are Model T Museum, Wayne County Museum, Carillon Park (Dayton, Ohio) and Winchester Speedway, and several private collections. The local airport will be offering airplane rides in some vintage aircraft. Contact Jack Harlan 765-962-7459 or E-mail

July 13 to 18, 2014 The San Diego Model T Club will host the Americas Finest City Tour. This tour has been designated as the MTFCA Western National tour for 2014. The tour will be centered in the city San Diego at the Four Points by Sheraton which can provide plenty of accommodation, including Model T’s, tow vehicles and trailers. The tour will take the participants to the many sites that make San Diego quite unique. These will include the North county beaches, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, Mount Soledad, Point Loma, Mission Beach, Mission Trails, Coronado, the Coronado Bridge, a tour of the aircraft carrier Midway, the famed San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and Old Town. Reserve the date now on your calendar.

Contact info is Tony Bowker or Kirt Simpson 13219 Saddle Ridge Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040

August 29-31, 2014The 26th Annual All Ohio Model T Jamboree will be held in Gallipolis, Ohio on Labor Day Week-end (Aug. 29, 30, & 31). We will be using 3 motels. The Quality Inn will be the Host Motel. Here are the phone numbers:
Quality Inn 740-446 0090
Super 8 740-446-8080
Hampton Inn 740-446-8000
Please tell them that you are with the Model T Tour. Richard Wells Email or 740-820-8381

September 3-7, 2014 — Branson, Missouri. The Heart of the Ozarks Chapter of Springfield, Missouri will host the 31st annual Hillbilly Tour. The headquarters hotel is Ramada Inn of Branson, Mo. Room rates will be $55.95 with breakfast included. Campr-ground is Branson Lakeside RV Park, 417-334-5575. Tour fees will be $140 for car and driver and $120 per passenger. Activi-ties included in the tour will be Bonniebrook, the Rose O’Neal home and museum, the Ralph Foster museum at the College of the Ozarks, and dinner and show aboard the Branson Belle on Tablerock Lake. Registration for tour begins Jan 1, 2014. Tour is limited to 80 cars. Contact Gene Gemmill 417-881-6702 or Email

September 14 - San Jose, California. The 14th 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 14 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This event fills History Park (Kelley Park, 635 Phelan Ave., San Jose, CA) with antique autos, fire equipment, bicycles and motorcycles of all makes from 1900 to 1945. Steam powered autos are 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 per adult, and free for participants. For more information, For more information, contact Allan Greenberg at Email or 408-997-0879.

October 1-4, 2014 - San Angelo, Texas. The 37th Texas T Party leaves the hotel Wednesday at 1:30 with a visit to Aeromotor Windmill manufacturing plant, a 30 mile long drive around the lake and a car show with burger cookout at the Ford dealership. Thursday includes pictures at Fort Concho, a drive to the Goodyear Proving Grounds, lunch in Robert Lee, some fun hills and turns on Burma Road and an Ice Cream Social at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Friday, we will tour Native American Indian pictographs, lunch at Olfen, Texas with access to a beautiful “painted church”, then the Barrow Museum near Eola, TX. Saturday will include a visit to West Texas Boy’s Ranch, lunch at a winery, a drive with turns and fun hills, including a paved road though a private ranch, closing with the banquet in the historic Cactus Hotel ballroom, a 1928 Hilton Hotel. The Clarion Hotel can accommodate our entire group (325-486-3300 - $99/night). Mention the Texas T-Party when you call. Trailer parking will be at an adjacent all-weather lot. RV’s call KOA Kampgrounds 325-949-3242 or military retirees Goodfellow Rec. Camp 325-944-1012.
Costs are $175 for the car & driver, passengers $150 and children under 12 will be free.
Contact 2014 Chairman Marshall Huling at 325-651-7132 or Email for more information.

October 8-11, 2014 - Hershey, PA. Fall swap meet. Stop in the MTFCA site at C4Q34-37 in the Chocolate Field. Meet some of your board members, join or renew your membership, buy MTFCA clothing, manuals, decals, etc. We always have a place for you to sit and talk Ts and get out of the sun or rain.

October 29 - November 2, 2014 Arkansas Tin Lizzies are having a Fall Foliage Tour in Harrison, Arkansas. There will be three days of touring in the Arkansas Ozarks. Be sure your brakes are in good order for the hilly, winding and steep mountain roads. A bus trip planned to Branson, MO for a show, cost will be approximately $50 per person for the show and bus. Dinner will be on your own. Hotel reservations can be made at 1929 Hotel Seville, 302 N. Main Street, Harrison, Arkansas, 870-741-2321. Rates range from $70 to $115. Check rooms and rates at hotelseville.com.
RSVP to Nellie Howell by August 1 if you plan to attend, Email or 479-857-5757.
Check the website arkansastinlizzies.com for more details.

2015

MARCH — Southern California. The Orange County Model T Ford Club is hosting the 50th Annual MTFCA meeting.

JULY 12-17, 2015 — Cochrane, Alberta, CANADA. The Foothills Model T Club of Calgary will be hosting the MTFCA’s National Tour celebrating the MTFCA’s 50th year.

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