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

April 12,13,14, 2018 - Bakersfield National Swap Meet & Tour. It’s kick off touring season and swap meet at the Kern County Fairgrounds. What treasure will you uncover and supplies will you discover at this year’s swap meet? Find the part(s) you’ve been looking for and need and reconnect with the friends you’ve missed. Please sign up and plan to attend the ever popular Bakersfield National Swap Meet & Tour, April 12, 13,14, 2018. The host hotel is the Double Tree Inn @109.00 per night plus applicable charges. They can be reached @ 661-323-7111. Be sure and mention group code HCCA when making reservations. Any other needed information or to reserve a spot for selling contact host: Tom Lane @ 661-706-5263 Or Gil Klecan @ 661-295-8000

April 21 & 22, 2018 - Sierra Vista, Arizona 23rd Annual Speedster Run hosted by Sun Country Model T Club This year’s event will be centered in Sierra Vista; you do not have to drive a Model T Speedster to enter. We encourage any vintage entry, not just Model Ts. It’s about Fun and Endurance, not speed. For more details and an entry packet, contact: Dana A. Crosby at Email or 602-579-3928.

May 6, 2018 – St. Louis, Missouri - 50th Annual Swap Meet and Car Sale hosted by the Model T Ford Club of Greater St. Louis Largest single day swap meet in Midwest. Gateway Motorsports Park, 2 mi. east of downtown St. Louis on I-55/70. Over 652 paved outdoor vendor spaces & car corral. Register by April 8: corral $25, swap $43 (after April 8 $35 and $55), premium spaces extra. Free admission! Buyer parking $5 per vehicle. For more information: www.stlmodeltclub.org.

May 17-20, 2018 – Fayetteville, Georgia - 23rd Annual Social Security Run HCCA Atlanta Region Invitational – Cars 1942 and under. For more information, contact: Kenny Wright 404-372-3396, or Email Kenny or Melissa Eastin 678-449-6119 or Email Melissa.

June 3, 2018 – Auburn, California - 44th Annual Swap Meet hosted by Mother Lode Model T Club. Cars, parts, memorabilia. Spaces 15x25 - $25. Buyers entry $5. Gold Country Fairgrounds. Set up after 4 PM on Saturday, June 2. Gates open at 5 AM, Sunday, June 3. No reservations. Contact: Gary 530-823-7957 or John 916-202-5842. More info www.motherlodemodelt.com.

June 3-8, 2018 – Northern California - Redwood Trees to Pacific Seas National Tour. The Redwood Empire Model T Club is hosting this national tour. They are planning a unique experience with some of the most beautiful scenery California has to offer. (See full page info in Vintage Ford) Contact: Steve Vining at 707-318-5088 or email Steve for details.

Link to online registration form

June 7-9, 2018 - Monett, Missouri - 18th Annual Show Me Tour hosted by Show Me Model T Club Join us for a tour of the Ozark Mountains foot hills. Drive perfect Model T roads and see beautiful scenery. Gather Wed. evening for “Pizza in the Parking Lot” and to say hello to fellow tourers. We start out Thurs. morning driving to Roaring River State Park. On Fri. we visit the largest small appliance museum in the country. And on Sat., we head for Table Rock Lake and Flat Creek, driving through the Mark Twain National Forrest. Tour limited to 40 cars. For more information contact: Karol Spencer, 417-732-7222 or Email Karol, or contact Dorothy Puckett, 417-882-2110 or Email Dorothy.

June 9-10, 2018 - Farmington, Minnesota - 28th Annual Model T Ford Reunion hosted by North Star State T, T Totalers, Minnestota Valley Model T, and Great Northern Model T Clubs. Event limited to 1909 to 1927 4 cylinder Fords. Tour on Saturday, car show & swap on Sunday.

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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