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

February 17 & 18, 2018 – Puyallup, Washington - 52nd Annual Early Bird Swap Meet hosted by the Tacoma Model T Club. The Tacoma Model T Club’s swap meet will be held at the Washington State Fairgrounds & Expo Center in Puyallup, Washington. Admission: $5 daily. Visit www.earlybirdswap.org for more information. For details or booth space, contact Charlie and Gloria Ostlund at 253-863-6211 or email

March 3, 2018 – Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida - MTFCA Annual Meeting hosted by Tin Lizzie Club of North Central Florida. Event held in conjunction with the Winter Tour. See Winter Tour info for more information.

All MTFCA members are invited to the Annual Business Meeting held from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at the Mission Inn Resort, 10400 County Road 48, Howey-in-the-Hills. Meeting held in conjunction with the Winter Tour. See ad for more details.

Registration not required, but RSVP appreciated via email Steve Ellis OR email Susan Yaeger

March 3, 2018 – Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida
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Winter Tour proudly hosted by the Tin Lizzie Club of North Central Florida Tour with us – all days will be less than 100 miles. Make reservations at Mission Inn 800-874-9053, please mention “Model T Ford Winter Tour”. For additional details check our website: tinlizziefl.com, email: Steve or call 352-207-1498.

March 24, 2018 - Richmond, Indiana DIY Brass Restoration Workshop Model T Museum Annex - 310 N. 8th St. instructed by Scott Rosenthal of Cincinnati, Ohio Demonstration and hands-on learning opportunities for various brass repair including component disassembly (solder detach), solder assembly, dent removal, shape forming molds, finishing (polishing, rivet replacement, and glass panel removal. Limited to 24 participants. Up to 6 participants can bring one brass item ready for restoration. Fee: $15 for coffee, donuts, box lunch, water, and soda. For details or to register, see page 3 in Club Updates.

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 telecros@yahoo.com or 602-579-3928.

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 karollee@sbcglobal.net, or contact Dorothy Puckett, 417-882-2110 or dorothypuckett@sbcglobal.net.

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.

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 USA 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.

Sept. 8, 2018 - Old Town Orcutt, California USA 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 USA 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 at pederjorgensen51@gmail.com or 408-358-3398.

Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2018 - Park County, Indiana USA 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 modeltcbt@gmail.com.

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 at joneuro@att.net or Morris Dillow at moedillow@yahoo.com

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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