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

2019

May 25-27, 2019 - Russell, Kansas USA - Flatland T’s Annual Tour
hosted by Flatland T’s Model T Club. Join us for two-and-a-half days of easy, scenic touring, a few hills, and interesting stops. For info: Chris Paulsen, 316-648-7887.

June 2, 2019 - Auburn, California USA - 45th Annual Swap Meet
hosted by Mother Lode Model T Ford Club. Vintage & classic cars, parts, and memorabilia. Spaces 15x25 - $25. Buyers entry $5. Gold Country Fairgrounds. Set up after 4 pm on Saturday, June 1. Gates open 5 am Sunday June 2. No reservations. For more info visit www.motherlodemodelt.com or contact Gary at 916-599-0059 or John at 916-202-5842.

June 6-8, 2019 - Republic, Missouri USA - 19th Annual Show Me Tour
hosted by Show Me T’s Chapter. Join us for a fun three-day tour by Model T through the Ozark Mountain foot hills. Schools are out, so consider making it a family vacation. Branson, Silver Dollar City, Bass Pro, and the new Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium are just 20-50 miles away. To keep this year’s fees low, all meals will be on your own except: breakfast - provided by the hotel, Wednesday evening pizza in the parking lot, and a closing catered meal together. Tour limited to 40 cars. For info: Karol Spencer, 417-732-7222, or Dorothy Puckett, 417-882-2110.

June 8, 2019 - Brighton, Colorado USA - 2nd Annual Model T and Model A Swap Meet
hosted by the Mile High Chapter. Specialized Ford Pre-War Swap Meet with emphasis on Model T and Model A cars and parts. One day event held at The Adams County History Museum, 9601 Henderson Rd., Brighton, Colorado. For info: Brian Golden 303-680-3727 or Chuck Smith 720-289-2896. Mile High Pedal Pushers.

June 8, 2019 - Richmond, Indiana USA - Homecoming at Model T Museum
Two days of touring the picturesque Indiana and Ohio backroads available June 6 and 7. Come early and stay late! Saturday, June 8 Homecoming includes the popular Pre-War Swap Meet and Car Show. Seminars in the Vintage Garage will feature upholstery demonstrations, repairing front wheel axle, plus interesting talks by Steve Jelf and Mike Vaughn on spark plugs and unique tools. See the Vintage Machine Shop in action! Plans underway for Model T Games, Every T Has a Story talks under the tents, and other fun activities. Don’t miss being a part of this fun annual event. Visit MTFCA.com and click on “Homecoming” for more details.

June 8-9, 2019 | Hollister, California USA - 50th Speedster Endurance Run & Lowland Tour
hosted by Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club. Join us as the “First and the Oldest” Run explores the country roads around Hollister. Everyone is invited to a reunion of past and present entrants, so dust off your speedster, hold the dates and watch our website at www.scvmtfc.org for information.

June 8-9, 2019 - Farmington, MN - 29th Annual Model T Ford Reunion
Event participation limited to 1909 through 1927 Fords & restricted to 4 cylinder vehicles. TOUR ONLY Saturday, June 8, 2019 9am Start – Tour starts and ends at the Dakota County Fairgrounds in Farmington, MN. CAR SHOW & SWAP Sunday, June 9, 2019 Farmington, MN at the Dakota County Fairgrounds. Full Brochure here.

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

June 16-19, 2019 - Columbus, Montana USA - 59th Annual Endurance Run “Montana 500” hosted by Montana Cross Country “T” Association Held in Columbus, Montana; base hotel is Super 8 by Wyndham, 602 8th Ave., Columbus, MT, 406-322-4101, ask for “Montana Cross Country T Assoc.” Rate is $95. For info: website: Montana 500, Matt Hansen or Rick Bonebright

June 19-22, 2019 - Lincoln, Nebraska USA - 2019 International Speedsters Trials & Reunion host: Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed Enthusiasts and owners of early 4-cyl. powered cars (regardless of make, body style, or level of tuning and modifcication) are invited to attend. Activities during this biennial four-day event include: a road tour of around 150 miles, timed hill climb (various classes), dyno runs for vintage cars, tech seminars, guided tours of Speedway’s warehouse and Museum “backrooms,” annual MTFCA Speedster & Racer Hall of Fame inductions, and more. This a great opportunity to talk with speedster owners and builders. Details & registration info at Museum of Speed Events, or contact Carol Doolittle or 402-323-3241 (Museum).

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

July 20, 2019 - Long Beach, California USA -65th Annual Vintage and Classic Parts Exchange
hosted by Long Beach Model T Club. Saturday from 7:00 am until it’s over. One of the oldest and best old Ford and old car 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 Street. $5 Admission, Free Parking. Spaces are 20ft wide x 16ft deep. $40 each or 3 for $100. Call Jeff Hood 562-597-5936 or visit www.lbmtc.com for details.

August 3, 2019 - Champaign/Urbana, Illinois USA - Antique Ford Fun Day: Celebrating Model Ts & As
sponsored by Prairie A’s Antique Ford Club of Champaign/Urbana. Located in downtown St. Joseph, Illinois. Exit 192 off I-74. 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. Bring your old Ford original or restored, shiny or rusty, no matter its condition. Family fun, car talk, and car games. Restaurants on site and lodging nearby. Call Dan Adcock 217-649-0724 for more information.

August 17-23, 2019 - Cookeville, Tennessee USA - National Tour
hosted by Tennessee T’s. tennesseets.weebly.com
Tour Info - Registration Form

Sept. 4-8, 2019 - Salem, Missouri USA - 37th Annual Hillbilly Tour
hosted by Heart of the Ozarks Chapter. Join us in the heart of the Ozarks. The area is home to stunning bluffs, caves, forests, and wildlife; trophy trout fishing; and historic sites. Tour the picturesque country on meandering roads. Enjoy interesting stops and delicious food. You’ll receive a friendly Ozark welcome and a rousing good-bye. Snacks and drinks provided in well-stocked hospitality room. Hotel: Crossroads Inn and Suites, 1200 S. Main St., 866-729-9598, crossroadsinnsalem@gmail.com. Mark your calendar to explore the beauty of the Ozarks with us. To register or for info packet contact: Gene Gemmill, 417-881-6702

Sept. 22, 2019 - San Jose, California USA - 19th Annual Antique Autos in History Park
hosted by Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club. Event is 11 AM - 4 PM at Kelley Park, 635 Phelan Ave., with pre-1946 original or restored to original vehicles, fire equip., bicycles, and motorcycles. Displays of 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 info, contact Peder Jorgensen, 408-358-3398 or Allan Greenberg, 408-997-0879

Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2019 - Parke County, Indiana USA - Model T Covered Bridge Tour
hosted by West Central Indiana Model T’ers. Visit 30+ covered bridges & local Amish community. Based at Parke County Fairgrounds. See display ad for details. For info: Brian Jordan at 765-762-6067

September 29, 2019 - October 5, 2019 - Maryborough, Queensland, Australia - It is with the greatest pleasure that Model T owners QLD Inc (MTOQ), welcomes all Model T Ford enthusiasts to join us in 2019 for the 13th National Model T Tour. This tour is to be based in the city of Maryborough, Queensland from Sunday 29th September to Sunday 5th October 2019 on the banks of the Mary River. This will surely be a tour not to be missed with ample time to plan and dream of driving your Model T along quiet country roads through unspoilt bushland, across rich farmland and alongside unsurpassed coastal drives. A week of fun and friendship with members from around Australia and Overseas. The tour is planned for 7 days but why not plan for some extra excitement with an optional Whale Watching Adventure. For all enquiries and entry details visit the tour website or email the tour secretary for an information pack.

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