BRITISH CAR EVENT CALENDAR of the Northeast

Here are shows and events of interest to classic British car enthusiasts in the Northeast. Always confirm dates, times and other details with event organizers.

CLICK ON THE NAME OF THE EVENT for more information and map links. Web links have full details and registration forms, which many events have available online.

This calendar is maintained by the Keystone Region MG Club, the British Car Club of Northeast Pennsylvania, and the British Car Club of the Lehigh Valley, all of eastern Pennsylvania.

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The Roadster Factory SUMMER PARTY 2015

Hosted by: The Roadster Factory. Summary: Weekend celebration of British cars includes car show, other events. The theme this year is related to Alpie Rallyes. Events include drag racing, autocross, mountain tours, poker rallyes, and a LeMans start contest. Participants' choice concours show in downtown Indiana, Pa. SAVE THE DATE: Details to be announced. Club/Event Website: http://the-roadster-factory.com/. Venue information: http://www.covinn.com. Email: trfmail@aol.com. Phone: 1-800-234-1104. Thursday, August 6, 2015 – Saturday, August 8, 2015. 328 Killen Rd. Armagh, Pa.

New Hope Automobile Show

ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE on website. Hosted by: New Hope-Solebury Community Association. Summary: Two-day show featuring classic automobiles of all kinds, limited to 250 vehicles per day. BRITISH CAR CLASSES ON SUNDAY. Classes for Austin-Healey, Jaguar, MG, Morgan, Rolls-Royce/Bentley and Triumph. Check list of all other classes: limited spaces for each division. Judged event, plus a People's Choice Award each day. Parade of Champions at end of each day's show. Field opens: 8 am. Schedule: 8-10:30 am - Cars admitted to show field 2 pm - Voting closes. Day of Show: NO DAY OF SHOW REGISTRATION. Proceeds Benefit: New Hope-Solebury High School Scholarship Fund. Club/Event Website: http://www.newhopeautoshow.com. Email: info@newhopeautoshow.com. Phone: (215) 862-5665. Saturday, August 8, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. New Hope-Solebury High School, 180 W. Bridge St. New Hope, Pa.

New Hope Automobile Show

ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE on website. Hosted by: New Hope-Solebury Community Association. Summary: Two-day show featuring classic automobiles of all kinds, limited to 250 vehicles per day. BRITISH CAR CLASSES ON SUNDAY. Classes for Austin-Healey, Jaguar, MG, Morgan, Rolls-Royce/Bentley and Triumph. Check list of all other classes: limited spaces for each division. Judged event, plus a People's Choice Award each day. Parade of Champions at end of each day's show. Field opens: 8 am. Schedule: 8-10:30 am - Cars admitted to show field 2 pm - Voting closes. Day of Show: NO DAY OF SHOW REGISTRATION. Proceeds Benefit: New Hope-Solebury High School Scholarship Fund. Club/Event Website: http://www.newhopeautoshow.com. Email: info@newhopeautoshow.com. Phone: (215) 862-5665. Sunday, August 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. New Hope-Solebury High School, 180 W. Bridge St. New Hope, Pa.

A TASTE OF BRITAIN Car Show & Polo Match

Hosted by: Lanco MG Club, Inc. Field opens: 11 a.m. Summary: Fun gathering of British cars and motorcycles, held in conjunction with polo match for "A Taste of Britain Cup." Non-judged show. Dash plaques to first 175 vehicles. Vendors, event regalia, food and drink available. Polo match starts at 2:30 p.m. for "Taste of Britain Cup.". RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration Form: http://www.lancomgclub.com. Club/Event Website: http://www.lancomgclub.com/taste_of_britain.htm. Venue information: http://www.lancasterpolo.org. Directions: Lancaster County, between Lititz and Brownstown, north of Lancaster. Route 222 to Brownstown exit. West on Route 772 for about 2.5 miles. Turn left on Church Street. Polo field is less than half a mile ahead, on the right. Look for event signs. Email: bmce861911@comcast.net. Phone: (717) 361-7906. Sunday, August 23, 2015, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Forney Polo Field, 70 Church St. Rothsville, Pa.

NEMGTR GOF Mk 98

Hosted by: New England MG T Register. Summary: Five-day "Gathering of the Faithful" of the New England MG T Register. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://www.nemgtr.org/events/events/event/82-gof-mk-98.html. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 – Sunday, September 6, 2015. Clarion Inn Strasburg-Lancaster, 1400 Historic Drive, Strasburg, Pa.

Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 33

Summary: Annual celebration of classic car racing in northwestern Connecticut. Diverse field of race cars Friday and Saturday, with more than 300 vintage race cars expected for non-stop racing Saturday and Monday, with "Sunday in the Park" concours show on Sunday. Free paddock access for fans. Swap meet and midway. Schedule: Thursday - Vintage Race Car Parade and Falls Village Street Fair Friday — Qualifying Saturday — 20 races Sunday — Sunday in the Park Concours & Gathering of the Marques Monday — Racing. Car Show: "Sunday in the Park Concours" — Vintage and historic car show on Sunday, with "Gathering of the Marques" lining the rest of the track by make, model or country of origin. Concours show by invitation only. To join the "Gathering of the Marques," just arrive Sunday morning with a Sunday admission ticket (purchased in advance or at the gate). Club/Event Website: http://limerockhistorics.com. Venue information: http://www.limerock.com. Email: info@limerock.com. Phone: 860 435-5000. Thursday, September 3, 2015 – Monday, September 7, 2015. Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, Conn.

Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival

Hosted by: Watkins Glen Promotions. Summary: Austin Healey will be the featured marque at the annual Watkins Glen vintage racing weekend. The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association has designated Austin Healey as the featured marque for the 2015 Glenora Wine Cellars/US Vintage Grand Prix, and Healeys will also be featured at the concurrent Watkins Glen street festival this weekend. Reenactment of Grand Prix races on the original 6.6-mile road course is featured in a variety of events during all-day festival Friday. Historical lecture, judged auto… Schedule: Friday: All-day street festival features sports car events, a Concours d'Elegance, live music, food court, wine tastings, family activities, fireworks. Saturday and Sunday: Vintage car racing. Car Show: Friday: Concours d'Elegance of selected cards of special significance, including antique, classic, sport and race. At Watkins Glen State Park. Club/Event Website: http://www.grandprixfestival.com. Email: promotions@watkinsglen.com. Phone: 607-535-3003. Friday, September 11, 2015 – Sunday, September 13, 2015. Watkins Glen, NY.

The BRITISH INVASION

Hosted by: British Invasion, Inc. Summary: A three-day celebration of the British motorcar. Registration includes admission for two to the Friday night reception, Saturday car show, and Sunday field events, plus dash plaque, goodie bag, and meet gift for first 300 to pre-register. Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Austin Healey are this year's featured marques. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://www.britishinvasion.com. Email: mgaetano@maainc.com. Phone: 508 497-9655. Friday, September 18, 2015 – Sunday, September 20, 2015. Stowe, Vt.

BRITISH CAR SHOW British Car Club of Delaware

Hosted by: British Car Club of Delaware. Summary: Annual show held in the park-like setting of Battery Park along the canal and Delaware River. Open to all makes, models and years of British cars and bikes. Dash plaque to first 75 registered cars. Awards by popular choice, classes determined by pre-registrations. This year's featured marque is the Lotus. Popular choice awards at 2:30. Convenient dining. Schedule: Registration 9-11 a.m. Cars on the field by 11 a.m. Voting closes at 1 p.m. Premier Class judging 12:30-1:30 p.m. Awards presented at 2:30 p.m. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $15 received by Sept. 11. Day of Show: $20. Registration Form: http://www.bccdelaware.com/deCity15Form.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://www.bccdelaware.com. Directions: From Interstate 95: Take the exit for Route 1 South Take the exit for Route 72, Delaware City and Turn left at the light. Continue straight for Approximately 3 miles (Rte 72 becomes Rte 9). Turn left at light onto Clinton St. to the waterfront Business district and Battery Park. Email: dhenderson@wildblue.net. Phone: 302 284 4572. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Battery Park, Delaware City, Del.

BRITS ON THE BEACH Positive Earth Drivers Club

Hosted by: Positive Earth Drivers Club. Field opens: 10 a.m. Summary: 17th annual show. Popular vote judging, with awards and classes determined by pre-registration. Dash plaques to first 130 cars registered. Walk the Ocean Boardwalk just two blocks from the show, and have lunch at one of the many cafes and restaurants in this section of historic Ocean Grove. Antique and gift shops, clothing stores, other interesting businesses. NOTE: Space is limited to 130 cars. Previous shows have filled to overflow, so you are encouraged to register early and avoid disappointment.… Schedule: 10 a.m.-Noon - Registration Noon-2 p.m. - Judging 3:30 p.m. - Show awards. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://pedc.org/events/brits-on-the-beach/. Venue information: http://www.oceangrovenj.com/. Directions: FROM NORTH: Take Garden State Parkway South to Exit 100B, and go East on Rt. 33 (Corlies Ave.) to Rt. 71 (Main St.). Turn left, and take Rt. 71 one block to Main Ave, and turn right. Follow Main Ave. through the Gate into Ocean Grove and proceed straight to the show field. FROM SOUTH: Take Garden State Parkway North to Exit 100, and go East on Rt. 33 (Corlies Ave.) to Rt. 71 (Main St.). Turn left, and take Rt. 71 one block to Main Ave, and turn right. Follow Main Ave. through the Gate into Ocean Grove an… Email: show@pedc.org. Phone: 732-620-2378. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM. 65 Main Avenue, Ocean Grove, N.J.

CLASSICS ON THE GREEN

Host hotel: Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center, 1000 Virginia Center Pkwy. Glen Allen, Va. Hosted by: Central Virginia British Car Club and Classic Automotive Events of Virginia. Summary: 31st annual British and European car and wine festival: More than 250 classic cars of all makes on display, plus vendors, crafts displays. Held in conjunction with the New Kent Wine Festival. Schedule: Show Sunday, 11am - 4pm. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://www.classicsonthegreen.com. Venue information: http://www.newkentwinery.com/. Sunday, September 20, 2015, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. New Kent Winery, 8400 Old Church Rd. New Kent, Va.

MGs ON THE ROCKS British Car Show

Lodging available at I-95 Exit 77: Days Inn, Comfort Inn, Best Western. Hosted by: MGs of Baltimore, Ltd. Field opens: 9 a.m. Summary: Low pressure, popular vote event attracts 200 British cars. 33rd annual show. Beautiful country setting in Rocks State Park. Large British vendor area. Dash plaque to first 200 cars. Entertainment and music provided all day long. Bring the family, but please, no pets. Food and refreshments available. Schedule: Voting closes 2 pm Awards at 3 pm. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://www.mgsofbaltimore.com/. Venue information: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/rocks.html. Directions: Interstate 95 to Exit 77. Follow Route 24 west for 13 miles to Rocks State Park. Email: RGL2MGBGT@aol.com. Phone: 410 592-8610. Saturday, September 26, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Rocks State Park, 3318 Rocks Chrome Hill Rd Jarrettsville, MD.

AUTUMN LEAF FESTIVAL

Hosted by: British Car Club of the Lehigh Valley. Field opens: 10 a.m. Summary: All-British car show, held in conjunction with Moravian Academy's annual Country Fair. Car show open to all British marques, with popular voting classes by marque. Fair is a family festival featuring food, rides, games and entertainment. A fun day out for the whole family. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $8 in advance. Day of Show: $10 at the gate. Registration Form: http://www.bcclv.com/2015AutumnLeafForm.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://www.bcclv.com/autumnleaf.html. Venue information: http://www.moravian.k12.pa.us/index.htm. Directions: From Route 33: William Penn Highway exit. (First exit south of Route 22). RIGHT off exit ramp. After less than a mile, turn RIGHT on Farmersville Road, opposite the roller skating rink. After less than half a mile, turn LEFT on Green Pond Road. Entrance to show will be on the right; look for signs. Email: agkunkle@aol.com. Phone: (610) 867-6955. Saturday, October 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Moravian Academy, 4313 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, Pa.

AMERICA'S BRITISH RELIABILITY RUN

Hosted by: Delaware Valley Triumphs. Summary: Two-day 750-mile endurance fundraising fun rally – not a race – open to up to 40 British vehicles. This year the run will begin somewhere in southeastern Pennsylvania, reach up into New York state, and return. Drivers solicit donations to help a charitable cause, to be announced. $500 in donations per car is suggested. Proof of insurance required. Details to be announced. Schedule: Friday evening kick-off banquet at Spinnerstown Hotel in Quakertown, 7 p.m. Rally board and route details provided. Run begins Saturday morning 7 a.m. to the Coventry Inn in Indiana, Pa. owned by Charles Runyon, owner of The Roadster Factory.) Run continues Sunday morning, 7 a.m. returning to Quakertown. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://www.britishreliability.org. Email: info@BritishReliability.org. Phone: 267-258-7071. Friday, October 16, 2015 – Sunday, October 18, 2015. Begins and ends in southeastern Pennsylvania. For more info visit www.covinn.com.

NORTH AMERICAN CECIL KIMBER RUN

Summary: A British car road tour, at the height of the fall foliage season, on beautiful rural roads in the "Skylands" region of Warren and Sussex Counties, N.J. Route is along public and state park roads in honor of the birthday of Cecil Kimber, founder of the MG marque. (But all British cars, classic and modern, are welcome) Lunch (not included in registration fee) at the end at the drive. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Email: mgdriversclub@hotmail.com. Phone: 908-713-6251. Sunday, October 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. TBA.