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.

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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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Hosted by: Connecticut MG Club. Summary: 29th Annual British By The Sea, a fun gathering of people who own and appreciate British vehicles. The BBTS Gathering attracts more than 350 cars every first Sunday in June, at the scenic 240-acre Harkness Memorial State Park on the north shore of Long Island Sound in Connecticut. Come enjoy a day mingling with other LBC owners, talk about cars, have a picnic, a glass of wine. Featured marques this year are Rolls-Royce and Bentley. Etched glass mug awards to vehicles selected by popular vote. Als… Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: Friday, June 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Harkness Memorial State Park, 275 Great Neck Rd,. Waterford, Conn.


Hosted by: Delaware Valley Triumphs, Ltd. and Delaware Valley Jaguar Club. Field opens: 8:30 a.m. Summary: Annual all-British event is a judged concours award show and nationally sanctioned Jaguar concours event. Entries are judged by their marque's standards for authenticity and period correctness. British motorcycle entries judged by "People's Choice" ballot. Ballots will be distributed to each registered vehicle entrant in the show. Judging begins at 10 a.m. and is done on a 100-point scale. Vehicles must be at least 15 years old, and must earn at least 70 points to be eligible for an award, with bonne… Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - Field opens 10 a.m. - Judging begins. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: Cars $20. motorcycles $15 before May 28. Registration: $25 thereafter and day of show. Spectator Admission: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 youth 6-17; $12 for family of four. Vendor information: Car corral and auto jumble vendor space: $25. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: Email: Phone: 609-760-8198. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Oakbourne Park, 1014 S Concord Rd, Westtown, Pa. For more info visit


Hosted by: Cheseapeake Chapter of New England MG 'T' Register. Summary: More than 500 British cars gather on the grounds of Lilypons Water Gardens for 39th Annual Original British Car Day. Pets, picnic lunches welcome. Food and drinks available. Dash plaque and name in program for all pre-registered cars. This year's featured marque is the MGB-GT. Schedule: Field opens: 8 am Popular choice voting closes: 1 pm Awards: 3 pm. MUST BE PRESENT TO RECEIVE AWARD. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: Venue information: Directions: From the North: I-270 or I-270 to Route 85 From the South: Route 28. Email: Phone: 410-775-0500. Sunday, June 5, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Lilypons Water Gardens, 6800 Lily Pons Rd. Adamstown, Md.


Lodging suggestions: Clinton Holiday Inn Select (908) 735-5111 or the Hampton Inn (908) 713-4800. Both less than one mile from show ground. Hosted by: Austin Healey Sports & Touring Club — North Jersey Region. Summary: The Austin-Healey Sports & Touring Club takes over this annual show, limited to 100 pre-registered British cars. Judging classes determined by ages of the cars pre-registered, not marques, with the approximately equal number of cars in each class. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Day of Show: No day of show registration. Proceeds Benefit: Red Mill Museum Village. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: Email: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main St. Clinton, NJ.


RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Hosted by: Motorcar Productions. Summary: A four-day weekend of British car-oriented events, produced by the same people who run the British Invasion in Stowe, Vt. every fall. Schedule: Thursday, June 9 — "Hidden Highway Hundred" rally on the rural coastal and back roads of Rhode Island, with stop at a local winery for lunch and car display. Must pre-register for this event. Friday, June 10 — Registration packet pick-up (event is pre-registration only.) — Afternoon: Fun Rally for car show registrants — 6:30-9:30 p.m. British street party with live music, Independence Park, Bristol Saturday, June 11 — Concours d'Elegance judged competition AND People's Choice show. Day will feature… Registration: All cars must pre-register by June 1 for Popular Car Show. Spectator Admission: $15 for Saturday-Sunday pass or $10 for Sunday only. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: Email: Phone: 508-395-6663. Thursday, June 9, 2016 – Sunday, June 12, 2016. Colt State Park, Route 114, Bristol, R.I.

The Elegance at Hershey – The Grand Ascent

Summary: The Grand Ascent is a VSCCA sanctioned hill climb exhibition in the European tradition, where drivers will pilot some of the finest vintage race cars up the historic back road to The Hotel Hershey. Modeled on similar events such as England’s Goodwood Festival of Speed and paying homage to long standing events such as Mount Equinox, The Grand Ascent will relive the excitement of race cars storming up hill to test the mettle of the driver and the machine. Schedule: Friday: Vintage hill climb exhibition on the historic back road to The Hotel Hershey. Saturday: Timed "Elegance Challenge" race in morning. Vintage hill climb exhibitions on the historic back road to The Hotel Hershey, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dinner party and charity auction in evening. Sunday: "The Elegance" car show on grounds of The Hotel Hershey. Club/Event Website: Friday, June 10, 2016 – Sunday, June 12, 2016. The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, Pa.

A TOUCH OF ENGLAND British Motorcar Show

Hosted by: New Jersey Triumph Association. Field opens: 8:30 a.m. Summary: Popular vote show for all British cars and motorcycles. Registrants receive a goodie bag and a raffle ticket for door prizes. Participation limited to 150 cars. Schedule: Voting until Noon Awards and door prizes at 2 p.m. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Rain date: Sunday, June 12. Advance Registration: $15 postmarked by June 3. Registration: $20 after June 3 and at the gate. Spectator Admission: $6, benefitting The Hermitage Museum. Vendor information: $25 postmarked by June 3; $20 after June and at the gate. Setup begins 8 am. Proceeds Benefit: Spectator admission benefits The Hermitage Museum. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: Directions: Route 17 to Hollywood Avenue exit, and bear left. Take Hollywood Avenue west to Franklin Turnpike. Turn right onto North Franklin Turnpike and go 1/2 mile to The Hermitage, on the left. Email: Phone: 201-934-1141. Saturday, June 11, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The Hermitage House, 335 N Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ.


Hosted by: Ohio Valley Austin Healey Club. Summary: Annual five-day convention of the Austin-Healey Club of America, dubbed "Wheels Over the River," will be held in the Cincinnati, Ohio, and northern Kentucky area. Tech sessions, driving events, tours, car show. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: Sunday, June 12, 2016 – Thursday, June 16, 2016. Cincinnati Airport Marriott, 2395 Progress Drive, Hebron Ky.


Hosted by: Keystone Region MG Club. Field opens: 9 a.m. Summary: More than 200 vintage British sports cars on display at Hellertown's Reservoir Park, just south of Bethlehem, in eastern Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley. The annual show features finely restored MGs, Triumphs, Jaguars, Austin-Healeys, Morgans and Mini-Coopers from every mid-Atlantic state. Popular vote awards. Door prizes and vendors. Music, catered breakfast and lunch foods. Large picnic pavilion. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: Directions: See detailed map on website. Just south of Interstate 78 Exit 67 (Hellertown/Bethlehem). Sunday, June 12, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Alfred J. Fritchman Reservoir Park, 3400 Reservoir Rd, Hellertown, PA.


RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Hosted by: North American Council of MG Registers. Summary: SAVE THE DATE! Fifth all-MG convention, held every five years. Incorporates annual conventions of the North American MMM Register (pre-war Midget, Magna and Magnette), New England MG 'T' Register, North American MGA Register and the North American MGB Register, which now incorporates the MGC. The mid-week event will allow for travel to and from Louisville on the weekends before and after. Plan to arrive on Monday, in time for the opening event at Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby. (This eve… Registration: Will be posted online in Fall 2015. Club/Event Website: Venue information: Email: Monday, June 13, 2016 – Friday, June 17, 2016. Louisville, Ky.

Wheels in the Water Gap

Hosted by: Delaware Water Gap Classic Car Club. Summary: Unique vehicles of all eras. This is the 13th annual show in conjunction with town's Founder's Day celebration. Car show classes by decade: To 1929, 1930-39, 1940-49, 1950-59, 1960-69, 1970-79, 1980-89, 1990-99, and 2000 and up, and also classes for "Rat Rods," "Tuners" and "Anything Else." Two trophies in each class, plus three Grand Prize winners. Proceeds benefit the Delaware Water Gap Station Preservation Partnership, which is working to restore the old DWG train station, which will be open for… Field opens: 9 a.m. Schedule: Registration open8 am to noon. RAIN or SHINE: No. Rain date: Sunday, June 16. Advance Registration: $12 in advance, through June 15. Registration: $15 at the gate day of show. Spectator Admission: Donations accepted. Proceeds Benefit: Historic railroad station renovation project. Venue information: Directions: From Interstate 80 — Exit 310 (first or last exit in Pennsylvania, depending which way you are going!) Follow signs for Delaware Water Gap/Route 611 South. Left at the light, following Route 611 South. First left (at Sycamore Grille), on Oak Street. Registration is straight ahead. From Route 611 North: Follow scenic drive through the Gap to Delaware Water Gap borough. As you go down the hill through town, look for Antelao's restaurant on right (green Victorian house). Turn RIGHT on Oak Street, between… Phone: (570) 269-2142. Saturday, June 25, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Oak Street, Delaware Water Gap, Pa.


Hosted by: Triumphs Around the Chesapeake (TRAC). Summary: British car and motorcycle show, classic and modern, that attracts about 100 cars. Pre-register by May 22 to receive show T shirt and dash plaque. Plenty of food available, goodie bags for all cars, door prizes given away all day. Food, snacks and beverages available. ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE at link below. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $20 by May 22. Registration: $25 after May 22 through day of show. Spectator Admission: Free. Vendor information: Car parts flea market and vendor spaces available. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: Email: Phone: 443-827-6116. Sunday, June 26, 2016, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S Center St. Westminster, Md.


Hosted by: LANCO MG Club. Summary: British car and motorcycle show returns to 70-store outlet mall. No judging, no classes, but door prizes will be available. Open to all British cars and motorcycles of any age, and British car lovers of all ages. Food available at The Outlet Shoppes of Gettysburg food court and other mall restaurants. "Christmas in July" shopping. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $10 by June 20 to receive pre-registration packet; by July 11 for pre-registration price. Day of Show: $15. Spectator Admission: Free. Proceeds Benefit: Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. Club/Event Website: Venue information: Directions: Route 15, Baltimore Street exit. (See venue website for directions.). Email: Phone: 717-259-6324. Sunday, July 10, 2016, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg, 1863 Gettysburg Village Dr. Route 97, Gettysburg, Pa. For more info visit


Summary: Weekend of vintage racing on the streets of a city park culminates a 10-day celebration of motorsports in and around Pittsburgh. 2014 Featured marque is the Mini. British Car Day show Saturday at Schenley Park Golf Course, plus concurrent combined shows of American, German, Japanese and Italian classics. (See separate calendar listing.). Schedule: Saturday: Vintage race practice and qualify heats, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: Featured races, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Car Show: Saturday: British Car Day plus Combined Car Shows, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday: Larry Smith Car Show, featuring best of Saturday's shows, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Spectator Admission: Free. Club/Event Website: Phone: 412-299-2273. Saturday, July 16, 2016 – Sunday, July 17, 2016. Schenley Park, 5370 Schenley Dr. Pittsburgh, Pa.


Hosted by: British Car Club of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Field opens: 9 a.m. Summary: Classic car show, open to all British and European classic cars and motor bikes. This year’s featured marque: Austin-Healey, Those registered will cast votes for their favorite cars in 25 classes by marque and model, including "Best of Show" and "Diamond in the Rough." Also: BCCNEPA Officers Award. Classes determined by pre-registration as of June 30. Flea market for new, used, reconditioned and recycled parts. Food available. Online registration, or pay by mail. Schedule: Live music from Rossi-McGurl Project, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Judging ends at 1 p.m. Awards presented at 2:30 p.m. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $10 by June 30. Registration: $15 after June 30 and at the gate. Vendor information: $20 by June 30, $25 after June 30 and at the gate. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: Directions: From Interstate 81 (either northbound or southbound), take Exit 170B, then head west on the North Cross Valley Expressway (Route 309). Take Exit 4 toward Forty Fort, merging onto Rutter Avenue. Keep left at the fork, and continue onto Welles Street. Turn right onto Wyoming Avenue (Route 11.) The airport will be ahead almost two miles, on the right. Email: Sunday, July 17, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport, 2001 Wyoming Ave. Forty Fort, Pa.

The Roadster Factory SUMMER PARTY 2015

Hosted by: The Roadster Factory. Summary: Weekend celebration of British cars includes car show, other events. Events include drag racing, autocross, mountain tours, poker rallyes, and a LeMans start contest. Participants' choice concours show in downtown Indiana, Pa. Club/Event Website: Venue information: Email: Phone: 1-800-234-1104. Thursday, August 4, 2016 – Saturday, August 6, 2016. 328 Killen Rd. Armagh, Pa.


Summary: Three-day non-judged car show and festival, featuring antique toy show, kids' shows, picnics, bingo, fireworks, arts & crafts, live music, auto flea market. This year's featured car is the Oakland. Field opens: 7:30 a.m. for show cars. Schedule: Friday: 800 street rods, custom/modified race cars. Cars/trucks/sports cars 1895-1992. Saturday: Six classes — Pre-war; 1946-1960; 1961-1975; 1976-1989; Commercial Vehicles; Motorcycles Sunday: Individual car shows by participating clubs; need not be a club member. Gates open at 6am for walk-in visitors. Show cars enter the fields after 7:30am Flea market goes through dusk, and arts & crafts vendors are open until 9pm. Entertainment goes until 10:30pm on Fri and Sat, and until 4:30pm on Sun. FIREWORK… RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $12 per car, by December 31, 2015, for each day. (Four people admitted per car). Registration: $15 per car, by July 1, 2016, for each day. (Four people admitted per car). Day of Show: NO DAY OF SHOW REGISTRATION. Spectator Admission: $8 for adults, $3 for age 15 and under. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: Email: Phone: 610 967-2317. Friday, August 5, 2016 – Sunday, August 7, 2016. Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N Poplar St. Macungie, Pa.


Hosted by: Delaware Valley Classic MG Chapter. Field opens: 10 a.m. Summary: Popular vote show based on marque; also "Best of Show," "Ladies Choice," "Diamond in the Rough" and "Club Participation" awards. Voting ends at noon. Flea market area and car corral. Free T-shirts to first 40 pre-registrants. Free tours of Pennypacker Mills mansion included in registration. Food and beverage available, or bring your own picnic. Pennypacker Mills Historic Site's "In The Good Old Summertime" Festival will be held adjacent to the car show field on the mansion's grounds. Lots to see and do f… Schedule: 10 a.m. — Registration opens 11 a.m. — General admission opens Noon — Voting begins. Advance Registration: $15 by July 23. Registration: $20 thereafter. Spectator Admission: Free. Vendor information: $20 for 10x10 flea market space; $25 car corral. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: Directions: Pennypacker Mills Historic Site off Route 73 south of Schwenksville. Email: Phone: 610-792-1158. Saturday, August 6, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Pennypacker Mills, 5 Halderman Road, Schwenksville, Pa.


RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Hosted by: Austin-Healey Sports and Touring Club. Summary: Regional convention of the Austin-Healey Sports & Touring Club, featuring rallying, autocrossing, valve cover racing, car show and (of course) socializing. Also funkhana, kiddiekana, arts, crafts and photo competition, tech session, Chinese auction, regalia sales, flea market. The 2016 event will also celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Austin-Healey 100-6. Schedule: Wednesday evening: Crab Cruise on the Delaware River Thursday: Road rally, tour of Old New Castle, Del. wine and cheese reception and charity auction at Jessup's Tavern Friday: Gymkhana and funkhana; pig roast; valve cover racing Saturday: Popular Vote Car Show and concours judging; awards banquet. Club/Event Website: Venue information: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 – Saturday, August 13, 2016. Sheraton Wilmington South Hotel, 365 Airport Rd, New Castle, DE 19720.

Wheels of Faith Car Show & Craft Fair

Hosted by: Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church. Summary: Eighth annual show, billed as “The Best Small Car Show in Pennsylvania,” attracted 160 cars last year. Breakfast served 8-10 a.m. and food all day in church's air conditioned social hall. DJ "Johnny D." 50/50 drawing. Held in conjunction with large craft show. Schedule: Car registration 8 to 11:30 a.m. RAIN or SHINE: No. Rain date: Sunday, August 21 — Registration 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; show to 4 p.m. Advance Registration: $8 by August 14. Day of Show: $12 at the gate. Vendor information: 10x20 spaces $25 reserved by August 13. Proceeds Benefit: Whitehall Food Pantry. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Email: Phone: 610-435-0451. Saturday, August 20, 2016, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Rd. Whitehall, Pa.


Hosted by: Pocono Raceway. Summary: A classic car show will be held in conjunction with the “ABC Supply 500” IndyCar Race on August 21 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond. All cars registered in advance for the show by August 1 will receive two complimentary grandstand tickets along with two pit/paddock passes that allow access into the IndyCar garage. There is NO COST for the show car and two guests. All vehicles are to enter the facility at Gate 1 located on Long Pond Road. The show will run from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at which time all… Advance Registration: MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAIL or EMAIL BY AUG. 1. Registration Form: Venue information: Email: Sunday, August 21, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Pocono Raceway, 1234 Long Pond Rd. Long Pond, 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. Special gift for first 150 attendees. Vendors, event regalia, food and drink available in 20x40 ft . hospitality tent — tables and seating available. Polo match starts at 2:30 p.m. for "Taste of Britain Cup.". Schedule: 11 a.m. Field opens for registration 2:30 p.m. Polo match starts for "A Taste of Britain" cup. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $15 by August 21 (two people per car). Day of Show: $20. Proceeds Benefit: Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. Registration Form: Club/Event Website: Venue information: 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: Phone: 717-285-7379. Sunday, August 28, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Forney Polo Field, 70 Church St. Rothsville, Pa.