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.

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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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MOTORCAR GARAGE OPEN HOUSE

Summary: Pete Cosmides at Motorcar Garage is once again hosting a British car parts/memorabilia swap meet. All area British car club members are invited and encouraged to join in on the fun of buying and selling of British car parts and memorabilia. No charge to sell or to browse, however for this to be a success we need sellers and buyers so please consider bringing some things of your own to sell. This will take place in the parking lot of Motorcar Garage where there is plenty of space for you to set u… RAIN or SHINE: No. Venue information: http://www.motorcar-garage.com. Phone: 856-667-6657. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Motorcar Garage, 42 N Pine Ave. Maple Shade, NJ.

KIMBER FESTIVAL

Hosted by: New England MG 'T' Register. Summary: This meeting brings together enthusiasts who are keenly interested in M.G. history. Organized as a symposium, the program consists of presentations about all M.G.s with topics that range from design and production to competitors and competitions. All MG enthusiasts are welcome! Registration fee includes wine and cheese reception on Friday evening and admission to Hemmings Motor News Museum, the Saturday festival presentations by M.G. researchers, and the Saturday night dinner with speaker. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://www.nemgtr.org. Friday, April 10, 2015 – Sunday, April 12, 2015. TBA.

MG Vintage Racers Focus Event

Hosted by: MG Vintage Racers. Summary: MG Vintage Racers group stages its "Focus Event" in conjunction with the Vintage Drivers Club of America event. Weekend of vintage racing will include some “All MG” races, MGVR awards and social events, in addition to regular All MG racers and MG enthusiast are invited to attend. Club/Event Website: http://mgvr.org/. Venue information: http://virnow.com. Friday, April 10, 2015 – Sunday, April 12, 2015. Virginia International Raceway, 1245 Pine Tree Rd, Alton, Va.

16th Annual WILLIAMSBURG BRITISH & EUROPEAN CAR SHOW

Camping available through James City County. Hosted by: Williamsburg British Car Club. Field opens: 9 am. Summary: Popular vote car show (motorcycles welcome), with all PRE-REGISTERED vehicles placed in classes for judging and award purposes. Judging and balloting will be conducted by the registrants, with first, and second place awards based on class participation. Cars must be parked with their assigned class to be eligible for awards. Featured marque is the MGA in honor of its 60-year anniversary. No trailers will be allowed on the show field. Display cars must be driven onto the show field under their own p… Schedule: Show field opens 9 am Balloting closes 1 pm Awards at 2 pm. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $20 received by April 1. Registration: $25. Day of Show: $25. Spectator Admission: Free. Proceeds Benefit: Heritage Humane Society. Registration Form: http://www.wmbgbrit.com/carshow_registration_form.htm. Club/Event Website: http://www.wmbgbrit.com/. Venue information: http://www.jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation/parks/index.html. Email: rgmgb65@hotmail.com. Phone: 757-637-5902. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Chickahominy Riverfront Park, 1350 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg, Va.

TECH SESSION & OPEN HOUSE

Hosted by: Matt & Beth Bakes, owners of Triumph Rescue/British Wiring. Summary: Tech session/open house at Triumph Rescue, also the home of British Wiring TOPIC OF TECH SESSION TO BE ANNOUNCED> Session begins at 10 a.m. followed by lunch, continuing discussion and tour of projects in the works at Triumph Rescue/British Wiring. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration: PLEASE RSVP to either the phone number or email below. Venue information: http://www.triumphrescue.com/. Directions: Triumph Rescue is approximately 25 minutes from the Quakertown exit of Interstate 476, the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Take Route 663 south to Route 29 north Take Route 29 north to Route 100 south Take Route 100 south (Main Street) into the town of Bally, then make a left turn onto 7th Street (bank on corner) in Bally. Make a right turn onto Walnut Street. The shop will be on your right. Email: RustyTR4@aol.com. Phone: 610-845-8217. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Triumph Rescue, 617 Walnut St. Bally, Pa. For more info visit www.goodparts.com.

BAVTS Car Show

Hosted by: BAVTS Chapter of SkillsUSA. Field opens: 9 a.m. Summary: A popular vote show, with cars categorized by the decade, which each class receiving trophies for first, second and third place. There will also be a trophy awarded for best of show. All of the voting is done by participants in the show. Food, basket raffle, music and kids activities. NOTE: The car show is a fundraiser for the school's chapter of SkillsUSA, an organization which promotes student professional development through competitions, conferences and other activities. 100% of the proceeds b… Schedule: Registration 9-11 am Show 11am-3pm. Proceeds Benefit: BAVTS Chapter of SkillsUSA. Club/Event Website: http://skillsusa.org. Venue information: http://bethlehemavts.org. Email: cantrelj@bavts.org. Phone: 610-866-8013. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School, 3300 Chester Ave. Bethlehem, Pa.

BRITAIN ON THE GREEN

Hosted by: Capital Triumph Register. Summary: More than 200 British cars expected for the 18th annual Britain On The Green British Car show, located this year south of Alexandria, Va. at Gunston Hall, historic plantation home of colonial statesman George Mason. The show is open to all British marques and features participants’ choice judging, food and merchandise vendors, a silent auction, and children’s activities. Complimentary tour of the historic house and grounds included with registration, along with dash plaque and commemorative poster. Advance Registration: $25 when received by April 15. Registration: $35 after April 15. Spectator Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Children 6-18 $5, Family of 5, $25 — Gunston Hall admission includes car show. Registration Form: http://www.capitaltriumphregister.com/bog/register/. Club/Event Website: http://www.capitaltriumphregister.com/bog. Venue information: http://www.gunstonhall.org. Email: bog@capitaltriumphregister.com. Phone: 202-596-7638. Sunday, April 26, 2015, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Mason Neck, Va. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

BRITFEST 2015

Hosted by: MG Car Club - Central Jersey Centre. Field opens: 9 am. Summary: First big British car show of the driving season in the Mid-Atlantic area. Door prizes, swap meet, vendors, car corral, tech sessions. Registrants cast their votes, and there are also Peoples Choice and again this year, the "Future Drivers Choice" award, chosen by children in attendance. This year's featured car is the "rubber-bumper" MGB. Trophies awarded in 20 classes, and dash plaques to first 150 registered cars. New food vendor, Tastefully British, serving breakfast and lunch Show bene… Schedule: Voting 9am-1pm Awards presented 2 pm. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $15 by April 15. Registration: $20 after April 15 and at the gate. Spectator Admission: $3, children under 12 admitted free. Vendor information: Vendor spaces $35 each. Club/Event Website: http://www.mgccnj.org/. Directions: Horseshoe Lake Park, Roxbury Township Recreation and Municipal Complex. Just west of Route 10 on Eyland Avenue. Email: ctregidgo@gmail.com. Phone: 201-791-6675. Saturday, May 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 72 Eyland Ave. Succasunna, NJ. For more info visit www.mcifp.org.

CARLISLE IMPORT/KIT NATIONALS

RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Hosted by: Carlisle Events. Summary: At the Carlisle Fairground. Large three-day event featuring import and kit cars, and major parts vendor opportunities. British car field. Tech sessions, displays. Food and activities. Schedule: Gates open daily at 7 a.m. Car Show: British car "fun" field. (No judging) Register for the 2015 Carlisle Import & Kit Nationals IMPORT snowfield and park with your friends or club. Registration includes weekend admission for two people. To qualify for the 10% Gate-N-Go pre-registration discount and have your entry window sticker mailed to you, pre-register before April 13th, 2015 at midnight. The discount will be applied at checkout. After registering, a receipt will be emailed to you - please bring this receipt to the event. Advance Registration: $31.50 includes showfield parking and weekend admission for 2. Deadline: April 13 at midnight. Registration: $35 at the gate, includes showfield parking and weekend admission for 2. Spectator Admission: Friday $7; Saturday $8; Sunday $5. ($15 for three-day pass) Children 12 and under admitted free. Registration Form: http://store.carlisleevents.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=23. Club/Event Website: http://www.carlisleevents.com/ce/events/import/. Venue information: http://www.carlisleevents.com. Directions: From Interstate 81 South: Exit 52 to Route 11 South. Follow Route 11 South 3.5 miles, turn right on Clay Street. Follow Clay Street to fairgrounds. Email: info@carlisleevents.com. Phone: 717 243-7855. Friday, May 15, 2015 – Sunday, May 17, 2015. Carlisle Fairgrounds, 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd. Carlisle, Pa.

TRIUMPH REGISTER NATIONAL MEET

Reserve rooms at Holiday Inn Solomon's Island by calling 410-326-6311 and mentioning group code TR0 (T-R-Zero) to get the group rate. Hosted by: Triumph Register of America. Summary: The 2015 Triumph Register of America National Meet will be held in Chesapeake Bay Crab Country. Four-day meet features historical events and drives along the Potomac and Patuxent rivers and Chesapeake Bay as well as traditional Triumph meet events: Welcome picnic, fun rally, poker run, ladies tour, self-guided tours, early-morning run, tech sessions, auction and the concours/participants choice car show and awards banquet. Registration Form: https://triumphregister.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/2015-tra-national-meet-registration-form.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://triumphregister.com/wordpress/wordpress/?page_id=58. Venue information: http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/solomons/slmmd/hoteldetail. Email: jstr2tr8@icloud.com. Phone: 410-768-8913. Saturday, May 16, 2015 – Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Holiday Inn Solomons Conference Center & Marina, 155 Holiday Dr. Solomons, Md.