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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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: http://www.lancomgclub.com/pdfs/tob_reg_form_2sides.pdf. 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: mg1lanco@comcast.net. Phone: 717-285-7379. Sunday, August 28, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Forney Polo Field, 70 Church St. Rothsville, 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 1, 2016 – Monday, September 5, 2016. Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, Conn.

Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 34

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 1, 2016 – Monday, September 5, 2016. Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, Conn.

Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival

Hosted by: Watkins Glen Promotions. Summary: 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 automobile show. 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. Thursday, September 8, 2016 – Saturday, September 10, 2016. Watkins Glen, NY.

BRITISH CAR SHOW

Hosted by: British Motor Club of Southern New Jersey. Summary: Annual show hosted by the British Motor Club of Southern New Jersey at the New Jersey Motorsports Park's Lightning Raceway. Venue information: http://www.njmp.com. Email: my1971mgb@comcast.net. Phone: 609-567-2676. Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. New Jersey Motorsports Park, : 8000 Dividing Creek Rd. Millville, N.J.

Sport Aviation Fly-In/Drive-In

Hosted by: Lehigh Valley Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 70. Summary: Informal classic car show held in conjunction with local air show. Vintage, military, homebuilt and classic small aircraft on display, remote control airplane demonstrations, scenic airplane rides. Blue Mountain Antique Engine Association old-time gasoline motors display. Look for the club tent and banner on the side of the field, which will be our gathering spot. Field opens: 9 a.m. Schedule: 9-11 a.m. — Breakfast served 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Lunch served, and live entertainment Noon to 1 p.m. — Drone plane show At some point, there will be a parade of cars around the airport. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration: NO REGISTRATION FEE for classic cars. Spectator Admission: Free. Directions: Route 33 to Stockertown exit. Turn east from exit ramp. At the light, turn right onto Main Street/Sullivan Trail. After about two miles, turn right at the light on Uhler Road. Look for signs to enter airpark on the left, off Uhler Road. Email: edeacon@eaa70.org. Phone: 484-357-6742. Sunday, September 11, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Braden Airpark, 3800 Sullivan Trail, Easton, Pa.

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. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://www.britishinvasion.com. Email: mgaetano@maainc.com. Phone: 508 497-9655. Friday, September 16, 2016 – Sunday, September 18, 2016. Stowe, Vt.

BRITS ON THE BEACH Positive Earth Drivers Club

Hosted by: Positive Earth Drivers Club. Field opens: 10 a.m. Summary: 19th 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: 9:30-11 am - Registration Noon-2 p.m. - Judging 3:30 p.m. - Show awards. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $15 before September 12. Day of Show: $20. Spectator Admission: Free. Registration Form: https://pedctest.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/brits-on-the-beach-2016-show-registration-form.pdf. 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 17, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. 65 Main Avenue, Ocean Grove, N.J.

BRITS BY THE RIVER

Hosted by: British Car Club of Delaware. Field opens: 9:30 a.m. Summary: Open to all makes, models and years of British cars and bikes. Feature marque this year is the Triumph TR3. Free dash plaque to first 75 registered cars. Goodies bags and door prizes. Popular choice awards. Convenient dining. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration Form: http://www.bccdelaware.com/BritsbyRiver2016.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://www.bccdelaware.com. Venue information: http://delawarecitymarina.biz. Saturday, September 17, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Delaware City Marina, 302 Canal St. Delaware City, Del.

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: 32nd 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. Proceeds Benefit: Fisher House-McGuire Veterans Medical Center, Richmond, Va. Club/Event Website: http://www.classicsonthegreen.com. Venue information: http://www.newkentwinery.com/. Email: Kevin@SellingRichmond.com. Phone: (804) 909-5751. Sunday, September 18, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. New Kent Winery, 8400 Old Church Rd. New Kent, Va.

10th Annual Hemmings Concours d’ Elegance

Hosted by: Hemmings Motor News. Summary: Three days of events for classic car enthusiasts. Saturday all-makes show, Sunday Concours invitational show, with featured marques including Triumph and Auburn/Cord/Duesenberg. Schedule: FRIDAY: Rally, dinner cruise SATURDAY: Cruise-In Spectacular Car Show, 8am-3pm; Reception and dinner SUNDAY: Concours d’Elegance, pre-1974 invitational show, 9am-3pm. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration: Saturday Cruise-In Car Show: $20 car & driver; $10 passenger. Spectator Admission: Sat-Sun 2-Day Spectator Tickets: $25 in advance. Proceeds Benefit: Saratoga Automobile Museum's Educational Programs focused on Safety and Distracted Driving Awareness. Registration Form: http://www.hemmings.com/concours#register. Club/Event Website: http://www.hemmings.com/concours. Venue information: http://saratogaautomuseum.org. Friday, September 23, 2016 – Sunday, September 25, 2016. Saratoga Auto Museum, 110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga, NY.

COATESVILLE INVITATIONAL VINTAGE AUTOMOBILE GRAND PRIX

Hosted by: City of Coatesville. Summary: Inaugural event, sponsored by the City of Coatesville, is envisioned to evoke the spirit of sports car racing prior to 1965. Demonstration event, with vehicles flagged off at 15 minute intervals, in four groups: Non-racing vintage cars, race-entered vintage cars, local special interest cars speed-controlled by pace vehicle, and race motorcycles. Participants asked to wear period dress if possible. Food, awards and entertainment at Chester Ash Memorial Park, between Walnut and Kersey streets. Schedule: 7 am — Gates open 9 am — Racing commences. Club/Event Website: http://www.coatesvillegrandprix.com. Email: johnlawless86@gmail.com. Phone: (610) 384-0300 ext. 3128. Saturday, September 24, 2016, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Third Avenue and Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, Pa.

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.org/mgs-rocks-british-car-show/. 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 24, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Rocks State Park, 3318 Rocks Chrome Hill Rd Jarrettsville, MD.

Meeting of the Marques — Artistry on Wheels Motorshow

Hosted by: Susquehanna Valley Vintage Sports Car Club. Summary: The Meeting of the Marques two-day festival begins with the Artistry on Wheels Motorshow in downtown Carlisle, in conjunction with the borough's Harvest of the Arts Festival, because cars are works of art too! The car show is made up of two groups: — All British makes, in recognition of the original "Meeting of the Marques" show held for many years at the Allenberry Resort in Boiling Springs. Limited to first 50 cars. — Sports and touring cars representing North America, Europe and Asia. Limited to… Schedule: 10 a.m. Show area opens Noon Show area gates close 1 p.m. Judging closes 2 p.m. Awards and prize drawings. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Day of Show: NO DAY OF SHOW REGISTRATION. Club/Event Website: http://www.meetingofthemarques.com/Artistry_on_Wheels.html. Venue information: http://www.harvestofthearts.com/. Directions: BRITISH CARS: Enter show at intersection of W. Louther Street and N. West St. ALL OTHERS: Enter show as intersection of E. Pomfret St. and N. West St. Email: momchairman@comcast.net. Phone: 717-502-1023. Saturday, September 24, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. N. Louther St. and N. West St. Carlisle, Pa.

Meeting of the Marques — Artistry in Motion Driving Tour

Hosted by: Susquehanna Valley Vintage Sports Car Club. Summary: The Meeting of the Marques two-day festival concludes with the Artistry in Motion Driving Tour — a Sunday drive of spirited fun, memorable stops and maybe a few surprises. Open to sports and touring cars of all years and makes, and held rain or shine. (If unsuitable weather should prevail, you are welcome to drive any car so you don't miss out on this event.) Lunch at Allenberry Resort in Boiling Springs included in registration. PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY BY SEPTEMBER 12. NO DAY OF EVENT REGISTRATION.… Schedule: 9:15 a.m. - First car out 1 p.m. - Arrive Allenberry Resort for lunch. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $30 for driver, $20 each passenger, by September 12. Day of Show: NO DAY OF SHOW REGISTRATION. Club/Event Website: http://www.meetingofthemarques.com/Artistry_in_Motion.html. Directions: Starting location and tour information provided on confirmation card after registration. Email: svvscc@comcast.net. Phone: 717-679-7271. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

AUTUMN LEAF FESTIVAL

Hosted by: British Car Club of the Lehigh Valley. Field opens: 10 a.m. Summary: British (and other foreign) 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... and other foreign cars welcome as well. ** Dash plaques to the first 50 cars ** 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/2016AutumnLeaf.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://www.bcclv.com/autumnleaf.html. Venue information: http://www.moravianacademy.org/page. 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 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Moravian Academy, 4313 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, Pa.

WOODSTOCK BRITISH CAR SHOW

Hosted by: Woodstock Playhouse. Field opens: 8:30 a.m. Summary: Join more than 100 British car owners for a smashing display of classic, quirky, and lovable British classics, right in the heart of Woodstock, N.Y. and the Catskill Mountains. British motorcycles, pre-1980 European and Swedish cars invited too. Live 50s song and dance by NYCA Troupe. Food and refreshments available. Cars will enter the field starting at 8:30 am, and the fun goes on all day. Around 2 pm, the show will present awards, including Longest Distance Traveled. Spectators are welcome, and F… Schedule: Field opens 8:30 a.m. Awards at 2 p.m. RAIN or SHINE: No. Rain date: Sunday, Oct. 9. Advance Registration: $15 received by September 11. Day of Show: $20. Proceeds Benefit: Woodstock Playhouse, a nonprofit organization. Registration Form: http://woodstockbritishcarshow.com/register.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://woodstockbritishcarshow.com. Venue information: http://www.woodstockplayhouse.org/. Directions: Intersection of Route 212 and Route 375, Woodstock, NY. Email: woodstock.british@gmail.com. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, NY.

FALLFEST 2016

Hosted by: Austin-Healey Sports & Touring Club, NJ Triumph Association, Eastern NY MGA Club. Field opens: 7 a.m. Summary: Popular vote show for all British automobiles and motorcycles. Special awards and raffle for children under 16. Registrants receive dash plaque, goodie bag and raffle ticket for door prizes. Held adjacent to the Summit Antique/Classic Car Show. Schedule: Set-up begins at 7 a.m. Popular voting until 1:30 p.m. Awards/prizes at 3 p.m. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $20 postmarked by Sept. 19. Registration: $25 at the gate. Spectator Admission: FREE. Vendor information: Vendor space limited to first 10 who pre-register. $25 postmarked by Sept. 19. Registration Form: https://cdndata.co/cdn/40409fce8d5a2241a769d92a9c527867c746c966/Fallfest_2016.pdf. Venue information: http://www.summitdowntown.org. Directions: NOTE: All show vehicles enter on Bank Street off Summit Avenue. Email: bigalnj@aol.com. Phone: 732-742-4642. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Bank Street and Summit Avenue, Summit, N.J. For more info visit hunterdon-chamber.org.

BRITS AT THE VILLAGE

Hosted by: Philadelphia MG Club. Field opens: 10:30 a.m. behind the barn off Street Road. Summary: Informal, popular show staged at retail outlet center, designed to "finish off" the show season. Dash plaques to first 150 pre-registered. Classes and awards determined by pre-registration. Featured marque for 2016 is the Mini. Peddler's Village offers specialty shops and restaurants. Schedule: Field opens at 9 a.m. Voting from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Awards at 2:30 pm. RAIN or SHINE: No. Rain date: Saturday, October 18. Advance Registration: $15 by Oct. 1. Day of Show: $20 at the gate. Registration Form: http://www.phillymgclub.com/images/PDF_Registrations/2016-Brits-Registration.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://www.phillymgclub.com/index.php/brits-at-the-village. Venue information: http://www.peddlersvillage.com. Directions: Routes 202 and 263, Lahaska, Pa. east of Doylestown, Pa. Show is in the Peddler's Village parking lot on Route 263. Email: kjcollins48@gmail.com. Phone: 484-686-3305. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Peddler's Village, Route 202 & 263, Lahaska, Pa.

AMERICA'S BRITISH RELIABILITY RUN

Hosted by: Delaware Valley Triumphs. Summary: Two-day endurance fundraising fun rally – not a race – open to up to 40 British vehicles. The back-roads run will visit a major private British car collection, run a couple of parade laps at Summit Point Motorsports Park, visit White Post Restorations, and more. 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. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Proceeds Benefit: Synergy Project — Outreach program to help homeless teenagers. Club/Event Website: http://www.britishreliability.org. Email: info@BritishReliability.org. Friday, October 14, 2016 – Sunday, October 16, 2016. Southeastern Pennsylvania to Shenandoah Valley, through Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia.

15th NORTH AMERICAN CECIL KIMBER RUN

Hosted by: Eastern New York MG Club; M.G. Drivers Club of North America; MG Car Club Central Jersey Centre; New Jersey MG T Register. Summary: Travel through the hills of northwestern New Jersey along both public roads and country lanes in honor of the birthday of Cecil Kimber, creator of the MG marque. Tour will be about 50 miles, driving through picturesque countryside and fall foliage of the Skylands region. All British cars, classic and modern, are welcome ... as are "modern cars" if you have mechanical issues or weather is threatening. Lunch (not included in registration fee) at the end of the drive, at The Country Griddle, 190 Center S… Schedule: Run meeting: 10:30 a.m. First car off: 10:45 a.m. Lunch: Around 1 p.m. (Order from menu, on your own dime). RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration: $5 per car - Deadline Oct. 11. Venue information: http://www.clintonstationdiner.com. Directions: Clinton Station Diner is just off Interstate 78 westbound, Exit 13. Email: mgdriversclub@hotmail.com. Phone: 908-713-6251. Sunday, October 23, 2016, 10:15 AM – 2:15 PM. Clinton Station Diner, 2 Bank St. Clinton, NJ.