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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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.

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. Field opens: 9 a.m. Schedule: 9-11 a.m. — Breakfast served 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Lunch served, and live entertainment. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration: NO REGISTRATION FEE for classic cars. Spectator Admission: Free. Club/Event Website: http://www.keystonemg.com/images/2015_0913_FLYIN.pdf. 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 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Braden Airpark, 3800 Sullivan Trail, Easton, Pa.

WOODSTOCK BRITISH CAR SHOW

Hosted by: Woodstock Playhouse. Field opens: 9:30 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. Cars will enter the field starting at 8:30 am, and the fun goes on all day. Around 2 pm, we'll present awards, including Longest Distance Traveled. Spectators are welcome, and FREE parking is available. The heart of the picturesque historic hamlet of Wood… Schedule: Field opens 8:30 a.m. Awards at 2 p.m. RAIN or SHINE: No. Rain date: Sunday, September 20, 2015. Advance Registration: $15 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/. Email: woodstock.british@gmail.com. Sunday, September 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 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.

FALLFEST 2015

Hosted by: NJ Triumph Association, Austin-Healey Sports & Touring Club, Eastern NY MGA Club. Field opens: 8 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. NEW LOCATION this year, held in conjunction with 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: No. Rain date: Sunday, September 27, 2015. Advance Registration: $20 by September 12. Registration: $25 at the gate. Spectator Admission: FREE. Vendor information: Vendor space limited to first 10 who pre-register. $25 postmarked by Sept. 12. Registration Form: https://cdndata.co/cdn/40409fce8d5a2241a769d92a9c527867c746c966/Fallfest_2015.pdf. Venue information: http://www.summitdowntown.org. Directions: Show vehicles enter on Bank Street off Summit Avenue. Email: bigalnj@aol.com. Phone: 732-742-4642. Sunday, September 20, 2015, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Bank Street and Summit Avenue, Summit, N.J. For more info visit hunterdon-chamber.org.

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.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 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.