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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KIMBER FESTIVAL 2015

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. Registration Form: http://www.nemgtr.org/kimber-festival-2015/kimber-festival-info/39-about-us/the-register/269-kimber-festival-2014-form.html. Club/Event Website: http://www.nemgtr.org/kimber-festival-2015/kimber-festival-info.html. Venue information: http://www.classiccarmuseum.org/. Friday, April 10, 2015 – Sunday, April 12, 2015. Northeast Classic Car Museum, 24 Rexford St. (Route 23), Norwich, N.Y.

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. 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… Field opens: 9 a.m. 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.

20th Annual LEWES BRITISH MOTORCAR SHOW

Hosted by: Lewes Chamber of Commerce and British Car Club of Delaware. Field opens: 8:30 a.m. (No cars permitted in after 10:30 a.m.). Summary: British car show features prizes in six categories by year of manufacture: Up to 1956, 1957-62, 1963-68, 1969-74, 1975-80, and 1981-2000. Also a class for this year's featured marque, Rolls-Royce and Bentley. Premier class for past show winners, plus Best of Show award. Only original British vehicles made 2000 or earlier. Replicas, kits or reproductions will not be accepted. Event features winners' circle parade, commemorative dash plaques, and merchant's sidewalk sale. The Rose & Crown Restaura… Schedule: 3 p.m. Winner's Circle Parade down Second Street. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $15 by April 30. Day of Show: $25 after May 1. Spectator Admission: $3 adults, children under 12 free. Registration Form: https://www.leweschamber.com/sites/default/files/Registration%20Form%202015%20%281%29.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://www.leweschamber.com/news/community/20th-annual-british-motorcar-show-may-2nd-featured-marques-are-rolls-royce-bentley. Venue information: https://www.historiclewes.org/. Email: inquiry@leweschamber.com. Phone: 302-645-8073. Saturday, May 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lewes Historical Complex, Shipcarpenter and 3rd St. Lewes, Del.

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.

Wind Gap Car Show

Hosted by: Wind Gap Area Athletic Association. Summary: All 1928 and Older STOCK vehicles are FREE. Pre-registration is requested. First 500 registrants receive a dash plaque. Raffle and 50/50. Flea Market... Automotive, Household and more. Schedule: 7 am Vendor set up 9 am Gates open Noon Registration closes 2:30 pm Awards. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $10 postmarked by May 10. Day of Show: $15. Vendor information: $10 each 10' x 15' space. Registration Form: http://nebula.wsimg.com/d968b85201d0f9d3bbf5ba9d8824a041?AccessKeyId=2BC38ADA3F18BEC300AE&disposition=0&alloworigin=1. Club/Event Website: http://www.cruisetothegap.org/. Email: coachtb@frontiernet.net. Phone: 610-704-6586. Sunday, May 17, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Wind Gap Borough Park, 400 S. Lehigh St. Wind Gap, Pa.

BRITISH CAR WEEK

A time set aside nationwide as a recognition of classic British cars. Get your car out and drive it! Summary: This special extended weekis a calling for all British car owners to get their machines out of the garage and onto the roads and byways throughout their little corner of the world, and give these timely classics of the past the exposure they deserve. While not only heightening the awareness of these somewhat forgotten vehicles of the past, they will help assure their preservation for many years to come for future enthusiasts to cherrish. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://www.britishcarweek.org. Email: sportycars@britishcarweek.org. Saturday, May 30, 2015 – Sunday, June 7, 2015. Everywhere! For more info visit www.britishcarweek.org.

CARS & MOTORCYCLES OF ENGLAND at Oakbourne Mansion

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. 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 bonnets and boot lids up. Event features bagpipe band, car corral. Hot food and beverages available all day. Registration includes driver an… Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - Field opens 10 a.m. - Judging begins. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: Cars $20. motorcycles $15 before May 23. Registration: Cars $25 thereafter and day of show. Spectator Admission: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 6-17; $12 for family of four. Vendor information: Car corral and auto jumble vendor space: $25. Registration Form: http://www.dvtr.org/flyers/CMoE_2015_Flyer.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://www.dvtr.org/CMoE.html;jsessionid=3DD62DE2E91B20D609ADF43281BB1C86. Venue information: http://www.oakbournemansion.org. Email: bschechter@comcast.net. Phone: 609-760-8198. Saturday, May 30, 2015, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Oakbourne Park, 1014 S Concord Rd, Westtown, Pa. For more info visit www.jcna.com.

MOSS MOTORFEST 2015

Hosted by: Moss Motors. Field opens: 8 a.m. Summary: The Moss Motorfest is a car show, open house and party. There will be tours of the Moss operations, music, food vendors, prize. Activities for all ages, including a bounce house for kids. People's choice voting for all car classes. PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. Note: There will be a cocktail party Friday evening before the event at the nearby Keystone Tractor Works Museum, 5-9 p.m. Separate $20 cost for museum admission and food. Cash bar. See event website for details. Schedule: Friday 5-9 p.m. — Cocktail party at Keystone Tractor Works Museum. (See event website for details) Saturday at Moss Motors: 8-10 am — Cars placed on show field 9am-3pm — British vehicle display and show 12:30 pm — Voting closes 2 pm — Awards. Advance Registration: $20 by May 31. PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY, must be submitted online by May 31. Registration Form: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moss-motorfest-2015-registration-11740942475. Club/Event Website: http://www.mossmotors.com/sitegraphics/Motorfest/info.html. Saturday, June 6, 2015, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Moss Motors, 25651 Simpson Rd. Petersburg, Va.

ORIGINAL BRITISH CAR DAY

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 37th Annual Original British Car Day. Pets, picnic lunches welcome. Food and drinks available. Dash plaque and name in program for all pre-registered cars. 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: http://www.chesapeakechaptermgtclub.com/OBCD_main.htm. Venue information: http://www.lilypons.com. Directions: From the North: I-270 or I-270 to Route 85 From the South: Route 28. Email: jtokar51@verizon.net. Phone: 410-775-0500. Sunday, June 7, 2015, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Lilypons Water Gardens, 6800 Lily Pons Rd. Adamstown, Md.

RED MILL BRITISH CAR DAY

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: M.G. Drivers Club of North America. Summary: 20th 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. Also a picnic basket competition in three classes: "Casual Picnic," "Best Menu Presentation," and "Formal Picnic: Era Appropriate to Car.". RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Day of Show: No day of show registration. Proceeds Benefit: Red Mill Museum Village. Club/Event Website: http://www.mgdriversclub.com. Venue information: http://www.theredmill.org/. Email: mgdriversclub@hotmail.com. Phone: 908 713-6251. Sunday, June 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main St. Clinton, NJ.

MG 2015 - NORTH AMERICAN MGB REGISTER

RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Hosted by: MG Car Club of Toronto. Summary: SAVE THE DATE! Annual national convention of the North American MGB Register, to be held at and around Niagra Falls, Ontario. Club/Event Website: http://www.mg2015.com/. Monday, June 8, 2015 – Friday, June 12, 2015. Niagara Falls, Ontario. For more info visit www.willamettemgclub.org.

THE BRITISH MOTORCAR FESTIVAL

RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Summary: A three-day weekend of British car-oriented events, produced by the same people who run the British Invasion in Stowe, Vt. every fall. Schedule: Friday, June 11 — Registration packet pick-up (event is pre-registration only.) Evening street party. Saturday, June 12 — Concurrent Concours d'Elegance and People's Choice shows. Day will feature a British Car Corral, British Marketplace, New British Motorcar Dealer Display, and British Racing Paddock display. Sunday, June 13 — Sunday Morning Drive, Tailgate Picnic competition, and Fun Show (car parked and voted upon by color.). Club/Event Website: http://www.britishmotorcarfestival.com. Thursday, June 11, 2015 – Saturday, June 13, 2015. Colt State Park, 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: http://theeleganceathershey.com/event/the-grand-ascent/. Friday, June 12, 2015 – Sunday, June 14, 2015. 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 14. Advance Registration: $15 postmarked by June 5. Registration: $20 after June 5 and at the gate. Spectator Admission: $6, benefitting The Hermitage Museum. Vendor information: $25 postmarked by June 5; $20 after June and at the gate. Setup begins 8 am. Proceeds Benefit: Spectator admission benefits The Hermitage Museum. Registration Form: http://nebula.wsimg.com/32e0b1c5d20591d716f4b4b68cd996dd?AccessKeyId=A4F5C7A89ECE1FA297B5&disposition=0&alloworigin=1. Club/Event Website: http://www.njtriumphs.org. Venue information: http://www.thehermitage.org/. 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: emeryduell320@gmail.com. Phone: 201-934-1141. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The Hermitage House, 335 N Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ.

22nd Annual BRITISH MOTORCAR GATHERING

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: http://www.keystonemg.com/hellertown.html. Directions: See detailed map on website. Just south of Interstate 78 Exit 67 (Hellertown/Bethlehem). Sunday, June 14, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Alfred J. Fritchman Reservoir Park, 3400 Reservoir Rd, Hellertown, PA.

NAMGAR GT-40

RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Hosted by: North American MGA Register and Michigan Rowdies. Summary: Annual national "Get Together" of the North American MGA Register. Vendors, driving tours, tech sessions, chapter contacts meeting, first-timers reception, barbecue and entertainment. Car show. Schedule: Monday — Registration, social events Tuesday — Tech sessions, Bavarian classes, social events Wednesday — Car show, valve cover racing, Bavarian classes, dinner Thursday — Breakfast, tech sessions, awards banquet. Advance Registration: Online. Club/Event Website: http://gt40.namgar.com. Venue information: http://bavarianinn.com. Monday, June 15, 2015 – Thursday, June 18, 2015. Bavarian Inn Lodge, 713 S Main St. Frankenmuth, Mich. For more info visit www.daytonhistory.org.