Wiring & Electrical Issues TECH SESSION & OPEN HOUSE
Hosted by: Matt & Beth Bakes, owners of Triumph Rescue/British Wiring. Summary: Tech session/open house features discussion on wiring and electrical issues, covering everything from grounds and fuses to momplex things like changing a wiring harness, plus some basic "do's" and "don'ts." A question and answer period will follow.
Session begins at 10 a.m. followed by a free lunch, continuing discussion and tour of projects in the works at Triumph Rescue/British Wiring.
No cost – But please RSVP to the email or phone number below, so they can plan for food. 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, March 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
Triumph Rescue, 617 Walnut St. Bally, Pa.
For more info visit www.goodparts.com.
BRITISH CAR SWAP MEET
Summary: Spring is here, so it's time to clear out all those parts you know you're never going to use.
NO COST. This event is open to all the British car clubs in the area, for members to bring their parts to sell or swap ... and maybe you'll find that one thing you've been looking for to finish off your project.
BRING YOUR OWN TABLE, if you need one. And a chair.
Coffee and doughnuts provided.
*** Closing time is approximate, so arrive early!
Hosted by the Keystone Region MG Club. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Venue information: http://www.ktvintagecars.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 484-664-2353.
Saturday, March 29, 2014, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM.
K&T Vintage Sports Cars, 1511 E Woodlawn St. Allentown, Pa.
Host motel: Paradise Inn across from Hemmings at 181 West Main Street, Bennington, VT.
Special rate is $75 per night, but you must reserve early for this rate.
Telephone your reservation to 1-802-442-8351 and mention the Kimber Festival to receive this special rate.
A limited number of rooms are available so do reserve early.
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. Schedule: FRIDAY
1-5pm Registration at museum
2:30-4:30pm Guided behind-the-scenes tour of museum
5pm Dinner on your own
12:15-1:30pm Lunch with speaker
6-8:30pm Dinner with speaker
6 pm Dinner at the museum. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration: $75 per person, includes Saturday lunch and dinner. Registration Form: http://www.nemgtr.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=269:kimber-festival-2014-form&catid=39:the-register. Club/Event Website: http://www.nemgtr.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=267&Itemid=286. Venue information: http://www.ohtm.org/exhibits_2000.html.
Friday, April 4, 2014 – Sunday, April 6, 2014.
Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St. Owls Head, Maine.
15th Annual 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.
No trailers will be allowed on the show field. Display cars must be driven onto the show field under their own power.
Catered food for sale.
Camping available through James City County. Schedule: Show field opens 9 am
Balloting closes 1 pm
Awards at 2 pm. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $20 received by April 4. Registration: $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: email@example.com. Phone: 757-220-4774.
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
Chickahominy Riverfront Park, 1350 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg, Va.
BRITAIN ON THE GREEN
Hosted by: Capital Triumph Register. Summary: More than 200 British cars expected for the 17th 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. Schedule: Adults $10
Seniors (60 and above) - $8
Children 6 - 18 - $5
Children under 6 - Free. Advance Registration: $25 per car by April 14. Registration: $35 per car after April 14. Spectator Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Children 6-18 $5 — Gunston Hall admission includes car show. Club/Event Website: http://www.capitaltriumphregister.com/bog. Venue information: http://www.gunstonhall.org. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 703-354-1361.
Sunday, April 27, 2014, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM.
Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Mason Neck, Va.
For more info visit www.youtube.com.
CLASSIC BRITISH CAR SHOW
Hosted by: Positive Earth Drivers Club. Summary: Annual show hosted by the Positive Earth Drivers Club. Club/Event Website: http://www.pedc.org. Venue information: http://www.shoreantiquecenter.com. Phone: 732-531-4466.
Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.
Shore Antique Center, 413 Allen Ave. Allenhurst, NJ.
DRIVE YOUR MGA DAY
Hosted by: North American MGA Register. Summary: All MGA owners everywhere are called upon to drive their MGAs on this day, set aside by the North American MGA Register to promote getting these classics out on the road.
NAMGAR chapter cClubs are asked to document their outings with a short article and lots of photos (with captions), and to send these to this website for posting. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://www.namgar.com/events/article/chapter/namgar_proclamation/.
Saturday, May 3, 2014.
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 class are the first-place winners at last year's show: Vote for the best of the best!
Trophies awarded in 20 classes, and dash plaques to first 150 registered cars.
New food vendor, Tastef… 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. Proceeds Benefit: Morris County Interfaith Food Pantry. Registration Form: http://www.mgccnj.org/flyers/Britfest_2014_Registration.pdf. 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: email@example.com. Phone: 201-791-6675.
Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
72 Eyland Ave. Succasunna, NJ.
For more info visit www.mcifp.org.
BRITISH ARE COMING AGAIN British Car 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. This year's featured marque is the "Spridget." (Austin-Healey Sprite/MG Midget)
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.
Food and beverages… RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $15 before May 2. Registration: $25 after May 2. Registration Form: http://www.leweschamber.com/sites/default/files/2014%20Registration%20%281%29.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://www.leweschamber.com/news/community/lewes-british-motorcar-show-%E2%80%9C-british-are-comingagain%E2%80%9D. Venue information: http://www.historiclewes.org. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 302-645-8073.
Saturday, May 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
Lewes Historical Complex, Shipcarpenter and 3rd St. Lewes, Del.
For more info visit www.bccdelaware.com.
Ragtops & Roadsters Spring Open House
Hosted by: Ragtops & Roadsters. Summary: Ragtops & Roadsters holds its 20th Annual Spring Open House. All British car enthusiasts and friends are invited to tour the shop and meet the staff. There will be many cars in the process of being restored to be seen.
Scones, tea and coffee will be served in the morning and refreshments will be available throughout the day.
The street and car park will be open for all who bring their sports cars.
There will also be a British car "autojumble" with new old stock and used vintage parts for sale, and… RAIN or SHINE: No. Rain date: Sunday, May 11. Please call Saturday morning if weather looks questionable. Club/Event Website: http://www.ragtops.com/openhouse/2014_RagtopsOpenHouseFlyer.pdf. Venue information: http://www.ragtops.com/. Email: email@example.com. Phone: 215 257-1202.
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
203 S 4th St. Perkasie, Pa.
CARLISLE IMPORT/KIT NATIONALS
Hosted by: Carlisle Events. Summary: At the Carlisle Fairground. Large three-day event and major parts vendor opportunities. British car field. Tech sessions, displays. Food and activities. British cars will be featured this year. Schedule: Gates open daily at 7 a.m. Car Show: British car "fun" field. (No judging). 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 717 243-7855.
Friday, May 16, 2014 – Sunday, May 18, 2014.
Carlisle Fairgrounds, 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd. Carlisle, Pa.
80 YEARS OF JAGUAR Demo Day
Summary: One of the Simeon Museum's "Demonstration Days," held the fourth Saturday of each month, weather permitting, to show racing cars from the collection being driven on the museum's three-acre lot. A brief lecture on the importance of the cars and their place in history precedes the driving demonstration.
After its beginnings as the Swallow Sidecar Company, Jaguar leapt onto the international racing scene in the 1950s, establishing itself as one of the greatest automotive marques in history. The museum will… RAIN or SHINE: No. Spectator Admission: Museum admission: $12. Seniors $10, Students $8, children under 8 free. Club/Event Website: http://simeonemuseum.org/events/2013-best-of-britain. Venue information: http://www.simeonefoundation.org/.
Saturday, May 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Dr. Philadelphia, 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 week is 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: email@example.com.
Saturday, May 31, 2014 – Sunday, June 8, 2014.
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.
Judging begins at 10 a.m. and is done on a 100-point scale. Vehicles must earn at least 70 points to be eligible for an award, with bonnets and bootlids up.
Event features bagpipe band, car corral. Hot food and beverages available all day. Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - Field opens
10 a.m. - Judging begins. RAIN or SHINE: No. Rain date: Sunday, June 1, 2013. Club/Event Website: www.dvtr.org. Venue information: http://www.oakbournemansion.org. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 609-760-8198.
Saturday, May 31, 2014, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM.
Oakbourne Park, 1014 S Concord Rd, Westtown, Pa.
For more info visit www.jcna.com.
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: email@example.com. Phone: 410-775-0500.
Sunday, June 1, 2014, 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: 19th 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. Advance Registration: $18 before May 20. Registration: $20 after May 20. Day of Show: No day of show registration. Spectator Admission: $9. Proceeds Benefit: Red Mill Museum Village. Club/Event Website: http://www.mgdriversclub.com. Venue information: http://www.theredmill.org/. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 908 713-6251.
Sunday, June 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main St. Clinton, NJ.
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 8. Advance Registration: $15 postmarked by May 28. Registration: $20 after May 28 and at the gate. Spectator Admission: $6, benefitting The Hermitage Museum. Vendor information: $25 postmarked by May 28; $20 after May 28 and at the gate. Setup begins 8 am. Proceeds Benefit: Spectator admission benefits The Hermitage Museum. Registration Form: http://nebula.wsimg.com/e79bc6e2bbba94f71296b5830f7852b8?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: email@example.com.
Saturday, June 7, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
The Hermitage House, 335 N Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ.
21st 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, children's activities. 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 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
Alfred J. Fritchman Reservoir Park, 3400 Reservoir Rd, Hellertown, PA.