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.

CLICK ON THE NAME OF THE EVENT for more information and map links. Web links have full details and registration forms, which many events have available online.

This calendar is maintained by the Keystone British Car Club, the British Car Club of Northeast Pennsylvania, and the Austin-Healey Sports & Touring Club.

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CARS & COFFEE LEHIGH VALLEY

Hosted by: Koch Automotive Group. Summary: Monthly car gathering at SteelStacks/PNC Plaza in Bethlehem. If you plan to attend, plan to arrive early, as the space really fills up. This event is an opportunity for car enthusiasts to show off their prized automobiles and see other amazing vehicles. Meet people with the same interest and enjoy a morning looking over vehicles from rare exotics to extreme mods. Coffee, breakfast sandwiches and muffins will be available for purchase at the Mack Truck Stop at the Levitt Pavilion. Schedule: Here are the dates for this season, with some themes set for this year.  April 3 - Opening Day ( all makes and models)  , May 15 - ( all makes and models )  , June 26 - ( Japanese Theme ) , July 17 - ( American Muscle )  , August 28 - (SUV/Truck/4by4)  , October 16 - Season Finale. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration: Free. Spectator Admission: Free. Club/Event Website: https://www.steelstacks.org/event/9820/cars--coffee-lehigh-valley-presented-by-koch-automotive-group/. Venue information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cars-Coffee-Lehigh-Valley/329548200453194?sk=info&tab=overview. Sunday, August 28, 2022, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. PNC Plaza, 645 E. First Street, Bethlehem, Pa.

32nd 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. Dash plaques for first 150 vehicles; gift for the first 125. Special gift for first 150 vehicles. Vendors, event regalia, food and drink available in 20x40 ft . hospitality tent — tables and seating available. NOTE NEW TIME FOR OPENING OF FIELD: 10 am. for vehicles and registration. NOT BEFORE. Polo match starts at 2:30 p.m. for "Taste of Britain Cup.". Schedule: 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Field opens for registration 2:30 p.m. Polo match starts for "A Taste of Britain" cup. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration Form: http://www.lancomgclub.com/taste_of_britain.htm. Club/Event Website: http://www.lancomgclub.com. 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, 2022, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Forney Polo Field, 70 Church St. Rothsville, Pa.

Vintage Triumph Register 2022 Convention

Hosted by: Illinois Sports Owner Association. Summary: Four-day convention of the Vintage Triumph Register. Compete in an autocross challenge, participate in a funkhana event, drive in a road rallye on back roads, and learn about your car in  expert-led technical sessions. Club/Event Website: https://www.vtr2022.org. Monday, August 29, 2022 – Thursday, September 1, 2022. Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, Galena, Ill.

BRITISH INVASION XXX

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. Advance Registration: All cars must pre-register or register on-site by 6pm Friday. Registration Form: https://www.britishinvasion.com/register. Club/Event Website: http://www.britishinvasion.com. Email: registration@britishinvasion.com. Phone: 508 497-9655. Friday, September 9, 2022 – Sunday, September 11, 2022. Stowe, Vt.

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. The featured marque is Triumph. 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://grandprixfestival.com. Email: promotions@watkinsglen.com. Phone: 607-535-3003. Friday, September 9, 2022 – Sunday, September 11, 2022. Watkins Glen, NY.

BRITISH CAR CLUB OF DELAWARE FALL SHOW

Hosted by: British Car Club of Delaware. Summary: Experience the wonders of automotive innovation. Browse through more than 500 antique and restored cars that date from the early 1990s all the way back to the early 20th century. The show features vehicle parades, motoring music, video and pedal car racing, and a festival food court. Open to all years, makes, models of British autos and motorbikes. Dash plaque to first 75 registrants. Awards for Best in Show, Top 5 Pre-1980 cars and Top 5 Post-1981, by popular choice. Schedule: Field opens: 9:30 am Awards: 1:30 pm. Advance Registration: $25 + 3.16 ticket fee. Day of Show: $30 day of show. Registration Form: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/british-car-club-of-delaware-inc-annual-fall-car-show-tickets-152362978771. Club/Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/153372541384545/. Venue information: http://www.bellancamuseum.org. Email: sdkal@verizon.net. Phone: 302-999-7613. Saturday, September 17, 2022, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Bellanca Airfield Museum, 2 Centerpoint Blvd. New Castle, Del.

ENCLAVE 2022 – International Austin-Healey Meet

Hosted by: Austin-Healey Club of America and the Austin-Healey Sports & Touring Club. Summary: The Austin-Healey Club of America and the Austin-Healey Sports & Touring Club join forces to host a big joint event, combining the AHS&TC’s annual “Encounter” event and the AHCA’s annual "Conclave” event and into a mega-convention called the “Enclave.” Among the planned events: Welcome reception , ​Austini-Healey Hot Wheels races , Mountain rally  , Driving speed events , Parade laps at Pocono Raceway , Stock Car Racing Experience at Pocono Raceway , Popular-vote car show in downtown… Club/Event Website: http://www.enclave2022.org. Sunday, September 18, 2022 – Friday, September 23, 2022. Kalahari Resorts Poconos, 250 Kalahari Blvd. Pocono Manor, 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. 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, 2022, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Rocks State Park, 3318 Rocks Chrome Hill Rd Jarrettsville, MD.

DVC BRITISH CAR SHOW

Hosted by: Delaware Valley Classic MG Chapter. Field opens: 10 a.m. Summary: The Delaware Valley Classic MG Chapter has moved its annual show from Pennypacker Mills. The club's 17th annual show has a new venue. The show field at Skippack Village, located on Route 73 just east of Route 113, is surrounded by shops, boutiques, and crafters. Enjoy a snack or grab lunch in the village, then stick around after the car show for dinner in one of the many restaurants.  Car show registration opens at 10am (rain or shine). General spectator admission remains free, and opens at 11am. The… Schedule: 10 a.m. — Registration opens 11 a.m. — General admission opens Noon-1:30 p.m.  — Voting begins 2 p.m. — Award presentation. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Advance Registration: $20 before September 15. Registration: $25 from September 15 on, and at gate. Spectator Admission: Free. Club/Event Website: https://www.dvcmg.com/events/dvc-car-show/. Venue information: http://www.skippackvillage.com. Phone: 610-585-1423. Saturday, September 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Skippack Village, Route 73, Skippack, Pa.

ST. MICHAEL’S CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE

Hosted by: Jaguar Land Rover of Annapolis. Summary: The Country Club’s waterfront lawn and show field will feature rare, pre-war European and American coach-built automobiles, as well as significantly important post-war sports and touring cars. Car show complemented by a fashion show and a display of classic wooden speed boats moored at the pier along the show field. Club/Event Website: https://smcde.org. Venue information: https://www.talbotcc.com. Sunday, September 25, 2022. Talbot Country Club, 6142 Country Club Dr. Easton, MD 21601.

K&T VINTAGE OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Colony Drive Industrial Park, 6584 Ruch Rd. Bethlehem, Pa. For more info visit www.ktvintagecars.com.

BRITS AT THE VILLAGE

Hosted by: Philadelphia MG Club. Field opens: 9 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. Show field is located behind the Bank of America off Rt 263, 167 Carousel Lane, Lahaska, PA 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: Yes. Advance Registration: $15 by Oct. 1. Day of Show: $20 — Credit cards accepted at the gate. 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: kliebel@phillymgclub.com. Phone: 484-686-3305. Saturday, October 8, 2022, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Peddler's Village, Route 202 & 263, Lahaska, Pa.

AMERICA'S BRITISH RELIABILITY RUN — Pennsylvania

Hosted by: Delaware Valley Triumphs. Summary: Three- day fundraising fun rally – not a race – open to British cars of any marque or vintage. The run is conducted on public roads at posted speeds. The teams travel in groups. Basically, it is a fun drive on great roads through beautiful countryside in the company of fellow British car hobbyists, and all for a good cause. Drivers solicit donations to help a charitable cause. This year’s Pennsylvania- based ABRR will be a cloverleaf style run where cars go out each day and stay at the same host hotel… RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Club/Event Website: http://www.britishreliability.org/home-pa. Friday, October 21, 2022 – Sunday, October 23, 2022. Gettysburg, Pa.

AMERICA'S BRITISH RELIABILITY RUN — Pennsylvania

Summary: The Pennsylvania running of the Americas British Reliability Run  returns to its three-day formst, which means a 3-day weekend event. This year we are doing a “cloverleaf” event based in Gettysburg. Friday & Saturday are full-day runs with visits to car museums and racetracks, but all nights are spent back at the Gettysburg hotel. Sunday wraps up the event with an award luncheon. The mission remains consistent as the event continues to support the Shriners Hospital for Children.  This year, fundraising e… RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Proceeds Benefit: Shriners Hospitals for Children. Club/Event Website: http://www.britishreliability.org/home-pa. Email: alan.anspaugh@gmail.com. Friday, October 21, 2022 – Sunday, October 23, 2022. Courtyard by Marriott, 115 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, Pa. For more info visit donate.lovetotherescue.org.

BRITFEST 2022 NJ

Hosted by: MG Car Club - Central Jersey Centre. Field opens: 9 am. Summary: RESCHEDULED FROM THE SPRING! Door prizes, swap meet, vendors, car corral, tech sessions. This year celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the MGB. Registrants cast their votes, and there are also Peoples Choice and again this year, the "Future Drivers Choice" award, chosen by children in attendance. Trophies awarded in 20 classes, and dash plaques to first 100 registered cars.  Food vendor "Tastefully British" serving breakfast and lunch Show benefits a local food pantry -- Participants are asked… Schedule: Voting 9am-Noon Awards presented 2 pm. RAIN or SHINE: Yes. Registration: $25. Spectator Admission: $3, children under 12 admitted free. Vendor information: Vendor spaces, $25. 20x20 (MUST pre-register). Proceeds Benefit: Interfaith Food Pantry of Morris County | www.mcifp.org. Registration Form: http://mgccnj.org/flyers/Official%20Britfest%202022%20Flyer%20and%20Registration%20Form.pdf. Club/Event Website: http://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, October 22, 2022, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 72 Eyland Ave. Succasunna, NJ. For more info visit www.mcifp.org.