MV Events

United Kingdom, July 25 – 29, 2017: War & Peace Revival Show at the Hop Farm Showground, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 6PY. Contact: 011 44 01258, info@warandpeacerevival.com or visit www.warandoeacerevival.com.

New Hampshire, July 27 – 29, 2017: 30th Anniversary the Weare Rally, sponsored by the Merrimack Valley Military Vehicle Collectors, held behind the Center Woods School in Weare, NH which is just off NH State Routes 77 and 114. Contact: Nick Wallner; nmwallner@comcast.net; (603) 225-5249 or visit http://mvmvc.org.

Ohio, July 28 – 29, 2017: Mid-Ohio Military Vehicle Show, at the Cardinal Center Campground, 616 St Rte 61, Marengo, Ohio, hosted by the Buckeye Military Vehicle Collectors. Admission open to the public by donation. HMVs welcome at no charge. Camping, hotels nearby, swap meet, and more will be offered. Contact: Tom Wolboldt; (740) 374-3086, xstuff@juno.com.

Wisconsin, August 12, 2017: Central Wisconsin Military Show (formerly Iola Military Show) at the Motorama Auto Museum, 4381 Stradale Ln., Aniwa, WI on the grounds of the Motorama Event Grounds. Gates open at 8 a.m.; admission; $8.00, children under 12 are free. Historic military vehicles, displays, a swap meet, and more will be featured in this inaugural year. Contact: Alfa Heaven; (715) 449-2141, motoramaAM@gmail.com or like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Motorama.Auto.Museum

Ohio, August 25 – 26, 2017: Historic Military Show at Fort Economy Museum, 6587 St Rt 180, Kingston, OH. Featuring a flea market, free admission, free vendor space, display and concessions. Contact: (740) 655-2666, floater@horizonview.net.

Albert, Canada, August 26, 2017: 1st Annual Military Vehicle Display and Swap Meet at Parkland Mall, Gaetz Ave, Red Deer, AB, Canada from 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 pm. Hosted by the Prairie Motor Brigade. Military vehicles, vendors, consignors and guest are welcome. Contact: Donnie Geekie; (403) 946-5286. See us on Facebook at Prairie Motor Brigade or visit www.prairiemotorbridgade.org.

Belgium, September 1 – 3, 2017: TANKSINTOWN 2017 at Mons, Belgium, commemorating the Battle of Mons – 2 September 1944. Contact: pierre@tanksintown.be or visit: www.tanksintown.be.

Tennessee, September 2 – 3, 2017: 8th Annual Tri-State Military Vehicle Show and Swap Meet at Camp Jordan, 323 Camp Jordan Parkway, East Ridge, TN. Exit 1 off I-75 near Chattanooga, TN. Hosted by the Tri-State Military Vehicle Collectors. Camping on site. Swap meet spaces are $25, bring your stuff to sell. Gun show next door! This show gets bigger and better each year. Contact: (423) 886-3387, (423) 645-7014 or Charles Hyde; charleshyde01@gmail.com or visit: www.tristatemvc.com.

Rhode Island, September 9 – 10, 2017: 17th Annual RIMVCC Historic Military Vehicle Show at the Canonicus Camp and Conference Center, 54 Exeter Rd., Exeter, RI. E-mail for information to info@rimvcc.com or visit: www.rimvcc.com.

Ohio, September 10, 2017: All Veterans Day at the Black River Landing, Lorain, OH, from 12 – 6 pm. This event gives participants the opportunity to honor our Military, Police, Fire and EMS heroes! Featuring a car and truck show, keynote speakers, music, and a Military Vehicle Show! MVPA members are invited to participate. Contact: Craig Lukes; (440) 579-3760, craig@veteranswhocare.org.

Tennessee & North Carolina, September 10 – 15, 2017: Great Smokey Mt. Convoy. This five-day (Monday – Friday), 350 mile, figure eight tour begins and ends from Tally HO Inn, Townsend, TN. Highlights include; Great Smoky Mt. Natl. Park, Wheels Thru Time Museum, Great Smoky Mt. Railroad, Tail of the Dragon Road & the Blue Ridge Parkway. Limit: 20 vehicles. Designed for two, three or five days of history, scenery and adventure. Contact Terry Johns; halftrackjohns@att.net.

California, September 12 – 17, 2017: CAMP GRIDLEY FALL 2017 at the Butte County Fairgrounds, 199 E. Hazel St. Gridley, California. DIFFERENT MONTH MORE DAYS. Hosted by the NORTHERN RECON GROUP. Road Trip Wednesday; Off-Road Driving Challenge Thursday; Big Convoy Friday; Living History Display Saturday. Participation Is Free. Swap Meet And Vendor Sales All Week. For campsite cost and all details please visit our website: http://www.northernrecongroup.org or contact Floyd Jones, President 530 673 9195, or nrg-news@comcast.net

Alabama, September 15 – 16, 2017: End of Summer Regional Rally of the Dixie Division at Brierfield State Park, 240 Furnace Pkwy, Brierfiled, AL. convoys, swap meet, food and campfire are part of the plans. Contact: Teresa Hallman, (205) 674-3106.

Indiana, September 15 – 16, 2017: Indiana MVPA 26th Annual Show & Swap Meet at the Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 E Votaw Street, Portland, IN. Open to public 9AM – 6PM daily. Admission: $5/Person. $20 vendor spaces available, primitive camping, showers, and RV spots. Military vehicles on display, Museum of the Soldier museum open, swap meet and food. Sponsored by the MVPA in coordination with the Museum of the Soldier. Contact: Mike Lusty; Rally@IndianaMVPA.org or visit: www.IndianaMVPA.org.

Pennsylvania, September 15 & 16, 2017Annual REDBALL Military Transport Fall Rally & Swap Meet at West End Fair Grounds, Rt. US209, Gilbert, PA. Military Vehicle display, swap meet, vendors, rides & food – 8 am to 5 pm each day. Judging & Awards 9/16. Vendor setup 9/14, noon to dusk. Contact: jgilmore@ptd.net, or visit: www.redballonline.org.

California, September 19 – 24, 2017: Camp Delta at Tower Park. Six miles west I-5 and Lodi on Hwy 12. Second largest MV gathering and swap meet west of the Mississippi. This year we are focused on Campground 2. Contact: Joann Lesser for camping reservations; (408) 238-8277 or mamalesser@yahoo.com. Details at www.MVCCNews.net

North Carolina, September 22 – 23, 2017: 75th Anniversary of Camp Butner Celebration. One of the largest WWII training camp’s history is incorporated throughout the Town of Butner, NC. Friday kicks off with a USO Style social, dance and dinner at the Soldiers Memorial Sports Arena, $25 advance tickets required, and continues with a parade through town Saturday of historic and new military vehicles, and more! For more information visit: www.butnernc.org/events or call; (919) 575-3032.

Kansas, September 23, 2017: Fort Riley Apple Day, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1st Infantry Division. Contact Debbie Clark, Fort Riley Museum; (785) 239-2737, deborah.j.clark12.civ@mail.mil or Lowell May; (785) 307-2327. Ms. Clark can assist you in obtaining clearance to bring your HMV onto Ft. Riley. All vehicles must be in place by 8:00 am, September 23. Breakfast is provided for exhibitors and re-enactors.

Virginia, September 23 – 24, 2017: Open House at the Virginia Museum of Military Vehicles, 13906 Aden Rd., Nokesville, VA. For information visit: www.VMMV.org.

Massachusetts, September 23 – 24, 2017: Camp Edwards Open House, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 26th Yankee Division. Featuring a timeline, demonstrations, skirmishes and a USO-style show. Admission is FREE. Contact: SSG Larry Clinton; (339) 202-3161, lawrence.f.clinton.mil@mail.mil.

Florida, October 5 – 8, 2017: The Charles Craven Fall Military Show and Swap Meet at the Market of Marion, 12888 SE US Highway 441, Belleview, FL sponsored by the First Florida Chapter MVPA and WWII Armor. Bring you military vehicles to enjoy a weekend of re-enactments, demonstrations, vendors and on-site camping. For more information visit: www.flmvpa.org.

Alabama, October 15, 2017: Military Day at Talladega Super Speedway, 3366 Speedway Blvd, Lincoln, AL. Honor veterans, display your vehicles and participate in the pre-race parade lap. Contact: Johnny Lawrence; (334) 750-5091, jmlawrence@mindspring.com.

Alabama, November 4 – 5, 2017: Annual Dixie Division Military Vehicle Club’s Fall Rally at Tannehill State Park, 12632 Confederate Pkwy, McCalla, AL. We also conduct our Annual Meeting on Saturday starting with lunch. Contact: Ronnie Guin; (205) 631-0723, bguin0723@charter.net.

Pennsylvania, November 17 – 18, 2017: Fall Meeting of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association Board of Directors. Friday 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Wyndham Garden Hotel, York, PA.

Pennsylvania, March 3, 2018: Annual REDBALL Military Transport Winter Swap Meet at Mt Bethel Volunteer Fire Co, Mt Bethel, PA (NEW LOCATION). Tables full of Militaria & Military Vehicle items + refreshments & low admission fee. Show: 9am-5pm. Vendor setup: March 2, 2018, 9am-5pm. Contact: Jim Gilmore, jgilmore@ptd.net, or visit: www.redballonline.org.

Kentucky, June 14 – 16, 2018: 43rd Annual International MVPA Convention, hosted by the KILROY Group at the Kentucky Expo Center. See future issues of Supply Line, and the website for updated information. Request your vacation time now!