Colorado, December 7, 2013: 4th Annual 1940’s White Christmas Ball, Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, 7711 E Academy Blvd., Denver, CO. Plan on an unforgettable 1940’s and 50’s holiday party with dancing amidst WWII planes, and vehicles, to the music of The Queen City Jazz Band, with a special performance by Wanda Jackson. All net proceeds support the Wounded Warriors Project and Spirit of Flight Center. Contact: (720) 924-1945 or visit: www.1940sball.org.
Arizona, March 1 – 2, 2014: 10th annual Southwest Military Transport Show sponsored by the Arizona Historical Military Transport Association at the Commemorative Air Force Museum at Falcon Field in Mesa, AZ – home of the B-17G “Sentimental Journey”. Many exciting and unique military vehicles and aircraft will be on display as well as a military vehicle parts swap meet, collectibles, memorabilia, food and fun. Visit www.ahmta.com for info.
New Hampshire, March 9, 2014: Merrimack Valley Military Vehicle Collectors’ Military Flea Market at (New Location) the Milford Army National Guard Armory, 154 Osgood Rd., Milford, NH from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. with set-up from 8 – 9 a.m. For more information visit: www.mvmvc.org.
Texas, March 21 – 22, 2014: Museum of the American G.I. Open House, 1303 Cherokee Dr., College Station, TX opening at 9 a.m. both days. Historic military vehicle displays, flea market, re-enactments, demonstrations, youth educational program and more are scheduled. WWII battle held at 3 p.m. Saturday, and a Friday night fund raising BBQ will be held. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children, 5 and under free. For more information, tickets and directions visit: www.magicstx.org.
California, April 5, 2014: AIRSHOW 2014 at the Riverside Airport, Riverside, CA from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Historic military vehicle displays by the Inland Empire MVPA will be featured along with the Warbird’s displays and flights, and a kiddies’ carnival are all part of the experience. Contact: (951) 682-1771 or visit www.riversideairshow.com.
California, April 20 – 27, 2014: Camp Delta at Tower Park. Largest annual western MV swap meet/rally! Hosted by Military Vehicle Collectors of California at Stockton/Delta KOA, 6 miles west of Lodi on Route 12. No vendor fee except campsite charge. ARMOR Showcase, presented by Hagerty, Friday with People’s Choice cash awards, half-track discussion group, spud gun shoot, raffle, ladies social, meals, pools, and restaurant. Possible wait list for campsites. Contact Jo-Ann; email@example.com, (408) 440-6068. Activities: John; firstname.lastname@example.org; (415) 491-1601, www.MVCCNews.net.
New Jersey, April 26 – 27, 2014: Military Transport Association Spring Meet at the Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ opening at 8 a.m. both days. Vendors, vehicles and displays are all planned. Admission is $5.00, with children 12 and under free. For more information visit www.mtaswapmeet.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Maryland, May 8 – 10, 2014: 41st Annual East Coast Military Vehicle Rally at Ripken Stadium, Aberdeen Maryland. This event will feature historic military vehicles, militaria, parts, collectibles, etc. The 680+ 18’x18’ paved vendor spaces are always a sellout. Vendor move-in is on 7 May. This event benefits Veteran organizations. Always open and free to the public. Contact; (800) 730-6621 or visit: http://militaryvehicleshow.com.
Ohio, May 16 – 18, 2014: The Findlay Show, 27th Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration at Hancock County Fairgrounds, Findlay, OH. This year’s event features an American Huey 369 helicopter. Activities include a swap meet, historic MV displays, concessions and entertainment. Sponsored by the Findlay Military Association, Ohio Motorpool, Buckeye Military Vehicle Collectors, and the Marlboro Volunteers. For more information visit: www.finhanmilitary.org or contact: Keith Kimmel; (419) 721-4456, firstname.lastname@example.org: John Cheney Sr.; (419) 306-4290, email@example.com.
Pennsylvania, June 20 & 21, 2014: 2nd annual Ruhr Pocket, 1945, Train / GI Vehicle Convoy Battle. Running vehicle battle with the Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad. American MG jeeps and trucks needed for fast moving battle, 10 miles. Event is free but limited in participants per side. The event is hosted by the 99th Infantry Division Historical Society, Inc., Titusville, PA. Contact: (814) 490-3377, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michigan, June 20 – 22, 2014: Lest We Forget of SW MI invites you to attend 2014 “Walk Thru History” featuring WWII, Korea and Vietnam re-enactments at the Southwest Michigan Regional Airport at Benton Harbor, MI. Historic military vehicles, including amphibious rides on the river, vendors, warbirds, a vehicle parade, hangar dance and a parachute drop by the SC “Leap Dog” group are all planned. Contact: Don Alsbro; (269) 921-7176, email@example.com or visit: www.lestweforgetusa.org.
Kentucky, June 25, 2014: Military Vehicle Preservation Association Board of Directors meeting at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, KY from Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Kentucky, June 26 – 28, 2014: The 39th Annual Convention of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association at the Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Ln., Louisville, KY, hosted by the Kilroy Chapter of the MVPA. Make your plans to attend, and look for more information in Supply Line.
Ohio, August 15 – 16, 2014: 6th Annual Shiloh Summer Rally and Military Vehicle Show at Planktown Hardware & More, Shiloh, OH. Join us for two days of vehicle displays, re-enactors, vendor swap meet and fun. Bring your vehicle and test it on the trails across 140 acres of rolling farmland and woods. Sponsored by the Ohio Motorpool and Planktown Hardware & More. Contact: John Cheney II; (419) 257-3202, or visit: www.ohiomotorpool.oldmv.com.
Belgium, September 5 – 7, 2014: TANKS IN TOWN 2014, Mons, Belgium to commemorate the liberation of Mons in 1944 by the 83rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd U.S. Armored Division “SPEARHEAD”. Each year features a tremendous concentration of armored vehicles, Jeeps, and Trucks peacefully invading the historic city center. This year’s event includes the 2nd Armored Tour in Europe 2014 (www.2ndarmoredineurope.co.uk). A unique worldwide event; a living museum of WWII armored vehicles. For more information visit: 222.tanksintown.be.
California, September 21 – 28, 2014: Camp Delta Fall Meet at Tower Park. Second largest annual western MV swap meet/rally! Hosted by the Military Vehicle Collectors of California at the Stockton/Delta KOA, 6 miles west of Lodi on Route 12. No vendor fee except campsite charge. Displays, meals, pool, restaurant, bar, marina, store. Camping: call KOA; (800) 562-0913, ask for Campground 4. Facility info: http://koa.com/campgrounds/stockton/. Activities: John; (415) 491-1601, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.MVCCNews.net for details.
North Carolina, October 4, 2014: 3rd Annual Military and Civvy Jeep Swap Meet at the American Legion Post 55, 111 Miller St., Winston, NC, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and sponsored by Southern Division of East Coast Willys. All military and civilian jeeps welcome. Contact: Paul@eastcoastwillys.org; (919) 428-0951, www.eastcoastwillys.org.
Missouri, October 11 – 18, 2014: “Show Me Convoy” in southeast Missouri. Tour Mark Twain Forest and Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Overnight at Montauk State Park at Eminence, “Elk Capitol of Missouri” and Wilderness Lodge. If you want scenery and history come and let me Show You! Open to members and all era HMVs. Total distance is 670 miles. Convoy begins and ends at Arcadia Academy Bed & Breakfast. Limit of 30 vehicles. Contact: Terry Johns; email@example.com.