MV Events

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.

Florida, February 21 – 25, 2018: Southern Outpost Winter Rally and Swap Meet, sponsored by the MVPA’s First Florida Chapter, at Renninger’s Antique Center and Flea Market, 20651 US Highway 441, Mt. Dora, FL 32757. WWII Armor, Reenactments and weapons demonstrations, swap meet, camping on site, and hotels nearby. Contact: (904) 276-1418 vendors, (352) 383-8393 for camping, or visit: www.flmvpa.org.

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.

California, March 24, 2018: Airshow 2018 at the Riverside Airport, Riverside, CA from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Join the Inland Empire MVPA with or without your HMV! Aerobatics, war birds, and home-built fly-ins are all part of the day’s events. Admission is free, parking is $10 per car. Vendors contact: (951) 351-6113 or visit: www.riversideairshow.com.

California April 24 – 29, 2018: Camp Petaluma, the largest annual military vehicle gathering and swap meet in the West. Formerly Camp Delta Spring Meet. San Francisco/North Petaluma KOA, 20 Rainsville Road. Note new week. No vending fee but vendors must rent a campsite or cabin. MV excursion(s), party, ladies trip to town. Camping: Joann; (408) 238-8277, mamalesser@yahoo.com. Important info to be published on www.MVCCNews.net.

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!

Missouri, September 28 – October 7, 2018: “Show Me” Missouri 2 Convoy. Begins and ends at the Auto World Museum in Fulton. This 750-mile round-trip will wind the back roads, including portions of Old Route 66, through Missouri’s Wine Country, scenic Mark Twain National Forest, and the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Highlights will include 4 military museums, the National Churchill Museum, the Daniel Boone Home, and Meramec Caverns. Limit 25 vehicles. Contact Terry at halftrackjohns@att.net.