2008 Vette Magazine Event Calendar
From the February, 2009 issue of Vette
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March 28th, Oakhurst, CA.
2008 The Annual Southern Yosemite Automotive Film Festival is scheduledfor March 28th through 30th, 2008 in Oakhurst, California, the southerngateway to Yosemite National Park. Featuring car movies, racingdocumentaries and never before seen footage, as well as premieres of thelatest car related films, the film festival offers something foreveryone.
April 13th, Lima, OH
Glass Society Corvette Assn. will host it's annual all indoor Corvetteswap meet (Ohio's Largest). The event will be held at Allen Co.Fairgrounds SR 309 just east of I-75 Lima, OH from 9am to 3pm.
Info: Bruce Burkholder (419) 339-6221
May 3rd, Effingham IL
Now open to all makes and models! All items offered for sale must beparts, accessories, or memorabilia for any automobile of any vintage. Tokeep the real swap meet feel, only used or NOS parts are allowed. Vendorspace is $40 each for a 20 x 20 space. There is no charge to attendSwapfest, which traditionally starts at 8:00 a.m. CST at our companyheadquarters on North Route 45 in Effingham, IL. Each year, Mid AmericaMotorworks hosts Spring and Fall Swapfests.
In conjunction with Swapfest, Mid America Motorworks hosts a low speedautocross competition. This is a classed competition open to all carmakes and models. $15 per vehicle. The next Spring Swapfest & Autocrosswill be May 3, 2008.
June 8th, Village of Rochester Hills, MI
The Village of Rochester Hills presents "Corvettes on Main" from 11 a.m.to 5 p.m., hosted by the GMC Corvette Set. Please join us for anenjoyable day of Corvettes, Camaraderie and the downtown atmosphere ofthe Village of Rochester Hills, located at Walton and Adams Roads.Peoples Choice Awards for C1 through C6 classes and Modified/Customclass. Prizes, Trophies, Poker Walk. For information/registration formsee www.GMCCorvetteSet.com or call their hotline at (248) 975-6580. Registration is free.
June 1st, Smithville, N.J.
The Spring Fling GM Thing
Held in the historic town of Smithville and the Village Greene, event isopen to all GM powered vehicles. For more info visit www.boardwalkcorvettes.com
June 14th, Grand Lake O' the Cherokees, Grove, OK
5th Annual Grand Lake Corvette Show. Fantastic indoor show with judgingand lots of awards. Raffles, silent auction and door prizes too. LiveDJ. Great venue to show your car and stay cool. For more info, call(918) 314-0321, or email GrandLakeCorvettes@gmail.com
June 14th, Baltimore, MD
Dads All Corvette Car Show and Meet & Greet
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Security Square Mall, 6633 Security Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21244 3 Trophies per class (9 Classes) and Specialty Awards. Call 410-258-8638or visit our website at www.BaltimoreCoCorvetteClub.com to register!
June 21st, Lake Orion, MI
The 4th Annual Canterbury Corvette Fest, sponsored by the GMC CorvetteSet, will be held at Olde World Canterbury Village in Lake Orion,Saturday June 21, 2008. The show is open to Corvettes of all years butlimited to first 150. Registration opens at 8:00 AM with Awards Ceremonyat 4:00. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in fifteendifferent Corvette classifications. Admission is free. Participantregistration is $15.00/car in advance or $20.00/car the day of the show.Proceeds from this show will benefit the Leader Dogs for the Blind.Registration/information at www.GMCCorvetteSet.com or call (248) 975-6580.
July 18th - 20th, Bowling Green, KY.
The National Corvette Homecoming is an exciting annual event in BowlingGreen Kentucky - home of the only Corvette Assembly Plant. Hosted at theSloan Convention Center, the Homecoming features Chevrolet Corvettesfrom across the nation. The NCH is an excellent opportunity forChevrolet Corvette owners and enthusiast to visit the National CorvetteMuseum, GM Assembly Plant and learn more about the history and heritageof these classic cars.
Be sure to join us this year as we celebrate the tradition and beauty ofGeneral Motors crowning achievement, the Chevrolet Corvette for thetwenty-seventh year. This year's program will take place during theweekend of July 18th 19th and 20th 2008 and will feature many eventsincluding live music entertainment, car shows, celebrity appearances,specialty cars, muscle cars, classic cars, fashion shows, vendordisplays, demonstrations, and more!
See the prestigious Sans Pareil award which is a show of Corvetteswithout equal. Join hundreds of Chevrolet Corvette enthusiast as theyshow off their classic cars during this three day event. The SloanConvention Center is conveniently located in Bowling Green nearInterstate 65 and is only miles from the museum and plant. We lookforward to seeing you at the 27th Annual National Corvette Homecoming!www.corvettehomecoming.com
July 18-19, Coos Bay-North Bend, OR
Pacific Coast Corvette Club presents the 10th annual "Corvettes on theCoos" in Coss Bay OR. Fri 18th. 4-8pm hospitality and registrationpackets. Sat 19th. Poker Run, steak Bar-B-Que, Show & Shine. Sun 20th.Breakfast Buffet, Awards, & Raffles. Registration form, hotel and eventinfo available on listed website. www.pacificcoastcorvetteclub.com under "calendar". For questions call EdNielsen at (541) 267-2572
July 19th, Baltimore, MD
The Super Chevy Cruise In at the Outlets
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Perryville Outlets Center, 68 Heather Lane, Perryville, MD Live Entertainment, Games, Special Guests and more! Vendor Space isavailable! Fun show, door prizes, free food, music and trophies Call410-258-8638 or 410-913-0844 or visit our website atwww.BaltimoreCoCorvetteClub.com to register! Sponsorship levels areavailable
July 31st - August 3rd
Vettes On The Rockies
35th anniversary event will once again be held inSummit County Colorado July 31st. through August 3rd. 2008. Photo shoot,Funkana, AutoCross, Show and Shine.
Details located at the web site: www.lgcacorvette.org or Tom Robben(303/232-1886) or Joe Parker (303/425-5876)
August 22-24, Carlisle, PA
Corvettes At Carlisle August 22-24, 2008 Come out to Carlisle and be apart of the largest gathering of Corvettes in the world. You'llliterally see acres of Corvettes both in the fun field and in our hugecar corral. Lots to do for the entire family including Corvettes atCarlisle Auction, a Womens' Oasis, Kids at Carlisle and the Annual ChipMiller Memorial Corvette Parade through downtown Carlisle.
September 13th, Paducah, KY.
7th Annual "Corvettes on thr River" an All Corvette Charity Car Show, onthe Paducah, Ky. River Front at 2nd and Jefferson St. Hosted by the FourRivers Corvette Club, benefiting St. Nicholas Family Clinic. Featuring apeoples choice car show,with 10 classes and 3 trophies per class, clubcompetitions, food, 50/50 drawing. Pre-registration $20, registrationduring the weekend of the show $25. Registration includes an eventt-shirt and dash plaque. For more information call 270-554-8145 or go towww.fourriverscorvetteclub.com
September 19-21, Effingham IL
Corvette Funfest is a "customer appreciation party" hosted every year byMid America Motorworks as a way of saying "Thank You!" to our Corvettecustomers. Corvette Funfest is held at Mid America Motorworks campus inEffingham, IL. It is one of the largest Corvette gatherings in theworld. Over 15,000 Corvettes and over 45,000 Corvette enthusiastsparticipated in Corvette Funfest 2007. Plan on joining us for the 15thAnnual Corvette Funfest 2008, September 19-21 when we celebrate the 20thanniversary of the Corvette Challenge Race Series.
September 27th - 28th, San Diego, CA
The 2008 Coronado Speed Festival Featuring over 225 of the world's topracing machines from years gone by competing in eight classes. Thesevintage racecars are chosen to compete on the basis of their historicalsignificance and certified authenticity and race through a 1.7 milecourse on North Island. Here is some information on the event:
Coronado Classic Speed Festival at North Island, San Diego, CA
Dates: September 27 & 28, 2008
Start: 8:30 AM
End: 5:00 PM
For details visit www.coronadospeedfestival.com
October 26th, Lancaster, PA
Lancaster County Corvette Club presents AMerican LEgends at Long's Park.This is a fun show for Corvettes and all GM/GM powered vehicles-Originals, Antiques and Classics, Hot Rods, and Street Rods, Cars,Trucks, and Vans. There will be food, music, trophies, door prizes, cashprize drawings, and a good time. Benefits the Spina Bifida Association.For additional info and registration form go to www.kccpa.com, or call Clyde at (717) 371-8964.