Event Schedule as of Sept 2011

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Event Schedule as of Sept 2011

Post by gpwbob » Sat Aug 27, 2011 6:33 am

September, 2011

10 Sep, Sat: John Brown Day cruise. http://www.liberty-ship.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

10 Sep, Sat: Hartwood Days Festival, Fredericksburg, VA. Walk thru Time living history display of all eras. Check their website at http://www.hartwooddays.org/index.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

10 Sep, Sat: Goldvein, VA Jubilee. There are games, live entertainment, food, pony and carriage rides, a gold panning booth, and a silent auction. This year the Jubilee is on September 10 from 11-5. I would like to add some activities up at the museum, such as booths from historical societies and history re-enactors. The mines in the area closed during WW2, so I was interested in finding someone to set up a display of WW2 items (and WW1 items. If you would like to bring a WW2 vehicle or display contact Todd Bonshire at Todd.Bonshire@fauquiercounty.gov

17 Sep, Sat: Edgar Rohr Memorial Car Meet, Manassas, VA. Registration 0800-1100. Individual registration. Contact Joann Richardson, registration at 703-768-1569. Website http://www.bullrunaaca.org" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

17-18 Sep, Sat-Sun: West Virginia Airshow at the Air National Guard Base, Martinsburg, WV. Contact me by Wed, 24 Aug if you need more info or want to attend. I need to turn in a list of who is coming and get gate passes.

17-18 Sep, Sat-Sun: The National Park Service will sponsor a World War II living history weekend at the Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg, PA. An authentic recreation of both Allied and German army camps, complete with original World War II vehicles, will be set up on the site. Over 100 living history enthusiasts will portray military personnel from the European Theater in 1944. Dozens of World War II vehicles will be on display.

22 September, Thur: Annual Westminster (MD) Fallfest Parade. Start time 1900 (7 pm). Individual registration. Call Nikki Haschert at 410-857-9072. Registration must be in by 31 Aug.

1-2 Oct, Sat-Sun: Brentsville, VA WW2 weekend. 1000 to 1600 each day. WW2 vehicles welcome for display. Contact Michael Riley:
mriley@pwcgov.org or 571-641- 0079

2 Oct, Sun: Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington DC. 54th Annual Car Show. 0800 free coffee/donuts, 0900 registration begins. 1100 judging. 1230 awards. .

8 Oct, Sat: Columbus Day Parade, in Sterling, VA. Parade starts at 1000. If you would like to attend contact John Reaser at johnreaser3@gmail.com or phone (703) 795-7350. Individual registration.

8 Oct, Sat: Air Fest Culpeper Regional Airport. A couple of MVs are requested to display with some antique vehicles during the entire day. If interested and for more info contact Chuck at phatrat@comcast.net.

8 Oct, Sat: Fast Cars and Freedom Car Show to support the Fisher House. Opens 0900. Location: 1751 Pinnacle Dr, McClean, VA (Tysons Corner). Military vehicles are encouraged to come and will have a special area designated right up front. Website: http://www.fastcarsandfreedom.info" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; For more info and to get a preregistration form contact Francine Quinn, 703-333-5576 or francine.quinn@wellsfargo.com

15-16 Oct, Sat-Sun: 'Wings and Wheels Expo' 2011 Community Event. Hagerstown Regional Airport. http://www.wingsandwheelsexpo.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

15-16 Oct, Sat-Sun: Williamsburg Military History Weekend. They are looking for MVs to display. If interested contact Richard Walker, richardwalker@1st-gear.com, 563-690-1259. http://www.militaryhistoryweekend.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;.

6 Nov, Sun: Brunswick, MD, Veteran's Day Parade. Lineup begins at 1200, opening ceremonies at 1300, and parade starts at 1400. The parade route will start on East Potomac Street (at City Park). Come down 9th St to line up, follow blue color signs. Club is registered.

10 Nov, Thur: Ft Meade, MD Veteran’s Day Observance. Static display 1130 to 1300 at the McGill Training Center. Participate with other displays of US wars. Contact CPT Lucas Sparks, 254-833-3254, lucas.c.sparks2.mil@mail.mil, gpw12078@aol.com

12 Nov, Sat: Manassas Veterans Day Parade. Need vehicles to carry vets in the parade. More to come out later. I will register WAC/BG and IMVC and coordinate and put out info.
Bob Buker
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