MVVC Calendar of Volkswagen related Events

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MVVC EventDateEventContactPlaceInformation
 08/02/2015Clinton Twp Gratiot CruiseGratiot, Clinton TownshipThe third of four Gratiot Cruises! For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/ctgratiotcruise or http://ctgratiotcruise.com/
 08/02/20158th Annual Troy Traffic Jam car showwww.troyhistoricvillage.org or call 248-524-3570The Columbia Center in Troy, MI.Sunday August 2nd from 10am-3pm
Benefiting the Troy Historic Village

This is a great family-friendly event and pre-cursor to the Woodward Dream Cruise for those that just can’t wait to enjoy all the chrome and muscle the Dream Cruise offers. There will also be plenty of food and music to entertain everyone. And for those looking to make a day of it in Troy, there are plenty of great parks and restaurants in the area plus the Somerset Collection is just down the street.

Last year's event had over 200 cars on display and we anticipate a similar turn out this year!

No tickets required

Troy Traffic Jam Flyer
 08/08/2015Columbus (OH) Volksfesthttp://www.covvc.org/Watkins Memorial HS
8868 Watkins Rd. SW, Pataskala, Ohio 43062
Large Midwest gathering, with hundreds of Volkswagens! Hosted by the Central Ohio Vintage VW Club.

For more information, visit: http://www.covvc.org/
 08/09/2015Depot Town on Wheels Car and Bike ShowYpsilanti Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Cross Street between River and Rice Streets, YpsilantiThis event kicks off a huge Welcome to The United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters as they begin their week-long training at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, MI. This is a free event and will run from 6:00 - 9:00 pm with street closure on Cross Street between River and Rice Streets.

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 08/09/2015Wings-n-Wheels Fly-in • Cruise-inERNIE HALL AVIATION MUSEUM
4033 N. River Road • Warren, OH 44484
Sloas Airfield
4059 N. River Road
Warren, OH
Come Celebrate 100 years of Ernie Hall Flying School on it's 3rd. Annual Wings -n- Wheels Event Sunday, August 9th. from 9am to 9pm

To order tickets and more information see the link:
Wings-n-Wheels Flyer
 08/13/2015Back to the Bricks Car Cruise/RollhavenKim Brown
Vice President
Rollhaven Skating Center
810 694-9515
Rollhaven Skate and Fun Center, 5315 S. Saginaw Road, Flint, MIAt Rollhaven: the cruise starts at 4:00pm. Anyone that wants to bring their car up and park on our front lawn or in the parking lot is more than welcome. The skating, however, doesn't start until 6:30pm and goes until 10:00pm. Admission is free but skate/blade rental is $4.

This is our 5th year hosting this event and we usually have a pretty good turn out.

More about Back to the Bricks:
The "Rolling Cruise" is an "at will" cruise, meaning you can start at any point on the 13-mile route and at anytime during the cruise which officially begins at 5PM in the evening on Wednesday(13),Thursday(14) and Friday(15) evenings of the week of the event til 9:00 PM.

For more information: on the web: http://www.backtothebricks.org/index.html or on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/backtothebricks
08/15/2015Woodward Dream Cruise

TBD - Volunteer!

Woodward and Square Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills.

All Volkswagens congregate at Kerby's on Dream Cruise Day!!
We have a section of the lot to ourselves and can come and go as we please.
Join us! Kirby's is on the NW of Woodward and Square Lake Road in Bloomfield Hills.

 08/22/2015Windy City Dub FestJason Axelrod-Director
Find them on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Tumblr @WindyCityDubs
Lake County Fairgrounds. The Fairgrounds are conveniently located in Grayslake, IL, halfway between Milwaukee and Chicago, with easy access from I-94 and within walking distance of two commuter rail lines to Chicago.Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 from 1PM - 8PM

We anticipate a judging contest, complete with awards, and a car club section for those who want to show their car but not participate in the judging contest. There will be live entertainment, food and beverages for purchase, and vendors on site along with the availability of swap meet space. We are still working further for additional activities.

We have recently developed a unique partnership with Six Flags Great America, KeyLime Cove and Waterpark, and the Chicago Auto Show. These exciting partnership details will be shared in the future on our website, windycitydubfest.com, and our social media.
 08/23/2015Cruisin' HinesEdward Hines Drive, Hines Park, MIThe NEW (as of 2014) Entrance for Cruisin' Hines is Ford Road. All Classic Cars and Hot Rods must enter at Ford Road. No turning in at Outer Drive. Outer Drive will only be for local traffic.

For more information: On the web: http://www.cruisinhines.com/ and on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CruisinHines
 08/26/2015Harper CruiseRay Debates' (former) Colonial Title Company, just south of 11 Mile on the east side of the street.
St. Clair Shores, MI
Join other VW owners as they cruise Harper to benefit the Kiwanis Club. This is a mini-Woodward, but nice and controllable! Park together at VW enthusiast Ray Debates' (former) Colonial Title Company, just south of 11 Mile on the east side of the street.

 08/29/2015The third annual Northern Worthersee European Car Show.Any questions regarding general information, food, overnight stay, sponsorships or booth information please contact us at NorthernWorthersee@Gmail.comFrankenmuth, MichiganItinerary:
9-11am Registration/Prep
12-3pm Judging...
4pm Awards Ceremony

Class Break Down:
Form > Function
Function > Form
Most Unique
Best of Breed classes-
Non-Vag (German)
Non-Vag (Euro)

Spectating is free, registration for the show will be $10.

- 10% off camping at Jellystone campground in Frankenmuth for groups of 10 or more (www.frankenmuthjellystone.com)
Be sure to "like" & share our official FB page @ www.Facebook.com/northernworthersee
*This event is in no way affiliated with Southern Worthersee (SOWO).

08/30/2015MVVC Picnic: A Day At The Lake!

Lynn Anderson lynn.anderson@juno.com

Vince and Lynn Anderson's cottage on beautiful Pleasant Lake, just northwest of Lapeer. Here's a link to a map: Mapquest Link .

The club is supplying the hot dogs, hamburgers, condiments, and paper/plasticware. You bring a side dish to pass, along with your own drinks, beverages, lawn chairs, swimsuits, towels, and water toys (i.e. sculling boat, if you're Rolf Schroeter!). We have a pontoon boat, a jet ski, and lots of noodles to float on. No pets, please! If you want something other than hamburgers or hot dogs, you're welcome to bring whatever you like and cook it yourself on our gas grill.

Plenty of room out front to park your vintage VW's - let's show the neighbors what we got! If you know what dish you're bringing, please email Lynn at lynn.anderson@juno.com, so we won't have a lot of duplicates.

 09/12/2015Cruisin' by the Bay - September 11th & 12thhttp://www.cruisinbythebay.org/Sandusky, OhioThe streets will be packed with spectators, and local hotels are likely to be full to the brim with eager onlookers.

The 2014 Cruisin' by the Bay cruise-in and car show will take place Friday, September 5th and Saturday September 6th.

The 23rd annual Cruisin' by the Bay will feature a number of popular events, including Muffler Rapping, Neon Light Display and Buzzin' the Ave on Friday night. The Remember Crusin’ Car Club of Northern Ohio will play host to the show with over 500 classics and hot rods expected. DJ Frank Lamanna will be spinning the classics with great food and beverages available throughout historic downtown Sandusky.

Proceeds from the show will continue to support North Coast Cancer Foundation, a charitable trust that assists area cancer patients.

Registrants will receive a t-shirt with their paid registration through July 31, 2015. Early bird pricing ends Monday, September 7, 2015.
 09/13/2015Frankenmuth Auto Fest - September 11-13thBaseball Diamonds at the festival grounds in Frankenmuth, MIThere would be a 20.00 charge per entrant. The dates would be September 12th and 13th (sat/sunday) We would also be able to take part in the street show in town on Friday the 11th at 6pm. This is good for any VW 1978 or older air or water cooled.
 09/13/2015Barnum's Bug Barn VW & Buggy Show(989) 871-9880Barnum's Bug Barn, 7693 Vassar Rd., Millington, MI 48746Open to all VWs and dune buggies. Registration begins 8:30 AM -- $5 or new toy donation to benefit Tuscola County X-mas for Kids. Show begins 10 AM -- Spectators free. Lunch wagon food service. 30 Swap spots available (call to reserve)
 09/13/2015Old Car FestivalPhone: (313) 982-6001 | Web site: www.thehenryford.org20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48121This Old Car Festival weekend, take in the spectacle as the streets and grounds of Greenfield Village are filled with the sights, sounds, and smells of hundreds of authentic vehicles from the 1890s through 1932. Enjoy a self-guided tour through this fabulous expositions and talk to proud owners about their treasured vehicles. (from autopalooza.org)
 09/20/2015Greater Toledo VW Club Bugfest 2015Todd - oldvw@yahoo.com,
Jay - vw81jetta@yahoo.com,
Bill - dewey52@sbcglobal.net
Ed Schmidt Volkswagen, 26875 N. Dixie Hwy (Rte. 25), Perrysburg, OH9 AM - 3 PM, rain or shine. Admission $2 adults or $5 per car, children under 12 free. Swap space $20 per each 15' x 15' space. Dash plaques to first 100 show car registrants. Concession stand open all day. Door prizes. Pre-registration deadline August 20 - contact Jay - vw81jetta@yahoo.com, 419-350-9304.
For Info:
Website: auto.groups.yahoo.com/group/toledovwclub
 09/20/2015Milford Car Showwww.milfordcarshow.comMain Street, Milford, MI8am to 3 pm. 30th anniversary!

Car show, restaurants & shops, and take an historic home tour. Visit the website www.milfordcarshow.com to see the classes and download a pre-registration form: 2015 registration form.
 09/20/2015Orphan Car ShowPhone: (734) 482-5200 | Web site: www.ypsiautoheritage.orgRiverside Park, 6 West Cross St., Ypsilanti, MIOrphan brands do not die! They live on with this annual reunion of vehicles from DeSoto to Packard to Franklin and Plymouth. (from autopalooza.org)
 09/26/2015Kokomo Oktoberfest Volkswagen Cruise-In September 25-27, 2014
The City of Firsts Volkswagen Club
Garry McNew 765.860.7139 or email: garsan78@gmail.com
Billy Wilson 765. 438.3761 or email: jbcwilson@comcast.net
Robbie Warner (765) 236-0726, email: vgwbug@gmail.com
Foster Park
200 S. Washington St.
Kokomo, Indiana 46901
Friday Night, September, 25th
We will begin this event at our traditional 4:00 PM start time with a concert by The Lovin' Spoonful 50th Anniversary Tour starting at 7:00 pm. However, if you want a good parking spot you may want to come earlier if you want a great spot.

Saturday, September, 27th

Sunday, September 28th
We will meet at the Courtyard by Marriot for a 9:00 am breakfast in a private dining area. This will give us an opportunity to say "good bye" to our special guests and some of the finest people on the planet.

web: http://www.cityoffirstsvw.com/" Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OktoberfestVolkswagenCruiseIn Twitter: twitter.com/CityOfFirstsVW
 09/26/2015Bus BOO!!! Buses By The Beach WebsiteTo Be Announced

Details to come.
(Usually held in late September)

 09/26/2015Truckers Canning HungerCountry Ridge & Jbc Rockin Truck Show
Country Ridge Lounge in the Perrysburg, Ohio area9a.m. to 9 p.m.

Come Join us for lots of fun!!
- Food and Refreshments available
- 3 shows in 1- enjoy the truck, car, and motorcycle show
- River Bend Band and many others putting on live concerts
- Raffles and 50/50's throughout the day - come and win some prizes
- Most importantly help us give back to the local community
- Many more exciting events and entertainment to be announced!!

Annual Fall Color Tour - TBA

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 10/04/2015US131 Fall Bug RunUS131 Bug Run Facebook Page US 131 Motorsports Park
Exit 55 on US 131, 1249 12th Street, Martin, MI 49070

US 131 Motorsports Park continues its support for VW enthusiasts. The Martin, Michigan facility, known as the "Fastest Track in Michigan," will once again host two exclusive VW events during the 2015 season. The 8th Annual Summer Bug Run will be held on July 19th and the 8th Annual Fall Bug Run on October 4th.

Gate admission is only $12 for adults.

With the success of last year's free entries into the Car Show, Swap Meet and Car Corral, US 131 will once again offer this to those participating at the event (gate admission only, no additional charges). Professional VW drag racing will also take place at both events. For additional information and for a complete list of all events, please visit their site. (2014 description)

12/xx/2015Annual Holiday Party
Annual Membership Meeting

Wayne Burling
(734) 377-0696
Please RSVP by December 1st so we can give them a head count.