MVVC Calendar of Volkswagen related Events
If you are interested in helping out, hosting, or planning an event
|08/02/2015||Clinton Twp Gratiot Cruise||Gratiot, Clinton Township||The third of four Gratiot Cruises! For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/ctgratiotcruise or http://ctgratiotcruise.com/|
|08/02/2015||8th Annual Troy Traffic Jam car show||www.troyhistoricvillage.org or call 248-524-3570||The 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!
FREE PARKING & ADMISSION FOR GUESTS
No tickets required
Troy Traffic Jam Flyer
|08/08/2015||Columbus (OH) Volksfest||http://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/
|08/09/2015||Depot Town on Wheels Car and Bike Show||Ypsilanti Area Convention & Visitors Bureau|
|Cross Street between River and Rice Streets, Ypsilanti||This 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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|08/09/2015||Wings-n-Wheels Fly-in • Cruise-in||ERNIE HALL AVIATION MUSEUM|
4033 N. River Road • Warren, OH 44484
4059 N. River Road
|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:
|08/13/2015||Back to the Bricks Car Cruise/Rollhaven||Kim Brown|
Rollhaven Skating Center
|Rollhaven Skate and Fun Center, 5315 S. Saginaw Road, Flint, MI||At 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
|08/15/2015||Woodward Dream Cruise|
TBD - Volunteer!
Woodward and Square Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills.
All Volkswagens congregate at Kerby's on Dream Cruise Day!!
|08/22/2015||Windy City Dub Fest||Jason 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.
|08/23/2015||Cruisin' Hines||Edward Hines Drive, Hines Park, MI||The 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
|08/26/2015||Harper Cruise||Ray 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. |
|08/29/2015||The 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.com||Frankenmuth, Michigan||Itinerary: |
4pm Awards Ceremony
Class Break Down:
Spectating is free, registration for the show will be $10.
|08/30/2015||MVVC Picnic: A Day At The Lake!|
Lynn Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
|09/12/2015||Cruisin' by the Bay - September 11th & 12th||http://www.cruisinbythebay.org/||Sandusky, Ohio||The 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.
|09/13/2015||Frankenmuth Auto Fest - September 11-13th||Baseball Diamonds at the festival grounds in Frankenmuth, MI||There 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.|
|09/13/2015||Barnum's Bug Barn VW & Buggy Show||(989) 871-9880||Barnum's Bug Barn, 7693 Vassar Rd., Millington, MI 48746||Open 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)|
|09/13/2015||Old Car Festival||Phone: (313) 982-6001 | Web site: www.thehenryford.org||20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48121||This 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)|
|09/20/2015||Greater Toledo VW Club Bugfest 2015||Todd -
Jay - email@example.com,
Bill - firstname.lastname@example.org
|Ed Schmidt Volkswagen, 26875 N. Dixie Hwy (Rte. 25), Perrysburg, OH||9 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 -
email@example.com, 419-350-9304. |
|09/20/2015||Milford Car Show||www.milfordcarshow.com||Main Street, Milford, MI||8am 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.
|09/20/2015||Orphan Car Show||Phone: (734) 482-5200 | Web site: www.ypsiautoheritage.org||Riverside Park, 6 West Cross St., Ypsilanti, MI||Orphan brands do not die! They live on with this annual reunion of vehicles from DeSoto to Packard to Franklin and Plymouth. (from autopalooza.org)|
|09/26/2015||Kokomo Oktoberfest Volkswagen Cruise-In September 25-27, 2014|
The City of Firsts Volkswagen Club
|Garry McNew 765.860.7139 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Billy Wilson 765. 438.3761 or email: email@example.com
Robbie Warner (765) 236-0726, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
|09/26/2015||Bus BOO!!!||Buses By The Beach Website||To Be Announced|| |
Details to come.
|09/26/2015||Truckers Canning Hunger||Country Ridge & Jbc Rockin Truck Show|
|Country Ridge Lounge in the Perrysburg, Ohio area||9a.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
|10/04/2015||US131 Fall Bug Run||US131 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.
|12/xx/2015||Annual Holiday Party |
Annual Membership Meeting