MVVC Calendar of Volkswagen related Events

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MVVC SanctionedDateEventContactPlaceInformation
 07/25/2014Chelsea Car Show @ Sights and Sounds FestivalH. Neil Reichard, hneil@mvvc.netThe car show is held on Middle St., East St. and Harrison St. near downtown Chelsea on Friday, July 25, 2014 from 3 til 8 p.m.Don’t miss the Chelsea Classic Cruisers car show featuring contests and over 300 classic cars from across the Midwest. The car show is held on Middle St., East St. and Harrison St. near downtown Chelsea on Friday, July 25, 2014 from 3 til 8 p.m.

After the Car Show, be sure to stay and enjoy live entertainment in the Social Tent,

Registration takes place from 3 til 6 p.m. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 200 registered. No entry fee or pre-registration is required. If you would like to park together with another entrant, you must arrive together. Neil has offered to caravan from the near by A&W in Dexter. Contact him if interested.
 07/26/2014Telegraph CruiseH. Neil Reichard, hneil@mvvc.netTelegraph spanning Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn and Redford

LaFontaine VW - 2200 S. Telegraph Rd. just South of Michigan Ave.
10 AM to 4 PM. Join the MVVC as we park at LaFontaine Volkswagen during the Annual Telegraph Cruise. LaFontaine will provide Picnic Lunch for all Let's get an impressive showing of vintage VW's out there this year! Food, Prizes, and Fun. Free Food for all who come by. Raffle prizes. For questions contact H. Neil Reichard.
 07/26/2014Roseville Gratiot CruiseGratiot Avenue, btw. 11 and 13 MileThe second of four Gratiot Cruises, For more info, visit:
07/27/2014MVVC PicnicPlease RSVP to Terri Quick at 586-899-8111 or email events@mvvc.netFerndale Park in Sylvan Lake(2195 Ferndale St. Sylvan Lake Mi. 48320)Time: Noon until 6:00 pm. Activities available include swimming, and a place to change your clothes, and a playground for the kids. Public bathrooms are available and grills if you choose to grill your own food. Stay tuned for more details (and menu)!
 08/03/2014Clinton Twp Gratiot CruiseGratiot, Clinton TownshipThe third of four Gratiot Cruises! For more information, visit: or
 08/09/2014Columbus (OH) Volksfest Memorial HS
8868 Watkins Rd. SW, Pataskala, Ohio 43062
Large Midwest gathering, with hundreds of Volkswagens! Hosted by the Central Ohio Vintage VW Club.

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 08/12/2014Back to the Bricks Car CruiseFlint, MIThe ‘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,Thursday and Friday evenings of the week of the event til 9:00 PM.

For more information: on the web: or on facebook at:
08/16/2014Woodward Dream CruiseWoodward 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.
 08/24/2014Cruisin' HinesEdward Hines Drive, Hines Park, MIThe NEW 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.

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 08/27/2014Harper 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.

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 09/05/2014Frankenmuth Auto Fest - September 5-7thBaseball Diamonds at the festival grounds in Frankenmuth, MIThere would be a 20.00 charge per entrant. The dates would be September 7th and 8th (sat/sunday) We would also be able to take part in the street show in town on Friday the 6th at 6pm. This is good for any VW 1978 or older air or water cooled.
 09/05/2014Cruisin' by the Bay, Ohiohe 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.
 09/13/2014The second annual Northern Wörthersee 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 (
Be sure to "like" & share our official FB page @
*This event is in no way affiliated with Southern Worthersee (SOWO).

 09/20/2014North Gratiot CruiseChesterfield TownshipThe last of four Gratiot Cruises!

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 09/21/2014Barnum'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)
 09/21/2014Greater Toledo VW Club Bugfest 2014Todd -,
Jay -,
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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 -, 419-350-9304.
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 09/21/2014Milford 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 to see the classes and download a pre-registration form.
 09/26/2014Kokomo Oktoberfest Volkswagen Cruise-In September 26-28, 2013
The City of Firsts Volkswagen Club
Garry McNew 765.860.7139 or email:, Richard Cotteral 765.480.2545 or email: rjcotterell@comcast.netKokomo Event Center, 1500 North Reed Road (US31), Kokomo, In. 46901Stay tuned for this years details!

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10/xx/2014Annual Fall Color TourTBDTBD
 10/12/2014US131 Fall Bug RunUS 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 2014 season. The 7th Annual Summer Bug Run will be held on July 20th and the 8th Annual Fall Bug Run on October 12th.

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.
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