Event Schedule as of Feb 27, 2017

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Event Schedule as of Feb 27, 2017

Postby gpwbob » Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:52 pm

MVPA Events - http://www.mvpa.org/home/mv-events/

Convention, Cleveland Ohio, 21-24 June,2017

Car Shows - http://www.capitalcruisin.com/shows.html

44th Annual East Coast Rally - Mark your calendars 11-12-13 May, 2017

Flyers can be down loaded from our web site. http://www.washingtonbluegray.com
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04 March, Sat. – Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Town Alexandria. We are registered for this event, I will have final details, I’m told by 02 March for distribution.

11 March Sat – Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Town Manassas, Va. We are registered and the fees are paid. I will send out the final staging order as soon as I get it. The parade starts at 1100 hours. They want us there at least 45 mins early to get in line. This year’s parade will be same as last year, once I receive the staging order.

25 March Sat. – Mission of Mercy “Mash Bash” fund raiser. They are looking for one Korean era ambulance and one Korean era war jeep for display. Period uniforms are requested. The event is from 1800 – 2300 hours. It will be held at the William Taney recreation center at 121 North Bentz St., Frederick Md. Please contact John DePasquale at 301-432-7201 or 301- 462-5487 for more information. http://www.mashbash.org.

22 – 23 April, Sat – Sun. – Sussex County Fairgrounds, military vehicle show and swap meet.

11, 12 -13 May, Thurs, Fri. Sat. – Our Annual East Coast Rally, Ripken Stadium, Aberdeen Md. See our web site for flyers and further details.

20 May. Sat. – Aberdeen Proving Grounds, live fire and vehicle display opportunity. Details will be posted ASAP.

20 - 21 June Weds & Thurs - “Baltimore Shoot Out for Soldiers” veterans benefit. They are looking for military vehicles and equipment for display either or both days. This is a 24-hour lacrosse event for veteran charities. Last year drew an estimated 10,000 people and raised funds for many national and local veteran charities. For information contact Planning Committee member Paul Cisar. http://shootoutforsoliders.com

15-16 July – 2nd Annual WW 2 Living History Event at Oatlands Plantation, The National Trust for Historic Preservation. 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg Va.
Looking for military vehicles for static display both days from WW 2, Korea and Viet Nam on their 400-acre plantation. Again this year will be jeep rides provided by the VFW, and us should you chose to participate, Vintage Ford Club with pre-1945 vehicles, Sat. night USO 1940’s themed dance with a live orchestra in their covered pavilion, The American’s in War Time will have their mobile recording studio set up on Sunday.
Given last year was the first year for this event, it was very well attended and a huge success. Contact Doug Ahlert for further information – ahlertdoug@hotmail.com

22-23 July Sat. – Sun. – WW II Weekend, River Front Park, Berwick Md.

16 Sept. Sat - New Oxford, PA. 10:30am to 3pm. All era MV show. As soon as the WWII battle and celebration ends at 10:30, all era MVs will move into the town square. There will be no road traffic on Lincoln Hwy until 12pm. Amenities provided for drivers.

16 Sept. Sat - Gettysburg, PA - Eisenhower National Historic Site. WWII Weekend

16 Sept. Sat - National Park Service, Prince William Forest Park, 2017 Heritage Festival, Military Vehicle Displays welcome. The Park requests people to participate and share knowledge and skills for the public. Our expertise helps visitors connect with the vast resources of the Park as well as the parks military history from the second World war. Additional information will be posted as I receive it. For more information or questions please contact Ranger Kerri Syrus at kerri_syrus@nps.gov or 703-221-7181
Bob Buker
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Dodge 1944 WC-51
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