Event Schedule as of 5-21-15

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Event Schedule as of 5-21-15

Post by gpwbob » Tue Dec 23, 2014 6:45 am

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

Va Carshows at http://www.capitalcruisin.com/shows.html

24 May, Sun: Ride of the Patriots. They are really looking for one MV to carry the grand marshal. The parade will stage at Capt. Pell’s at 10195 Fairfax Boulevard, Fairfax, VA 22030 at 6:45 AM and will start promptly at 7:20 AM you need to be there by 0645 and end at Patriot Harley-Davidson, 9739 Fairfax Boulevard Fairfax, VA 22031. Military vehicles welcome. Contact Sue Goff at 301-788-8378 if you want to go.

25 May, Mon: The National Memorial Day Parade will be held in Wash DC on Monday 26 May down Constitution Ave . Lineup at 1230, parade starts at 1400 (2 PM). Club is registered. I will put out lineup info when I get it.

25 May, Mon: On Memorial Day (Monday, May 25th) at 10 a.m. the Town of Leesburg holds their traditional ceremony. Military vehicles are invited to join VFW Post 1177 - show time for display vehicles is NLT 9:30 a.m. on King Street in front of the Downtown Saloon, across from the County Courthouse. POC is Dennis Boykin, (703) 346-4857 or
"boykin_dennis@ yahoo.com".

5-7 June, Fri-Sun: WW 2 Weekend, Reading, Pa. Airshow and ground displays, large flea market. Individual registration. http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html

6 June, Sat: D-Day remembrance event, Old Town Alexandria, VA. WW2 vehicles, GI reenactors welcome. Market Square, set up around 1300-1330, program is from 1400-1700. Pix from the past three years can be seen at this link: https://alexandriacaen.wordpress.com/d-day-events/ There will be a lecture earlier in the week, then this event on the Saturday. There will be music, reenactors and displays, and dancers. Contact Kerem Bilge directly at kerem_bilge@hotmail.com

6 June, Sat: On the 6th of June, the CS Monroe Technical Center & the Leesburg Business Assocation host their annual car show. Since it's the 70th Anniversary of the end of the war in Europe, and the 71st Anniversary (to the day) of the Normandy invasion, they'd like to increase the military vehicle participation in the show. The VFW typically participates with our howitzer (full equipment display) and M38A1. There's a $20 fee per vehicle to support the vocational school. Show time is 4 PM at Tuscarora High School. POC is Northern Virginia Rods & Classics - keep an eye on http://novarodsnclassics.org for more details.

6 June, Sat: Annual Veterans Appreciation Day. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Izaak Walton League of America – Wildlife Achievement Chapter, 26430 Mullinix Mill Rd., Damascus (Mt. Airy), Md. 21771. Food provided. Military vehicles wanted for display. Contact Mike Gugulis: 301-947-2447 (eve) veterans.day@verizon.net

13 Jun, Sat: John Brown Day cruise. http://www.liberty-ship.com/

13 June, Sat: Run Amuck 4 mile and Mini Run Amuck 2 mile Mud Run on Quantico Marine Corps Base. Vehicles requested for display. Run starts at 0700 to 1300. Must setup between 0600 and 0630. Expecting 3000 runners. Dummy or airsoft weapons are OK. Near the main chapel on 3250 Catlin Ave. Contact Mark A Williams Operations and Security Coordinator-Marine Corps Marathon Cell 202-446-9272 or email mark.a.williams17@usmc.mil to participate.

21 June, Sun: Fathers Day Carshow at Sully Historic Site. http://www.gwcmodela.org/events.asp

25-27 June, Thur-Sat: Annual MVPA Convention, Topeka, Kansas. http://www.mvpa.org/

4 July, Sat: National Independence Day Parade, Wash DC. Lineup 1045, parade starts at 1145. From 7th St down Constitution Ave. Club is registered.

4 July, Sat: Dale City, VA Independence Day Parade. Parade starts at 1000. Lineup on Dale Blvd starts at 0915. Club is registered.

4 July, Sat: Town of Leesburg Independence Day parade: Show time is NLT 09:30 at Ida Lee Park at the north end of King Street in Leesburg. POC is the Town of Leesburg event coordinator (http://tinyurl.com/peetvw5). If you're bringing a MV and you'd like to line up with VFW Post 1177, let Dennis Boykin know - (703) 346-4857 or "boykin_dennis @ yahoo.com" and we'll register you with our group - you won't need to register yourself.

11-12 July, Sat-Sun: VA. WW2 Weekend at Sully Historic Site off route 28 near Dulles. Hours 1000 to 1600 Sat, 1000 to 1500 Sun. The same exit as the Air and Space Museum Annex. If any of you have a WW2 vehicle and would like to come out for the day or the weekend, that is great. Website is http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully/calendar.htm

12-13 Sep, Sat-Sun: WW2 Weekend, Rippon Lodge, Woodbridge, VA.

12 Sep, Sat: Quantico Marine Corps Base Carshow. Contact Joey Miranda at MIRANDAJL@usmc-mccs.org

18-19 Sep, Fri-Sat: Scaled down airshow at Andrews Air Force Base. Vehicles of all eras welcome. More info to follow.

3-4 Oct, Sat-Sun: Americans in Wartime Museum open house. http://www.nmaw.org/

11 Nov, Tues: Veteran's Day Ceremony static display at Dodona Manor (George C. Marshall Home) in Leesburg. Showtime is usually 10 a.m.
Website http://www.georgecmarshall.org/
Bob Buker
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