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Events 2014
« on: January 01, 2014, 04:35:13 PM »
Stanagon’s event calendar, for LiMBO and other VW enthusiasts. 2014.01a
revision date: 04.04.2014
- Sponsored by Stan’s Classic Service, Natick, MA; www.stanagon.com; 508-333-7813.
- Information subject to change. Be sure to check websites listed for any updates.
- Changes or additions can be e-mailed to: stan_wohlfarth@msn.com.

April

April 4 - 6 (Fri-Sun) Port Orange, FL - No Dough VW show. Join us for a fun filled relaxing
weekend full of VW activities. Whether you do just one event or you do them all, it’s a low cost weekend all designed for the VW enthusiast, by the VW enthusiast. Friday open house at
Daytona aircooled parts, 422 Fremont Ave. Daytona Beach FL 32114, 6-till?. Sat. Bulli Brigade spring meet and camping at Nova Family campground, 1190 Herbert St., Port Orange, FL 32129. Also on Sat., Oil Puddlers VW club beach gathering, the 2nd annual Baywindow Rally, “SBR2” and pre-show party at Giuseppe’s pizza, 6pm-on, 3658 South Nova Rd, Port Orange, FL 32129. Sunday is the No Dough VW show at 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange FL 32129, 8am   3pm. If you are interested in sponsoring or registering new VW parts vendor please contact us at Nodoughbusshow@yahoo.com or call us at 386-490-7230 with any questions.

April 11 - 13 (Fri-Sun) - Greensboro, NC - Every Bus. 5920 Hagan-Stone Park, Pleasant Garden, NC 27313. Just as the name implies, all VW buses welcome. Yearly VW bus gathering since 1999. Come and camp with us. Contact Ken Lewis: kdlewis@northstate.net or facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/512197352235228/.

April 12 - 13 (Sat-Sun) East dge/Chattanooga, TN   Bug-a-Paluza 16, Tennessee's Premiere Volkswagen show! Bug-a-Paluza keeps growing and this year will be no different! Camping is
available on site. Numerous car classes for air-cooled and water-cooled, games, prizes, kids activities, giveaways, and more!  Check out the show web site: http://www.bugapaluza.com for constant updates.

April 26 (Sat) Winchendon, MA   3rd annual Meet and Greet Cruise, 207 River St., Winchendon, MA. Sponsored by Deb Adams and the Air Cooled Cruisers of Central New England (ACCCNE). Meet at 11:30am and pull out at 12 noon for a cruise up near Mt. Monadnock and then to Kimball Farm in Jaffrey, NH for lunch. Contact Deb at acccne@yahoo.com for more info.

April 26 - 27 (Sat-Sun) Seekonk, MA   New England Dust Off, Seekonk Speedway. Sunday show 9 - 4:30, all show cars must enter track from 9am-12 only.  $5 spectator, under 13 free, $20 show car, $35 vendor. Saturday bar-b-que and get together hosted by Banchwerks, 357 West Fountain St, Providence, RI 02903, and a 21+ party at Club Dusk Saturday night.  Free shuttle service will be provided from our host hotel in Seekonk to Club Dusk all night long. For more info check out our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/274740603347/

April 27 (Sun) Mansfield, CT   CVA 24th Spring Dust Off, Mansfield Hollow State Park, 195 Basset Bridge Rd, Mansfield, CT from 9am to 3pm. Held rain or shine. This is an informal, non-judged car show. Dash Plaques to the first 100 cars. Last year we had almost 250 cars, so arrive early. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the cars and your fellow VW comrades! No alcohol or burnouts! Info: Bill Arute (860) 395-9964, bill@ctvwa.org or Chris Fox, chris@ctvwa.org.

April 27 (Sun) Englishtown, NJ  Raceway Park’s Spring Classic VW/Audi Show-N-Go.  All German drag racing, VW/Audi car show and swap meet. Gates open at 7am for vendors and 8am for spectators. Located at 230 Pension Rd., Englishtown, NJ 07726. For more info call 732-446-7800 or visit www.racewaypark.com.
 
May
 
May 3-4 (Sat-Sun) Sevierville, TN   Circle Yer Wagens, Sevier County Fairgrounds. Two day all VW show with huge swapmeet and riverbank camping. 24 hour security, rain or shine, see www.avwa.com/cyw39.html for more info, or call (865)654-8009 8-5 M-F.

May 4 (Sun) Allenstown, NH   Granite State Aircooleds Spring VW Cruise and BBQ. Hi folks!! Spring is just around the corner so why not get out and cruise with us!! This will be our 3rd annual spring cruise and bbq! We will be leaving from Allenstown NH at 8am on May 4th and heading over to the seacoast for a cruise up the coast, and then we will circle back to Allenstown for a bbq around 1pm! Hope to see you there! For more details e-mail
(mlaplume@gscu.org) or www.granitestateaircooleds.org.

May 4 (Sun) Kittery Point, ME   Fort Foster Park, multi-club cruise and Sprint Dust Off. Park opens at 10am, admission is $10 per car. More details on our facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/224115607697580/.

May 17 (Sat) Dedham, MA   Bay State VW owner’s club spring cruise.  This year we will be cruising to a local dealer for a car show. See www.bsvwoc.org or e-mail Peter at bsvwoc@msn.com, or call 781-690-3866. Also on Facebook, search “bsvwoc”.

May 17 (Sat) Charlotte, NC   Charlotte Transporter Show 11. This year will be in a new location, very convenient to I-85. The setting will be similar to the last couple of years, only with better food availability and less loud music! The event will be paired with a vintage bicycle show (also same as previous years), so throw your classic bike in your bus and come on out and enjoy both shows! Location: Thomas T. Sandifer House, 12601 Moores Chapel Rd, Charlotte, NC 28214. Gates open at 8am, $5 to show, includes swap if you are in an Aircooled Type 2.  $20 to swap if you are not in an Aircooled Type 2. As usual, the show will be preceded by an open house/shop party at Monkey Nut on Friday and followed by a caravan and campout at Farmington Dragway in nearby Mocksville, NC for the SEVWA’s Fast Times Farmington #21 all VW show, swap and drag racing. For more info contact Monkey Nut VW at (704) 598-6219 or monkeynuts@monkeynutvw.com.

May 18 (Sun) Marlborough, CT - Marlborough Moose Lodge Swap and Meet-Up. Address: 303 South Main St. Marlborough, Ct. 06447. The CVA’s first Meet-Up at the Moose Lodge in
Marlborough, CT. A fun gathering of VW’s both new and old. Dash plaques for the first 100 cars. Come and enjoy a show like they used to be. Just 20 min outside of Hartford exit 15 off route 2. VENDORS WELCOMED! 9am-3pm. $5 for show cars, $10 for any size swap space,
and general admission: FREE! For more info e-mail chris@ctvwa.org or bill@ctvwa.org or call
Bill 860-395-9964.

May 18 (Sun)
Great Barrington, MA   Arlo Guthrie Historic Garbage Trail walk to benefit HD. 2 Van Deusenville Rd. Great Barrington, MA. 8:30am   2 pm. Help transport walkers in VW buses, free food and lots of fun. Hosted by Lisa White Guthrie. Contact Jim DiGennaro for more info: mrlimbo@limbobus.org.

May 23-26 (Fri-Sun) Westies in the Wood, Branchville, NJ 2014 -Held at Group Site G in Stokes State Forest in Branchville, NJ, from Friday, May 23 to to Monday, May 26 on Memorial Day weekend. It's a nice big open field abutting the woods with a few picnic tables for our group meals, and a fire pit. There's a stream in the woods nearby. The bathrooms and showers are not too far away. Day use area has a small beach and a fishing area. There are larger lakes nearby.

May 23-26 (Fri-Sun) West Olive, MI   Bus Benefit 2014 presented by Buses by the Beach. Camp Blodgett, 10451 Lakeshore Drive, West Olive, MI 49460. See www.busesbythebeach.org for all the weekend details and registration info.

May 29-June 1 (Thur Sun) Millmont, PA   Granny Grose's Buses 10. 1120 Hoffman Lane, Millmont, PA 17845. There will be Mountain Pies by the fire, Bocce Ball, Kid's activities including a ScavaBushunt, Saturday Potluck breakfast, Door Prize for each Bus, and good times with great friends! For more details see http://www.grannygrosesbuses.com. Join us on our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/333391253346965/
 

June


June 1 (Sun) Marlboro, MA   Main St. car show, downtown Marlboro, MA. 6th annual car show on Main St. in Marlboro, MA 9am   2 pm. For more info: www.marlborocarshow.com.

June 5-8 (Thur-Sun) Chino, CA   Blackstar Camp-Out hosted by VTO (Vintage Transporter Owners). Prado Regional Park, 16700 S. Euclid Ave., Chino, CA 91708. Campout and Sunday
car show in the park. For more information please contact: Johnny Salazar: tobus@yahoo.com,  909-556-2963; Stan Ford: stan@vtobusclub.com, 909-709-1269; Steve Ford: steve@vtobusclub.com, 909-868-8761 for Full hook up RV Spots or visit WWW.KEEPITSTOCK.COM.

June 5-8 (Thur-Sun) Almonte, Mississippi Mills, Ontario, Canada   Busfusion, North Lanark Agricultural Fair Grounds, 195 Water Street, Almonte Ward, Mississippi Mills, Ontario. Live Music with Beetlejuice on Sat., VW flea market and swap Fri-Sat., numerous kids events, tie-dye workshop, communal supper, door prizes, coolest bus prize and more. See www.busfusion.com for more info, hosted by Frank Condelli.

June 6-8 (Fri-Sun) Riverhead, NY  Buses by the Big Duck - Indian Island campground (631-852-3232). If you're coming from New England, you can take a ferry from Bridgeport
http://www.bpjferry.com/ or New London  https://www.longislandferry.com. Last minute arrivals are welcome, so if you do not know your plans until the day before, there will be room. Pot luck dinner/raffles will be on Saturday night. For more information contact Andrea at rassovw@hotmail.com. IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PET OWNERS: Pets must be leased at all times, licensed and vaccinated. You must have a copy of the rabies certificate and dog license certificate with you. The rabies tag and dog license tag is NOT GOOD ENOUGH.

June 6-8 (Fri-Sun) Effingham, IL   Funfest for Air-Cooled VWs, at Mid America Motorworks, 17082 N US Hwy 45, Effingham, IL 62401. Calling all Volkswagens to the Sweet 16 Funfest for
Air-Cooled VW celebration! Enjoy all eras of the iconic VW   Beetles, Buses, Dune Buggies, Passats and more with Celebrity Choice judging, Friday Night Fun Run, a swap meet, expert seminars and a Saturday night concert. Displays include Motorworks Restorations, Midwest AutoSavers, and Herbie movie cars. For more info: www.funfestacvw.com or call 866-350-4539.

June 7 (Sat) Westbrook, CT   Cardone & Daughter Road Show, Cardone & Daughter Automotive, 177 Boston Post Road Westbrook CT, 06498. An informal gathering for all Volkswagen and vintage car fans from 10am - 2pm. Tour the shop and enjoy some great food with us! For more info contact: Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 bill@ctvwa.org or chris@ctvwa.org .

June 13-14 (Fri-Sat) Springfield, MO   June Bug Jamboree. A bunch of Beetles, Buses as well as Things, Ghias, and Rabbits will come together as GROOVE (General Registry of Ozarks Volkswagen Enthusiasts) sponsors its 20th annual event. Located on the grounds of Hood’s Service Center and Motel, 1651 St Hwy K, located off Interstate 44 at exit 61 on Greene County State Road K, close to Historic Route 66 (MO-266). Admission is free. Entries to competitions, camping, car corral, and car show require nominal registration fees. For additional information, contact: Tina Solari, Club President, (417) 546-6620 Vwgroove@gmail.com or www.groovevws.com.


June 15th Eurocar 2014 - Cazenovia, NY. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
- Sunday  The MG Car Club of Central New York presents the 14th annual Eurocar European Motorcar & Motorbike show, to be held on the lawns of Lorenzo State Historic Site @ Rts 13 & 20,   Spectators = Free! Car Show Entry Fee =$7.00 for Pre-registration / $15.00 Day of Show @ Gate 22 Classes - open to all vehicles and motorcycles of European make Dash Plaques for First 200 Entries Participant Judging 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Car Show Registration 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Vendors, Food, Ice Cream, Live Music, DJ, Door Prizes, Shade Trees, Grass Show Field, Pet Friendly, Lorenzo House State Park For more info please visit: www.mgcarclub.com/cny

June 15 (Sun) Harwinton, CT - Litchfield Bug In. All VW car show and swap meet to be held at the Harwinton Fairgrounds, 150 Locust Road, Harwinton , Connecticut from 9am to 3pm. Car
show with 40 classes of VWs to enter, both aircooled and watercooled. Over 100 awards given out plus many best of awards. Show registration ends at noon. Awards given out at 3:30. Swap meet with over 100 vendors and swappers selling both new and used parts. Indoor spaces are available for vendors. Up front vendors can set up Saturday afternoon. Free food Sat night at 6:30 at the annual Bug in Bash held at the fairgrounds. Vendor gates open at 7am Sunday morning. Clean restrooms with attendants. Camping at fairgrounds for $15 a vehicle. Vendor spots at $30. Spots are approx 20 x 20 feet in size. Up front vendors at $45. Spectators-$9 for adults, kids free. Additional info contact Chuck @ 860 283 5256 or vwsplitman@sbcglobal.net.

June 22 (Sun) Wellesley, MA   Elm Bank estate car show, 900 Washington St. (Rt. 16), Wellesley, MA 02482. Huge antique, classic and custom car show. 9am   3:30. Foreign car field parking with Stanagon. Pre-reg. $15, after June 12th $20. General admission $7, under 12 free. Live music, huge trophies, food court, new automobilia vendors. Contact Charlie Harris: 7774-420-8811 or e-mail: elmbankautoshow@yahoo.com or www.elmbankautoshow.com.


July

July 12- 13 (Sat-Sun) Columbiana, OH   20th Anniversary of the Buckeye German Jubilee, OHIO's LARGEST 2 Day VW Car Show & VW SWAP Meet. July12th 10am-5pm;

July 13th 9am-3pm. Free Registration for Car Show. ADMISSION Only $1.00 per person. Used swap vendor's $25.00 for both days , VW Cruise both days. Enjoy Food, Fun & Music. No pets please. contact: jimscustomvw@yahoo.com or 330-482-0018.

July 12 (Sat) Reading, PA   Deutsche Classic, Oley Fairgrounds, 26 Jefferson Street, Oley, PA 19547. 10th annual premier all German Automotive event including vintage, classic and late model Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche as well as the unique German orphan and micro cars: DKW, Goliath, Goggomobil, Heinkel, Isetta, Messerschmitt, NSU, Opel, Wartburg among others. German motorcycles are welcome too. Swap meet, car show, car corral, live music, Ladies in Jeans contest with cash prizes and tire toss competition with $600 tire vouchers. Individually designed, hand crafted, class specific show car awards incorporating vintage parts & automobilia. A la carte food included with $17 admission (12 and under free). Show car entry $25 includes food. An all-family event. Rain or Shine 8:00am   4:00pm. Directions: US-222 to Route 73 East. Visit http://www.deutscheclassic.com , call Fred @ 610-796-1446 or email Fred@TransportationEmporium.com.

July 18-20 (Fri-Sun) Townshend, VT - West River Westies at Bald mountain  campground. 1760 State Forest Rd. Townsend, VT 05353. Bring your family and friends, pets, bicycles, tubes and rafts,  cameras, something to share at the potluck supper and a donation for the raffle to benefit Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend, VT. Make new friends and greet the old ones. Go tubing on the West River, bicycling on State Forest Road and enjoy the potluck supper and bucket raffle. Call Bald Mountain Campground for reservations. 1-802-365-7510. The campground has free showers and ample bathrooms. Nev and Sue Lescher, are your WRW
wagonmasters. e-mail: nesu@cox.net.

July 19-20 (Sat-Sun) Townsend, TN   Summer Jam 6 presented by the Knox Volks Motor Club. All Volkswagen Car Show to benefit Pets Without Parents, a no-kill pet shelter. Located at the
TalleyHo inn, Townsend, TN (near Pigeon Forge). The Talley Ho Inn offers a huge grassy area that will accommodate show cars and vendors and spectators. !!!!!FREE used parts SWAP MEET SPOTS !!!!! Also Summer Jam Bicycle Show and Swap. If you have a cool bike to go
with your VW (as many of us do), you can enter it to win one of 10 trophies including a best of show and best accessories prize. We have a local bike guru judging the entries. Entry into the bike show is just $5. LIVE BANDS on Friday and Saturday nights! Featuring 30 HD (it's not just oil). Event hours: Saturday, 9am - 6pm; Sunday,9am - 3pm. Pre-Registration before July 12:
$15.00. After July 12: $20.00 . For more info: www.summerjamvw.com.
 
July 13 (Sun) Westbrook, CT - The CVA’s 10th Annual Volks-Meet, Westbrook Elks Club 142 Seaside Ave. Westbrook, CT 06498. Show is open to all Volkswagen and German cars, owners and fans. Dash plaques and goody bags to the first 100 cars. Come and spend a hot summer day
with your vdub at the beach! Directions, I-95 North or South take Exit 65, turn South onto Rt.153, turn South onto Rt.1, and turn left onto Seaside Ave. Time: 9am-2pm. $10 for show cars, $20 for any size swap space, general admission: FREE! Be sure to check out our website for Hotel info and Off Site Camping: www.ctvwa.org.
 

August



Aug. 2 (Sat) Shrewsbury, MA   Volks-Vair Fair. VW, dune buggy and Corvair show at Hebert’s Candy Mansion, 575 Hartford Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA 01545. Sponsored by the Bug Club (http://the-bug-club.webs.com/). 10am   2pm, on-site food, candy and ice cream, swap meet. Friday night camping at Dale Ward’s family homestead, 993 Main St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545. Contact Dale for more camping details: limbobus2002@aol.com.
Aug 3 (Sun) Acton, ME   Vacationland VW and Granite State Air-cooled club show, Acton Fairground, Rt. 109 Acton, ME. 8am -12 reg., awards around 3pm. Sponsored by VW of Rochester, NH; Adept Screen Printing and Graphics in Lisbon Falls; and Waynes Foreign Auto in Arundel. Show cars: $10; vending: $15; spectators: $3, under 12 free. Frisbee toss, Balloon toss, 1/64 gravity drags, pull-back racers and VW model contest too. For more info contact Lou:
207-324-9297, e-mail: twohearts@metrocast.net or David: 207-353-6094.

Aug. 9-10 (Sat-Sun) West Greenwich, RI   Buses by the Barn campout, Oak Embers campground, 219 Escoheag Hill Rd., West Greenwich, RI 02817. Located across from Stepping stone horse riding ranch. Outdoor pool, Sat. night karoke, hayrides and fun activities for the kids. Payment by cash or check only please. Contact Coy and Lynn Bethune, your hosts, at 401-368-5168 or coyandlynn83@hotmail.com. Campground info at: www.oakembers.com.

Aug 10 (Sun) Terryville, CT - Terryville Bug-A-Fair. All VW car show and swap meet to be held at the Terryville Lions Club from 9am to 3pm. Car show with multiple classes of VWs to enter, both aircooled and watercooled. Show registration ends at noon. Awards given out at 3:30.
Vendor gates open at 7am Sunday morning. Clean restrooms with attendants. Camping at fairgrounds for $15 a vehicle. Vendor spots at $30. Spots are approx 20 x 20 feet in size. Up front vendors at $45. Spectators-$9 for adults, kids free. Additional info contact Chuck @ 860 283 5256 or vwsplitman@sbcglobal.net.

Aug 10 (Sun) Antioch, CA   Nor-Cal Bus Fest 10 Nor-Cal Bus Fest 10! Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, 1201 West 10th St, Antioch, CA 94509 (use main entrance) Gates open at 8:00 am for this display and swap event which is open to ALL Volkswagen buses and trucks, regardless of year, model or condition. Held on the tree shaded lawns of the fairgrounds front park area, this event will showcase the full range of Type II's, from barndoors to Eurovans. Features include kids area, huge swap meet and days end raffle. General admission is still only $10 per adult, which includes entry, display and/or swap space. Kids under 10 are admitted free. For more information please visit www.norcalbusfest.com or leave a message at 925-667-7101.

Aug. 18 (Mon) East Granby, CT - Mark’s Auto Parts VW night, 22 Russell Rd, East Granby CT, from 5 - 9 pm (Rain date August 25th). This is a huge classic car cruise that brings in over
900 cars a week! Last year we had over 150 VWs! Come out and join us. Sponsored by: The Connecticut Volkswagen Association. For more info go to: www.ctvwa.org. Or:
www.markscruisenight.com.

Aug 21-24 (Thur-Sun) Jim Thorpe, PA - Mauch Chunk Lake Park campout. Shady camping under the trees. Water spigot available in the group area. Flush toilets and showers nearby. Pot
luck dinner Sat. night in the adjacent pavilion. Kids activities on Friday. Lake with boat access (launch permit required- electric motor only), rental canoes, kayaks and row boats available,
fishing (PA license required 16 and older), Sandy beach with lifeguards, snack bar, biking and hiking trails. Minutes from historic Jim Thorpe, PA...ride the train, whitewater rafting on the Lehigh River Gorge, bike or hike the rail trail through the Gorge, Old Jail tour, Mansion tour,
coal mines tour and more!!! So much to do in the area! IMPORTANT RULES: NO
DOGS/PETS in the campground. Sorry, County Park rules apply. NO ALCOHOL
PERMITTED. Red Cups and keep it discreet, please! HOSTED BY Ken and Malissa Weikel:
missnken@dejazzd.com or facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/VW-Campout-at-
Mauch-Chunk-Lake-Jim-Thorpe-PA/41180.

Aug. 24 (Sun.) New York City, NY   Governor’s Island VW Traffic Jam. Located off the southern tip of Manhattan, this historic and recently renovated island is an ideal location for a NY city car show. Excellent views of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. Pre-registration only,
opens June 29. Visit: http://nycvolkswagentrafficjam.com/.

Aug. 29-Sept. 1 (Fri-Mon) Mark Twain Lake, MS - Buses Nowhere Near The Arch #29. Any
era and all models of VW's are welcome to enjoy this BNNTA family-oriented VW camping event during the long Labor Day holiday weekend. Featuring VW-only camping on a 22 mile long lake, an informal VW Bus show, a fun and highly competitive best individual and best group campsite decoration contest, a scenic countryside caravan on Saturday to discover the sights of historic Hannibal, MO. Our campground is lakeside, so bring your watertoys (canoes, kayaks, etc.). BNNTA is held in a beautiful Corp of Engineers built/managed campground with
very nice facilities, clean bathrooms and nice shower facilities, a playground and a huge pavilion for our sole use. The "total" event/camping fee for each VW for the entire four day weekend is only $30. Yep! A total of only $30! And that includes your event dash plaque too. If you have something VW related that you want to donate to the door prize pile, please bring it along and we'll give it away. There will be event t-shirts, etc. available. You can check out our simple web site for more event details and info at: http://www.bnnta.com.

September



Sept. 5-7 (Fri-Sun) Damariscotta, ME   Buses by the Buoy. LiMBO and Vacationland VW
club sponsored camping event. Lake Pemaquid campground, call 207-563-5202 to make reservations or e-mail via website: www.lakepemaquid.com. Your hosts, Dave, Sheila and Kevin. For more info e-mail Dave: bbtb10@gwi.net or call 800-310-1079 between 9-5 M-F. Sept. 6 (Sat) North Haven, CT - CVA’s 3rd Annual Das Auto all VW Car Show. Location: Montesi Volkswagen 444 State St. North Haven, CT 06473 from 9am   2pm (rain or shine) $5 for show cars, $10 swap space, general admission FREE! Come and join us for a fun day of
VW’s, live music, food trucks, and more… www.ctvwa.org.

Sept. 5-7 (Fri-Sun) Watkins Glen, New York   Westies at Watkins in officially on.
We will participate in the Vintage Grand Prix weekend at The Glen.
The Watkins Glen State Park is doing construction and improvements, after Labor Day weekend in all the camping loops they usually have reserved for us. This has caused a mild scramble to find an alternate camping area with enough sites to accommodate our VW camping group.
At Watkins Glen on the weekend of Sept 5-7 is a Vintage racing weekend. It is to celebrate the history of legendary Watkins Glen International during one of the largest sportscar vintage racing events in the United States, featuring a variety of historic cars from as far back as the 1930's with a spotlight on the 2014 marque: MG.
We are in the final negoiations for group camping right at the track.
We know that this weekend of September may conflict with other events and we almost cancelled the Westies at Watkins this year due to a lack of facilities for our group jcort@rochester.rr.com cell: (585) 690-8145. Checkout the website for more info: www.westies-at-watkins.org

Sept. 20-21 (Sat-Sun) Flanders, NJ   All Air-Cooled Gathering, German Swim and Sport Club, 272 Emmans Rd, Flanders, NJ 07836. This will be our 10-year anniversary and is sure to be a blow-out. We will be showcasing Bay Window Buses and everyone who brings their bay bus will receive a special gift. Gates will open at 2:00 pm on Saturday for camping, VW camaraderie and the clubhouse party; and again at 8:00 am on Sunday for the show. We have kids games, "Dub Push", valve cover racing and a big swap meet. All air-cooled cars are welcome and encouraged to enter the show. There will be trophies, dash plaques, raffle prizes, on-site kitchen, bar and live music all weekend. Proceeds will go to help support Operation Jersey Cares, an all volunteer organization that provides care and support for past and present NJ Combat Veterans.
For more info, call Jeffrey at 908-377-5577 or visit http://www.allaircooledgathering.com/.


October


Oct. 11-12 (Sat-Sun) Brookline, MA  Transporterfest/Volkswagen Day. Join us for the 29th annual gathering of the Buses, and all VWs, on the historic lawn at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum, 15 Newton St, Brookline, MA 02445. 9am   3pm. Open to all VWs and swap meet sellers as well. No pre-registration, just show up on the day of the show. Event is rain or shine with on-site food vendor and indoor restrooms. $20 show registration includes auto museum admission for all passengers in vehicle. Fri-Sat. camping at Winter Island marine park, Salem,
MA. See www.larzanderson.org for directions and Sunday show information. Contact Stanagon via e-mail for vendor or pre-show camping information: stan_wohlfarth@msn.com, or txt/call: 508-333-7813.

Oct. 17-19 (Fri-Sun) -  Lenhartsville, PA - Bustoberfest at Blue Rocks campground, 341 Sousley Rd,  Lenhartsville, PA. Sites are $32/night, Brad and Andrea (your hosts) have site #116 booked. This site is just past the boulder field. They also have site #114 booked as an overflow site. Bring your favorite craft/local beer and wine for tasting on Saturday in the afternoon. We will be having raffles to help support a local food pantry in Phoenixville, PA. Potluck Saturday night, door prizes and Halloween events happening at the campground. Fire engine rides, trick or treating and party at the pavilion. Contact Andrea at: rassovw@hotmail.com.  Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/events/728287273851045/.

Sunday October 19th, 2014-The CVA's 16th Annual Fall Foliage Cruise.
We plan to meet at Dunkin Donuts (369E.Main St.) Thomaston Ct. 06787 between 9:00 - 9:30am. From there and we will wind through the scenic roads of Connecticut with a few stops along the way. We plan to stop at McDonalds at noon or you can bring a picnic lunch. There will be a dinner after the the cruise for those who are interested. For more information contact: Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 bill@ctvwa.org or Chris Fox chris@ctvwa.org




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