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Events 2017
« on: March 16, 2017, 11:38:30 AM »
Stanagon’s event calendar, for LiMBO and other VW enthusiasts.
2017.01 revision date: 03.14.2017

- Sponsored by Stan’s Classic Service, Natick, MA;; 508-333-7813.
- Information subject to change. Be sure to check websites listed for any updates.
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April 8 (Sat) Corona, CA - IVVW (Inland Valley VWs) Springfest 11 at Wolfsburg West, 2850 Palisades Drive, Corona, CA 92880. 9am - 2pm. VW and Porsche car show with people’s choice awards, raffle, children’s events, slow drags, food with hot dog Fred, dash plaques to first 100 cars. See for more info.

April 8-9 (Sat-Sun) Chattanooga, TN - Bug-a-Paluza weekend, VW gathering and camp-out.

April 9 (Sun) Great Meadow, NJ - Air Raid @ Island Dragway. The Central Jersey VW Society pleased to announce a new event in the Northeast for 2017. This will be our first, of hopefully many shows at a new venue for the air cooled hobby with racing, of course, but will also have a show and swap. The event is open to all makes and model vehicles as long as it's an air cooled (Volkswagen, Porsche, Corvair, etc). $45 to race, $25 to swap (10’x10’ space), $15 to show (driver only). Show forum on theSamba: Show info Casey: 973-454.2024.

April 14-15 (Fri-Sun) Fredericksburg, TX - Texas VW Classic.

April 15 (Sun) Rochester, ME - Vacationland VW Club luncheon, Pink Cadillac restaurant,12 noon. More info:

April 21 - 23 (Fri-Sun) Bradenton, FL - VWs over the Sunshine Skyway, 21st anniversary. Camping Friday and Saturday at the Winter Quarters Manatee, 800 Kay Rd. NE., Bradenton, FL 34212. Call 941-748-8964 or visit for camping reservations. Saturday, we will be at Tom Bennett Park, 400 Cypress Creek Blvd., Bradenton FL 34208, for VW community/family time. They have grills, bike and skate areas and a great park for the kids. On Sunday morning, we will meet at the K-Mart located at 6126 Hwy 301, Ellenton, FL 34222 at 10:30am. (North River Village Complex) VW's pull out of parking lot at 12 noon and head over the Skyway north, ending possibly once again at Maximo Park for the car show in St. Petersburg, FL, as we did last year.
Maximo Park St Pete:
On Sunday morning, we will meet at the Tom Bennett Park & Pavillion located at :
400 Cypress Creek Blvd Bradenton, Florida 34208.
VW's pull out of parking lot at 12 noon and head over the Skyway north, ending once again at Maximo Park for the car show in St. Petersburg, FL.
Maximo Park St Pete:

April 22-23 (Sat-Sun), Trenton, NJ - Dubs in the Shrubs. At German-American Society, 215 Uncle Pete’s Rd., Trenton, NJ 08691. Sat camping, gates open at 2 pm, campfire, food, DJ, movie night. Sunday, air-cooled only in car show, swap meet, vendors, kids car show and activities, food, DJ, raffle. Contact info:

April 23 (Sun) Mansfield, CT - CVA 27th 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, or Chris Fox,

April 29 (Sat) Manheim, PA - Volksfest 2017, presented by HAVOC (Harrisburg Area Volkswagen Owners Club) on the grounds of the Mt. Hope Estate & Winery, located off Exit 266 of the PA Turnpike in Manheim, PA. Gates open @7AM for Vendors; 8AM for Show Field & Spectators. Show Closes at 3PM. This is a Show & Shine Event, awards will be given for both air & water-cooled vehicles. For additional info, please visit or VolksFest on Facebook. Questions? please email:

April 30 (Sun) Thompson, CT - New England Dust Off, Thompson Speedway. Sunday show 8:30 - 3:00, all show cars must enter track from 9:30am-12 only.  $5 spectator, under 10 free, $25 show car. More info on our Facebook page: Also see


May 6-7 (Sat-Sun) Sevierville, TN - Circle Yer Wagens, Sevier County Fairgrounds. Two day all VW show with huge swap meet and riverbank camping. 24 hour security, rain or shine, see for more info, or call (865)654-8009; 8-5 M-F.

May 7 (Sun) Kittery Point, ME - Vacationland VW club Spring Dust-Off, at Fort Foster Park, multi-club cruise and VW gathering. Park opens at 10am, admission is $10 per car. Burgers and hot dogs provided, bring a side dish to share. More details on our Facebook page:

May 14 (Sun) Westbrook, CT - CVA Swap and Meet-Up. The CVA’s 6th annual swap and Meet-Up. New Location at Tanger Outlets, 314 Flatrock Place, Westbrook, CT 06498. Dash plaques for first 100 cars. A fun gathering for all German cars and VW’s both new and old. Come and enjoy a show like they used to be. 9am - 2pm. Info: Bill Arute (860) 395-9964, or Chris Fox,

May 20 (Sat) Keslo, WA - Avery’s Air-Cooled: Car Show & Swap Meet. 10 AM - 2 PM, 1205 S. Pacific Ave, Kelso, WA 97016. Plan to attend one of finest Vintage VW gatherings in the Pacific North-West. Family-friendly vintage VW vehicle show featuring restored vehicles, project cars, and used parts swap meet. No entrance fee, lunch offered, limited swap-meet reservations, Questions: 360-425.1119.

May 20 (Sat) Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Transporter Show 14. 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 Air-cooled Type 2. $20 to swap if you are not in an Air-cooled Type 2. Onsite concession stand/food vendor. 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 at  Farmington all VW show, swap and drag racing. For more info contact Monkey Nut VW at (704) 598-6219 or

May 26-29 (Fri-Mon) West Olive, MI - Bus Benefit 2017, presented by Buses by the Beach. Camp Blodgett, 10451 Lakeshore Drive, West Olive, MI 78541. See or, for all the weekend details and registration info.


June 1-4 (Thur-Sun) Millmont, PA - Granny Grose's Buses 12. 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 Join us on our Facebook page: or e-mail:

June 1-4 (Thur-Sun) Almonte, Mississippi Mills, Ontario, Canada - BusFusion, North Lanark Agricultural Fair Grounds, 195 Water Street, Almonte Ward, Mississippi Mills, Ontario. Live Music on Sat., VW flea market and swap Fri-Sat., numerous kid’s events, tie-dye workshop, communal supper, door prizes, coolest bus prize and more. See for more info, hosted by Frank Condelli.

June 2-4 (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 or New London 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. 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. Contact Mike Hoddinott at 631-524-4373 for more details.

June 4 (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:

June 4 (Sun) Marlboro, MA - Main St. car show, downtown Marlboro, MA. Annual classic car show on Main St. in Marlboro, MA 9am - 2 pm. For more info:

June 2-4 (Fri-Sun) Effingham, IL - Funfest for Air-Cooled VWs, at Mid America Motorworks, 2900 North 3rd St., Effingham, IL 62401. Celebrating 70 years of Volkswagen Evolution. 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: or call 866-350-4539.

June 3-4 (Fri-Sat) Springfield, MO - June Bug Jamboree 23. A bunch of Beetles, Buses as well as Things, Ghias, and Rabbits will come together as GROOVE (General Registry of Ozarks Volkswagen Enthusiasts) sponsors this event. Located on the grounds of  Springfield’s Route 66 KOA Campground, 5775 West Farm Road 140, Springfield, MO 65802. For camping reservations: or call 417-831-3645. Admission is free. Entries to competitions, camping, car corral, and car show require nominal registration fees. For additional information:

June X-X (Fri-Sun) Hampton, GA - YU Buggin, Atlanta motor speedway, camping, track tours, VW show, snowcones and more. or contact Joe Griffey at or (404)834-5303.

June 10 (Sat) Westbrook, CT - Cardone & Daughter Road Show, Cardone & Daughter Automotive, 4 Custom Drive, Westbrook CT, 06475. CVA sponsored informal gathering for all Volkswagen and vintage car fans from 10am - 2pm. Tour the shop and enjoy some donuts with us. For more info contact: Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 or .  

June 8-11 (Thur-Sun) Chino, CA - Blackstar Camp-Out and El Prado show and shine. Hosted by VTO (Vintage Transporter Owners). El 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:,  909-556-2963; Stan Ford:, 909-709-1269; For Full hook up RV Spots contact: Steve Ford:, 909-868-8761. Or visit WWW.KEEPITSTOCK.COM.

June 17 (Sat) Costa Mesa, CA - VW Classic presented by Pierside Parts Unlimited. Orange County Fair and Event center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626,

June 17 (Sat) Anchorage, Alaska - 11th annual VW family reunion car show. Sponsored by Artic Air Cooled VW club. 800 East Diamond Blvd., Anchorage, Alaska 99515, 10am - 2pm.

June 18th (Sun.) Euro car show - At Lorenzo state park Cazenovia, NY. A fun show with lots of vintage rides. The VW group makes up the largest group of participants.

June 18 (Sun) Brookline, MA - VW invasion of German Day. All VW cruise to German Day car show at the Museum of Transportation, 15 Newton St. Brookline, MA 02445. Event will cancel if raining. Leave from Stan's Classic Service with cruise at 9:00am Sunday to invade German Day! Depart from 135 West Central St., Natick, MA 01760, or your own local, and join us for German Day on the lawn at the MoT. Out-of-State bus fanatics have been invited to this first-time cruise! The car show is from 10am-2pm and held at the same location as the Transporterfest in the fall. See for more show info and German Day details. Text or call Stan at 508*333_7813 for cruise info.

June 16 - 18 (Fri-Sun) Niagara Falls, Canada - 30th annual June Jitter Bug at Firemen's Park, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. VW car show, cruise/poker run, BBQ, Swap Meet, Camp Out, Famous Clutch Eater Teeter Totter, Engine Blow, Games for the Children, Lots of shade, Lots of space, Park setting, 5 minutes from the World Famous Niagara Falls. For more info:

June 24 (Sat) Jacksonville, FL - Summer Volksfest. VW car show and swap meet, Indoors. Pre-registration is recommended. We filled up the building last year. See for more info.

June 25 (Sun) Medfield, MA - Medfield on the Charles antique, classic and custom car show.  45 Hospital Rd, Medfield, MA 02052. Huge antique, classic and custom car show. 9am - 3:30. Live music, over 100 trophies, 35 classes, food court, new automobilia vendors. Contact Charlie Harris by e-mail: or see


July 7-9 (Fri-Sun) Newton, MA - Gould’s Microcar weekend. A weekend gathering of microcars, fun, food and comradery. Sat. cruise to Mt. Wachusett, Sun. show at the Larz Anderson auto museum, 15 Newton St., Brookline, MA 02445. See or Facebook: for more info.

July 8 (Sat) Reading, PA - Deutsche Classic, Oley Fairgrounds, 26 Jefferson Street, Oley, PA 19547. 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, call Fred @ 610-796-1446 or email

July 14-16 (Fri-Sun) Townshend, VT - A VW weekend.  Camping At Bald Mountain (formally WRW)  A family camping event at Bald Mountain Campground, 1760 State Forest Road, Townshend, VT. 05353. Telephone for reservations 1-802-365-7510. Cost of camping per night is $23.85 including taxes. Early arrivals before 1:00 PM will be charged half of a nights stay. As always there will be a pot luck supper Saturday, tubing on the river, hiking and biking, or do as much or little as you see fit. Possibly a 50/50 raffle with proceeds going to Grace Cottage Hospital. Contact info: Kevin Kruger, or John Netsel, Hope to see you there. Kevin and John

July 22 (Sat) Eastford, CT - The CVA’s 4th an Rock gatheringnual Frog. 212 Pomfret Rd. (Rt. 44), Eastford, CT 06242. 12-3pm. Social event with lots of food available. At 3pm we will cruise to the Tri State Cruiser’s event in Pomfret Center. See or contact Bill Arute (860) 395-9964, or Brent St. Louis

July 29 (Sat) Shrewsbury, MA - Volksfair. VW and dune buggy show at Hebert’s Candy Mansion, 575 Hartford Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA 01545. Sponsored by the Bug Club ( 10am - 2pm, on-site food, candy and ice cream, swap meet. Call: Jason (603) 475-1543. Web:
Facebook event:


Aug. 6 (Sun) Acton, ME - Vacationland VW Air and Water-cooled VW 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; spectators: $3, under 10 free. Frisbee toss, Balloon toss, 1/64 gravity drags, pull-back racers, VW model contest and HUGE raffle. For more info contact Lou: 207-324-9297, e-mail: or David: 207-353-6094.

Aug. 11-13 (Fri-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 Campground info at:

August 12th (Sat-Sun) - 14th annual Salt City VW show hosted by the VW Club of Central NY. Free Pre-show VW camping Saturday night. Open to ALL VWs (Air Cooled vintage & Water Pumpers alike) Bring your daily drivers, your show cars and your swap beaters. Dash Plaques for First 150 Entries - 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Awards in All Classes. Best of Show: Air Cooled, Water Cooled, Judged & display only classes. Oneida Shores County Park, Brewerton, NY. Mckinley Ridge EAST 9400 Bartell Road, Brewerton, NY 13029

Aug. 19 (Sat) Hagerstown, MD - Simple Transport VW show. Hagerstown Fairgrounds Park, 360 North Cannon Ave, Hagerstown, MD. See

Aug. 20 (Sun.) Cumberland, RI - Diamond Hill VW show at Diamond Hill park. See facebook page for more info:

Aug. 20 (Sun.) New York City, NY - Governor’s Island VW Traffic Jam. 10 South St, New York, NY 10004. 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. Visit: or e-mail: Date listed above still to be confirmed!

Aug. 26 (Sat) Middlefield, CT - CVA & CT. CORSA’s “Air-Cooled at the Orchard” Address: Lymans Orchard, 32 Reeds Gap Rd., Middlefield, CT 06455 from 9 - 3. This show is open to all air-cooled Volkswagens and Corvairs. $10 for show cars, general admission FREE! No vending.

Aug. 27 (Sun) Antioch, CA - Nor-Cal Bus Fest. 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. For more information please visit or call 925-667-7101.


Sept. 1 - 4 (Fri-Mon) Mark Twain Lake, MS - Buses Nowhere Near the Arch. 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. 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. Check out our web site for more event details and info at:

Sept. 8 - 10 (Fri-Sun) Watkins Glen, New York - Westies at Watkins. Track side camping at the Watkins Glen International Raceway during the 2017 US Vintage Grand Prix race weekend. This camping event is sponsored by the Empire VW Camping Club with a special invitation from The Glen! ( to the VW community. Special week-end pricing package will be available to all VW owners.
2017 VW Owners Package: $100 package includes 1 general admission and 1 reserved campsite with our group (Area C) -  let Rob know that you are with the VW Group. Additional weekend admission is $40 per person.  Teens are $15 and Children under 12 Free. Pricing expires August 28, 2017 - Call Rob Roessel at (607) 535 3351  (Keep trying he is out on the track a lot)
All VWs are welcomed. Westies are not required; and tenting is OK. Activities for all car enthusiast, including access to these vintage race car pits and paddock to get up close to these great race cars. The best part is when they are done racing, we will get to take our VWs around the track for several laps, while being cheered on by the on looking crowds.  They love our vintage VWs and everyone cheers.  Plenty of vintage automobile activities in the town as well with parades and road rallies.  The theme cars for this year will be Corvettes.   Discover the beauty of the Watkins Glen and surrounding Finger Lakes Region of New York.  For directions or additional details on this campout and race track events contact Joel - Westies at Watkins camp counselor cell: (585) 690-8145. Checkout the website for more info:

Sept. 8 - 10 (Fri-Sun) Union, ME - Buses by the Buoy. Vacationland VW club sponsored camping event at Mic Mac Cove this year. Call 207-785-4100 for reservations. Your hosts, Dave, Sheila and Kevin. For more info e-mail Dave: or call 207-353-6094 between 9-5 M-F.

Sept. 10 (Sun) Westbrook, CT - CVA’s 13th annual Volks-Meet. NEW Date. Open to VWs and all German cars.  At Westbrook Elks Club, 142 Seaside Ave., Westbrook, CT 06498, from 9am - 2pm. $10 for show cars, $20 swap space, general admission FREE! Come and join us for a fun day of German cars, and the beach is just a short walk from show grounds. See or contact Bill Arute (860) 395-9964, or Chris Fox,

Sept. 15 - 17 (Fri-Sun) Flanders, NJ - All Air-Cooled Gathering, German Swim and Sport Club, 272 Emmans Rd, Flanders, NJ 07836. VW camaraderie and the Sat. 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 see

Sept. 16 (Sat) Riverton, UT - Utah VW classic. Presented by the Utah Transporter Association and title sponsor KCW KUSTOM COACH WERKS. The show is the largest all VW event in Utah; car show, swap meet and community event held in the same location as last year (20 min south of Salt Lake). This year Blackline Racing will be building a motor for our grand raffle prize. The show raffle money and sponsorship donations go towards our club Christmas charity "Bussin for Santa" where we deliver Christmas to families in need. Last year we had record number of attendees let's make this FREE event even bigger this year! For more info on the event or becoming a sponsor/vendor please text Tony 801-368-8304 or email

Sept. 24 (Sat) Weston, MA - Weston Rotary club antique and classic car show. On the town green in Weston center, 8am - 2pm. See


Oct. 1 (Sat) Oklahoma City, OK - Old Volks show 2016. Sponsored by VW club of Oklahoma City. For more than 30 years, The Old Volks Show has been ‘the’ place to see and show iconic VW’s. We will have more than 25 classes of both Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled. If you don't want to compete for one of the over 25 trophies, you can still put your VW or classic Porsche in the show area with the show cars for a reduced fee. We call this Preferred Parking. $20 to show a car and $10 for Preferred Parking. Spectators are free.The website with online registration will update as we get closer to the event:

Oct. 5-8 (Thur-Sun) Salem and Brookline, MA -Transporterfest/Volkswagen Day. Join us Sunday for the 31st 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. Thur-Sat. camping at Winter Island marine park, Salem, MA. See for directions and Sunday show information. New for 2017: rain date for show will be Mon. Oct. 9, if necessary. Contact Stanagon via e-mail for vendor or pre-show camping information:, or txt/call: 508.333-7813.

Oct. 6-8 (Fri-Sun) Green Lane, PA - Buses by the Depot. Sponsored by the Bus Depot. Located in the scenic Perkiomen Valley, roughly midpoint between Philadelphia, Allentown, and Reading, PA, this scenic county park consists of over 3400 acres, three lakes, hiking and horseback trails, tennis courts, two playgrounds, and a nature center. Saturday caravan to nearby Bus Depot retail store. Join us afterwards for a potluck dinner back at the campground. Camping is very inexpensive ($10/night last year). Details at

Oct. 7-8 (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 for more info, or call (865)654-8009 8-5 M-F.

Oct. 15 (Sun) Mocksville, NC - SEVWA Fast Times at Farmington #28. Held at Farmington Dragway. All VW Car Show, Swap Meet and Drag Racing. Huge Vendor and swap meet Midway. LARGEST VW Drag Racing event on the East Coast. Over 25 classes for all models of Volkswagens air and watercooled. Featuring special heads up class plus 3 bracket classes and Test and Tune. Camping available at track. SEVWA Finals. Hours 8am-5pm. $15 Spectator admission (12 & under free). See website for all the details on show and vendor info. Event information at or call 919.616-2183 or 919.616-1039

Oct. 15 (Sun) Old Saybrook, CT - The CVA’s 18th Annual Fall Foliage Cruise, starts at The Riverhouse at Goodspeed station, 55 Bridge Rd., Haddam, CT (Rt. 82), from 9am to ?? Held rain or shine this event will wind through the scenic roads of Connecticut with a few stops along the way. Please bring a picnic lunch. Dinner after the cruise for those that are interested. Come and enjoy the colors of fall with us. Sponsored by: The Connecticut Volkswagen Association. For more info go to:, or contact Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 or .

Oct. 20-22 (Fri-Sun) Lenhartsville, PA - Bustoberfest at Blue Rocks campground, 341 Sousley Rd, Lenhartsville, PA. Sites are $32/night, Brad and Andrea (your hosts) have booked the group site and two overflow sites. 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:


Nov. 3-5 (Fri-Sun) Yuma, AZ - Volkswagen’s on the River. Come join us for another Volkswagen's on the River Campout, Show and Swap! Car show / swap is Saturday, 8am to 2pm under Yuma's Historic OCEAN to OCEAN Bridge, Colorado River, big trees and green grass. Top 10 Trophies, T-shirts, Raffles, Kids Events, Food, Hot and Cold Drinks. Spectator Entrance is $2 (12 & under free), Vehicle Show Entry is $10, vender space $20, swap space $10 per vehicle, $40 for food vendors. Camping is $35 for the weekend, which includes power showers and regular bathrooms. Friday night dinner is $7 for everyone and free 1st Keg of beer.
This year’s proceeds to benefit Hospice of Yuma. Boy Scouts will be having a pancake breakfast Sunday morning, benefits local Scout Troops. Contact 602.763-9026 for questions or show shirt sponsorship.


Dec. 3 (Sun) Westbrook, CT - The CVA’s “Last Hurrah”, Address: 401 Seaside Ave. 06498. Are you crazy enough to go to a VW event in December? Weather permitting, we will be gathering again at the Westbrook Town Beach from 12 to 3. Afterwards we are invited to participate in the Westbrook “Tree Lighting Parade”, VW decorating is encouraged! For more info go to:, or contact Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 or