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07-15-2002, 11:41 AM
This isn't one national event, but a series of events around the U.S. in the upcoming weeks (if you're reading this outside the U.S., why not come and visit? .....and don't forget to bring money! images/icons/grin.gif


27 July 2002
Tea at the Vicarage
Howe, IN, Indiana
Directions: Howe Military School. SR 9 and SR 120
Entry fee: $7.00
Contact: Bill Barge<TeaAtTheVicarage@aol.com>
Tel: (260) 665-6476

Tea at the Vicarage is really a Saturday afternoon outing in the true British tradition. Meeting on the campus of Howe Military school, the entrants set off around LaGrange and St. Joseph Counties in search of answers to cryptic clues. The route will take you through the heart of Amish country and, after some forty miles, will return you to Howe where you can indulge yourself with your prepared picnic on the lawn outside the Howe Mansion. The John B. Howe Mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

28 July 2002
Positive Earth Drivers Club 5th Annual British Car Show
Lavallette, New Jersey
Directions: Garden State Parkway exit 82 to East Rt.37 (Seaside), Go over Barnegat Bay to Rt.35 North to Lavallette. Stay on Rt.35 North through Ortley Beach. Make a left on Philadelphia Avenue, cross over Rt.35 South to bay front.
Entry fee: $12.00 by 07/14/02 $15.00 day of show
Contact: Paul Johnson<j5pmkaa@aol.com>
Tel: 732/681-1686

P.E.D.C. is sponsoring its Annual Classic British Car Show on the beautiful bay front in Lavallette, New Jersey. This show is sin conjunction with the Lavallette Heritage Art Fair located at the pavilion on the bay. The show will be popular vote and dash plaques will be given to the first 100 vehicles registered. Rain date Sunday August 4, 2002

August 2002
03 August 2002
British Car Day 2002
Dayton, Ohio
Directions: I-75 to Rte 4 to Harshman Rd.
Entry fee: $10
Contact: Skip Peterson<MGBSkip@aol.com>
Tel: 937-293-2819

The 18th annual exhibition of British automobiles, British Car Day 2002, will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2002, 9am to 4 pm, at Eastwood MetroPark in Dayton. Oh. The event is presented by the Southwestern Ohio Centre of the MG Car Club and the Miami Valley Triumphs in cooperation with Five Rivers MetroParks.
Over 250 cars attended the 2001 event. Cars will compete for awards in 23 classes, based on participants choice balloting. Special awards include the MetroParks Rangerís Choice Award, The Longest Drive, The Royal Air Force Award and Best of Show, presented by the British Museum of Transportation in Dayton, Oh.
Vendors will be on hand with both new and used parts, clothing and memorabilia. A full service concession stand is also open all day, and commemorative t-shirts are for sale. All entrants receive dash plaques.
Advance registration is $10, and includes a free BCD 2000 t-shirt if received before July 26, 2002. Day of show registration is $10. Spectators are admitted free.
Skip Peterson

Eastwood MetroPark is located on Harshman Rd., just off of Ohio Route 4 near the US Air Force Museum.
The Southwestern Ohio Centre of the MG Car Club is a chapter of the NAMGBR and NAMGAR.

09 August 2002
20th Annual Battle of the Brits
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Directions: Freedom Hill County Park, 15000 Metropolitan Parkway
Entry fee: $15/$20usd
Contact: Sue Snyder<snydleydog@yahoo.com>
Tel: (586) 979-4875
Fax: (586) 979-4875

Join the Detroit Triumph Sportscar Club for Michigan's largest all-British car & motorcycle show. View some of England's best 2 & 4-wheeled transportation at a great location, Freedom Hill Park in Sterling Heights. There will be food concessions on the grounds or you can pack a picnic lunch to enjoy. British car concours will include 39 classes with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards in each. Participants will select their favorite cars in 13 categories, including "Best in Show," and special awards will be presented for "Chairman's Choice" and "President's Preference." Many vendors will be on site and centrally located. Part of this year's proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Macomb and the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit.

17 August - 18 August 2002
Entry fee: $15
Contact: NAOMI SWANSON<qcbac@mchsi.com>
Tel: 309-764-1423
Fax: 309-788-2573

This is the 15th Annual British Heartland Autofest. On Saturday there will be a scenic drive followed by a dinner with door prizes. Sunday is an autoshow in the Village of East Davenport, Iowa. There are 21 different classes in which awards will be given to the top three cars which get the most participants votes. Best of Show and Longest Distance awards will be given. This year the event has a major sponsor which is Genesis Health Systems. Pre-registration is prefered so that all cars can be parked within the proper class. Cost is $15 for 1st car & $5 per car thereafter for entrants who register before Aug 12. After Aug 12 the fee will be $20 for the 1st car & $5 per car thereafter.

25 August 2002
Taste of Britain
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Directions: West off RT 222 on RT772 2.5 mi L onto Church St to Polo field on Right
Entry fee: $8 pre $10 day of
Contact: Jim Harbold or Joan Martin<sh88keys@earthlink.net>
Tel: (Jim)717-292-0579 or (Joan) 717-871-9213

13th annual event open to all British Cars and cycles. Non- judged event. Show field opens at 12 noon, polo match starts at 2:30 p.m. Annual attendance approx. 275 cars. Limited number of parts vendors. Food available

31 August 2002
Kansas City All British Car and Cycle Show
Park Place Hotel, Kansas City,, Missouri
Entry fee: $25.00
Contact: Pete Thornton<PTPower@worldnet.att.net>

Annual British Automobile show featuring most popular marques. Trophies, Dash Plaques, Games, Rally, Vendors and a lot of fun. Guest Marque for 2002 - AC Cobra.

31 August 2002
Gem Capital Auto Club Annual Car Show Franklin N.C
Macon County Fairgrounds, Franklin N.C., North Carolina
Directions: US HWY 441
Entry fee: 2.50

Gem Capital Auto Club Annual Car Show Franklin N.C. (1day)
All proceeds go to scholarships for high school seniors
Saturday, Labor Day Weekend, August 31st, 2002, Macon County Fairgrounds