September is here, the weather turns a bit cooler, perfect for motoring in your MG with the top down. There are several can’t miss events in September and a few events in October that require action now!!
Don’t miss the Vintage Restorations 2017 Open House and Car Show on 9 September 10 AM-3 PM. John Tokar is a real asset to our classic car community and host for the Original British Car Show in June. Great opportunity to visit one of the best restoration shops in our community. Don’t miss the scale model stream trains!!
Our annual Test Drive at Bull Run Park is on 24 September. This event is joined by our friends at the Capital Triumph Register and is a unique one-of-kind opportunity to drive other MGs and Triumphs on a closed circuit at Bull Run Park. Always a good time to meet a few Triumph owners and drive some special MGs and Triumphs. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to drive other classic cars!
There are also a number of Car Shows, and charity events in September. See below.
Please look forward to October, we have a really big month of MG Club activities and you need to sign up now!!!
The John Twist Technical Session on 7 October in advance of our Hunt Country Car Show on 8 October. This will be a unique opportunity to meet and learn from one of the greats in the MG Community. John Twist is a legend and his tech sessions are full of mechanical wizardry and helpful tips. See Jim Spurgeon’s article in the August Spark.
Our 22nd Annual Hunt Country Classic is on SUNDAY 8 October. Online registration is available at www.mgcarclubdc.com. We are pleased that John Twist will be our Guest of Honor this year. Please sign up as soon as you can. Registration before 1 Oct is $25. Also, we are looking for a number of volunteers for a wide variety of small jobs such as registration desk, Club concessions, apple cider making, and hay rides and my favorite parking! I think parking is the best, you get to greet fellow classic car owners, help get the cars parked safely and straight, usually in your area!! Contact Mike Eaton if you can help with parking and Chris Kintner for all other opportunities.
The Rockville Car Show on 14 October is the largest car show in our area brining in over 500 cars of various models year after year. Every year, I spend most of my time walking the show-field, and admiring all of the wonderful cars that make up this great hobby of classic car ownership. Please join us in your MG at the MG Car Club show area next to the main stage. Please register now at www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?NID=667.
** Club or corporate sponsor event. All days on Saturday unless noted.
9 Sep – 2017 Open House and Free Car Show – Vintage Restorations Ltd., 52 North Main Street, Union Bridge, MD 21791. (410)-775-0500. 10-3pm Tours of shop and scale model railroad demonstrations will be part of the day. View their website at www.vintagerestorationsltd.com.
16 Sep – 2017 Fall Open House and Free Car Show – Treasured Motorcar Services, 12340 Owings Mills Blvd., Reisterstown, MD 21136. 9am-2pm Full open house and car show. View their website at www.treasuredmotorcars.com.
16 Sep – 42nd Edgar Rohr Memorial Antique Car Meet - Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas, VA 20111. This is a AACA judged event. Hours: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM; Car registration 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM. Pre-registration is $15, $20 day of the show. More information at www.bullrunaaca.org.
**23 Sep – Tech Session – Cancelled. Replaced with John Twist Technical Session 7 October. See Jim Spurgeon’s article in the August Spark.
**Sunday 24 Sep – Test Drive – Bull Run Park. Contact Charlie Scott firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-863-8707. Directions:-66 West to Exit 52, Rt 29 South. Two miles south on Rt 29 turn right onto Bull Run Post Office Road and follow signs to the special events center.
**30 Sep - Board of Director’s meeting - The Irish Inn, Glen Echo, MD, 11AM—1PM. Open to all membership. Please contact Mark Hanna at email@example.com or 540-931-7426 so that we can advise The Irish Inn on our numbers.
30 Sep – the 36th Annual MG on the Rocks. Held every year at the Rocks State Park in Street MD., north of Baltimore. A great late season car show sponsored by the MGs of Baltimore. See www.mgsofbaltimore.org/mgs-rocks-british-car-show for registration details and directions.
**7 Oct. John Twist Tech Session. John Twist, University Motors will guide us through a complete tune-up of an MGB beginning with an outline of basic principles and then into the actual tune-up of a particular car to be provided by someone in our club. Our hosts for the tech will be Randy and Zora Shuck. Seats for this tech session are limited to 25. Please sign up NOW!! Registration form is at www.mgcarclubdc.com/Documents/JohnTwistReg.pdf.
**Sunday - 8 Oct – 22nd Annual Hunt Country Classic. Our signature event at Willoughby Farm, 7397 Frogtown Road, Marshall, Virginia. Show field opens at 9 AM, Awards at 2:30 PM. On-line registration is now available at www.mgcarclubdc.com.
**14 Oct – Rockville Car Show –
Glenview Mansion, Rockville, MD. 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Rockville
Civic Center Park - 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, MD, 20851. Rain date:
Saturday, Oct. 21. The MGCCWDCC is a proud sponsor, along with 32 other
classic and antique car clubs of this great show. Join us in the MG Car Club
section next to the main stage. Registration can be done on-line at
C ya on the road!!