Aug
4
Sun
2019 National Meet Dearborn @ Double Tree by Hilton
Aug 4 – Aug 10 all-day

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Raffle Tickets NOW Available on Line!!

Website: marcdearborn2019
Facebook: facebook.com/groups

Dearborn Event Cut-Offs:

JULY 22nd is the CUT OFF date for Bus Tours…

JULY 26th is the CUT OFF for ALL Events… 

 IF you want to add to your registration get it in NOW…

Members,
Currently we could use some more volunteers at the Dearborn Meet to help out in the repair tent. Wednesday morning or Friday afternoon especially.

If you would like to volunteer for Wednesday, contact Jerry Gates at skykingsr@aol.com or call him at 313-804-0505.

If you would like to volunteer for Friday, contact Tom Blomer at Amodela28@hotmail.com or call him at 513-477-8257.

If you would like to volunteer for any other day or time, contact Jim Zimmer at rebecz@aol.com or call him at 614-353-8236.
Volunteers are to help diagnose and provide expertise on the repair of a members car problem only.

The Benson Ford Research Center

The world’s most comprehensive resource for researching collections and stories of American innovation, ingenuity and resourcefulness–and home to the experts who maintain and interpret our collections.

In order to prevent being overrun with visitors,  NO ONE, will be allowed in the center without an appointment.

You can call or email the center and set up an appointment for the week, August 5th-9th.   Thank you for your understanding.  

P: 313-982-6059
E: research.center@thehenryford.org

Enter the Hubley Derby

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5/3/2019    Please see update RE: Edwards Hotel below.

Updated Information 2/10/2019

 

2OI9 MARC NATIONAL MEET HOTELS

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1  Host Hotel Doubletree by Hilton Sold Out
5801 Southfield Fwy, Detroit, MI 48228

2  Dearborn Inn by Marriott
20301 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn Ml. 48124
4.5 miles from host hotel, .4 miles to greenfield village
$161.00* per night, NEW LOWER PRICE
..in 1931 Henry Ford opened a stately Dearborn boutique  hotel across from Ford Airport on Ford’s property to accommodate detroit-bound travlers.  Today, it Is STILL A PLACE OF HISTORY, TRADITION AND CHARM, ENTHRALLING GUESTS WITH JUST WHAT Mr. FORD ENVISIONED.
313 -271-2700

Courtyard Inn by Marriott
5200 Mercury Drive, Dearborn, Ml. 48126
2.0 miles from host hotel, 2.9 to Greenfield Village
$159.00* per night 313-271-1400 NEW LOWER PRICE

4 Hampton Inn by Hilton
22324 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI. 48124
3.5 MILES FROM HOST HOTEL, 3 MlLES TO GREENFIELD VILLAGE
$186.00* per night INCLUDES breakfast and FREE parking 313-562-0000

5  Staybridge Suites by IHG
24105 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, Ml. 48124
4.4 MILES FROM HOST HOTEL, 4.1 MILES TO GREENFIELD VILLAGE
$169.00* per night includes breakfast, A kitchenette and free parking 313-565-1500

6  Holiday Inn Express
24041 Michigan Ave., Dearborn MI. 48124
4.5 miles from host hotel, 4.2 miles to Greenfield Village
$149.00* per night includes breakfast and free parking 313-565-1800

7  Country Inn and Suites by Carlson
24555 Michigan Ave., Dearborn Ml. 48124
4.6 MILES FROM HOST HOTEL, 3.7 MILES FROM GREENFIELD VILLAGE
$125.00* per night includes FREE breakfast and free parking 313-562-8900

8  Holiday Inn Express & Suites
9000 Enterprise Dr., Allen Park, Ml. 48101
6.3 miles from host hotel, 5 miles from Greenfield Village
$114.00* per night 313-383-9790

9  Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton
16400 Southfield Rd., Allen Park, Ml. 48101
6.3 miles from host hotel, 5 miles from Greenfield Village
$114.00* per night 313-383-9730

* plus applicable taxes per night

Places of Interest

F  The Henry Ford  20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124
Includes Greenfield Village & the Henry Ford Museum

H  Edward N. Hines Drive
Enter at Ford Rd. between Evergreen Rd, and Outer Drive

HOTELS AND PLACES OF INTEREST MAP

5/3/19

EDWARD Hotel UPDATE & Final: The Edward is CLOSED and  will NOT RE-OPEN. Phone lines are NOT being answered and the front is barricaded. If you have a reservation, please Call your credit card co. to dispute the charge if any. We have NO CONTROL over this. It must be taken care of individually!!
This is very easy & no one has had any issues at all. Fast and simple.

1/2/19 UPDATE: NO the National Hosts do NOT have the right to cancel any reservations for anyone. NO the National Hosts do not have the right to make reservations for anyone. There is a reason we have privacy laws. We have gotten the word out all over and have been accommodating everyone with 8 hotels. This is nothing new that there are multiple hotels for a National. We are doing the best we can for everyone and working hard at it..

Again please contact me directly if you are having issues….Mark Maron National Meet Chairman
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12/27/18 UPDATE
Dear members..the hotels have informed us that many are making 2, 3 & 4 room reservations under 1 name.

PLEASE, we are very limited & ask that you call the hotel and secure each room with a valid name for the reservation your making on each room if this is the case, or give up that room as many are trying to get in and reserve. If the hotel does not have names they will release the additional rooms.

No more than 2 room reservations please…Thank you….

12/22/18 UPDATE:

1. The Edward Hotel is CLOSED.
2. The HOST IS NOW SOLD OUT, there will be NO more rooms to be released.
3. Trailer parking as at every meet will be announced as to where, when the registration forms come out in the Jan/Feb MAN. It will be safe patrolled area.
PLEASE Book your rooms at any of the other 7 hotels.

Thank you all.

 

Sep
14
Sat
International Model A Day Tour and Poker Run
Sep 14 all-day

Hosted by the Shade Tree A’s.

Tour the back roads of Georgia and South Carolina, crossing Lake Thurmond Dam to visit the antique car collection of Henry Jones. Continue to historic Edgefield, South Carolina and walk the town square to view historic markers of Edgefield history. Visit the distillery, wood carver, blacksmith and potters.

Contact Dan Perla,  706-373-5730, Jim McPherson, 706-564-0120, for more information.

MAFC INTERNATIONAL MODEL “A” FORD DAY
Sep 14 all-day

A Day for Model A Ford Enthusiasts around the world to all drive their cars on this one day.

Rain date 9/15/2019

Photos may be sent to Bruce Adams .

PATCHES commemorating the day are available for $3.00 each, twenty minimum order.  ALL PROFITS GO TO MODEL A YOUTH PROGRAMS OF THE NATIONAL CLUBS.

Check & Mail to Bruce Adams. (631) 261-9811
Box 45 Northport, NY 11768

17th Annual Santa Maria A’s All Ford Car Show and Swap Meet @ Orcutt Union Plaza
Sep 14 @ 7:00 am
17th Annual Santa Maria A's All Ford Car Show  and Swap Meet @ Orcutt Union Plaza | Orcutt | California | United States

The 17th Annual Car Show and Swap meet is open to all cars born a Ford. This year we are celebrating the 80th birthday of the Mercury. The show will feature street rods, customs, originals and touring cars. Last year we had 200 entries. Trophies, 50/50, A Big Raffle,and a wonderful venue are just some of the reasons to attend.

Spectator entry is free. This is a nice family oriented show. Our show provides us the ability to give scholarships to the Allan Hancock College Industrial Technology Department.

We hope to see you in Santa Maria. September 14.

Contact information above or write:

Jay McCord
PO Box 2983
Santa Maria, CA 93457

Sep
20
Fri
9th Annual Model A Day at Gilmore @ Gilmore Car Museum
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm

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Original cars, one of a kind cars, and 20 millionth Model A

 

Fashion, Food, Seminars, Swap Meet,  Hall of Fame Induction

Swap reservations Ken Ehrenhofer (639) 697-3906 or Mark Maron (847) 302-7900

Model A Day Schedule

Click here for latest schedule.

Hotels

HOST HOTEL  Four Points Sheraton Kalamazoo  Sold Out
NOW Taking RESERVATIONS
This contemporary hotel lies off Interstate 94, 1.2 miles from Wings Stadium and 3.4 miles from Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport. The modern rooms have free Wi-Fi and bottled water, plus 32-inch flat-screen TVs, and work areas with desks and ergonomic chairs. Coffeemakers, mini-fridges and microwaves are also provided.Amenities include a American-style pub serving breakfast and dinner, as well as a 24/7 fitness center and an indoor pool. There’s also a free airport shuttle, as well as 7,500 sq. ft of meeting space and a 24/7 business center.
3600 E Cork St Ct, Kalamazoo, MI 49001.

Phone: (269) 385-3922.  Mention MAFFI.   BOOK NOW!
Or book on line Four Points Sheraton Kalamazoo

 

Holiday Inn Express Hastings
This contemporary hotel off Route 43, is 1.2 miles’ drive from downtown Hastings, 7.6 miles’ drive from historic Charlton Park and 18.1 miles’ drive from the Gilmore Car Museum. The modern rooms come with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels, plus desks, coffeemakers, microwaves and mini-fridges. Kids 19 and under stay free with an adult. Suites add pull-out sofas.Amenities include free hot breakfast, plus fitness and business centers, an indoor pool, a meeting room and free parking. The Holiday Inn has a senior discount, king size non-smoking rooms.
10909 West M43 HWY, Hastings, MI 49058.  Phone: 1-(800)-315-2621.

 

Holiday Inn Express Kalamazoo
Just off of I-94, this straightforward lodging is 5 miles southeast of downtown and 4.5 miles from the Western Michigan University campus. It’s 3.5 miles from the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport and adjacent Air Zoo aviation museum.The Kalamazoo County expo center and fairgrounds are 2 miles away.Standard rooms offer work desks, cable TV and free WiFi. Suites have kitchenettes with microwaves and mini fridges, plus separate living areas with pull-out sofas. Kids 19 and under stay free with an adult.Free hot breakfast is offered daily. Amenities include an indoor pool, fitness room, business center and boardroom. Parking is free.
3630 East Cork Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49001.   Phone: (269) 373-0770

 

Candlewood Suites
(269) 270-3203
1-94 & S. Sprinkle Rd., Kalamazoo 49001
20 King Rooms $115 per night
Full kitchen (no breakfast in hotel) Coffee and fruit will be available Trailer parking
Toni is the contact
MAF (Model A Ford) is the reservation code. Block held until September 7.

 

Quality Inn
3820 South Sprinkle Rd. (269) 381-7000.
10 rooms $90 +tax per night
Contact: Harry the manager
Reservation code: Gilmore Car Museum

 

Red Roof Inn
3701E. Cork St (269) 382-6350
Room Rate: Veterans, Senior and  AAA discounts (ask for your best rate)
No breakfast but hotel is close to Four Points and breakfast can be purchased there.
Trailer parking

 

 

Nov
3
Sun
Dayton Buckeye Model A-Ford Club Indoor Outdoor Swap Meet @ Reichard Chevrolet
Nov 3 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dayton Buckeye Model A-Ford Club Indoor Outdoor Swap Meet @ Reichard Chevrolet | Brookville | Ohio | United States

The swap meet features antique and classic cars, parts, and related items. Petrolina, advertising, manuals and cars for sale area will be available. Antique cars will be displayed on the showroom floor.

Doors open at 7Am-1PM and hot breakfast and lunch stand is available.

Heated indoor 10 X 10 spaces, $15 each.
Outdoor vendor spaces $20 each.

Saturday set up for indoor vendors is from 3-6PM.

Reserve a vendor space with your payment.

Mike Bogart
175 Marybill Drive
South Troy, OH  45373

Nov
16
Sat
Drawing to visit the Jay Leno Collection in Burbank California @ Model A Museum building at the Gilmore
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am

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Tickets are still available by calling the Model A Restorers Club at 734-427-9050 or Ken Ehrenhofer at 630-697-3906 and yes we can take credit cards over the phone.

This has been a wonderful fun way for us to raise money for the restoration of the Model AA Passenger bus and we want to thank all who have helped make this raffle a success.

Thanks to the Model A Restorers Club for hosting this event in the state of Michigan!
Special Thanks goes to Tim Stegenga for talking to Jay about letting us offer this prize in a raffle.

Of course, a big Thank you goes to Jay Leno himself for helping us with the Bus Project.

Someday we will all be going for a ride on the BUS!

Jan
11
Sat
36th Annual Winter Swap Meet @ Paroquet Springs Conference Center
Jan 11 @ 8:00 am
36th  Annual Winter Swap Meet @ Paroquet Springs Conference Center | Shepherdsville | Kentucky | United States

Sponsored by The Falls City Region Model A Ford Club.

Shepherdsville, Kentucky (10 miles south of Louisville).

Specializing in MODEL “A” FORD Parts. See Gaslight Auto Parts and Charlie’s Carburetor’s at our meet!

Admission $5.00 children under 12 free. 10 X 12 Vendor Spaces $15.00, Car Corral Spaces Inside $30.00 or Outside $5.00, Tables for rent $2.00 each. Doors Open at 8 A.M.

Primary Registration Contact:
Roy Armstrong, 6834 Cedar Grove Road Shepherdsville, Ky. 40165 calls (502) 543-4189 or email: royra@windstream.net.

Alternate Contact:
Emeric Howell email: emeric@toolingventures.com , calls or text (502) -550-2797.

 

 

Feb
2
Sun
Snow-Buster 18th Annual Automotive Swap Meet @ The Event Center
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Apr
2
Thu
2020 MARC MEMBERSHIP MEET, PLYMOUTH, INDIANA @ SWAN LAKE RESORT, PLYMOUTH, INDIANA
Apr 2 – Apr 4 all-day

Take a break at Swan Lake.

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Visit the beautiful countryside of Indiana’s heartland at Swan Lake Resort and U.S. Golf Academy at 5203 Plymouth-LaPorte Trail in Plymouth. Located 70 miles from Chicago and Fort Wayne, it is centrally located for Model A Regions throughout the USA. It is near many attractions: the Amish shops of Rentown, Goshen and Shipshewana, the Studebaker Museum, Notre Dame University, and the South Bend Chocolate Factory and Museum.

Early reservations are recommended. Accommodations include deluxe rooms, suites, log cabins, cottages, fairway villas, fairway houses and RV hookups. Prices start at $99 per day and include a breakfast buffet. Tee times are available at a reduced rate. To make reservations, Phone 800-935-5616 and mention “Model A Group.”

The overflow hotel is the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Plymouth, IN, (844) 818-1749. Again, mention “Model A Group” to get the $99 rate.

For more information about Swan Lake, visit swanlakeresort.com and take the virtual tour.

Speakers and activities are already being planned and include an expert on Henry Ford’s aviation enterprises. You will be surprised at Henry’s innovations and patents in aviation.