MVCC 2017 Calendar of Events

All MVCC events are open to all!  Come join in on the fun!


MARCH

 

March 19, 2017 - San Jose Militaria show and sale. Naperdak Hall 770 Montague expwy. San Jose. 9am to 3pm $7.00 admission or $15.00 admission at 7:30am for early bird. Contact: Military Annex 408-275-9730 Pete Email: militaryannex@yahoo.com

March 25 - 26, 2017 - The 35th All American Get-Together at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Contact: Goodguys (925) 838-9876


APRIL

 

April 1, 2017 - 4th annual welcome home Vietnam Veterans day classic car show 10am to 3pm. Held at the Veterans Memorial and seniors center 1455 Madison Ave. Redwood City. Sponsored by the Steve Warren Memorial Chapter 464 of the Vietnam Veterans of America. For more info: contact Gary Higgins(650)368-6713 email: je.higgins07@comcast.net

April 1, 2017 - 25th Annual AIRSHOW 2017 Riverside Airport, 6951 Flight Rd., Riverside, CA, Inland Empire. There will be warbirds and military vehicles Admission: Free Parking: $10/per car POC: (951) 351-6113 www.riversideairshow.com

April 1, 2017 - Vietnam Veterans of American, Chapter 391 Sonora CA is holding it's first Bike and Car show. POC: Patrick 209.740.5304 Larry Bramblett President Chapter 391 lbrambl47@gmail.com

April 1, 2017 - The Alameda Naval Air Museum will been hosting the last fly over, at the former field where, on April 1st 1942, the Doolittle Raiders landed and were then loaded on the aircraft carrier U.S.S.Hornet CV8 on their way to the Japanese homeland. Requesting any Military Vehicles and reenactors that can make this event even more historic. Contact: Larry Pirack, for more information 510-522-6440 backtothe40s@gmail.com

April 18 - 23, 2017 - Camp Petaluma - The 40th Anniversary Spring Western MV Rally and Swapmeet. This is the BIG one! Our 40th Anniversary Bash!

April 22, 2017 - Atwater, CA: Super Saturday Castle Air Museum Car Show; Live Band; Raffle; 50/50 Food and fun! Park on the grass and use your EZ up. Show runs 9am till 3pm. All proceeds benefit the aviation museum. Info: Call Don at 209-993-6929 or email to don@harmondfamily.com or www.castleairmuseum.org

April 30, 2017 - Pacific Coast Dream Machines 27th annual show at the Half Moon Bay Airport, 10am to 4pm. On Highway 1. This a car show, motorcycle show, tractor show and airshow all four together plus much more with a festival and fair type atmosphere. POC: Mike Rinehart (530) 836-4660 For info or registration forms, call 650-726-2328 https://dreammachines.miramarevents.com


MAY

 

May 13, 2017 - Wings & Wheels and huge swap meet in Paso Robles, CA at Estrella Warbird Muse-um. 4251 Dry Creek Road Paso Robles Ca. Home of the Red ball Museum. Contact for more info (805) 238-9317

May 19 - 27, 2017 - Wings of freedom tour Collings Foundation. Aircraft Display and ground tours plus training flights. B17,B24, B25 and TF51D Moffett Field, Moffett Blvd. Mountain View, CA 94035-0016 Call 978-562-9182 for flight reservations Or (800)568-8924 for tour info.

May 28 12:00pm - May 30 5:00pm, 2017 - Livermore, CA, Wings of freedom tour Collings Foundation. 680 Terminal Circle Livermore, CA 94551 Aircraft displays, tours and rides. For more info: Call 978-562-9182 for flight reservations Or (800)568-8924 for tour info.

May 26 - 28, 2017 - 3rd Annual “Best of the West” Antique Equipment Show at the historic Santa Margarita Ranch Memorial Day weekend. Contact Tom (805) 748-0593 or Frank Simon (805) 544-1154 email fandfsimon@sbcglobal.net

May 28, 2017 - Castle Air Museum Open Cockpit Day in Atwater Ca . POC: Don Gomes (209)765-1273


JUNE

 

June 10, 2017 - Eagle Field Dinner Dance Fly POC: Don Gomes caddymanwestside@yahoo.com (209)765-1273 for details


JULY

 

July 4, 2017 - Morgan Hill Independence Day parade Downtown Morgan Hill Entertainment begins at 9:00 am Parade starts at 10:00 am POC: Kim Sievert (408)253-9469 Email: vaudevillian@msn.com

July 8, 2017 - Willys America Open House and Jeep show 10am to 4pm. 6100 Cazadero Highway, Cazadero, Ca. 95421 For info call Paul (707) 632-5258 www.willysamerica.com


SEPTEMBER

 

September 9 - 10, 2017 - California Capital Airshow Sacramento County's Mather Airport10425 Norden Avenue Mather, CA 95655 http://CaliforniaCapitalAirshow.com

September 12 - 17, 2017 - Camp Gridley Butte County Fairgrounds, Hosted by the NRG www.northernrecongroup.org

September 10 - 15 2017 - Gathering of Vietnam Veterans Transportation Corps. Morrow Bay, CA. POC is Kathy Blackstone (936) 239-3006.

September 19 - 24, 2017 - Fall Meet at Camp Delta. The second largest annual swap meet and MV gathering in the West. Due to ownership changes and renovations, our event is being planned for the campgrounds 1, 2, and 3 areas next to the levee road. Jellystone is requiring a 50% down payment as a deposit. The remaining 50% is due at check-in. There will be NO charge for day visitors and NO charge for parking on the levee. If you are coming for the day please pay attention to where you park as parking by the boat sheds is for boat owners and will be a tow-away zone for us. As of this writing there are only a few cabins and sites available. If you are planning on coming please contact Jo-Ann Lesser @ 408-238-8277. The Activities List is now available for download here.

NOTE: The cut off date for MVCC group rates and deposits on reserved sites is August 17.


OCTOBER

 

October 2 - 9, 2017 - Fleet Week San Francisco. Three day Air show with Blue Angels and Canadian Snow Birds plus several other aircraft military and civilian. Also Tour the USS San Diego LPD 22 Friday the 6th has the parade of ships 10am to noon with the airshow following. Marina Green is the center stage. https://fleetweeksf.org/ Contact Kim Sievert he may have a contact at Fort Mason for vehicle display.

October 8, 2017 - Red Oak Victory will be serving breakfast at 0900 through 1300 Sunday 8th. Bring an MV, Classic Vehicle, Hot Rods, Motorcycle 1900’s through 1960’s and get breakfast for $5.00 and get to park VIP next to the ship in a secure area. Come as you are for $10.00. Kids are $5.00. You get Pancakes, Sausage, Bacon, Eggs anyway you want as long as they are Scrambled, Apple Slices, Orange Juice and Coffee. Eat in the Crews Mess or on Deck and then take a Self-Guided Tour the ship free. POC is sonnyhanson@comcast.net You can also go to www.redoakvictory.us


NOVEMBER

 

November 11, 2017 - Petaluma Veterans Day Parade. This Annual North Bay Parade, begins at 1 p.m., winds its way north from the starting point at Wal-nut Park at "D" Street, along 4th and Kentucky streets, around the corner at Washington Street and south along Petaluma Boulevard to finish back at Walnut Park. For info: Scott Rohrs 415-259-8177 recon3rdid@yahoo.com

November 11, 2017 - Veterans Day Parade, San Jose.  Staging area somewhere on Almaden Blvd. Either normal staging place, near SAP Center on West Santa Clara Street and Almaden Blvd or abnormal staging place, further South of West Santa Clara Street on Almaden Blvd. Requested arrival time is before 9 am. Parade starts 11 am Email for updates / conformations to vaudevillian@msn.com

November 11, 2017 - Veterans Day Static vehicle display request in Redwood City.  Location of display staging area: On Broadway between Hamilton Street and Middlefield Road Requested arrival time between 7 and 8 am. Ceremony starts at 11 am. POC is Chris Cheshire email: ccheshire@yahoo.com, Phone: (650) 703-1113. Please let her know ahead of time, if you're coming. Free doughnuts & coffee for participants, is planned.

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