Please contact Laurie Fromm at lauriefromm05@gmail.com for any event additions or corrections.   For questions about individual meets, please use the contact information for each event.

Saturday, October 21st

52nd Annual Peanut Festival

Whitesboro, Texas

Highlights Include: Car Show, Entertainment Stages, Over 200 Shopping Booths Displays, Parade, Food Court, Kid Alley, Tractor Exhibit, Carnival, Lots of Fun for the whole family!  www.whtesborotx.com/peanutfestival.html

Friday – Sunday, October 20-22nd 

Gem State October Christmas Meet

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Rooms (10-14) are held under “Gem State Car Club” at  Shilo Inns, 702 E. Appleway, Coeur d’Alene, ID   (208 ) 664-2300  Price:  $79/night for a double queen or a King room. Rooms will be released on September 20, 2017 for that rate.   Otherwise, the rate jumps to $99/nite for 2 queen beds and $89/nite for 1 king bed.

Agenda

Friday – 6pm dinner @ JB’s restaurant which is on the same property as the Shilo Inn.

Saturday - breakfast at hotel  or at JB’s if you wish

8:30am  - Leave Shilo Inn for Marty Boyer’s, a friend of Andrew’s who has 3 antique cars:  1914 Meteor Speedster; 1926 Nash Roadster; and a 1929 Dodge Coupe.  Andrew has been working on all three of these cars over the past 3 years.  Marty’s wife, Betty Lou has invited the ladies into her home for refreshments while the guys “kick tires”. 

 

10:00am - Leave Marty’s for the Coeur d’Alene Museum on Northwest Blvd at the lake.  The museum normally opens up at 11am, but they are opening for us at 10:15am.  The cost is $4.00/person, so we MUST be on time please! There is one hour free parking also.  Then, for those who would like to do so, we will go 6 blocks west to the NIC campus to see the Ft. Sherman chapel.  Mary Ann will have the key to go inside the chapel (Cooper’s ARE going inside as we want to see it!)

Noon – 2:30p – lunch on your own/shopping/naps, etc

2:30p 3:30p -  MEETING in our private room.  The breakfast room is ours after 11am which translates to leave your gifts and auction items in your vehicle or your room until the afternoon!

3:30p – 5:00pm – AUCTION of our “fine items”!

5:00pm – 5:45pm – “liquid libation” as you BYOB AND glasses from your rooms           

5:45pm – leave for dinner at the Cracker Barrel Restaurant which is just west of the Shilo on Appleway.  We are expected by 6pm and will be seated promptly at 6pm in order to leave by 7:30pm.

7:30pm - Return to Shilo for our gift “fun time”. A $20.00 limit for a gift and please mark your gift for “guy” or “gal” or “whatever”.  Cooper’s will supply ice cream since that seems to be one of our favorite desserts and if you could bring cookies or brownies, etc. to accompany the ice cream,  that would be nice.

Sunday

8:00am –“Farewell for the Year Breakfast” at JB’s until our Winter gathering or April of 2018!

Thursday – Sunday, October 26-29th

Pigeon Forge Meet

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Hosted by Smokey Mountain Heartland and Mid-South Chapters.  Host hotel Vacation Lodge (800) 468-1998, ask for Kathy.  Please note hotel has a cancellation fee.  The Mid-South Chapter will hold a Business Meeting on Saturday morning to elect chapter

Officers. Meet Flyer (https://www.hetclub.org/events/2017%20Pigeon%20Forge.pdf) . 

Saturday, October 28th

Main Street Car Show

Taylor, Texas

The Main Street Car Show is a Taylor Made Texas signature event that happens on or near the first weekend in November. The MCS features classic and exotic cars, motorcycles, and custom vans from around the world as well as live bands, food trucks and entertain-ment for the whole family. The event is one day in historic Down-town Taylor and is free for everyone. Contact Deby Lannen (512) 352-3463 for additional information. 

Thursday – Sunday, November 2-5th

Vintage Tin Fall Tour and Car Exhibit

Mena, Arkansas

Headquarters hotel is Mena Mountain Resort, 2817 Hwy 71 North, Mena.  (479) 394-3110.  Room rates are $135 & 139. Website: www.menamountainresort.com  Overflow hotel is Sun Country Inn, 130 Hwy 71 North, Mena.  (479) 394-7477.  Website: www.suncountryinn.com  Room rate is $89.  Drive your antique car and enjoy the fall colors of Arkansa’s Quachita Mountains.  Registration form. 

Agenda:

Thursday

·         Evening Registration

·         Welcome Reception

·         Ice Cream Social

Friday

·         Tour including cars and exotic animals

Saturday

·         Car Show will be part of Quachita’s Art Celebration in downtown Mena. 

·         Evening fun with entertainment

·         Please bring a donation for the charity auction

If you would like to participate, please contact Carolyn Moon (580) 716-3434, email cjmoon95550@yahoo.com. 

Saturday, November 4th

Jim’s Chili Dinner

Rochester, NY

Come to a delicious chili dinner at Jim Spencer’s home.  RSVP is appreciated.  Bring a snack to pass if you wish. Two kinds of delicious chili - beef and turkey. Come after 2:30, dinner is at 4:30pm.  78 McKinley Street, Rochester, NY 14609.  Contact Jim (585) 654-9450 / email jimreen@frontiernet.net.

Sunday, November 5th

Tormohlen’s Thanksgiving Dinner

Freeport, IL

Hosted by the Tormohlen Good People Automotive, this Annual Thanksgiving Meet is at Good People Automotive located at 1800 Ihm Blvd, Freeport, IL. 61032. The price for the Turkey dinner is $15.00. Please make your checks payable to Chicago-Milwaukee HET and send them to Gordy Tormohlen at the above Good People address by October 21. If you plan to pay cash for the dinner at the meet, call him at 800-882-3918 or 815-232-5543 and ask to RSVP, and let them know the number of people you are bringing.  The meet will start around 10am with lunch at noon. Take I-90 West to US20 W to Ihm Blvd or I-41/I-43 S/I-94 E/US-41 S to US-20 West to Ihm Blvd.  Contact Gordy Tormohlen (815) 232-5543 // goodpeople@aeroinc.net for additional information.

 

Sunday, November 5th

Mo-Kan November Meeting

Lawrence, Kansas

Meet at 1:30pm at Paisano’s Ristorante, 2112 SW 25, Lawrence.  Phone (785) 838-2500.  Restaurant is easy to locate, good level parking, full diverse menu, semi private eating area, good food, quiet, and clean ladies rest room! Take a look at the menu here:  www.paisanoskansas.com  Contact hosts Bob (785) 806-3294 or Donna Sullivant (785) 806-3297. 

Saturday, November 10th

Laughlin Economy Run

Laughlin, Nevada

Save the date, details to follow.

Sunday, November 11th     

Burrow’s Meet

Dewey, AZ

Come early for tire kicking and visiting to 14705 SR 169 Dewey, AZ.  please RSVP by November 4th.  Lunch around noon, chili will be the main course, bring side dish or dessert to share. Drinks and utensils will be provided.  Contact Joyce or Clovis Burrow (928) 632-5054 for additional details,

Saturday, December 2nd

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter’s Holiday Party

Kokomo, Indiana

The holiday party begins at 6:00 PM at the Half Moon Restaurant and Brewery, 4051 S. Lafountain, Kokomo, IN 46902 (765) 455-2739.  Half Moon has an extensive menu which you can view on line.  Plan on spending about $30 for your meal, tax and tip, depending upon what you order.  We have a table reserved in the name of Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter.  Also, be sure you bring a white elephant gift for our gift exchange—find something you don’t need that will be another’s treasure or spend a minimal amount.  You can see the Half Moon Restaurant from 931. Coming from the North, stay on 931 to Alto Rd and turn right.  Go to the light you will turn left and that is South Lafountain.  Just follow it to in front of the Restaurant. Contact Rick Crawley (574) 753 5720 for additional information. 

Saturday, December 2nd

Dixie Chapter Annual Christmas Meet

Atlanta, Georgia

Meet held at the Atlanta History Center, 30 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, 30305. Website:  
http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/explore/destinations/swan-house.  Contact Preston Stevens (417) 438-3384 / prestonfpatton@aol.com  or Richard Low (404) 352-8066 / dicklow@bellsouth.net for additional information. 

Sunday, December 3rd

Mo-Kan December Meeting

Shawnee, Kansas

Meet at Hereford House Restaurant, 17244 Midland Drive, Shawnee at 1:00 pm. Phone (913) 268-8000.  Contact Wayne or Lynne Holz (913) 563-5872 for additional information. 

Sunday, December 3rd

CBC Holiday Meet

Mt. Airy, Maryland

Hold the date, details to follow.  Contact Lynn or John Horn (410) 377-5824 /

lynnhorn704@gmail.com or additional information. 

Sunday, December 3rd

Tri State Chapter Christmas Party

Bluemont, Virginia

Party will be at Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co., 131 Retreat Road, Bluemont VA 20135.  Please join us to celebrate the season and enjoy some good food and camaraderie. Tri-State themed Door Prizes will be awarded!

What to bring:

·         Holiday Spirit!

·         Family, Special Friends & Prospective Members

·         A side, salad or dessert to share (meat and drinks provided).

·         Adult beverage of your choice (if you choose to).

·         Your Hudson or vintage ride (parking lot is large and paved).

·         Canned goods, toiletries and/or cash donation so our chapter can share some holiday spirit with those served by the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (in lieu of a gift exchange: every $1 helps provide 4 meals).

·         Meal will be served at 1pm. Warming oven, refrigerator and ice will be available.

RSVP to Brett Weare: (703) 655-5384 / boothguys@yahoo.com

Saturday, December 9th

Western New York Holiday Meet

Albion, New York

Dinner will be at Tillman’s Village Inn, 14369 Ridge Road West, Albion, NY at 6pm.  Contact Chuck Gugino charlesj64@msn.com / (716) 735-318 for additional details.  

Saturday, December 9th

Dogwood Chapter Annual Business Meeting & Christmas Meet

King, North Carolina

Annual Business Meeting and Christmas Meet will be held at the Little Italy Restaurant.  Contact Duke and Sara Marley (336) 924-2951 or Phyllis and Mike Oehman (336) 591-7102 for additional information.  

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2018

Friday – Sunday, February 2-4th

Meritt Marks Memorial Winter Meet

Tavares, Florida

This meet will be held at Fisherman's Cove, 3950 N. Eichelberger Road in Tavares, FL 32778. Meet Registration Fee is $15.00 per person. Please send registration form (https://www.hetclub.org/events/2018%20Marks%20Memorial%20Registration%20Form.pdf)  with check payable to the Orange Blossom Chapter of H.E.T and mail to: Peggy Logan, 178 Southcot Drive, Casselberry, FL 32707

·         Friday night dinner: Will be at a local restaurant @ 6:00 pm.

·         Saturday Morning: Continental Breakfast, pastries, orange juice, coffee, and tea

·         Saturday Noon: meat and drinks will be provided, please bring a dish and dessert to pass

·         Saturday Evening: Leftovers will be served at 6:30 pm

·         Sunday Morning: Breakfast, bring eggs, bacon and any other breakfast items.

Motel: Best Western across from Waterman Hospital, approx. 2-2.5 miles, (352) 253-2378 or Holiday Inn, 3601 Burleigh Blvd., Taveres, FL (352) 742-1600.

Camping: on site, make your reservations in advance, call (352) 343-1233 or (800) 254-9993, Fisherman's Cove, located at Lake Harris, Tavares, Florida. 

Please contact Ed Lathrop (407) 834-9774 or (407) 463-07849 (cell) or Kevin Lathrop (321) 377-1200 / email Hornet195364@yahoo.com for additional information. 

Saturday, April 28th

Southern Indiana Chapter’s Annual Crank-up meet

Shelbyville, IN

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, the Southern Indiana Chapter’s Annual Crank Up Meet will be hosted by Doug and Terri Wildrick, beginning at 10:30 a.m., lunch served at noon. Bring your Hudson, your lawn chair and your favorite covered dish or dessert. A meat dish and drinks will be provided.  Doug and Terri’s address is 1459 E 425 N, Shelbyville, IN.   Directions from I-74, exit #113, go to Cracker Barrel/Morristown Rd., follow Morristown Rd. approx. 2.5 miles, turn right on E 425 N, Go 1 block, turn right on PR 145, house is on the corner of 425 and PR 145. Directions from I-70: get off at the Greenfield exit/State Rd.# 9. Go south past US 40, and US 52. Continue south on St.Rd.9, go to CR 600, turn left [east] go to the stop sign, turn right, go approx. 1.75 miles, turn left on 425N, 1 block to 1459, house is on the south side of the road. Children and collector cars are welcome. Contact Doug (317) 398-4163 for any additional information.