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

Saturday, August 12th

Fabyan Forest Preserve

Geneva, Illinois

Come join us for a picnic at the Fabyan Riverbank Estate, Windmill, Frank Lloyd Wright house and Gardens. Meat will be provided, please bring dish to pass.

Time: 10:00/10:30 - ???. Address/Directions: 1500 Crissey Ave., Geneva, IL 60510

Directions: I-88 to Farnsworth Ave North (becomes Kirk Rd north of Butterfield Rd – Illinois 56) to E Fabyon Pkwy (6-7 miles), West on Fabyon Pky to Crissey Ave (name is N Washington Ave south of this intersection), turn North on Crissey Ave to 1st left, continue left to end of parking area.  Contact Jesse Smith (630) 655-1493 / email or Hank and Darlene Richter (630) 336-5358 / email  for additional information.   

Saturday, August 12th

Grafton Winery Meet

Grafton, Illinois

We will once again meet at the Grafton Winery on Saturday, Au-gust 12, starting at 1:30 pm. Grafton Winery The Vineyards is a full production winery overlooking a lake and 4 acre vineyards where they grow Chardonnel, Vidal and Vinoles grapes. The club will provide a number of snacks, meats and cheeses, then select your favorite wine or other beverage from the winery’s selection. The winery is located at 21028 Eckert Orchard Rd in Grafton.  Contact Dennis Koch for more information. . 

Saturday, August 12th

CHANCES “R” Restaurant Fall Meet

York, Nebraska

Gather beginning at 11:30 AM with meal served “family style” at Noon

Menu: Tossed green salad with choice of dressing, country fried chicken, roast beef, mashed potatoes with gravy, buttered corn, green beans almondine, dinner rolls with butter, iced tea and coffee, and vanilla ice cream.  Cost: $14.95 (adult), $8.75 (ages 7—11), $4.95 (ages 3—6) plus sales tax and 15% gratuity. Business meeting to follow lunch. Agenda will include election of officers, collection of dues ($15) from those willing to pay early, and planning for the 2018 Big Country regional meet to be held in Scottsbluff.  Please RSVP to Brent Nickol 402) 781-2106 email

Sunday, August 13th

43rd Annual Meet of Southern IN/KY Chapter

Logansport, Indiana

The meet will be held at Rick and Susan Crawley’s home, 6062 Logansport Road (old 24), Logansport, IN, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  We will have our annual business meeting and election of Officers for our Chapter.  Bring a dish to share, your Hudson or other collector car and lawn chairs. The Crawleys will provide the meat and drinks.  They will display all of their collector cars. Crawley’s home is located 3 miles east of Logansport on old 24 (now Logansport Road), 8 miles west of Peru. There is a big yard, plenty of parking, shade and trailer parking. There are inexpensive hotels in the area.  If you arrive on Saturday evening, plan on meeting at Rick and Susan’s by 6:00 PM to travel to a nearby restaurant for dinner.  For more info call: Rick Home-574-722-6413, Work-574-753-5720 or 574-721-6060 cell

Wednesday, August 16th

Classic Car Clubs Appreciation Night

Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA

Pier 4 Park Cruise-In every WEDNESDAY Vehicles limited to Pre-1980 vehicles unless advertised as special events or an open year night. A Community Event brought to you by the Knight Kruizers Events, the ‘Shriners’ & our Great Sponsors.  Co-Host Ontario Hudson Chapter.  Presented by: Hudson, Packard, Studebaker, GM, Ford, Chrysler & Brits, classic car clubs – Open Night no year limitations on clubs, others pre-1980 Only.  Contact Kim Barton for more information.

Friday – Sunday, August 18-20th

Gem State Chapter Meet

Kamiah, Idaho

There are two hotels: Clearwater 12 Motel (208) 935-2671  Ten rooms have been reserved ($67- $86 plus tax) or Lewis and Clark Resort (208) 935-2556.  ($79-$99).  RV spots available. Add $10 for pets, both have continental breakfast.  This is a POW WOW weekend so there will be plenty to do, parades, Native American dancing, Salmon feast, Potlatch ceremony, etc.  Contact Judy Browning (208) 750-5729 for additional information. 

Saturday, August 19th

MidSouth Summer Meet

Madison, Alabama

The Mid South Chapter’s Summer meet will be held at Doug and Nancy Cooper's house, 200 Summerbranch Road SW Madison, AL 35756 We will meet to socialize and kick tires beginning at 9:30 a.m. with the Business Meeting beginning at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided. After lunch we hope to visit a local car collection.

Directions: From I-65 take I-565 east toward Huntsville. Coming from Interstate 565 take

Wall Triana Hwy SW and go south about 5 miles to Beadle Lane. Turn left on Beadle Lane and then left on River Landing Blvd into River Landing Subdivision, turn right on East River Landing Blvd to Summerbranch Rd SW. The house is on the corner. If you have questions, contact Doug or Nancy Cooper at 309-428-7952 or email to

Sunday, August 20th

Mokan August Meet

DeSoto, Kansas

Meet at 1:00 p.m. at Pizza Hut Restaurant, 34080 Commerce Circle, DeSoto, Kansas (913) 585-1265

Hosted by - Jamie, Julie and Ellen Durand.  Contact Julie Durand (785) 224-1020 for additional details. 

Saturday, August 26th

Summers End Cruise In

Berryville, Virginia

Join us for music, fun, and of course a downtown full of fabulous classic cars from 4-6!! Because of the popularity with over 200 cars for last year’s first time event, Main Street will be closed a little farther down and adding a parking area to accommodate even more fantastic classic cars this year.  Restaurants will have great menu deals, and many of Berryville’s unique shops will welcome you with special sales.  There will be a raffle this year for a Mini Egg tailgate barbecue donated by Blossman Gas.  Tickets are $1.00 each, purchased at the Fire House Gallery, Berryville Auto Parts, Tripp's Auto Sales. No pre-registration required.  For more information call 540-955-4001

Saturday, September 9th

Greenville Car Show

Greenville, Ohio

This year's "Rolling 50s Classics, Inc. Fall Cruise-In" will bring downtown Greenville alive with chrome and the sounds of the 1950s. The entry fee is just $10, and trophies will be presented at 8PM. Walk the streets. Listen to the beats. Taste the eats. Check out the seats. The seats of the 300+ restored and classic cars that will line the streets of downtown Greenville. It's all downtown... entertainment, great food, dancing, music & shopping. 2-9 pm, Broadway St Greenville OH, we will meet at a designated spot to arrive together to make an ‘entrance’, and be parked together. Contact Wesley (937) 564-6949 hm (937) 867-1473 cell

Saturday, September 9th

Sublette Kaiser-Frazer/ Hudson Car Show

Sublette, Illinois

Show Starts 9/10 ish and is located in the lot across from Vaessen Chevrolet on the North side of Sublette on U.S. 52. Please bring a can of food for a voluntary donation at registration.


Luncheon/Business Meeting 203 West Main street. Main is 2 blocks south of car show, look for Butler building with sign that says “Sublette Auto Mall”.  Beer, Soda, and Bottle Water, and Coffee will be available at the Auto Mall Building for the entire event.

Jacoby house (2 doors west) will also be available all day as a rest area/washroom, it is Handicap accessible through the garage. We have arranged for a local caterer to supply lunch. If special diet needs are required please let us know ahead of time and we will try our best to accommodate your needs.

Please R.S.V.P. so we can let the caterer have a final count one week prior to meet, thanks! If you make-up your mind to come after that date, come we will be happy to have you. We prefer that you email us as it is easier than trying to remember who called.

Please bring your lawn chairs.

We are looking forward to a fun event with the Kaiser/Frazer collectors, hope to see you here in sunny Sublette.

Team Sublette: Barb & Tom Beilke. Sue & Morris Zemmerlein, Diane (708) 507 3324 FatEbayGirl@AIM.Com & Dave Jacoby (630) 244 8818 / FatEbayBoy@AOL.Com Jacoby

Thursday – Sunday, September 14-17th

Creasy’s 42nd Annual Family Meet

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Come one, come all to beautiful Bloomsburg, PA for the Creasy Family Meet as they welcome once again all of their dear Hudson friends to spend the weekend.  Enjoy friendship, conversation, the local area and all things HUDSON!  Nelson, Caroline, Larry and Linda have been hosting this meeting for 41 years and every year is better than the preceding one!  If you have never made the trip, you should make the time to spend a wonderful relaxing weekend in Bloomsburg with your Hudson friends.  The weekend is centered at the Creasy Garage.  Friday there will be a trip for to visit Doc Shell’s four buildings of car parts, cars and much more. 


·         6pm -meet at Perkins in Brickhorn 


·         8-9am - Men (&women if interested) will leave motel for Doc Shell’s Hudson Barn 

·         Noon - Pizza and subs at Creasy’s garage for anyone not going to barn

·         6pm - dinner at garage


·         Creasy’s garage all day

·         Noon - Hot Dogs and hamburger’s

·         1pm – Bingo for ladies

·         6pm – evening meal

Sunday – TBD

15 rooms reserved at the Econo Lodge, 189 Columbia Mall Drive, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.  Exit 232 off Interstate 80.  Phone (570) 387-0490.  Make your own reservations by August 25, 2017 and ask for Hudson Essex 2017 rate.  Alternate hotel: Holiday Inn Express (570) 387-6702.  Call Linda Creasy (570) 784-2868 or Caroline Creasy (570) 784-1806

Saturday, September 16th

Petridis Annual Picnic

Foglesville, Pennsylvania

The meet will be at 2934 Grundsau Ct, Fogelsville, PA., 18051, just a few miles off Rt 78. The official start time is 12 pm, but feel free to come by anytime. There are also several hotels just a few miles away.  Hotdogs, hamburgers and chicken wings will be supplied, please side dish, dessert and or a beverage of their choice. …and of course a lawn chair. Antiques will park on the grass. Contact Art at (908) 906-7220 or Liz at (908) 906 7122 for more information including directions and what you will be bringing. 

Sunday, September 17th

Mike & Kathy Heitkamp Meet

St. Albans, Missouri

Details to follow.  Contact Dennis Koch for more information.

Saturday, September 23rd

Allied Riders of Texas Car & Bike Show

Terrell, Texas

The 10th Annual Car & Bike Show presented by Flights of our Fathers at the Texas Municipal Airport in Terrell from 9-12 noon.  Judging will be by members of the Royal Air Force.  $20 entrance fee (fees go to British Museum).  All the participants in the car show will enter the entrance at the Air Museum, not the main entrance to the airport. The entrance to the museum is 119 Silent Wings Blvd, north of the Airport. Contact Lew Bird (817) 379-0458 for additional information. 

Wednesday – Sunday, October 4-8th

Hudson events at Fall Hershey AACA Meet
Hershey & Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Wednesday - Saturday - HET booth at Hershey Red Field, space RNE 24-25.  Stop & relax, enjoy a cup of coffee, leave notes on bulletin board, renew Club membership, "park" your heavy flea market purchases.

Wednesday - Saturday - HET group rate of $75 + tax for rooms at Carlisle Quality Inn, 1255 Harrisburg Pike, exits 52 / 52B off Interstate 81.  Deadline for discounts: Sept. 15.  E-mail Jon Battle (see below) for group rate code.  Motel telephone number is (717) 243-6000.

Friday & Saturday. HET hospitality room at Carlisle Quality Inn, opening 4 PM each day.

Saturday 6 PM - informal Hudson dinner at Hoss' Steak & Sea House, 1151 Harrisburg Pike.  A room has been reserved (no reservations required; ask for the "Hudson group").

Sunday 7 AM to noon - Hudson flea market at Quality Inn rear parking lot.  No registration; just bring your excess Hudson stuff for sale!

Volunteers and display Hudsons are needed for Club booth; food donations are needed for hospitality room.  Please contact Jon Battle if you're willing to help!  (540) 364-1770, or (delete xxx before sending!)

Sunday, October 8th 

Northern Indiana – Ohio Picnic

Bellfontaine, Ohio

Annual carry in meet featuring Gordon’s BBQ in outside shelter. More details to follow. Contact: Gordon and Bev Shellaberger (937) 593-7507 for additional information. 

Thursday – Saturday, October 12-14th

All California Meet

San Simeon, CA

Come and see new friends, kick tires and get rid of parts/items you will never use and could help out another member.  There will be 50/50 raffles and enjoy the breathtaking views! Host hotel: San Simeon Lodge (805) 927-4601, mention Hudson for special rates $109-139 plus tax.  Offer good until September 10th.   

 Friday – AM Swap meet

Noon – Hot Dog BBQ free

3PM – Wine and Cheese- free.  Please donate a bottle, no Two buck chuck

Dusk – Fire Pit – all join, please bring chairs

Contact Ed Drexler (415) 672-2084 or Richard Griffith (650) 823-8205 for more information. 

Saturday, October 14th

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter Fall Meet

Bloomington, Indiana

The meet will be held at the home of Marcia and Tim Lloyd, 3150 High Point Lane, Bloomington, IN  47401-9605.   Scenic Bloomington is home to Indiana University and is located 50 miles south of Indianapolis.  The fall colors will be beautiful. Come any time after 10:00AM EDST to Tim and Marcia's house for a noon lunch, tire kicking, visiting and a short business meeting. Tim and Marcia have a very large garage and ample parking.  Please bring your Hudson, a dish to share and your lawn chairs. The hosts will provide drinks and barbequed pork and chicken.  Lunch will be served at 12 noon.  This year’s meet will again coincide with the Lloyd’s neighbors Ed and Mary Dathe’s Model A Meet, so join us as the entire neighborhood will be full of collector cars!  Please feel free to contact Tim Lloyd for directions or help finding lodging.  Home number (812) 334-2430 Tim's cell (812) 369-8293

Saturday, October 14th

Rockville Show

Rockville, Maryland

Rain date – Saturday, October 21st.  Glenview Mansion at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Dr, Rockville, MD. 8:30-3:30 p.m.   A Huge Multi-make show. One of the largest on the East Coast. Join the Hudsons on the hillside. Registration form


Sunday, October 15th

Weber’s Annual Meet / Business Meeting

North Attleboro, Massachusetts

The address is 183 West Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760. From the North:

Take 1-95 south to Exit 8, US RT 1S, (Gillette Stadium); follow US Rt. 1 South past the Stadium to Route 106. Turn right on Route 106 toward Plainville Center. NOTE: RT. 106 ends. Go straight across onto West Bacon Street. Follow West Bacon Street for about 1 mile. This street bears to the left twice. (NOTE: West Bacon St. becomes West Street in North Attleboro. Weber’s driveway is on the left. Just past the old stone railroad abutments. HET signs will be posted. If you come to a stop sign, you have passed the driveway. The address is 183 West Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760.The Webers can be reached at (508) 695-6592.

Sunday, October 15th

27th Annual Orphan Car Show

Phoenix, Arizona

Grand Canyon Chapter of the HET Club will be hosting the Orphan Car Show in

Phoenix, Arizona on October 15, 2017 at Los Olivos Park – 28th St. and Devonshire. The show is from 9:00-2:00 and open to all Vintage vehicles.  Cost is $15.00 before Oct.15th and $20.00 day of show. Dash plaques and fun

door prizes awarded and proceeds go to local charities. Registration forms available on Desert Cruisers website or by contacting Sharon Dobrinski 928 266 5680 (text or call) or or Don Lottes (623) 326-2730. 

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 ( . 

Saturday, November 10th

Laughlin Economy Run

Laughlin, Nevada

Save the date, details to follow.

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 more 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, GA 30305. Contact Preston Stevens or Richard Low for information. 

Sunday, December 3rd

CBC Holiday Meet

Mt. Airy, Maryland

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

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 more information.  



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 (  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 for additional information.