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, December 2nd

North Texas Christmas Party

Decatur, Texas

The Christmas Party will start at 1pm at the Buchanan Hudson Ranch, 1382 CR 4191, Decatur, Texas.  The host will provide the main dish. Please bring a dish to share.  We will continue the tradition of a Chinese Gift Exchange.  Please try to limit the price of the gift.  Directions: Take US-287 north to Decatur, exit to TX-1 14 west to Boyd. At Boyd turn north onto FM-730, travel north about 6.2 miles to CR-4280. There is a cemetery at the north east corner of FM-730 and CR4280, turn left onto CR-4280 travel west 1.2 miles to CR-4191. Turn right onto CR-4191, first house on the left about .3 miles.RSVP: Calvin - Cell 817-996-0932 // Virginia - Cell 940-389-3867

Saturday, December 2nd  

Chicago Milwaukee Christmas Party

Alsip, Illinois

The Christmas Party will start off with a garage tour and proceed to Nick’s BBQ Restaurant in Alsip, for dinner (order off menu) and the traditional Dirty Rotten Gift Exchange ($20.00 limit). Scott’s Garage Tour, 12:00 Noon, 12629 S Kroll Dr, Alsip, IL 60803.  Following the tour, proceed to Nick’s BBQ Restaurant, 5500 W. Cal Sag Road, Alsip, IL60803.  Lunch from 2-6 PM.  Contact Linton Richard (708) 501-8565 for additional information. 

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

Southern California Christmas Party

San Marino, California

Meet at Colonial Kitchen Restaurant at 1110 Huntington Drive, San Marino starting at 1pm.  Reservations required by November 30th.  Reservation form.  Contact Joel Shapiro (323) 327-6110 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

Garden State Christmas Party Meet

Hightstown, New Jersey

The party will be held again this year RAIN, SLEET, BLIZZARD, OR SNOW, at “The Tavern on the Lake”, 101 South Main Street, Hightstown at 11:30 AM. We'll again have use of the upstairs spacious private hall of this great restaurant located in the geographic center of New Jersey. We'll "party on” until around 2:30 PM or so. The cost (heavily subsidized by the chapter) is only $10.00 per dues-paid person and their guests. Others will need to pay the full fee of $16.95 plus taxes. This should be a great gathering, with some other surprises too. This surely is a great incentive for getting up to date on annual $15 chapter dues Each person attending is asked to bring a wrapped gift worth no more than $20 for our annual “Pollyanna”. Our gift exchange rules have been such a hit that we’ve decided to repeat the process again for the thirteenth consecutive year. We have made a commitment for a minimum of 30 people. This restaurant is spectacularly accessible from the New Jersey Turnpike, Exit 8, and is less than a mile from the interchange. We will have a 50-50 drawing to give some lucky Garden Stater a little extra Christmas money.

If you plan to attend, please call our meet coordinator, Ted Steinmetz, NO LATER THAN MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, any time with your information. Tell him if you will be attending on Sunday, December 3. We’ve promised the Tavern on the Lake folks that we would have the final “headcount” by that date. Phone (856) 983-4319 (home), (856) 816-7438 (cell) or email wibbage@aol.com.

Sunday, December 3rd   

CBC Holiday Meet

Mt. Airy, Maryland

Party will be held Memories Charcoal House, Mt Airy Shopping Center.  Join your fellow Chapter members for an afternoon of Holiday Spirit in the season surrounding

Christmas and Chanukah! This year, we’ll gather again at Memories. We’ll order off the menu.  Directions: From Rte 70 Take exit #68 / Damascus/MT. Airy onto Ridge RD (MD-27 N) toward Westminster - go 0.40.7 mi, Turn Left on E Ridgeville BLVD - Shopping Center is on right. 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

Friday, December 8th

15th Annual Holiday Buffet

Fresno, California

Buffet will be served at 1PM at the home of Richard & Kay Borough, 641 E. Pintail Circle, Fresno, CA 93730.  Menu: baked ham, please bring a dish to pass.  Beverages & table service provided.  Please rsvp by Friday, December 8th.  Contact Richard or Kay Borough (559) 433-3427 for additional information or to RSVP.  Christmas gift exchange this year will be to bring one wrapped gift (try not to go over $10) and mark each gift for gentleman or lady; all types of gift welcome. Other activities: pre- or post- dinner club business/ planning!  Dan Kramer will provide holiday music!

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.  

Saturday, December 9th  

Texas Swap Meet Winternationals Bell County Expo Center

Belton, Texas

The 34th annual Texas swap meet winter nationals at the world class state of the art Bell County Expo Center starting at 12pm! Cars, parts antiques and collectables. Driving directions EXIT 292 OFF OF IH 35 Belton, Texas 76513. For additional information or questions, please text/call JOE at 254-760-7431

Saturday, December 9th  

CIC Christmas Party

Ontario, California

The Christmas Party at the home of Perry and Kay Spring, 1623 S. Magnolia Ave., Ontario, CA. Please arrive at 11:00 am, lunch will be at Noon. Dinner will be your choice of Prime Rib or Ham, please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Adults are $10 each, children $5 each. It is a tradition collect gifts for residents of a local nursing home. If you would like to participate please bring your unwrapped gift to the party.

Gift suggestions are: pajamas, slippers, warm socks, lap robes, and toiletries (such as lotion). RSVP must be mailed by December 1st so that we buy enough food. You may also call Kay (909) 460-0736 by December 1st and pay at the door.

Sunday, December 10th  

Grand Canyon Christmas Luncheon

Mesa, Arizona

The lunch will be from 11-2 at the Marriott Hotel Mesa, 200 North Centennial Way, Mesa.  Cost is $25 per person and is due by December 2nd to John King, P.O. Box 534, Congress, AZ, 85332.  Please include your annual dues if not yet paid.  Please bring an unwrapped toy to donate to charity.  Contact John King for additional information.

Sunday, December 10th  

Rocky Mountain Christmas Party

Hudson, Colorado

The party is from 2-4 at Pepper Pod Restaurant, 530 Fir Street, Hudson, CO 80642.  ENTREES:

Chicken Fried Chicken

Sirloin Steak (light, 10 Oz)

Fried Shrimp (5 pieces)

Chicken Parmesan over Spaghetti Marinara

Pan-fried Pork Chops

*All entrees include a dinner salad, choice of side dish, dinner rolls, butter, ice cream sundae, coffee or iced tea.

COST: $24 for adults, $11 for children

RSVP to Bill Lentz - welentz@gmail.com or Linden Welle - wellelinden@gmail.com

Saturday, December 16th

NorCal Holiday Party

Hillsborough, California

The party will be held at the home of the Griffiths, 2140 Edgecourt Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010. 

10 am Planning Meeting (Bring your tour ideas)

11:30 am Brunch

A-M = SALAD or SWEETS

N-Z = SAVORY or SWEETS

RSVP Jeannie at: gldkarma@aol.com (she will track what items are coming!)

 

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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. 

Friday – Sunday, May 18-20th    *****NOTE WEEKEND DATE CHANGE ******** 

Doc’s Annual Meet

Front Royal, Virginia

We'll hold our traditional Friday night potluck at the 4-H pavilion (with an alternate rain location, just in case), and our legendary Sunday morning Hudson car show and flea market at the Skyline Caverns. Once again we've designated the Quality Inn as our host hotel, which offers Hudsonites a special room rate of $82, plus tax, per night. (Use the code “Hudson Club” when you make your reservations at 844-878-8050.)
This year there are innovations as well. The first is our date: the weekend after Mother's Day!  On Saturday you can either enjoy the Virginia Wine & Craft Festival, or join us for another unique Hudson driving tour through the countryside. The tour winds up at this year's dinner location at the Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company in Bluemont, where you'll enjoy a tasty meal of grilled meats and home-style vegetables.
Our innovations also include a Thursday evening get-together at a local restaurant for those who arrive a day early, and a Friday activity as well. Check the CBC website for the latest details: www.cbc.hetclub.org .  Contact Lynn or John Horn email Lynnhorn704@gmail.comDoc’s Meet: a 55-year tradition!

Saturday, June 9th

Scott Kiechle Meet

Knox, Indiana

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter will join other car clubs at a meet hosted by Scott and Linda, 1755 Fern-wood Drive, Knox Indiana 46534 (one mile from Toto, IN ) on Saturday June 9, 2018 ,10 AM Central time. A meat dish, plates, silverware, and beverages provided. Bring a dish to share, your lawn chairs and collector car. At 1 PM Central time, we will travel about one mile to see the rest of their collection, including another building and more cars than last year!! Scott Kiechle (219) 313-2661, Fredric.kiechle@arcelormittal.com or Packard@comnetcom.net

Sunday, August 12th

43rd Annual Meet of Southern IN/KY Chapter

Loganport, Indiana

The Southern Indiana Chapter’s 43rd Annual Meet will be held at Rick and Susan Crawley’s home, 6062 Logansport Road (old 24), Logansport, IN, from 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 cell (574) 721-6060

Saturday October 6th

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Joint Meet with the Model As

Bloomington, Indiana

The Southern Indiana /Kentucky Chapter invites you to its Fall Meet on Saturday, October 6, 2018 in Bloomington, Indiana 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

Sunday, August 12th

43rd Annual Meet of Southern IN/KY Chapter

Logansport, Indiana

The Southern Indiana Chapter’s 43rd Annual Meet will be held at Rick and Susan Crawley’s home, 6062 Logansport Road (old 24), Logansport, IN, Sunday, August 12, 2017 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