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Updated: May 16, 2018
Thursday – Sunday, May 17-20th
Front Royal, Virginia
For 2018 the Eastern Regional incorporates "Doc's Apple Blossom Meet", blending "Doc's Meet" traditions with exciting innovations. Please find details on the Regional Tab of the events.
Saturday, May 19th
Grand Canyon Final Meet of Year
Join Anne and Don Lottes at their home 6717 Corrine Drive, Peoria. Kicking tires starts at 10AM. Lunch at noon followed by business meeting and planning for Orphan Car Show. Contact Ann at (623) 326-2603 to RSVP or ask questions.
Saturday, May 19th
Taste of Toccoa
This month’s event has us traveling to the Currahee Military Museum in Toccoa, GA. Gather at the Museum between 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM. We will enjoy taking a 1-1/2 hour tour guided by a museum docent. You’ll first see exhibits of local Stephens County history. Major companies here were Coats & Clark (famous for thread), and R.G. LeTour-neau, a major supplier of heavy earth moving equipment during WWII. One display highlights the beautiful black and white silhouettes created by George Hitt. His work is especially impressive as his movement of arms and hands was significantly limited by severe rheumatoid arthritis. The feats of Paul Anderson, “The World’s Strongest Man,” are described in the passageway to the military museum. If you plan to attend, please call Henry Dabrowski at 770-851-7194 by May 14 to determine a headcount
Saturday, May 19th
CIC Election and Picnic
Meet at 9am for coffee and donuts at Homer Briggs Park, 2099 S. Oaks Ave., Ontario, Picnic Area 3.
Noon - Lunch. Please bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share and your own drinks. The club will provide the meat and tableware.
1:00 pm-CIC Election and Board Meeting –Remember it only takes a few hours a month to make a difference and keep our chapter strong.
DIRECTIONS: Exit the 60 fwy. at Mountain Ave., go north to Philadelphia St., turn left on Philadelphia and then right on Oaks Ave. The park is on your right.
Contact Terry Kale (714) 523-0403 for additional information
Saturday, May 26th
NW Chapter Poker Run
Oak Harbor, Washington
The meet will be at Rocky Point recreation area. Located on the bluff of West Beach off of Cowpens Rd, west of Gallery Golf Course. Oak Harbor, WA 98278
Directions from the South: Follow I-5 N to WA-20 W/Avon Cutoff in Burlington. Take exit 230 from I-5 N Continue on WA-20 W. Drive to Rocky Point Rd in Ault Field It's off base so no issues getting to it.
Hosted by the Hamilton’s: The Hamilton’s will take care of the burgers & dogs!
Bring snacks or deserts to share and your own drinks
The plan is for this to be an All Orphan Meet and Greet with Poker Run- for those interested.
TIME: The poker run will start about 10am, lunch for about 12-1.
The intent is to allow any orphan make of vehicle to show up
Monday, May 28th
Spring Creek Memorial Day Parade and Chapter Meet
For the Members who want to be in the parade, meet at the home of Phill Hoppman’s home by 9:00 AM. Address is 15411 Leavalley Dr., Dallas, TX. Group will drive from there to the parade kick-off point a few blocks. The parade will start at 10:00 AM, set up will be at Spring Valley Elementary around 9:30 AM. This is a neighborhood parade and runs on residential streets for about 20 to 30 minutes. The parade people would like a minimum of five Hudsons. We can have up to five or more vehicles. After the parade at noon, Phil will provide hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks. Please bring a dish to pass. Head count ahead is needed for planning the food. Contact Phil (972) 458-2826, Cell (214) 632-4196 to RSVP or if you need additional information. Bring a lawn chair in case we run out of seating.
Saturday, June 2nd
28th Annual Orphan Car Tour
The scenic roads of Maryland's Baltimore and Harford counties will be the setting of the 28th Orphan Car Tour on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Passing through areas such as Hunt Valley, My Lady's Manor and Worthington Valley, the tour's route will meander past horse farms and estates, villages and pastures. As in past years drivers will receive printed directions so they can take the tour at their own speed, and part of the day will be spent visiting places of interest along the route. A late-afternoon dinner at Friendly Farms Restaurant in Upperco will cap the day's itinerary. Plans are still being worked out, but complete information will be ready by February. Occasional updates will be posted at the Or-phan Car Tour's website, www.orphancartour.org, where a description and history of the Tour event are also available. The Or-phan Car Tour is open to all “orphan” (discontinued-make) vehicles at least 25 years old, and is sponsored by six local chapters of national “orphan” car clubs. Further information is available from Jon Battle, (540) 364-1770
Saturday, June 2nd
2018 Lively Event
The June Dixie Chapter Meeting will again be a Lively Event!!! The meeting will be on Saturday, June 2, 2017 at the residence of members Earl and Lindy Lively at 1360 Hodges Mill Road, Watkinsville, GA. There will be a few Hudsons on hand for your viewing pleasure and it is hoped that many of you will be able to bring yours. Lunch will be prepared and provided by the Livelys and Jim Sanders and served in the outdoor pavilion on site. We will meet around 10:30 - 11:00 and lunch will be served about noon. Directions: From Atlanta. Travel NE on I-85 and bear right on GA Hwy 316. Go to GA Hwy 53 (Hog Mountain Road) on 316 and turn right onto Hwy 53. Continue approx. 10 Miles to Hodges Mill Road and turn left from Hwy 53 onto Hodges Mill. Go past the 4-way stop sign and 1360 is approximately 200 yards on the right. Watch for the Hudson. Lost, or if you need directions coming from a different direction, please contact Jim Sanders at 239-671-1578.
Saturday – Sunday, June 2-3rd
New England Chapter Meeting
All are welcome to join the 2020 HET International Meet Committee to view the site and facilities for the 2020 HET International Meet. We will have dinner as a group at the hotel for those that choose to do so from the menu. We will preview the facility to show how it will work for the International meet. We will tour the facility around 2:30 and we would appreciate questions, helpful comments, suggestions and volunteers to make this another great Hudson International meet.
Double Tree by Hilton, 870 Williston Rd., Burlington, VT 05403
Sunday June 3th - After checkout, we will continue the fun at Carmen's house in Richmond VT. It’s about 13.7 miles away. Hotdogs by Jerre and Dave similar to Manchester style around 12:30 – 1:00.
Reservations for the Double Tree, Reservation can being made starting April 10th with cutoff date of May 15th. Room reservation number is (800) 560-7753. The rate $129.00 per night. Please use the group code “New England HET Club Meeting”. This hotel is pet friendly up to 80 Lbs. Maximum.
Directions to Double Tree I89 from the north or south - Take exit 14W. The hotel is first building on the right.
Directions to Carmen's from hotel - Turn left from hotel on Rt 2 for 11.4 miles to blinking light in the center of Richmond. Turn right at Cumberland Farms on to Bridge St. After 0.6 miles, turn right on to Huntington Rd. Follow the signs to HUNTINGTON for 1.6 miles. Turn left on Besaw Rd. Bottled water will be provided, otherwise BYOB.
Please reply as to which days you will attending - Saturday at the hotel and/or Sunday at Carmen's. RSVP to Jerre Hoffman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dave Tuttle (email@example.com) at (603) 352-8752.
Sunday, June 3rd
2018 Orphan Car Display
This is a joint meet of the Gateway Chapter and the Gateway AMC Club will be held at the National Museum of Transportation, 2933 Barrett Station Road, Kirkwood, Missouri 63122. Show open from 10am – 2pm. This is a display of cars that are no longer in production. Anyone is welcome to display a car that fits the criteria. There is no judging and no fees to view the cars. For additional information, contact Mike Norris, (618) 946-0570 or Rich Haley (314) 775-7994.
Saturday, June 9th
Taneytown History Museum
Stop by The Taneytown History Museum at 340 East Baltimore Street as we present Hudson Day! See several old Hudsons visit the museum which was once a Hudson car dealership. On display inside the museum there are will be “A Century of old toys. ”
One of the cars was actually sold by Mr. Martin Koons who was the Hudson dealer in Taneytown from the 20’s to the 50’s. At 12-noon, the owners will be present to tell us about their individual cars. Museum open 10 AM until 4 PM, Hudsons on site 10 AM until 2 PM Free Lemonade and cookies! For additional information, contact Joe Wood, (703) 618-4772 // Red343AMX@aol.com
Saturday, June 9th
Scott Kiechle Meet
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.firstname.lastname@example.org or Packard@comnetcom.net
Saturday, June 9th
Manchester, Ontario Canada
Join us at Haugen’s
Chicken & Ribs BBQ Restaurant, SE corner of Highways 7 and 12, Manchester
from 10 AM to 3 PM. Spectator Admission: Free, Vehicle Admission:
$10 for AMC, Rambler and predecessor vehicles including Nash, Hudson (and pre 1988 Jeep) Including AMC parts vendors for $10. No other makes please; Hosted by Northern Rambler’s Car Club of Canada. Contact Steve (905) 939-8050 or email@example.com
Sunday, June 10th
Late Spring Garden State Chapter Meet
Hillsborough, New Jersey
This meet will be a “hudnut paradise”. Every year we’ve had more attendees! Bring a potluck dish, salad, vegetable platter, desert, or a surprise. Don’t forget a lawn chair or two. Garden State HET will supply hot dogs, hamburgers, rolls, and some beverages. All extra liquid refreshment is very welcome. This meet is RAIN or SHINE. We're looking forward to seeing so many members again and ALL New
Jersey Hudson fans are welcome, even if you've seldom or never attended our meets. We'd love to meet new people and show you a good time. Please call Ted at (856) 983-4319 for additional information.
Saturday, June 23th
Studebaker Grissom Air Museum Meet
Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter is invited to join three Chapters of Studebakers, Packards and Avantis at Grissom Air Museum on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018.
8:00 AM - For those who want to join us for breakfast we will meet at the Dutch Café across US 31 from the Air Museum.
9:00 AM - We will start placing the cars on the display field and among the airplanes. There may be some time restrictions on the placing around the different airplanes to allow for photography.
1:00 PM - Picnic lunch will start with carry in by those attending, so bring a dish and your lawn chairs. Meat, drinks and all else will be provided by the hosting Chapters.
3:00 PM - Guest speaker to be named later.
Questions: call Ted Andrews, 317-773-8724, Ted_Andrews@msn.com
Sunday, June 24th
Southern California Chapter’s Annual Meet
Sierra Madre, California
July starts another new year for the So Cal Chapter of the HET Club. That means it is time for our Annual Meeting to compare notes, kick tires, elect new officers, break bread together, renew memberships and generally relax and have a good time.
This chapter has been doing this for over fifty years. The Board of Directors had a luncheon meeting recently and kicked around ideas of what the Annual Meet should be this year. It was decided that a potluck picnic would best meet the goals of the Annual Meet. For additional details or questions, please contact Joel Shapiro (323) 327-6110
Sunday, July 29th
Vintage Wheels & Wings
Mt. Hope, Ontario Canada
Bring your vintage vehicle to be part of our show or just drop by to view the beautiful collection of vintage cars and aircraft at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, 9280 Airport Rd, Mount Hope, Ontario from 9am – 4pm. Due to the overwhelming response of vintage cars last year, this year - VEHICLE PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Car owners may take pictures in front of a vintage aircraft for a minimum donation of $5 to the Museum. We consider a VINTAGE vehicle to be one that was manufactured 20 years ago or more (so 1998 or older). Admission: Regular admission rates apply - Adults (18-64) $15, Seniors (65+) $13, Students (13-17) $13, Youth (6-12) $10. Free admission for museum members. To display a vehicle, cost is $10 - includes one vintage vehicle, driver and 3 passengers. For more information, contact Kim Barton at ebarton3&cogeco.ca
Sunday, August 5th
Cruisin’ on Mai Street
The 18th annual Cruisin' on Main Street event, presented by Taylor Rental Party Plus, and fueled by CITGO Fueling Good, returns to Downtown Manchester on Sunday, August 5th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Rain dates will be August 12th and 19th. This one-day show, one of the largest cruise shows of its kind in the Northeast, will display antique and classic cars, trucks, sport cars and street rods - 1987 and older. Since 2001, Cruisin' has showcased more than 14,000 vintage vehicles to the delight of over 400,000 spectators. There will be food and music galore. Miss Connecticut will make an appearance, courtesy of CITGO Fueling Good. Spectator admission and parking is free.
Sunday, August 12th
43rd Annual Meet of Southern IN/KY Chapter
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
Sunday, August 19th
Warren Fluttrow’s Meet
The meet will be held at the Community Park located at 421 Monroe St, Monroeville, IN. The meet will start at 10:30 AM EDST with a carry in lunch at noon. The shelter is air conditioned and heated. Bring your covered dish, chairs and Hudson. Plates, utensils, and drinks will be provided. For more information contact: Warren Fluttrow, 308 Mulberry St. Monroeville, IN 260-623-3388
Saturday, August 25th
41st Annual LeMay Car Show
The Annual LeMay Car show will be held from 9:00am-5:00pm. It's been suggested that HET club members meet at the Albertsons on Military & Pacific in Spanaway/Tacoma at 7:45am and drive in together to park as a group. There also be nomination for club officers. For additional details or questions, please contact Dick or Phyllis Riggs – 503-707-9689 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday - Sunday, August 24-28th
Johnson & Edeburn’s Meet
Kaslo, British Columbia
Please reserve hotel accommodations by June 1st at Kaslo Motel. Phone (250) 353-2431 / (877) 353-2431, rate is $76 or $96 plus tax. 12 rooms have been held. Contact Robert Hudson (509) 934-7924 for additional information.
Saturday, September 15th
Orphan Car Show
Bring your Hudsons, Orphans and Collector Cars on September 15 to the Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairground Street, Franklin Indiana. We will join Hoosier Vintage Wheel Swap Meet and have a no judging car show. Entrance to the event will be free provided you bring your Collector Car and state that you are attending the Car Show. There is a very large grassy area which will accommodate 100 Collector Cars—so Come One, Come All. Gates open at 7 AM and there are lots of vendors. If you would like to register as an indoor or outdoor vendor, contact Scott Willis (317) 501-5266 before August 1st. If you have questions, contact Tim Lloyd: Home number (812) 334-2430 Tim's cell (812) 369-8293
Saturday, September 15th
Petridis Fourth Annual Fall Car Picnic
Please join the Petridis Family at 2934 Grundsau Ct. 18051 starting at 11AM. The family will supply hotdogs, burgers, wings, sausages and peppers, beer, soda, wine. Please bring a lawn chair and a covered dish or dessert. Call Liz for directions and RSVP (908) 906-7122 or email@example.com
Sunday, September 16th
NW Chapter - Planes and Cars
Chicken Run - Jordan, OR- PLANES AND CARS, 10:30am to 3:00pm at 39043 Jordan Rd., Scio OR (Near Salem). There will also be the NW Chapter Election Meet
Meeting Time: 2PM. For additional details or questions, please contact Dick or Phyllis Riggs – 503-707-9689 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday October 6th
Southern Indiana/Kentucky Joint Meet with the Model As
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, October 14th
Webers’ Annual Meet / Business Meeting
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
The address is 183 West Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760. The Weber’s can be reached at (508) 695-6592. More details to come
Thursday – Saturday, October 25-27th
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
29th Annual Hudsons in the Heartland Meet. Hosted by the Smoky Mountain and Mid-South Chapters. (For a room at the Vacation Lodge, 3450 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN call (865) 453-2640, or toll-free 1-800-468-1998. Mention HET Club. The Hospitality Room will open at 9 AM Friday and Saturday mornings. There will be a scenic driving tour on Friday morning. Swap meet in the rear parking area. Banquet Friday night at the Golden Corral. Low Country Boil Saturday night in the lower parking area of the Vacation Lodge. There will be a 50/50 raffle, Oldest HET and Longest Distance Driven awards. Registration form: ( 2018_pigeonforge.pdf). Contact Jim Sanders ((678) 661-3961) or email email@example.com for additional questions or details.
Friday – Sunday, February 1-3rd
Meritt Marks Memorial Meet
For many years the Orange Blossom Chapter of the Hudson-Essex-Terraplane Club has sponsored a multi-day Winter Meet. A number of years ago the Meet became known as the “Meritt Marks Memorial Winter Meet” in honor of our HET Club’s wonderful and gra-cious Founding Father. The meet will be held at the Fisherman’s Cove, 3950 N. Eichelberger Road in Tavares, FL , 32778
Motel: Best Western across from Waterman Hospital, approx.2-2.5 miles, (352) 253-2378
Holiday Inn, 3601 Burleigh Blvd. Tavares, (352) 742-1600
Camping: on site, make your reservation in advance, call (352) 343-1233 or (800) 254-9993 www.fishermanscoverv.us
· Friday: Dinner at a local restaurant @ 6:00 pm
· Saturday Morning: Continental Breakfast
· Saturday @ 12:00 pm. Lunch with meat, tea, lemonade, & water will be provided.
Please bring a dish & dessert to pass.
· Saturday Evening: Leftovers will be ready for dinner @ 6:30 pm.
· Sunday Morning: Breakfast, brings eggs, bacon, and any other breakfast items.