April 21-23, 2017
Come join us as we celebrate our 30th Annual Buicks and Bluebonnets Tour. If the Buicks and their owners aren’t enough entertainment, there’s plenty of history, shopping, and other points of interest. Also, we’ve arranged for a local tour guide to enhance your vacation experience. The Hampton Inn, 979-337-9898, is taking reservations at the Buick Club rate of $129.00 until April 1, 2017. Registration material will be on the Lone Star Chapter website in the near future. For more information, check out “visit brenham texas”.com. Questions: moc.l1493436413oa@er1493436413tsaes1493436413r1493436413. Has it really been THIRTY YEARS?
April 23, 2017
The North East Ohio Chapter, BCA, hosts the 18th annual Swap Meet and Car Corral at Nick Abraham Auto Mall, corner of Route 57 and 1111 E. Broad St., Elyria, Ohio. The swap meet is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Indoor and outdoor spaces are $15 for a 10’ by 16’ area. Car corral is $5 per car. Set up available on Saturday 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday starting at 6:00 a.m. Spectator admission is $4; food available. Entrance from E. Broad St. driveway. Call Tom Ferencz: 440-227-4080.
May 6, 2017
Keyport, NEW JERSEY
The New Jersey chapter of the BCA will be holding their annual car show at Straub Buick-GMC, 400 Highway 35 South, in Keyport, NJ. on May 6. Rain date is May 13. Judging in multiple classes, DJ, food vendor and a free lunch voucher for each registered car. Car registration $20, automotive-related flea market space $25 and spectators are free. Information: Kevin Keenan 908-461-8301 or moc.l1493436413oa@na1493436413neekj1493436413nivek1493436413
May 7, 2017
St. Paul, MINNESOTA
The Gopher State Chapter will host its 30th Annual Spring Extravaganza Car Show & Swap Meet on Sunday, May 7, 7a.m. – 3p.m. at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul (rain or shine). All show vehicles 2000 and older, plus any year Buick, are welcome. Trophies for top 30, plus top 5 Buicks. Day of show costs: $15 per vehicle, driver and one passenger; $25 per 25’ x 15’ swap space; $5 per spectator over age 12. For more information, including early registration discounts, contact us: Spring Show GSCBCA, P.O. Box 130067, St. Paul, MN 55113 or 651-770-8096.
May 15-19, 2017
Traverse City, MICHIGAN
“Cherry Blossoms & Lakes ” is the 2017 Buick Driving Enthusiasts’ national spring tour in Traverse City, Michigan. We will visit Sleeping Bear Dunes NP, Music House Museum, a winery, Hagerty Garage, Tunnel of Trees drive along Lake Michigan, Grand Traverse Commons for shopping, & of course an ice cream manufacturing location. You won’t want to miss the famous cherry trees in bloom during the tour of the Old Mission Peninsula & a lighthouse. There will be some early bird self-tours available on Sunday, i.e. Mackinac Island. BCA members may attend one BDE event without joining. Come try us out. For more information, call John Daily @ 810-658-0126 or email moc.l1493436413oa@7r1493436413dryse1493436413.
May 28, 2017
Wantagh, Long Island, NEW YORK
The Long Island Chapter hosts the 38th all-Buick show at the Wantagh train station, Sunrise Highway, behind Sun Buick. Show hours: 9am to 3pm. Show open to all Buicks including modified. Preregistration is $15 for club members, $18 non- members. Pre-war is $5. Day of show is $20 for all except pre-war at $5. Rain date 6/11. Make check to Long Island Buick Club and mail to 15 Arbor Ct., Bohemia, NY 11716. Info at 516-380- 5751 or ten.e1493436413nilno1493436413tpo@814934364134dral1493436413lim1493436413. Vendors please call.
June 3, 2017
Mason-Dixon Chapter and Freysinger Buick will host their 9th annual Buick Show at Freysinger Buick/GMC, 6251 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA. Peer judging with Buick Classes, 3 awards per class. Two classes for GM other makes, two classes for non-GM makes, all-inclusive modified class, 3 awards per class. Best of Show-Buick, Best of Show-other makes, Dealer’s Choice Buick, Long Distance, Oldest Car. Dash plaques to the first 75 entries. Registration 8:30-10:30. Show 9-3. Advance registration $10 until May 25, $12 day of show. Contact, Larry DiBarry, 717-263-3804, moc.l1493436413iamto1493436413h@ojr1493436413abid1493436413 or Dick Beckley, 717-395-7128, ten.x1493436413ipe@y1493436413elkce1493436413bd1493436413.
June 4, 2017
The Greater Cincinnati Chapter hosts our 5th annual All-GM car show at the Fiehrer Motors Buick/GMC, 6720 Gilmore Rd, Hamilton, OH 45011. Still only a $10 entry fee! All GM cars and trucks through 2010 are eligible for judging. Newer, display only. Top 50 awards, plus Best Buick. Registration 9-12 a.m. Awards at 3 p.m. Dash plaques and goodie bags to the first 100 cars. Lots of door prizes including two $100 gift cards and a 40″ LED TV. Extra chances for TV sold for $5 each. Information: Brian Clark, 513-278-7628, moc.l1493436413iamg@1493436413acbit1493436413annic1493436413niC1493436413 or www.cincinnatibca.org.
June 10, 2017
The Central Indiana Chapter invites you to attend the 29th annual BOPC/LaSalle Show in Highland Park behind the Elwood Hayes Museum in Kokomo, Indiana on June 10th. Registration : 9:00 am to noon. Judging (by attendees) starts at noon. Awards at 3:00 pm. Registration is $15 first car and $5 second. $5 for swap spaces. Nine classes with three awards in each class. Plus best Buick, Olds, Pontiac, Cadillac and best of show. Door prizes, food, music and shade. Tour the Elwood Haynes Museum. Questions: Jeff Shively 765-712-1659 or moc.o1493436413ohay@1493436413149151493436413691da1493436413C1493436413.
June 11, 2017
The Chiwaukee Border Chapter and Palmen Buick hosts their 1st Annual All-Buick Car Show event on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Palmen Buick, 7110 74th Place, Kenosha, WI. Dash plaques and goodie bags to the first 100 registered Buick participants, over 20 Buick classes with participant judging. Registration raffle, 50/50 raffle, DJ music provided along with food and drink on site. Registration 8:30-11:30. Buick car show 9-3 with awards around 2:30. Registration $15. Rain-out date Sunday, June 25, 2017. Show information contact Kevin Kauppi, 224-623-1297, moc.l1493436413oa@311493436413ippua1493436413knive1493436413k1493436413 or Lawrence Ten Pas, moc.l1493436413iamg@1493436413sapne1493436413tjecn1493436413erwal1493436413
June 11, 2017
25th Anniversary “The Past and its Wheels” car show, sponsored by Wills Ste. Claire Museum and Blue Water Region AACA, on grass at Marysville City Park along the St. Clair River, Sunday, June 11 at 8 a.m. Enter park opposite the Chrysler plant. Buick is the featured car, unmodified, 25 years old or older. Registration — $15 in advance; $20 day of show; free coffee & donuts for participants; dash plaques for first 100 cars registered. Information: Gary Minnie (810) 327-6721. Registration — Blue Water Region AACA, c/o Pam Carlisle; 612 Minnie; Port Huron, MI 48060
June 17, 2017
24th Annual Buick Open, 115 2nd SE, Puyallup, in conjunction with Ezra Meeker Days street fair. 8AM-4PM, registration $15 for BCA members, $18 non-members. Puget Sound Chapter BCA, Doug Wolford, 253-722-3711, moc.o1493436413ohay@1493436413guody1493436413trega1493436413h1493436413.
June 17, 2017
The Rocky Mountain Chapter will host their 7th annual All Buick Car Show, Saturday, June 17 at King Buick-GMC located at 4175 Byrd Dr., Loveland, Colorado from 10 AM to 3 PM. Dash plaques, trophies, music, door prizes, plus food and drink will be part of the fun. Free admission, all years and models of Buicks welcome. Peoples’ choice awards in several categories. Nearby lodging and dining available at special rates. For information contact moc.q1493436413@nosb1493436413igmit1493436413 or 970-690-3658.
June 26-29, 2017
Riviera Owners Association annual international meet will be held at the Boomtown Hotel, outside of Reno. All are welcome to visit the car display on the 29th. Details on www.rivowners.org.
July 13-15, 2017
35th Annual Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show and Cruise-In presented by Honda Marysville, July 13-15, 2017, at the Metro Center in Dublin, Ohio. Buick Club of America Great Lakes Regional Meet. Come see the Futurliner; the 1910 Buick Bug race car; a 1904 Reo and Baby Reo; and a special Buick display sponsored by the Buick Heritage Alliance. Information: www.ArthritisAutoShow.com or moc.s1493436413u-stt1493436413@sera1493436413hsarB1493436413.ffeJ1493436413,
Cedar Rapids, IOWA
The Iowa Hawkeye Chapter is hosting the Heartland Regional for three days in July. Additional information will be added to the Bugle Coming Events announcement and chapter web site at www.iowahawkeyebuickclub.com.
July 23, 2017
Cheektowaga (Buffalo), NEW YORK
27th Annual All Buick Car Show, July 23, Niagara Frontier Chapter, at Cheektowaga Town Park. Spacious parking for show cars, registration 9:00 AM to 12 noon; awards 3:00 PM. Cars are peer-judged: Best of Show; Best Modified; Sponsor’s Choice. Shelters available. Food and refreshments are available. Cheektowaga Town Park is located at 2600 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga, NY, near exit 52 on the I-90, and Harlem Road exit from Route 33 exit. Information: John Marriott 716-895-2183 or Dave Robinson 716-359-2191. Email: ten.n1493436413ozire1493436413v@0471493436413nhoj1493436413. Registration, car and driver $15.00, second car free. Car corral or vendor space $15.00.
July 30, 2017
14th Annual Reisterstown Car & Truck Show (former Meadowood show). Moving to a bigger, better Reisterstown Regional Park, 401 Mitchell Dr., Reisterstown, MD. All makes welcome, original or modified, 1900 to present, rain or shine. 10 AM – 3 PM. Top awards stock and modified plus best of each decade. Hot dogs & drinks available, door prizes, dash plaques first 100. Same friendly fun show. Sponsored by Free State Region, VCCA & Buick Owners of Maryland, BCA. A portion of your donation goes to local animal welfare group. Show vehicle donation of $10 if registered by July 22, $15 day of show. Info: Bill, ten.t1493436413sacmo1493436413c@71914934364131dnar1493436413g1493436413 or 410-527-0953. www.freestateregionvcca.org.
August 5, 2017
The Portland Area Chapter’s 29th annual All Buick Show, 9:00AM to 3:00PM at The Museum, 1015 NE 78th Street, Vancouver, WA. One block east of Interstate 5 at Exit #4. Peer judging in 13 classes. Block of hotel rooms held until July 21 at Quality Inn & Suites, four blocks south of show field. Call hotel at 360-696-0516 to reserve rooms: $120 queens or $127 king. Show registration is $15 for BCA members, $18 for non-BCA members, $20 for all registrations after July 5th. Contact Duke Charpentier at 360-904-7191 or ten.t1493436413sacmo1493436413c@1kc1493436413iuB1493436413.
August 12, 2017
Milwaukee area, WISCONSIN
31st Annual All-Buick Show hosted by the Cream City Chapter at Matty’s Bar & Grille, 14460 W. College Ave., New Berlin, WI. Dash plaques and goodie bags to first 100 entrants (last year we exceeded 100 vehicles, so register early); 56 trophies in 17 classes. Chauffeured golf cart for those with mobility issues. Low-volume music, great food on-site, dine-in A/C restaurant or delivery to car. Registration starts 9:00 AM, show starts 10:00 AM, awards 2:15 PM. Advance registration $12.00, day of show $15.00. Bill Hitchcock 414-719-5656 or Al Yaccarino 414-421-3240.
August 14-17, 2017
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
McLaughlin Buick Club of Canada invites you to participate in our annual Homecoming, no judging. Tours to interesting places in York Region, just north of Toronto. Plus a tour of our largest TV network building. For a registration form, please contact: Keith Horsfall, 705-434-1085, moc.s1493436413regor1493436413@revo1493436413lkciu1493436413b1493436413. Registration deadline June 30, 2017.
August 19, 2017
Join the Buicktown Chapter at the 5th Annual Buicks on the Bricks show located on Water Street in Flint, MI. Here, Billy Durant’s success in building carriages ultimately created General Motors Corporation. This year General Motors is opening the fully restored “Durant-Dort Factory One” facility, the “Birthplace of GM”. The building is home to the Kettering University Archives. Expect to see early automobiles on display. Entry is free and parking is available on site. See events and schedules on the “2017 Back to the Bricks” web site; for Water Street information contact Al at moc.l1493436413iamg@1493436413361se1493436413nojla1493436413 or Roger at moc.l1493436413oa@sy1493436413ytr1493436413.
August 20, 2017
The Yankee Chapter is sponsoring a “Buick Only” show at Wallingford Buick, 1122 Old North Colony Road, Wallingford, CT 06492. Show time will be 9 AM – 3 PM, rain or shine. There will be six classes with peer judging and the Best of Show award. Goodie bags with dash plaques for first 85 cars. All car entries will be eligible for door prize drawings. Registration is the day of the show only, with a $10 per car cost. Spectators admitted free. Contact Rich Dayton, 203.509.6136; or Jim Comeau, 860.569.2344 for more information. Also check our web site: http://www.yankeechapterbca.org.
September 11-14, 2017
Drive those old Buicks to Nashville and make memories with the Buick Driving Enthusiasts’ Fall Tour! Visit Belle Meade Plantation, Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman Auditorium, Lane Motor Museum, Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, Oaklands Mansion and Cannonsburgh Village. We’ve blocked an “all suites” hotel with breakfast at $94.95 + tax. Hotel information will be provided upon receipt of registration. This tour is restricted to 50 Buicks, so register early. Contact Ellen Cavanaugh, 8400 Vamo Road, Apt. 1260, Sarasota, FL 34231. Phone 941-966-8271(h); 941-350-4347(c); e-mail: ten.t1493436413sacmo1493436413c@7hg1493436413uanav1493436413ac1493436413.
September 13-16 2017
It’s time to start making your plans to attend the 38th Annual ‘53-’54 Buick Skylark Club Meet. This year’s meet will be held from September 13-16 just outside Nashville in Franklin, TN. We’re planning a good mix of activities that include a slice of Nashville’s musical history, antique cars, and historical sites. The host hotel for the meet is the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin, TN. Hotel reservations may be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and referring to the Group number of 2304254. Questions: ten.t1493436413sacmo1493436413c@71014934364132teeM1493436413kraly1493436413kS1493436413.
Sept 29 – Oct 1, 2017
Clifton Park, NEW YORK
New York NE Regional—Friday: Tour to Auto Museum & evening BBQ dinner cruise@5:30pm. Saturday: Buick car show @ 9am, with peer judging & 3 awards per class @ 2pm. 5pm happy hour + banquet @6 pm. Sunday 10/1 Aftertour. Many local historical, entertainment, and shopping sites, and 40 miles to Lebanon Valley Speedway. Host Hotel: Homewood Suites: $135 + tax. Clifton Park Center, 42 Clifton Country Road. CODE: BCS. Back-up: Hilton Garden Inn: $125 + tax. 30 Clifton Country Center Road. CODE: BCA. Call 1-800-HILTONS for either. Prime leaf peeking season! See www.unybca.com for pricing and registration options.
October 8, 2017
Cold Spring, NEW YORK
6th Annual Buick-Only Car Show, sponsored by Hudson Valley Chapter, BCA, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Rain date: October 15. GPS address: 99 Market Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516. This will get you close. Entrance to Constitution Island is at far southern end of Cold Spring train station parking lot. Bring chairs; lunch served, $20 per person includes lunch. Dash plaques for first 50 Buicks. Show gate closes 1 p.m. RSVP to Paul Cialone, ten.t1493436413sacmo1493436413c@eno1493436413laicp1493436413, 203-240-7247.
October 14, 2017
Central New England Chapter, BCA, “Buicks In The Fall 2017” Car Show. Come celebrate our 50th anniversary as the first chapter of the BCA. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Cernak Buick, Inc., 102 Northampton Street, Easthampton, MA 01027. Show car registration $10.00. Pre-Registration — make checks payable to CNEC; in notes put “BITF 2017”, mail by October 7, 2017 to: BITF 2017, c/o David Cleveland, 77 Edwards Road, Westhampton, MA 01027-9644; Phone: 413-527-0661 Email: ten.t1493436413sacmo1493436413c@eib1493436413beD.d1493436413ivaD1493436413 or Jim Ramsey, Director CNEC, 3 Campbell Drive, Easthampton, MA 01027; phone: 413-527-7761; Email: moc.l1493436413iamto1493436413h@yes1493436413marmm1493436413ij1493436413.
October 29, 2017
41st Annual Old Car Show with in/outdoor flea markets, 83 Community Center Drive, Kempton, Pa 19529. HELD RAIN OR SHINE! Registration 8 am – 12 noon. 9 classes, 3 awards each class, plus Director’s Award. $2.00 of pre-registrations are donated to Dream Come True! Accepting all cars, trucks and motorcycles up to 1996. Conducted by the Free Spirit Chapter, BCA. Not responsible for theft, loss or injury. Proof of insurance may be requested. Clarence Getz, 610-377-6130, www.buickfreespirit.org.
June 19-23, 2018
Lone Tree, COLORADO (Denver area)
The Mile High Chapter hosts the 2018 BCA national meet at the Denver Marriott South. Save the date.
Mark your calendars! Northeast Buick Regional, September 2018 (exact date to be announced), presented by the Free Spirit Chapter, BCA, to be held @ Pfeiffers Ice Dams, 880 Main Road, Lehighton, Pa. 18235. Watch for further information in future Bugles, or chapter website, www.buickfreespirit.org.t