June 1, 2001

Regional and local events that include Mustangs in their activites may be listed in this column by sending the necessary information to Mustang Monthly, P.O. Box 7157, Lakeland, FL 33807. Listings must be submitted at least 120 days prior to the event. Please type listings if possible.

May 17-20, St. Louis, MO Mustang Monthly and Mustang & Fords Magazines' Auto Show Spectacular 2001 at Gateway International Raceway. For more information, contact World Race Events at (305) 436-0996 or visit the Web site www.worldfordchallenge.com.

Pony Trail Event!May 18, Nashville, INMustang Monthly's Pony Trail will begin and end at Abe Martin Lodge at Brown County State Park. The trail will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will include a stop in Shelbyville. For more information, contact Jeff Ford at (863) 644-0449.

May 18-20, Nashville, INThe Indiana SAAC will host the 24th Annual Shelby Spring Fling at the Brown County State Park. All Shelbys, Cobras, Tigers, Mustangs, and hi-po Fords welcome. For more information, call Joyce Yates at (812) 988-7146 or fax (812) 988-0146 or e-mail jcyates@indiana.edu.

May 19, LaFayette, GARods and Relics Car Club Car Show and Fly-In at LaFayette Airport. For more information, call Greg Railey at (706) 639-3900 or e-mail Melissa at melissacarol@yahoo.com.

May 19, Wichita, KSThe South Central Region SVT Cobra Meet and the 8th Annual Classic II Cobra Mustang and Ford-powered Car Show and Swap Meet will be held at Towne West Mall. Modified MCA judging rules. Lots of classes available, including concours, modified, and show 'n' shine. For more information, contact Dean Gier at (316) 744-9695 or Michael Hoyman at (316) 634-6427 or visit the Web site http://home.kscable.com/sckmc.

May 19, Union City, GAThe 9th Annual Mustang Show, hosted by the TARA Mustang Club and sponsored by Gene Evans Ford. Registration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. Show hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open to all Mustangs, Shelbys, Cobras, and special-interest Fords. Modified MCA judging rules. Trophies awarded. For more information, contact Ricky Thornton at (770) 957-1209.

May 19, Millville, NJThe 5th Annual American Quality Classics Car Show at Cumberland Mall Burger King, hosted by the South Jersey Mustang Club. Rain date, May 20. Preregistration $12; day of show, $15. Three trophies per class. Door prizes and music. For more information, contact Lewin Mitchell at (856) 692-4393 or write to SJMC Show, 310 Country Club Ln., Buena, NJ 08310.

May 19-20, Memphis, TNThe Hot Rod Magazine Power Festival 2001 will be held at Memphis Motorsports Park. There will be a swap meet, a car corral, a show 'n' shine, 11 heads-up classes, and 2 bracket classes. For more information, call (800) 353-0918 or visit the Web site www.emapUSAevents.com.

May 19-20, Warren, MIThe 14th Annual Motor City Classic Car Show at the GM Tech Center. Auto memorabilia auction, swap meet, evening cruise, and classic car sales lot. Door prizes awarded throughout event. Concours event includes all makes and models with awards presented in more than 50 classes. For more information, write to 25528 Rubin, Warren, MI 48089 or call the hot line at (248) 975-6580.

May 20, Oak Creek, WIThe 19th Annual All-Ford Show and Swap Meet, rain or shine. Registration, $6 before May 1; day of show, $8. Dash plaques to the first 200 entries. Trophies in 26 classes. Free admission. For more information, call (262) 567-2622 or write to The Wisconsin Early Mustangers, 2511 W. Carrington Ave., Oak Creek, WI 53154.

May 20, Sumter, SCThe Annual Mustang and Ford Show will be held at McLaughlin Ford. Open to all Mustangs, Shelbys, Cobras, and special-interest Ford cars and trucks. Dash plaques, door prizes, trophies, and more. For more information, contact Dave Phillips at (803) 258-3839 or Deborah Brown at (803) 788-6117.

May 25-26, Nashville, TN
The Annual All-Ford Car Show and Falcon Regional Meet at the Airport Marriott, sponsored by the Music City Chapter, Falcon Club of America. Open to all '79-and-older Ford products. For more information, contact Dale Holland at (615) 883-1446.

May 25-27, Franklin, TN
A Nashville Odyssey, hosted by the Music City Mustang Club. For more information, contact Becky Golliver at (270) 781-1888 (registration info), Mike Golliver at (270) 781-1888 (judging info), Rick Bosshart at (615) 595-6226 (hotel info), or Jim Chism at (615) 446-0520 (general info).

May 25-27, Springfield, OH
Swap Meet and Car Show Spring Event. Parts and car sale. Approximately 1,000 collector cars on site. For more information, call (937) 376-0111 or visit the Web site www.ohioswapmeet.com.

May 27, Parksville, British Columbia, CanadaAll-Fords Spring Spectacular, hosted by Joe Cunningham Ford and the Vancouver Island Mustang Association. Open to all Ford vehicles. Entry fee, $10. For more information, e-mail gearhead@telus.net or call (250) 881-1423.

May 27, Kimberton, PA
The Valley Forge Mustang Club and the Chester County Antique Car Club will host The Chester County Car Show. All '6411/42-'01 Mustangs and all antique/ classic vehicles welcome. Participation awards, dash plaques, and goodie bags to all entrants. For more information, contact VFMC, 200 Chester Pike, Apt. C4, Ridley Park, PA 19078 or call (610) 521-1489.

May 27, Hacketstown, NJ
The 7th Annual Memorial Motor Madness Car and Craft Show at M&M/Mars from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain date, May 28. Cash prize of $250 for Best of Show. Cash prizes for First, Second and Third Place in 20 categories. Dash plaques to first 400 entries. For more information, call (908) 453-2104.

May 28, Albuquerque, NM
The Rio Grande Mustang Club of New Mexico is hosting its 19th Annual Mustang and Ford Car Show. Judging based on modified MCA rules and classes. Non-Mustang, Ford-powered vehicles welcome with popular choice choosing winners. For more information, contact Mac McMullen at (505) 294-7902 or Wally Short at (505) 299-4573.

Pony Trail Event!
June 1, Harrisburg, PA
Mustang Monthly's Pony Trail will start at CJ Pony Parts and end at the Carlisle All-Ford Nationals in Carlisle. The trail will begin at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Jeff Ford at (863) 644-0449.

June 1-3, Carlisle, PA
Carlisle All-Ford Nationals. All Fords, Lincolns, Mercurys, and Edsels welcome. All-Ford swap meet, car corral, manufacturers' area, show field, special guests, and drag racing. Gates open at 7 a.m. For more information, contact the Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Fairgrounds event hotline at (717) 243-7855 or visit the Web sites www.carsatcarlisle.com or www.carlisleproductions.com.

June 2, Calhoun, GA
The 21st Annual Mustang Show Prime Outlet Mall, presented by the Cherokee Regional Mustang Club in conjunction with Prater Ford Lincoln Mercury. Classes for early and late-model Mustangs, as well as Boss, Shelby, Cobra, Saleen, and special-interest Ford products. For more information, contact Richard Jones at (706) 629-9176, Jeff Kirkland at (706) 625-8411, or Russ Gilbert at (706) 629-4685 (after 7 p.m.).

June 3, Rock Hill, NY
The 38th Annual Antique Car Show. There will be 23 different classes with 2 classes for kids. Preregistered stock pre-WWII cars admitted free. Dash plaques, goodie bags, and wall plaques to the first 150 cars. Vendors welcome; free spot if preregistered. For more information, call John DeCastro, at (845) 292-4251.

June 3, Des Moines, IA
The 22nd Annual Mustang and Ford Show at Des Moines Area Community College, hosted by Mustang Club of Central Iowa. MCA-judged classes and 33 popular-vote classes. For more information, call Sandy and Doug Hammond at (515) 288-1308 or Roger Fee at (515) 961-0404.

June 3, Bloomington, IL
The 20th Annual Central Illinois Ford Day at Bob Dennison Ford, sponsored by Central Illinois Mustang Association and Bob Dennison Ford. Independent judges, large swap spaces, dash plaques for participants, and more. For more information, write to Frank Shaw, 257 W. Sheffield Rd., Groveland, IL 61535-9650 or call (309)387-2829 or e-mail MustangGT350H@juno.com.

June 9, Grand Rapids, MI
The 20th Annual Mustang and All-Ford Car Show and Swap Meet, hosted by The West Michigan Mustang Club at Tony Betten & Sons Ford. Dash plaques and goodie bags to the first 200 participants. Registration from 8 to 11 a.m. Awards presentation at 3 p.m. For more information, call Ron Stratton at (616) 246-6919 or Mike Jones at (616) 538-5579 or visit the Web site http://wmmc.stangnet.com.

June 10, Long Beach, CA
Ecology Auto Parts presents the Hi-Performance Swap Meet and Car Show. Buy, sell, and trade cars, parts, and accessories (new, used, and antique). For 24-hour information, call (800) 762-9785 or visit the Web site www.toppingevents.com.

June 10, Liverpool, NY
The 24th Annual Ford Show and Swap Meet, featuring only CNY All-Ford Powered Car Show, sponsored by the Syracuse Shelby Mustang Club and the Upstate NY Ford Dealer's Association. Vendor and car corral. For more information, contact Don Stillwell at (315) 673-2908 or Mark Nelepovitz at (315) 598-4670.

June 10, Manchester, CT
The 24th Annual Spring Roundup at Mustangs Unlimited, hosted by the Mustang Car Club of New England. Rain date, June 17. Four divisions with more than 24 classes for all model-year Mustangs, Shelbys, Cougars, and all other Ford autos. Stock, modified, or custom. For more information, contact the MCCNE info. line at (508) 674-5462 or Joe Dinnela at (203) 348-3114 (days) or (203) 322-4916 (evenings) or visit the Web site www.datasoftco.com/mccne.

June 10, Rochester, MN
The Southeast Minnesota Ford Club Car Show and Swap Meet at Olmstead County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. There will be 15 classes, and 32 trophies will be awarded. For more information, call Mike Erickson at (507) 285-1201.

June 16, Fredericton, New Brunswick, CanadaThe 17th Annual Mustang Show 'n' Shine from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wood Motors Ltd., sponsored by The Central New Brunswick Mustang Owners Club. Open to all Fords. Free participation and free admission. For more information, call Brian at (506) 472-5117 or Peter at (506) 450-4133.