English Motoring Club of Mississippi


January 18, 2014 - EMC 2013 Awards & 2014 Kick-Off / Jackson MS - We had such a great time at Sal & Mookie's in 2013 we decided to revisit for 2014. Don't forget to bring your party hats along with awards for those that generated memories for you in 2013. Be careful what you wish for as a few of those awards that were so sought after in 2012 will be passed along and who knows you may be the lucky recipient this time around. New awards are always welcome! The fun and frivolity begins at 11:30am. Lunch will be from the menu. For a good time, Contact Gene Johnston (601) 201 - 0801 or John Turbeville (601) 940 – 5288.

February 15, 2014 – EMC Tech Session I / Vicksburg MS - The EMC starts out 2014 with a tech visit to the garage of Pat and Barbara Cashman. Pat’s got a couple of projects that he could use a little assistance on I’m sure and extra hands, eyes and thinking caps will certainly help get the correct wrench on the correct nut. The party's always fun. Bring a dish and join the wrenching at 11:00am and lunch at 12:00pm. Details: Details: Pat / Barbara Cashman (601) 638 – 3240.

March 15, 2014 – EMC Tops Down - St Patrick’s Day - For 2014 the EMC will be out in search of leprechauns in the woods around Rocky Springs. Wear your green or get a pinch and bring a spring in your step because it will be right around the corner. Bring a dish and enjoy. Details: Keith Anderson (601) 829 – 2938.

March 21 -22, 2014 – New Orleans British Car Day / New Orleans LA - Get your registration in early for the 24rd annual BMCNO British Car Day. The BMCNO has promised another great show in the Big Easy so have your bags packed and ready to go. Travelers from Jackson area can give me a ring. Watch their website for show details: www.bmcno.org. Travel plans with the EMC: Gene Johnston (601) 201 – 0801.

March 29, 2014 - EMC/DSARC Fun Rally - It's been promised that you won't leave the state during this rally unless you read from right to left. Then just reverse your direction to re-enter the state and have a great time at the ending ceremony. Members of the English Motoring Club and the Deep South Alfa Romeo Club have put together a great event again for 2014. Additional information will be forthcoming so stay tuned. When you receive notice, act quickly to ensure your entry. 2014 Fun Rally Entry Form. Details: Steve Whitfield (601) 918 – 9947 or Andy Menapace (601) 857 – 2829.

April 25 - 26, 2014 - Brits on the Bay / Pensacola FL - The 2013 Brits on the Bay had a record number of entrants.  For the 22nd annual show they’ll fill the field with friends, fun and automobiles. Make plans to attend a great weekend this time promised to be in the sun. Travel down to Pensacola with the EMC to join us for this yearly migration to sunny Florida. The Friday night gathering is a do not miss so make plans early. Details: www.pbca1.com. Travel plans with the EMC: Gene Johnston (601) 201 – 0801.

May 17, 2014 – EMC’s Drive Thru History - 2014's event looks to be another great outing for the EMC. Pat and Barbara Cashman will lead everyone on a Land, Sea and Air adventure beginning at 9:00am at the Bro Gro Texaco 401 Tiffintown Rd, Vicksburg MS (Just off I-20 exit 11, 7 miles east of Vicksburg (601) 636 - 6410. I've seen the itinerary and it looks like a great drive and a great day for the EMC. Make plans to attend this annual road trip. Details: Pat and Barbara Cashman (601) 638 - 3240 or (601)831 - 0063.

June 15 – 19, 2014 – North American MGB Register Annual Event / French Lick IN - Details: http://mg-2014.com. Travel details with the EMC: Gene Johnston (601) 201 - 0801.

July 19, 2014– EMC Lotus Weekend / Braxton MS - I’m sure we'll find some interesting roads on our way down to the beautiful burg of Braxton. Come and join the drive and the visit with Mike and Alice. Bring a dish and enjoy lazing on a sunny afternoon in the summertime with the EMC. Lunch starts at 12:00pm. Details: Mike / Alice Glore (504) 231 – 5801.

August 16, 2014 – EMC Tech Session II / Brandon MS - David and Jo Ann have a way of throwing a great party in lead up to the EMC show. Always lot’s to see and do along with a great meal what else can you ask for. This will be the pre-Brits on the Bluffs gathering so bring along a dish and enjoy the fun. Lunch starts as 12:00pm. Details: David / Jo Ann Bailey (601) 992 – 8566.

September 5 – 6, 2014 – Shoals British Car Show / Florence AL - If you haven't had the pleasure of visiting the Shoals British Car Show at Joe Wheeler State Park in Florence AL you should. It's a laid back gathering on the banks of Wheeler Lake. Everything including rooms, meals, Friday night reception and Saturday's Awards Banquet are with in walking distance. Details: www.shoalsbritishcars.org.

September 9 – 13, 2014 - Vintage Triumph Register National Convention / Dodson NC - Details: www.vintagetriumphregister.org.

September 18 – 21, 2014 – Southeast British Car Festival / Dillard GA - Details: www.peachtreemg.com or Jack Orkin jack.orkin@emory.edu.

September 19 - 20, 2014 – EMC Brits on the Bluff / Natchez MS - A bit of rain didn’t dampen our spirits at the 2013 BOTB as a matter of fact it was all very British. It’s promised to be all sunshine and roses for 2014 so we’re looking for a great turnout. We hope that friends from near and far will join us. Details: BotB Info/Registration, John Turbeville (601) 940 – 5288, Gene Johnston (601) 201 – 0801.

October 4, 2014 – Renaissance Euro Fest Car Show / Ridgeland MS - The 2013 Renaissance Car Fest was one to remember. Lots of participation from EMC members as well as friends from surrounding clubs will be the order again for 2014. When posted get your entry in early and make plans to attend. You’ll see cars that you don’t get a chance to enjoy often and in the surroundings of the Renaissance it’s just magnificent. Details:  www.euro-fest.net.

October 9 – 12, 2014 – 32nd Annual Six-Pack Trials / Oxford MS - Details: www.2014trials.com. EMC Rendezvous info: Ken Dolhonde (601) 876 – 0031 or Stephen Turner sdturner@juno.com.  

October 10 - 11, 2014 - Brits at the Parthenon / Nashville TN - If your looking for a nice drive up the Natchez Trace there's no better reason than to attend the Nashville British Car Clubs 20th Annual. Lot's to do including taking in the Lane Museum of Cars while in town. A reception is held on Friday evening and the shows on Saturday. Details: www.nashvillebritishcars.com

October 24 - 25, 2014 – South Alabama British Car Festival / Fairhope AL - It’s a nice drive down to Fairhope AL so join the caravan to the lovely city by Mobile Bay. The Friday night meet and greet is always fun and the food is fantastic. The 2013 show was a high water mark for the show on Saturday on the campus of Faulkner State within easy walking distance of downtown. The show organizers put on a well organized show so make plans to attend. Details: www.sabcc.org. Travel plans with the EMC: Gene Johnston (601) 201 – 0801.

November 8, 2014 – EMC Tech Session III / Ridgeland MS - We’ll have the chili on the stove and a wrench ready for stirring. We’ll put together a project or two or perhaps take one apart. Hope you can make the final tech session of 2014. The garage opens early and lunch starts at 12:00pm. Details: Gene / Martha Johnston (601) 607 – 7021.

December 6, 2014 – EMC / DSARC Christmas Party / Vicksburg MS - We return to the place that started the 2014 EMC tech sessions.  Make plans to join us at Pat and Barbara’s to wind down 2014 with the EMCs year end gathering.  Again in 2014 we will be sharing the table with the Deep South Alfa Romeo Club so bring a dish and join what’s become a great gathering. The party starts as 2:00pm. Details: Pat / Barbara Cashman (601) 638 – 3240.