English Motoring Club of Mississippi

Events

2015

January 17, 2015 - EMC 2014 Awards & 2015 Kick-Off / Jackson MS - We've had such a great time at Sal & Mookie's in the past we decided to revisit for 2015. Don't forget to bring your party hats along with awards for those that generated memories for you in 2014. Be careful what you wish for as a few of those awards that were so sought after in 2013 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 21, 2015 – EMC Tech Session / Vicksburg MS - The EMC starts out 2015 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 14, 2015 – EMC Tops Down - St Patrick’s Day / Rocky Springs MS - For 2015 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. Those leaving from the Jackson area will depart from the Clinton MS Welcome Center (on the Natchez Trace at 10:00am). Details: Keith Anderson (601) 829 – 2938.

March 20 - 21, 2015 – New Orleans British Car Day / New Orleans LA - Get your registration in early for the 25th 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 28, 2015 - 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 2015. Additional information will be forthcoming so stay tuned. When you receive notice, act quickly to ensure your entry. Details: Andy and Bonnie Menapace (601) 857 – 2829.

April 17 - 18, 2015 - Brits on the Bay / Pensacola FL - For the 23nd 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 8-11, 2015 - Springtime in the Smokies / Townsend TN - The annual event takes place in the shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains. Friday night hospitality, May 8, is an opportunity to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. There will be time after the show and before trophies are presented to drive over and around the hills enjoying a little of what east Tennessee is famous for. Details: Jim Watson, spridget@charter.net, or Richard Lockhart, englishautoftn@att.net or http://www.blountbritishcars.org

May 15 - 16, 2015 – EMC’s Drive Thru History - The 2015 event looks like another don't miss event. Terry and Meridith Trovato have agreed to show us around their lovely city. For those that have wished that you could spend some additional time around Natchez during Brits on the Bluff this is your invitation to join us for a lazy weekend in and around Natchez. There are plans being made which will include a Friday night reception courtesy of Richard Branyan so stay tuned. Details: John Turbeville (601) 940 - 5288, Terry and Meridith Trovato (601) 597 - 8684.

May 28 - 30, 2015 - British National Meet / Hot Springs AR - In the fourth year this event has gathered large numbers of very unique British cars from around the country. Hot Spring is the place to be to be if you’re an owner or a want to be. Join the fun in Hot Springs. Details: http://www.britishnationalmeet.com

June 20, 2015 – EMC Tech Session / Brandon MS - If our Tech Guru calls for a tech session you know it'll be a real challenge. Join us to see the answer to whatever puzzle Keith has up his sleeve. Wrenching starts at 11:00am and lunch starts at 12:00pm. Details: Keith and Pat Anderson (601) - 829 - 2573.

July 18, 2015 – 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 15, 2015 – EMC Tech Session / Brandon MS - David and Jo Ann have a way of throwing a great party in lead up to the EMC show. Come on out and see what David has added or improved on for 2015. 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. Gathering starts at 11:00am. Lunch starts as 12:00pm. Details: David / Jo Ann Bailey (601) 992 – 8566.

September 11 - 12, 2015 – 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 within walking distance. Details: www.shoalsbritishcars.org.

September 11 - 12, 2015 - Brits in the Ozarks / Fayetteville AR - Still looking for excuses for a mountain drive? Here's another chance to see the Ozarks in all of their colors and have a car show at the end of your drive. The Fourteenth Annual Brits in the Ozarks will be there waiting for you. Details: www.britishironnwa.org

September 18 - 19, 2015 – EMC Brits on the Bluff / Natchez MS - In 2014 we entertained a record crowd and the weather was soooo nice. It’s promised to be all sunshine and roses on the banks of the Mississippi for 2015 so we’re looking for another great turnout. We hope that friends from near and far will join us. Stay tuned for registration information. *Please make hotel reservations early. Host hotel: Natchez Grand Hotel (601) 446 - 9994. Reference: English Motoring Club. Details: John Turbeville (601) 940 – 5288, Gene Johnston (601) 201 – 0801.

October 3, 2015 – Renaissance Euro Fest Car Show / Ridgeland MS - The 2014 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 2015. 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 (check for date), 2015 - Brits at the Parthenon / Nashville TN - If you’re looking for a nice drive up the Natchez Trace there's no better reason than to attend the Nashville British Car Clubs Annual Show. 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 23 - 24, 2015 – 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 2014 show was a high water mark for the EMC's final travel and show each year. Although moved to a new location the 2014 show remained within easy walking distance of all that downtown Fairhope has to offer. 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 7, 2015 – EMC Tech Session / 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 2015. The garage opens early and lunch starts at 12:00pm. Details: Gene / Martha Johnston (601) 607 – 7021.

December 5, 2015– EMC / DSARC Christmas Party / Vicksburg MS - We return to the place that started the 2015 EMC tech sessions. Make plans to join us at Pat and Barbara’s to wind down 2015 with the EMCs year end gathering. Again in 2015 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.