English Motoring Club of Mississippi

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EMC 2019 Events Calendar

January 19, 2019 - EMC 2018 Awards & 2019 Kick-Off / Florence MSMake plans now to attend the start of the English Motoring Clubs 2019 season. We'll have a look back and share a chuckle about the times and places of 2018.  Sir Woody Chuck-alot will make an appearance so come with your traveling awards from prior years to recognized 2018. Don't forget that new awards are always welcome! We'll be setting out the 2019 schedule of events so bring your suggestions. The fun and frivolity will be held at: Berry's Seafood and Catfish House (2942 US- 49, Florence MS) starting at 11:30am. Details contact: John Turbeville (601) 940 – 5288.

February 23, 2019 – EMC Tech Session / Vicksburg MSThe EMC starts out 2019 with a tech visit to the garage of Pat and Barbara Cashman. Pat usually has project up his sleeve so make plans to attend. The party's always fun. Bring a dish and join the wrenching at 11:00am and lunch at 12:00pm. Details: Pat / Barbara Cashman (601) 630 - 7837 or (601 831 - 0063.

March 16, 2019 – EMC Tops Down / Rocky Springs MS For 2019 the EMC will be meet up down in Rocky Springs for with a hope of an early spring and a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day so you might consider wearing a wee bit of green to avoid a pinch. Bring a dish and enjoy. Those leaving from the Jackson area will depart from the Clinton MS Visitors Center (on the Natchez Trace) at 10:00am. Details: Keith / Pat Anderson (601) 829 – 2938.

March 22 - 23, 2019 – New Orleans British Car Day / New Orleans LA - Get your registration in early for the 29th 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 / Martha Johnston (601) 201 – 0801.

April 5 – 6, 2019 – Natchez Euro Fest / Natchez MS – Ring leader extraordinaire Mike Marsh has put together an outing for lovers of everything automotive. Show site will be on the grounds of Rosalie overlooking the Mississippi and Mike has arranged a weekend full of activities. The featured Marque for 2019 is Alfa Romeo. Details: www.euro-fest.net or Mike Marsh (601) 946 – 1950.

April 26 - 27, 2019 - Brits on the Bay / Pensacola FL - For the 27nd 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

May 10 - 12, 2019 – Springtime in the Smokies / Townsend TN - The 32th annual event takes place in the shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains. Friday night hospitality 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, (865) 548 – 9891 or www.blountbritishcars.org

June 15, 2019 – EMC Tech Session / Brandon MSIf 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 / Pat Anderson (601) - 829 - 2573.

June 23 - 26, 2019 – NAMBGR MG 2019 Traverse City / Traverse City MI – If you looking to get out and stretch your MGs legs this summer this is the trip for you. From Jackson area I figure you would win the EMCs 2019 Iron Butt award with the total driving mileage of about 1,000 miles and 15 or so hours of driving. Go ahead and have a good time with the Marque of Friendship group. This is where you sign up: https://namgbr.org

July 20, 2019 – EMC Lotus Weekend / Braxton MSI’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 17, 2019 – EMC Garage and Food Tour / 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 2018. Always lots 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 (check for dates, usually the first weekend), 2019 – 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. This show will be celebrating the 23rd gathering. It's a laid-back gathering on the banks of Wheeler Lake. Everything including rooms, meals and Friday night’s reception are within walking distance. Details:www.shoalsbritishcars.org

September 7, 2019 - 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 16th Annual Brits in the Ozarks will be there waiting for you. Details:www.britishironnwa.org

September 20 – 21, 2019 – EMC Brits on the Bluff / Natchez MS – We have the promise of a perfect weekend for the 22th Annual BOTB. Hang out on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River starting with our Friday night party and spend Saturday with us under the oaks at Bluff Park. There will be lots to do on your visit with us. Information and registration information will post about 30 – 60 days in advance. Details: John Turbeville (601) 940 – 5288, Gene Johnston (601) 201 – 0801.

October 6 - 11, 2019 – Vintage Triumph Register Convention / Dripping Springs TX - A bit of a ride for those from the Deep South however if you’ve never made a national event and happen to be in the area drop in.  Go ahead run to the land of cactus and cowboys. Make plans early. Details: www.vtr.org and https://feature.vintagetriumphregister.org

October 11 - 12, 2018 – Renaissance Euro Fest Car Show / Ridgeland MS – Come to Ridgeland Mississippi and enjoy the 11th Annual Renaissance Car Fest. The 2018 event was one to remember. Lots of participation from EMC members as well as friends from surrounding clubs will be the order again for 2019. 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 Mike Marsh (601) 946 – 1950.

October (check for dates, usually the second weekend), 2019 - 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 25rd Annual Nashville British Car Club 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.nashvillebritishcarclub.org

October (check for dates, usually the third weekend), 2019 – Scarecrow Cruise & Car Show / Madison MS – Looking for a great weekend auto activity? This local show is in its 16 year and sponsored by the Mississippi Classic Cruisers. For show registration and scheduling check out their web-site at www.MSClassicCruisers.com. If you’d like to park in the little British Car area contact Keith Anderson. Details: Keith Anderson (601) - 829 – 2573.

October 25 - 26, 2019 – 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. Join EMC members to drive and celebrate this show in its 28th year. Details: www.sabcc.org

November 2, 2019 – EMC Tech Session / Ridgeland MSWe’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 2019. The garage opens early and lunch starts at 12:00pm. Details: Gene / Martha Johnston (601) 607 – 7021.

December 7, 2019 – EMC / DSARC Christmas Party / Clinton MS – The EMC has been invited to the home of Will and Jennifer Duncan for the year end 2019 Christmas Party. Make plans to join us to wind down 2018 with the EMCs year end gathering. Details: Will / Jennifer JenniferLongmireDuncan@outlook.com

*EMC Hosted Event