EMC 2023 Calendar
*EMC hosted events are posted in red.
January 21, 2023 – EMC 2022 Awards & 2023 Kick-Off / Florence MS – The EMC will be meeting At Barry’s Seafood at 11:30 am for our annual Business Meeting and Awards Banquet. Berry’s is located at 2942 US 49 in Florence, MS. We will be discussing future events for 2023. Your input is requested. We are always looking for someone to lead a drive along the roads less traveled to some out of the way place for lunch. Additionally, there will be awards! An award can be given to anyone for anything. Of course, there are the perpetual awards. For those who have a perpetual award, we will see who gets them next. The EMC’s Eager Beaver will be looking for a new home, so it’s recommended that you are present to ensure The Beav goes to a deserving new home. So, make plans to join us for a good time of conversation, good food, and some fun. Hope to see you all there. Details: John Turbeville (601) 940 – 5288, Charlie Durning (601) 668-7909.
February 18, 2023 – EMC Tech Session / Vicksburg MS – The EMC will start out 2023 with a tech visit to the garage of Pat and Barbara Cashman. Pat will check around for a project or two, we’ll eat some good food and share some time together. This 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 18, 2023 – EMC Tops Down / Rocky Springs MS – For 2021 the EMC will be meet at Rocky Springs MS on the Natchez Trace with the 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 the afternoon with the EMC family and friends. 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 – 2573.
March 25, 2023 – New Orleans British Car Day / New Orleans LA – Get your registration in early for the BMCNO British Car Day. The EMC will join the BMCNO in the celebration of British Car Day. The EMC hopes for a good member turn out to enjoy the celebration with our friends in Louisiana. Watch their website and click on the calendar for show details: www.bmcno.org.
April 14-15, 2023 – Brits on the Bay / Pensacola FL – For the 29th 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. The Friday night gathering is a do not miss so make plans early. Details: www.pbca1.com
April 20-23, 2023 – MG GOF South / Gainesville FL – GOF-South 2023 welcomes all MG cars from the Marque’s production conception in the Abingdon Works, a few Later Models, and nominated Classic Variants. In addition, we have teamed up with the North American MGA Register to Showcase the MGA series cars by featuring a NAMGAR Regional Event within GOF-South 2023. Details: https://www.gofsouth.org
April 20 – 23, 2023 –The Natchez Concours d’Elegance / Natchez MS – 1st Annual Natchez Concours d’Elegance. Show date is Saturday April 22. Open to all European Cars over 20 years old and all ages of Rolls-Royce and Bentley’s and all ages of European “Exotic” cars. Meet Hotel / The Natchez Grand Hotel. Details: www.natchezconcours.com or Richard Branyan (601) 807 – 4081.
June 12 -16 2023 – NAMGAR GT- 48 Memphis TN – If you are into extended driving in your MGA join this group of drivers/riders for the 2023 Gathering of the Faithful. Just a hop and skip up the road and you’ll be glad you made the trip for the 48th annual national gathering. Details: https://namgar.com/gt-48
June 17, 2023 – 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 / Pat Anderson (601) – 829 – 2573.
July 17 – 20, 2023 – NAMGBR 2023 MGs in the Foothills / Calgary, Alberta Canada – Make plans to attend the 2023 North American MGB Registers annual gathering. For 2023 it will be held in Calgary Canada. If you’re follower of the marque and you’ve not made a NAMGBR event this is the upcoming event for you. Make plans early. Details: https://mg2023.regfox.com/calgary
June 18 – 23, 2023 Triumph Register of America National Meet / Oxford OH – A bit of a ride for those from the Deep South however if you’ve never made a national TR event make your plans early. and happen to be in the area drop in. The TR always fills the calendar with events during their annual meet. Make plans early. Details: http://triumphregister.com
July 15, 2023 – 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. Gathering starts at 11:00am with lunch at 12:00pm. Details: Mike / Alice Glore (504) 231 – 5801.
August 19, 2023 – EMC Gathering and Food Tour / Brandon MS – Roy Schooler has offered his home for our August 19, 2023 EMC gathering. This will be the lead up meeting to the EMC Brits on the Bluff car show. Come on out and help make the 26th annual BotB a show to remember. Bring along a dish and enjoy great food and fun. Gathering starts at 11:00am. Lunch starts at 12:00pm. For additional details please call or email: Roy Schooler (601) 572 – 7091 or firstname.lastname@example.org
August – September (Dates TBA), 2023 – Vintage Triumph Register North American Challenge / (Location to be announced). If you’re looking for a national convention to attend this one is a bit closer to home. Tech sessions, venders and autocrossing along with all sorts of other fun. Details: https://vintagetriumphregister.org
September (Dates TBA), 2023 – 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 19th Annual Brits in the Ozarks will be there waiting for you. Details: www.britishironnwa.org
September 15-16, 2023 – EMC Brits on the Bluff / Natchez MS – We have the promise of a perfect weekend for the 26th Annual BOTB. Hang out on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River starting with our Friday night party and spend Saturday with us overlooking the Mississippi River. For a schedule and registration information click HERE. Details: John Turbeville (601) 940 – 5288, Gene Johnston (601) 941 – 4892.
October 13-14, 2023 – Renaissance Euro Fest Car Show / Ridgeland MS – Come to Ridgeland Mississippi and enjoy the 15th Annual Renaissance Car Fest. The 2022 event was one to remember. Lots of participation from EMC members as well as friends from surrounding clubs will be the order again for 2023. 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 (usually the first or second weekend. Dates TBA), 2023 – Nashville British Car Show / Nashville TN – If you’re looking for a nice drive up the Natchez Trace there’s no better reason than to attend the 28th Annual Nashville British Car Club Show. Lots 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 (usually the third weekend. Dates TBA), 2023 – Scarecrow Cruise & Car Show / Madison MS – Looking for a great weekend auto activity? This local show is in its 19th year and sponsored by the Mississippi Classic Cruisers. For show registration and scheduling check out their website 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 20 – 21 2023 – South Alabama British Car Festival / Fairhope AL – It’s a nice drive down to the fair community of 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 33rd year! Details: www.sabcc.org.
November 4, 2023 – 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 2020. The garage opens at 11:00am and lunch starts at 12:00pm. Details: Gene / Martha Johnston (601) 941 – 4892.
December 2, 2023 – EMC Christmas Party / Clinton MS – The EMC has been invited to the home of Will and Jennifer Duncan for the year end 2023 Christmas Party. Make plans to join us to wind down 2023 with the EMCs year end gathering. Details: Will / Jennifer Duncan JenniferLongmireDuncan@outlook.com.
*EMC hosted events are posted in red.