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August 19-20, 2017 Fort Jennings, OH
2017 Fort Fest

All military exhibits, re-enactments, and entertainment are FREE!  See Fort Fest for more information.
August 19-20, 2017 Conneaut, OH
D-Day Conneaut

Conneaut Township Park. 480 Lake Rd., (44030).  Free admission! 73rd Anniversary of the WWII invasion. Check D-Day USA for schedule updates.
August 19-20, 2017 Indianapolis, IN
Pacific Theater-Battle & Display
 
Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. (enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St.)  10AM-4PM daily.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park.  Re-enactment & display.  Contact M20CW for more information.
August 23-26, 2017 Portland, IN
53th Annual Tri-State Gas Engine and Tractor Show

Jay County Fairgrounds, 1010 N. Morton St., (47371).  $5 admission daily. Featuring Oliver-Hart Parr Tractors & Indiana Engines this year.  Displays of antique engines & tractors, giant swap meet, daily entertainment, and food.  Visit Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Association for more information.
August 25-26, 2017 Hallsville, OH
Historic Military Show

Ft Economy Museum, 6587 State Route 180, (45644).  8AM-7PM daily.  Military flea market, food, drinks. Free parking, museum will be open, primitive camping available. Contact: floater@verizonview.net.  
August 27, 2017
HMV Request
Kokomo, IN
2017 PQI Car Show

Kokomo Transmission Plant, 2401 S Reed Rd., (46902).  9AM-4PM.  Bring up your HMV for the day.  Meet across the street at Bob Evans 2040 S Reed Rd., (46901) at 8AM for breakfast and convoy across in force.  Contact Ricky Miller, millerrg3@yahoo.com, to get in the lineup.
August 31-September 2, 2017 Muncie, IN
2017 Indiana Warbird Campaign & Salute to the Classics

Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5151 East Memorial Dr., (47302).  The greatest Radio Controlled Scale Airplane event of the year. Visit the Indiana Warbirds Campaign site for more details & schedule.
September 2, 2017
HMV Request
Marion, IN
27th Annual Fly/In Cruise/In
 
Marion Municipal Airport, 5904 South Western Ave., (46952).   7AM-2PM.  This year feature - F-6D "Lil' Margaret," a photo reconnaissance variant of the P-51D Mustang, from the Midwest Aviation Museum in Danville, Illinois.  Antique, classic, homebuilt, ultralight, rotorcraft & warbird aircraft, vintage cars & trucks, HMVs & tractors. All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast. Visit the Fly/In Cruise/In site for more info & updates. 
September 2-3, 2017 Vincennes, IN
10th Annual Salute to the Veterans of WWII
 
Indiana Military Museum, 715 S 6th Street Rd., (47591)  Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 9AM-4PM.  Saturday: Battle ~ museum brings out Sherman, Stewart, US and German half-tracks, PAK40, Bren Gun carrier, Dingo.  Personal WWII jeeps, motorcycles, trucks, and artillery welcome to participate.  For more info, contact Jon Andrews at sianoil@hotmail.com. Watch the Indiana Military Museum website or their Facebook page for updates.  
September 2-3, 2017 Belleville, MI
Thunder over Michigan

Yankee Air Museum, Willow Run Airport, (48111).  Blue Angels (Navy team) will fly.  Rides available in B-17 "Yankee Lady", B-25 "Yankee Warrior", C-47 or WACO Biplane.  WWII re-enactor battles, static displays, and more.  See Thunder over Michigan for more details.  
September 9, 2017 Defiance, OH
Auglaize Village Military Day/Wing Fest
 
Auglaize Village, 12296 Krouse Road, (43512).  10AM-5PM.  See their Facebook page for details and information.
September 9-10, 2017 Indianapolis, IN
Spanish-American War-Battle & Display
 
Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. (enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St.)  10AM-4PM daily.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park.  Re-enactment & display.  Contact M20CW for more information.
September 14-17, 2017 Greentown, IN
35th Annual Reunion
Howard County Healing Field, 8313 County Rd E 400 S., (46936). Live entertainment, camping.  Hosted by the Howard County Vietnam Veterans Organization.  For more information and updates, visit the HCVVO website.
September 15-16, 2017
Meeting & Rally & Parade!
Portland, IN
26th Indiana MVPA Rally & Swap Meet - Museum of the Soldier's Open House & Fundraiser Dinner
Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 East Votaw Street. 9AM-6PM daily. Combined with the Museum of the Soldier's annual Open House & Fundraiser Dinner. Parade in town at 10AM & club meeting after at 11AM Saturday. Vendor spaces are still $20 for outdoor or covered spaces. Cost for the MoS's annual BBQ chicken dinner is $9 (dinner not included with vendor fee). The dinner is Friday tickets are available from the MoS in advance. The Museum at 510 East Arch Street will be open. For more vendor information, contact: Mike Lusty at Rally@IndianaMVPA.org.
September 15-16, 2017 Gilbert, PA
Annual Redball Gilbert Rally & Swap Meet
 
West End Fairgrounds, (18331). 8AM-5PM daily. Visit Redball Rally for more info. Contact Jim Gilmore at 570  325-5216 or jgilmore@pdt.net. 
September 15-16, 2017
HMV Request
Greensbury, IN
Tree City Fall Festival

Vic. KB Specialty Foods, 1225 N Broadway St., (47240).  Parade on Saturday at 10AM.  Looking for approximately a 3/4-ton vehicle to carry singing group in parade.  If you can participate, contact David Weakley at dwweakley@yahoo.com.  Watch Tree City Fall Festival site for festival details.
September 21-24, 2017 Gas City, IN
Ducktail Run Rod & Custom Show
‘Beaner Linn’ Park, 718 S. Broadway, (46933). Cars from over 40 states and Canada travel to participate.  Swap meet, crafts, and live entertainment all weekend.  Muffler rapping, flame-throwing contests.  All makes and models on display.  See Ducktail Run website for details, schedule, and updates.
September 22-24, 2017 Fairmount, IN
Remembering James Dean Festival & James Dean Run Car Show
Playacres Park 300 E. Madison St., (46928). Huge car show featuring 50’s classic and custom autos, Parade of Neon, swap meet, and plenty of 50’s entertainment-James Dean look-alike contest, 50’s dance contest, 5k walk, and showings of Dean’s three films.  Visit the James Dean website for details, schedule, and updates.
October 8, 2017
New Date
Indianapolis, IN
Air War Over Europe Display
 
Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. (enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St.)  10AM-4PM.  Conducted by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park.  Display.  Contact M20CW for more information.
October 12-14, 2017 Portland, IN
13th Annual Fall Swap and Sell Meet

Jay County Fairgrounds, 1010 N. Morton St., (47371).  $5 admission daily. Antique Engines, Tractors, Related Parts & Tools. Visit Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Association for more information.
October 21-22, 2017
HMV Request
Noblesville, IN
Greater Indianapolis Militaria Show - Fall Show

Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St, Building 7/"OV Winks" Building.  Sat 9AM-4PM, Sun 9AM-3PM. $6 admission, $5 w/flyer or postcard. Uniforms, bayonets, weapons, field equipment, insignia, books and more.  Bring your HMV!  For information or vendor tables, contact Sue Elder at info@indplsmilitaria.com or 317  332-6557.  Download FLYER.
October 27-28, 2017 Indianapolis, IN
Soldiers' Haunting
 
Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. (enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St.)  10AM-4PM daily.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park.  Contact M20CW for more information.
November 11, 2017 Indianapolis, IN
1940s Dinner Dance
 
Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. (enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St.)  10AM-4PM.  Conducted by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare.  Contact M20CW for more information.
December 16-17, 2017 Indianapolis, IN
Battle of the Bulge Display
 
Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. (enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St.)  10AM-4PM daily.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park.  Display.  Contact M20CW for more information.


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