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July 25-26, 2019 North Baltimore, OH
MVPA Archives Meeting

Looking for volunteers to help out.  Lodging provided for those working both days.  Contact: Art Pope at apope8@aol.com.
August 3, 2019
HMV Request
Greenwood, IN
Airport Day

Indy South Airport, 897 Airport Pkwy., (46143). 10AM-3PM.  Commemorative Air Force Trainer Planes, WWII Reenactors. Police & Fire Equipment, Civil Air Patrol, Helicopter Rides. Nice opportunity to take your HMV over for a photo op.
August 3, 2019
HMV Request
Peru, IN
13th Annual Warbirds Cruise In
Grissom ARB Museum, 1000 W. Hoosier Blvd., (46970).  7:30AM-2:30PM. Vintage warbirds and cars. You will want to take your HMV to this show. Contact: 574 398-1451 or director@grissomairmuseum.com.
August 5-10, 2019
Convention
York, PA
44th Annual MVPA Convention 

Utz Arena, 334 Carlisle Avenue, (17404). The host hotel is the Wyndham Garden (2000 Louckes Rd., 17408.)  NO registration fees for MVPA members this year.  Tours to Washington DC area (Arlington National Cemetary, Smithsonian Museums on the Mall and NASA Museums), Hershey Chocolate World (includes chocolate tasting), Gettysburg area (Battlefield, Museum, and "Camp Buck"), Utz Potato Chip factory, and more. Watch for more information in the MVPA "History in Motion" or visit MVPA.org/Convention.  Convention FLYER.
August 9-10, 2019 Aniwa, WI
2019 Wisconsin Military Show
Motorama Auto Museum, 4381 Stradale Ln., (54408). MV Show, Swap Meet, Reenactments and Living History Displays. Hosted by Alpha Heaven, Inc. 3rd year! Early move-in 7 August; Participants Day (meeting, trail rides, party) 8 August; Public 9-10 August.  For more info, contact: Alfa Heaven at 715-449-2141.
August 10-11, 2019
HMV Request
Peru/Bunker Hill, IN
13th Annual Gathering of Veterans & Patriots
American Huey Museum, 2901 W. Broadway, (46914). Sat 9AM-6PM, Sun 10AM-4PM. American Huey 369 from Peru, IN will be have their two slicks helicopters in and doing membership flights. Also, they will have their gunship with a Little Bird helicopter.  Food and music on site.  This will be their first public event at their new location.  Air assault re-enactments on both days.  Visit American Huey 369's website for details.  See FLYER.  Contact: John Walker at 765-469-2727.
August 10-September 14, 2019
Convoy
York, PA - Stockton, CA
2019 MVPA Lincoln Highway Convoy (TMC19) 

Convoy starts at the MVPA Convention and ends in Stockton, CA.  The convoy passes through Indiana 18-19 August!  You can still register to join in with your HMV.  Download your registration form HERE and send it in ASAP!  Contact: Terry Shelswell at terry.shelswell@gmail.com.
August 16-17, 2019 Conneaut, OH
D-Day Conneaut 

THE regional D-Day re-enactment to see.  Watch for updates and get more information at the D-Day Conneaut website.
August 17-18, 2019 Indianapolis, IN
WWII Pacific Theater Living History Event

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM daily. Re-enactment on Saturday, displays both days. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information. Good opportunity to bring your WWII era HMV for display.
August 20-24, 2019 Portland, IN
53rd Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show 

Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 E Votaw St., (47371). $5 admission daily. Antique engines, tractors, related parts & tools. Visit Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Association for more information. 
August 23-24, 2019 Hallsville, OH
53rd Historic Military Show 

Fort Economy Museum, 6587 State Route 180, (Kingston, 45644). Museum will be open.  Free entry and vendor spaces.  For info: 740-703-0619 or George.Diehl@Live.com.  See 2019 show FLYER.
August 30-September 1, 2019 Muncie, IN
2019 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.
August 31, 2019
HMV Request
Marion, IN
29th Annual Fly/In Cruise/In

Marion Municipal Airport, 5904 South Western Ave., (46952). 7AM-2PM. Antique, classic, homebuilt, ultralight, rotorcraft & warbird aircraft, vintage cars & trucks, HMVs & tractors. All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast benefiting the Grant County Rescue Mission. Visit Fly/In Cruise/In for more info & updates.
August 31-September 1, 2019 Vincennes, IN
11th Annual Salute to the Veterans of WWII

Indiana Military Museum, 715 South 6th St., (47591).  Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 9AM-4PM. Parking $3/vehicle. 74th Aniversary of the end of WWII. WWII veteran speakers, special exhibits, food, battle reenactments, HMV parade. Contact 812-882-1941 or sianoil@hotmail.com or visit IMM's website for details and updates.
September 7-8, 2019 Peru, IN
Grissom ARB Air & Space Expo/Open House featuring the USAF Thunderbirds 

Grissom Air Reserve Base, 7207 Grissom Ave., (46971).  Free to the Public.  The US Air Force's Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team and the Army's Golden Knights parachute team are scheduled to perform at Grissom during a Base open house. Also, there will be unique aircraft brought in such as the B1B bomber and other vintage aircraft.  The Museum and gift shop will be open throughout this thrilling event.  Follow any updates on the Grissom ARB Air & Space Expo at the Grissom ARB website.
September 13-14, 2019
Rally & Meeting
Portland, IN
28th Indiana MVPA Rally & Swap Meet - Museum of the Soldier's Open House & Fundraiser Dinner
Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 East Votaw St., (47371). 9AM-6PM daily. Combined with the Museum of the Soldier's annual Open House & Fundraiser Dinner. The Museum at 510 East Arch Street will be open. For more vendor information, contact: Mike Lusty at Rally@IndianaMVPA.org.
There will be an Indiana MVPA meeting on Saturday, 14 September after the 10AM parade.
September 14-15, 2019 Noblesville, IN
Greater Indianapolis Militaria Fall Show

Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St., (46060) Building 7/"OV Winks" Building. Sat 9AM-4PM, Sun
9AM-3PM. $6 admission, $5 w/postcard. Uniforms, bayonets, weapons, field equipment, insignia, books
and more. Bring your HMV! For information or vendor tables, contact Sue or Phil Elder at 317-332-6557.  Download FLYER.
September 14, 2019
HMV Request
Marion, IN
Vehicle Show for the Vets
Marion VA Campus, 1700 E 38th St., (46953). 9AM-2PM. No registration fee, food available. Three trophies to be awarded at 1:30PM. Limited number of dash plaques and goodie bags. This show is for the Veterans who are residents of the Marion VA. Looking for HMVs to attend.  Download flyer HERE.  Contact: Scott Hendry at scottehendry@gmail.com or call 765-677-3114.
September 18-22, 2019 Rockford, IL
WWII Event 2019
Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd., (61107).  Public hours: Sat. 10AM-6PM, Sun. 10AM-4PM.  Battles, displays, and museum open both days.  Visit the WWII Rockford website for more information.
September 21-22, 2019
HMV Request
Indianapolis, IN
Vietnam Weekend
(Tentative)
Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. Displays.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.  Good opportunity to bring your VN era HMV for display.
September 27-28, 2019 Gilbert, PA
Annual Redball Military Transport Fall Rally & Swap Meet
West End Fairgrounds, 570 Fairgrounds Rd., (18331). 8AM-5PM. For more info contact Jim Gilmore at 570-325-5216 or jgilmore@ptd.net or visit RedBall Online.  
October 10-12, 2019 Portland, IN
14th Annual Fall Swap and Sell Meet

Jay County Fairgrounds, 1010 N. Morton St., (47371). $5 admission daily. Parts & tools for antique engines & tractors. Visit Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Association for more information. 
October 26, 2019 Indianapolis, IN
Soldier's Haunting

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
November 8, 2019
HMV Request
Marion, IN
16th Annual Veterans Parade

Marion VA Campus, 1700 E 38th St., (46953).  Line-up on Black Rd usually begins at noon, parade begins at 1pm. Bring your Veteran Steel for the Veterans!  Contact Mike Lusty at mlusty@indy.rr.com to get in the Indiana MVPA lineup.
November 9, 2019
HMV Request
Gas City, IN
Grant County Parade of Heroes

Start point TBA.  1-3PM. Line up starts at 11:30, parade through town. Contact Mike Lusty at mlusty@indy.rr.com to get in the Indiana MVPA lineup. 
November 9, 2019 Indianapolis, IN
1940s Dinner Dance

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
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December 22-23, 2018  
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December 29-30, 2018  
Indianapolis, IN
Battle of the Bulge Display

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) 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. Good opportunity to bring your WWII era HMV for display.
January 4-5, 2020          
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January 25, 2020           
Indianapolis, IN
Battle of the Bulge Display

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM daily. Re-enactment on 4 January, displays daily.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information. Good opportunity to bring your WWII era HMV for display.


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