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June 29- July 1, 2017
Parade
Kokomo, IN
Haynes Apperson Festival
 
Foster Park, Superior & Washington Street.  Car show, carnival rides, concert in the park, 50/50 drawings, fireworks, food.  Saturday - parade downtown at 2PM, lineup at 12:30.  Go to the Haynes Apperson Festival site for event schedule, details, and parade registration form.  
July 4, 2017
Parade
Carmel, IN
2017 CarmelFest July 4th Parade
 
Parking lot south of MCL, vic. 116th & Keystone, (46032). Calling HMVs to participate in the Military Tribute Grand Finale of the parade. Line up at 9AM, 10:30 start.  Contact Bec Hunter at 317  407-1445 / 866  320-4988 or bechunter@remax.net. Event FLYER and REGISTRATION.
July 4, 2017
Parade
Portland, IN
Jay County 4th of July Celebration
 
Jay County Fairground, 806 E Votaw St., (47371).  Food booths, games, talent show and more! Parade downtown starting at 11AM and fireworks at dusk.  Calling for HMVs to participate. Contact Jim Waechter to get into the line up at milbuf57@yahoo.com.
July 8-9, 2017 Indianapolis, IN
Korean War 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.  Displays.  Contact M20CW for more information.
July 13-14, 2017
MVPA Archives
North Baltimore, OH
MVPA Archives Meeting
 
John Cheney's Shop.  Contact Art Pope at apope8@aol.com.
July 22, 2017
HMV Request & Meeting
Wabash, IN
Honoring Our Heroes  & Indiana MVPA Meeting

Triple LLL Truck Repair, 1051 N St Rd 15, (46992).  Indiana MVPA meeting at 9:30AM.  American Huey 369 from Peru, IN will be flying two huey helicopters in and doing membership flights. Food vendors, a silent auction, gun raffle, and jump house for kids. Jerry Lindquist is setting up his Master Modeler Display Traveling Museum.  To participate or for more information contact Ryan at ryan@triplellltruckrepair.com.  Visit Triple LLL Truck Repair for updates. 
July 28-29, 2017 Marengo, OH
10th Annual Mid-Ohio Military Vehicle Show

Cardinal Center Campground, 616 State Route 61, (43334). Vintage parts market, collectibles, MVs of all ages, living history exhibits. Vendors contact: Tom Wolboldt at 740 374-3086 or xstuff@juno.com. Or visit their Facebook page at Buckeye Military Vehicle Collectors.   Download FLYER.
August 5, 2017
HMV Request
Peru, IN
11th Annual Warbirds Cruise In

Grissom ARB Museum, 1000 W. Hoosier Blvd.  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 11-13, 2017
New location!
Aniwa, WI  
The Central Wisconsin Military Show 
(formerly the Iola MV Show) 

Motorama Auto Museum, 4381 Stradale Ln., (54408). MV Show, Swap Meet, and Living History Displays.  Focus on the vehicles and parts - no re-enactment battles or gun show.  Now hosted by Alpha Heaven, Inc.  Only 50 miles from the Iola site.  Check the Central Wisconsin Military Show website for updates and info. 
August 11-13, 2017 Brownsville, PA
37th Annual National Pike Steam, Gas & Horse Association Main Show

222 Spring Rd., (15417).  10AM-6PM daily, $5 admission.  The largest digging show in the USA.  100+ acres of pedal power tractor pulls, rope making, daily parades, playground, crafts & flea markets, antique tractors, rock crusher, sawmill, working blacksmith shop, food, daily live entertainment, and more.  See their website for more details.
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 22-25, 2017 Portland, IN
53th Annual Tri-State Gas Engine and Tractor Show

Jay County Fairgrounds, 1010 N. Morton St., (47371).  $5 admission daily. 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 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
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. Club meeting at 10AM 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).  Watch for more information. 
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 7, 2017 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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