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February 22-25, 2018 Louisville, KY  
2018 SHOW OF SHOWS 

Kentucky Expo Center, 937 Phillips Ln., (40209).  Sponsored by the Ohio Valley Military Society. See show website.
March 3-4, 2018 Indianapolis, IN  
WWII Eastern Front 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.
March 10, 2018
Meeting
Indianapolis, IN  
Indiana MVPA Meeting 

Lindsay Clark’s Shop, 2029 W. 96th St., (46260).  10AM.
March 24-25, 2018
HMV Request
Noblesville, IN
Greater Indianapolis Militaria Show - Spring Show

Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St., (46060) 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. 
March 24-25, 2018 Vincennes, IN
Great War Event Weekend                                                
Indiana Military Museum, 715 South 6th St., (47591).  Visit Indiana Military Museum for details. 
 
April 20-21, 2018
Help Wanted
North Baltimore, OH
MVPA Archives Meeting

First time on Friday & Saturday!  Contact Art Pope at apope8@aol.com.
April 28, 2018
HMV Request
Lafayette, IN
SWINGTIME! A WWII Big Band Swing Dance Fundraiser

The New TCHA History Center, 522 Columbia St., (47901). 5:30-10:30 PM. Looking for WWII era vehicles to support the event.  More info at Tippecanoe County Historical Association; their Eventbrite page HERE.  
May 5-6, 2018
HMV Request
Indianapolis, IN  
Soldiers Thru Time 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 HMV for display with one of the eras portrayed.
May 10-12, 2018 Aberdeen, MD
45th East Coast Military Vehicle Rally & Militaria Flea Market
Aberdeen’s Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Dr., (21001). For more info: Blue & Gray Military Vehicle Trust Chapter site or wacbgmvt@yahoo.com or 800-730-6621.
May 14-20, 2018 Urbana, OH
B-17 Support for Memphis Belle Display
To coincide with the WPAFB museum’s roll out of the Memphis Belle from restoration. B17 rides available. For more info: contact Randy Kemp at randyk@b17project.com
May 16-19, 2018 Portland, IN
36th Annual Spring 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.
May 17, 2018 Dayton, OH
B-17F “Memphis Belle” Display Dedication

USAF National Museum, 1100 Spaatz Street, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH (45433). Plans are underway for a three day event to include a WWII-era aircraft fly-in, WWII reenactors and vehicles, displays, guest speakers, book signings and films (including both Memphis Belle films) in the Air Force Museum Theater. Activities will be both inside and outside. Would like WWII vehicles during these activities at the Museum.  For more info: Denise Bollinger at 937-255-1716 or denise.bollinger@us.af.mil.  General info: USAF National Museum.  See event FLYER and museum website.
May 18-20, 2018 Findlay, OH
31st Armed Forces Day Celebration

Hancock Co. Fairgrounds, 1017 E Sandusky St., (45840). Sponsored by the Findlay Military Association. For more information and updates, visit their website at Findlay Military Show or their Facebook page at Findlay Facebook.
 
June 2-3, 2018 Indianapolis, IN  
D-Day Display

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St.  10AM-4PM daily.  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.
June 8-10, 2018 Slippery Rock PA. 
Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival

Cooper's Lake Campground, 205 Currie Rd., (16057).  Birthplace of the Jeep.  Info: 724-256-4050 or the Bantam Jeep Fest site. 
June 9, 2018
HMV Request
Demotte, IN                     
Support Our Veterans Car Show   

Field of Dreams
, 750 15th St. SW, (46310).  Proceeds go to Jasper Co. Veterans Office.  More information coming soon.  Contact Alan Kunzman at akunzman@rrts.com.  
June 9, 2018
HMV Request
Columbus, IN                     
Aviation Day 2018
Columbus Municipal Airport, 4770 Ray Boll Blvd, Ste 2, (47203).  Contact: Melinda Finley at mfinley@columbus.in.gov.
June 14-16, 2018
MPVA Convention
Louisville, KY
43rd Annual International MVPA Convention  

Kentucky Expo Center, 937 Phillips Ln., (40209). Hosted by the Kilroy Club.  The host hotel is the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Center. The Indiana MVPA has been asked to help staff the event again.  See future issues of Supply Line for updated information.
June 23, 2018
HMV Request
Wilkinson, IN                     
Weir Cook Community Day Cruise In   

Weir Cook Community Park, St. Rd. 109, (46186).  10AM-4PM.  $10/vehicle-funds raised to help Hancock Co. Veteran Center. Master Modeler Display, Military Traveling Museum. Contact: 765  781-8873.  See FLYER.
July 14-15, 2018
HMV Request
Indianapolis, IN  
Korean War Display 

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St.  10AM-4PM daily.  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 & KW era HMVs for display.
August 8-11, 2018 Aniwa, WI
2018 Wisconsin Military Show

Motorama Auto Museum, 4381 Stradale Ln., (54408). MV Show, Swap Meet, and Living History Displays. Hosted by Alpha Heaven, Inc. Only 50 miles from the Iola site, 18 miles east of Wausau. For more info, contact: Alfa Heaven at 715  449-2141 or www.wisconsinmilitaryshow.com.
August 17-18, 2018 Conneaut, OH 
D-Day at Conneaut
THE regional D-Day re-enactment to see.  More info: D-Day at Conneaut.  Show FLYER
August 18-19, 2018 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.
August 22-25, 2018 Portland, IN
53rd Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show

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.
August 24-25, 2018 Hallsville, OH 
Historic Military Show
  
Fort Economy Museum, 6587 State Route 180, (45633).  For info: 740  703-0619 or George.Diehl@Live.com.  Show FLYER
September 1, 2018
HMV Request
Marion, IN
28th 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. Visit Fly/In Cruise/In for more info & updates.
September 8-9, 2018 Indianapolis, IN  
Spanish American War 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.
September 14-15, 2018
Parade, Rally, & Meeting!
Portland, IN
27th 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. 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 on Friday is $9. Tickets are available from the MoS in advance or onsite. The Museum at 510 East Arch Street will be open. For more vendor information, contact: Mike Lusty at Rally@IndianaMVPA.org. See FLYER for information about hotels, directions, and show layout.
September 20-22, 2018 Gilbert, PA
Annual Redball Military Transport Fall Rally & Swap Meet

West End Fair Grounds.  For more info contact Jim Gilmore at jgilmore@ptd.net. 
October 11-13, 2018 Portland, IN
14th 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 27, 2018 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.
October 27-28, 2018
HMV Request
Noblesville, IN
Greater Indianapolis Militaria Show - Fall Show

Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St,, (46060) 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. 
November 10, 2018 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.
December 17-18, 2018
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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.  Display.  Contact M20CW for more information.


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