Western Region Lincoln & Continental Owners Club Event Calendar
Upcoming Event Calendar for the Lincoln & Continental Owners Club Western Region.
We present our club events and other events we think you may be interested in. If you have an event you would like listed here please contact us through the contact us link on this page.
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Saturday, May 19, 2018, 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
$ 5 . Kids under 12 free
Sunday, May 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
$ 10 . Kids under 12 free
*PLEASE NOTE: NO STROLLERS OR BIKES PERMITTED INSIDE THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS. STROLLER AND BIKE ‘PARKING’ WILL BE AVAILABLE.
*OFF-SITE PARKING FOR GUESTS WILL BE AVAILABLE WITH SHUTTLE SERVICE TO AND FROM FESTIVAL GROUNDS.
The Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival is an invitation only event dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of Southern California’s automotive history. For consideration please complete the attached registration application and send it in along with a brief description and current photo. The judging staff of the Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival seeks to recognize those vehicles that demonstrate the best originality and authenticity while valuing design, styling and elegance.
Featuring early Jazz, Tin Pan Alley & Vaudeville tunes of the 1920s and 30s by Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys
Saturday June 2, 2018
Rods, Customs, and Rats in the Park
Sunday June 3, 2018
Automobiles – Domestic: Corvette (65th Anniversary)
Chevrolet Trucks (100th Anniversary)
Automobiles – Imported: BMW
Motorcycles – Triumph
This event is sponsored by the California Suicide Kings, owners of 1961 through 1969 Lincolns with center opening suicide doors. All LCOC members with similar vehicles are welcome at this social event.
There will be food, music, a raffle for some nice stereo equipment, and award plaques for best stock, custom, and best-in-show vehicles. This is a popular event so reserve your spot early. The organizers have 17 tables reserved and a shelter, barbecue area and nearby restrooms. A large parking lot is adjacent to the picnic area where the Lincolns will be on view. We will publish further details about costs as they become available.
Lincolns are on the move and headed for the 2018 Mid America this coming July 11 – 15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
July 11 – July 15
The North Star Region is excited to host the 2018 Mid America National Meet in the Twin Cities area, July 11 – 15.
Our host hotel is the Marriott Minneapolis West, at 9950 Wayzata Boulevard, St. Louis Park, Minnesota. It is conveniently located only minutes from popular area attractions; including the Mall of America, Target Field, US Bank Stadium and many more area attractions.
The Marriott is an exceptional hotel with all of the amenities including free WiFi, indoor pool, a fitness center, Starbucks, Kip’s Irish Pub and much more! The room rate is $129 per night, or if you prefer, there are a small number of King Suites for $159. Breakfast for two is included in the room rate. To reserve your room, call 952.544.4400, ask for reservations and mention that you want the “North Star LCOC” special rate.
This year’s theme is “North Star Touring at its Best,” and that says it all! We’ve arranged driving tours to three great car collections.
The fun starts Wednesday, July 11, with the opening of our registration desk and hospitality room, from noon until 6 p.m. Mechanical judging begins at 1 p.m., and you’ll want to join us for the welcoming gathering from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Mechanical judging continues at 8 a.m. Thursday, with the registration/hospitality desk open from 8 a.m. to. 6 p.m. This will be an exciting day with a driving tour to Morrie’s car collection starting at 9 a.m. This is one of the top collections in the country, featuring well over 300 cars, as well as a vast collection of antique gas pumps, neon dealership signs and other memorabilia. This is one you won’t want to miss! Lunch will be served at the Medina Ballroom.
You will have the balance of the afternoon for shopping and antiquing. Cocktail hour, with a cash bar, will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. followed by our Italian Night dinner.
Mechanical judging continues at 8 a.m. Fri- day, with the registration/hospitality desk open from 8 a.m. to. 6 p.m.
Our driving tour will leave at 9 a.m., stopping first at the Veit Automobile Museum featuring 150 rare and unusual gas pumps, a collection of 1933 Ford Model 40s, Tri-Five Chevrolets and more. After lunch, we will visit the McDowall car collection which has about 40 very interesting and unique cars, of appeal to most any collector.
Join your friends for a cocktail hour between 6:00 and 7 p.m. Buffet dinner begins at 7 p.m., and we’ll have a lively auction as well. Please bring quality Lincoln items for the auction as this is our major fundraiser to support our meet.
Saturday features final registration from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and final mechanical judging from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. From 8 to 10 a.m. we will be parking our Lincolns in the designated parking area adjacent to the hotel in preparation for the Lincoln Car Show which will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please do not leave with your car until the field has been released by the chief judge.
Lunch will be on your own from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and we will have an LCOC Membership meeting at 4 p.m.
Our evening activities begin with a happy hour and a cash bar from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by our Awards Banquet from 7:00 to 10 p.m.
if you are considering attending our 2018 Mid America National Meet in Minneapolis, (St. Louis Park) Minnesota. Matt Foley will send you a meet packet via email or USPS mail if you need a printed copy. You may download PDF forms from
This is the only website that will have the official registration packet for you to download. Register early to ensure getting the tour and day that you want
Meet registration will close June 22, 2018
Help us by registering before this date.
For more information please contact either Matt Foley or North Star Region Director, Bob Johnson, 651-257-1715, email email@example.com
Download Printable Copy – 2018 Mid America Promo Piece 11.22.2017
The 2018 Lincoln Homecoming will Recognize the 50th Anniversary of Lincoln-Zephyr Owners Club
The 2018 Homecoming is being hosted by the Lincoln-Zephyr Owners Club and all four Lincoln clubs are invited to attend the annual Lincoln Homecoming: Road Race Lincoln Register, Lincoln Continental Owners Club and the Lincoln Owners Club. Any Lincoln owner who is not a club member is also encouraged to register and attend this event. The 1936- 1948 V-12 Lincoln-Zephyr plus pre and post-war Lincolns will be featured.
Please join us and celebrate on the rolling prairies of northern Indiana August 6-9, concluding with a Golden Jubilee Heritage bash at the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Automobile Museum on Thursday, August 9,” said Tom Brunner, LZOC president.
On Friday, August 10, we tour to Kalamazoo to enjoy our Fifth Lincoln Homecoming at Hickory Corners on Saturday and Sunday. We will have a People’s Choice All Decades Lincoln car show on Saturday, August 11, for all Lincolns. It is anexhibition show only with no point judging. The presentation of People’s Choice awards will be Sunday, August 12, featuring awards for each decade–the 1920s through the 2000s; Best of Show and First, Second and Third Places will be awarded for each decade.
“Best of all, “ Brunner continued, “we will have luxurious motor coaches for all of our tours in Indiana. All tours will leave from the Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Elkhart, Indiana. On Tuesday, August 7, bus tour # 1 will go to South Bend and the glorious National Studebaker Museum where you will see the carriage that took President Lincoln to Ford’s theatre. You will see the ‘36 Studebaker that looked like a ‘36 Zephyr, visit the Notre Dame Football Room, and see the Oliver Victorian Home that will transport you to another era. Enjoy a delightful lunch at the Victorian castle of the Studebaker family called Tippecanoe Place.
On Wednesday we will have three bus tours. Bus tour #2 will feature a Brown Bag Tour to Amish cottage industries. On bus tour # 3 you will visit the “Real Housewives of Amish Country. On bus tour #4 we will ride to Shipshewana and see the old fashioned Amish livestock and home furnishing auction. There will be plenty of good things to eat. If you choose, you may visit the Hostetler Hudson Museum on your own.
“On Thursday’s bus tour #5 we will travel the route of the original 1913 Lincoln Highway through the farm country of northern Indiana, to visit the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, the National Automotive and Truck Museum(NATMUS), the Early Ford V-8 Foundation’s re-creation of the Ford Rotunda, and the DeKalb County courthouse. Thursday night will be our Founders Dinner and LZOC history celebration and Golden Anniversary Bash at the Auburn-Cord-Dusenberg Automobile Museum.
The number of seats on our tour buses are limited so it will be first come, first served, until rooms and tours are filled. We have coordinated with three different Elkhart hotels, each with different rates. Each hotel has complimentary breakfast and trailer parking.
We have coordinated with three different Elkhart hotels each with different rates. Each hotel has free breakfast and trailer parking. Room reservations start December 1, 2017 and cutoff is July 1, 2018. Indiana Hotels are:
- Hilton Garden Inn, 3401 Plaza Court, Elkhart, Indiana, 46514, Phone 574-970-4444. We have 20 rooms for four nights, August 6,7,8,9, which could become 30 if we need them. Each night there are five kings and 15 standard queens. The rate is $115/night. Use the code “Lincoln Car Clubs” to get the special rate at each hotel.
- Fairfield by Marriott, 3501 Plaza Court, Elkhart, Indiana, 46514, Phone 574-970-1688. We have 30 rooms which could become 40 if we need them. Each night there are 15 kings and 15 standard queens. The rate is $104/night.
- Microtel by Wyndham, 3301 Plaza Court, Elkhart, 46514. Phone 574-970-0420. We have 41 rooms, which could become 55 if we need them. They have no kings, but have 1 or 2-bed queens, and queens with sofa bed. Rates are $65 per night and $75 per night. Minimum of 26 rooms must be reserved to qualify for the rate to get a discount; otherwise, the rate will be $90 and $100.
Friday morning we will travel to Kalamazoo to get ready for our Friday evening festivities that will take place at Four Points Sheraton Kalamazoo our host hotel, beginning with a happy hour followed by a buffet and then a lively Lincoln parts auction.
Register early to ensure getting the tour that you want.
Meet registration will close on July 1. Help us by registering before this date.
LZOC President, Meet Host and Meet Chairman
480 353-9658 (Cell)
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James D. Blanchard
419 461-1113 (Cell)
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People’s Choice All Decades Lincoln Car Show to Highlight Lincoln Homecoming Event
The 2018 Homecoming is being hosted by the Lincoln-Zephyr Owners Club and all four Lincoln clubs — Road Race Lincoln Register, Lincoln Continental Owners Club and the Lincoln Owners Club—are invited to attend. Any Lincoln owner who is not a club member is also encouraged to register and attend this event. The 1936- 1948 V-12 Lincoln-Zephyr plus pre and post-war Lincolns will be featured.
The week begins in Aug 6 in Elkhart, Indiana. (see Homecoming Part 1 calendar item) On Friday, August 10, we tour to Kalamazoo to enjoy our Fifth Lincoln Homecoming at Hickory Corners on Saturday and Sunday. We will have a People’s Choice All Decades Lincoln car show on Saturday, August 11, for all Lincolns. It is an exhibition show only with no point judging. The presentation of People’s Choice awards will be Sunday, August 12, featuring awrds for each decade–the 1920s through the 2000s; Best of Show and First, Second and Third Places will be awarded for each decade.
Friday evening festivities take place at Four Points Sheraton Kalamazoo our host hotel, beginning with a happy hour followed by a buffet and then a lively Lincoln parts auction.
This year at Hickory Corners we will again feature a Saturday 2018 People’s Choice All Decades Lincoln Car Show(non judged), a Lincoln car auction, Lincoln swap meet, Lincoln car corral area and Lincoln Museum dedications. Then on Sunday a Lincoln car display by the Lincoln Motor Car Museum, Lincoln swap meet, Lincoln car corral area and awards for All Decades Lincoln car show held on Saturday..
Our host hotel in Kalamazoo is the Four Points Kalamazoo by Sheraton, 3600 E Cork Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001. This hotel offers excellent accommodations, fine dining and is in the process of refurbishing all hotel rooms. The hotel is just over 15 miles from Hickory Corners. A complimentary hot breakfast for two is included in your room rate of $116 plus tax. A limited number of rooms are available at this rate; please reserve rooms and register early. To make room reservations, call 269-385-3922 and use the code “Lincoln Club” to get this special room rate. The room reservation cutoff is July 1, 2018. Trailer parking is available at the Gilmore Museum Trailer Area during your stay.
“October in the High Desert, Atoms, Balloons, and Cars”
October 17– 21, 2018
The 2018 Western National Meet is sponsored by the LCOC National and is hosted by the New Mexico Region. Albuquerque is an oasis in the high desert, full of rich history and inspiring museums. Albuquerque features diverse cultures, authentic art, and vibrant traditions, which have helped to shape a modern city that is set against a backdrop of the stunning Sandia Mountains, displaying century-old relics along historic Route 66 and endless blue sky.
Arrive Wednesday and join other LCOC members at a welcome reception that evening and get a head start Thursday’s events. Especially attractive to visit are the Albuquerque shops and restaurants located in Old Town, just off Central Avenue. On Thursday we will start with a driving tour to the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History.
This Calendar of Events will be updated regularly. To locate more events near you, go to https://motionu.com/
Also, be sure to check out the Lincoln Experience Center at http://lincolnexperiencecenter.com/ for more fun and events.