Calendar of Events 2015
Every effort is made to be sure that this list is accurate. However, it would be a good idea to check with the contact person listed before charging off.
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Interested in antique and classic trucks? This info was sent by John Sherris:
http://www.bellshome.com/shows.htm 2015 update posted on 15 March 2014
http://www.aths.org/ American Truck Historical Society
http://www.antiquetruckclubofamerica.org/ Antique Truck Club of America
Pre order your Ogden Publications FARM COLLECTOR SHOW DIRECTORY 2015http://tinyurl.com/l4zu3dv
This list is still being updated as of 26 February 2015
March 5th Thursday 7PM NEMES Monthly club meeting
14 & 15 March South Shore Model RR Club
Model RR Show and Open House Show Flyer HERE
March 28-29th Midcoast Model Festival
Owls Head Transportation Museum Owls ME
April 2nd Thursday 7PM NEMES Monthly club meeting
Subject and place to be determined
See NEME-S.ORG for details.
April 4 The Yankee's Picnic @ Zagray Farm, Rt. 85 Hebron/ Colchester, CT.
April 11 – Friends of the Haul Of Fame SWAP MEET – Handcraft Rte. 12 Plainfield, CT.
Watch for signs off exit 87 Rte. 395, 1 1/2 mi. south of McDonalds on Rte. 12
Larry Dudek (860) 376-2306 Dudeklawrence@sbcglobal.net
April 10-12 Cabin Fever Expo, York PA
April 12 Spring Training Show
Holiday Inn Taunton MA Show Flyer HERE
April 18-19 North American model Engineering Society Annual Show
April 18-19th Woods Hole Model Boat Show
Wood Hole Ma every other year 2015http://www.woodsholemuseum.org/
April 19 Early Ford V-8 club Flea Market & Car Show
Fitchburg Airport, Fitchburg, MA
April 26 New England O Scale Show
Hudson MA Show Flyer HERE
April 26 41st Annual Belltown Gas and Steam Engine Show Route 16 East Hampton Fireman's Field, (across from The Covered Bridge).
Contact: Peter Christianson, PO Box 211, East Hampton, CT 06424; 860-267-8394 email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.belltownantiquecarclub.org
May 2 CAMA Spring Power Up
Route 7 Kent CT
John Pawlowski President P.O. Box 1467, New Milford, CT 06776
May 1-3 Allis-Chalmers Connecticut Gathering of the Orange Feature: Allis-Chalmers. In conjunction with the Quinebaug Valley Engineers Assn.Zagray Farm Museum., Colchester CT
Contact: Dave Clausen, 471 70th Ave. City. Rd. J, Clayton, WI 54004; 715-268-4632 email: email@example.com
May 3 Western Mass. Chapter A.T.C.A. Antique Truck Show
Deerfield, MA At the Yankee Candle Corporate Headquarters, Yankee Candle Way. 11th Annual Antique Truck Show, Free Shuttle to the Yankee Candle Store, Raffles, Flea Market. Free Admission, and Registration. 7am to 3pm. Held Rain or shine. Info Craig 413-834-1677 or Doug 413-665-4735 Vendors contact Craig
May 3 New Hampshire Power of the Past Collectors Dunstable Show Dunstable MA Rts.3 and 113, 1 mile west on Rt. 113 follow signs.
Contact: David Beard, 584 South Mammoth Rd., Manchester, NH 03109; 603-623-2217
May 7th Thursday 7PM NEMES Monthly club meeting
Subject and place to be determined
See NEME-S.ORG for details.
May 12-14th 9:00-5:00 EASTEC at Eastern States Expo
West Springfield MA
16 May Cranberry Flywheelers Spring Show, Plymouth Airport, Plymouth MA
May 17th Spring Steam-up Waushakum Live Steamers
May 17 Hillside Tractor Ride Cummington MA Rt. 9 to Fairgrounds Road to Cummington Fairgrounds.
Contact: Francis or Linda Judd, 145 Berkshire Trail w., Goshen, MA 01032; 413-268-3264.
16 Bob Wallace Steam Engine Show
May 16-17 Scantic
Valley Antique Engine Club 38th Annual Antique Engine, Tractor and
May 23-24 Bernardston Gas Engine Show and Flea Market Bernardston MA Rt. 91 exit 28, Rt. 10 N.
Contact: Vickie Ovitt, PO Box 542, Bernardston, MA 01337; 413-834-0103;
May 23rd American Precision Museum opens http://www.americanprecision.org/
28-30 May ATHS National Convention York, PA
At the York Expo Center.
May 29 & 30 Railway Prototype Modelers Meet
Collinsville CT Show Flyer HERE
6-7 9th Annual Cannon Mountain Show
Contact: Steele Lightbody, 760 South St., Walpole, MA 02081 508-380-3054.
June 6-7 Whately Engine Museum Show
33 Christian Road Whately MA
June 7 2nd Annual Spring Open House & Show Roxbury CT 102 Painter Hill Rd., 10 miles from I-84 exit 14 or 15.
Contact: Dudley Diebold 102 Painter Hill Rd., Roxbury CT 06783; 860-354-0649 email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.toplandsfarm.com
June 7 Ocean State Vintage Haulers 20th Annual Antique Truck Show
Johnston War Memorial Park, Hartford Avenue (Route 6), Johnston. 8 am-2 pm.
June 13 COMVEC Military Vehicle Show
11 Kirtland Terrace Chester CT
June 13 Maine Antique Power Assn. 42nd Annual Show Skowhegan ME Skowhegan Fairgrounds, St. Rt. 201, Madison Ave., use Beech Street or main gate at Wal-Mart entrance.
Contact: Joe Kelley, 25 Wessnette Dr., Hampden, ME 04444; 207-862-2074 email: email@example.com www.maineantiquepower.org
June 13-14 Charter Day Antique Tractor Pull Granby MA Dufresne Recreation Area, off Rt. 202, Taylor Street entrance . Contact: George Randall, 52 Taylor St., Granby, MA 01033; 413-530-5218; email: george.randaIl3@comcast.net
13-14 June ATCA CT Yankee Show
Bethlehem, CT At the Bethlehem Fair Grounds. 203-739-0118
June, 13, 2015Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Association 38th Annual Fire Parade and Flea Market
Edgewater Park, 400 Audubon Road, Wakefield, MA
19-20 Vermont Gas and Steam Engine Assn. Brownington
Contact: Bob Williams, 3146 Burke Hollow Rd West Burke, VT 05871 802-467-3611 email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.vermontgasandsteam.com
June 18-21 Coolspring Expo & Flea Market - Rt. 36, Coolspring, PA
June 27-28 39th Annual Central Massachusetts Steam, Gas and Machinery Assn.
Yankee Engine-uity Show Feature: Waterloo Boy engines; Model T; belt driven displays. 80 Airport St.
Contact: Grover Ballou, Jr., PO Box 32, Orange, MA 01364 978-249-2895; email: email@example.com www.cmsgma.com
28 June ATHS Nutmeg Chapter Brooklyn CT Truck Show
Route 169 (just south of Route 6) Brooklyn Fairgrounds
July 3 Boothbay Railway Village Antique Engine Meet Boothbay ME Rt. 27, 7 miles south of Rt. 1
Contact: Margaret Hoffman, PO Box 123, Boothbay, ME 04537; 207-633-4727 email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.railwayvillage.org
July 12 ATCA New England Chapter 34th Annual Antique Truck Show
Lancaster, MA at the Bolton Fairgrounds.
July 18-19 Quinebaug Valley Engineers Assn. Summer Show and Swap Meet The Zagray Farm Museum Colchester CT
Feature: Allis-Chalmers. I 1/2 miles north of Colchester center off Rt. 85.
Contact Ed Bezanson, 85 Dayton Rd., Waterford, CT 06385; 860-208-2422
July 24-26 20th Annual Eliot Antique Tractor and Engine Show Feature: Misfit; oddballs and orphans.
Raitt Homestead Farm Museum, Rt. 103,114 mile from junction of Rt. 103 and 236.
Contact: Lisa Raitt, 2077 State Rd., Eliot, ME 03903; 207-748-3303; email: email@example.com www.raittfarmmuseum.org
July 31, Aug 1 and 2 Northeast Rockbusters Historical Construction and Equipment Association
The locations is Mark Gluck's Farm located at 157 Packerville Road in Plainfield CT. We have a lot of digging, dozing, grading, hauling, there is something for everyone!! Plan to attend with your equipment and your helping hands cause we will need all the help we can get from the membership to put on another great show hosted by the Rockbusters!!
Aug. 1-2 Back to the Past at Scribner's Mill Harrison ME follow yellow and black signs from Rts. 35 and 117 to Scribner's Mill Road.
Contact: Marilyn Hatch, 244 Scribner's Mill Rd., Harrison, ME 04040; 207-583-6455; email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.scribnersmill.org
Aug. 8-9 36th Annual Straw Hollow Engine Works Show Boylston MA Pine Ridge Farm, Cross St., off Rt. 70. Contact: Daniel Moore, 125 Linden St., Boylston, MA 01505; 508-869-2722.
Aug.15 13th Annual Durham Tractor Cruise-In Durham CT Durharn Fairgrounds, Rt. 17 (68 Main St) Contact: Len Baginski, 860-349-3305.
Aug. 15-16 24th Annual Antique Marine Engine Exposition Mystic CT 195 exit 90
Contact: Scott Noseworthy, 75 Greenmanville Ave., P0 Box 600, Mystic, CT 06355; 860-572-5343 email: email@example.com www.mysticseaport.org
In other news, the annual Barrington Antique Truck show held in Barrington NH will no longer be held in Barrington. The show is being moved to the Star Speedway on Route 27 in Epping NH on Sunday August 23rd 2015.
9-18 September John W. Brown visit to New London CT
Photos from a 2005 visit by the Brown to New London, CT http://www.neme-s.org/John%20Brown%20Liberty%20Ship/JWB_1.htm
One of the last two operating World War II liberty
ships will ake an extended visit to New London next fall as part
The Brown and her sister ship, SS Jeremiah
O'Brien, which is based in San Diego, CA, are the last two
operating examples of the
The Brown will dock just several hundred feet from
the site on which the U. S. Merchant Marine trained officers to
man such ships as
The Brown is listed on the National Register of
Historic Places and is maintained and operated by Project Liberty
Ship, a non-profit or-
A local committee is being set up to handle the
visit. People interested in serving as a volunteer for the event
or with inquiries about
Sept. 12-13 4th Annual Daniels Farmstead Truck and Tractor Show and Swap Meet Blackstone MA, 286 Mendon St., Rt. 495 to Rt. 16 to Main Street, right on Blackstone Street, which turns into Mendon Street. RVs welcome overnight.
Contact: Gary Smith, PO Box 351, Mendon, MA 01756; 774-573-0418 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept. 12-13 Dublin Show, Route 101 Dublin NH
Sept. 19-20 35th Annual Show
Tobacco Valley Flywheelers Gas and Steam Engine Club
Contact: Russ Bengtson, 646 Bear Hill Rd., Middletown, CT 06457; B60-347-5774
September 12 and 13 Rhode Island Military Vehicle, Antique Truck and Tractor Show North Kingstown, RI. Location is yet to be fixed and will be posted when available.
Sept. 25-27 31st Anniversary Connecticut Antique Machinery Assn. Fall Festival Kent CT 1 mile north of Kent on Rt. 7.
Contact: Jim Daly, PO Box 425, Kent, CT 06757' 860-354-1859 email: .email@example.com www.ctamachinery.com
27 September Old Colony Model RR Club 15th Annual Show
Taunton Holiday Inn Show Flyer HERE
Oct. 3-4 Quinebaug Valley Engineers Assn. Fall Festival and Swap Meet Colchester 1-1/2 miles north of Colchester center off Rt. 85.
Contact: Ed Bezanson, 85 Dayton Rd., Waterford, CT 06385; 860-208-2422; email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.zagrayfarmmuseum.org
Oct. 3-4 Boothbay Railway Village Family Harvest Days & Antique Tractor Show Boothbay ME Rt. 27, 7 miles south of Rt. 1.
Contact: Margaret Hoffman, PO Box 123 Boothbay, ME 04537; 207-633-4727 email: email@example.com www.railwayvillage.org
Oct. 3 New England Wireless and Steam Museum Show
East Greenwich, RI
Oct. 3-4 Waters Farm Engine and Tractor Show at Waters Farm Days
Sutton MA Rt. 146 to Central Turnpike, Sutton to Douglas Rd. to Waters Rd. or Rt. 395 to Sutton Ave., Sutton to Douglas Rd. to Waters Rd . Contact: Ken Ethier, 404 Leicester St., Auburn, MA 01501; 508-832-6678; email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.watersfarm.com
October 4 Railfan III Hoosic Tunnel
Show Flyer HERE
October 11 ATHS Pioneer Valley Chapter truck show
Mestek Field, 260 N Elm Street, Rt. 10 and 202
Old antique trucks and pick-up Rain or shine. 8a.m to 3 p.m. Music and food, 50/50 raffle, door prizes, entrance fee-dry good for the food pantry and unwrapped toy for tots item.
Dec 4th Thursday 7PM NEMES Monthly club meeting
Meeting location scheduled to be at the Waltham Public Library but check the website for meting location.
December 6 & 7 New England Model Train Expo
Royal Plaza Train Center 181 Boston Post Road West
Show Flyer HERE
Dec 12 Annual NEMES Unofficial and Barely Organized Banquet
Woodman's of Essex Restaurant @ 1:00 PM
121 Main St, Essex, MA 01929
No tickets to buy or reservation to make. Just show up for good company and fellowship
Dec. 13 Straw Hollow Engine Works Frostbite Crank-Up
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