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2015

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27-28 IL Vanatics 40th Groundhog Party at the Magnuson Grand Hotel  19067 West Frontage Rd. Raymond, IL  Call the hotel at 217-324-2100 to make your reservations. It's once again time to celebrate the Groundhog Party with your friends and family, but this year is special, there's a birthday party going on, The Vanatics birthday... Rooms are the same as last year, $74.50 plus tax per night, $15 a night for pets. This years party prices are the same as last year, $20 a person for Friday & Saturday, $15 a person Saturday night only. No outside alcohol containers allowed outside your room, Solo cups will be available to all attendees at the hospitality room. Pets must be kept on leashes and kept confined to guest room. No excessive barking. We will also be hosting the second annual Fast Eddie's Bus Run Saturday, there will be free beer on the bus while in motion. There will be free beer music and games by the pool Friday evening. Saturday evening will feature live music with free beer, munchies, games and of course birthday cake in the main Banquet room. So come celebrate this milestone and a hobby that has became a way of life for all of us. The Bus trip to Fast Eddies  is $20 per person  call Daren Bentley at 217-652-6968 or Vanatics@charter.net for more info.  or see them on facebook
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7 PA Snowballed 39.  New Date and Location.  Ugly Sweater Party Grill Fire Company Banquet Hall 739 Mountain View Rd. Reading PA  Tickets $27. advance/$30. at the door.  must be 21.  Beer & Soda included (sorry no BYOB) Hot and cold buffett, contest & Door Prizes.  music by Girl Crue.  for more info call Dennis Griffith 610-698-0800 or Ernie Updegrove 484-818-0371  send to Moon Lite Vans PO Box 531 Reading PA   19607
21 MA N E V C Meeting at Quality Inn 1878 Wilber Ave  Somerset, MA  call 508-678-4545 mention NEVC for group rate.  
20-22 FL Broward's Laid Back Week-end.Primitive eVANt.  Old time no frills get-together in White Springs Florida.  $15 [er van, pre-reg or at the gate.  Evening campfire gathering.  Bring a covered dish, we will supply the meat.  Info: directions - Sidewinder 386-397-1616 eVANt - Linard H 954-472-0461  M 754-224-8292 Click here for flier
27-29 MO Freeze out 2015 by Three trails Van of Kansas City.  at Eagle Ridge RV Park 22708 W.182nd St. Eagleville, MO  all vehicles welcome. free beer Friday and Saturday nights. Breakfast available $.  HOAVC meeting, Free chili while supplies last.  Wine and cheese tasting in the pavilion  $35. for Vehicle and 2 adults, $10. for each extra over 17 Thursday night camping $18.  Three Trails Vans of Kansas City. c/o Rick Kenney 24204 NE 136th Tr. Excelsior Springs, MO  64024  info call Keith at 816-322-3317
     
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10-12 NV  The Cove a Free Campout. off highway 163 the Christmas Tree pass Needles Highway.  whats for signs.  games 50/50.  lots of fun call Billo 928-201-2001 or Michelle 702-885-6139 for exact info.
12 FL 20th Die cast Toy Show. Tampa Bay's Largest one Day Die Cast Show Port Richey Fl  Table rentals and other info contact Joe and Bonnie Madonia  12101 Chuck Circle Hudson , FL  34669 or 727-863-7033 or Surferjo2@aol.com 
18-19 GA Summit Atlanta Motorama.  Come drive you Van on the track at the Atlanta motor speedway. Van will park together.  see www.atlantamotorama.com  for more details.    
24-26 RI 31st Blessing of the Vans at Tavern on the Hill  by the Out to Lunch Bunch Rt 3 Nooseneck Hill Rd. West Greenwich RI  info Carla and John  401-741+6861 pre-reg $20 gate $25. walk inss $10.  campers $15. 
24-26 IN Blue Grass Vanners presents Van Jam 39 :Viking Truck-in  we have plenty of electricity, running water, hot showers, band house, flush toilets, washer/dryers on site.  we are within walking distance from the store and the bar and grill.  There will be adult games, Costume Contests, kids games, show n Shine. late night games,  Frida and Saturday nights, Band Friday and Saturday night raffles, t-shirts and patches, no firearms or fireworks allowed on grounds.  come out and show us you Viking outfit.  address 7249 First St. Friendship IN  40702
24-26 PA The Thaw at Gratz Fairgrounds RT25 at the east end of Gratz.  Adult Games, Live Band's), Vendors Row, Dash Plaques, Van Show, Night Light Show and Sound Off, Gates Open at Noon on April 24, 2015 and Grounds Must Be Cleared By Sunday April 26 @ 11:00AM NO EARLY ARRIVALS—NO EXCEPTIONS Pre-Registration Deadline April 10, 2015 Registration Fees: $35.00 Van and 2 people $10.00 Each Additional Person Under 16 Free At the Gate Registration: $40-Van and 2 People Campers up to 16’ $20. Over 16’ $25 All Motor homes $75 pre-reg. $85 at the Gate everyone must bring a can of food for charity.  
24-26 TX Van Fair South XXXV11 by Lone Star Van Club. to benefit the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children .  Join us for a pot luck Saturday night.  Lake Texoma Burns Run West Campground 825 W. Burns Rd. Cartwright, OK 74731  pre-entry by 4/4 $35. gate $40. van and 2 adults.  send to Lone Star Vans Club PO Box 570152 Dallas TX  75357 info call Charlotte 214-794-3484 
26 Norway Varmonstring by West Coast vans and After Dark vans and Trucks.  AM car Norway Curies.  contact Arone Solvang  91803338 or Jan Gaard 45233835  sorry that's all I could read on the flyer.  http://www.nordicvancouncil.org...... Enclosed local "spring meet " in Haugesund, Norway van Club ; After Dark Van & Truck
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1-3 FL Riding the Storm Out at Beverly Beach by Fore Play Vanners.  $60 pre-reg by 4-17-2015.  $65 at the gate.  Travel trailers and motor homes $35 extra.  Food, music games, Tiki Bar and show-n-shine.  "We Don't Stop for no Stinkin Rain".  Info: Shogun 386-804-1063  or Magoo 813-267-9794  Click here for flier
1-3 IA Vanniversary 41  40 years and beyond.  by Central Iowa Vanners. at Jasper County Fairgrounds.  south of I-80 at exit 155, Pre-entry deadline 4/15 $40. gate $45. no charge for trailers.  extra adults over 2 in van $10.  mail to Central Iowa Vanners c/o Bonnie Ritz 11549 Rutledge Rd. Ottumwa, Iowa 52501 info Sue 515-266-8564  alien Costume Night Saturday..  Vans and Panels only.  Large heated activity center, plenty of electric. 
8-10 OH Spring Back 15 Come BIVOUAC with us.  All military vets will be admitted for 1/2 price with proof of service. hosted by Vans on the Run at Knox County Fairgrounds 129 Fairgrounds Rd.  Mt. Vernon OH $30. pre-entry $40. gate.  $15. camping trailers , $10. extra fro Thursday arrivals  extra people in van $10 each.  lots of camping room, electric, hot showers, food vendors, dinner Saturday night. send entry to Vans on the Run PO box 247614 Columbus, OH  43224   for more info check us out on face book.  info 614-403-9874
15-17 MO Spring Fever 38 Yabba Van-a Doo! The Flintstones at Down Under Camp Resort Turney MO Spam Cook off. Costume Contest Games, van show, free beer.  great bands.  $40. pre reg by 5/1 gate $45. trailers $10. extra. club trailers free.  $10 for more than two adults in van early arrivals $15. per day Contact Don at Dnooner@aol.com or 913-486-8866 or Patti @ vanrpatti@gmail.com 513-260-9803 mail pre reg to 8649 N. Hull Kansas City, MO  64154 
15-16 WI The 9th Annual vanners Fest hosted by American Van Enthusiastic in Muscoda WI Friday night the annual poker Crawl for Special Olympic. Saturday Van and Car show for Special Olympic.@the Murel Mushroom Fest. Camping at Ike and Jill's Funny Farm 2 miles South of town on 18289 Cty Rd. G. Muscoda, WI  Donation $15 info 608-739-3299.
     
15-17 Canada Quebec Van Show Star wars. Cabane A Sucre Bertrand 9500Cotes des anges, Mirabel, J7N2W2  www.cabaneasucrebertrand.com Wolf 514-699-2022 pre reg $50. 2 persons and van extras over 16 $10.  1 breakfast per adult included for Monday morning . happy hour Saturday.  bring alcohol and munchies.  
22-25 NY Lost in Las Vegas at Washington County Fairgrounds 392 Old Schuylerville Rd. Greenwich, NY  pre reg $40. gate $45. extra persons $5. trailer under 16 ft. $15. over 16 ft. $25. motor homes & van pre-reg $65. gate $70. motor home only pre $55. gate $60.
22-26 WA Poison Ivy vans in conjunction with NWVC  presents a Blast from the Past Van Run campout. at Chelan County Fairgrounds 5700 Westcott Dr. Cashmere, WA  Costume Contest, Potluck Saturday, Games  $20. plus a can  of food per person. under 18 free RV hoopup $15. extra for the weekend Call Wo 
23-25 IL Mid West Vans Episode 41 Space Vanners of Penfiled.   Rolling Hills Campground 3151 County Road 2800 E Penfield IL for more info Call Wood at 708-359-3274 or Game at 219-405-5994 pub crawls, and shot bars, vankana, van show and night show.  $40. pre entry by 5/11 gate $50. extra people over 2 in van $15. camping trailers $20. extra Thursday night $$20. send pre-entry to Midwest Vans 13967 Huseman St. Cedar Lake In 46303
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7th WI County Line Vans 38th Annual Beer Bust. at George's Club Highview  5305 60th St. Kenosha WI  Donation $2.00 lots of door prizes and raffles, 
5-7 OH Buckeye Van Association, Return to Cortland Birthday Bash Trumbull Co. Fairgrounds .  more info to come 
12-13 NY Provanity 35 Van Anatomy by Salt City Vans at Riverforest Park 9439 Riverforest Rd. Weedsport NY  13166 www.saltcityvans.com  vans only $40. pre-reg. by 5/15 gate $45. for van and 2 adults. $15. for extras. trailers including motor homes $1.00 per foot. except club utility trailer. send to Salt City Vans 7291 Manlius Center Rd. East Syracuse, NY 13057 info Animal  315-633-2317  
19-21 Canada VanFest #20. Canada's largest Custom Van and Truck show.  Spring Water Conservation area Aylmer Ontario Canada.  Sponsored by California Carsmetics, Sport Truck & Auto Accessories, Aylmer Tire Craft,  Black Tie Gala Event the Show is on Saturday and you must be registered and in the show field by10 am. Top 145 awards given for vans and trucks.  gates open Friday at 10 am.  Saturday show classifications start at 8:30am.  Awards at 6:30 Bright and shine on Saturday night.  Show only $30. no Camping.  Show and Camping $55. for vehicle and 2 persons.  Sleeping trailers $15. extra persons $10. each.  Send to Vanfest @ 23254 Highbury Ave N. RR4 Benfield Ontario Canada N0M1P0  Check us out at www.vanning.com/vanfest/ or like us on Face book.  more info call Kevin at 1-519-225-2969 or Stacey at 1-905-979-7492 
19-21 RI Boat N Mickey's Backyard Party III  $10 per person.  porta johns, limited water no electric.  Bon Fire, door prizes, goodie bags, games pot luck dinner.   145 New London Ave. Warwick RI call Boat 401-219+0811
19-21 WI Van-a-mega-mania. by County Line Vans at Jefferson County Fairgrounds 503 N. Jefferson Ave, Jefferson WI pre-reg by 6/16 $30. van and 2 adults.  extras $10. gate $40. trailers $20.  Thursday night $15. send to County Line Vans 9222  48th /Ave. Kenosha, WI  53142  info call Lil Ed.  262-925-9507
27 CT N E V C meeting hosted by Bad Influence Vans & Rat City Vans at 2165 Meriden Water Bury Trunpike, Southington CT   call Bill 806-302-9246 for info.  
26-28 MS Party at the track.  Gulfport Dragway.  I=10 exit 31 to south to Race track Rd.  $20 weekend pass.  Vintage Vans, trucks and camper rally.  $20 weekend pass.  info 228-596-0664  www.konastream.com
26-28 WI Titletown Van's River Run #5. at RJ's 300 Wilbert St. Crivitz WI  54114  $10. per person. Best Raft/tube building contest. Saturday pot luck, Saturday morning breakfast included.  3 hr float trip, bright and shine. info contact RJ 715-291-8426  
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8-12 IL The 43rd Van Nationals  at Altamont, Il.  hosted by Hard Core Vanners. 722 E. Cumberland Rd. Altamont, IL  just 11 miles west of I-57 and I-70 interchange at exit 82 on I-70.  Pre-reg $50. for a van and 2 people by 6/27, Gate $65. camping Trailers $10.  Extra people 18 and up $20.  pre-camping $10. per day per van and $10. per day per camper. please bring school supplies and can goods in addition to the pre-reg. Covered barns rentals available, Vanners nite in , National Custom Van Show n Shine, bright and shine and burn out contest, vendors, vanner museum games for kids and adults, plenty of electric and water, goody bags and prizes, Public show n shine on Saturday.  parking are set aside for RV's   Make checks payable to Hard Core Vanners PO Box 192 Auburn, IL  62615,  we accept Pay Pal  email Hardcorevanner@gmail.com or Visit the web page http://43rdvannationals.com  for more info or call Darrin 217-652-6968 or Don 913- 486-8866 vendor info call Joe 727-863-7033 
7/31-8/2 MO H.I.V.E Take it Easy at Eagle-ridge RV park. 22708 W. 182nd St Eagleville, MO pre-reg $30 van and 2 adults. -$35. gate.  call Keith Wiese 816-718-6754
     
7/31-8/2 OH 5th Next Gen Vanners truckin Wild West Theme Medina County Coon Hunters Association  8120 Coon Club Road Medina OH 44256  more to come 
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6-9 CA Wild in the Woods 12 by Sunshine Supervans at Wooded Hills, Ca  from N. take 5/805 or 15 S. take I-8 east exit S1 turn left.  east take I -8 exit S1 turn right.  everyone left at Morris Ranch/wooded hills. right turn in to wooded hills group circle.  for more info call Bill-o at 928-201-2001 or Vanner@frontiernet.net.  back to basics  pit toilets, Mojitos, and pink stuff.  lots of fun.
7-9 Ct Super Somer #14 at Fourtown Fairgrounds. Somers CT.  by Altruck. send pre-reg to Beth Elsdon 78  Central Ave.  Wolcott, CY  06716 make checks to Altruck Vanners Inc. pre reg by 8/1  $40. van and 2 adults extras $8.  gate $45. extras $10.  trailers $15. motor homes. buses $70. 
14-15 NY Vanners in tequila by Western NY vanners. Orleans County fairground  12690 county Rd 31 Albion  check out Diane Masters facebook page for more info
21-23 OH Knightmare Wanderland. All Powered Up by Knightmare Vanners at Richland County Fairgrounds 340 Lantz Rd. Mansfield, OH  Plenty of power and water.  Vanner Flee Market Saturday, games Live bands in  building with A/C show and shine on Sat.  Food vendors. Makes checks to Amy Hale ,565 Townview Cr. Apt 4. Mansfield OH  44907 pre-reg by July 1 $35.00 gate $40. camping trailers $20.  extra nights $10. info call Jeff 419-543-9093.
     
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4-7 MA Welcome to the Loonie Bin 2 hosted by Loonie Toon Truckers and friends. at Indian Hollow Campground Chesterfield MA no water or electric.  hot showers, flush toilets trash in trash out.  pre reg $35. van and 2 adults, gate $40. $2. donation at gate for Cancer Society.  campers free. extra people $10.  info call Becky 603-867-1728 send pre reg to Paul Landry 12 Apple Valley Parkway Smithfield, RI  02828
5 WI Hy-Rollin Vans presents the 11th annual Custom Van show over 800 vehicles from across 6 states.  HRV SHOW corner of 6th Ave and 54th St. Kenosha, WI  Live music, call Taz for info  847-560-5147
6 IL Taz'z 15th annual Party in the Yard. all vans welcome. 12866 West County Club Ave. Waukegan IL  60087 $5.00 great food. room for overnighters, Sunday van show 12-4  Call Taz at 847-560-5147 for more info.
5-7 PA Butler 2015 by Three Rivers Vans at. Butler County Fairgrounds route 422-1127 New Castle Rd  Prospect Pa, Pre reg deadline August 1st.Van and 2 people pre entry $45.00-At the Gate-$50.00 Camping trailer $20.00 -Extra person in van (over 15)-$15.00.Gates open Friday at 12 Noon . For info call Carol at 724-375-6484 or Jim at 412-262-4298  Show and Shine-Goodie bags-Adult games-Late night games-Kids games-vendors and Awards.  Rock-N-Roll Every night.   Water and electric, flush toilets and hot showers. Vans and Panels only
11-13 CO The HAVE's 10th Annual Truck-in.  New Location Lake George Cabins & RV park Lake George CO  8966 County Rd. 90 Lke George CO in Pile National Forest west of Ute Pass. located 38 miles west of Co Spring on Hwy 24 sponsored by the HAVE'S AND THE HAVE NOTS.  Vans and panels only $40.  club trailers $10. sleepin trailers $15. extra people $10. contact Gail 303-912-6863 or Cindy lou 719-229-7242 send pre reg to Cindy Lou Hyde 7365 Waterman Way Colorado Springs, CO  80922
18-20 RI Fun Run 16 Vanning is a Carnival. by SMUT Truckers. at Tavern on the Will  West Greenwich RI $25. van and 2 adults.  $30with trailer.  $5.for extra person call Joe 401-828+1338 bring school snacks or school supplys.
18-20 WI 39Th OKTOBERFEST (bring back the 80's) BY Bar City Vans at La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds West Salem, WI for more info call Dee 608-785-1571  pre-reg by 9-4 $40. trailers $10. gate $45. camping trailer's $10 extra over two adults in van $10. sent do Bar City Vans N2798 Garbers Rd. La Crosse, WI  54601
17-20 PA Keystone  Madness 2015 by Performance, (the eVANt does not start until Thursday 9/17.  You may come as early as 9/13 and pay $5.00 per night to camp). at Schuylkill county Fairgrounds, Summit Station PA pre reg by 9/1  $35.  $75.motor homes   by 9/1 (club affiliated only) gate $40.motor homes $80.extra people $10.  trailers $15.  1 free club trailer  for more info contact Performance Inc. PO Box 815 Pottstown, PA   19464 or Chas 610-469-0604 or Dimples 610-850-1292 www.performanceinc.org    
24-27 MA Vanished IV by South Central MA.  at Holland Rd. Brimfield MA.  limited water, no electric. trash in trash out.  check facebook "A vanishing IV" info Justin Desroches 137 Eastford Rd Apt 2 Southbridge, MA 01550  van and 2 people $35. campers $10. extra people $10. pre reg by 9/13 $30.  the-vanished@hotmail.com 
25-27 IL Vannin into Fall by Central IL van. at Evening Star Campground 20349 US 136 Topeka, IL  309-562-7590  fro info call Bob 309-251-9872  more info as available 
25-27 OH Last Chance 38 by TIT @ Woods Tall Timber Lake Campground 1921 Tall Timber Lake Rd. New Philadelphia, OH  more info to come
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2-4 NC GSVR 11,  at Flaming Arrow Campground on Hwy 441 in  Cherokee, NC. Hosted by the Southeast Van Council Friday night potluck dinner, swap meet, show and shine and parade to town, first in and longest distance For more info contact: Jim at bluelemon72@hotmail.com or see them on Facebook Southeast Van Council. Click here for flier
8-12 RL Summer end party at Doc and Dee's playground.  189 Fanner Hill Rd. Hope Valley RI  pot luck supper entertainment by Mark Levesque.  
9-10 PA Twilight truckers Our first time at Bat. Fall Fest 1   at Gratz Fairgrounds, 601 E. Market St. Gratz PA.  pre reg $30. gate $ 40 info Shawn 610-704-6465  pre-reg by 9/26 $30. gate $40.  extra persons over 2 in van $10.  campers up to 16 ft $20. over 16 ft  $25. all motor homes $75. pre-reg. gate $85.  plus 1 can of food for food bank.  Send to Twilight Truckers.  7318 H Sauerkraut Ln  Macungie PA  18062
9-11 WI A Howling Van-Pir-te by Hy-Rollin Vans at Walworth Co Fairgrounds Elkhorn, WI  Show n shine. free beer with mug purchase.  good food. costume contest  pumpkin carving. pre-entry by 10/1 $40. van and 2 people.  extras. $10.  sleeping trailers $15. gate $45. send to Hy-Rollin Vans C/O Taz 12866 W. Country Club Ave, Waukegan IL  60087  call 847-560-5147
16-18 CA 43rd Annual King City at Salinas Valley Fair Grounds. Welcome to VanRock.  pre-reg by 10/2 $35. van and 2 adults.  gate $40.  small trailers $10. trailers over 10ft. $20.  motor homes $45. gate $50.  send to Kathy Willis.  4136 Carola Ave. San Jose, CA  95130  email katcruzr@aol.com 408-249-4451  
16-18 MO HOAVC's HAVOC #37 at Eagleridge RV park. 22708 W. 182nd St Eagleville, MO  pre-reg by 10/1 $35. vehicle and 2 adults.  Gate $40.  extra people $10.  Thursday Camping $18 check out facebook. HOAVC send to Heart of America Van Council c/o Patti Weber 8649 N. Hull Kansas City, MO  64154  513-260-9803
16-18 NH Frostbite Frolics by Chair City Truckers and all 4 wheel Drive Vans at Stateline Campground 850 Winchendon Rd. RT 12 South Fitzwilliams NH  pumpkin Carving, Soup lots of it.  gate $25.  $10 campers contact Barry Wickman 987-630-1154winter, summer 603-585-9137
30-11/1 FL Florida Keys hosted by the Florida Van Council.  more to come.
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12-15 FL Auto fest at Sun 'n Fun site in Lakeland. by powered by Carlisle Events.  Show and swap meet  4175 Medulla Rd. Lakeland.  
14 FL FVC meeting and pig roast at Auto Fest.  more to come
14 NJ Runnin Wild Truckers It's time for a party 2015  more to come as available. 
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5 MO 39th Annual Christmas Party by Three Trails Vans at Pleasant Valley Community Center, Pleasant Valley MO  Best decorated table.  snacks and set ups provided $10. per person and a $5. toy or $15 per person and no toy.   7 pm till midnight.  nearby hotels in Liberty MO.  Fairfield Inn 816+792-4000, Comfort Suites, 816-781-7273 
5 RI Truck-in for Tots Coventry- West Greenwich Elks Lodge  41 Nooseneck Hill Rdl. West Greenwich RI  for more info Call Ed Lamothe 401-639+0130  admission one new toy per adult or cash donation.  
     
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23rd IL Let's get snowed at McCritter Bar & Grill at 2801 Court St. Pekin, IL  live band games, trophies, etc.  contact John Hphulin 309-678-7456  Concord Inn & Suites Ph 309-347-5533 Mention DIVC for room rate 
     
     
     
     
     
     
   


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