December: A Month of Giving Generously
Karen O’Brien

The Eventer

December shows embody the spirit of giving generously. And while members of our hobby demonstrate incredible generosity throughout the year, the month of December brings together the sense of fellowship that serves as the foundation of our collective community. Each show presented this month was selected for its mission of giving, and all three occur on Saturday, Dec. 3. Show season has passed for most of the northern climates, and all three shows here benefit from their southern locations. I’d … Read the rest of the story…

Friendly Shows in Friendlier Climates
Karen O’Brien

The Eventer

The show calendar tends to taper off a good bit in the northern climates with the arrival of November, and so this month I thought I’d showcase some events in the southern climates that haven’t been around all that long. It’s always a nice idea to support a small, local show—you never know what hobby networking opportunities might be in your own backyard. If you have a local favorite coming up, let me know and I’ll include it in a … Read the rest of the story…

October 2016 Welcomes Fall with Shows and Festivals
Karen O’Brien

The Eventer

Fall is officially here, and so are the fall festivals that wisely include car/truck shows. I’ve come across some fun events this month that take place in towns large and small. There is something for everyone in October, so get out there and enjoy harvest season by attending a show. If you have a favorite fall show, let me know and I’ll try to include it in next month’s blog. Temecula California Combining the best features of a fall festival … Read the rest of the story…

GMC NAPCO – September/October 2016 cover story
Candace Brown

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The 1957 GMC 4X4 truck that appears on the cover of the September/October 2016 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is a former Washington State Department of Game service vehicle. The NAPCO-equipped GMC is now owned by Curt and Jennifer Ivie. What else is in this issue? Features 1936 International C-1 1968 International 1200C Campermobile 1953 Ford Woodie 1934 Dodge KC 1946 Chevrolet 3600 1957 Jeep FC-150 1934 Ford “Model B” Departments Delivery Designs – A “Dyed-in-the-Wool” Postman’s Truck Dodge Garage – 1965 Dodge D300 Northern Exposure – 1957 Meteor Ranchero Tech Tips – Re-Arching … Read the rest of the story…

Scenic Truck Shows to Visit in September
Karen O’Brien

The Eventer

Labor Day Weekend 2016 is ideal for attending an event. Whether you select something close to home or plan to travel to three shows over three days, the weekend features truck-friendly events around the country. One of my Labor Day favorites is run in conjunction with the Marshall County Blueberry Festival in Plymouth, Indiana. The Hoosier Old Wheels car club will host its 44th annual car show on September 4, 2016, at Centennial Park (1660 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, Indiana, … Read the rest of the story…

Thank You 2016 Vintage Truck Magazine Truck Show Fans
Erin McCarty

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Our 15th Annual Vintage Truck Magazine Truck Show proved to be our biggest one yet. We had over 200 vehicles exhibit at the show. Visitors came from many different states; our Longest Distance Driven winners, Scott and Mona Wickline, came all the way from Oregon. We would like to thank everyone who came out and supported us at the show. We hope you all had fun, like we did. We would also like to thank Young’s Jersey Dairy, Angela Rayner, and Dan … Read the rest of the story…

Old Shows in July That May Be New to Some
Karen O’Brien

The Eventer

Branching out to attend different types of shows can be a great idea. I recently stumbled upon a terrific display of trucks at an antique tractor show. On July 8–10, 2016, the South Lake County Agricultural Historical Society hosted its 32nd Annual Antique Tractor and Farm Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point, Indiana. It’s the largest tractor show in the county and features hundreds of tractors spanning the last century of farm progress from the huge Case … Read the rest of the story…