2010 Tin Can Tourist Rallys and Events


The registration forms are all available on Rally Registration page on the site: http://www.tincantourists.com/rallyregistration.php or select “Rally Registrations” under Camp Office on the menu at www.tincantourists.com – Paypal forms are setup for the Annual Gathering, Fall Gathering, and Koreshan.

Other event hosts will post downloadable forms and in some cases Paypal registration procedures.

Cedar Key/Dade Battlefield Show

Brief description of event: Old Florida R&R at Cedar Key, only lightly structured – Caravan to Dade Battlefield to celebrate Florida State Park’s 75th Year Anniversary.

Date: January 25-28, 2010 at Cedar Key – Dade Battlefield, Bushnell, Florida January 29-31, 2010

Location: Cedar Key – Sunset Isle Motel & RV Resort pre-caravan Gathering at Cedar Key (January 25-28, 2010) Come when you can. Make Reservations by calling Sunset Isle Motel & RV Park 352-543-5375 Those with vintage trailers or motor coaches will Caravan to Dade Battlefield State Park on January 29, 2010, to celebrate Florida State Park’s 75 Year Anniversary. We will dry camp on Saturday and Sunday. Music, food, car show, trailer and motor coach open house will be on Saturday, January 30th

Number of units allowed at event: 50 sites at Cedar Key – Caravan/Dade Battlefield limited to 25

Registration procedure: contact Forrest for registration material and be sure to call Sunset Isle Motel & RV Park 352-543-5375 for site reservations

Contact person – Forrest Bone f23bone@earthlink.net or 941-748-1483

90th Annual Winter Convention

Brief description of event: Fun, food, fellowship and the Southeast Regions Annual Concours

Date: February 25-28, 2010

Location: Lake Manatee State Park Number of units allowed at event: 50

Registration procedure: registration material available at www.tincantourists.com or by contacting Forrest Bone at f23bone@earthlink.net or 941-748-1483

Contact person – Forrest Bone at f23bone@earthlink.net or 941-748-1483

13th Annual Gathering

Brief description of event: Annual Gathering at Camp Dearborn; The Bowlus Trailer will be this year’s featured trailer

Date May 20 th to 23 rd , 2010

Location: Camp Dearborn, Milford Michigan Number of units allowed at event 161 sites reserved – electric only and full hook-up sites available

Registration procedure: Must register for the Annual Gathering prior to site reservation.This must be done before you reserve your site. Your name will be on record as registered for the event and you will be allowed to pick and reserve your site through the Camp Office 248-684-6000 on or after January 15 th . You must be registered with Forrest Bone for the Gathering, before you can select a site through the Camp Office.

Contact person – Forrest Bone f23bone@earthlink.net – 941-748-1483 Registration materials/On line registration: www.tincantourists.com

Third Annual TCT Northeastern Regional Gathering

Brief description of event: The Third Annual Gathering is being presented in the spring rather then the fall as the first two Gatherings. This Gathering has proven to be the place to be for vintage owners.

Date: May 20 th -23 rd , 2010

Location: Sampson State Park, Finger Lake Region, New York

Number of units allowed at event: 60 sites have been reserved – they sold out in 2009

Registration procedure: on line at www.tincantourists.com or by contacting the Fletcher’sfletch@vintagekingpins.com or Denise at Denise@vintagekingpins.com or call 607-387-5838

Contact person(s) – Bill Fletcher at fletch@vintagekingpins.com or Denise Fletcher atDenise@vintagekingpins.com or call 607-387-5838

Enchanted Encampment SW Rally #2

Brief description of event: We will camp in the heart of Sedona, Arizona at Rancho Sedona RV Park, a classic 1960’s style campground. Your trailers will surround our gathering spot: a large grassy area with a BBQ and fire pit and of course we have use of newly remolded men’s and women’s showers. From your camp site you can hop the free shuttle or walk to town. Sedona is a picturesque city surrounded by red-rocks, whether you’re into history and archaeology; arts and culture; power shopping; outdoor sports; or the spiritual and metaphysical, you can enjoy all this, with some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.Our TCT agenda will include, a welcoming cocktail party, grilling up something on Friday night, Saturday show and shine open house, pot luck dinner and more. This will be a wonderful opportunity to see what Arizona is about, and meet up with some other trailer enthusiasts from the region. As they say: If you like trees with lots of shade, grass, quiet and a cool stream, you will love Rancho Sedona RV Park.

Date: May 20-23 2010

Location: sunny Sedona, Arizona at the Rancho Sedona RV Park.

Number of units allowed at event: 30, register quick

Registration procedure: Email me Karencampbellwithrt66@hotmail.com, of your interest, then I will reply via email with the form and mailing instructions for both the forms and check. Rally fee for 3 nights is $ 135.00, Sedona is expensive, but you can park and ride the shuttle for most of your sightseeing and shopping.

Contact person: Karen Campbell your SW TCT rep. Home: 505-294-6000 orkarencampbellwithrt66@hotmail.com

Alumapalooza

Brief description of event: Alumapalooza – will be largely attended by Airstream owners, but all trailers are welcome. The program will include five days of seminars on a variety of topics, musical entertainment on three nights, a big outdoor barbecue, nightly movies, daily door prizes, and much more. (Of course we’ll have those treasured elements of many good events: daily Happy Hours, Swap Meet, Open House, etc.)

Date: June 1-6, 2010

Location: Jackson Center Ohio

Number of units allowed at event: ??

Registration procedure: Full information about the event can be found online atwww.alumapalooza.com

Contact person – Full information about the event can be found online atwww.alumapalooza.com

Pennsylvania Route 6 Caravan

Brief description of event: June 3rd meet at staging area – probably in Ohio; traveling east stops will take place at the Brookdale Family Campground outside Meadville; City of Port Allegany; Alleghany River Campground; City of Galeton; City of Mansfield; return west on Route 6 to Conneaut Lake Park; a farewell Breakfast will end the event on June 14 th . Each area stop will allow for two day stays in the area. Each stop will provide a meal for the caravan participants. An open house will be provided by TCT on one of the days. Almost all the overnight stays are being provided for free by the host community or campground. If there are any expenses they will be covered by the application/registration fee ($100.00)

Date: June 3 to 14, 2010

Location: Route 6 in Pennsylvania

Number of units allowed at event: 25-30

Registration procedure: Send registration to f23bone@earthlink.net for consideration

Contact person – Forrest Bone at f23bone@earthlink.net 941-748-1483 Registration materials/On line registration: www.tincantourists.com

Second Annual Western Canadian Tin Can Tourists Vintage Trailer Meet

Brief description of event: Gathering of TCT members in British Columbia and surrounding area

Date: June 4-6, 2010

Location: Son’s of Norway Camp, Mission BC

Number of units allowed at event: 50 units

Registration procedure: Pre registration is a must. Registration will happen in the New Year. Please send an email if you wish notification when registration opens. tessiebear@shaw.ca

Contact person – Gerry and Sue Measures – tessiebear@shaw.ca

30th Annual Vicksburg Old Car Festival For Registered Tin Can Tourist Members Only.

Description: Car show, camping in the Vicksburg Historic Village, open house on Saturday, arts & crafts, book sale, antiques, lots of food. Ken will be giving Model A rides touring the village of Vicksburg on Friday.

Date: Thursday, June 10 through Sunday, June 13, 2010.

Location: Vicksburg, MI, south of Kalamazoo

Number of Units allowed: 20 with elect. only. There will be a selection committee due to the limited space.

Registration Procedure: You may phone, email, or see us in May at the Milford Gathering. You must be pre-registered (with confirmation) to attend.

Contact persons: Ken and Lee Evensen Leekenevensen@att.net, phone: 269.649.2445 or269.808.0853

Mosport Race Track 50th Year Celebration

Brief description of event: Free dry camping in the beautiful Kawarthas in Southern Ontario, lots of fun for Gear heads and Vintage Trailer owners. The only charges are $12.00 for a catered dinner Saturday Night and $50.00 for the races. Free access to paddocks, cars, infield, 11 vintage car clubs, formula one cars, formula 5000, Can-Am, Trans Am, Mini Racers (Fiats, Real-Minis not Faux-BMW), vintage motorbikes and lots of eye candy.

Date: June 17 th – 21 st , 2010

Location: Near Toronto, Canada Number of units allowed at event: no limit

Registration procedure: Contact Rick Myer for registration material

Contact person – Rick Myer, rick_myer@sympatico.ca 519-657-7055, 519-636-0260.

Vintage Camper Show – Port Crescent State Park

Brief Description of event: Campers will display their vintage campers during their stay at the State Park.

Date: July 8-11, 2010

Location: Port Crescent State Park, Port Austin, MI

Number of units limited to: No limit, however we only have 142 campsites and reservations are required and will be somewhat limited for that time of year.

Registration procedure: Call 1-800-447-2757 for reservations, which should be done 6 months in advance.Participants should try to reserve campsites in the 1-20, 123-137, or 97-111 areas in order to be in the same general area as other vintage campers.

Contact person: Betsy Kish – kishe@michigan.gov

Jeri and I need a volunteer to coordinate this event with Betsy Kish. If no one steps forward, we will have to eliminate this event from the 2010 Calendar.

Wagons-Ho Fiberglass Travel Trailer Road Trip

Brief description of event: Details later

Date: July 13th – 18th, 2010

Location: Ontario Canada

Number of units allowed at event: ???

Registration procedure:

Contact Rick Myer for registration material

Contact person – Rick Myer, rick_myer@sympatico.ca 519-657-7055, 519-636-0260.

RV Industry Centennial Celebration Rally in conjunction with the Good Sam Club’s THE RALLY

Brief description of event: A public live-in exhibit of a time line of vintage units showcasing the history of the RV industry – it will include THE RALLY attendance, electric, hard surface parking, at no charge to participants

Date: July 17 – 25. 2010

Location: Kentucky State Fairgrounds, Louisville Kentucky

Number of units allowed at event: 20 units

Registration procedure: 20 units of varying vintages to be selected from applications submitted to Al Hesselbart, 800-378-8694, ahesselbart@aol.com, deadline to apply is February 15

Contact person – Al Hesselbart, 800-378-8694, ahesselbart@aol.com

1st Annual Big-Little Rally (this is a no cost rally)

Brief description of event: Community bonfires will be held both Friday and Saturday. On Saturday afternoon we will hold a vintage trailer show and open house. Saturday evening will be a pot-luck dinner followed by live musical entertainment. Local vendors will be selling breakfast both Saturday and Sunday mornings. Come help us kick off this new rally

Date: August 13-15, 2010

Location: Transfer Harvest Home Fairgrounds, 117 Edgewood Drive Ext Transfer PA

Number of units allowed at event: Although there are plenty of dry camping spots, we have a limited electric/water and electric only. There are no septic hook-ups but restrooms and showers are available.

Registration procedure: Send in completed registration form to: Serro Scotty Worldwide, PO Box 159, Transfer PA 16154 Attn: Bill Kerola, 1-724-962-4040
Forms are available from Bill or at www.tincantourists.com

Contact person – Bill Kerola – 1-724-962-4040

Vintage Trailer Campout

Brief description of event: This is a campout only – no organized events are planned. This is a make your own fun weekend.

Date: August 19th – 21st , 2010

Location: Deming Log Show Grounds, 3295 Cedarville Rd, East of Bellingham, Washington

Number of units allowed at event: no limit

Registration procedure: contact Gerry or Sue Measures at: tessibear@shaw.ca

Contact person – Gerry or Sue Measures at: tessibear@shaw.ca

Port Sanilac Boat Show

Brief description of event: Vintage Boats and Vintage Trailers and Motor Coaches

Date: August 20th & 21st, 2010

Number of units allowed at event: To be determined

Registration procedure: will be determined by the person that assumes responsibility to work with Boat Show Staff Contact person – must have a volunteer to coordinate TCT’s involvement in this event. If we don’t have a person to coordinate with the Boat Show staff by the spring newsletter (March), the event will be eliminated from the TCT schedule for 2010.

Additional information: http://www.portsanilac.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=83&Itemid=92

10th Annual Mt. Baker Vintage Trailer Rally

Brief description of event: 10th Annual rally for all vintage trailers & motorhomes. We have potluck dinner, entertainment, swap meet, lots of looking at 100 plus units & visiting with fellow vintage trailer lovers.

Date: Sept. 9-12, 2010

Location: Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden, Washington

Number of units allowed at event: Plenty of room for all

Registration procedure: May register at rally or you may pre-register – contact Pat or Joanne Ewing at (360) 966-4253 or e-mail at pre47airstream@aol.com

Contact person – Pat or Joanne Ewing at (360) 966-4253 or e-mail at pre47airstream@aol.com

Fall Gathering

Brief description of event: Fall fun, great food, open house and flea market

Date: September 23-26, 2010 (Note date is later in month than previous years)

Location: Camp Dearborn, Milford Michigan

Number of units allowed at event: 160

Registration procedure: registration material available at www.tincantourists.com or by contacting Forrest Bone at f23bone@earthlink.net or 941-748-1483

Contact person – Forrest Bone at f23bone@earthlink.net or 941-748-1483

The Blue Ridge Parkway’s 75 th Anniversary 1935-2010

Brief Description of Event: The Blue Ridge Region will host a year-long celebration and commemoration in 2010 marking the Parkway’s 75 th Anniversary with Educational Symposia, over 200 activities and festivals in surrounding communities, and a multi-day, multi-venue festival staged in and around Cumberland Knob, NC- where Parkway construction began- on September 10-12, 2010. With this in mind BRP 75, Inc. purposes to have an interpretive event featuring antique trailers and camping equipment in the Picnic Area at Cumberland Knob. We would develop signage and interpretive exhibits featuring some historic photos of early camping units on the Parkway and visitors could walk and maybe drive through the sites and visit the units and talk with the owners about their units.

Date: September 9-12, 2010 (may depart on 13 th , also)

Location: Picnic area at Cumberland Knob, North Carolina

Number of units allowed at event: 11 units will be selected from the 1930’s to 1965

Registration procedure: A registration form and procedure is being developed. It will be available shortly. At this time, we would like you to demonstrate your interest in this event, by sending and email to Forrest – f23bone@earthlink.net

Contact Person: Dan Brown – danlin49@charter.net or Forrest Bone – f23bone@earthlink.net

4th Annual Koreshan Unity Settlement Vintage RV Show, Celebration the Florida Park Service’s 75 th Anniversary

Brief description of event: Vintage RV’s will be set up in the historic settlement at Koreshan State Historic Site and open to the public for viewing – Additional campsites may be reserved through ReserveAmerica by calling 1-800-326-3521 or online www.reserveamerica.com

Date: November 11-14 th , 2010 – November 13 th from 10 am until 4 pm – date of show – participants can camp on the grounds beginning on Thursday, November 11th

Location: Koreshan State Historic Site, 3800 Corkscrew Road, Estero, FL 33928

Number of units allowed at event: 20 units may “camp” all 4 days in the settlement with minimal electric and water, up to 40 units may be shown the day of the event.

Registration procedure: Registration for the rally, Forrest and Jeri Bone. To register for the day of show only contact Mike Heare, 239-992-0311 or Michael.Heare@dep.state.fl.us

Contact person – Forrest Bone at f23bone@earthlink.net or Mike Heare atMichael.Heare@dep.state.fl.us

Third Annual California Regional Gathering

Brief Description of Event: Thirty sites on the American River at the Coloma Resort. There are accommodations for 85 units if needed. Coloma is located near the famous Sutter’s Mine and panning for gold is available to attendees. The setting is perfect and the fun is beyond that.

Date: Fall 2010 date to be announced

Location: Coloma Resort, Coloma California

Number of units allowed at event: Maximum of 85 – Thirty riverside sites available. Register early to get a site on the river, they a booked early.

Registration procedure: Contact Penny Cotter for registration information –auntpenny06@yahoo.com
Registration will be available at a later date at www.tincantourists.com

Contact: Penny Cotter – auntpenny06@yahoo.com

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