Mohawk Valley Corvette Club, Inc.


Club Calendar of Events For 2017


*June 4, 2017 (Sunday)

Vettes in Perfection, LTD

This is a Spring Cruise-In at Lakeside Farms in Ballston Lake, NY. There are music, door prizes, and 50/50 raffles. Proceeds are donated to the Double H Hole in the Woods Ranch in Lake Luzerne, NY. If you are interested in attending please call Russ Harrington at (315) 391-2352. We will be meeting at the Indian Castle rest stop on the Thruway. Russ will give you the details.

*June 11, 2017 (Sunday)

Clinton Volunteer Firemen Cruise In & BBQ

We will meet at Byrne Dairy in Kirkland at 9:30 AM. Contact for this event is Joe Granato (315) 794-9467. Please call Joe by July 10th if you will be attending.

*June 12, 2017 (Monday)

Rome Generals Car Cruise & Ball Game

This is a car cruise and ball game the same night - every Monday in June. June 12th was chosen by club members to attend this event as a group. Free admission to all passengers in show vehicles - free hot dog for the driver. Delutis Field in Griffiss Park, behind the bomber, Rome, NY. Contact for this event is Bob Nora (315) 292-8850. We will meet at the Dunkin Donuts in Marcy, Route 49 & Cavanaugh Road at 5:15 PM leaving at 5:30 PM.

*June 16-17, 2017

Cruisin' Around the Mountains

The rooms for Cruisin are at the Best Western. The number is (518) 891-1970. You can call them directly to make reservations. Again, it will be action packed but less formal than other years.

June 17, 2017 (Saturday)

Father's Day Weekend Car Show (Old Forge)

Judged Car Show held at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street. The registration runs 9:00 am - 12:00 Noon. Cars required to be on the field by 12:00 Noon Sharp. There will be Trophies and Prizes awarded at 3:00 pm. Cash prizes for Best of Show - Antique and Best of Show - Modified. This is sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association. Anyone going will meet at Riverside Center at 8:45 AM leaving at 9:00 AM.

June 17, 2017 (Saturday)

3rd Annual Vettes for Veterans Car Show

Sponsored by Adirondack Corvette Club, Inc. The show will take place on at PJS BAR-B-QSA, Route 9, South Broadway, Saratoga Springs starting at 10:00 AM till 2:00 PM. There will be Dash Plaques for all participants, Trophies, 50/50 Drawing, Door Prizes, Raffle Baskets, Music and of course Great Food from PJs. Registration is $15 per car. Spectators are welcome and we do ask for a donation of your choice to help support our deserving VETERANS. Rain Date: July 8, 2017 (Saturday).

*June 23, 2017 (Friday)

Club Social

This month's social will be held at Joey's Restaurant, 815 Mohawk Street, Utica. Contact Bob Nora at (315) 292-8850 no later than Wednesday, June 21, 2017 if you plan on attending.

*June 24, 2017 (Saturday)

Cruisin for the Cure Classic Car Show

This event is at Windham Mountain Resort, 19 Resort Drive, Windham, NY in the Catskills. Show starts at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. All proceeds benefit Prostate Cancer Foundation. Contact for this event is Angelo Donato (315) 794-2058. We will meet at Riverside Ctr. at 8:00 AM and leave at 8:15 AM. Please let Angelo know if you will be attending by Thursday, June 22, 2017. Rain date June 25, 2017.

*June 28, 2017 (Wednesday)

Club Meeting

Regular monthly meeting, 7:00PM at the Utica Elks Lodge No. 33, 1315 Champlin Ave., Utica, NY.

*June 29-July 2, 2017

Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen

Watch the Corvette factory team! The Corvette Corral is $170 for the 2 ticket package. Contact Dennis Gillmore at (315) 527-2534 if you have questions. Click here for event details (corral info under Parking).

*July 2, 2017 (Sunday)

Antique Car & Motorcycle Show (Munson Williams)

This event is presented by the Mohawk Motorcades Automobile Club. Located at 310 Genesee Street, Utica, NY Judged classes $10. - Non-judged $7.00. We will meet at Dunkin Donuts on Genesee Street in Utica at 9:30 a.m. so we can arrive together.

*July 7, 2017 (Friday)

Vernon Downs Harness Racing

The cost is $20.90 per person for the Gold Cup buffet, racing program and race. Everyone will pay their own upon arrival just mention that you are with the Mohawk Valley Corvette club. Please call Annette Gillmore (315) 269-2848 for reservations by Wednesday, July 5, 2017 (reservations are necessary). We will meet at Byrne Dairy in Kirkland at 5:15 PM leaving at 5:30 PM. Dinner reservations are at 6:00 PM.

*July 14-16, 2017

Syracuse Nationals

The NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY. Nationals is the largest and most diverse classic car event on the RIGHT COAST! Come join us for another great show in 2017. Click here for event details.

*July 16, 2017 (Sunday)

Annual Club Summer Picnic

Al and Lori have graciously offered their home again this year for the Club Picnic. The picnic will start at 3:00 pm. As in past years, please bring a dish to pass. The club will provide soda, hot dogs and hamburgers, condiments, and paper products. Please call Lori Wielgosz at 865-4771 by Wednesday, July 12, 2017 to let her know what dish you will be bringing.

*July 26, 2017 (Wednesday)

Club Meeting

Regular monthly meeting, 7:00PM at the Utica Elks Lodge No. 33, 1315 Champlin Ave., Utica, NY.

*July 30, 2017 (Sunday)

Vettes at the Beach

Events runs from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM rain or shine. This is not a judged show. Come enjoy a day full of fun & sun with door prizes, raffles & 50/50's all day. Come early as no spots are reserved. Enjoy great music, dash plaques & trophies. Proceeds go to local charities! The cost is $20.00. We will meet at Byrne Dairy in Kirkland at 7:00 AM departing 7:15 AM. Please contact Mike Graham at (315) 527-8701 by July 29, 2015 if you plan on attending. If Mike does not hear from you by the 29th he will assume you will not be attending and the group will not wait to depart.

*August 6, 2017 (Sunday)

Rockin' In The Park

Presented by the Tappet Twirlers Automobile Club of Rome, NY Lee Town Park, St. Rte. 26, Upper Turn Rd., Lee Town Park, Lee Center, NY 13363. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (gates open at 8:00 AM) Registration is $15.00. Contact for this event is Russ Harrington (315) 391-2352. We will meet at Dunkin Donuts plaza in Marcy, Route 49 and Cavanaugh Road at 8:30 AM.

*August 19, 2017 (Saturday)

Wings and Wheels

Event located on the great lawn of the Masonic Care Community in Utica. There will be food and music. This year a nominal $5 registration fee with proceeds going to support resident programs at the Care facility will be collected. Commemorative Dash plaques will be given to the first 200 registrants. Owners may opt out of having their car judged. Rain date Sunday, August 20, 2017. Contact for this event is Mike Graham (315) 527-8701. We will meet at vacant lot on Bleeker St. & Culver Ave. at 10:30 AM.

*August 24-17, 2017

Corvettes at Carlisle

The largest and most fun-filled Corvette event in the world, the annual Corvettes at Carlisle event features more than 5,000 Corvettes representing all generations of America's classic sports car. Corvette enthusiasm is contagious with participation in autocross, burnouts and the parade through historic downtown Carlisle. In addition to the Corvette giveaway, the excitement continues with an incredible shopping experience, including a huge swap meet with a wide variety of vendors, an all-Corvette car corral, Manufacturers Midway and Installation Alley. Contact for this event is Dave Loudon at (315) 794-1357.

*September 8-10, 2017

Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen

The Founders Tour is sold out as of April 4. Race tickets can be purchased separately on the Watkins Glen International website. Contact Dennis Gillmore at (315) 527-2534 if you have questions. Click here for event details.

September 8-10, 2017

Adirondack Vettefest Weekend

Adirondack Corvette Club presents a fun weekend for Corvette owners and fans. Ramada, 1 Abby Lane, Queensbury, NY. Click here for registration and details.

*October 13-14, 2017

Ocean City Corvette Weekend

"Hooked on A Legend" The host hotel will once again be the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel. If you plan on staying there be sure to mention you're attending Free State Corvette Club's Corvette Weekend to receive the special rate. Click here for event and registration details. Registration will open on June 3, 2017. You will have the option to pay securely using your credit card directly from the registration system.
(Please note that Brenda & Russ Harrington are going down a few days earlier to stay in Cape May before taking the ferry to Ocean City).

* Denotes that either a member or the club as a group will be participating.

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