Please contact Laurie Fromm at lauriefromm05@gmail.com for any event additions or corrections.   For questions about individual meets, please use the contact information for each event.

Updated: September 15, 2019

Saturday, September 20th

National Hudson Motor Car Company Museum 5th Anniversary

Ypsilanti, Michigan

The 5th Anniversary will be celebrated at the museum featuring an Open House from 3-6pm.  Hor Dourves and drinks will be served.  For additional information, contact Ed Souers amchud@aol.com. 

Friday – Saturday, September 20-21st (New dates and location)

2019 Hudsons in the Heartland

Townsend, Tennessee

Come check out the beautiful Smoky Mountains in Townsend TN this year.  This is a new venue this year that can accommodate our club in a beautiful setting close to the Smoky Mountain National Park. Host Hotel: Talley Ho Inn, Townsend TN. http://talleyhoinn.com/welcome.html  Basic room, 1 queen $94 night, deluxe rooms $119 night, Mention Hudson Group for rates.

Friday: Check in and registration; dinner TBD

Saturday: swap meet, traditional Low Country Boil

Sunday: departure

Come and join us on the quiet side of the Smokies; minutes away from the Smoky Mountain National Park, Cade’s Cove scenic loop, and plenty of parking for cars, trucks and trailers.   Adventure seekers can enjoy a short scenic drive over the mountains to Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge for all the famous tourist attractions.   The Talley Ho Inn hosts many car and motorcycle clubs throughout the year, and they are eager to work with the Hudson folks as well. 

Saturday, September 21st

Douglasville Joint Meet with the Studebaker Club

Douglasville, Georgia

Come and enjoy another joint meet with our friends of the Studebaker Drivers Club. We'll meet at the Douglas Coun-ty Museum of History and Art, 6754 Broad Street, Douglasville 30134. at 10:30 AM. Park collector cars on the street in front; Brand-X's around back or on side streets. Admission is free, but donations are very much welcome. Docents will guide us.

Somewhere around noon or 12:30, we'll cruise the 3 blocks west to Hudson Hickory House BBQ, 6874 Bankhead High-way, Douglasville 30134. (770-942-4828.) It's just down the street from the museum. They have a room there that will easily seat all of us. They were told to expect maybe 50 of us.  Questions or lost? Contact meet host Rick Kamen (404) 314-8910 or aeroman@aol.com

Sunday, September 22nd

Annual Business Meeting – Garden State Chapter

Blairstown, New Jersey

This meet will again be pure fun! Bring a side dish or a dessert. Jim and Linda will supply hot dogs, hamburgers, rolls, fixins, and Jim’s annual “culinary surprise”. Our meet will be rain or shine since there’s copious waterproof spaces throughout their extensive Kittatinny Mountain property. We're looking forward to seeing so many members again and ALL New Jersey Hudson fans are welcome, even if you've seldom or never attended our meets. We'd love to greet new people and show you a good time. We may be meeting several of Jim’s friends again who belong to other car clubs. If you plan to attend, PLEASE call Jim or Linda no later than September 15.

Sunday, September 22nd

John Solari & Family Meet

Medway, Massachusetts

Meet will be held at 18 Winthrop Street, Medway, MA. Starts around 10AM.  Details to follow.  Contact Caroline Solari at carolinesolari@gmail.com, (508) 889-1620. 

Saturday, September 28th

Tire Kicking & Potluck BBQ

Orange, California

The meet will be held at the home of Terry and Gaye Hudspeth, 897 S. Woodbury Dr., Woodbury, CA.  Terry and Gaye Hudspeth have generously opened their home to us for a summer BBQ! They will be providing hot dogs and hamburgers with all the fixins and drinks. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share!  There is a pool and anyone who would like to bring their swimsuits and go for a swim, but please bring your own towels. RSVP to Gaye Hudspeth @ (714) 296-6760 or nzkiwi1965@hotmail.com with your choice of potluck.

Sunday, October 6th

Northern IN-OH HET Annual Meeting

Bellefountain, Ohio

Bev and Gordon Shellaberger, (937) 593-7507, will again welcome the chapter to the American Legion at 120 Colton Ave, Bellefountain, OH  43311.  Lunch will be at 1pm, (please bring a dish or two to share) with a meeting to follow.  There will be an election of officers, editor, and calendar of events for the upcoming year to discuss.  Hope to see everyone safely there!  Contact Brenda Carroll tobserene@gmail.com for additional questions. 

Wednesday – Sunday, October 9-13th

Fall Carlisle

Carlisle Pennsylvania

Hudson Events at / near Hershey Fall Car Show Hershey and Carlisle. H-E-T recruitment / hospitality trailer will be at spaces RNE 24-25 (Red Field) all 4 days of the Hershey meet.  At nearby Carlisle, the H-E-T has arranged for a block of 20 rooms at the Days Inn Carlisle North motel, 1255 Harrisburg Pike, at a discount rate of $79 plus tax. (This is the old Quality Inn.) Deadline for discount rate is Sept. 21. The Club will maintain a hospitality room with light refreshments at the motel during the late afternoon and evening on Friday and Saturday.  The annual Hudson dinner will be held at 6 PM on Saturday the 12th at the Hickory Ridge Restaurant, 1400 Harrisburg Pike, just across Rte. 81 from the motel. No reservation is required, patrons may order off the menu, and we will have a private dining room. On Sunday the 13th, we'll hold the traditional Hudson Flea Market in the rear parking lot of the Days Inn, from 7 AM to noon. Bring along your unwanted Hudson parts and make some money!  No registration or fees for vendors. Please contact Jon Battle with any questions: (540) 364-1770 or terraplane@verizon.net .

Thursday –Friday, October 11-18th

AGM 2019 Inglewood (NEW ZEALAND)

Wellington, New Zealand

October 11-Ground Zero Pre Tour BBQ at mine hosts - Phil and Coral Kidd’s Home 81 Mangaroa Valley Road, Upper Hutt.  Some highlights of the tour (Trek To Taranaki) will stop at Fell Railway Museum, Waihi Falls, Mangatainoka (home of the famous Tui brewery, memorial to Tangiwai disaster, army museum, drive on Forgotten Highway, concluding lunch at a Chinese Restaurant near Taranaki.  For additional information, contact Alistair Howard, 6 Astrada Court, Feilding 06-323-8465

Sunday, October 20th

Schulte’s Annual Meet

Bridgewater, Pennsylvania

Meet will be held at 500 Market St. Bridgewater, PA 15009  Ph.(724)-774-0400 www.oakarborgrille.com, starting at 1:30 for brunch. The cost is $17.99 per person. Drinks are extra. To view the brunch buffet go to www.facebook.com/oakarborgrille/videos/2241531885932864

Directions from Ohio and points north: Merge onto PA Rt. 376 E, take Exit PA-51

Any Questions contact Matthew Schulte @ schultemm@yahoo.com

Sunday, October 20th

Webers’ 56th Annual Meet / Business Meeting

North Attleboro, Massachusetts

The meet starts around 10 AM, please brings a covered dish.  We have a 20 X 20 tent setup in case the sun gets too hot. We start eating around noon time and until everyone is full. About 1:30, the President of the chapter calls the annual chapter meeting to order. We discuss chapter business and get to eat all the desserts that are left. My garage (60 sq.ft. of parts and cars) is open and everyone is encouraged to go into our home and view my (large) toy collection and a memory room full of STUFF to spark a memory in everyone.  By 3PM some of the members have to leave as they travel some distance to get home, but others stay till around 4PM or later.

Directions:

From the North: Take 1-95 south to Exit 8, US RT 1S, (Gillette Stadium); Follow US Rt. 1 South past the Stadium to Route 106. Turn right on Route 106 toward Plainville Center. NOTE: RT. 106 ends. Go straight across onto West Bacon Street. Follow West Bacon Street for about 1 mile. This street bears to the left twice. (NOTE: West Bacon St. becomes West Street in North Attleboro. Weber’s driveway is on the left. Just past the old stone railroad abutments. HET signs will be posted. If you come to a stop sign, you have passed the driveway. The address is 183 West Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760. The Webers can be reached at (508) 695-6592.

Friday – Sunday, October 25-27th

All California Meet

San Simeon, California    

All California Meet hosted by CIC at San Simeon Lodge, San Simeon, CA.  Cost - $10/family at San Simeon Lodge - (805) 927-4601.  Room Rates for Friday & Sat Nites: (plus 12% room tax), until 9/13/19: 1 Standard King (east wing) $109 2 Queens (north wing) $134 1 King Ocean View (faces parking lot) $144. 

Activities:

·         Fri & Sat noon – hot dogs in the parking lot

·         Fri & Sat late afternoon – wine & cheese

·         Please bring a bottle or two of your latest “discovery” to share

·         Fri & Sat evenings – campfire / marshmallow roast / conversation

·         Sat AM – Lady’s crafting in the Lounge ($7 craft fee for materials)

·         Sat early afternoon – caravan to Linn’s Country Farm Store

·         Sat Dinner – no host “Order off Menu” in dining room, group seating Fri & Sat all day - parts swap, tire kicking, & 1st annual inter-chapter Corn Hole Tourney!!!

For additional details, contact Jon Cronk (805) 987-8187 email: hudman51@aol.com

Saturday, October 26th

Yogi Bear Potluck

Canutillo, Texas

The meet will start at 2pm at Gallegos Park, El Paso County Park, 7361 Bosque Road, Canutillo, TX . Main Entrée: Smoke pork, chicken, sausage and brisket : shall be provided by Hudson Ocotillo club  Please bring to share: a salad or dessert or fruit or soda  Please contact our Yogi Bear coordinator, editor, and President Ryan Pope, 915 497 5869 email: ryanpope1047@yahoo.com to rsvp and also to indicate what your family will be bringing, (so there is no duplication of the menu items) Additionally, bring your own: chairs and if you have a folding table (bring it along).  Also, provided by Hudson club will be napkins, cups, paper plates, plastic forks, and plastic spoons.  El Paso County office states that there are restroom facilities available, (at the other end of the park)

Sunday, October 27th

Garden State Mid-Autumn Late October Meet 

Bridgewater, New Jersey

Let’s have some mid-autumn fun! This will be a neat get-together with great picnic food. BE SURE TO BRING A SIDE DISH! Our hosts are chapter members Joe and Judy Holdren, who will supply the hot dogs, hamburgers, and chicken. They live at 560 Bridgewater Avenue in Bridgewater, New Jersey, which is in Somerset County. Prepare to enjoy their fabulous yard, chapter fellowship, and many Hudson cars. Bring a lawn chair and a covered dish, dessert, or surprise of your choice!  Contact Call 908-526-4975 or 856-816-7438 (Ted’s cell phone) for questions. 

Sunday, November 10th

Mo-Kan November Meet

Lawrence, Kansas

The meet, hosted by Bob & Donna Sullivant will start at 1:30 at Applebee’s Restaurant, Lawrence, Kansas.  Contact Bob or Donna at 785-806-3294.  Details will follow.

Saturday, December 7th

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter’s Holiday Party

Kokomo, Illinois

The party will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.  The location is the Half Moon Restaurant and Brewery, 4051 S. Lafountain, Kokomo, IN 46902 (765) 455-2739.  Half Moon has an extensive menu which you can view on line.  Plan on spending about $30 for your meal, tax and tip, depending upon what you order.  We have a table reserved in the name of Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter.  Also, be sure you bring a white elephant gift for our gift exchange—find something you don’t need that will be another’s treasure or spend a minimal amount—$10 or $15.  You can see the Half Moon Restaurant from 931. Coming from the North, stay on 931 to Alto Rd and turn right.  Go to the light you will turn left and that is South Lafountain.  Just follow it to in front of the RestaurantFor more info call: Rick Home-(574) 722-6413, Work (574) 753-5720 or (574) 721-6060 cell

Saturday, December 7th

Tristate Mountain Roads Holiday Party

Bluemont, Virginia

Save the date, details to follow.  Holiday Party will be held at the Bluemont Fire Department. 

Sunday, December 8th

CBC Annual Holiday Party

Mt Airy, Maryland

Party will be held at Memories in Mt. Airy, Shopping Center from 12:30 – 3PM. Join your fellow Chapter members for an afternoon of Holiday Spirit in the season surrounding Christmas and Chanukah. This year, we’ll again order off the menu. Bring a same sex gift—suggested $20.00 Max for the gift swap. Mark it Hudson Man or Woman. https://www.memoriescharcoalhouse.com/ Please RSVP by Wednesday, December 4th to Lynn Horn 410-377-5824 (leave a message) or lynnhorn704@gmail.com

 

Saturday, December 14th

Nor-Cal Annual Business Meeting and Potluck

Hillsborough, California

The annual meeting will begin at 10AM and the home or Richard and Mary Griffith, 2140 Edgecourt Dr., Hillsborough, CA 94010. (Bring your tour ideas).  Brunch will be at 11:30 am (A-M = salad or sweets / N-Z = savory or sweets). RSVP: Jeannie at: gldkarma@aol.com

 

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Sunday, May 3rd

Annual Pontius Meet

Auburn, Indiana

Meet will be held at NATMUS Museum in Auburn, Indiana.  Save the date, details will follow.