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: November 17, 2019

Sunday, November 24th (NEW ZEALAND DATE)

A Day in Dannevirke

A visit to our friends in the east is well over due, so Stu and Gael Harper have kindly arranged a day out in their home patch - Dannevirke .

The plan is to check out progress on the restoration of their 1939 Hudson 112 convertible and also do a garage raid on Nick Boblea (37 Terraplane) and John Tacon (30 Essex Challenger) plus have a group BYO picnic lunch somewhere locally - hot water provided.

Details as follows.......

Meet 9.45am in Woodville Main Street (arrive earlier to visit 2nd hand shops if desired)

Regroup 10.45am approx in Dannevirke at or near the BP service station -south end of town. Stu Harper will lead us to our various destinations, all a short distance from this meeting point and events will conclude before 3pm to allow for homeward travel. So "mark-up" your calendars and please let us know if you are planning to attend by 17 November.

Contact Basil or Bev Gowenlock 0212645538 // 06 3676450 the.gowenlocks@gmail.com

Saturday, December 7th 

Western New York Holiday Lunch

Lockport, New York

The gathering will begin at 2pm at Fieldstone Country Inn, 5986 S Transit Rd, Lockport, NY 14094. Everyone will order off menu. Contact Chuck Gugino to RSVP or for additional questions charlesj64@msn.com.

Saturday, December 7th

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter’s Holiday Party

Kokomo, Indiana

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

North Texas Christmas Party

Decatur, Texas

The meet will begin at 1PM at the Buchanan Hudson Ranch, 1382 CR 4191, Decatur, TX.  The host will provide the main dish. Please bring a dish to share.  We will continue the tradition of a Chinese Gift Exchange.  Please try to limit the price of the gift.

Contact Calvin Buchanan for additional information or questions. (940) 627-5229

Saturday, December 7th

Tristate Mountain Roads Holiday Party

Bluemont, Virginia

 

The meet will be held from 2-5 at 131 Retreat Road, Bluemont VA 20135.  Please join us to celebrate the season and enjoy some good food and camaraderie. Tri-State themed Door Prizes will be awarded!

What to bring:

·         Holiday Spirit!

·         Family, Special Friends & Prospective Members,

·         A side, salad or dessert to share (meat and drinks provided).

·         Adult beverage of your choice (if you choose to).

·         Your Hudson or vintage ride (parking lot is large and paved).

·         Canned goods, toiletries and/or cash donation so the chapter can share some holiday spirit with those served by the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (in lieu of a gift exchange: every $1 helps provide 4 meals). Meal will be served at 3pm. Warming oven, refrigerator and ice will be available.

For additional details please contact Joe at (703) 618-4772/Red343AMX@aol.com

Sunday, December 8th

Mo-Kan December Meet

Shawnee, Kansas

The lunch will begin at 1:00 p.m. at Hereford House Restaurant Shawnee, Kansas Hosted by - John and Robyn Forkner John (cell) - (913) 515-0054 This is also the infamous… White Elephant Gift Exchange Start looking for something unique to pass along to one of your MO-KAN members!

Sunday, December 8th

Western Reserve Christmas Party

Hubbard, Ohio

The lunch will be held at The Gentry, 116 E. Liberty Street, Hubbard, OH, phone (330) 534-4710.  Contact Barb Best to make reservations for the buffet lunch at (330) 856-3845. 

Sunday, December 8th

So Cal Chapter joint meet with the Packard Club

Los Angeles, California

Celebrate the Christmas Season with a visit to the Heritage Square Museum by way of Gus’s BBQ.

11:00 AM - Meet at Gus’s BBQ, 808 Fair Oaks Ave., South Pasadena for a BBQ lunch.

https://www.gussbbq.com 

12:30 PM - Leave for the Heritage Square Museum, 800 Homer Street in Los Angeles off the 110 Fwy, Exit 27, E Ave. 43. The 1 hr 15 minute tours start on the hour. Admission is $10 adults, $8 Seniors (covered by SCC for the holiday season). http://heritagesquare.org

Following there are two options:  

Option 1 - The annual Holiday Lamplight Celebration starts at 4:00 PM. Advance tours $45 tickets are required.

Option 2 - A driving tour through Pasadena on the way home.

We need your commitment by Dec. 1st. Respond by the 24th to 626/260-1090 or scc@elkay.org

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

South Texas Chapter Christmas Party

Salado, Texas        

Meet to held from 11-1 at Stagecoach Inn, 416 S. Main Street., (254) 947-5111.  Please arrive on time, room is reserved for 2 hours only.  Many selections limited to 4 items.  Contact Tom or Michelle Burns for additional questions.  Michelleburns2323@gmail.com / Phone (512) 487-0005

Saturday, December 14th

Grand Canyon’s Holiday Party

Please save the date, details will follow. 

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

Saturday, December 14th

Orange Blossom Christmas Meet

Bob and Ruth Harbrecht will host this meet. Bring a dish to pass and a $10 gift for a man or woman for a Chinese Auction.  Please save the date, details to follow. 

2020

Saturday, January 11th

Nebraska / Ohio Holiday Party

McCool Junction, Nebraska

Come join for Nebraska / Ohio’s Annual Meeting and election of officers at Kerry’s Restaurant, 119 N 1st Ave, McCool Junction, NE 68401; starting at 11:30am.  Instead of a gift exchange, there will be a fun activity.  

Cost Per Person - $16.50 + (15% gratuity) $2.48 + (7% tax) $1.33 = $20.31 per person

Final guest count will need to be given to Kerry’s Restaurant by Tuesday, January 7th, 2020. Please RSVP to Ramona Dittrich by phone: 402-665-2132 or cell 402-525-2209 (you can also text my cell phone) or email rgdittrich@gmail.com

Friday – Sunday, January 31-February 2nd

Meritt Marks Memorial Meet

Tavares, Florida

For many years the Orange Blossom Chapter of the Hudson-Essex-Terraplane Club has sponsored a multi-day Winter Meet. A number of years ago the Meet became known as the “Meritt Marks Memorial Winter Meet” in honor of our HET Club’s wonderful and gracious Founding Father. The meet will be held at the Fisherman’s Cove, 3950 N. Eichelberger Road in Tavares, FL, 32778. Motel: Best Western across from Waterman Hospital, approx.2-2.5 miles, (352) 253-2378.  Holiday Inn, 3601 Burleigh Blvd. Tavares, (352) 742-1600

Camping: on site, make your reservation in advance, call (352) 343-1233 or (800) 254-9993 www.fishermanscoverv.us 

·         Friday: Dinner at a local restaurant @ 6:00 pm

·         Saturday Morning: Continental Breakfast

·         Saturday @ 12:00 pm. Lunch with meat, tea, lemonade, & water will be provided.

Please bring a dish & dessert to pass.

·         Saturday Evening: Leftovers will be ready for dinner @ 6:30 pm.

·         Sunday Morning: Breakfast, brings eggs, bacon, and any other breakfast items.

Registration Form (https://www.hetclub.org/events/2020_Meritt_Marks_Reg.pdf)

 

Sunday March 8th

Southern IN/KY Winter Meet

Indianapolis, Indiana

Larry and Sue Kennedy will host a joint  Winter Meet with the Indy Chapter of the Studebaker Drivers Club and the Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter of the Hudson Club starting 1:00 PM EDST. This meet with be held at the Franklin Township Civic League, 8822 Southeastern Avenue, Indianapolis, IN  46239 (located two houses beyond the Ordinary in downtown Wanamaker).  Hosts will provide a meat dish, water, coffee and iced tea. Bring your place settings and a dish or dessert to share.  This facility is handicapped accessible and has a handicapped restroom, but no kitchen facilities.  There are lots of electrical outlets for crockpots and plenty of parking spaces.  The Indy Studebaker Chapter will have their annual fund raising auction following lunch.  If you have questions, contact Larry Kennedy (317) 862-202

Friday – Sunday, March 13-15th

Sweethearts and Orphans Meet

Waxahachie, Texas

Host Hotel to be the LaQuinta Inn.  Details will follow. 

Sunday, April 26th 

Southern IN/KY & Northern IN-OH Chapters Joint Crank-up meet

Englewood, Ohio

This Meet will be joint with the Northern Indiana-Ohio Chapter and hosted by Wesley and Sharon Fenton, beginning at 10:30 a.m., lunch served at noon EDST. Bring your Hudson, your lawn chair and your favorite covered dish or dessert. A meat dish and drinks will be provided.  Children and collector cars are welcome. The location is the German Club Edelweiss, 531 E Wenger Rd, Englewood, OH 45322.  The German Club has a great facility located off I-70 in Englewood, Ohio, which is about 100 miles east of Indianapolis.  The German Club has an outside shelters and if the weather is bad, the clubhouse has been reserved for us.  For more information contact:  Wesley Fenton (937) 867-1473 home or (937) 564-6949 cell.

Sunday, May 3rd

Annual Pontius Meet

Auburn, Indiana

Meet will be held at NATMUS Museum in Auburn, Indiana 10:00am to 5:00pm. Hosted at the National Automotive & Truck Museum, 1000 Gordon M. Buehrig Place, Auburn, IN 46706. Registration fee will be the group rate into the museum, $7 per adult. Meat and drinks provided, bring your favorite dish for a pot-luck lunch.  Lunch will be served at noon.  If you are arriving in Auburn on Saturday, John and Lorrie Pontius will host a cook out on Saturday evening, but please rsvp for the cook out.  For more information call John (260) 925-1400 work or (260) 927-8427 home