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02-28-2012, 09:23 PM

The BCA will be listing our Events on website and in publication in return we will list their events..


February 5, 2012 ? Sacramento, California
Buick Club Swap meet, Sunday, February 5th, open at 5 a.m.,
rain or shine, downtown Sacramento Ca., 2400 Front Street,
State Parking Lot, under the Freeway Next to Ca. Auto
Museum. Gates will be open to vendors on Saturday, Feb. 4th
for set up only from 1p.m.till 6p.m. The Buick Club has been
sponsoring this event for over 25 years. The annual event is
free to the public. Food vendors will be present. Swap spaces
for sellers are 10' X 20' one slot at $15.00 and cars for sale 10'
X 15' one slot $15.00. No advanced registration will be
taken?"first come, first served". For more info call Wayne
Lindon 530-269-3211 or Bob Hettinger, 916-358-9090.

April 13-15, 2012 - Salado, Texas
25th Buicks and Bluebonnets Tour
Registration fee of $25.00 per person (if postmarked by March 31st, $30.00 thereafter)
includes hospitality suite Friday and Saturday night, peoples?
choice judging Saturday morning, trophies and door prizes.
Swap meet items next to your car welcome. Saturday night
banquet is Dutch. Send check along with names of attendees,
car info, address and phone number to the Lone Star Chapter,
5112 Arrowhead Drive, Baytown, TX, 77521. Make
reservations with the Stagecoach Inn, 800-732-8994. For
more information, call Rod, 281-454-6715, or John, 281-424-
1989 evenings after 7:00 p.m.

April 14-19, 2012 - Tallahassee, Florida
The coast, clowns, canopy roads and so much more await the
participants of the Buick Driving Enthusiasts? 2012 Spring
Tour in Tallahassee, located on I-10 between Jacksonville and
Pensacola. BCA members are invited to enjoy one BDE tour
prior to joining. Itinerary includes two private car collections,
two Florida museums (each very different), Wakulla Springs
State Park, Pebble Hill Plantation, Apalachicola and the FSU
Circus. For more information and a registration form, check
the BDE web site at www.BuickClub.org/BDE or contact Lynn
Crutchfield at 352 542-0356
Deadline is March 12, 2012. Tour limited to 60 Buicks.

April 20, 2012 Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Autofair Dinner - The Carolina Chapter invites any BCA

members attending the Spring Charlotte Autofair and AACA

Southeastern Spring National Meet to join us for our Annual Friday

Night Dinner Event. Location and Time TBD Typically Italian food

in the University area. Contact Brian DePouli 704-905-4989 for final

information and to reserve your spot.


April 22, 2012 Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Autofair Buick Show - The Carolina Chapter is once again

hosting the Autofair Buick show within a show. This Sunday event

immediately follows the Saturday AACA Southeastern Spring National

Meet. It is open to all, but space is limited and non-Carolina chapter

members are asked to pay $15 for the vehicle pass and two Sunday

only admission tickets. Since space is limited, interested parties

must be serious about attending. Contact Jerry Bodden 336-627-9708 or

Brian DePouli 704-905-4989 to reserve your spot today.

May 4-5, 2012 - Atlanta, (Marietta) Georgia
31st Annual Peach Blossom Buick-Olds-Pontiac-Cadillac
show, swap meet & car corral hosted by S.E.GTO Assoc. in
co-op with Dixie Chapter/BCA, at Marriott Atlanta, N.W. 200
Interstate No. Special $82 rate by using "BOPC"code. phone
(770) 952-7900 by April 20. Special Friday night (5/4)
reception, average 150-200 cars, 27 classes+ (4) Best Of Show,
Info & registration available at www.SEGTOA.com or call Ed
Bellair (770) 428-4934

May 28-31, 2012 ? Niagara Falls, Ontario
The 1936-1938 Buick Club is holding its annual tour. The
tour will be centered at the Comfort Inn Fallsview, 6645
Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The dates are
Monday, May 28th to Thursday, May 31, 2012. Room rates
are $68.95 including a continental breakfast. The tour will
include historic sites around Niagara Falls & the wine growing
area as well as a rollicking dinner theatre presentation of "Oh
Canada". This will be a wonderful time. For more information
& registration, Please contact: Arnold & Gail Kerry #077,
or Bill & Rosalee Hamilton #002

June 4-7, 2012 - Monterey, California
The Riviera Owners Association hosts its 28th International
meet at Casa Munras Hotel, Monterey, CA. The car show is
open to the public on Thursday, June 7th from 9am- 2pm.
For more information www.rivowners.org

June 27-30, 2012 - Concord, North Carolina (Charlotte)
The Carolina Chapter will host the 2012 BCA 500, the 41st
Annual BCA National Meet. We are planning to have 500+
cars in attendance and be the biggest meet since Flint. A
variety of tours and activities are planned at attractions across
the Charlotte area. 2012 National Meet registration forms are
in the Buick Bugle or for more information go to
www.buickclub.org/2012 or contact show chairman, Brian De
Pouli at 704-905-4989

June 27-30, 2012 - Concord, North Carolina (Charlotte)
The 75th anniversary event of 1936-1938 Buicks will be held
at the 2012 BCA National Meet in cooperation with the ?36-
?38 Division of the BCA. Special 75th Anniversary event dash
plaques to all ?36-?38 Buicks in attendance. Special awards for
highest scoring and farthest driven ?36-?38. We desire to have
at least one of every model from each year in attendance.
That?s at least 58 different ?36-?38 Buicks! 2012 National Meet
registration forms are in the Buick Bugle or for more information
go to www.buickclub.org/2012 or contact show chairman, Brian
De Pouli at 704-905-4989

July 5-8, 2012 - Dublin, Ohio
30th Annual Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show and
Cruise-In honoring Len Immke at the Metro Center in
Dublin, (Columbus), Ohio. July 5 ? Registration and Tours;
July 6 ? Cruise-In with 100 six foot tall trophies and 10 Best
of Show Awards - Oldies Concert with the Van Dells; July 7 ?

with a ?show within a show? for AMC, Buick, CCCA, Datsun
Z and Jaguar. 300-plus trophies and Oldies Concert with Phil
Dirt and the Dozers. Show information:
www.arthritisautoshow.com or MThomas@Arthritis.org

August 4th, 2012 - Milwaukee Area, Wisconsin

The 26th Annual All Buick Show hosted by the Cream City Chapter will

be held at Salentine Buick, 14444 W. Janesville Road, Muskego, Wisconsin

Please note this is a Saturday show. Dash plaques and goodie bags to the

first 100 cars. There will be peer judging with 50 plus trophies in 17 classes.

If your Buick is not show ready, drive in, push,pull, or drag you project and

enter the "work in progress class". Food and drink available.

Advance registration $12, day of show $15. Open 9:00 AM,

trophies and awards about 2:30 PM.

Show info Bill Hitchcock (414) 719-5656 or Bob Kraut (414) 630-7325.

August 8 - 11, 2012 - London, Ontario, Canada
McLaughlin Buick Club of Canada Homecoming. This event
will be held in the London, Ontario area. Your hosts are
Murray and Mary Hall. They have a great meet planned with
lots of places to visit and great food. The host hotel will be
Best Western Stoneridge Inn, mention the McLaughlin
Buick Club when booking rooms. For more information
and a registration form contact the Halls . All BCA members are
welcome to attend.

August 17-18, 2012 ?Troy, NY
2012 Northeast Regional/ 6th NYS Chapters Open
Invitational: Historic tour Friday 17th. Visit National Historic
Sites: The Oakwood Cemetery (Uncle Sam?s interment site),
Burden Iron Works, St Paul?s Church, and Cohoes Falls. 9 AM
or 1 PM departure (anticipate 3 ? hours). Adults; $25.00;
Children under 13; $5.00. Friday evening "Ice Cream Cruise".
All events depart from the Host Hotel. Reserve rooms now at
The Hilton Garden Inn, Troy. Show rate: $99.00/ night /
regular rooms. Rate available 8/16 - 8/19. Contact 877-782-
9444 or www.troy.hgi.com & use group code BCAT. More
information and Registration Form at www.unybca.com or,
u.n.y.b.c.a. on Facebook or, call 802 767 3125.

September 6-8, 2012 - St. Louis, Missouri
Heartland Regional Meet hosted by the St. Louis Gateway
Chapter in Earth City, MO., just 20 minutes from
downtown St. Louis. Participate in a swap meet, car corral
and 100-point judged show for 11 classes. Enjoy a
welcoming party with complimentary drinks and hors
d?oeuvres, tours to historic St. Charles and Missouri
Botanical Gardens. The host hotel is the Holiday Inn Airport
West in Earth City. Rooms are $82.99 plus tax, available
through 8/13/2012, and include full breakfast buffet.
Reserve rooms now at 1-800-465-4329. For registration and
information contact: Bill Landers, 363-916-3310.

October 14-19, 2012 ? Lancaster, Pennsylvania
The BDE Fall Tour brings us to Lancaster County, PA. right
after the huge AACA Fall Meet in Hershey, PA. Our host hotel,
the Eden Resort Inn, located just north of Lancaster, PA., is a
Best Western Premier facility with three restaurants on site.
The week of the tour will be filled with history, good food,
fellowship, time for shopping at the world class outlets
nearby and more good food. At least one meal each day is
included in the price of the tour. For those not coming early
for the Hershey meet, the tour starts Monday. Any questions,
contact Charlie Steffy


July 17 - 20, 2013 South Bend, IN

2013 BCA National Meet

July 23-26, 2014 Portland, Oregon
2014 BCA National Meet