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08/19/201808/19/2018Bi-State VW Club's 23rd Annual Show & Shine PicnicHampton, Illinois

Bi-State VW Club’s 23rd Annual Show & Shine Picnic, Empire Park, Great River Trail (on the Mississippi), Hampton (Quad Cities area) Illinois. Registration from 8:00 am to noon. Entry fee is $15.00 with proceeds going to charity. Dash plaques, swap meet and awards for Best of Bunch presented at 3:00 pm. Camping available at nearby Iliniwek Park. For further information, contact Nick Nelson (563-357-2834) or Phil Vernon (563-386-8205). Visit Bi-State's web site for more details.

08/31/201809/03/2018Labor Day CampoutLyle: (414) 640-5899 Laura: (414) 640-3679 2kuks@earthlink.netLazy Days Campground 1475 Lakeview Road West Bent, Wisconsin

It's a Mexican Fiesta theme at the annual Labor Day Cmpout at Lazy Days Campground, 1475 Lakeview Road, West Bend, WI. Come for the camping or just for the picnic on Saturday or Sunday - or both. .A Mexican Fiesta follows the 4:00 pm  business meeting on Sunday, September 2. Contact Laura at (414) 640-3679 or 2kuks@earthlink.net to see what you can contribute.

08/31/201809/03/2018Buses Nowhere Near the ArchBill Bowman: bill@bnnta.comHannibal, MO

Labor Day Weekend: Buses Nowhere Near the Arch #33 Annual Campout in Hannibal, MO – Located in the Group Campground at Indian Creek Recreational Area on Mark Twain Lake, about 30 miles west of Hannibal, Missouri.  A family-oriented camping event on an 18,000-acre lake featuring an informal VW Bus show with awards, informal parts swap meet, “site-to-site" socializing "Bus-banter," Saturday morning scenic Bus caravan through Mark Twain country, awards and door prizes on Saturday evening, campfire activities and more.  Total event and camping fee for the full four day weekend is still only $30!  For details and registration, visit the web site http://www.bnnta.com  or e-mail Bill Bowman at bill@bnnta.com.

For information in the Greater Chicago area, contact Gary Hanson vwgary@att.net or (630) 325-4671.  If you own a Bus, this is where you must go every Labor Day!

09/16/201809/16/2018NIVA's VW-Fest 2018Volkswagen of Crystal Lake 5213 W. Northwest Hwy. (Ill. Rte. 14) Crystal Lake, IL

The Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Assn. (NIVA) presents Northern Illinois’ largest All-VW Car Show and Swap meet, hosted by Crystal Lake Volkswagen. Registration for show cars, 9:00 am to Noon, is $15; Swap spaces available with set-up at 7:30 am, $25. Spectators always admitted free. Event features music, food vendors, dash plaques, trophies, T-shirts and, of course, lots and lots of Volkswagens. Visit www.nivaclub.org for registration, details and latest info.

09/21/201809/23/201814th Annual Oktoberfest Cruise-InGarry McNew 765-860-7139 garsan78@gmail.comKokomo, Indiana

The City of Firsts VW Club and the Kokomo Summer Concert Series presents the 14th Annual Oktoberfest. Event kick-off is Friday, September 21 at the Historic Railroad Depot sponsored by 3 Amigo’s Mexican Grill. Saturday morning it’s a cruise to Adams Mill with lunch afterward. Saturday afternoon & evening is the FREE car show and FREE swap meet at Foster Park in downtown Kokomo, ending with a FREE concert in the park by “Rumors,” the Southeast’s premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band. A private farewell breakfast is on tap for Sunday morning.

 MANY more details at www.cityoffirstsvw.com including the pre-registration form.