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Schedule of Events

Friday, August 2, 2024

5:00pm - 9:00 pm

First Friday Car Show in Downtown South Bend.

It will be held on Michigan Street between Washington and Jefferson Streets.

It is about 3.5 miles from the hotels to this event.

This will be an opportunity to share our cars with the general public.


Saturday August 3, 2024

8:00am to 10:00 am

Cars and Coffee

It will be held at The Studebaker National Museum/The History Museum

It is about 4 miles to this event from the hotels.

Here we will join other classic cars enthusiasts in displaying our cars.

10:00am - TBD

The Studebaker National Museum and The History Museum/Oliver Mansion

Visit the Studebaker National Museum follow the history of Studebaker Company from the modest beginnings of the blacksmith shop to carriages, to some of the world's most iconic automobiles. The Museum is also home to the largest Presidental Carriage Collection in the nation. Next, visit the History Museum at your own pace. You can then visit the 38 room Oliver Mansion which is directly behind the Museum. This will provide a glimpse into what family life was like in the 1900's.

We have secured a group rate of $10.00/person which covers both of these museums and the Mansion.

South Bend Chocolate Factory Tour/ Indiana Dinosaur Museum

It is approximately 7 miles from the Museums to the Chocolate Factory.


After your visits to these Museum, you will drive to the South Bend Chocolate Factory/Indiana Dinosaur Museum for tours and visits to these Museums. Here is your chance to see how chocolate is made and have an opportunity to buy some of the sweet treats. Next door is the soon to be open Indiana Dinosaur Museum. Along with dinosaur fossils, it will operate on a "zoo-seum" concept that includes live animals and other interactive exhibits.

Again there is an admission charge of $TBD


Guided Walking Tour of Notre Dame Campus

It is approximately 8 miles from the Chocolate factory to the Eck Center on the Notre Dame campus. It should take you about 20 minutes.

TBD time - Eck Visitor Center on the campus of Notre Dame.

Meet for guided walking tour of Notre Dame Campus. This hour long walking tour will highlight a number of the buildings and sights on the Notre Dame Campus. Depending on the number of people who pre-register for this tour we may need to break the group up into two smaller groups. We will announce the starting times for these tours in the future.

We will include this tour in your initial registration fee.

Following a day of car shows and museum visits we will gather for a drive to a local restaurant for dinner if you would like to join in.

Sunday, August 4, 2024

The RV/MF Hall of Fame and Museum.

Elkhart, IN

It is approximately a 25 mile drive from the hotels to the Hall of Fame. It should take you 35-45 minutes.

10:00- TBD

Make your way to Elkhart for this special visit . See the history of Recreational Vehicle and Manufactured Housing units. See the. Beginning with the Covered Wagon, then making stops in the 30's, 50's, 70's and 80's, each providing a stepping stones in the industry. Also included are three fully furnished manufactured homes and a look into the final frontier as you exit through an MH colonization on the red planet. 

Once again we have secured a group rate of $15.00/person

Some of you may want to drive your Micro/Mini Cars to this museum. There is plenty of parking. If you prefer you can trailer your cars as well.

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