MCCPA Annual Covered Bridge Cruise
On Sunday October 28, MCCPA held the Annual Covered Bridge Cruise. The day started a little damp, but compared to most of 2018, the weather was pretty good. The Covered Bridge Cruise is a cruise through Lancaster County normally going through eleven to thirteen covered bridges. The views seen on the cruise are of the Amish farms and landscape that make Lancaster famous. Thanks to Mike Cole and Deb VanSickle for organizing the event. This year had some participates as far away as North Carolina. Last years tour was dedicated to Dennis Fanale. Denny was the guy who came up with the idea for the Covered Bridge Cruise. Starting 2019 the cruise will be called the Dennis Fanale Covered Bridge Cruise.
The night before the Covered Bridge Cruise, Mike and some out of town guests attend a Trunk or Treat Show at Little Britain Church, and then headed to the Oregon Dairy Country Restaurant for dinner. Many of the MCCPA staff and cruise participants also returned for breakfast.
Getting ready for registration.
Thanks to Deb, Deb and Deb running the registration.
Lots of beautiful shiny cars, we will talk more about that later.
One of the fun parts of a cruise that has stages, is more time to socialize.
test 1..2..3, Houston we have a problem…
Mike gives his first briefing, covering a lot of information.
Let’s roll! Follow Santa.
The cruise was broken into three stages. In the first stage we split into two groups, each going in the opposite direction.
Have a loose exhaust? No problem, Stan always has some wire in his trunk.
Back to Oregon Dairy after Stage 1, notice the cars a little dirty.
Mike tells everyone he forgot to tell them their cars will get dirty, OOPs.
More cruising through the Covered Bridges.
Picture time, Fred is the traffic cop to get everyone through.
Here they come...
This is the view Scott has, whom took all the pictures, running back to his Boss to catch up with everyone else. Luckily he has a Boss 302 Mustang, so no problem.
The last stop was Musser's Market, the cars are now getting down right disgusting. By the way that is not dirt on the roads, is it umm horse exhaust.
Some more fun cruising before heading to Hershey Farms for dinner.
Finally, everyone is starved, time for Hershey Farm Restaurant, Yum. See everyone next year!