MCCPA Events from 2019
2019 was a great year, including the weather! The club again grew to over 300 members, participated in over one hundred events and ran over twenty events.
2019 was a great year, including the weather! The club again grew to over 300 members, participated in over one hundred events and ran over twenty events.
This color denotes a MCCPA event.
On Saturday December 14 MCCPA members met at Hershey to ride the Trolley through Hershey’s Sweet lights. The club had a whole Trolley just for us,. Hershey’s Sweet Lights has almost 600 illuminated, animated displays on a two mile ride. The Hershey’s Sweet Lights has become a tradition for MCCPA. Before heading to Hershey, MCCPA met at Sizzle-N-Chill for a late lunch. A great time at another fun MCCPA event.
On Saturday November 16, MCCPA held it the annual Banquet. The event was held the Hoss's Steak and Sea House Mechanicsburg. The day started at the Hoss’s parking lot for a cruise to MCCPA Members Bob and Sue Wert house. Bob and Sue have a bountiful home with multiple man caves. Bob lined up his seven Mustangs in the front horse coral to great all arriving. After a fun visit, MCCPA member Bill Shield let a fun cruise to Kings Gap Environmental Education Center, which has spectacular views. The cruise ended at the Hoss’s where more members were waiting. This year’s final meeting was ending with the election of the 2020 MCCPA officers. Finally we played bingo for Mustang prizes.
On Saturday November 2, MCCPA co-held the Detroit Steel with the Susquehanna Valley Camaro Club and the PA Modern Mopar club. Although we had a strong Mustang showing the title this year goes to the Mopars. Thanks to Ceramic Pro Auto Spa in Lancaster for allowing us to use the facility. The show donated money to the three club charities, Leg Up Farms, Lancaster County Children's Alliance and Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors.
On Sunday October 27, MCCPA presented the 12th Annual Denny Fanale Memorial Covered Bridge Cruise. Mike Cole and helpers worked hard to plan the cruise. Everyone cooperated except for weather, it rain hard the night before and kept raining through the first leg of the cruise, however the sun came out during the second segment and ended up with nice day. All were hungry for the final stop at Hershey Farm Restaurant and Inn.
On Friday October 25, Some MCCPA members attended The Markets at Shrewsbury Cruise In. This is the last Markets at Shrewsbury Cruise In for 2019. The nice fall night had a great turnout. Some of the cars let at dusk, I assume their electrical systems are questionable. Can’t wait until next year!
On Saturday eve of October 19, Several MCCPA members headed to the Hempfield Cops and Rodders Fall Fest Trunk or Treat. The event returned to the Hempfield United Methodist Church. The show featured many cool vehicles and lots of little spooks.
On Saturday October 19, Some MCCPA members attended the 19th Annual Classic Ford Meet. The event was held at L.B. Smith Ford Lincoln in Lemoyne. The show enjoyed a nice variety of Ford vehicles and a beautiful Fall day.
On Saturday October 19, Some MCCPA members attended the Chariots of Fire car Show. The event was held at the Classic Auto Mall in Morgantown. The Classic Auto Mall is a great venue for a car show and a great place to pick up your next ride.
On October 17-19, Several MCCPA members make the annual journey to Foxtoberfest. The Event is presented by Fox Mustang Restoration in Kannapolis, NC. The show is expected to pull 400 fox body Mustangs.
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On Saturday October 12, Several MCCPA members came out to the Capital City Car Wash Fall Cruise In Cars Show. The day had a rare 2019 drizzle, but did not dampen anyone’s fun. The Show was held at Capital City Car Wash in Camp Hill. The also featured free food and drink as well as door prize and raffle fun.
On Sunday October 6, Some MCCPA members attended the CJs Cars and Coffee Mustang MeetUp. The meetup was held at the showroom of CJ Pony Parts in Harrisburg. Coffee, Donuts and Cool Mustangs are a great Combo.
On Saturday October 5, Some MCCPA members attended the Capitol City Cruisers Car Show. The show is held at The Roadhouse Cafe Bar and Grill in Harrisburg. The show enjoyed a nice fall day and is held every first Saturday of the month.
On Friday September 27, Some MCCPA members attended The Markets at Shrewsbury Cruise In. The Cruise is known for a nice selection of autos, including many cool Mustangs. Friday was another beautiful Sunny day. The Markets at Shrewsbury Cruise Inin is a monthly event.
On Saturday September 21, Several MCCPA members attended the Lancaster Sunrise Rotary 18th Annual Neffsville Car Show. The show is known for great door prizes, including diamond earrings. The show is held at the Manheim Township Community Park in Neffsville. Thanks to Doug Crawford for setting up a Mustang Corral for all the club members to park together.
On Sunday September 15, Several MCCPA members attended the Caring and Sharing Car Show formally Known as FordTober Fest. The event was held at Maguire's Ford-Lincoln in Palmyra. The day started with a meetup breakfast at Sizzle-N-Chill, then head to the show. The weather was prefect and the cars and bikes came out. Thanks to the Lebanon Elks Club #631 for their help. The Proceeds go to the Toys for Tots and the Pennsylvania Elks Home Service Program.
On Saturday September 14, Several MCCPA members participating in the East Petersburg Parade. The parade had 15 slots for Mustangs, we filled it quickly. The MCCPA members Mustangs looked great in the parade. Thanks to the Klein’s for organizing the event.
On Saturday September 7, Some MCCPA members attended the Fall Moonshine Car Cruise hosted by Willders Motorports LLC. The show was held at Bald Hills Distillery in Dover. The night was overshadowed by a wreck involving a classic car. Remember classic cars are often antiques and do not have the handing, brakes and the safety protections of new cars.
On Saturday September 7, Several MCCPA members attended the Root's Fall Car Show. The show was hosted by Root's Country Market and Auction, In Manheim. The Show was another beautiful 2019 Saturday (I am starting to fear the Saturday weather for next year). The show featured door prizes, DJ, vendors, including some great food.
On Monday September 2, Some MCCPA members attended the Car Show and Vendor Show hosted by the Goodwill Fire Company #1 Jacobus. The show was held at Jacobus Community Park. Car shows are a great way to relax and celebrate Labor Day.
During the week starting with Labor Day weekend, Some MCCPA members headed to Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach. A few years ago the show moved from the heat of mid-summer to the week after Labor Day. Unfortunately the week after Labor is the start of the hurricane season. Luckily for the MCCPA members no one’s Mustang ended up on water and all had a fun adventure.
On Saturday August 31, MCCPA members held the Mustang Round Up and Fords Car Show. The show is the Crown Jewel of MCCPA car shows. The show finally had a beautiful day and the Fords came out. The Mustang Round Up and Fords Car Show is MCCPA’s only Ford only show. The show is held at the Carlisle Fairground, we thank Carlisle productions, our many sponsors and the hard work of MCCPA members.
On Friday August 30, MCCPA members headed to The Markets at Shrewsbury Cruise In. The Cruise always has a nice selection of autos, including many cool Mustangs. Friday was another beautiful Sunny day, MCCPA members handed out flyer for the Mustang Round Up and Ford Show. The Mustang Round Up and Ford Show will be held the next day.
On Sunday August 25, MCCPA members met to hold a planning meeting for the upcoming Mustang RoundUp and Fords. The Mustang RoundUp and Fords is the next Saturday at the Carlisle fairgrounds. One of the tasks is to fill the goodie bags, the goodie bags are very nice this year.
On Saturday August 24, Some MCCPA members attended the Barry's Paint Shop 7th Annual Car Show and Appreciation Day. The show was held at the Barry’s Paint Shop grounds in Ephrata. Another beautiful Saturday for a Car Show.
On Sunday August 18, Several MCCPA members attended the 7th Annual Olympic Skating Center Car Show. The show was held at the Olympic Skating Center in Enola. The proceeds benefit the Olympic Speed Club. A good way to think cool on a hot day. MCCPA also won the “Club with Most Members” trophy.
On Saturday, August 17 Some MCCPA members attended the Goodguys 1st Grundy Insurance Great American Nationals car show. The three day event was held at the York Expo Center. The show was presented by Grundy Insurance and Goodguys Rod and Custom Association and included a slection of all kinds of Rods and Muscles cars including Mustangs.
On Saturday August 17, Several MCCPA members attended the Cars 4 Critters Car show held at the AACA Museum in Hershey. The weather threatened all day, but remained dry. The show featured free treats for the participants and plenty of food and other vendors. The show benefited animals in need in our community. This year's partner was the Speranza Animal Rescue.
On August 10, Some MCCPA members attended the monthly Cars and Coffee at Performance Motors of Hanover. The Performance Motors of Hanover is a high end restoration of cars and mostly Fords.
On Saturday August 10, Several MCCPA members attended the Family Ford and Cumberland Valley Classic Car Club Car Show. The show was held at Family Ford of Carlisle. The show had great weather and a strong turnout.
On Saturday July 27, Some MCCPA members attended the 13th annual Creatures of the Night. The event is held at HACC - York Campus in York. The show brings out some neat vehicles. By the way Volvo was a Ford product.
On Saturday July 27, Some MCCPA members attended the 3rd Annual Cruisin for the Band Car Show. The show benefits the Susquehannock High School Marching Band. Yet another Saturday with nice weather, grest for a car show.
On Saturday July 20, Several MCCPA members attended the Motors and Mutts car show. The show was presented by the York Mustang Club and held at the SPCA of York County. All donations benefited the York SPCA. The day was a little warm and the temperature was close to three digits however, it was not bad in the shade. Better yet the York SPCA building was air conditioned and full of cute kittens, cats and dogs. Parma Pizza braved the heat the served great food and cold dirinks.
On Saturday July 13, Several MCCPA members cruised to Knoebels Amusement Resort for fun day of rides, food and more food. The weather was perfect, a big improvement over 2018. The day started with a meet up at MCCPA favorite diner, Sizzle-N-Chill for breakfast then a nice ride to Elysburg. Later a bunch of Sennett’s arrived (they travel in large groups). The day ended with a traditional chicken and waffles dinner at the Alamo restaurant.
On Sunday July 7, Some MCCPA members attended the Let's Go Cruisin' Route 322. The show is held at the Campbelltown Fire Company Grounds. Prize drawings included two flat screen TVs. The show is presented by the Country Cruisers of Lebanon County.
On Saturday July 6, Some MCCPA members attended the Lancaster County Cruisers Annual Cruise. The Cruise was presented by the Lancaster County Cruisers and held at the Willow Street Fire Company.
On Friday July 5, some MCCPA members headed to the 26th Annual Firecracker Rod Run. Presented by Motor Menders Rod and Custom Club. The show was held at Brookside Park and featured Door prizes, food, music and NSRA Safety Inspections.
On Sunday June 30, Some MCCPA members attended the DJ's Taste of the 50's Diner Cruise In. The show was held at DJ's Taste of the 50's Diner on Old Philadelphia Pike in Lancaster. Great diner food with a Car Show…you cannot go wrong.
On Sunday June 30, Some MCCPA members attended the Joshua’s Journey Car Show held at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. Joshua’s Journey Car Show Benefits the Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation.
On Sunday June 30, some MCCPA members attended the Cam Hill Auto Show. The show is hosted at Christian Life Assembly in Camp Hill. The Show was open to all makes and featured Food trucks , a Kids Zone and the show was FREE.
On Saturday, June 29, MCCPA held the Annual MCCPA Member Picnic and Meet and Greet. The day had some stormy weather, but it was mostly before and after the Picnic. The Picnic was held at Sunny and Peggy’s house.. The Picnic included lots of good food, some competitive bingo, guess the amount of marshmallows, all had a fun time. A special thanks to Sunny and Peggy for hosting the Picnic.
On Sunday June 23, Some MCCPA members attended the Team Dewey Strong Cruise in. The event was held at Dallastown Family Restaurant. The show is honor of Dewy Hyle. Dewey is a regular of the car show circuit. His 55 Chevy always turns heads and wins trophies.<
On Saturday June 22, MCCPA helped our charity Leg Up Farm to run the 4th Annual Leg Up Farm Car and Cycle Show. The weather was prefect for a car show and the cars came out. Leg up Farm is a non-profit therapy center in York County, Pennsylvania for children with special needs. MCCPA is proud to have them as our charity.
On Sunday June 16, Some MCCPA members attended the Wreaths Across America Car Show hosted by the Lititz VFW 1463 Auxiliary. The show was held at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. The proceeds go to place wreaths on Veterans graves at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
On Saturday June 15, the day of many shows, Several MCCPA members attended the AACA Museum Car Show at the ACAA Museum in Hershey. The day started with a meet up and breakfast at Sizzle-N-Chill, always a great way to start a day. Once at the museum, more MCCPA members arrived. The show had a wide range of very nice autos and bikes of all makes. Also in attendance were many nice Mustangs. The show had a food trucks, a bunch of vendors and an Auction to benefit the ACAA Museum. A free admission ticket was in the goodie bag, but some members used this opportunity to renew their AACA museum membership. MCCPA is a registered club at the ACAA Museum and MCCPA members get a discount rate for a ACAA Museum membership.
On Saturday June 15, some members attended the American Muscle Show. The Show is held at Maple Grove speedway and is known for having lots of Mustangs attend. MCCPA member John Riley’s Roush was on display at Roush Performance booth.
On Saturday June 15, Several MCCPA members attended the 6th Annual Thunder on the River Car Show. The show takes over on Locust Street in downtown Columbia. Columbia is located on the east bank of the Susquehanna River. At the proper time all the cars fire up making the best sounding Thunder around!
On Saturday June 8, members of MCCPA attended the 20th Annual LCBC Motorsports Show. The show is known for free registration, free coffee and donuts and ice cream. This year the show also had a Mustang Corral, filled with all the best Mustangs. The weather was perfect and the show had over 1500 cars in the show field.
On the last week of May, May 31-June 2, MCCPA members gathered for the Carlisle Ford Nationals. The Carlisle Ford Nationals is a national Ford event and in the MCCPA territory. We had the best weather for the Ford Nationals for a long time. Members all shared a great lunch at our tent prepared by Horner’s BBQ. Thanks to all members whom helped with the weekend.
On Sunday May 26, several MCCPA members headed to the 36th Annual Chester County Mustang and Ford Show. The show is held at the Kimberton Fair Grounds in Phoenixville. The show is presented by the Valley Forge Mustang Club. There is actually two shows happening at same time, the other show is the Chester County Antique Car Club, a mix of antique and classic cars. The rain held off to the very end of the show.
On Saturday May 25 of Memorial Day Weekend, MCCPA helped run the ROCK SOLID Auto Show at Hope Grace Church in Dillsburg. The Show was blessed with great weather and the cars came out!. The show had several car clubs participate. The show was all free, free registration, free lunch, free drinks (including some great homemade lemonade) and even homemade ice cream.
On Saturday May 25, Some MCCPA members attend the Country Cruise and Fireman’s Festival. The show was at a MCCPA favorite venue Oregon Dairy
On Friday May 24, Some MCCPA members headed to The Markets at Shrewsbury Cruise In. The Cruise always has a nice selection of autos, including many cool Mustangs. Friday was a beautiful Sunny day and the sun brought the cars out.
On Sunday May 19, Some MCCPA members attended the Hampfield Car and Rodder Show. The show was held at the Landisville Middle School. The show featured a Police K9 Demos and Custom Trophies. The forecast was for severe thunderstorms, but the bad weather held off for a nice car show day.
On Saturday May 18, several MCCPA members attended the Gold Star Mother 3rd Annual Car Show in Sunset Lane Park in York. In fact two members graced the dash plaque. The show dedicated to the Mothers whom lost a child in US military service. The testimony of the Mothers was very moving. The show was much bigger than last year with a beautiful weather to boot. The show was a great day to spend a Saturday to honor those whom sacrificed for all of us.
During the week of May 16-19, Some MCCPA members including Daryl Ludwig and Jim Miller headed to Ocean City Maryland for the Cruisin Ocean City event. Days of Sun, beach, cars and of course more cars. The event includes celebrity’s including Catherine Bach better known as Daisy Duke. I am sure there is more cool stuff but I both Jim and Darrell took pictures of her.
On Saturday May 11, Several MCCPA members attended the Cars for Kacie show at the Classic Auto Mall in Morgantown. This location was one of three shows combining to make the largest Car shows for Recovery on the East Coast. The Cars for Kacie Car Show is dedicated to those battling the disease of addiction. A great show for a great cause!
On Saturday May 11, the Juke Box Diner held their first annual Car Show. The show had a nice selection of classic cars, food and even Elvis was on hand. The show also featured 99 cent mike shakes and giveaways.
On Saturday April 27, MCCPA presented the Family Ford Car Show at the Family Ford dealership in Carlisle. The day was a Sunny day with a bit of wind, but compared to most shows in 2018 it was great. Thanks to Family Ford for a great show.
On Wednesday April 17, On National Mustang Day, several MCCPA members participated in the Mustang Day celebration. The day started with a meet up our favorite breakfast place, Sizzle and Chill, then to the Hershey AACA Museum for some fun car watching then we cruised to Baker’s restaurant for lunch and then to the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing for more car fun.
During the week of April 16-20 the Mustang Owner’s Museum is celebrating their Grand Opening and 55 Years of Mustang Event. MCCPA is proud to announce that multiple club members have their Mustangs on display at the Museum. Among them is Barry Klunk who’s 1994 Boss Shinoda Mustang. Barry’s Mustang is a Very Special Mustang it is one of only 13 Generation 1 Boss Shinoda Mustangs built.
On Saturday April 13, MCCPA members gathered for our first cruise of 2019. The cruise celebrated the great holiday of Mustang Day. The day started with breakfast at Yoder’s in New Holland. Then we cruised to Classic Auto Mall and finally by tradition dinner at Grumpy’s BBQ Roadhouse. Thanks to Mike Cole for organizing the event.
On New Year’s Eve 2018, MCCPA members gathered to see the New Year in. The event was again held at ABC West Lanes located in Mechanicsburg. MCCPA members enjoyed bowling, food, drinks and even some door prizes. A great way to start 2019!