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Gilmore Automotive Museum (in conjunction with DCO)


As mentioned at the Annual Meeting we will be returning to the Gilmore Car Museum. If you were planning on attending, I wanted to get the word out now so you can book your room early in case they end up filling up that weekend due to the 35th Red Barns Spectacular. What is the Red Barns Spectacular you ask? It is dubbed as "The Grand Daddy of West Michigan Car Shows" that also includes Antique Campers, Vintage Boats, Antique Bicycles, Motorcycles, Military and a swap meet with plenty of vendors. So there is even more to see during this visit. And by going a bit earlier in the year, we won't have to be concerned about being chilly outside.

The Car Show spectator fee is $12 per person which includes all museum exhibits at no extra charge. If you want to enter your DeLorean in the car show it is $20 per car (includes first 2 persons). So entering the show saves $2 if you are a party of 2. And according the flyer (see link below) if you pre-register by July 15 you can save another $2.

Red Barns Spectacular Car Show Flyer with registration info:
http://www.kaarc.org/ka/Portals/0/PDF/2015/2015 Red Barns Flyer.pdf

I have reserved 10 standard king rooms at the Four Points by Sheraton Kalamazoo
(3600 E. Cork St. Ct, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001) where we have stayed before and the staff is excited to have us back. I am told the new Food & Beverage Manager LOVES the movie Back to the Future and when she was told our group was returning, she was so excited!

To book a room, call their reservation number (866) 961-3003 and tell them you are with the "DELOREAN" group or "DeLorean Car Club" to get the discounted rate of $99/night. Check in is Friday July 31st. Check out is Sunday August 2nd.
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The cutoff date to book reservations is set for Friday, June 26th.

Earlier Event: May 16
4th Annual Classics at the Valley
Later Event: August 8
IBCU All British Show