Please contact Laurie Fromm at lauriefromm05@gmail.com for any additions or corrections.   For questions about individual meets, please use the contact information for each event.

Saturday, April 22

Bear on the Square

Dahlonega, Georgia

Hosts John and Becky Upchurch have arranged for Laurie and Dan at Smokin’ Gold BBQ (59 Main Street) to assist us in parking our cars in a prime location. You will need to arrive early (9:00—10:00 AM) to claim one of these limited parking spaces. Lunch at noon will be at Smokin’ Gold, where there is a new private dining room reserved for our group. Smokin’Gold needs an approximate head count by April 18. Please advise Becky before then if you plan to attend and eat lunch. (Phone 706-265-0549 or email beckytup-church@yahoo.com.)

How to get to Smokin’Gold BBQ:

It’s located on N. Main St two blocks northeast of the Public Square. If you are driving a Brand-X you will need to park in one of the designated parking areas (follow signs) and walk, as E. Main St will be pedestrian-only. If you are bringing a Hudson to park at Smokin’ Gold you will need to get on N. Meaders St.

Saturday, April 22

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter’s Annual Crank-up Meet

Shelbyville, Indiana

The Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter’s Annual Crank-up Meet will be hosted by Doug and Terri Wildrick, beginning at 10:30 a.m., lunch served at noon. Bring your Hudson, your lawn chair and your favorite covered dish or dessert. A meat dish and drinks will be provided.  Doug and Terri’s address is 1459 E 425 N, Shelbyville, IN.   Directions from I-74, exit #113, go to Cracker Barrel/Morristown Rd., follow Morristown Rd. approx. 2.5 miles, turn right on E 425 N, Go 1 block, turn right on PR 145, house is on the corner of 425 and PR 145. Directions from I-70: get off at the Greenfield exit/State Rd # 9. Go south past US 40, and US 52. Continue south on St.Rd.9, go to CR 600, turn left [east] go to the stop sign, turn right, go approx. 1.75 miles, turn left on 425N, 1 block to 1459, house is on the south side of the road. Children and collector cars are welcome. Contact Doug (317)398-4163 for more information. 

Saturday, April 22

Walker’s Meet

Concord, North Carolina

Start gathering at 11 at 999 Stafford Farm Rd., Concord, home of Lance and Laurie Walker.  Lunch served at noon.  Drinks, hot dogs and hamburgers provided; please bring a dish or two to share or bring chips and/or dessert.  Contact Lance or Laurie Walker at (704) 792-9110 for more information. 

Saturday, April 22

Bill Kile Tour in Woods Cross

South Salt Lake City, Utah

Meet at noon at the Amber restaurant (217 East 3300 South, South Salt Lake City). The restaurant is on the north side of 3300 South, just east of the movie theaters. Parking is behind the restaurant. Following the meal we will caravan to the home of Glen Cox to see his collection of cars and the 1929 Hudson phaeton restoration in progress. Contact Bill Kile (801) 244-8495/ wlkile@comcast.net for more information. 

Sunday, April 23

Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket

Willowbrook, Illinois

Plan to attend the annual April 24th, 2016 meet at Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket. Start is between 10:30 – 11:00am, lunch at noon and end when everyone leaves.

Directions: I-55 South to Route 83 (Kingery Rd) North. First light, turn right, turn first sharp right onto Frontage Rd and follow around to stop sign. Turn left to restaurant.

Sunday, April 23

Boyle's Annual Meet

Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

Meet at 11 rain or shine at Boyle’s, 560 Wisteria Lane, Berkley Springs; lunch served at 12:30. Drinks, utensils, paper products and door prizes will be provided.  Bring a dish to share and some Hudson parts to sell or to auction for benefit chapter.  Contact Jim or Sandy Boyle (304) 258-2460, hobey58@frontier.net for more information.  Sponsored by Tri-State Mountain Roads Chapter, H-E-T

Sunday, April 23

Spring HET CCC Picnic Meet

North Fresno, California

Bring a dish to share; the club will provide drinks, hotdogs and hamburgers for the BBQ

Topics for yakety yak include HET National Meet and CCC officers’ election.

Exit at Friant Rd. off Hiway 41 in North Fresno, follow to Audobon, go left to Park Entry and follow signs.  There is a $3 fee to go in, even for Fresno residents. Contact Mike Thurber michaelthurber@ymail.com for more information

Sunday, April 30

Gem State Chapter Meet

Butte, Montana

Host Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites, 2100 Cornell Ave. Group Rate: $74, please mention Hudson Club. Tour of mining museum.  Contact Terry Nau (406) 370-3583 for more information.

 

Saturday, April 29

Bob & Judy Mutchler’s Meet

Hartville, OH

This meet is hosted by Bob & Judy Mutchler at Hartville Kitchens, 1015 Edison St NW, Hartville, OH 44632.  www.hartvillekitchen.com // www.hartvillemarketplace.com

Members may start arriving at 12:30 pm, lunch at 1pm.  We will be sitting at the far side of the restaurant. Contact Bob or Judy (330) 833-9368 with any questions. 

Saturday, May 6

Hillsborough Hudson Heaven

Hillsborough, New Jersey

This meet will be a “double whammy”. We’ve combined the annual movie and Tuck meets! Bring a potluck dish, salad, vegetable platter, desert, or a surprise. Don’t forget a lawn chair or two. Garden State HET will supply hot dogs, hamburgers, rolls, and some beverages. All extra liquid refreshment is very welcome. This meet is RAIN or SHINE. We're looking forward to seeing so many members again and ALL New Jersey Hudson fans are welcome, even if you've seldom or never attended our meets. We'd love to meet new people and show you a good time. 

From the South: Merge onto I-295 N. I-295 N becomes I-95 S. for a short .4 miles

Take EXIT 8B, take county 583 North for 4.3 miles. Turn left onto Lovers Lane for .3 miles. Turn right onto US -206 North (Stockton Street). Drive about 6 miles.

Turn right onto County Hwy-533/ River Rd. River Road becomes Millstone River Rd. 1284 MILLSTONE RIVER RD is on the Right.

From the Northeast: Merge onto Garden State Parkway South. Take the US-1 EXIT 130 South, toward Trenton. Merge onto I-287 N toward Morristown/Mahwah. Take the Weston Canal Rd exit, EXIT 12.  Keep left to take the ramp toward Manville/ ZAREPHATH.  Turn left onto County Hwy-623/Canal Rd. Turn left onto S Main St/County Hwy-533 (River Road). 1284 MILLSTONE RIVER RD is on the right.

From the Northwest: Merge onto I-80 East. Merge onto US-206 South via EXIT 27

Merge onto I-287 South. Take the Weston Canal Rd exit, EXIT 12, keep left to take the ramp toward Manville/ZAREPHATH. Turn left onto County Hwy-623/Weston Canal Rd. Turn left onto S Main St/County Hwy-533 (River Road) 1284 MILLSTONE RIVER RD is on the right.

Contact Wayne or Denise Tuck (609) 240-1561/ rwtuck@comcast.net for more information.

Saturday, May 6

Spring Meet

Lexington, Nebraska

Spring Meet at Kirk’s Restaurant, 3002 Plum Creek Parkway.  Meet at 11AM for buffet at 11:30.  Cost $13.95.  There will be a business meeting following the meal.  After the meeting, group will go to Military Museum (approx. 1PM) and end the afternoon at the Black Diamond Restoration Shop, 403 West 5th Street.  Host hotel is Super 8, 104 East River Rd. Lexington.  RSVP to Bob Johnson (402) 462-2296

Sunday, May 7   ********* NEW DATE!!!  ***********

Warren Fluttrow’s Meet

Monroeville, Indiana

The meet will be held at the Community Park located at 421 Monroe St, Monroeville, IN. The meet will start at 10:30 AM EDST with a carry in lunch at noon. The shelter is air conditioned and heated.   Bring your covered dish, chairs and Hudson. Plates, utensils, and drinks will be provided. Contact Warren Fluttrow, 308 Mulberry St. Monroeville, IN (260) 623-3388 for more information. 

Sunday, May 7

“Cruise the Burg” - Louisburg Car Show

Louisburg, Kansas

MO-Kan Chapter meet hosted by John & Robyn Forknern (913) 592-2288 / forkner@aol.com

Sunday, May 7

CIC Election Meet at The Antique Truck Show & Swap

Perris, CA

The meet will be held at the Orange Empire Railway Museum, 2201 S. “A” Street, Perris, CA 92570. General Admission $7 for ages 12 & up, $5 ages 5-11, under 5 free. Admission & Rides $12 for ages 12 & up, $8 ages 5-11, under 5 free. Registration for pre-1992 show vehicles $20. Free Parking.

12:00 Noon – Lunch - your own picnic lunch! We will gather at the picnic tables to enjoy lunch. (No glass containers or alcohol allowed. Very limited food concession on site, if any. BYO Food!)

1:00 pm - CIC Election and Board Meeting – Remember it only takes a few hours a month to make a difference and keep our chapter strong.

Friday – Sunday, May 12-14

54th Annual Doc's Apple Blossom Meet

Front Royal, Virginia

Plan to attend this legendary 3-day meet!  Improvements to this year’s "Doc's Meet" include a Saturday flea market and outside catering for Saturday’s banquet. The weekend starts with the traditional Friday afternoon potluck dinner at the 4-H Center’s open pavilion. (This will move inside if the weather is not favorable.)  Saturday’s options include a driving tour to a private car collection, the traditional "Apple Blossom" AACA car meet in nearby Winchester, and the new flea market. Evening brings the catered banquet at the 4H dining hall. On Sunday morning, it’s the traditional Hudson car show and flea market at the Skyline Caverns. Click for flyer and registration form.  For information before the meet, phone John Horn at (410) 377-5824 and leave a message, or e-mail him at Lynnhorn704@gmail.com. Stay informed by visiting the Chesapeake Bay Chapter website at www.cbc.hetclub.org You can also learn the history of Doc's Meet there.  Please address any questions to Jon Battle via e-mail at Terraplane@verizon.net or by telephone at (540) 364-1770.

Saturday, May 13

Talmo Adventure Meet

Talmo, Georgia

The Dixie Chapter is adding a new venue to our event calendar: Historic Talmo, GA, “The Jewel of Jackson County.” It was during Robert Hudson’s Gas Station Tour that we first met Talmo resident Wayne Miller while we were stopped at the vintage Texaco Station. He was admiring our cars and mentioned that he had a small collection up the street. Would we like to come over? Of course, we motored over and were amazed at his collection of vehicles and memorabilia.

The collection is located at Wayne’s “Talmo Ranch.” Cattle raised here are used to supply the Talmo Market Grill, opened by Wayne two years ago. We will meet at the collection at about 10:30 AM to view the vehicles and artifacts Wayne has amassed. We will then adjourn to the Grill for an outstanding lunch and short business meeting. If the stars align properly, arrangements will have been made to view another collection within 10 miles of the Grill. Maps and directions will be distributed at the restaurant.

Directions: From Atlanta, take I-85 N to exit 137, US-129/GA 11. Turn left at the end of the ramp. Travel approximately 5.8 mi to Pond Fork Church Road. Turn right. At the first driveway, turn left (you will see the entrance to Talmo Ranch). Address is 139 Pond Fork Church Road. Proceed up the hill. At the top, you will see the garage, with gas pumps, on the left. Park near the garage. After enjoying the collection, we will caravan to the Talmo Market Grill (approx. 0.8 mi.) at 558 Main St. Travel back down the driveway. Make a right onto Pond Fork Church Road. Make a left at the stop sign onto US-129. Go approx. 0.5 mi. Turn right onto Talmo Trail. Go to the Stop sign (Texaco station on right). Make a right. The Talmo Market Grill is just past the Post Office, on the right. Park near the Grill or around the Texaco station. Phone number: 706-929-5127.

IMPORTANT. If attending, please call host Henry Dabrowski at 770-851-7194 by May 8 so he can provide Wayne with a headcount.

Saturday, May 20

Rendezvous @ Lentz’s

Fort Collins, Colorado

The meet will be 11-4 at the home of Bill & Jane Lentz, 40361 Weld County Road 17, Fort Collins.  Park your Hudsons close to the shop.  Meat & Drinks will be provided, if possible, bring a side dish to share.  Remember the 8 cylinder engine that Linden used in his tech course last year? You may see it in restored condition.

Directions” 5 miles East of I-25 on Highway 14. Turn North on WCR 17 at the Stop Light (Road that goes south into Windsor is State Hwy 257). Contact Bill or Jane welentz@gmail.com for more information. 

Saturday, May 20

Doug Molers’ Meet

Valley Center, KS

Meet at Doug Molers home, 22 Hawthorne Dr. , High Point Airpark, Valley Center, KS 67147 at 11 am. Hot dogs and Brats, just bring a side dish of your choice to share.  If you want to bring a couple of chairs just in case.  If you need directions just call Doug at 316-207-8331 or Kevin at 316-706-6521.

Saturday, June 10

Ontario Hudson’s President’s Meet

Welland, Ontario CANADA

The year will start off at the home of Kim & Emily Barton, 390 Kingsway St., Welland from 11am till 4 pm. Light lunch will be served, please rsvp if coming ebarton3@cogeco.ca.  This will be a good test drive for your Hudson or brand X. There will be a short business meeting & planning for the rest of the year.

Sunday, June 11

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter Meet

Knox, Indiana

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter will join the Packard and Studebakers at a meet hosted by Scott Kieche, 1755 Fernwood Drive, Knox Indiana 46534  (one mile from Toto, IN) 10am – 3pm, Central time. Stop by Scott’s new home which has 2-3 acres of cared for grass parking, located 5-10 minutes to 4 State Highways.   Pulled pork, hot dogs, and chicken salad, plates, silverware, beverages provided. Bring a dish to share, your lawn chairs and collector car.  Contact Scott Kiechle (219) 313-2661 / Fredric.kiechle@arcelormittal.com or Packard@comnetcom.net for more information.  

July 30

9th Annual Hudson’s at Vintage Wheels N Wings

Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada

The meet will be held from 9-4 pm at Canadian Warplane Museum Hamilton Airport, Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada  Free admission for driver & 1 passenger, free admin to Warplane Museum   www.warplane.com.  Contact Kim Barton ebarton3@cogeco.ca for more information.

Sunday, August 13

43rd Annual Meet of Southern IN/KY Chapter

Logansport, IN

The meet will be held at Rick and Susan Crawley’s home, 6062 Logansport Road (old 24), Logansport, IN, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  We will have our annual business meeting and election of Officers for our Chapter.  Bring a dish to share, your Hudson or other collector car and lawn chairs. The Crawleys will provide the meat and drinks.  They will display all of their collector cars. Crawley’s home is located 3 miles east of Logansport on old 24 (now Logansport Road), 8 miles west of Peru. There is a big yard, plenty of parking, shade and trailer parking. There are inexpensive hotels in the area.  If you arrive on Saturday evening, plan on meeting at Rick and Susan’s by 6:00 PM to travel to a nearby restaurant for dinner.  For more info call: Rick Home-574-722-6413, Work-574-753-5720 or 574-721-6060 cell

Wednesday – Sunday, October 5-9

Fall Carlisle Meet

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Save the date, details will follow.

Saturday, October 14

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter Fall Meet

Bloomington, Indiana

The meet will be held at the home of Marcia and Tim Lloyd, 3150 High Point Lane, Bloomington, IN  47401-9605.   Scenic Bloomington is home to Indiana University and is located 50 miles south of Indianapolis.  The fall colors will be beautiful. Come any time after 10:00AM EDST to Tim and Marcia's house for a noon lunch, tire kicking, visiting and a short business meeting. Tim and Marcia have a very large garage and ample parking.  Please bring your Hudson, a dish to share and your lawn chairs. The hosts will provide drinks and barbequed pork and chicken.  Lunch will be served at 12 noon.  This year’s meet will again coincide with the Lloyd’s neighbors Ed and Mary Dathe’s Model A Meet, so join us as the entire neighborhood will be full of collector cars!

Please feel free to contact Tim Lloyd for directions or help finding lodging.  Home number (812) 334-2430 Tim's cell (812) 369-8293

Thursday – Sunday, October 26-29

Pigeon Forge Meet

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Hosted by Smokey Mountain Heartland and Mid-South Chapters.  Host hotel Vacation Lodge (800) 468-1998, ask for Kathy.  Additional details to follow. 

Saturday, November 10

Laughlin Economy Run

Laughlin, NV

Save the date, details to follow.

Saturday December 2

Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter’s Holiday Party

Kokomo, Indiana

The holiday party begins at 6:00 PM at the Half Moon Restaurant and Brewery, 4051 S. Lafountain, Kokomo, IN 46902 (765) 455-2739.  Half Moon has an extensive menu which you can view on line.  Plan on spending about $30 for your meal, tax and tip, depending upon what you order.  We have a table reserved in the name of Southern Indiana/Kentucky Chapter.  Also, be sure you bring a white elephant gift for our gift exchange—find something you don’t need that will be another’s treasure or spend a minimal amount.  You can see the Half Moon Restaurant from 931. Coming from the North, stay on 931 to Alto Rd and turn right.  Go to the light you will turn left and that is South Lafountain.  Just follow it to in front of the Restaurant. Contact Rick Crawley (574) 753 5720 for more information. 

Saturday, December 9

Dogwood Chapter Annual Business Meeting & Christmas Meet

King, North Carolina

Annual Business Meeting and Christmas Meet will be held at the Little Italy Restaurant.  Contact Duke and Sara Marley (336) 924-2951 or Phyllis and Mike Oehman (336) 591-7102 for more information.