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May 20, 2022
Parade!
Marion, IN
Armed Forces Day Parade
Marion VA Campus, 1700 E 38th St., (46953). Line-up at Black Rd & Water St begins at noon, parade starts at 1pm. Bring your Veteran Steel for the Veterans! Contact Tammy Thompson at tamara.thompson@va.gov to get in the lineup by 16 May.  You can also contact Mike Lusty at mlusty@indy.rr.com and we'll relay your intent.
May 18-21, 2022 Portland, IN
40th Annual Spring Swap Meet
Jay County Fairgrounds, 1010 N. Morton St., (47371).  $5 admission, under 12 FREE.  Visit HERE for more information.
May 19-22, 2022
Convoy!
Findlay, OH
35th Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration
Hancock County Fairgrounds, 1017 E Sandusky St., (45840). Thurs 7AM-10PM, Fri 7AM-10PM, Sat 7AM-10PM, Sun 7AM-Noon.  The Indiana MVPA will convoy again! For more info visit Findlay Show website. We've been asked to help run some shuttles and gate work on Saturday. We'll cover the convoy and the work at the May meeting.  Event Schedule
June 3-4, 2022 College Corner, OH
Willys Jeep Rally  

Hueston Woods State Lodge, 5201 Lodge Rd., (45003). Visit Willys Jeep Rally for more info.
June 4-5, 2022
Indianapolis, IN
D-Day Display  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. Bldg 701, (46216).  10AM-4PM.   Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.  
June 9-11, 2022
Convention!
South Bend, IN
47th Annual MVPA Convention 

Century Center, 120 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., (46601). Move in on 7-8 June. Convention runs 9-11 June.  The Indiana MVPA has been asked to provide assistance again. Contact an Indiana MVPA officer if you can help out.  We will probably run a convoy up on the 7th to get our trucks there and assist with setup.  More Convention info on the MVPA website.  The 2021 Convention was fantastic.  Lets do it again! 
June 24-26, 2022
HMV Request
Maria Stein, OH
Maria Stein Country Fest

Visit the Country Fest Facebook page for general details. Honoring the local WWI, WWII and Korean War veterans. For HMV request details, contact: Mark Homan at 419-733-8318.
July 2, 2022 Indianapolis, IN
WWII Battle of Kursk Mini Display  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. Bldg 701, (46216).  10AM-4PM.   Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
July 16-17, 2022
Meeting
Indianapolis, IN
Korean War Display  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. Bldg 701, (46216).  10AM-4PM.   Displays and re-enactments.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information. Good opportunity to bring your WWII & KW era HMV for display.
We will have an Indiana MVPA meeting on 16 July at 9AM. Location TBD.
July 16-17, 2022 Ypsilanti, MI
Thunder Over Michigan  

Willow Run Airport, 47884 D St., (48111). Featuring the USAF F-16 Demo Team in the morning, US Navy Blue Angels in the afternoon.  Visit Thunder Over Michigan website for details.
July 21-22, 2022
Help Needed
North Baltimore, OH
MVPA Archives Meeting  

Thursday 9AM-5PM, Friday 8AM-noon. Looking for help. Overnight lodging available if you work both days.  If you are able, contact Art Pope at apope8@aol.com.
July 23-24, 2022 Port Clinton, OH
Military Vehicle & Living History Weekend  

Liberty Aviation Museum, 3515 E. State Rd., (43452).  Vendors, reenactors & displays. For more info call Liberty Aviation Museum at 419-732-0234 or visit the Museum website.
August 13-14, 2022 Indianapolis, IN
WWII Pacific Theater Display and Re-enactment  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. Bldg 701, (46216).  10AM-4PM.  Reenactment on Saturday, displays both days. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
August 18-20, 2022 Conneaut, OH
Annual D-Day Conneaut  

Conneaut Township Park, 480 Lake Rd., (44030).  Visit D-Day Conneaut website for all the details and schedules.
August 19-20, 2022 Aniwa, WI
Central Wisconsin Military Show  

Motorama Auto Museum, Ltd., 4381 Stradale Ln., (54408).  One of the better shows in the mid-west for the layout and stuff that shows up.  The museum is pretty cool too, lots to see.  Military vehicles and equipment, living history encampments, swap meet, and guest speakers all in one place.  This year features jeeps.  Take you 1/4-ton up with you.  Take a look at the Motorama Auto Museum Facebook page for details & updates.
August 24-27, 2022 Portland, IN
57th Antique Engine and Tractor Show
Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 E Votaw St., (47371).  $5 admission, under 12 FREE.  Featuring Minneapolis Moline Tractors and Wisconsin Engines.  Tons of tractor & engine parts, tools, and military items.  Visit HERE for more information.
September 3, 2022
HMV Request
Marion, IN
31st Annual Fly/In Cruise/In  

Marion Municipal Airport, 5904 South Western Ave., (46952). 7AM-2PM. This year featuring the dynamic C-53 display from Beach City Baby, Living history Redefined. Antique, classic, homebuilt, ultralight, rotorcraft & warbird aircraft, vintage cars & trucks, HMVs & tractors. All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast. Visit the Fly/In Cruise/In site for more info and updates.
September 3-4, 2022 Vincennes, IN
Salute to WWII Veterans  

Indiana Military Museum, 715 South 6th St., (47591).  Visit the IMM website for more info and updates
September 9-11, 2022 Indianapolis, IN
Vietnam Weekend  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. Bldg 701, (46216).  10AM-4PM.  Reenactment on Saturday, displays both days. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
September 16-17, 2022
Rally & Meeting
Portland, IN
31st Indiana MVPA Rally & Swap Meet - Museum of the Soldier's Open House & Fundraiser Dinner
Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 East Votaw St., (47371). 9AM-6PM Friday, 9AM-4PM Saturday. FREE Admission!  Combined with the Museum of the Soldier's annual Open House & Fundraiser Dinner. The Museum of the Soldier at 510 East Arch Street will be open. There will be an Indiana MVPA meeting open to all on Saturday, 17 September after the 10AM parade.  Fairgrounds open Thursday, 15 September, for setup.  For vendor information, contact: Mike Lusty at mlusty@indy.rr.com. Download flyerYou can help sponsor the show!  Go HERE.
September 24, 2022 Indianapolis, IN
Operation Market Garden Mini Display  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. Bldg 701, (46216).  10AM-4PM.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
October 6-8, 2022 Portland, IN
18th Annual Fall Swap Meet
Jay County Fairgrounds, 1010 N. Morton St., (47371).  $5 admission, under 12 FREE.  Visit HERE for more information.
October 7-9, 2022
HMV Request
Camp Atterbury, IN
WWII Event 

Camp Atterbury. Looking for WWII era vehicles to support large WWII re-enactment. HMVs would be tasked to use your vehicle in its intended role.  American and German armor participating.  Possibly a vehicle display on post for other vehicles not WWII.  Contact Dave Weakley at dwweakley@yahoo.com for details.
October 15, 2022 Noblesville, IN
Greater Indianapolis Militaria Fall Show

Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St., Bldg 7 (OV Winks) Bldg. 8AM-4PM. $6 ($5 w/card). Good place to pick up some HMV bling: uniforms, weapons and equipment. Contact Phil Elders at 317-332-7819 (after 6PM) or milsho07@yahoo.com.  
October 21-22, 2022 Shepherdsville, KY
1st Annual Kilroy Victory Military Vehicle Show & Swap Meet  

Bullitt County Fairgrounds, 964 Clermont Rd., (40165) 9AM-6PM Daily. $5 parking/FREE Admission.  For vendor space or more info, contact: Mario Maipid at 502-648-4727 or kilroymvpa@yahoo.comShow Information Flyer
November 4, 2022 Marion, IN
Veterans Day Parade
Marion VA Campus, 1700 E 38th St., (46953). Line-up at Black Rd & Water St begins at noon, parade starts at 1pm. Bring your Veteran Steel for the Veterans! Contact Mike Lusty at mlusty@indy.rr.com to get in the lineup.
November 5, 2022 Indianapolis, IN
WWI Mini Display  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. Bldg 701, (46216).  10AM-4PM.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
December 16-18, 2022 Indianapolis, IN
Battle of the Bulge Display  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. Bldg 701, (46216).  10AM-4PM.  Displays on all days.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
January 6-8, 2023
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January 20-21, 2023
Indianapolis, IN
Battle of the Bulge Display and Re-enactment  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd. Bldg 701, (46216).  10AM-4PM.  Displays on all days.  Displays on all days, re-enactments on 6-8 January.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.


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