2017-2018 Events Calendar

 

Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Ride Starts at the Gilmore Car Museum
Kick off the Gilmore Car Museum’s Vintage Motorcycle Weekend by participating in our 10th annual Vintage Motorcycle Ride!  The ride is open to all vintage motorcycles 25 years and older and is led by experienced riders from[...]
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The 22nd annual Vintage Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet (9am-4pm) will feature hundreds of motorcycles and vendors on the Gilmore Car Museum’s Historic Campus! The judged show field is open to all motorcycle 25 years and[...]
Jun 13 all-day
Go Back To Driver’s Training at the Gilmore Car Museum…Old School! Tuesday, June 13th – THIS DATE IS SOLD OUT. Please click here to view alternative course dates.  Secure a seat behind the wheel of[...]
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum / H.H. Franklin Club Museum
The 7th Annual ALL Air-Cooled Car Gathering will feature rare air-cooled cars including early examples Franklins, Frayer-Miller, and Holmes, all the way through modern air-cooled cars including VW, Corvair, Tatra, Porsche, Citroen, and more! Visit the H.H.[...]
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
On Saturday, June 24th the Gilmore Car Museum’s 90-acre Historic Campus will be a sea of TRUCKS for the first-ever “Ultimate Truck Show.” For this event, all types of trucks, utility vehicles, military vehicles, and emergency vehicles[...]
Jun 29 all-day Gilmore Car Museum
NO GPS NO CELL PHONES NO MAPS! Over 140 Antique Cars Travel 2,400 miles Jacksonville, FL to Traverse City, MI   June 24th – July 2nd Including our local team of high school students from the Gilmore[...]
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm Shell Station - Gilmore Car Museum
Please join us as we formally dedicate “Mom’s Favorite Car” – sculpted by artist Paula Blincoe Collins of Denton, Texas – during our Wednesday Night Cruise-In.  Wednesday, July 5th at 6:00pm near the Shell Station[...]
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Bring your friends and family out to the Gilmore Car Museum as we being a weekend of “foreign invasions,” beginning with the 6th annual Deutsche Marques, an ALL German Auto Event on Saturday, July 8th![...]
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Come on out and enjoy the Mad Dogs and Englishmen’s 27th annual British Car Faire at the Gilmore Car Museum! The Car Faire is open to all British made vehicles and will also include a[...]
Jul 13 all-day
Go Back To Driver’s Training at the Gilmore Car Museum…Old School! Thursday, July 13th 9:30am – 12:30pm or 1:30pm – 4:30pm Secure a seat behind the wheel of an AUTHENTIC Model T Ford built between 1908[...]
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The 2017 CCCoA convention is coming home to Kalamazoo! Offsite convention events will take place throughout Kalamazoo beginning on Wednesday, July 12th starting at noon and the main event will take place at the Gilmore[...]
Jul 23 all-day
Go Back To Driver’s Training at the Gilmore Car Museum…Old School! Sunday, July 23rd All sessions for this course date are SOLD OUT. Please click here to view other course dates. Secure a seat behind the wheel[...]
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The 29th annual MOPARS at the Red Barns Show and Swap Meet will be sure to please as West Michigan’s largest all-Chrysler products car show, featuring over 350 muscle cars, plus antiques and special interest[...]
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Brought to you by the Kalamazoo Antique Auto Restorers Club, the RED BARNS SPECTACULAR is the most anticipated show of the season! Hailed as West Michigan’s “Grand Daddy” of all antique, classic and special interest[...]
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum Library
Visit the LARGEST car show and swap meet of the season this Saturday, August 5th — the 37th annual Red Barns Spectacular! During the show, the Gilmore Car Museum Library will be hosting a duplicates[...]
Aug 10 all-day
Go Back To Driver’s Training at the Gilmore Car Museum…Old School!   ALL SESSIONS FOR THIS COURSE DATE ARE SOLD OUT! PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW OTHER COURSE DATES. Secure a seat behind the wheel[...]
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
As a proud partner of the Gilmore Car Museum, the Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum will host the 3rd annual Lincoln Homecoming Meet in Hickory Corners, Michigan, drawing Lincoln enthusiasts and their beloved automobiles! More information will[...]
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
As a proud partner of the Gilmore Car Museum, the Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum and Lincoln Motor Car Foundation will host their 3rd annual Lincoln National Meet in Hickory Corners, Michigan, drawing Lincoln enthusiasts and[...]
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Head out to the Gilmore Car Museum for an event you won’t forget — the 9th annual Traditional Hot Rods, Customs, and Motorcycle Show! You WON’T find neon lights, billet wheels or modern megawatt stereos on[...]
Aug 26 all-day
Go Back To Driver’s Training at the Gilmore Car Museum…Old School! Saturday, August 26, 2017 ALL SESSIONS FOR THIS COURSE DATE ARE SOLD OUT! PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW OTHER COURSE DATES. Secure a seat behind the[...]
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Enjoy the company of the Pierce-Arrow Society as they celebrate their 14th annual Club Meet at Gilmore! This special day will draw Pierce-Arrow Society members and and their Pierce-Arrows, America’s Premier Luxury cars built in[...]
Aug 31 all-day
Go Back To Driver’s Training at the Gilmore Car Museum…Old School! Thursday, August 31st THIS COURSE DATE IS SOLD OUT – PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW OTHER DATES. Secure a seat behind the wheel of[...]
Sep 9 all-day Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum and TownSquare Media are proud to announce … the Insane Inflatable 5K is coming to Kalamazoo! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world.[...]
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The 23rd annual Muscle Cars PLUS Show & Swap Meet at the Gilmore Car Museum will be West Michigan’s largest gathering of Muscle Cars, featuring hundreds of special interest vehicles! For more information or to[...]
Sep 14 all-day
Go Back To Driver’s Training at the Gilmore Car Museum…Old School! Thursday, September 14th 9:30am – 12:30pm The afternoon session for this course date is SOLD OUT. Please register for the morning session or check out[...]
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum / Model A Ford Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum is the proud home of the Model A Ford Museum, the world’s largest museum dedicated solely to the Model A! On Saturday, September 16th, hop in your Model A and head[...]
Sep 17 all-day
Go Back To Driver’s Training at the Gilmore Car Museum…Old School! Sunday, September 17th – This course date is SOLD OUT! Secure a seat behind the wheel of an AUTHENTIC Model T Ford built between 1908[...]
Sep 23 all-day Gilmore Car Museum
Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country give entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket, providing FREE ADMISSION FOR[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum / Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum
The Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum will host their 8th annual Fall Festival at the Gilmore Car Museum, drawing hundreds of Cadillac and LaSalle enthusiasts and their beloved automobiles! This year’s featured marque will be LaSalle, 1927–1940.  There will[...]
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum / Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum
The Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum will host their 8th annual Fall Festival at the Gilmore Car Museum, drawing hundreds of Cadillac and LaSalle enthusiasts and their beloved automobiles! This year’s featured marque will be LaSalle, 1927–1940.  There will[...]