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The New Ford Thunderbird
.Photos from Past Events
CTCI Convention 2002
Carlisle 2004
Yellow Rose Classic
Santa Barbara Cruise (off site)
Thunder Valley May 10, 2003
Thunder Valley Photos
Alabama Gulf Coast - "Redneck Riviera" 2003
ThunderIsle 2004

2004 - 2005
Events for 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Thunderbird Owners

 2003 and 2004 events - places to cruise your  new Ford Thunderbird to, such as a Route 66 tour, TBN, ITC or VTCI event or local events - Clubs
Your Input  wanted & needed - contact Dot
Date Type Location - City, State, address Contacts, Time, costs, etc.
March . . .
March 19-21 Weekend event Las Vegas, NV TBN - Western Regional - Desert Thunder
March 27  Day event Lakeland, Florida   9:00 AM and see if we can have a goodbye to hardtops (south) day. We could meet at the I-Hop 
March 27 Day event Baltimore City Mid-Atlantic cruise in
April . . .
April 18 Day Event Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, California Fabulous Fords Forever, THE all-ford event in California
April 29 - May 2 Convention Dallas - Richardson - Texas VTCI event
May . . .
May 1 Day event Columbus, Ohio new Thunderbird owners gathering
May 14-15 Weekend Event Watkins Glen, NY  The Upstate NY Thunderbird Club "Spring Fever" being held in conjunction with the Syracuse Shelby/Mustang Club which are both chapters of the ITC.  This event is being scheduled to include laps and lunch at the Watkins Glen International Raceway.  The laps will be paced by the WGI Pace Vehicles(s) but this was a really great time when we offered a similar event during the 2002 "Birds In The Glen" ITC Convention and was one of the highlights of the weekend.   This event is OPEN TO ALL THUNDERBIRD Owners and Enthusiasts! 
May 21-23 Weekend Event Renaissance PineIsle Resort by Marriott 
Lake Lanier, Georgia Renaissance Pine Island Resort 
TBN - Thunder Isle
June 4-5-6 weekend Event Carlisle, PA  All Ford Nationals 2004
July 30 movie premiere Check your local movie Theater  listings Opening of the new "Thunderbirds" movie
August 8 show North Hampton, MA New England Regional Ford Show - see TBN discussions
August 14-15 weekend Event Fort Worth, TX Yellow Rose Classic
August 16-22, 2004 Convention & show Lancaster, PA - 
Comfort Inn 500 Centerville Road, Lancaster PA 17601 (www.comfortlancaster.com) 
 The 11th Annual International Thunderbird Club (ITC) Convention.
Convention is hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Thunderbird Club Chapter of 
the ITC!.  This will be the ultimate "Family" Thunderbird event for 
2004, a 7 day event being held in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch 
Country.  You do not need to be a member of the ITC to attend this 
event, but "BUT" ITC members receive discounted pricing!    The 
Lancaster County Region of PA (padutchcountry.com) has so much to do, it will be hard to press it all into the week long event culminating 
with the Thunderbird Concours Show and Flea Market Saturday and the 
Awards Banquet on Saturday Night!  More information and Web URL to 
events to follow in the near future as events are finalized!
e-mail: tbirdtom at comcast.net  or Don Holton Topsdown at stny.rr.com
August 20 Show & cruise Woodward Dream Cruise

Ford World Headquarters, Dearborn,  MI


Cruise the boulevard for the Woodward Dream Cruise or take part in Ford's celebration at the Cruise:

Come celebrate the Ford Cruisin' Legends at the Woodward Dream Cruise. For those who want to attend a special early morning presentation at Ford World Headquarters on Friday, August 20 involving the 2005 Mustang and celebrating 50 years of Thunderbird, follow the information in this flier. The event is open to those who register only.

August 21 Show Woodward Dream Cruise

Birmingham, MI

 For the first time, Ford will host a Ford Cruisin' Legends Concours -
 affording Ford and Lincoln Mercury classic vehicle owners the rare
opportunity for their vehicles to receive special recognition from a
select panel of judges chaired by Peter Horbury, executive director,
North American Design, Ford Motor Company. Award categories include:
Chairman's Choice - Best of Show, Children's Choice, Best SVT
Vehicle, Best Hot Rod, Best Custom, Best Classic, Best Ford Vehicle, Best Lincoln Mercury Vehicle. For additional information about the contest, send an email to: cruisin@ford.com. The concours will take place on Saturday, August 21 at 11 a.m.
August 27 Plant Tour Lima, Ohio Tour the Ford engine plant at Lima - register at the TBN
August 28 Day Event Amarillo, TX - Gene Messer Ford High Plains Thunderbirds 3rd Annual Day of Thunder
Sept.16-18 Weekend Event New Orleans, LA Road Trip to the Big Easy - VTCI event - with TBNer's planning to go. Cancelled due to weather
October 23 Day event  Blackhawk Auto Museum located in Danville, CA  See the TBN
5 New Auto Show Miami, Florida Unveiling of the 2005 Special Edition Thunderbird at the Miami Auto Show.   See the TBN
17 Show Miami, Florida, Homestead Racetrack Presentation of the 2005 Special Edition Thunderbird along with the new Ford models.  See the TBN
16 Day event Pappasito's Restaurant 2pm - TBN
May 2-8, 2005 5-day  Event Johnson City, Tennessee Thunder Fever Registration - TBN EVENT - Flyer
June 3-5 3-day Event Carlisle, Pennsylvannia
at the Carlisle Fairgrounds
Fords at Carlisle 2005   ---  2005 Carlisle All-FORD Nationals, 
Planning a display to celebrate the Thunderbird 50th anniversary. 
August 13, 14 2 day event Ft. Worth, Texas Yellow Rose

Read the Thunderbird Nest Forum for more information on coming events and get involved in some of the events being planned there.

Drive-In Movies anyone?  Here's a link for you.  http://www.drive-ins.com/

For PA and NY area general car show events, check this website: show dates in the north east.

For TX events, check out the Texas Chapter on the TBN

For around the world -  All ford shows

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