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The New Ford Thunderbird
.Photos from Past Events
DESTINation2002 (off site)
CTCI Convention 2002
Carlisle 2004 (offsite)
Yellow Rose Classic
Santa Barbara Cruise (off site)
Thunder Valley May 10, 2003 (offsite)
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Alabama Gulf Coast - "Redneck Riviera" 2003 (offsite)
ThunderIsle 2004
Thunder Fever 2005

Calendar of Events for 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Thunderbird Owners

January February March April May June July August September OctoberNovember December

 2005 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 - If you know of ANY Car show or event taking place this year that will be celebrating the Ford Thunderbird's 50th Anniversary, please let me know.
Date Type Location - City, State, address Contacts, Time, costs, etc.
16 Day event Pappasito's Restaurant, Marietta, Georgia 2pm - TBN - 4th Annual gathering of New Thunderbirds<
22 Day event caravan from Orlando to Orange City and then back to Winter Park  --- Florida Florida Winter Cruise - TBN 
29 Day event Mastoris Diner-Restaurant,  Bordentown, NJ TBN - read first message for details>
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.March 6 weekend event. Santa Barbara, CA.  TBN cruise in Santa Barbara
1-3 Weekend EVent Hot Springs, Arkansas TBN group meet at the race track  - race #6 dedicated to the ThunderbirdNest.com Classic
2 Day Event Baltimore Maryland TBN - read first message for details>
17 Day Car show Knotts Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA Fabulous Fords Forever - celebrating 50 years of the Thunderbird with a special display TBN Group
17 Day Event Fitchburg, MA TBN New England Group meet
May 2-8, 2005 5-day  Event Johnson City, Tennessee Thunder Fever Registration - TBN EVENT - Flyer - celebrating 50 years of the Thunderbird - All Ford Thunderbirds welcome to participate  1955 to 2005
May 7 day event Amelia Island, Florida Space Coast Thunderbird Club event
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. TBN group meet
June 17(Friday) Day Event Dearborn MI; Ford World Headquarters 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm.  50 years of Thunderbird ;  Food Coupons to all registered cars. Gifts from Ford Motor Company to the first 200 Cars Registered. Many Valuable T-Bird Items will be available. Escorted Cruise to Greenfield Village. Ford Execs will be on hand during the show. . 
June 26 Day Event Strawberry Banke Museum, Portsmouth, NH New England's Vintage Thunderbird Club will be hosting Thunderama 2005 . The show is held on the village green of the museum. The cost is $12 pre-registered or $15 at the gate. Both ways you will receive 2 free passes to the museum.  TBN group participation

 At the present time we have 70 Thunderbirds pre-registered from 1955 through 2005. Of these, 16 are "Retro" Birds. for a flyer or other information:

 Please visit our web site at http://clubs.hemmings.com/nevt/

July 17(Sunday) Day Event Uncle Joes Diner 4869 Southwestern Blvd (Rt 20) Hamburg, NY  20th Annual All Thunderbird Car Show, by the Buffalo Thunderbird Club.  All Thunderbird model years and owners are welcome to attend this event! We offer 16 classes for each production model year grouping.  We have a DJ, food, great door prizes and food and beverages are available during the event. This is a popular vote judging show, not a points judged show. Drive your two seater, four seater, two door, four door, hardtop, sunroof, convertible, steel bumper or plastic bumper Thunderbird.
July 17 Day Event Rodman Ford Show, Foxboro MA TBNers
July 24, Day Event  Bayfield, Ontario, Canada - 8th Annual SOTC Thunderbird Owners Get-Together at Clan Gregor Square, Hwy. 21 and County Rd. 3.  Show held by the Southern Ontario Thunderbird Club 9 am - 4 pm.  Last 
year's event saw over over 70 cars with 65 being Thunderbirds. 
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Thunderbird www.sotbirdclub.com/events.html
August 13, 14 3 day 
Car Show
Ft. Worth, Texas Yellow Rose  Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Thunderbird
August 20 day show Detroit Michigan Woodward Dream Cruise
September 11, 10-4 Day event Wilson Barn, Livonia, MI,
Middlebelt & West Chicago Rds
The Water Wonderland Thunderbird Club, http://members.aol.com/vintagetbirds/, is having a 50th anniversary All Thunderbird Day, , 
. 810-227-5379.  Preregistration form is on line.  Free to spectators
Sept 16-18 weekend event Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Park in Western North Carolina TBN event
September 24-25 Weekend Event Normal, IL 23rd Annual Thunderbird Rendevous in  is on Saturday and Sunday, .  The show is on Sunday.  Contact Terry at 217-245-5468 or John at 309-452-6481.
October 14th  Day Event  Phoenix, Arizona
19644 N. 7th Ave. Phoenix. 1 blk South of loop 101 and 7th ave. 
T-bird 50th birthday party. . 6:00 to 10:00 PM. 
Free to all cars. All cars welcome. Live 50/60s band, carnival, food and beverage available on site. Lighted secure parking for cars next to band tent. for information: Leigh Dechaine 623 582 3746
Oct 14-16 Weekend event Charleston, South Carolina TBN event
October 15, 2005 Day Event  Rockville Car Show, Rockville, MD  History of Thunderbird display  - Details here
Nov 4-6 weekend event Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Concours D'elegance - will honor the 50th Anniversary of the Thunderbird
Nov. 19 day tour Florida T-bird Cruise TBN event
10-11 weekend 
Pocomoke City, MD TBN event
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June 1-4 weekend event CalNeva Resort 
at Crystal Bay, Lake Tahoe, Nv
TBN event
June 2-5 weekend event Carlisle, Pennsylvania Fords at Carlisle
June 12-15 Week event Tulsa Oklahoma TBN event

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

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