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About Us

America’s Sports Car… an exciting legend produced only in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Museum features over 80 Corvettes in periodic settings, including mint classics, one-of-a-kind prototypes and modern-day wonders of engineering and design. Test your knowledge at interactive trivia kiosks, and don’t miss the chance to try a Corvette on for size in our lobby where we have a 2015 Stingray waiting for you. Displays continually rotate so no two visits are the same. Round out your visit with a souvenir from the Corvette Store, grab a bite to eat in the Corvette Cafe, and race over to the NCM Motorsports Park to spectate or take a lap!

 PLAN A VISIT

What’s Happening

Events

Apr
28
Thu
Michelin NCM Bash @ National Corvette Museum
Apr 28 – Apr 30 all-day

Kickoff of the NCM on site event season – Bash traditionally marks the roll out of the next model year Corvette; the place where you can see them up close and in detail.  Bash 2016 will provide enthusiasts the chance to see the new 2017 Corvette Stingray up close as well as getting all the latest information about the all new 7th Generation Corvette.  Seminars will feature speakers discussing ‘What’s new in the 2017 model year’, the award winning body structure, as well as using your 7th generation navigation system.  As in past years there will be a large contingent of GM engineers and designer from Warren Tech Center, Milford Proving Ground and the Bowling Green Assembly Plant ready to answer your every question.  Also back to Bash is our LT4 Engine building demonstration by BGAP Rob Nichols and Brian Lee.

Returning activities include a seminar and classroom sessions by GM certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George. Enjoy some guided road tours, two celebrity choice car shows, the Ladies’ Oasis, and the expanded Garage Party with women of the GM Corvette Team. The ladies will cover all aspects of Corvettes including maintenance, engineering and even high performance driving. Some returning activities include Golf with GM Team.

On-line registration closes at 8:00am central time on Wednesday, April 13. There are no refunds for the event or event activities after 8:00am central time Wednesday, April 13.All activities are open to Event Registrants only. On-line registrants will receive a hardcard credential, lanyard, event pin and dash plaque. Lifetime Bash registration is $15pp, member Bash registration is $20pp and non-member Bash registration is $30pp.

Click here to schedule your plant tour http://www.corvettemuseum.org/visit/plant-tours/

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Bash 2016 Tshirt

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Onsite registration is available starting at 8am on 4/28 in the NCM Clubroom.   Lifetime Bash registration is $15pp, member Bash registration is $20pp and non-member Bash registration is $30pp.

(Agenda subject to change – check back for updates)

WEDNESDAY APRIL 27
8:00am NCM Opens
9:00am – 5:00pm Advance registration credential/shirt pickup

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM Clubroom
5:00pm NCM closes
THURSDAY APRIL 28
8:00am NCM Opens
8:00am – 5:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM Clubroom
8:00am – 5:00pm NCM HPDE (High Performance Driving Event)                                                          

Our HPDE program is about three things – Education, Safety, and Fun! Drivers are separated into groups based on experience, with most being assigned experienced driving instructors to help teach and enhance driving ability in a controlled, safe atmosphere.

  • Viewing Open to Bash Participants
  • NCM Motorsports Park
9:00am – 5:00pm 2017 Stingrays and Z06’s on Display

  • GM representatives will be present to answer questions
  • NCM Conference Center and Plaza

 

9:00am – 11:00am S1: Corvette Technology                                                                                                        

Paul will discuss in this open forum the development of technology for Corvette over the years.  How did the mechanic fuel injection systems of the 50s and 60s pave the way for Direct fuel injection??  How did the Cadillac V8/6/4 lead cylinder deactivation to Corvette well before its time?  And how did the computer networking of 2004 XLR show us just what Corvette could be???? Paul will also discuss and simplify the evolution of technology within Corvette and then he will answer your questions about any Generation of Corvette technology and how it all really interrelates.

  • C4/5/6/7 Specialist Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • GM Certified Corvette Technician
  • NCM Conference Center
9:00am – 2:00pm Golfing With GM  

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Join expected guests from GM Jeff Strausser and Kirk Bennion
  • Limited openings available
  • $50 Greens Fee  Included
  • Bowling Green Country Club
9:00am-4:00pm LT1: Shopping Trip to Opry Mills Mall with Backstage Tour Passes to Grand Old Opry (SOLD OUT)

Hop on the chartered motor coach and let the driver take you south to Nashville, TN. First stop will be at the Grand Old Opry House. Take a guided backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry House – it’s a must-see for everyone in Music City! Walk in the footsteps of country music’s superstars and get an exclusive look at what happens behind the scenes of the show that made country music famous!  Then on to Opry Mills for shopping. This beautiful indoor mall boasts 200 + stores.

  • Lunch is on your own!
  • Pre-registration Required
  • $50 Members  /  $55 Non-Members
  • Limited to 55 people
  • Chartered Coach Ride
  • Opry Tour Included in Registration
  • Meet Bus in Front Circle of NCM
9:15am – 4:00pm LT2: KSP Trooper Island Tour & Lunch                                                                        

Trooper Island Camp was developed by the Kentucky State Police as part of a long range program of public service to the youth of Kentucky: a place where the tensions and turmoil of our everyday lives can be forgotten; and for one week young people can be given a touch of hope and desire of a better tomorrow.

  • Lead Corvette KSP Trooper Island Director TFC Jonathan Biven
  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • $20 Members / $25 Non-Members
  • Limited to 58 people
  • Tour and Lunch included in Registration
  • Staging area TBA
10:00am – 11:00am S2: Andy Pilgrim at His Best

  • Speaker: Andy Pilgrim
  • Driver education and getting back into endurance driving
  • Chevrolet Theater
11:15am – 12:15pm Andy Pilgrim DVD Signing

  • DVD’s available in Corvette Store
  • Corvette Blvd
11:15am – 12:15pm S3: Personal Stories & Insights from the FBI                                                                          

Wes Wong – our newly appointed NCM board member – will share with you many stories and his experiences working with the FBI for his 30 year career.

  • Speaker: Wes Wong
  • NCM Conference Center
11:15am – 12:15pm S4:  High Performance Driving: Getting the most out of you and your Corvette.

  • Getting started in Autocross, Track Days and HPDE
  • Speaker: John Heinricy
  • NCM Chevrolet Theater
11:15am – 3:00pm LT3: Park Mammoth / GTO Heaven Road Tour

Come and experience one of KY’s finest State Parks. Park Mammoth Resort, is an historic property located in the heart of the scenic Caves, Lakes, and Corvette region of south-central KY. Enjoy their southern hospitality in a buffet lunch in their ‘Lookout Restaurant’. After lunch we will cruise to GTO Heaven – a private collection owned by Phil Wheeler. There you will see his collection of old Corvettes, other old cars and even motorcycles.

  • Pre-Registration required
  • $20 Members / $25 Non-Members
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Limited Registrations available
  • Lunch & Tour included in Registration
12:25pm – 1:00pm Touring Laps at MSP  (SOLD OUT)                                                                                                            

One session includes Pace Car and four laps in your own car at average highway speeds.

  • Passengers are welcome.
  • Pre-registration required
  • Fee: $45 per car
  • Limited registrants
1:00pm – 2:00pm S5: Using 7th Generation Navigation                                                                                

Having trouble understanding your Stingray navigation? Paul will walk you through it with his big screen presentation in hopes of steering you straight and getting you to your destinations with ease!

  • Speaker: Paul Pearson
  • Chevrolet Theater
2:00pm – 4:00pm C5 Classroom Training with Paul Koerner & Brittany George                                          

When discussing C5, some people think ‘service column lock’ or ‘service abs’ or ‘electrical gremlins’.  In our hands on classroom training, Paul Koerner and Brittany George will help unlock the electrical mysteries of C5.  You will learn what to look for, how to diagnose from the driver’s seat and if necessary, how to do testing yourself.  Do your own maintenance?  YOU BET and we will show you how.  Pre-registration is Required

  • $80 registration fee
  • Limited to 7 people (spouse or guest invited to sit in)
  • Once registered the Museum will contact you for VIN information to allow Paul to research the options on your Corvette
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

** One participant will be drawn at random to bring their car into the classroom so that we can work on their own car.

2:15pm – 3:15pm S6: Meet the New Plant Manager

  • Speaker: Kai Spande
  • Chevrolet Theater
3:15pm – 4:15pm S7: What’s New at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant 

  • Speakers: Kai Spande
  • Chevrolet Theater
5:00pm NCM Closes
5:30pm – 7:00pm BQT1: Meet & Greet Dinner                                                                                                

Meet Wendell Strode and the NCM Board of Directors. They will introduce themselves and just may share a story or 2 about being on the NCM Board

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $17 Members / $20 Non-Member
  • Dinner Menu:
  • BBQ Chicken Breast w/ Bun
  • Creamy Coleslaw
  • Baked Beans
  • Assorted Brownies
  • Sweet Tea/Unsweet Tea, Lemonade, & Water
  • Cash Bar
  • NCM Conference Center
FRIDAY APRIL 29
8:00am NCM Opens

 

8:00am – 5:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM CLUB ROOM
8:00am – 5:00pm NCM HPDE (High Performance Driving Event)

Our HPDE program is about three things – Education, Safety, and Fun! Drivers are separated into groups based on experience, with most being assigned experienced driving instructors to help teach and enhance driving ability in a controlled, safe atmosphere.

  • Viewing Open to Bash Participants
  • NCM Motorsports Park
8:00am – 5:00pm 2017 Stingrays and Z06 on Display

  • GM Representatives will be present to answer any questions
  • NCM Conference Center & Plaza
9:00am Unveiling of the Heartland Customs built 1963 split window coupe SPECVETTE #002 to the Halsell family

  • Everyone is welcome to the unveiling.
  • Original looks with modern performance and comforts. Come see whats possible with the technology of 2016 and the looks of 1963
  • Location NCM Plaza
9:00am – 11:00am C6 Classroom Training with Paul Koerner and Brittany George (SOLD OUT)

C6, most consider this generation of Corvette an evolution on the c5, but in truth, diagnostics of electronics changed completely with the entry of this generation in 2005.  LS2, LS3, LS7 and the powerhouse during this generation LS9, were all amazing engines.  DO LS7 really have massive issues?  I THINK NOT, and we will explain why. Service active handling, air bag lights and other issues have diagnostic process that can be scary to many owners.  We will simplify the correct way to diagnose issues with your C6 and show you that is just not as scary as internet may lead you to believe.

  • Pre-registration is Required
  •  $80 Registration Fee
  • Limited to 7 people (spouse or guest invited to sit in)
  • Once registered the Museum will contact you for VIN information to allow Paul to research the options on your Corvette
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

** One participant will be drawn at random to have their vehicle brought in as the hands on car during the class.

9:15am – 4:00pm LT4: KSP Trooper Island Tour & Lunch (SOLD OUT)                                                                        

Trooper Island Camp was developed by the Kentucky State Police as part of a long range program of public service to the youth of Kentucky: a place where the tensions and turmoil of our everyday lives can be forgotten; and for one week young people can be given a touch of hope and desire of a better tomorrow.

  • Lead Corvette KSP Trooper Island Director TFC Jonathan Biven
  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • $20 Members / $25 Non-Members
  • Limited to 58 people
  • Tour and Lunch included in Registration
  • Staging area TBA
10:00am – 11:30am S8: 2017 Overview & Walk Around

  • Speaker: GM Team
  • NCM Conference Center
10:00am – 2:30pm All Corvette Celebrity Choice Car Show #1

  • Sponsored by NCM Insurance Agency www.ncminsurance.com/
  • Open to registered participants only
  • Window placard at ticket booth
  • Winners will be posted Outside Club Room Doors
  • Parking Lot A, B, & C
10:00am – 3:30pm Ladies’ Oasis – A chance to relax away from Gear-Head activities

  • No registration required
  • Victory Lane
10:30am – 2:00pm LT5: Grand Victorian Inn Lunch Tour  (SOLD OUT)                                                                                 

The Grand Victorian Inn plays host to 11 beautiful and unique Victorian guest rooms and Mammoth Railway Cafe. The old Train Station House is now the Bike and Hike Trail head to Mammoth Cave National Park. Enjoy the wrap-around-porch with outdoor seating, in a country setting.

  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • $20 Members /  $25 Non-Members
  • Limited Registration
  • Lunch included in Registration
  • Menu consists of: house salad, chicken w/chanterelle cream sauce over rice, vegetable & roll, drink and NY style cheesecake for dessert
  • Staging area TBA
11:30am – 1:30pm C6 Classroom Training with Paul Koerner and Brittany George

C6, most consider this generation of Corvette an evolution on the c5, but in truth, diagnostics of electronics changed completely with the entry of this generation in 2005.  LS2, LS3, LS7 and the powerhouse during this generation LS9, were all amazing engines.  DO LS7 really have massive issues?  I THINK NOT, and they will explain why. Service active handling, air bag lights and other issues have diagnostic process that can be scary to many owners.  They will simplify the correct way to diagnose issues with your C6 and show you that is just not as scary as internet may lead you to believe.

  • Pre-registration is Required
  • $80 Registration Fee
  • Limited to 7 people (spouse or guest invited to sit in)
  • Once Registered the Museum will contact you for VIN information to allow Paul to research the options on your Corvette
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

** One participant will be drawn at random to have their vehicle brought in as the hands on car during the class.

12:25pm – 1:00pm Touring Laps at MSP (SOLD OUT)

One session includes Pace Car and four laps in your own car at average highway speeds.

  • Passengers are welcome.
  • Pre-registration required
  • Fee: $45 per car
  • Limited registrants
1:00pm – 2:00pm S9: Hand Building the LT4 Engine
Watch as the Performance Build Center Team completely disassembles and reassembles an LT4 engine from top to bottom.  Feel free to ask the team about the parts, the engine, and the process during the build.  After the team has finished building the engine from the bare block they will talk about the testing, sequencing, and other processes to get the final engine ready to go in a Z06 Corvette.

  • Builders: Rob Nichols and Bryan Lee
  • NCM Conference Center
1:00pm – 2:30 pm S10: NCM Live Auction

  • Auctioneer: Adam Boca
  • Unique & Special Items
  • Chevrolet Theatre
2:00pm – 4:00pm C6 Classroom Training with Paul Koerner and Brittany George (SOLD OUT)

C6, most consider this generation of Corvette an evolution on the c5, but in truth, diagnostics of electronics changed completely with the entry of this generation in 2005.  LS2, LS3, LS7 and the powerhouse during this generation LS9, were all amazing engines.  DO LS7 really have massive issues?  I THINK NOT, and they will explain why. Service active handling, air bag lights and other issues have diagnostic process that can be scary to many owners.  They will simplify the correct way to diagnose issues with your C6 and show you that is just not as scary as internet may lead you to believe.

  • Pre-registration is Required
  • $80 Registration Fee
  • Limited to 7 people (spouse or guest invited to sit in)
  • Once Registered the Museum will contact you for VIN information to allow Paul to research the options on your Corvette
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

** One participant will be drawn at random to have their vehicle brought in as the hands on car during the class.

2:00pm 4:00pm Sip-N-Paint

A step-by-step beginner art project class in which guests can create unique and original works of art and learn basic creative techniques to apply to at home projects, all while enjoying their favorite wine!

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Registration Fee: $35
  • Art Supplies and wine included in registration
  • NCM Board Room
2:30pm – 3:30pm S11: Michelin and Corvette, what we have learned. … growing from C6 to C7

  • NCM Chevrolet Theater
3:30pm – 4:00pm Car Show Awards Presentations                                                                                  

  • Sponsored by NCM Insurance Agency www.ncminsurance.com/
  • Friday awards presented
  • Pictures taken of winners
  • NCM Logo Circle
4:00 pm Raffle Drawing –2016 BYO Stingray or $50,000 Cash

4:15pm-4:30pm  Bash Event Group Picture

  • Copies of pictures will be available through FotoFX in Exhibit Hall
  • NCM Logo Circle
5:00pm NCM Closes
5:45pm – 9:00pm BQT2: Winners’ Circle Dinner  / Cash Bar                                                                          

Open to those who have donated more than $1000 in 2015, have named the Museum in their estate plans, or made cumulative gifts of $25,000 or more over the last twelve years

  • By invitation only
  • Dinner served at 6:15pm
  • NCM Conference Center

SATURDAY APRIL 30

8:00am NCM Opens
8:00am – 11:00am Registration Continues

  • Onsite registration open
  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • NCM CLUB ROOM
8:00am – 5:00pm 2017 Corvette Stingrays and Z06 on Display

  • GM Representatives will be present to answer any questions
  • NCM Conference Center & Plaza
8:30am – 9:30am S12: Using 7th Generation Navigation                                                                                

Having trouble understanding your Stingray navigation? Paul will walk you through it with his big screen presentation in hopes of steering you straight and getting you to your destinations with ease!

  • Speaker: Paul Pearson
  • Chevrolet Theater
9:00am – 11:00am C7/Stingray Classroom training with Paul Koerner and Brittany George (SOLD OUT)                           

SIDI, AFM, ECM, TCM, HMI>> What could all these letters mean to Stingray???  It really means cutting edge, state of the art systems that make the 7th generation Corvette the best ever.  We will discuss how these systems interrelate to make this vehicle not only the best daily driving sports car GM has ever made, but the best track Corvette yet. They will show you how to look at functions and show you why systems work the way they do.  And why when aftermarket modifications are installed, havoc may ensue!  This class is for those who really want to know the Stingray IN DEPTH!    Because we all know it’s more than a pretty face!

  • Pre-registration is Required
  • $80 Registration Fee
  •  Limited to 7 people (spouse or guest invited to sit in)
  • Once Registered the Museum will contact you for VIN information to allow Paul to research the options on your Corvette
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

** One participant will be drawn at random to have their vehicle as the hands on car during the class.

9:00am – 1:00pm All Corvette Celebrity Choice Car Show #2

  • Sponsored by NCM Insurance Agency www.ncminsurance.com/
  • Open to registered participants only
  • Window placard at ticket booth
  • Winners will be posted Outside Club Room Doors
  • Parking Lot A, B, & C
9:15am – 4:00pm LT6: KSP Trooper Island Tour & Lunch                                                                              

Trooper Island Camp was developed by the Kentucky State Police as part of a long range program of public service to the youth of Kentucky: a place where the tensions and turmoil of our everyday lives can be forgotten; and for one week young people can be given a touch of hope and desire of a better tomorrow.

  • Lead Corvette KSP Trooper Island Director TFC Jonathan Biven
  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited to 58 people
  • $20 Members /  $25 Non-Members
  • Tour and Lunch included in Registration
  • Staging area TBA
9:45am-10:45am S14: Mobil 1 Presentation

  • Speaker: David Tsurusaki and Andrew Moran
  • Chevrolet Theater
9:30am – 3:30pm LT7: General Jackson Show & Lunch Tour  (SOLD OUT)                                                                          

The General Jackson Showboat offers an encompassing time of sightseeing, dining and entertainment, and has long stood as one of the area’s more popular activities on a 300 ft. paddlewheel river boat. The General Jackson cruises the beautiful Cumberland River. Take the 2.5-hour General Jackson Showboat Midday Lunch Cruise for an afternoon of entertainment along with a delicious buffet lunch! Enjoy the comedy, audience interaction, and catchy tunes from the band while cruising and tasting a mouth-watering Southern-style buffet.

  • Pre-registration Required
  • $63 Members  /  $65 Non-Members
  • Limited Registration
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive your own Corvette
  • Show and Lunch included in Registration
  • Staging area TBA
10:00am – 12:00pm Ladies’ Garage 

By women for women – an opportunity to learn about basic Corvette (cars in general) maintenance and how to be a smart consumer of automotive services. Presenters are knowledgeable in all areas of Corvettes from Powertrain and engineering to high performance driving so bring your questions and ask the experts.  

  • Presentation by Barb Armbruster and the Ladies of the Corvette Team
  • For Women only
  • Conference Center
10:00am – 3:30pm Ladies Oasis
A chance to relax away from Gear-Head activities

  • No registration required
  • Victory Lane
10:45am – 2:00pm LT8: Lighthouse Restaurant Lunch Tour (SOLD OUT)

The Lighthouse Restaurant is a bright spot on a great drive through the countryside. Located in Sulphur Well, Kentucky, it is more than just an ordinary restaurant.  It is a DESTINATION, full of history and delicious food served “Family Style“. Voted Kentucky’s 3rd Best Non-Franchised Restaurant by Kentucky Living Magazine

  • Pre-Registration required
  • $22 Members / $25 Non-Members
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Lunch Included in Registration
  • Lunch menu – Catfish – Fried Chicken – Country Ham
  • Staging Location TBA
11:00am-12:00pm S15: Michelin and Corvette, what we have learned. … growing from C6 to C7

  • NCM Chevrolet Theater
12:30pm – 1:30pm S16: Hand Building the LT4 Engine

Watch as the Performance Build Center Team completely disassembles and reassembles an LT4 engine from top to bottom.  Feel free to ask the team about the parts, the engine, and the process during the build.  After the team has finished building the engine from the bare block they will talk about the testing, sequencing, and other processes to get the final engine ready to go in a Z06 Corvette.

  • Builders: Rob Nichols and Bryan Lee
  • NCM Conference Center
1:45pm – 2:45pm S17: 2017 Walk Around

  • Speaker: GM Team
  • NCM Conference Center
1:00pm – 2:30pm S18:TBA

  • Speaker: TBA
  • Chevrolet Theater
2:00pm – 4:00pm C7/Stingray Classroom training with Paul Koerner and Brittany George (SOLD OUT)                         

SIDI, AFM, ECM, TCM, HMI>> What could all these letters mean to Stingray???  It really means cutting edge, state of the art systems that make the 7th generation Corvette the best ever.  We will discuss how these systems interrelate to make this vehicle not only the best daily driving sports car GM has ever made, but the best track Corvette yet. They will show you how to look at functions and show you why systems work the way they do.  And why when aftermarket modifications are installed, havoc may ensue!  This class is for those who really want to know the Stingray IN DEPTH!    Because we all know it’s more than a pretty face!

  •  Pre-registration is Required
  •  $80 Registration Fee
  • Limited to 7 people (spouse or guest invited to sit in)
  • Once Registered the Museum will contact you for VIN information to allow Paul to research the options on your Corvette
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

** One participant will be drawn at random to have their vehicle as the hands on car during the class.

2:15pm – 2:30pm Car Show Awards Presentations

  • Sponsored by NCM Insurance Agency www.ncminsurance.com/
  • Saturday awards presented
  • Pictures taken of winners
  • NCM Logo Circle
3:00pm Raffle –2016 Torch Red Corvette Convertible

3:15pm-4:15pm S19: Membership Meeting

  • Meet the NCM Board of Directors
  • Learn more about the Museum
  • Question & Answer session
  • Chevrolet Theater

 

4:15pm – 5:00pm MIM Tail of the Dragon participation meeting

  • Registered Participants Only
  • Chevrolet Theater
  • If you cannot attend this meeting – we can get you set up on Sunday morning with your badges and fill you in briefly as to what you missed at the meeting
5:00pm NCM Closes
6:00pm Cash Bar – Sloan Convention Center

  • Pre-registration required
  • Sloan Convention Center Atrium
6:30pm – 9:30pm BQT3: Bash Banquet / Dueling Piano’s

The event banquet returns to the Sloan Convention Center for a plated dinner
Have we got a show for you!! Back by popular demand!Dueling Pianos provided by Dueling Pianos International: A High Energy, All Request, Sing Along, Clap Along, Rock N Roll, Comedy Piano show where the audience is just as much a part of the show as the entertainers. http://www.duelingpianoshow.com

  • Pre-registration required
  • Casual Dress
  • Menu – TBD
  • Entertainment provided by “Dueling Piano’s”
  • $50 members / $55 non-members
  •  Sloan Convention Center

** Group tables available for $550 – Includes 10 seats, best in house, and a reserved table name placard. Contact events department to reserve your table.

Click Here To Register

 

Apr
30
Sat
Corvette Racing Banquet @ Embassy Suites By Hilton
Apr 30 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

Click Here to Register

Corvette Racing Banquet at the Embassy Suites by Hilton
Monterey Bay Seaside, CA
during the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races in Monterey, CA
Saturday, April 30th, 2016

 

Monterey Racing

Pre-registration now closed  

Banquet tickets will be available at the Laguna Seca Corvette Corral or by contacting Ruth Marston at 408-221-6535

May
1
Sun
MiM Dragon Run @ Biltmore Estate
May 1 – May 4 all-day
MiM Dragon Run @ Biltmore Estate | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Spring in the Smokies, Tail of the Dragon and Biltmore all combined in one great MiM tour. Once again we hit the road, leaving Bowling Green and heading East to run the famous TN-129, aka Tail of the Dragon. This year again, we will be staying at the beautiful Biltmore Inn on the Biltmore Estate grounds. The Monday Biltmore visit includes a specially arranged early morning photo op of the cars in front of the manor house followed by breakfast in the Biltmore Stable Café adjacent to the house. Included in our Biltmore plans are your choice of 1 specialty tour: The Legacy of the Land Tour, Rooftop Tour or the Upstairs/Downstairs Tour. Lunch will be at the Deer Park Restaurant on the grounds. After hours – enjoy a special private guided tour of the Mansion. New friends will be made while enjoying one of the most beautiful areas of the country during the colorful spring season. GPS as well as two-way radios highly recommended!

Please be sure to check out our customized MiM merchandise

Members: $1250 Driver / $500 Passenger | Non-Members $1290 / $540 Passenger (includes 1-year discounted membership upon completion of MiM

Advance registration closes at 8am CT Monday, March 14th, 2016.  No registrations or refunds are available after that date.

SOLD OUT!
Call Karen (270)467-8804 or Bryce (270)777-4506 for waitlist

Museum in Motion Bash Dragon Run Agenda

SATURDAY, APRIL 30th
4:15pm – 5:00pm Registration Pickup & Drivers Meeting

  • NCM Clubroom
SUNDAY, MAY 1st
Breakfast on own
8:15am Stage in NCM Front Circle
8:30am Depart NCM

  • Caravan heads out toward Asheville, NC
  • Approximately 2 hour drive time
10:20am – 10:40am Scheduled Rest Stop
*** Check Local Time – Different Time Zone ***
12:20pm – 1:45pm Gas Stop & Lunch – your choice of numerous restaurants in area

  • Gas Stop recommended / optional
  • 9550 S. Northshore Dr. Knoxville, TN
  • Wendy’s, McDonalds, Subway, Five Guys etc.
  • Lunch not included in registration
1:50pm Regroup and Stage

  • Walgreens Parking Lot / next to Pilot Station
2:15pm Approximate arrival to begin ‘Tail of the Dragon’

  • US 129 S  Alcoa, TN
4:40pm Arrive in Asheville – check into the Inn on Biltmore Estate

  • One Antler Hill Rd, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Lodging included in registration
6:00pm Dinner on your own

  • Options are Biltmore Inn, Biltmore Village, or beautiful Asheville
  • $25 per person gift card included in registration
MONDAY, MAY 2nd
7:30am – 8:30am Arrive Biltmore Estate

  • Stage Cars for photography near Biltmore House
  • Complimentary photo to be mailed after trip
  • Full day of activities included in registration
8:45am – 10:00am Breakfast Buffet at Biltmore Stable Café
Adjacent to Biltmore House, the stable, which originally housed George Vanderbilt’s horses and carriages, has been renovated into a beautiful restaurant. This special venue offers seating in former stalls and the hayloft area where we will be seated.
Timing Varies Slightly By Tour Choice of 1 Xtra Behind the Scenes Tour of Biltmore House
(make sure you choose one in your registration)
  • Legacy of the Land Tour– take a motor coach tour of the estate and learn about the history of the land, structures, and former residents. You’ll visit areas not open to guests.
  • Rooftop Tour – Enjoy amazing views from rooftops and balconies and get a closer look at the design and construction of Biltmore House with this 60-minute guided tour of areas not on the regular house visit.
  • Upstairs/Downstairs Tourreveals the glamorous life of attending a Vanderbilt house party and the fascinating work that went on behind the scenes at Biltmore.  Guests will descend the backstairs to learn event more about servant life, see Biltmore’s sub-basement, and discover the technology that made America’s largest home a modern marvel

12:30pm – 1:30pm
Deerpark Restaurant Buffet Lunch– Biltmore Grounds
Deerpark Restaurant is housed in a historic barn original to the estate. Enjoy prepared–to–order specialties in addition to classic favorites. The delightful courtyard restaurant specializes in Southern family–style dishes. Enjoy our Taste of the South lunch and brunch buffets highlighting regional Southern flavors drawn from the Carolina Coast, Low Country, Southern Appalachians, and Louisiana.

  • Meet at Deerpark Restaurant
  • Located approximately 3 miles from Biltmore House

2:00pm – 4:30pm
Antler Hill Village or Biltmore Gardens – Self Guided – Biltmore Grounds
A stop at the Winery is a must for anyone who enjoys good food and wine – complimentary wine tastings will be offered in the Tasting Room throughout the day and visit the Barn, Farmland, and Kitchen Garden to learn more about Biltmore’s agricultural heritage. Before leaving the Village, be sure to pop in the Legacy Exhibit Hall to see the exhibit on display at the time or relax on the Village Green.

4:45pm – 6:15pm
NCM Private Guided Evening Visit – Biltmore House
A visit to America’s largest home is a most memorable experience. Cross the threshold into a world of hospitality, beauty, and luxury that has remained virtually unchanged for more than a century. Hear the Biltmore story as you walk through the house with a knowledgeable guide.

  • Meet at Biltmore House

6:30pm
Depart on Own to Inn on Biltmore Estates

  • Free evening to enjoy as you wish
  • Lodging included in registration

TUESDAY, MAY 3rd

Day on Own to Rest, Explore, Enjoy Biltmore and Asheville

  • Took last year’s participant’s suggestion to have a free day
  • Lodging and admission again to Biltmore Estate included in registration

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4th Check Out and Depart

Travel carefully and return home safely – Thank you for joining the 2016 ‘MiM’ Bash Dragon Run Tour

SOLD OUT!
Call Karen (270)467-8804 or Bryce (270)777-4506 for waitlist

May
12
Thu
C4 Gathering @ National Corvette Museum
May 12 – May 14 all-day
C4 Gathering @ National Corvette Museum | Bowling Green | Kentucky | United States

2016 C4 Gathering
May 12-14, 2016

Click Here To Register 

The National Corvette Museum hosts the C4 Gathering along with the ZR-1 Net Registry http://www.zr1netregistry.com/, and the Grand Sport Registry http://www.grandsportregistry.com/.  Open to all those interested in the 4th Generation Corvette, these two organizations and the NCM are working to bring participants activities, seminars, a special guided plant/museum tour, MSP track day and information specific to their interest in this generation of Corvette.

On-line registration is now Open! Pre-registration closes at 5:00pm central time on Monday, May 2nd. Activities are open to Event Registrants only.

NCM Lifetime Member Registration is $15pp, Member Registration is $20pp, and Non-Member Registration is $30pp. All pre-registered participants will receive a commemorative hardcard credential, lanyard, and event pin.

Make sure you are signed onto NCM e-News to get the latest on event registration and updates.

Agenda

Wednesday, May 11
2:00pm – 5:00pm Advance and Onsite Registration Opens  

·      NCM Lobby

6:00pm –11:00pm Welcome Reception  – Holiday Inn University Plaza

  • Pizza and Refreshments provided
  • No Charge for ZR-1 Net Registry and rand Sport members
  • Holiday Inn University Plaza Lobby
  • 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, KY  

 

Thursday, May 12 
8:00am – 5:00pm Advance and Onsite Registration Opens

  • NCM Lobby

 

9:00am – 11:30am
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11:30am – 2:00pm
VIP Corvette Plant / NCM Tour
Trained Professional Guides provided by NCM will explain line and processes in its entirety – Questions answered on the spot

  • Pre-Registration is Required
  • Pick one of the three time slots
  • Shuttle to and from Plant Provided
  • $50 Per Person / Only 4 People Per Guide
  • Meet in front of NCM Delivery Office
  • Regular Public Tours available through
  • http://www.corvetteassembly.com 8:30 AM & 11:30 AM
9:00am – 10:00am S1: Introduction to the NCM Motorsports Park

  • Speaker: Mitch Wright
  • Question & Answer Session
  • Chevrolet Theater
10:15am – 11:00am S2: High Performance Driving Pt. 1

  • Vehicle Tech Review
  • Speaker: TBA
  • Question and Answer Session
  • Chevrolet Theater
11:00am – 12:00pm Lunch
12:00pm – 12:45pm S3: High Performance Driving Pt 2

  • Vehicle Dynamics & Car Control
  • Speaker: TBA
  • Chevrolet Theater
1:00pm – 1:45pm S4: High Performance Driving Pt. 3

  • Line Techniques (Turn-in Points, Apex, Exit)
  • Speaker: TBA
  • Chevrolet Theater
2:00pm – 2:45pm S5: High Performance Driving Pt 4

  • Driving emergencies
  • Speaker: TBA
  • Chevrolet Theater
3:00pm – 5:00pm Free Guided Road Tour
5:00pm NCM Closes
Friday, May 13th
8:00am NCM / Corvette Café Opens
8:00am – 5:00pm Advanced & Onsite Registration Opens
7:30am – 12:00pm Touring Laps

  • Last Approximately 4 Laps
  • $45
  • To Register Click Here
9:00am – 11:30am

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11:30am – 2:00pm

 

VIP Corvette Plant / NCM Tour 

Trained Professional Guides provided by NCM will explain line and processes in its entirety – Questions answered on the spot

  • Pre-Registration is Required
  • Pick one of the three time slots
  • Shuttle to and from Plant Provided
  • $50 Per Person / Only 4 People Per Guide
  • Meet in front of NCM Delivery Office
  • Regular Public Tours available through  http://www.corvetteassembly.com  8:30 AM & 11:30 AM
9:00am – 11:30am Road Tour

  • Free Guided Road Tour
  • Depart from NCM Front Circle
11:30am – 1:00pm Hot Laps

  • Ride with a Professional Driver in one of the Corvette Museum’s Corvettes
  • Rides are approximately 2 Laps
  • Onsite Registration Only
12:30pm – 4:00pm TrackX

This activity takes place on the West Track with coned gates and dedicated start and finish lines, but on the racetrack. Participants can expect between 2-3 runs, with an average lap taking about 1:40+ seconds

1:15pm – 4:00pm Road Tour

  • Free guided road tour
  • Depart from NCM Front Circle
Saturday, May 14th
8:00am NCM / Corvette Café Opens
8:00am – 5:00pm Advanced & Onsite Registration Opens
 
9:00am – 10:00am S6: National Corvette Museum Functions & Hall of Fame

  • Speaker TBA
10:15am – 11:30am Road Tour·

  • Free guided road tour
  • Depart from NCM Front Circle
11:45am – 12:00pm Homage to Fallen Members

  • Unveiling of Memorial Bricks
  • NCM Entryway
12:00pm Group Picture

  • Logo Circle
  • Photos can be purchased from FotoFX in the exhibit hall for $10
12:15pm – 1:00pm Lunch

  • Working meeting for ZR-1 Net Board w/VIPs
1:00pm – 2:00pm Grand Sport Registry Membership Meeting

  • NCM Club Room
1:00pm – 2:00pm ZR-1 Net Registry Membership Meeting

  • Chevrolet Theater
2:15pm – 3:00pm S7: Motorsports Driving Recap

  • Participant Q&A of what they experienced
  • Speakers: TBA
  • Chevrolet Theater
3:15pm – 4:00pm S8: C4 Corvette Performance – Handling

  • Speaker: TBA
  • Chevrolet Theater
4:00pm – 4:30pm S9: C4 Corvette Performance – Clutch and Hydraulics

  • Speakers: TBA
  • Chevrolet Theater
5:15pm Cash Bar for Banquet opens
5:15pm – 7:30pm C4 Gathering Banquet

  • Pre-registration Required
  • $30 member / $35 non-member
  • Special Commemorative ‘20 Yr Anniversary of the Grand Sport’ Glass
  • Limited Seating
  • Serving begins at 6:00pm
  • NCM Conference Center
May
18
Wed
MiM Marble and Glass @ Newport, Rhode Island
May 18 – May 21 all-day
MiM Marble and Glass @ Newport, Rhode Island | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

The National Corvette Museum, with the assistance of the Corvette Club of Rhode Island, presents “Marble and Glass Corvette Weekend” in Newport, Rhode Island May 18-22, 2016. The trip includes mansion tours, an ocean drive Corvette cruise, Fort Adams tour, America’s Cup 12-meter yacht charter, scenic bus tour of historic Newport, shopping on Bowens and Bannister Wharf, a clam bake at the Atlantic Beach Club, Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay Schooner Sail and much more! GPS highly recommended.

We want to thank the Corvette Club of Rhode Island and NCM Board Member Randy Flock for heading the trip and graciously stepping up to put this fun-filled, beautiful ‘Marble and Glass Corvette Weekend’ together. Special thanks also go to Paul Masse Chevrolet – Corvette Club of Rhode Island sponsor – for generously providing free trolley service for our guests on Friday.

Please be sure to check out our customized MiM merchandise

Registration Fees:

  • 4 Day Tour – Wednesday May 18th (3:00pm Check-in) Through Sunday May 22nd
    Couple (One Car) $1,055 | Single $775
  • 3 Day Tour – Thursday May 19th (3:00pm Check-in) Through Sunday May 22nd
    Couple (One Car) $915 | Single $670
  • 2 Day Tour – Friday May 20th (3:00pm Check-in) Through Sunday May 22nd
    Couple (One Car) $650 | Single $490

$200 deposit required at time of registration. Remaining balance is due before February 15, 2016. Any registrations received after February 15 will be charged the full tour amount. Registration closes April 4, 2016 at 5pm CT. No refunds will be given after April, 4th at 5pm CT.

To register, please call
Karen – 270-467-8804 or
Bryce – 270-777-4506

2016 MiM “Marble and Glass Weekend”

4 DAY PACKAGE INCLUDES EVERYTHING BELOW

Couple (One Car) $1,055       Single $775
(includes 4 nights lodging,  buffet breakfasts, various admissions and various dinners)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18th
3:00pm Wednesday Arrival & Check-in Mainstay Hotel and Conference Center

  • 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd  Newport, RI
  • Pick up registration pkt
5:00pm – 6:00pm Meet n Greet in Hotel Lounge
6:00pm Dinner at the Hotel

  • Included in registration
  • Q & A session
THURSDAY, MAY 19th
7:30am – 9:30am Breakfast at Hotel

  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Included in registration
10:00am – 12:00pm Depart for ‘The Breakers’ Mansion Tour by way of Ocean Drive
The Breakers is the grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages” and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family’s social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America.

  • Drive your own Corvette – Caravan from Hotel
  • Tour optional $18 tour price
  • 44 Ochre Point Ave. Newport, RI
  • Admission Is NOT Included in Registration
  • Contact Karen or Bryce to add tour on to your registration
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch on your own Downtown Newport
The diverse eateries that are throughout the all-embracing streets of Newport and Bristol County are an essential stop for a lunch or a gourmet lunch. These palate pleasing restaurants will have you coming back for more with their mouthwatering cuisines and one of a kind New England ambiance.

  • Lunch Not Included in Registration
12:00pm Depart for Bowen’s Wharf

  • Stage hotel parking lot
  • 13 Bowen’s Wharf, Newport, RI
12:30pm –
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Arrive Bowen’s Wharf
Escape to the waterfront! Brick walks, granite quays, and 18th century commercial wharf buildings bring you back to Bowen’s beginnings as a thriving seaport in one of the finest natural harbors in New England. Trading with all corners of the world, then and now, Bowen’s Wharf is the anchor of Newport!

  • $10 Parking Fee is NOT Included – located on Commercial Wharf/Street
  • Enjoy the Wharf
  • Optional 12 Meter Sail for $75 per person –Select 12 Meter Sail during registration  –  Sailing time 2:00 pm
  • Leave on your own back to Motel

3 DAY PACKAGE INCLUDES EVERYTHING BELOW

Couple (One Car) $915          Single $670
(includes 3 nights lodging, buffet breakfasts, various admissions and various dinners)

3:00pm Thursday Arrival & Check-in Mainstay Hotel and Conference Center

  • 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd  Newport, RI
  • Pick up registration pkt
5:00pm Depart from Mainstay Hotel for Atlantic Beach Club Dinner Buffet

  • 55 Purgatory Road Middletown, RI 02842
  • Dinner Included in Registration
6:00pm Arrive for Dinner at Atlantic Beach Club Dinner Buffet
FRIDAY, MAY 20th  
7:30am – 9:30am Breakfast at Hotel

  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Included in registration
10:00am Depart for Fort Adams
Experience over 180 years of American History, military culture, architecture & engineering

  • 90 Fort Adams Drive Newport, RI 02840
  • Tour Included in Registration
10:30am – 4:00pm  Tour Fort Adams / Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay schooner sail

  • Groups will be divided and switch between the two tours offered
  • Lunch on your own between tours
  • Admissions included in tour fee

2 DAY PACKAGE INCLUDES EVERYTHING BELOW

Couple (One Car) $650    Single $490
       (includes 2 nights lodging,  buffet breakfast, bus / mansion admittance and Saturday dinner)

3:00pm Friday Arrival & Check-in Mainstay Hotel and Conference Center

  • 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd  Newport, RI
  • Pick up registration pkt
5:00pm – 6:00pm Meet n Greet in Hotel Lounge
Evening free to enjoy – Dinner on Your Own
SATURDAY, MAY 21st
7:30am – 9:30am Breakfast at Hotel

  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Included in registration
10:00am  – 12:00pm Guided 2 Hour Bus & Mansion Tour

  • Buses pick up at Hotel
  • Tour Included in Registration
12:00pm – 5:00pm Enjoy Lunch and the Afternoon on your own
5:00pm Depart from Hotel for Atlantic Beach Club for Clam Bake

  • Choose Steak or Lobster During Registration
  • 55 Purgatory Road Middletown, RI 02842
  • Dinner Included in Registration
6:00pm Arrive at Atlantic Beach Club
SUNDAY, MAY 22nd
7:30am – 9:30am Breakfast at Hotel

  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Included in registration

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Open 8am-5pm CT, 7 Days a Week. The last admission tickets are sold at 4:30pm

Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

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Admission

$10 Adults, $8 Seniors, $5 Youth (6-16), Under 6 Free, Active Military Free.

Various discounts and coupons available. Group rates offered for 10 or more people.

Corvette Plant Tour

The Corvette Plant is located just across the street. Tours are offered every 15 minutes Monday through Friday starting at 8:30am Central Time. The last tour departs at 1:45pm. Tours are $10 per adult and $5 per student age 10-16, or purchase a combo ticket for the plant and museum for $16. For more information on the Corvette Plant Tours and to book a tour online click here.

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