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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

Jan
25
Wed
MiM Daytona Rolex 24 presented by Michelin @ Daytona International Speedway **SOLD OUT**
Jan 25 @ 12:00 am – Jan 30 @ 12:00 am

2017 MiM Daytona Rolex 24

 January 25 – Jan 30, 2017

SOLD OUT

Call Karen (270)467-8804 or Bryce (270)777-4506 FOR WAITLIST or Changes

Museum in Motion Tours bring Corvette Enthusiasts together to enjoy driving their corvettes and visit new, unique, interesting, and exciting ventures. the Museum event season kicks off with a tour starting in Daytona Beach and ending with the IMSA Weathertech Race – Daytona Rolex 24. The first race of the 2017 IMSA Weathertech season is a must for race fans!

Attend the race the entire 4 days Thursday – Sunday or choose an optional attraction day (Thursday) at St. Augustine before settling in for 3 days of immersion in Corvette Racing at Daytona as part of the Corvette Corral.

As with all MiM Tours, space is limited so make sure you sign on to NCM eNews to get the latest information on all events including opening of registration and fees. GPS and/or family band radios highly recommended! Questions, contact Karen @ 270-467-8804 or Bryce @ 270-777-4506

Advance registration closes at 5:00pm on Dec 20, 2016 or until sold out

No registrations or refunds are available after that date.

SOLD OUT

Please be sure to check out our customized MiM merchandise

Registration fee:

Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1550
Passenger / alternate driver $300

Non-Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1590

Passenger / alternate driver $340 (Includes 1 year discounted membership upon completion of MiM trip).

SOLD OUT

2017 MiM Daytona Rolex 24

 Host Hotel: Bahama House Oceanfront Hotel

2001 S. Atlantic Ave.

Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118

Bahama House Oceanfront Hotel

(5-night stay included in registration)

 
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25
 
4:00pm – Check-in at Bahama House Oceanfront Hotel

The ocean-front Bahama House proffers excellent accommodation, top-notch amenities, and easy access to numerous attractions in and around Daytona. Enjoy majestic sunrises, warm sunshine and the beautiful soft sands of Daytona Beach at your home away from home.

  • Lodging included in registration
 
5:30pm – 6:30pm Daily Complimentary Cocktail Reception – Bahama House

  • Meet with NCM Staff for Credentials
 
7:00pm ‘Meet n Greet’ Pizza Party in Reception Room of Bahama House

  • Short introductions, Discuss the week’s events, Q & A session
  • Pizza and refreshments included in your registration
 
THURSDAY, JANUARY 26
Continental Breakfast

  • Breakfast at Hotel
 
8:00am – 8:15am Group Meeting in Front Lobby
 
8:15am Depart for St Augustine, FL (optional)
 
9:30am – 4:00pm Arrive for day at St. Augustine

With nearly 500 years of history, including rule by Spain, Britain, and the U.S., St. Augustine is full of sights and attractions that entertain and educate. For over 30 years, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided St. Augustine sightseeing tours highlighting the best of the city. Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Our friendly conductors narrate the St. Augustine tours with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. It will be our pleasure to guide you through America’s oldest city on one of our orange and green trolleys. Old Town Trolley Tour is the best way to see the city. Because we cover the entire city, you can avoid costly parking and city driving. The tour is also designed so that you can hop on and off and explore on your own at any time. With frequent pickups at all our stops, this helps you avoid walking long distances.

  • Parking located at Old Town Trolley Welcome Center
  • **1700 Ponce Blvd. St Augustine, FL 32804
  • Trolley Ride included Only when you check box on registration for St. Augustine Day Tour – $30 per person
  • Day on your own to hop on and off trolley at your leisure – see what you want to see on your own
  • Do your homework with link of trolley stops:
  • http://www.trolleytours.com/st-augustine/st-augustine-map.html
  • Lunch on your own

 

 
4:30pm Stage back at Parking Lot for drive back to Hotel or drive back on your own!
 
5:30pm Arrive back at Bahama House Oceanfront Hotel

 2001 S. Atlantic Ave.  Daytona Beach Shores, FL

 
5:30pm – 6:30pm Daily Cocktail Reception – Bahama House (Optional)
 
6:45pm Caravan to Crabby Joe’s Deck & Grill

This open air casual dining venue is located directly on the Sunglow Pier accompanied by the best view in Daytona Beach.

  •  ** 3701 South Atlantic Ave. Daytona Beach, FL
  • Group dinner included with registration
  • Crabby Joe’s

 

 
Return to Bahama House Oceanfront Hotel

  •  2001 S. Atlantic Ave. Daytona Beach, FL
  • Lodging included in registration

 

 
FRIDAY, JANUARY 27
 
Continental Breakfast

  • Breakfast at hotel
 
7:00am Driver Meeting in Parking Lot
 
7:15am Leave for Daytona International Speedway as group (optional)

  • ** 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd. Daytona Beach, FL
  • Corral Activities to be announced
  • Qualifying day at track
  • Corral Tickets (4 day) included in registration
 
7:30am – 5:30pm Corvette Corral Hours
 
5:00pm Depart back to Bahama House

  • 2001 South Atlantic Ave.  Daytona, FL
  • On your own – leave when you want
 
5:30pm –  Daily Cocktail Reception – Bahama House (optional)
Dinner on your own to enjoy!!
 
Return to Bahama House Oceanfront Hotel

  • 2001 S. Atlantic Ave.  Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Lodging included in registration locals and to on Atlantic Avenue, Top of Daytona is just steps from the beach.
 
SATURDAY, JANUARY 28
 
Continental Breakfast

  • Breakfast at hotel
 
8:00am – 6:00pm Corvette Corral Hours
 
8:15am – 8:30am Staging in Parking Lot
 
8:15am Depart for Daytona International Speedway

A new era for GT class racing in the IMSA WeatherTech United SportsCar Championship will debut alongside a new state-of-the-art motorsports stadium at Daytona International Speedway, adding to the excitement and fan experience of the 54th Rolex 24 at Daytona.

  • 1801 W. International Speedway –  Daytona Beach, FL
  • Corral Schedule TBA
  • Additional presentations by GM, Mobil, etc.
  • Green Flag drops at 2:10pm
  • Corral closes at 6:00pm
  • Corral tickets and lunch included in registration
 
 6:00pm – 10:00pm  Taste of the 24 Meal Experience

Join us Saturday, January 28, 2017, 6 pm – 10 pm, for fabulous entertainment, non-stop racing and food from the area’s finest restaurants! Guests will enjoy the ultimate hospitality experience featuring a delicious blend of food and fast cars from the Midway Suites. Proceeds from the 7th annual Taste of the 24 at Daytona International Speedway will benefit education programs in Central Florida.

  •  Midway Suites at the track
  • All you can eat
  • Included in registration
 
Depart back to Bahama House on your own

  •  2001 S. Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach Shores, FL
  • Lodging included in registration
 
 
SUNDAY, JANUARY 29
 
Continental Breakfast

  • Breakfast at hotel
 
8:00am – End of Race Corvette Corral Hours
 
8:15am – 8:30am Staging in Parking Lot
 
8:30am Depart for Daytona International Speedway

  •  1801 W. International Speedway Blvd. Daytona Beach, FL
  • Additional presentations by GM, Mobil, etc.
  • Checkered Flag drops at 2:10pm
  • Corral Tickets and lunch included in Registration
 
On your own Arrive back at Bahama House

  • 2001 S. Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach Shores, FL
  • Depart on your own
  • Lodging included in registration
 
5:30pm – 6:30pm Daily Cocktail Reception – Bahama House (optional)

 

 
7:00pm Depart for Top of Daytona Restaurant for Farewell Dinner

Resting on the 29th floor of Peck Plaza, Top of Daytona is 365 feet above ocean level with a 360-degree view of the shore and the Halifax River. Located on Atlantic Avenue, Top of Daytona is just steps from the beach.

  •  Dinner included in Registration

 

 
MONDAY, JANUARY 30
 
Continental Breakfast – Check out Bahama House
 
 

Travel safely home and thank you for joining the

MiM Daytona Rolex 24 Tour

 

SOLD OUT 

Apr
27
Thu
Michelin NCM Bash @ National Corvette Museum
Apr 27 – Apr 29 all-day

2017 NCM Bash Sponsored by Michelin

michelin logo for agenda

April 27-29, 2017

Kickoff of the NCM on site event season – Bash traditionally marks the rollout of the next model year Corvette; the place where you can see them up close and in detail.  Bash 2017 will provide enthusiasts the chance to see the new 2018 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 2018 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 designers from Warren Tech Center, and the Bowling Green Assembly Plant ready to answer your every question.  Back this year will be our Corvette Racing team with Doug Fehan giving a seminar. 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. Enjoy 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 (ladies only). Some returning activities include Golf with GM Team.

On-line registration closes at 8:00am central time on Tuesday, April 18. All activities are open to Event Registrants only. On-line registrants will receive a hardcard credential, lanyard, event pin and dash plaque. Lifetime registration is $15pp, member registration is $20pp and non-member registration is $30pp. All cancellations will be charged a $5 processing fee.

All cancellations will be charged a $5 processing fee per person

No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration closes                

Click here to schedule your plant tour:
Bowling Green Assembly Plant Tours

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

Registration will open soon

Bash Agenda

(Agenda subject to change – check back for updates)

 

WEDNESDAY APRIL 26
8:00am NCM Opens
9:00am – 4:00pm  

NCM Motorsports Park Touring Laps – 1 Day Only!!

ONLY time to get on track during Bash!! All day touring offered with the times that fit to your schedule. With lead / follow car –  an average of highway speeds is the norm! Drive your own Corvette. Convertibles and passengers welcome.

  •  Pre-registration required
  • $90 per Corvette for a full day of running
  • Run as many times as you like
  • 20 min group out intervals
  • Last group out is 3:40pm
  • MSP
1:00pm – 5:00pm  

Advance registration credential/shirt pickup

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM Clubroom

 

 

5:00pm NCM closes
 

THURSDAY APRIL 27

 

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 Day 1 (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.

·         Interested in attending the 2-day school – register at: motorsportreg.com

·         Pricing is $499 for this 2-day driving school

·         Viewing Open to Bash Participants

·         NCM Motorsports Park

9:00am – 5:00pm  

2018 Stingrays and Z06’s on Display

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

 

8:30am – 10:30am  

S1: Tires & Brakes thru the Generations!!

Leading Corvette Specialist Paul Koerner will discuss in this open forum the history of tires and brakes on Corvettes, how these systems interact and have developed over time!

  • C4/5/6/7 Specialist Paul Koerner
  • GM Certified Corvette Technician
  • NCM Chevrolet Theater
9:00am – 2:00pm  

Golfing with GM  & Corvette Racing

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Join expected guests from GM and Corvette Racing
  • Limited openings available
  • $45 Greens Fee and Cart
  • Crosswinds Golf Course
8:45pm – 3:00pm  

LT1: International Bluegrass Museum / ‘The Miller House’ Luncheon

There’s Only One…International Bluegrass Music Museum.

State of the art, interactive museum dedicated to preserving and encouraging the growth of bluegrass music. See the changing exhibits, hear examples of the music from its root to today’s newest acts.

Discover the richness of bluegrass music through an exciting and educational experience.

  • Pre-registration Required
  • Admission and lunch included in fee
  • $30 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Limited to 48 people
  • Special Bluegrass band to entertain
  • Lunch at ‘The Miller House’
  • Staging area TBD
8:45am – 4:00pm  

LT2: Shopping Trip to Opry Mills Mall

Hop on the chartered motor coach and let the driver take you south to Nashville, TN.

Shop the day away at Opry Mills, the beautiful indoor mall boasts 200 + stores.  Or … walk on over to the Opryland Hotel featuring an extraordinary selection of dining, shopping, recreational activities and entertainment, there’s never a shortage of things to do at the Opryland Hotel. Lunch is on your own!

  • Pre-registration Required
  • $25 Members / $30 Non-Members
  • Limited to 55 people
  • Chartered Coach Ride
  • Meet Bus in Front Circle of NCM
10:30am – 2:30pm  

LT3: Rough River Dam State Park Resort

Come and experience one of KY’s finest State Parks. Beautiful lake views enhance the appeal of Rough River Dam State Park Lodge in KY. Enjoy the panoramic views from Grayson’s Landing Restaurant and satisfy your dining pleasure with a buffet lunch.

  • Pre-Registration required
  • $15 Members / $20 Non-Members
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Limited Registrations available
  • Buffet Lunch & Tour included in Registration
  • Staging area TBD
10:45am – 12:30pm  

S2: 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

 

11:00am – 1:00pm  

Ask the Expert – Drop in Assistance

  • C4/C5/C6/C7 Specialist Paul Koerner
  • GM Certified Corvette Technician
  • Walk up assistance – open for individual concerns
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

 

 

12:45am – 2:30pm  

S3: 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 Brian Lee
  • NCM Conference Center

 

1:30pm – 2:30pm  

S4: Seminar TBD

  • Chevrolet Theater
2:00pm – 4:00pm  

Paul Koerner’s Classroom Session – Stingray / Z06 / Grandsport

From 2014 to present – Paul’s very individualized classroom technique will cover anything and everything about your Corvette!

  • Pre-registration is Required
  • $80 registration fee
  • Limited to 7 people (spouse or your 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.

 

2:45pm – 3:45pm  

S5: What’s New at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant 

  • Speakers: Kai Spande – Bowling Green Assembly Plant Manager
  • Chevrolet Theater

 

4:00pm – 5:00pm  

S6: NCM Membership Meeting with our Board of Directors

Learn about updates to the Museum, finances, etc.

  • Question and answer session
  • Chevrolet Theater

 

 

5:00pm NCM Closes
5:30pm – 7:00pm  

BQT1: TBA

  • NCM Conference Center
 

FRIDAY APRIL 28

 

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 – Day 2 (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 2018 Stingrays and Z06 on Display

  • GM Representatives will be present to answer any questions
  • NCM Conference Center & Plaza

 

8:30am – 10:30am S7: 2018 Announcement, Reveal, & Walk Around

Learn what’s new in design, interior, colors, etc. on the new model year 2018

  • Speakers: Tadge Juechter – Corvette Chief Engineer, Kirk Bennion – Corvette Designer and Harlan Charles – Chevrolet Corvette Product Marketing Manager
  • NCM Conference Center

 

9:00am – 11:00am  

Paul Koerner’s Classroom Session / 2005 – 2013 6th Generation

Paul’s very individualized classroom technique will cover what you would like to know about your Corvette!!

  • 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.

8:45am – 4:00pm  

LT4: Maker’s Mark Distillery / Whistle Stop Café

Want to know a few of the secrets behind the making of Maker’s Mark? Looking for a fascinating trip back in time? Just want to take in some of Kentucky’s most breathtaking natural beauty? Well, you’ll discover all that and more at the legendary Maker’s Mark Distillery! Then on to Whistle Stop Café – a family restaurant cooking up good home cooking in KY.

  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited to 50 people
  • $35 Members / $40 Non-Members
  • Tour and a Late Lunch included in Registration
  • Staging area TBA

 

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

 

 

10:45am – 12:15pm S8: Corvette Racing Seminar

Subjects on past racing year – what’s to come in 2017

  • Speaker: Doug Fehan – Program Manager Corvette Racing
  • Q & A Session
  • NCM Conference Center
11:15am – 2:00pm  

 

LT5: Grand Victorian Inn Lunch Tour

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
  • $23 Members / $28 Non-Members
  • Limited Registration
  • Lunch included in Registration
  • Staging area TBA

o   Menu consists of: house salad, chicken w/chanterelle cream sauce over rice, vegetable & roll, drink and NY style cheesecake for dessert

 

11:30am – 1:15pm Ask the Expert – Drop In Assistance

  • C4/C5/C6/C7 Specialist Paul Koerner
  • GM Certified Corvette Technician
  • Walk up assistance – open for individual concerns
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

 

 

1:00pm – 2:30pm S9: NCM Live Auction

  • Auctioneer: Adam Boca along with Doug Fehan
  • Unique & Special Items
  • Chevrolet Theater

 

 

2:00pm – 4:00pm Paul Koerner’s Classroom Session / 5th Generation Computers

Paul’s very individualized classroom technique will cover 5th generation computers and why we love them!!

  • 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 (front offices)

 

 

2:30pm – 3:00pm Car Show Awards Presentations

  • Sponsored by NCM Insurance Agency www.ncminsurance.com/
  • Friday awards presented
  • Pictures taken of winners
  • NCM Logo Circle

 

 

3:00pm Raffle Drawing –2017 Corvette TBD

 

 

3:15pm-3:30pm  Bash Event Group Picture

  • Copies of pictures will be available through FotoFX in Exhibit Hall
  • NCM Logo Circle

 

 

3:30pm – 4:45pm S10: Autograph Session

  • Tadge Juechter, Kirk Bennion, Harlan Charles, Kai Spande, Doug Fehan, and more!
  • Chevrolet Theater

 

 

5:00pm NCM Closes
5:45pm – 9:00pm  

BQT2: Winners’ Circle Dinner / Cash Bar

Open to those who have donated more than $1000 in 2016, have named the Museum in their estate plans, or made cumulative gifts of $25,000 or more over the last eleven years

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

 

 

SATURDAY APRIL 29

 

 

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 2018 Corvette Stingrays and Z06 on Display

  • GM Representatives will be present to answer any questions
  • NCM Conference Center & Plaza

 

 

8:30am – 10:00am S11: 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
8:30am – 10:30am  

 

Paul Koerner’s Classroom Session – Stingray / Z06 / Grandsport

From 2014 to present – Paul’s very individualized classroom technique will cover anything and everything about your Corvette!

  • Pre-registration is Required
  • $80 registration fee
  • Limited to 7 people (spouse or your 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.

 

 

8:15am – 4:00pm LT6: Nashville Country Music Hall of Fame and Explore Downtown Nashville

Hop on the chartered motor coach and let the driver take you south to Nashville, TN.

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum adds a strikingly modern touch to the Nashville skyline and is situated at the epicenter of the city, a block from the popular honky-tonks of Broadway, across the street from Bridgestone Arena and Music City Center. The museum, called the “Smithsonian of country music” because of its unrivaled collection, recently unveiled a $100 million expansion, doubling its size to 350,000 square feet of dynamic state-of-the-art galleries, archival storage, education classrooms, retail stores, and special event space boasting stunning downtown views.

  • Pre-registration Required
  • $50 Members / $55 Non-Members
  • Limited to 54 people
  • Lunch on your own
  • Meet Bus in Front Circle of NCM

 

 

9:00am – 10:00am 2019 Caravan Captains Meeting

  • Open to official caravan captains only
  • NCM Board Room (through offices)

 

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 – 3:00pm LT7: Red Barn Winery & Vineyards

This scenic vineyard is the first in Macon County to become an Agricultural Farm Winery.  Over this 100-acre farm lie the North American and the French Hybrid grapes of the Glen Clements family. The old tobacco barn is now the winery and tasting room of Red Barn Winery. Here you learn of the miracle of how grapes become wine. Their gift shop has a nice selection of their quality wines and a wonderful variety of gifts.

 Drive Your Own Corvette

  • Pre-registration Required
  • $20 Members / $25 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people
  • Buffet Lunch included in Registration
  • Staging area TBA

 

 

9:15am – 2:00pm LT8: Shaker Village of South Union / Federal Grove B&B Lunch

The Shakers were an innovative, hard-working religious group, and this community was established in 1807 and closed in 1922. The village site now consists of several restored buildings including the 1824 Centre House, which contains one of the largest collections of Shaker furniture in the U.S.
In 1785, General Jonathan Clark (eldest brother to William Clark of the Lewis & Clark Expedition) was awarded 10,000 acres of land for his Revolutionary War service. His first stop was here at Federal Grove where his daughter, Eleanor and Son-in-law, Benjamin Temple would in 1805 establish Federal Grove, a 1,700-acre plantation. 

  •  Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited to 48 people
  • $30 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Tour 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

 

10:15am-11:15am S12: Seminar TBD

  • Speaker:
  • Chevrolet Theater

 

 

11:00am – 1:00pm Paul Koerner’s Classroom Session / 2005 – 2013 6th Generation

Paul’s very individualized classroom technique will cover what you would like to know about your Corvette!!

  • 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.

 

 

1:00pm – 2:30pm S13: 2018 Announcement, Reveal, & Walk Around

Learn what’s new in design, interior, colors, etc. on the new model year 2018

  • Speakers: Tadge Juechter – Corvette Chief Engineer, Kirk Bennion – Corvette designer, Harlan Charles – Chevrolet Corvette Product Marketing Manager
  • NCM Conference Center

 

 

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 (front offices)

 

2:00pm-4:00pm  

S14: Transmission, from 3 speed manual to 10 speed automatic!!

Leading Corvette Specialist Paul Koerner will discuss in this open forum covering transmissions and everything in between!!

  • C4/5/6/7 Specialist Paul Koerner
  • GM Certified Corvette Technician
  • NCM Chevrolet Theater

 

 

2:30pm – 3:00pm  

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 –2017 TBA Corvette

 

3:30pm – 4:30pm MIM Tail of the Dragon participation meeting

  • Registered Participants Only
  • Conference Center
  • 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 / The Action Bros. ‘The Dynamic Duo of Comedy Magic’
The event banquet returns to the Sloan Convention Center for a plated dinner
Then – have we got a show for you!!

Enjoy as the Action Bros. entertain you with their blended combination of comedy stage magic, interactive ventriloquism and a touch of mime! By including TONS of audience participation you will be entertained right from the start!! Their performance is high energy, funny and truly a ‘one of a kind’ show!

  • Pre-registration required
  • Attire – Casual Dress
  • Menu – TBD
  • Entertainment provided by “The Action Bros.”
  • $55 members / $60 non-members
  •  Sloan Convention Center

** Group tables available for $600 – Includes 10 seats, best in house, and a reserved table name placard. Contact events department to reserve your table.

Registration will open soon

Apr
30
Sun
MiM Dragon Run @ Biltmore Estate **REGISTRATION OPEN**
Apr 30 @ 12:00 am – May 3 @ 12:00 am

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, Wine & Chocolate 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: $1350 Driver / $500 Passenger | Non-Members $1390 / $540 Passenger (includes 1-year discounted membership upon completion of MiM

Advance registration closes at 8am CT Monday, March 13th, 2017.  No registrations or refunds are available after that date.

Click HERE to Register

Museum in Motion Bash Dragon Run Agenda
SATURDAY, APRIL 29th
4:15pm – 5:00pm Registration Pickup & Drivers Meeting

  • NCM Clubroom
SUNDAY, APRIL 30th
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
  • Target Parking Lot – 1900 Town Center Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37922
  • Wendy’s, McDonalds, Subway, Five Guys etc.
  • Lunch not included in registration
 
1:50pm Regroup and Stage

  • Target Parking Lot
 
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 1st
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 Tour – reveals 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

·         Wine & Chocolate – Discover why chocolate and red wine are a match made in heaven.   (THIS TOUR IS AT 2PM)

 
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 2nd
  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 3rd Check Out and Depart

 

Travel carefully and return home safely – Thank you for joining the 2017 ‘MiM’ Bash Dragon Run Tour

Click HERE to Register

May
8
Mon
MiM NASCAR in the South
May 8 @ 3:00 pm – May 13 @ 12:00 pm

MiM ‘NASCAR in the South’

The NCM’s Museum in Motion heads to Charlotte, NC in May of 2017 for a race themed week.  Just in the beginning planning stages – a few of the stops will include Rick Hendrick’s Heritage Center, various race shops, NASCAR Museum, NASCAR Hall of Fame Museum and lunch/dinner at the Charlotte Motor speedway club.  Please mark you calendar and hope you can join us on this very fast MIM ‘NASCAR in the South’.

 

Planning is underway and registration will open December 2016

This event will have a very limited number of opening so you want to make sure you are signed onto NCM eNews to get the latest information on event registration and updates. 

May
18
Thu
C4 Gathering @ National Corvette Museum
May 18 – May 20 all-day

2017 C4 Gathering
May 18-20, 2017

Watch for Registration to open Early 2017  

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.

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

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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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