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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!

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What’s Happening

Events

Jan
24
Wed
MiM Daytona Rolex 24 presented by Michelin @ Daytona International Speedway
Jan 24 @ 12:00 am – Jan 29 @ 12:00 am

2018 MiM Daytona Rolex 24

 January 24 – Jan 29, 2018

SOLD OUT

To be placed on a Wait list email Karen or Bryce – [email protected] or [email protected]

 

Museum in Motion Tours bring Corvette enthusiasts together to enjoy driving their Corvettes and visiting new, unique, interesting and exciting venues. The Museum events season kicks off with a tour originating in Daytona Beach and ending with the Daytona Rolex 24. The first race of the 2018 WeatherTech season is a must for race fans as well as for the serious competitors.

Tour participants will visit unique Florida attractions 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-

Apr
3
Tue
MiM Plantation Tour
Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 7 @ 11:00 am

MiM ‘Plantation Tour’

April 3-7, 2018

NCM ‘Museum in Motion” is heading to New Orleans. We want you to spend Easter weekend with your family – then it’s time to hop in the Corvette and head to New Orleans. Officially starting Tuesday evening, Tuesday, April 3 – come visit a place where centuries old architecture is the backdrop for a culture so invigorating, it will arouse your spirit. New Orleans neighborhoods are where the culture and creativity of the Crescent City come to life. From the historic French Quarter to the elegant Garden District to the music-filled Marigny, there is great food, music and more to be found across the city.

Special thanks go to NCM Lifetime Members Neil & Brenda Bertucci for helping us plan and showing us around their beautiful city.

Make sure you sign on to NCM eNews to get the latest information on all MiM (Museum in Motion) events and on-site events including opening of registration and fees. Questions, contact Karen @ 270-467-8804 or Bryce @ 270-777-4506.

 

Advance registration closes at 5:00pm on Thursday, March 8, 2018 or until sold out

** No registrations or refunds available after that date. **

Please call Karen (270)467-8804 or Bryce (270)777-4506 to register by phone

 Registration fee:

Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1500
Passenger / alternate driver $400

Non-Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1540
Non-Member Passenger / alternate driver $440

 

  • Note: Non-member pricing does NOT include a 1 yr membership to NCM. To become a member – please call Becky at 270-467-8836

Click Here To Register

2018 MiM ‘Plantation Tour- New Orleans’

 Host Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Elmwood New Orleans

5150 Mounes St.

Harahan, LA 70123

(4-night stay included in registration)

 
TUESDAY, APRIL 3
 
3:00pm Check-in Hampton Inn & Suites Elmwood

The hotel is off both Highway 90 and I-10, a 15-minute drive from downtown New Orleans, the French Quarter, Jackson Square and Bourbon Street. Tulane University and Audubon Park are six miles from the hotel. Guests looking for food close to home are within walking distance of a variety of options featuring everything from seafood to Mexican food to fast food. The hotel is five minutes from Zephyr Field. Shoppers are two minutes from Elmwood Center and five minutes from the Clearview Mall

  • Lodging included in registration
 
6:00pm ‘Meet n Greet’

  • Location ‘to be determined’
  • Short introductions, Discuss the week’s events, Q & A session
  • Dinner included in registration
 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4
Continental Breakfast at Hampton Inn & Suites
 
8:15am Group Meeting in Front Lobby
 
8:30am Depart for Oak Alley Plantation
 
9:30am – 1:15pm Arrive for Tour and Lunch at Oak Alley Plantation

A powerful testimony to the rich history of the antebellum south, Oak Alley invites visitors to explore all facets of her plantation past.  The Slavery at Oak Alley exhibit, Civil War exhibit, Sugarcane Theater and Big House offer an experience as compelling as the plantation’s 25 historic acres and 300-year old allee of oaks. 

 

 
1:15pm Leave for Whitney Plantation
 
1:30pm – 4:00pm Arrive and Tour Whitney Plantation

Learn the story of the Haydel family of German Immigrants and the slaves that they held were intertwined. In 2014, The Whitney Plantation opened its doors to the public for the first time in its 262-year history as the plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery.

 

 
4:15pm – 5:15pm Depart back to Hampton Inn & Suites Elmwood

  •  5150 Mounes Street, Harahan, LA 70123
  • Lodging included is registration

 

 
Dinner on your own

  •  Many restaurants in the area of Hampton Inn

 

 
THURSDAY, APRIL 5
 
Continental Breakfast at Hampton Inn
 
8:45am Board Motorcoach for a day in the City of New Orleans!!

We will be dropped off in the heart of the city in Jackson Square.

 Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours from City Sightseeing New Orleans

 City Sightseeing New Orleans is the most entertaining, informative, and fun City Tour you can find that offers transportation approximately every 30 minutes on an exhilarating open-top, double-decker bus!

HOP-ON! and in a single 2-hour loop, experience a complete City Tour — 3 centuries of history, architecture, and culture narrated live in English by your very own Tour Host – see the Garden District, French Quarter, and CBD.

HOP-OFF! at any stop along the way and explore New Orleans most popular neighborhoods, attractions, and shopping districts

See the city at your own pace, the next bus is less than 30 minutes away!

Itinerary:

STOP 1. Jackson Square (Jax Brewery – Decatur and St. Peters Street)

STOP 2. Historic French Market (N. Peters St. and Ursulines Ave.)

STOP 3. Esplanade (Barracks Street and N. Peters Street

STOP 4. Treme (Rampart and Gov. Nicholls St.)

STOP 5. Basin St. Station (501 Basin St.)

STOP 6. Canal Street (50 Canal Street)

STOP 7. Riverfront at Harrah’s Casino (Convention Center Blvd & Poydras)

STOP 8. Central Business District (Poydras & Carondolet)

STOP 9: Louisiana Superdome – Hyatt Regency (601 Loyola Ave)

STOP 10: National WWII Museum (945 Magazine St.)

STOP 11. Jackson Avenue and Magazine Street

STOP 12. Garden District (Magazine Street and Washington Ave)

STOP 13. Magazine Street and Louisiana Ave)

STOP 14. St. Charles Ave (Louisiana Ave and St. Charles Ave.)

STOP 15. St. Charles Ave (2020 St. Charles Ave)

STOP 16. Mardi Gras World (1380 Port of New Orleans Place)

STOP 17. Arts District (Corner Julia Street and S. Peters Street)

STOP 18. Harrah’s Casino on St. Peters St and Poydras St.)

Do your homework ahead of time to make the most of your time in the city!

  •  City Sightseeing tickets included in registration – Bus only
  • All admissions throughout the day on your own.

 

 
6:15pm Steamboat Natchez Dinner Jazz Cruise

Savor the beauty and romance of the New Orleans skyline aboard the authentic Steamboat Natchez. Your two-hour dinner cruise from the heart of the French Quarter shows you why the city was founded on the beautiful crescent of the lower Mississippi River.

  •  Departs from the Toulouse Street Wharf behind Jax Brewery / walking distance from your city sightseeing Stop 1
  • Live Jazz by the Grammy nominated ‘Dukes of Dixieland’
  • Casual buffet style dining
  • Dinner Cruise included in registration
 
9:00pm Board Motorcoach back to Hampton Inn & Suites Elmwood
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 6
 
Continental Breakfast at Hampton Inn & Suites
 
8:45am Group Meeting in Front Lobby
 
9:00am Depart for Houmas House Plantation & Gardens
 
10:00am – 1:30pm Arrive for Tour and Lunch at Houmas House Plantation & Gardens

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, allows visitors to experience the life of a wealthy Sugar Baron in the 1800’s. Tour the historic Louisiana Plantation and explore 38 acres of lush gardens or relax with a refreshing mint julep and enjoy the breeze off the nearby Mississippi River.

  • 40136 Highway 942 Darrow, LA 70725
  • Guided Tour and Lunch
  • https://houmashouse.com/
  • Tour & lunch included in registration
 
1:45pm – 3:15pm Depart Houmas House for Swamp Tour
 
4:00pm – 6:00pm Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour

Journey with us by boat, Cajun-style, for a 1 hour 45-minute tour through the heart of Southern Louisiana’s swamplands in the protected Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve’s Barataria Preserve. Experience real-life adventure from the comfort of the swamp boats. Tour back into the privately-owned meandering bayous and take a look into the past. View moss draped cypress trees, fascinating plant life and the creatures who make their homes here.

  •  6601 Leo Kerner Lafitte Pkwy Marrero, LA70072
  • Your Cajun guide is a native of the area who will share with you the legends and lore of Louisiana’s still untamed wilderness.
  • Swamp ride included in your registration
 
6:30pm – 7:30pm Dinner at Restaurant de Famillies

Bayou des Familles, a lazy waterway home to many alligators, turtles, egrets and other wildlife, takes center stage as our restaurant’s design provides its diners with a natural picture show. It’s in this unique setting where friends and family unite to experience southern Louisiana charm and culture in its finest form. It’s an experience not to be soon forgotten.

  •  7163 Barataria Blvd. Marrero, LA (directly across from the swamp tours)
  • Dinner included in your registration

 

 
7:30pm – 8:00pm Depart back to Hampton Inn and Suites Elmwood

  •  5150 Mounes Street, Harahan, LA 70123

 

 
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 7
 
Continental Breakfast – Check out Hampton Inn & Suites
 
 

Travel safely home and thank you for joining the

MiM 2018 ‘Plantation Tour – New Orleans’

 

Click Here To Register

 

Apr
26
Thu
Michelin NCM Bash @ National Corvette Museum
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

2018 NCM Bash Sponsored by Michelin

michelin logo for agenda

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 2018 will provide enthusiasts the chance to see the new 2019 Corvette Stingray and ZR1 up close as well as the getting all the latest information on the all new ZR1 Corvette. 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, Paul Pearson with his 7th gen infotainment / navigation seminar as well as a presentation on our restored 1962 Sinkhole Corvette. Also back to Bash is our LT4 Engine building demonstration by BGAP Brian Lee and John Wurth.

Returning activities include a seminar and classroom sessions by GM certified Corvette Technician 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).

2018 Bash T-shirt

NCM Lifetime Price $17, NCM Member $18, Non-Member $20

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.

  • Onsite registrations available at a higher rate of $20 / $25 / $35.
  • All cancellations will be charged a $5 processing fee per person

No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration closes

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

Click here to register

Download 2018 NCM Bash Printable Agenda

Bash Agenda

(Agenda subject to change – check back for updates)

 

 

WEDNESDAY APRIL 25
 
8:00am NCM Opens
 
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 26
 
8:00am NCM Opens
 
8:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM Clubroom
 
8:00am – 5:00pm 2019 Stingrays and ZR1 on Display

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

 

 
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
  • $99 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
  • NCM Motorsports Park
 

 

9:00am – 11:00am Paul Koerner Classroom – Prepping Your Corvette for Track

There are many facets to Corvette and these vehicles are track capable right out of the wrapper.  This does NOT mean that they do not require proper preparation prior to placing them on the racetrack.  In this in-depth classroom, we will cover all models from 2005 to present date.  ZO6, ZR1 and Z51 will all be covered, including correct oil, lubricants, tires, alignment specifications and other details that sometimes are missed.  Question and answer will also be a part of this class!  Buckle your 5-point harness, this will be something NOT to miss!

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $100 fee
  • Limited space
  • MSP Garages
 

 

9:00am – 11:00am S1: 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 – 3:30pm LT1: Shifting and Shooting

Join us for our 2nd annual Shifting and Shooting event at the scenic 2,000-acre Rockcastle Shooting Center. Begin with a scenic drive on our KY back-roads. Then, shoot for fun, or for points with a trophy awarded to the winner. Lunch, ammunition, and firearms will be provided with Range Officers at each station to ensure a fun and safe event.

  • Pre-registration Required
  • Fire arms, ammo, and lunch included in fee
  • $100 Members / $110 Non-Members
  • Lunch – hamburger, hotdog, chip bar
  • Limited to 30 people
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Activities include: AR Speed Plate/ Rifle plate rack, 2 strings each / Rimfire 2 gun run / 6 pistol targets from separate tables / Pistol Run / 5 paper targets, 2 rounds per target, 2 strings of fire (GSSF 5 to Glock) / Shotgun speed run, 7 targets

To keep the playing field level, we ask that you use the provided firearms. You may bring your own handgun for target practice between events, but you must provide your own ammunition if you do. This should be an action-packed day of firing range fun with Corvette Friends.

 

 
9:30am – 3:30pm **SOLD OUT** LT2: O.Z. Tyler Distillery / Fetta Pizza Road Tour – **SOLD OUT**

Bourbon Whiskey is a distinctly American product that has been produced in this country since the 18thcentury. Bourbon can be made in any U.S. state but the vast majority of it hails from Kentucky, and can claim to be world-renowned Kentucky Bourbon. The location of the O.Z. Tyler® Distillery has been producing Bourbon Whiskey since 1885. Then on to Fetta Pizza – locally owned and operated – best pizza in the Midwest!

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $32 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people
  • Tour and Pizza included in registration
  • Approximately 160 miles round trip
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Stage: TBA

 

 
9:30am – 2:30pm **SOLD OUT** LT3: Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm **SOLD OUT**

Old Friends at Kentucky Downs is a unique partnership between Old Friends, Kentucky Downs Race Track and Simpson County Tourism.  It is the first thoroughbred retirement home located at a race track in the country. Come on out and visit our equine retirees!  Feed them carrots, take some photos and visit the gift shop. Then go to lunch at KY Downs Lucky 7’s Diner with a classic 1950s diner vibe. This will be in the KY Downs Gaming facility

  • Pre-registration Required
  • $30 Members / $33 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people
  • Admission and Lunch included in registration
  • Approximately 60 miles round trip
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Stage: TBD
 
9:30am – 3:30pm **SOLD OUT** LT4: Swope Cars of Yesteryear Auto Museum / Back Home Restaurant

Swope Museum features antique cars from different eras for your viewing pleasure. The feature cars from the early 1900’s to the 1960’s of all makes and models. Enjoy the vintage car library and a do-it-yourself car video theater. Then onto lunch at Back Home Restaurant. If you are in the mood for some good ole’ family cooking and a great local shopping experience then this is for you!

  •  Pre-registration Required
  • $27 Members / $30 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people
  • Guided Tour and Lunch included in registration
  • Approximately 140 miles round trip
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Stage: TBD
 
10:30am – 11:30am S2: Restoration of the 1962 Sinkhole Corvette

Join us for a walk around with our restored 1962 as we hear about the restoration process and all that went into it. Learn what we did and didn’t do to the parts of the car that were and weren’t damaged.

  • Speakers: NCM curator Derek Moore and NCM Maintenance and Preservation Technician Daniel Decker
  • Skydome

 

 
11:00am – 7:00pm  Karting at the NCM Kartplex

  • Registration onsite
  • NCM Motorsports Park
 
 
11:15am – 12:30pm New Member Luncheon

If you are a new member to the NCM between April 2017 and April 2018 – we invite you to attend a new member luncheon. Meet some of the NCM staff as well as other new members. Learn some of what we offer here at the NCM! Watch for your new member personal invite!

  • By Invitation ONLY
  • Free to new members
  • Conference Center
 
11:45am – 12:45pm S3: Seminar TBD

  • Chevrolet Theater

 

 
1:00pm – 2:30pm S4: 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: Brian Lee and John Wurth
  • NCM Conference Center
 

 

1:00pm – 2:30pm S5: Paul Koerner -Corvette 7th generation, discussion for new owners and enthusiasts
In this basic seminar, we will have open question and answer about basics of the 7th generation Corvette.  Fact is, the technology of Stingray, Grand Sport, ZO6 and ZR1 since 2014 is amazing and highly complex.  We keep things simple, explain how things work in easy to understand terms and demystify this wonderful generation of Corvette.  Come and join us for a fun, enjoyable, show and tell seminar that everyone can truly feel comfortable attending

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Chevrolet Theater
  • NCM Conference Center
 
2:45pm – 3:45pm S6: What’s New at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant 

  • Speaker: Kai Spande – Bowling Green Assembly Plant Manager
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
3:00pm – 4:30pm Ask the Expert – Drop in Assistance

  • C4/C5/C6/C7 Specialist Paul Koerner
  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Walk up assistance – open for individual concerns
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd
 
4:00pm – 5:00pm S7: NCM Membership Meeting with our Board of Directors

Meet the NCM Board Members and learn about updates to the Museum, finances, etc.

  • Question and answer session
  • Chevrolet Theater

 

 
5:00pm NCM Closes
 
5:15pm – 5:45pm Cash Bar – NCM Blvd
 
6:00pm – 8:00pm BQT1: 20th Anniversary of Corvette Racing Banquet

Dinner with Corvette Racing Program Manager along with some very special VIP guests for this banquet, followed by a presentation and open questions to Doug and guests

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $40 Members / $45 Non-Member
  • Cash Bar
  • Dinner Menu:

o   Herb Roasted Pork Loin

o   Chicken and Dressing

o   Sweet Potato Casserole

o   Glazed Carrots

o   Dinner Rolls

o   Dessert – Cheesecake and Chess Bars

  • NCM Conference Center
 
FRIDAY APRIL 27
 
8:00am NCM Opens
 

 

8:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM CLUB ROOM
 
8:00am – 5:00pm 2019 Stingrays and ZR1 on Display

  • GM Representatives will be present to answer any questions
  • NCM Conference Center & Plaza
 
8:00am – 5:00pm Corvette Driving Experience at NCM Motorsports Park

Ever dreamed of driving America’s Sports Car? How about on a race track? Now you can at NCM Motorsports Park! Get behind the wheel of a 2017 Corvette Stingray Z51 for laps around our 3.15 mile road course, built for speed! Our Corvette Experience gives you a combination of classroom instruction and in-car instruction. You must be 18 years or older to participate with a valid driver’s license. Participants must sign a Vehicle Damage Policy and Indemnity Agreement

  • 2-hour sessions
  • Limited availability
  • $599 a session
  • Rain or shine – no refunds

** To reserve your spot and pay by phone, call 270-777-4508 or email [email protected] **

 

 
8:30am – 10:30am S8: 2019 Presentation including ZR1 & Walk Around

Learn what’s new in design, interior, colors, etc. on the new model year 2019

  • 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 Friday Paul Koerner Classroom – Prepping Your Corvette for Track

There are many facets to Corvette and these vehicles are track capable right out of the wrapper.  This does NOT mean that they do not require proper preparation prior to placing them on the racetrack.  In this in-depth classroom, we will cover all models from 2005 to present date.  ZO6, ZR1 and Z51 will all be covered, including correct oil, lubricants, tires, alignment specifications and other details that sometimes are missed.  Question and answer will also be a part of this class!  Buckle your 5-point harness, this will be something NOT to miss!

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $100 fee
  • Limited space
  • MSP Garages
 
9:00am – 4:30pm LT5: Patti’s Settlement Road Tour

Enjoy a scenic 2-hour drive to Patti’s 1880’s Settlement. A recreated historical log cabin village tucked into the natural beauty of West Kentucky. You’ll discover flowering gardens, unique shopping, winding streams, family fun entertainment, and of course the award-winning restaurant Patti’s.

  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited to 50 people
  • $30 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Lunch included in Registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Approximately 270 miles round trip
  • Staging: TBA
 
9:30am – 3:30pm **SOLD OUT** LT6: O.Z. Tyler Distillery / Fetta Pizza Road Tour **SOLD OUT**

Bourbon Whiskey is a distinctly American product that has been produced in this country since the 18thcentury. Bourbon can be made in any U.S. state but the vast majority of it hails from Kentucky, and can claim to be world-renowned Kentucky Bourbon. The location of the O.Z. Tyler® Distillery has been producing Bourbon Whiskey since 1885. Then on to Fetta Pizza – locally owned and operated – best pizza in the Midwest!

  •  Pre-Registration Required
  • $32 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people\
  • Tour and Pizza included in registration
  • Approximately 160 miles round trip
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Stage: TBD

 

 
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 S9: Corvette Racing Seminar

Subjects on past racing year – what’s to come in 2018

  • Speaker: Doug Fehan – Program Manager Corvette Racing]
  • Q & A session
  • NCM Conference Center
 
11:00am – 7:00pm  Karting at the NCM Kartplex

  • Registration Onsite
  • NCM Motorsports Park

 

 
12:00pm – 4:30pm Ask the Expert – Drop In Assistance

  • C4/C5/C6/C7 Specialist Paul Koerner
  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Walk up assistance – open for individual concerns
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd
 
1:00pm – 2:30pm S10: NCM Live Auction

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

 

1:30pm – 4:00pm

 

 

Sip-N-Paint – Yellow Door Creations
A step-by-step beginner art project class in which guests can create unique and original works of art on barn wood and learn basic creative techniques to apply to at home projects, all while enjoying their favorite wine!Pre-Registration Required

  • Registration Fee: $45
  • Art Supplies and wine included in registration
  • White Church Wooden Wall Hanging
  • NCM Board Room (Enter through front offices)
 

 

3:00pm – 4:00pm S11: Autograph Session

  • Tadge Juechter, Kirk Bennion, Harlan Charles, Kai Spande, Doug Fehan, and more!
  • 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
 
4:00pm Raffle Drawing –2019 Grand Sport Coupe – Color TBD

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

  • Copies of pictures will be available through FotoFX in Blvd
  • 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 2016, have named the Museum in their estate plans, or made cumulative gifts of $25,000 or more since January 1, 2003.

  • By invitation only
  • Dinner served at 6:15pm
  • NCM Conference Center
 
SATURDAY APRIL 28
 
8:00am NCM Opens
 
8:00am – 11:00am Registration Continues

  • Onsite registration open
  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • NCM Lobby in Front of Clubroom
 
8:00am – 5:00pm 2019 Corvette Stingrays and ZR1 on Display

  • GM Representatives will be present to answer any questions
  • NCM Conference Center & Plaza
 
8:30am – 10:15am S12: 2019 Presentation including ZR1

Learn what’s new in design, interior, colors, etc. on the new model year 2019

  • Speakers: Tadge Juechter – Corvette Chief Engineer, Kirk Bennion – Corvette Designer and Harlan Charles – Chevrolet Corvette Product Marketing Manager
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
9:00am – 11:00am Paul Koerner’s Classroom Session – Stingray / Z06 / Grandsport

C7, production has been out for a while and some of the features are still a mystery.  Details from the service side can help you with issues that might be of concern.  In this setting, we will cover infotainment, Bluetooth and anything else that you might have a concern with.  Question and answer, interactions with 7th Generation will all be part of our class Pre-registration is Required

  • $80 registration fee
  • GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Limited to 10 registrants (spouse or your guest invited to sit in)
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd
 
9:00am – 11:00am 2019 Caravan Captains Meeting

  • Open to official caravan captains only
  • NCM Clubroom

 

 
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
 

 

9:30pm – 11:30am Paint with Yellow Door Creations – THIS SESSION IS ALCOHOL FREE
A step-by-step beginner art project class in which guests can create unique and original works of art on barn wood and learn basic creative techniques to apply to at home projects, all while enjoying their favorite wine!Pre-Registration Required

  • Registration Fee: $35
  • There is NO alcohol in this session
  • Art Supplies is included in registration
  • Owl Door Hanging
  • NCM Board Room (Enter Though Front Offices)
 

 

9:30am – 3:30pm LT7: General Jackson Showboat Lunch Cruise

Cruise Nashville’s Cumberland River on the General Jackson Showboat with it’s four massive decks and a beautiful two-story Victorian Theater, where live shows are performed. Enjoy a delightful Southern meal and world-class show on the General Jackson Showboat, our 300-foot paddlewheel riverboat that’s one of the largest in the country.

  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited Participation
  • $68 Members / $71 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 Kelly Bellore (program manager – Corvette) 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 – 2:30pm LT8: Aviation Heritage Park & Chaney’s Dairy Barn

Join us at the Bowling Green Aviation Heritage Park to view their collection of 5 historic aircraft. We will also provide a photo opportunity of your Corvette in front of a plane (plane to be decided by the Aviation Heritage Park). We will then go to Chaney’s Dairy barn for a group lunch included in registration.

  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited Participation
  • $30 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Aviation Heritage Guided Tour, Lunch, & 8 X 10 photo included in Registration
  • Photo taken by Eric / FotoFX
  • Staging area TBA
 
10:30am-11:30am S13: Michelin Tech Talk

  • Speaker: Lee Willard – Chief Michelin Corvette Tire Engineer
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
11:00am- 1:45pm LT9: Barren River State Park

Join us at the Barren River State Park for their spectacular lodge surrounded by rolling, tree-covered hills, the lodge overlooks the beautiful 10,000-acre lake.

  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited Participation
  • $20 Members / $23 Non-Members
  • Tour and Lunch included in Registration
  • Staging area TBA
 
11:45am – 12:30pm S14: ExxonMobil Tech Talk

  • Speaker: Cam Bower – Strategic Global Alliance Manager
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
11:00am – 7:00pm Karting at the NCM Motorsports Park

  • Registration Onsite
  • NCM Motorsports Park
 
12:45pm – 1:45pm S15: Ambassador Meeting

Learn what’s new and upcoming at the NCM

  • Speaker: Stephanie Morrill – Membership and Guest Service Manager
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
1:00pm – 2:45pm 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: Brian Lee and John Wurth
  • NCM Conference Center
 
1:00pm-3:00pm Bourbon Basics Classroom & Tasting with the Whisky Chics

Want to know more about bourbon but don’t know where to begin? Are traditional tasting events too intimidating? Maybe you are a wine or beer drinker who is curious to find out what all the buzz is about. Let us ease your way into it as we create an experience with gateway cocktails that help you palate appreciate and enjoy the deliciousness of Kentucky Bourbon. Join the Whisky Chicks as they take you on a leisurely stroll on the path to bourbon enlightenment beginning with a little history, background about the different types of whisky and then move into ways one can enjoy and share your new-found passion and knowledge with friends.  Includes sample cocktails and tastings. Whisky dudes are welcome.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Registration Fee: $45 Member/ $48 Non-Member
  • Bourbon included in Registration
  • NCM Club Room

 

 
1:15pm – 2:00pm S17: GM Walk Around Presentation

Up close with the 2019 Corvette

  • GM Team – Tadge Juechter, Harlan Charles, Kirk Bennion
  • NCM Plaza

 

 

 

1:30pm – 4:00pm
Sip-N-Paint – Yellow Door Creations
A step-by-step beginner art project class in which guests can create unique and original works of art on barn wood and learn basic creative techniques to apply to at home projects, all while enjoying their favorite wine!Pre-Registration Required

  • Registration Fee: $45
  • Art Supplies and wine included in registration
  • Just Breath Wooden Wall Hanging
  • NCM Board Room (Enter Though Front Offices)
 

 

2:00pm – 4:00pm S18: Paul Koerner- Safety systems and Corvette, THEY DO go hand and hand!

Safety is at the forefront of everything Corvette is, and in this detailed seminar, we will show you just how amazingly safe this vehicle is.  From crumple zones to energy absorbing materials to seat belts to supplemental safety systems, we delve into WHY this vehicle has evolved into one of the safest 2 door sports cars in existence.  Question and answer will follow!

  • GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • 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 –2019 Black Corvette Convertible

 

 

3:00pm – 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
 
5:15pm Cash Bar – Sloan Convention Center

  • Pre-registration required
  • Sloan Convention Center Atrium
 
6:00pm – 9:00pm BQT3: Bash Banquet / Dueling Piano’s International
Join us as our event banquet returns to the Sloan Convention Center for a plated dinner. Then back by popular demand / be wowed as Dueling Piano’s International take center stage for fun packed entertainment who never fail to get audiences singing, cheering, and calling for more.

  • Pre-registration required
  • Attire – Casual Dress
  • Menu – TBD
  • Entertainment provided by “Dueling Piano’s International”
  • $60 members / $65 non-members
  •  Sloan Convention Center

** Group tables available for $650 – Includes 10 seats, best in house, and a reserved table name placard. Contact events department to reserve your table.

Click here to register 

Download 2018 NCM Bash Printable Agenda

 

Looking for things to do in Bowling Green on Saturday Night?

Check out the Marshall Tucker Band at SKYPAC – https://www.marshalltucker.com/tour-advance

 

 

 

 

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Corvette Plant Tour

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