On-Site Events at the National Corvette Museum

Celebrate the fun and hobby of Corvetting at the Home of Corvette! Each year the National Corvette Museum offers a number of on-site events. In addition to Museum-hosted functions, we also offer meeting space for rent for outside events, many of which are open to the public. Below is a calendar featuring both NCM hosted events on the Museum grounds, as well as public events held at NCM. For events not hosted by NCM contact information and links are provided.
Interested in hosting your event at the National Corvette Museum? Check out our Venue Rentals page.

Apr
25
Thu
27th Annual Michelin NCM Bash
Apr 25 – Apr 27 all-day

2024 Michelin NCM Bash

April 25-27, 2024

Kickoff of the NCM onsite event season with us here in Bowling Green, KY! Returning activities include a seminar and classroom sessions by GM-certified Corvette Technician Paul Koerner, guided road tours, artifact pitstops featuring items only found in the National Corvette Museum’s collection, guided tours of the NEW Luster Realistic Art Exhibit, the NCM judged car show, LIVE auction, and seminars. NCM Motorsports Park will be hosting their Bash HPDE on Wednesday and Thursday of Bash week for more information Click Here.

A seminar schedule and a more detailed agenda will be made available as we can confirm the presenter’s ability to be onsite. Bash.

Watch the agenda for updates including:  

  • Seminars featuring General Motors, Michelin, & Mobil 1
  • Product demonstrations by Corvette Store Partners
  • Live auctions
  • National Corvette Museum Driven Content including:
    • Corvette Donation Ceremonies
    • Artifact Pitstops on items exclusive to the Museum’s Collection

Online registration closes at 9:00am central time on Friday, April 5th. All activities are open to Event Registrants only. Online registrants will receive a hardcard credential, lanyard, event pin, and dash plaque. Lifetime registration is $35pp, member registration is $40pp and non-member registration is $50pp.

  • Onsite registrations are available at the increased rates of $40 / $45 / $55.
  • No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration closes on April 5th
  • Make sure you are signed onto NCM e-News to get the latest on event registration and updates.

Registration Available On-Site – To Register, please call Melissia @ 270-777-4556 or ClickHere to Register Online

 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

               

 

Non-member: $24.00 / Member: $22.00 / Lifetime: $20.00

Non-member: $24.00 / Member: $22.00 / Lifetime: $20.00

 

 

 

Thursday, April 25th
8:15am – 2:45pm LT1: Casey Jones Distillery & Lunch

In Golden Pond, Kentucky, Casey designed and built hundreds of copper stills which were renowned for their superior flavor and efficiency. Imprisoned twice for still building, Casey’s legend lives on today through his grandson Arlon “AJ” Casey Jones.

  • Pre-registration required
  • $55 members / $60 non-members
  • 2815 Witty Ln, Hopkinsville, KY  42240
  • Limited availability
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
8:30am – 2:30pm LT2: Log Still Distillery & Backhome Restaurant
 “At Log Still Distillery, the road ahead is filled with opportunity and fueled by strong bourbon and even stronger family and community bonds. Now, we’re forging new roads for generations to come at our old Kentucky home by bringing bourbon back to Gethsemane. Guided by Wally Dant and cousins Lynne and Charles Dant, Log Still is firmly built on faith and family. It’s our hope that many lifelong memories will be made here. Visitors will share stories of a journey on a new road, to a new place that felt very much like the home of an old friend. Come see our distillery, 2300-seat Amphitheater – the Amp, our train experience, and all amenities this 350 acres of a true bourbon destination has to offer.” Backhome is not just an amazing, southern local restaurant. The restaurant started more than 35 years ago as an antique & crafts dealer. From homemade candies to Candleberry Candles to home decor, come see everything they have to offer

  • Pre-registration required
  • $60 members / $65 non-members
  • Limited 48 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
8:00am – 5:00pm Bash HPDE
The National Corvette Museum has been hosting high performance driving events around the country since 2004, and this is your chance to take advantage of this prestigious program at the home of the Corvette!!  Whether you’re a serious automobile enthusiast or a first-time driver, The National Corvette Museum HPDE driving program will help take your skills to the next level.  In a very short time, you will find yourself driving better, smoother, faster and safer than you ever thought possible.  Learn more here: https://www.motorsportspark.org/drive-your-car/

  • To Register, Click Here
  • Located at NCM Motorsports Park
8:45am-3:15pm LT3: Grand Ole Opry – Backstage Tour
The Grand Ole Opry is the stage that showcases country music’s past, present, and future. We’ve been home to the art form’s growth and evolution for over 98 years. Take it all in: the sights, the sounds, and the stories that only happen backstage – before the country music magic happens onstage. Come on over, hang out behind the scenes, and let us introduce you to our famous friends at a brand new, star-studded tour exhibit. There’s simply nothing else like it. Highlights:  A state-of-the-art theater experience with music, special effects, and priceless archival footage. Stories about the Opry and country music greats with exclusive photos from the Opry’s biggest moments. See the Artist Entrance, where stars walk into the world-famous Opry House every night. 

  • Pre-registration required·
  • $45 members / $50 non-members·
  • Limited 48 people
  • Guided tour included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM

 

 
9:00am National Corvette Museum Opens
 
9:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM CLUB ROOM
 
9:00am – 4:00pm Parking Lot Banner Pickup

  • Wendell Strode Club Room
 
9:00am – 5:00pm Stingray Grill & Stingray 2 Go Hours of Operation

  • NCM Boulevard
 
9:30am-9:45am  Artifact Pitstop: Gordon Killebrew’s Driving School Training Manual 

  • Location TBD
  • Speaker: Ashlee James – Registrar/Collections Manager
 
10:00am – 12:00pm C8 Classroom Session with Paul Koerner
Question and answer on the new C8 generation. Very interactive class where you will be able to ask Paul any and all of your questions about your personal Corvette.

  • Pre-registration is Required.
  • $80 registration fee
  • GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner
  • Limited to 10 registrants (spouse or your guest invited to sit in)
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
10:00am – 11:00am 2024 Michelin NCM Bash Opening and NCM Update
Join NCM Board Chair, Kaye Wagner for an update on the NCM and a review of 2023.

  • Kaye Wagner – NCM Board Chair
  • NCM Conference Center
 
11:30am – 12:45pm LIVE Auction
Bid on exclusive and RARE items that are only available through the National Corvette Museum! All items must be taken with you at the end of the auction, NO items will be shipped.

  • More details to come
  • NCM Conference Center
 
1:00pm – 2:00pm  Corvette Racing by Pratt Miller Motorsports… Behind the Scenes

  • Speaker: Luke Sagur – Motorsports Business Director, Pratt Miller
  • NCM Conference Center
 
2:00pm – 3:00pm Elfi’s Silver Pearl Sisterhood Meeting

  • Gardner Mattson Board Room
 
3:00pm – 5:00pm Stingray Grill Happy Hour

  • $2 off appetizers and flights
  • $1 off beer, wine, cocktails & flight specials
 
5:00pm National Corvette Museum Closes
 
5:15pm – 5:45pm Corvette Racing Banquet Cash Bar 

  • Pre-Registration for Corvette Racing Banquet is Required
  • NCM Blvd
 
5:45pm – 7:30pm BQT1:  Corvette Racing Banquet

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Speaker: Brandon Widmer, Pratt Miller Vice President, Motorsports and Doug Fehan – Corvette Brand Ambassador
  • Dinner included with registration
  • NCM Conference Center
 
Friday, April 26th

 

 

 

8:15am – 2:45pm LT4: Casey Jones Distillery & Lunch
In Golden Pond, Kentucky, Casey designed and built hundreds of copper stills which were renowned for their superior flavor and efficiency. Imprisoned twice for still building, Casey’s legend lives on today through his grandson Arlon “AJ” Casey Jones.

  • Pre-registration required
  • $55 members / $60 non-members
  • 2815 Witty Ln, Hopkinsville, KY  42240
  • Limited availability
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM

 

 
8:30am – 2:30pm LT5: Log Still Distillery & Backhome Restaurant
 “At Log Still Distillery, the road ahead is filled with opportunity and fueled by strong bourbon and even stronger family and community bonds. Now, we’re forging new roads for generations to come at our old Kentucky home by bringing bourbon back to Gethsemane. Guided by Wally Dant and cousins Lynne and Charles Dant, Log Still is firmly built on faith and family. It’s our hope that many lifelong memories will be made here. Visitors will share stories of a journey on a new road, to a new place that felt very much like the home of an old friend. Come see our distillery, 2300-seat Amphitheater – the Amp, our train experience, and all amenities this 350 acres of a true bourbon destination has to offer.” Backhome is not just an amazing, southern local restaurant. The restaurant started more than 35 years ago as an antique & crafts dealer. From homemade candies to Candleberry Candles to home decor, come see everything they have to offer

  •  Pre-registration required
  • $60 members / $65 non-members
  • Limited 48 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM

 

 
8:45am – 3:15pm LT6: Grand Ole Opry – Backstage Tour
The Grand Ole Opry is the stage that showcases country music’s past, present, and future. We’ve been home to the art form’s growth and evolution for over 98 years. Take it all in: the sights, the sounds, and the stories that only happen backstage – before the country music magic happens onstage. Come on over, hang out behind the scenes, and let us introduce you to our famous friends at a brand new, star-studded tour exhibit. There’s simply nothing else like it. Highlights: A state-of-the-art theater experience with music, special effects, and priceless archival footage.    Stories about the Opry and country music greats with exclusive photos from the Opry’s biggest moments. See the Artist Entrance, where stars walk into the world-famous Opry House every night. 

  • Pre-registration required
  • $45 members / $50 non-members
  • Limited 48 people
  • Guided tour included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM

 

 
9:00am National Corvette Museum Opens 
 
9:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM CLUB ROOM 
 
9:00am – 4:00pm Parking Lot Banner Pickup

  • Wendell Strode Club Room
 
9:00am- 4:00pm NCM Event Touring Laps
Drive your car on track with four lead/follow laps on track.  Didn’t drive your Vette?  No problem!  We have plenty of experiential offerings that are sure to fit your schedule and budget.

  • To Register, Click Here
  • Located at NCM Motorsports Park 
 
9:00am – 5:00pm Stingray Grill & Stingray 2 Go Hours of Operation

·         NCM Boulevard

 
10:00am – 12:00pm C8 Classroom Session with Paul Koerner
Question and answer on the new C8 generation. Very interactive class where you will be able to ask Paul any and all of your questions about your personal Corvette. Pre-registration is Required.·         $80 registration fee·         GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner

  • Limited to 10 registrants (spouse or your guest invited to sit in)
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
10:00am– 11:00pm Bowling Green Assembly Plant Update

  • Speakers: BGAP Director Ray Theriault
  • NCM Conference Center
 
 
11:15am – 12:00pm Mobil 1 Tech Talk

  • Speaker: TBA
  • NCM Conference Center
 
12:00pm – 12:15pm 2024 Hall of Fame Inductee Announcement 

  • NCM Conference Center
 
12:30pm – 1:30pm  Michelin Presentation 

  • NCM Conference Center
 
1:45pm – 3:00pm  Corvette Team Update 

  • NCM Conference Center
 
1:30pm – 3:30pm 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: $40 Members / $45 Non-Members
  • Art Supplies and wine included in registration
  • NCM Board Room (front offices)
 
3:00pm Corvette Raffle 2024 Build Your Own Corvette Stingray

  • Price: $250
  • Tickets: 1500
  • Corvette  Boulevard
 
3:00pm – 5:00pm Stingray Grill Happy Hour

  • $2 off appetizers and flights
  • $1 off beer, wine, cocktails & flight specials
 
3:05pm Bash Group Photo

  •  NCM Boulevard
  • Participants will be able to purchase Group Photo at FotoFX
 
3:30pm Corvette Store Gift Card Drawing $100

  • Corvette Store Partner Tent
 
5:00pm National Corvette Museum Closes
 
5:30pm 2023 Donor Recognition
Enjoy a reception on Corvette Boulevard before a program recognizing and thanking our 2023 donors.

  • By Invitation Only
  • Doors open at 5:30pm
  • NCM Boulevard & Chevrolet Theater
 
Saturday, April 27th
 
9:00am National Corvette Museum Opens
 
9:00am – 12:00am Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM CLUB ROOM
 
9:00am – 11:00am  Ladies Garage

  • NCM Conference Center
 
9:00am – 12:00am Parking Lot Banner Pickup

  • Wendell Strode Club Room
 
9:00am-11:00am Caravan Captain’s Meeting
Captains & Co-Captains only, please RSVP with Caravan Chairman Frank Sancineto at [email protected]·

  • Gardner Mattson Board Room
 
9:00am – 11:00am C8 Classroom Session with Paul Koerner
Question and answer on the new C8 generation. Very interactive class where you will be able to ask Paul any and all of your questions about your personal Corvette. Pre-registration is Required.

  • $80 registration fee
  • GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner
  • Limited to 10 registrants (spouse or your guest invited to sit in)
  • Chevrolet Theater
9:00am – 5:00pm Stingray Grill & Stingray 2 Go Hours of Operation

  • NCM Boulevard
9:15am -9:45am Artifact Pitstop: XP-819 “Ugly Duckling” 

  • Speakers: Dan Garrett and Guest Appearance, Kevin McKay
  • Preservation Garage
9:30am – 3:30pm LT7: General Jackson Showboat – Nashville
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 along the Cumberland River and tasting a mouth-watering Southern-style buffet prepared by the General Jackson’s very own sous chef.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $75 Members / $80 Non-Members
  • Drive your Own Corvette
  • Limited to 58 people
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
9:45am – 1:00pm LT8: Lighthouse Restaurant 
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 Best in Kentucky 2019-2023 by KY LIVING MAGAZINE

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Members $40 / Non-Members $45
  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
  • Limited to 48 people
10:00am – 2:00pm Newly Expanded Corvette Car Show 

  • Open to registered participants only
  • Window Placard located in Wendell Strode Club Room
  • Parking Lot B

 

11:15am – 12:00pm Ambassadors Meeting

  • Chevrolet Theater
  • NCM Ambassadors Only
2:30pm Trooper Island Check Presentation
Join us for the check presentation to Kentucky State Police Trooper Island Director Jonathan Biven for Trooper Island participation in the MiM 1 Lap of Kentucky Program.

  • NCM LOGO Circle
2:30pm – 3:00pm Car Show Awards Presentation 

  • Pictures taken of Winner’s with their Corvettes
  • NCM Logo Circle
3:00pm 2024 Red Mist Corvette Convertible Raffle

  • $20.00 Unlimited Raffle
  • NCM Logo Circle
 
4:15pm – 5:00pm Museum in Motion Dragon Run Participant Meeting / Registration Pickup

  • Chevrolet Theater
 
5:00pm National Corvette Museum Closes

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Aug
29
Thu
2024 Corvette Caravan and 30th Anniversary Celebration @ National Corvette Museum
Aug 29 – Aug 31 all-day

30th Anniversary & Corvette Caravan

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

For more 2024 Corvette Caravan information, including captain contacts, routes and parking, please visit: https://www.corvettemuseum.org/caravan/

If you have any questions, please contact Melissia Comer by phone at 270-777-4556.

In 2024, we mark our 30th Anniversary milestone and focus on the people that Corvette has brought together for a look back on the Museum’s history and forward to the future! Registered participants can enjoy three days of activities in and around the Museum, special presentations, raffles, and more.

Check this page frequently for agenda updates, including: 

  • 2024 Corvette Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday, August 24
  • Saturday Night Farewell Concert: Artist & Location To Be Announced
  • Friday Night Banquets
  • Motorsports Park Touring Laps: Registration is live now! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
  • Five-Night Trailer Storage/RV/Camping at the NCM Motorsports Park: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
  • Corvette Carwash: CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
    • Description: You shouldn’t have to worry about washing your car on vacation, let us handle it for you while you enjoy all of the festivities at the Motorsports Park and Corvette Museum! All vehicles are vacuumed and washed by hand.
  • Corvette Casino Night:  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
      • Description: Get ready to rev up the excitement and roll the dice at our thrilling Corvette Casino welcome event! and Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with fast cars, high stakes, and endless entertainment.
      • Date: August 28, 2024 Time: 6:00-9:00 PM Location: NCM Motorsports Park
      • Step into the glamorous world of high-speed luxury as we transform MSP into a dazzling casino wonderland. Put your car on display, mingle with fellow enthusiasts, and indulge in unlimited gourmet hors d’oeuvres as you gear up for an evening of non-stop fun.
  • Corvette Accessory and Part Vendors
  • Wine and Bourbon Tastings
  • Special Displays and Exhibits
  • Classroom Sessions with Corvette Expert Paul Koerner
  • Product Demonstrations by Corvette Store Partners
  • Demonstration Drives and Walk-Arounds
  • Artifact Spotlights on Items Exclusive to the Museum’s Collection
  • Seminars and Presentations by: Bowling Green Assembly Plant, General Motors,Michelin, Mobil 1 and MORE!

Registration Information

Event Pre-Registration Closes on Monday, August 5 at 12:00 PM CDT. There are ABSOLUTELY no refunds after that date. All pre-registrants will receive an event credential, pin, and dash plaque. Event credentials will grant participants access to the Museum galleries during event hours and access to seminars and presentations (unless noted with an additional fee on the agenda). Participants who select a caravan will sign the event waiver and receive their event credentials, pin, & dash plaque when they meet their caravan captain for the first time.  Participants who do not select a caravan can pick up credentials, pin, and dash plaque when they arrive at the Museum and sign the event waiver.

  • NO credentials will be mailed to individuals, clubs, or groups that are not traveling with a caravan captain.
  • NO credentials will be given out to ANY participant until they sign the event waiver.
  • ALL drivers, passengers, and guests participating in the Caravan or Anniversary event MUST sign the event waiver before participating in any portion of the event.
  • While event Pre-Registration will remain open until August 5th caravan registration will close on July 8th at 12pm CDT.  Participants registering after that date will be able to select a caravan and receive route information, but credentials, event pins, or dash plaque will NOT be sent to caravan captains and MUST be picked up upon arrival at the National Corvette Museum.

On Tuesday, August 27, 2024, Onsite Registration will open at the National Corvette Museum. On-site registrants will receive an event credential and event pin.

Event Pre-Registration: $50 for Lifetime Members; $60 for Members; $85 for Non-Members

Event On-site Registration: $60 for Lifetime Members; $70 for Members; $95 for Non-Members

Parking Information

Much like 2019, we will utilize shuttle buses to transport participants around the campus and parking lots. Parking will be available at the National Corvette Museum and the NCM Motorsports Park. ADA parking spaces will be located in all lots and available on a first come first served basis. ADA parking at the MSP and in the Museum’s grass areas will be immediately beside shuttle pickup & drop-off to allow the greatest possible access.

Nov
7
Thu
Vets ‘n Vettes presented by Mobil 1
Nov 7 @ 8:00 am – Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm

November 7 – 9, 2024

In 2008 we began a tradition of honoring our veterans with a new event, Vets ‘n Vettes. Since 2008 we have built a wonderful tradition of honoring all who served.  Vets ‘n Vettes weekend will be held in conjunction with Veteran’s Day weekend November 7-9, 2024.   More information including the agenda and registration will be available late Spring 2024.