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16th Anniversary Celebration
16th Anniversary Celebration  Pre-Registration Closing Soon! 
Monday, August 23 at 8 a.m. C.T. pre-registration closes for the 16th Anniversary Celebration at the National Corvette Museum. This deadline has been extended so be sure you register if you want to receive a personalized badge, dash plaque and lapel pin!

Basic Registration is:
Free for Lifetime Members
$15 for NCM Members
$25 for Non-Members

Below is a sampling of activities occurring during the event. Click here to see the full agenda and register for the 16th Anniversary Celebration, September 2-4, 2010!

Win a Corvette!


Two Chances to Win During the Event!

- Friday at: 2011 White Grand Sport Coupe with Manual Transmission - Tickets $250 / Limited to 500
- Saturday: 2011 Black Convertible - Tickets $10 / Unlimited Tickets

Learn more online here.

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Hall of Fame

The cornerstone of our Anniversary event is the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. If you've never been, it is a real entertaining and often moving experience. You'll learn how Grady Davis, Fred Gallash and Jim Ingle contributed to Corvette through a "this is your life" film presentation, plus you'll hear award acceptance speeches that will have you in awe.

The dinner is catered by popular historic downtown restaurant Mariah's, and everyone receives a souvenir program. Join us as spots for this important dinner are still available, Friday, September 3 at 6:30pm.

Ultimate Corvette Experiences - Ride in a Racer

Ride in the Le Mans Winner

Be one of 18 lucky people to take a victory lap in the very Corvette that Briggs Cunningham took to Le Mans in 1960, which won its class for the first time in history. During the 16th Anniversary Event September 2-4 at the National Corvette Museum, Lance Miller will be allowing a limited number of enthusiasts the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take the passenger seat for a victory lap around the National Corvette Museum in this historic race car.

For a donation of $100 to benefit the National Corvette Museum and the Chip Miller Foundation, participants will enjoy two laps around the Museum with professionally shot pictures capturing the experience. Afterward you’ll get a complimentary photo, special poster and a certificate signed by Lance Miller and Wendell Strode to commemorate the event and thank you for your support. Sign up for these limited spots through the event registration online. Only 9 spots remain.

If you want to test a few newer model Chevrolet vehicles, check out the Ride and Drive - available Thursday, Friday and Saturday 8am to 5pm.

Calling All Ladies!

Ladies Oasis

Ladies' won't feel left out at this event as we have two great activities planned that are primarily geared towards our female Corvette enthusiasts! On Saturday, September 4 from 3-4pm we have our first Ladies' Garage Party. Have you ever wished you knew a bit more about your car so you could understand the mechanic, know if you really needed that suggested service or part? The "party" will educate you on the ABCs of Corvette (car) Service with tips on how to know if a suggested service or part is really needed. The free seminar is in our new PDI Delivery area on the Boulevard.

Back again is our popular Ladies' Oasis in Victory Lane, with two massage therapists, a silver jewelry maker, facials by Lancome, candles, art and more. It is a relaxing and inviting atmosphere to help you unwind! The Oasis is Friday and Saturday from 10am to 3:30pm.

Road Trips Offer the Best of Kentucky and Tennessee

General Jackson Showboat

There's no shortage of sights to see with this event's road tour offerings! Four trips are on the agenda and there are still spots left in each! Thursday beginning at 8:30am we have your choice of "Bourbon and Coke" Scenic tour, traveling to the Lincoln Birthplace National Park, Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center and the Schmidt Coca Cola Museum or the "Bluegrass and BBQ" tour, visiting Owensboro for the International Bluegrass Museum and famous Moonlite BBQ restaurant.

Saturday at 9:15am caravan to Opryland in Nashville for the popular General Jackson Stern-Wheeler tour with lunch and a country music show. Our event wraps with a "Meal and a Moovie" tour, departing at 4:45pm with a buffet dinner and ice cream at Chaney's Dairy Barn, followed by a movie under the stars, projected on the side of the barn! Register now while spots are still available for these great tours!

Wine and Cheese WelcomeDowntown BG Rolls out the Red Carpet!

Downtown Bowling Green merchants and restaurants have great after hours activities planned for our event participants! Thursday beginning at 5pm they will have extended shop hours with demonstrations like pouring your own candle and clay turning; free horse drawn carriage rides; a live concert at Capitol Arts Theatre by the Fender Benders and American Idol Star Will Makar ($10 admission, first drink is free); and a "wine and cheese welcome" where you can purchase drink tickets - 3 for $5 - good for beer and wine at your choice of seven establishments. An information table will be setup on Thursday during the event with tickets and more details or visit our downtown page here.

Friday downtown offers free live music at 440 Main Restaurant and Bar beginning at 9pm. Horse drawn carriage rides sponsored by rockabilly musician Tracey K. Houston will be available, too!


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