A new event for the National Corvette Museum, Collector Car Appreciation Day raises awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.To commemorate this day the Museum will be hosting an array of activities on Friday, July 8 beginning at 10am.
All of the activities at the Museum are free - including a car cruise-in, seminars and parade, and collector car drivers (and passengers) will receive a $2.00 discount off regular adult admission.
In addition a number of great door prize drawings will be held including a free carburetor of your choice from Holley Performance Products, free set of tires from Goodyear, gift cards from O'Reilly Auto Parts and much more!
Event and parade registration is free. Visit our website here for the complete agenda and to register!
Parking Lot Banner Spots Available
Showcase your club, event or business' pride to thousands of Museum visitors! The banners go up prior to our Labor Day Event and remain up for one year. You also get to keep the banner once it comes down.
There are a limited number of banner spots available on a first come, first serve basis. Reserve your spot today by mailing a check for $350 to the Museum, Attention Katie, 350 Corvette Drive, Bowling Green, KY 42101 or call in with your credit card information at 270-467-8846.
You may submit a logo (vector art preferred) and up to 4 lines of text. Please email these materials to firstname.lastname@example.org when your check has been sent.
Z06 Fest Registration Now Live
Join us September 15-17 for the premier performance oriented event - Z06 Fest!
Thursday's agenda includes a seminar on preparing your Vette for a HPDE, and a free guided roller coaster road tour. Z06Vette.com is also sponsoring a Makers Mark Road Tour and welcome BBQ at Baymont Inn.
Friday steps up the speed a bit with drag racing at Beech Bend as well as seminars on autocross & car care, a car show, and for those who want some good road cruising, a run to Rough River State Park for a boat ride and lunch.
Saturday rounds out the schedule with autocross, a road tour to Barren River Lake, presentation of the 2012 Corvette by engineers from the Assembly Plant and ends with the banquet.
On-line registration closes Tuesday, September 6th, but register early to make sure you have a spot saved in the limited space activities. On-line registrants will receive a hardcard credential, lanyard, event pin and dash plaque. Lifetime registration is $10pp, member registration is $15pp and non-member registration is $25pp. View the complete agenda online here.
Build Your Own 2012 Z06 or Grand Sport Raffle Next Week
Next week, Thursday, June 9, we raffle the chance to "Build Your Own" 2012 Z06 or Grand Sport with $60,000 cash option. The winner can select either a coupe or convertible Grand Sport, Z06 or cash. If a car is selected, pick the color and options, including the new Centennial Edition package. Tickets are only $150 each, and the raffle is limited to 1,500 tickets.
As of today (Thursday) we've only sold 319 tickets.
Complimentary Shipping Until Sunday in the Corvette Store
NCM Umbrella for Two. Umbrella features an automatic up/down button on the hook handle and the NCM logo on both sides. $34.00
Celebrate Father's Day with Complimentary Corvette Store Shipping! Applies to orders placed by Sunday June 5, 2011 on purchases of $50 or more within the Continental U.S. only (complimentary shipping is applied after discounts and does not include shipping charges). Does not apply to Overnight, Second/Third Day and International shipping. Some exclusions apply. Not valid on previous purchases.
Corvette Homecoming Coming Soon
Our friend, Joe Pruitt, throws a nice party and you're all invited! His event, National Corvette Homecoming, (though not affiliated with the Museum's events) is July 14-16, 2011 at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Joe has some great activities planned, including seminars, arts & crafts marketplace, vendor swap meet, car corral, autograph session, reunion show, live music, all Corvette parade led by this year's grand marshall Lance Miller and more! Check out Joe's website, corvettehomecoming.com and make plans to visit the Museum while you're in town for the event!
Driving School Giveaway
Founding, Charter, Individual and Family members who renew their membership now through Saturday, September 3 at noon will be entered to win complimentary registration to our High Performance Driving School at Autobahn in Joliet, IL on October 3.
Only one entry per renewing member, and the drawing will take place in the open Membership Meeting during the Museum's Labor Day festivities in the Chevrolet Theatre.
In order to be eligible, you must renew through the online Corvette Store (not Member Services), by mail or by phone. Use code DRIVERNWL11. This code must be entered in the special instructions box on the shipping summary page online.
Winner is responsible for travel arrangements, the prize includes cost of school only.
Founding, Charter, Individual and Family renewals only, one entry per family (excludes NGN, SEN, EMEM, LIFE).
Regardless of expiration date, all eligible members are welcome to renew. Expiration dates will extend from current expiration date.
2007 Corvette Polished Wheels (2) 18" and (2) 19" stock wheels slightly used but in very good condition. Includes center caps and lug nuts but no sensors. Shipping available but prefer pickup. Ends June 5. Bid Now.
C4 Model Autographed by Dave McLellan
1990 Corvette ZR-1 Model by ERTL autographed on the hood by Dave McLellan, Chief Engineer of Corvette from 1975 to 1992. This is a Promo item in bright red and it is made of plastic. Ends June 9. Bid Now.
Brick from the Original Home of the Corvette
The GM Assembly Plant where the 300 1953 Corvettes were made in Flint, Michigan was razed in 2003. Thanks to General Motors, the National Corvette Museum has obtained the bricks to use as a fundraiser for the museum. The bricks have been cleaned and the historic pieces of the 1953 Corvette's heritage are now available for enthusiasts to own. Ends June 9. Buy It Now.
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