On the long weekend of August 24-27, the Pierce-Arrow Museum at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, MI will again be a focal point of this annual Pierce-Arrow Society Meet. Our two full tour days will have great roads to enjoy while visiting new & updated venues from prior years. Join fellow Pierce-Arrow Society members ‘Gathering at Gilmore’
to celebrate, socialize, tour in and show our special vehicles to each other and to an interested public. Bring your Pierce, ride along, or drive modern, but come have fun…and Ice Cream! The West Michigan area offers a blend of country scenery, rich history, quaint villages, good low traffic country roads, antique shops, attractive lake and river waterfronts, private car collections, occasional boat rides & great food. If you haven’t yet been to the Gilmore Car Museum and your Pierce-Arrow Museum in Hickory Corners, MI, this is an opportunity to visit a top automotive museum complex. CCCA, Cadillac, Franklin, Ford Model A and Lincoln clubs plus now HCCA also have their museums here with over 400 vehicles displayed on the park-like grounds just NE of Kalamazoo, MI, only 13 miles off both I-94 and I-131.
Earlybirds will enjoy a delicious Ice Cream Social Thursday evening the 24th in Plainwell. Friday’s Tour of about 90 miles will visit Gull Lake, a historic home, Gun Lake and a unique collector facility. Friday Dinner will be near the hotel at the popular Club Car Grille. Saturday’s Tour of 90 miles will visit the Lakeshore in South Haven with the new expanded Maritime Museum building and other venues. The Saturday Banquet is at the Comfort Inn.
The Driving Tours will begin and end at the Comfort Inn with secure P-A parking. The activities and meals are for Pierce-Arrow Society Members & Guests only, but the Pierce-Arrow Sunday Show or the Public is on the green in front of the Pierce-Arrow Museum. After awards Box Lunches will be enjoyed. Then there will be time for some ‘drive & ride’ Pierce experiences and further exploring of the fabulous Gilmore Car Museum campus.
Come enjoy the people, scenery, history, car collections, antiques, shops, food, wineries & many fabulous vehicles. Room reservations can be made now. Don’t wait too long! The room block ends July 30. Registration Forms will be inserted in a PAS mailing and posted on the PAS website “Events & Announcements” area of the Member’s section.
Put this fun event on your calendar now. You’ve read about the past events in the Arrow. Start the summer at the Annual Meet in Glens Falls, NY. At summer’s end, come enjoy an extra helping of Pierce-Arrow Society fun touring in West Michigan. Ask anyone who’s attended!