As this years event schedule is received this page will be updated

Jan 14 1pm to 8pm – 2022 Rod ‘N’ Custom Show – XPO Center, 920 Mississippi Blvd, East Moline, IL

Jan 15 10am to 8pm – 2022 Rod ‘N’ Custom Show – XPO Center

Jan 16 10am to 3pm – 2022 Rod ‘N’ Custom Show – XPO Center

Feb 19 11am to 3pm – MVR Show and Tell – Riverfront Grill – 4619 34th St, Rock Island, IL (Same place as last years banquet). RSVP to Mary by Feb 12 so we know how many are coming.

Mar 26 – Lunch at Hickory Gardens Restaurant at 11:30am and then tour to Mississippi Market Place 4004 West Kimberly Rd after lunch

April – Tour I80 Truck Stop Museum. New addition to museum

Tour Iowa’s Old Capital Building in Iowa City
When: Meet Sat May 21,2022 at 8:45 am. Leaving at 9:00 am
Where: U-haul Moving and Storage (across from Walmart)
3616 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport
What: Guided tour of Old Capital at 11:00
Lunch at Midtown Family Restaurant at 12:30
Ice cream stop coming home.
Route: 2 lane roads (no interstate) with potty stops. Total distance about 125 miles.
Deadline: May 12,2022 Please contact Gary or LaVonne Gleason at 563-386-4649
or email [email protected] if you plan to attend. They need a final count
in order to set up the tour groups.

Jun 11- Family fun day – West Lake Park 14910 110th Ave.  Enter gate #1 to Lake View Shelter

Breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 10:30 FREE event to club members (Cost for non-members:  $5.00)everyone please check in with Gary Gleason when arriving.

Lake View Shelter capacity is 200. Electricity, Parking, Picnicking, Playground, Restrooms, Fresh Water & Water View.

Invite your families and PLEASE call us before June 4th with how many so we can have enough food planned. Please call leave message or text:  John Brewer 563-370-6902 E mail [email protected].

Club meeting at 10:45 with updates on the 2022 AACA meet we are hosting at the BEND in East Moline.

Country drive is planned starting around 11:00 and will last about an hour. If you don’t have an antique car that day, ask to ride along with someone.

We may also have some car games in the large parking lot so give us your ideas.

There are hiking trails available at West Lake.

We have the shelter all day and can grill out later in the day. So let us know if you can’t make it earlier maybe we can grill out later in the day.

This event is put on by your board members but we can always use help!

July 17 – On Sunday July 17th our club has arranged a drive to the Coralville Antique Car Museum of Iowa for the presentation of “The Great Race”.  This is a 90-minute program outlining the race given by the great-grandson of George Schuster, the driver of the Thomas Flyer automobile that won the race. (See the attached flyer for more detailed information.)

Our driving group will meet at the U-Haul Parking lot off Kimberly Road in Davenport (3616 W. Kimberly Road.) at 9:15 the morning of July 17th. Departure is at 9:30. The caravan will follow Route 6 to Iowa City. Lunch is scheduled for 11:00 at Old Chicago in Coralville. The program begins at 1:00. Mary has secured discounted pricing for MVR Members attending the event. Entry is $10.00.

The ride home will again be along Route 6 with a strong possibility of a stop at Candy Kitchen in Wilton.

Contact Mary with any questions.

Jul 30 – Gleason’s July Tour – Meet at 6511 Brady Street, Davenport. (The parking lot across from Thunder Bay Grill)  Meeting time is 8:45 and Departure Time is 9:00A.M.

The Gleasons will lead the tour through the country on paved roads with a lunch stop at Kalmes Restaurant in St. Donatus, IA. (Order off the menu.) Following lunch, the group will travel to the Clinton Engines Museum in Maquoketa. For those that want to tour the museum the entry cost is $3.00/Person.

The final tour stop is Dairy Queen in Maquoketa.

Please email Gary & LaVonne at [email protected] or call 563-386-4649 by Wednesday July 20th if you would like to join the adventure.


Aug 11 – 13 – Central National Meet at The Bend XPO in East Moline

Sep 10 – Planes, Trains and Automobiles in Geneseo, IL and then lunch at the Johnsons after the show.

October – Loud Thunder Cruise – Details to follow

Nov 12 – Annual Banquet