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Meet Week

The 2015 AACA Eastern Division National Fall Meet – Hershey, Pennsylvania

Wed., October 7 – Sat., October 10, 2015

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You literally have only hours left to register for the Fall Meet! Car Corral spaces, limited flea market spaces, and show vehicle registrations are available!

AACA Members, go to members.aaca.org to register for the car show! You MUST be a member to register for a car corral space, show a vehicle or for a flea market space.

Remember, after filling out the registration, you MUST print the form and send it in with payment to the Hershey Region, PO Box 305, Hershey, PA 17033. Do not forget it must be postmarked by August 15 – that’s this Saturday!

Every year people call us after the deadline and we cannot help them. We hate to say no, but the deadline for this meet is enforced. Don’t miss out!!

At this late date, if you need car corral or flea market spaces call 717-534-1910 and we will try to assist you in getting this handled by the deadline.

The Hershey Region volunteers are available Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. by calling 717-566-7720. Hershey Region general email: fallmeet@hersheyaaca.org.

Please email Rich Spina at hersheycarreg@gmail.com for show vehicle questions.

Thanks and we look forward to seeing you in just a few weeks.

COME JOIN US FOR THE LARGEST ANTIQUE CAR SHOW IN THE WORLD!

View the 2015 Fall Meet Brochure

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The largest flea market and show of its kind in the world. There is so much going on during Fall Meet Week – so don’t miss out!

The Eastern Division AACA National Fall Meet takes place each year during the 1st full week in October. The Hershey Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) began hosting the show in 1955 and has done so each year since then.

The meet is located in beautiful Hershey, PA on the grounds and parking lots surrounding Hersheypark and The Giant Center. Hershey is considered one of the largest antique automobile shows and flea markets in the United States.

It consists of over 9,000 flea market spaces, over 1,000 car corral spaces, and approximately 1,500 show cars. Each year the show attracts visitors from all over the United States and many countries throughout the world. Some of the most unusual cars and parts can be found at Hershey. If you love antique cars, Hershey is the place to be.

Free Admission to all areas of Flea Market, Car Corral, and Car Show.

For more information about Meet Week please visit the AACA Hershey Region website or contact the Hershey Region by phone at 717-566-7720.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the AACA Eastern Fall Meet at Hershey:
1. It’s the largest true antique car show in the world!
2. Free admission to spectators! (Parking fee charged by property owner.)
3. Vintage race car demonstration!
4. Over 9,000 flea market spaces!
5. The largest collection of antique cars for sale in one location!

Don’t Miss Highlights at Hershey 2015!

 Schedule of Events

(Subject to change)

8:30 am

Flea Market Load In (weather permitting)

7:00 am

9:00 am

Pre-registered Car Corral & Flea Market open (closes at 5 pm)

On site Car Corral registration open

11:00 to 3:00 pm
Show Car Packets available for pickup at Folder Distribution Tent (located next to Main Tent on Chocolate Field)

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

AACA Museum TorqToberFest – Reception and Auction
(See more details below)

7:00 am
Car Corral & Flea Market Opens (Closes at 5pm)
10:00 to 5:oo pm
RM|Sotheby’s Auction Preview (See more details below)
11:00 to 3:00 pm
Show Car Packets available for pickup at Folder Distribution Tent (located next to Main Tent on Chocolate Field)
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
AACA Museum TorqToberFest – Reception and Auction
(See more details below)
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
RM|Sotheby’s Auction (See more details below)
7:00 pm
Old Time Movies in Music Box Theatre

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7:00 am
Car Corral & Flea Market Opens (Closes at 5pm)
10:00 to 5:00 pm
RM|Sotheby’s Auction Preview (See more details below)

11:00 am

Race Car Condition Run – Stadium (spectators welcome)

11:45 am
The Huges High-Wheeler Event – Stadium
11:00 to 3:00 pm
Show Car Packets available for pickup at Folder Distribution Tent (located next to Main Tent on Chocolate Field)
2:00 pm Judges School – Giant Center – followed by
CJE (Certified Judges Education)
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm AACA Museum TorqToberFest – Reception and Auction
(See more details below)
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm RM|Sotheby’s Auction (See more details below)
7:00 pm
Talent Show – Music Box Theatre
7:00 to 10:00 am

Show Cars enter field for judging (Show Car registration packets picked up when entering the field.)

Car Corral & Flea Market Opens

7:00 am
Judges Breakfast – Giant Center
10:00 am
Vehicle Judging Begins – Show Field
11:30 am
Ladies Luncheon – Hotel Hershey (bus departs from bus stop at 11:00 am)
12:00 to 2:00 pm
Junior AACA Activities- Show Field
7:00 pm
Awards Banquet – Hershey Lodge (social at 6:15 pm)

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The AACA Museum is hosting TorqToberFest during 2015 Meet Week

October 7, 8 & 9

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Other Featured Museum Exhibits

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October 7, 8, & 9 the Museum will be open until 9 P.M.

October 10th is the drawing day for the

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RM|Sotheby’s Auction

Date: October 8 & 9

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

All roads lead to Hershey! The Hershey meet week is a true enthusiast’s affair, bringing together collectors and hobbyists from far and wide for the largest swap meet in the United States. The historic Hershey Lodge is the setting for RM Sotheby’s annual sale, a feature attraction of the famed AACA Eastern Division Fall Meet.

A mainstay on the global collector car calendar, the Hershey sale is known for its presentation of exceptional Brass and Classic Era motor cars, with a strong emphasis on significant American marques. The event has also successfully presented a number of private collections as headline attractions within the annual catalogue auction. A testament to the incredible quality of the automobiles on offer, RM Sotheby’s posted its strongest Hershey results to date in 2014, with more than $14 million in total sales and an impressive 93 percent of all lots sold.

RM Sotheby’s participation in meet week festivities will again extend to sponsorship of Night at the Museum, a fundraising gala supporting the AACA group of families and its mission to preserve automotive history.

With 35 years’ experience, RM Sotheby’s is the market leader in the collector car hobby. Our international team of expert car specialists, coupled with our in-house research, creative, marketing, PR and client relations teams provide an unsurpassed level of service to the global collector car market. To learn more about consigning your important car or collection to RM Sotheby’s, please visit our Consign page.

Consignments close mid- to late-August; please contact one of our knowledgeable car specialists to consign, email, or call +1 519 352 4575.

Should you need assistance with accommodations, please contact Lydia Thompson, from our Client Services department at +1 519 352 4575 or at lthompson@rmsothebys.com.

Visit RM|Sotheby’s site

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Richard Roy Estate Collection & Harold Coker Collection

RM|Sotheby’s Auction Schedule — October 8 & 9

PREVIEW

Thursday, October 8, 2015
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday, October 9, 2015
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

AUCTION

Thursday, October 8, 2015
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, October 9, 2015
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

AACA Library & Research Center
501 West Governor Road
Hershey, PA 17033
phone: 717-534-2082

Hours during Fall Meet:

Monday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (4 – 7 PM Yard Sale)
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

You are in luck!!! Thanks to a tremendously successful literature yard sale in 2014, we are bringing back the event this year. If you collect automotive sales literature, then you must plan on attending this year’s event. It will take place on Tuesday, October 6th, starting promptly at 4pm and only lasting for three hours. Don’t be late!!! If you aren’t here on time, you will miss out on all of the best literature including Packard, Rolls-Royce, and much more! In addition to sales literature, we will also be selling books, collectibles and maybe even some car parts, too. You never know what you will find, so mark your calendar!

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Time: 4-7 p.m.