KAARC General Meeting
Start Date/Time: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:00 PM (UTC -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Recurring Event: Recurring Event On the Third Tuesday of the month until 5/21/2019 (total 11 events)
Importance: Normal Priority

Since 1962 the KAARC Meetings are held the Third Tuesday of each month.

Generally they start at 7:00 PM.  However all ways look at the current A&S to make sure of location an time.

Owned by Jim On Wednesday, May 2, 2018


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KAARC yearly activities!!!


Winter Banquet - The KAARC club member's social.  Held on the last Saturday in January.  Club members come together celebrate and recognize outstanding members.

MURRAY AWARD - Presented to the outstanding club member of the year

BAILEY AWARD  - Presented to the outstanding new club member under three years

HARD LUCK AWARD - SPONSOR; MORRIS ROSE – A famous salvage yard in Kalamazoo, awarded to the member with the most trouble on a tour

JOHN BRIGHT AWARD - Presented to the outstanding K. A. A. R. C. member contributing to the Gilmore Car Museum.

KNIGHT AWARD - Presented for outstanding contributions both articles and photographs for the club news letter “the ark & spark”

Detroit Auto Show -  A club member full day bus tour to the Auto show.


KAARC Winter Swap Meet - The largest swap meet in the Midwest, is held on the first week-end in February at the Kalamazoo Expo and Fairgrounds. It is known for the slogan - “This ain’t no flea market!” - click here to download flyer -


The March Winds - A club member bus tour - A full day event visiting museums, private automobile collections, or related automobile historical sites.


The Garage Hop - A vintage car tour to the garages of area automobile enthusiasts.


Mendon Dust Off, Mendon, Mi.

Dr Lapenna's Garage

The Garage Hop - A vintage car tour to the garages of area automobile enthusiasts.


KAARC Summer Picnic
- Family Potluck, an evening of fun, is celebrated at the Gilmore Car Museum. Also a can drive to support local charities.

“Ladies Only” bus trip.


The July 4th celebration is a traditional picnic and parade.


Red Barns Spectacular - Always the first Saturday in August.  The KAARC is proud to present one of the oldest car shows and swap meets in Michigan. It is held at the Gilmore Car Museum, in Hickory Corners.  The 2018 event will be Saturday August 4th.  Gates open at 7:00 AM.  Vendors are encouraged to preregister and setup on Friday August 3rd.   FLYER


The KAARC Overnighter
-  An automobile tour and related activities, an overnight stay visiting museums and automotive heritage as well as interesting local sites.


The KAARC Color Tour, is our traditional FALL tour in vintage cars to view the colors of the season. The scheduled date is  October 20th


Nomination of Officers


HOLIDAY Pot Luck Dinner -
and election of officers for next year. Also a can drive for local charities