AACA - CHESAPEAKE REGION

                    Recent Event Photographs

2018  Fundraiser: Collector Car Swap Meet

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On a perfect day in March, Chesapeake Region held its 45th annual Collector Car Swap Meet - to the delight of a very large crowd in attendance.

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Organizing the registration of all vendors and assignment of vendor spaces in the outdoor, under-cover and indoor locations was Tom Young. Tom was a vendor himself, offering for sale his 1980 Plymouth Volare.

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By the 7:00 am opening, vendors were set-up and shoppers were browsing the aisles for that bargain item.

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Finding just the auto part he needed, a shopper heads for the exit.

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Others continue browsing the large array of miscellaneous items displayed.

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Trailered-in, looking for a new home was this eye-catching "Long & Lovely" 1977 Mercury Grand Marque for $10,500 - or best offer.

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Two more "early birds" head off to store their newly-purchased "Find."

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Either a challenging "project car" or "parts car" for someone.

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A nice Car Corral vehicle traverses the Midway - possibly having just been sold.

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Chesapeake Region member Don awaits a buyer interested in his assorted items for sale.

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A large assortment of single and pairs of Maryland license plates were for sale.

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Chesapeake Region member David has a few items to sell also.

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Member Gary sits beside his many boxes of miscellaneous antique car items.

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Chesapeake Region member Chuck may still have a few automobile items to sell. but...

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... in the dining room the three-dozen donuts he donated are down to the last one!

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When lubrication needs an assist... there's always the hammer.

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Shoppers moved quickly throughout the day, and throughout the Fairgrounds, hoping to not miss any opportunity.

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The Car Corral was also busy. John discusses his pristeen 1986 Cadillac Fleetwood with a potential buyer.

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One of the interesting vehicles for sale was this 1966 Volkswagen Camper.

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The owner was willing to part with it for $35,000, or a good offer.

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Chesapeake Region member Vicky planned, organized, set-up and managed our 2018 food service.

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A wide variety of food items were available.

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With the cool temperatures outside, the hot items inside were particularly popular.

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Serving main course items were (left to right) Linda, Henry, Shelly and Jack.

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Serving soup and other items were (L-R) Lyndie, Anne Marie, Wanda and Mary.

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Cashiers (L-R) Owen and Norm were there to add up your purchases and take your payment.

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Hot chocolate, coffee and tea were available from the Coffee Crew: Bob, Barbara and Buzz.

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Bob re-fills one of the coffee urns with water.

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The Dessert Crew: (L-R) Elaine, Mary, Sue, Nancy and Sandy.

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All types of pies, cakes, and brownies were available to satisfy any sweet cravings.

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John stops in to warm up a bit.

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The Dining Room at times was filled to near capacity.

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Operating the 50/50 Raffle table were (L-R) Jack, Robert and Paula.

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The winning ticket was picked in the afternoon and happy winner Mike was presented with a check from Club President Paula Ruby.

Many members of our Chesapeake Region, Antique Automobile Club of America - not just those pictured here - contributed to the success of this 2018 Collector Car Swap Meet, and our thanks is extended to each and everyone of them.


Our Club is offering FREE 2018 MEMBERSHIPS to any new members joining this year. If you'd like to join in the fun, we'd love to have you. Just send in the Membership Application form on the website.