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    • 08/21/2020
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    • 08/23/2020
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    • Chippewa Falls WI

    GMC Summer Rally
    Hosts: 
    Bill and Jean Pociengel and Larry & Lucy Weidner
    When: August 21-23, 2020
    Where: Fair Hill Campground, 225 Edwards St, Chippewa Falls, WI. (On the grounds of the Northern WI State Fairgrounds)

    Pricing will be $30/unit per day for Electric (50 or 30 amp) and water hook ups from Thursday August 20 (early arrival) through Sunday, August 23. Payment, to be cash or check written to GMC Greater Midwest Classics. You do not need to reserve a specific spot in advance as we have the entire campground for our group

    Tentative schedule:

    •   Thursday (optional early arrival)

    •   Friday, August 21- registration begins at noon

    See Jean or Bill for payment of your site Afternoon - on your own

     Suggestions:

    •   Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry

      21 E Grand Avenue

    •   River Bend vineyard and Winery

      10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls.

    •   Mason Outlet Store

      301 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls,

    •   Explore Historic Main Street

    •   Biking on Old Abe or Chippewa River

      bike trails

    Potluck dinner at 6:00 p.m.

     Please bring your own plates, silverware, cups  Saturday August 22 - Banquet Hall B

    7:00 am - Coffee, pastries and fruit
     Please bring one cup of fruit to share

    9:30 a.m. - GMC Greater Midwest Classics Meeting
    10:30 a.m. - Irvine Park & Zoo and afternoon swimming

    Bernard F Willi Pool (if open for public)
    3:00 p.m. Group tour Leinenkugel’s Brewery

     Subject to change 6:00 p.m. - Catered dinner

     Sunday, August 23
    7:00 am - Coffee, pastries and fruit

     Please bring one cup of fruit to share Noon – Check Out

    Please contact Jean Pociengel if you will attend so we can plan for food. Jean can be reached at jpociengel@gmail.com or 715-338- 4898.

    Bill and Jean Pociengel

    • 09/11/2020
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    • 09/13/2020
    • (CDT)
    • Andover SD

    GMC Fall Rally
    Hosts: 
    Donna & Kevin Anderson, Butch & Val Donahue When: September 9 - 11, 2020
    Where: Threshermen’s Park, Andover, SD

    Hello Greater Midwest Classics friends!

    We have a great opportunity September 11, 12, & 13, 2020 to experience the early 1900’s on the farm at the James Valley Steam Show! Visit jamesvalleythreshers.com to check out past events and their history. Andover is located on Hwy 12, 30 miles east of Aberdeen and 50 miles west of Interstate 29.

    Daily steam events include: sawmills sawing, threshing, steam engines plowing and a 1:30 steam and antique car parade. Also available are heritage crafts, a quilt show & programs, museums, flea market, concessions, breakfast and lunch on the grounds at the Feed Mill, 9:30 Sunday church service on the grounds.

    If desired our group is welcome to arrive in Andover, SD by 4:00pm on Wednesday the 9th for a tour of the foundry, on Thursday, where they built parts for the World’s Biggest Steam Tractor in history.

     Thursday, 10th
    8:00 am - Coffee & continental breakfast at the Anderson Museum

     Bring a cup of fruit to share.
    11:00 am - Carpool to tour the foundry, followed by lunch

     Reservation required

     Please let Butch know if you’d like a reservation 5:00 pm - Happy Hour at campsite

     Friday, 11th
    8:00 am - Coffee & continental breakfast at Anderson Museum

     Bring a cup of fruit to share Day at the threshing show

     https://www.jamesvalleythreshers.com/schedule/ 5:00 pm - Potluck at Anderson Museum
    Just after dark - Moonlight Steam Ride to Main Street Bar

     Saturday,12th
    8:00 am - Coffee & continental breakfast at Anderson Museum

     Bring a cup of fruit to share
    Day at the threshing show
    6:00 pm - Prime Rib Dinner at Anderson Museum

     $25.00 Reservation Required

     Please let Butch know if you’d like a reservation Just after dark - Spark Show at fairgrounds

     Sunday, 13th
    8:00 am - Coffee & continental breakfast at Anderson Museum

     Bring a cup of fruit to share 9:30 am - Church at fairgrounds. Noon -Depart AndoverOptional stop on your way home is the Terry Redlin Art Center in Watertown, SD

    Notes: Breakfast and lunch are available at the Feed Bin Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Main Street Bar serves dinner on Friday and Saturday Nights

    Reservations by August 1st & payment must be received by August 31st. Send to Butch Donahue, 2745 County Rd. 19, Maple Plain MN 55359 Phone: 612.723.2530

    •   Season Pass for Steam Show - $25.00

    •   Camping $25.00 per day

    Please note, there are no electric spots available.
     If you don’t have a generator a large generator will be supplied big enough for

    4-6 coaches.
    There is a dump and freshwater.

     Foundry Tour – Free
    Please let Butch know if you’d like to attend

     Golf Cart Rental - 2 seater $75.00/day or 4 seater $100.00 (Campsite is approximately 6 blocks from fairgrounds)

    If you chose, the National Rally is in Rapid City, South Dakota, which is a 5 hour drive from Andover. You could have two full weekends of nothing but GMC rally’s and fun!

    Donna & Kevin Anderson,
    Butch 612.723.2530 & Val Donahue 760.346.5264

    • 09/18/2020
    • (CDT)
    • 09/24/2020
    • (CDT)
    • Rapid City SD

Past events

06/04/2020 Spring Rally Nelson WI (CANCELED)
04/17/2020 GMCMI Spring Rally
11/16/2019 2019 GMC Holiday Party
07/11/2019 Summer Rally


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