Come join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the last year of Corvair production at the 2nd annual Corvair Museum Open House (located within the Chevrolet Hall of Fame) hosted by the Prairie Capital Corvair Assn and CPF.
Friday (May 17, 2019)
The weekend kicks off with a Corvair Picnic party at the host hotel on Friday (May 17th) at 5pm.
Saturday (May 18, 2019):
Morning activities include a special guest appearance (hosted by Meet the Makers of the Chevrolet Corvair) featuring Mr. Joe Casey, former Willow Run Assembly Plant Supervisor of the legendary "Corvair Room". Mr. Casey will speak about the last hand built 1969 Corvairs and what it was like to be there on the day when the last Corvair (car #6000) rolled out of the plant. The last known surviving Corvair (car #5999) will be on display at this event. Autographs will be available for sale with funds being donated to the CPF Corvair Museum. There will be a Car Show & Swap Meet, Road Trip, and Awards Banquet where our second guest speaker, Judy Gigante will tell personal stories about her famous father, Frank Winchell, former Staff Engineering Vice President of GM and Director of Engineering for the Chevrolet Research & Development Group. .
Sunday (May 19, 2019)
A tour of the Coca-Cola Museum at 10:00am.
$35.00 (includes Friday dinner at hotel, Saturday banquet dinner, and entrance into the museum). Go to corvair.org to register. After May 9th, on site registration is $45 per person
HOST HOTEL INFORMATION:
Hawthorne Suites by Wyndham Decatur
Phone: (217) 864-9311 (You must call to get the special room rate. Mention: "Corvair Car Show" or "Corvair Auto Group")
Rooms: $69/each. includes hot breakfast buffet.
Each room features a microwave, fridge, wet bar, stove top, free WiFi, Free Guest Laundry service, and Pet Friendly!
You won't want to miss out on this unforgettable event celebration that the Corvair community will be talking about.
3635 US Route 36 East
Decatur, IL 62521