Concours d'Elegance Show
Sunday, October 3, 2004
This was the last show of the year for PVCM,
and for once(!), the weather was PERFECT!
Saturday, Oct. 2
VERY shiny trailer!
Very gloomy through NH, turning to rain in VT.
Not much color to the foliage yet!
... just in time for a great dinner at the
After dinner, Museum Manager Roberto led me to
the Ascutney Mountain Resort
where they had booked a room for me.
Sunday, Oct. 3
An absolutely beautiful morning at the Ascutney,
and a beautiful drive back to the Museum.
washing off the grime from yesterday's rainy trip at the car wash across
street, I set up my display in the show area out back,
and parked the
front by the entrance. This was a mixed show, but the
Eastern Mass Corvette Club
provided the bulk of the cars.
the small turnout, we collected
for the American Cancer
of those fun "small world" incidents: This beautiful '64 came in
around noon. When I went over to check it out, the lady looked at me
funny and hesitantly asked "Ben?" Looking at her more closely, I said
"Boy, I know you from somewhere, don't I!" She was
the kid sister of
one of my best car nut/ drinkin' buddies from the 60s! I hadn't seen any of them
since shortly after I got married in '67.
Kim and her husband Gerry had lived in
the Stowe VT area for 20-some years, and this was their first visit to the
They had owned the '64 for a couple of years, and were aware of our
Corvettes Conquer Cancer activities through the internet.
motor home carried the well known "Dr.
Rebuild" from CT.
On the road again...
The final stats after a very pleasant drive
back to Maine.