NRG Current Events

In light of the current pandemic situation, please be aware that neither MVPA or its Affiliates are liable for any potential transmission of illnesses. Those planning to attend any event should (a) follow existing safe social distancing recommendations and (b) abide by any local or state regulations regarding gatherings.

Upcoming Events



04 August 2022: Coast Guard Birthday

San Jose, California, 12-13-14 August 2022: Spirit of '45: Living History & Swing Dance Support the North Bay Military Vehicle Club.  What is normally a two-day event, will be merged into one – a living history day and reenactment in the afternoon and a big band and swing dance in the evening. The event captures the war and home front experience with exhibits and interactive activities for all ages including live big band music, swing dancing, a WWII tent city, vintage cars, 1940s-era children’s games, and more! The event lasts into the evening with a USO-style swing dance that jumps and jives under the lights of History Park. Contact Michael 707-332-3871

14-27 August 2022: 2022 MVPA Northwest Parks Convoy This Convoy is open to all eras of Historic Military Vehicles (HMVs) and their crews. Dan and Janine McCluskey, MVPA # 25709 NWP’22 Convoy Commanders Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA) 248 Trickling Brook Court Simi Valley, CA USA 93065 Phone:805-501-8979

15 August 2022: VJ-Day Celebrations (Victory Over Japan- 15 August 1945)

Marysville, California 20 August 2022: Car and Motorcycle Show Contact Walt 530-713-7889

29 August 2022: Marine Forces Reserve Birthday


02 September 2022: Victory Over Japan: Signed Instrument of Surrender (02 September 1945)

11 September 2022: Patriot Day

17 September 2022: U.S. Constitution Day (17 September 1787)

18 September 2022: Air Force Birthday

Durham, California, September 2022: Harvest Festival Show & Shine Car Show  contact Bill 530-624-0148.

Loma Rica, California, September 2022: Foothill Lions 20th Show-N-Shine Car Show. $20 entry fee prior or $25 on day of show. Contact Walt 530-713-7889

Lytle Creek, California, 28 September to 02 October 2022: SO CAL RALLY. The SCMVCC wants you to attend this outstanding local event. SEE EVENT FLYER! Contact Richard 619-993-5284


Oroville, California, October 2022: NRG Fundraiser at Feather Falls Casino Car Show.  NRG members will select non-profit organizations to donate. Contact Ellen 530-751-6288

13 October 2022: Navy Birthday

Orland, California, October 2022: Antique Truck Show & BBQ the third Saturday in October each year. This year the organizers have added military vehicles. For more information contact Bill 530-624-0148.

 Arbuckle, California, October 2022: Arbuckle Car Show. $20 entry fee prior or $30 on day of show. Contact Walt 530-713-7889


Chico, California, November 2022: Annual Butte College Veterans Day Celebration 11am-1pm A service to Student Veterans and their families. Contact Troy 530-895-2566

10 November 2022: Marine Corps Birthday

11 November 2022: Veterans Day-Remembrance Day

Marysville, California, 11 November 2022: Veterans Day Parade and Activities in Marysville. This year we are supporting the Yuba County Sheriff's Department, Museum of the Forgotten Warriors, and Veterans! Contact Jess 530-308-0469

Petaluma, California, 11 November 2022: Petaluma Veterans Day Parade. Support the North Bay Military Vehicle Club. Contact Michael 707-332-3871

24 November 2022: Thanksgiving


07 December 2022: Pearl Harbor Day 80th Anniversary

Marysville, California, December 2022: Annual NRG Christmas Party Over forty years of celebrating a successful year of group events and fellowship. A gift exchange along with lunch and a photo review of the year’s events will take place. Contact Walt or Ellen 530-713-7889.

13 December 2022: National Guard Birthday 

19 December 2022: National Wreaths Across America Day

25 December 2022: Christmas


01 January 2023: Happy New Year

00 January 2023: NRG Meeting and Election Results Contact Walt or Ellen 530-713-7889.




Loma Rica, California, 17-20 February 2023: CAMP Loma Rica a Northern Recon Group sponsored event held each year on President’s Day Weekend. RAIN OR SHINE!!! Our first event for the new year. No reservations. Saturday awards dinner. NRG Meeting. Bring your historic military vehicle ready for over 100 miles of convoy driving or ride with someone. Contact Ellen 530-751-6288 for more information.



19 February 2023: Coast Guard Reserve Birthday


03 March 2023: Navy Reserve Birthday

Oroville, California, TBA March 2023: NRG Fundraiser at Feather Falls Casino to support a fundraiser for the Northern Recon Group. NRG members will select non-profit organizations to donate. Contact Ellen 530-751-6288 

29 March 2023: Vietnam Veterans Day


Marysville, California, April 2023: Touch a Truck at Yuba County Library. Contact Ellen 530-751-6288

Chico, California, April 2023: Veteran's Car Show at The Elks in Chico Contact Bob 530-624-5310

14 April 2023: Air Force Reserve Birthday

18 April 2023: Anniversary Doolittle Raid on Japan 1942

23 April 2023: Army Reserve Birthday

Cloverdale, California, April 2023: Cloverdale Parade. 11:00 a.m.; line up about 10:00a.m. I will send in an entry if we get enough people interested in participating. Please let me know ASAP if you will join the group for this parade. Contact Jim 707-433-7144


Marysville, California, May 2023: Beale Air Force Base Air & Space Expo  in Marysville, CA featuring the USAF Thunderbirds and U-2. Contact Ellen 530-751-6288

Durham, California, 06 May 2023: Durham May Day Parade and Picnic in Durham. Contact Bill 530-570-3066

Chico, California, May 2023: Chico Air Museum Fly-in in Chico. Contact Sean 530-864-5114

08 May 2023: VE-Day Celebrations (Victory in Europe- 08 May 1945)

14 May 2023: Mother’s Day

Maxwell, California, 20 May 2023: Maxwell Parade in Maxwell. Salute to Armed Forces. Military vehicle displays after the parade. Contact Walt or Ellen 530-713-7889 for more information.

Gridley, California, 20 May 2023: Red Suspender's Day Parade in Gridley. Salute to Armed Forces. Military vehicle displays after the parade. Contact Cary 530-701-5141 for more information

20 May 2023: Armed Forces Day

Central Point, Oregon, May 2023: Ron Fitzpatrick Open House Ron Fitzpatrick is having an Open House, Military Vehicle Show, and Swap Meet at his store on Sunday, May 22nd from 10-4pm. Swap meet spots are available to all MV members, or people with military vehicles.  The Swap Meet will be open to the public which is basically anyone that shows up.  Free catered lunch is provided, please RSVP by May 16, 2023.  The lunch will be catered by Taqueria La Guacamaya, the official RFJP restaurant and caterer. Ron Fitzpatrick Jeep Parts, 1022 Newland Road, Central Point, Oregon 97502 541-830-3030

Healdsburg, California, May 2023: Healdsburg Parade Steve Lash has sent in an entry for this parade. With the club's funds nearly spent, we are asking for contributions to the parade entry fee. Five, 10.00 or 20.00 dollars will be appreciated. More than likely, we will line up in the same place as always. Parade starts at 6:00 p.m.; we usually meet about 5:00ish. Jim 707-433-7144.

Sacramento, California, 29 May 2023: California Auto Museum Memorial Day Car Show. Military Vehicles wanted for display at California Auto Museum annual show under the freeway at Front and Broadway. Plenty of trailer parking. Displays welcome.  Contact D. Larson 916-719-2563

Sacramento, California, 29 May 2023: East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery Memorial Day Display in Sacramento.    Contact Cory 916-732-2000 for more information.

Yuba City, California, 28-29 May 2023: Calvary Christian Center- A Grateful Nation Remembers in Yuba City. Contact Pastor C. 530-673-6035 for more information.

Sonoma, California, 29 May 2023: Veterans Appreciation Day at Montgomery Village. Kelly 707-588-0707 x122

29 May 2022: Memorial Day


Lincoln, California, 04 June 2023: Historic Downtown Lincoln Classic Car Show. Contact Ellen 530-751-6288

06 June 2023: D-Day Operation Overlord Anniversary

14 June 2023: Flag Day and Army Birthday



Des Moines, Iowa, 15-17 June 2023: The 48th Annual Military Vehicle Preservation Association International Convention and Show History in Motion!!! Support the MVPA! Start making your plans to attend this outstanding event. Call 800-365-5798



18 June 2023: Father’s Day

23 June 2023: Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday


04 July 2023: United States Declaration of Independence Day

27 July 2023: Korean War Veterans Armistice Day

United Kingdom, July 2023: War and Peace Revival, the world’s largest military history event with historic military vehicles, re-enactment displays, 1940s style entertainment, and stalls of wartime memorabilia are all part of this historic event. It now has a new location returning back to the Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent.

The Northern Recon Group is again supporting events. Please contact the Northern Recon Group if you are interested in volunteering. 

Please stay safe and keep your vehicles ready for an event.


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