8.20.2019Meet Your Favorite Corvette Authors During Corvette Funfest!
Author’s Row returns to Corvette Funfest this year.
Corvette Funfest guests can pick up a copy of their favorite Corvette books and have the Authors inscribe a personal message; truly a piece of memorabilia and a fond memory that you will forever cherish.
Mike Yager – Author of “Corvette Bible
Wil Cooksey, Jr. – Author of “No Time To Cry”
Kevin Mackay – Author of ”The Corvette Hunter: Kevin Mackay’s Greatest Corvette Finds”
Dave McLellan – Author of “Corvette from the Inside: The 50 Year Development History”
Chris Petris, Jr. – Author of “How to Restore Your Corvette 1963-1967” and “Corvette C3 1968-1982: How to Build and Modify”
8.15.2019Welcome XPEL Technologies as an Official Sponsor of Corvette Funfest!
XPEL is a cutting-edge automotive protection company that leads the industry in price, quality, technical support and customer service with a variety of Paint Protection Films.
XPEL will be attending Corvette Funfest for the sixth year, offering protection products you need for your Corvette. XPEL's products are designed to prevent chipping from pebbles and debris, as well as contamination from road oils that can collect in the pores of your paint.
XPEL's products protect your Corvette from insects that can eat into your finish, road salt in colder climates and airborne pollutants in urban areas. With Paint Protection Films from XPEL, you can simply wash these contaminants away with standard cap soap. You can still wax and polish your Corvette for added protection and show-room-floor quality shine!
8.15.2019ATTN: CORVETTE CLUBS - SIGN UP FOR THE CLUB BARTENDING CHALLENGE TODAY!
Grab a drink (and tip somebody you know) during the Corvette Funfest Club Bartending Challenge!
Each and every year Corvette Clubs from across the country participate in this funfilled event to raise funds for their charity of choice.
Corvette Clubs are given the opportunity to sign up for a one-hour time slot to sling beers in the Funfest Cantina as Celebrity Bartenders.
Shown below are the results of last year's Challenge:
Two representatives of the club work serving up drinks and pour on the charm, as they compete to raise the most tip money they can, in this bragging-rights contest.
Tips are calculated and will be posted on the Challenge Board at the end of each shift and all tips will be donated to charitable organizations designated by the participating clubs.
Last year Corvette Clubs raised a combined total of more than $2,700 for charitable organizations. It is our hope to exceed those numbers this year.
1. Glass City Corvette Club, Susan G. Komen Foundation, $334.32
2. Simply Corvettes, Charley Lyons Foundation, $440.46
3. Original CC of St. Louis, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer,, $172
4. Lookingglass Corvette Club, The Backstoppers, $266.34
5. Corvette Club of Illinois, Special Olympics, $926.27
6. St. Jude Corvette Club, St. Jude Corvette Drive, $203.74
7. VBP Vette Buddies that Party, Breast Cancer Awareness, $421.49
For more information, contact Tabbi Yager at email@example.com
8.9.2019Corvette Funfest 2019 Excursions Announced
Corvette Funfest Excursions Announced
JACKSON COVERED BRIDGE/MOONSHINE BURGER SHACK
If you like history and want to try one of the best tasting cheeseburgers around, you'll want to sign up for the Jackson Covered Bridge and Moonshine Burger Shack Excursion. There are two options: one on Friday and one on Saturday.
Participants will meet at the 1910 Gas Station at 10 a.m. Corvette enthusiasts, who want to try one of the top 25 burgers in Illinois, should plan on getting to the Moonshine Burger Shack around 11:15 a.m.
You will receive a menu in your Excursion packet. The Moonshine Burger Shack is rich in history and is known for its' FAMOUS MOON BURGER. You won't want to miss this eclectic experience. Bask in the nostalgia of days gone by while eating outside with fellow Corvette enthusiasts.
After lunch, your party will arrive at Jackson Covered Bridge at approximately 1 p.m. You'll want to have your photo taken to capture the historical essence of the covered bridge and the beauty of the countryside.
You should plan to return to Mid America Motorworks around 2:30 p.m.
Participants must pay for their own meal. Space is limited so register online today at corvettefunfest.com
LAKE SARA BOAT TOUR AND PINKY’S LUNCHEON ON THE LAKE
Take a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Sara. Effingham residents take great pride in the beauty of this area attraction.
This excursion is available on Saturday only.
Participants will meet at 10 a.m. at the 1910 Gas Station and will depart from Gate 2 at 10:15 a.m.
You won’t walk away hungry after eating lunch on the water at Pinky’s. This experience of eating plentiful portions on the deck will keep you up close and personal with nature. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. You should plan on returning to Mid America Motorworks around 1:45 p.m.
Participants must pay for their own meal, and a menu will be included in your Excursion packet.
A $10 donation is required to cover the fuel cost for the use of the boat and time for the guide.
REGISTER TODAY as space is limited with only 20 spots available.
What Makes The Best BLT? Join Chef Niall at the Firefly Grill in Effingham for this Excursion at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. Chef Niall will be demonstrating how to make the Best BLT you have ever tasted. Participants will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the 1910 Gas Station on Campus. Plan on returning to Mid America Motorworks between 12:30-1 p.m. The fee is $31.50 per person. Register ASAP because space is limited to 15 participants.
CORVETTES AT THE CROSS
Enhance your Spiritual life by attending Corvettes at the Cross on Sunday morning with other Corvette enthusiasts.
If you are interested in visiting one of the largest Crosses in the world, then you'll want to register for this event. Participants will meet at the 1910 Gas Station at 9 a..m. on Sunday. The group will depart from Gate 2 at 9:15 a.m. and arrive at the Cross at 9:40 a.m. A special time of prayer for Safe Travel will be held from 9:45-10 a.m. on the Cross grounds. You’ll want to get a photo of this amazing Cross and its presence. Plan on returning to Mid America Motorworks around 11:30 p.m.
A maximum of 40 cars are allowed and 70 participants. REGISTER TODAY at corvettefunfest.com