2022 Williamsburg Grand Classic & Mini-CARavan
The Colonial Region invites you to join us in Williamsburg, VA for a two day Mini-CARavan followed by a Grand Classic. You can participate in either event, but we hope you will participate in both. Our host hotel is the DoubleTree by Hilton and the Grand Classic will be held at the nearby Williamsburg Golf Club. The schedule does not include the Colonial Williamsburg Historic District (except for an evening tavern dinner), but you can add a day before or after the event to tour Colonial Williamsburg or other attractions. The hotel information and links to the detailed schedule and sign-up forms are below.
The Host Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton
50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Rate $149 + taxes (includes 2 breakfast per room)
Call the hotel at 757-220-2500
Identify yourself as “GRAND CLASSIC”
If you have questions, contact: Al Becker at “email@example.com” or 757-868-3713
Wed - May 11th
3:30 - 5:30 pm -- Registration in the DoubleTree Hotel lobby
5:30 pm -- Depart by bus from the DoubleTree Hotel for the Oyster Roast Welcome Social at Westover Plantation. There will be a wine tasting enroute to Westover Plantation. At Westover you will tour the mansion and enjoy roasted oysters, beef brisket, sides and desserts on the lawn along the James River.
Thurs - May 12th
8:15 am -- Depart the hotel and drive the Colonial Parkway to Yorktown for a visit to the new American Revolution Museum operated by the State of Virginia. Use the remainder of the morning to visit the Yorktown Battlefield National Park Visitor Center, drive your Classic on a windshield tour of Historic Yorktown, view the battlements and trenches, and end with a brief stop at the Surrender Field. The Classics will then gather for a "Runningboard Picnic” on the green near the waterfront. After lunch drive the Colonial Parkway to Jamestown Settlement which is operated by the State of Virginia. Following an informative short movie you will tour the museum and visit the recreated Jamestown settlement. Next you will go to Historic Jamestowne National Park where you will visit the site of the original Jamestowne settlement and observe the extensive archeological work that is ongoing at the site. Dinner will be on your own.
Fri - May 13th
8:00 am --Depart the hotel and drive to the Jamestown - Scotland Ferry to cross the James River on the drive to the Audrain Automobile Museum facility (about 150 cars) near Surry. The CARavan will then drive back roads to Smithfield for lunch at the Smithfield Station. After lunch we will visit Dwight Schaubach’s car collection. On the return to Williamsburg you will have the option of visiting the world class Mariners’ Museum. Dinner will be at Shield’s Tavern in nearby Colonial Williamsburg.
Sat - May 14th
8:00 am --The show field opens for the Grand Classic at the Williamsburg Golf Club.
9:00 am -- Judges and Tabulators Breakfast at the Williamsburg Golf Club.
10:00 am -- Judging begins.
3:00 pm --Classics depart the show field (unless released earlier by the Head Judge).
6:00 pm --Cocktail Hour at the Williamsburg Golf Club.
7:00 pm -- Awards Banquet begins at the Williamsburg Golf Club
To register online, please click here to login into your online profile and then click the "My Events" tab.