Schedule of Events

2019 Events


Motoring Tour – Presented by Hagerty
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
$75.00 per person
Ticket includes: Coffee and donuts at registration, entry to the FIA and a sit down plated lunch.
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The tour departs from the Inn at St. John’s at 9:00 a.m. Enjoy a leisurely drive through beautiful country side of Wayne and Genesee County. The tour will include stops at:

Kettering University – GM Mobility Test Track
Factory One and GM Archives
Lunch at the Flint Institute of Arts
Tour of a Private Collection

Gardens, Tea and Boutique
Hosted by George and Tiffany Stolzenfeld
9 am – 3 pm
$85.00 per person
Ticket includes: transportation, mimosa and cronut breakfast at the Inn at St. John’s, entrance to Cranbrook House and Gardens, admission for 1 to High Tea at the Townsend.

Guests will leave the Inn at St. John’s and travel to Birmingham in a custom luxury motor-coach (a short 30 minute ride). You will start your morning by touring the:

Cranbrook House and Gardens
High Tea at the Townsend
Shop Birmingham

Hagerty Ride and Drive Experiences   9 am – 4 pm

Invitational Art Exhibition 1 – 4 p
Located in the Chapel entrance at the Inn at St. John’s
FREE and open to the public

Motor City Mingle – Concours Kickoff Dinner to benefit Project Beautiful Inside and Out
6:30 – 11 pm
$150.00 per person (A portion of each ticket is considered a tax deductible contribution.)
The Grande Ballroom – The Inn at St. John’s

Cocktail hour, wine pairing sit-down dinner, silent and live auction
Runway Show – Fashions by Dolce Moda Birmingham

Battle of the Brands – Presented by Kip Sheward

6 – 8 pm
FREE public encouraged to attend and enjoy!
Food and beverage available at a nominal fee.

For over 5 years sports car owners of every marque have joined together to show off their cars!  A casual evening, that is fun for the whole family.


Cars and Coffee – Presented by LBI Limited      7 – 11 am   (Free and open to the Public) 

With hosts: AAA of Michigan

2019 Ride and Drive Experiences 8 am – 12 noon  (Free and open to the Public)

Golling – Alfa Romeo
Hagerty – Collector Cars

Concours d’Lemons  – Presented by Hagerty 8 – 11 am (Free and open to the Public)

Invitational Art Exhibition 9 am – 3 pm (Free and open to the Public)

“Why I Collect What I Collect” – Presented by Hagerty 9 – 10 am

Whether it was your first car, the gem currently in your garage, or the classic you still have your eye on — we know a special car always drives every collection. Join us for a panel discussion to hear how and why experts such as Wayne Carini, Ken Lingenfelter, and Ralph Marano build their collections, moderated by Hagerty’s own Brad Phillips.

Register here,

2 Seminars and Lunch 
10 am – 2 pm
$65.00 per person – (Limited availability advance ticket purchase necessary) TICKETS

Historic GM Design Seminar – Moderated by General Motors’ Vice President of Global Design Michael Simcoe (details to follow)

Lunch – Sandwich Buffet and Sam Adams Lager

‘How Enzo Changed the World’ – Featuring David Hobbs, with Bill Warner and George Levy


British Invasion – Presented by AutoEurope  6 – 8 pm

Celebrating 60th Anniversary of the Mini and 110th Anniversary of the Morgan – All British Marques are encourage to join the celebration! (Free and open to the Public)

2019 Chairman’s Dinner – Presented by Grundy Insurance  6 – 11 pm
to benefit College for Creative Studies  (limited seating, advance ticket purchase required) $150/person

Collector of the Year – John D. Groendyke
Enthusiast of the Year – William “Bill” Warner
Grand Marshal – Wayne Carini





41st Annual Concours d’Elegance of America
10 am – 4:30 pm

Automotive Heritage Awards – Presented by Brembo (Media Only)

Docents on Elegance – 11 am

VIP, Exhibitor, Judge Lunch – Presented by: AAA of Michigan

Parade d’Elegance –  1 – 4 pm

Afterglow (Invite Only)