DEARBORN, Michigan – Camp Dearborn will again host the Tin Can Tourists (TCT) Spring Rally on May 17 – 20, with events open to the public on May 18 and 19.
During the Spring Rally, the public is invited to a dance at the Canteen from 7-10 p.m. Friday, May 18.
The dance will feature music by the award-winning Bugs Beddow Band, and the canteen will be open.
The public is also invited to the Saturday, May 19 Open House from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. to view the vintage campers, including some interiors.
Both the Friday Canteen dance and the TCT Open House are free and included in the special event admission fee to Camp Dearborn of $10 per vehicle.
Also that weekend, the Friends of Camp Dearborn will hold the 4th Annual Flea Market in the shelters near the paddle boat lake on Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
For information about Camp Dearborn, call (313) 943-2350 or visit www.campdearborn.com.
TCT is an organization committed to the preservation and celebration of classic trailers and motor coaches. Approximately 150 vintage campers are expected for the 2012 rally with a “Made in Michigan” theme. All trailers and motor coaches manufactured in Michigan will be honored at the rally.
Standouts include a rare 1936 Bowlus Road Chief, ’55 Wally Byam Holiday, ’63 Shasta, ’51 Spartan Imperial Mansion, ’27 Kamp Kar and a ’49 American Homecrest.
Each year, the TCT members participate in a show which recognizes outstanding makes and models. The annual gathering also provides trailer and coach owners an opportunity to network and share ideas for vintage RV preservation.