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3rd Annual CruiseFest 2006 Agenda

Thursday, June 1st
 
  • CruiseFest Registration and sign-in is open from 2:00 pm until 8:30 pm in the Hospitality Room of the Baymont.
  • The National Corvette Museum (NCM) is open daily from 8 am to 5 pm.
  • Your CAC CruiseFest registration pack will contain a weekender pass to the NCM that gives you free admission and access to the NCM all weekend.
  • The GM Assembly Plant conducts weekday public plant tours for small groups at 9 am and 1 pm. The cost is $5 at the gate. They have strict regulations about clothing, safety and security- see the bottom of this page or click here for information.
  • 2:00 PM
  • CruiseFest Registration opens at the Baymont Inn in the Hospitality Room on the first floor. Sign in and pick up your registration pack and T-shirt. Registration is open until 8:30 pm today.
  • Get settled in and tour Bowling Green as you wish. Check out the Baymont Inn Web Site, the Kentucky Dept. of Tourism or www.visitbgky.com for local attractions and restaurants.
  • 3:00 PM
  • Baymont Inn check-in.
  • 4:00 PM
  • Lost River Cave Boat Tour (Limited availability) from 4-6 pm. Take a short drive to the Lost River Cave, where you will enjoy a boat tour of this ancient cavern that cuts through the middle of Bowling Green. There are also nature and hiking trails, bird watching, and a butterfly habitat. The cavern tour lasts for 1 hour. Not handicapped accessible.
  • Departing from, and returning to the Baymont.
  • Cost: $11.50. Must pre-register to attend.
  • 6:00 PM
  • Group Dinner at your choice of several local restaurants, or dinner on your own.
  • Group dinner departs from the Baymont immediately after the Lost River Cave boat tour.
  • 8:00 PM
  • Social Hour. Stop by the Hospitality Room to socialize with the event planners and your fellow CAC'ers, and christen your CruiseFest Commemorative Drinkware.
  • Go Kart Racing at Race World. Pay at the gate. Departing from and returning to the Baymont.
  • Friday, June 2nd

  • CruiseFest Registration and sign-in is open from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm today in the Hospitality Room of the Baymont.
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast at the Baymont Inn is served from 6:00 am until 10:00 am.
  • The National Corvette Museum (NCM) is open daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Your CAC CruiseFest registration pack contains a weekender pass to the NCM that gives you free admission and access to the NCM all weekend.
  • The GM Assembly Plant conducts weekday public plant tours for small groups at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. The cost is $5 at the gate. They have strict regulations about clothing, safety and security- see details at the bottom of this page or click here for information. Private plant tours for CruiseFest attendees are at 11:15 am and 12:00 noon, if you registered in advance.
  • 8:00 AM
  • CruiseFest Registration desk opens at the Baymont Inn in the Hospitality Room on the first floor. Registration is open until 5:00 pm today.
  • 9:00 AM
  • Scenic drive to Diamond Caverns, including a cavern tour featuring cathedral-like chambers with beautiful stalactites, stalagmites, and flowstone formations. Time: 9:00 am-11:30 am. Departs from the Baymont, arrives back at NCM. Cost $13; pay at the Caverns.
  • National Corvette Museum Private guided tour . Time: 9 am- 10 am. Wear your CruiseFest Badge.
  • 10:00 AM
  • Technical Seminar by C4C5Specialist (Paul Koerner) in the NCM theater. Topic: C3/C4 Maintenance. 10:00 am -11:00 am.
  • 11:00 AM
  • Hands on Technical Seminar by C4C5Specialist Paul Koerner in the NCM Parking lot. Topic: C3/C4 Maintenance. 11:00 am - noon.
  • 11:15 AM
  • Bowling Green Assembly Plant Private Plant Tour. Time: 11:15 - 12:15. Gather at the Assembly Plant back entrance, or depart from the NCM with the group at 11:00. *Please see clothing restrictions below.
  • 12:00 AM
  • Bowling Green Assembly Plant Private Plant Tour. Time: 12:00 - 1:00. Gather at the Assembly Plant back entrance, or depart from the NCM with the group at 11:00. *Please see clothing restrictions below.
  • 12:30 PM
  • Makers Mark Distillery Tour. Group Lunch in Bowling Green followed by a scenic drive to Makers Mark Distillery (and Tour). Departs from NCM, returns to the Baymont. 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm.
  • 1:00 PM
  • Technical Seminar by C4C5Specialist (Paul Koerner) in the NCM theater. Topic: C3/C4 Mods. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.
  • 2:00 PM
  • Hands on Technical Seminar by C4C5Specialist Paul Koerner in the NCM Parking lot. Topic: C3/C4 Mods. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
  • 2:30 PM
  • National Corvette Museum Private guided tour. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm. Wear your CruiseFest Badge.
  • 3:00 PM
  • Baymont Inn Check-in for Friday arrivals.
  • Early dinner for Drag Racers- Roscoe's Buffet. Baymont lawn, under the big tent. 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
  • 4:00 PM
  • Social Hour. Meet and greet your fellow Corvette Action Center members. Where: Baymont, poolside. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • CruiseFest Friday Banquet: BBQ at the Baymont catered by Forum Chef Roscoe. Where: Baymont under the big tent. Buffet style; serving from 4:00 -7:00. You need to pre-register with Roscoe here in the forums.
  • 5:00 PM
  • Drag Racing at Beech Bend. Departs from: Baymont. 5:00 until ?. Cost: $10 to race, $5 to spectate. Pay at the gate.
  • 7:00 PM
  • "Fever's Favourites" under "The Big Top" featuring the CruiseFest Idol eliminations. Baymont lawn. 7:00 pm until ?
  • Saturday, June 3rd

  • CruiseFest Registration and sign-in is open from 8:00 am until 12:00 noon today in the front lobby of the National Corvette Museum.
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast at the Baymont Inn is served from 6am until 10 am.
  • The National Corvette Museum ( NCM) is open daily from 8 am till 5 pm. Feel free to look around during the day. Private tours for CruiseFest participants at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm today.
  • Your CAC CruiseFest registration pack contains a weekender pass to the NCM that gives you free admission and access to the NCM all weekend.
  • The HorsePower House is open all day for Dyno pulls and tuning. Dyno pulls are $45 for 3 pulls. Limited availability. Preregister to reserve your slot.
  • The Bowling Green Assembly Plant is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • 7:30 AM
  • Breakfast at Bob Evans and Scenic Sunrise Tour to Barren River Lake. Departs from the Baymont, returns to the NCM. 7:30 am - 10:30 am. No additional cost.
  • 8:00 AM
  • CruiseFest Late Registration opens. The CruiseFest Registration table will be in the lobby of the NCM on Saturday. Registration is open until noon today.
  • Dyno pulls and tuning at the HorsePower House. On your own. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. $45 for 3 pulls. Limited availability. Pre-register to reserve your slot.
  • 9:00 AM
  • Technical Seminar by C4C5Speciailst (Paul Koerner) in the NCM Theater. Topic: C5/C6 Maintenance. 9:00 am -10:00 am.
  • 10:00 AM
  • Hands on Technical Seminar by C4C5Specialist Paul Koerner in the NCM Parking lot. Topic: C5/C6 Maintenance. 10 am - 11:00 am.
  • Tech Seminar by Paul DeGuiseppi, Mobile Air Conditioning Society. (MACS) Topic: 1984-93 A/C Retrofit to R134a. NCM Theater. 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • 10:30 AM
  • People's Choice Car Show Staging. Move your cars to the Front Circle of the NCM for the Car show and Group Photo. Have your car in place before noon for the show and the photo. You don't need to be in the show to have your car in the front circle! All attendees' vettes are welcome.
  • 11:00 AM
  • National Corvette Museum Private guided tour. 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Wear your CruiseFest Badge
  • 12:00 PM
  • CruiseFest 2006 Group Photo. Photos of attendees and your Vettes. Front Circle of the NCM.
  • Balloting for People's Choice Car Show begins. Turn in ballots from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
  • 12:15 PM
  • Box Lunch at the NCM outside picnic decks, catered by Jimmy Johns. You must register in advance. Click here for menu.
  • 12:30 PM
  • Individual photos of your car in front of the NCM. Contact Tammy if interested. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm.
  • 2:00 PM
  • >Shaker Museum Tour and Scenic Cruise. Departs from NCM, returns to Baymont. 2:00 - 5:00 pm.
  • National Corvette Museum Private guided tour . 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm. Wear your CruiseFest Badge.
  • 3:00 PM
  • Technical Seminar by C4C5Specialist (Paul Koerner) in the NCM theater. Topic: C5/C6 Mods. 3:00 pm -4:00 pm.
  • 4:00 PM
  • Hands on Technical Seminar by C4C5Specialist Paul Koerner in the NCM Parking lot. Topic: C5/C6 Mods. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
  • CruiseFest Saturday Banquet: catered by Forum Chef Roscoe. Where: Baymont under the big tent. Buffet style; serving from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. You need to pre-register with Roscoe here in the forums.
  • 6:30 PM
  • CAC General Membership Meeting, Awards Ceremony, and Open Forum. Open to all attendees and their guests. Don't miss door prizes and the People's Choice Car Show Awards, and the announcement of the 2007 CruiseFest host city. A general membership meeting will begin after dinner under the Banquet Tent on the lawn of the Baymont. Corvette Action Center Site Administrator, Rob Loszewski will be on-hand to answer any questions about the forums or site, and listen to input from members. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 8:00 PM
  • "Fever's Favourites" under "The Big Top" at the Baymont, featuring the CruiseFest Idol Finals. 8:00 pm until ?
  • Sunday, June 4th
     
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast at the Baymont Inn is served from 6am until 10 am.
  • The National Corvette Museum ( NCM) is open daily from 8 am till 5 pm. Feel free to look around during the day. Your CAC CruiseFest registration pack contains a weekender pass to the NCM that gives you free admission and access to the NCM all weekend.
  • The Bowling Green Assembly Plant is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • 7:30 AM
  • Individual and Group Photos available for preview and purchase in the Hospitality Room, 7:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Meet for Breakfast and Cruise-outs
  • 12:00 PM
  • Baymont Check out by 12 pm
  • * Bowling Green Assembly Plant Safety and Security Restrictions: Closed toe shoes (NO sandals) are a requirement for all visitors. No cameras, backpacks, purses, fanny packs or other containers may be brought into the plant except by special request (for medical reasons, etc.) Also, all electronics devices such as cell phones, camera phones, PDAs, walkie-talkies, etc. must be left in your car. Children must be seven years or older.


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