Latest News - Author Archive

Back to blog

April Events

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing has some great events coming this weekend. We hope to see you at an event soon! Friday, April 23 – EMMR Night at Williams Grove Speedway (static car display opportunity in the infield – meet Beth at the back pit gate at 4:30PM) Sunday, April 25 – 3rd Sunday…

EMMR Spring Open House to Kick-off 2021

This weekend is our Spring Open House! Saturday we feature Drag Racing and Sunday is focused on Dirt Track Racing. Schedules for both days are below: Saturday, April 10 10:00AM Honoring recently deceased racers and museum supporters 10:30AM Dedication of John Baughman’s display 11:00AM Memorial service for Darwin Doll 12:00PM Lunch break & Memorabilia Auction…

EMMR Volunteers Receive Recognition from Adams County Trout Unlimited #323

Dear Latimore Valley Fairgrounds Committee & Staff, As I view back in our chapter’s history, I found that we started our stream restoration project on Latimore Creek after a problem developed with a neighbor with flooding in his basement in January 2001. Within a week, the chapter had stone delivered to prevent the water from…

March at EMMR

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing has two events scheduled for the month of March. The first is the Volunteer Orientation on Saturday, March 6 from 10am-1pm. Have you ever wondered what you could do to help keep the museum running? Stop by and learn what it takes to work in the gift shop, give…

Museum Closed February 19 due to Inclement Weather

The most recent winter storm has brought even more snow to Central PA, forcing EMMR to cancel it’s weekly Thursday Night Work Party on February 18 and to close the museum on Friday, February 19. The safety of our volunteers and the general public played an integral role in making the decision to close the…

2021 Schedule Released

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing is excited to release its 2021 schedule. After a tumultuous 2020, where many of the museum’s events were canceled, we are excited and hopeful to host events in-person again in 2021. Events are what keep the museum going, they offer an opportunity for people to experience the museum and…

UPDATE: Holiday Open House

November 25, 2020 – The Board of Directors have made the difficult decision to cancel the roundtables scheduled for the Holiday Open House. The museum will remain open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 4-6 from 10am-4pm each day for visitors. We are actively working on rescheduling Dick Vermeil’s visit and will post an update…

Lobitz Movie Party – November 1

The Stan Lobitz Movie Party & EMMR Auction Sunday, November 19:00AM-?? It’s time for the 37th annual gathering of racing enthusiasts of every age to meet, greet, bench race, view movies and videos, enjoy good food, and have a great day! SCHEDULE9AM: Swap Meet/Memorabilia Show10AM-12PM: Movies12PM: Auction Click here for list of items1PM-2:30PM: Roundtable All…

National Open Auction Item Listing

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Items 1/24th Greg Hodnett #11H Die Cast 1/24th Kasey Kahne #9 Die Cast Dale Earnhardt Fan Pack – Coffee Mug, Action Figure, Collectors Plate, and 6 Pack Glass Bottle of Coke 1979 Collectors Beer Can with authentic Knoxville Raceway Dirt March 2002 Volume 1 Issue 1 Sprint Car and…

Big Weekend of Events in Store

Come out and join us for a two-day Trevis Race Car Reunion & Jimmy Etter Swap Meet! The event will kick off on Saturday morning and end on Sunday afternoon. Saturday come meet: Ron Trevis, Bill Chapin, Ed Demmy and more! Sunday from 1-3PM the roundtable will feature: Ron Trevis, Keith Kauffman, Paul Pitzer, Lynn…