MnChallengers at Mopars in the Park 2015

What: Midwest Mopars in the Park 2015
Where: Dakota County Fairgrounds
When: Saturday and Sunday 5/30-31

We will have 2 meet-ups/cruise-ins on Saturday morning. 7am and 8am at Dakota Electric in Farmington:

The club will have tents set up wherever they place the 2 Challenger categories. We’ll have Membership info, club cards, Merchandise and shade.

The club is going to provide donuts on Saturday morning. Please meet up at the club tents at 9am Saturday morning.

Your board is going to provide FREE water to club members at the tent. Thanks to all of them for stepping up to do this!


Here is the schedule for this year’s show:

Friday, May 29th

9am – 7pm – Swapper setup
3pm – 5pm – Early Car Show Registration

Saturday, May 30th

Spectator gate open at 9am
9am – 3pm – Car Show Registration
9am – 6pm Car show and Events*
9am – 6pm – Swap Meet and Car Corral
9am – 6pm – Model Car Contest
9am – 6pm – $30.00 Dyno

Sunday, May 31st

Spectator gates open at 9am
9am – noon – Car Show registration
9am – 4pm – Car Show and Events*
9am – 4pm – Model Car Contest
9am – 5pm – Swap Meet and Car Corral
9am – 1pm – FREE Dyno
1pm – 5pm – $30.00 Dyno
1pm – Burnout Contest (cash prizes)
3pm – Award Ceremony

General Show Information

Rain or Shine (no refunds)
Handicapped accessible grounds
Separate truck/trailer parking
Sponsor/Commercial Vendor row
Winners circle 2013 – indoors
Spectator admission $10.00/day – children under 12 FREE
FREE spectator parking – use Highway 3 entrance

Tribute to the “Grocery” getters, station wagons and four door mopars of all kinds

MnChallengers Adopt-a-Highway Clean-up – May 16th, 2015


MnChallengers Adopt-a-Highway Clean-up – May 16th, 2015


This past Saturday, MnChallengers joined the Adopt-a-Highway program by adopting a 1-mile stretch of County Road 43 in Mendota Heights, MN. We had 11 people show up to clean the sides of the road and we found quite a variety of garbage.

Special thanks to club members Wolffy, Richard, Patty, Jon, Kent, Tim, Kevin, Heather, Nick and Angela for taking time out of their schedules to support a worthwhile cause.



May Cruise to Burnett Dairy Co-op 5/9/2015

Burnett Cruise
WHAT: May Cruise to Burnett Dairy Co-op
WHERE: World Famous Burnett Dairy Cheese Store
WHEN: Saturday, May 9th
TIME: 10:00am
Our May cruise was to Burnett Dairy Co-op in Alpha, WI. They sell cheese, wine and specialty gifts & products. They also have a bistro so we had lunch there as well – they had sandwiches, pizzas, fried fresh cheese curds, ice cream and frozen yogurt!

Our meet up was at the main Grandma’s Bakery (White Bear Lake, MN) at 10am. We had donuts and cookies for breakfast before we started our cruise at 10:30.

Our cruise was a good 2 hours to get to the Burnett Dairy Cheese Store. They were expecting us for lunch! We ate lunch there and shopped for cheese, wine and other goodies.

After the cheese store, we had another 90-minute cruise. The second half of the cruise was to none other than Nelson’s Ice Cream in Stillwater, MN!!! (remember, get the kids size!!)  That part of the cruise took us for some SPIRITED driving on WI highways 48, 46, 65 and 64.

Website of the co-op:

Map from Burnett Dairy Co-Op to Nelson’s Ice Cream:

Map from Grandma’s Bakery to Burnett Dairy Co-Op :

Adopt a Highway

It is with great pride that I announce that MnChallengers has been accepted into the Dakota County Adopt-a-Highway program. We have received a section of County Road 43 (Lexington Av.) from Highway 110 to Highway 13 in Mendota Heights (see pic).

We will be responsible for trash pickup twice a year, Spring and Fall, and I have already received the Welcome Kit. I will be scheduling a clean-up event for sometime in May and will be looking for volunteers. Our AAH sign will read MnChallengers Car Club

Craig Olsen
MnChallengers Car Club

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