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Sixth Annual Texas Mercedes-Benz Get Together-Saturday, June 11, 2011

I hope you don't mind if I post this here in addition to the Southeast U.S. Region forum.

The SIXTH Annual Texas Mercedes-Benz Get Together will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2011. Caravans of Mercedes-Benz autos leaving from Austin, the DFW Metroplex, Houston and San Antonio will once again meet at the midway point between Houston and Dallas on I-45 known as Centerville for a day filled with automotive fun! This is an event open to all Mercedes-Benz owners, regardless of the age or condition of their car, from garage queens to daily drivers to beaters. Owners from points beyond Texas are welcome to attend. We've had repeat attendees from Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Kansas participate in this get together. Smart and Sprinter owners are invited to attend, too. After all, they're just our brothers with different badging. Do you have family members, friends, or neighbors who drive Mercedes-Benzes and don't know about this event? Tell them to come on out! The caravans will depart at a time that will give them a 12:00 Noon arrival time in Centerville. You can check below for the departure time for the caravan nearest you. We will have reserved parking and a BBQ lunch in a room reserved just for us at the world famous Woody's Smokehouse on the NORTHBOUND side of I-45. After everyone has eaten, we'll head 4 miles south of town on old Highway 75 to Fort Boggy State Park for the Show and Shine! Admission to Fort Boggy is FREE. Awards will be given out based on People's Choice for best Vintage Model (Pre 1980), Best 1980s Model "Young Classics", Best 1990s Model, and Best 2000-present Model. Bring the camera, water and some sunscreen to the park because it probably will be hot. Last June was a hotter than normal June, so here's hoping for a normal or cooler than normal June 2011! Come on out to Texas's Premier Mercedes-Benz Event and have some fun with fellow MB owners and fans. We're gonna have a good time!

Departure Points:
(If you are coming from a town not listed below, (ex: Beaumont, Tyler, etc...) and you are interested in setting up a caravan if you expect 2 or more other vehicles to come along, send me a private message so we can get something set up. Keep watching this list to see if any other cities get added.)

Austin (Round Rock)
Dell Diamond
3400 East Palm Valley Boulevard (US 79)
Round Rock, TX 78665
Meet at 9:15am, depart at 9:45am

Location of Dell Diamond: Dell Diamond - Google Maps
Route from Dell Diamond to Centerville: Dell Diamond to Centerville - Google Maps

DFW Metroplex

Love's Truck Stop
2500 S I-45 (Exit 272, Fulghum Rd. Exit)
Hutchins, TX 75141
Meet at 9:45am, depart at 10:15am

Location of Love's Truck Stop: 2500 S I-45, Hutchins, TX - Google Maps
Route from Love's to Centerville: Dallas to Centerville - Google Maps

Cracker Barrel
14765 North Freeway (Exit 63, Airtex Dr. Exit)
Houston, TX 77090
The Houston group will assemble in the section of the Cracker Barrel parking lot closest to the Guesthouse Inn & Suites.
Meet at 9:45am, depart at 10:15am

Location of Cracker Barrel: 14765 North Freeway, Houston, TX - Google Maps
Route from Houston to Centerville: Houston to Centerville - Google Maps

San Antonio

17460 IH 35 North (Exit 175, Natural Bridge Caverns Rd. Exit)
Schertz, TX 78154
Meet at 7:30am, depart at 8:00am (note: this caravan will meet up with the Austin caravan at the Dell Diamond in Round Rock at 9:30am)

Location of HEB: HEB, - Google Maps
Route from San Antonio to Dell Diamond : San Antonio to Dell Diamond - Google Maps
Route from Dell Diamond to Centerville: Dell Diamond to Centerville - Google Maps

Central Texas Marketplace
2400 W. Texas Loop 340 (at Loop 340/Hwy 6 & I-35, exit 330 from I-35)
Waco, TX 76711
Meet at 9:50am, depart at 10:20am

Location of Central Texas Marketplace: 2400 W. Texas Loop 340, Waco, TX - Google Maps
Route from Central Texas Marketplace to Centerville: Waco to Centerville - Google Maps

Woody's Smokehouse - Home - The World's Best Beef Jerky

Fort Boggy State Park

TPWD: Fort Boggy State Park
Map of Fort Boggy:

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