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Corvette Funfest 2019 26th Annual

2900 North 3rd StreetEffingham, IL62401

9.12.2018Meet Your Favorite Corvette Author's During Corvette Funfest!

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Author’s Row returns to Corvette Funfest in honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Corvette Black Book. Corvette Funfest guests will will also meet their favorite Corvette Author’s on Friday at 9:00am and on Saturday at 2:00pm near the Fun Dome.

Corvette Funfest guests can pick up a copy of their favorite Corvette books and have the Authors inscribe a personal message; truly a piece of memorabilia and a fond memory that you will forever cherish. Copies of each Authors books will be sold on-site with a selection of limited edition books available for purchase, and the 2019 Corvette Black Book.

Featured Authors

Mike Yager – Author of “Corvette Bible”Mike Antonick – Author of the “Corvette Black Book”

Jerry Burton – Author of “Zora Arkus-Duntov: The Legend Behind Corvette”, “Corvette: America’s Sports Car: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” and “Heartbeat of America” the award-winning themeline of Chevrolet.

Wil Cooksey, Jr. – Author of “No Time To Cry”

Kevin Mackay – Author of ”The Corvette Hunter: Kevin Mackay’s Greatest Corvette Finds”

Dave McLellan – Author of “Corvette from the Inside: The 50 Year Development History”

Chris Petris, Jr. – Author of “How to Restore Your Corvette 1963-1967” and “Corvette C3 1968-1982: How to Build and Modify”

John Gunnell – Author of  “Standard Catalog of Corvette 1953-2001” and “Standard Catalog of Corvette 1953-2005”

9.10.2018Install Dome

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The Install Dome is the epicenter of upgrades during Corvette Funfest. Be there for all of the action as we install everything from Headers to LED Lighting, Exhausts, hidden Radar Detectors, Protection Films, Window Tinting, WindRestrictors, Front and Rear Cameras and more. The Install Dome will be REVVED up all weekend with endless opportunities to upgrade your Corvette.

The Install Dome will be teeming with on-hand Corvette Experts, making it your one-stop-shop for Parts and Accessory Sales and Installations. Our experts will be available to answer questions you may have regarding your Corvettes maintenance and performance. Whether you need a headlight replaced or have bigger projects in mind, the Install Dome is where you want to be.

Featured Installers

Billy Boat -
With race technology built into every system, Billy Boat offers some of the best performing exhaust systems in the industry. Billy Boat has spent the last 10 years perfecting the sound of their exhaust systems; Head over to the Install Dome to hear the difference yourself.

Custom LED - Custom LED specializes in Corvette Lighting Kits. Their product line includes lighting kits for your C5, C6 or C7 Corvette. Utilizing the latest technologies,  you will have full control of the lighting system from your smart phone or tablet. Talk to the Custom LED team to learn about all of the options for your Corvette.

KOOKS Headers and Exhaust - The highest quality performing products in the industry and the latest technology sets KOOKS Headers and Exhausts apart from the competition. Take advantage of FREE Installations during Corvette Funfest!

SoundzPlus - Corvette Funfest guests can take advantage of an all-new Installation service from SoundzPlus. Specializing in mobile electronics, SoundzPlus will be installing Navigation Systems, Built-In Radar Detector Systems, Front and Rear Camera Systems and more. Visit SoundzPlus in the Install Dome to learn about all of the installations available during Corvette Funfest.

WindRestrictor - WindRestrictor returns to Corvette Funfest with recently licensed C7 logos and emblems for your Coupe or Convertible. Reduce noise and wind turbulence while adding your own personal touch with custom laser-engraved designs. WindRestrictors are available for C4-C7 Coupes and Convertibles. See the easy installation process yourself in the Install Dome!

XPEL Technologies - XPEL's products protect your Corvette from insects that can eat into your finish, road salt in colder climates and airborne pollutants in urban areas. In addition to their Pair Protections Films, XPEL will be offering Window Tinting for the first time ever during Corvette Funfest. Although they are bringing a larger than ever crew, XPELs schedule is limited and fills up quickly, reserve your service early!

8.6.2018Treat Yourself at Funfest Paradise

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Join us at Funfest Paradise Ladies Lounge for unique seminars, demonstrations, relaxation and more. Take advantage of a little R & R with our comfortable seating, as well as free coffee and water. 

In the mood for a little pampering? This year at Funfest Paradise, we are offering massages, manicures and pedicures, available on a first-come, first serve basis or by appointment. Limited walk-in appointments available or visit Betsy at Funfest Paradise to preschedule your appointment. Select Corvette Apparel will be available for purchase at Funfest Paradise.


Yoga to Find Freedom and Ease Your Hips and Back
Friday at 11am
Join us for a yoga class focusing on the hips and back. No yoga mat or special clothing required. $5.00/person

Aging Gracefully with doTerra Essential Oils
Friday at 1pm
Saturday at 2pm
Want to learn how to look and feel younger without needles, harsh chemicals or toxic products? In this Seminar you will learn how doTerra essential oils can help you age gracefully and naturally. Seminar guests will have the opportunity to sample a variety of products during this seminar.

Funfest Bingo Benefiting St. Jude
Friday at 2pm
Saturday at 4pm
BINGO! Corvette Funfest guests are invited to play Bingo for a good cause! Bingo cards will be sold for $5.00 each, half of the proceeds will be donated to the St. Jude Corvette Drive and the other half will be rewarded as a CASH Grand Prize!

Beauty on the Go - Mary Kay
Friday at 3pm
Test Drive the newest products from Mary Kay, including the new Mary Kay Skin Care Family-Timewise Miracle Set 3D - Defend. Delay. Deliver.

Yoga for the "Road Tripper"
Saturday at 2pm
This yoga class will teach you simple yoga poses that help with common pains you experience during long road trips. No yoga mat or special clothing required. $5.00/person

How To Manage a Sucessful Corvette Event - from a Woman's Perspective

Saturday at 11am
Join Angie Dennis of the Central Arkansas Corvette Club as she discusses being an active member of a Corvette Club and how she successfully helps organize Hot Springs Corvette Weekend, from a woman's perspective.

Food Blogging for the "Road Tripper"
Saturday at 12pm
Food Blogger and Effingham native, Madalaine McDaniel shares how to prepare for a road trip without having to stop for unhealthy and unsatisfying food. This seminar will focus on recipes that can be packed into a cooler and are hand held. a sampling of the recipes will be offered, so come hungry!

Talk with a Doc - "Facing the Challenge of Cancer with Authority"
Saturday at 1pm
Dr. Ruben Boyajian shares his expertise covering facts about cancers and empowering women facing the diagnosis of common and serious cancers, including: breast, colon, and skin cancers. It is a sad fact that you, or someone you love, will develop one of these types of cancers in your lifetime, we encourage you to attend this educational seminar.

Funfest Fashion Show - Small Funfest Stage
Saturday at  1:30pm

What's New at Prichard's Distillery
Saturday at 3pm
Find out what is new at our favorite run and whiskey distillery and enjoy free tastings! Must be 21 or older to attend.

8.3.2018Visit the Fun Dome

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Visit the Fun Dome

The Fun Dome is your one stop shop for everything Corvette. Walking through the expansive Fun Dome is like walking through the pages of the Mid America Motorworks Corvette Lifestyle catalog. Check out the latest additions to our Corvette apparel; get an up-close look at neon signs and Corvette clocks for your home or office, and page through a selection of historic and technical books to help you keep your Corvette passion alive.

Add some Corvette bling to your wardrobe – or pick up something sparkly for your co-pilot. Shop custom, beaded bracelets by Joan Cahill, check out the displays of Corvette furniture and decor for your office and bedroom including desks, office chairs, bed frames, dressers, collectible tin signs, and reusable decals. If you are in search of Corvette apparel, this is the place for you with everything from tank tops to winter coats and of course leather jackets.

Fun Dome Highlights

ALTEC Products – Forget the stock, flat look of most rear license plate frames; ALTEC Products offer Front and Rear License Plate Frames,Taillight Grills, Door Sill Covers, Splash Guards, and more. ALTEC Products give your Corvette a custom-finished look.

Bargain Blowout –
Back by popular demand, visit the Fun Dome during Corvette Funfest to save on Corvette Parts, Accessories, and overstock Lifestyle and Apparel items. With items sold on a first-come, first-serve bases, you’ll want to make the Blowout Bargain area of the Fun Dome one of your first stops at Corvette Funfest, as they say “the early bird gets the worm” or in this case parts! Prices as marked. Additional discounts do not apply.

 CarArtWork–Stop by and visit CarArtWork, inside the Fun Dome to see their line of unique metal sculptures that are unlike any Corvette collectible you’ve ever seen. The two-dimensional, stylized, brushed metal cutouts are available in a variety of sizes with mounted desktop models and wall hangings. CarArtWork offers GM Licensed products as well as an assortment of other automotive brands.

Condon Skelly Insurance – Mid America Motorworks is proud to partner with Condon Skelly to offer insurance for your Corvette. We want to ensure that your vehicle is covered while you pursue your passion. With premiums as low as $95 per year, you are just a quick, no-pressure quote away from the protection you need.

Corvette Adventures – Corvette Adventures is America’s #1 Corvette driving event and a favorite of the Yager family! Held at Chula Vista Resort in the Wisconsin Dells,the event is offered in both June and September, featuring multiple driving tours to exciting destinations like Lambeau Field, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin, wineries, breweries, cheese factories, local restaurants and other fascinating destinations. Visit Barb and Ed Saari and learn more about upcoming Corvette Adventures events.

Corvette Funfest Excursions –Experience Effingham and the surrounding communities like the locals do on one of our Corvette Funfest Excursions. We have added new and exciting destinations and brought back the classics for 2018. Visit our Excursion Expert, inside the Fun Dome, for details about each of our excursions. Space is limited and these Excursions will sell out, secure your Corvette Funfest Excursions in the Fun Dome before it’s too late.

Custom Thermoforming - Let's face it, getting in and out of your Corvette can cause a lot of wear and tear on your Corvette's doors. You can protect your doors from rubbing and scratches with products from Custom Thermoforming, like: Door Panel Kick Guards, Speaker Protectors, Door Sill Plates and Door Sill Protectors.

Kim’s Gold Dust
-Mid America Motoroworks is thrilled to welcome Kim’s Gold Dust in the Fun Dome during Corvette Funfest 2018! Kim's Gold Dust is the leader of Corvette Jewelry, carrying a wide-ranging line of products for men and women! Visit Kim's Gold Dust inside the Fun Dome during Corvette Funfest 2018, where you can see the extensive line of rings, pendants, bracelets, earrings, ankle bracelets, exclusive and limited edition Corvette Jewelry and more!

 Smart Step Flooring -Learn what “Stand Smart, Live Better” is all about with Smart Step Flooring. With over 20 years of manufacturing experience and Made in America expertise, Smart Step mats are distinctively made with SmartTech Polyurethane. The patented material proficiently reduces stress and strain and improves circulation, while minimizing joint, limb and muscle aches. With Officially Licensed GM design options, you can customize your mat with your favorite Corvette logos and emblems. These mats offer too many features and benefits to mention but you can find out more by visiting Smart Step Flooring in the Fun Dome.

8.1.2018Form and Functionality from WindRestrictor

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Form and Functionality from WindRestrictor

WindRestrictor utilizes cutting edge technologies for the design and fabrication of world-class interior wind control products. The WindRestrictor design team is comprised of engineers with over 30 years of experience, meaning countless hours of research and development go into each project, making the end result a beautiful and dependable product.

Corvette enthusiasts will love the functional, aerodynamic product that complements your Corvette’s aggressive body style.  The windscreen's dimensions and unique bends are designed to reduce the maximum amount of wind turbulence for your Coupe or Convertible. You will also notice a significant difference in wind noise which will allow you to hear your radio better, carry on a conversation with a passenger or on the phone, and even helps to maintain a more consistent cabin temperature.

WindRestrictors are Officially GM Licensed, allowing you to display your favorite Corvette Logos and Emblems or you can choose to fully customize your design. WindRestrictor also offers Illuminations in a variety of colors.

Corvette Funfest guests can take advantage of FREE Customization on orders placed during Corvette Funfest plus Free On-Site Installation. 

Click Here to preorder your WindRestrictor today

7.30.2018Country Style Dinner

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There’s nothing better than a hot, home-style meal after a long day of Corvette fun! Corvette Funfest guests are invited to the crowd favorite Niemerg’s Country Style Dinner on Saturday night.

Plan ahead and reserve your tickets early for only $10/person; just call 800-500-1500 to add Country Style Dinner Meal Tickets to your Funfest Experience.

A limited number of Meal Tickets are available during Corvette Funfest at Funfest Headquarters on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets purchased on-site are $12/person. Dinner begins at 5:30pm near the Small Funfest Stage on Saturday night.

Don’t fight the traffic – instead enjoy a meal of fried chicken, pulled pork BBQ, mashed potatoes and gravy and all the fixings! We dare you to try to fit it all on one plate!