Corvette Funfest 2021

Celebrate Simpler Times  |  September 16th - September 18th

2900 North 3rd Street  |  Effingham, IL 62401

Thursday, September 16
Time Event Location
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM My Garage Museum and Store Opens Visit the MY Garage Museum and Retail Store to shop Clearance merchandise and products. My Garage Museum
6:00 PM - Fireside Chat With Mike Yager, Paul Koerner and John Kraman Industry heavy-hitters discuss all things Corvette. Tuscan Hills Winery • Effingham
6:30 PM - Corvette Funfest Light Show, Sponsored By WindRestrictor Staging Starts at Dusk. Awards begin fifteen minutes after staging. Tuscan Hills Winery • Effingham
Friday, September 17
Time Event Location
8:00 AM - Funfest Grounds Open, Food Court Opens Enjoy the festivities! Funfest Grounds
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Celebrity Choice Award Judging Hours All registered Corvette Funfest guests are eligible for Celebrity Choice Awards. These awards are unlike any others, where the judges select a winner based on their preference and the Corvette's looks, style, unique design or die-hard appearance. Funfest Grounds
10:00 AM - Opening Ceremony Join Mike Yager and the whole Yager Family as we welcome you to Corvette Country! Featuring Becca Bange performing the National Anthem 1910 Gas Station
11:00 AM - Seminar: Stump the Corvette Mechanic with Paul Koerner Does your Corvette have a problem that has all your local mechanics scratching their heads? See if GM Certified Corvette Mechanic, Paul Koerner, can give you the answers or point you in the right direction. Paul will discuss with Corvette owners specific problems with their cars, how he would diagnose the issue and potential solutions. Location 2
1:00 PM - Seminar: NEW to the Hobby: Welcome the Owner/Enthusiast with Paul Koerner Since it rolled off the assembly line, every generation of the Corvette has brought advances in technology and features. If you're new to the Corvette world, this seminar is for you! Paul Koerner answers new owners' questions about features, repairs and maintenance. This question/answer format covers the basics that you want to know about, including how to evaluate a vehicle you intend to purchase, when to DIY or seek a more experienced mechanic, and more. Location 2
3:00 PM - Seminar: The Next-Generation Corvette with Paul Koerner Front engine, mid-engined, dual clutched, auto, manual, modified or not, these Corvettes offer state-of-the-art technology that requires a deep education that only GM can provide. Luckily, GM Certified Corvette Mechanic Paul Koerner has been trained in all aspects of the 7th and next-gen. Hear what he has to say at this informative seminar. Location 2
4:45 PM - Line Up For The Fun Run Cruise Join 500 Corvettes as they take a tour through scenic Effingham during the Corvette Funfest Fun Run! Gate 4
5:00 PM - Downtown Celebration Starts Hosted by Effingham Convention & Visitors Bureau Courthouse Square
5:15 PM - Fun Run Cruise Departs The cruise departs the Funfest Grounds for a countryside tour before arriving in downtown Effingham Gate 4
6:45 PM - Downtown Awards Ceremony Join us for the Friday Celebrity Choice trophy presentation Courthouse Square
Saturday, September 18
Time Event Location
8:00 AM - Funfest Grounds Open, Food Court Opens Enjoy the festivities! Funfest Grounds
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Celebrity Choice Award Judging Hours All registered Corvette Funfest guests are eligible for Celebrity Choice Awards. These awards are unlike any others, where the judges select a winner based on their preference and the Corvette's looks, style, unique design or die-hard appearance. Funfest Grounds
9:00 AM - Seminar: Race Around the MY Garage Museum C4 Exhibit with Ed Carlton Join Ed Carlton in the My Garage Museum as he talks all things C4 My Garage Museum
10:00 AM - Funfest Welcome with Mike Yager Mike Yager welcomes all to Corvette Funfest 2021 1910 Gas Station
11:00 AM - Expert Panel - C4 Racing Join Mike Yager, Ralph Kramer and Robert Pfeffer as they discuss the history of Corvette C4 Racing, including a Q and A on C4 Racing and the developmental programs around that platform. Location 1
11:00 AM - Seminar: NEW to the Hobby: Welcome the Owner/Enthusiast with Paul Koerner Since it rolled off the assembly line, every generation of the Corvette has brought advances in technology and features. If you're new to the Corvette world, this seminar is for you! Paul Koerner answers new owners' questions about features, repairs and maintenance. This question/answer format covers the basics that you want to know about, including how to evaluate a vehicle you intend to purchase, when to DIY or seek a more experienced mechanic, and more. Location 2
12:00 PM - Lunch & Strut Fashion Show in the Food Court with Angie Dennis Food Court
1:00 PM - Corvettes At The Indy 500 with Ron McQueeney Join Ron McQueeney in learning about the history of America's Favorite Sports Car at the legendary Indy 500. Location 1
1:00 PM - Seminar: The Next-Generation Corvette with Paul Koerner Front engine, mid-engined, dual clutched, auto, manual, modified or not, these Corvettes offer state-of-the-art technology that requires a deep education that only GM can provide. Luckily, GM Certified Corvette Mechanic Paul Koerner has been trained in all aspects of the 7th and next-gen. Hear what he has to say at this informative seminar. Location 2
2:00 PM - Seminar: Corvette Expert Tips with David Burroughs David Burroughs teaches you about the questions you need to ask, and the things you need to know before buying or selling a 1963-1967 Corvette. Location 1
2:00 PM - Seminar: Race Around the MY Garage Museum C4 Exhibit with Ed Carlton Join Ed Carlton in the My Garage Museum as he talks all things C4 My Garage Museum
2:00 PM - Wheels Exhibition Michael III shows his skateboarding skills and Deano Tull jumps a Corvette! Funfest Amphitheater
3:00 PM - Seminar: Inside Auctions and the Collector Car Market with John Kraman With an emphasis on Corvettes, John Kraman presents a seminar on how auctions work for both buyers and sellers, including fee structures and tips for success on the auction block. In addition, overall market trends and values will be covered, including the impact of resto mods as well as original and restored vehicles. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Location 1
3:00 PM - Seminar: Stump the Corvette Mechanic with Paul Koerner Does your Corvette have a problem that has all your local mechanics scratching their heads? See if GM Certified Corvette Mechanic, Paul Koerner, can give you the answers or point you in the right direction. Paul will discuss with Corvette owners specific problems with their cars, how he would diagnose the issue and potential solutions. Location 2
4:00 PM - Celebrity Choice Awards Ceremony Does your Corvette have what it takes to catch the judge's eye? Winners are invited to park in the Winners Corral before receiving their trophy and a commemorative photo with Mike Yager. 1910 Gas Station
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM Gourmet Country Style Dinner Limited availability! Purchase tickets at registration. Food Court
6:30 PM - Funfest Amphitheater Opens Funfest Amphitheater Opens for Registered Corvette Funfest Guests Funfest Amphitheater
7:30 PM - Funfest Prize Drawings Winners are announced for the Ron Fellows Driving School drawing, The St. Jude 50/50 Raffle and the St. Anthony Corvette Giveaway. Funfest Amphitheater
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Corvette Funfest 2021 Presents Double Vision: The Foreigner Experience Enjoy the ultimate Classic Rock experience with Double Vision: The Foreigner Experience! Funfest Amphitheater