“Happy Days Are Here Again” is the theme for the 2017 Villagers’ Annual Historic Hunt & Road Rally on April 8. The event is open to the public and will begin downtown promptly at 4 PM, in the parking lot of the Miami Women’s Club, 1737 N. Bayshore Drive, Miami (behind the former Omni complex).
MiMo (Miami Modern) architecture will captivate registered hunters as they drive their own cars for a 2 ½ hour mad-cap, clue-solving quest, touching on some of Miami-Dade’s most interesting historic sites.
The Miami Auto Museum will be the Hunt’s final stop at 6:30, for an optional buffet dinner in the 50’s Diner, silent auction and tour of the Museum’s Dezer Collection. Prizes will be awarded to winning teams. The Miami Auto Museum is located at 2000 NE 146th Street in North Miami. The museum tour includes Supercars, James Bond Gallery, Batmobiles and Hollywood set cars.
The Villagers have been hosting Historic Hunts for more than 30 years and have developed a reputation for creating lots of laughter and good-natured team competition, while exposing the little-known, often quirky side of local history.
All proceeds support historic restoration and preservation in Miami-Dade County. Founded in 1966, The Villagers, Inc. is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization.
Tickets are available through Villagers’ members or on-line at www.thevillagersinc.org. Prices per person are: $25 for the Hunt; $55 for Dinner & Museum Tour; $75 for Combo Hunt, Dinner & Museum Tour; $20 for Kids (6-12) Dinner & Museum Tour.