Rootes United XXIX in Rockland, Maine

September 22, 2010

in United 29 - 2010

Event Details

Tigers East / Alpines East will hold our Rootes United XXIX,  over Columbus Day weekend in Rockland, Maine.


We are getting down to the absolute deadline for filling orders for the Lobster Bake, Sunset Cruise and Banquet.

Vendors are requiring meal selection counts for food and supplies. The Lobstah bake vendor has added chicken (sorry same price) to be offered as a substitute for lobster and includes corn on the cob, blueberry pie w/ice cream and beverage. If you have already REGISTERED and want to make additions/changes please contact us at with your desires and we can make last minute changes. If you have not registered by now, PLEASE DO SO NOW via online registration or by snail mail.

The big event is just TWO WEEKS away!

Register now!

Schedule of events is here
Can’t attend the whole event?

Festivities begin Thursday, October 7 and end on Monday, October 11. This time we are especially encouraging all cars of the Rootes Group to participate.
Together with the Owls Head Transpiration Museum (OHTM) Foreign Auto Festival & Antique Aeroplane Show, this will be an exciting event.

Accommodations are at the four-star Samoset resort in Rockland on the shore of Penobscot Bay, at the rate of $119 per night Thursday through Sunday. [This block of rooms is full. More info here.]

This is prime “leaf peeping” season and Columbus Day Weekend! Make your reservations EARLY!
See Steve Towle’s comment at the bottom of this page.


Planned events include a rally and dinner cruise on Friday evening.

An autocross, held in conjunction with the Mid Maine Sports Car Club, at the Owl’s Head Museum display area and a lobster bake are Saturday’s activities.

Rootes vehicles will be featured marquee in the first few rows at the Owl’s Head Foreign Auto Festival on Sunday.  Our 100-point concourse will occur at that time.

The Festival hosts some 200 plus foreign autos along with an antique aero show, free Model T rides, high-wheel bicycle demonstrations, bi-plane rides and a free admission to their Museum if you arrive in a foreign auto.  The event concludes with a Sunday evening banquet at Samoset for Rootes participants.

The Samoset can be reached at: (800) 341-1650 or (207) 594-2511 or by email to Be sure to mention TEAE when you make your reservation.

[The block of rooms at the Samoset is full. More info here.]

For more specific information about the United, contact Tod and Merrilee Brown (207) 832-9914            (207) 832-9914   or email to:

More updates about the United, sponsored by Tigers East/Alpines East,
are available here.

Register now!