Current News from the NCA
B&B Carousel and Steeplechase Plaza Update
11-Nov-2011 Patrick Wentzel, Census Chairman
NY1 has posted an article and video giving updated info on the B&B Carousel and Steeplechase Plaza. More Info . . .
Band Organ Rally in Sutter Creek
18-Oct-2011 Bette Largent, President
The 4th annual Band Organ Rally will be held in historic Sutter Creek, California on October 8th and 9th. The historic town in the heart of wine country is a fun place to visit and the addition of mechanical music displays makes it even better during the Fall season. Visit: suttercreek.org/organ-rally for more information.
Carousel Works machine opens at Detroit Zoo
29-Sep-2011 Jean Bennett, News Flash Reporter
A 33 figure menagerie carousel recently opened at the Detroit Zoo. Please read more
Denver Post NCA Convention Article
23-Sep-2011 Patrick Wentzel, NCA Census Chairman
The Denver Post has a nice oline article featuring the ongoing NCA Convention.
Read It Now!
Celebrate with the Paragon Carousel
07-Sep-2011 Jean Bennett, NCA News Flash Reporter
The Paragon Carousel in Hull MA will be open Sat Sept 17 from noon-6pm for the Endless Summer Waterfront Festival. There will be food, fun, entertainment and much more. For more info
Jane's Carousel makes the New York Times
03-Sep-2011 Tommy Forney, NCA Conservation Chairman
This article appeared in print and online on September 2, 2011. The completion of a gargantuan 27-year project in New York City is bound to attract lots of attention.
Also see the NY Times Slide Show!
Video of the Crossroads Village Carousel
01-Sep-2011 Gary Nance, Webmaster
A very nice two-minute video of the 1912 C.W. Parker carousel at Crossroads Village in Flint, MI is now available on YouTube.
Watch it now!
St. Catharines, Ontario Looff Carousel
31-Aug-2011 Patrick Wentzel, NCA Census Chairman
There will be a "Launch Party" Sunday, September 4th for the Autumn issue of Escarpment Views. The feature article is the St. Catharines Looff carousel.
There will be displays and free carousels rides from noon to 5 pm. The NCA will have a display. For more details please see the Escarpment Views website for more details.
Last day of Fresno exhibit August 27
25-Aug-2011 Jean Bennett, NCA News Flash Reporter
The exhibit of carousel animals from the Freels collection at Fresno State was originally scheduled through Aug 31. The ending date has been changed to Sat Aug 27. More info
Ride the 1920s Parker portable carousel in Rollag MN
24-Aug-2011 Jean Bennett, NCA News Flash Reporter
The Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion will take place Labor Day weekend, Sept 2-5 in Rollag MN. The gates open at 6am and carousel rides are available all day. More info here