Washington, D.C., based automotive historian and storyteller Mark Gessler is founder of the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA), the world’s largest historic vehicle owners group with over 400,000 members. He focuses his work on sharing America’s automotive heritage with the American people. Gessler developed a passion for automobiles at a very young age and has unearthed, documented and preserved multiple important historic cars. His areas of interest stretch from the dawn of the automobile industry to leading-edge designs of the future. Tickets are $45 pp. For more info. and tickets call 229-236-8273 or visit www.thomasvilleantiquesshow.com.