June 3rd: Sears Point for their Historic Motorsports Festival.
Saturday the historic race cars get a CHP escort to the town square
in Sonoma. We can be there to greet them at the square. As an added
attraction, the Blackhawk Museum has arranged for a day at the races...for
$50 for members, you get two admission tickets to the races, preferential
parking (as I recall) and a couple of laps on the track (during
the lunch break) in your own car. More details TBA.
Jun 24th: An event at the Blackhawk Auto Museum featuring
Jay Ward, creative director for Cars at Pixar. Details TBA
Aug 17th: Salinas to Carmel Drive. So we can see pretty
cars before the big buck show in Monterey. Details TBA
Sep 8, 9, 10th: We'll be joining the Citroen club for their
Rendezvous in Atascadero. French cars are preferred, but unusual
will also be allowed. Due to the distance, we may be caravaning.
Non Club Events
May 13th: Swing dance on the SS Red Oak Victory
Ship in Richmond. Anyone bringing a classic car can park next to
the ship and the driver will receive a free admission. All we ask
is that those bringing cars call ahead to (510) 237-2933 to register
their vehicle. Tickets for everyone else are $45 advance purchase
and $50 at the door. This includes admission to the ship, dinner,
a free glass of “Victory” beer or wine, live music with Stompy Jones
swing/jazz combo, and show dancing by the San Francisco Jitterbugs.
Ticket link is here.
June 11th: 2nd Annual Alameda Point Concours
d' Elegance, from 9 - 4, at the former Air Station. Featured
car is the Cobra. Details here.
June 16 - 18th: Join us for microcar magic
and minimalistic motoring. This is a free event for all vintage
micro or mini cars under 1500 cc. GPNWMME #13. Details here
Aug 19th: Concours d'LeMons in Seaside.
A spoof on a show happening a few miles down the street. It's getting
so much attention, even Jay Leno shows up. Details here.
May - Sep: Auburn Cruise Night: 4- 9pm 2nd
Friday of the month on Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA – 4 blocks between
Elm and High Street. Free, just show up (be early). Details here
Oct 21st: 29th Annual San Francisco Old Car Picnic
(formerly Jimmys Picnic). In Golden Gate Park. Details here
Every Saturday: Donut Derelicts, Bagel Street
Cafe @ 1049 El Monte ave in Mountain View 9 a.m. This is a new location
from the previous (Los Altos) location.
2nd Saturday of the Month: Canepa Cars & Coffee,
a fancy car gathering at 4900 Scotts Valley Drive, Scotts Valley,
CA (April thru October).
4th Saturday of the Month: @ Santana Row (San
Jose) has their Cars and Croissants. Aparrently for big buck exotics.
Bring some beer and donuts to bring the atmosphere back to breathable.
to the Microcar Events Webpage
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