-Upcoming Events-

Upcoming Events


March 24th: Sears Point Raceway, there will be the first ever "Hooptie-Con" a conglomeration of 24 hours of LeMons, Billetproof Hot Rod and Custom show and Concours d Lemons. Great fun last year, and was only 24 hours of Lemons and the Arcaners.

April 7th: Peter Brock will present at Blackhawk the the BRE Histoy of Japanese auto race cars in America. Perhaps a nice ride out from the East Bay, and a return to Casa díSpielberg for non-vegan stuff burned on the Bar b Que.

April 15th: Annual Business Meeting, a potluck gathering where we elect the club officers for the year. A must attend, somewhere in the east bay, details TBA

April 20th: We have been invited to Mark Merrilís open house in Mountain View. He has a marvelous collection of Air Cooled VWís and just a few air cooled Porsches. Well worth showing up in an unusual car.

May 27th: A run out to Vasona for rides on the Billy Jones miniature railway. I am told that we will have keys to their machine shop. Perhaps if no one is looking, we can grab the keys to the locomotive.

June 2nd: A return to Sears Point for the Sonoma Historic Races. Great fun, and a great way to see the Historic races.

June 29 to July 1: Overnight trip up to the delta on levee roads, with two prospective overnight stops. Yes, there will be convenient locations for the Amphicars and (hopefully a couple of Schwimwagons) to get into and out of the water. We are promised a drag race or two. Paul and Chuck are doing this, and road speeds will be appropriate for Fiat 500ís and Triumphs and Big Healys as well.

August 23rd: The Salinas to Carmel run for the Pebble Beach cars on Ocean Avenue. Stay tuned...

Non Club Events

February 18: At the Blackhawk Museum, an Alfa/Ferrari cars and coffee. I have no Ferrari, and no Alfa, but inside there will be a presentation by Derek Hill about his dad, Phil Hill.

April 13 - 14th: 38th annual Southwest Unique Little Car Show. Preregistration is due by Mar 23rd. Stay tuned..

April 29th: 28th Pacific Coast Dream Machines, The Coolest Show On Earth. Half Moon Bay Airport. If it's got an engine, it'll be there (yes, boats too). Preregistration ends 4/15, details at: here


Every Saturday: Donut Derelicts, Bagel Street Cafe @ 1049 El Monte ave in Mountain View 9 a.m.

2nd Saturday of the Month: Canepa Cars & Coffee, a fancy car gathering at 4900 Scotts Valley Drive, Scotts Valley, CA (April thru October). Resumes 04/18.

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.

Link to the Microcar Events Webpage

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