EVENT SCHEDULE 2019SANTA CRUZ BRITISH MOTORCAR CLUB

Red indicates regular Club events. Black indicates optional events members can choose to attend.

You must be registered in advance to attend any event.


March 31, Sunday, (Rain Date April 28th) ANNUAL SANTA CRUZ BRITISH MOTORCAR CLUB MEETING, Fresh Choice in Morgan Hill. 9AM start Chevron at Highway 1 and Riverside Drive (#129) at Watsonville exit. Tour, Member's car show, lunch awards and meeting. We will be celebrating the Club's 30th Anniversary! There are special events, awards and speaker planned.


April 6, Saturday, SOUTH COUNTY BACKROADS TOUR. This tour has been delayed by the organizer to a later date in the year. A notice will go out once a new date is established. Joe Cain, organizer 408-605-3934 e-mail: joecainpe@aol.com


April 13-14, Saturday and Sunday, CENTRAL COAST CLASSIC RALLY, Jeff Ebbage, Will Winkler and Brian Bliven plan this event. Advanced registration required, two day non-timed rally includes Lodge room and a catered Mexican dinner. $250 advance registration. Cars follow a self-paced route with a boxed lunch stop. The evening's destination is the Hacienda Lodge at Fort Hunter Liggett military base. (YOU NEED A CA. "REAL ID" TO ENTER. OBTAIN AT DMV.) Next morning after breakfast, back on the road, concluding with no host lunch and trophy presentation. Advance payment required for room, meals and registration. Contact Jeff Ebbage at: jebbage@sbcglobal.net


May 4th , Saturday, – HOLLISTER VALLEY TOUR. Our SCBMC members Irene Medzky and Ginnie & Elliott Brown. Planned this tour for both the GGAHC and the SCBMC. It will start at the Starbucks in Morgan Hill (17015 Walnut Grove) driving south to the DeRose Winery and car Museum. Next stop is lunch at the 19th Hole in Tres Pinos. Finally, a stop at Sun Valley Organic Farm. RSVP by April 19th to BOTH: events.ggahc@gmail and ginnfrnkln@comcast.net.


May 19, Sunday, ALL BRITISH MOTOR VEHICLE SHOW & SWAP MEET, Held at Dixon Fair Grounds on North First Street. 200-250 cars, to show your car a $30 pre-registration fee is due by May 2nd. This popular meet is about a three-hour drive from Santa Cruz and has the best swap meet in California.To register, go to www.ubscc.org/CarShow.htm


June 30, Sunday, RUN TO KIRIGIN CELLARS, Multi-Club Event. Tour from either Chevron in Watsonville or Big Bear Coffee in Los Gatos, to the Kirigin Winnery in Gilroy. Car show on the winery's beautiful lawns, wine tasting, winery tour and lunch will be provided. Organized by Bob and Judy Petrokas. petrokas@ix.netcom.com Advance registration with Paypal, all inclusive payment of $35 for Tour, Show on Lawn, wine tasting, lunch, dessert, and bottled wine awards. Register by June 1st.


July 28th, Sunday, MONTEREY CRUISE TO MOTORCYCLE MUSEUM, winery, private collection, and lunch. Tour starting at theChevron in Watsonville. Museum visit, Wine Tasting, lunch at Baha Cantina, and more. SCBMC member Justin Aldi Justin justin@justinaldi.com has planned a great event, visiting the Classic Motorcycle Museum in Carmel Valley, plus winery visit and lunch. We did this a few years ago, and everyone wanted to return. The Museum is amazing!


August 9-17, MONTEREY CAR WEEK. Best to visit this site to get all the events and choices: https://whatsupmonterey.com/article/activities/monterey-car-week-overview


August 13th, Tuesday, Carmel -By-The-Sea Concours on the Avenue. This is a free show (for spectators) during the Monterey Historics week. Unfortunately, they have instituted a high entrant fee for anyone to show a car. Contact: Info at www.motorclubevents.com


August 14th, Wednesday, The Little Car Show. Held in downtown Pacific Grove on Lighthouse Ave. from 11 noon to 5 pm. This is the seventh year for this specialty show. Only cars of 1601 cc or less are allowed. Many attending cars are British, so MG’s, Sprites, Midgets and other little cars be sure to register and attend. Entrance fee $25. Advance registration required Register at http://www.marinamotorsports.org/events/


August 15-17, Thursday through Sunday, Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is the largest event held during the famed Monterey Classic Car Week. Approximately 550 race cars are invited to compete in the world’s premier motoring event. Lots of crowds and great historic car displays. The club does not go as a group due to large crowds, waiting lines and high prices. However, you are urged to attend to see the world’s best collection of cars


August 18th, Sunday, TARGA CIENEGA RUN, A full morning of touring into the beautiful Monterey County roads with some stops at scenic points and a winery visit for mid-day refreshments and picnic lunch. The day will conclude with the group driving together back to the Santa Cruz area. This tour's planner is our new member, Drew Barker with his MGB. He just joined last year but says he enjoyed meeting the members so much, he wanted to plan a drive this summer. Drew Barker: cme4bagpipes@gmail.com


SEPTEMBER 8TH, Sunday, REDWOOD ROLL, mountain tour and lunch. This is a scenic drive into Santa Cruz Mountain roads by organizers and SCBMC members, Emile DellAquila and John Christensen. They have selected a new fun route and restaurant for lunch this year. Time and meeting place will be announced closer to the event. E-mail for Emile Dell'Aquila: emile@dellaquila.com


October 12 & 13, Saturday & Sunday, 8th ANNUAL BRITISH FALL CLASSIC. In downtown Morgan Hill. This is our one remaining large British Car Show originally started by the SCBMC in 1993. Please support it or we will have no local show. The show features British sedans, saloons, sports cars, etc. Now organized by On the Road Again Restoration shop, Bill Hiland 408-314-2675. Saturday tour, Sunday show. To register go to: http://the britishfallclassic.