Upcoming Events

June 21st – Thursday – General Members Meeting... Click for details

6pm. The monthly 3rd Thursday meeting will be held at Bright Side Detailing, 9380 Activity Road, Suite C, in Mira Mesa, 92126 (http://brightsidedetail.net). Following a short meeting covering past and future club events, owner Steve Poland will conduct a tour of this premier San Diego shop for detailing and ceramic coatings and present demonstrations on club member’s Cobra cars showing paint chip and scratch restoration using a state-of-the-art paint matching system. Pizza & Soda @ 6pm for a donation and BYO chair! GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME. Please RSVP for the food count to event coordinator, VP Ron Lawrence, email Ron or 858-229-0161.

June 24th – Sunday – SoCalSAAC 3rd Annual Car Show ... Click for details

SOCAL SAAC 3rd Annual Shelby/Ford Car Show will be held at Deer Park Winery & Automobile Museum, 29013 Champagne Blvd Escondido, CA 92026, on Sunday June 24th. The show is open to all Shelby Cars and Trucks, Shelby-influenced Cars and Trucks, as well as all Ford-powered vehicles. Parking is on the grass. The show will run from 10am to 2pm. All voting will be People’s Choice. $30 pre-registration can be done on-line by clicking “Registration Form” or click “Flier” for a mail in registration form. Free show admission to spectators. Direct inquiries to President Craig Van Wanseele email Craig or call or text to 619-279-3515.

July 12th – Thursday – Board of Directors Meeting ... Click for details

Typically held mid day for lunch. Location TBA. Attendance at this meeting is restricted to dues paid members only. Contact President Craig Van Wanseele with requested agenda items email Craig or call or text to 619-279-3515.

July 7th – Saturday – Motor Transportation Musuem Tour ... Click for details

With a full tank of gas, rendezvous at 0845 in the Costco/Ikea parking lot in Mission Valley, 2345 Fenton Parkway 92108, with a departure time of 0900. We will proceed approximately 54 miles to the Motor Transportation Museum at 31949 CA-94 in Campo, 91906. After a docent lead tour and self guided tour of the museum and grounds we will proceed approximately 12 miles to Golden Acorn Casino for lunch. After lunch, those that want to head home can depart, and those that want to continue the cruise can head over Sunrise Highway through Julian and Santa Ysabel and home from there. Please RSVP with event coordinator Glenn Rogers by email or 619-990-6628 for the restaurant reservation count.

July 19th – Thursday – General Members Meeting... Click for details

6pm. Location TBA. Members and Guests Welcome. Until details are available for posting, contact Event Coordinator, President Craig Van Wanseele email Craig or call or text to 619-279-3515.

August 10th – Friday – SoCalSAAC featured @ Crusin’ Grand ... Click for details

Come help share the love of Carroll Shelby at this annual event when SoCalSAAC will be a featured club at Crusin’ Grand in Escondido. All club members and guests with performance Fords are encouraged to participate. Enter eastbound on West 2nd Ave from Center City Parkway and turn left onto Broadway. Encouraged early afternoon arrivals can park close by until Broadway closes to traffic for the staging of the featured show cars about 4:30pm. Show space parking for SoCalSAAC has been set-aside on the right side of Broadway at the crosswalk on the south side of Grand Ave. Club member participation is needed to favorably represent our club! Be there!! Event coordinator: Ralph Jungk, 760-703-0785 or email Ralph.

August 16th – Thursday – General Members Meeting... Click for details

6pm. Location TBA. Members and Guests Welcome. Until details are available for posting, contact Event Coordinator, President Craig Van Wanseele email Craig or call or text to 619-279-3515.

August 25th – Saturday – Annual Moonlight Cruise ... Click for details

Time and details are TBA. FYI: Moonrise to the east @ 19:13 or 7:13pm, moonset to the west @ 05:29 and moon zenith overhead @ 00:01. Members and Guests with performance Fords are welcome. Until details are available for posting, contact Event Coordinator Benny Stafford at email Benny or 760-317-7007.

September 20th – Thursday – General Members Meeting... Click for details

6pm. Location TBA. Members and Guests Welcome. Until details are available for posting, contact Event Coordinator, President Craig Van Wanseele email Craig or call or text to 619-279-3515.

October 11th – Thursday – Board of Directors Meeting ... Click for details

The BoD meeting, typically held mid-day over lunch will be held at a yet to be disclosed location. Stand By. This meeting is restricted to dues paid members only. Submit agenda items to Event Leader and President: Craig Van Wanseele, email Craig or call/text to 619-279-3515.

October 18th – Thursday – General Members Meeting... Click for details

6pm. Location TBA. Members and Guests Welcome. Until details are available for posting, contact Event Coordinator, President Craig Van Wanseele email Craig or call or text to 619-279-3515.

October 20th – Saturday – Borrego Days Festival Cruise and Show ... Click for details

The Borrego Days Festival and Car Show, back by popular demand, has become the longest running annual event for our club. A fun filled day in the desert. Pre-registration is FREE and required for the free lunches. The Festival Car Show registration form may be found at (Not Available yet - Stand By). Download and submit online or print and mail in the form via the USPS. Open to club members and guests with Ford powered performance cars. Rendezvous with a full tank of gas at 7:15am (it is ½ hour earlier this year) at the Westfield Mall at North County Fair at 272 East Via Rancho Parkway, Escondido, CA 91901. Meet in front of the Black Angus restaurant. Departure at 07:30 and with a comfort stop in Santa Ysabel. ETA Christmas Circle, Borrego Springs is 9:15am for car show load-in. (This is actually a 3-day event but SoCalSAAC only participates in the car show on Saturday.) GUESTS ARE WELCOME. RSVP requested after registration with # of eaters for lunch coupons to Event Coordinator: Steve Ulmer email Steve. Return to Escondido will depart be between 1 and 1:30pm. Escondido ETA: 2:45pm unless we find some twisties.

October 20 & 21st – Saturday and Sunday – Big Bear overnighter ... Click for details

Member Benny has again expressed an interest in continuing on to Big Bear after the Borrego Days event in Borrego Springs on Oct 20. Rendezvous Saturday 7:15am with a full tank of gas at the Westfield Mall - North County Fair at 272 East Via Rancho Parkway, Escondido, CA 91901. Meet in front the Black Angus restaurant. Departure @7:30am. Arrive Borrego Springs about 09:15 for a short car show (Free lunch when registered for the car show which is also free – See the Borrego Springs post for registration form). Leave Borrego Springs about 1:30 pm for a 3-1/2 hour, 170 mile drive up to Big Bear with an ETA about 5pm. Return on Sunday, Oct 21. Contact Event Coordinator Benny Stafford to express your interest in participatingat email Benny or call/text 760-317-7007.