Upcoming Events

NEW DATE: August 24th – Thursday – General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

Due to scheduling conflicts, the traditional 3rd Thursday meeting HAS BEEN CHANGED and will be held on the 4th Thursday at John Gerardy’s shop located at 2414 Auto Parkway in Escondido. BBQ at 6:00pm. Please RSVP to President Benny Stafford so that adequate food can be ordered. email, call or text 760-317-7007

September 1st – Friday – SoCalSAAC Blacklist 500 ... Click for details

In support or our military, the Seventh Annual Blacklist 500 Soap Box Derby and Vehicle Exhibition will be held at Camp Pendleton Marine Base on Friday, September 1st. Yes, it is a Friday, however a few club members have participated in the past, consider it a fun and worthwhile cause. We hope to grow participation by SoCalSAAC. Rendezvous at 08:30 just south of the base at the Chevron Station at 850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011. The event organizers would like us parked and set up no later than 9:30, so please be on time. Be sure to carry a valid driver’s license, vehicle registration and proof of insurance to get on base. RSVP no later than August 15th to event coordinator Mike Miller at email, call or text or 562-754-3508 . This RSVP is required to generate participant list for base security.

September 16th – Saturday – Alpine Kiwanis Car Show & Chili Cook Off ... Click for details

For the September SoCalSAAC club event, rendezvous @ 06:15 at the 7-ll, located at 14210 Old Hwy 80 (off I-8 at Lake Jennings Rd) for a departure at 6:30. For those that pre-register, a goodie bag, t-shirt and preferential parking will be available. $25 pre-registration may be submitted by downloading a form at http://alpinekiwanis.org/page/15400 and clicking on the registration form link at the bottom of the flier. Fill out the form and mail it with a check to the address on the form. Day of show registration is $30. Deadline for pre-registration is Monday, September 11. The show starts at 7am with awards at noon. With the VP out of town, please RSVP to the stand-in Event Coordinator Steve Ulmer (email Steve) or 858-279-5545 for club preferential parking arrangements.

September 21st – Thursday – General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

TBA – Commonly starts at 6pm with pizza & soda followed by a short meeting and a program of sorts. Until a location has been selected, contact President Benny Stafford. email, call or text 760-317-7007

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

MEMBERS ONLY. Location & details TBA. Typically held the 2nd Thursday of JAN, APR, JUL & OCT for an early lunch. Until a location has been selected, contact President Benny Stafford. email, call or text 760-317-7007

October 19th – Thursday – General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

TBA – Commonly starts at 6pm with pizza & soda followed by a short meeting and a program of sorts. Until a location has been selected, contact President Benny Stafford. email, call or text 760-317-7007

October 21st - Saturday – Annual 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 but required for the free lunches. Download, print and mail in the form via the USPS or submit online. The Festival Car Show registration form may be found at (AVAILABLE SOON- Stand By). Open to club members and guests with Ford powered performance cars. Rendezvous with a full tank of gas at 7:45am at the Westfield Mall at North County Fair at 272 East Via Rancho Parkway, Escondido, CA 91901. Meet between JCPenny’s and the Black Angus restaurant. Departure at 08:00 and with a comfort stop in Santa Ysabel, ETA Christmas Circle, Borrego Springs is 9:45am 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. Return departure will be between 1 and 1:30pm. Escondido ETA: 3pm. RSVP requested for lunch coupons: email

October 21st & 22nd – Saturday and Sunday – Big Bear overnighter ... Click for details

Rendezvous Saturday 7:45am with a full tank of gas at the Westfield Mall - North County Fair at 272 East Via Rancho Parkway, Escondido, CA 91901. Meet between JCPenny’s and the Black Angus restaurant. Departure @ 8am. Arrive Borrego Springs just before 10am for a short car show and free lunch if registered. Leave Borrego Springs about 1:30 pm for a 3-1/2 hour, 170 mile drive on S-22E, CA-86N, I-10W, CA-210W & CA-330N up the mountain for an ETA at 5pm. LODGING IS IN THE PLANNING STAGES. Contact event coordinator Benny Stafford for a dinner reservation. email, call or text 760-317-7007 for immediate lodging information. If at all interested, make a lodging reservation NOW or ASAP (typically a reservation can be cancelled within a day or two of the event if you change your mind). The Big Bear resort is busy and late reservations won’t be available.

November 16th – Thursday – General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

TBA – Commonly starts at 6pm with pizza & soda followed by a short meeting and a program of sorts. Until a location has been selected, contact President Benny Stafford. email, call or text 760-317-7007

December 2nd – Saturday – Christmas Party and Election of Officers... Click for details

Typically held on the first Saturday of December. Details are TBA, contact President Benny Stafford. email, call or text 760-317-7007