Upcoming Events

January 6th – Sunday – Peterson Museum Cruise ... Click for details

With a full tank of gas, rendezvous at 05:45am at the Chevron Gas Station 850 Palomar Road, Carlsbad 92008 (by the windmill). With a departure not before 06:00am we expect to make a comfort stop at Hillbank Motors located at 1 Whatney, Irvine, 92618. About 07:00 a caravan will depart for the Peterson Museum www.Petersen.org, located at 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036. Registration is required to get free parking on the museum grounds; register at https://www.petersen.org/events/2019/1/21/annual-carroll-shelby-cruise-in. Return plans include lunch at Hell’s Kitchen Motorsport Bar & Grill (new ownership) www.hellskitchen74.org located at 32685 Ortega Highway, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530. Dress for the weather; event cancels for foul weather. BYO-chair. Event Leader: Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

January 12th – Saturday – Board of Directors Meeting ... Click for details

Regularly scheduled quarterly BoD meetings have been changed for the ensuing year to the 2nd Saturday of January, April, July and October. The meeting is open only to any dues-paid member. The gavel drops at 9:00am. The location and details will be posted as they become available. Submit agenda topics or for more information, contact the Event Organizer: Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

February 17th – Sunday – Sweetheart Cruz ... Click for details

With a full tank of gas, rendezvous at 8:50am at the 94th Aero Squadron, 8885 Balboa Ave. for brunch ($32/person). Or just meet in the parking lot for a cruz departure time of no earlier than 10am. The cruz will take us through Ocean Beach, along Sunset Cliffs and out to the end of Point Loma for a group photo at the lighthouse (Cabrillo National Monument parking pass: $5/vehicle). From there, we’re onto Seaport Village ($16/2 hours parking) with a stop for a Ben & Jerry’s mid-day treat. All Cobras (Roadsters, GT 350, GT 500), High Performance Ford Products, car enthusiasts and guests are welcome to join in the festivities. Please RSVP to event coordinator Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161. . Notes: dress for the weather and the event will reschedule for inclement weather to Feb 24th.

March 16th – Saturday – Regular General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

The Regular General Membership meetings have been changed to 8:30am on the 3rd Saturday of each month for the ensuing year. Location and details will be posted as they become available. The meeting is open to all members and non-member guests with an appreciation for Carroll Shelby and may start with a meal followed by an activity. Event Organizer: President Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

April 10th – Saturday – Regular General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

The Regular General Membership meetings have been changed to 8:30am on the 3rd Saturday of each month for the ensuing year. Location and details will be posted as they become available. The meeting is open to all members and non-member guests with an appreciation for Carroll Shelby and may start with a meal followed by an activity. Event Organizer: President Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

April 20th – Saturday – Board of Directors Meeting ... Click for details

Regularly scheduled quarterly BoD meetings have been changed for the ensuing year to the 2nd Saturday of January, April, July and October. The meeting is open only to any dues-paid member. The gavel drops at 9:00am. The location and details will be posted as they become available. Submit agenda topics or for more information, contact the Event Organizer: Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

May 18th – Saturday – Regular General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

The Regular General Membership meetings have been changed to 8:30am on the 3rd Saturday of each month for the ensuing year. Location and details will be posted as they become available. The meeting is open to all members and non-member guests with an appreciation for Carroll Shelby and may start with a meal followed by an activity. Event Organizer: President Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

June 15th – Saturday – Regular General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

The Regular General Membership meetings have been changed to 8:30am on the 3rd Saturday of each month for the ensuing year. Location and details will be posted as they become available. The meeting is open to all members and non-member guests with an appreciation for Carroll Shelby and may start with a meal followed by an activity. Event Organizer: President Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

July 13th – Saturday – Board of Directors Meeting ... Click for details

Regularly scheduled quarterly BoD meetings have been changed for the ensuing year to the 2nd Saturday of January, April, July and October. The meeting is open only to any dues-paid member. The gavel drops at 9:00am. The location and details will be posted as they become available. Submit agenda topics or for more information, contact the Event Organizer: Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

July 20th – Saturday – Regular General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

The Regular General Membership meetings have been changed to 8:30am on the 3rd Saturday of each month for the ensuing year. Location and details will be posted as they become available. The meeting is open to all members and non-member guests with an appreciation for Carroll Shelby and may start with a meal followed by an activity. Event Organizer: President Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

August 17th – Saturday – Regular General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

The Regular General Membership meetings have been changed to 8:30am on the 3rd Saturday of each month for the ensuing year. Location and details will be posted as they become available. The meeting is open to all members and non-member guests with an appreciation for Carroll Shelby and may start with a meal followed by an activity. Event Organizer: President Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

September 21th – Saturday – Regular General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

The Regular General Membership meetings have been changed to 8:30am on the 3rd Saturday of each month for the ensuing year. Location and details will be posted as they become available. The meeting is open to all members and non-member guests with an appreciation for Carroll Shelby and may start with a meal followed by an activity. Event Organizer: President Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

October 12th – Saturday – Board of Directors Meeting ... Click for details

Regularly scheduled quarterly BoD meetings have been changed for the ensuing year to the 2nd Saturday of January, April, July and October. The meeting is open only to any dues-paid member. The gavel drops at 9:00am. The location and details will be posted as they become available. Submit agenda topics or for more information, contact the Event Organizer: Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

October 19th – Saturday – Regular General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

The Regular General Membership meetings have been changed to 8:30am on the 3rd Saturday of each month for the ensuing year. Location and details will be posted as they become available. The meeting is open to all members and non-member guests with an appreciation for Carroll Shelby and may start with a meal followed by an activity. Event Organizer: President Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

November 16th – Saturday – Regular General Membership Meeting ... Click for details

The Regular General Membership meetings have been changed to 8:30am on the 3rd Saturday of each month for the ensuing year. Location and details will be posted as they become available. The meeting is open to all members and non-member guests with an appreciation for Carroll Shelby and may start with a meal followed by an activity. Event Organizer: President Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

December 7th – Saturday – General Membership X-Mas Party ... Click for details

Typically held mid-day on the first Saturday of December. Typically, after a social hour and catered meal a meeting will be held that includes the election of officers for the next year. Then a gift exchange rounds out the event. Details will be published as they become available. Event Organizer: President Ron Lawrence, email Ron or call/text to 858-229-0161.

Past Events from 2018

Past Events from 2018
December 8th – Saturday – Memorial Cruise & lunch ... Click for details

At 08:15am rendezvous with a full tank of gas, at the Starbucks in Fenton Market Place (Mission Valley) at 2245 Fenton Parkway #110, San Diego 92108. With the departure not before 08:15 the cruise takes us about 100 miles over about 2 hours. There will be one comfort stop in Pine Valley to stretch our legs and use the bathroom. No food however gas is close by if needed. About 11am we will arrive at Glen Abby Memorial Park and Mortuary, located at 3838 Bonita Road, Bonita, 91902. After spending a few minutes at the gravesite we will depart for Karina’s Mexican Restaurant, 89 Bonita Road, Bonita 92010 where we can expect reserved parking and reserved seating in the restaurant at 12-noon. Non-club member GUESTS with performance Fords are welcome to join in any portion of this event. Any friends of Tim or Hank that do not wish to participate in the cruise may join us at the Mortuary and or lunch. PLEASE RSVP for a reserved restaurant seat to Event Coordinator: Eric Ludwig at email or 619-719-6073.

December 1st – Saturday – Annual Christmas Party & Meeting w/Elections ... Click for details

HO, H0, HO – It is that jolly time of year again. SoCalSAAC is hosting its annual membership & guest Christmas Party on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 11am to 3pm. What a great way to get in to the holiday sprit. It will again be held indoors at member Les Werling’s private shop located at 2892 S. Santa Fe Ave, San Marcos, CA 92069. The early RSVP check is $10 per person when received by Monday, November 26th; thereafter, late RSVPs are $15. RSVP checks need to be made payable to SoCalSAAC and mailed to President Craig Van Wanseele, 1060 Barona Road, San Diego, CA 92040. You may participate in the ever-popular gift exchanges if you bring a wrapped gift with a value of not less than $20.00 (no gag gifts!). This year there will also be a “Ladies only” Gift Exchange. Following a social hour, lunch with a selection of non-alcoholic beverages, catered by Feliccia’s Italian will be served about noon. A short end-of-the-year meeting will follow the meal. Bring your own adult beverages; cups and ice will be provided. Contact is Event Coordinator, President Craig Van Wanseele email Craig or call or text to 619-279-3515.

November 17th – Saturday – General Members Meeting & Fun Mountain Cruz, Breakfast and Helicopter Museum Visit ... Click for details

NEW Time & Location 0800, Location: Starbucks 2245 Fenton Pkwy, Mission Valley, 92108. Member & Guest driving Shelby Cobras (Roadsters, GT 350, GT 500), and High Performance Ford Products are welcome. Meeting starts promptly at 0800 coffee & donuts will be avialable. Immediately after the meeting you may join the cruz, or not, heading out to breakfast and Helicopter Museaum tour. If you plan to cruise; come with a full tank of gas. With a departure no earlier than 0900 the cruise will head out I-8 then CA-79 thru Julian leading to breakfast at the Apple Country Restaurant located at 30270 CA-78, Santa Ysabel 92070 – next to Dudley’s. After the meal it is a short run to the Classic Rotor Museum in Ramona (https://www.rotors.org) located at 2690 Montecito Road, Ramona 92065. Guests with performance Fords are always welcome to join our events. Note: This is the week before Thanksgiving. Also Noteworthy: The museum entrance is $10.00 and Dress-for-the-Weather as winter approaches and we will be at altitude. Please RSVP to VP Event Organizer Ron Lawrence at email or 858-229-0161 for the restaurant reservation.

November 15th – Thursday – EVENT MOVED TO SATURDAY General Members Meeting... Click for details

EVENT MOVED TO SATURDAY, November 17th. The general meeting will be held this saturday, followed by a club cruise.

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

EVENT CANCELLED !

October 20th – Saturday – Borrego Days Festival Cruise and Show (updated Tuesday, 10-16) ... Click for details

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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 lunch. The Festival Car Show registration form may be found at https://form.jotform.com/81276500045146. Participants are to rendezvous with a full tank of gas at 6:45am (earlier than in the past years) at the Westfield Mall at North County Fair at 272 East Via Rancho Parkway, Escondido, CA 91901, in front of the Black Angus restaurant. Departure not before 07:00am and with a comfort stop in Santa Ysabel ETA Christmas Circle, Borrego Springs is 9:00am for car show load-in. (This is actually a 3-day event but SoCalSAAC only participates in the car show on Saturday.) GUESTS WITH FORD PERFORMANCE CARS ARE WELCOME. RSVP To Event Coordinator: Steve Ulmer, email Steve. Depart for return to Ramona between 1 and 1:30pm after a stop for a gas ETA: 2:15-2:45pm unless we find some twisties.

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

The monthly 3rd Thursday membership meeting will be held at member John Gerardy’s shop at 2414 Auto Park Way, Escondido, with the entrance actually on Alpine Way. A meeting will follow a fresh-cooked bar-b-q dinner – for a donation. Guests and visitors are always welcome. Please RSVP for the food count by calling or texting event coordinator President Craig Van Wanseele at 619-279-3515.

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

DUES-PAID MEMBERS ONLY. To be held at 11:00am at Feliccia’s Italian Restaurant located at 1011 S. Santa Fe Ave in Vista, (www.felicciasitalianrestaurantdeli.com). Topics include the Christmas Party and the Website. Contact President Craig Van Wanseele with requested agenda items, email Craig or call/text to 619-279-3515.