2024 GOLDEN GATE AUSTIN HEALEY CLUB EVENT SCHEDULE

Includes non-GGAHC Major Healey Events and Club-recommended events

Indicates events sponsored by the Golden Gate Austin Healey Club.


The club has introduced some new stuff to encourage participation:

  • An Annual Mileage Award will be presented at the 2024 Christmas Party to the club member that drives her/his Healey the most during the year. The Events Coordinator will record your odometer mileage at the first event you attend for the year.

2024 GGAHC EVENTS


Every Tuesday, 2024, GGAHC Cars & Coffee

What: John Vranicar and Cully Anderson have started a Cars and Coffee gathering outside the Paris Baguette Bakery Cafe, 35 Crescent Dr Suite A, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523.  These  happen every Tuesday morning, weather permitting. Talk includes Healeys, answering passerby questions, trips, local events, getting to know each other, vehicle maintenance, tech sessions, and planning for local drives.  An impromptu local drive may be included.  

More Info:  Meet at 9:30 AM, weather permitting. Bring your Healey if you can, but if you can’t, come anyway. Questions? Email John at jvran47@gmail.com.


Saturday, July 13, 2024, Skyline to Half Moon Bay Tour

 

    

What: Club members Chris Silcox and his better half Rusty Pittman have an incredibly scenic tour planned through the beautiful coastal Santa Cruz Mountains ending in Half Moon Bay.

The tour will be approximately 65 miles and will take about 3 hours with fueling and site stops along the way. Stops planned are Alice’s on Hwy 35 (refueling & regroup), Pigeon Point Lighthouse (20 min stop), the lovey town of Pescadero (30 minute stop).

Our tour ends in beautiful Half Moon Bay. Lunch will be at the Half Moon Bay Brewery at Pillar Point Marina.

More Info: Please meet at the upper Crystal Springs reservoir vista parking lot at the corner of Hwy 92 & 35 @ 10:00 a.m. Hot coffee & pastries to be served! We will depart promptly at 10:30 a.m. for our tour.

Please RSVP to Chris Silcox at silcox.cd@gmail.com by Wednesday, July 10th.


Saturday, August 3, GGAHC Cars & Coffee

What: Chris Silcox has started a Cars and Coffee gathering at Barrel and Bean Coffee, 17500 Depot Street, #122, Morgan Hill, CA 95037. These will happen every first Saturday of the month, weather permitting.  Talk includes Healeys, local events, getting to know each other, and planning for local drives.  

More Info:  Meet at 9:30 AM, weather permitting, every first Saturday of the month, weather permitting. Bring your Healey if you can, but if you can’t, come anyway. Questions? Email Chris Silcox at silcox.cd@gmail.com.


Saturday, August 24, 2024, GGAHC Summer BBQ

What:  The GGAHC Summer BBQ will be at the Nerlove’s Elkhorn Peak Winery.  The Whites are planning a short drive before.

More Info: Coming. Save the date.

Watch this page, the Healey Happenings newsletter and you email inbox for updates and further details.


Friday – Sunday, October 4 – 6, Weekend Super Incline Elevation Road Rallye Adventure (Sierra) Passes Tour

What:  This year we are planning on bringing back the world-famous Sierra Passes Fall Colors Tour. At this time, we are still in the planning stages and what we are looking at is a 3-day trip. Starting in Manteca on Friday, October 4th.

The tentative plan at this time will take us on a short drive Friday leaving the Manteca area about 10 AM. We will travel to Columbia  https://www.visitcolumbiacalifornia.com for a lunch stop and some sight seeing time, and then it’s on to our hotel for the night at Bear Valley where we will be spending both nights.

The next day we will travel over Ebbetts Pass and Monitor Pass with a picnic lunch stop along the Walker River.  Then it’s south on US 395, and over Hwy 120 and Sonora Pass. Returning to our hotel room at Bear Valley. This will be a longer day, but we will have plenty of snacks and adult refreshments awaiting us.

On Sunday morning we will be traveling back over Ebbetts Pass, thru Markleeville and Hope Valley. One of the top locations for the Fall Colors. We will stop along the way for an early lunch at Ham’s Station an 1850’s trading post.  https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=175870

After lunch we will head back to the Manteca area arriving about 3pm.

At this time, we need to get an approximate count of rooms we will need. In order to lock in the hotel, we will need to have a minimum of 20 rooms.

More Info: If you are considering this trip please let David or Jerri Nock know ASAP at events@goldengatehealeys.com so we can lock in the hotel!

Watch this page, the Healey Happenings newsletter and you email inbox for updates and further details.


Saturday, November 2, 2024, Sonoma Tour

What: John Vranicar is planning a tour near Sonoma.

More Info: Coming.

Watch this page, the Healey Happenings newsletter and you email inbox for updates and further details.


Sunday in early December, Club Christmas Luncheon

What: The Club is working on the annual Christmas Luncheon at a new location.

More Info: Coming.

Watch this page, the Healey Happenings newsletter and you email inbox for updates and further details.


2024 NON-GGAHC EVENTS


Sunday, July 28, 2024, Galt Gears & Grind

What: Twin Cities Cruisers cars and coffee meets every last Sunday of the month from 8am to 11AM  at Life’s Grind in the Raleys shopping center at 10430 Twin Cities Road, Galt CA 95632.  Family friendly event. No burn outs, revving or loud music!

More Info: Meet at 8:00 AM, weather permitting, every last Sunday of the month. Bring your Healey if you can, but if you can’t, come anyway. Questions? Email Chris Ensslin at c_ensslin@yahoo.com


Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 18, 2024, Monterey Car Week 2024

What: Monterey Car Week is an annual celebration of automotive excellence, featuring an abundance of events dedicated to classic cars, luxury automobiles and motorsports. Highlights include prestigious car shows such as the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, exclusive gatherings like The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, vintage racing at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and high-profile automotive auctions like RM Sotheby’s Auction. Monterey Car Week attracts car enthusiasts, collectors, and industry professionals from around the world, offering a unique blend of history, design, and innovation in the automotive world.

Monterey Car Week isn’t just about high-ticket events—there are plenty of free activities that car enthusiasts can enjoy. Visit Monterey Car Week free events to experience the excitement without breaking the bank.

More Info: At whatsupmonterey.com/monterey-car-week-overview


Saturday, September 28, 2024, Ironstone Concours d’Elegance

What: The Ironstone Concours d’Elegance is an antique and classic car show held each September at Ironstone Vineyards near Murphys, California. Some 300+ antique and classic cars participate. The event also features vintage trailers, housecars (motorhomes), antique trucks and motorcycles, race cars and wooden boats. Honored guests from the old-car hobby and the auto industry regularly participate.

The Ironstone Concours d’Elegance weekend begins with a Friday evening Cars & Stars wine tasting, dinner and auction. The concours itself takes place on Saturday, climaxed by an awards ceremony. Class winners drive onto the Ironstone Amphitheatre stage to receive their trophies. Among regular participants are Reno’s National Auto Museum, the California Automotive Museum in Sacramento, the Blackhawk Museum in Dublin and San Francisco’s Academy of Art University auto collection.

Proceeds from the Ironstone Concours d’Elegance benefit Central and Northern California youth in agriculture, notably Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4-H. In addition, the non-profit Ironstone Foundation has helped fund the California State FFA headquarters in Galt California; scholarships in partnership with the California State Fair; and the Calaveras County Fair scholarship program.

More Info: At https://ironstoneconcours.com/


Sunday, October 20, 2024, Blackhawk All British Motor Show

What: Annual British vehicle motor show sponsored by the Mini Owners of America, 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Cir, Danville, CA, United States, California 94506

More Info: The date for the 2024 All British Motor Show is set for October 20, 2024. More information will be available with Registration in June.  Announcement on Facebook.


Saturday, October 27, 2024, Monterey British Invasion

Registration is now open.  Limited to the first 100 cars.


UPCOMING BIG EVENTS!

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Conclave 2024
September 15 – 19, 2024,
the week after the
Vintage Races at Road America.
Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
More info at www.2024conclave.com

 

More Info

For Healey Events Nationwide, go to the Austin Healey Club of America at AHCA Events Calendar

Go to UK Healey events for the year-round schedule of the Austin Healey Club UK.