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, February 17, 2024, GGAHC Planning Meeting

Results:  Planning for the following events began:

  • A Sunday in April, Season Opener.  The leading contender is the Grand Island Mansion, preceded by a drive through the Delta.
  • A Saturday in April, a drive from Livermore to view wildflowers in the valley, then up Mt. Hamilton to have a bag lunch.
  • Saturday, June 22, 2024, Irene Medzyk and Ginny Brown are planning a drive from Morgan Hill to include at least one winery stop.
  • Saturday, July 13, 2024, Chris Silcox is planning a drive from the Peninsula, over Skyline to the Coast.
  • Saturday, August 24, 2024, The Whites are planning a short drive to the Summer BBQ at the Nerlove’s  Elkhorn Peak Winery.
  • Early October, Weekend Sierra Passes Tour, with possible Cooking with Ron at Yankee Hill Winery and Cooking School.
  • November 2, 2024, John Vranicar is planning a tour near Sonoma.
  • A Sunday in early December, the Club Christmas Luncheon.

Watch this page and the Healey Happenings newsletter for updates and further details.


Saturday, March 9, 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 second 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 second 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.


2024 NON-GGAHC EVENTS


Sunday, February 25, 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.


Saturday, March 9, 2024, Ronnie’s Saturday Morning Get Together

What: Rod and Wheelers meets every second Saturday of the month in the Starbucks/Target  parking lot, 1815/1811 Hillsdale Ave (at Camden Ave), San Jose, CA. Family friendly event. No burn outs, revving or loud music!

More Info: Meet at 7:30 AM, weather permitting, every second Saturday of the month. Bring your Healey if you can, but if you can’t, come anyway.


Sunday, May 19, 2024, All British Motor Vehicle Show and Swap Meet – Dixon

What: This amazing show, held on the site of the Dixon fairgrounds, is a fantastic place to see and be seen with all forms of British cars and motorbikes!!

Registration is Open!

Participation is by pre-registration only. There is no day-of registration.

All registered entries will receive a dash plaque, goody bag and a ballot for voting in the Participants’ Choice Awards. This is a show for the pleasure and company of others who share your interest in vintage British machinery.

More Info: Online at www.ubscc.org/CarShow.htm


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


UPCOMING BIG EVENTS!

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California Healey Week 2024
May 13 – 17, 2024
San Luis Obispo, CA

Rendezvous 2024
May 19 – 23, 2004
Sooke, British Colombia

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.