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August, 2022

August 4 -- General Meeting at 6:30pm at the Automobile Driving Museum, located at 610 Lairport St, in El Segundo 90245 AND ON ZOOM with social time starting @ 6pm. ZOOM ID: 833-9353-3282. Password: CORVETTE (all caps). Heading to Slice ‘n Pint afterwards.

**BRING A CHECK for $34 to The Vette Set if you plan to drive the Go Karts on Aug 13. If you’re unable to attend the meeting, email Bob at bobdigidog@yahoo.com for options.

 

August 13 -- Bob Borge invites Vette Setters, friends & grandkids to Go Kart World, 12-2pm at

21830 Recreation Rd, Carson 90745 for an afternoon of fun followed by dinner at the BBQ truck on site. Prepayment required. Email Bob at bobdigidog@yahoo.com for options.

 

August 17 -- Activities Dinner Meeting at 6pm Yorkshire Square Brewery, 1109 Van Ness Ave, Torrance 90501. Bring ideas for activities and runs. PARK at the Moose Lodge.

 

August 20 -- Main St. Car Show 10-2 in Downtown El Segundo. For more info, contact Rob Weimer, robert.a.weimer@me.com or Dixie Foster, DixieKim@msn.com

 

August 21 -- (SUNDAY) Vette Set Annual Picnic celebrating 57 years & Yard Sale Club Fundraiser 11-2 at Hesse Park, 29301 Hawthorne Bl, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275. Bring any yard sale items including car-related items. Bring tables or blankets for your items. Have things clearly marked with pricing and bring small bills for change. Lawn games and instruments/sing alongs also welcome.

August 25 -- (THURSDAY) Ladies’ Luncheon at 11:30am with the Vette Set Divas at The Brews Hall, 21770 Del Amo Circle E, Torrance 90503. No agenda. Just a get together to have fun enjoying the day, sharing stories or whatever!

If you have any questions, call Jeanette Weimer at (310) 941-7062 or email her at forjweimer@me.com

 

September 1 -- General Meeting at 6:30pm at the Automobile Driving Museum, located at 610 Lairport St, in El Segundo 90245 AND ON ZOOM with social time starting @ 6pm. ZOOM ID: 833-9353-3282. Password: CORVETTE (all caps). Heading to Slice ‘n Pint afterwards.

September 4 – Several Vette Setters including Dave and Jen will be attending The Big Meet: the 1st Annual Car Show at El Dorado Park in Long Beach from 11-4 with New Gen Vettes (a new club) headed by Rod Dixon, President of Southwest Corvettes. Info (562) 505-4677.

September 9-18 -- Vette Set ‘Reno to Redding’ California Cruise, led by former Club President, Hal Vatcher. Cruise will take us to Lone Pine, then to Reno to see Mammoth Lakes and the National Automotive Museum, continuing to Redding to see Shasta Park and Dam, Whiskeytown Lake, Lassen Volcanic National Park plus Lake Shasta Dinner Cruise.

Also included is a drive to Gilroy and touring the northern coastal areas of Monterey and Carmel. Shortened miles per day, multiple days in all key areas, group events and activities planned and group social time. Sign up ASAP by emailing hal@vatcher.com so he can email you a registration form. Spots are limited. Hal is also reached at (310) 594 4615.

September 21 -- Activities Dinner Meeting at 6pm at King’s Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant, 2808 W. Sepulveda Bl, Torrance 90505. Bring well-researched ideas for activities and runs.

 

September 29 -- (THURSDAY) Ladies’ Luncheon at 11:30am with the Vette Set Divas at The Brews Hall, 21770 Del Amo Circle E, Torrance 90503. No agenda. Just a get together to have fun enjoying the day, sharing stories or whatever! If you have any questions, call Jeanette Weimer at (310) 941-7062 or email her at forjweimer@me.com

 

October 27 -- (THURSDAY) Ladies’ Luncheon at 11:30am with the Vette Set Divas at The Brews Hall, 21770 Del Amo Circle E, Torrance 90503. No agenda. Just a get together to have fun enjoying the day, sharing stories or whatever!

If you have any questions, call Jeanette Weimer at (310) 941-7062 or email her at forjweimer@me.com

December 8 -- (THURSDAY) Vette Set Holiday Party and Awards Banquet at 4pm at the Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport St, in El Segundo 90245. For more info or to volunteer, contact Dixie Foster, DixieKim@msn.com or Diane Feher, lee9diane@aol.com.

 

December 11 –-- (SUN) El Segundo Christmas Parade. Details TBA.

EXTRA ACTIVITIES NOT SPONSORED BY THE VETTE SET

                                         

1. August 13 -- 9th Annual Poker Run sponsored by OC Vettes. Register at 9am. Poker Run begins at 10am. Start and end location is at 1751 S. Lyon St, in Santa Ana 92705

2. August 13 -- 25th Main Street America People’s Choice Charity Car Show presented by the Corvette Owners Club of San Diego. This is a fundraiser for the San Diego Center for the Blind from 10-3 at Embarcadero Marina Park North in Seaport Village.

Register online at www.cocsd.com/msa-2022-registration/ Email Craig Moya at cjm01lawt@gmail.com

3. Every Friday through September 30 -- Season 21: Cruise to the Beach, Redondo Beach’s Legacy Car Show, formerly Ruby’s Diner Car Show, starts June 3- Sept 30, from 3-7pm at 245 N. Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, 90277. Show features live music, trophies, 50/50 Raffle, and great food.


4. Every Friday -- Garden Grove Car Show held on Main Street in Old Town Garden Grove 4 8pm. Entry $3/car. For info, call David Tavares at (562) 308 0390 or Jennifer Walton (562) 544 2670.


5. Every Saturday -- Caffeine Cruisers from 7 10am in Torrance, on SE corner of Artesia and Hawthorne, between Starbucks & Sizzler.


6. 1st Saturday of the month -- Morning Shift Cars & Coffee at 8am at Porsche Experience Center, 19800 Main St, Carson 90745.  All makes and models. Photographers & spectators are welcome.  For general info, call (888)204-7474.   No fees.  Free coffee. Call before going.


7. 1st Saturday of the month -- Cars & Coffee from 7:30 9:30am, at Peninsula Shopping Center, 67 Peninsula Center, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274. For more info, email club member Lee Williams at area51ufopilot@yahoo.com.

8. Last Saturday of the month -- Manhattan Beach Cars & Coffee from 7:30 10am located at ‘The Point’ Shopping Center, 850 S. Sepulveda, at the corner of Sepulveda and Rosecrans in Manhattan Beach. Enter from Rosecrans. Started by two high school students at Mira Costa HS. Lots of C8s, C7s, and earlier model Corvettes plus a huge array of other cars including old beaters. FREE!

9. Saturday, November 12 – Vettes for Veterans All Corvette Car Show in Carlsbad, hosted by North Coast Vettes to honor San Diego area veterans.  Proceeds go to Paralyzed Veterans of America and the Semper Fi America Fund.  Info: www.northcoastvettes.org.

NEW IDEAS FOR CLUB RUNS

1.   Nethercutt Museum/Peterson Automotive Museum, Gary Gaffney

2.   Filling Station/Antique Stores, Gary Gaffney/Jennifer Walton

3.   Saturday run to San Antonio Winery in LA, Bill Molinelli/Dennis Chance

ONLINE VETTE SET CLUB PRESENCE

1.  Visit our Vette Set WEBSITEhttps://www.thevetteset.com/  

2.  Visit our Vette Set FACEBOOK PAGEhttps://www.facebook.com/TheVetteSetInc/

3.  New Facebook Events created for the major activities.

Jennifer