The ODBCC will meet-up at Southside British Cars on Saturday, June 4th between 1:15 & 1:30pm. At 1:30pm, we will depart SBC and make the road-trip journey down to North Carolina to visit the Mystery Brewing Company in Hillsborough. We should arrive at Mystery Brewing shortly before 3pm, parking in front of the brewery for local traffic and admirers to see our little british cars. After touring the brewery, we plan to eat at the barbecue spot – Hillsborough BBQ nearby the brewery.
Our June Club Meeting will be held at our treasurer’s house (Steve) in Danville. See below for details.
Location: Steve Robinette’s house
Address: 399 Wyatt Drive
Danville, VA 24540
King’s Grant will have a Cruise-In on Sunday afternoon, starting at 2pm. Currently, a number of club members have expressed interest in attending this event. We might meet-up at Southside British Cars and leave from SBC as a group to this event. Please check your email, Facebook, or contact another club member to confirm our meet-up place & time.
The address is:
350 King’s Way Road, Martinsville, VA 24112
If precipitation occurs on Sunday, the rain date for this event is Saturday, June 18th.
Our July Club Meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 5th at Bob & Debbie’s home in Chatham, VA. The meeting starts at 6:30pm. We hope to see you there!
The address is:
211 Gilmer Terrace
Chatham, VA 24531
Our August Club Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 6:30pm in Martinsville, VA. We will be meeting at Dennis’ house. See below for his address info. We hope to see all of our members in Martinsville!
Agenda items – our upcoming club picnic (we need a count of how is attending & what you’re bring – your covered dish), any other local events for August, and upcoming british car shows.
Directions to Dennis’ home:
106 Courtney Terrace
Martinsville VA 24112-5810
Our September Club Meeting will be held at Frank’s Italian Restaurant in Danville, VA. The meeting will start at our normal time of 6:30pm. We hope to see all of our members and hopefully a few new ones on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016.
The address to Frank’s Italian Restaurant is:
1959 Memorial Drive
Danville, VA 24541
Phone: (434) 792-6157
Their website – www.franksdanville.com
Our 2016 Club Picnic will be Saturday, September 10, 2016. More info will be provided at our club meeting on September 6.
The SportsCar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) returns to VIRginia International Raceway again this year, bringing vintage car racers, it’s fans, and beautiful cars to the track. Also, we can’t forget the great Gold Cup Historic Car Show. For more info, please visit VIR’s website – www.virclub.com.
Please Note – If you plan to enter your british car into the Gold Cup Historic Car Show, please do so before September 1st, 2016 and you can enter a code (VIRSHOW) and save $15.00 off the registration fee.
Our October Club Meeting will be held at Lewis & Mary Dumont’s home in Danville, VA. The meeting will start at our normal time of 6:30pm. We hope to see all of our members!
The address to The Dumont’s is:
249 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541
The fall Uwharrie Mountain British Car Meet will be Saturday, October 29th. The event starts at 10am, with lunch occurring around 12 or 1pm. If you’re attending this event, don’t forget to take a covered dish! This is a great event, where people gather, relax, and share british stories. For more info, please see the flyer below.
The Veterans Day Parade is Sunday, November 6th, 2016.
For the parade, club members should meet-up at the Langston School parking lot in Danville, VA at 1:30 pm. After the parade, we will have our November Club Meeting at 2 Witches Winery and Brewing Company (at 209 Trade Street, in Danville) about 4pm. If you plan to participate in the parade with us, please let us know.
After the Veterans Day parade, we will have our November Club Meeting at 2 Witches Winery and Brewing Company at the following address:
209 Trade Street
Danville, VA 24541
The parade should end around 3:30pm, with the club meeting starting about 4pm, but if you get there early, enjoy a few brews and possibly a live band until the british cars show up. We encourage all of our members to attend the club meeting, regardless of their decisions to drive their british car in the parade route. The club is buying a couple of pizzas to eat on as we discuss club meeting details. Hope to see you there!!
Our 2016 Christmas Party will be held at John & Rhonda’s home.
What day is the party? Friday, December 9th
What time should I arrive? 6:00pm
Please let John & Rhonda know if you will or will not be attending the party, so we can have a head count. We will NOT play the Dirty Santa game this year (sorry). Click here to see the address info. John & Rhonda’s home is located on the left, just before you reach the Brosville Fire Station (if you’re traveling from Danville). Please contact our host if you need additional directions. Hope to see everyone on Dec. 9th – SAVE the DATE!
Also to note, club dues for 2017 are due – $20 for the year. Please bring your club dues with you to the party or mail them to our club treasurer at the address below:
399 Wyatt Drive
Danville, VA 24540
SAVE the DATE!
We hope to see everyone at our first 2017 club meeting on March 7th!
Where: Frank’s Italian Restaurant
1959 Memorial Drive, Danville, VA 24541
Our April Club Meeting will be Tuesday, April 4th at 6:30pm.
Where: O’Kelly’s Deli & Pastries
Address: 877 Piney Forest Rd., Danville, VA 24540
Time: 6:30pm until about 8pm.
We hope to see you there!
As they say in Dobson, North Carolina every April, “The British are Coming!” The Gathering will be Saturday, April 22nd.
For club members planning to attend this show, our club president – Jim, Mike, and others will leave Danville at 8:30am, stopping at the Hardee’s (4800 Greensboro Rd, Ridgeway, VA 24148) near Martinsville at about 9:30am and leaving from there headed to the british car show.
Please see the Triumph Club of the Carolinas website (www.triumphclub.org) to printout and complete a car show form or if you’re seeking more info regarding this british car show.
We will take a road-trip to the Peaks of Otter on Saturday, July 22nd. We will meet-up at the old Mount Hermon School (now called Mount Herman Courtyard) located just past Ruben’s Restaurant on Rt. 41; the address is 2725 Franklin Turnpike, Danville, VA 24540. We will meet there at 9:00 am and travel the back roads to Rt. 40, then take 40 to Rocky Mount, and then travel on Rt.220 headed to the Blue Ridge Parkway.
We will have lunch at the Peaks of Otter Restaurant. So far, we have a count of 6 people – Joe, Ron, Bryant, John Owen, Reggie, and Steve. If you’re planning to join us for this road-trip and your name is not list above, please let us know that you’re planning to attend this event. We want a great turnout, so please try to make it! This event will probably replace our Annual Club Picnic Trip to the Parkway that’s usually held in August. See you Saturday, July 22nd!