Model A Ford Club of America
Sacramento, California Chapter

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April 2017

  • General Meeting - 04/07/2017
    Location: Carmichael Park Veterans Hall (the Small Building)

    The General Meeting is held on the first Friday of every month.
    Located at the Veterans Hall in Carmichael Park
    5750 Grant Ave. Carmichael Ca. 95608

  • Technical Seminar - 04/08/2017
    Location: See the Ahooga for location details.

    The monthly technical seminar is generally held the first Saturday of each month. Sign up at the monthly General meeting. Contact is Tim Jones.
    Don't forget !! The LADIES are ALWAYS welcome to participate and get their hands dirty as well.

  • Ladies Seminar - 04/08/2017
    Location: The Piccardo's Home

    The seminar will be held at the home of Peggy Piccardo starting at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The date is the same as the men's seminar, April 8th. Please bring projects, show/tell, questions, nothing?, suggestions, etc. Our first gathering will be our starting point, and all suggestions are welcomed. In addition, please bring a snack to share. Beverages will be provided plus a sewing machine. For more information Call Peggy.

  • Board Meeting 4-17 - 04/11/2017
    Location: At The Menz's

    Meeting Start at 7:30 PM
    All members are welcome to attend.
    See how your club works.

  • Ladies' Birthday Lunch - 04/18/2017
    Location: Olive Garden, Location: 5445 Sunrise Blvd. Citrus Heights, CA

    Our monthly women's birthday celebration is generally held the 2nd Tuesday after the general meeting each month at 11:15 at the Citrus Heights Olive Garden. See the Ahooga for specific details.

  • Men's Birthday Lunch - 04/18/2017
    Location: Black Angus. 7925 Greenback Lane. Citrus Heights, CA

    Our monthly men's birthday celebration is held the 2nd Tuesday after the general meeting each month at 11:30 at the Citrus Heights Black Angus. See the Ahooga for specific details.

  • Hub Tour Practice Run - 04/22/2017
    Location: 6 Motel in Lodi , Location: Tour Leader Paul Menz

    This will be a "MODERN CAR" event
    There will be a practice run from Lodi to Preston on Saturday April 22nd. We will meet at the 6 Motel in Lodi at 10:00. The address is 1140 S. Cherokee Lane. Coming south on Hwy 99, you exit at Kettleman Lane and head west to the first stop light which is S. Cherokee Lane. Turn right and the 6 Motel is a little of the street on the right. Look for the tree lined driveway. Attached is the current tour hand out sheet. We will follow the directions from Lodi to Ione. Once we are at the castle we will survey the parking situation and plan the layout. We may then go to Eagles Nest if they are open. Afterwards we will adjourn for lunch and the trip home. Moderns will be used for this trial run in the interest of time. Please contact me with any questions. Please let me know If you cannot make the April 22nd run there will be a second trial run on May 6th if necessary.
    there is also a run on May 6th

    Thanks again for volunteering to be part of this event.

    Paul

    Preston Castle Tour Directions
    May 19th.
    The Capitol A’s will host the first leg of the 2017 NCRG hub tour on Wednesday May 19th. Cars participating in the tour will line up on both sides of the approach to the 6 Motel in Lodi starting at 9:30. Tour groups of ten to fifteen cars will start departing at 9:45 for Preston Castle in Ione. The tour will cover approximately 40 miles from Lodi to Ione in about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
    Cars will turn right onto Cherokee Lane when departing the hotel approach and proceed north to the 5th stop light which is Victor Road or Hwy12. Turning right onto Victor Road the tour proceeds east for 5 miles running into Hwy 88. Turn left on Hwy 88 and proceed east to the town of Lockeford. Turn left at the Lockford stop light onto Elliott Road (county road J5) and head north. The tour stays on Elliott road for seven miles reaching Borden Road. Turn left onto Borden Road and make an immediate right on to Clay Station Road heading north. Clay Station Road bends right in two miles and then bends left in .6 miles finally ending up at Twin Cities Road (Hwy.104). Turn right onto Twin Cities Road and bear left passing the Rancho Seco Towers on the right. Stay on Hwy104 all the way to Preston, about 17.2 miles. Turn left on Waterton Road and left up the Preston Castle approach road with staff housing units on the right. Capitol A members will be directing parking once you reach the top of the hill.
    Check in at the Castle building and proceed on your self guided tour with assistance from Castle staff at various points within the Castle. Once the Castle tour is complete you can enjoy lunch on the back side of the Castle in the yard area.
    The tour back to Lodi is on your own schedule. We suggest you retrace the route taken to the Castle to avoid highway traffic. However if you wish a quicker route upon exiting the Castle grounds turn left off Waterman onto Preston road (Hwy104) and proceed into Ione. At the first stop sign turn left and follow the sign for Hwy 104. This will lead you out of Ione to Hwy.88. Turn right onto Hwy 88 and proceed west passing through Clements and Lockeford. Turn right at the light for Kettlemen Drive and after about 6 miles you will be in Lodi. After crossing under Hwy 99 the next stop light is Cherokee Lane. Turn right and the 6 Motel will be on your right.
    Those wishing to visit Eagles Nest turn right after leaving Preston and proceed north on Preston Road (Hwy104) to Michigan Bar Road about 3 miles. Turn right onto Michigan Bar Road and proceed north to Carbondale Road (the next right turn). Turn right on Carbondale Road and after about 2 miles it bends to the right. Do not turn right here go straight on what is now Lambert road. The turn off for Eagles’ Nest is about ¾ of a mile on the left.
    When departing Eagles Nest retrace your route turning left onto Michigan Bar road and right on Hwy104 to retrace the morning tour or left to go into Ione and onto Hwy 88 as above.

  • Curtis Park Home Tour - 04/29/2017
    Location: Curtis Park

    The annual tradition of displaying our cars during the
    Curtis Park Home Tour will continue this year. The
    home tour will be held on Saturday, April 29th. We will
    meet at the Menz’s starting at 9:00. A tour of the
    neighborhood will begin at 9:45. The home Tour will
    start at 10:00. Light pastry and coffee will be offered in
    the morning and an event ending meal will start around
    4:30. All participants will receive passes to the Home
    Tour and cars will move from house to house on a
    schedule. Period attire is encouraged but not required.
    This is a Model A only event and moderns cannot
    participate. A signup sheet will be passed during the
    March and April meetings. Questions should be directed
    to
    Tour Leader
    Paul Menz, 396-8344.