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2014 Yankee Yesteryear Car Club

 

Tour Events & Club Meetings

Ellen DeMaio - Tour Chairman

A special note to all our tour sponsors. Please schedule all tours with adequate time to allow our members to have a safe return home before DUSK.

January 28th (Tue.) – Board of Governors Meeting at 6:30 pm & Regular Club Meeting at 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury

 

February 8th (Sat.) FYI NE Auto Show in RI

February 9th (Sun.) – Breakfast Run – Gail & Doug Miller (508) 789-5984 or (860) 935-5700 millerstreetrod@msn.com – North Grosvenordale American Legion - Leaving at 9:00 from Wal-Mart’s parking lot in Putnam. Breakfast cost is $7.00 per person.  If 10 members RSVP the tour will continue on to the Springfield Museum (actually 4 different museums).  $10.00 Seniors & $15.00 Adults.

February 20th -23rd (Thu.-Sun.)FYI The Rhode Island Spring Flower and Garden Show.  Vintage Cars are highlighted.  Note they're offering a $6 discount to club members.

February 25th (Tue.) – Regular Club Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury

 

March 15th (Sat.) – Dinner Auction, 6:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury – Annex open at 4pm in Plainfield, Route 12 - We will collect $5.00 a person next meeting or the night of the dinner meeting . Call Louise at (860) 887-4987 to sign up for what you would like to bring for food or auction items. The Club will accept any white elephant items that are not broken you would like to donate.

March 25th (Tue.) – Board of Governors Meeting at 6:30 pm & Regular Club Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury

March 29th (Sat) – Wrights Farm Restaurant – 84 Inman Road, Harrisville, RI – Francis Duquette (860) 923-2781.  Leaving at 4:00pm from I-395 Exit 89 commuter parking lot (Moosup). RSVP by 3/21 pay by 3/25 meeting http://www.wrightsfarm.com/

 

April 6th (Sun.) – Garage Tour – Dan & Nancy Ditullio (860) 564-2490. Arrive at 9:30am 241 Picket Road Plainfield, coffee & donuts will be served.

April 6th (Sun.) FYI Stafford Swap Meet - Stafford Springs, CT

April 12th (Sat.)Event SWAP MEET – Friends of the Haul Of Fame Annex – Handcraft Rte. 12 Plainfield, CT. Watch for signs off exit 87 Rte. 395 11/2 mi. south of McDonalds on Rte. 12 Larry Dudek (860) 376-2306 Dudeklawrence@sbcglobal.net

April 22th (Tue.) – “Memories Night” Club Meeting, 6:30 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury.  Please bring any memories you wish to share.

April 27th (Sun.) – Dust off Tour – Don Pusczynski 860-774-3078 – Tour to 40th Annual Belltown Gas & Steam Engine Show http://www.belltownantiquecarclub.org at Fireman's Field East Hampton/Colchester line Route 16. Leaving at 9:00am, from Sacred Heart Church parking lot on Rt. 205 Wauregan.

 

TBA – Vintage Radio & Communications Museum John Anderson (860) 887-4987  http://www.vrcmct.org/

May 4th (Sun.) FYI – 45th Annual CSRA Spring Swap Meet.  Lake Compounce parking lot 6-3 rain or shine.

May 10th (Sat.) Tour to Don Passardi's Ford Collection in Stafford Springs - Leave 8:30 am from Sacred Heart Church, Route 205 in Wauregan. (Note: We will be making a rest stop enroute in Stafford, our group must arrive and stay together per Don's request). Bob Dumas 860-564-7887 or Charlie Obreiter 401-265-0321. Lunch will e at Basils after tour and will be average price 10-20 per person. 

May 13th (Tue.) – Ice Cream Tour #1 – Nancy & Charlie Obreiter (401) 265-0321 - Meet at Brodeur's Oil Route 14, Moosup leaving at 6PM sharp!

May 17th (Sat.) Francis (Popeye) & Ryan Vertefeuille, Tractor & Antique Engine Club Annual Spring gathering.  Pot luck lunch. Bring a dish, salad or desert, cameras & lawn chairs. This is an outside picnic and a great gathering of friends. Starts around 10ish. Google: 515 Putnam Rd, Danielson CT. It’s about a mile north from the Wauregan 4 corners on the West side of the road. “Look for the antique tractor”

May 27th (Tue.) – Regular Club Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury

May 31st (Sat.) – Norman Rockwell Museum Car Show Stockbridge, MA – Ellen DeMaio (860) 230-0886 u14431@snet.net  1:00-5:00 free admission to people who bring their cars (2) persons per car. 

 

June 1st (Sun.) FYI – The New England Air Museum & Car Show http://www.neam.org

June 8th (Sun) – Ice Cream Tour #2 – Gary & Jean Arcand (860) 774-3287– Meet at Brodeur's Oil Route 14, Moosup leaving at 2:00 sharp! Visit “Miss Mary” at Westview Nursing Facility.

June 14th (Sat.) FYI  Connecticut Open House Day - Culture and Tourism

June 18th (Wed.) – Ice Cream Tour #3 Angela Pearl (860) 319-7538 missangie06235@att.net - Meet at Brodeur's Oil Route 14, Moosup leaving at 6PM sharp!

June 22nd (Sun.) Car Rally- Lynda and Karl Van Auken (860) 564-1113.  Meet at McDonald’s parking lot in Plainfield at 9:30.

June 24th (Tue.) – Dinner Meeting – Rich & Arlene Baril (860) 774-5802, 160 Windham Road, Brooklyn, at 6PM. YYCC meeting to follow.

 

July 4th (Fri.)Event – Canterbury 4th of July Parade and car Show after Parade - Deborah Merrill (860) 774-2298 - Meet at Middle School on Rt. 14 at 9:00am. Will go to Gus's Pub for lunch after.

July 10th (Thu.) –Ice Cream Tour #4 – Anna & Don Pusczynski (860) 774-3078 - Meet at Brodeur's Oil Route 14, Moosup leaving at 6PM sharp!

July 22nd (Tue.) – Dinner Meeting – Ted & Susan Price - 31 Canterbury Turnpike, Norwich, Ct. at 6PM. YYCC meeting to follow.

July 27th (Sun.) – Breakfast Run - to Rose's Berry Farm in Glastonberry also known for its Breakfast-With-A-View ( http://rosesberryfarm.com ) - Marie Skinger (860) 334-9589 - Leaving at 8:00am from commuter parking lot across from I-395 Exit 82 (Norwich). Modern Cars only

 

August 2nd (Sat.) FYI – Plainfield Days 10am to 6pm at Lion's Park (Plainfield Town Hall)

August 3rd (Sun.) – Breakfast to Belltown Car Show – Don Pusczynski (860) 774-3078 – 48th Annual Vintage Motorcar Meet. - 8am breakfast at Cozy Corner Rt. 205 Wauregan. Tour leaving parking lot at 9am for Haddam Neck Fair Grounds off of RT 151, East Hampton.  You may bring a picnic lunch or food is available at the meet. We like to park in the rear of the field.  We will not be judged we're just showing a presents of YYCC at our sister clubs annual meet. Please plan to attend as attendance in the past has not been the best. Let's show some support to The Belltown Antique Automobile Club.  http://www.belltownantiquecarclub.org

August 10th (Sun.)Event – VJ Day Parade - Deborah Merrill 860-774-2298 – At noon go to Brodeur's Oil. Wait for signal from Archie LaPierre enter the Parade. When the Parade is over we will then proceed to RA-RA’s for lunch. Parade to start at 1:01pm ends at American Legion headquarters on Prospect Street.

August 12th (Tue.) – Ice Cream Tour #5 Lisa & Bob Dumas (860) 564-7887 - Meet at Brodeur's Oil Route 14, Moosup leaving at 6PM sharp!

August 21, 22, 23, 24th (Thurs. - Sun.) – Brooklyn Fair – Paul Duval (860) 774-0639 & Earl Hopkins (860) 774-6465. This is one great event to go to. We also need volunteers to help out every day at the gate. Show you Support!

August 26th (Tue.) – Regular Club Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury

August 29, 30, 31, & Sept. 1st (Fri. - Mon.) – 151 Woodstock Fair – Lynn & Dan Migneault (860) 963-7805 - All day, every day events. This is also a great event to go to. We also need volunteers to help out every day at the gate. http://www.woodstockfair.com

 

September 6th (Sat.) – Set up for YYCC Annual Car Show at 10:00 am Brooklyn Fair Grounds. We Need Help!!

September 7th (Sun.) – Yankee Yesteryear Car Club Annual Car Show – Chairperson Randy Long (860) 230-7888 – Swap Meet 6am/Show 9am - Brooklyn Fair Grounds Route 169 Brooklyn, Connecticut.  This is the Club's big event; all members should help & attend. Please bring your own chair.

September 21st (Sun.) - FYI - Car show at Dodd Stadium Norwich, CT. http://www.norwichchamber.com/news_events/norwich_auto_show.aspx

September 23rd (Tue.) – Regular Club Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury

 

October 4th (Sat.) FYI – Blue Sloped Farm Days - http://www.blueslope.com

October 5th (Sun.) – Annual Tour to Waters Farm - Sandy & Alan Carignan 860-564-2920 - Leaving at 10:00 am from Sacred Heart Church Rt. 205 Wauregan

October 8th-11thFYI Hershey AACA Fall Meet http://hersheyaaca.org/fallmeet.html

October 18th (Sat.)Event – SWAP MEET – Friends of the Haul Of Fame Annex – Handicraft Rte. 12 Plainfield, CT. Watch for signs off exit 87 Rte. 395 11/2 mi. south of McDonalds on Rte. 12 - Larry Dudek (860) 376-2306 Dudeklawrence@sbcglobal.net

October 19th (Sun.) – Presidential Tour – Ellen DeMaio (860) 230-0886 u14431@snet.net   - Meet at McDonald's parking lot in Plainfield at 8:am sharp. Tour fee is $5.00 per person(club will pay $15 per member) guest fee is $20.00 each. There will be walking involved. Dinner not paid by club. Please RSVP by 10/7.

October 28th (Tue.) – Pot Luck Dinner 6:00 - 7:00 Regular Club Monthly Meeting starting at 7:00pm. Board of Governors Meeting after. Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury - Sandie Gauthier (860) 303-0277 sandiegauthier@hotmail.com  

 

November 1st - 2nd (Sat. - Sun.) FYI – Don Hoenig's Automotive Swap Meet & Flea Market - Thompson Speedway www.thompsonspeedway.com/schedules/flea-market.htm - Rain or Shine!

November 2nd (Sun.)FYI CSRA 25th Annual Fall Swap Meet, Lake Compounce 6:00 AM 3:00 PM, info, call 203-697-9113.

November 22nd (Sat.) – Mystic Village Shopping & Lunch – Angela Pearl (860) 319-7538 missangie06235@att.net

November 25th (Tue.) – Regular Club Monthly Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury.

November 29th (Sat.) FYINorwich Christmas Parade – Parade starts at 1:00 pm downtown. “Classic Cars” 1960’s and earlier

November 30th (Sun.) – N.E.CT. Razzle / Dazzle Light Parade – Deborah Merrill (860) 774-2298 – 4:00 pm Center Street Putnam. Dinner at 99 Restaurant in Dayville

 

December 5th – 7th (Fri.-Sun) Overnight trip to Stockbridge MA to enjoy the reenactment of Norman Rockwell’s Main Street Christmas Painting. Ellen DeMaio (860) 230-0886 details to follow

December 13th (Sat.) – Annual Christmas Party – Ellen DeMaio (860) 230-0886 u14431@snet.net  Details to Follow

 

January 4th (Sun.) – "Tours Events & Club Meeting" schedule meeting 1:00 Pizza will be provided, please bring dessert to share.

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