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2015 Yankee Yesteryear Car Club

 

 

Tour Events & Club Meetings

Chuck Yeager - 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 27th (Tue.) – Meeting canceled due to storm -  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.) – Breakfast Run & RI Car Show– Gail & Doug Miller (508) 789-5984 or (860) 935-5700 millerstreetrod@msn.com – North Grosvenordale American Legion - Leaving at 8:45 from K-Mart’s parking lot in Putnam. Breakfast cost is $7.00 per person. After breakfast at 10:30 the club will be heading to RI for the 2015 Car Show hosted by Jack LaRochelle. 

If 10 members RSVP the tour will continue on to the Springfield Museum (actually 4 different museums). $10.00 Seniors & $15.00 Adults. 

February 19th - 22nd (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 24th (Tue.) – Board of Governors Meeting at 6:30 pm & Regular Club Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury

February 28th (Sat.) - FYI - Big E Frank Maratta's 56th Annual Auto Show.

 

March 14th (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 24th (Tue.) – Board of Governors Meeting at 6:30 pm & Regular Club Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury

March 28th (Sat) – Wrights Farm Restaurant – 84 Inman Road, Harrisville, RI – Francis Duquette (860) 923-2781.  Leaving at 1:30pm from I-395 Exit 89 commuter parking lot (Moosup). RSVP by 3/21 pay by 3/24 meeting http://www.wrightsfarm.com/

 

Canceled due to snow --- April 11th (Sat.) – Event – SWAP MEET – Friends of the Haul Of Fame Annex – Handcraft Rte. 12 Plainfield, CT. Watch for signs off exit 87 Rte. 395, 1 1/2 mi. south of McDonalds on Rte. 12 Larry Dudek (860) 376-2306 Dudeklawrence@sbcglobal.net

April 12th (Sun.) – FYI – Stafford Swap Meet - Stafford Springs, CT 

April 26th (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.

 April 28th (Tue.) – Club Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury. 

 

May 3rd (Sun.) – FYI – ATC American Truck Show at Deerfield, MA.

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

May 9th (Sat.) – Tour - CT Trolley Museum at 58 North Road East Windsor, CT with lunch at Sophia hosted by Ed Hiser.

May 16th (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 16th (Sat.) – FYI - Griswold Bi-Centennial Parade and Street Festival. www.Griswold-ct.org  

May 21st (Thur.) – Ice cream tour – we are to meet up at 6:00pm in the commuter lot across the street from Brooklyn, CT. jail and proceed to Oliver’s Dairy Bar & Grill on 190 Boston Post Rd, in North Windham, CT to check out menu WWW.oliversdairybarandgrill.com

 May 26th (Tue.) – “Penny Social” Club Meeting, 6:30 pm Meeting– Hosted by Ellen DeMaio and held at Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury.

May 31st (Sun.) – Tour - TBA at Mohegan Park for Pot Luck Picnic.  

   

June 12th - 14th (Fri. - Sun.) – Goodguys Grundy Worldwide Insurance 24th East Coast Nationals BIG E 

June 14th (Sat.) – FYI – Connecticut Open House Day - Culture and Tourism - http://www.cultureandtourism.org/cct/cwp/

June 23th (Tue.) – Dinner Meeting – Rich & Arlene Baril (860) 774-5802, 160 Windham Road, Brooklyn, at 6PM. YYCC meeting to follow.

June 28th (Sun.) – Tour – Gary & Jean Arcand (860) 774-3287– Meet at Brodeur's Oil Route 14, Moosup leaving at 2:00 sharp! Finshing at Arcand’s house for Hot Dogs and Hamburgers.

 

July 4th (Sat.) – 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 12th (Sun.) – Ice Cream Tour – Gary & Jean Arcand (860) 774-3287– Meet at Brodeur's Oil Route 14, Moosup leaving at 1:30 sharp! Visit "Miss Mary" at Westview Nursing Facility.  

July 18th - 19th (Sat. - Sun.) – FYI – Zagray Family Farm Summer Show Route 85 (Amston Rd) in Colchester, CT

July 28th (Tue.) – Dinner Meeting – Ted & Susan Price - 31 Canterbury Turnpike, Norwich, Ct. at 6PM. YYCC meeting to follow.

 

August 1st (Sat.) – FYI – Plainfield Days 10am to 6pm at Lion's Park (Plainfield Town Hall)

August 2nd (Sun.) – Breakfast to Belltown Car Show – Jim McShane – 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 16th (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 22nd (Sat.) – FYI – 10am to 3pm Risom Mill Flea Market and Car Show at 143 Connecticut Mills Ave. in  Danielson contact is Bill Desmond 770-833-2555 http://www.therisommillfleamarket.com/

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

August 27 - 30th (Thurs. - Sun.) – Brooklyn Fair – Jim Mcshane - 860-564-7194 - fmford1@yahoo.com & 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 your Support!

 

Setember 4th - 7th (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 12th (Sat.) – Set up for YYCC Annual Car Show at 10:00 am Brooklyn Fairground. Please come and Help!!

September 13th (Sun.) – Yankee Yesteryear Car Club Annual Car Show at Brooklyn Fair Grounds. – Chairperson Francis Duquette - 860-923-2781 -  fduquette@snet.net - Swap Meet 6am/Show 9am -   This is the Club's big event; all members should help & attend. Please bring your own chair.  

September 20th (Sun.) - FYI - Norwich Car Show at Dodd Stadium, Norwich, CT - 8 - 3:30. http://www.norwichchamber.com/news_events/norwich_auto_show.aspx

September 22nd (Tue.) – Board of Governors Meeting at 6:30 pm & Regular Club Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury

 

 

October 3rd (Sat.) – FYI – Blue Sloped Farm Days - http://www.blueslope.com

October 7th-10th – FYI – Hershey AACA Fall Meet http://hersheyaaca.org/fallmeet.html

October 17th (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 27th (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 7th - 8th (Sat. - Sun.) – FYI – Don Hoenig's Automotive Swap Meet & Flea Market - Thompson Speedway www.thompsonspeedway.com/schedules/flea-market.htm - Rain or Shine!

November 8th (Sun.) – FYI – CSRA 25th Annual Fall Swap Meet, Lake Compounce 6:00 AM – 3:00 PM, info, call 203-697-9113.

November 24th (Tue.) – Board of Governors Meeting at 6:30 pm & Regular Club Monthly Meeting, 7:00 pm – Haul of Fame Museum Packer Road Canterbury.

November 29th (Sun.) – N.E.CT. Razzle / Dazzle Light Parade – Deborah Merrill (860) 450-2242 – 4:00 pm Center Street Putnam. Dinner at 99 Restaurant in Dayville 

December 4th – 6th (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 5th  (Sat.) – Annual Christmas Party – Chuck Yeager (860) - 457-5036 at 5:00 P.M. Elks Lodge 64 Edmond St. Putnam, CT

 

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