Canberra Chapter


2017 event calendar



Date Event details

January

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Sunday 8 Summernats - Classic & Vintage Car Display (i)
Exhibition Place In Canberra (EPIC) - Main Arena
Meet at Dickson College @ 8am with your Classic Alfa
for entry passes & join the classic cavalcade to EPIC
Tuesday 10 Club Night - Fish'n'Chips by the lake (c)
A pleasant evening, strolling, grazing and yarning
Venue: Yacht Club 7pm - bring a picnic rug or chair
Sunday 22 Drive'n'Dine - Yass Heritage Run (c)
Visiting Cooma Cottage, Yass Museum,
Yass Rail Museum and lunch in Yass
Meet at The District cafe in Crace @ 9:00am
Thursday 26 CARnivale - Parramatta Park (i)
Showcasing Classic vehicles at the historic racing circuit

February

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Tuesday 14 Club Night - Car Detailing (c)
Demonstration of methods and techniques
Hosted by Obsession Car Detailing in Mitchell
Saturday 18 Gerringong Motor Fest - Michael Cronin Oval (i)
Car show in support of children with Leukaemia
Features: HDT "Round Australia" Commodore
Saturday 18
- Sunday 19
Gnoo Blas - Classic Car Show, Orange (c)
Keeping alive the history of the Gnoo Blas racing circuit
Sunday 19 CRC Wollondilly 260 - Penrith to Picton (i)
Details: Classic Rally Club

March

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Friday 3
- Monday 6
Alpine Alfisti Autumn Tour - High Country & King Valley (i)
The Tour will start in Bright on Friday.
Saturday: Mt Hotham and the Bogong High Plains via Omeo and return to Bright
Sunday: King Valley, Whitlands and Mansfield
Monday: Mt Buller, Delatite, King Valley and Rutherglen
Details: Alpine Alfisti Association of Australia inc.
Sunday 12 Shannons Wheels - Canberra (c)
Council of ACT Motor Clubs' Autumn Show & Shine
Details: CACTMC
Tuesday 14 Club Tech Night - Steering & Suspension (c)
Steering and suspension specialist, Fyshwick
Hosted by: Capital Steering & Suspension
Followed by dinner in Kingston
Sunday 26 F1 Grand Prix - Melbourne (i)
Albert Park

April

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Saturday 1 CRC April Fools Fun Run - Mittagong & Highlands (i)
Details: Classic Rally Club
Saturday 1
- Sunday 2
Auto Italia - Canberra (i)
Canberra's Italian motoring enthusiasts' Show & Shine
Details: www.AutoItaliaCanberra.com
Tuesday 11 AROCA Canberra Chapter - Club Night (c)
"A night with Giulia"
7 pm @ Gulson Alfa Romeo showroom
Followed by dinner in Manuka or Kingston
Friday 14
- Monday 17
Alfesta 2017 - Launceston, Tasmania (c)
AROCA's National Alfa Festival
Details: Alfesta 2017
Saturday 29 Model Car Exhibition - Rivett, ACT (i)
Presented by "At The Wheel Magazine"
Venue: Reformed Church of Canberra hall, Rivett

May

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Sunday 7 Canberra Chapter - Drive'n'Dine (c)
Meet @ “The Knox made in Watson” café
for a Navigation Run finishing at
Poachers Pantry for lunch.
Tuesday 9 AROCA Canberra Chapter - Club Night (c)
7 pm @ Gulson Alfa Romeo showroom - TBC
Followed by dinner in Manuka or Kingston
Saturday 20 Wheels of Wamboin - Show & Shine (i)
Wamboin Hall, Bingley Way Wamboin
9.00am to 1.00pm
Sunday 21 National Motoring Heritage Day - Berry (i)
Shoalhaven Historic Vehicle Club is celebrating NMHD with a Show & Shine featuring Italian Marques in Berry, NSW. Details: SHVC
Sunday 21 National Motoring Heritage Day - Canberra (i)
A classic drive, Canberra, Queanbeyan then return to EPIC for Shannons' Cars, Bikes n Coffee
Details: CACTMC
Sunday 28 Rally of the South - Southern Highlands (i)
Details: Classic Rally Club
Start and finish is at Sutton Forest

June

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Saturday 3
- Sunday 4
Grampians Gallivant - AROCA VIC (i)
A Tour through the Goldfields and Central Victoria. Commencing in Ballarat, visiting Great Western and Dunkeld with an overnight stay at Halls Gap in the Grampians. Finishing with a gourmet lunch on Sunday.
Tuesday 13 AROCA Canberra Chapter - Go-Kart Challenge (c)
7pm @ Power Kart Raceway in Griffith
Followed by dinner in Kingston
Sunday 25 AROCA Canberra Chapter - Drive'n'Dine (c)
Route: Narrabundah to the Arboretum via Old Cooma Road, Tidbinbila and Uriarra Village.
Approx 120km and two hours driving time.
Meet at Mint Road cafe in Narrabundah.
Lunch will be at the Arboretum.
Sunday 25 Tour d'Course - Cattai to Somersby (i)
AROCA organised Social Tour with CRC
& visit to the Gosford Motor Museum
Details: Classic Rally Club

July

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Tuesday 11 AROCA Canberra Chapter - Club Night (c)
7 pm @ Gulson Alfa Romeo showroom - TBC
Followed by dinner in Manuka or Kingston
Saturday 29
- Sunday 30
Jenolan Caves - Xmas in July (c)
A weekend of cave exploring and dining with Alfisti from the Canberra, Central West and Sydney Chapters.
Accommodation is available at The Caves House and it will also be the venue for a sumptuous "Xmas in July" dinner at Chisolm's Restaurant on Saturday evening.
Flyer: Jenolan Caves Flyer
Venue: Jenolan Caves

August

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Tuesday 8 Club Night - Bowling Challenge (c)
Annual 10-Pin Bowling Challenge in Alfisti Alley
Meet @ 7pm, AMF Belconnen
followed by dinner North-side
Sunday 13 CRC - Sheep Station Rally (i)
Details: Classic Rally Club
Saturday 26
- Sunday 27
Cuore Sportivo - Weekend Tour TBC (i)
AROCA Victoria invites Alfisti for a weekend tour through NE Victoria, based in Beechworth.
On Saturday, tour through Mt Beauty and Bright with lunch at the Red Stag in Porepunkah followed by an optional wine tasting in Myrtleford.
On Sunday the tour will visit the King Valley with lunch in Milawa.
Dinners on Saturday and Sunday nights will be in Beechworth.
Details: AROCA Victoria

September

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Saturday 9
- Sunday 10
MG Spring Rally - Hunter Valley (i)
Details: Classic Rally Club
Sunday 10 Camp Quality Classic Cruise - Canberra (i)
Details: Camp Quality facebook page
Supporting families with kids with cancer
Sunday 10 AROCA NSW - Concorso (c)
Gough Whitlam Park, Earlwood. 10am sharp
Details: AROCA NSW
Tuesday 12 AROCA Canberra Chapter - Club Night (c)
7 pm @ La Dolce Vita in Kingston
Friday 15
- Tuesday 19
Alpine Alfisti - Spring Tour (i)
Touring: NSW North Coast, New England & The Hunter
Friday (pm): Meet in Pt Stephens for a pre-Tour dinner
Saturday (am): assemble in Raymond Terrace
Tour via Myall Lake, Blueys Beach to Port Macquarie
Sunday: Oxley Highway via Walcha to Armidale
Monday: Waterfall Way, via Dorrigo Mountain, Bellingen, Nambucca Heads to Port Macquarie
Tuesday: Whale Watching, then head for The Hunter to explore the region and it's renowned produce.
Details: Alpine Alfisti Association of Australia inc.

October

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Tuesday 10 AROCA Canberra Chapter - Club Night (c)
Annual Slot Car Challenge -
Separate speed and endurance events, +/- track magnets
If there's interest, we'll run "Alfa Corsa" too
7 pm @ Way2Fast in Mitchell
Followed by dinner northside
Saturday 14
- Sunday 15
Spring Aircraft Showcase - Temora, NSW (i)
Venue: Temora Aviation Museum
Don't miss the da Vinci Machines Exhibition
Sunday 29 Auto Italia Adelaide - Newton (i)
Hosted by: AROCA SA

November

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Saturday 4 Classic Yass - Banjo Paterson Park, Yass (c)
Details: Classic Yass
Saturday 4
- Sunday 5
CRC Alpine Classic Rally - Yass to Yass (i)
Details: Classic Rally Club
Sunday 12 Marques in the Park - John Knight Park, Belconnen (c)
Details: CACTMC
Tuesday 14 AROCA Canberra Chapter - Club Night (c)
Commences 7pm, meeting and dinner venues TBA
Sunday 26 Drive'n'Dine - Araluen Run (c)
Meet at Chatterbox Cafe in Belconnen by 9am for a run to Araluen for lunch. Note: Chatterbox is open from 8am for breakfast.

December

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Sunday 3 AROCA VIC - Spettacolo, Melbourne (i)
Details: Spettacolo Show & Shine
Tuesday 5 AROCA Canberra Chapter - EoY Dinner (c)
Venue TBA

(c) Club calendar event; (i) Invitational event

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