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April 2018
Saturday April 21 April Fools?
We will drive to Urbana to pet sturgeon, then to Springfield to find Madonna of the Trail plus some quirkier concretia. Lunch will be in Yellow Springs, a great little walkabout town.
Thursday April 26 - 29 Miatas at Myrtle Beach XII
Grand Strand Miata Club hosts this--click through to find the registration website.
Sunday April 29 Sharonville Car Show
Not a GCMC event, but by signing up here, you can signal to other members that you are interested in this. Click through to find the registration website.
May 2018
Saturday May 5 Prezel Drive
This drive has been rescheduled due to road construction that doesn't look like it will be finished in time. See the entry for July 7th...
Tuesday May 15 B-17 Fly-in
Visit Grimes Field in Urbana to welcome one of the only flying B-17s coming to welcome the "Memphis Belle" to her display in the National Museum of the US Air Force.
Sunday May 20 Emergency Ice Cream Drive
It's May so obviously we need some Ice Cream. Two years ago we did this drive and it was a big hit. This is a country drive all the way 'till we get to Lebanon and the Ice Cream Parlor. Lots of curves and nice scenery, then Ice Cream
Friday May 25 - 28 2018 M&M Vacation
northern West Virginia (Wheeling) and western Pennsylvania (Kentuck Knob, Laurel Highlands) - planning has begun - stay tuned
Saturday May 26 Ohio Valley Austin – Healey Club Driver's Training / Gymkhana 2018
"Fun & Family Oriented Gymkhana"
Saturday May 26 DATE CHANGE - Detail Day
Learn to detail your ride with Jon Roberto, or drop in to say hello between 10-3 at Doug Gastright's house in Covington.
June 2018
Saturday June 2 Augusta KY's Art in the Garden
This a a premier event in Augusta on the Mighty Ohio. Crafts, food, cars -- the best all day event Augusta puts on. Plus a great twisty drive to begin the outing.
Wednesday June 6 - 10 Zoomin in the Mountains of East Tennessee
Not a GCMC event--run by the TriCities Miata Club. Laps around Bristol Speedway are typically the high point. Fundraiser for Speedway Children's Charities.
Sunday June 10 Ault Park Concours d'Elegance- GCMC sponsors Asian Collector Class 2018
The 41st car show will present the featured marque, Seven Decades of Porsche, and special displays, Jaguar XK - 70 Years and Vintage Scooters. With 200 spectacular automobiles and motorcycles on display, the Concours has something for everyone. Picture this: Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance is a nationally recognized car show that highlights some of the most spectacular automobiles and motorcycles of all time. Ault Park offers one of the most beautiful settings for a Concours in the country. 200 premier collector vehicles are displayed in the formal gardens of historic Ault Park, with a classic pavilion overlooking the show field, hosting an automotive art show and brunch.
Saturday June 16 Ohio Valley Austin – Healey Club Driver's Training / Gymkhana 2018
"Fun & Family Oriented Gymkhana"
Thursday June 21 Supper with Friends
Meet on the Ross deck. We'll grill meat and supply beverages.
Saturday June 30 Metamora Miata Meanderings
Backroads tour to Metamora, IN for lunch - return to starting point by different backroads.
July 2018
Thursday July 5 - 7 Not a GCMC Event - 2018 Classic Auto Show - Dublin, OH
Classic Auto Show and Cruise-In including Rolling Legends Tour - 3 days
Saturday July 7 Prezel Drive (Same drive/new date)
This awesome drive has been rescheduled to July 7th due to some road work that is now finished.
August 2018
Thursday August 2 - 5 Miatas at the Gap
Not a GCMC event, but it's a big one!
Saturday August 4 Florence Freedom vs. Lake Erie Crushers
Once again, QCC invites GCMC to join us at the Freedom for their Bourbon and Tequila Night.
Sunday August 5 Ohio Valley Austin – Healey Club Driver's Training / Gymkhana 2018
"Fun & Family Oriented Gymkhana"
September 2018
Saturday September 1 Show & Shine & Supper With Friends
Show & Shine of GCMC Miatas at the home of Gary and Cindy Miller, followed by a picnic supper and monthly meeting.
Saturday September 8 Richmond IN drive
A nice drive to Richmond, finding our 4th Madonna of the Trail, visiting the Model T museum & a few other items on Saturday.
Sunday September 16 Dayton Concours
Thursday September 20 - 23 Hot Lava 2017 + 1
Mt. Hood Miata Club invites you to join them for a touring weekend with route options including Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Adams, Mt. Hood and other Columbia Gorge attractions.
Saturday September 22 Indiana Sportscar Drive 2 (New and Improved)
In response to thousands of requests to repeat last year's drive, we'll do it again, but this time the drive will be improved by adding new roads as good or better than before to the original route.
October 2018
Sunday October 7 Double Pumpkin Drive
We will roll at 2:15. Drive 50 miles on Sunday afternoon. Dinner at T Byrds Trenton.
Thursday October 11 - 14 Texas Miata Roundup 2018
Lone Star Miata Club of Dallas/Fort Worth is hosting the 2018 Texas Miata Roundup in Granbury.
Saturday October 13 Super Pretzel Drive -- Probably the last drive of 2018
Our first Pretzel Drive was a great success, with many suggestions to repeat the drive. So we have enlarged the drive by 40%, but kept the great scenery and the constant curves as before. Only one traffic light as before, and virtually no traffic.
Saturday October 27 Ohio Valley Austin – Healey Club Driver's Training / Gymkhana 2018
"Fun & Family Oriented Gymkhana"
December 2018
Saturday December 1 Christmas Party
Christmas Party - covered-dish supper - Santa will bring the ham and beverages - White Elephant gifts - Mazda swag
January 2019
Thursday January 17 Supper with Friends
Join us at the Stadium Club at Belterra Park and Gaming with your ideas for 2019 activities (drives? rallies? meetings?).
February 2019
Saturday February 16 Soups, Stews, Chilis, Chowders
One of our favorite meetings - bring your favorite soup, stew, chili or chowder to the Bogart home to share. Inclement weather date is February 23 - check the facebook page for last-minute update.
March 2019
Saturday March 9 Walking Rallye - MainStrasse Village
The challenge has been issued to Queen City Coopers! Who will have more entrants in the (first? annual?) walking rallye - this time exploring MainStrasse Village. No cars will be used so you can drive your snow-beater to get to Covington.
Saturday March 23 Tech Session and Annual Meeting
Scott Brown has generously agreed to share the lift in his garage for minor work on your car - like changing oil or installing those goodies Santa brought. Donuts and coffee start the day. If you don't want to work on your car, please arrive before noon for our annual meeting and lunch. You may stay and work until 5:00. Inclement weather date is March 30 - check facebook for last-minute updates.
April 2019
Thursday April 18 Evening with Friends!
Meeting at the home of Bob and Terri Mackey near the bike trail in Miamiville.
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