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Event Flyer Download Link:
SacVCOAFlyerNiello-K1Speed-Party_April15-Final.pdf   (459k)
Event Flyer Includes:
-Page One
-Event Information and Notes (Overview)
-Page Two
-Niello Volvo & Scenic Drive / Lunch Notes
-Page Three
-K1 Speed Electric Kart Notes
-Page Four
-Pre-Davis BBQ Party Notes
-Page Five
-Screenshot and Link to Google Map

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Full-Detail List (All Sacramento Area):


January 2015:

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February 2015:

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March 2015:

Sacramento Chapter:

Event:    7th Annual EuroTech Tech Session 
Where:    Tech Session:
EuroTech
3259 Monier Circle, #100 
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
916-631-4118
Lunch:
Lots of Luck Chinese Restaurant
3084 Sunrise Blvd # 12
Rancho Cordova, CA
(916) 858-1525
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Date:    Saturday, March 8, 2014
Time:    Tech Session: 10:00A 
Lunch: ~1:00P
Cost:    
Tech session: Free!
Lunch: TBD by menu choices, but you will need 
to cover your own lunch costs.
Notes:    Lunch to follow Q&A 
Rain or Shine!

Event Flyer:
SacVCOAFlyerEuroTechSession_March15.pdf   (443k)
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April 2015:

Sacramento Chapter and Golden Gate Chapter:

Update: Saturday RSVPs now closed.
OSF Lunch & K1 Speed Reservations Made/Confirmed April 7, 2015!


Event:   Davis Meet Weekend: Saturday Events
Niello Volvo- Cars & Coffee
Scenic Drive / Lunch (Meet at Niello)
K1 Speed- Indoor Electric Kart Racing
5th Annual Pre-Davis Party- Walter’s House
Where: 
Niello Volvo
4609 Madison Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95841
916-488-2400
http://www.volvo.niello.com/
Scenic Drive / Lunch
Niello Volvo -- > Auburn --> Around the back of Folsom Lake --> Old Spaghetti Factory
Lunch
Old Spaghetti Factory
12401 Folsom Boulevard
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
916-985-0822
http://www.osf.com/location/rancho-cordova-ca/
K1 Speed
3130 Bradshaw Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
916-368-7223
http://www.k1speed.com/
5th Annual Pre-Davis Party at Walter’s House
RSVP and/or attend the Earlier Events for location details
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Date:     Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time:  
Niello Volvo
-8:00A - 10:00A
-Driver's Meeting before leaving for Scenic Drive / Lunch Caravan ~9:55A
Scenic Drive / Lunch
-Driver's Meeting: ~9:55A (Meet at Niello)
-Drive Start: ~10:00A
-Lunch reservation is at 12:45P
K1 Speed
-Appointment for 3:30P
-Need to arrive 20 minutes early for registration.
5th Annual Pre-Davis Party at Walter’s House
-Party starts around 2:00P for those not attending other events.
Cost:   
Niello Volvo
-Donuts & Coffee will be available
Scenic Drive / Lunch
-TBD by menu selection
-Must cover the cost of your own lunch
-Groups larger than 25 people require reserving the banquet room and meal pre-orders.
-Please include your order from the above menu with your RSVP
K1 Speed
-$60 per person: “Grand Prix” Package
-http://k1speed.com/adult-parties.html
5th Annual Pre-Davis Party at Walter’s House
-Cost of bring your own food/snacks & drinks.
-50/50 raffle to raise funds for charity and support Sacramento Chapter activities.

Notes:  
Niello Volvo
  • Niello is making goodie bags!
    • We can only guarantee goodie bags to those that RSVP
  • RSVPs also needed to reserve a parking space
  • Coffee & Donuts will be available
  • Driver’s Meeting at Niello before leave for Scenic Drive / Lunch
    • Please fuel up before arriving at Niello if participating in Scenic Drive / Lunch
Scenic Drive / Lunch
  • Meet at Niello for Driver's Meeting
  • Please fuel up before arriving at Niello
  • Driver's Meeting: ~9:55A
  • The drive will be divided into two groups:
    • A faster group for performance / modified cars, lead by Gary Sellstrom
    • A slower group for vintage / stock cars, led by Wally Russell
    • A drag / last car to make sure the group stays together. Drag car = Elizabeth Brown
  • Route: Niello up to Auburn, around the back of Folsom Lake to Old Spaghetti Factory (OSF).
    • Note: The route includes roads popular with cycling groups.
      Be aware and share the road.
    • We may also include stops for photo opportunities.
  • Drive Start: ~10:00A
  • Lunch will be ~1:30P at the Old Spaghetti Factory (OSF).
  • Groups over 25 people require banquet room reservation & meal pre-order.
K1 Speed
  • Useful links:
  • Important Information:
    • Reservations require head count (eight people minimum)
      • We cannot guarantee you will be able to participate if you do not RSVP
    • Up to 12 people allowed on the track at a time.
      • If more than 12 RSVP, they will split the group into more races.
    • Arrive 20 minutes early for registration.
    • Height requirement for ADULT karts is 4ft 10in (58″).
    • All racers should be under 7′ tall and 300 lbs.
    • Drivers must wear closed-toed shoes. A head sock and helmet are also required and will be provided to you for use while racing.
    • You can bring your own helmet as long as it is Department of Transportation (DOT) approved or greater with a full face cover and a visor or goggles.
    • No mixed JUNIOR and ADULT races.
      • So, unless you are bringing your spouse or significant other, it is not recommended to bring children to the track.
  • We are booked for the following package:
    • $60 PER PERSON: GRAND PRIX
      • 12 Lap Practice
      • 14 Lap Qualifying Race
      • 16 Lap Final Race
      • Includes trophies for top 3 finishers, podium photo and score sheet with K1RS race performance details
  • Topic on the Turbobricks forum can be seen here: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=307029
  • All are welcome!
5th Annual Pre-Davis Party at Walter’s House
  • Sacramento Chapter President Walter Donnell will be hosting the party at his house.
    • You will either need to RSVP and/or attend the other events earlier in the day for location details.
  • This year’s Pre-Davis Party will include:
    • Food: Bring your own food and BBQ.
      • This is a “bring your own food” event. Should be a lot of extras from people, but bring something...Pot-luckish.
    • Walter will have a couple refrigerators and a freezer available for food items.
  • Also bring your own water/sodas, snacks, hats, sunscreen, chairs, etc.
  • If you want alcoholic drinks, you gotta bring your own and be responsible about it.
  • 50/50 raffle to raise funds for charity and support Sacramento Chapter activities.
  • An area will be available for minor projects / repairs
  • Car wash area / station
  • Music
  • All are welcome!
Event Flyer:
SacVCOAFlyerNiello-K1Speed-Party_April15-Final.pdf   (459k)
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Golden Gate Chapter and Sacramento Chapter:


2015 Davis Meet Weekend Poster

Event:   Davis Meet Weekend: Sunday Event
17th Annual Davis Car Show & Swap Meet
Where:  Central Park, Davis, CA 95616
Entrance Gate is at intersection of 3rd and C Streets
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Date:     Sunday, April 12, 2015
Time:   
8:00A- Gates Open
9:00A- Show Starts
10:30A- Gates Close
1:30P- Awards Presentation
Cost:   
Tickets now on sale: http://www.ggvcoa.com/events/
Car Show Pre-Registration:
$25.00 = One parking space, participation in show, and judging / voting
**PLEASE fill out all contact information, including your Model in "notes" when submitting your payment**
Swap Meet Space Pre-Registration:
$40.00 = Two parking spaces
**The number of swap spaces are limited and only guaranteed through the pre-registration process, day-of-show swap spaces are first-come, first served and may sell out.**
Pre-Registration will close Friday, April 10, 2015.
Day of Event Registration will be accepted at the Entrance Gate.
Notes: 
Due to Health Department regulations: No food or beverage sales of any kind.


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May 2015:

Sacramento Chapter:

http://volvo.niello.com/
XC90 Event Invitation

Event: Meet the New XC90
Where: 
Niello Volvo Sacramento
4609 Madison Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95841
Sales: 855-978-8020
Service: 855-978-8021
Parts: 855-978-8022
Date: Friday, May 8, 2015
Time: 6:00P - 9:00P
Notes:
RSVP via e-mail to Volvo / Niello:
xc90@niello.com
Subject: RSVP

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Sacramento Chapter:

Third Saturday in May- IPD Garage Sale = May 16, 2015

http://www.ipdusa.com/blogs/398/2015-garage-sale

Event:   SacVCOA caravan to IPD Garage Sale
And related weekend activities
Where: 
Caravan Start Location:
No 2015 SacVCOA Caravan
Check out Turbobricks Forum if looking for a caravan
IPD
11744 NE Ainsworth Cir., Portland, Oregon 97220

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Date:     Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time:   
IPD Garage Sale
9:00A - 3:00P (Saturday)
Notes: 
There are usually other activities planned over the weekend.
Best place for information:

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June 2015:

Sacramento Chapter:

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/
Event:   8th Annual Swedish Day at IKEA
Where: 

IKEA
700 IKEA Court
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Google Map (will open in new tab/window)
Date:     Saturday, June 27, 2015 (to be confirmed)
Time:    TBA
Notes: 
-All Volvos and Saabs welcome!
-Sac Volvo Club Meeting after lunch (time TBD)
-Event is free, except you must cover the cost of
your own lunch:

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Sacramento Chapter:

Website(s):
http://www.shrinersconcours.com/ or
http://capitolconcours.org/
Event Name: Shriner's Capital Concours d'Elegance
Location: On the Capital Mall, Sacramento, CA
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Date:  
Time:  
Notes: This is an important charity event in our area and an opportunity to see some amazing automobiles!
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July 2015:

Golden Gate and Sacramento Chapter:

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August 2014:

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September 2015:

Sacramento Chapter:

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October 2015:

National Meet:

http://vcoa.org/
http://vcoa.org/events/national-events

October 30, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Hilton Head Island, SC

http://sacvolvoclub.forumotion.net/t207-2015-vcoa-national-meet



Golden Gate Chapter
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November 2014:

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December 2014:

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January 2015:

Sacramento Chapter

Event:   SacVCOA 2015 Planning Meeting
Where: 
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Other Local Event Links:

Golden Gate Chapter of the VCOA
http://www.ggvcoa.com/

Turbobricks Forum

Volvospeed Forum
Link update:
Was:
http://volvospeed.com/vs_forum/index.php?
s=525cc056b4436fda76eeb9c67b7312ab&showforum=3
You must me a registered member of the forum to view the 
"Member Announcements" section.

EuroSunday
EuroSunday now requires registration / log-in to view the 
Sacramento event information.

Norcal Volvos Forum
     Forum (not currently active-- lots of spam activity)
http://www.norcalvolvos.com/     
     Home page (no longer available)



Sacramento Community Links:

Newspaper: The Sacramento Bee
Local Interest Paper: Sacramento News & Review

Mobile: Caltrans Quickmap (will open in browser. There is also an app.)

Baseball: Sacramento River Cats, SF Giants AAA Affiliate
Soccer: Sacramento Republic FC
Football: UFL Sacramento Mountain Lions

Sacramento Local Wiki: https://localwiki.org/sac/

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