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Current Event Flyer(s):

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Event Flyer

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Event Flyer Download Link:

SacVCOAFlyerCampusCarShow_September17 (Google Doc at Google Drive)

Event Flyer Includes:

-Page One
-Event Information and Notes
-Page Two
-Screenshot and Link to Overview Google Map
-Screenshot and Link to Close-Up Google Map


All event flyers (past and present) can be found in the
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Full-Detail List (All Sacramento Area):


January 2017:

Sacramento Chapter:

http://www.lotsofluckcafe.com/
Event:    2017 SacVCOA Planning Meeting
Where:    Lunch & Planning Meeting:
Lots of Luck Chinese Restaurant
3084 Sunrise Blvd # 12
Rancho Cordova, CA
(916) 858-1525
Google Map (will open in new tab/window)
Date:    Saturday, January 28, 2017
Time:  
Lunch: 11:00A
Planning Meeting to follow Lunch
Cost:    
Lunch: TBD by menu choices, but you will need 
to cover your own lunch costs.
Notes:   See you there rain or shine!
RSVP:
To RSVP (by 1/27):
Contact Jon Manji, Event Coordinator:
http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus#CUF



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February 2017:

Sacramento Chapter:

http://carsandcoffeefolsom.com/
Event: Sac Volvo Club Meet-Up with Folsom Cars and Coffee
Where:
Folsom Palladio at Broadstone
430 Palladio Pkwy
Folsom, CA 95630
Near Sports Authority
Google Map (will open in new tab/window)
Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017
Time: 7:00A - 9:00A
Cost:
-Car Show: Free
-Coffee / Lunch (Optional): TBD by Restuarant / Menu Choices, but you will need to cover the cost of your own coffee and/or lunch.
-Check out the Folsom Palladio Directory for more information:
http://gopalladio.com/
Notes:
Have a Meet-Up Event Idea?

Please take a moment to share your thoughts!:
Sac Volvo Club Meet-Up Event Survey

Event Flyer:
SacVCOAFlyerMeetUpFolsomCarsCoffee_February17  (Google Doc at Google Drive)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion

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March 2017:

Sacramento Chapter:

Event:    9th Annual EuroTech Tech Session
Tech Session, Cars & Coffee, Lunch, & Planning Meeting
Where:    
Tech Session / Cars & Coffee:
EuroTech
3259 Monier Circle, #100 
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
916-631-4118
Lunch & Planning Meeting:
Lots of Luck Chinese Restaurant
3084 Sunrise Blvd # 12
Rancho Cordova, CA
(916) 858-1525
Google Map (will open in new tab/window)
Date:    Saturday, March 18, 2017
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:    
Coffee and/or Donut Volunteer(s) needed.
Please indicate your interest in your RSVP for the event and we will give you an up-to-date head count for the Tech Session. 
Lunch to follow Tech Session
Rain or Shine!
RSVP:
To RSVP (by 3/16):
Contact Michal Vachuska, Event Coordinator:
http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus#CUF

3-8-2017 Update:

Coffee Volunteer Found:
Thank you Walter!

3-7-2017 Update:
Donut Volunteer Found:
Thank you Missy!

Coffee Volunteer Needed:
Coffee location and volunteer details added to event map:

Google Map (will open in new tab / window)
And, can be found below in the 2-27-2017 event update.

2-27-2017 update:
Call for Coffee and Donut Volunteers:

Volunteers needed to purchase / donate coffee and donuts for the EuroTech Tech Session.
Amount needed to purchase / donate depends on number of volunteers and RSVPs received.

If interested, please note this in your RSVP to Michal Vachuska, Event Coordinator, before March 16th: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus#CUF

Michal will be in contact with volunteers after the RSVPs close to discuss quantities needed.

Copy and Paste of Research for 2016 Event
(Prices and/or information may have changed-- Please call to confirm.)

Estimate of donation based on locations nearest to event in Rancho Cordova, CA for convenience.
(Feel free to call around to get your own estimates.)

Starbucks Coffee at Sunrise & White Rock
3110 Sunrise Blvd.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742-7310
916-859-0163
http://www.starbucks.com/store-locator/search/detail/11634

Friday Hours: 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Saturday Hours: 4:30 AM to 10:00 PM

Order Details:
-Place Order one day in advance
-Traveler Coffee (To-Go Cardboard Box Coffee with cups, creamer, sugar, stir sticks, napkins)
-One box = 10 servings of 8 oz cups
-Cost varies according to roast purchased: $12.95 - $14.95 (roast options = blonde, medium, dark)

Howard's Donuts
2340 Sunrise Blvd
Gold River, CA 95670
916-638-7509
http://www.yelp.com/biz/howards-donuts-gold-river

Friday Hours: 4:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday Hours: 4:30 am - 3:00 pm

Order Details:
-Place order one day in advance
-Donuts are ordered by the dozen
-Regular dozen (includes cake and old fashioned) = $9.99 per dozen
-Fancy dozen (includes bars and jelly) = $10.99 per dozen


Event Flyer:
SacVCOAFlyerEuroTech_March17 (Google Doc at Google Drive)
Event Flyer (as forum post)

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April 2017:

Sacramento Chapter and Golden Gate Chapter:

http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sat
Event:   Davis Meet Weekend: Saturday
A-La-Carte Events

Event 1: Cars & Coffee
Event 2: Foothill Scenic Drive (Fast and Slow Groups)
Event 3: Lunch at Old Spaghetti Factory
Event 4: K1 Speed Indoor Electric Kart Racing
Event 5: 6th Annual Pre-Davis BBQ Party


Where:  Sacramento County
                Google Maps (will open in new tab/window)


Date:    Saturday, April 29, 2017


Time: 
Event 1: Cars & Coffee
8:00A-10:00A

Event 2: Foothill Scenic Drive (Fast and Slow Groups)
10:00A Start

Event 3: Lunch at Old Spaghetti Factory
1:00P Reservation

Event 4: K1 Speed Indoor Electric Kart Racing
4:00P (arrive by 3:30P for registration)

Event 5: 6th Annual Pre-Davis BBQ Party
2:00P (if not at K1 Speed)

Cost:   Depends on event(s) selected.
See Saturday Event Details for more information

Notes: 

RSVPs close Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
A wait list will be created after RSVPs close.

Full details / information updated at the event website:

http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/


Event Flyer:
   (k)
Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)

Facebook Event-Discussion


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Sacramento Chapter and Golden Gate Chapter:

Event:   Davis Meet Weekend: Sunday
18th Annual Davis Car Show & Swap Meet

Where:  Davis Central Park
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)


Date:     
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time:    
8:00A- Gates Open
9:00A- Show Starts
10:30A- Gates Close
1:30P- Awards Presentation

Cost:  
Swap Vendor spaces available through Pre-Registration only (first come-first served).
$40.00 = Two parking spaces (roughly 10' x 20')
Form BOE-410-D required (see information here)

Car Show participants may Pre-Register or Register on the Day of the Event.
$25.00 = Pre-Registration & VCOA Member Day of Event
$30.00 = Non-VCOA Member Day of Event

T-Shirts available through Pre-Sales only.
$15.00 = S, M, L, XL
$19.00 = XXL (2XL), XXXL (3XL), XXXXL (4XL)

Notes: 
Registration closes Friday, April 28, 2017.

Full details / information updated at the event website:

http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/


Event Flyer:
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Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)

Facebook Event-Discussion


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Sacramento Chapter:

Event:
Where: 
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date:
Time:
Cost:
Notes:

Event Flyer:
(k)
Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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May 2017:

Sacramento Chapter:


Event:  
Where: 
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date:    
Time:  
Cost:  
Notes:  

Event Flyer:
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Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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Sacramento Chapter:

Event:  
Where: 
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date:    
Time:  
Cost:  
Notes:  

Event Flyer:
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Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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June 2017:

Sacramento Chapter:

https://www.ipdusa.com/blogs/435/2017-ipd-garage-sale
Event:   IPD Garage Sale
And related weekend activities
Where: 
Caravan Start Location:
Check out Turbobricks Forum if looking for a caravan
IPD
11744 NE Ainsworth Cir., Portland, Oregon 97220

Google Map (will open in new tab/window)
Date:     Saturday, June 17, 2017
Time:   
IPD Garage Sale
9:00A - 3:00P (Saturday)
Notes: 
There are usually other activities planned over the weekend.

Best place for information:
Direct link to Turbobricks 2017 IPD Topic:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=329735

Event Flyer:
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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Sacramento Chapter:

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/
Event:   10th Annual Swedish Day at IKEA
Cars & Coffee, Lunch, & Planning Meeting
Where: 
IKEA
700 IKEA Court
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Google Map (will open in new tab/window)
Date:     Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time:   
Cars & Coffee Event Start: 8:30A
Meet in IKEA Parking Lot, Row D
Lunch / Planning Meeting: 11:00A - 3:00P
Meet in IKEA Restaurant, 2nd Floor
Cost:
Free, except you must cover the cost of your own meal(s).
IKEA serves breakfast from 9:30A - 11:00A

IKEA Nutrition PDF:
Notes: 
-Earlier schedule to "help beat the heat."
-All Volvos and Saabs welcome!
-Feel free to enjoy breakfast and/or lunch whenever you wish.
-Sac Volvo Club Meeting in IKEA Restaurant
(IKEA no longer allows outside groups to reserve conference room)


Event Flyer:
SacVCOAFlyerIKEA_June17 (Google Doc at Google Drive)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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Sacramento Chapter:

Website(s):
http://capitolconcours.com/ or
http://www.shrinersconcours.com/ or
http://capitolconcours.org/
Event Name: Shriner's Capital Concours d'Elegance
Location: On the Capital Mall, Sacramento, CA
Google Map (will open in new tab/window)
Date:  
Time:  
Notes: This is an important charity event in our area and an opportunity to see some amazing automobiles!
Event Flyer(s):    (k)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Event Flyer (as webpage)


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July 2017:

Sacramento Chapter:

Event:  
Where: 
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date:    
Time:  
Cost:  
Notes:  

Event Flyer:
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Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion

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August 2017:

Sacramento Chapter:


Event:   SacVCOA Camping Trip

Where:  TBD
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date:    
Postponed to 2018.
Time:    
Cost:  
Notes: 
If you are interested in helping to plan and coordinate the 2018 event details, please contact Walter Donnell.

Event Flyer:
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Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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Sacramento Chapter:


Event:
Where: 
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date:
Time:
Cost:
Notes:

Event Flyer:
(k)
Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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September 2017:

National Meet:




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Sacramento Chapter:


Event: SacVCOA Fall Foothill Drive
Where:  Details To Be Confirmed
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017  --->  Postponed.
See California Automobile Museum - UTI Campus Car Show Event below.
Time:
Cost:
Notes:
If you are interested in helping to plan and coordinate the event details, please contact Walter Donnell or Elizabeth Brown.

Event Flyer:
(k)
Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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Event: SacVCOA at the Inaugural California Automobile Museum - UTI Campus Car Show
Where: 
Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
4100 Duckhorn Drive
Sacramento, CA 95834
Google Map (will open in new tab/window)
Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 10:00A - 2:00P
Cost: 
Please enter “Sac Volvo Club” (car club affiliation) on the registration form.
At the Gate: $25
Notes:
From the California Automobile Museum Event Announcement:
“Join us for our first ever Campus Car Show!
This show, presented in partnership with Universal Technical Institute, is open to all makes and models 1970 and newer.
This show is FREE to spectators, and costs only $20 to register your car (the price goes up to $25 at the gate).
All car entries include two complimentary passes to the Museum (a $20 value). There will also be a bounce house for kids, educational activities from the Museum, classic car tunes, food for sale, and more!
UTI will also be giving tours of their campus, including their customization shop.”


RSVP with the SacVCOA (so we know to look for you!): Walter Donnell, SacVCOA Event Contact

Event Flyer:
SacVCOAFlyerCampusCarShow_September17 (Google Doc at Google Drive)
Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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October 2017:


Sacramento Chapter:



Event:
Where: 
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date:
Time:
Cost:
Notes:

Event Flyer:
(k)
Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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Golden Gate Chapter and Sacramento Chapter:

CJ's Shop in Alameda: Canceled
Park Street Show: Scheduled for Second Saturday in October = October 14, 2017
You can still attend the Park Street Show, if you wish,
but CJ will not be hosting the Volvo car show this year.

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Sacramento Chapter with Golden Gate Chapter:

Event:
Where: 
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date:
Time:
Cost:
Notes:

Event Flyer:
(k)
Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion



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National Meet:

http://vcoa.org/

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

October 20-22, 2017

Tulsa, OK

http://forum.sacvolvoclub.org/t257-2017-vcoa-national-meet



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November 2017:

Sacramento Chapter:

Event:
Where: 
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date:
Time:
Cost:
Notes:

Event Flyer:
(k)
Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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December 2017:

Sacramento Chapter:

Event:
Where: 
                Google Map (will open in new tab/window)

Date:
Time:
Cost:
Notes:

Event Flyer:
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Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion

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January 2018:

Sacramento Chapter


Event:    2018 SacVCOA Planning Meeting
Where:    
Google Map (will open in new tab/window)
Date:   
Time:  
Cost:    
Notes:  

Event Flyer:
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Event Flyer (as web page)
Event Flyer (as forum post)
Facebook Event-Discussion


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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)
http://www.norcalvolvos.com/     
     Home page (no longer available)



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Local Interest Paper: Sacramento News & Review

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Soccer: Sacramento Republic FC
Football: UFL Sacramento Mountain Lions

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