Rover Car Club Events

RCCA Events Calendar

Summary of Club Events & other non RCCA organised Events For Information to Members – for full details of Club activities please see Club Magazines, Viking Torque and Small Torque or contact Club Events Co-ordinator by email. In all cases if you wish to attend please notify the Club Events Co-ordinator. Please Note: If your vehicle is on Club Plates remember to always fill in your Log Book when you participate in Events.


 


 

2018 

January

Sunday 14thThe Costume Designer – Edith Head & Hollywood.

Edith Head is considered the most significant costume designer in film history, and today her name is synonymous with Hollywood costumes. This event brings together more than 70 costumes designed by Head from the 1930s to the 1960s. Venue Bendigo Art Gallery.

http://www.bendigoartgallery.com.au/Exhibitions/Now_showing/The_Costume_Designer_Edith_Head_and_Hollywood
Friday26thRCCA’s Australia Day Picnic

This event is open to family and friends. Where: Sugarloaf Reservoir Park, Christmas Hills. Melways Ref Map 273 A2. Arrival time: 10.00am-2.00pm. Travel along the Eltham Yarra Glen Rd (C726), turn into Simpson Rd. Continue on Simpson Rd for about 250 metres, turn left into Ironbark Ridge Picnic area. Continue past the 1st carpark and follow the windy road until you see another car park and BBQ’s. Plenty of shelter and seats. More details in ST/VT.
Friday 26thFor Information - AOMC Shannons Aussie Classic Car Show

Yarra Glen Racecourse, Armstrong Avenue, Yarra Glen.

http://www.aomc.asn.au/shannons-aussie-car-show

February 

Friday9thFirst Monthly General Meeting of 2018

Traditional BBQ at the club rooms. Opportunity for all new members who have joined the RCCA over the past year. Come along and meet like-minded individuals, have a chat about your car. Got a problem, perhaps someone might be able help? Please Note Starting time: 7.45pm. The BBQ will be available from 7.30pm.
Sunday11thFor Information - Annual Picnic At Hanging Rock Show

Organised by Macedon Ranges Car Club. The event is open to Classic, Vintage, Veteran and Special Interest Vehicles including Trucks, Bikes and Rods, and motoring clubs are welcome as always.

All display vehicles must be 25 years and older.

For details see
http://www.picnicathangingrock.com.au/
Sunday18thFor Information - All American Car Display & Man Cave Alley, 25th Anniversary

Organised by Rotary Club of Emerald & District - Sports Ground. Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Gembrook. Entry $5 adults, under 12 – free. 25th Anniversary with up to 500 Hot Rods, Custom Cars, Classic, Vintage and Veteran American cars & trucks on display – there is something to see for everyone.

Details: http://www.emeraldrotary.org.au/all-american/

Sunday 25th RACV AOMC Classic Showcase & RCCA Display Day @ Yarra Glen Racecourse

Celebrating Seventy years of the Land Rover, Morris Minor, Jaguar XK 120, Sixty years of the Austin Healey Sprite & Fifty years of the Renault 16.

Note change of venue from last year. Armstrong Avenue, Yarra Glen. Display cars entry from 9am, spectators from 10.00am. Display cars $15.00 per car, spectators $8.00. Food and refreshments will be available. A shuttle bus will be available for those wanting to visit the Chocolate factory.

See AOMC web pages for more details.

March 

Friday9thRCCA Monthly Meeting - 8.00pm

Guest Speaker – Graeme Hicks, from Battery Power Centre, will give a brief insight into how he started his business and how he can help members with their car batteries.
Sunday 11thYarra Glen Swap Meet

Organised by Vintage Drivers Club - Yarra Glen Racecourse, Armstrong Avenue, Yarra Glen.
Gates open at 6.30am for sellers, buyers from 7.30am and display cars from 8-10.00am. Vintage car parts/bric a brac, chrome bumper, display cars are welcome. Admittance $10.00.

Details and bookings: http://www.vintagedriversclub.com.au/yarraglen

Sunday18thRun to the Dingo Discovery Sanctuary Research Centre in Toolern Vale

The sanctuary is home to 35 pure alpine dingoes and numerous puppies and breeds dingoes for wildlife parks around the world. Arrival time: 10.45pm. The tour will commence at 11.00am – 12.30pm. Other details in February ST.

Web page: http://www.dingofoundation.org/
18th to 24thRACV Fly the Flag Friendship Tour

Organised by the All British Classics Car Club. Vehicles older than and including 1982, are eligible to enter. For details see ABCCC Web site here.

Limited to 200 vehicles. Entries close Friday 23th February 2018 or when full. If interested contact - tour organiser – Tony Pettigrew ABCCC on mobile 0408128420.

https://www.facebook.com/flytheflagtour

Friday23rdEvening visit to the RACV Heritage Collection

550 Princess Highway, Noble Park. Starting time 7.15pm. A presentation on the history of the collection, followed by a tour of the heritage fleet.

See: https://cv.vic.gov.au/organisations/racv-heritage-collection/
Sunday25th62nd Kalorama Rally

Kalorama Recreation Reserve, Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Kalorama. Gates open 10am. The "Feature Marque" is the Austin Seven. We hope to have Peter Brock's paddock bomb, the Austin 7 he built when he was 12 on display.

https://www.facebook.com/KaloramaRally/

April 

Saturday - Sunday7th - 6thGreat Macedon Grand Tour

The Tour is open to all makes and models of car or motorcycle with the emphasis on classics, from family sedans to exotic sports cars, provided they were manufactured in or prior to 1993.

https://www.macedonrangesgrandtour.com.au/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Macedon-Ranges-Grand-Tour/217301288284076
Friday13thRCCA Monthly Meeting -8.00pm

Club Rooms, with Rove almost upon us, videos and photo albums of the National Roves in previous years will be shown.
Friday - Monday27th - 30thNational Rove

The Rover Car Club Of Australia will be hosting the National Rove. This will be held in the Shepparton area of Victoria from April 27th to 30th, 2018. Details including Itinerary & Programme of Events now available on Rove Page here.

Please note Entries are due to close on the 1st of February, so if you still wish to enter please complete your entry form as soon as possible. We are nearing capacity at some of the venues so early registration is important, or you may miss out.

Please contact Organiser: youngnotold@optusnet.com.au if you have
any questions.

May 

Friday 11thRCCA Monthly Meeting 8.00pm

Club Rooms, Guest Speaker TBA.
Visitors and prospective members most welcome.

 

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