Cars & Coffee – September 2023 Saturdays from 7am to 10am at McKnight Crossing on McKnight Way in Grass Valley. Photos by Don M. Other Get Togethers: Every Friday morning, 7am: Breakfast at Humpty Dumpty 1711 E. Main St., Grass Valley Thursday Evening Cars & Fast Food, 5pm: Wendy’s in Grass Valley
Car Show Wrap Up Meeting September 14, 2023 • Photos by Don M. Some of the issues to address for next year’s show • No Smoking Signs, No Animals signs and “No Skateboards, Razers, etc – post on advertising and within grounds. • Move ‘gate’ above Classic Car West entrance. • Major parking problem – not enough parking. Maybe use high school parking and provide a shuttle bus. • At Info Booth – need a ‘Join Roamin Angels’ sign and have a lot of membership applications on hand. Overall, it…
California Crossroads Car Show September 16th 2023 Where classic meets modern in an fun filled celebration of automobile culture. Proceeds to benefit Bear River High School Student Construction Trades Program. Photos by Don M. & Pat G.
Happy Birthday Lou! Honoring Our Local American Hero Grass Valley resident and retired U.S. Navy Lt. Commander Lou Conter, celebrated his 102 birthday on September 13. Conter is the last surviving member of the U.S.S. Arizona and was on board the ship the morning of Dec. 7 1941 when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, sinking the Arizona among other ships and sparking the United States’ direct involvement in WWII. There was a small parade by Lou’s home to honor and celebrate our local American hero. – By Mike H.
Trailblazers Get Together September 17, 2023 By Pat G. Susan Barry was the winner of the 50/50 last evening at Trailblazers. The good times were had by all. At Trailblazers, Susan Barry presented Lanny Netz with the paper mache car sign she made that was modeled after his car and was used as the logo for this year’s car show. Photo above – Susan posing with Christina, Lanny and Alfred Netz. October 17 will be the last of the 50/50 but we will continue to go to Trailblazers each month….
Fellow Roamin Angels….. Ray Y., myself and others have been talking about 2024 and how we can grow the Club, involve the membership, and even raise some funds to support the club’s financial well being. Strike a chord by you? Let’s get together. The first opportunity will be the October 8th Geezers picnic at Condon Park. Since these are meant to be low key non-official conversations, that event fits the criteria. We’re not bypassing the board. We’re not revolting. We’re simply informally getting together, socializing, and developing some plans and…
The extremely successful Roamin Angels ‘Cruisin the Pines’ Car Show 2023 was held at Nevada City Tech Center in Nevada City and co-hosted by Classic Car West Nevada City. It was a gorgeous day – not too hot but warm. The majestic pines provided shade while letting the sun shine of almost 200 gorgeous and some different vehicles. While the comments were mixed, most people enjoyed the new venue. We are looking forward to next year’s show!
There is a lot to putting on an event. Pulling it off with a group of dedicated Roamin Angels volunteers is even more amazing. A lot of fabulous people planned, worked and executed this wonderful car show at our new venue – Classic Car West Nevada City and Nevada City Tech Center.
BEST OF SHOW: Jim Brenthurst – 1932 Ford Roadster BEST ENGINE: Mike Brown– 1960 Backyard Survivor Young Guns: George Woodward– Nevada Union Auto Shop 1947 Plymouth Duster COOL 50’s & 60’s CONVERTIBLE: Jerry Johnson– 1966 Sunbeam Tiger BEST OFF ROAD: Dave Solara– 1972 Chevy/K5 Blower BEST PAINT : Richard Mayer– 1939 Ford Convertible GOOD NEIGHBOR : Orville Boger – 1947 WDX-D HOTTEST 40s STREET ROD: Bob Hughton– 1947 Ford Convertible HOTTEST BLUE OVAL : Jerry Lacer– 1940 Ford Coupe BEST 4×4: Bill Lorrain– 1955 Chevy 3100 Napoo BEST MUSCLE CAR:…
The 22nd Annual Roamin Angels ‘Cruisin the Pines’ Car Show is shaping up to be an exciting and new experience! Check out our new location at the Nevada City Tech Center at 400 Providence Mine Road in Nevada City. It’s a great place for this event.