We are going on a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway on Saturday, August 24, 2019. We will meet at the Friends Mart, 7755 NC 66 Hwy S, Rural Hall, NC at 11:00 AM. We will plan to eat lunch somewhere along the way. Please let us know if you plan to go with us. If you have any questions, please call Jim at 336-614-4180. Hope to see you then!
Our September meeting date has been changed to Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 12:00 PM. We will meet at the Hungry Farmer Restaurant in Cana, VA for lunch, then drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Apple Orchard at Altapass. The address for the restaurant is 15397 Fancy Gap Hwy. New members always welcome! Hope to see you there!
Save the dates! Miatas at Back of the Dragon will be held in Wytheville, VA on October 17-20, 2019. We will be staying at the Fairfield Inn again this year. The phone number is 276-228-8080. Let them know you’re with our group to get the group discount. Check back later for more details. Hope you’ll make plans now to join us for this fun event!
We are having our Spring Drive in Little Switzerland, NC on Friday & Saturday, May 24-25, 2019.. We will be staying at the Big Lynn Lodge. Call the lodge ASAP to make your reservations. - 828-765-4257. Rooms are $120 per night which includes breakfast and supper. We have a limited number of rooms, and they are filling up, so please call for reservations now if you plan to attend.
For those who want to caravan with us for the drive up, we will meet at McDonald’s in Pilot Mountain at 10:00 AM, Exit 134 off Hwy. 52.
Our next meeting will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 12:00 PM at the 66 Grill and Taphouse (formerly called 66 Pizzeria) in Winston-Salem. The address is 3440 Frontis Street. We had to change locations because Village Tavern was unable to accommodate our group. Looking forward to seeing you there! New members always welcome!
We are planning a drive to Whitetop, VA to go to the Whitetop Maple Festival on Saturday, March 30th. The event features mountain music, crafts, wildflowers, food and fresh air. For more on the event, go to www.mtrogersvfd-re.com/maple-festival. The address is 11337 Highlands Parkway, Whitetop, VA.
We will meet at McDonald’s in Pilot Mountain at 10:00 AM. Please let us know if you plan to join us, so we don’t leave anybody!
Hope you can join us!
Our next monthly meeting will be held on Saturday, March 9th, at 12:00 PM at Three Amigos Mexican Restaurant in Wallburg. The address is 10277 N. Hwy. 109, Winston-Salem. It is located next to JC Green Funeral Home. If you haven’t already paid your dues for 2019, please bring $20 to the meeting. Hope to see you there! New members are always welcome!
Our December meeting will be on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 12:00 PM at the Village Tavern in Winston-Salem. The address is 2000 Griffith Road. After we eat, we will play the “Dirty Santa” game. Everyone one is asked to bring a gift ($10 limit). All the gifts will be put in the center, and we will draw numbers. The first person will choose one of the gifts. The second person can then choose either the gift of the previous person(s) or a new gift from the center. This continues until the last person has chosen their gift. Then the first person can choose any of the gifts others have received or keep the one originally chosen. We hope everyone will make plans to attend this fun Christmas meeting!
Our next meeting will be on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM. We will meet at The Depot at Cody Creek in Dobson. The address is 112 Old Depot Lane. Please note the special time at 5:00 PM. They are not open for lunch. We will plan to present our check to the Autism Society at the meeting for the money we raised at Miatas at Back of the Dragon. We hope everyone will make an effort to attend this special meeting.
REGISTER NOW for our second annual Miatas at Back of the Dragon! We had a great time a the first one in 2017, and hope it will be even more fun in 2018. See Tentative Schedule and Registration Form for information. (Download from links below).
We will be staying at the Fairfield Inn in Wytheville, VA again. They gave us the best price at $109 per night. A little more than last year, but we didn't fill all the rooms last year. We'd appreciate it if everyone would help honor our contract with the motel and stay at Fairfield Inn with us this year! The phone number is 276-228-8080. The deadline for our block of rooms is October 1st.
Please note: T-shirts must be preordered by September 15th!
We've had a little confusion over the registration fee, so we want to clarify that the $30 registration fee is per car, not per person.
Our August meeting will be held on August 11, and we are planning a picnic at the home of Tom & Tammy Hickle in Yadkinville. Their address is 1006 Woodbridge Lane. The Hickles will provide hot dogs and hamburgers. Everyone else is asked to bring a covered dish. Also bring whatever you want to drink. Please call Tom Hickle at 336-908-4047 and let him know if you're coming and what you plan to bring.
We will meet at McDonald's in Pilot Mountain (Exit 134 off Hwy. 52) at 9:30 AM to go to the Craft Festival at Hungry Mother State Park and to drive the Back of the Dragon. Hope you can join us for a fun day! Please note the change in starting time - we will leave at 9:30 AM.
For our July meeting, on July 14th, we will meet in Pilot Mountain at McDonalds at 10:00 AM, then we will drive to eat at the Hungry Farmer Restaurant in Cana, VA. After we eat, we'll go for a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway and finish our drive on Squirrel Spur Road. Hope you can join us!
We are planning a spring drive in Little Switzerland, April 20-22, 2018. There are great curvy roads in the area, including the Diamondback. There are several interesting things in the area, Grandfather Mountain, the Blue Ridge Parkway, gem mines, etc. If you are interested in these or other attractions, let us know.
We have rooms reserved at the Big Lynn Lodge. Rooms are $120/night which includes your breakfast and dinner. You can call the Lodge to reserve your room at 828-765-4257. You can leave a message on the recorder and they will call you back. Be sure to tell them you are with our group for the discounted price. Deadline for blocked rooms and discounted room rates is March 10th, so please make your reservations as soon as possible.
If you want to travel with us, we will leave McDonald's in Pilot Mountain (Exit 134 off 52) at 9:00 AM. Please let us know if you want to ride up there with us, so we can be sure we don't leave anyone!
Hope to see you there!
DUE TO THE THREAT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.
We are planning a drive to White Top, VA for the White Top Mountain Maple Festival on Saturday, March 24, 2018. We will meet at McDonalds in Pilot Mountain (Exit 134 off 52) at 9:30 AM. We will tour Elk Garden, hear bluegrass music at Mt. Rogers Fire Hall and enjoy fresh maple syrup atop buckwheat pancakes at the Festival. Plan now to join us for this fun drive!
We are deeply saddened at the loss of one of our faithful members, Robert "Bo" Greenwell. He passed away on January 7, 2018. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Faith Church, 241 Hopkins Road, Kernersville, NC. Condolences can be sent to the family online on his tribute page at www.wrightcremationandfuneral.com. Memorial contributions for medical expenses may be donated to https://www.gofundme.com/robert-bo-greenwell. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Kim and family.
We will meet at the Monte De Rey Mexican Restaurant in Clemmons at 6:00 PM for dinner on Tuesday, December 12. Then we will drive through the lights at Tanglewood Park with our tops down. Please dress warmly! The address of the restaurant is 1410 River Ridge Road. Hope you'll join us!
Join us for a long weekend of mountain driving and socializing. Back of the Dragon has 32 miles of some of the most curvy roads I have ever driven and all over 3 different mountains! This is the peak season for viewing the beautiful fall foliage. We're still planning this big event, so check back often to view the schedule! We will be staying at Fairfield inn, Wytheville, Va . Call 276-228-8080 soon to reserve your room with the hotel. Rooms are going fast! See Tentative Schedule and Registration Form for information. (Download from links below). Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Autism Society in honor of our own Sable Townsend.