Canberra Chapter

July 2020

Saturday

11 JulCanberra

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Mystery Tour

It's a mystery to me. We're off on a magical mystery tour. Maybe we'll follow the mystery train? Maybe we'll spot the mystery girl? Do the mystery dance in the mystery zone? Whatever, the run will be a mystery achievement. NOTE: This is run is limited to a maximum of 20 financial members.

Meet
Russell Offices carpark - the carpark is on the right hand side of Kings Avenue when heading towards Russell from the lake and is bordered by Kings Avenue, Russell Drive and Morshead Drive.
Organiser
Ian Leyton-Grant, 0400 488 803, leytongrant@bigpond.com.au

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Wednesday

22 JulCanberra

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Picturesque Picton

With fine colonial buildings, Picton is a rural delight where you’ll be charmed by the cafes, shops and markets in this beautiful historic town near World Heritage wilderness. After a sumptuous lunch at one of the grand pubs, there will be time to explore a little, or just head home. NOTE: This run is limited to a maximum of 20 financial members.

Meet
The Baker, Victoria Street, Sutton
Organiser
Steve Wakeling, 0416 040 572, stephen.wakeling@aussie.com.au

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Saturday

25 JulCanberra

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Christmas in July UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED

A little over an hour’s drive from Canberra, over some MX-friendly country roads, lies the St Clement’s Retreat and Conference Centre in Galong NSW. Join us for a Christmas in July Feast or stay the night to make the most of the Centre's historic beauty and tranquil gardens. UNFORTUNATELY WE HAVE HAD TO CANCEL THIS RUN

Duration
2 days (25 July - 26 July)
Meet
Hall Lay-by, Barton Highway, Hall
Organiser
James & Giulia Schiemer, 0412 251 156, jimmy4jewels@gmail.com

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August 2020

Saturday

01 AugCanberra

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Canberra Coffee and Lies

Please join us for Coffee & Lies from 10:00 AM. It’s a chance to meet other club members just for a chat, or over coffee/tea and/or breakfast. New members, old members, prospective members, and curious non‑members are all welcome.

Meet
Poppy’s Cafe, Australian War Memorial, Campbell ACT
Organiser
James & Giulia Schiemer, 0412 251 156, canberra@mx5.com.au

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Saturday

08 AugCanberra

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Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory

Everybody likes chocolate and everyone with a MX-5 likes a good drive. So why not cater to everyone? We'e off to Junee for a tour of the Licorice and Chocolate Factory, and a bite to eat at their Millroom Restaurant. NOTE: This run is limited to a maximum of 20 financial members.

Meet
Hall lay-by, Barton Highway, Hall
Organiser
Rod Nicholas, 0419 436 296, rod_nicholas@yahoo.com

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Wednesday

12 AugCanberra

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Canberra Chapter Annual Meeting

Our Annual Chapter Meeting is your opportunity to have a say in how the Chapter is run.

Meet
TBA
Organiser
James & Giulia Schiemer, 0412 251 156, jimmy4jewels@gmail.com

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Saturday

15 AugCanberra

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Tour to Tathra

Ron is going to take us to Tathra - a thriving community on the NSW Sapphire Coast that makes for a wonderful seaside escape. There's more here to do than you can poke a stick at. Swim at the beaches, walk the dunes, explore the oldest deep-water timber wharf on Australia’s East Coast, taste freshly shucked oysters grown in pristine waters ...

Duration
2 days (15 August - 16 August)
Meet
TBA
Organiser
Ron Tollenaar, 0433 081 263, ron.tollenaar57@gmail.com

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Wednesday

26 AugCanberra

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Lunch at the Wombat Pub

You'd have to be muddleheaded to miss this mid-week run to Wombat. Join us for a back-roads trip to down-town Wombat for a good old-fashioned pub lunch and a chance to learn a little more about our local(ish) region. We need at least 15 people for the pub to open, so please register early with Jon.

Meet
Calwell Shops, Webber Crescent, Calwell
Organiser
John Chapuis, 0411 899 890, chapuis@iinet.net.au

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September 2020

Saturday

05 SepCanberra

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Canberra Coffee and Lies

Please join us for Coffee & Lies from 10:00 AM. It’s a chance to meet other club members just for a chat, or over coffee/tea and/or breakfast. New members, old members, prospective members, and curious non‑members are all welcome.

Meet
Poppy’s Cafe, Australian War Memorial, Campbell ACT
Organiser
James & Giulia Schiemer, 0412 251 156, canberra@mx5.com.au

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Saturday

05 SepCanberra

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Run to the High Country

Join super-experienced Run Leader Ken Keeling on a weekend run the the High Country, exploring Jindabyne and surrounding areas. Guaranteed fun.

Duration
2 days (05 September - 06 September)
Meet
TBA
Organiser
Ken Keeling, 0427 510 965, kendiana@bigpond.net.au

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Wednesday

16 SepCanberra

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Husky Lunch

Huskisson. A South Coast treasure. Mid-week run for lunch at Huskisson - a great drive down the coast and a great feed. Magic!

Meet
TBA
Organiser
Ken Keeling, 0427 510 965, kendiana@bigpond.net.au

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October 2020

Saturday

03 OctCanberra

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Canberra Coffee and Lies

Please join us for Coffee & Lies from 10:00 AM. It’s a chance to meet other club members just for a chat, or over coffee/tea and/or breakfast. New members, old members, prospective members, and curious non‑members are all welcome.

Meet
Poppy’s Cafe, Australian War Memorial, Campbell ACT
Organiser
James & Giulia Schiemer, 0412 251 156, canberra@mx5.com.au

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Sunday

04 OctCanberra

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Running of the Sheep - The Boorowa Irish Woolfest

Heads wool roll if ewe don't flock to Boorowa for the annual Running of the Sheep!

Organiser
Peter & Julie Austin, 0410 257 360, 0412 577 920, pandjaustin@gmail.com

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Saturday

24 OctCanberra

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Mayfield Gardens

Two gardens in one, over one two-day run! We'll be there at the end of the 16 day Spring Festival, when the Hawkins Family opens its Private Garden to visitors, so this is your opportunity to explore the entire 160 acres of Mayfield.

Duration
2 days (24 October - 25 October)
Meet
TBA
Organiser
Peter Battisson, 0417 269 325, info@acdcptyltd.com.au

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November 2020

Wednesday

04 NovCanberra

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Crookwell - Sox and Restored Cars

Who would have thought there was so much to see in Crookwell? If all you've done is drive through on the way to somewhere else, or drop in for a quick recaffeination, then you have missed the Crookwell Sock Factory (Lidner Quality Socks) and Sydney Vintage Car Restorations. Both are well worth a visit. Join Norm Barker on this interesting run.

Meet
TBA
Organiser
Norm Barker, 0409 604 041, nrbarker@grapevine.com.au

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Saturday

07 NovCanberra

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Canberra Coffee and Lies

Please join us for Coffee & Lies from 10:00 AM. It’s a chance to meet other club members just for a chat, or over coffee/tea and/or breakfast. New members, old members, prospective members, and curious non‑members are all welcome.

Meet
Poppy’s Cafe, Australian War Memorial, Campbell ACT
Organiser
James & Giulia Schiemer, 0412 251 156, canberra@mx5.com.au

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Sunday

15 NovCanberra

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Jenolan Caves POSTPONED TO 2021

Jenolan Caves are the largest, most spectacular and most famous caves in Australia. Explore the world's oldest caves - one of the most outstanding cave systems in the world. Join Bob and Bricet as they lead us on a grand tour. POSTPONED TO 2021 PENDING THE WORLD RETURNING TO NORMAL.

Duration
2 days (15 November - 16 November)
Meet
TBA
Organiser
Bob & Bricet Judd, 0422 386 660, bob.judd@bobrick.net.au

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Friday

20 NovCanberra

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Mudgee Food and Wine Festival (Rescheduled)

Come along to the Annual Wine and Food Festival – another of Ken and Diana’s great long-weekend trips.

Duration
4 days (20 November - 23 November)
Meet
TBA
Organiser
Ken Keeling, 0427 510 965, kendiana@bigpond.net.au

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Sunday

22 NovCanberra

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Marques in the Park 2020

Come and join a display of our cars, talk to people about our cars and our club, and check out other (less famous) marques in the park.

Meet
John Knight Memorial Park, Belconnen
Organiser
Bob Judd, 0422 386 660, bob.judd@bobrick.net.au

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December 2020

Saturday

05 DecCanberra

RSVP

Canberra Coffee and Lies

Please join us for Coffee & Lies from 10:00 AM. It’s a chance to meet other club members just for a chat, or over coffee/tea and/or breakfast. New members, old members, prospective members, and curious non‑members are all welcome.

Meet
Poppy’s Cafe, Australian War Memorial, Campbell ACT
Organiser
James & Giulia Schiemer, 0412 251 156, canberra@mx5.com.au

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Saturday

12 DecCanberra

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Christmas Lunch and Presentations

Christmas Lunch with Chapter Presentations, including Canberra Member of the Year and Canberra Motorsport Member of the Year. This is a great way to end the year.

Meet
TBA
Organiser
James & Giulia Schiemer, 0428 777 231, jimmy4jewels@gmail.com

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April 2021

Friday

09 AprNatMeet

NatMeet XIV Hunter Valley NSW

UPDATE: Event postponed

Duration
5 days (09 April - 13 April)
Meet
Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort, 15 Thompsons Rd, Pokolbin NSW
Organiser
NatMeet Committee

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