Canberra Chapter Events

May 2024

Saturday

25 MayCanberra

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Picnic by the Cotter River

This ain’t no teddy bears’ picnic! Come and find out why.

Meet
Daughters at Hall, Victoria Street, Hall ACT
Organiser
Rod Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au
Assistant
Frances Wood, 0429 472 751, wood4@iinet.net.au

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June 2024

Saturday

01 JunCanberra

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Canberra Coffee and Lies

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
Rod & Maryanne Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

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Wednesday

12 JunClub

RSVP

Club Committee Meeting

Our committee meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month via virtual online streaming using Zoom.

Meet
Online via Zoom
Organiser
Catherine Combes, 0411 320 840, secretary@nsw.mx5.au

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Saturday

15 JunCanberra

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Goulburn Waterworks and Lunch

There’s plenty more to Goulburn than the Big Merino, and you can bet that Steve will find something interesting for us. There’s lunch of course, but we’ll have to wait to find out what else he has in store.

Meet
TBA
Organiser
Steve Wakeling, 0416 040 572, Stephen.Wakeling@aussie.com.au

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Sunday

23 JunCanberra

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Christmas in July in June

Dig out your Christmas gear, we’re off to the pub at Murrumbateman to share some cheer.

Meet
Murrumbateman Country Inn, Barton Highway, Murrumbateman (https://w3w.co/pinch.befriend.acorn)
Organiser
Frances Wood, 0429 472 751, wood4@iinet.net.au

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July 2024

Saturday

06 JulCanberra

RSVP

Canberra Coffee and Lies

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
Rod & Maryanne Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

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Wednesday

10 JulClub

RSVP

Club Committee Meeting

Our committee meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month via virtual online streaming using Zoom.

Meet
Online via Zoom
Organiser
Catherine Combes, 0411 320 840, secretary@nsw.mx5.au

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Friday

12 JulCanberra

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Leeton Art Deco Weekend

Join us for a couple of nights of retro fun as we journey through the Riverina to Leeton for their fabulous Art Deco Festival. Accommodation limited to ten cars, first in will get the best rooms!

Duration
3 days (12 July - 14 July)
Meet
Daughters at Hall, Victoria Street, Hall ACT (https://w3w.co/headline.devoid.overslept)
Organiser
Rod Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

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Sunday

14 JulClub

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Brass Monkey 2024

The Brass Monkey Run in 2024 is your chance to greet the dawn in the company of likeminded enthusiasts on Sunday 14th July 2024, in your MX-5 with its the top down on a crisp mid-winters morn, to help to raise money for CareFlight our Club’s charity. This unique annual fun run that starts under the stars and could see you back home for lunch.

Meet
McDonalds at the M4 West Service Centre, Eastern Creek
Organiser
Michael Soulos, 0413 11 33 99

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Saturday

20 JulCanberra

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Christmas in July (Montrose House, Canowindra)

Join James and Giulia, and a bunch of others, for a Christmas in July spectacular at Montrose House in downtown Canowindra.

Duration
3 days (20 July - 22 July)
Meet
The Little Sutton Bakehouse, 1 Victoria Street, Sutton https://w3w.co/holstered.dots.thaw
Organiser
James and Giulia Schiemer, 0428 777 231, jimmy4jewels@gmail.com

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August 2024

Saturday

03 AugCanberra

RSVP

Canberra Coffee and Lies

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
Rod & Maryanne Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

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Saturday

10 AugCanberra

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Laggan Pub Lunch

Once voted best country hotel in NSW, doesn’t mean the standard has since slipped so why not come along and be your own judge.

Meet
Little Sutton Bakehouse, Victoria Street, Sutton (https://w3w.co/exercises.unbearable.autos)
Organiser
Ian Bottcher, 0478 729 667, ianbottcher46@gmail.com

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Tuesday

13 AugCanberra

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Lachlan Sculpture Run

Enjoy some great roads, fine food good company and some great art. Sculpture Down the Lachlan is a permanent, inland public art trail stretching a 100 kms. between Forbes and Condobolin.

Duration
4 days (13 August - 16 August)
Meet
Daughters at Hall, Victoria Street, Hall (https://w3w.co/headline.devoid.overslept)
Organiser
Rod Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

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Wednesday

14 AugClub

RSVP

Club Committee Meeting

Our committee meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month via virtual online streaming using Zoom.

Meet
Online via Zoom
Organiser
Catherine Combes, 0411 320 840, secretary@nsw.mx5.au

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Saturday

24 AugCanberra

RSVP

Canberra Chapter - Annual Meeting

Come along to our Annual Meeting for your opportunity to discuss how the Chapter is going and what we can do to make the most of your MX-5 and your Club. Join us for lunch beforehand.

Meet
TBA
Organiser
Rod Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

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September 2024

Saturday

07 SepCanberra

RSVP

Canberra Coffee and Lies

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
Rod & Maryanne Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

More Info

Wednesday

11 SepClub

RSVP

Club Committee Meeting

Our committee meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month via virtual online streaming using Zoom.

Meet
Online via Zoom
Organiser
Catherine Combes, 0411 320 840, secretary@nsw.mx5.au

More Info

Saturday

14 SepCanberra

RSVP

Wee Jasper Distillery Run

Join Rod and the other common consumers of good gin in a wonderful drive into Wee Jasper. Perfect roads for an MX5 and a great lunch at the Distillery.

Meet
Denman Prospect Shops
Organiser
Rod Nicholes, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

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Friday

20 SepCanberra

RSVP

Presidents Picnic

This is a chance to meet members of the MX5 Club from all over NSW. Its a pleasant drive and a great venue.

Duration
2 days (20 September - 21 September)
Meet
Macas Showground
Organiser
Norm Barker, 0409604041, normanroz17@aussiebb.com.au

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Saturday

21 SepClub

RSVP

President's Picnic 2024

Our Club’s annual picnic for all our members will again be held in the riverbank grounds of Ebenezer Church on Saturday the 21st of September and everyone is invited. PLEASE MAKE A NOTE IN YOUR CALENDAR

Meet
Ebenezer Church Grounds at 95 Coromandel Road Ebenezer
Organiser
John Purcell, captain@nsw.mx5.au

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Wednesday

25 SepCanberra

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The Taralga Lunch Tour

Last year’s lunch at Taralga’s Argyle Inn was truly terrific, so we’ve decided to do it all again.

Meet
Daughters at Hall, Victoria Street, Hall (https://w3w.co/headline.devoid.overslept)
Organiser
Rod Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

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October 2024

Saturday

05 OctCanberra

RSVP

Canberra Coffee and Lies

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
Rod & Maryanne Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

More Info

Wednesday

09 OctClub

RSVP

Club Committee Meeting

Our committee meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month via virtual online streaming using Zoom.

Meet
Online via Zoom
Organiser
Catherine Combes, 0411 320 840, secretary@nsw.mx5.au

More Info

Saturday

19 OctCanberra

RSVP

Southern Highlands Dining and Gardens Visit

Enjoy the wonderful food and scenery of the Southern Highlands on a relaxed drive with MX-friends.

Meet
Dickson College Carpark Phillip Avenue
Organiser
Brett Goyne, ‭0423 089 429‬, brettgoyne@gmail.com

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November 2024

Saturday

02 NovCanberra

RSVP

Canberra Coffee and Lies

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
Rod & Maryanne Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

More Info

Wednesday

13 NovClub

RSVP

Club Committee Meeting

Our committee meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month via virtual online streaming using Zoom.

Meet
Online via Zoom
Organiser
Catherine Combes, 0411 320 840, secretary@nsw.mx5.au

More Info

Saturday

23 NovCanberra

RSVP

Clyde River Cruise

We’re going down to the Bay for a 3-hour lunch cruise in style aboard the MV Escapade. Includes the Boatshed's Famous fish and chips and complimentary tea and coffee.

Meet
Café Wood Works, Malbon Street, Bungendore (https://w3w.co/outlet.concession.croaky)
Organiser
Steve Wakeling, 0416 040 572, Stephen.Wakeling@aussie.com.au

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December 2024

Friday

06 DecCanberra

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Cherry Pie and a Picnic

Summer days. Perfect for driving in an MX-5. Perfect for driving topless. Perfect for picking cherries. Perfect for picnics. Combine all of these on Mike’s adventure to the Allambie Cherry Orchard. You know you want it!

Meet
Daughters of Hall, Victoria Street, Hall (https://w3w.co/headline.devoid.overslept)
Organiser
Mike Lawless, 0412 093 151, mike.lawless@bigpond.com

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Saturday

07 DecCanberra

RSVP

Canberra Coffee and Lies

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
Rod & Maryanne Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

More Info

Wednesday

11 DecClub

RSVP

Club Committee Meeting

Our committee meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month via virtual online streaming using Zoom.

Meet
Online via Zoom
Organiser
Catherine Combes, 0411 320 840, secretary@nsw.mx5.au

More Info

Saturday

14 DecCanberra

RSVP

Christmas Lunch and Presentations

This is the time when we find out who was naughty and nice and what they did to get that sort of reputation!

Meet
TBA
Organiser
Rod Nicholas, 0419 436 296, canberra@nsw.mx5.au

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