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Welcome to the Home of Santa Clara Corvettes

Santa Clara Corvettes is located in Santa Clara County, at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay known as “Silicon Valley”.  The club was founded in 1975 and has grown to a sustained membership of 200 members.  Our goal is to bring together Corvette enthusiasts for the mutual enjoyment of our cars in an atmosphere conducive to forming strong personal relationships.  We sponsor an annual car show, Corvette Spectacular, an autocross series and several monthly social events including trips and technical gatherings.  We participate in a series of motorsport events that include autocrosses and drag races as well as a series of formal and informal car shows. Our Monthly newsletter/magazine, First Class Glass was rated BEST in the Nation for 2013. To find out more about our monthly meetings, please click on the info menu.  Please visit the events calendar to see what events we have planned for the year.  Guests are welcome at our events.

  
 
A Word from our President

2016 President’s Message
Welcome to Santa Clara Corvettes!

SCC is one of the largest and most active Corvette clubs in the country. We are a true community, made up of people people who share a love of the iconic American sports car. With 240 members and 80 diverse events per year, we provide many opportunities for people who want to cruise, show, or race their Corvettes.

As part of the Western States Corvette Council (WSCC), we compete in a WSCC Competition Series in car shows and autocrosses every year.

Members of SCC are able to participate in a wide variety of activities. Here is what’s planned for 2016:

  • 1-day drives (to a restaurant, winery, or museum, e.g.)
  • Extended tours (up to 2 weeks and 4,000 miles long)

  • Social get-togethers (picnics, TGIF’s, Christmas parties, et al)

  • Car Shows (4 WSCC, and various others)

  • Autocrosses (5 WSCC, and various others)

  • Track days (1 to 3, at Thunderhill, Laguna Seca, Buttonwillow, e.g.)

  • Drag races (1 at Sacramento Raceway)

  • Business meetings (12 per year)

  • Award Banquet

If you would like to contact us, please call any of our Board members (under “Info”) or leave a comment in our guestbook.

Stuart Calhoon
2016 President

  
 
Upcoming Events
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (map)

This event includes Corvette only corral parking and 100 all Corvette Parade lap.

For tickets or more information, please call or visit 831-242-8200 or www.mazdaraceway.com  The cost is $25

Please see flyer for more information.

Castro Street, Mountain View, CA (map)

This art, food and drink festival includes a car show.  The event is open 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM on April 30 and May 1.  

http://alacarte.miramarevents.com/event-details/quick-facts.html

If you are interested in showing your car, please use this link:

http://alacarte.miramarevents.com/images/A_La_Car_and_Art_Entry_Form.pdf

Laguna Seca Raceway (map)
A great opportunity to do a track day on the world-famous course at Laguna Seca, the day after the big Tudor race.  If you're going down to park in the corral, watch the races, and attend the Corvette Banquet, stick around for an extra day and drive the track yourself.  Managed by Hooked on Driving, hosted by the NCM, this will be a 92 dB day -- meaning most Corvettes have a good chance of passing the sound restrictions.  Registration will be through Hooked on Driving.  Watch...
Los Altos Masonic Building, 146 Main Street Los Al (map)
SCC Monthly Business Meeting.
Running Creek Casino, 635 E. Highway 20, Upper Lake, CA (map)

Corvettes of Lake County and Running Creek Casino present this Type V car show.

12900 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga, CA 95070 (map)
This non SCC/WSCC car show benefits the Intero Foundation.It is for hot rods, customs, classics and muscle cars.Entry is free, but there is a driver package available for $25 that includes lunch, a T-shirt and a dash plaque. Please see the website for more information. http://www.hotwheelsforkidscarshow.com/home.html
4251 Dry Creek Rd., Paso Robles, CA (map)

This non SCC/WSCC event includes a car show and is presented by Estrella Warbirds Museum.  Admission is free to spectators.  There is a $40 fee if you want to enter your car in the show.

Please see website for more information.

http://www.ewarbirds.org/www8/index.html

Dave Katz

Car Show Director

5039 Almaden Expressway San Jose CA 95118 (map)
TGIThursday. Still on our quest for the Best Pizza Joint in the south bay. Bogey's has been a San Jose favorite for more than 20 years. Lots of sports memorabilia, great pizza, Happy Hour prices on beer, parking in the front or in the rear. It is right across Almaden Expressway from the new Bass Pro Shop and very close to the 85 and 87 freeways. Come join your buddies.
Willow Glen Community Center, 2175 Lincoln Ave., San Jose, CA 95125 (map)

This non SCC/WSCC car show is being hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Willow Glen and the Willow Glen Community Center as a turn-around scholarship and charity fundraiser.  Classic cars, motor cycles and bicycles are welcome.  

Please see flyer for more information.

Automotive Enterprise, 790 Industrial Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070. (map)

Club sponsor Automotive Enterprise will be presenting their first tech session for SCC.   Automotive Enterprise specializes in Corvette restoration and repair and will have staff available to answer our questions.  We will also be able to see the work they have in progress.

Please bring your own chair.  Refreshments will be provided.

Please see flyer for more information.

San Jose Country Club, 15571 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA (map)
This non SCC/WSCC event is held on the grass at the beautiful San Jose Country Club.  It is a charity fund raiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The event includes appetizers, drinks, a BBQ and live music.  Several members of SCC attended this event and enjoyed it. To register, please click on the following link:  https://www.cgmarketingsystems.com/onlineshop/index.asp?id=12563&courseid=2012 We have a member working on a Corvette corner for this event.  More informati...
Abel Chevrolet, 280 N. Front St., Rio Vista (map)
Abel Chevrolet is now taking registrations for their annual all GM car show.  Please register for this event as Abel needs a count of how many cars to expect. http://www.abelcars.com/corvetteshow/ http://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/northern-california/3794646-abel-chevrolet-s-8th-annual-car-show-bbq-sat-may-21-2016-a.html Lunch will be provided by the Rotary Club with proceeds going to the community. Dave Katz Car Show Director
Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA (map)

This non SCC/WSCC car show is being held on the infield at Santa Anita race track.  It is open to all Corvettes.  Please see website for more information.

http://www.cal-rods.org/Santa-Anita-2016-Registration-info

Dave Katz

Car Show Director

Highway 1 Brewery, 5720 Cabrillo Hwy in Pescadero (map)
Get ready to to combine sun, sand and surf as we get ready for a beautiful drive to the coast. Relax at the beach, soak up the views, taste the local brews and bites... and most of all, enjoy the drive! The caravan will meet at the Page Mill Road Park & Drive (Corner of Arastradero and Page Mill just west of Hwy 280) and leave at 9:30am SHARP! From there we will cruise to Highway 1 Brewing in Pescadero to enjoy the beach and a patio brunch and beer tasting. We will then head south to our second ...
Los Altos Masonic Building, 146 Main Street Los Al (map)

SCC Monthly Board Mtg in the Fireside Rm.  6:30 - 9:00 PM.

Los Altos Masonic Bldg, 146 Main St, Los Altos

Los Altos Masonic Building, 146 Main Street Los Al (map)
SCC Monthly Business Meeting.
Location TBA (map)
Please reserve this date for our quest to locate the best Pizza Joint in the south bay. Location to be announced soon.
Running Creek Casino, 635 E. Highway 20, Upper Lake, CA (map)

Corvettes of Lake County and Running Creek Casino present their monthly Type V show.

1325 Pear Ave. Mtn. View, CA (map)

Reserve this date to see one of the best kept secrets in automobile museums. This private collection is not open to the public and features 70 cars of all types including brass era, 20'30's luxury, Indy roadsters, exotic sports cars and race cars and more. We are still putting this event together and it will also include lunch afterwards. Mark this on your calendar as you will not want to miss it!
950 W. Mall Square, Alameda, CA (map)
The inaugural Alameda Point Concours d'Elegance is being held on the grounds of the Alameda Naval Air Station.  Corvettes and Ferraris will be the featured automobiles.   Please read the information on the website carefully.  The rules are different from what you may be used to in WSCC Type I car shows.  Please note that you can register your Corvette at the $70 fee if you register by mail and your registration is postmarked by February 29.  Registration closes on May 1...
588 E. Alma Ave. San Jose, CA 95112 (map)
Get ready for some great baseball with our own San Jose Giants. Please reserve this date. Tail-gate party starts at 4:30pm, game time is 6:30pm. More information to follow so reserve this evening on your calendars!
Todos Santos Plaza, 2151 Salvio St. Concord, CA 94520 (map)
We will meet at 6:30 AM at the Starbucks at 1197 E. Calaveras Blvd., just east of 680 in Milpitas.  We will depart from the Starbucks at 1197 E. Calaveras Blvd. in Milpitas at 7:00 AM to caravan to Concord.  Todos Santos Plaza is a nice venue for a car show, with all the Corvettes parked on the lawn.   http://www.diablovalleycorvettes.com/ Dave Katz Car Show Director
Andy's Home 3644 Warner Dr. San Jose, CA 95127 (map)
This year our Annual Pool Party will be at Andy Hoepfner's home 3644 Warner Dr. in San Jose. Come join all your buddies for a pool day and some delicious BBQ. Bring a folding chair, a side dish and your favorite adult beverage. BBQ, sodas and water will be provided. $15 gets you in so please sign-up and prepay so we know how much meat to buy. Thanks to Andy for opening his new home up to the club.
Los Altos Masonic Building, 146 Main Street Los Al (map)

SCC Monthly Board Mtg in the Fireside Rm.  6:30 - 9:00 PM.

Los Altos Masonic Bldg, 146 Main St, Los Altos

Castro St. between Mercy St. and California St., Mountain View, CA (map)
Our Corvette car show will be part of Mountain View's Thursday Night Live event.  Castro St.  will be closed off to vehicular traffic.  Pedestrians can enjoy live music, the many restaurants on Castro St. and a display of beautiful Corvettes. This event is free, but you must pre-register to display your car.  We will stage on Hope St. near California St.  You must be there by 5:00 PM and will not be able to leave until 8:00 PM as Castro St. will be closed. Dave Katz C...
  
 
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