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Welcome to Santa Clara Corvettes

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
807 Aldo Ave, Santa Clara (map)
Impromptu TGIF.  This is a NON SCC points social gathering.  Big ed is got us down for arrival after 4:00 and of course will have his BBQ offerings available for us. Please make sure to bring chairs and your favorite adult beverage!  I look forward to seeing you there,  Tom Kalivoda Big Ed's Buzzard BBQ 807 Aldo Avenue Santa Clara, CA 95054 
Los Altos Masonic Building, 146 Main Street Los Al (map)
SCC Monthly Business Meeting.
800 Embedded Way San Jose, CA 95138 (map)
We are off again to find the best pizza joint in the south bay. This time we are going to High 5 at the Plex. They are located at the north end of the Silvercreek Sportsplex which is a building the size of an aircraft carrier. Park at the north end in the upper lot to avoid speed bumps and go in the north door. Please note the starting time is 5:00pm !!
Running Creek Casino, 635 E. Highway 20, Upper Lake, CA (map)

Corvettes of Lake County and Running Creek Casino present their monthly Type V car 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!
Castro St. between Mercy St. and California St. Mountain View, CA (map)
Our 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 of Castro St. and our car show. Because we are doing an all Corvette show on June 30, we have opened this show up so club members can display other cool cars they own. The event is free, but you must pre-register.  We will stage on Hope St., near California St.  You must be there by 5:00 PM and w...
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 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.  I will make lunch reservations at The Old Spaghetti Factory. DVC is requesting that you send in your pre-registration forms by June 1.  This show usually sells out. http://www.diablovalleycorvettes.com/ Dave Katz Car Show Director
Cow Palace - So. San Francisco (map)
SCC is adding an autocross to the current schedule.  We are going to hold an autocross in the Cow Palace parking lot.  This is the first time we have held an event here, so there's a bit of a learning curve.  We actually do not yet have a contract in place, but we have been told that one is coming.  So to aid people in planning their lives, we wanted to get it on the calendar.  The date is Saturday, June 25.  We will add more information to this event description as...
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...
The Villages Golf and Country Club, 5000 Cribari Ln. 95135, San Jose, CA (map)

The Villages is looking for more cars for their Independence Day parade on July 2.  They will accept coupes and convertibles.  The time and location are to be determined.  Please see the registration form for more information.


Coarsegold Historic Village, Coarsegold, CA (map)

This non SCC/WSCC car show benefits the American Legion and other veterans groups.  

Please see website for more information.

http://www.coarsegoldcarshow.com/


Lincoln High School, San Jose, CA (map)

This annual 4th of July parade goes through the Rose Garden neighborhood.  As of 5/13, they were looking for convertibles for the parade.  If you have a convertible to enter, please contact Mike Hennessy, coolcars55@sbcglobal.net.

For more information on the parade, please see the website.

http://www.rosewhiteblueparade.com/


Los Altos Masonic Building, 146 Main Street Los Al (map)
SCC Monthly Business Meeting.

Mark your calendar.  More details to follow.


Limited space available.


Contact Jack & Yolanda Atkinson

650-873-5552

Running Creek Casino, 635 E. Highway 20. Upper Clear Lake, CA (map)

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

Reid-Hillview Airport, San Jose, CA (map)

This non WSCC/SCC event is celebrating National Collector Car Appreciation Day.  Vintage custom hot rods, muscle cars, sports cars, survivors and special interest cars are all welcome.

http://www.hotsanjosenights.com/

Dave katz

Car Show Director

Hartz Ave, Danvile, CA (map)

This non SCC/WSCC fills Hartz Ave. in Danville.  All Corvettes are welcome.  

Please see website for more information.  This show is held twice during the summer, on July 14 and August 11.  If you enter your car in the show, you will not be able to leave until 9:00 PM.

http://danvillehotsummernightscarshow.com/


14460 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070 (map)

This is the sixth annual Saratoga Classic Car Show.  Your car only has to be cool to enter.

Please see website for more information.

http://coolcarclub.com/carshow.html

Dave Katz

Car Show Director

See Below (map)
TGIThursday. Still on our quest for the Best Pizza Joint in the south bay. Giovanni's has been a Sunnyvale favorite for more than 20 years. Lots of seating, plenty of parking, and cold beer. Located at 1127 Lawrence Expressway in Sunnyvale - just off Hwy 101. Come join your buddies starting at 4pm.
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

  
 
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