October 21, 2017 meeting of the Virginia Classic Thunderbird club will held at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown in Beaverdam, Virginia - 11 miles NW of Ashland off Rt 54. This historic site was built in 1720 and was home to Patrick Henry from 1771 to 1778. It was from this home that Patrick Henry departed to go to St. John’s Church to give his famous “Liberty or Death” speech.
Meeting and lunch will begin at 12:00 P.M. in the covered pavilion on the grounds. Group tours of 15 or so people will begin at 1:00 P. M. Cost of the tour is $7.
Please advise Carrie & Lynn Hillman email@example.com of your intention to attend by Saturday October 14. The Hillmans will provide the main dish (brisket, sausage, and chicken), water, and soft drinks. No alcoholic beverages are permitted on a Preservation Virginia Site.
All attendees with a last name beginning with A to L please bring a side dish to share, M to Z a desert please.
Directions: From Richmond and East – Take I-95 to exit 92B onto route 54 West, continue for approximately 10 miles and turn right onto Scotchtown Road (VA 671), proceed approximately 0.2 miles to a church and bear right, continuing on Scotchtown Road, proceed approximately 2 miles to Chriswell Lane. The Patrick Henry House is on the corner of Scotchtown Road and Chriswell Lane. There will be VCTC people to direct you to parking.
From Charlottesville and West – Take I-64 East to Exit 159 onto 522 North turn right onto 33 East at Cuckoo, turn onto 54 East at Stanley’s Corner, proceed approximately 4 miles and turn left onto Scotchtown Road (VA 671) proceed approximately 0.2 miles to a church and bear right, continuing on Scotchtown Road, proceed approximately 2 miles to Chriswell Lane. The Patrick Henry House is on the corner of Scotchtown Road and Chriswell Lane. There will be VCTC people to direct you to parking.
Hello Tbird Fanatics!
We will be leading a caravan to Scotchtown next Saturday. We will be meeting at the Shell station in Centerville (Manikin-Sabot area) The Shell station is on Broad Street (US 250) 1.5 miles west of the 288 interchange (heading west on 250, it is on the left). This is near the area where they do the "Field Day of the Past." Please arrive there between 10:30 and 11 am. We will depart at 11 am, take Ashland Rd to Mountain Rd (US 33), then onto Scotchtown Rd.
If you plan to join us let us know so we do not leave anyone behind. The weather forecast looks good. Fill up the tank and join in the fun!
Stan & Lee
Nov 18, Saturday: Toys for Tots collection. Hosts: Brenda/Tom Morrison & Bob/Bev Davidson.
Where: Pickel Barrel Restaurant
12912 Plaza Dr.
When: Saturday November 18, 2017
Lunch: 12: 00 Noon (Arrive 11:30)
The meeting will be held on Saturday November 18, 2017 at the Pickel Barrel Restaurant in their private dining room. At this meeting we will be collecting “Toys for Tots”. Please bring a new unwrapped toy. The Pickel Barrel is really excited in supporting us with this effort. They will be donating a beautiful basket filled with goodies that we will raffle off at our meeting for one dollar a ticket or 6 tickets for five dollars. All of the proceeds will be donated to “Toys for Tots”. This is a great project and we can make a difference in a child’s life. The Pickel Barrel will also be collecting toys prior to the meeting that we can include in our donation. This should be a fun event and we hope all members can attend. There will be designated spaces to park the T-Birds and ample spaces for all other vehicles.
We will have a buffet consisting of pork tenderloin, baked chicken, spoonbread, apples, green bean casserole, bread, peach cobbler, pound cake, tea, soda and lemonade. Cost: $20.00 per person payable at the event. This includes tax and gratuity. Please be prepared to pay in cash as you arrive.
From the East on I-64, take the Rockville exit (173), at the stop sign take a left on to Rt. 623 and the restaurant will not be far and will be on the right behind the Valero Gas Station and before you reach Rt. 250. From east or west on Rt. 250 take Rt. 623 north. The restaurant will not be far on the left behind the Valero Gas Station. This restaurant is about 4 miles west of Short Pump. Please RSVP to Bob and Bev Davidson by November 14th – firstname.lastname@example.org or 804 794-4140.
Dec 2: Williamsburg Christmas Parade
Dec 2 Christmas Party: Hosts: Patsy Gregory & Bill Green, with assistance from Peggy & Ronnie Helms. 9111 Atlee Lake Court, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Bill and Linda Brown will host the January 2018 meeting. It will be held at "Extra Billy's" 1110 Alverser Drive,in Midlothian on Saturday, 20 January. Arrival starting at 11:30 with Business meeting starting at 1200.