Late June

Posted by Steve Simmons on June 16, 2018


2018 Conclave Dates Announced

Our annual conclave with Abingdon Rough Riders will take place October 12-14 at Narrow Gauge Inn in Fish Camp, near Yosemite. Our host hotel is now full but there are still rooms available at our overflow location at “Best Western Yosemite Gateway Inn” in Oakhurst.  Make your reservations now!  Contact Allan Chalmers for further information.



The much anticipated Summer Picnic Meeting at the Henkels home returns for its 20th consecutive year on June 26! Bring a picnic dinner and dine under the stars at this annual favorite. Dessert will be provided by our hostess. Those driving TCs or equally interesting classics (tall order) get preferred parking in the driveway. Note the earlier start time of 7:00 PM. Watch for a flyer in the mail with further information, or contact Cindy Henkels.

May Recap: 19 members were present for our May meeting.  Two TCs driven by Loe and Simmons were parked outside.

For more meeting and event information, visit the Calendar Page.



On Sunday, July 15, spend a day surrounded by classic lines and good friends at one of the best British car shows in Southern California.  Bring your TC if you can, and don’t forget a picnic lunch and a blanket or chairs!  Run by the Central Coast British Car Club, the show is set in the cool ocean breeze at Channel Islands Park in Oxnard.  What better way is there to spend a Summer day?

Those who enter their TC in the show get to park in a shady area on the grass at the picnic location. Look for the TCMG banner over the line of TCs to find us. If entering a car in the show, pre-register by June 30 to save $10 on your entry fee, and get a free event shirt. The show also includes raffle drawings and trophies are awarded for all classes of cars. Food for purchase will be available on-site as well.

Meet at the TCMG banner for our picnic at 12:00 PM.  If you plan to enter your TC, let Steve Simmons know and we will save you a spot by our banner.  The show runs from 9AM – 2:30PM.  Click here for show details and entry form.

June Recap: Eleven members and four TCs participated in our June tour to Santa Paula.  TCs were driven by Crandall, Simmons, Loe and Hanes.  See the upcoming newsletter for more details.

For more meeting and event information, visit the Calendar Page.



The July Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing!


To view past newsletters, including one from way back in April 1958, visit the Newsletter Page.



Please welcome our newest members!



May 10: New content added to the History Pages.

May 10: New page added for the 1966 TCMG / ARR Conclave.

April 25: Added new page for Tony & Eniko Santarelli.

April 25: Added new page for Charlie Ockwell.

April 12: Added new page for Steve & Meredith Kupferman.

March 7: Updated page for Richard and Sandra Loe with new TC information.

January 18: Added new page for Arthur Lloyd.

January 16: Added new content to the Historical Documents page.

January 1: Added new page for Michael & Jody Jones.

December 16: Added new page for John & Georgia Bowyer.

December 16: Added new page for Bob Jr. & Kelly Wilmer.

December 9: Updated the Video Vault page.

October 17: Added new page for the 2017 TCMG / ARR Conclave.

August 27: Updated the Video Vault page.

August 20: Added new page for Douglas Smith.

June 27: New content added to History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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