Sequoia National Park Overnight Run April 13 & 14, 2019




Your Hosts For The Event

Anne Veen-Sitter & Dave Sitter

Meeting Time/Departure Time
8:30am/9:00am

Location

Starbucks/Nob Hill Parking Lot
1730 Airline Highway #300
Hollister, CA 95023

Details
We will drive out Highway 25 towards The Pinnacles and then onto Highway 198 through Coalinga. We will continue on Highway 198 to Visalia where we will stop at The Habit Burger Grill 604 S. Mooney Blvd, 93277, for a quick lunch.

We will hop back onto Highway 198 and drive towards Sequoia National Park through some simple highway into the mountains onto fun mountain roads. We will stop at Reimer's Candies/Gifts/Ice Cream, 42375 Sierra Drive, Three Rivers, CA. 93271, for a shopping and sweet/coffee break. Parking is limited there so we will need to park on the street. Have cash for ice cream!!

We will then head into Sequoia National Park from there - there is a $35 fee PER VEHICLE or don't forget your PARK PASS, to enter the park. Recommend you have cash. If needed inside the park we can stop at Hospital Rock for a bio break then we will climb to about 6,000-foot elevation to drive through the park's Tunnel Log. Photo opportunities available. The official run ends there.

Route Day One:
https://goo.gl/maps/9rkL9TPi7As

Lunch
Habit Burger Grill
https://www.habitburger.com/locations/visalia/

After Lunch Stop
Reimer's Candies/Gifts/Ice Cream
https://www.reimerscandies.com/

Accommodation Options
https://www.nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/lodging.html (INSIDE PARK)

Sierra Lodge; Highway 198 (OUTSIDE PARK)
http://www.sierra-lodge.com/

Comfort Inn & Suites; Highway 198 (OUTSIDE PARK)
https://www.choicehotels.com/california/three-rivers/comfort-inn-hotels/caa26

Dinner recommendations for overnighters
Grant Grove Restaurant or
https://www.visitsequoia.com/dine/grant-grove-restaurant

The Peaks at Wusachi Lodge
https://www.visitsequoia.com/dine/the-peaks-restaurant

Day Two
Sunday we will take an unofficial hike (really a mile trail walk) out to Thorpes/Tharps Log and drive to The Sherman Tree, the biggest tree in the park, before heading home.

Start Time
TBD

Route Day Two
https://goo.gl/maps/UaiXywAJxSu



By the way if you are not a fully paid member of NorCal Minis there is a $5.00 fee for the event but can be applied to your membership fee for the year if you join up. Check out the details below:

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MINIs for a Cause Show & Shine

Hi Everyone, 

We have added a new Official NorCal MINIs event to our 2019 Run Calendar.

MINIs for A Cause Show & Shine Fundraiser will take place on Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 11am - 3pm at the Butte Creek Country Club. The purpose of the event is to help raise money for the victims of the Camp & Carr Fires, most specifically the youth of both of these fires.  

Butte Creek Country Club

175 Estates Dr
Chico, CA 95928

Meeting Time/Departure Time
8:00am/8:20am

Location
Starbucks 
3040 Bernal Ave 

Pleasanton, CA 

Details

Meet Simon at the Starbucks for the ride up to Butte Creek Country Club. The ride will be straight up 680 to Sacramento, then up 99 to Butte County or you can just meet up with Simon at the event in Chico. 

MFAC has partnered with Golden Valley Community Foundation to collet and distribute the funds raised from this event. There will be a DJ announcing raffle winners throughout the day. Food and drinks available for purchase during the show.

Making a Donation or Registering for Event

If you are unable to attend, monetary donations can be made at:
https://www.goldenvalley.bank/

Select “Donate Now” button besides COMMUNITY FOUNDATION CAMP FIRE RELIEF EFFORTS on their home page.

Then Under “GENERAL FUNDS” - SELECT “Mini's for a Cause”. This will then take you to PayPal to process your donation.

To Register for event, pay your entry fee and purchase t-shirts, hats etc as explained above. Then with your confirmation number fill out the "ENTRY & LIABILITY FORMS" (link below) and include your confirmation number on the forms.

ENTRY & LIABILITY FORMS

Then email entry & liability forms to chicominicooper@gmail.com or send forms in the mail to: 

Chico Mini Cooper
3 Glenoak Court
Chico, CA 95926


Car Show & Shine

Entry fee: $25 per car, $20 each if you enter 2 or more cars per family. 

There are also t-Shirts available for $20 and/or $25 for sizes 2XL, 3XL, 4XL

Hats $20

JUDGING:

  • Cars will be judged on general appearance, care and presentation
  • We will have 5 classes of cars:
    • Classic
    • Gen1
    • Gen2
    • Gen3
    • Themed MINIs
  • Awards will be given for each class & BEST of SHOW
  • Ballots will be in your goodie bags

All profits from donations, raffle ticket sales, entree fee’s, silent auction and t-shirt sales will go to the Golden Valley Bank Community Fund.


A few donated items include:

  • New car cover for a MINI/Mini with cable lock
  • TOYO Tire hats
  • Dash plate signed by Mini legend Paddy Hopkirk
  • Luis A Perocarpi, owner of LAP Motorsports has generously donated a ticket package for the upcoming race weekend at Sonoma Raceway (Sears Point).


Please join NorCal MINIs and other area MINI clubs for the car show, raffles and silent auction.

Watch the FACEBOOK Event page for more updates.


By the way if you are not a fully paid member of NorCal Minis there is a $5.00 fee for the event but can be applied to your membership fee for the year if you join up. Check out the details below:


Create your MotorSportReg Account and Join Today! Use the NorCal MINIs Membership link below:


NorCal MINIs Membership

Instructions for joining MotorSportReg and joining NorCal MINIs can be found in the following document: Instructions


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