356CAR Monthly Meetings

Bay Area Breakfast

1st Saturday at Mimi's Cafe, 2208 Bridgepoint Parkway, San Mateo, in the Bridgepointe Shopping Center, just off 92 east of 101. Breakfast starts at 8:30-9 AM. Google map link is available here. Contact Michael Hodos via email or 650-326-6121 for information.

Sacramento Area Breakfast

2nd Saturday at Marie Callendar's, 9:00 AM. 5525 Sunrise Blvd, Citrus Heights, CA  95610 (916-961-8571) Google map link is available here. Breakfast is buffet style with a short meeting afterwards. Contact Jim Hardie via email or 916-972-7232 for information.

Hollister Area Breakfast

3rd Saturday at San Juan Golf Course, Hollister at 8:30 AM. Google map link is available here. Contact Jack and Sally Biersdorff via email or 831-636-3046 for information.

Santa Cruz Dinner Meeting

1st Tuesday at 6:30 pm a Johnny's Harborside, 493 Lake St., Santa Cruz. www.johnnysharborside.com for good food, views of the harbor and come before 6 pm for great happy hour deals. Contact Steve Douglas via email or 831-239-1291 for information.

5th Saturday Central Coast Breakfast

9:00 AM Spanish Bay Golf Course Clubhouse, Pebble Beach. Enter 17 Mile Drive via the Pacific Grove Gate, mention the Porsche Break- fast for free entrance. Contact George Breein via email or 408.888.5925

Updated: 7/18/15

What's New

Events in 2015

(Please send event information to the Rich Peters)

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7th Annual California Auto Museum Car Cruise

Sacramento. Join the fun for a day of cruising the streets of Sacramento. Link to online registration here. Registration brochure is available for downloading and printing here.


Nor-Cal Treffen

Dave Brubeck Park, Concord. A "Gathering" of air cooled VW's and Porsches. Swapping is allowed as long as you drive the parts into the show in your show car. No pre-reg required. $15.00 per car, spectators are free. www.norcalvintagevwandporschetreffen.com


Monterey Car Week Events - August 8-16

Calendar of Events, forum, car clubs, sponsorships, news, hotels and dining guide. Complete guide here. A downloadable version is here. In addition to the ones listed below, there are:

  • The Pre-reunion Races at Laguna Seca, the weekend 7-8-9th.

  • The Tuesday evening car show and cruise, 4pm-8pm Folktale Winery (formerly Chateau Julien) 8940 Carmel Valley Road. (free)

  • Weekly gathering of cars at Baja Cantina, starts about 3pm and goes till dark. (free)

A listing of free events during the Montery Auto Week courtesy of Classic Motorsports Magazine. Download here.


Rolex Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. This is the relaxed kickoff to the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 13-16.  Admission is $20 per day.  See www.mazdaraceway.com for additional information.


Carmel-By-The-Sea Concours On The Avenue

See www.carmelconcours.com for additional ionformation.


Automobilia Monterey

Embassy Suites, Seaside. The largest automobilia show in America and the only time during the vintage weekend where you will find ~50 international dealers in a single venue selling original posters, photographs, etc.  See www.automobiliamonterey.com for additional information.


Second Annual Porsche Werks Reunion

Rancho Canada Golf Course, Carmel Valley. Spectators are free. See www.werksreunion.com for additional information and registration link. Additional details and the schedule of events here.


Informal 356 Gathering at Point Pinos Grill

Pacific Grove Golf Course, Pacific Grove. 4 PM til dark. Not an official event, just come out to Pacific Grove, do some tire kicking, happy hour drinks and food, all with a sunset view.


Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

~550 vintage vehicles with Shelby GT3560 Mustang the featured marque.  Ford Motor Company is supporting the effort by designing a paddock display to showcase the history of the marque, its racing successes and the cars that made it famous.  See www.mazdaraceway.com for additional information.




Gathering Of The Faithful

This year's GOF will be held at the beautiful Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa in Glen Ellen. Additional details and registration will be available in early August. See What's New page for additional details.


Drive Your Porsche Day

Watch www.356CAR.org for additional information.


Early 911S 25th Anniversary

Embassy Suites, Monterey. (during Porsche Rennsport Weekend). Registration at MotorsportReg.com.


356 Registry Reunion

Carmel Valley. Refreshments, dinner and socializing limited to 160 Porsche 356s. Carmel Valley Park. See renn-dezvous.356registry.org for details and link to registration form. Registration opens May 1st.


356 Gathering at Point Pinos Grill

Point Pinos Grill
Pacific Grove. 3 PM. Watch 356car.org for additional details as the date approaches.



Porsche Rennsport Reunion V

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Three days of vintage racing, concours and a number of additional activities celebrating each of the six decades of Porsche race cars and Porsche history.  See www.pca.org for additional information. See PCNA press release here.




12th Classic Sports Racing Group Charity Challenge Race Weekend

Sonoma Raceway. Take a tax-deductible three-lap ride for charity in the vintage racecar of your choice for a good cause. See www.csrgracing.org for additional information.