My wife Barbara and plan on attending the upcoming Alfa Romeo Owners Club national convention in Nashville. Is anybody going from our area and, if so, would you be interested in a Delaware Valley table, or part of a table at the banquet Saturday night? Please let me know!
DVAROC Spring (Summer) Tour- Del Water Gap 2016
To: Alfisti and FoA (Friends of Alfisti)
Here we are again into the prime driving season for our favorite marque. Time to start setting up our calendars for up-coming events.
With the Italian Heritage Festival in Media PA, on 5 June and the AROC National Convention from 15-19 June, that month is already substantially filled up. Members should mark their calendars for Sunday 3 July (yep- 4th of July week-end) for an early summer tour.
Something a little different this year; starting in the central Bucks Cty area (probably Peddlar’s Village which is probably familiar to most DVAROC members) then a fairly straight forward run north up along the Delaware River to the Delaware Water Gap, then cross over into NJ for a short jaunt on what is reputed to be the oldest paved road in the U.S. still in daily use (should be interesting!).A short break/pit stop at Millbrook Village Historic Site- approximately 20 minutes north from the crossing, then return via the tollbridge ($1.00 per car) at Dingman’s Ferry and south to lunch, probably at the Sycamore Grill, in the Water Gap area.
Total mileage is estimated to be 80-90 miles, from start to finish at the restaurant, which is a bit longer than previous tours, but should be approximately the same time because of the substantially straight sections of road, as opposed to the twisting back roads with numerous stops turns.
Mark your calendars now to hold open 3 July — More details to follow.
The DVAROC Fall tour is Sunday November 1. We’ll be driving through beautiful Buck County Pennsylvania and Hunterdon County New Jersey and finish with a wonderful lunch at ViaPonte an Italian restaurant in Stockton New Jersey. For more information please contact Alan Aptner via e-mail at Alfamail654@gmail.com or by phone at 215-321-8312.
The Delaware Valley Alfa Romeo Owners Club will be hosting a Spring Drive on Sunday May 17. The tour will take us through beautiful Chester and Lancaster Counties Pennsylvania and finish at the Kimberton Inn, Kimberton, PA for a delicious lunch. Remember Sunday May 17 – Hold The Date!!
Ruth and Vince of Nick Falcone Enterprises have again graciously agreed to host this year’s Delaware Valley Alfa Romeo Tech Session. The session will be held Saturday morning April 4 at Nick Falcone Enterprises, 161 Rock Hill Rd, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Get your questions ready! If you have a topic you would like Vince to cover, let us, or Vince know! See you there!
Alfisti: Interested in a new 4C? The New York Times has an excellent review of the new 4C, inclucing a video. The review was in this past Sunday’s Times, September 28. Check it out at:
Jon Kligerman – Vice President
The DVAROC tech session will be held on Saturday April 19. All of your questions will be answered one week earlier than originally planed. Alfisti and FOS (Friends of Alfisti): get your questions ready! We’ll start at 10:00 AM. This should be a good event! See you there!
Ruth and Vince of Nick Falcone Enterprises will hold another Tech Session for Alfisti and FOS (Friends of Alfisti) on Saturday April 26, 2014. Get your questions ready and let us know if there is a subject or subjects you especially want to cover. More details will follow.