Spring Opener event information

Greetings,

The Feather River A’s would like to invite you and your club to the 2017 23rd annual Spring Opener. The Feather River A’s has offered to host the 2017 Spring Opener and the Lake County A’s has accepted their offer. Our theme this year is “A’s IN THE SIERRAS”. We have a weekend of fun planed for our Model A friends. The dates of this year’s event are May 5th, 6th, and 7th 2017. However, additional tours will be available on Friday, May 5th and Sunday, May 7th should you want to spend an extra day or two in the Sierras.

Registration will be at The Gold Pan Lodge 200 Crescent Street, Quincy, on Friday, May 5th, from 1:30p.m. - 4:00p.m. Raffle prizes will be on display and raffle tickets will be available.

The Saturday Tour will be to the Fifty-Fifty Brewery located in Truckee. Please arrive with a full tank of gas. The Tour will depart 9:00a.m. A buffet lunch including pulled pork, Donner Party BBQ sauce, pasta, veggie ravioli, salad, French fries, ice tea and lemonade will be served at the Brewery. The lunch is included in your registration fee. You will be able to walk the town of Truckee and shop. We will be returning to Quincy in the later afternoon.

Additional optional tours will also be offered. A tour to Bucks Lake will depart Quincy on Friday, May 5th at 10:00 a.m. and returning at about 12:30 p.m. A tour to Lake Almanor will depart Quincy on Sunday, May 7th at 9:00 a.m. and returning at 1:30 p.m.

The Saturday night banquet will be held at The Fairgrounds. It is also included in your registration fee. A No Host Social Hour will start at 5:45 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Our entertainment, raffle, and auction will be held after the dinner.

A Sunday morning pancake breakfast will be held at the local fire department commencing at 9:00 a.m. The breakfast is included in your registration fee.

Storage of tow vehicles and trailers will be available at the fairgrounds. Please advise Bruce Robinson of your arrival time so that he can arrange for someone to be present when parking a tow vehicle or trailer.

We would like your Club to bring a raffle prize donation. It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance for your participation.

Registration will be $82 per person, which includes your Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner, and your Sunday breakfast.

A self-service repair shop will be available should you need to make any repairs. A trouble trailer will be available on tours.

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Please be sure your Model A is in good working order. Some folks may drive 700 to 800 miles to, during, and returning from the Spring Opener.

************************************************************************ The following hotels/motels have agreed to block rooms until March 31, 2017 at a discounted rate. Please use the telephone numbers provided and contact the hotel/motel directly. You must tell them that you are with the Model A group to receive the agreed upon rate.

GOLD PAN LODGE, 200 CRESCENT STREET, QUINCY RATES SARTING AT $75+TAX (530-283-3686)

LARIAT LODGE, 2370 EAST MAIN STREET, QUINCY RATES STARTING AT $63+TAX (530-283-1000)

QUNCY COURTYARD SUITES, 432 MAIN STREET, QUINCY RATES STARTING AT $129+TAX (530-283-1401)

SPANISH CREEK MOTEL, 233 CRESCENT STREET, QUINCY RATES STARTING AT $65+TAX (530-283-1200)

RANCHITO MOTEL, 2020 EAST MAIN STREET, QUINCY RATES STARTING AT $76+TAX (530-283-2265)

GREENHORN CREEK GUEST RANCH, 2116 GREENHORN ROAD, QUINCY. THE GUEST RANCH IS ABOUT 11 MILES FROM QUINCY.
RATES STARTING AT $112+TAX (530-283-0930

Reserve early and please inquire about the hotel/motel cancellation policy. The Feather River A’s cannot responsible for any cancellations on your behalf.

The following is a list of restaurants located in Quincy:
COURTHOUSE CAFÉ, 525 MAIN STREET-- BREAKFAST & LUNCH

EXPRESS COFFEE SHOP, 2061 EAST MAIN STREET-- BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER

GOLDEN KING CHINESE RESTAURANT, 1730 EAST MAIN STREET-- LUNCH & DINNER

MILL CREEK FISH & CHIPS, 1760 EAST MAIN STREET -- LUNCH

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MOON’S RESTAURANT, 497 LAURENCE STREET -- DINNER RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

PAUGAEA CAFÉ & PUB, 461 WEST MAIN STREET -- LUNCH & DINNER

PARADISE GRILL, 90 EAST MAIN STREET -- BREAKFAST, LUNCH, & DINNER

PATTI’S THUNDER CAFÉ, 557 LAURENCE STREET -- BREAKFST & LUNCH

POLKADOT, 2043 EAST MAIN STREET -- LUNCH & DINNER

ROUND TABLE PIZZA, 60 EAST MAIN STREET -- LUNCH & DINNER

SUBWAY, 23 CRESCENT STREET -- LUNCH

SWEET LORRAINES, 334 WEST MAIN STREET -- LUNCH & DINNER RESERVTIONS REQUIRED

THE KNOOK, 437 MAIN STREET -- LUNCH

PLEASE BRING THIS WELCOME LETTER WITH YOU TO THE SPRING OPENER AS IT CONTAINS THE ITENERARY AND A LIST OF RESTAURANTS.

We hope to see you and we hope to have a great time at the “As IN THE SIERRAS” Spring Opener.

Bruce Robinson,
Feather River A’s
Email: hubcap@plsn.com
Cell: 530-258-7855
Please call between 6:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. 

© Steven Oberlander 2015