Upcoming Ralliessimon

VAC National and Region Rallies, Caravans

May 17 – 21, 2018:  VAC Region 3 Southeast Rally and Florida Airstream Club Rally, International RV Park and Campground, Daytona Beach, Florida: internationalrvdaytona.com.  Please call the park at (386) 239-0249 to make your campsite reservations.  Full hookup is $45 per night including tax.   Rally fee is $20 per person and will be collected when you arrive.  Register HERE. We are excited to announce that this Rally will be a joint rally with the Florida Airstream Club.  Rally hosts are Larry and Linda Scovotto, VAC Region 3 Representatives.  For more information, contact Larry Scovotto at vacregion3@vintageairstreamclub.com

Preliminary Program:
Wednesday May 16 – early arrivals, happy hour
Thursday May 17 – arrivals, 9-12 & 3-7 pickup packets, happy hour, pot-luck dinner
Friday May 18 – breakfast, planned programs, happy hour, open evening
Saturday May 19 – breakfast, open house, happy hour, sponsored dinner
Sunday May 20 – continental breakfast, free time, happy hour
Monday May 21 – Departure
 
 
June 13 – 21, 2018: VAC Caravan (VAC Number U-47), Baker City, OR to Salem, OR – 25th Anniversary of the WBCCI Vintage Airstream Club.

The Caravan will encourage strumming & picking along the way. It begins in Baker City & ends at the VAC Rendezvous two days before the Vintage Parade on Saturday, June 23rd. 

Starting in Northeast Oregon for two days at Mt. View RV Park in Baker City, (Wally Byam’s birth place) visiting Wally’s Museum & the Oregon Trail Museum. We travel through fields & canyons of wheat & ranch land to the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, on to the Wilson Guest Ranch for a BBQ & cowboy music staying the night.

Next, down to the Columbia to Hood River, camping at the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum. Going South from there by way of Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood, to Bend for two days at the J-Bar-J Ranch for the Bend Classic VAC Music Rally, which will be open to VAC & all WBCCI camping & local non camping toe tappers & pickers. 

Starting the second segment in Bend with an Open House & BBQ at Flyt Camp, we drive to Crescent Lake Hoodoo USFS Group Campground that brings us to the Free Emigrant Road leading to Eugene. Going North again into the Cascade Range through Westfir, we stay at Belknap Hot Springs Resort on the McKenzie River before our last days drive into Salem to meet up with the VAC Rendezvous at Powerland Heritage Park in Brooks Oregon. 

The Caravan is in 2 segments:  Baker City to Bend (June 13-17), Bend to Salem (June 18-22). Both segments together have priority. Maximum number of rigs on the Caravan is 15. Sign up is in order of a $200.00 deposit, refundable before 1 March & applied to the Caravan kitty of $470.00 per rig, due 1 April. Kitty Fee is $270.00 for camping & $200.00 for 3 camp meals & 3 catered meals.

Caravan Leaders: Questions to: Paul Drag, pdrag1933@gmail.com . . . (949) 677-7512, Dal Smilie, dalsmilie@aol.com . . . (406) 461-3714

Send checks to: Shirley Bollinger, PO Box 99, Sutter Creek, Ca 95685,  moondogranch@me.com

June 17 – 20, 2018: BEND CLASSIC RALLY, 25th Anniversary VAC RALLY – campers pulling out by the morning of June 20th.  It will be held on the J Bar J Youth Ranch at 62895 Hanby Road, Bend, OR 97701. Fees are $25 per night the proceeds of which go to the Youth Ranch, a not-for-profit charitable organization.  
 
There is limited water and 110 electric available but there will be porta potties, so consider this as dry camping. Propane fires only!! The ranch is on a paved road and about 3 miles from the center of town.
 
The Rally is open to all vintage Airstreams, Argosys, Byam Holidays and Curtis Wright trailers and any other Airstreams on their way to the International Rally. It is a way point for the 2018 Baker City – Salem VAC Caravan The Bend Classic is urging all Airstreamers who play acoustic roots music to bring their instruments and play.
 
We expect to have some of Bend’s bluegrass/old timey music community there also. If you don’t play, come and tap your toes. Flyte Camp will host us at an open house and BBQ on June 18th. Bend has 140 restaurants, 36 micro breweries, a river running through it and lots to do.
 
Contact Dal Smilie, Rally Host at dalsmilie@aol.com or (406) 461-3714
 
VACation in Oregon!
 
 WBCCI Rallies with vintage parking
 
June 23 – 30, 2018: 61st WBCCI International Convention/Rally, Salem, OR. For more information or to register visit wbcci.org