Big Country Corvette Club        

  • Last Saturday Activities

 

Aug 17, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Circa 1880 in Baird.  There were 11 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Aug 10, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to the Trent Country Club.  There were 24 of us and 12 Corvettes.
  • The last time we had 24 attend was January of 2014.

Aug 3, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Little Italy.  There were 12 of us and 9 Corvettes.

July 27, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 11 of us and 6 Corvettes.

July 20, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Joe Allen's BBQ.  There were 15 of us, 7 Corvettes, a Jeep and a dually.

July 13, 2019

  • Dinner:  Meet and Eat

July 6, 2019

  • Breakfast: We went to Flying J/Denny's.  There were 4 of us and 1 Corvette.  

June 29, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Heff's on the North side.  Afterwards, we went to "2-Profs Ice Cream".  There were 14 of us and 6 Corvettes.

June 22, 2019

June 15, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co in Buffalo Gap.

June 8, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 11 of us and 4 Corvettes. 

June 1, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Little Italy.  There were 14 of us and 8 Corvettes.

May 25, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Oscar's Mexican restaurant. There were 10 of us and 3 Corvettes.

May 18, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Bell's Chicken Dinner House.  There were 3 of us and 2 Corvettes.

May 11, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co in Buffalo Gap..  There were 11 of us and 1 Corvette.

May, 4, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Al's BBQ.

Apr 27, 2019

  • Breakfast:  We went to Flipping Egg.
  • Dinner:  We went to Cheddars.

Apr 20, 2019

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Casa Herrera.  There were 8 of us and 4 Corvettes.

Apr 13, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Blue Sky.  There were 5 of us and no Corvettes.  It was a war wagon night.

Apr 6, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 6 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Merkel Car Show.  Several attended.

Mar 30, 2019

  • Randy, Teri and Lyn hosted a cookout at the State Park.

Mar 23, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Sam's Southern Eatery.

Mar 16, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Betty Rose's BBQ on Catclaw.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Mar 9, 2019

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Huddle House.  There were 2 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Mar 2, 2019

  • Breakfast:  We went to Cafe Cozumel in Tuscola.  There were 5 of us and 1 Corvette.
  • Dinner:  We went to Pizza By Design.  There were 13 of us and 1 Corvette.
  •     Good to see Kevin and Lisa again !!!

Feb 23, 2019

  • Breakfast: United Grocery Cafe in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  •    Good to see Mark Brown again !!!
  •    Steve S will be moving to St. Louis MO, we will miss you !!!
  • Dinner:  We went to Oscar's Mexican restaurant.  There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Feb 16, 2019

  • Breakfast: Big Country Lake Cafe on West Lake Road.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Sam's Southern Eatery.  There were 15 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Feb 9, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Rockin Rollerz craft burgers.  There were 10 of us, 1 Corvette and several war wagons.

Feb 2, 2019

  • Breakfast:  We went to IHOP.  There were 9 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 16 of us and 9 Corvettes.

Jan 26, 2019

  • Breakfast:  We went to Flying J/Denny's in Tye.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Skeets in Merkel.  There were 9 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Jan 19, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Buffet King.  There were 12 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Jan 12, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Sharon's BBQ on Antilley.  There were 8 of us, 2 Corvettes and several war wagons.

Jan 5, 2019

  • Dinner:  We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 11 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Dec 29, 2018

  • Merry Christmas !!

Dec 22, 2018

  • Merry Christmas !!

Dec 15, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co in Buffalo Gap.  There were 10 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Dec 8, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Oscar's Mexican restaurant.  It was a war wagon night.

Dec 1, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Jo Jo's in Potosi.  There were 8 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Nov 24, 2018

  • Happy Thanksgiving !!!

Nov 17, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Lake House Cafe.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Rock'nRollerz.  There were 14 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Nov 10, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to Denny's at the Flying J in Tye.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 12 of us and 2 Corvettes.

Nov 3, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 3 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Cracker Barrel.

Oct 27, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Joe Allen's BBQ.

Oct 20, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Heff's Burgers on Antilley.

Oct 13, 2018

  • Dinner: We went to Bosses Pizza.

Oct 6, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Skeet's in Merkel.

Sept 29, 2018

  • Breakfast: We went to Fuzzy's Taco.  There were 14 of us, 6 Corvettes and several war wagons.
  • Dinner:  We went to Betty Rose's on Catclaw.  There were 13 of us and 9 Corvettes.
  • Welcome to Gorden and Linda Anders from Stamford with their 2009 C6 convertible.

Sept 22, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 12 of us and many war wagons.

Sept 15, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 11 of us, 2 Corvettes and several war wagons.

Sept 8, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to the Ice House in Albany.

Sept 1, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to the United Cafe in Clyde.  There were 10 of us, 7 Corvettes, a Pickup and a Harley.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Lowake Steak house in Rowena.  There were 15 of us, 9 Corvettes and a Dually.

Aug 25, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Big Country Lake Cafe on West Lake Rd.  There were 6 of us, 5 Corvettes and a Harley.
  • Dinner:  We went to Joe Allen's BBQ.  There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • A warm welcome back after 3 years to Kevin and Lisa Buff !!

Aug 18, 2018

  • Breakfast: We went to Flying J (Denny's) in Tye.  There were 8 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Trent Country Club in Trent.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Aug 11, 2018 (Rainy weekend)

  • Breakfast: We went to thet Huddle House in Tye.  There were 6 of us and 1 Corvette.
  • Dinner:  We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 10 of us and 3 Corvettes.

Aug 4, 2018

  • Breakfast: We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 7 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Deutschlander's in Buffalo Gap.  There were 8 of us and 5 Corvettes.  Good to see several who had not been out for a while.

July 28, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 12 of us, 5 Corvettes and a Challenger.

July 21, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Little Italy.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.

July 14, 2018

  • Dinner: We went to Sharron Allen's on Antilley.  There were 16 of us and 4 Corvettes along with several war wagons.
  • Welcome back Mark and Brenda !!!!

July 7, 2018

  • Happy 4th of July !!

June 30, 2018

  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 11 of us and 7 Corvettes.

June 23, 2018

  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's Mexican Restaurant.  There were 9 of us and 7 Corvettes.

June 16, 2018

  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 15 of us and 9 Corvettes.
  • Welcome to Emily and Jared Allemand (C7)

June 9, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Deutschlander's in Buffalo Gap.  There were 15 of us and 9 Corvettes.

June 2, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Joe Allen's.  There were 10 of us and 6 Corvettes.

May 26, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Heff's on the North side.  There were 6 of us and 3 Corvettes.

May 19, 2018

  • Dinner: We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 4 of us and 2 Corvettes.

May 12, 2018

  • Dinner: We went to Blue Sky.  There were 11 of us and 7 Corvettes.

May 5, 2018

  • Dinner: We went to 5C Smokehouse in Clyde.  There were 17 of us and 12 Corvettes.

April 28, 2018

  • Dinner: We went to Sharon's BBQ on Antilley.  There were 15 of us and 11 Corvettes

April 21, 2018

  • Meet and Eat.....most were out of town.
  • Several went to Boerne TX for the open car show.
  • Two of us went to Eagles Canyon Raceway for a weekend of spirited driving !!

April 14, 2018

  • Meet and Eat....We went to Betty Roses on Catclaw.  There were 7 of us and 3 Corvettes.

April 7, 2018

  • Meet and Eat......We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Mar 31, 2018

  • Happy Easter !!!!

Mar 24, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Betty Rose's Little Brisket on Catclaw.  There were 13 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Mar 17, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Joe Allen's BBQ.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Mar 10, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Heff's on Antilley.  There were 19 of us and 9 Corvettes.

Mar 3, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to Denny's at the Flying J in Tye.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Trent Country Club in Trent.  There were 16 of us and 9 Corvettes.
  • Welcome to Mike and Serena (C6)

Feb 24, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 6 of us and a Corvette.
  • Dinner:  We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co.  There were 15 of us and 4 Corvettes.

Feb 17, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 8 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.

Feb 10, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Beehive in Albany.  There were 10 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Feb 3, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 13 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Jan 27, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 12 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Jan 20, 2018

  • Breakfast:  We went to The Flipping Egg.  There were 4 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Oscar's Mexican restaurant.  There were 13 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Congrats to Lyn on a new to her, great looking, C5 convertible.

Jan 13, 2018

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's at Flying J in Tye.  There were 5 of us and 1 Corvette.
  • Dinner:  We went to Bosses here in Abilene.  There were 11 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Jan 6, 2018

  • Dinner:  We went to Sharon's BBQ on Antilley.  There were 14 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Dec 30, 2017

  • Happy New Year !!!  Roads iced over, everyone stayed home !!

Dec 23. 2017

  • Dinner:  We went to Golden Chopsticks.  There were 4 of us and 2 Corvettes

Dec 16, 2017

Dec 9, 2017

  • Dinner: XMAS party at Texas Cowboy BBQ.  There were 10 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Dec 2, 2017

  • Dinner:  We went to Chili's by the Mall.  There were 3 of us and 1 Corvette.

Nov 25, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 10 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Nov 18, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to the Tap House.  There were 2 of us and 1 Corvette.

Nov 11, 2017

  • Veterans Parade: Several of us joined the Veterans Parade downtown.  There were 5 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Sharon Allen's South.

Nov 4, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Oct 28, 2017

  • Breakfast:  We went to Cafe Cozumel in Tuscola.  There were 5 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Oct 21, 2017

  • Breakfast:  We went to Sassy Kassie's Kitchen in Clyde.  There were 3 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Casa Hererra.  There were 5 of us and 3 Corvettes.

Oct 14, 2017

  • Breakfast:  We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. - There were 11 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Car Show: Brazos River Corvette Show in Granbury:  Arlene and Fred attended. Congrats Arlene on your award.

Oct 7, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 7 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Cotton Patch.  There were 7 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • HPDE: Roger and Aaron went to MSR-Cresson 3.1, great weather.

Sept 30, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Heff's off of Hwy 351.  There were 9 of us and a Corvette plus several war wagons.

Sept 23, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 7 of us.

Sept 16, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 14 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Welcome to Tony and his 2002 C5 Z06 !!

Sept 9, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  There were 3 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Blue Sky.  There were 14 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Sept 2, 2017

  • Breakfast:  We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 5 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to the new Sharon Allen's on Antilley.  There were 5 of us and 1 C7 Corvette Z06.

Aug 26, 2017

  • Breakfast:  We went to Denny's inside the Flying J in Tye.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 15 of us, 2 Corvettes and several war wagons.

Aug 19, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to Rosa's on Southwest Drive.  There were 7 of us, 3 Corvettes and 3 war wagons.
  • Dinner:  We went to Texas Roadhouse.  There were 9 of us and 7 war wagons.

Aug 12, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 7 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Potter's Pizza.  There were 12 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Aug 5, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Harvest Restaurant in Comanche TX.  Afterwards, we headed to Steve and Donna's for dessert and refreshments.  There were 15 of us and 8 Corvettes.

July 29, 2017

  • Dinner:  We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 13 of us, 4 Corvettes, 1 Camaro and 4 war wagons.

July 22, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to the Drop Zone by Dyess.  There were 3 of us.
  • Dinner:  We went to Joe Allen's BBQ.  There were 11 of us and 8 Corvettes.

July 15, 2017

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Huddle House in Tye.
  • Dinner:  We went to Abuelo's Mexican restaurant.

July 8, 2017

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Flipping Egg.  There were 6 of us, 3 Corvettes and 3 war wagons.

July 1, 2017

  • Dinner: We met at Oscar's Mexican Restaurant.  There were 10 of us and 4 Corvettes.

June 24, 2017

  • Club Party at Potosi Community Center.  There were 16 of us for good old fashioned cook out.
  • Couple of us went to Texas World Speedway in College Station for an HPDE with Drivers Edge.

June 17, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's on South Clack.  There were 7 of us, 3 Corvettes and 2 war wagons.
  • Dinner:  We went to Belle's Chicken House.  There were 16 of us and 8 Corvettes.

June 10, 2017

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Flying J in Tye.  There were 6 of us, 3 Corvettes and 3 war wagons..
  • Dinner: We went to the Ice House in Albany.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.

June 3, 2017

  • Dinner:  We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co.  There were 7 of us, 2 Corvettes.
  • Congrats to Dan and Lyn on their awards at Big Cypress Corvette car show in Jefferson.
  • Welcome back Jason !!!

May 27, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Joe Allen's BBQ. There were 14 of us and 9 Corvettes.
  • Congrats to Arlene and her new to her C7 !!

May 20, 2017

  • Brealfast: We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 4 of us and no Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Don Luis Restaurant.  There were 8 of us, 3 Corvettes , a Hummer and a Camaro.

May 13, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner; We went to the Blue Sky restaurant. There were 9 of us and 6 Corvettes.

May 6, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes
  • Congrats to Fred and Ace for their award at Synder Wheels.
  • Welcome to Lee and Debbie Clark !!
  • Welcome to Ed Kick !!

April 29, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J in Tye.  There were 4 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde. There were 10 of us and 8 Corvettes.

April 22, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to IHOP.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Casa Herrera.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Several traveled to Bourne for the TCA Car Show.
  • Couple of us went to the BBORR to check out the action.

April 15, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Skeets in Merkel.  There were 13 of us and 7 Corvettes.

April 8, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 13 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Congrats to Bob on his new 2017 Z06 !!

April 1, 2017

  • Dinner: We went Casa Herrera.
  • Wisteria Car Show: Congrats to Dan on his award !!

Mar 25, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's Mexican restaurant.
  • Merkel Car Show: Congrats to Barry, Lyn, Dan, Randy, Teri, Fred on their awards !!

Mar 18, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to the North side Betty Rose's.  There were 13 of us, 7 Corvettes and a war wagon.

Mar 11, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 16 of us, 5 Corvettes and 5 war wagons.

Mar 4, 2017

  • Breakfast: Drop Zone by Dyess.  There was 1 and 1 war wagon.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.

Feb 25, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to the Trent Country Club.  There were 17 of us and 13 Corvettes.
  • We had a new attendee.....Lisa with her C7.  Welcome and come again!!!
  • Also, Curtis brought his lovely bride Patti for the first time.

Feb 18, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Catfish Co in Buffalo Gap.  There were 16 of us, 11 Corvettes and a Firebird.
  • We had a new attendee....Curtis with his C6..  Welcome and come again!!!

Feb 11, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 11 of us, 6 Corvettes and a Spitfire.
  • We had a new attendee....Bob.  Welcome and come again!!!

Feb 4, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flipping Egg.  There were 3 of us, 1 Corvette and 2 war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to Joe Allen's BBQ. There were 11 of us, 5 Corvettes and several war wagons. 

Jan 28, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to IHOP.  There were 5 of us and no Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Oscar's Mexican Restaurant. There were 21 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Jan 21, 2017

  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 16 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Jan 14, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 7 of us, 1 Corvette and several war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to Heff's on Ridgemont.  There were 12 of us, 1 Corvette and several war wagons.

Jan 7, 2017

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 6 of us, 2 Corvettes and 3 war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to Blue Sky.  There were 22 of us, 10 Corvettes, a 370z, and a war wagon.

Dec 31, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 3 of us and a war wagon.

Dec 24, 2016

  • No activities

Dec 17, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J in Tye.  There were 3 of us and no Corvettes.
  • Several of us attended the Wreaths Across America at the Veterans Cemetery.
  • Dinner:  We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 3 of us and no Corvettes.

Dec 10, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  Good group.  There were 14 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Roger and Dale went to Texas World Speedway for an HPDE event thru The Drivers Edge.  TWS is still open thru 2017 for now.  Was able to ride in a new 2017 Grand Sport....what a great car!!

Dec 3, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 8 of us and 6 war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 8 of us and 5 war wagons.

Nov 26, 2016

  • Happy Thanksgiving !!!
  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  There were 2 of us and no Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Heff's Burgers on Antilley.  There were 8 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Nov 19, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to MCM Elagante Suites.  Good breakfast.  All you can eat.  There were 5 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Catfish Co in beautiful downtown Buffalo Gap.  There were 8 of us and 3 Corvettes.

Nov 12, 2016

  • Veterans Parade: We had a great turnout....10 Corvettes.  Thanks Barry for setting everything up !!
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 14 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Nov 5, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to Olive Garden.  There were 8 of us, 3 Corvettes and a couple of war wagons.

Oct 29, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's inside the Flying J in Tye.  There were 5 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Abi-Haus in downtown Abilene.  There were 17 of us and 13 Corvettes.  Good to meet first timers Mike and Cynthia.

Oct 22, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel. There were 5 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 10 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Oct 15, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 5 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Al's BBQ in Abilene.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Oct 8, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to Miguel's.  There were 9 of us, 6 Corvettes and a Camaro.
  • Several went to Granbury for the BRCC Car show.  Congrats to Arlene, Barry and Dan on their awards.
  • Some went to the Keepers car show in Clyde.  Congrats to Mike on his award

Oct 1, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to Chili's by the Mall.  There were 4 of us and 2 Corvettes.

Sept 24, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to Skeets in Merkel.  There were 6 of us, 1 Corvette and several war wagons.

Sept 17, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to the Tap House.  There were 6 of us and 2 Corvettes.

Sept 10, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to Red Robin.  There were 16 of us, 3 Corvettes and a bunch of war wagons.

Sept 3, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the old Mac's Diner inside the new United in Clyde.  There were 8 of us, 5 Corvettes and a couple of war wagons.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Trent Country Club.  There were 21 of us, 8 Corvettes and several war wagons.  Great food and great group !!

Aug 27, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to Heff's on the North Side.  There were 14 of us, 2 Corvettes and several war wagons.
  • Welcome to Mike and Doris Cannon ('78 Coupe).  Glad they came and joined us.
  • Several attended the Cooper Band Car show.  Congrats to winners...Arlene, Lyn, Dan and Mike C !!

Aug 20, 2016

  • Lot's of rain this morning.  Over 4 inches at my house.
  • Dinner: We went to Shannon's Burger Barn in Cisco.  Great burgers !!   There were 10 of us, 4 Corvettes and a couple of war wagons.

Aug 13, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 6 of us and 1 Corvette. (rain)
  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co in Buffalo Gap.  There were 12 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Congrats to Randy and Teri on the new GMC dually !!

Aug 6, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Town Crier.  There were 5 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Cotton Patch.  There were 20 of us and 11 Corvettes.

July 30, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 5 of us and 1 Corvette.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 6 of us and 1 Corvette.

July 23, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to Joe Allen's.  There were 18 of us and 11 Corvettes.

July 16, 2016

  • Dinner: Everyone was out of town.
  • Several of us went to the Black Hills Corvette Classic in South Dakota.  Beautiful area around Deadwood.  Lots to see. There were 15 of us and 9 Corvettes.

July 9, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 12 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Several went to MotorSport Ranch in Cresson (Granbury).  Warm but fun weekend.  Come join us sometime.  We give rides as well.

July 2, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 3 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 12 of us and 7 Corvettes.

June 25, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J / Denny's in Tye.  There were 10 of us, 6 Corvettes, 2 war wagons and 1 Harley.
  • Dinner: We went to Joe Joe's in Potosi.  There were 17 of us, 7 Corvettes and 4 war wagons.

June 18, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Coronado's Camp Grill.  There were 10 of us, 6 Corvettes, a Viper and a pickup.
  • Good to see Jeff Copeland and the Viper again !!
  • Dinner:  We went to Chili's on the Albany Hwy.  There were 14 of us, 8 Corvettes and a pickup.

June 11, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to El Chico in the Mall of Abilene.  The restaurant is under new management.  There were 7 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Several of our members went to Colorado City for the CC Riders car show.

June 4, 2016

  • Lots of members out of town enjoying their Corvettes.
  • Congratulations to Lyn for her award at the Big Cypress Corvette Classic car show in Jefferson, TX.
  • Dinner: We went to Harvest Moon restaurant.  There were 10 of us, 3 Corvettes and 3 war wagons.

May 28, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Towne Crier.  Good breakfast.  There were 6 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Al's Mesquite BBQ.  There were 9 of us and 2 Corvettes.

May 21, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 6 of us, 3 Corvettes, a Camaro and a pickup with 300k miles.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 14 of us and 9 Corvettes.

May 14, 2016

  • Some of our group went to Ruidoso, NM for the Make-a-Wish car show.
  • Congrats to all for their bear trophies !!
  • Dinner: We went to Lowake Steak House.  Great trip and great food.  There were 9 of us and 6 Corvettes.

May 7, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 7 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: The group decided on Oscar's Mexican Restaurant.  There were 13 of us and 9 Corvettes.
  • Welcome to the club....Shea and Courtney Leech, Harry and Terry.... and Taylor Mator !!

April 30, 2016

  • Dinner: We went to the Taylor County Tap House restaurant.  There were 18 of us and 11 Corvettes.
  • Several members went to the Boss car show at Kent's HD.  Congrats to Barry on his award !!

April 23, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J in Tye.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went just East of Rising Star to Cook's Fish Barn.  Afterwards, we went to the Clark's house for desert and conversation.  What a great time and good food. Thank you to Steve and Donna for hosting. There were 18 of us and 11 Corvettes.

April 16, 2016

  • A group of membes went to Boerne for the TCA Car Show.  There were 14 of us, 8 Corvettes and a Camaro.
  • Congrats to Arlene, Fred and Barry on their awards.
  • It was a rainy weekend....my rain gauge here in Abilene showed over 4 inches of rain.

April 9, 2016

  • Several went to Graham TX for the Stars and Cars car show.  Congrats to Barry on his award. 
  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. in Buffalo Gap

April 2, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 6 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to El Fenix on South 1st.  There were 17 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Mar 26, 2016

  • Breakfast: Mac's Diner inside the United Food Store in Clyde.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.

Mar 19, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's inside Flying J in Tye.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant
  • Several went to Merkel for a car show.  Congrats to Dan, Barry and Fred on their awards.

Mar 12, 2016

  • Breakfast: Rainy weather
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 21 of us, 5 Corvettes and a bunch of warwagons.

Mar 5, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Heff's Burgers on the North side.  There were 22 of us and 13 Corvettes.
  • Barry went to Lawton for the SWOCC car show and tech sessions.  Congrats on your award Barry !!

Feb 27, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Cafe Cozumel in Tuscola.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Jean's Feedbarn in Cross Plains.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Roger and Dale went to Texas World Speedway for an HPDE.  Great fun and great weather.  Contact them if you are interested in attending an HPDE.

Feb 20, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Denny's inside the Flying J on I-20. There were 9 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Behive in downtown Abilene.  There were 14 of us and 9 Corvettes.
  • Congrats to Brenda Mault who got a Black 2015 Z51.....with a red stripe.  Nice!!

Feb 13, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flipping Egg.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's Mexican Restaurant.  There were 8 of us and 4 Corvettes.

Feb 6, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Belle's Chicken Dinner House.  There were 13 of us, 6 Corvettes and a couple war wagons.

Jan 30, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 7 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Joe Allen's.  There were 17 of us and 9 Corvettes.

Jan 23, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to the Lone Star Cafe in Tuscola.  There were 7 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co in Buffalo Gap.  There were 15 of us and 12 Corvettes.
  • Roger and Dale went to TWS in College Station for an HPDE event put on by THE DRIVERS EDGE.  Great weather and great day !!

Jan 16, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's inside the Flying J in Tye.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 13 of us, 6 Corvettes and 3 war wagons.

Jan 9, 2016

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 7 of us, 1 Corvette and 6 war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 18 of us, 3 Corvettes and the rest war wagons.

Jan 2, 2016

  • Happy New Year !!
  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 5 of us, 1 Corvette, 1 Camaro and 2 war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to Chili's on Hwy 351.  There were 17 of us, 5 Corvettes and several war wagons.
  • Steve Secrets joined us for the first time.  He brought his Red C7 Z51 Coupe...Nice!!

Dec 26, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 6 of us and 3 war wagons.

Dec 19, 2015

  • Christmas Party at the Barnes: What a great time with friends !!! There were 21 of us.

Dec 12, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  There were 9 of us, 4 Corvettes and 3 war wagons.
  • Several of us went to lay wreaths at the Veterans Cemetery with Wreaths Across America.
  • Great to be part of such a great cause.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 9 of us and 6 war wagons.

Dec 5, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 5 of us, 4 Corvettes and a war wagon.
  • Dinner: We went to the Taylor County Taphouse.  There were 14 of us, 7 Corvettes and a war wagon.

Nov 28, 2015

  • Happy Thanksgiving !!
  • No activities....rain and icy weather

Nov 21, 2015

  • Several went to the car judging seminar put on by the Big Country Car Clubs.
  • Dinner: We went to the La Haceinda restaurant in Eastland.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Thank you Kelly !!!

Nov 14, 2015

  • Toys-for-tots Car Show: There were 8 club members plus 3 other Corvettes in the show.  Couple of C7 Z07's.
  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 12 of us, 1 Corvette and several war wagons.

Nov 7, 2015

  • Veterans Parade, Downtown Abilene.  There were 13 of us and 14 Corvettes.  Several non-members.
  • Dinner: We went to Belle's Chicken Dinner House.  There were 14 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Oct 31, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 6 of us, 2 Corvettes and 3 war wagons.
  • Dinner:  We went to Trent and the Trent Country Club.  There were 7 of us, 3 Corvettes and 2 war wagons.

Oct 24, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Lone Star Cafe in Tuscola.  There were 7 of us.  It was a war wagon morning.
  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's Mexican Cafe.  There were 11 of us and no Corvettes, all war wagons.
  • Total of 4.5 inches of rain the last couple of days.
  • Barry got 1st place at the Wylie Baptist Church Car, Truck and Motorcycle show.  Congrats !!

Oct 17, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Wholly Cow for burgers.  There were 10 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Several members went to Lawton, OK for the 1st Annual SWOCC all Corvette Show.
  • Dan and Barry won awards and plan on going again next year.
  • Welcome to Randy Getts, our newest member with a C7 Z06.

Oct 10, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Dixie Pig.  Good food, quick service.  There were 11 of us and 9 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. in Buffalo Gap. There were 19 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Oct 3, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to La Familia on Grape Street.  Good food, quick service.  There were 3 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Miguel's Mex Tex Cafe.  There were 11 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Sept 26, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's inside the Flying J.  There were 8 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Neal and Melanie Tatom joined us with their 64 convertible.
  • Dinner: We went to the Lone Star Cafe in Tuscola.  There were 11 of us, 1 Corvette and a bunch of war wagons.

Sept 19, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Heff's on Hwy 351.  There were 9 of us, 4 Corvettes and several war wagons.
  • Several of us went to MSR-Cresson running the 3.1 mile track.  Good weather, good friends, lots of fun.
  • Barry went to Waco for the Cen-Tex Corvette club car show.  Congrats to Barry on his award.
  • Several members went to the TSTC car show here in Abilene.  Congrats to Lyn on her award.

Sept 12, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to El Fenix on South 1st.  There were 7 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeets in Merkel.  There were 16 of us and 11 Corvettes.
  • Kevin and Lisa joined us for the first time with their C6 Z06.  Welcome !!

Sept 5, 2015

  • Several members attended the Phoenix Rising Council Car Show at Pep Boys.  There were 12 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Congrats to Dan.   Must have been the hood liner.
  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's Mexican restaurant.  There were 17 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Aug 29, 2015

  • Cooper HS Band Car Show: Several of our members attended.  There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Congrats to Bob, Dan and Lyn on their awards.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 6 of us.  It was a war wagon night.

Aug 22, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Lone Star Cafe in Tuscola.  There were 10 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Ice House in Albany.  There were 19 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Aug 15, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co in Buffalo Gap.  There were 18 of us and 11 Corvettes.
  • Several of the club went to Bronte for the "Oldies but Goodies" Car Show.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.

Aug 8, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Wanted to see Mark and wish him a happy 65th birthday.
  • Dinner: We went to Al's BBQ.  There were 6 of us.
  • Several of the club went to the Abilene Fairgrounds for the 6th Annual Garage Band Woodstock.  Fun event.

Aug 1, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Cracker Barrel.  There were 3 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the La Hacienda in Eastland.  There were 17 of us and 10 Corvettes.
  • Great restaurant.  Good company.  Good to see Kelly and his C2.  Plus, good to see Richard and Sheila too !!

July 25, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House in Tye.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Cotton Patch.  There were 15 of us and 9 Corvettes.

July 18, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 14 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Several members went to Slaton for the 20th Annual Caprock Classic Car Show.
  • Congratulations to Dan on being selected Class Winner.   Must have been the hood liner.

July 11, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to Cafe Cozumel in Tuscola.  There were 9 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Squares BBQ here in Abilene. 

July 4, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Abuelos.  There were 8 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Several members went to Stamford.  Congrats to those bringing home trophies.

June 27, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Joe Allen's.  Afterwards, we went to the United Market Street on BGR.  There were 22 of us and 12 Corvettes.
  • Don Musgrave came and joined us.  Don has a C6 Black coupe.  Welcome Don.  Don has been added to the club email.

June 20, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co in Buffalo Gap.  Afterwards, we went to Mad Coffee on 707 and 83/84.  There were 10 of us, 7 Corvettes and a Bentley.

June 13, 2015

  • Colorado City Cruise and Car Show: Several of our members attended and were awarded door prizes.
  • Congrats to Barry for his show award.
  • Dinner: We went to Blue Sky.  There were 17 of us, 6 Corvettes and a few war wagons.
  • Welcome Steve Beaird !!!
  • Steve Beaird (C7) came out with his 2 sons.  Wanted to join the club.  He has been added to the club email.

June 6, 2015

  • Wine in the Pines Train Ride:  A good time was had by all.  There were 10 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 11 of us and 6 Corvettes.

May 30, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Heff's Hamburgers on Rebecca.  There were 17 of us, 4 Corvettes and the rest were war wagons.
  • 5+ inches of rain this month.....12 inches for the year so far.  Need more to fill Lake Abilene, Phantom and Hubbard.

May 23, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to El Fenix on South 1st.  There were 4 of us.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 11 of us, 1 Corvette and the rest were war wagons.
  • BTW: TWS - Found out the EPA is slowing the process down.

May 16, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Tye Truck Stop.  There were 2 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 15 of us, 4 Corvettes and several war wagons.
  • Several of us went to Texas World Speedway for our last HPDE before the track goes away.  June 15 they start demolition for houses.
  • Update: May 20, found out that TWS will stay open.  Seems the management is having issues.  Destruction / Construction now to begin in the summer of 2016.  So at least track events are scheduled thru the end of 2015.

May 9, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flipping Egg.  There were 3 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We had a "Gimmick" road rally with our final destination being an unknown restaurant that was at the end of the rally.  Was alot of fun and we want to thank Bob and Martha for putting it together.  Our final destination was the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. in Buffalo Gap.  There were 15 of us and 7 Corvettes. 

May 2, 2015

  • Car Shows: Members were at the Synder and Dyess car shows.  Awards were give to several members.  Congrats to Roger, Barry and Brandon.
  • Also, Congrats to Brandon on a new to him C7 Z51 coupe.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 20 of us, 10 Corvettes and 2 pickups.

April 25, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Heff's on the North side of town.  There were 13 of us and 9 Corvettes.

April 18, 2015

  • Dinner: Most everyone was out-of-town....so everyone went their own ways.  There were 6 of us, 2 Corvettes and a pickup.
  • Several members went to Boerne again this year.  Congrats to Randy on his award.

April 11, 2015

  • Breakfast: El Fenix

April 4, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's Mexican Restaurant.  There were 22 of us and 1 Corvette.  The rest were war wagons.
  • Several went to the Haskell car show.  Congrats to Lyn and Dan on their awards.

March 28, 2015

  • Great weather.  Good day to get out and have fun in the Vette.
  • Several went to the Merkel car show.  Congrats to Barry and Lyn on their awards.
  • Couple of us went to MSR Cresson for a good time on the track.  Did the 1.7 Clockwise.   Saw a couple of C7 Z06's.
  • Dinner: We went to the Cotton Patch.  There were 14 of us and 8 Corvettes.

March 21, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House located inside the Tye Truck Stop on I-20.  There were 6 of us and all war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to El Fenix inside Burro Alley.  There were 9 of us and all war wagons.  Good rain today.

March 14, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House located inside the Tye Truck Stop on I-20.
  • Dinner: We went to the Trent Country Club.  There were 19 of us, 11 Corvettes and a Z.

March 12, 2015

  • Art Walk / Car Walk, downtown Abilene.
  • There were 10 of us and 8 Corvettes.

March 7, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's inside Flying J on I20.  There were 10 of us, 6 Corvettes and a Hummer.
  • Dinner: We went to the Beefmaster Steakhouse in Ballinger.  There were 18 of us and 11 Corvettes.

Feb 28, 2015

  • Bad weather. No activities.

Feb 21, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flipping Egg. 
  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. in Buffalo Gap.

Feb 14, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House at the Tye Truck Stop.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Feb 7, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Huddle House at the Tye Truck Stop.  There were 7 of us and 6 Corvettes.  Good food and good price.
  • Dinner: We went to Little Italy. There were 12 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Congrats to Arlene on the "new to her" 2006 convertible.

Jan 31, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Heff's.  There were 11 of us and several war wagons.  Good to get rain today !!

Jan 24, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Denny's inside Flying J on I-20.  There were 5 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 14 of us, 6 Corvettes and 2 war wagons.

Jan 17, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 11 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 21 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Jan 10, 2015

  • Dinner: We went to Al's BBQ on Buffalo Gap Road.  There were 11 of us, 3 Corvettes and 4 war wagons.

Jan 3, 2015

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flipping Egg.  There were 3 of us and 2 war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 12 of us, 3 Corvettes and 5 war wagons.

Dec 27, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's in the Flying J on I20.  There were 3 of us and 3 war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to Chili's on Hwy 351.  There were 9 of us and 6 war wagons.

Dec 20, 2014

  • Dinner: We went to Al's BBQ on Buffalo Gap Road.  There were 6 of us, 2 Corvettes and 2 war wagons.

Dec 13, 2014

  • Club Christmas Party at the Potosi Community Center.  Fun was had by all.  Ho! Ho! Ho!

Dec 6, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's in the Flying J on I20.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 13 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Nov 29, 2014

  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 12 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Nov 22, 2014

  • Dinner: We tried a new restaurant, Don Louis Cafe.  There were 12 of us, 6 warwagons and 1 Corvette.

Nov 15,2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  There were 9 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 13 of us and 9 Corvettes.  We had a new guest. Josh and his C5.  Welcome !!

Nov 8, 2014

  • Toys-for-Tots Car Show: Several of our members took their cars to the show.  Congrats to Lyn for being a "Show Winner".
  • Dinner: We went to Al's Mesquite Grill.  There were 12 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Nov 1, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J.  There were 11 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Oct 25, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Fuzzy's Taco. Thought we would try something new.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Trent Country Club.  Always a fun drive and great place to go. There were 12 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Oct 18, 2014

  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Oct 11, 2014

  • Several members went to the Brazos Corvette Club Car Show in Granbury.  All our members won !! Congrats !!
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.

Oct 4, 2014

  • Several members went to Sweetwater for the Relay for Life Car Show.  All our members won !! Congrats !!
  • Dinner: We went to Fuzzy's.  There were 11 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Sept 27, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to The Flipping Egg.
  • Dinner: We went to the Bonsai Japanese Steak House.  There were 10 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Sept 20, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to the Ranch House in Buffalo Gap.  There were 10 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Beehive in downtown Abilene.  There were 11 of us and several war wagons.

Sept 13, 2014

  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 16 of us and 9 Corvettes.
  • Barry went to Waco for a Corvette/Chevy car show.  Got 2nd in his class.  Congrats !!
  • We lost one of the "Great generation".  Ralph Kraser left us to be with Sug.  We will miss him.

Sept 6, 2014

  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's.  There were 14 of us, 7 Corvettes and 2 War wagons.

Aug 30, 2014

  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. in Buffalo Gap.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Aug 27-30, 2014  National Corvette Museum 20th Anniversary Caravan.

  • Several of the club went to Bowling Green, KY for the Anniversary and the Grand Opening of the NCM Motorsports Park track.  It was a great time.  A big THANK YOU to Randy and Teri for putting up with us, leading us and making reservations.  What a fun time and fun group !!

          We volunteered to help with tours in the Corvette factory.  I think we learned something each time we went thru.
          We went to the new Motorsports Track and got to drive on it.  Several track vendors were there.
          We also went to Makers Mark and toured the distillery.  And, of course, plenty of good food. 
          There were 12 of us and 8 Corvettes.
Aug 23, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to The Flippin Egg.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 18 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Aug 16, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  There were 9 of us, 3 Corvettes and several war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to Stephenville and the Hard Eight BBQ.  Great BBQ.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.

Aug 9, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to the Buffalo Gap Cafe.  There were 12 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Blackland Smokehouse in Roscoe.  There were 13 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Aug 2, 2014

  • No activity

July 26, 2014

  • Several members went to Knox City for their Watermellon Festival Car Show.
  • Dinner: We went to the Ranch House in Buffalo Gap.

July 19, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Whataburger on South 1st before the car show at K-Mart.  There were 3 of us and 3 Corvettes.

          BTW, Roger and Paul won awards.

  • Dinner: We went to the new restaurant, Sweet Meat BBQ.  There were 15 of us and 9 Corvettes.

July 12, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 14 of us, 9 Corvettes, one Nissan Pickup and a Nissan Z.

July 5, 2014

  • Breakfast: Barry went to Cracker Barrel.  There was 1 of us and 1 Corvette.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattel.  There were 18 of us and 9 Corvettes.

June 28, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were several of us.
  • Dinner: We went to the Lowake Steak House.  There were 16 of us and 9 Corvettes.

June 21, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were several of us.
  • Dinner: We went to the Kolquist / Walke wedding and reception. Congrats to Bob and Martha !!!  There were 10 of us and 6 Corvettes.

June 14, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 15 of us and 9 Corvettes.

June 7, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were several of us.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 4 of us and 2 Nissans.

May 31, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 7 of us, 5 Corvettes and a Harley.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 23 of us and 14 Corvettes.

May 24, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 3 of us, 2 Corvettes and a Nissan.
  • Dinner: We went to the Beehive in Abilene.  There were 21 of us and a bunch of war wagons.  Finally getting some much needed rain.

May 17, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant.  There were 11 of us, 4 Corvettes and a Challenger.

May 10, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Ice House in Albany.  There were 14 of us and 8 Corvettes.

May 3, 2014

  • Several of the members went to the Snyder Wheels car show.  Lyn and Barry came back winners.  Congratulations!!
  • Dinner: We went to Skeets in Merkel.  There were 13 of us and 10 Corvettes.

April 26, 2014

  • Several of the members went to the TCA Open Car Show in Boerne.  Over 400 cars registered.  There were 16 of us and 10 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.

April 19, 2014

  • EASTER

April 12, 2014

  • Dinner: We went to Little Italy.  There were 17 of us and 11 Corvettes.

April 5, 2014

  • Haskell Car Show: 5 of our members went to Haskell for their car show.  Barry got 2nd place with his new C7.
  • Dinner: We went to Blackland Smokehouse in Roscoe.  Great BBQ.  Afterwards, we went to McDonald's for coffee.  There were 14 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Mar 29, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.
  • Dinner: We went to Mary's in Strawn.  Great food.  There were 15 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Mar 22, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Ranch House Cafe in Buffalo Gap.  There were 13 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Mar 15, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  Raniny day.  There were 9 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Cattle Barron.  There were 20 of us, 8 warwagons and 3 Corvettes.
  • Congrats to Barry on the new C7 limited edition convertible.

Mar 8, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  Rainy day.  There were 6 of us and 1 Corvette.
  • Dinner:  We went to Enrique's.  There were 18 of us and 2 Corvettes.

Mar 1, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes
  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. in Buffalo Gap.  There were 15 of us and 9 Corvettes.

Feb 22,2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 20 of us and 13 Corvettes.

Feb 15, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's Mexican Restaurant.  There were 11 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Feb 8, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 2 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 8 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Feb 1, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Bonzai Japanese Steakhouse.  Afterwards, we went to Mad Coffee for coffee and conversation.  There were 17 of us and 11 Corvettes.

Jan 25, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 2 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  There were 16 of us, 9 Corvettes and a Viper.

Jan 18, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Cattle Baron.  Afterwards, we went to Mad Coffee for coffee and conversation.  There were 18 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Jan 11, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 18 of us and 12 Corvettes. (2 C7's)

Jan 4, 2014

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 9 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 24 of us and 16 Corvettes.

Dec 28, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 11 of us, 6 Corvettes and 2 war wagons.

Dec 21, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.
  • Dinner: This was the weekend for the club XMAS party.  It was held at Greg and Pam's House.  There were 18 of us and 3 Corvettes.

Dec 14, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Dec 7, 2013

  • No activity....roads where iced over

Nov 30, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 6 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Enrique's Mexican Restaurant.  There were 16 of us and 11 Corvettes, one of which was a C7 (Paul).

Nov 23, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant here in Abilene.
  • A couple of us braved the icey roads to go to TWS in College Station over the weekend. A good time was had by all.

Nov 16, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.
  • Dinner: We went the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. in Buffalo Gap.  There were 17 of us, 10 Corvettes and an SSR.

Nov 9, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.
  • A couple of us went to Eagles Canyon Raceway for a Lone Star Corvette Club Track day.  Great fun.
  • A couple of us went to the Toys for Tots car show here in town. $2500 was raised as well as a great number of toys given.
  • Dinner:  We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 18 of us, 11 Corvettes and a pickup.

Nov 2, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.

Oct 26, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde. 
  • Hanner Club Appreciation Day: Hanner Chevrolet hosted a day at the dealership.  We had a poker run and Hanner provided lunch.  There were 22 of us and 15 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Bonzai Japanese Steak House.  There were 13 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Oct 19, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 2 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 16 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Oct 12,2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to La Finca in Cisco.  There were 16 of us, 6 Corvettes and a mini-van.

Oct 5, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.

Oct 3-6, 2013

  • Eureka Springs Corvette Weekend

          Several of the club members went to Eureka Springs, Arkansas for the Eureka Springs Corvette Weekend.
          Great time had by all.  If you missed it, then you missed a lot of fun.
Sept 28, 2013

  • It was a rainy day in Abilene.  Most got 2-2.5 inches of rain today.  We sure needed it.
  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.
  • Dinner: We went to the Beehive in downtown Abilene.  There were 13 of us, 3 Corvettes and a bunch of war wagons.

Sept 21, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Trent Country Club.  There were 16 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • ALMS Race in Austin: Several of us went to the ALMS race at COTA in Austin.  Lots of things to see and do.

          Chevrolet had several C7's along with the C7 cut-a-way chassis and also sponsored a Corvette Corral.
          Corvette #3 won it's class while #4 had transmission problems and did not finish.
Sept 14, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde as usual.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Brick Oven Pizza.  There were 20 of us,  12 Corvettes and a '58 Chevy.

Sept 7, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde as usual.  There were 4 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Enrique's.  There were 17 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Aug 31, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde as usual.  There were 9 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Company in Buffalo Gap.  There were 14 of us and 11 Corvettes.

Aug 24, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde as usual.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 12 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Aug 17, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde as usual.  There were 4 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Al's Diner in Clyde.  Great food and desserts.  There were 15 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Aug 10, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to Twisters in Robert Lee.  A fun drive and great food.  There were 18 of us, 8 Corvettes, a Viper, a Ford GT and a Nissan pickup.  It was good to see several of our distant friends...Ryan and Crystal, Jeff and Shari.  Congrats to Lyn on the new Grand Sport convertible.

Aug 3, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 7 of us, 3 Corvettes and a Kia.

Aug 1-4, 2013

  • Several of the group went to Vettes on the Rockies in Winter Park, CO.  Great weather and beautiful scenery.  Highs in the 70's and lows in the 40's.  We did not want to come back to the 100's.  There were a couple of C7's to sit in and checkout.  All in all a great trip.  There were 12 of us and 8 Corvettes.

July 27, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to Mary's in Strawn for great chicken fried steak.  There were 13 of us and 8 Corvettes.

July 20, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Zookini's.  There were 22 of us and 14 Corvettes.

July 13,2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 6 of us, 4 Corvettes and a Harley.
  • Hot Abilene Nights was this weekend.  It started with the Artwalk/Carwalk on Thursday with a cruise and movie afterwards.
  • Friday was a Show and Shine plus Test n' Tune on the drag strip.
  • Saturday was a Car Show, Autocross and bracket racing on the drag strip.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 21 of us, 17 Corvettes and a Mercedes.

July 6, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 9 of us, 7 Corvettes and a Harley.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 16 of us and 11 Corvettes.

June 29, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 4 of us, 3 Corvettes and a Harley.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 13 of us and 9 Corvettes.

June 22, 2013

  • Several of us went to Ft. Worth to enjoy "Concert in the Gardens".  We enjoyed a great dinner at Angelo's as well as a great Woodstock themed concert.  There were 8 of us and 3 Corvettes. 
  • Dinner: We went to Enriques.  There were 12 of us and 8 Corvettes.

June 20, 2013

  • Concert at the Zoo: Our club was invited to the Abilene Zoo for a Corvette Car show for people coming to listen to 50's music played by the Abilene Community Band.  There were 21 of us and 13 Corvettes.

June 15, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 3 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Several of the group went to Midland to visit the Pertroleum Museum.
  • Several of the group went to the MDA car show at Mr. Gattis.  Fun show and we raised approx $2k for the MDA.
  • Dinner: We went to Heff's.  There were 5 of us, 2 Corvettes and a '58 Chevy.

June 8, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Several of us went to MSR-Cresson over the weekend for an HPDE event thru Drivers Edge.  Good weather and alot of fun !!

June 1, 2013

  • Several of the group went to Arlington and the start of the Hot Rod Power Tour.  Lots of unique cars.  There were 8 of us, a Viper and 5 Corvettes.

May 25, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner.  There was just 1 of us and 1 Corvette.
  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Company in Buffalo Gap.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.

May 18, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside of Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 8 of us.

May 11, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside of Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 3 of us and 1 Corvette.
  • Dinner: We went to Al's Diner in Lawn.  Great food and great desserts.  There were 18 of us and 13 Corvettes.

May 4, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside of Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 16 of us and 10 Corvettes.

April 27, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside of Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Enriques.  There were 20 of us and 9 Corvettes.

April 20, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to Casa Herrera.
  • Several of us went to Boerne for the TCA Open Car Show.  Great time.  There were 10 of us and 8 Corvettes.

April 13, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside of Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Mary's in Strawn for great chicken fried steaks.  There were 15 of us and 10 Corvettes.

April 6, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 12 of us, 7 Corvettes, an SSR and a Semi.
  • MSR Cresson: Several of us went to MSR-Cresson for a track day put on by the Brazos River Corvette Club.  There were about 26 cars total, of which we had 5.  Great time had by all with great BBQ afterwards at the Rib Shack in Granbury.

Mar 30, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to the Cattle Baron Restaurant.  There were 13 of us, 7 Corvettes and a Viper.

Mar 23, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to the Koffee Kup Family Restaurant in Hico.  There were 18 of us and 11 Corvettes.

Mar 16, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 18 of us, 10 Corvettes, a Challenger and a Lincoln.

Mar 9, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 2 of us and no Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Little Italy.  There were 16 of us, 5 Corvettes and 5 war wagons.

Mar 2, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 6 of us, 4 Corvettes and a Bentley.
  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's Mexican/American Restaurant.  There were 12 of us, 8 Corvettes and a Viper.
  • DriversEdge @ TWS: Several of us went to Texas World Speedway in College Station for a fun HPDE Saturday and Sunday.  Will was able to attend his first HPDE and I am sure he will attend another ASAP.  David and Beth were in attendance.  It was good to see them there with Will.  It is an experience and well worth going even if you don't drive.

Feb 23, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Al"s BBQ on Buffalo Gap Road.  There were 15 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Feb 16, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Santa Anna and the Rock'n 5R.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Feb 9, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to the Cattle Baron on South 1st.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Feb 2, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Ice House in Albany.  There were 11 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Jan 26, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Zookini's.  There were 13 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Jan 19, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 6 of us, 5 Corvettes and a Harley.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 36 of us and 16 Corvettes.

Jan 12, 2013

  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Company in Buffalo Gap.  There were 11 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Jan 5, 2013

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Trent Country Club.  There were 19 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Dec 29, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 14 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Dec 22, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to the Outpost in Buffalo Gap.  There were 10 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Dec 15, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to the new Denny's next to Kent's Harley Davidson.  There were 11 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 9 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Dec 8, 2012

  • The Club XMAS party at the Copeland's Diamond Ranch near Blackwell was a real treat.  A great time was had by all.  It was a war wagon night, so no Corvettes.  There were 25 of us.

Dec 1, 2012

  • Dinner: We celebrated Arlene's 60th birthday with a surprise party at Enriques.  Arlene was surprised and it was a good time had by all.  There were approx. 50 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Nov 24, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to the Cattle Baron on South 1st in Abilene.  There were 21 of us and 11 Corvettes.

Nov 17, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to Cattle Baron's on South 1st.  There were 10 of us, 6 Corvettes and a Harley.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  Congrats to Darrell and Melody on their "new to them" black 2007 Z06. There were 21 of us, 8 Corvettes and several war wagons.

Nov 10, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. in Buffalo Gap.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Nov 3, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to the Ranch House Cafe in Buffalo Gap.  There were 11 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Heff's.  There were 13 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Oct 27, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to Anna's Grill in Tuscola.  There were 9 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Bonsai Japanese Steak House.  There were 8 of us, 6 Corvettes and a Viper.

Oct 20, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to Peacock's in Anson.  Food and service was terrible.  There were 12 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Oct 13, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to Al's BBQ on Buffalo Gap.  There were 7 of us, 2 Corvettes and 3 war wagons.
  • Congrats to Roger and Barry on their awards at the Brazos River Corvette Club Car Show in Granbury.

Oct 6, 2012

  • Dinner: Meet and Eat.

Oct 4-7, 2012

  • Eureka Springs Arkansas Corvette Weekend.  There were 15 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Sept 29,2012

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J.  There were 11 of us and a bunch of war wagons.
  • Dinner: We went to Enriques.  There were 14 of us, 1 Corvette and a bunch of war wagons.
  • Note: Abilene received 7 inches of rain over the weekend.

Sept 22, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to the Ranch House in Buffalo Gap.  There were 7 of us, 4 Corvettes, a Triumph, a pickup and a Harley.
  • Dinner: We went to Buck's Steaks and BBQ in Sweetwater.  There were 20 of us, 11 Corvettes and a Ford GT.  It was good to see Jeff and Shari.

Sept 15, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 4 of us, 2 Corvettes and a Harley.
  • Dinner:  We went to Brick Oven Pizza here in Abilene.  There were 14 of us, 4 Corvettes and many war wagons.

Sept 8, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to the Ranch House in Buffalo Gap.  There were 9 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.

Sept 1, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to the Homeplace in Tuscola.

Aug 25, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to the Ranch House in Buffalo Gap.  There were 11 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Heff's.  There were 21 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Aug 18, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 8 of us, 2 Corvettes, a 4Runner and a Hummer.

Aug 11, 2012

  • Dinner:  We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant in beautiful downtown Buffalo Gap, Texas.  Afterwards, we traveled to Dairy Queen for desert and conversation.  It was good to see the Rush's again.  There were 16 of us, 10 Corvettes and a Camaro.

Aug 4, 2012

  • Breakfast:  We went to Flying J.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Peacock in Anson.  There were 14 of us and 12 Corvettes.

July 28, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to the Ranch House in Buffalo Gap.  Great breakfast.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Mary's in Strawn. Home of the best chicken fried steak in Texas.  We were there to wish Kelly a great birthday.  There were 22 of us and 14 Corvettes.

July 21, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  We had a good group.  There were 11 of us, 5 Corvettes, Nissan and a Harley.
  • Dinner:  We went to the newly reopend Enrigues Mexican Restaurant.  There were 19 of us, 11 Corvettes, a Viper and a Nissan.

July 14, 2012

  • It was a good week since we got some rain.  It was pretty spotty...at my house, I got 3 inches of rain.
  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 7 of us, 5 Corvettes, a Prius and a Harley.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 11 of us, 9 Corvettes and a Viper.

July 12, 2012 (Thursday)

  • Artwalk/Carwalk: The annual Artwalk/Carwalk downtown on Cypress.  About 100+ cars attended.  From our group there were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.

July 7th, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to Villa Palma Italian restaurant in Sweetwater.  Afterwards, we went to the Sweetwater Sonic for coffee and conversation.  Jay from the San Angelo Corvette club joined us for dinner.  There were 13 of us and 9 Corvettes.

June 30, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to the Oak Street Cafe in Sweetwater.  There were 3 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  There were 17 of us, 13 Corvettes and a Corvair.

June 23, 2012

  • Concert in the Park:  Several of our group went to Fort Worth for the Concert in the Park featuring music by the Eagles.  Before the event, we went to Angelo's BBQ...which is great BBQ!!!!.  There were 12 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Al's Mesquite Grill.  There were 11 of us and 8 Corvettes.

June 16, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to the United Food Store location on South 14th.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • MDA Car Show: There were about 100 cars at the show.  We raised over $2500 for the MDA.  Congrats to several of our members who received awards for their cars.  There were 4 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's. There were 15 of us and 12 Corvettes.

June 9, 2012

  • Breakfast:  We went to Buffalo Gap for breakfast at the Country Store.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Sonic in Clyde.  There were 16 of us and 10 Corvettes.

June 7-9, 2012

  • Hot Rod Power Tour 2012

          Several of us went to Stillwater, OK to meet up with the Hot Rod Power Tour.  The tour started on June 2nd in   Detriot, MI and ended in Arlington, TX on June 9th.  This rolling tribute to the performance car is the ultimate gearhead roadtrip.  With several thousand cars/trucks plus vendors, it is hard to see it all. Start your plans now to go on the tour in June 2013.  It will be well worth your time.  There were 3 of us and 3 Corvettes.

June 2, 2012

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Flying J for breakfast and then on to the Tye Elementary school for a parade and gathering of past and current students of Tye.  Found out that David/Will had purchased a 2003 yellow Z06 in Houston and also kept the blue C5 coupe for David.  There were 14 of us, 5 Corvettes, a Viper and Herbie.
  • Dinner:  We went to Heff's on Rebecca.  Afterwards, we went to Greg and Pam's house for coffee and conversation.  There were 21 of us, 11 Corvettes, a Viper and a pickup.

May 26, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to Skeets in Merkel.  Afterwards, we went to the Merkel DQ.  There were 23 of us, 13 Corvettes, a Viper, a Prius and a 4Runner.

May 19, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner in Clyde.  There were 6 of us, 4 Corvettes and 1 Challenger.
  • Dinner:  We went to Lytle Land & Cattle.  There were 11 of us, 9 Corvettes and 1 Viper.
  • Some of our group were out of town.  Some went to the Lone Star Corvette Classic at TMS in Ft. Worth.
  • Some went to the Drivers Edge event in Cresson at Motor Sport Ranch.

May 12, 2012,

  • Dinner:  We went to the Rockin' R-5 steak house in Santa Anna.  Great food as always.  There were 11 of us and 8 Corvettes.

May 5, 2012

  • Snyder Car Show:  We met at the Flying J at 7am, ate breakfast and preceeded on to Snyder.  It was a warm day with the temperature at or above 100 degrees.  Roger, Randy, Fred, Arlene and Wiggie all won awards.  There were 13 of us and 10 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Sweetwater.  There were 15 of us, 12 Corvettes and a Prius.

April 28, 2012

  • Dinner:  We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 5 Corvettes.

April 26-28, 2012

  • Big Bend Open Road Race

          Dudley and I ran the BBORR again this year.  We ran the GT class at 115 for the 59 miles down and the 59 miles back to Ft. Stockton.  There were about 160 cars entered.  80% of the cars are Corvettes.  One of the fancy cars was a McLaren MP4-12C.  As far as the races goes....after losing our GPS and one of our stop watches quit, we came in 5th out of 7 entries...10 secs fast.  We did have a great time.....and we got to drive fast for 118 miles.


April 21, 2012

  • Several of us went to Boerne for the car show.  It was a great show with lots of cars.  Great weather as well.  Congrats to Crystal who got an award for her car and to Ryan for making Lt. Col. There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  •  BTW: Barry and I went down Hwys 335 and 337 South of Junction on our way to Boerne.  They are two of the "Three Sisters" that make up some great roads to drive (335, 336 and 337).  If you get a chance, you need to check them out.
  •  Dinner: We went to Case Herrera by the Mall.  There were 15 of us, 10 Corvettes and a Viper.

April 14, 2012

  • Breakfast:  We went to Cracker Barrel.  Afterwards, we went to ACU to checkout the Rolls Royce/Bentley car display.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Peacock's in Anson.  There were 10 of us and 9 Corvettes.

April 7, 2012

  • Dinner:  We went to Alejandra's in Tuscola.  It was a warwagon night.  There were 18 of us.

March 31, 2012

  • Dinner:  We went to Little Italy.  There were 18 of us, 7 Corvettes, a Viper and a Nissan.

March 24, 2012

  • Dinner:  We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 12 of us, 9 Corvettes and a Viper.

March 17, 2012

  • Dinner:  We went to Dickies BBQ.  There were 2 of us and 1 Corvette since most members were out of town.

March 15-18, 2012

  • Big Bend Bash 2012  What a great time we had in the Big Bend area this weekend.  Slick got a new nickname and we got a great story about grasshoppers.  If you are interested, you will have to ask one of those that went.  There were 15 of us and 10 Corvettes.

March 10, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to Al's Mesquite Grill.  It was a warwagon night.  There were 14 of us and 1 Corvette.

March 3, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to Peacock's in Anson.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes

Feb 25, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  There were 10 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Feb 18, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to Bronte to eat at the Cruzin 277 Style Cafe.  It was a warwagon night and there were 8 of us.  Cold and rainy day/night.  Abilene got over an inch of rain today.

Feb 11, 2012

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J....there were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Abuelos...there were 17 of us and 12 Corvettes.  Cold sunny day....ready for longer daylight and warmer days !!!

Feb 4, 2012

  • Dinner: We went to Mary's in Strawn for the best chicken fried steak in Texas.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.  Congratulations to Roland and Pam on their recent 2011 Grand Sport purchase.  Pretty car !!!

Jan 28, 2012

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Whistle Stop in Baird. I understand they have a great chicken fried steak on Friday and Saturday nights.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to THE HOMEPLACE in Tuscola.  There were 18 of us, 13 Corvettes and a Jag.

Jan 21, 2012

  • Breakfast:  We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 11 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Al's Mesquite Grill.  There were 21 of us, 11 Corvettes and a Challenger.

Jan 14, 2012

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Cracker Barrel.  There were 12 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Buffalo Gap and Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co.  It was good to see Will, home on Christmas break.  We met Regan, a new attendee with a '05 Coupe.  There were 14 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Jan 7, 2012

  • Breakfast:  We went to Alejandra's in Tuscola.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to TaMolly's.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings.  There were 15 of us, 11 Corvettes and a Viper.

Dec 31, 2011

  • Happy New Year !!!

Dec 24, 2011

  • Merry Christmas !!!

Dec 17, 2011

  • Dinner: We went to Skeets in Merkel.  There were 16 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Dec 10, 2011

  • XMAS Party:  The Witt's opened their home to us for the 2011 XMAS Party.  What great food, fun and people !!  Thank you to the Witt's.  What great hosts.

Dec 3, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's inside the Flying J.  There were 5 of us.
  •  Dinner: We went to the Bonsai Steakhouse Restaurant.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  There were 8 of us and 4 Corvettes.

Nov 26, 2011

  • Thanksgiving Weekend
  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 6 of us and 3 Corvettes.

Nov 19, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Rockin' R in Santa Anna.  We finally got to meet the Manning's from Brownwood.  They have a nice C6 Z06.  Can't beat LeMans Blue and stripes.  There were 20 of us, 11 Corvettes and a SSR.

Nov 12, 2011

  • Several attended the Toys-for-Tots car show at the United grocery store on South 14th and Willis.  A number of our group received trophies for their efforts.

Nov 5, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to the Country Store in Buffalo Gap.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • 3 Sisters Tour:  Several of us went to drive the 3 Sisters (AKA Twisted Sisters) (Hwys 335, 336 and 337 between Kerrville and Junction.  Lots of fun and lots of driving.  There were 3 of us and 3 Corvettes for a total of 8 and 7 Corvettes.
  •  Dinner: We went to Lucy's here in Abilene.  There were 23 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Oct 29, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J.  There were 7 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Buffalo Gap and the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant.  Afterwards, we went to the DQ on 14th for coffee, ice cream and conversation.  There were 15 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Oct 22, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Alejandra's in Tuscola.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Casa Herrera.  There were 7 of us and 4 Corvettes.

Oct 15, 2011

  • Dinner: We went to Little Italy.  There were 12 of us, 8 Corvettes and a GTO.

Oct 8, 2011

  • Most of the club was our of town attending various events.  Several were in Eureka Springs plus several more in College Station and Granbury.  Congratulations to Barry for winning an award at the Brazos River Corvette Car show in Granbury.  Also, congratulations to Roger on his move up in run group at the Drivers Edge event at TWS in College Station.

Oct 7, 2011

  • College Station: We departed at 10am for Texas World Speedway.  We arrived around 4pm and registered with the Drivers Edge. This was going to be 2 great days of driving the track.  There were 2 of us and 2 Corvettes.

Oct 6, 2011

  • Eureka Springs: We met at Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde at 7:00am with a departure time of 7:30am.  There were 10 of us and 9 Corvettes.

Oct 1, 2011

  • Breakfast: Mac's Diner (Lawrence Brothers) in Clyde.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  •  Dinner: Stumpy's in Clyde.  There were 18 of us, 8 Corvettes and a SSR.

Sept 29, 2011 (Thursday)

  • What a summer.  80 days of at least 100 degrees.  Make that 81, we hit 100 today and it was another record breaker.  109 was the hottest, 52 consecutive days without rain and 18 straight days of 100+ degrees.  Can Fall come too soon ?!?!?

Sept 24, 2011

  • Breakfast:  We went to Buffalo Gap and tried out the newly reopened C-Store.  It was great trying a new place.  There were 8 of us, 7 Corvettes and a Bentley.
  •  Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  Afterwards, we went to the Sonic on Judge Ely.  There were 18 of us and 7 Corvettes.

Sept 17, 2011

  • "Road Trip!!":  Our good friends in the Concho Valley Corvette Club invited our club to visit the Granite Ranch near Junction.  We had a group of 12 and 16 Corvettes meet at 7am and travel to Ballinger for breakfast at Alejandra's.  We met the CVCC club in Eden and then traveled on to Roosevelt and the Granite Ranch.  What a place !!!  What a unique car collection and what a special guy that owns the ranch.  He even invites the Wounded Warriers to the ranch once a month and lets them take over the place.  It was well worth the trip and some of our members are interested in going again for a weekend stay.
  • Dinner:  We went to Abuelos for great food.  Afterwards, we went to the Sonic on Barrow for coffee and conversation. There were 15 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Sept 10, 2011

  • Breakfast: Denny's inside the Flying J.  There were 7 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 23 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Sept. 3, 2011 (Labor Day Weekend)

  • 78 Days of 100+ degrees this year thru the end of August.  The hottest August on record, in fact, the hottest summer on record.  Record highs on August 5, 25, 27, 28 and 29 with temps of 106, 105, 104, 107 and 104 respectively. We are ready for cooler weather.
  • Breakfast: Since this is a holiday weekend, most are out of town.  We went to Cracker Barrel. There were 3 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: "Meet and Eat" night.  We went to Al's Mesquite Grill.  Afterwards, we went to the Sonic on 14th and Barrow.  There were 9 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Aug 27, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Alejandra's in Tuscola.  There were 9 of us and 9 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: Another 100+ degree day.  74 days so far this year with 100+ degrees.  We went the back way to Skeet's in Merkel via FM707, Hwy 277 and FM1235.  There were 15 of us, 11 Corvettes and a SSR.

Aug 20, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's inside the Flying J.  There were 11 of us, 7 Corvettes and a HHR.
  • Dinner: Another 100+ degree day.  67 days with 100+ temps this year.  We went to the Trent "Country" Club the back way thru Buffalo Gap and the wind farms.  After a great meal, we went to the DQ in Merkel for coffee and conversation.  There were 11 of us, 8 Corvettes and a GTO.

Aug 13, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner at Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: Finally, RAIN !!!!!  The airport showed 3 inches.  We went to Zookini's.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee.  There were 16 of us, 8 Corvettes and various other vehicles (Suburban, Mercedes, HHR...)

Aug 6, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Alejandra's in Tuscola.  Afterwards, we went to Hanner Chevrolet in Baird the back way to attend their Grand Opening and to checkout their remodeling.  Nice improvements. There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Mary's in Strawn.  Another 108 degree day.  The 57th day for 100+ degrees this summer.  But, we weathered the heat and made the trip to Strawn for great steaks, etc.  There were 17 of us, 9 Corvettes and a Acura TL Type S (Roger, Karen and Thomas).

July 30, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's at the Flying J in Tye on I-20.  There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Buffalo Gap and the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant.  Afterwards, we went to the Sonic on Barrow for coffee, ice cream and conversation.  There were 15 of us, 10 Corvettes and a GT-40.

July 23, 2011

  • Dinner: We went to the Rockin'R steak house in Santa Anna.  There were 12 of us and 10 Corvettes.

July 16, 2011 

  • Dinner: We went to Peacocks in Anson.  There were 10 of us, 5 Corvettes and a Chevy HHR.
  • July 13-18, 2011 Black Hills Corvette Classic   What a great trip !!!!  Thank you to Randy and Teri for all their hard work in putting it together. There were 14 of us, 8 Corvettes and a Suburban.

July 13 (Wednesday) Travel Day

  • We met in the parking lot of the Flying J.  From there, we traveled to Amarillo for lunch at The Texan restaurant.  We were greeted there by the Amarillo Corvette Club who had put together goodie bags for each of us.  What a great and thoughtful club.  Limon, Colorado would be our stopping point for the day.  About 600 miles and 11 hours of driving.

 July 14 (Thursday)

  • We left Limon, CO for Deadwood, SD.  We arrived at the hotel, checked in, rested and then went to Spearfish to register and have BBQ.  Afterwards, we headed to Mount Rushmore for the night ceremony.

 July 15 (Friday)

  • We traveled to the Crazy Horse Memorial and then thru the Needles Mountains with their tunnels and impressive views.  Then it was back to Deadwood to clean up and then head to Spearfish for the Classic Banquet.   

 July 16 (Saturday)

  • We traveled to Devils Tower, WY.  For lunch, we stopped at a little cafe in Alladin, WY.  There we got to visit with several of the local ranchers.  Great people and great food.  A great combination.  We then traveled to Spearfish and the Spreafish canyon. The canyon is a beautiful drive.  Along the way in the canyon, we stopped at the Bridal Vail Waterfall.  What a sight.

 July 17 (Sunday) Travel Day

  • We left Deadwood, SD for our day's destination of Limon, CO.  About 450 miles.

 July 18 (Monday) Travel Day

  • We left Limon, CO for the trip home.  About 600 miles and 11 hours of driving.

July 9, 2011

  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 12 of us, 7 Corvettes and a Viper.

July 2, 2011 (meet and eat)

  • Dinner: We went to Al's Mesquite Grill on BGR.  Afterwards, we went to the Sonic on South 14 and Barrow for coffee, ice cream and conversation.  There were 16 of us and 8 Corvettes.

June 25, 2011

  • Dinner: We went to Skeets in Merkel.  There were 9 of us, 4 Corvettes, a Viper and a Challenger.

June 18, 2011

  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings.  There were 15 of us, 3 Corvettes and 5 warwagons.  IT finally RAINED !!!  About .25 inches.
  • O'Reilly's and the Big Country Car Clubs, MDA car show.  At the O'Reilly's location on South 1st there were about 100 cars/trucks in attendance.  A very HOT day with a temp of 109 degrees.  Three of our club members won awards.  There were 11 of us, 5 Corvettes and Herbie.

June 11, 2011

  • Dinner: We went to Zookini's.
  • TMS: Some of the group went to the IRL races at TMS in Ft. Worth.  We had 4 of the 30 Corvette convertibles that volunteered from the Lone Star Corvette Club to take the drivers around the track before the races.  As always, we had a great time and was well worth the trip.  There were 7 of us and 7 Corvettes.

June 4, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner (inside Lawrence Bros grocery) in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Copper Creek.  We helped Roger celebrate Karen's Birthday.  There were 14 of us, 7 Corvettes and a Viper.

May 28, 2011

  • MemorialWeekend - We thank all the service men and women, past and present, for their service !!
  • Breakfast:  We went to Alejandra's in Tuscola.  There were 9 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Trent and the Trent "Country Club"....or should we say Club in the Country?  It was a fun trip and there was great food.  On the weather side, the temps reached 109.  A new record over the previous high of 103 in 1927.  There were 15 of us, 9 Corvettes and a GT-40. 

May 21, 2011

  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's on the Albany Hwy.  There were 6 of us, 4 Corvettes and a Caddy.

May 19-21, 2011 (Fri, Sat and Sun)

  • Lone Star Classic @ TMS, Ft Worth now sponsored by Classic Chevrolet
  • We met at Mac's Diner in Clyde for breakfast.  We left and traveled thru rain all the way to TMS. The rest, well like they say, "what happens in Ft. Worth stays in Ft. Worth".   There were 13 of us, 9 Corvettes and 1 truck. 

May 14, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J in Tye on I-20.  There were 8 of us, 5 Corvettes, a Harley and a Nissan.
  • Dinner:  We went to Clyde and the Pizza House for the always great pizza.  Afterwards, we went to the Sonic in Clyde for coffee, ice cream and conversation.  There were 25 of us, 15 Corvettes and Herbie.

May 7, 2011

  • Several of our members went to Snyder and came away winning several trophies and cash.  Arlene got Ladies Choice and Herbie got Peoples Choice. 
  • Dinner: We went to Little Italy.  Several from the Concho Valley Corvette Club came and joined us for dinner.  There were 18 of us, 12 Corvettes and Herbie (VW).

April 30, 2011

  • Dinner: We went to AL's Mesquite Grill on Buffalo Gap Road.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  There were 17 of us, 11 Corvettes and 1 GT-40.

April 23, 2011

  • Dinner:  It was a meet and eat since it was Easter weekend.  The group decided to make the long drive to Case Herera behind the Mall of Abilene.  There were 4 of us, 2 Corvettes and a pickup.

April 20-23, 2011

  • Big Bend Open Road Race

          Ft. Stockton to Sanderson - Sanderson to Ft. Stockton. (118 miles round trip)

  • Wednesday, April 20th (travel to Ft. Stockton)
  • Thursday, April 21st (registration, tech inspection, practice, a dinner put on by the people of Sanderson for all of the drivers and helpers)
  • Friday, April 22nd (drivers mtg, car show and parade)
  • Saturday, April 23rd (race)
  • Sunday, April 24th (return to Abilene)

April 16th, 2011

  • Boerne, Tx - Texas Corvette Assn Car Show.  Several of our club members headed to Boerne for a great car show.  There were plenty of great cars.  There were three Zr1's and a Carbon Z06 to name a few of the Vettes.  Of course, there were several Mustangs, Cobras, muscle cars, etc.  We even had great weather this year as opposed to previous years of rain.  A big thanks to Ryan and Crystal for having us over for breakfast Sunday morning.  Personally, I would have made the trip just for the breakfast...it was that good.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Albany, Tx - 5th Annual WRM Classic Car Show.   Roland and Pam took their Camaro to Albany and got a 2nd place trophy to show for their efforts.  Over 100 cars attended.  Congratulations!!!
  •  Dinner:  We went to Abuelo's for the always great mexican food.  There were 7 of us, 3 Corvettes, a Firebird and a Jag.

April 9th, 2011

  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 2 of us and a Corvette.

BIG BEND BASH 2011

  • April 7-10th, 2011
  • April 7th (Thursday)   Weather: 70 degrees and sunny.  We met at the Flying J, had breakfast, traveled to Pecos and stopped for lunch and fuel at the Flying J. After lunch, we continued on to Balmorhea State Park and then on to Alpine and the Maverick Inn.  After our check-in, we went to THE STABLE, where we met Dave Durant.  Rebecca was nice enough to bring finger foods, snacks and drinks for us as we looked at the great cars.
  • April 8th (Friday)    Weather: 70 degrees and sunny.  We started the day at Magoo's restaurant.  Afterwards, we headed to Marathon and the Gage hotel.  After touring the hotel and checking out all the shops, we headed to the Big Bend National Park.  Our intentions were to head to the Hot Springs in the park.  After some four wheeling and hiking we arrived at the springs. (There is more to this, so if you are interested, talk to one of those that went on the Bash).  Afterwards, we headed to the Chisos Mountain Lodge for lunch and then back to Alpine and the Maverick Inn.  After a short break we headed to the Texas Fusion for dinner.
  • April 9th (Saturday)   Weather: 70 degrees and sunny. We headed to Marfa for breakfast at Mango's and to check out the Hotel Paisano .  Across from the hotel is the Palace Theater, where we stopped to see  David Kimble, the illustrator for GM.  David was nice enough to let us tour his place and show us the many things he is working on.  Afterwards, we headed to Presidio.  We then headed down the river road and the Terlingua Ghost Town.  Here we had lunch at the Starlight Theater.  Great food with live entertainment.  From Terlingua, we headed to Alpine and the Marverick Inn.  After a short break we headed to the Buffalo Rose restaurant for dinner.
  • April 10th (Sunday)   Weather: 70 degrees and sunny. This was our day to travel home.  We started with a breakfast at McDonald's in Alpine.  We headed north to Ft. Stockton and Big Lake.  Then it was on to Sterling City where we stopped at Jeff and Shari's house for a group photo session.  Afterwards, we continued on to Robert Lee.  We stopped at the Twisters Restaurant where they serve great food and make great pies.  Afterwards, we headed home to Abilene where there was still enough light to clean our cars from our long journey.  What a great adventure and what a great group of people to enjoy it with !!!
  • We had 23 people, 16 Corvettes and a Challenger.

April 2nd, 2011

  • A couple of our members went to the 19th Annual Corvettes of Enid In-door Car Show.  There were over 110 cars in the show.  There were a large number of Corvettes in the parking lot that had driven in just to check out the show. It is a great show and only six hours to get there.
  • Dinner:  We went for a long drive across the Abilene Mall parking lot to Casa Herera.  There were 25 of us, 13 Corvettes and a GTO.

March 26, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's inside the Flying J on I-20 in Tye.  There were 12 of us, 6 Corvettes, a Lincoln and a semi-truck.
  • Dinner: We traveled to Colorado City and Siria's Tex-Mex restaurant.  Lisa was there greeting us to great meal.  There were 17 of us and 11 Corvettes.  5 of those and 3 Corvettes came from the Concho Valley Corvette Club in San Angelo to join us at the Flying J and then the drive to Colorado City.  It was good to meet them and glad they came.  I hope we can join their club for some events in the future.

March 19, 2011

  • Breakfast:  We went to Alejandra's in Tuscola for a great breakfast.  They have expanded and now have plenty of room if someone wants to select it for a Saturday evening run.  There were 5 of us, 3 Corvettes, a Honda and a Firebird.
  • Dinner: We went to Buffalo Gap and the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant. There were 18 of us, 10 Corvettes, a Cadillac and a GT-40.

March 12, 2011

  • Event: A couple of our members went to the Drivers Edge event in College Station at the Texas World Speedway.  It was two days of learning your car as well as the track.  Tracks sessions as well as classroom sessions keep you busy the whole day.  This event is highly recommended for those looking to enjoy their Corvette and learning its' limitations as well as their own.
  • Dinner: We went to the Trent "Country Club".  They call it a "Country" Club because it is in the "country".  The food was great. There were 15 of us, 10 Corvettes and a GT-40.

March 5, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to the Denny's inside the Flying J, West of Abilene on I-20.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Little Italy.  As always, great food and great service.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  There were 12 of us and 9 Corvettes.

February 26, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  Pretty day!!!  There were 9 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We met at the rest area on I-20, mile marker 296, East of Abilene. At 6:30 we headed to the Barbwire Grill in Cisco.  Great food and a fun trip.  Lovey, the owner, treated us very good.  There were 17 of us and 11 Corvettes.

February 19, 2011

  • Breakfast: We went to Jean's Feed Barn in Cross Plains.  There were 7 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Peacock's in Anson.  Afterwards, we went to Fred and Arlene's home for coffee and conversation.  There were 24 of us and 14 Corvettes.

February 12, 2011

  • Breakfast: We thought we would try the new Alejandra's in Tuscola today.  It was a bright sunny morning and great for a drive to Tuscola.  It was fun finally getting out after two weeks of snowy and icy weather.  Great breakfast.  We will have to go there again.  There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Betty Rose's BBQ on Judge Ely.  There were 19 of us, 10 Corvettes and a Viper.

February 5, 2011

  • Breakfast: After 4 full days of icy roads and sub-zero temps, some with cabin fever braved the roads and went to Cracker Barrel.  At least the sun is out and the ice is melting.  There were 3 of us, no Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We were suppose to go to the Barbwire Grill in Cisco but we changed our minds because of the roads.  We will save that one for another day.  We went to Oscar's since it was a war wagon night.  There were 14 of us and no Corvettes.

January 29, 2011

  • Breakfast: Another sunny, 60 degree Saturday.  We went to Owl Drug in Coleman.  Great place to go and very inexpensive.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes
  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  Always a great place for a meal.  Afterwards, we went to Fred and Arlene's for brownies and ice cream.  There were 23 of us and 15 Corvettes.

January 22, 2011.

  • Breakfast: Another sunny, cold and windy Saturday.  We went to the Flying J.  There were 7 of us, 6 Corvettes and a Harley.
  • Dinner:  We went to downtown Abilene and the Cypress Station.  There were 18 of us and 12 Corvettes.

January 15, 2011

  • This was the weekend for the men's and women's trips.  The women had planned to go to Fredericksburg, but the weather did not cooperate.  The men, on the other hand, followed thru with their plans of going to Dallas and attending a Dallas Stars hockey game.  They stopped in Strawn at Mary's for a great chicken fried steak and then continued on and visited Corvette World at their new location.  There were lots of Corvettes for sale with most being c6's.  The hockey game was fun plus the Stars won 6-1.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Cotton Patch.  There were 5 of us and 3 Corvettes.

January 8, 2011

  • Breakfast: Beautiful day to go to Clyde and Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers Grocery Store.  There were 8 of us, 6 Corvettes and 1 IROC Z.
  • Dinner: The Beehive was the selection but it was the one in Albany.  Several went to Albany. Several tried the Beehive in Abilene only to be turned away.  There were 25 of us and 16 Corvettes.

January 1, 2011

  • Happy New Year !!!
  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's inside the Flying J.  There were 8 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We were going to go to Buffalo Wild Wings but there was too big a crowd.  So, we went to Abuelo's instead.  Always great food.  There were 11 of us and 10 Corvettes.

December 25, 2010

  • Merry Christmas !!!

December 18, 2010

  • XMAS Party !!! : We met at the bank and went to Arlene and Fred's house for the annual BCCC Xmas party.  Great food, fun and great companionship.  Hope everyone has a very Merry Christmas !!!!

December 11, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel. There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Squares for the usual great BBQ.  There were 17 of us and 9 Corvettes.

December 4, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's inside Lawrence Bros in Clyde.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Winters Xmas Parade:  Several of our members went to Winters for the Xmas Parade.  Problem was, we did not find out until we got there that it was being delayed until the 18th.  The Concho Valley Corvette Club had invited our club to join them.  We were able to have breakfast together.  There were 8 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Copper Creek.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  There were 15 of us and 11 Corvettes.

November 27, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Denny's at the Flying J.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Red Lobster.  There were 9 of us and 8 Corvettes.

November 20, 2010

  • Breakfast:  We went to Denny's at the Flying J.  There were 9 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeets in Merkel.  Afterwards, we went to Fred and Arlene's house for coffee, conversation and to celebrate Teri's birthday.  There were 14 of us and 9 Corvettes.

November 13, 2010

  • Breakfast:  We went to the new Denny's at the Flying J.  There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Several of our members attended the Toys-4-tots car show put on by the Big Country Car Clubs.
  • Dinner:  We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  There were 19 of us and 11 Corvettes.

November 6, 2010

  • Breakfast:  We went to the new Denny's at the Flying J.  There were 8 of us, 6 Corvettes and a motorcycle.
  • 4th Annual Elmdale Classic Vehicle Show: Several of our members attended.  There were 8 of us, 7 Corvettes, 1 Camaro (best of show runner-up) and a couple motorcycles.
  • Dinner:  We went to Abuelo's.  We had a great crowd.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and converstation.  There were 27 of us, 20 Corvettes and a great looking Camaro!!

October 30, 2010 (Halloween)

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  Great food and a pretty day, what else could you ask for?  There were 7 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: The group decided on Enriques.  There were 9 of us and 8 Corvettes.

October 23, 2010

  • Dinner:  We went to Brick Oven Pizza.  It was a war-wagon night.  There were 9 of us and 2 Corvettes. 
  • Longhorn Corvette Club Open Car Show - On the beautiful Georgetown square!!  What a fun trip!!  There were about 125 cars of all makes and models on the square.  It reminded me of the Granbury square with all the great shops and eating places.  The rain kept some away but all in all a great show.  Congratulations to Teri for winning the C5 Convertible class.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.

October 16, 2010

  • Dinner:  We went to Buffalo Gap and the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant.  After some great catfish, we went on the Buffalo Gap Ghost tour.  Then to Ryan's and Crystal's for coffee and conversation....plus a kind of a going away party for them since they will be moving to San Antonio.  We will miss them !!!!  There were 24 of us and 17 Corvettes.

October 9, 2010

  • Dinner: Planners did not plan
  •  Brazos River Corvette Show, Granbury  Several of our club members went to Granbury for the Brazos River Corvette Show.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.  Congratulations to Arlene (C6 vert class award), Fred (C6 Z06 class award), Roger/Thomas(C5 coupe class award), Dale (C5 Z06 class award) and Barry(won the C5 Z06 class).  We also helped the Lone Star Corvette club win the club participation award.  Great show and great weather !!!

October 2, 2010

  • KEAN Cruise Night
  • Dinner: Brick Oven Pizza 

September 30, 2010 thru October 3, 2010

  • Eureka Springs Weekend - 560 Corvettes Registered  We had a great time. We being 30 of our members with 20 Corvettes.  Thanks to Arlene, Randy and Teri for setting things up and keeping us together during the trip up and back. 

September 25, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J.  The Flying J will shutdown for a month while they remodel and change the restaurant to a Denny's.  There were 6 of us and no Corvettes. (rain)
  • Dinner:  We went to Abuelos.  There were 22 of us and 8 Corvettes.  Also, we were surprised when Randy drove up in a 2003 black Z06.

September 18, 2010

  • Dinner:  We went to Big G's in Tuscola where they serve great food and great steaks !!!  There were 14 of us and 11 Corvettes.
  • North Texas Corvette Roundup, Wichita Falls, Tx Congratulations to Arelene and Fred on their class awards.  Fun show !!

September 11, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Rica Cocinita restaurant in Merkel.  There were 5 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Zookini's.  Afterwards, we went to Robert and Beverly's house for coffe and desert.  There were 14 of us and 9 Corvettes.

September 4, 2010

  • Breakfast: Finally, cooler weather has arrived.  56 degrees and bright sunshine.  What a beautiful morning !!!  We went to Mac's Diner inside Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 9 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Casa Herrera.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  There were 20 of us and 14 Corvettes.  Also, Steve and Kimberly picked up a 2002 blue Z06 from Corvette World in Dallas.

August 28, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Hidalgo's in Coleman.  Rocky was able to join us for dinner and some reminiscing.  Afterwards, we went back to Teri and Randy's house for coffee and conversation.  There were 18 of us and 12 Corvettes.

August 21, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Rico Concita in Merkel.  It is located at the hotel just North of I20, next door to Taylor Telephone.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: After some spirited driving on the backroads around the wind turbines, we ended up at Buck's BBQ in Sweetwater.  Afterwards, we went to Barry's for coffee and cheese cake.  There were 11 of us and 10 Corvettes.

August 14th, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's (inside Lawrence Bros) in Clyde.  There were 13 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: Little Italy.  With many out of town, there were only 4 of us and 3 Corvettes.

August 7th, 2010

  • Breakfast:  We went the back way to Alejandra's in Ballinger.  We went down US83 to Lawn and then down FM382 to Ballinger.  Great road and some different scenery.  We need to do this for dinner sometime.  There were 7 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Famous Dave's BBQ here in Abilene.  There were 21 of us, 15 Corvettes and a Viper.

August 1st, 2010 (Sunday)

  • Dinner:  Several of us got together at Abuelo's to welcome Ryan home from a long deployment.  We very much appreciate his service and were glad he was back.  He surprised us with a brand new 2010 Grand Sport convertible, silver with a black top.  There were 11 of us and 4 Corvettes.

July 31st, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  There were 5 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Ice House in Albany.  There were 17 of us and 13 Corvettes.

July 24th, 2010

  • Breakfast: We thought we would try a new breakfast location.  We went to Merkel and found Mi Concina (My Kitchen).  Great food and worth another visit.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Peacock in Anson.  Always a great place to go and we get a fun road trip to boot.  There were 21 of us and 12 Corvettes.

July 17th, 2010

  • Breakfast: We met at the rest stop on I20 East of Abilene at mile marker 296.  We went the back way to Baird on Hwy 18.  Great day for a drive.  We had breakfast at the Whistle Stop in downtown Baird.  Great restaurant and crowded with bikers and then Corvetters.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to China Star.  Afterwards, we went to the Brew Net.  There were 15 of us and 7 Corvettes.  Also, Teri picked up a 2001 triple black convertible.  Sweet!!!

July 10th, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Cafe (inside Lawrence Bros) in Clyde.  It was a war wagon morning.  There were 4 of us and 1 Corvette.
  • Dinner: We went to The Home Place in Tuscola.  Afterwards, we went to Steve and Sue's home for coffee and lots of conversation.  There were 17 of us and 6 Corvettes.

July 3rd, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel for the usual great breakfast.  There were 6 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Little Italy.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings and the Hardback Coffee Cafe.  It was a war wagon night.  There were 11 of us and 7 Corvettes.

June 26th, 2010

  • Dinner:  We went to Lytle Land and Cattle for some great steaks.  Many of the members were out of town.  There were 6 of us, 3 Corvettes and a Viper.

June 19th, 2010

  • Lone Star Corvette Club Stadium Tours:  Our group of 9 Corvettes and 16 members joined the Lone Star group of about 100 to tour both the Rangers Ballpark and the new Cowboy Stadium.  It was a fun event.  It was good to see some of our Lone Star friends.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  There were 15 of us and 9 Corvettes.

June 12th, 2010

  • Dinner:  What an event!!!  We went to Ft. Worth and the Botanical Gardens.  Of course we had to eat and we went to Angelos in Ft. Worth.  Great food and wine Margaritas.  At the Gardens, the Ft. Worth Symphony were accompanied by vocals of songs by the Eagles.  We brought our lawn chairs and sat out on the grassy area shaded by tall trees and cooled by a nice breeze.  On the final song, they shot off fireworks.  It was fun....just hope we get to do it again. There were 22 of us and 9 Corvettes.

June 10th, 2010 (Thursday)

  • Artwalk / Carwalk   Several of us attended the Artwalk/Carwalk in downtown Abilene.  We had some new members bring their cars out.  All in all, it was a fun event.  There were 20 of us, 12 Corvettes, a Bentley and a Harley.

June 5th, 2010

  • Dinner:  We went to Little Italy for some great Italian food.  There were 14 of us, 10 Corvettes plus a Viper.

May 29th, 2010

  • Breakfast:  We met at 7am at the Flying J.  We headed to Sweetwater and the WASP homecoming parade and activities.  Our own Crystal was helping coordinate the activities.  Steve K and his Bentley won first place in the peoples choice car show.  There were 16 of us and 9 Corvettes plus a Bentley.
  • Dinner:  We went to Merkel and Skeets restaurant.  We held the drawing for the Abilene Police baseball card that we are sponsoring for Chris.  $355 dollars was raised.  The idea was to have one of the club's Corvettes be pictured on the card.   Ol' "BLUE EYES" won the drawing.  Congratulations Crystal.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net.  There were 26 of us and 14 Corvettes.  Also, Richard picked up his 07 Z06 at Corvettes of Dallas.  A pretty yellow one !!!

May 22nd, 2010

  • Dinner:  We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  Great food as always. Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net for coffee and converstation. There were 25 of us and 16 Corvettes.

 May 15th, 2010

  • Dinner: Everyone out-of-town.

May 14th-16th,

  • 2010 Lone Star Corvette Club Classic XXI at Texas Motor Speedway.  We had a good size group go this year...in fact, we got a 2nd place award for club participation.  As always, it was good to go and see old friends and meet new ones.  There were lots of great cars at the car show on Saturday under the stands at TMS.  I was told 500 cars were registered for the Classic and that 250 cars were registered for the car show Saturday.  Sunday was track day and the weather cooperated so everyone got to drive the oval and infield road course.

May 8th, 2010

  • Breakfast:  Flying J was selected since the club would be leaving early afternoon and traveling to Stephenville for supper.  There were 6 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We met at the bank at 3:30pm for a 4pm departure.  We traveled to Stephenville and the Oakdale Steak House.  It was great as a number of our out-of-town members were able to make the trip...the food was not bad either.  There were 17 of us, 11 Corvettes plus a Prowler.

May 1st, 2010

  • Dinner: We went to Amanda's.  There were 8 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Brazos River Motorsport Ranch Day:  We met at the rest area East of Abilene at 8am.  We went to Cisco to enjoy breakfast at Linda's Corner Cafe.  Always a great stop.  We then traveled to Cresson (just East of Granbury) and the Motorsport Ranch.  After a couple of class room sessions followed by a couple of lead and follows mixed in on the 1.7 mile track, we were ready to run the track on our own.  We broke into two different groups: fast and faster.  After a couple of open sessions, it was time to eat and make the trip back home.  There were 7 of us and 6 Corvettes.  If any of the group want pictures, here is the website or call 817-964-2189.

April 24th, 2010

  • Breakfast:  Flying J was the selected location for breakfast.  There were 5 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Buffalo Gap and the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net for coffee.  There were 27 of us and 17 Corvettes.

April 21-24, 2010

  • Big Bend Open Road Race
  • April 21 (Wednesday) Dudley and I drive the road to Sanderson from Ft. Stockton.  At the Sanderson Court House, we registered for the BBORR.  We received our goody bags, pins, t-shirts, car number and windshield decal.  We attended the 2 hour rookie driving school and then had lunch.  After lunch, we took my car to be inspected or go thru tech as they call it.  We passed with no problem.  We then went to the highway between Sanderson and Marathon (Hwy 9) for our qualifying drive.  It is an 8 mile stretch of highway that has been closed down for that purpose.  An instructor rides with you as you drive the highway at speeds up to your tech speed.  Ours happens to be 124mph.  ou drive 8 miles out, wait for the 10-12 cars behind you to make their run and then you drive back.  Your instructor give us the all ok and we head back to Ft. Stockton for the night.  As we drive the 58 miles back we are practicing our timing at 75mph.
  • April 22 (Thursday)  Practice runs to Sanderson from Ft. Stockton. Sanderson Chamber sponsored dinner in Sanderson. Party on the Patio at the hotel in Ft. Stockton.
  • April 23 (Friday) Navigator School  Mandantory Drivers Meeting - Grid assignments  Car Show in Ft. Stockton Parade, streets are lined, everyone comes out for this. 
  • April 24 (Saturday) Park in your assigned grid  All cars drive to starting line  Wait for your turn and the green light Drive like crazy !!!  Have lunch in Sanderson  Drive back to starting line in grid order for run from Sanderson to Ft. Stockton  Cars/trucks start their runs.... Wait....pickup blows tire. Wait....Corvette has blow out and ends up in field...car is totaled....no one hurt. Wait....cattle loose on roadway. Wait....race called at 5:30pm...because DOT permit expires. About 100 of the 160 cars drive back to Ft. Stockton at regular traffic speeds. Banquet later that evening.

April 17th, 2010

  • Dinner: Instead of going to Brick Oven Pizza, the group decided to go to Outback.  It was a war-wagon night.  There were 10 of us.

April 16th-17th, 2010

  • Texas Corvette Association Open Car Show, Boerne, Tx  Several of our members went to Boerne for the TCA Open Car Show.  We left Friday morning with a stop in Ballinger for breakfast at Alejandra's.  Great breakfast.  This would be a great place for one of our Saturday night dinners.  We continued on to Boerne and arrived around noon at the hotel.  We cleaned and got our cars ready for the next days car show.  On Saturday, the main street in Boerne had been blocked off and Corvettes were found everywhere.  Congratulations to several of our members who received awards.  Randy and Teri, Jerry and Teggy, and "Rolando and Pamasetta".  There were 17 of us, 10 Corvettes and a Camaro.

April 10th, 2010

  • Breakfast:  We went to Flying J.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: Our first dinner road trip of the year......we went to Robert Lee where we had dinner and homemade pie at Twisters.  Ask anyone that went how Twisters got its' name.  There were 15 of us, 10 Corvettes and a Viper.

April 3rd, 2010

  • Breakfast:  We went to Cracker Barrel for the usual great breakfast.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Buffalo Gap and the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net for coffee.  There were 24 of us and 17 Corvettes.
  • Corvettes of Enid Expo 18:  Great show.  There were about 125 cars inside the Expo Center in Enid.  They had two C6 convertibles converted to ZR1's.  770 HP.  There were also two C6 convertibles converted to Z06's.

Mar 27th, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Cafe in the Lawrence Brothers Grocery Store in Clyde. There were 4 of us and 3 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Little Joe's Fajitas on South 14th.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net for coffee and conversation.  There were 11 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Mar 20th, 2010

  • Dinner: Beehive in downtown Abilene.


BIG BEND BASH 2010
Mar 18-20th, 2010

  • Mar 18th, 2010 (Thursday)  Weather: 50 degrees and sunny  We met at the Flying J, had breakfast, traveled to Pecos and had lunch at the Flying J.  I know...sounds like we were on a "Flying J" tour.  After lunch, we continued on to Balmorhea State Park and then on to Ft. Davis and the Indian Lodge.  After our check-in, some went on the scenic loop, some to tour Ft. Davis and some to relax at the lodge.  For our evening meal, we went to the Limpia Hotel.  As always, we let everyone know we were there !!
  • Mar 19th, 2010 (Friday) Weather: 50 degrees and sunny  We started the day at the Black Bear Restaurant at the Indian Lodge.  After breakfast, we headed to Marfa to check out the Hotel Paisano and where some of us met David Kimble, the illustrator for GM.  He lives in the Palace Theater.  After filling up with gas, we headed to Presidio.  After a brief stop at a local grocery store, we headed down the river road and the Terlingua Ghost Town.  Here we had lunch at the Starlight Theater.  Great food with live entertainment.  From Terlingua, we headed to Alpine and the Marverick Inn.  We found our rooms and unpacked our cars.  After a short break we headed to the Longhorn Steakhouse.  After a great meal, we headed back to Ft. Davis and the McDonald Observatory.  Our time was limited at the observatory because of a cold front that produced cloud cover and obstructed our view of the stars and planets.  Then we headed back to Alpine for the night.
  • Mar 20th, 2010 (Saturday)  Weather: 30 degrees and sleet. We started the day at Magoo's Place restaurant.  Great mexican items for breakfast as well as your regular breakfast.  After breakfast, we headed to the Big Bend National Parkvia Study Butte.  We spent most of the day in the park with stops at the Santa Elena Canyon and the Chisos Mountain Lodgewhere we had a great lunch as well as a great view of the mountains.  After lunch, we headed back to Alpine thru Marathon.  We took a break in Marathon and checked out the Gage Hotel.  We then headed back to the Maverick Inn in Alpine for some relaxation and a pizza dinner.
  • Mar 21st, 2010 (Sunday)  Weather: 40 degrees and sunny. This was our day to travel home.  We started with a breakfast at McDonald's in Alpine.  We headed north to Ft. Stockton and Big Lake.  Then it was on to Sterling City and Robert Lee.  In Robert Lee we refueled our cars and ourselves. We found Twisters Restaurant where they serve great food and make great pies.  Afterwards, we headed home to Abilene where there was still enough light to clean our cars from our long journey. What a great adventure and what a great group of people to enjoy it with !!!
  • We had 35 people and 21 Corvettes.

Mar 13th, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Roscoe and Retta Mae's Restaurant.  Lots of food for not much money.  I guess you could say this was our first roadtrip of the year.  There were 9 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Clyde and the Pizza House for the best pizza around.  Afterwards, we went to the Brew Net for coffee and conversation.  There were 22 of us and 11 Corvettes.  We also had a Porsche to join us. 

Mar 7th, 2010 (Sunday)

  • Car Show: First Baptist Church had a car show before the Soap Box Derby races. There were 7 of us, 6 Corvettes and 1 MG.

Mar 6th, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J...there were 12 of us and 12 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Amanda's.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net for coffee and conversation.  There were 27 of us and 24 Corvettes.

Feb 27th, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Cafe inside Lawrence Bros Grocery Store in Clyde.  Afterwards, we went to Hanner Chev in Baird to checkout a new Corvette Grand Sport.  There were 10 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Little Italy for great Italian food.  Afterwards, we went for coffee and conversation at Hastings.  There were 20 of us and 14 Corvettes.

Feb 20th, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to Mac's Cafe inside Lawrence Bros Grocery Store in Clyde.  There were 8 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Lucy's in Tuscola.  Afterwards, the group went to the Brew Net for coffee and conversation.  There were 22 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Feb 13th, 2010

  • Breakfast: We went to the Cracker Barrel for the usual great breakfast.  Afterwards, we went to checkout a C4 on the Gibson Used Car parking lot on North 1st.  Looked to be Johnny Rutherford's race car.  There were 10 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  Afterwards, the group went to the Brew Net for coffee and conversation.  There were 18 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Feb 6th, 2010

  • Breakfast: Finally, a nice sunny Saturday!!  We went to our old reliable Flying J.  Some of us got to see Joe's newest purchase.  How about a 2003 with a supercharged 383 stroker!!  Do you feel the need for speed?  There were 8 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Abuelo's here in Abilene.  We discussed our upcoming Big Bend Bash.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net for coffee and conversation.  There were 28 of us and 18 Corvettes.

Jan 30th, 2010

  • Breakfast: Cold weather but yet a Corvette drivable weekend.  We went to Cracker Barrel for the usual great breakfast.  There were 10 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Case Herrera's for some great mexican food.  There were 27 of us and 17 Corvettes.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net for coffee and conversation.

Jan 23rd, 2010

  • Breakfast: Rainy weather again this weekend.  We went Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  There were 7 of us and 1 Corvette.
  • Dinner: We went to Cotton Patch.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net for coffee and conversation (along with watching Barrett Jackson). There were 16 of us and 9 Corvettes.

Jan 16th, 2010

  • Breakfast: Rainy weather.  We went to Cracker Barrel for a great breakfast.  There were 11 of us and 2 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Dos Primos here in Abilene on South Treadaway.  Afterwards, we went to Java City.  There were 16 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Jan 9th, 2010

  • Breakfast: Cold weather.  We had a low of 15 degress last night.  Took a while to warm up the Vette.  We went to Cracker Barrel for a great breakfast.  There were 7 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Brick Oven Pizza on South 14th.  Great place to eat and see the Cowboys play the Eagles.  Afterwards, we went to The BrewNet on Hwy 351 for coffee, conversation and to watch the Cowboys beat the Eagles.  There were 15 of us and 9 Corvettes.

Jan 2nd, 2010

  • Happy New Year !!
  • Dinner: We went to the Bonsai Steakhouse Restaurant.  As always, the food was great and the company even better.  Afterwards, we went to Randy & Teri's house for coffee and conversation.

Dec 26th, 2009

  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  Great pizza as always.  There were 6 of us and 1 Corvette.  This was a white Christmas, so the roads were slick.

Dec 19, 2009

  • Dinner: Christmas Party !!  Great time had by all.

Dec 12, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel for a great breakfast.  There were 5 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Little Italy.  Afterwards, we went to Steve and Sue's house for coffee, desert and lots of conversation.  There were 12 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Dec 5, 2009

  • Dinner: We went to Abuelo's here in Abilene.  Afterwards, we went to Fran's for coffee, desert and converstation.  There were 12 of us and 11 Corvettes.

Nov 28, 2009

  • Dinner: We went to Skeets in Merkel.  Great food..great fried pickles.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  There were 21 of us and 13 Corvettes.

Nov 21, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Lawrence Bros/Mack's Cafe in Clyde.  Mark, one of our club members, manages the store.  There were 9 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Bonsai Steakhouse Restaurant.  As always, the food was great and the company even better.  Afterwards, we went to Ted and Jean's for coffee and conversation.  There were 15 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Nov 14, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to JoJo's in Potosi.  The food was great.  We may have to go back sometime.  Afterwards, several of us went to Ted and Jean's for coffee and cookies.  There were 18 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Nov 7, 2009

  • Breakfast: Several went to Cracker Barrel.
  • Dinner: We went to THE HOMEPLACE in Tuscola.

Oct 31, 2009

  • Breakfast: Serveral of us took a road trip to Cross Plains where we had a great breakfast prepared at Jean's Feed Barn.  There were 8 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to downtown Abilene and the Beehive Restaurant.  Great food and great service.  There were 13 of us and 12 Corvettes. 

Oct 24, 2009

  • Breakfast: Several went to Cracker Barrel.
  • Several of our members went to PrimeTime on Loop 322 for the Christain Homes Wheels for Life car show.  A number of our members got awards with Fred's Harley getting Best of Show.
  • Dinner: We went to ZooKini's for great food.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net.  There were 28 of us and 14 Corvettes.

Oct 17, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J on I-20 in Tye.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes
  • A large group of our members took their cars to Dyess for a picture with the B1 bomber.  A big THANK-YOU!!! to Ryan and Crystal for setting this up.  We had 35 cars all together.
  • Dinner: This was homecoming weekend for all the colleges.  Plus, ZOPS had all kinds of activities around town.  With that in mind, we went to Tuscola to have dinner at BIG G's Steakhouse.  Great steaks and a great drive to stretch the legs of our Corvettes.  There were 30 of us and 18 Corvettes.

Oct 10, 2009

  • Several of our members went to the 4th Annual Brazos River Corvette Club's car show on the town square.  There were over 100 cars.  Some came as far away as Enid, OK.  One of our cars received an award.  There were 12 of us and 9 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: With so many out of town there was no club dinner tonight.

Oct 3, 2009

  • Dinner:  This was KEAN cruise night plus we had many of our members out-of-town.  Several of our members met at Chelsea's at the Mall of Abilene.  From there, we went to the car show just North of the Mall.

Oct 1-4, 2009

  • Eureka Springs 19th Annual Corvette Show  Several of our members left Thursday, Oct 1, for Eureka Springs, Arkansas. It rained on us going and coming but the weather there was wonderful. We had a great time and one of our members got an award. There were 13 of us and 9 Corvettes.

Sept 26, 2009

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Flying J on I-20 in Tye.  There were 10 of us and 10 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Rosa's Tortilla Factory on Judge Ely BLVD here in Abilene.  Afterwards, we went to THE BREW NET for coffee and conversation.  There were 14 of us and 11 Corvettes.

Sept 19, 2009

  • Serveral of our group went to Wichita Falls, TX for the Wichita County Corvette Association's Corvette Roundup.  There were over 100 Corvettes with 55 coming from the Lone Star Corvette Club in the Dallas area.  Several of our members received awards for their cars.  There were 10 of us and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went the Szechuan Chinese Restaurant on South 1st.  Afterwards, we went to Pat and Joann's house for coffee and conversation.  There were 11 of us and 8 Corvettes.

Sept 12, 2009 (Rainy day)

  • Dinner: We went to the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant in Buffalo Gap.  It was a war wagon night because of all the rain.  There were 21 of us and no Corvettes.

Sept 5th, 2009

  • With most of the members out of town for the holiday weekend or at the NCM, we had a very small group.  We decided to go to Brick Oven Pizza. There were 4 of us and 2 Corvettes.

Aug 31st, 2009 (Monday)

  • Several of our members met at Hanner Chevrolet this morning at 7am for a fabulous breakfast and an 8am sendoff by the staff at Hanner Chevrolet for our departure on the 2009 NCM Corvette Caravan.  We will head to Texas Motor Speedway where we will meet up with the Central Texas group.  From there we will head to OKC to meet up with the Southern California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, North Texas and Oklahoma groups.  From our club, there were 16 of us and 12 Corvettes.  In OKC, there will be about 800 Corvettes.
  • (Tuesday) Today we travel from OKC to Tunica, Mississippi.  We will be staying the night at Harrah's Casino.  We will dine at Paula Dean's restaraunt and gamble.
  • (Wednesday) Today we will travel to Goodlettsville, TN to check in at the hotel and then travel on to Bowling Green, KY where we will be volunteering at the National Corvette Museum.
  • (Thursday) Today we go to the Corvette Assembly Plant for a tour.  Afterwards, we will head to the Makers Mark distillery.
  • (Friday) Today we travel to several wineries and a cheese farm.  We will also travel the back roads of Tennesse and Kentucky.
  • (Saturday) Today we spend the day at the Corvette Museum where we will go thru the museum portion and watch the unveiling of the Corvette prototype that was used in the movie Transformers II.
  • (Sunday) Today we will travel to Hot Springs, AR and spend the night. 
  • (Monday) Today we will travel the rest of the way home....WOW, what a week !!

Aug 29th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to the Cracker Barrel on I-20 and Hwy 350.  There were 10 of us and 10 Corvettes.
  • Several of the members took their cars to the Power Shack on Buffalo Gap Road.  The Power Shack was celebrating their 23rd anniversary with a car and cycle show.
  • Dinner: We went to the Home Place in Tuscola for a great meal and then went to Pam's place in Buffalo Gap for coffee and conversation.  There were 30 of us and 19 Corvettes.

Aug 22nd, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  As usual, Mark took care of us and served us a great breakfast.  Lots of coffee and conversation.  There were 9 of us and 7 Corvettes.  Bobby and Cindy Lewis joined us for the first time with their Black C6 Coupe (another one from Corvettes of Dallas).
  • Dinner:  We went to China Star here in Abilene on South 1st.  There were 28 of us and 17 Corvettes.

Aug 15th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Lawrence Brothers in Clyde.  Mark is the store manager and servered up a great breakfast.  Lots of coffee and conversation...it was a great time.  Thanks Mark.  There were 12 of us and 10 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Big G's in Tuscola.  Great steaks, great food.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings.  There were 30 of us and 16 Corvettes.

Aug 8th, 2009

  • Dinner:  We went to Abuelos here in Abilene.   Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net for coffee and conversation.  There were 17 of us and 12 Corvettes.
  • Other news:  Fred had a great birthday.  He brought home an 08 Jetstream Blue Z06 !!!

Aug 1st, 2009

  • "Beat the heat in Ruidoso" trip:  Several of our members went to Ruidoso, NM on Thursday and stayed until Sunday, Aug 2nd.  When we left Sunday, it was 48 degrees.  It was a great trip.  We went to the horse races, casinos and great restaurants.  We did some back road traveling thru the mountains with some spirited driving.  We stayed in a condo....can you say "Animal House" !!!! All in all it was a great event planned by Roland and Pam.  There were 10 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Szechuan Chinese Restaurant on South 1st.  Great food. There were 8 of us since most were out of town. 

July 25th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Farenze's in Tuscola.  There were 10 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  Afterwards, we went the long way to Ted and Jean's house for coffee and conversation.  There were 20 of us and 10 Corvettes.

July 18th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to the Cracker Barrel on I-20 and Hwy 351.  There were 10 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to ZooKini's here in Abilene.  There were 21 of us and 15 Corvettes.
  • Other news: Mark and Brenda Brown traded in their C5 Red Coupe for a new C6 Silver Coupe from Hanner Chevrolet.

July 11th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J on I-20, West of Abilene.  There were 8 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We were able to talk Farenze's in Tuscola into opening their cafe for us. We also had Kay from the Stitchn-Post come meet us and take orders for our new club shirts.  There were 31 of us and 21 Corvettes.

July 4th, 2009

  • Enjoyed the holiday with family !!!

June 27th, 2009

  • Mystery Tour:  Several of our members went on a Mystery Tour this weekend led by Randy and Teri.  We ended up in San Antonio on the River Walk.  It was fun and I hope we do another mystery tour.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Beehive in downtown Abilene.  There was a mix-up on our reservation among other things.  We probably will not go back.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  There were 11 of us.
  • Other news:  Ralph and Cindy traded in their 2002 Red Coupe for a 2006 Le Mans Blue Coupe.

June 20th, 2009

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Flying J in Tye on I20.  There were 5 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to the Red Robin here in Abilene.  Afterwards, we went to Ryan and Crystal's house for coffee and conversation.

June 13th, 2009

  • Breakfast:  We went to Tuscola and Farenze's Cafe.  As always, a great breakfast with great conversation.  There were 8 of us and 8 Corvettes
  • Dinner:  We went to Dos Primos here in Abilene.  Afterwards, we went to Ted and Jeans house for coffee and conversation.  There were 15 of us and 8 Corvettes.

June 11th, 2009

  • Artwalk/Carwalk  Several of our members went to the Artwalk/Carwalk in downtown Abilene.  There were about 100 cars of all different kinds and ages. There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes.

June 6th, 2009

  • Breakfast:  We went to the Sirloin Cafe in Anson via the backway...FM707.  Great breakfast.  There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes
  • Dinner:  We went to the Peacock in Anson.  We traveled the backway...FM707.  Great food.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net on Hwy 351.  There were 21 of us and 13 Corvettes.

May 30th, 2009

  • Breakfast:  We went to the L&L Family Restaurant in Breckenridge.  Beautiful day for a drive plus good food and converstation.  We had a good group of 9 and 9 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: Well, if you missed the dinner at Steve and Sue's, you missed a great time and a great meal.  Steve and Sue put on a great spread and since we were outside, the weather even cooperated.  Steve showed off his shop and 35 Bentley and Sue showed off her beautiful home.  There were 21 of us and 16 Corvettes.
  • Other news: Mark Hanner of Hanner Chevrolet agreed to be our club sponsor.

May 23rd, 2009

  • Hanner Chevrolet Camaro Debut:  What a fun event!!  We had a good crowd.  Hanner fed us breakfast....and even lunch.  We even got to test drive several of their new cars.  There were 27 of us and 18 Corvettes plus a Camaro. 
  • Dinner: Because of rain, this was a war-wagon night.  We went to the Pizza House in Clyde for some great pizza.  We then went to The Brew Net on Hwy 351 for coffee and conversation. There were 24 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Other news: Greg purchased a new black 2009 ZR1...wow!!!

May 16th, 2009

  • Several of our members went to Ft. Worth for the 20th Classic hosted by the Lone Star Corvette Club.  As usual, it was a great event with over 500 Corvettes registered.  Even though it rained all day Saturday, the cars were under the stands at TMS and we were able to enjoy looking at 300-400 Corvettes.  Sunday was track day and the weather turned cool and clear for some runs on the track that reached 130-140mph.  Of our group, Brenda, Ryan, Wiggy and Randy got awards for their cars.
  • Dinner:  No meeting, bad weather.
  • Other news: Lyn traded in her C5 convertible for a 2005 C6 roadster.  Black on Red, 6-speed manual.  Beautiful car !!

May 9th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Farenze's in Tuscola.  There were 10 of us and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Amanda's and then to THE BREW NET for coffee and conversation.  There were 21 of us and 16 Corvettes.

May 2nd, 2009

  • Several of our members went to Snyder, Tx for the Snyder Wheels Car Show and Cruise. It was a great show even though the weather was not the best.  We got rained on going but the rain quit when we got there.  There was a great turn-out and loads of great looking vehicles. Of our group, Pam(3), Brenda, Arlene and Wiggy got awards.
  • Dinner:  We went to Square's.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.
  • Other news: Pam traded her yellow C6 roadster for a new orange C6 roadster.

April 25th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Cracker Barrel.  We had a good group of 11 and 9 Corvettes.
  • Dinner:  We went to Little Italy for some good Italian food.  Aferwards, we went to Pat and JoAnn's house for coffee and conversation.  There were 27 of us and 16 Corvettes.

April 18th, 2009

  • Several of our members went to Boerne, Tx (San Antonio, Tx)  and the Texas Corvette Association's 17th Annual Open Car show.  It is a great show and many of those that attended said they would go again.  There were over 260 cars and that was pretty good considering they did not know if they were going to have the show because of the rain.  Of the 7 Corvettes we entered in the show, Randy and Brenda received awards.  There were 15 of us and 11 Corvettes.
  • One of our members has a new to them C6 convertible.  Roland and Pam traded in the 50th Anniversary convertible for an 07 Red convertible.  Pretty car!!  They also sold their C1.
  • Dinner:  We went to Los Primos on Treadaway.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.
  • Other news: Pam and Roland traded their 03 50th Anniversary roadster for an 06 Red roadster. They also sold their C2 and got a 67 Camaro.

April 11th, 2009

  • Several of our members went to the Kiowa Casino, just North of Wichita Falls, for some gambling and to stretch the legs of our Corvettes.  We stopped in Albany at the Eagles Nest Cafe for breakfast and then continued on.  We had a great time.  There were 10 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Amanda's Mexican Restaraunt.  Afterwards, the group went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  With several out of town for Easter, we still ended up with a nice size group.  There were 16 of us and just a handful of Corvettes since storms were in the area.

April 4th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went Farenze's in Tuscola.  There were 5 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant in Buffalo Gap. There were 20 of us and 13 Corvettes.

March 28th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to the Texas Cafe on North 10th and Mockingbird.  Great place to have breakfast....any day.  There were 6 of us and 5 Corvettes.
  • Several of our members went to the 1st Annual Revorama at the Trinity Baptist benefiting the West Central Texas Food Bank.  Of those that attended, Fred, Arlene, Teri and Dale received awards.  There were over 100 cars and bikes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Pizza House in Clyde.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net.  There were 14 of us and 11 Corvettes.

March 21st, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to 66 Sirloin in Anson.  We went the back way via FM 707.  Fun drive!! There were 6 of us and 6 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Peacock's in Anson.  Afterwards, we went to The Brew Net on Hwy 351.
  • At the bank, a Factory Five GTM Kit Car/Corvette showed up.  Pretty neat car.  It is mostly made up of Corvette parts (ie LS1 engine and computer, suspension, steering column, etc). Here is a website that discusses it.  We had a good crowd....there were 22 of us and 12 Corvettes.

March 14th, 2009

  • Dinner: We went to the Szechuan Chinese Restaurant on South 1st.  Great food.  Afterwards, we went to Pat and Joann's house for coffee and conversation.  There were 12 of us and 3 Corvettes mainly because of the weather.

March 7th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Farenze's in Tuscola.  A great place for breakfast.  They also have great desserts if you are ever in the area.  We went via Hwy 83/84 and came home via FM 613.  There were 11 of us and 10 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Skeets in Merkel.  They have great fried pickles and onion rings.  The other food is good as well.  Afterwards, we went to Java City but it was closing early because of Spring Break.  So, we tried The Brew Net on Hwy 351.  It may be our new coffee shop on Saturday nights.  There were 28 of us and 15 Corvettes.

Feb 28th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J on I-20 in Tye.  We had a group of 6 and 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle here in Abilene for a great meal.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and great conversation.  We had a group of 27 and 13 Corvettes.

Feb 21st, 2009

  • A couple of our members went to the Dallas Auto Show.  GM brought a lot of vehicles.  There were four Corvettes.  Two Z06's, one ZR1 and one convertible.  There were four Camaros.  One of the Camaros was a concept car and had the LS7.  If you were looking to buy, this would be a good place to go and see most of the cars that are available in one location.
  • Breakfast: We went to the Flying J on I-20 in Tye.  We had a good group of 10 and 8 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant in Buffalo Gap.  Afterwards, we went to Fran's for coffee and dessert.  There were 17 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Feb 14th, 2009  "Happy Valentines !!! "

  • Breakfast: We went to 66 Sirloin in Anson for a great back road drive and great breakfast.  We went via Hwy 707 all the way.  There were 11 members and 10 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the famous "Pizza House" in Clyde.  The place was packed because of Valentines.  The pizza is great too.  Afterwards, we went to Ted and Jean's house for coffee and dessert.  We watched an old episode of Route 66.  We had 16 members and 10 Corvettes.

Feb 7th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Farenze's in Tuscola for a great breakfast.  We had 11 members and 10 Corvettes.  Afterwards, we went to Teri and Randy's to inspect the damage to his tranny and to look at Fred's new purchase.  A '63 supercharged Studebaker with overdrive.
  • Dinner: We went to Squares BBQ.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  We had a big crowd....there were 23 of us and 15 Corvettes.

Feb 1st, 2009

  • Super Bowl Sunday  We met at Fran's house to watch the Super Bowl.  Great game !!!  We had a good crowd and lots of good food.  There were 18 of us. 

Jan 31st, 2009

  • Breakfast: We met at the Flying J on I-20 West of Abilene.  There were 7 of us.
  • Dinner: We went to Amanda's.  Afterwards, we went to Java City for coffee and conversation.  There were 18 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Jan 24th, 2009

  • We went to Brick Oven pizza.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  There were 12 of us and 6 Corvettes.

Jan 17th, 2009

  • We went to the Beehive for a fabulous dinner.  Afterwards, we went to Pat and JoAnn's house to celebrate JoAnn's birthday.  There were 19 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Jan 10th, 2009

  • Breakfast: We went to Farenze's cafe in Tuscola.  Great food.  We had a group of 12 which made it great as well and.....we had 11 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to the Bonzai Japanese Steakhouse.  Great food.  Afterwards, we went to Tuscany's for coffee and conversation.  We found out that Tuscany's hours are changing and that they will not be open on Saturday nights anymore.  Guess we will have to find a new coffee shop.  We had a group of 26 Corvette lovers and 16 Corvettes.

Jan 3rd, 2009

  • Breakfast:  We went to Cisco and Lynda's Corner Cafe.  Always a great breakfast at a great price.  We met at the rest stop East of Abilene.  There were 12 of us, 11 Corvettes and 1-'57 T-Bird.  Yes, Rocky was there and he went with us.  We stopped at Hanner Chevrolet on the way back.  Great folks at Hanner....stop in sometime, buy a car or get some service work done !!!
  • Dinner:  We went to Clyde and the Pizza House.  As always, great pizza.  Afterwards, we went to the Sonic in Clyde for coffee and conversation.  There were 14 of us and 12 Corvettes plus a VW(Rocky's).

2008
Dec 27th, 2008 (Last meeting of 2008)

  • Breakfast:  We met at the Flying J.  There were 4 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to downtown Abilene and the Beehive Restaurant for a great meal.  Afterwards, Fred and Arlene invited us over for coffee and desert.  There were 10 of us and 9 Corvettes.

Dec 20th, 2008

  • We went to Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant in Buffalo Gap and then to Tuscany's for coffee and conversation.  There were 12 of us.

Dec 13th, 2008

  • We went to Ted and Jean's house for our annual Christmas party.  Ryan and Crystal organized the event.  We had a lot of fun.  There was more good food and spirits than we could put away.  A BIG THANK YOU !!! goes to Ted and Jean AND Ryan and Crystal.  I have a feeling that some of the gifts will show up again next year.  There were about 32 of us and a bunch of Corvettes.

Dec 6th, 2008

  • We went to Little Italy.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee, conversation and football. Arlene's new exhaust sounds great !!!  There were 7 of us with 6 Corvettes.

Nov 29th, 2008

  • We went to Skeet's in Merkel.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee, conversation and football.  There were 12 of us with 12 Corvettes.

Nov 22nd, 2008

  • Breakfast: We met at the Flying J.  Great breakfast and good conversation. There were 5 of us with 5 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to "The Homeplace" in Tuscola.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee, conversation and football.  There were 25 of us with 14 Corvettes.

Nov 15th, 2008

  • About 18 of our members went to hear the Eagles in concert in Dallas.  The Eagles were great as usual.  It was a packed house at the American Airlines Center.  I think everyone had a good time. Some went to Corvettes of Dallas to check their inventory out.  Arlene had fun...she came back with a new exhaust !!
  • Dinner: After pulling a selection from a hat....we went to Red Robin.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for coffee and conversation.  We also got to see the Alabama-Miss football game.  Most of the group was at the Eagle's concert.  There were 11 of us and 5 Corvettes.

Nov 8th, 2008

  • Breakfast: We met at the Texas Cafe on Mockingbird.  Great breakfast and good conversation.  There were 8 of us with 5 Corvettes.
  • Several of our members went to the 2nd Annual Elmdale Baptist Classic Car Show.  Congratulations to Arlene for her award.  There were 4 Corvettes plus Ted and Jean's Nomad.
  • Dinner: We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings.  There were 18 of us and 12 Corvettes.

Nov 1st, 2008

  • Breakfast: We met at the Flying J.   Usual great breakfast and good conversation.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Squares.  The food was great as always.  Afterwards, we went to Hastings for great conversation and watched some of the Texas/Texas Tech game.  Great game with TT coming out on top.  There were 12 of us and 10 Corvettes.

Oct 25th, 2008

  • Breakfast:  We met at the Flying J.  Usual great breakfast and good conversation.  There were 6 of us and 4 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Grinders on South 1st.  The meal was great...I think Robert had the MEGA-BURGER!! Afterwards, we went to Ted and Jean's for an apple sampling.  My favorites were the Fuji and the Honey Crisp apples. We also watched the rain delayed World Series baseball game between the Rays and the Phillies.  Greg Miesel announced he would be moving to Arizona the first part of November.  Good luck Greg!!

Oct 18th, 2008

  • Several of our members attended the "Wheels for Life" benefiting Christain Homes of Abilene.  A-Town/Hi-Tech was the main sponsor.  18 Corvettes were on display along with many other cars from around the area.  A beautiful day and a wonderful cause.
  • Dinner: We went to Oscar's Mexican Restaurant.  Afterwards, we went to Ted and Jean's for an Octoberfest beer tasting.

Oct 11th, 2008

  • Several of our members went to Granbury for the 3rd Annual Brazos River Corvette Club Car show on the town square.  It was a great day for a car show.  We met for breakfast at Cracker Barrel and then caravanned from there.  Congratulations go to Arlene, Wiggy and Dale for their awards.  Pictures are available on the EVENTS page.
  • Dinner: We went to the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant in Buffalo Gap and then to Tuscany's for coffee and conversation.

Oct 4th, 2008

  • This was a busy weekend for our club!!!
  • Several of our members left Thursday for Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  We ended up with 7 cars and had a great time.  The scenery is beautiful and the roads are fun to drive...especially in a Corvette. We even found a great Italian food restaurant, Emilio's.  We ate there twice, it was so good. There were 615 registered cars with several hundred more that were not registered.  If you have not made this trip, you need to plan on going next year.  It is always the first weekend in October.  The dates are Oct. 1-4, 2009.  We have already reserved rooms for next year...so if your are interested, let Arlene know.   Pictures are available on the EVENTS page.
  • Several of our members went to Eastland on Saturday for RipFest.  We ended up with 9 cars and had a great time.  Congratulations go to Randy for getting Runner-up Best of Show.  Pictures are available on the EVENTS page.
  • Dinner: We went to Buffet City and then to Willow Creek Golf Course for entertainment.

Sept 27th, 2008

  • Breakfast: We had 5 cars go to breakfast at Linda's Corner Cafe in Cisco.  Great breakfast !!!  Good place to stop if you are ever headed that direction.
  • Dinner: We went to "The Homeplace" near Tuscola.  Afterwards, we went to Tuscany's for coffee and conversation.  We had 24 people and 18 Corvettes.

Sept 20th, 2008

  • Since this was KEAN cruise night, many of our members drove in the cruise.  Several met at Chili's on HWY 351 and then joined up with the group at the Sears parking lot after the cruise.
  •  Several of our members went to Wichita Falls for the Wichita Country Corvette Club car show.  It was at the Holiday Inn by the Falls.  There were about 85-90 cars.  A good majority of the cars were from the LoneStar Corvette Club in Dallas.  We had 3 cars at the show and all three placed...2 first place and 1 second place.  Congratulations to Arlene, Wiggy and Dale for their awards.  Pictures are available on the EVENTS page.

Sept 13th, 2008

  • Breakfast: Several met for breakfast at the Flying J truckstop.
  • Dinner: We went to the Deutschlander Freshwater Catfish Co. Restaurant in Buffalo Gap and then to Hastings for coffee and conversation.

Sept 6th, 2008

  • Breakfast: It has been awhile since we have had a breakfast run. We had a good group for breakfast at the Flying J truckstop. About 9 people and 7 Corvettes.
  • Dinner: We went to Little Italy on South 14th and the Winters Freeway.  Afterwards, we went to Tuscany's for coffee and conversation.  We had about 22 people and 11 Corvettes.

Aug 30th, 2008 (Labor Day Weekend)

  • We went to Lytle Land and Cattle.  Afterwards, we went to Tuscany's for coffee and conversation.  We had about 20 people and a few corvettes because of the rainy weather.
  • Congratulations go to Robert and Beverly for the new 08 Red Z06.

Aug 23rd, 2008

  • We went to Spano's on ES 11th (where Cahoot's was located).  Afterwards, we went to Tuscany's for coffee and converstation.  We had about 20 people and 12 Corvettes.
  •  Several of the club membes went to the car/bike show at Nelson Park.  Joe won 1st place in the classic division.

Aug 16th, 2008

  • We went to Amanda's and then to the new Hastings location on South 14th where we enjoyed coffee and conversation at the coffee shop inside.  We had about 20 people....and no Corvettes since it was raining.  The South side of town got 4-6 inches....the airport, 2 inches.

Aug 9th, 2008

  • We went to the Icehouse in Albany.  Great food and a good time going to Albany.  Afterwards, we went to Java City for coffee and conversation.  We had about 16 people and 11 Corvettes. 

Aug 2nd, 2008

  • We went to Brick Oven Pizza.  There was one surprise.  Greg and Pam have a new addition. A new 08 yellow convertible.  Black interior and black top.
  •  About 11 of the club members went to the 35th Annual "Vettes on the Rockies" in Breckenridge, Colorado. It was a great event and even had the 2009 Corvette ZR1 on display. Temperatures were in the low 80's during the day and 40's at night. Wish we could have packaged some of that and brought it back. With over 500 Corvettes registered, there were plenty of Corvettes to look at. Pictures are available on the EVENTS page.

July 26th, 2008

  • We went to the Bonzai Japanese Steakhouse.  Great food and fun preparation. We then went to Tuscany's for coffee. We had about 20 people and 12 Corvettes.
  • Several of the club members went to the Kiowa Casino, just North of Wichita Falls. We left at 7:00am from the WalMart parking lot on Hwy 350 (Albany Hwy).  We stopped for breakfast at the Presley Cafe in Albany and then continued on to the casino. 

July 19th, 2008

  • We went to Harlows and then to Tuscany's for coffee and conversation.
  • Several of the club members went to the Motorsports Ranch in Granbury.  It was just an introduction to the course and to road racing in general.  I think the worst that happened to our cars was they now have a little less tire tread and the brake pads are worn down a little.  The nice thing was we learned more about our driving capabilities and how our car performs.  It is highly recommended to attend the next one in April of 2009.  (Pictures)

July 12th, 2008

  • We went to the Pizza House in Clyde for great pizza and then to the Sonic for ice cream and conversation.

July 5th, 2008

  • We went to Amanda's and then to Java City.  We had about 18 people and 11 Corvettes.

June 28th, 2008

  • We went to Randy, Teri and Lyn's house for a great meal and good conversation. With several out of town, we had about 12 people and 7 corvettes.  One of the Corvettes, a C6, was just recently acquired by Wiggie and Lois.  Congratulations !!

June 21st, 2008

  • We went to SKEET'S on I-20 in Merkel.  Then it was off to Tuscany's for coffee and conversation.

June 14th, 2008

  • We went to "THE HOMEPLACE" in Tuscola for a great buffet dinner.  Afterwards, we went to Tuscany's on South 1st for coffee and more conversation. About 18 people attended with 14 Corvettes and 1 Mini Cooper (Crystal's).

June 7th, 2008

  • We went to Square's BBQ and then to the Sonic on Judge Ely Blvd for desert and conversation.

May 31st, 2008

  • We went to Philly's 5 on Southwest Drive across from WalMart.  Afterwards, we went to Mary's for ice cream and great conversation.  About 15 people attended.

May 24th, 2008

  • We went to Amanda's.  We were suppose to go to the Town and Country Drive-in but the weather turned ugly.  So, we went to Ken and Sharla's house for the remainder of the evening.

May 17th, 2008

  • We went to Brick Oven Pizza on South 14th.
  • Several of the club members went to TMS for the LoneStar Corvette Club Classic 19. They had the largest number of Corvettes at this year's event than they have ever had. Of the 13 Corvettes that went, four received car show honors. Wiggy got first in the non-member show and shine. Crystal was the 21st Century Motorsports selected car. Dale got first in the member show and shine, Hardtop / Z06. Brenda got an award in the member judged class.

May 10th, 2008

  • We went to the Deutchlander Restaurant in Buffalo Gap and then to Mezamiz for coffee and conversation. About 20 people attended.
  • Several of the club members went to Colorado City for the CC Riders Car Show Saturday.  It was a fun show with many great cars. Of the six cars that went, four placed in the competition.

          Wiggy and Fred placed in the C1, C2 and C3 category.
          Dale and Dudley placed in the C4, C5 and C6 category.
May 3rd, 2008

  • We went to Amanda's and then to Tuscany's for coffee and desert.