WELCOME TO THE MOSES LAKE CLASSIC CAR CLUB
Home of the "Spring Festival Car Show" held on the Saturday of the Memorial
Day Weekend in May
Enter From 3rd Ave &
President: LaDell Yada
Vice Pres: Darin Hendrickson
Sunshine: Karen Crook
Webmaster: Paul Boehm
Click for Membership Application
MOSES LAKE CLASSIC CAR CLUB is open to any car enthusiast.
Dues are $15 per year.
We meet on the second Thursday of the month during the winter for a no host dinner meeting.
We sponsor the "Spring Festival Car Show" in Moses Lake on the Saturday of the Memorial Day Weekend in May.
We help support an Automotive Assistance Fund at Big
Bend Community College.
We help support the Moses Lake Food Bank
We attend other car shows and assist in community
Join us for a fun time.
Four of the Best Places to Road Trip
Whether you are young, or
young at heart, taking a road trip can be a great way to revitalize your mind and your entire outlook on life. One of the
most popular road trip destinations has, for many years, been to travel down the infamous Route 66 that ran all the way from Chicago, Illinois to
Los Angeles, California between 1926 and the mid 1980’s. While Route 66 is still a popular road trip today, especially
the area between Arizona and California, there are numerous other roads still to be discovered by adventure drivers from coast
to coast. Whether you want to plan a road trip to head to a car show or event or you just want to spend some time traveling and enjoy the beautiful scenery throughout the United States, here are four
of the best road trips in the U.S.
|White sand beach in Key West, Florida
White sand beach in Key West, Florida
Florida may be one of the
most beautiful states on the east coast of the U.S. with the sandy beaches and beautiful Atlantic Ocean, but it is also one
of the best places on the east coast to take a road trip. You can easily stretch your Florida road trip into a weeklong beach
vacation by starting in Jacksonville and traveling right along the coastline down to St. Augustine. If you surf, then you
may enjoy knowing that a late afternoon or evening surf is a great way to refresh yourself after the drive. For those that
do not surf, spending a little time shopping along the way from Jacksonville or dining at one of the local sub shops or little
lounges on the beach is also a great way to spend the day, meet new people and really make the most out of your day. From
St. Augustine you can continue traveling south to head down to Palm Beach, which is roughly 250 miles away, and enjoy a lively
beach atmosphere that stays illuminated day and night with tourists as well as locals enjoying the sand and surf from dawn
until well after dusk. Less than 70 miles away is Miami where you will find beautiful beaches and plenty of music and dancing.
If you enjoy authentic Cuban or Nicaraguan delicacies, you will love the food you find in Miami. Continue on past Miami to
head to the furthest spot in Florida, Key West. Key West has many things to do ranging from some of the best shopping to the
best bars, restaurants and entertainment. The area even boasts some of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the America.
Once you arrive you can spend a few days getting to know the beautiful area while listening to outstanding local music, catching
a live theatre or music show or simply relaxing on the beach or at a hotel. Enjoy your road trip through Florida!
|The Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee
The Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee
If you have ever travelled to Tennessee, you most likely know how beautiful the Great Smoky
Mountains truly are. Visitors to the area tend to fall in love and road tripping through the mountains is a great way to really
see some of the most beautiful scenery in North America. If you really want to take in all of the natural beauty of the mountains,
be sure to plan to spend no less than a week driving through the steep mountain roads where you can find a great wealth of
historical attractions as well as natural attractions including water falls, vast forest land, rivers and lakes where the
water is fresh and cold and a great deal of outdoor adventure. On this road trip you can enjoy camping or hiking or choose
to stay a few days at a luxury mountain cottage or grab a spa treatment at a local hotel. There is plenty to do in the Great
Smoky Mountains and best of all, this is an area that has something for every member of the family. Enjoy amusement parks?
Dolly Parton’s theme park, Dollywood, is right in the heart of Gatlinburg and just next to Gatlinburg sits Pigeon Forge,
Tennessee where you will find go cart tracks, amusement rides, bumper boats, arcades and much more to ensure fun for everyone
traveling with you. When you need a great escape, Tennessee has exactly what you need.
|Jolly Green Giant Statue, Blue Earth, Minnesota
Jolly Green Giant Statue, Blue Earth, Minnesota
Moving north from Tennessee and up to the Midwest, you cannot have a great adventure
without heading to Minnesota. I-90, the longest interstate in the United States, runs directly through Minnesota where you
will find the world’s largest statue of the green bean king himself, the Jolly Green Giant. This statue is more than
50 feet tall and has been one of the most popular road trip attractions in the state since its erection in the late 1970’s.
Located in the quaint town of Blue Earth, you will also find quite a few other interesting things to do during your travels
to the statue. Heading out of Blue Earth by taking I-35 North, you will be able to travel to Minneapolis where you can check
out the Mall of America and see life size Legos, a real amusement park inside with great roller coasters, bungee jumping and
other attractions or head over to Lake Calhoun or Lake Harriet and enjoy fishing or boating or even swimming when the weather
is warm. If you want to take a dip in the lake, be sure to plan your Minnesota road trip after May and before September when
the temperatures start dropping. Minnesota has long stretches of highway with great scenery on the sides of the road and has
plenty of fun things to do for all ages throughout the entire state.
|Pier on the coast in Santa Cruz, California
Pier on the coast in Santa Cruz, California
Anytime a road trip is planned in the state of California, the infamous song,
"California Dreamin’" by the Mama’s and The Papa’s comes to mind. Why is that? Because California
is the place where dreams come true for millions of young adults and young at heart adults each year when they travel to the
state to see the scenery, check out the great shopping and maybe even try to catch a glimpse or two of a local celebrity.
Just as the song says, you can find a warm climate to escape the cold of the Midwest or eastern area of the United States
and while getting warmed up, why not enjoy a little adventure by road tripping across the state? If you do not want to drive
all the way across the country to get to California, just hire an interstate auto shipper and have the car delivered while you take a quick flight. The best place to start will be sunny Los Angeles where you can
take in plenty of shopping and get a good night’s sleep at a local hotel before venturing out on the road. From L.A.,
head north on 101 North until you hit Santa Barbara. In Santa Barbara you can check out the local winery, Santa Barbara Winery
or head down to a local tavern and have dinner or a few drinks before heading to your hotel and resting. Once you spend time
in Santa Barbara, head north on 101 to check out areas including Santa Maria, Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach or even further
north to go to Santa Cruz and enjoy a day fishing on the pier, hitting the waves on your board or sitting in the sun sipping
a drink or two before ending the road trip by hanging out at one of the beautiful hotels situated directly on the coastline.
When it comes to road tripping in the U.S., California is a must see state with plenty of great adventure in virtually every
city you drive through California.
Guest Editorial by Jenna Oppenheimer
Car Of The Month
|June Car of the Month
|Paul & Nancy Boehm - 1948 Kaiser Special
Boehm - 1948 Kaiser Special
This Kaiser was owned by a local
resident when I spotted it sitting on the frontage road. I had a Kaiser in high school so I stopped and asked if
it was for sale and the daughter said yes but she didn't know how much to ask. I then brought my wife to see it and the lady
said someone had offered her $2000 for it. I said I would beat his offer by $100 so the lady said OK. My wife Nancy couldn't
get the check written fast enough and then turned to me and said "happy early birthday". The previous owner had
done the restoration prior to 2000 so the paint job is at least 16 or more years old and still looks great. I have added the
visor, upgraded the chrome parts, added overdrive and restored the upholstery. The most serious mechanical problem I
have had other than vapor locking was a blown head gasket this May. The speedometer reads over 110 thousand miles and it doesn't
work so who knows how many miles it has. It is a fun car to drive and turns heads where ever we go. It is 1 of only 164 Kaiser
Specials still known to exist. There are less than 1% total 1947 to 1955 Kaiser/Frazer/Henry J and Darrin's out
of 750,000 still registered.
|May Car of the Month
|Gordon Radom - 1966 Ford T-Bird
|April 2016 Car of the Month
|Karen Crook -1992 Geo Convertible
|March 2016 Car of the Month
|Mitch & Collen Halgren's 1955 Pontiac Chieftain
|February 2016 Car of the Month
|Bob Kent's 1964 Toyota LandCruiser
|January 2016 Car of the Month
|Norm & Linda Benson's 1962 Willys Jeep CJ5
|December 2015 Car of the Month
|Darin Hendrickson's 1979 Ford Lariat F350 4x4
|November 2015 Car of the Month
|Harvey Erickson's 1928 Dodge Victory 6
|October 2015 Car of the Month
|Mark & Cheryl Simmons - 1972 Chevrolet Pickup SS
|May 2015 Car of the Month
|Bernie & LaDell Yada - 1972 VW Convertible