ALABAMA REGION - PORSCHE CLUB of AMERICA
Upcoming Club Events
September 21, 2017 3rd Thursday Social at Delta Blue Hot Tamales 6:30pm
Join us at Delta Blues Hot Tamales in historic Five Points South on Cobb Lane for some delicious authentic Mississippi Delta Hot Tamales! Other classics include tacos, crawfish étouffée, red beans and rice, delta catfish and chicken fried chicken. Oh boy!!
Delta Blues Hot Tamales
1318 Cobb Lane
Birmingham, AL 35205
October 19, 2017 3rd Thursday Social at Bamboo on 2nd 6:30pm
October 21-22, 2017 Driver Education at Barber Motorsports Park
Registration is now open at Clubregistration.Net
Our third DE of the year at Barber Motorsports Park! New to the DE experience or a seasoned driver, there are 4 run groups for all experience levels including instructors for the novices - so come on out to the track and have some fun!
Due to the success of our June DEX experience, we are bringing it back for this DE as well. The DEX experience gives you a taste of what the full DE experience would be like. Both the DE and DEX include a t-shirt and the social dinner Saturday night. Registration is open so sign up for either at clubregistration.net
October 27-29, 2017 Third Annual Dragon Run
IT'S BACK!!! Mark your calendars now and join us for an exciting 2 day club driving tour that will take you from Birmingham to the Tail of the Dragon; a 318 turn, 11 mile stretch of road that is one of the most exhilarating in the nation and a favorite amongst sports car and motorcycle enthusiasts alike.
A second driving tour will be planned for Saturday along with three social activities - a Happy Hour Friday night, lunch Saturday afternoon, and dinner Saturday night.
For more information and to book your room at the historic Tapoco Lodge, click here.
December 1, 2017 Annual Holiday Party at The Barn at Shady Lane
We had a blast last year at the Barn at Shady Lane so we decided to have the event there again this year! This beautifully rustic venue features rough sawn pine beams illuminated by a custom built, hammered iron chandelier.
Birmingham's premiere "Country Venue" is conveniently located just one mile from Ross Bridge. Gourmet food will be catered by Sela's Catering featuring a beef carving station, shrimp and grits, crab cakes, fruits, vegetables and much more. Live music and cash bar as well!! Don't miss out on the fun at this beautiful venue!
The Barn at Shady Lane
290 Sunbelt Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35022
2017 Club Drive Schedule
Below is a drive schedule for this year, so mark your calendars and watch for updates throughout the year in the Alabama PCA Newsletter, Website and on Facebook. Going forward, we will be using Clubregistration.net to sign up for many of our drives due to the need for an accurate headcount for restaurants etc.
If anyone has an idea for a drive, please contact Randy Remington:
Club Drive Event Schedule
Summer 2017 (date TBD) Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta, GA.
This will be an All Day Event and will take place on a Thursday so we can get the most out of our visit such as a 90 minute guided Museum Tour, Classic Workshop and lunch at the 356 Restaurant. Other opportunities such as the Driving Experience (2 hr and 1/2 day format), Demo Laps and Simulator Lab are available (for an added cost). We will make an early morning departure from Porsche of Birmingham on a direct interstate route to the Experience Center in Atlanta.
Friday and Saturday October 27-28, 2017 3rd Annual PCA Dragon Run
Depart Porsche of Birmingham at 7:00am Friday. We will make our way through Chattanooga via the interstate and turn off at Cleveland for a scenic drive along the Ocoee River with lunch in Tellico Plains. We will continue our drive over Cherohala Skyway to Tapoco Lodge in Robbinsville, NC. Our day will conclude with an exhilirating afternoon run down the Tail of the Dragon. The club drive will officially end once we reach Tab Cat Bridge where we will park for photos. Afterwards, everyone can return to the lodge at their own pace. A Happy Hour will be at 7:00pm. Saturday will feature a scenic round trip drive from the lodge for lunch at the Root + Barrel in Franklin, NC. Our day will conclude with a 4 course meal at the lodge. Two Day Event. 6.5 hour drive Friday and 4 hours on Saturday, plus lunch.