Category: Food and BMWs


BMW Informal Social at 6:30 PM – WineStyles – June 6

BMW Informal Social at 6:30 PM – WineStyles – June 6

RSVP not later than Friday, June 2nd

June BMW Club Social –  Please join your fellow BMW club members for our June social at 6:30pm at the WineStyles store in Johnston. The store is located behind the Burger King on the east side of 86th Street, just north of I-80/I-35; its address is:  8460 Birchwood Ct #500, Johnston, IA 50131.

Our hosts, Allan and Gina Graham, graciously provided our club a complimentary tasting event.  You’ll be introduced to several white and red wines which Allan will describe and have the opportunity to purchase appetizers of your choosing..from cheese plates to small individual pizzas.  You’ll also have the opportunity to purchase wine, beer, cheese and related gift items.  More information about their store and its wine, beer and cheese clubs can be found on their website:  http://www.winestylesjohnston.com/

Important !:  For us to appropriately plan for your attendance, you must RSVP not later than Friday, June 2nd to either Alison Bell (bmwchickm3@hotmail.com) or Rick Talbot (rickminir59@gmail.com).  We look forward to seeing you at this unique club social event!

4th Annual BMW CCA “Flat Out” Classic Festival Friday, Jun 9 — Sunday, Jun 11

4th Annual BMW CCA “Flat Out” Classic Festival Friday, Jun 9 — Sunday, Jun 11

This is a car lover’s dream event you’ll never forget! The Great Plains, Iowa, Kansas City, Sunbelt and St. Louis chapters of the BMW Car Club of America announce the 4th Annual Flat Out Classic to be held in Topeka, Kansas from June 9-11, 2017. The Flat Out Classic is an automotive festival featuring several events that appeal to a diverse group of enthusiasts. Car lovers from across the US will gather at Heartland Park Topeka to participate in a high-performance drivers school, autocross and adult car control clinic, autocross and car show. It’s an opportunity for you to drive the freshly repaved same professional level race track that has been on ESPN, and ABC.

The Heartland Park track surface underwent a complete makeover this past winter!  Join us in June and drive the brand new surface!

While BMW is the festival’s featured marque other brands such as Audi, Corvette, Ford, Mercedes, MINI, Pontiac, Porsche, Subaru and Volkswagen are expected. Event registration opens on April 10th.

Sign up now and we won’t bill you until May 17th!  

Our host hotel this year will be the Super 8 at Forbes Landing.  Please contact the hotel directly and let them know you are with the BMW club to get our special event rate.

Super 8 Forbes Landing, 5922 SW Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS 66619, 785.862.2222 

Please watch Flat Out Classic for more information.

Motorsportreg.com for more information

BMW Informal Social at 6:30 PM – Valle Drive-in Movie – June 17

BMW Informal Social at 6:30 PM – Valle Drive-in Movie – June 17

On Saturday, June 17th, members of the Iowa Chapter are invited to enjoy a night at the Valle Drive-In theater at 4074 Hwy F48 on the west end of Newton, IA.   While that night’s movie selection is not yet announced, we’ll have a great time socializing and sharing our upcoming summer vacation plans…last weekend’s Flat Out Classic Driving School adventures (June 9-11) or upcoming O’Fest in New Orleans (July 11-15).  Here’s the link to the theater’s website:  http://valledrive-in.com/. Cost per adult is $8.00.  The drive-in’s menu is here:  http://valledrive-in.com/snack-bar/

Please plan to arrive at the drive-in by 6:30pm when the gates open so that our group can hopefully get adjacent parking spaces.

For those that are interested, we will meet at 5:30 at Newton’s Moo’s Bar-B-Q at the main I-80 exit# 164 ( Hwy 14 – Northbound).  Their menu is available here:  http://moosbbq.com/   Following dinner there, we’ll drive together to the Valle Drive-In.   Please let Rick Talbot know of your intentions to dine at Moo’s so we can let them know how many to expect.  (rickminir59@gmail.com or 515-782-1429) by June 14th.

Let’s all get together for our own versions of “Mid-Sommer” at the Valle Drive-In !

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