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Des Moines Concours d’Elegance/Drive September 8-9

Des Moines Concours d’Elegance/Drive September 8-9

The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance™ is a premier automotive exhibition held at the internationally recognized John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park Sunday, September 9, 2018 in downtown Des Moines. The Concours will present an invitation-only exhibition of more than 100 vintage and classic motor vehicles, selected to celebrate the fine art, design evolution and amazing innovations of motor vehicles through the years, as well as the talented designers and engineers who created them.

Sunday, September 9th

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Des Moines Concours d’Elegance at the Pappjohn Sculpture Garden in Des Moines (Grand and Locust between 12th and 16th Streets).

BMW Informal Social at 6:30 PM – El Bait Shop – September 11

BMW Informal Social at 6:30 PM – El Bait Shop – September 11

El Bait Shop, 200 SW 2nd St., Des Moines, IA 50309 link to restaurant website: http://elbaitshop.com/

BMW Informal Social at 6:30 PM – Hessen Haus – October 9

BMW Informal Social at 6:30 PM – Hessen Haus – October 9

One of the best selections of German beers on tap in the United States.

Fall Colors by Kathys Drive – October 20 & 21

Fall Colors by Kathys Drive – October 20 & 21

Destination:  Dubuque IA / Galena, IL

Mark your calendars now for a fall colors drive to eastern Iowa featuring international waypoints, lunch enroute and Saturday evening dinner at Brazen Open Kitchen & Bar in Dubuque.  We’ll start from the Bass Pro Parking lot under the water tower in Altoona at 8:00 am IS NOW:   McDonald’s parking lot in Altoona directly across the street from Adventureland Inn (3215 Adventureland Drive) at 8:00 am and will publish the lunch location (McOtto’s Family Restaurant, Intersection of Hwy 151 & Hwy 64 at Anamosa; Exit #54) so those outside Des Moines can join us there.   Sunday morning will be a short journey from Dubuque to Galena for all the time you wish to explore/shop.

Route “home” will take us south along the Iowa side of the Great River Road but attendees are “free” to boogie home on their own schedule / route.

Fall Colors is prime touring time and hotels book early.  We have a block of 10 rooms at Hotel Julien reserved under BMW Car Club of Iowa.  You need to call to book a room. The block expires on September 5, 2018.  You are welcome to try and find other lodging but it can be difficult this time of year in Dubuque.

Hotel Julien Dubuque, 200 Main Street, Dubuque, IA 52001

800.798.7098

563.556.4200

Double Queen Executive – $200 a night –

King Executive – $225 a night –

Expires September 5

RSVP!  Please let us know you’re coming as we’ll need to confirm dinner count NLT October 15th.

Rick & Kathy Talbot        /////  Chris & Kathy Kjellmark

rickminir59@gmail.com         gamherobmw@gmail.com


Brazen Open Kitchen & Bar

955 Washington St. Suite 101

Dubuque, IA 52001

https://www.brazenopenkitchen.com/

IMSA / Continental Road Race Showcase – August 2-5, 2018

IMSA / Continental Road Race Showcase – August 2-5, 2018

The Continental Road Race Showcase takes over Road America’s 4-mile circuit for what will be the most incredible weekend of sports car racing in the world. Fans will get to see the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race on Saturday, with the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship event on Sunday plus races from the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA all weekend. Fan activities include an open grid, autographs, tech talks, fan forums, car corrals, and Tour de RA bike event. Estimated cost: Early Reg. $105 – $400

Road America, N7390 State Hwy 67, Plymouth, WI 53073

http://www.roadamerica.com/buy-tickets/continental-tire-road-race-showcase.html

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