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Cruises / Re: Coal Miners Museum Tour
« Last post by ZoomZ on June 12, 2018, 06:43:45 AM »
Coal Miners Museum is still accepting cars for the cruise on June 16th.
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Cruises / Re: Penn State Creamery Cruise
« Last post by ZoomZ on June 11, 2018, 08:50:50 PM »
We had a beautiful day for our trip to Penn State.  Great roads and you can't forget Penn State's famous ice cream which some of us took home with us.  Ron and Don, new member, both alumni takes us for a tour of campus.  Campus is immense.  We saw the obelisk which is a 34 foot tall monument, one of oldest ones on campus.  It has a stone from each county in Pa.  For legend behind obelisk you will have to ask Ron.  Ron & Don discovered some of the old ironic places of Penn State have closed, Rathskeller, Spats and "The Diner".  They couldn't believe "The Diner had been closed.  The Diner was known for famous grilled stickies.  The Diner is closed but grilled stickies are still made at bakery in Boalsburg, Pa.
Thanks Ron & Pat for a wonderful day
ZoomZim & ZoomZ
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Cruises / Let's go LAGO
« Last post by nagelkm on June 09, 2018, 08:27:56 PM »
The last Cruise in June will be held on June 30th, going to the Lago Winery in Jamestown PA.  The group will meet near Cranberry, roll up SR19 to Meadville for lunch at Timber Creek Tap & Table restaurant then on to Lago Winery. This will be a leisure type ride with a traditional Ice Cream stop at the "Corner Ice Cream Shop" on the return trip.
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Cruises / Platt's Go Zoomin cruise
« Last post by Donlee@ on June 08, 2018, 10:52:15 AM »
Join Lee and Don for our first cruise  through the Cooks forest area.  We will travel through Brady's Bend, stop briefly at the overlook, go through Rimersburg, New Bethlehem, along the river and take a break at Sheetz in Brooksville.  We follow 36 through  the cooks  forest area  to the Iron mountain grill where we will  have lunch. We follow Rt 36  roughly 15 miles , take Rt 66 S to Clarion, Rt 322/208 W through  Knox toward Emlenton.  We take a left on Rt 478 to Foxberg for wine tasting and music.  We continue the ride back to Butler on Mercer road for Ice cream at Mazzantis

Meeting Place:  Clearview mall Rt 8 north.  Can get gas & coffee at sheetz directly across the road  Time:  0930  Depart: 10:00 firm

Cruise type: Sporty

Limit 10 cars

 
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Cruises / Re: BUTLER MEMORIAL DAY PARADE - MON MAY 28
« Last post by car lover on May 31, 2018, 08:00:54 PM »
This was our third year participating in the Butler Memorial Day Parade.  Once again, we had a wonderful time!  Joe and Linda do a wonderful job of organizing everything!  We are always so surprised by the number of people, both young and old, who attend this hometown event!  Having grown up in Butler, this is awesome to see!  After the parade, we were excited to follow Chip McCandless on a cruise on some pretty windy Miata roads, on our way back to Baglier Mazda!  Kudos to the Baggier dealership for another delicious lunch, provided by Fairground Market!  We look forward to next year!  Brian and Sheila Bell
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Cruises / PIMC Drive
« Last post by Mitch McQuown, White 99 on May 31, 2018, 06:52:11 PM »
Joined cruise with PIMC, a cruise with no destination just you your car and good roads. It will be on June 24th, we will meet at 9:00 at Country Fair #44 on 79. We will start driving at 9:30, we will leave Country Fair and drive to a restaurant called Family Tradition. After lunch we will walk to the nearby ice cream shop. We will then continue on and the cruise will end back at Country Fair. Limited to 20 cars and will be leisurely to ZOOMIN, with that being said if you are not comfortable with pushing your cars limits this may not be the cruise for you. RSVP by June 19th you can do so by  emailing me at mmcquown93@icloud.com.
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Cruises / Coal Miners Museum Tour
« Last post by cypher10 on May 30, 2018, 03:40:42 PM »
This cruise has been moved from June 9 to June 16.

The trip will be on back windy roads through farm country in the northern Cove and then mountain roads.  We will arrive at the Lake Raystown Resort for lunch and a chance to see the large fish that fight for food the ducks that try to take it away.
We'll then have a short but twisty ride to Paradise State Park where we can explore the ice cave, view balanced rock, and then proceed to the Coal Miners Museum - admission fee around five dollars.
We end the tour back on Route 36 at the American Kream for soft serve ice cream.

Date and Time:  Saturday, June 16, Meet at 9:30 AM, Leave at 10:00Am.

Meeting Place:  Sheets 8711 Woodbury Pike - Route 36 - From Pittsburgh Area - take Route 22 - 30 - or Turnpike East to I-99.  North from 30 or Turnpike and south from 22.  Take Exit 23  and proceed through the light on Route 36 about a quarter mile to Sheetz on the right.

Cost:  Lunch and five dollars at the Museum.

RSVP:  814-635-3619 Home phone - 814-232-7449 cell or email tomandkay111@comcast.net - Please notify us by June 7 so we can make arrangements.
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Cruises / Penn State Creamery Cruise
« Last post by Ron Hoffman on May 30, 2018, 02:39:48 PM »
PENN STATE CREAMERY CRUISE
BY PAT & RON HOFFMAN

Please join Pat and I for a “relaxing” cruise to Happy Valley and the Penn State Creamery (best ice cream ever made!!).  We will leave from Blairsville and travel US RT 22 through the Laurel Highlands; over Cresson Mountain to Duncansville where we will stop midway for a leisurely lunch (no deadlines!!) at Marzoni’s Brick Oven & Brewing Co. (www.marzonis.com).  After lunch we will then head out on US RT 22 to State College using the “back entrance” to Penn State.   The drive should take around an hour and a half so hopefully everyone will be ready for ICE CREAM.  After “filling up” once again at the Creamery, we can go on a walking tour of Campus and College Avenue if anyone would care to do so.  We can also stop at the Trader Joe’s and/or Wegman’s (voted by me, best grocery store in the world!!) in State College if anyone wants.  We can do whatever you want for as long as you want.  I’m never in a hurry to leave Penn State!! 

Date & Time: Saturday, June 9th @10am

Meeting Place:  McDonald’s, 10 Resort Plaza Dr., Blairsville, PA (to the right of the Walmart on US RT 22) in their BACK PARKING LOT.  There is a Sheetz right across US RT 22 you can gas up at if need be. 

RSVP: By June 7th to me, Ron Hoffman, either by email at rhoffman@westpennmiataclub.com or call me at 724-392-7932.

I am rating this cruise as Leisure to Sporty.

NOTE:  THIS CRUISE WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED ON JUNE 16TH
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Cruises / Re: BUTLER MEMORIAL DAY PARADE - MON MAY 28
« Last post by wally on May 30, 2018, 07:05:26 AM »
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It was a hot one Monday! But we had a great time participating in the Memorial Day Parade in Butler. 

Thanks to Linda and Joe for organizing the day. Thanks to Baglier Mazda once again for the nice lunch

you provided.  Sherry and Wally
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Cruises / Re: Cruisin' to the Blue Canoe/Titusville
« Last post by RevMiata on May 28, 2018, 03:30:56 PM »
These cruises are great if for no other reason than you find yourself on good twisty roads you have never been on before!
Ron & Pat led us to Titusville via Franklin via a great way to Franklin I wouldn't have taken in a million years.
Even better was the cruise back to Franklin through a park - great roads, excellent food and the coup de grace, ice cream!
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