Event Schedule

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Upcoming Events in 2017

November 30–December 3, 2017
Ready to hit the beach?  Let’s gather at Newport Dunes RV Resort to ring in the holidays, hold our annual meeting and the always fun GLA tradition, Steal-A-Gift! Special note: This is a Fee-Free Event for all 2017 members of the Greater Los Angeles Airstream Club, pay only your campsite fees!  More details here.


2018

January 18–22, 2018
Joshua Tree National Park—Jumbo Rocks Campground

124 campsites with no hook-ups available on first come, first served basis. Host & co-host needed. Renowned Desert Park that draws campers & hikers with its geological wonders and signature Joshua trees. More details here.


February 22–25, 2018
Emerald Desert RV Resort (Palm Springs Modernism Week)

Hosts: Pall/Polk

The most luxurious RV Park in Palm Desert located just outside of Palm Springs. The main event at this time of year is the Palm Springs Modernism Week which includes a Vintage Trailer Show. Get the deets here!


March 22–26, 2018:
Alabama Hills/Lone Pine

Host & co-host needed.

Free dispersed camping among climbable and out of this world granite boulders. This area is nestled below the east side of the Sierra Mountains with views of Mount Whitney and has been used in 100s of movies and shoots.


April 19–22, 2018:
Cali Rally—V6 Ranch

Region 12 host

Return to the Wild West with this unique dry camping experience at the V6 Ranch. It will include campfires, music, great food, vendors, seminars, trail rides and the always anticipated chili cook-off! For more info and easy payment, please visit the Region 12 Cali Rally page.


May 17–20, 2018:
Pismo State Beach North Beach Campground (Vintage Trailer Show)

Reserve your campsite on November 17, 2017 at www.reservecalifornia.com. No-host event. Dry camping sites that accommodate tents to 31ft RV’s. Very well spread out, right on the beach and right next to Pismo Coast Village RV Resort—the location of the Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally—the largest vintage show in California. Potluck on Saturday night and drinks on Friday at the Perri site, TBD.


June 7–11, 2018:
New Brighton State Beach—Capitola/Santa Cruz

Reserve your campsite on December 7, 2017 at www.reservecalifornia.com. Host & co-host needed.

The beach features picnic areas, swimming, fishing and a nearby forest of Monterey pine and coastal live oak. The camping area is on a bluff overlooking northern Monterey Bay and contains 10 full hook-up sites and 101 dry campsites.

*****Please note that there will be a mini caravan from New Brighton State Beach to the 2018 International Rally in Salem Oregon (details to follow)*****


June 17–30:
2018 International Rally—Salem, Oregon

OregonIntl

Online Registration opens July 27, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST at www.wbcci.org


July 12–16, 2018:
Ventura Ranch KOA

14 full hook-up sites reserved. Host: David & Ari Neel

A 76-acre campground nestled in Heritage Valley at the foot of Ventura County’s highest mountain, Topatopa Peak. Enjoy clean, fresh air as well as a forest setting close to the creek side.


August 2–6, 2018:
Olema Campground (Point Reyes National Seashore)

12 full hook-up sites reserved. Host & co-host needed.

Located next to the Point Reyes National Seashore, just north of San Francisco. This is an ideal place to enjoy different outdoor activities like bird watching, hiking, kayaking or just relaxing on the beach.


September 6–9, 2018:
Holloway RV Park (Big Bear Lake)

12 lake-side full hook-up sites reserved. Host: Jo & Ade Salzer with co-host needed

This marina and RV Park is located on the water of Big Bear Lake in Metcalf Bay. All sorts of water sports abound.


October 3–7, 2018:
Oasis RV Park (Las Vegas, Nevada) Region 12 Event

Host: Greater Los Angeles Airstream Club

Experience the exciting environment of Las Vegas’ most spectacular RV resort. The Oasis Las Vegas, with its tropical “Casablanca” theme, helps guests relax in sunny Las Vegas by day and see the bright city lights by night in complete comfort and style.


October 7–28, 2018
Mini Caravan to Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef & Arches (after Region 12 event)

Stay tuned for future meetings to plan routes/campgrounds/events.

Take off from the Region 12 Rally in Las Vegas to four beautiful National Parks.

  • Zion National Park is a southwest Utah nature preserve distinguished by Zion Canyon’s steep red cliffs. Zion Canyon Scenic Drive cuts through its main section, leading to forest trails along the Virgin River. The river flows to the Emerald Pools, which have waterfalls and a hanging garden. Also along the river, partly through deep chasms, is Zion Narrows wading hike.
  • Bryce Canyon National Park, a sprawling reserve in southern Utah, is known for crimson-colored hoodoos, which are spire-shaped rock formations. The park’s main road leads past the expansive Bryce Amphitheater, a hoodoo-filled depression lying below the Rim Trail hiking path. It has overlooks at Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Inspiration Point and Bryce Point. Prime viewing times are around sunup and sundown.
  • Capitol Reef National Park is in Utah’s south-central desert. It surrounds a long wrinkle in the earth known as the Waterpocket Fold, with layers of golden sandstone, canyons and striking rock formations. Among the park’s sights are the Chimney Rock pillar, the Hickman Bridge arch, and Capitol Reef, known for its white sandstone domes. In the north are the towering monoliths of Cathedral Valley.
  • Arches National Park lies north of Moab in the state of Utah. Bordered by the Colorado River in the southeast, it’s known as the site of more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, such as the massive, red-hued Delicate Arch in the east. Long, thin Landscape Arch stands in Devils Garden to the north. Other geological formations include Balanced Rock, towering over the desert landscape in the middle of the park.

November 8–12, 2018:
San Onofre Beach—Camp Pendleton

We will attempt to obtain 15 water & electric hook-up sites. Host: Pam & Dennis Pall with co-host needed.

Camping Sites are located right on the beach or on the bluffs overlooking the beach. Bring your surfboard and experience one of the best surf spots in Southern California.


December 6–9, 2018
Tres Hermanas, Santa Ynez

20 hook-up sites with water & power with dump station on premises. Host: John & Susan Barrett with co-host needed.

This family-run boutique winery is nestled in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. The camping area is exclusively used by wine club members only.


Past Events

January 26-29, 2017:
Explore Death Valley! There may still be space available in Death Valley! Contact the resort directly, then let Jean know you’ll be attending.


February 12 -17, 2017:
No Host—Flash Rally at the Pinnacles! Bring food for potlucks and happy hours. Simply go onto the Pinnacles website at Recreation.gov and reserve a site in the “D” Loop for sites with water & electric. There is also water available at spigots as well as a dump station. If you plan to attend, drop an e-mail to John & Susan Barrett at john.barrett.worldview@gmail.com or Michael & Nancy Jackson at nancy6065@gmail.com.


February 23 – 26, 2017:
The Palm Springs Modernism Show/Vintage Trailer Event is bigger than ever this year with 50+ vintage trailers of all makes from the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s. Also on site will be several era-appropriate tow vehicles, outstanding vendors and plenty of desert sunshine. Mark your calendar and make your way to Palm Springs for this always popular event curated by Mona Heath. While this event is not a scheduled GLA group event, you’re sure to see a familiar face or two at the show. Feel free to come out for the day, or book a RV site in the area. Check out Sam’s Family Spa in Desert Hot Springs for a vintage RV park experience; or Emerald Desert in Palm Desert for a high-end RV park experience. The Vintage Trailer Event runs Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26. There are many modernism events to attend including home tours and the always fun & kitschy Charles Phoenix: Super Duper Double Decker Bus Tour. GLAers, if you plan to attend the Vintage Trailer event, drop an email to Lynda by FEBRUARY 17 and let her know you’re coming to pre-arrange your show admittance:  Lberinger@jps.net   More information here: http://www.modernismweek.com


March 16–20, 2017:  
Please click here for information about an exciting GLAAC event over the Saint Patrick’s Day weekend! We were able to secure 10 sites at the San Onofre Beach Campground on Camp Pendleton. If you would like to attend, please respond as soon as possible since space is limited!


April 6–9, 2017:
Rancho Oso….between the mountains and the sea! Join us for a Dude Ranch weekend nestled in the Santa Ynez Mountains. It’s shaping up to be a beautiful spring with loads of wildflowers and flowing water! Rancho Oso was formerly a working cattle/horse ranch on the banks of the Santa Ynez River and it still has that old western feel.

We have reserved 9 Boon docking sites in the RIVER SECTION. It is a beautiful little area on the banks of the river in a Sycamore, Oak woodland. We also have reserved 3 Water/Electric sites in a separate area. Please contact Maureen Wallace for your site reservation at maureenlwallace@gmail.com or via cell phone at (805) 886-7616. More about this event here!


May 18–21, 2017:
The granddaddy of all west coast vintage trailer shows is back, the Pismo Vintage! Go to ReserveAmerica.com and grab a spot at the Pismo State Beach/North Beach campground which is walkable to the show; or Oceano Campground, an easy bike ride to the event. Join us on Saturday, May 20 as we tour 300+ vintage rigs of all makes, right next door at Pismo Coast Village RV. Members of the GLA will gather and kick off the event on Friday, May 19 with appetizers. Questions? Please email Lynda at: Lberinger@jps.net


May 30–June 4, 2017:
Time flies when you’re having fun in an Airstream, we all know that! But did you know it’s been eight years since the very first Alumapalooza at the Airstream factory in Jackson Center, Ohio? This year the GLA is heading to Ohio to participate in this outstanding event where our Airstreams began, at the factory. Factory tours, check! Comedy with Rich and Brett, check! Fabulous music, check! Great friends, check! More information on a potential west coast caravan coming soon. Registration is now open for this uber-popular event! For more information and sign ups head over here: http://alumapalooza.com  Contact Lynda with questions: Lberinger@jps.net


June 15–19, 2017:
Bristlecone Pine Forest Flash Rally. We’ve reserved sites for 6 RVs in the shaded hookup sites at Keough Hot Springs, situated off Rt. 395 between Lone Pine and Bishop. Four nights, June 15 through 18, departures on Monday the 19th (or as you wish). Sites includes water and electric for $33 per night, free WiFi. Sewer dump a couple miles away.  The rustic campground has a shower house at the pools. To reserve one of the 6 sites, contact Helen Perri. (Please, no cancellations after 9pm Sunday, June 11.) 


August 18-21, 2017
SOLD OUT: Oregon’s Blackout Rally. From the Oregon Unit…We’ll be viewing the total eclipse from Lake Simtustus Resort near Madras, Oregon. The partial phases of the eclipse will begin at around 9 a.m. on Monday, August 21. Totality—when the sun is completely blocked by the moon—begins at 10:19 a.m. and lasts for a little more than two minutes. We’ll then enjoy a celebration brunch, with a toast led by NASA astronaut Thomas Jones!


September 14–17, 2017
San Simeon State Park Flash Event
San Simeon State Park is located close to Hearst Castle and Cambria with the availability of wine tasting nearby at the Paso Robles wineries off of Highway 46.

To make your reservation, simply go to www.reserveamerica.com OR, if after August 1st, go to www.reservecalifornia.com and reserve a Nonspecific campsite in the Washburn area.  It is listed as:
        WA Primitive 31 FT Nonspecific Standard 8 31 available (59 sites)

Once you’ve made your reservation, email Pam at Events.GLAAC@gmail.com. Come join us for a fun, casual and beautiful camping experience! 


October 10–14, 2017
SOLD OUT:
Region 12 Rally, Jackson Rancheria, Jackson, California.


October 31st – November 5th
Brush off your cauldrons and tune up your broomsticks ’cause we are going to have a Spooktacular Streamin’ Event! We were able to reserve the Refugio Beach Group Campsite for October 31st thru November 5th, 2017

All you witches and warlocks can sign up by e-mailing Pamela Pall at Events.GLAAC@gmail.com and then submit your $175 payment via PayPal to GreaterLosAngelesAirstreamClub@gmail.com. Be sure to note “Refugio Beach Campout” in the comment section.  

If you are not comfortable using PayPal, send a check made out to the Greater Los Angeles Airstream Club to the following address:

Attention: Dennis Pall
PO Box 2238
Avila Beach CA 93424

This should be a Halloween to remember! So come and eat, drink and be scary for these are the Gh’oul Times! 


Looking Ahead to 2019

Where does your wanderlust take you? Where are those special places you revisit? Suggestions? Please share your favorites, or places on your wish list, on the GLAAC Facebook page, or contact our Event Chair, Pam Pall, at Events.GLAAC@gmail.com.