The Westerly-Pawcatuck Region was chartered with the AACA in 1966 to helppromote the enjoyment and preservation of antique automobiles in the Eastern Connecticut and Rhode Island area. Monthly meetings are held as noted throughout the year. Our meetings are open to all. Visitors and prospective members are encouraged to attend. Ownership of an automobile is NOT REQUIRED, although membership in the national organization (Antique Automobile Club of America) is a requirement for membership in the Region. A listing of AACA events and membership information can be found HERE.
Members own both domestic and foreign makes representing more than 80 years of the automobile in America. We attend cruise nights, car shows, parades and other automobile-related activities. Annually we schedule several weekend trips to out of state shows in New England and New York and we spend a full week at Hershey, PA every fall. Meetings feature several speakers each year and technical help is always available to members through our Gas Lighters Program.
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Selected Blog Entries
Have you checked out some of our blogs? Click a title here or see them all on the BLOG drop down menu at the top of this page (and more in the Members section). 54 Years and Still Growing, our club anniversary celebration 2019 Audrain Concours, Gerry Lynn takes us on a tour 2000 Z28 Camaro - Great story about Tom Regan Beach Limo Part II, by Dave Calabrese. The Finish! The Lonley Buick - the restoration of a 1951 Buick by Charlie Nash. The Old '37 - Story of a 1937 Ford told from the Ford's point of view. By Barbara Coon Please consider joining the conversation by leaving a comment after reading a story ... your input is always appreciated!
Tom's 2000 Camaro. See above for link to story.
Found On Craigslist
Check out our Found on Craigslist feature. Always plenty of surprisingly affordable old cars! 1961 Thunderbird - Great possibilities ! 1949 Plymouth Woody - wow! assemble it now! 1956 Hudson Hornet, a timeless favorite. 1931 Ford Panel Truck, so original. And many more ... search Craiglist yourself for all the ones I did not list!
2020 Calabrese Picnic, Sept. 26
2018 Calabrese Picnic - Cars on the Lawn. Pat and Dave invite us all to drive right up on the lawn and have a good time. See you this year on Saturday, Sept. 26 at noon (11:45 to be exact)! Check our calendar (below) for full details.
All Meetings for 2020, will be announced one at a time. The executive meetings are taking place but are small and social distancing is observed. This move is taken to protect our members during the current coronavirus outbreak. _______________________________________ September Membership Cancelled - No meeting this month. Meeting decisions will be made on a month-by-month basis.
Summer Events: Most events for these months have been cancelled due to the pandemic. Click here to check the calendar now. It is located at the bottom of this page,under the 'Calendar' drop-down menu and in the scrolling column above. Also, watch your email. Note: only Club Events are listed below
N. Stonington Fish Fry will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the N. Stonington Fair Grounds at 3:00 PM. Bring masks. Food provided. See calendar entry for details.
Cars and Coffee at Laferriere Classic Cars in Greenville, RI on Sunday, Sept. 20. All are invited to attend. 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM. If you want to go with a group then meet at the Wyoming McDonald's at 7:00 AM. Flyer. The Calabrese Picnic will be on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 11:45 AM. Please see calendar for details. Club Event _________________________________________ Renew your Membership It is past time to renew local ($15) and National AACA ($40) membership. Pay local dues to our treasurer. Pay AACA dues online or do it the easy way, just call (717)-534-1910. Have your full membership number and charge card information ready. Non-members are welcome to attend meetings and check out our club! Check back here often since all 2020 meetings are presently on hold due to COVID19.
Now is the Time to Join !If you have never before been a member of the AACA we may have some free AACA memberships available to you. Please inquire. Half year memberships are also available for new members who join in June. You can join the AACA at any time by visiting the AACA Membership page. Just click on the blue text to the left or the AACA menu item at the top right of this page for complete details!
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A few of the many member cars found at our 50th Anniversary Cookout at Bob & Laura's home.
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