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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Blogs and Galleries
This beautiful Buick was one of many great WPRAACA cars that turned out for the N. Stonington Memorial Day Parade. Check out our gallery page for all the photos!
Did you know that the annual Great Race for this year started out in Warwick. RI? If you read our calendar you would have. Fortunately four of our members attended the start of the race and Dave Calabrese took loads of photos. Click on the above Packard or HERE to see all the rest.
Our club members have a variety of very cool cars like the 1932 Chevy Confederate pictured above. Take a couple minutes to look at a few of them. Our Gallery selection (also available from menu at top of page) includes cars from many present and past members. See them all here!
54 Years and Still Growing Our club has been around quite a while and lately it has been going through a growth surge. Join us and make some history and some friends. The full story is found RIGHT HERE. Bonus: Click on the image below and look to the right column where you can read a past issue of Antique Automobile, the AACA journal.
MEETING MINUTES AVAILABLE : Current & past meeting minutes are always available by way of 'members' menu (above) or just click here and log in.
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August Executive Meeting, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2022 at the Westerly Burger King, 6:30 PM. All members welcome.
August Membership Meeting - Tuesday, August 30, 2022, Westerly Senior Citizens Center, 7:00 PM.
Activities 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: Mostly Club Events are listed below -Belltown Car Show: Aug. 7; -Car Show: August 7- Charlestown Seafood Festival. Arrive by 11:00 am. See calendar. -Vermont Antique & Classics Car Show; August 12-14. See calendar for details. club event
-Calabrese Picnic, Saturday, Sept. 10. 12 pm at Calabrese home. Rain date next day. See calendar for details. club event -Old Orchard Beach, Friday-Suday, Sept. 16-18. See calendar for details. club event -Hershey Eastern Fall Meet, October 4-7. Members will likely leave on Mon., Oct. 3 and return on either Fri. the 7th or Sat. the 8th (AACA car show day). Also see AACA schedule. club event _______________________________________ Non-members are welcome to attend meetings for the purpose of checking out our club! Check back here often for the most current information. __________________________________________
The N. Stonington Memorial Day Parade and Picnic after were a great success. Click here or on the above photo to see a video of the parade.
Take your old car to a wedding. I did! (2 years ago). My son and his new bride shown above are on a cobblestone dock at Herreshoff Museum in Newport. The heavy fog was a bonus!
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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