2021 calendar

PLEASE NOTE: Regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, we are not out of the woods yet. In-person events on this calendar are tentative and may be cancelled or times may be changed at any time – especially those which are scheduled in the early part of the year. Be sure to double check before making any plans.

Latest update – August 5, 2021


If you would like to organize a SAMOA classic Mini tour and or event please contact the event coordinator so we can arrange a good date. Contact info is at the bottom of the home page.

JANUARY
14 Thursday noon SAMOA officers meeting (zoom)
19 Tuesday 7:00pm SAMOA members meeting (zoom)


FEBRUARY
11 Thursday SAMOA officers meeting (zoom)
16 Tuesday 7:00pm SAMOA members meeting (zoom)

MARCH
11 Thursday SAMOA officers meeting (zoom)
16 Tuesday 7:00pm SAMOA members meeting (zoom)

APRIL
15 SAMOA officers meeting (zoom)
20 Tuesday 7:00pm SAMOA members meeting (zoom)

24 Saturday 4pm-8pm CRUISE GREENWOOD FUNDRAISER for the GREENWOOD CAR SHOW – rolling car show, food drive and fundraiser. Details – https://www.greenwoodcarshow.com


MAY
13 Thursday SAMOA officers meeting (zoom)

18 Tuesday 7:00pm SAMOA members meeting (zoom)
22 TENTATIVELY RESCHEDULED for September, 2021 36th annual VANCOUVER ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET, Vancouver BC http://www.westerndriver.com

29 Saturday 4pm-8pm CRUISE GREENWOOD FUNDRAISER for the GREENWOOD CAR SHOW – rolling car show, food drive and fundraiser. Details – https://www.greenwoodcarshow.com

JUNE
10 SAMOA officers meeting (zoom)

12, 13 SVRA Vintage Races and Hagerty Speedtour Car Show, The Ridge Motorsports Park, Shelton. See EVENTS for details. https://speedtour.net/st/?lib=product&pid=616&cat=11


15 Tuesday 7:00pm SAMOA members meeting (zoom)


26 Saturday Noon-6pm CRUISE GREENWOOD & POKER RUN FUNDRAISER for the GREENWOOD CAR SHOW – rolling car show, food drive and fundraiser. Details – https://www.greenwoodcarshow.com


27–30 CANCELLED as of Feb 3, 2021 MINI MEET WEST 2021, VICTORIA, BC – Details on homepage of this website or: https://2021.minimeetwest.com or email Mike Smith: MMW2021.vic@gmail.com

JULY
2-4 Fri-Sunday SOVREN NORTHWEST HISTORICS Vintage Sports Car Races, Pacific Raceways, Kent. See EVENTS for details. http://northwesthistorics.com/
15 Thursday SAMOA officers meeting (zoom)

17 Saturday 11:00am SAMOA PICNIC ON THE GREEN and MEMBERS MEETING, Steve and Kim Gay’s house, Woodinville -info, Steve and Kim Gay

18 Sunday VASHON STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL CAR SHOW. No car parade but the car show is happening afterall. -info, Peter Larsen

24,25 PUGET SOUND MINI TOUR starting at Port Orchard, WA, Peninsula Mini Society – https://peninsulaminisociety.org/2021/06/10/event-puget-sound-tour/

31 Saturday 4pm-8pm CRUISE GREENWOOD FUNDRAISER for the GREENWOOD CAR SHOW – rolling car show, food drive and fundraiser. Details – https://www.greenwoodcarshow.com

AUGUST
5 Thursday SAMOA officers meeting (zoom)

7 CANCELLED – Saturday 10:00am BBQ/PICNIC and SAMOA MEMBERS MEETING. Tim and Patti Boyd’s house, Sight of the SAMOA 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, Redmond – info, Tim and Patti Boyd

8 Sunday 11am – 3pm BRITBULL XXIV ALL BRITISH CAR SHOW, Grant Park, Spokane, 509-475-8208

15 Sunday WWABFM online registration closes (register at event)

17 Tuesday 7:00pm SAMOA members meeting (zoom)

21 Saturday WESTERN WASHINGTON ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET at St. Edward State Park, Kenmore – http://wwabfm.com

28 Saturday 4pm-8pm CRUISE GREENWOOD FUNDRAISER for the GREENWOOD CAR SHOW – rolling car show, food drive and fundraiser. Details – https://www.greenwoodcarshow.com

SEPTEMBER
3-5 Friday-Sunday PORTLAND ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET, Portland Int’l Raceway – A contingent of SAMOA will be touring in their classic Minis to the Portland Meet. Join in the fun! We’ll be meeting at the TACOMA MALL KRISPY KREME on Friday, Sept 3 and leaving at 9am. -Jerry Miller

https://www.abfm-pdx.com/2021

8-11 Wednesday-Saturday, MINI MEET IN THE PARK, Roseberry, Idaho. Details – https://roseberry.minimeet.org


16 SAMOA officers meeting (zoom)
18 Saturday 10:00am SAMOA BASH ON VASHON Classic Mini tour and MEMBERS MEETING at The Roasterie, Vashon Island –info, Peter Larsen

26 Saturday 4pm-8pm CRUISE GREENWOOD FUNDRAISER for the GREENWOOD CAR SHOW – rolling car show, food drive and fundraiser. Details – https://www.greenwoodcarshow.com

OCTOBER
14 Thursday SAMOA officers meeting on Zoom

19 Tuesday 7:00pm SAMOA MEMBER’S MEETING at Chris and Charlene Miller’s, Shoreline, WA


NOVEMBER
11 Thursday SAMOA officers meeting on Zoom
16 Tuesday 7:00pm SAMOA members meeting on Zoom

DECEMBER
16 Thursday SAMOA officers meeting on Zoom
21 Tuesday 7:00pm SAMOA CHRISTMAS PARTY AND MEMBERS MEETING

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2020

As of March 24, 2020: Due to the coronavirus the status of all events on this calendar is in question for the time being.  Some events have been postponed and will perhaps be cancelled altogether.  Details will be posted here as soon as they become available.  

delays-expected

JANUARY

16       Thursday 12:00 noon             SAMOA officers meeting

25       Saturday, 11:00am              SAMOA WHITE ELEPHANT AUCTION and  members meeting.  More details as event draws near.            -info, Glenda Larson

FEBRUARY

13       Thursday 12:00 noon              SAMOA officers meeting

18       Tuesday 7:30pm                   SAMOA members meeting, Pingrey’s Repair

MARCH

12       Thursday 12:00 noon              SAMOA officers meeting

17       Tuesday 7:30pm                   – C A N C E L L E D –  SAMOA members meeting, Pingrey’s Repair

APRIL

11       Saturday 10:00am                 – P O S T P O N E D –  Will hopefully be rescheduled. Stay tuned….                                               SAMOA DYNO DAY    -info, Mark Hurston

16       Thursday 12:00 noon           SAMOA officers meeting via ZOOM

21       Tuesday  7:30pm                  – C A N C E L L E D – SAMOA members meeting, Pingrey’s Repair

25       Saturday 8:00am                  – C A N C E L L E D –   38th Annual TULIP RALLYE, Skagit Valley                                                  – Andrew Hou (hou(dot)andrew(at)gmail.com )

MAY

9          Saturday  10:00am               – P O S T P O N E D –  Rescheduled to September 13.                                                        SAMOA BASH ON VASHON Tour/pizza, meeting at the Roasterie.  -info, Peter Larsen

14       Thursday 12:00 noon           SAMOA officers meeting via ZOOM

16       Saturday 7:00am                  – P O S T P O N E D – 35th annual VANCOUVER ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET, Vancouver BC     http://www.westerndriver.com/?page_id=10937                                 The Vancouver ABFM has been actively monitoring governmental and WHO advice regarding the development of Coronavirus COVID-19 over the past weeks. With a dramatic shift in the global response, it is clear that COVID-19 will have a profound impact beyond our health and day-to-day activity. As a result, and in discussion with all concerned, the decision has been made to postpone this year’s event from Saturday, May 16, 2020, to later this summer, subject to week-to-week developments of the pandemic and direction from City officials.

19       Tuesday  7:30pm                 – C A N C E L L E D –  SAMOA members meeting, Seward Park picnic area.  Stay-at-home order extended through the month of May.

30-31   Saturday  10am                – C A N C E L L E D –  Look below at July 18,19 listing for a modified version of this event                    SAMOA PORT ANGELES Mini Run        -info, Greg Birch

JUNE

11       Thursday 12:00 noon            SAMOA officers meeting

12-14 Friday-Sunday                       MICRO AND MINI CAR EXTRAVAGANZA, Forest Grove, Oregon                           -info, Don Dixon   http://www.mphspecialties.com/registration.html

16       Tuesday 7:30pm                   SAMOA members meeting on ZOOM. Details on home page and NEXT EVENTS. 

27       Saturday 6am-4pm             – NO LONGER CANCELLED! –  GREENWOOD CAR SHOW is now a TOUR, Seattle. Details on this blog home page and in NEXT EVENTS.   -info, George Thompson     https://www.greenwoodcarshow.com

28       Sunday                                   PRE-MINI MEET WEST, Port Angeles  -info Greg Birch

29 – July 2                                          – C A N C E L L E D –  MINI MEET WEST 2020 HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL LABOR DAY WEEKEND, Sept 4-6.  – Details below    (MINI MEET WEST, VICTORIA will be held in 2021  – Details in NEXT EVENTS)

JULY

3-5      Fri-Sunday                             – NON SPECTATOR EVENT – SOVREN NORTHWEST HISTORICS Vintage Sports Car Races, Pacific Raceways, Kent    Sorry to say and it has not been easy to get up-to-date info on this but (as of May 5, 2020) The SOVREN NW Historics has become a non-spectator event.    http://northwesthistorics.com/

16       Thursday 12:00  noon          SAMOA officers meeting, Zoom

18,19     Sat./Sun.                             – C A N C E L L E D –    SAMOA MINI SUMMER CAMP AND MEMBER’S MEETING – Tours, tech session, picnic, camp out at Greg Birch’s house in Port Angeles.  -Details in NEXT EVENTS.

18       Saturday  8:00am                 – C A N C E L L E D –   WESTERN WASHINGTON ABFM, St. Edwards Park, Kenmore                                            http://wwabfm.com

19       Sunday 10:00am                  – C A N C E L L E D –  VASHON STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL CAR PARADE and SHOW  -info, Peter Larsen             http://business.vashonchamber.com/events/details/2019-tom-stewart-classic-car-parade-registration-65952?_ga=2.68052881.1222242044.1551368254-1601264300.1551368254

21      Tuesday  7:30pm                  SAMOA ZOOM MEMBER’S MEETING not postponed, not cancelled, it’s happening!  You’ll need to be a paid member and have an invite.  See home page of this blog for details.

25       Saturday 11:00am                – C A N C E L L E D     SAMOA PICNIC ON THE GREEN and members meeting, Steve and Kim Gay’s house, Woodinville  -info, Steve Gay

AUGUST

13       Thursday 12:00 noon              SAMOA officers meeting, Zoom

18       Tuesday  7:30pm                    SAMOA MEMBERS MEETING, ZOOM. You’ll need to be a paid member and have an invite.  See home page of this blog for details.

22       Saturday                               – C A N C E L L E D –  EASTSIDE TOUR/PICNIC and SAMOA members  meeting, Tim and Patti Boyd’s house, Redmond  – info, Tim Boyd

SEPTEMBER

4-6     Friday-Sunday                    – C A N C E L L E D –  MINI MEET WEST 2020 part deux (seriously) in conjunction with THE PORTLAND ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET, Portland Int’l Raceway  –  more info now listed in NEXT EVENTS       https://abfm-pdx.com/MiniMeetWest2020

10       Thursday 12:00 noon              SAMOA officers meeting, Zoom. 

13        Sunday  10:00am                   – C A N C E L L E D –   SAMOA BASH ON VASHON Tour/pizza and SAMOA members meeting.  Originally scheduled for May 9.  -info, Peter Larsen             

15        Tuesday 7:00pm                      SAMOA MEMBERS MEETING, ZOOM. You’ll need to be a paid member and have an invite.  See home page of this blog for details.

17-20  Thurs – Sunday                       – C A N C E L L E D  7/19 –  Idaho British Car Club Summer Tour.  -Rick Mills, director                                                  https://swiabfm.idahobritishcars.org

OCTOBER

1-4      Thur-Sunday                           – S T I L L  S C H E D U L E D – SAMOA TOUR to Goldendale though SOVREN Hillclimb has been cancelled.  Multi-day Mini tour is still going to happen!

-info, Jerry Miller                             http://www.seattleminiowners.com/forum/forum/samoa-club/club-events/26730-maryhill-loops-hillclimb-car-show

15       Thursday 12:00 noon             SAMOA officers meeting

20       Tuesday 7:30pm                   SAMOA members meeting, 2021 club officer nominations open

NOVEMBER

12       Thursday 12:00 noon             SAMOA officers meeting

17       Tuesday 7:30pm                   SAMOA members meeting, 2021 club officer nominations open

DECEMBER

10       Thursday 12:00 noon              SAMOA officers meeting

15       Tuesday 7:30pm                   SAMOA members meeting, 2021 club officer nominations open.  SAMOA HOLIDAY PARTY most likely cancelled

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2019

JANUARY

26     Saturday 11am     SAMOA WHITE ELEPHANT AUCTION and membership meeting

FEBRUARY

No February meeting – we’ve all gone into hibernation

MARCH

19    Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

APRIL

6-7     Saturday, Sunday     60th Anniversary all-Mini Betty Richmond Trophy Race at GOODWOOD Members Meeting, Goodwood Racing Circuit, West Sussex, England

https://www.goodwood.com/grrc/event-coverage/members-meeting/2019/2/60-original-mini-race-cars-to-compete-at-the-77th-members-meeting/

16     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

27      Saturday 8am     38th Annual TULIP RALLYE, Skagit Valley  —  host club, MG Car Club

http://www.mgccnwc.com

MAY

10     Friday  7:00pm     BINGO FOR A CAUSE benefiting Food Lifeling, The Dane in Ballard.

18     Saturday 7am – 4:30pm     34th annual VANCOUVER ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET, VanDusen Botanical Gardens, Vancouver BC  (Mini and Bentley are featured marques)     

http://www.westerndriver.com/?page_id=10937

21     Tuesday 6:00pm     SEWARD PARK MINI MEET and SAMOA meeting

25-June 2     Drive your British Car Week

JUNE

18     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

14-16     Micro and Mini Car Extravaganza    Forest Grove, Oregon

http://www.mphspecialties.com/registration.html

24-28     Monday – Friday     MINI MEET EAST MEETS WEST, Snowmass Village, Colorado

https://www.eastmeetswestminimeet2019.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/328339207972221/

27-30    Thursday – Sunday     Idaho British Car Club Summer Tour 2019, Moscow, Idaho

https://www.idahobritishcars.org/st2019/

29    Saturday 6am – 4pm     GREENWOOD CAR SHOW, Seattle

https://www.greenwoodcarshow.com

JULY

5-7     SOVREN Vintage races at Pacific Raceways, Kent

http://northwesthistorics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-Fact-Sheet.pdf

20     WESTERN WASHINGTON ABFM, St. Edward Park, Kenmore  (Mini is the featured marque!)

http://wwabfm.com

21     Sunday 10am     VASHON STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL CAR PARADE and SHOW

http://business.vashonchamber.com/events/details/2019-tom-stewart-classic-car-parade-registration-65952?_ga=2.68052881.1222242044.1551368254-1601264300.1551368254

27     Saturday 11am     SAMOA membership meeting and Annual Picnic on The Green at Steve and Kim Gay’s house, Woodinville  -details on HOME PAGE

AUGUST

2-14     Friday – Wednesday   13 days, 12 nights      Group tour to INTERNATIONAL MINI MEET BRISTOL, UK through Expedia Cruiseshipcenters, Maple Ridge, BC.  -details on home page

10     Saturday     Bash on Vashon, annual SAMOA Mini tour, Vashon Island  -details, contact Peter Larsen, 206-683-1017

17      Saturday     10am         Dyno Day Returns, Carb Connection, Kirkland.

18      Sunday      Engels Car Show, Vashon Island

20     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

26     Monday 6:30-7pm    Mini’s 60th Birthday party                    Burgermaster Bothell, 18626 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell, 98012             -details Mark Hurston 425-741-2266

SEPTEMBER

6-8     Sat-Sun      PORTLAND ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET, Portland International Raceway, Portland

http://abfm-pdx.com/2019

….and, in conjunction with the ABFM…..

60th Mini ANNIVERSARY VINTAGE RACE WEEKEND     

http://abfm-pdx.com/2019/MiniRace

14        Saturday  9am – 11am     British Car Day at  Redmond Town Center

https://www.exoticsat.com/special-events

17        Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

OCTOBER 

15     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

NOVEMBER

6       Wednesday 7:00pm     Advance Screening of FORD v FERRARI rsvp

19     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

DECEMBER

17     TENTATIVE     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA HOLIDAY PARTY and membership meeting

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2018

JANUARY

27     Saturday 11am     SAMOA WHITE ELEPHANT AUCTION and membership meeting

FEBRUARY

20     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

MARCH

20     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA 51st Anniversary Celebration/SAMOA membership meeting

APRIL

8     Sunday 11:30am     SAMOA Minis GO SNOHO Spring Tour, Everett  –  go to NEXT EVENT at top of home page

14     Saturday 8am     37th Annual TULIP RALLYE, Skagit Valley, host club – MG Car Club

http://www.mgccnwc.com

17     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

??     Sunday 9am     All British AutoJumble, Portland, host club – Club T MG

MAY

5      Saturday, 10am  Cinco de Mini Tour – go to NEXT EVENT at top of home page. For questions call Carl at – 360-649-8255.  Or visit the SAMOA website:  http://seattleminiowners.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=12

15     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

19     Saturday 7am – 4:30pm     VANCOUVER ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET, Vandusen Botanical Gardens, Vancouver BC     

http://www.westerndriver.com/?page_id=10937

JUNE

19     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

25-28     MINI MEET WEST, Hood River, Oregon

host club – Oregon Mini Society

                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDRw1YeqAgw                       http://www.minimeetwest.com/2018/

29-July 1     Pacific Northwest Historics, Pacific Raceways, Kent, SOVREN

                      http://sovrenracing.org/pacific-northwest-historics/

30     Saturday 6am – 4pm     GREENWOOD CAR SHOW, Seattle

JULY

2-5    Mini Meet East, New Paltz, New York, host club – Brits of the Hudson, LTD

https://sites.google.com/view/minimeeteast2018/home

14     Saturday 11am     SAMOA membership meeting and Picnic on The Green at Steve and Kim Gay’s house, Woodinville

21     WESTERN WASHINGTON ABFM, St. Edwards Park, Kenmore

http://wwabfm.com/western-washington-abfm/event-information/schedule/

22     Sunday 10am     VASHON STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL CAR PARADE and SHOW

http://business.vashonchamber.com/events/details/vashon-island-strawberry-festival-2018-60381

AUGUST

4        Saturday  9am – 11am     British Car Day at  Redmond Town Center

11      Saturday  10am      Bash on Vashon, SAMOA Mini TOUR, The Roasterie, Vashon Island

18     Saturday     10am         Dyno Day Returns, Carb Connection, Kirkland.  Details on home page.

25     Saturday     11:18am     SAMOA membership meeting  and picnic at Tim and Patti Boyd’s house, Redmond

SEPTEMBER

8-9     Sat-Sun      PORTLAND ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET, Portland International Raceway, Portland…..and……

60th CLASSIC MINI ANNIVERSARY VINTAGE RACE WEEKEND (in conjunction with SOVREN vintage races)   http://abfm-pdx.com/2019/MiniRace

18     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

OCTOBER 

16     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

NOVEMBER

3     Saturday 10am     MINI CARS AND COFFEE, The Shop, SoDo, Seattle

http://theshopclubs.com

17-18     Sat-Sun  9am-4pm     Uncle Al’s Big-ass Garage Sale, Lynnwood

20     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA membership meeting

DECEMBER

18     Tuesday 7:30pm     SAMOA HOLIDAY PARTY and membership meeting

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