NSW Events

Museum of Fire

1 Museum Drive Penrith Meet in the carpark of the Museum at 10:30am to enjoy an interesting self guided tour of heritage-listed former operating and stored for preservation fire service vehicles. At the conclusion of our tours we’ll lunch, less than a 5 minute drive away, at the nearby Nepean Rowing Club, 32 Bruce Neale Drive, Penrith NSW 2750. Mal Harris 0423 171 170

PI 57th Membership Meet

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th inclusive. Short notice but, with “cheap airfares” readily available, why not attend the PI Meet in Los Angeles centered on the Hyatt Regency Hotel 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach California. Highlights include: Day One – Tour in the morning for brunch at Las Brinas Restaurant at Laguna Beach then on to the Mercedes-Benz Classic Centre(Part Museum and Part Restoration Shop) in Irvine and the only one outside Germany. Buffet dinner in evening. Day Two – All-Packard Concours d’Elegance till 3pm, including Buffet lunch. Awards Banquet and presentation of trophies in the evening as well as a silent auction. Day Three – The largest All-Packard Swap Meet in the West runs until Noon. Room bookings: contact the Hyatt on 888-421-1442 referencing “Packards International” for a room at USD$179 night(+taxes and resort fees) single or double.  Contact: Packards International for a Reservation Form info@packardsinternational.com

AGM & Lunch at the Smallwoods

AGM & Lunch at the Smallwoods - 311 Weemala Road Terrey Hills NSW

Arrive @ 11:00am for coffee and morning tea. Bring a plate of lunch food to share and your own drinks. Also bring your Packard and, if they are lucky, the cars will be able to catch up with “Thelma”, Richard and Wendy’s ’39 120 Convertible Coupe, which may have finished its restoration by then. Contact: Wendy Smallwood 0413 594 648 or wendysmallwood51@ gmail.com

National Motoring Heritage Day @ Berry Showground

Entrance to the Showground is in Albany Street. Drive in after paying the nominal entry fee and you will be directed by a volunteer to the Packard Club space. Theme at Berry for 2020 is Australian assembled Motor Vehicles with Geoff Chessells ’39 110 TJ Richards bodied Packard amongst those being featured. Suggest, you arrive as early as possible but not later than 9:00am as spaces fill fast. For Further information - Geoff Chessell 0409 043 117