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Packards of Oregon 2024 Calendar

Note:  Details of events to be resolved. Please check the calendar for updates.


** Monthly Club meetings are held at Ernesto's Italian Restaurant, 8544 SW Apple Way, Portland, OR**

Dinner and chit-chat begin around 5:30 PM with the meeting kick off at 6:00 PM. Packards of Oregon meeting is combined with  the CCCA meeting.  Also note that several tours are in cooperation with CCCA.


Details for each Packards of Oregon event are available here on



January: 2024            1/4               Membership Meeting at Ernestos @ 6pm

            1/20            Felicitations feature film fans!  I trust you’re all feeling fine and free to file in for another fun filled fiesta at Howard Freedman’s fabulous Garage for our 2024 movie day.  The flyer with all the details is attached.  Please note that, because of the snow predicted for this Saturday, we have moved this back a week to January 20th.  Please also note the need to let us know you’re coming to make sure there’s enough food. 10AM to 4pm @ Howards Garage, 1240 SE Gideon St, Portland. Please RSVP with Bob Earls via email;, or by phone, like in the movies, at 503-810-3839 

February: 2024

         2/1              Membership Meeting at Ernestos @ 6PM.

         2/11            Valentines Tour and Brunch to Multnomah Lodge with CCCA. See the details on the Event Flyer.  Howard Freedman is tour leader. Please be sure to get your check to Howard by the first of February.


 March: 2024

           3/7               Membership Meeting at Ernestos @ 6PM

            3/16              Tech session with Larry Cox and Bob Earls

            3/20-23        CCCA Annual Meeting in Huntington Beach, CA. Keep an eye on the CCCA website for details

 April: 2024

           4/4              Membership Meeting at Ernestos @ 6PM

           4/5-6-7        Portland Swap Meet. See  Non-club event.           

            4/20-21        Overnight tour to the Oregon coast. The Bobs will be leading. Details are in the Tour Flyer. NEWS FLASH- To get on the train ride, tickets must be purchased in advance. See the instructions on This Update For meet up instructions, see this page Or just show up at 11525 SW Choban Ln, Portland at 9:15 AM April 20.

 May: 2024

          5/2               Membership Meeting at Ernestos @ 6PM.

          5/16-19    The 2024 Packard Club (P.A.C.) Western Regions Tour to San Simeon and the California Central Coast, hosted by the Earle C. Anthony region is set for May 16-19, 2024.  Make your hotel reservations A.S.A.P. to secure your spot!

You can register for tour events using the Flyer on Packards of Oregon site or download a copy by going to - Registration form and payment is due by April 15, 2024.

Host Hotel: Cavalier Oceanfront Resort - “The only oceanfront resort in San Simeon and Cambria”    -     9415 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452

 Check in: Thursday 5/16/2024   /   Check out: Sunday 5/19/2024

A block of rooms has been reserved for The Packard Club.  


  • $224/night + tax Standard King or Standard Double (2 Queen) room
  • $264/night + tax for a Deluxe King w/ocean view and patio

Parking is included, rooms can be canceled up to 24 hours prior to your arrival date (4pm).  Call (805) 927-4688 to book, use the group name “PACKARD CLUB” or go online to  If you are planning to tow your Packard down, there are a few spaces in a dirt lot next door to the hotel, and others near by. Please make a note on your reg form and remind Andrew via email or phone at 818-474-0402.


Thursday 5/16:

  • Afternoon Early Bird Drive Tour - South on Hwy 1 to San Louis Obispo
  • Evening Visit to San Louis Obispo Farmers Market
  • Dinner in Downtown San Louis Obispo on your own
  • Friday 5/17:
  • Morning Visit and tour of Hearst Castle
  • Lunch at Ragged Point (at own cost, full menu offered)
  • Afternoon Visit to Piedras Blancas Light Station, Optional stop after at Elephant Seal colony
  • Saturday 5/18:
  • Morning Drive Tour: Back roads to Paso Robles
  • Visit Estrella Warbirds Museum and Woodland Auto Display
  • Catered Santa Maria-style BBQ Lunch at Estrella Warbirds Museum
  • Afternoon Tour and Tasting at an Olive Oil ranch
  • Closing Baja Buffet Banquet at Host Hotel Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

John Imlay is talking about putting together a tour down to San Simeon. Stay tuned for details. Registration form and payments are due by April 15, 2024. Questions?  Contact Andrew Wallace at or 818-474-0402

Looking forward to seeing everyone in San Simeon!

         5/18               Ladies Tea will be held at the Skywater Tea House in Hillsboro on May 18, starting at 10:45am. If you would like to join the festivities, contact Howard Freedman by April 12. See the Ladies Tea flyer for details.

     June: 2024

               6/6             Membership Meeting at Ernestos @ 6PM.

                6/9               Strawberry Social will be held at Bill Jabs Lavender Farm.

                6/9-15          Wisconsin Packard Club presents the 57th annual PAC National meet.

      July: 2024              

              7/4              Annual Fourth of July Picnic at the Glud's.  

              7/4              No Member Meeting. It's Independence Day!

               7/13           The Two-Fer Tour. Packards of Oregon and Oregon CCCA will be showing their cars to folks at the Cars n Coffee at Langers in Sherwood. Right after the Cars and Coffee, our cars will go on down to Donald, OR to join the festivities at Donald Daze, an annual Hazelnut Festival and Celebration, for more car showing. Finalized plans will be found here as soon as details are worked out.

          7/20-21       Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance. See Concours website.

           7/23            Hillsboro Tuesday Market.  Tour leader Joe Munsch.  

           7/28            Picnic at BJ's ?


     August: 2024

               8/1           Membership Meeting at Ernestos @ 6PM.

                8/12-19      Monterey Car Week.    See  What's Up Monterey  Non-club event.

               8/24-25       Lake Oswego Quinton-Cox Tour - Car & Boat Show. With CCCA

     September: 2024

                 9/5             Membership Meeting Ernestos @ 6PM. 

                  9/7             NorCal Packards Swap Meet. *(non-club event)* See NorCal Packards 

           9/14-22     CCCA Oregon Region Annual Fall Tour. Cruising through Bandon, Shasta, Crater Lake, and Bend. Bob Douglas tour leader

   October: 2024

                10/3          NO  Membership Meeting Ernestos @ 6PM 

                10/13          Tech session - how to winterize your car. 

                10/26          CCCA Halloween Party at Howards Garage. Details TBD

November: 2024
                 11/2           Planning Session for 2025 with CCCA. Starts at 10am at Howards Freedmans Garage - 1240 NE Gideon St.  Portland 97202. Lunch provided. RSVP with John Imlay and Howard 

December: 2024

                  12/1            PoO/CCCA Holiday Dinner Party. Venue will be Tualatin Country Club. Details to follow.