Due to the uncertainty of the Coronavirus, many planned RROC and non-RROC events have been postponed or cancelled outright by organizers for 2020. Tight restrictions implemented by local governments are slowly being loosened allowing for smaller events. Updates to the 2020 Can-Am Prairie Region "Events and Road Trips" calendar will continue. Check back often.
CAN-AM PRAIRIE REGION EVENTS
DRIVE & DINE
The popular RROC Can-Am Prairie Region 'Drive & Dine' events are expected to return this summer. Organizing of these events has been on hold since the middle of March due to the Coronavirus scare and government restrictions on gatherings. Expect 'extra clean' Rolls-Royce and Bentleys to be apart of any future 'Drive and Dine' activities.
THE GRAND OPENING
>2020 Grand Opening delayed....
Howard Lengert, longtime RROC Can-Am Prairie Region member, officially opens the doors to his Rolls-Royce and Bentley car museum in 2020. The museum building, which is a tribute to the Hooper Coachbuilders building, is located on the grounds of the Leduc West Antique Society. On display will be Canada's largest collection of Rolls-Royce and Bentley automobiles from the 1920's to the 1990's. The LWAS is just 5 kilometers west of Leduc on Highway 39 and 1/4 kilometer north of Highway 39 on Range Road 260.
For more information on Can-Am Prairie Region events please contact.
If you live in Edmonton or surrounding regions: Gordon Craig (780) 886 - 5232
If you live in Calgary or surrounding regions: Dave Keith (403) 708 - 2123
Saskatchewan - TBA
Manitoba - TBA
Montana - TBA
35TH ANNUAL - ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET
Vancouver, British Columbia
Saturday, May 16, 2020
The Vancouver All British Field Meet celebrates its 35th year in 2020. Close to 600 British built vehicles will be on display at the VanDuesen Botanical Gardens located south of Downtown Vancouver. The show runs from 10AM - 4:30PM (rain or shine). Pipe and brass bands will fill the air with music. Food trucks and vendor booths will also be on site.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED......... no new date set as of yet. The "Run to Whistler", which takes place the day after the 'Meet', has also been postponed.
BRITISH CAR WEEK
Friday, May 22 - Sunday, May 31
Owners of British cars and motorcycles are encouraged to uncover their machines and take their vehicles for a drive. If there is a nearby car show, phone up a buddy with a British vehicle and attend. This is the 24th annual 'worldwide' British Car Week.
3rd annual PROPS & PISTONS
Red Deer, Alberta
Sunday, May 24, 2020
The Red Deer Regional Airport is hosting their 3rd annual Props & Pistons Show and Shine. Cars, motorcycles and airplanes will be on display. This event is in support of the Red Deer Food Bank. Vehicle registration starts at 8:30am. The show and shine runs from 10:00am - 3:00pm. This event is scheduled during the worldwide British Car Week where owners of British vehicles are encouraged to 'show them off'.
>>THIS EVENT RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th
HISTORY ROAD: THE ULTIMATE CAR SHOW
Saturday/Sunday, June 13/14, 2020
Over 100 years of history of motorized transport (cars, trucks, motorcycles) will be on display at the Reynolds Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin. On Saturday and Sunday afternoon, a "Parade through the Decades" will take place on the Reynolds test track. The 'categorized' parade of vehicles starts at 1:00pm. Every half hour the model years of vehicles presented changes. Vehicles produced from 1900 - 1920's wrap up the "Parade through the Decades" at 4:00pm both days.
ALL BRITISH FIELD MEET
POSTPONED TILL (TBA)
Edmonton's largest All British Car show takes place the final weekend of Spring. Rolls-Royce and Bentley owners join MG, Mini, Jaguar, Rover and Lotus owners at Victoria Park in the beautiful river valley near Downtown Edmonton on Sunday, June 14th. The show, organized by the Alberta All British Motoring Society, starts at 10AM and runs till 4PM. Come see more than 100 cars on display on the grass. Spectator admission is FREE. (Car registration is $20.00) Monies raised goes to the Edmonton Food Bank.
69th RROC ANNUAL MEET
June 22 - 27, 2020
NOTE: The RROC Board of Directors has cancelled the June meet. They are looking at the possibility of rescheduling for later this year.
The 69th annual meet of the Rolls-Royce and Bentley Owners Club will be held in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The annual meet, hosted by the Keystone Region of the RROC, will take place June 22 – 27, 2020. The Wyndam Hotel and complex will be ‘home base’ for the week-long gathering. History lives in Gettysburg and the surrounding area. Dozens of historic landmarks, buildings and other historical sites are close by including the Gettysburg National Park. Visit the Harley-Davidson factory in nearby York and the train museum in Strasbourg. Visit RROC Headquarters and the Rolls-Royce Foundation Museum just a short 35 minute drive north of Gettysburg in Mechanicsburg, PA.
20th annual BRITS ON THE BEACH
Ladysmith, British Columbia
Sunday, July 12, 2020
The Old English Car Club of British Columbia hosts the 20th annual Brits on the Beach car show the second Sunday of July. Over 200 vehicles were on display at Transfer Beach for last years event. More than 220 expected in 2020. This is a Free registration event but donations to the Ladysmith Food Bank are encouraged. Dozens of vendor booths will be at this years show offering up all things British. The Ladysmith Lions Club will be serving breakfast in the morning. Bring a picnic lunch for later. Show runs from 10:00am to 3:00pm (move in starts at 8:00am)
BRITS BY THE BESS
Sunday, July 19
The Saskatchewan British Car Club host their 21st annual Show and Shine event in downtown Saskatoon. The show runs from 11AM - 4PM in front of the historic Bessborough Hotel. This year’s event is expected to be the largest show in the history of the SBCC. The SBCC encourages you to make it a weekend. Attend the Friday night BBQ (location to be announced).
HIGHLAND GAMES & BRITISH CAR SHOW
Sunday, September 6, 2020
The 30th annual Canmore Highland Games takes place in Centennial Park on the first weekend of September. A full-day of competition Sunday features Highland Dancing, Piping and Drumming. Alongside the 2020 Highland Games is the 17th annual Rolling Sculpture Charity Show and Shine. British Cars and Motorcycle will be the featured marque. The show and shine starts at 10AM. Car registration is $20.
2020 FALL TOUR - VANCOUVER ISLAND
Victoria - Port Hardy, British Columbia
Friday, September 11 - Saturday, September 19, 2020
The British Columbia region of the Rolls-Royce and Bentley Owners Club is hosting a fall tour of Vancouver Island the middle of September. Tour organizers have planned out an incredible journey. Beautiful scenery which includes seascapes and mountain views are just some of the highlights of this automotive adventure. This journey will also feature whale and wilderness watching experiences.