Upcoming tours and events:
August 23rd (Sun): SCVMTFC Driving Tour through the Tree Tunnels of Woodside. Meet at Rancho Shopping Center in Los Altos (corner of Springer & Foothill Expwy), at 10:00 am, leave at 10:30. This will be a driving tour on some local back roads, wear your mask, and keep your social distance. Bring a picnic lunch, we will terminate in Meneely's backyard and watch the wildlife. Chairs will be provided for distancing. Contact Bob Meneely if you will be attending. 650-948-9301, firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 20th (Sun): New Almaden History Tour. The SCVMTFC will tour to New Almaden to view historic homes, significant buildings, and mining apparatus. New Almaden was established around 1845 when cinnabar was discovered in the surrounding hills. Cinnabar is processed into quick silver (mercury) which is essential in the extraction of gold and silver. We will gather at 9:30 am in the parking lot behind the Shell Station (Almaden Expy and Blossom Hill Rd) and leave at 10:00 am. The tour will bring us by many of the homes of the early mining managers and key engineers. There will be a stop at the Casa Grande for a photo op of our vehicles. At the Almaden Quick silver County Park, we will view a number of mining artifacts. There are also public restrooms (actually potta-potties) here. And finally, we will travel over the perfect Model T road called Bertram Road on our way back home (or lunch on your way home). A handout with more information will be provided at the beginning of the tour. If you would like to attend, contact Allan Greenberg at (408)997-0879 or email@example.com.
For additional tours or non-club events, go to Future Events page