Due to uncertainty over the path of hurricane Irma, Silver Coast Winery postponed their planned September 9th Purple Feet festival.  Bill Bertrand and Jo-Ann Craig had worked extremely hard in planning a CFMC outing to the winery to participate in the festival.  The new date for the festival will be Sunday, November 5th and we…

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Those CFMC members who participated in Tech Day at Stevenson Mazda may remember that Ken had complained that he was experiencing a vibration while driving his Miata. He learned that day that it was rooted in two of his aluminum wheels (see the March issue of Ragtop Tales). Below is his follow-up to that event.…

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CFMC Eclipse Event took place on August 21, 2017 at Hopsewee Plantation, South Carolina. This was a first time occasion for most of us. We’ve seen lunar eclipses but few had experienced a solar eclipse. We had a great turnout with 15 members participating in eight cars (six were Miata’s). We arrived at Hopsewee Plantation…

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On Saturday, May 6, 20 CFMC members met at the Battleship North Carolina parking lot and caravanned to Beaufort, NC to attend the 10th Annual National Boat Building Challenge. That made an impressive line of 10 Miatas driving in a row. When we arrived in Beaufort, the group was given a briefing by one of…

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Tech Day was held at Stevenson Mazda on February 11. The event broke attendance records with 13 members present. Many members were able to accomplish maintenance on their cars, and a few drooled over the new “Targa” style retractable hardtop coupe (model NDRF).

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On May 31st, 6 couples from the club headed for a day out at Brookgreen Gardens. Participants were the Wahl’s, Clems, Panes, Wests, Lawrences, and the Williamsons. Our first stop along the way was none other than Dunkin’ Donuts to tank us up for the trip. Once there, we headed for the Visitor Center to…

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We held our quarterly meeting at Rucker Johns at Monkey Junction, Wilmington on Saturday, 4/6/13. Following a great meal we left on a mini road course through Myrtle Grove to Rebecca and Paul Reinmann’s home at Peden Point for dessert. We then enjoyed another hour or two socializing on their deck while soaking up the back yard view.

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We enjoyed a beautiful day outside surrounded by a large assortment of beautiful cars. Many sports cars including some Lotus’s, older muscle cars, and the usual Corvettes, Camaros and Mustangs were there. Not to forget the $260k Lamborghini. We had 16 members in attendance with 10 club members’ Miatas and there may have been a few more there too. After chatting it up in the parking lot we…

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We had a nice time Then we joined another eight, if I with friends during our garden visit and meal following. Airlie was decorated very nicely with lights and interesting props. We enjoyed a nice walk with a slight mist that really put us in the winter holiday spirit. remember right, at the Kitchen Restaurant for a great meal and time to socialize. We just hate to miss an event.

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