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Vairfest 2017

4 Mar

Friday & Saturday, June 23 and 24, 2017

Arroyo Grande, California: “More Than Just a Car Show”

Please join us for the Best Little Corvair Show on the California Central Coast. Located conveniently close to Hwy.101, in the Historic Village of Arroyo Grande. The event is only 1/2 mile from the highway exit.

Start off with our famous all you can eat “Friday Night Pasta Feed”, including wine, salad, garlic bread, dessert, and an after dinner movie. Show your pride and joy Corvair at the Saturday “People’s Choice Show” in the Heritage Square Park with awards and raffle prizes.

For your midday eating pleasure, experience one of the 12+ eateries and two sweet shops in The Village. Check out the local antique shops, farmers market, the old one room school house, and the historic architecture. All within close, easy walking distance.

Top off your Saturday with a “not-to-be-missed” fun night out of live theater at The Great American Melodrama and Vaudeville in nearby Oceano.

Complete your weekend with an informal Sunday morning breakfast. Before your trip home, take some time to visit the beach, the nearby wine country, or Hearst Castle.

This year’s grand raffle prize will be a rebuilt, universal, 110 hp long block Corvair engine. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to a local charity and the Corvair Preservation Foundation.


For more information on the host city and local activities follow this link


Click here to download the Vairfest 2017 registration form PDF

Vairfest 2017 Registration Form


Click here to download the Vairfest 2017 registration form PDF

For registration information, click here.

For general car show information, click here.


Vairfest 2014

1 Mar

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Vintage 1960 “Film Strip” Corvair Presentation

6 Dec

Most of the Corvair brethren remember film strip presentations from grade school.  Dealership advertising used similar technology to present historical and technological  information to potential car buyers.  Sit back, relax and enjoy the bings and dings of just such a show………

VairFest Wrap-up Rap for September 13, 2012

15 Sep

A small but merry band of Corvair enthusiasts gathered at President Jim’s home to chew the fat of VairFest. We did not have to chew for long since the treasurer’s report shows the club made a whopping $.18 profit for our most recent event in June.  Not that we are in this to line the club coffers with dough but we all got a good laugh at the expense and credit report. The bottom line, to use the parlance of our time; we are still in the black and that was cause for celebration.  Pizza, wine, fruit and a variety of salads lined the buffet counter as we discussed the future of this fine Corvair event.

Beauty in the eye of the beholder

Our goal this year is to grow the event both in paid attendees and in passersby attendance.  We would like to make this a “go to” destination event for everyone and we  agreed to Jump start the 2013 event immediately.  Timely media we agree will be key to getting this event into the eyes of the right people.  First and foremost it was deemed that we get our event into the national media magazines such as Hemming’s Classic Car, CORSA Communique and others that have a calendar of events.  Many of these mags have lead times that are due 6 months in advance so it behooves us to start now.  Which reminds me…..Central Coast Corsa’s annual VairFest event at Heritage Park in Arroyo Grande, CA. will take place the weekend of June 21, 22 and 23, 2013. Once again our signature “Best Value” features are: Friday evenings date night with spaghetti dinner and a movie, Saturday car show, BBQ lunch, raffles and awards and a trek back in time to the Great American Melodrama for a fun and zany vaudeville show that is rife with laughs and a hint of burlesque just for spice. Our goal is to have 35 cars and a parade of informed populace craving to gawk at all the beautiful and unique Corvairs!  Let the parade begin.

Clark’s Goes West…..to the Great Western Fan Belt Toss & Swap Meet

10 Jul

Our friends at Clark’s Corvair Parts have an announcement about this year’s Fan Belt Toss in Palm Springs, CA.

GREAT WESTERN FAN BELT TOSS PALM SPRINGS, CA OCTOBER 26-28, 2012 No actual parts for sale. We’ll have samples of some of our latest repros including: trim, new forged pistons, Clark engine bearings, etc. YOU MAY PLACE ORDERS AT THE SHOW 5% OFF for credit cards (& checks) 10% OFF for CASH LOOK FOR OUR BOOTH FRIDAY 12:00 – 5:00 (Oct 26) SATURDAY 9:00 – 5:00 (Oct 27) (Clark’s will not be vending on Sunday) PLUS – WE’LL COVER 25% OF UPS GROUND SHIPPING (in continental USA). At the show, YOU MAY ORDER ANY ITEMS IN OUR CATALOG BUT WE SUGGEST YOU write down YOUR ORDERS AHEAD. WE’LL GIVE YOU A DETAILED RECEIPT. These specials are only good at the show. SUNRISE PARK, PALM SPRINGS, CA (we assume).

Central Coast CORSA members and other interested parties can learn more about the Great Western Fan Belt Toss  and Clark’s Corvair Parts.

VairFest 2012

9 Jul

The complete VairFest line up.  A small but solid line up featuring a variety of Vairs that competed for prizes and accolades from adoring fans. Not only did the show wow the Corvair crowd but wooed innocent by standers as well.  Come in for a look …..

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Hope you enjoyed the show! We will see you next year!