Off-Road Events, Races, and More - Calendar
29-31 Arizona - Second annual Lake Havasu 4x4 Desert Run, sponsored by the Arizona Sidewinders and Kiwanis. Exciting runs, a BBQ, door prizes, and a raffle. Have a four-wheeling blast in the desert, mountains, rivers, and washes of western Arizona. For more information, contact: Jack VanderBossche, Dept. OR, 1799 Kiowa Ave., Ste. 107-673, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403-2821.
1-5 Utah - Red Rock Wonders of Moab with Western Adventures and Frenchie LaChance. Enjoy the wonderful Red Rocks of the four-corners without the crowds and noise. Each day is a separate adventure. Leaves daily from Moab. For more information, contact: Frenchie LaChance, (760) 789-1563.6-8 North Carolina - First Appalachian April Jeep Jamboree in Murphy. For more information, contact: (530) 333-4777.
7-8 California - Open house at Goffs Schoolhouse. Come visit this haven of history tucked into the East Mojave Desert. Find a new love for the lore of yesterday and learn about the Mojave Desert Heritage and Cultural Association. Docents needed for visitor information. To join, send $20 for 12 issues of the Mojave Road Reports, which includes membership in the MDH&CA, to: Friends of the Mojave Road, Goffs Schoolhouse, Dept. OR, 37198 Lanfair Rd., G-15, Essex, CA 92322-9799.
8 Washington, D.C. - Wheels Across America 2001. Don't miss this opportunity for the automotive hobbyist and enthusiast to come together and show support for automotive rights. To be held near the Washington Monument. For more information, contact: COVA/CVAG, Inc., (800) CARS-166 (227-7166).
13-21 Utah - Mitsubishi 4x4 Club's 4th annual Rally and Business Meeting. Trails easy to hard. You'll make the long, spectacular journey through the remote Maze District, then make a stop in the San Rafael Swell on the way to Moab. Included on the rest day will be a land-use class, an off-road class, as well as the business meeting. For more information, contact: Lloyd, (505) 246-9430.
16-19 Utah - Rocking Hole in the Rock Adventure with Western Adventures and Frenchie LaChance. Follow the footsteps of the pioneers along this historic route. You'll camp as the settlers did and experience the challenges as they did long ago. Leaves from Blanding. For more information, contact: Frenchie LaChance, (760) 789-1563.
20-22 New Jersey - Eighth Pine Barrens Jeep Jamboree in Absecon. For more information, contact: (530) 333-4777.
21 California - Sport Utility and 4x4 Drivers Education and Training with Harry Baker, Chief Instructor to be held in Hungry Valley SVRA in Gorman. Class starts at 8 a.m. in the classroom. The course consists of four hours of classroom study and four hours of actual hands-on training. Learn what your 4x4 can do, how the four-wheel drive works, environmental concerns, on- and off-road driving skills, safe practice guidelines, vehicle limits, tools, and maintenance. For more information, contact: Harry, (818) 705-3930, the California Association of 4 Wheel Drive Clubs, (800) 4x4-FUNN (494-3866).
21-22 California - Open house at Goffs Schoolhouse in the East Mojave Desert in Goffs. Learn about the history of this beautiful oasis in the desert, and find out how you can become part of the Mojave Desert Heritage and Cultural Association. For more information, send $20 for 12 issues of the Mojave Road Report, which includes membership in the MDH&CA, to: Friends of the Mojave Road, Goffs Schoolhouse, Dept. OR, 37198 Lanfair Rd., G-15, Essex, CA 92332-9799.
22 California - The Early Bronco Registry invites all '66-'77 Bronco owners to exhibit their trucks at Fabulous Fords Forever at Knott's Berry Farm in Anaheim. Ford has selected the early Bronco as the featured vehicle of 2001. They are now the second-largest model group at the show, second only to the Mustang. Early registration is mandatory to hold a space. For registration information, contact: (858) 530-2471.
22-5/1 Baja - Travel and enjoy the wonders of Baja with Western Adventures. This 4x4 adventure follows the history of the Baja native people and the culture and paintings they left behind. This includes mules riding into remote canyons to see the cave paintings. Departs from San Diego. For more information, contact: Frenchie LaChance, (760) 789-1563.
25-29 California - Bronco Daze, the 35th anniversary celebration of the Ford Early Bronco to be held in Apple Valley. This special event is hosted once every five years by the Early Bronco Registry. It is open to all '66-'77 Broncos. There will be desert and mountain runs, raffles, a BBQ, vendors, and much more. For more information, contact: Steve Sampson, (858) 530-2471.
27-29 Louisiana - Eighth Cajun Jeep Jamboree in St. Francisville. For more information, contact: (530) 333-4777.
27-29 Virginia - Second annual Presidents Jeep Jamboree in Harrisonburg. For more information, contact: (530) 333-4777.
28-5/5 Utah - Fourth annual Classic Broncos in Moab, hosted by the Bronco Registry of Colorado. Six days of trails. Open to '66-'77 Broncos. For more information, contact: Len Marks: (303) 794-6001, www.vintagebronco.com/colobronco.
2-6 Utah - Cruise Moab 2001, sponsored by the Rising Sun 4WD Club of Colorado. May 2: Registration, orientation, vehicle safety inspection; May 3: guided trailruns and raffle; May 4: guided trailruns, dinner, and raffle; May 5: guided trailruns. For more information, contact: Rob Meredith, (303) 934-3892, David Spratlen, (303) 979-1616.