Friday July 9, 2010 – Pan-O-Prog Cruise The forecast is perfect on Friday which is the date for the annual Pan-O-Prog car cruise. This is a very enjoyable event with thousands of spectators in downtown Lakeville as well as a cruise out in the country to exercise your car. Afterwards, there may be refreshments served at a nearby residence for those who show. From the website: http://www.panoprog.org/category.cf...?category_id=54 CRUISE NIGHT 07/09/2010 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Presented by the Jeff Belzer Chevrolet, Dodge, Kia and the Downtown Lakeville Business Association Join us for our annual Classic Car Cruise with over 500 vehicles 25 years and older as well as special interest vehicles. The cruise begins at Lakeville South High School and will cruise through a spectator packed downtown Lakeville area to Hwy 50 onto Cedar Avenue. Registration is from 3:00- 6:30 pm at Lakeville South High School. There will be a DJ, food vendors and door prizes during registration. Cruise leaves at 6:30 pm. Link to cruise route: http://www.panoprog.org/flyers/529.jpg Hope to see you there........................... Saturday July 10, 2010 – Larry Reid’s Bloomington Chrysler Jeep Dodge VCA MN needs your HELP with a little Club fundraising. Larry Reid’s Bloomington Chrysler Jeep Dodge has graciously requested that our Club stop by and show our Vipers to the public. We will be meeting at the dealership around 9:00 A.M. Saturday July 10th for our Viper Only show. The dealership is located at 8000 Penn Avenue South in Bloomington (I-494 & Penn Ave) and we will be there from 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. So let's have a good turnout!!! Thursday July 15, 2010 – VCA MN Monthly Social Join us between 6:00 & 6:30 p.m. for our monthly social; great food, drink and Viper-speak. Oak City Restaurant & Bar 5001 American Blvd. (SE corner of I-494 & Normandale Blvd.) Bloomington, MN 952-746-8887 Saturday July 17, 2010 – Progressive Dinner & Poker Run This year’s appetizers will be served in Jordan, MN followed by a cruise to Hampton, MN for dinner, and then on to Stacey, MN for dessert. Each stop will see the number of cards in your poker hand grow until we divide the pot between the high & low hands during our stop for dessert. Always great food, friends, with lots of wheel time so don't miss this one as it is always a fabulous day. Meet at the Oak City Restaurant & Bar between 12:00 & 12:15 to join in on the fun 5001 American Blvd. Bloomington, MN 952-746-8887 Saturday July 24, 2010 – Drive-In Night Take a step back in time and come enjoy watching a movie or two under the stars. To take part in the festivities plan to meet others around 8:00 p.m. at the Machine Shed Restaurant in Woodbury, MN (NE corner of I-94 and Radio Drive). Three movies for the price of one and the Club pays for half of your admission. Vipers are optional if you wish to bring the daily driver. We’ll have the barbie fired up for all sorts of goodies during our visit to the Vali High Drive-In (East I-94 at Manning) (651) 436-7464 Friday – Sunday July 30 – August 1, 2010 - 2nd Annual Explore Minnesota Tour You, someone special, and your Viper spending a few days exploring “The Range”. Join VCA MN for this year’s “Explore Minnesota” cruise into the heart of Minnesota’s Iron Range. We will depart the cities on Friday 7/30 embarking on a cruise to Tower, MN where we will spend the evening on Lake Vermillion. In route to Tower we will stop in Grand Rapids, MN to enjoy lunch on Lake Pokegama. Saturday 7/31 finds us taking the short drive from Fortune Bay to Soudan, MN for a tour of the Soudan Mine; America’s only underground iron ore mine open to tours (www.ironrange.org/attractions/mining/soudan-mine). Following that experience and time permitting we will visit the on-site physics lab built deep within the same mining caverns. After completing those tours we will depart for Virginia, MN and a visit to Mineview In The Sky (www.ironrange.org/attractions/mining/mineview-in-the-sky) before stopping for the evening in Mountain Iron. On Sunday 8/1 we will begin our trip home with a stop in Duluth, MN to see the tall ships, which will be on display in the Duluth Harbor. Meet at the Maple Grove Perkins located in the SE corner of the intersection of I-694 & Hemlock Lane on Friday July 30th between 9:00 & 9:30 a.m. Lodging Information Friday July 30 Fortune Bay Resort & Casino - 800-992-7529 Ask for the Viper Club of Minnesota block Non-smoking Premier room with 2 Queens or King - $134.00 + tax No cancellation fee up to 24 hrs. prior to arrival Saturday July 31 Mountain Iron Holiday Inn Express – 218-741-7411 Ask for the Viper Club of Minnesota block Non-smoking with 2 Queens or King / includes hot breakfast - $95.00 + tax No cancellation fee up to 24 hrs. prior to arrival Last year’s Explore Minnesota cruise was a lot of fun so don’t risk missing out on this year's edition; “The Range” is calling. Please contact Mike @ 612-990-6311 with questions.