The Vermont Automobile Enthusiasts is hosting “Porsche Day” at their July 16th Cars & Coffee at the University Mall (UMall) on Dorset St., So. Burlington, Vt. from 7:00 – 9:00 am. Cars & Coffee has designated this Saturday as Porsche Day and invites Green Mountain Region members to join in the event. Please mark your calendars and attend this event to help promote both initiatives. There is no cost for either event.
At the conclusion of this event GMR will conduct a driving tour led by Membership Chairman, Brad Kennison. Tour briefing will be held at 9:20 and the tour will begin at 9:50. The tour will last 1 hour 42 minutes not including a rest stop (bathroom) at the Warren Store, Warren, Vt.
Highlights of the tour include well paved country roads, twists and turns as we ascend and then descend the App Gap on Rt 17, followed by a cruise down Rt 100 to Warren Village. After our break we head up East Warren Rd for spectacular views of Sugarbush, the Green Mountains and Mad River Valley to the East and Northeast. East Warren Rd will lead us back into Waitsfield via a one-way covered bridge to Rt 100. From this point, a gentle ride through Moretown to our destination of the Red Hen Baking in Middlesex, Vt. There is plenty of parking on both sides of the restaurant and bathrooms as you enter the front door.
Since it will have been a long morning for the early risers there is no organized lunch. Food and beverages at the Red Hen Baking Company (https://www.redhenbaking.com/cafe) are available on an individual basis. There is seating inside and outside if you choose to lounge for a while or grab a sandwich and coffee for the ride home. The Red Hen is one quarter mile from the entrance to I-89 for both north and southbound traffic.
Note: Our driving tours are always in need of middle and sweep radio communication assistants. If you are willing to help or have a question, please drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org ahead of time to allow for coordination. Doing so will expedite the tour start and more important, allows for a more efficient and enjoyable drive.