Early Summer 2021
MSCW is a social group based in the Washington, DC area.
MSCW 2021 Meetups
- Monthly Outdoor Social Meetup
Silver Diner parking lot, Tyson's Corner, VA
Wednesday, June 2, 7:30 PM
- Drive - Special Event - Flight 93 Memorial
Frederick Keys stadium (Harry Grove Field) in Frederick, MD
Saturday, June 5, 9:00 AM
- Scenic Drive - Lunch at Bavarian Inn
Silver Diner parking lot, Tyson's Corner, VA
Saturday, June 12, 10:15 AM
- 2021 Annual Gathering at the Rock - Picnic and Informal Car Show
Carderock Recreational Area, Potomac, Maryland
Saturday, June 26, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MSCW Monthly Meetups (photo by Ian W)
MSCW Monthly Social Outdoor Meetup
We will meet in the outdoor parking lot on the first Wednesday of each month, at Silver Diner in Tyson's Corner, Virginia. Parking lot socializing starts around 7:00 PM.
MSCW is a social group based in the Washington DC area. We meet for monthly social outdoor gatherings, drives, car shows, technical activities and other car enthusiast events.
The Monthly Meetup is located at:
8101 Fletcher St.
McLean, VA 22102
Off International Drive
Socially conscience drives!
Drive -- Special Event - Flight 93 Memorial
Saturday June 5
Our all-Day trip in May will depart the Frederick Keys stadium (Harry Grove Field) in Frederick, MD at 9:00 AM on June 5. We'll head north on US15 to Emmitsburg, Maryland, then head west on the Buchanan Trail to join US30 westbound. We'll stop at the two-hour mark in Breezewood PA for a quick break, then get back on US30W to Stonycreek, PA, for lunch at the Lincoln Cafe* just before noon. We'll depart the Cafe around 1 PM and arrive at the Flight 93 Memorial in about three minutes.
Drive -- Lunch at Bavarian Inn
We'll have 2-3 hours at the memorial, depending on what people want to see. Information on the memorial is at https://www.nps.gov/flni/index.htm. I intend to see/hear the Tower of Voices, for sure.
When we depart the Memorial, we'll join US219 south, and then get on US40-Alt East to Frostburg, MD where we'll stop for gas so everyone will have plenty. We'll then get on I-68 eastbound through Cumberland, and take it to where it merges into I-70 and US522, where the drive will officially end. Once we're on I-68 folks are free to take their own route home (like I-70) or follow me back to Fairfax County as I head down US522 south to Winchester, VA, and get on US50 eastbound. I'm planning on stopping for dinner at the Social House Restaurant in South Riding, VA, and will make a reservation for anyone who wants to come along.
Dining: The Lincoln Cafe* is well rated on Yelp (my secret to finding good food) and you can find more information at https://www.yelp.com/biz/the-lincoln-cafe-stoystown?osq=lincoln+cafe
*The planning is based upon the restaurant having parking and capacity to handle a group our size. Don't be surprised if I change our lunch stop.
Logistics: Start Date/Time: 6/5/2021 at 9:00 AM. The signup genius is at https://bit.ly/mscw2021-se-2. The signup is limited to 18 cars for this drive. Please do not mark yourself as "going" on Facebook until you have registered on the signup genius. We will have multiple cars with GPS since that has worked very well recently. The map list (with links to GPX/KML files) at https://www.midatlanticscenicdrives.com/maps.html will be updated by April 30th. There will be one Google Map, one KML file, and one GPX file that will take you from the Start to the End (I-68/I-70 merge).
Tim Metzinger - Scenic Drive Coordinator
Saturday June 12
The Drive: Our third shorter drive of the 2021 Season takes us to lunch at the Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown, WV, which comes highly recommended by many. The website for the inn is https://www.bavarianinnwv.com/. We want to get to the Inn by 1:30 PM to make our lunch reservation. The drive will start in Leesburg, VA at the Target Parking lot (off the US15 bypass and Edwards Ferry RD NE) at noon on Saturday, June 12th. We'll head north on US15 then take some side roads (Newvalley Church and others towards Lovettsville before rejoining 15 to cross the Potomac River at Point of Rocks. Then we'll head west on Mountville Rd, cross US340 into Jefferson, and make our way through more secondary roads through Burkittsville and up to Sharpsburg where we'll join MD34 Westbound to Shepherdstown and the Inn, where they will set aside a parking lot for us so we can all sit together.
For folks who want an additional drive to the Leesburg Target, we can leave the Silver Diner in Tyson's corner at 10:15 AM and head to Leesburg via VA7 with a side trip through Great Falls, VA to make it interesting. That will put us to the Leesburg Target by 11:30, so we can socialize with the other cars.
Dining and Parking: The Bavarian Inn will hold space for us at 1:30 PM and will reserve a lot for our cars. You can find a menu on their web site at https://www.bavarianinnwv.com/.
Logistics: Start Date/Time: 6/12/2021 at noon in Leesburg, or 10:15 AM at the Silver Diner in Tyson's Corner. Rain date will be 6/13/2021. The signup genius is at https://bit.ly/mscw2021-sc-3. Please do not mark yourself as "going" on Facebook until you have registered on the signup genius. The signup is limited to 18 cars for this drive. Everyone should sign up for the trip from Leesburg (limit of 18 cars) and anyone wanting to go from Tysons should also sign up for that slot (limit of 12 cars). The map list (with links to GPX/KML/PDF files) is at https://www.midatlanticscenicdrives.com/maps.html.
MSCW's 41st Annual Gathering at the Rock
Summer Event - Saturday, June 26
Who: MSCW Members and Friends
What: MSCW's 41st Annual Gathering at the Rock (Summer Picnic and Informal Car Show) -- Yes, Washingtonians that is 41 years for MSCW
When: Saturday, June 26, 10:00 - 1:00, Rain date Sunday, June 27
Where: Directions to Carderock Recreation Area, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park, Potomac, MD - (Just outside the Beltway I-495 - Exit 41 Clara Barton Parkway towards Carderock (first exit north of the American Legion Bridge). See map below.
Activities: Informal Car Show, Fun, Lots of Mazda's and Friends...
- Please bring your own food, drinks and supplies.
- Due to Covid 19, MSCW will NOT be providing any items.
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