Category Archives: Activities

Mark Your Calendar for 2016’s First Drive and Dine

HCP’s 2016 season kicks off with the year’s first Drive & Dine, brunch at Prime at Saratoga National Golf Course on Sunday, January 31st.. The cost will be $35pp for the most amazing buffet in town. And as an added … Continue reading

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Holiday Festivities in Berne

The hills were alive with the sound of music but the Von Trapp family was nowhere in sight.  Those who followed the balloons and PCA signs into rural Albany County instead found Kevin McGrath picking folk tunes on his guitar at … Continue reading

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Club Members Gather for Annual Dinner

Food, drink and socializing drew one-hundred and fourteen  HCP members to the Excelsior Springs Ballroom in Saratoga Springs for the club’s annual fall dinner on the first weekend in November.  The evening , a celebration of another successful Club year, … Continue reading

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Mystic Getaway Weekend

What’s the common thread: Riding motorcycles on the Isle of Mann at 200 mph; climbing an Adirondack Mountain in a snowstorm; facing drawn police revolvers during a traffic stop and hunting down the best Earl Gray tea? Aside from what … Continue reading

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A Day for Throroughbreds

Horsepower met horsepower when, well-fueled after a breakfast at the Glenville Queen diner, club members, led by Chris and Linda Klapper, ran the rural roads of Saratoga County in their Porsches to visit the National Museum of Racing in Saratoga … Continue reading

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From Stockbridge, Mass. to the National Mall

Abraham Lincoln, seated, right leg extended, gazes pensively across the reflecting pool of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Nineteen feet tall, Lincoln’s statue was constructed from twenty-eight blocks of Georgian marble by the Piccarelli brothers working from a six foot … Continue reading

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August Business Meeting Draws Large Crowd

Seventy-three people turned out for the August PCA-HCP meeting held at the Saratoga Automobile Museum- a record attendance that called for the ordering of additional food to feed club members who came to the museum to catch up on club … Continue reading

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Club Visits Second Most Popular Tourist Attraction in New York State

Around six million years ago water began eroding the limestone deposited by an ancient sea, forming what is the largest scenic cavern in New York State.  Only Niagara Falls attracts more tourists than this stunning cave in the Schoharie valley.  … Continue reading

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Record Turnout for Annual Picnic

The views at Thatcher Park, while always beautiful, were even better the second weekend in June as over fifty Porsches lined up HCP’s annual concours and picnic. More than one-hundred members [an attendance record] turned out for the event, brought … Continue reading

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May Brings Flowers and First Autocross

Two hundred and twelve orange cones.  Three-tenths of a mile of asphalt.  Twenty-six drivers and four instructors.  It was HCP’s first autocross event of the season- one that drew an  unusually large number of drivers to the McCarty Ave. parking … Continue reading

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Craft Brewing in Hoosick Falls

It’s not your father’s beer. If you’re of an age, it’s definitely not the beer you drank in college. Today’s beer drinking landscape has changed greatly thanks to a proliferation of craft breweries that make a cornucopia of styles from … Continue reading

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A Great Work in Stone

Starting at Stuyvesant Plaza on a sunny but crisp Sunday morning, close to twenty Porsches wound their way along some very entertaining roads to the Opus 40 sculpture park in Saugerties NY, the destination for April’s monthly drive. The park, … Continue reading

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