Stanwell cruise, tour and lunch

Today we meet at Curtis Park before cruising out to Stanwell. It was good to catch up with friends we hadn’t seen in 17. We’d like to thank John for providing us with a tour of the station assisted by Matthew. It was very informative and we all came away with a greater appreciation on how our power is generated. Also like to thank the other helpers for an enjoyable morning tea and lunch. Please see pictures below

First cruise of 2017

Today we meet at the heritage village before heading to the beach for a ice cream. The weather was a bit hit and miss but that didn’t prevent us from enjoying the cruise and having a chat. Please see pictures below.

Christmas Lights cruise, last cruise for 2016

On Sunday night we met at red hill before heading out to Gracemere to checkout their Xmas lights. We’d like to thank everyone for participating and a big thank you to Brad and the family for their efforts in putting the route together. We made a brief stop at Dave’s place to present a token of thanks for years of service to the hot rodding lifestyle. We take this opportunity to wish one and all a very merry but safe holiday and look forward to cruising again in 2017. Please see some pictures below, thanks Judy.


$2000 Donation to Rockhampton SES

At the monthly meeting last week we handed a cheque for $2000 to the local SES who are always there for the community in time of need. This was our way of thanking those who give so much of their own time to help out others. The monies were raised at our annual Cap Coast Campout which was held in August. At this time we’d like to thank everyone who attended our campout both near and far, our many sponsors who’s support is vital and enables the club to raise the extra funds and make donations as these. Finally a big thank you to all Highway 66 members who worked so hard leading up to and over the weekend making it a success. Hope to see you again next year.

September’s cruise to Byfield Store for lunch

In September a few members braved the on and off weather and enjoyed a cruise up to the Byfield Store for lunch. Always a enjoyable cruise with good food in a relaxing area.

October Garage Crawl

The crawl started at Novus Rockhampton where Brian & Penni showed members more about the glass industry. From there the group cruised to Wazrodz to see what Waza had on the go, plenty of variety. Then onto John’s T-bucket and then onto Hilly’s 32 build. After checking out Craig’s progress everyone settled in for lunch. Thank you.

Cawarral School Car Show – August 2016

We’ve already mentioned in previous articles about the car show held at the Cawarral School.  Some further pictures below for everyone to enjoy:

Peace, Love and Harmony – August 2016

Thank you to Terry and Lloyd for the great props – for everyone to take a drive in the ‘hippy bus’ – all dressed in their ‘Peace, Love and Harmony’ finery.  An example of the photos below:

Highway 66 Annual Campout – August 2016

Central Queensland is renowned for it’s beautiful winters – with Yeppoon not letting us down last weekend, when Highway 66 held it’s Annual Camp Out at Cool Waters.

Over 80 people attended the event – some having attended previous campouts, with others attending for the very first time.

Friday night “Welcome Night”, saw everyone catching up, with lots of laughter and fun.  A lovely meal provided by the wonderful Sue and all her helpers was enjoyed by all.

Saturday morning a cruise ended at the Cawarral School – where everyone kindly displayed their cars, allowing the P & C to raise over $4000 for their school.  The crowds that supported this small school was great to see, and Highway 66 were extremely pleased to assist them in this way.  Thank you to those that offered the use of their vehicles for rides for the public.  The Rods never stayed still for very long!

After lunch, everyone (cars included) congregated on the lawn for the annual ‘happy hour’.  Lots of talking and laughing – especially when the ladies played party games kindly organised by Terry and Lyn. That one glass of red wine……well ?

Saturday night saw Peace, Love and Harmony dress up.  Thank you Terry and Lloyd for the wonderful Hippy Bus and lots of costume bits and pieces – that lead to some great photos.  Will post these separately.

From all the feedback from all the participants – think it’s safe to say another successful Highway 66 Campout.  See you all next year.


Cap Coast Campout Cruise & Display at Cawarral School

As part of our Cap Coast Campout cruise this year we displayed our vehicles at a small country school in the township of Cawarral. This was an ideal location for us to enjoy morning tea while hoping to help the school raise some much needed funds. We are happy to say that this was very successful for all of us. We need to thank everyone from the campout and the general public who displayed vehicles and a huge thank you to our ride rods. Four of these rods were from the Reef City Rod n Custom club and all the rods did so many rides some of the drivers were dizzy. We are pleased to say that the couple of hours we spent at the school raised more than $4000. We’d like to congratulate Tineke as the success can be directly attributed to the way she promoted the event. Thank you to our participants and the public alike for supporting event and making it such a success.