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Wednesday, January 3
NorCal Airheads First Wednesday Barley Therapy
First Wednesday of most months, 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Moxie Beer Garden, 3136 Sacramento St., Berkeley, CA 94702. For more info visit www.airheads.org
Thursday, January 4
California (Bay Area) NORCAL Guzzi Bike Night
First Thursday of every month at 6:00 P.M. at Falafel's Drive-IN Diner (featured on the Food Network TV with Guy Fieri) at: 2301 Steven's Creek Blvd, San Jose. .As always, MGNOC members and all motorcyclists are welcome. For more info on dinner or a ride or to become a member contact Pierre at 408-710-4886 or email the group at: pierredacunha@yahoo.com
Thursday, January 11
Northern California Norton Owners Club Monthly Meeting
Second Thursday of Most Months; 7:00pm – 10:00pm; Round Table Pizza, 4400 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129. Bench racing around 7pm, meeting calls to order at 8pm For more info www.nortonclub.com or 510-793-6272
Sunday, January 14
Northern California Norton Owners Club Polar Bear Ride & HWY Cleanup
Alice's Restaurant, 17288 Skyline Blvd, Woodside, CA 94062. Highway Cleanup starts at 10:30. Polar Bear Ride starts at conclusion of cleanup, approximately noon. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Sunday, January 14
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal 2nd Sunday Breakfast ~ West Marin Tour
Second Sunday; 8am – 1:00; Different Location Every Month. Bayside Cafe, 1 Gate 6 Road, Sausalito. For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org.
Monday, January 15
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Third Monday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Hot Italian, 1627 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814 www.NorCalDoc.com or 408-807-6141
Saturday, January 20
BSA Owner's Club Nor Cal General Membership Meeting
Meet at 11:30 at The Ranch Restaurant, 22877 Mission Blvd., Hayward. Lunch at 1:00. RSVP required by Jan 12 to David James, 415-760-6392 or e-mail info@BSAOCNC.org. Visit www.bsaocnc.org for more info.
Sunday, January 21
California (Northern) Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) Breakfast
3rd Sunday every month, 9:00 A.M. at Putah Creek Cafe in picturesque Winters, California (Highways 505/128) MGNOC members and interested Guzzi riders meet for breakfast and good time. The Putah Creek Cafe is located at Railroad Avenue. More information contact: Northern California MGNOC Rep, Don Van Zandt at 707-557-5199
Saturday, January 27
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Fourth Saturday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Grazie Restaurant, 823 Grant Ave, Novato, CA 94945. For more info www.NorCalDoc.com or call 408-807-6141
Saturday, January 27 - Sunday, January 28
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Member Meeting and Campout
Salt Point State Park Campout and visit to BMW Santa Rosa for a special open house with 25% discount. Ride starts from Napa Black Bear Diner at 9:00, (Breakfast is at 8:00). For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org.

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Thursday, February 1
California (Bay Area) NORCAL Guzzi Bike Night
First Thursday of every month at 6:00 P.M. at Falafel's Drive-IN Diner (featured on the Food Network TV with Guy Fieri) at: 2301 Steven's Creek Blvd, San Jose. .As always, MGNOC members and all motorcyclists are welcome. For more info on dinner or a ride or to become a member contact Pierre at 408-710-4886 or email the group at: pierredacunha@yahoo.com
Wednesday, February 7
NorCal Airheads First Wednesday Barley Therapy
First Wednesday of most months, 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Moxie Beer Garden, 3136 Sacramento St., Berkeley, CA 94702. For more info visit www.airheads.org
Thursday, February 8
Northern California Norton Owners Club Monthly Meeting
Second Thursday of Most Months; 7:00pm – 10:00pm; Swinging Door Pub, Club meeting and dinner at one of San Mateo's Classic English and Jazz Pubs. Meeting calls to order at 8pm. Swinging Door Pub, 106 E. 25th Ave., San Mateo, CA 94403 Bench racing around 7pm, meeting calls to order at 8pm. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Sunday, February 11
Northern California Norton Owners Sweetheart Ride
10:00am - 2:00pm For more info www.nortonclub.com
Sunday, February 11
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal 2nd Sunday Breakfast ~ East Bay Extravaganza!!
Second Sunday; 8am – 1:00; Different Location Every Month. Cafe Soleil, 3550 San Pablo Dam Rd., El Sobrante. For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org.
Sunday, February 18
California (Northern) Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) Breakfast
3rd Sunday every month, 9:00 A.M. at Putah Creek Cafe in picturesque Winters, California (Highways 505/128) MGNOC members and interested Guzzi riders meet for breakfast and good time. The Putah Creek Cafe is located at Railroad Avenue. More information contact: Northern California MGNOC Rep, Don Van Zandt at 707-557-5199
Monday, February 19
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Third Monday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Hot Italian, 1627 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814 www.NorCalDoc.com or 408-807-6141
Saturday, February 24
BSA Owner's Club Nor Cal Sacramento Delta Ride
Meet at 10:00am (gassed and ready to go) at the Municipal Pier parking lot, Rio Vista. Get out of town! Get back to Nature! Learn a little California History! Have lunch with your buddies. Visit www.bsaocnc.org for more info or contact Don Danmeier 415-893-1650 (days) or 415-898-0330 (evenings until 9:00)
Saturday, February 24- Sunday, February 25
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Member Meeting and Campout
Hidden View Campground, on the shores of Lake Henry, will be both a great ride and fun camping. Meet at 8:00am at Jim's Country Style (5400 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton.) For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org or contact the tour captain at tourcaptain@bmwnorcal.org.
Saturday, February 25
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Fourth Saturday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Grazie Restaurant, 823 Grant Ave, Novato, CA 94945. For more info www.NorCalDoc.com or call 408-807-6141


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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - March 8

This Race is cancelled do to Corona Virus

Zen's first MotoGP Gathering of 2020 will now be May 3rd


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Sunday, April 3

Inaugural Zen MotoGP Gathering of 2022

Watch the race from Argentina. Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers! 2:00pm at The Zen House, located at 170 Main Street, Point Arena. For more info call 707-882-2281

Saturday, April 23
Zen’s Fringe Motorcycle Gathering

This is part of Point Arena’s 4th Annual
Almost Fringe Festival


1:00pm ~ Zen’s Fringe Motorcycle Parade
Kick Stands UP at 1:00 sharp for the Parade, led by motorcycle collector Peter Richardson on his very collectable 1974 Ducati Super Sport. All vintage and modern bikes are welcomed!
The parade will move slowly through Point Arena to the Lighthouse, Arena Cove then to the Vista Point overlooking Saunders’s Reef, returning back to Zen.


A Zen Motorcycle Display
Ducati Bevel Twins of the ‘70s ~ Immediately following the Fringe Motorcycle Parade
View examples of all the 70’s Bevel Twins while engaging in informal discussions with special guests Quail Motorcycle Gathering Judge, Will Guyan (BMW’s “Friend of the Marquee”, Former editor of BMW’s On The Level) and motorcycle collectors Peter Richardson and Garry Willy. Discussion topics include Bevel Twins, Motorcycle Collecting and The Quail Motorcycle Gathering.


2:30 ~ Backroads Ride Led by Will Guyan
Skilled riders only, this is NOT a ride for the inexperienced ~ Registration required ~ Email Motorcycles@TheZenHouse.net to registrar.

Fringe Festival
Saturday, April 23
Point Arena's Almost Fringe Festival
11:00 - 6:00 ~ Celebrate Art, Music, Food and Fringe Fun through out Point Arena. Visit PointArena.net for more information
Fringe Festival

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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - Sunday, May 3

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - Sunday, May 31

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - Sunday, June 28

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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Wednesday, July 3
NorCal Eastbay Airheads First Wednesday Barley Therapy
First Wednesday of most months, 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Sideshow Kitchen, 942 Stanford Ave., Oakland, CA 94608. For more info visit www.airheads.org
Thursday, July 4
California (Bay Area) NORCAL Guzzi Bike Night
First Thursday of every month at 6:00 P.M. New Location: Palermo's Italian Restaurant, 791 Auzerais Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126. Amazing food...fair company LOL. As always, MGNOC members and all motorcyclists are welcome. For more info on dinner or a ride or to become a member contact Pierre at 408-710-4886 or email the group at: pierredacunha@yahoo.com
Saturday, July 6
BSA Owner's Club Nor Cal ~ Singles Ride
Ride departs at 10am from Jim's Automotive, 21310 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville, CA. For info visit www.bsaocnc.org or call Jim Romain at 707 696-5004.
Saturday, July 6
Point Arena's Fireworks Festival at Arena Cove
4:00pm - 11:00pm ~ Come early and stay late for the Street Fair at Arena Cove. Enjoy live music, venders, children's activities and a wide selection of food & drinks. Fun for all ages!! Fireworks show will begin at dark! BRING FLASHLIGHTS & JACKETS!! (Please, NO Pets!) $10.00 General Admission/$5 for youth 12-17/Children under 12 free/$20 for a Family of Four. Parking is limited/Additional Parking at City Hall with Shuttle Bus available to pier. For more info visit www.PointArena.net
Sunday, July 7
Point Arena Independence Day Parade
Parade begins at 12:00 Noon and travels along Main St./HWY 1. Past years' entries have included fire trucks, classic cars, floats, drum corps, dancers, horses, artcars and lots of surprises.
The Zen House will host Independence Day Antics at the shop before and immediately following the parade. For more info visit www.PointArena.net
Monday, July 8
South Bay Area DUCATI Bike Nights
Second Monday of each month; 6:00 – 9:00 PM ~Pizza Antica, 334 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128 James Hug and/or John Clelland will be your hosts for this event. For more info visit Nor Cal Ducati on Facebook
Sunday, July 21
California (Northern) Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) Breakfast
3rd Sunday every month, 9:00 A.M. at Putah Creek Cafe in picturesque Winters, California (Highways 505/128) MGNOC members and interested Guzzi riders meet for breakfast and good time. The Putah Creek Cafe is located at Railroad Avenue. More information contact: Northern California MGNOC Rep, Don Van Zandt at 707-557-5199
Friday - Saturday, July 26 - 27
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal~ July Member Meeting and Campout!
Stoney Creek Group Site, Trinity Lake Blvd, Lewiston, CA 96052 (off Hwy 3). Ride, Camp, Eat, Play, Make Friends! For more info, to get the route sheet, or to register visit www.bmwnorcal.org

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motorcycle gathering

Watch the race from Brittan. Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers!
1:00pm at The Zen House, located at 170 Main Street, Point Arena.
For more info call 707-882-2281



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motorcycle gathering cancelled

Dangerous Roads in the forcast for Sunday.
Stay safe. Stay Home. And we'll see you in October.


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motorcycle gathering

Watch the race from Australia. Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers!
1:00pm at The Zen House, located at 170 Main Street, Point Arena.
For more info call 707-882-2281



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motorcycle gathering

Watch the season finale from Valencia. Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers!
1:00pm at The Zen House, located at 170 Main Street, Point Arena.
For more info call 707-882-2281


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Saturday, December 10



Hometown Holidays at The Zen House

The Zen House’s Hometown Holiday Event is going to thrill the British Motorcycle enthusiast this year. Visit the shop from 1:00 – 4:00 on Saturday, December 10 to see a British Bike Display and shop the annual holiday sale.
This unique and diverse British Display includes motorcycles and engines from Hawaii, Michigan, Southern CA and the Bay Area. All machines are at The Zen House for Master Mechanic David Harris’s special attention.
The display incudes a custom Triumph Nourish 8 valve motorcycle, a ’54 BSA Goldstar, a ’66 Royal Endfield Bullet, a ’72 BSA Rocket III, a ’02 Triumph Booneville America and an ’09 Triumph 675 Daytona, as well as a ’73 Norton engine and a ’72 Triumph engine.
View these historic and modern machines while chatting with the mechanic about the nuances of each motorcycle.
From 4:00- 6:00, live music will be provided by acoustic duo Black Sugar Rose and complimentary hor d'oeuvres with Dave’s Danish Glogg will be served.
For more info call 707-882-2281



The entire town will celebrate the holidays…AND…you are invited!
All main street merchants will be having huge holiday sales with complimentary snacks!
There will be a Crafts Fair, Carolers, a Tree Lighting Ceremony, as well as a Visit from Santa Claus and more.
The Zen House will have live music from 4:00 – 6:00 provided by Alternative Acoustic Duo Black Sugar Rose, along with tasty treats and Danish Glogg.
Complete your holiday shopping while getting your Holiday Cheer on at Point Arena’s Hometown Holidays!
For more info call 707-882-2281

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