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Rendezvous Schedule

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Thursday, June 15th

6pm–9pm Dinner, Mama Mia's Pizza & Cafe

185 Ballston Ave., Saratoga Springs, 518-583-7783

The official, unofficial start to the Rendezvous! Find your way to Mama Mia’s to meet up with old friends and make some new ones. Whether you just got to town or have been there for a day or 2, dinner at Mama Mia’s will put you in the right frame of mind to the big weekend! Please call ahead to reserve a table!

Note: This is the only dinner not included as part of your registration.

Friday, June 16th

2–4pm Yaddo Gardens

312 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs

We’d like to introduce you to one of Saratoga’s hidden gems, Yaddo Gardens. The gardens are part of the Yaddo artists’s community and modeled after classical Italian gardens of Europe.

If docent-led tours are your thing, we've arranged for one which will start at 3pm.

6–8pm Poolside reception & pizza party at the Springs Motel

189 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

Happily, the Springs Motel continues to serve as home base for R17. Thanks to the big-heartedness of Karl, our host, the official event kicks off with registration & a pizza party at the Springs. This also gives you your first chance see Citroëns en masse. Come get your welcome registration packet, grab some pizza (including gluten free) and a beverage and celebrate another year of friendship and fun.

If you see Karl, please be sure to shake his hand asay THANKS for all the years of hosting us... and to MANY more!

Saturday, June 17th

9am–9pm Le GRAND jour! Lakeside Farms

336 Schauber Rd., Ballston Lake

SHOW CARS will be directed to park on the show field by model; all others will be asked to park in the lot. Please follow instructions from our volunteer parkers.

After parking and getting your windshield placard secured, stroll the rows & see your favorites. Be sure to carry your People Choice Ballot and vote for your favorites. Stop by the big tent to see out what the vendors have for sale & pick up this year's T-shirt at the registration table. And don't forget the complimentary continental breakfast!

Show day details

9am–4pm Show field open

PLEASE no early birds; the vendors and volunteers need time to set up.

Hunger pangs?
Visit the Lakeside Country Market & Restaurant, right on site. Soups, salads, & sandwiches, burgers & hot dogs are all available at the restaurant, while the market has lots of light snacks.

11am–12pm Panhard presentation

John Peterson, president of the U.S. Panhard Club will be speaking in the barn.

1–2pm Tech talk by Lon Price

How to adjust your Citromatic transmission (your boîte à vitesses hydraulique!)

4–5:30pm Downtime

Relax, catch a nap, explore

5:45pm–7:30pm Silent auction

Win stuff and help the Rendezvous!

Winners announced after dinner.

6–8pm Banquet dinner

Provided by the friendly folks at Lakeside Farms. The People's Choice Awards and winners of the 50-50 raffle will be announced at 8pm.

Sunday, June 18th

Thanks to a generous donation from CitroënVie, we are able to enjoy the Saratoga Auto Museum for our Sunday activities.

8:30–11:30am Continental breakfast at the Saratoga Auto Museum

Breakfast and coffee at the museum, and People's Choice award winners viewing

11:30am–2 or 3pm Driving tour

Art Harvey has mapped out a drive to Cambridge, New York, making a half loop & staying close to Saratoga. The landscape is mostly farm country and small towns.

2 or 3–5pm Downtime - take a break!
5–8pm Dinner at the Saratoga Auto Museum

Last chance to hang out with your fellow Citroënistes ... until 2018!