Alfa Romeo Owners Club (AROC) Capital Chapter ~ Driving D.C., Maryland, & Northern Virginia Alfas since 1959

The Capital Chapter is one of the oldest among the Alfa Romeo Owners Club, founded in 1959, barely one year after our national Club began. Back then Alfas were rare — hard to find, difficult to maintain, challenging to understand — and the Club gave enthusiasts (“Alfisti”) a place to learn how to keep them happy, to exchange knowledge and parts, and to share their passion. There are more of these cars now, as 21st century Alfas have joined the vintage ones whilst the Club connects us with each other so we can learn more about cars, events, and opportunities. 

If you are an Alfa owner, or someone interested in this century-old Italian automotive brand, we’d love to get to know you and share the thrills of the open road, the show field, and the track!

The Alfa Romeo Owners Club is a national organization. You can join the Club at www.aroc-usa.org. If you live in our region (Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia), select the Maryland MD (Chapter 04) Capital Chapter AROC membership, to sign on to our Chapter at no additional cost. Joining AROC with the Capital Chapter membership is $68.00 annually.

We look forward to keeping you updated on our club driving events, the annual AROC National Convention, and unique opportunities offered by our sponsors and regional Alfa Romeo studios. With close to 200 local Alfisti members, we hope you join the DMV chapter today and on the next club drive!

2022 Capital Chapter il calendario Events

Saturday, September 17th, 2022 | 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Capital Chapter BBQ Social hosted at Brad and Maggie Mellor’s residence in Vienna, VA. Please refer to the newsletter for their address.

Saturday, October 29th, 2022 | 4th Annual Fall Drive: We’ll start with an Alfa corral at our region’s premier Cars & Coffee in Hunt Valley, Maryland, followed by a 60-mile country roads rally, and finish with lunch at Kecco’s Neapolitan Kitchen at 114 Westminster Pike, Reisterstown, MD. Stay tuned for further event details of Phil and Rita Schleider’s annual organized driving tour through the Maryland countryside. And if you are interested, check out last year’s annual fall drive photos by scrolling down halfway through the Member Driving Fun webpage.

Monday, October TBD 2022 | 6:30 PM | Monthly Dinner Meeting: Our meetings are an opportunity to share Alfa connections, support, and plan upcoming events.  The chapter’s monthly dinner gatherings will be arranged on a month-to-month schedule. We ask only fully vaccinated people to attend. The dinners typically alternate between three DMV restaurant locations. If you’re new to the club, we encourage you to attend and meet your fellow Capital Alfa Club members. 

Saturday, October 15, 2022 | Rockville Car Show Registration is open for the Rockville Car Show on Saturday, October 15. Our Chapter always provides a fine collection of vintage Alfas and will do so again this year, with your participation encouraged. https://www.rockvillemd.gov/667/Antique-Classic-Car-Show

2022 December Holiday Party – Date to be determined.

If you’re interested in organizing a 2022 chapter club event or have other event ideas, please contact the Chapter President, Brewster Thackeray, BrewThack@gmail.com.

Chapter member benefit! Capital Chapter members, if you have an Alfa Romeo that you are looking to sell, please forward the information to BrewThack@gmail.com to list it on the CapitalAlfa.org website.

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