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ACBS Annual Meeting November 2, 3 & 4
This Year’s Annual Meeting and Dinner is a Mystery!
Come join us for a fun filled weekend in the San Jose and Campbell area. We have great food and adventure planned for you. Home base will be the DoubleTree by Hilton Campbell – Pruneyard Plaza. We have rooms blocked until Oct. 3 with a special rate of $129 a night. See below on how to make your reservations.
Start Friday in the Pruneyard Plaza at the Rock Bottom Brewery with all your ACBS friends. They have a Happy Hour from 3 to 6:30. We have a room for us starting at 6:30 with a fabulous buffet, including dessert and non-alcoholic drinks.
Saturday is the Mystery, at the Winchester Mystery house. Come see the House and hear the history behind the Sara Winchester movie that recently came out. We have a private tour set up for us with special docents. Then there is a “Build your own Sandwich Bar lunch” on the premises. The tour begins at 11:00 and only holds 50, so sign up early!!!!! See below for more info on the Winchester Mystery House.
Saturday night is the ACBS Annual Meeting and Dinner at the DoubleTree in the Pruneyard. Join us to install our new Board of Directors, 3rd VP and President. Meeting starts at 5:30 and dinner at 7:00. The awards will be presented during dinner and then there will be a picture show honoring our past Presidents throughout the years and one with a recap of the past year. (Note if you have pictures of ACBS events or Presidents you would like to share, send them ASAP, to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sunday morning, Downtown Campbell shuts down it’s main street for a wonderful farmers market. Meet up with friends to walk along and pick-up some goodies to take home with you. Downtown also has one of the last great used books stores, an olive oil and balsamic vinegar shop with tastings, a map for a historic Campbell walk and/or a hike along the Los Gatos Creek trail. All this is within a 1.2 mile of the DoubleTree Hotel.
To book your room at the Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Campbell – Pruneyard Plaza
ONLINE: Booking Link: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/dt/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=SJCPPDT&spec_plan=CDTACB&arrival=20181102&departure=20181104&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT
Group Name: Antique Classic Boat Society Group Code: ACB
Please note, the entire URL must be copied and pasted for it to work properly.
Phone: 1-800-222-TREE(222-8733) & request the code ACB
Winchester Mystery House:
Sarah Winchester was a true woman of independence, drive, and courage who lives on in legend as a grieving widow who continuously built (and built and built) onto her initially small, two-story farmhouse to appease the spirits of those killed by the guns manufactured by her husband’s firearms company.
Today you can tour through 110 of the 160 rooms of Sarah’s stately mansion, known around the world as the Winchester Mystery House, and see the bizarre attributes that give the mansion its name; a window built into the floor, stairs leading to ceilings, doors that open onto blank walls, a seeming obsession with the numeral “13,” cobweb motifs, etc. Highlights of the 65-minute tour include the “$25,000 Room,” hayloft, Sarah’s bedroom, Séance room, Morning room, Grand Ballroom, Venetian dining room, “Hall of Fires” and guest reception area, among many other destinations.