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davebarton.com does not organize any of the below Volvo enthusiast activities.  Just trying to help get the word out.
Please contact the below people for more info.

VCOA North Texas Chapter Coordinator: Chris Strong, Plano, TX
Contact: bullitt210 [at] gmail [dot] com

VCOA Central Texas Chapter Coordinator: George Dill, Temple, TX
Contact: dill_vcoatx [at] msn [dot] com

October 20-22, 20172017 VCOA National Members Meet, Tulsa, Oklahoma. 4 hours from North Texas. Hosted by Green County VCOA Chapter. Meet registration to be available in March.   Info: http://www.vcoa.org/events/national-events

May 6, 2017 (Saturday)Volvo Car Lovers Get-Together. Saturday, May 6, 2017. Open to all interested parties. No RSVP needed and no fees required.  Details, maps and updates at VCOA website: http://tinyurl.com/hpfl9em.  You can view this info without any login, signup or registration.

Begins at 10 am at Pavilion 5, Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, 432 Lady Bird Johnson Drive, Fredericksburg TX 78624. 

Then at noon there's a Hill Country driving tour to Cooper's BBQ in Llano, Texas, www.coopersbbqllano.com/menu.html

October 22, 2016 (Saturday)
Volvo Car Lovers Get-Together. Saturday, October 22, 2016, at the Monument Café in Georgetown (Central Texas).  Details and updates here…   http://tinyurl.com/zj4oj4r 
The full link…
Note: You can view/read/copy the link without logging in, registering or joining.

April 9, 2016 (Saturday)
Volvo Car Meet. Columbus, Texas. Saturday, April 9, 2016, rain or shine.
The fair city of Columbus is 70 miles west of Houston on I-10.
Sponsored by the Texas Chapter Volvo Club of America and representatives of Volvo Sports America. Open to all interested parties. No RSVP needed.

For the third time in seven years our host will be Nils Nilsson at his secluded Volvo paradise in the Piney Woods.
Our special guest in attendance will be Nils’ daughter, Anna Nilsson Hanson, who will lead the Volvo scenic drive from Columbus to the ranch in her classic 1991 244.
Tentative itinerary:
9am-11am: assemble in the Walmart parking lot in Columbus.
11am-1pm: Stroll to lunch at Schobel’s (across the street).
1pm-2pm: Scenic drive to Volvosang with pit stop at Hruska’s store in Ellinger.
2pm-end: (events to be determined)

For details and updates visit here.

October 17, 2015 (Saturday)  -  Volvo Car Meet in Marble Falls, Central Texas.
Free to everyone. No RSVP needed. 8AM to 6PM (rain or shine) in Johnson Park, Pavilion Two (near the public boat ramp). Park is alcohol-free and smoke-free. Volvo parking will be in the rectangular parking area near Pavilion Two. City Park ordinances prohibit parking on the grass, making loud noises or importing glass containers. Best route from the northeast is on FM 1431.  Johnson Park has all amenities and is walking distance to the famous Blue Bonnet Café. www.bluebonnetcafe.net/about.  
More details and updates in VCOA thread here:
Turbobricks discussion thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=312922

January 4, 2014
  -  North Texas. Early AM meet. Plus lunch meet after.  

Meet at Cars and Coffee, located at Classic BMW, 6800 Dallas Pkwy (corner of W Spring Creek Pkwy), Plano, TX. This event is big and can fill up the lot fast. It's recommended to arrive before 7:30 AM if you want to park together.  Any and all Volvos and Volvo enthusaiasts welcome. Then after we'll cruise over for lunch to Quaker Steak & Lube, 5584 Texas Hwy 121, Plano.  Cars and Coffee happens on the first Saturday of each month, weather permitting.  TURBOBRICKS THREAD (now with pics).

October 4, 2014 (Saturday)  -  Volvo Car Get-together in Central Texas.
9AM to 7PM
Free to all interested parties. No Club affiliation needed. Volvo ownership nonessential.
Megg's Café, 1749 Everton Dr. Temple, Texas 76504. 254-771-3800.
Local contact: George Dill 254-5 four 1-2 one 9 nine, volvotexasdill at lycos dot com
Details and updates at http://tinyurl.com/o2e7fh3
Google Megg’s Café http://tinyurl.com/o4jo4lz
Megg’s Café website http://meggs-cafe.com/
Turbobricks discussion thread for this: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=296638
and here: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=299516
Photos of meet here: http://s913.photobucket.com/user/gdillpb1/slideshow/VolvoTexasMeggsOct2014?sort=3  http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=301320

October 31 to November 1, 2014  -  VCOA National Meet in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  Only about 6 hours away from North Texas.  Sponsored by the Ozark Rollers Chapter of VCOA.
More details here: