Alfa Romeo and other events in and around Coachella Valley

December 14 (Sat) Polo Ponies & Horsepower. Drive to Thermal to visit Desert ALFAs member Rico Varge’s polo ponies and car collection. No-host lunch follows. Join us at 9:00 a.m. at Starbucks, Deep Canyon and Hwy 111 for drivers’ meeting.

January 4, 2020 (Sat) 9:00-10:30: Italian Cars & Coffee (register at

January 17-19, 2020 (Fri-Sun) AROC-USA Midyear Gathering. Check here for more information.

February 1, 2020 (Sat) 9:00-10:30: Italian Cars & Coffee (register at

February 6, 2020 (Thu): First Annual Mystery Drive.  Your VP, John DiViggiano and your DesertALFAs board, are putting together a fun and interesting local drive/tour. Starting location, exact time, and minimal costs will be revealed as plans are finalized. SAVE THE DATE!

February 15, 2020 (Sat) 9:00-10:30: Italian Cars & Coffee (register at

March 1, 2020 (Sun): Noon – 4pm: El Dorado Polo Field tailgate party as we watch Rico’s polo team play games at noon and 2:00; Champagne and Martinelli’s will be the drinks of choice. Bring “tailgating” food to share with other DA attendees as ALFAs will be parking field-side on the berm.

March 15, 2020 (Sun): Ides of March Annual chapter meeting: recap of 2019/2020 season’s activities, ideas for 2020/2021 activities and election of officers.  Time and location TBA. Attendance is not mandatory but Beware the Ides of March elections of you are not present!

See other AROC chapter events here