2019 Piners Donation

Thank you for donating to our fundraiser benefitting the residents of Piner's Nursing Home in Napa.

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2019 Quilt Raffle

Beautiful Handmade VW Quilt Raffle for Charity.  Proceeds from this raffle will benefit the residents of as local nursing home in Napa, CA.  This quilt is one of a kind – made from gently used VW shirts donated by the members of the VW community. The quilt measures approx 72” x 90” – throw it on your bed, couch or in your bus!  Tickets are only $1 each!

About the Raffle: This is an electronic raffle. Tickets can be purchased on the club website: northbayaircooled.com, and ticket numbers will be manually emailed within 24hours (approx). The raffle will run through November 15th. The winner will be selected by random, electronic draw, and the blanket will be shipped to the address provided.

About the quilt: All shirts were donated by the local VW community. They were washed, reinforced, cut and stitched together. Measures approximately 72” wide by 90” long. Was made in a smoke free home with pets.

About our club: North Bay Air Cooled (NBAC) is a Northern California, 501(c)3 Non-Profit, Vintage VW Car Club. Please see our website for additional, detailed information.

Special thanks: We would like to provide a special thank you to Nikki Carpenter and Candace Van Oeveren.

Nikki Carpenter had the vision for this amazing quilt and fundraising activity.  Nikki, along with her mother, Candace Van Overen worked tirelessly to create this beautiful quilt. 

Thank you shirt donors:

Scott Badovick, Mick Bowlin, Nikki Carpenter, Larry Cereghino, Ronnie DeSoto, Terrie Ent., John Galvin, Maren & Steve Goebert, Jill Granger, Don Haugen, Todd Hunter, Kerri and Steve Schillinger, Candace Van Overen, and Alex Weeks.

Thank you to Magnolia, LTC Management Services, for their generous donation. And thank you to everyone who participates in purchasing tickets – we appreciate you!

The Raffle has ended: The winning ticket number is: AA10547 – Congratulations Jahnai Pearson!!!

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2019 Hot Wheels

Here are the “Hot Wheels” pictures from the 2019 NBAC VW Car Show. Thank you again to everyone who came out!

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2019 VW Car Show Engine Giveaway

North Bay Air Cooled is excited to announce Greg Urrutia of Greg’s VW Service, is donating an engine to raffle off at our 2019 NBAC VW Car Show! This will be a freshly rebuilt, 1600 upright. Ready to be installed in your air cooled VW!

Features of the engine include:
Case, crank, cam, lifters, and rod rebuild Jansen Enterprises.
Brand new pistons, cylinders, heads, bearings, oil pump.

This engine will be raffled off separately from the amazing raffle we always hold. Raffle tickets for the general raffle AND the engine raffle will be available the day of the show, but for a limited time, North Bay Air Cooled is offering the chance to pre-purchase engine raffle tickets.

You DO NOT need to be present to win! Just live close enough to pick up the engine. Delivery will not be available. After you purchase tickets, you will receive an email with your ticket numbers. If you win, but are not present at the raffle, you will receive a phone call and/or email notifying you that you won.

All proceeds benefit the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club.

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2019 VW Car Show Sponsorship

Thank you for helping sponsor the 2019 NBAC VW Car Show. Proceeds benefit the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club.

“The Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club is one of the most influential youth development organizations in our community and our vision is that all Club members graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and leading a healthy lifestyle. Since our opening in October 2003, we have served over four thousand youth. Community investments and strong leadership have been the driving catalysts of the Club although we have not been immune to hard economic times. We know that with continued community involvement and support as well as strong leadership we will be able to give Vacaville’s most disadvantaged youth the opportunity to be successful in life, regardless of their life situation.  Together, we can help a child increase in confidence, create possibilities, and inspire hope for a brighter future.” – Anna Eaton, Executive Director

Sponsorship Levels

All donations are welcome and needed to support this great cause. However, if you wish to become an official sponsor, we offer the following levels:

Gold $500 – Logo on our website, large logo on top of the shirts & logo on show banner.

Silver $250 – Logo on shirt & logo on show banner.

Bronze $100 – Logo on show banner

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2019 VW Car Show Pre-Registration

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2019 North Bay Air Cooled VW Car Show

2019 North Bay Air Cooled VW Car Show

On Sunday, September 22nd, 2019, North Bay Air Cooled, in collaboration with Vacaville Volkswagen and Skinner Classics, cordially invite you to our second annual VW car show, benefitting the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club.

Entry Fee: $20 if registered and paid in advance / $25 at the door per car

Pre-register here

Sunday September 22nd, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Vacaville VW Dealership
721 Orange Dr.  Vacaville, CA 95687

Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club  – http://www.vnbgc.com/
When the bell rings, schools are out but the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys and Girls Clubs (VNBGC) are in. Unfortunately, 1/3 of Vacaville’s kids have no place to go leaving them at risk of being unsupervised, unguided, and unsafe. The definition of “at risk” is no longer defined as just low income or underserved youths. We know all too well that children in middle and upper income families deal with just as many social and personal issues.

Ensuring a safe, productive place for kids to spend out-of-school time is vital. Their goal at The Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club is to inspire youth to believe in themselves and to enhance their lives through the programs brought to them by their compassionate staff. VNBGC provide Vacaville’s youth with life-changing programs that develop a desire for learning and believe that every young person deserves a great future.

Interested in sponsoring the event, or email northybayaircooled@gmail.com.

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2018 Hot Wheels Photo Booth

On behalf or Vacaville Volkswagen, Skinner Classics, and the club, we would like to say thank you to everyone who came out and supported our 2nd Annual 2018 North Bay Air Cooled VW Car show.

As promised, here are the photos from the Hot Wheels photo booth!

North Bay Air Cooled would like to thank Efrain Hernandez for donating his time and talent to take all of these amazing pictures.

A huge THANK YOU to Steve Schillinger for designing and building the photo booth.  We would also like to thank everyone who helped Steve build and erect it!  A huge thank you to Chris Onders, Bob Daniels, Dan Parris, Jarrod Cole, Joseph Onders, Darren Giroux, Jon Houk, Robert Skinner, Jason White, Eric White, Joe Benson, Mark Brindusescu, & Russ Rice. 

You can also view and download them from our Google Photos Account.

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2018 VW Car Show Categories

North Bay Air Cooled is proud to announce the judging categories for our 2017 VW Car Show, sponsored by Vacaville Volkswagen and Skinner Classics.   This car show benefits the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club.  All categories, unless otherwise noted, will be peer-judged.

 Click here to learn more about this car show.

For the 2018 NBAC VW Car Show categories will be:


  • Class 1: Through 1957
  • Class 2: 58 – 67
  • Class 3: 68 and up
  • Class 4: Any year convertible


  • Class 5: 49 – 67 (Split Window)
  • Class 6: 68 – 79 (Bay Window)
  • Class 7: Vanagon & Eurovan

Other Air-Cooled

  • Class 8: Fastback
  • Class 9: Notchback
  • Class 10: Squareback
  • Class 11: Karmann Ghia
  • Class 12: Thing
  • Class 13: Baja, Buggie, Special

Water Cooled

  • Class 14: Scirocco, Corrado
  • Class 15: Passat & Jetta
  • Class 16: New Beetle
  • Class 17: Golf, GTi, Cabriolet, Rabbit
  • Class 18: Special Interest – Water Cooled

Special / Other

  • Class 19: Toy
  • Class 20: People’s Choice (Voted for by all attendees)
  • Class 21: Best in Show (Judge Voted)
  • Class 22: Driven Furthest to get to show
  • Class 23: Owned the longest
  • Class 24: Youngest Driver
  • Class 25: Best Lowered
  • Class 26: Best Interior
  • Class 27: Best Wheels
  • Class 28: Best Patina
  • Class 29: Best Work in Progress
  • Class 30: Best Stock
  • Class 31: Best Water Cooled
  • Class 32: Best Car Accessory

CAr Show Categories - simply win

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2018 VW Car Show Sponsorship

Thank you for your interest in donating a raffle item or cash to North Bay Air Cooled’s Second Annual Volkswagen Car Show benefitting the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club.  This year’s show will be held on September 16, 2018 at Vacaville Volkswagen at 721 Orange Drive.

Last year, we raised $5159.69 for the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys and Girls club.  With your support, we hope to surpass that amount in 2018!

Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club works with youth ages 6 – 18 in the areas of academic success, character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.  Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Information about their clubs can be found at www.vnbgc.com

North Bay Air Cooled is devoted to the love and preservation of vintage Volkswagens.  The club has monthly meet ups, participates in several parades each year, and holds fundraising events for worthy causes in Solano and Napa Counties.  Information about the club can be found at www.northbayaircooled.com.

Raffle items are an important part of our fund-raising activities.  Last year’s raffle had almost 90 items, and raised close to $1500. Your donation will have your name attached to it and will be announced when the prize is given.  If you have a business card that you would like to go with the prize, please give it to the club member who collected the raffle item and we will attach it to the donation.  

If you would like to sponsor a raffle item, you can donate $20 or more and we will buy a raffle item on your behalf.

Cash donations are used to help pay for the upfront costs associated with car show.  This includes items such as printing charges, T-Shirts, and other show expenses. We then re-coup the cost through t-shirt sales, entry fees, raffle tickets, etc.   All proceeds go to the Boys and Girls Club.

North Bay Air Cooled is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and is tax-exempt under the Internal Revenue Code.  All raffle and cash donations are tax-deductible.

In order for us to be able to properly label and announce your donation, and to enable us to send you a tax-deductible donation letter, please complete the following information and return to the club member who you gave the donation to.

Donations can be made on our Paypal page

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