If you want to experience the unique style of our mountainside paradise, attend one of our delightful annual events. One of our favorite celebrations is the Ironstone Car Show at Ironstone Vineyards. Formerly known as the Ironstone Concours d’Elegance, you’ll find an extravagant collection of over 300 antique and classic cars from around the globe on September 23, 2017. And, when you attend, you’ll benefit the Ironstone Concours Foundation and its efforts to empower children to reach their full potential.
As you plan your getaway to the Sierra Foothills, request a copy of our free Vacation Guide! You’ll find our recommendations for the best annual events like the Ironstone Car Show, as well as local wineries, wonderful eateries, and historic sites. Our guide also features the rustic accommodations and comfortable amenities at Courtwood Inn!
Why the Ironstone Car Show Is A Local Favorite!
When you plan your trip to the Ironstone Car Show, our stunning bed and breakfast is just a scenic 10-minute drive from Ironstone Vineyards. Read our local insights and everything you’ll experience at this annual event!
The History of the Event
Since 1993, this spectacular showcase has been sponsored by the Ironstone Concours Foundation. Each year, the Ironstone Car Show features a stunning collection of over 300 restored automobiles. The cars include luxurious makes like Rolls Royce, Jaguar, Bentley, and Packard, just to name a few!
The Incredible Cause
All of the proceeds from the Ironstone Car Show benefit the Central and Northern California Future Farmers of America (FFA) and local 4-H groups. Each mission’s goal is to inspire young people to reach their full potential and aim for success. As you walk around the Ironstone Concours d’Elegance, you’ll see projects from local students. In addition, the foundation works with California State Fair Scholarship Fund and the Calaveras County Fair Scholarship Program to provide aspiring students with financial aid for school.
More You Can Experience at Ironstone Vineyards
If you want to experience more of Ironstone Vineyards, it’s the perfect year-round destination! You can delight in the savory flavors of the signature reds and whites on one of the daily wine tours. Or, listen to internationally famous bands at the Ironstone Summer Concert series from May to September. If you are a history buff, meander through the Ironstone Heritage Museum and see the world’s largest Crystalline Gold Leaf specimen. Whatever way you decide to spend the day, you’re sure to fall in love with this local favorite!
Courtwood Inn Is the Perfect Retreat!
As you plan your next vacation, autumn in our mountainside town is breathtaking. With the trees changing colors to the weather cooling down, Courtwood Inn is the ideal place to welcome the fall season! Each of our quaint accommodations features a private balcony with stunning views of the San Joaquin Valley and the Sierra Foothills. We invite you to browse our wonderful selection of guest rooms and select the ideal retreat for your delightful getaway.
As you search our accommodations, consider booking our U.S. Open Room. This star-spangled suite is one of our largest rooms and is filled with red, white, and blue accents. To commemorate this summer event, you’ll find tennis balls in the bedside lamps and other tennis-themed decor. This unique accommodation offers ADA features including large entrance doors, an oversized bed, and a 2-person Jason Microsilk spa tub. You’re home-away-from-home also includes a walk-in closet, Keurig coffee maker, and a mini refrigerator!
Book your next getaway with Courtwood Inn this year!