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Welcome to the Mercedes-Benz Club of America, Fort Worth Section website. The goals of our club are to have fun, enjoy our Mercedes-Benz automobiles, learn more about our cars, and share the camaraderie of like-minded enthusiasts.  Not a member?  Call (800) 637-2360, or CLICK to apply by mail.  Please specify Fort Worth as your section of preference.  Need to renew your membership?  Call the number above, or CLICK to renew by mail.  You may also apply or renew online by using MBCA's national website, www.mbca.orgCLICK to see the benefits of membership.


Recent updates and special announcements (click on the BLUE LINKS below for more information):
Event Calendar: NEW EVENT!  Lunch and Moonshine, Glen Rose and Tolar, TX, September 18, 2021.
Event Calendar: SOLD OUT!  Hill Country Run Overnighter, Burnet, TX, October 9-10, 2021.
Prior Events:      PICTURES! Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, Waco, TX, held August 14, 2021.
Newsletter:        The 2nd Quarter 2021 online edition is ready for you to read.


MERCEDES-BENZ VEHICLE REBATE PROGRAM FOR MBCA MEMBERS!  You may qualify for rebates of up to $1000 depending on model!  You need to be an MBCA member for at least 30 days to qualify for the new program. These rebates may change every month.  CLICK for details.

NEXT EVENT: Lunch and Moonshine, Glen Rose & Tolar, TX, Saturday, September 18, 10:45am

Join us for a great drive, a fine lunch, and whiskey and moonshine-tasting. Our lunch destination will be the upscale Riverhouse Grill in Glen Rose.  Elegant but casual, the restaurant occupies a renovated historic home built in the early1900s. The chef serves excellent dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients.  This venue promises a unique luncheon experience in small-town Texas.  After lunch, we will make our way to the Sledge Distillery in Tolar for an optional whiskey and moonshine tasting.  This tiny distillery creates whiskey and moonshine from the original recipe found in the war chest of the owner's father, who served in the military and made moonshine during World War II.  Lunch is included in the $30 event fee.  The optional whiskey-tasting cost is $10, pay your own.


Riverhouse Grill Menu (lunch, tax and gratuity are included in the event fee below):
   
1) Choice of House Salad or Homemade Soup of the Day.

    2) Choice of:

        a) Smoked Turkey Panini - smoked turkey, bacon, tomatoes, pesto mayo, & provolone cheese on grilled bread, served w/fries.

        b) Fried Catfish - cornmeal battered & deep fried, served w/coleslaw, tartar sauce, & fries.
        c) Chicken Salad Sandwich - creamy blend of chicken, dried cranberries, celery, & onions on grilled bread, served w/fries.
        d) Bolognese Pasta - homemade marinara, ground beef, & pork sausage over linguini pasta, topped w/parmesan.

    3) A non-alcoholic beverage.
Alcoholic drinks are not included.  The restaurant will bill you if you wish to enjoy your favorite alcoholic beverage with your lunch,

Optional Sledge Distillery Tasting:
As this is an optional activity, please pay your own.  The cost is $10/person payable at the door.

 

Cost and Signup:

We will charge an event fee of $30 per person.  The fee covers lunch at the Riverhouse Grill and sundry event planning expenses.    Please register and send your event fee as soon as possible so we can provide a good headcount to the restaurant. You have 2 ways to pay:

 

1) To pay the event fee online using your credit card ($30 per person):

Click the button below to pay via PayPal. You do not need a PayPal Account to do so. Please ensure your payment reflects the number of attendees in your party. Your online payment serves as your registration.

2) To pay event fee with a check ($30 per person):

Click to sign up via email so we can hold your spot(s), then send your payment as soon as possible.  Make your check payable to MBCA and send to DJ de Jesus, 4159 Charron Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76116. 


Meeting Place:
At 10:45am (come earlier if you wish to have breakfast), we will meet for a briefing at the Cracker Barrel at 8010 SW Loop 820, Fort Worth (I-20 and Winscott Road, west of Fort Worth), (817) 249-3360 ‎(see map below).  We will depart immediately after the briefing. 

 


Covid precautions:
Please note that the decision to attend this event is yours alone, and you assume all risks pertaining to Covid-19 in addition to the usual risks of event participation. Please do not attend if you have been exposed to the virus and/or are experiencing Covid or Covid-like symptoms. We will follow Covid protocols to the extent possible (masks, social distancing, etc.) to make this event as safe as possible. You will be asked to certify that you have not knowingly been exposed to Covid-19, and are not experiencing Covid or Covid-like symptoms. Your temperature will be taken - those who have temps which reach or exceed the CDC guideline of 100.4 will not be allowed to attend. Please bring an ample supply of masks, wipes, hand sanitizers, etc. so you may better protect yourself and others from this virus.


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