PineWoodDerbyWorkshop on the Bus is a mobile woodshop set up so kids from five to seventy-five can build a wooden first-class race car. In a three-hour session you and your small person can build a competitive, ready-to-race machine that will blow the competition’s doors off.
We can also bring the Shop Bus to your location for your full-bus event for an addition fuel-surcharge per car.
This Building Season Schedule is . . .
16 November - 22 November TULSA --------->
24 November - 01 December OKLAHOMA CITY --------->
03 December - 08 December AMARILLO --------->
10 December - 15 December WICHITA FALLS --------->
17 December - 31 January DALLAS
02 February - 07 February FORT WORTH
These are the dates we will be in your town.
We are really looking forward to seeing
all the glorious car builders
(and their parents) again.
The same user-friendly reservation process
we used last year (Eventbrite) will get you
covered with sawdust in no time at all.
As of today -- 28 September -- we are still
setting up the Eventbrite listings. I will post
as each set of reservations gets put in place.
Basically building days will lay out like this.
Before and after the Christmas Break (21 - 31 December)
Monday through Friday Saturdays and Holidays Sundays*
11:AM - 2:PM 8:00 - 11:00 1:30 - 4:30
5:30 - 3:30 11:30 - 2:30 5:00 - 8:00
3:00 - 6:00
6:30 - 9:30
During Christmas Break (21-31 December) every day will be on the Saturday and Holiday schedule of four sessions each day except Sundays*. Martin Luther King Day weekend will also be four-sessions-per day, again, except Sunday.
The Shop Bus will be in each town during the scheduled dates.
It is easiest for everybody to find the Bus if it stays in the same parking space the entire time; therefore, I will park it for the entire period in a single spot.
— I will contribute a donation of one hundred dollars per week to the host organization. That’s one reason I schedule each town in one-week sessions.
— From that host parking place I can move the Shop Bus to your location outside the Christmas Break (19 December through 3 January) for a fuel surcharge of two dollars per car being built and a fully-reserved bus of nine slots.
— Saturdays and Sundays and any day during the Christmas Break (19 December through 3 January) I can move the Bus to your location for a fuel surcharge of two dollars per car being built and a reservation of thirty-six slots per day.
— I can move to your location for Martin Luther King Day (18 January) for the same fuel surcharge and thirty-six slots’ reservation.
Make your group reservation early to bring the bus to your location. Once a reservation is made on the bus at home base, the Bus stays there.
The Bus is forty feet long. It’s a repurposed Greyhound-style. It needs the same room to operate as a school bus. For power we need to have a standard duplex outlet (110 volts, 16-20 amps) within one hundred feet. I will position the bus about an hour before your builders are scheduled to arrive.
Church parking lots are the best places to park because the space is there, the electric power is there, and the restrooms are usually accessible.
We have a place to park Big Sally
this year. The folks at
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
106 SOUTH GREENVILLE AVE,
have agreed to host us again this year.
They hosted us for three weeks last Spring.
They're good people. (Not just because they're hosting us.
The Shop Bus will be parked behind the Sanctuary on the side away from the Greenville Avenue side. There is lots of parking.