Area Events For Car Hobbyists
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The CCCCVA posts these events as a service to car hobbyists. The council has no control over the events, what happens at them or the event sponsors.
2018 Shows and Events
December 15 - The Oldies But Goodies Classic Cruizers will once again be hosting the Wreaths Across America Ceremony at City Point National Cemetery in Hopewell, Virginia. This rain or shine event pays tribute to our veterans by placing a beautiful wreath on as many headstones as possible. The event transforms the cemetery into a very festive scene for the holidays while remembering those that have passed. Join us by driving your antique vehicle or motorcycle as we convoy under police escort from the Crossings Shopping Center at 5220 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860 to the cemetery in Hopewell, VA. The convoy departs the Crossings at 10:30 and arrives at the cemetery at 10:45 for the ceremony. It is suggested you arrive at the Crossings by 10:00 to get lined up. If you would like to just meet us at the cemetery, the event starts promptly at 11:00 with a few remarks and then the laying of the wreaths. The cemetery is located on 10th Avenue and Davis Street Hopewell, Va. Contact person is Don Vtipil email@example.com
2019 Shows and Events
January 26 - 20th Annual Polar Bear Run - mystery run to somewhere interesting is always on the last Saturday in January. Sign up begins January 1st. Website: double26.com/pbr20
February - 8, 9, 10 - 57th Annual Rods & Customs Car Show at Meadow Event Park, 13111 Dawn Blvd, Doswell, VA 23047. 804-994-2800. Event dates and times: Friday February 8th 12noon - 9PM, Saturday February 9th 8AM - 9PM, Sunday February 10th 8AM - 6PM. The East Coasts Biggest & Largest Indoor Rod & Custom Show is Known Up & Down the Coast for its Unique and Unusal Trophies and Laid Back Atmosphere. Info Brian Wenk 804-266-1483. Website asphaltangels.net
April 6 - Remington Annual Car Show, April 6th, 2019, located at 105 E. Main Street, Remington Virginia 22734. 9am-3pm. All vehicles welcome. Registration ends noon, 12:00pm. Registration is the day of the show only, and is $20.00 per vehicle. Dash plaques to the 1st 100 registered. 50/50. Door prizes, and raffles. Great entertainment with live D.J. Top of the line, variety of food vendors. Top 35 + 8 specialty trophy's, and Best in Show trophy. Awards to start at 2:30pm. Rain Date: April 27th, 2019. 9am-3pm. For more information contact: Ray Bohlayer, 703-622-0760, (firstname.lastname@example.org). Bill Williams, 540-850-5601, (email@example.com). James Steele, 540-212-9930, (firstname.lastname@example.org). 100% of the proceeds go to M.M. Pierce Elementary School, Remington.
April 6th - Holly Grove Ruritan presents their 9th Annual “Gears in the Grove” Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show. 3022 Crewsville Road, Bumpass VA 23024. Plaques awarded to the Top 20 along with 5 special awards. Also we'll present a Best in Show Judges' Award. Show registration is still only $20 at the gate. Set up is from 9am to 11:30am. Judging begins at 12 Noon sharp with awards presented at 2pm. Free spectator admission. Great 50s music, food and drinks will be available along with a bake sale and 50/50 raffle. Door prizes given out through out the day. All proceeds will benefit Holly Grove Ruritan Club's charitable community efforts. This is a family fun non-alcohol event. Rain date is April 13th.
E-mail: email@example.com for more car show information or check out our website at www.Holly-Grove-Ruritan.org.
April 13 - Hopewell High School FBLA Car, Truck, and Bike Show at Hopewell High School (400 S. Mesa Dr. Hopewell, VA 23860). 8am-2pm Registration is 8am-10am Registration Fee is $20 and Free to spectators. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place, Best in Show, and Peoples Choice Trophies will be awarded. DJ, Food, US Army, 50/50 Raffle, and Lots of Fun. Contact: Shana Griffin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 804-541-6402
April 14 - Sunday Afternoon with the Classics: An American Legend-The Chevrolet Corvette. Deep Run Park and Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway, Henrico, VA 2-3:30pm Named after a small, highly maneuverable naval escort ship, the Corvette was Introduced in 1953 as the first large-scale, mass-produced car with an all-fiberglass body. Unique in automotive history, no other car has come close to the romantic reputation of Chevrolet's powerful two-seat sports car. It has become one of the most loved legends of American auto manufacturing - no other car has achieved 65 (and counting) years of continuous production. Join the Corvette Club of Richmond and Richmond Region AACA for a presentation and exploration of 8 generations of vehicle design and see why over 1.5 million Corvettes have been manufactured in America and sold around the world! Free! Information: Debbie Nolen, (804) 652-3407 or email@example.com Part of the popular Sunday Afternoon with the Classics automotive series. Drive your antique vehicle and participate in a mini cruise in 12:30-4 pm. Examples of all Corvette generations will be on display. Presentation from 2-3:30 pm.
April 27 - Zion’s Old Firehouse presents its Second Annual Car Show & Cruise-in, 16158 Beaverdam School Road, Beaverdam, VA, 23015. (Rain Date: Saturday, May 18). Registration 10 am – Noon, Judging starts at 12:30 pm, Trophy presentations will start by 2:30 pm. $20 registration fee at the gate. Save $5 -- only $15 for early registration by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 25. First and Second Place trophies will be awarded to 1984 and older cars and trucks in the following categories: Best in Show, Best Ford, Best GM, Best Mopar, Best “Rat Rod,” and Best “Survivor.” Trophies will also be awarded for the Top 10 entries that don’t win one of these categorie. Also there will be a trophy awarded for best late model 1984-2019 and for the car show entry that traveled the longest distance. Dash plaques for first 40 car show entries. For those who want to bring their car and cruise-in but not enter the competition, there will not be a charge. Full day of fun activities include: 50/50 raffle, door prizes every 30 min, DJ playing oldies music, Pork BBQ dinners and sandwiches, and the Sweet Frog trailer will be on-site. Net proceeds from the car show and raffle will go to the Fisher House, who provides free lodging for families of Military Veterans while they are in the McGuire Veterans Hospital in Richmond. For more information, contact David Koogler at 804-883-7460 or email@example.com. For more information, visit out Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/ZionCruiseIn
May 3 - 5 — 45th NSRA Street Rod Nationals South, Chilhowee Park & Expo Center, Knoxville, TN, over 1500 vehicles ‘89 & earlier, Commercial Vendors, Streets of Rods, Games, live entertainment, Free BBQ for participants, StreetKhana, 29 Below, NSRA Safety Inspection, Sunday Worship Service, Swap Meet, Women’s World, NSRA Super Prize Program, Builder Showcase, food & more. Info: Will Seibel 864-663-7353 or www.nsra-usa.com, or Larry Anderson 757-620-0544.
June 1st - 8th ANNUAL CRUISE ‘IN FOR CANCER Memorial Car Show sponsored by Colonial Heights High School DECA. This has become and continues to be a GREAT show with over 175 plus participants in previous years and continues to grow in size and popularity each year. Great cars, great people, great cause and a great time! Event will be held at the Colonial Heights High School Technical Center parking lot, 3451 Conduit Road, Colonial Heights VA, 23834 from 9:00 A.M to 2:30 P.M. Awards ceremony at 2:00 PM. Admission is FREE for spectators. Dash plaques to the first 100 pre-registered cars. Car registration fee: $15.00 before May 24th, $20.00 after May 24th. This is a JUDGED show. Due to the popularity and size of this show, we have changed the awards format this year. Best of Class Awards as well as Top 10 in each class will be given. Also Best of Show, Best on Two-Wheels, Best Truck, People’s Choice Award, Principal’s Award, Best Paint, Best Interior, Best Unfinished, Best Engine, Best Most Radical Engine, Best Rattiest Rat, Best Import, Best Specialty Vehicle, Longest Drive, Best Club Participation and more. There will be live music, concessions/food, 50/50 raffle, AWESOME door prizes T-shirts, and Vendor/Club spaces are available and welcome. RAIN DATE-Saturday, June 8th, 2019. Proceeds from this show will be donated to Breast Cancer Research programs in the area and to support club activities. NOTE: We were deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Ellen Shaw de Paredes in 2014 and this show continues to be dedicated to her memory as we continue to support her research for the early detection of breast cancer. For more information contact Lesly McBride at Lesly_McBride@colonialheights.net or call (804)524-3405X131 or m(804) 921-0777. Website for the show is at chhs.colonialhts.net/Our-School/Colonial-Heights-Technical-Center/index.html
August 3 - is the date for the "Biggest Car Show Roundup in Virginia", presented by the Southern Knights Cruisers Car Club. This will be the 20th Annual Southern Knights Cruisers Veterans Car and Bike Show and is being held at Richard Bland College in Petersburg, VA 23805. The rain date for this show will be the October 5, 2019. The Show will start at 8:00am and end at 4:00pm. The Show will benefit the charities that help our country’s military and their veterans. The charities are the “Fisher House”, “McGuire Veterans Hospital’s Fund #1161**OEF/OIF/OND: This fund will be used to support the needs of returning Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn patients and their family members who visit McGuire VAMCRecreational Therapy Department”, “Fort Lee’s Holiday Helper Association” and “Richard Bland College’s Scholarship Fund”. This open show attracts the highest quality show cars from Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina. You don't want to miss this year’s show, where over 300 show cars, trucks, and bikes are expected to attend! No matter what you like, Antiques, Classics, Muscle Cars, Street Rods, Customs, Compacts, Tuners, Off Road Trucks, Custom trucks, Antique Military Trucks, Antique Fire Trucks, Antique Police Cars, Race Cars and Bikes, they will be there. All total, there will be more than 140 awards given out at this year’s show. Because of increased interest each year, this show continues to grow. If you need more information about the show, you can go to our website www.southernknightscruisers.com and click on show details, or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 10 - Children’s Miracle Network Hospital 2nd Annual “Cars For Kids” Car Show from 10am to 3:30pm. Location Lynchburg City Stadium, 3180 Fort Ave. Lynchburg, VA 24501. Registration/set-ups 8:00am $20 Cars, $15 Bikes $65 Vendors “All Spectators FREE”
Sponsors Welcome 33 Trophies 10 classes Best of show Car, Truck, Bike, Club Attendance, Display, Distance. DJ, Blazin Blake “Vibe FM
Great Cause Great Food Fun and prizes 50/50 “Must Be Present to receive awards”
Contacts: Mike 434-426-9347 or 434-200-4150 CMN
September 22 - 5th Annual NRA Car and Truck Show at NRA Headquarters, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. 9am - 3pm. The event is open to the public and FREE to attend! The 2017 show featured 410 vehicles and welcomed over 3,500 guests. Entry into the show is open to all years, makes and models, including muscle cars, antiques, exotics, motorcycles, trucks, off-road and custom vehicles. Awards given for NRA Staff Best in Show, which wins a grand prize package, and Judges' Favorites trophies in 15 categories. $10 vehicle entry fee with FREE NRA gift packages given to 50 random registered vehicle owners. FREE NRA Museum tours on the hour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and NRA Café and NRAstore open during the show. Contact us at (703) 267-1489 or email MJohns@nrahq.org for more information.
October 12th - "6th Annual Beyond The Call of Duty Car, Truck, & Bike Show" Hosted by The Paralyzed Veterans of America Mid-Atlantic chapter. Mobility Super Center, 7450 Midlothian Turnpike, North Chesterfield Virginia 23225.
• Registration starts at 7am and ends at noon. Registration $20 spectators are FREE!
• Goody bags to the first 150 registered cars. with raffle drawing every 15 minutes.
• Live performances, kids zone, spectacular BBQ, and MUCH MORE!
• Awards presented in over 50 categories, and this show is open to all makes and models.
All proceeds will benefit the Accessible independence Program of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Mid-Atlantic Chapter ( pvamidatlantic.org/what-we-do/accessible-independence ). FOR MORE INFO please contact our 24hr info line by phone 804.514.5407 or by email email@example.com for more information. To RSVP and to stay up to date on the event visit the facebook event page 6th Annual Beyond The Call Of City Car, Truck, & Bike Show
Brunetti’s Express Year Round in the Kooliest Town of Mechanicsville at the Corner of 301 & Atlee Road. If the Weather is Good Cruise Out 3:30 till ? Every Saturday Afternoon Chill Out (no pun intended) w/Like Minded Motor Heads in a Well Lit Parking Lot, See Old Cars, Talk Shop & Eat Great Pizza. For More Info Call Lea at Still Runnin Magazine at 386.846.2347 cell or 804.746.2791.
Saturdays weather permitting 8 AM – 10 AM Cars and Coffee Richmond, Regency Mall at the food court entrance, 1420 Parham Road, Richmond, Va. Held every other Saturday. See dates on the calendar: carsandcoffeerichmond.com/Calendar.aspx
SATURDAY NIGHTS AT EXTRA BILLY'S BBQ, APRIL THRU NOVEMBER (weather permitting): (Midlothian area, Alverser Drive off Rte. 60 by CarMax... next to Ovation Theater) 4:30 to 8PM. April thru October; Join us for our weekly cruise-in featuring plenty of unlimited spacious parking, covered outdoor patio dining, non-BBQ dinner specials every week; FREE ice cream sundae, apple cobbler or soft drink for everyone in the vehicle with your dinner purchase; gift card drawings; Special themed events every week throughout the season (Elvis Night, British Night, Mustang Night, etc...) NEW this year: Ceiling fans on the patio. Cadillac Jeff spins the oldies music from the 50's thru the 80's; (Different set list every week) Microbrewery on premises featuring homemade craft beers. For more info, call the restaurant at 804-379-8727. Flyers will be distributed at local car shows and events. Hope to see you at the cruise-in!!
First Saturday of each month starting April 7 thru November, cruise to the beautiful village of Powhatan. Located on Rt 13 in front of courts building. Time is 3pm to 8pm, weather permitting. Join us for a day of fun and lots of nice classic cars.Plenty of parking, and 3 super places to eat, Mabels Café, Four Seasons and the County Seat. Contact BW at 804 690-4806.
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