To submit your event for free, email Wheels at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is 10 days prior to desired date of publication or event. For a list of weekly and monthly cruise-ins as well as additional events, visit www.daytondailynews.com/cars/ and look for the MOTOR NEWS section.
THURSDAY NIGHT AT AIRLINE DAIRY CRÈME, 224 N. Dixie Drive, Vandalia, through October, 5 p.m. until dark. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle. 937-898-3100
FRIDAY NIGHT, 5 p.m. until dark, former Hidy Ford parking lots, Seajay Drive, Lofinos Beaver Valley Shopping Center, Beavercreek, through Sept. 25. Sponsored by Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club and National Corvette Restorers Society, Miami Valley chapter. greenecarclub.com
FRIDAY NIGHT KETTERING CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Kettering Towne Center at Dorothy Lane and Woodman Drive, April 21 through Sept. 15. Everything on wheels welcome. DJ, food. Robin, 937-620-6406
FIRST SUNDAY through September, noon to 4 p.m., Springfield Antique Center, 1735 Titus Road, Springfield. Food vendor available.
THIRD FRIDAY through September, AMVETS Post 1789, 715 Market St., Brookville. Door prizes, music, food, beverages, 50/50 drawing. Post open to all for the event. No coolers. Ask about joining this all-encompassing veterans’ organization. Norm, 937-231-4641
AARP SMART DRIVER SAFETY COURSE
This four-hour course helps keep drivers updated, safe, confident and mobile. It includes strategies that can reduce the likelihood of a crash and to understand the links between driver, vehicle and road environments. It also includes strategies for adapting to changes in individuals, roads and the vehicles. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Classes are being conducted throughout the Miami Valley during the year. Find a nearby class at www.AARPdriversafety.org. Pre-registration is required. An online course is also available. Each participant receives a certificate of completion which may result in discounted vehicle insurance rates.
NOMINATIONS FOR 11TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, Sept. 17, grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Presented by AAA. Featured marques are first-generation Camaros and Firebirds as well as the evolution of the MG from 1936 through 1995. Also featuring the Cars of Orville Wright and Historic Sports Cars of Japan. Classic Road Tour and Casual Preview Party Sept. 16, open to the public. All proceeds from weekend support Dayton History, Montgomery County’s official historical organization.
For more information or to register a car, go online to www.daytonconcours.com. To learn more about entering a vehicle, call 937-866-2222 or email email@example.com. For sponsorships, contact Lauryn Bayliff, 937-293-2841 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
KETTERING AMERICAN LEGION POST 598 CRUISE-IN IN THE PARK, 1-4 p.m., 5700 Kentshire Drive, Kettering. Free admission. Open to cars, trucks, motorcycles, old tractors, racing boats. If it’s powered, bring it. Future cruise-in date: Aug. 6. 937-433-9327
52ND FOURTH OF JULY CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET, $10 vehicle registration 8 a.m. to noon, Greene County Fairgrounds, 122 Fairgrounds Road, Xenia. For all antiques, classics, truck, street rods and street machines through 1992. Trophies in 25 classes, special awards. Unique dash plaques for first 200 registrations. Free swap spaces available. DJ spinning oldies; food available on site. www.greenecarclub.com. Tom Andrew, 937-426-8884 or Mike Self, 937-426-0098; e-mail email@example.com
20TH ANNUAL CHAMPAIGN CRUISERS FIRECRACKER CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW, rain or shine, registration 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., awards 3:30 p.m., Skelley Lumber, 1300 N. Main St., Urbana. Vehicle entry fee $10, spectators free. Five hundred dash plaques, driver’s pot, food, music, door prizes, 50/50, 73 gas pump trophies with $10 gas card, $25 gas card every half hour. www.champaigncruisers.com/cruisers/Welcome.html
21st ANNUAL ANTIQUE FIRE APPARATUS SHOW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 75 N. Walnut St., Germantown. Free, open to the public. Antique fire apparatus displayed, fire-related flea market vendors, lunch at Germantown Firefighters Association food stand. Sponsored by Miami Valley Antique Fire Apparatus Association. www.mvafaa.org or Jeff Tingle, 937-369-4280
7TH ANNUAL ZION LUTHERAN CAR SHOW, 5550 Munger Road at Alex-Bell, West Carrollton. Free registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Optional outdoor worship at 10:30. Free food served beginning at noon. Door prizes, 50/50 drawing with awards at 1:30 p.m. 937-434-9422
CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH CRUISE-IN, 1 to 4 p.m., 1504 Villa Road, Springfield. Bake sale 1 to 3 p.m., concession stand, strawberry sundae sale 3 p.m.
DIRT DRAG RACING, starts at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Dayton. Multiple classes. Presented by 503 Diesel Performance
TUG-A-TRUCKS, gates open at 5 p.m., starts at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Dayton. Multiple classes. $5,500 purse paying top four spots, purse sponsored by MCAS
2nd ANNUAL VOSS HOSS CRUISE-INS, 5-9 p.m., Voss Used Cars, 99 Loop Road, Centerville. $10 to enter vehicle and get dash plaque. Featuring The Egyptian and some of his cars at July show. Judging classes: truck, car, people’s choice. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle, music, food trucks. All proceeds to benefit AIM for the Handicapped. Final 2017 show: Aug. 11. 937-428-2831, firstname.lastname@example.org, vosscruisin.com
SMASH-IT DEMOLITION DERBY, starts at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Dayton. Tim, 740-857-2033. www.smashitderby.com
4TH ANNUAL LEBANON AND WAYNESVILLE LIONS CLUBS ROUTE 42 CAR SHOW, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Life House Church, 2234 Utica Road, Lebanon. Classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars, motorcycles, off-road vehicles, antique cars, food and drinks. Trophies, raffle prizes. All funds raised at this show stay local. www.route42carshow.com
AUTO CROSS SOLO EVENT, Kil-Kare Speedway, 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek. New racers encouraged to participate. Registration 9 to 10:30 a.m., drivers’ meeting 10:35 a.m. (walk track prior), FCO 11 a.m. (10 timed runs). Valid driver’s license, Snell 2005 and newer helmet required. Open to all makes and models. Sanctioned by Corvette Troy. Cost $30 to NCCC members, $35 nonmembers. Future dates: Aug. 6, Sept. 10, Oct. 1. Janelle Flaharty, email@example.com, 937-248-5792
63RD JERRY E. MOORE MEMORIAL ANNUAL ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC CAR PARADE, Hamilton/Fairfield. Open to all vehicles manufactured through 1989 in restored or original/stock condition. Preregistration $10, day of the event $20. Three trophies to be awarded in each of 53 classes. Assembly/registration at Butler County Courthouse Square from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. www.antiquecars.org.
33rd ANNUAL BRITISH CAR DAY, Midwest’s best British car and motorcycle show featuring 50 years of the MGC, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., registration 9 a.m.-noon, Eastwood MetroPark, 1385 Harshman Road, Dayton. Participants’ choice car show with 40 classes, vendors and swap meet, full-service concession stand, dash plaques to first 300 entrants. Spectators admitted for free. Special awards: Longest Drive, Ranger’s Choice, Best of Show presented by British Transportation Museum. Registration: $15 in advance, includes free BCD T-shirt until July 21, $15 day of show; vendors $25 or door prize of equal value. Show runs rain or shine. Host hotel: Holiday Inn, 2800 Presidential Drive, Fairborn, 937-426-7800 or toll-free 877.512.8797 – group code: Dayton British Car Day. Register online at www.britishcardaydayton.com. General information and show: 937-293-2819 or DaytonBCD@gmail.com. Registration: 513-683-7974 or DaytonBCD@gmail.com.
8TH ANNUAL IRISH CLUB CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW, registration begins at 11 a.m., show runs 2 to 5 p.m., 6555 Dog Leg Road. Awards 4 p.m. All proceeds go to club’s charity, Randolph House, a home for mentally challenged adults. Refreshments, food available. Rain date Aug. 6. Russ, 937-248-3288 or Al, 937-901-4976, or club, 937-890-5825
10TH ANNUAL HISTORIC U.S. ROUTE 40 CAR SHOW, registration 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., awards 3 p.m., Tecumseh High School, 9830 West National Road, New Carlisle. Vehicle registration fee $10. Dash plaques to first 200 registered vehicles. Favorite 40 awards, concessions, door prizes, music. Spectators free. Sponsored by Tecumseh Athletic Boosters to benefit student athletes
GATHERING OF THE GEEZERS, gates open 9 a.m., Kil-Kare Speedway and Drag Strip, 1166 Dayton Xenia Road, Xenia. Old-time drags, car show, swap meet, Hall of Fame inductions. Cash, awards, dash plaques. Ed Crowder, 937-409-3087. www.kilkare.com
10TH ANNUAL CULP LAKE SHOW AND SHINE, opens 10 a.m., judging 1 p.m., seven miles from I-70, 1830 East Home Road, Springfield. $10 vehicle registration, spectators welcome. Awards at 3:30 p.m. Dash plaques, entrant judging, 18-inch trophies, Harbor Freight door prizes, goodie bags. On-site photographer. Pre-register, see photos at www.culplake.com. Free fishing. 937-399-0085
OLD RIDES AGAINST CANCER CAR TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW, registration 10 a.m. to noon, Bill Marine Auto Center, 415 E. North St., Springfield. $10 vehicle entry donation. Top 25 awards 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit Clark County Making Strides. Rain date Sept. 23. Mike, 937-765-0819