- Wheels Staff
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. to dark. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle. 937-898-3100
RIP RAP ROADHOUSE CRUISE-IN, every Friday evening through October, starting at 5 p.m., 6024 Rip Rap Road, Dayton. Park in the three-acre field and enjoy good food and free music.
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
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.
10TH VILLAGE GREEN CAR SHOW, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., 301 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. Car/motorcycle/truck show, vehicle registration $15, must enter vehicle by 5:30 p.m. to be judged. The Belairs, ’50s-’60s music; rock show band, 7 to 10 p.m. 55 trophies/awards, raffle tickets, grand raffle prize is new set of tires. Food vendors and crafts. Adult beverages at Fairfield Arts Center and nearby restaurants. Rain or shine. Proceeds benefit Lisa Brown Scholarship Fund. Barry, 513-518-8608
KETTERING AMERICAN LEGION POST 598 CRUISE-IN IN THE PARK, noon to 4 p.m., 5700 Kentshire Drive, Kettering. Free admission. Open to cars, trucks, motorcycles, old tractors and racing boats. If it’s powered, bring it. 937-433-9327.
CROSSROADS REHAB AND NURSING BENEFIT CRUISE-IN FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WALK, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 208 N. Cassel Road, Vandalia. Prizes for cruisers, food, bouncy house for kids, bake sale, live music by Three Road Junction. Kelli, 937-751-4113
15TH ANNUAL ERWIN CHRYSLER CAR SHOW, registration 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., show 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., awards 3 p.m., 2775 S. County Road 25A, Troy. Vehicle registration $10; all proceeds benefit Troy United Way. All makes welcome. Twenty trophies, dash plaques, participant judging, driver’s jackpot, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, deejay, refreshments available. Rain or shine. www.erwinchrysler.com.
FERRARI CRUISE-IN RETURNING TO JAMES FREE JEWELERS, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., James Free Jewelers, 3100 Far Hills Ave., Kettering. High-performance sports car and fine watch enthusiasts will have an opportunity to examine rare and valuable collectibles up close. The event, which is free and open to the public, is being coordinated with the Ferrari Club of America (FCA) Ohio Chapter. Members of the club will display 15 to 20 Ferraris, some of which are worth more than $1 million. In keeping with the Italian theme of the event, James Free Jewelers will give away two pieces of jewelry designed by Marco Bicego and Roberto Coin. No purchase is necessary to enter, but participants must be present on the day of the Ferrari cruise-in. Hors d’oeuvres will be catered by Elite Catering. A one-hour ride in a Ferrari will also be raffled off, with all proceeds benefiting a Dayton-area charity. The ride must take place at a date, time and location that is mutually agreeable between the winner and the Ferrari owner. Information about the FCA Ohio chapter is available at www.fca-ohio.org. For information about James Free Jewelers, visit www.JamesFree.com or call 937-298-0171.
21ST ANNUAL BOB POOL “ORPHAN” VEHICLE SHOW, registration 10 a.m. to noon, show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Young’s Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs. $5 vehicle entry donation. Featuring cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles and specialty vehicles from independent manufacturers that are no longer in business and “Big Three Orphans” such as Edsel, DeSoto, Corvair, Oldsmobile, Plymouth. Every American and foreign make from Auburn to Yugo welcome to be displayed. Co-hosted by Tri-State Chapter Studebaker Drivers Club and Wright Brothers Region Packard Auto Classics. There will be a “Feature Car” class and have selected Corvairs. Gary Grebner, 937-361-2287, email@example.com; Gerry Hasen, 937-426-5969, firstname.lastname@example.org
AIRLINE DAIRY CRÈME END-OF-YEAR CAR SHOW, $10 vehicle registration 9:30 a.m. to noon, 224 N. Dixie Drive, Vandalia. Awards 4 p.m. Rain or shine. Sponsored by Ohio Cruisers. Door prizes, raffles, driver’s pot, 50/50, dash plaques for first 70, trophies top 30; top four future classics 2000 and newer; top GM, Ford, Mopar, Motorcycle, Rat Rod, Best of Show, Club Award. Tracy, 937-235-2509 or 307-2281
KTH PARTS INDUSTRIES INC. CRUISE-IN, registration 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1111 N. Route 235, St. Paris. Awards at 2 p.m. Donations accepted for Champaign County non-profit TBA. Top 20 awards, 100 dash plates. Rain or shine. Trisha Church, 937-663-5541 ext. 9312
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. Janelle Flaharty, email@example.com, 937-248-5792
LO-DOWN HOEDOWN CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW, noon until night, Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Road, Dayton. Free show, live music, vendors, food. Hosted by Road Devils and Dayton MC. lodownhodown.com, roaddevils.com
14TH ANNUAL ONE-ROOM SCHOOL CAR SHOW, registration 10 a.m. to noon, meadow across from Young’s Jersey Dairy, 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road, outside Yellow Springs. Entry fee $10. Dash plaques to first 200 registries. Fifty awards, including Best of Show and Top 35. All profits benefit Advance One Room School in New Carlisle and its “A School Day in 1878” program that recreates a school day in early Clark County history for nearly 1,000 students and guests each year. Car Show sponsor is Clark County Retired Teachers Association. www.ccrtaohio.com.