15th annual Erwin Chrysler Car Show is Sept. 23

To submit your event for free, email Wheels at wheels@coxohio.com. 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.

SEPT. 23

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.

SEPT. 23

FERRARI CRUISE-IN AT 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.

SEPT. 23

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, ggrebner@sbcglobal.net; Gerry Hasen, 937-426-5969, g.hasen@sbcglobal.net

SEPT. 23

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

SEPT. 24

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

OCT. 1

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, flaharty@twc.com, 937-248-5792

OCT. 7

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

OCT. 14

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.

TEDx event to explore transportation’s future Oct. 17

TEDxWilmington (Delaware) and AAA will hold their first TEDx event, Who’s in the Driver’s Seat?, dedicated to exploring the future of transportation via Livestream for free Oct. 17 from 1 to 5 p.m.

“We want to explore what a more mobile future looks like – from the impact of autonomous vehicles to supersonic travel around the globe to more integrated travel networks,” the TEDxWilmington website states.

Speakers may include professors, government officials, television personalities and transportation company founders from across the country. To watch, go online to www.tedxwilmington.com/events/transportation/.

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