FIFTH SEASON KICKOFF DAYTON CARS & COFFEE, 8 to 11 a.m., Auston Landing, 400 Discovery Place, 10050 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg. An informal gathering to share a passion for motorsports. DC+C is a "first come" type of event for parking and coffee, certain to run out of both. Sponsors for 2018 season: White-Allen Porsche, Hanson Audio, RE/MAX Victory. Venue sponsor is Joy Ride Cars. daytoncarsandcoffee.com, www.facebook.com/DaytonCarsAndCoffee
NATIONAL TRAIL ALUMNI CAR SHOW, registration 10 a.m. to noon, National Trail High School, 6940 Oxford Gettysburg Road, New Paris. Entry fee $10. All cars, trucks, motorcycles welcome. Food, music, door prizes, 50/50. Awards 3 p.m. All proceeds go to alumni scholarship. www.ntalumniassociation.com
2nd ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD GAMING DAYTON RACEWAY CRUISE-IN, noon-4 p.m., registration begins at 8 a.m., Hollywood Gaming Dayton's north parking lot, 777 Hollywood Blvd., Dayton. General public parking available in west parking lot. Free admission; open to all car enthusiasts and all ages. Limited number of entries; available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Entrants to determine which class they are in when they sign in. Category will be placed on the window for judging purposes. Live music by the British Invasion. Food, beverage available for purchase. Featured food trucks include Gibbs Ole Tyme Hamburger and Bad to the Bone. Each participating car enthusiast will receive $10 in dining credits valid at Hollywood Gaming. First 400 cars to arrive will receive commemorative dash plaque. Awards to best hot rod/street rod; best antique or classic (restored to original cars, not modified); best sports car (little two-seaters, imports, can be stock or modified); best modern car (cars built from 1996 to now); best truck or pickup truck. Entrants to determine their class when they sign in. Category will be placed on the window for judging purposes. Judging will begin at 1 p.m. Participants must be registered by then to be eligible for prizes. Top three places in each category will be recognized. First place per category to receive trophy, $250 cash and gift basket from Hollywood Gaming; 2nd place per category to receive trophy and $100 dining credits; 3rd place per category to receive trophy and $25 dining credits.
15TH ANNUAL BRITISH CAR SHOW, "BRITISH CARS AT THE 'BURG", 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Riverfront Park, Miamisburg. Hosted by British Transportation Museum. Car registration $15 before May 12, $18 thereafter. Silent auction, children's program. After-show open house at museum's new home, 321 Hopeland St., Dayton. http://www.britishtransportationmuseum.org or event coordinator Tim Boss, 937-974-4076 or museum president Pete Stroble, 937-429-0871
NOMINATIONS FOR 12TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, Sept. 16, grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Presented by AAA. Featured marques are Cadillac and the iconic E-type Jaguar as well as a special class, "Eight isn't Enough" featuring cars with more than eight-cylinder engines. A casual preview party on Sept. 15 is open to the public. All proceeds support Dayton History, Montgomery County's official historical organization. For more information, go online to www.daytonconcours.com or contact: Concours Chair Skip Peterson, 937-603-7601 or email@example.com. To nominate a car, contact Concours Director Mike Edgerton, 937-866-2222 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To nominate a motorcycle, contact Motorcycle Director Dan Thornton, 937-266-2397 or Dan.email@example.com.