Dozens of antique fire apparatus on display at July 7 show

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22ND ANNUAL ANTIQUE FIRE APPARATUS SHOW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Veterans Memorial Park, 75 N. Walnut St., Germantown. About 40 antique fire apparatus on display. 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. Jeff, 937-369-4280.


8TH ANNUAL ZION LUTHERAN CAR SHOW, 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 5550 Munger Road at Alex-Bell, Miami Twp., Montgomery County. Free registration, free admission, free food. 10:30 a.m. outdoor worship available. Lunch 11:30 a.m., awards 1:30 p.m. 937-434-9422


CORVETTE-ONLY CRUISE-IN 2018, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Giovanni's, 215 W. Main St., Fairborn. $10 per Corvette to support charities. Free to spectators. Door prizes, pick-a-prize raffle/auction, 50/50 drawing, food and beverages available at Giovanni's, music provided by deejay Jason Skusa. Sponsored by Greater Dayton Corvette Club and Giovanni's Italian Ristorante.


KETTERING AMERICAN LEGION POST 598 CRUISE-IN IN THE PARK, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 5700 Kentshire Drive. Free admission. Open to cars, trucks, motorcycles, old tractors, racing boats. If it's powered, bring it. 937-433-9327


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 or newer helmet required. Open to all makes and models. Sanctioned by Corvette Troy. Cost $30 to NCCC members, $35 nonmembers. Future dates: Aug. 12, Sept. 23, Oct. 7. Janelle Flaharty,, 937-248-5792


MONTGOMERY COUNTY MOTOCROSS, rider registration starts at 3 p.m., practice 6:30 p.m., race to follow, Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton. By Fast Traxx Promotions. No AMA or special membership cards needed. Classes available for all age and skill levels. $25 per class for youth and amateur, $40 pro. Classes include beginner, intermediate, pro with 100 percent payback; youth, amateur, pro (bikes and quads). Any rider with military ID races free. Full class list at, 740-767-3740, race day 740-707-7336


KOI DRAG RACING, practice 5 p.m. (track permitting), eliminations 7 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton. Classes for kids' classes, ATV/dirt bike, modified, open. 2WD and 4WD, diesel, gas, modified trucks, buggies, semis., 859-576-7380 or 859-351-9417


ANNUAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY FAIR TRACTOR PULL, starts at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton. $30 hook fee. Presented by Darke County Tractor Pullers Association. Joe Singer, 937-459-0376; Kyle Schlechty, 937-459-0229.


3rd ANNUAL VOSS HOSS CRUISE-IN, 5-9 p.m., Voss Used Cars, 99 Loop Road, Centerville. $10 to enter vehicle to be judged and get dash plaque; $20 to be judged, get dash plaque, event T-shirt, People's Choice Award entry and door prize ticket. Judging classes: Best truck, Best car, People's Choice. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle, music, local food. All proceeds to benefit AIM for the Handicapped., email, 937-428-2500


MONTGOMERY COUNTY FAIR SMASH-IT DEMOLITION DERBY, starts at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Dayton Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton. Classes: smash it, street stock, compact car (wheelbase up to 106 inches RWD, up to 109 inches FWD), smash it compct car, wire compact, stock mowers only, power wheels. Rules: Tim, 740-857-2033


STILLWATER CENTER 15TH ANNUAL CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 8100 N. Main St., Dayton. Stillwater Center is a home for Montgomery County children and adults who have the most severe and profound intellectual and developmental disabilities, are physically challenged and have significant medical needs. Prizes, giveaways, food, music. Proceeds go to Stillwater Center Children's Restricted Fund. 937-415-6215,


MONTGOMERY COUNTY FAIR TRUCK AND TRACTOR PULL, 5 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton. Classes: light-limited pro stock tractors, limited pro diesel trucks, super modified FWD trucks, pro stock semis. 937-224-1619


3RD ANNUAL OLD RIDES FOR A CAUSE CRUISE-IN, 1 to 4 p.m., Central Christian Church, 1504 Villa Road, Springfield. Concession stand, bake sale, pick-a-prize raffle/auction, strawberry sundaes. Mike, 937-765-0819


CAR FEST CAR AND TRUCK CRUISE-IN, 5 to 9 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 1801 St. Paris Pike, Springfield. Entertainment by deejay Hot Dog Ryman, food trucks, 50/50 raffle, drawing at 8 p.m., Pastor's Choice Award. Proceeds to support Choosing Hope Adoptions. 937-339-6257


64TH ANNUAL ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR PARADE/SHOW, Hamilton and Fairfield. 132 trophies in 44 classes for vehicles manufactured from 1896-1993 in restored or original condition. No street rods or customs. Registration 8:30-11:30 a.m., downtown Hamilton.


AMERICAN LEGION POST 762 ANNUAL CRUISE-IN, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 35 W. Main St., New Lebanon. Food, wings, beverages, music, The Flat Out Band from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Bring a donation for local food banks – either non-perishable items or monetary so fresh food can be purchased for food banks. Sponsored by Over the Hill Gang of Eaton., 937-687-9908

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34th ANNUAL DAYTON BRITISH CAR DAY, Midwest's best British car and motorcycle show featuring 50 years of the Triumph TR 250, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., registration 9 a.m. to noon, Eastwood MetroPark, 1385 Harshman Road, Dayton. Participants' choice car show with 30 classes, vendors and swap meet, full-service concession stand, dash plaques to first 300 entrants. Spectators always admitted free. Special awards: Longest Drive, Ranger's Choice, Best of Show. Registration: $15 in advance, includes free BCD T-shirt until July 20, $15 day of show; vendors $25 or door prize of equal value. Show runs rain or shine. Register online at Presented by the MG Car Club Southwestern Ohio Centre, Miami Valley Triumphs and Five Rivers MetroParks. 937-293-2819,

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BOOMERFEST CRUISE-IN AT ST. LEONARD'S, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chaminade Circle, Centerville. Free admission to cruise-in and festival. Free dash plaques to first 75 to register. All makes and models welcome. Trophies over 3 feet tall presented to Mayor's Choice, Director's Choice, Boomer's Best. Co-hosted by Miami Valley Car Club. Vendors, crafters, free kids' area, tethered hot air balloon rides, 50/50 raffle, live bands, entertainment until 10 p.m. Food trucks, beer garden, craft beers. Wayne, 937-426-4519 or Kelly, 937-432-6549

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BELLBROOK LIONS CLUB FESTIVAL CAR SHOW, registration 3 to 6:30 p.m., trophies 7:30 p.m., Sugarcreek Elementary School, 60 E. South St. All makes and models welcome. Free spectator admission, parking; $10 entry fee per show car; dash plaques to first 75 cars; top 30 trophies; specialty trophies; door prizes; goodie bags; 50/50 drawing; show participants get 2 tickets for festival prize drawings of $10,000, $500, $250. Beer garden, food, games, bingo, kids' rides. Co-hosted by Miami Valley Car Club. Ken, 937-376-1511 or Wayne, 937-426-4519

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10TH ANNUAL GATHERING OF THE GEEZERS, gates open 8 a.m., time runs at 10 a.m., racing at 2 p.m., Kil-Kare Speedway and Drag Strip, 1166 Dayton Xenia Road, Xenia. Old-time drags ('88 and older cars), car show (any year), swap meet, burnout contest, race car rides. Cash, awards, dash plaques, door prizes, Hall of Fame inductions, Lowe's goodie buckets, trophies to top 50 show cars. Grand marshall Jerry Ault. Rain date Aug. 19. Ed Crowder, 937-409-3087.

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11TH ANNUAL CULP LAKE SHOW & SHINE, opens 10 a.m., judging 1 p.m., awards 3:30 p.m., 1830 E. Home Road, Springfield, 7 miles from I-70. $10 vehicle registration, spectators welcome. Dash plaques, entrant judging, 18-inch trophies, Harbor Freight door prizes, goodie bags, on-site photographer. See photos from past events and pre-register at Free fishing. 937-399-0085,


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 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 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 or contact: Concours Chair Skip Peterson, 937-603-7601 or To nominate a car, contact Concours Director Mike Edgerton, 937-866-2222 or To nominate a motorcycle, contact Motorcycle Director Dan Thornton, 937-266-2397 or


  • FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dusk, Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Road
  • Dayton, through Oct. 5. All makes and years welcome, 20 percent discount on food purchase if vehicle is pre-1972. Park on back grass lot.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Lofinos Beaver Valley Shopping Center, Seajay Drive, Beavercreek, through Sept. 28. Using same site as last year, courtesy of new owner SVG Motors. Sponsored by SVG Motors, Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club, Miami Valley chapter, National Corvette Restorers Society.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT KETTERING CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Kettering Towne Center at Dorothy Lane and Woodman Drive, through Sept. 14. Everything on wheels welcome. DJ, food. Robin, 937-620-6406


  • 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