Drive Electric Dayton EV Ride & Drive is Sept. 9

To submit your event for free, email Wheels at wheels@coxohio.com. Deadline is 10 days prior to desired date of publication or event. See full list, including weekly and monthly cruise-ins, online at https://www.daytondailynews.com/cars/ and look for MOTOR NEWS.

SEPT. 9

DRIVE ELECTRIC DAYTON EV RIDE & DRIVE, 2 to 5 p.m., East Schantz Avenue at Oakwood High School by Mack Hummon Field Stadium, in celebration of National Drive Electric Week. More than a dozen EVs, including Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) and Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) will assemble, along with a Dayton BBQ food truck. Guests will be offered tours and short drives of the vehicles and explanations of the benefits and joys of EV driving. https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=1383, https://www.facebook.com/groups/DriveElectricDayton/about/, https://www.facebook.com/DriveElectricOhio

SEPT. 9

2nd ANNUAL VANDALIA NAZARENE CRUISE-IN, 5 to 8 p.m., 620 Stonequarry Road, Dayton. No registration fee, free admission, food, door prizes, music. Sponsored by VNC Youth Department. Rain date Sept. 16. Church office, 937-890-1841

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SEPT. 16

12TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Admission is $20 for adults, $15 if purchased in advance, $5 for children ages 3-17, free to Dayton History members and children younger than 3. Presented by AAA. Featured marques are Cadillac and the 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 mgbskip@aol.com; Concours Director Mike Edgerton, 937-866-2222 or autoedge@sbcglobal.net; or Motorcycle Director Dan Thornton, 937-266-2397 or Dan.thornton@aol.com.

SEPT. 22

16TH ANNUAL XENIA GRACE CHAPEL CHARITY CAR SHOW, $10 vehicle registration 10 a.m. to noon, show goes to 2:30 p.m., 100 Grace Drive, Xenia. Registration includes lunch and drink. 937-372-7408

SEPT. 23

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. Final date: Oct. 7. Janelle Flaharty, flaharty@twc.com, 937-248-5792

WEEKLY CRUISE-INS

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. greenecarclub.com

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

MONTHLY CRUISE-IN

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

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