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2016 Shows and Events

  • October 28 - Halloween/Oktoberfest end-of-season Bash at River City Diner, (Huguenot Rd. in the Shops at Bellgrade) 4:30 til 8 PM as we close out the 2016 cruise-in. We will have Oktoberfest menu specials, and all drivers of cruiser cars receive 20% off their dinner purchase. Free ice cream sundae for everyone with dinner purchase; Spooky oldies music; Halloween Costume Contest with prizes and giveaways for 1st, 2nd and 3rd; Weather permitting; For more information, call River City Diner at 804-897-9518 or visit their Home Page.

  • October 29 - Pep Boys will be having there 3rd Annual car show Saturday October 29, 2016 from 10am to 3pm with a $10.00 registration fee. The show is located at Pep Boys 2384 Plank Road Fredericksburg, Va. 22401 . There will be trophies, music and prizes. Call Chad 540-373-0365.

  • October 29 - It’s “Halloween Weekend” at Extra Billy’s BBQ!! (Midlothian area, Alverser Drive off Rte. 60 by CarMax... next to Ovation Theater) 4 - 8 PM….. DRY AND WARM WEATHER PERMITTING---- All cruisers with costume get 20% off their dinner purchase….Trophies and prize giveaways; FREE ice cream sundae, warm apple cobbler or soft drink for everyone in your vehicle with dinner purchase; Special Halloween menu; outdoor patio dining; Spooky oldies music program…… Trophies & prizes for Funniest, Best Celebrity, Best Couple, Scariest and Best-in-Show (where the car is included in the theme) For more info, call the restaurant at 804-379-8727.

  • October 29 - Homecoming Weekend Car Show @ First Church Richmond located at 8985 Hungary Road, Henrico, VA 23294. Phone: 804.270.9463 Email: jay@lifegivingfamily.org. Hours: Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Entrance Fee: A Book Bag full of school supplies or a donation to purchase supplies for families in need. We are teaming up with Team Havok of CCVCU to help families in our community while providing a day filled with fun, food, and great cars! Contact Jay Baines by calling the number or email address listed above. You may also find more information on our website at www.lifegivingfamily.org or on our Facebook page listed as First Church - a Free Will Baptist Fellowship.

  • October 29 - Hudson Car Show & Open House. Saturday October 29, 2016 9am till 3pm. Classic car registration 9 am to 12 noon. $15 per car - spectators are free, open to all cars & trucks 1985 and older. The show will feature a live band The Rhythm Rockers, DJ, door prizes, 50/50 raffle, food & drinks, moon bounce, trophies, vendors, a pinup girl contest (the mechanic look), a portion of the proceeds will go toward St Jude’s Children's Hospital. Hudson’s Auto Repair, 1006 Warrenton Road, Fredericksburg VA (across from Geico) For more info call 540-207-8939 or 540-752-2900 this show is in honor of Roger Hudson Sr

  • October 30 - Sunday Afternoon with the Classics: Cars You Never Knew Existed at Deep Run Park and Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway, Henrico, VA 23233 2-3:30pm. From prototypes to production,few things inspire the imagination more than innovative car design. Our love affair with cars dates back to the early 20th century when they first became widely available to consumers and these are cars you've heard of or dreamt of, but may have never actually seen! Join Bruce Woodson and the Richmond Region AACA for a presentation and celebration of intriguing cars that deserve attention for their unique aesthetic and ability to captivate us! Part of the popular Sunday Afternoon with the Classics automotive series. Participating vehicles may assemble on site at the Recreation Center beginning at 12:30 pm. Parking will be directed. The mini-cruise-in event ends at 4 pm. Free! Information: Debbie Nolen, (804) 652-3407 or nol@henrico.us

  • November ??? - It’s “Indian Summer” at Extra Billy’s BBQ!! (Midlothian area, Alverser Drive off Rte. 60 by CarMax... next to Ovation Theater) 4 - 8 PM. Most cruise-ins will shut down in October, BUT……if we have any reasonably warm Saturdays in November, we WILL be open for a cruise-in!….And your car will NOT turn into a pumpkin at sundown, so please join us for the evening. Last year, 28 cars came and had a wonderful time!! All outside lights are working in the parking lot……sit outside and enjoy some quality time with friends! FREE ice cream sundae, warm apple cobbler or soft drink for everyone in your vehicle with dinner purchase; outdoor patio dining; oldies music…… For more info, call the restaurant at 804-379-8727. CHRISTMAS PARTY TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!!

  • November 5 - Cruise In at the Village of Powhatan in front of County Court building 3880 Old Buckingham Rd, Powhatan, VA 23139, 1pm - 5pm. Join us for an afternoon of fall fun and great cars. Plenty of good restaurants, County Seat, Four Seasons and Mabels Cafe. Event is being held to help support Powhatan County Sheriffs dept. Donations are welcomed. Contact BW at 804-690-4806 for more information.

  • November 5 – 2nd Annual 3C Festival & Veterans Tribute. Car Show-Crafts-Cornhole. New this year will be a letter writing station for adults and supplies for children to draw pictures as a thank you to our AMERICAN HEROES - Veterans. All letters and pictures will be delivered to McGuire VA Hospital for Veterans Day. We will also be a donation site for AMVETS and a portion of all proceeds will be donated to military and Veteran support organizations. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place People’s Choice trophies will be awarded. Free craft activities for kids and a cornhole playing area. 50/50 and prize raffles. 12pm-4pm at W.S. Carnes, Inc., 9801 Ironbridge Road, Chesterfield, VA. For more information and registration details, email wendyshughes@yahoo.com or call 804-304-0583

  • November 9 - Join us for a Leadership Speaker Series on 9 November 2016 with Aston Martin's Dr. Ulrich Bez, Chairman and Former CEO. Dr. Bez will speak at 1:30pm in the Abbott Center Auditorium (UVA - Charlottesville). Dr. Ulrich Bez led Aston Martin as Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2014 and now serves as a Brand Ambassador for the company. Under Dr. Bez's leadership Aston Martin became a globally recognized luxury and cool brand standing for power, beauty and soul combined with competitive quality and an unmistakable identity. 60, 000 cars - more than four times than in the 87 years before - were built and sold in a global network of 150 dealerships. In 2014 Dr. Bez joined Alset Global, a hydrogen automotive start-up, as non-executive Vice-Chairman as he believes that hydrogen drives mobility within the next couple of decades. Dr. Bez is still a keen racing driver, competing in endurance races such the Le Mans Legend race. Beside the motorsport activity he loves all kinds of sports, such as skiing, mountain-biking, windsurfing. He is also interested in human behavior, art, and architecture. Anyone is welcome to join, though we do ask that people register to attend using the link below, as space is limited. virginia.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0e9yoPBGD0AmH1X

  • November 13 - Sunday Afternoon with the Classics: Happy Birthday JEEP!!!America's Mighty Midget! at Deep Run Park and Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway, Henrico, VA 23233 2-3:30pm. In 2016 the Jeep celebrates 75 years of 4x4 leadership, military history, and open-air freedom and adventure. Jeep vehicles have defined the authentic SUV and set the benchmark for off-road capability and freedom since they were first produced in 1941. True icons, Jeep vehicles have had a monumental effect on how the world sees adventure and motoring fun today. Join the Richmond Region AACA for a presentation and celebration of the Jeep. Part of the popular Sunday Afternoon with the Classics automotive series. Participating JEEP vehicles of all types may assemble on site at the Recreation Center beginning at 12:30 pm. Parking will be directed. The mini-cruise-in event ends at 4 pm. Free! Information: Debbie Nolen, (804) 652-3407 or nol@henrico.us

  • November 13 - 9th annual Hayfield Days Car Show at Hayfield Secondary School, 7630 Telegraph Rd Alexandria Va, 22315 9am-3pm Sunday November 13th. Awards will be given out at 2:00pm. The show is to benefit the Hayfield Auto Tech program. Hope to see you there!!!!! John Terrien Hayfield Secondary School NATEF Certified Automotive Technology Instructor 703-924-4772/703-924-7469

  • November 26 - The 8th Annual Over The River And Through The Woods Run will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2016 More info after June. Contact Chuck at phatrat@comcast.net or Bob Randall bobrandall33@gmail.com

    2017 Shows and Events

  • 2016 Cruise Ins

    Friday

  • The Fredericksburg Classic and Muscle Car Club cruisin is held at the Virginia BBQ at the corner of Route 1 and Fall Hill Avenue in Fredericksburg, from 5pm to 9:00pm every Friday starting the first Friday in April until the last Friday in October weather permitting with oldies music and a 50/50 raffle. We will also have door prizes and trophies. All of our proceeds goes towards helping needy families at Christmas time from the local vicinity. Contact Rick 703-505-0331.

  • Fridays from 5 pm to 8 pm The Old Dominion Model A club will sponsor a Cruze In at the Route #5-295 Exxon located at Rt #5 and Rt#295 in Varina.All classic and antique cars and trucks are welcome. Food and restrooms are available on site. Contact person- Henry Nelson 804-795-1673.

  • Classic Cruise-in at The Diner on Friday night's from 5-8. The Diner is located at 11306 Hull Street Road, Midlothian 23112. Contact person Jimmy Stump Thedinerrva@gmail.com

    Saturday

  • Brunetti’s Express Year Round in Mechanicsville at the Corner of 301 & Atlee Road. If the Weather is Good Cruise Out 3:30 till ? Chill Out with Like Minded Motor Heads in a Well Lit Parking Lot, See Old Cars, Talk Shop & Eat Great Pizza. For More Info Call Lea at Still Runnin Magazine at 386.846.2347 cell or 804.746.2791.

  • SATURDAY NIGHTS AT EXTRA BILLY'S BBQ, APRIL THRU OCTOBER: (Midlothian area, Alverser Drive off Rte. 60 by CarMax... next to Ovation Theater) 5 - 9 PM. Join us for our weekly cruise-in featuring plenty of spacious parking, covered outdoor patio dining, non-BBQ dinner specials every week; FREE ice cream sundae, apple cobbler or soft drink for everyone in the vehicle with your dinner purchase; Special events will be posted throughout the season (Elvis Night, Mustang Night, etc...) Cadillac Jeff spins the best oldies music from the 50's thru the 80's, featuring the "Forgotten 45's"; Microbrewery on premises featuring homemade craft beers. For more info, call the restaurant at 804-379-8727. Hope to see you at the cruise-in!!

  • The Southern Knights Cruisers will resume their weekly cruise-ins at Hardee’s on Old Stage Rd. and Route 10 in Chester, VA-- Starting Saturday, April 2, 2016 thru October 29, 2016, (weather permitting), 5:00 till 9:00 or until everyone leaves. DJ's "Wolf Man” John Newton, "Rock It Man" John Ronkartz & Johnny “Jukebox” Hall will be playing great cruising music along with 50/50 raffles, and much more. Don’t miss the greatest cruise-in in central VA ... Info: Ricky Williams, 804-691-3754, E-mail uworime@comcast.net or at www.southernknightscruisers.com

  • Saturday nights at Aw Shucks Country Store/Shell Station (6100 Pouncey Tract RD, Glen Allen, VA 23059); beginning April 2 thru October 29 (weather permitting); gathering at 6:00 PM. Come cruise in with fellow car enthusiasts. Fun times, cool classics, and good food. Cars, trucks, and motorcycles welcome. Info: Donna D stangen1993@yahoo.com
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