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Featured Car Shows

Sunday, April 02, 2017 in St. Charles, IL

St. Charles Car Show

2015 E. Main St. (Rt. 64), W of Kirk Rd., @ Don McCue Chevrolet, 40th Auto Parts Swap Meet, 8-1 pm, Hosted by the Waukegan-North Shore Chapter of Illinois Region AACA, Car Parts for All Makes & Models, Donation $5 at the door, Swap Spaces $20 ea. More Info: Chris Schurrer 815-344-3775 or hpdog259962@gmail.com

Saturday, June 24, 2017 in Elgin, IL

Elgin Car Show

1045 E Chicago St., Annual All Makes/Models Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show. 9-3 pm, Presented by Stallions Gate Mustang & Ford Club, Inc., hosted by: Hopkins Ford. $15 Gate Entry/Registration. Awards for Top 40 & ‘Best Of’, Raffles, Food Vendors, Music by DJ Rudy K and Lots More!! Raffle proceeds go to Operation Support Our Troops. Gates Open at 8am. All Spectators Welcome (NO bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, hoverboards or pets are permitted. More details: www.stallionsgate.com or on Facebook or Jeff Swanson  or (630) 215-8881

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Sun, Apr 02 in St. Charles,  IL

2015 E. Main St. (Rt. 64), W of Kirk Rd., @ Don McCue Chevrolet, 40th Auto Parts Swap Meet, 8-1 pm, Hosted by the Waukegan-North Shore Chapter of Illinois Region AACA, Car Parts for All Makes & Models, Donation $5 at the door, Swap Spaces $20 ea. More Info: Chris Schurrer 815-344-3775 or hpdog259962@gmail.com

Sun, Apr 30 in Joliet,  IL

2001 West Jefferson St, @ Hawk Chevrolet, 8-2 pm, Corvettes Unlimited 41st Annual Indoor Corvette Show and G.M. Swap Meet,$5 Admission, proceeds donated to EasterSeals Joliet Region.To register your Corvette, contact Ted at 630-257-7016 or luceef@att.net To register for the Swap Meet, contact Frank Garrone at 815-922-1196 or frankgarrone@elconinc.net

Sun, May 21 in Shorewood,  IL

Cene’s Four Seasons Park, W. Seil Rd., 10-3 pm, 2nd Annual Shorewood Show & Shine filled with music, food, and family fun. Vehicle registration on day of the show. $10 Participant Entry Fee. Registration 9:00-11:00am Dash Plaques & Goodie Bags for first 100 registrants, Spectators FREE! Coloring Contest. Music by 3D Sound. Show starts at 10:00am. Awards at 2:00pm. More info: 815-741-7710 or parks@vil.shorewood.il.us

Fri, Jun 02 in Effingham,  IL

2900 N. 3rd St., June 2-4, Funfest for Air-Cooled Volkswagen - Bugtoberfest: Celebrate all eras of the iconic VW. With thousands of Beetles, Buses, Dune Buggies, Ghias & more. This is on every VW-lover’s bucket list! Highlights include Celebrity Choice Awards, Spring Swapfest swap meet, Slalom races, Expert Seminars, VW club activities, tons of VW vendors, Friday night Fun Run road tour, a Saturday night concert, MY Garage Museum & more! Volkswagens & enthusiasts travel from around the world to Mid America Motorworks’ corporate campus, to celebrate the VW.  All Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled VW’s, and anyone who loves to have FUN are always welcome! More information/register: www.funfestacvw.com or 866-350-4539 or  funfest@mamotorworks.com

Sun, Jun 11 in Kenosha,  WI

7110 74th Pl., 1st Annual All Buick Car Show Event hosted by Buick Club of America Chiwaukee Border Chapter & Palmen Buick. Rain date June 25th. $15 registration starts at 8:30am - All Buick Car Show runs 9am-3pm. Trophy awards presented at 2:30pm with 26 Buick Classes.  DJ music and Free Hot Dogs, Chips, and Soda. More info: Kevin Kauppi 224-623-1297 or  kevinkauppi13@aol.com

Sat, Jun 24 in Elgin,  IL

1045 E Chicago St., Annual All Makes/Models Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show. 9-3 pm, Presented by Stallions Gate Mustang & Ford Club, Inc., hosted by: Hopkins Ford. $15 Gate Entry/Registration. Awards for Top 40 & ‘Best Of’, Raffles, Food Vendors, Music by DJ Rudy K and Lots More!! Raffle proceeds go to Operation Support Our Troops. Gates Open at 8am. All Spectators Welcome (NO bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, hoverboards or pets are permitted. More details: www.stallionsgate.com or on Facebook or Jeff Swanson  or (630) 215-8881

Sat, Aug 05 in Dekalb,  IL

630 Enterprise Ave, @ The Parts Place Inc., off Pleasant St. and Peace Rd. (Across from Airport), 6th Annual Parts Place Car Show & Open House, 9am-2pm, Free Registration 9-11:30, Awards @ 1:30 (Trophies), Voucher for a beef frank, beverage & chips with registered car!  Music by: Carousel Sound Company. More info: 630-365-1800 or click here for Facebook.

Sat, Sep 02 in Kenosha,  WI

707 56th Street, Downtown Kenosha, 14th Annual Kenosha Classic Cruise-In, 9-4 pm, Gates DO NOT OPEN until 7:00 a.m., Free Show - we will be accepting donations or non-perishable food for the Salvation Army. We’ve Expanded our area due to the increased demand! Open to all makes and models of vehicles and motorcycles. Come show off your car/motorcycle and see what fun our downtown/lakefront area has to offer (trolley, museums, open air market, antiques shops and restaurants). Music by:  All The King’s Men Food & drinks avail. for purchase: Pizza, brats, hot dogs. etc. Visit: http://www.kenoshaclassicstreetmachine.com, Tony Pontillo (262) 818-6410 Downtown Show Coordinator, Alex Kosterman (262) 385-7707 Car Club Coordinator  

Thu, Sep 14 in Effingham,  IL

2900 N 3rd St.,Sept 14-17, Corvette Funfest - Celebrating 50 Years of the 1967 Corvette: Join us for the Largest Corvette Party in the World! 4 days of Corvette FUN, with thousands of Corvettes flocking to Mid America Motorworks’ corporate campus.  Highlights include Celebrity Choice Awards, a Fall Swapfest swap meet, Expert Seminars, tons of Corvette Vendors, Special Display Corvettes, a Saturday night concert, and more! And don’t miss the Thursday Night Fun Run and Downtown Party, Friday Night Charity Event, the Install Dome, the Fun Dome (our Corvette Mall), Corvette Club activities, Corvette Fashion Show, Corvette walk-around with GM Engineers, Corvette Coral with Corvettes for sale, MY Garage Museum. More info/register: www.corvettefunfest.com or 866. 309.3973 or funfest@mamotorworks.com



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Geneva, IL

Fourth & James St., behind the Kane County Courthouse, July & August 2017, 6-8 pm, free admission. Check out the antique, custom build, muscle, and sport cars. Enjoy delicious treats and a DJ. Downtown shops, pubs and eateries also stay open late—several offer evening entertainment. More info: www.GenevaChamber.com

Fridays

Saturdays

Kenosha, WI

9949 58th Place STE 400, Surprise!! Gateway Classic Cars is now doing Cars & Coffee year round! We get it, you do not want to drive your prized jewel in the winter months, Gateway Classic Cars doesn't want you to either. Bring your daily driver and still enjoy donuts and coffee on us! We want to keep a great relationship with you so come hang out, have breakfast/coffee, and check out all our new arrivals on the last Saturday of every month from 9 am - 12 pm. At both Gateway Classic Cars locations!  Hope to see you there! More info visit our Facebook page.

Tinley Park, IL

8451 W 183rd Place, Surprise!! Gateway Classic Cars is now doing Cars & Coffee year round! We get it, you do not want to drive your prized jewel in the winter months, Gateway Classic Cars doesn't want you to either. Bring your daily driver and still enjoy donuts and coffee on us! We want to keep a great relationship with you so come hang out, have breakfast/coffee, and check out all our new arrivals on the last Saturday of every month from 9 am - 12 pm. At ALL Gateway Classic Cars locations!  Hope to see you there! More info visit our Facebook page.

Sunday

Schaumburg IL

@ Culver's on Wise Rd., Old Timers Cruise Night, the only year-round cruise night. When there's inclement weather, we meet inside. Starts at 3 PM. Scoop of custard to every classic car before 6 PM. Door prizes. More info: GreenScout@ATT.net