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Sat, Feb 14 in Chicago,  IL

2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, McCormick Place, First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. 2015 marks the 106th edition of the Chicago Auto Show. Hours: Feb. 8-16, 10 am-10 pm, Feb. 17, 10 am-8 pm. For detailed info visit the show site at:

Fri, Jun 05 in Effingham,  IL

@ Mid America Motorworks’ corporate campus. FRIDAY thru SUNDAY, 2015 Funfest for Air-Cooled Volkswagen, Calling all Volkswagens to Funfest for Air-Cooled VW! Enjoy all eras of the iconic VW, with thousands of Beetles, Buses, Dune Buggies, Ghias & more. Event highlights include Celebrity Choice Awards, the My Garage Museum, Swapfest, Slalom races, expert seminars, VW club activities, tons of VW vendors, Fri. night Fun Run road tour, a Sat. night concert & much more! All Air-Cooled & Water-Cooled VW’s, as well as anyone who loves to have FUN are always welcome! More info or to register or 866.350.4539 or

Sat, Jun 06 in Lake Zurich,  IL

645 N. Rand Road, @ Culver's, benefiting Lake Zurich Girl Scouts, 11-4 pm, Over 20 trophies with at least 5 categories, participant voting, door prizes, 50-50 raffle.Music & entertainment provided by Fuzzy Dice Promotions. Food & beverages available at Culver's. Reg. open 11-1pm, or preregister by mail. $10 per vehicle if prereg. by May 29th, or $15 day of. Prereg. mail $10 check made out to "GSNI Troop 942" to: Girl Scouts Car Show 1290 Berkley Rd Lake Zurich, Il, 60047. Sponsored by Edward Jones of Lake Zurich. More info: Sean, 847-287-3254 or

Mon, Sep 07 in Effingham,  IL

17082 N US Highway 45, MY Garage Museum, home to an array of rare and one-of-a-kind Corvettes &  Volkswagens. One of the few privately-owned car collections that is open to the public, absolutely free, 7 days a week, the MY Garage Museum includes research vehicles, prototypes & cars featured in Hollywood films. The Museum is full of collectibles & antiques, neon signs, memorabilia & even features a restored 1910 Gas Station. Cameras welcome! More info:

Thu, Sep 17 in Effingham,  IL

@ Mid America Motorworks’ corporate campus, THURS thru SUN. What started in 1994 as a customer appreciation party for a few hundred Corvette owners, Corvette Funfest has now grown to become the Largest Annual Corvette Party in the world! Now 4 days full of Corvette FUN. Some highlights include Thursday Night Fun Run parade & road tour, Fri. Night Charity Event, Seminar Village, The Install Dome, The Fun Dome (our Corvette Mall), Corvette Club activities, Corvette fashion show, new Corvette walk-around with GM Engineers, Celebrity Choice Fun Judging, Swapfest, Corvettes Coral with Corvettes for sale, My Garage Museum, Corvette vendors from across the U.S. & Sat. Night Concert (past performances by The Beach Boys, Don Felder, Bachman and Turner, 38 Special, REO Speedwagon, and more)!  For more info or to register or 866. 309.3973 or

Cruise Nights - listed by day of the week



Channahon, IL

@ 25520 S. Pheasant (Rt. 6), Godmother's Chicago Pizza & Catering, May 2015 to October. 5:30-8 pm. Award presented every night, 50/50 for charity, food specials on cruise nights, door prizes, free. More info: 815-467-8500



Geneva, IL

Fourth & James St., behind the Kane County Courthouse, July thru August, Geneva Classic Car Shows,  6 - 8pm, 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. For more information