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Saturday, February 11, 2023 in Chicago, IL

Chicago Car Show

2301 S. King Dr. McCormick Place. Chicago Auto Show  10am - 10pm. Saturday, Feb.11 - Feb.19; 10am - 8pm Sunday, Feb. 20.  Adults: $15; Seniors 62 and better: $10; Children 6-12, $10; Three and under with payed adult family member: free. For more information, visit: www.chicagoautoshow.com

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Sat, Jan 28 in Crete,  IL

1329 Commerce Drive. Caffeine and Chrome 9 am - Noon. Join Gateway Classic Cars for monthly events the last Saturday of the month. All makes and models welcome with plenty of parking spaces.  Indulge with pastries and coffee while supplies last. A museum full of classic, exotic and muscle cars is on site.  Admission:  complimentary. For more information, visit: www.gatewayclassiccars.com/caffeine-and-chrome

Sat, Feb 11 in Chicago,  IL

2301 S. King Dr. McCormick Place. Chicago Auto Show  10am - 10pm. Saturday, Feb.11 - Feb.19; 10am - 8pm Sunday, Feb. 20.  Adults: $15; Seniors 62 and better: $10; Children 6-12, $10; Three and under with payed adult family member: free. For more information, visit: www.chicagoautoshow.com

Sun, Feb 19 in Elgin,  IL

412 Bluff city Blvd.  Scale Model Show & NASCAR Party at the Olde Town Inn.  Shake off the Winter Blues with the start of the NASCAR season and the Daytona 500.  Pre-Race Hot wheels and HO slot car drags along with a scale model car and truck show.  Trophies awarded at 3pm.  Spectator donations accepted. For more information, Call Rudy K: (224) 587-6803.

Sun, Feb 19 in St. Charles,  IL

525 S. Randall Rd.  31st Annual Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Cadillac Swap Meet and Car Corral at the Kane County Fairgrounds from 8am - 2pm. New Food Vendor in 2023. Heated indoor spaces, paved outside spaces. Easy indoor load/unload. Vendor fee: $45 per space indoor if registered by January 31, $25 for large outdoor space.  Sponsored by the  Illinois Valley Olds Club, The Chicagoland Chapter of the Buick Club of America and the Pontiac/Oakland Club of Illinois. Public Admission $7. For more information, call Tony at (847) 521-3130 or visit:www.bopcswap.com

Sat, Feb 25 in Milwaukee,  WI

400 West Wisconsin. Greater  Milwaukee International Car and Truck Show Feb. 25 - March 5.  Adult tickets $15 at the gate. Hours:  Monday-Thursday, 3pm - 9pm; Friday and Saturdays, 10am - 9pm; Sundays 10am - 6pm.  For more information, visit: www.autoshowmilwaukee.com

Sun, Feb 26 in Wheaton,  IL

2015 W. Manchester Rd. 81st Plastic Kit and Toy Show 9am - 2 pm. Buy, sell, trade or just browse. Cars, trucks, airplanes, trains, Hot Wheels, Matchbox Cars all scales. 150 tables available. Adults: $7, Children under 12: $3. For more information, call: (630) 969-1847.

Fri, Mar 03 in Rosemont,  IL

555 N. River Rd. The 60th-Annual Chicago World of Wheels returns to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center March 3rd through the 5th. Hours: Friday: 3pm, - 10 pm; Saturday: 10am - 10pm; Sunday:  10am - 6pm. Adult admission: $25; children 6-12, $10; kids under 5, free. For more information, visit: www.chicagoworldofwheels.com

Sat, Jun 17 in Bartlett,  IL

102 N. Eastern Ave. Sixth Annual North Ave Car Show from 8am - 4pm sponsored by Ignite the Courage. All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Enjoy food trucks, live music, beer, Bloody Mary bar and  craft show. Registration: 7am - Noon $20 per vehicle, register by May 1 to guarantee an event t-shirt.Pancake Breakfast from 8am - 11am; awards given at 2:30pm. Rain date: Sunday June 18.  For more information, call: 224-385-4572, e-mail nmcleod@ignitethecourage.org  or visit: https://ignitethecourage.org/northave/

Sun, Sep 10 in Zion,  IL

41517 N Sheridan Rd.  Mis-Shifts Car Show 10am - 3pm. Food and bake sale hosted by Zion-Benton Moose Lodge 667. Participant voting and trophies awarded. Music from the 50’s 60’s and 70’s provided by Mis-Shifts. Car Show Registration Fee: $15. For more information concerning this charitable event, call: 847-731-9912; email: rpataky@aol.com or visit: http://www.mis-shiftscarclubinc.com



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