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Monday, December 16, 2019 in Tinley Park, IL

Tinley Park Car Show

7851 Timber Dr, Tinley Park Public Library, Chicago Auto Show History 1901-2019, 11 am, Mitch Frumkin, Chicago Auto Show Historian, Author and Archivist, takes us on a wild, historic ride through decades of the Chicago Auto Show! First staged in 1901, the Show is now the largest in North America with this February marking its 112th edition.
Enjoy a full-length video presentation that features a blend of vintage photographs, color film footage, period music and voices from more than 100 editions of the Chicago Auto Show. Relive the debuts of legendary vehicles, displays of classic motorcars, American muscle and pony cars, imports from around the world, exotic supercars, futuristic dream cars and concept vehicles, legendary sports figures, political and show business celebrities, Broadway-style musical stage shows and much, much more!
While "car guys (and gals)" are bound to love this program, it is not only for the enthusiast. You will also see the entire 20th century unfold before your eyes, not just thru cars, but also through fashion, marketing, world events, and an ever-evolving Chicago.

Car Shows - listed by date             (jump to cruise nights)

Sat, Nov 23 in Rosemont,  IL

5555 N. River Road, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Nov. 23-24: Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals. This annual event features more than 500 of the rarest and most sought after examples of pure American muscle, along with the finest Corvettes with an emphasis on the cars of the 1960s and '70s. A bicycle and minibike "show within the show." Live music from Redline 7000. Adult admission $30 at the door or $25 in advance at area outlets. Children 12 and younger free with adult. More info/advance sale ticket locations, visit www.mcacn.com.

Mon, Dec 16 in Tinley Park,  IL

7851 Timber Dr, Tinley Park Public Library, Chicago Auto Show History 1901-2019, 11 am, Mitch Frumkin, Chicago Auto Show Historian, Author and Archivist, takes us on a wild, historic ride through decades of the Chicago Auto Show! First staged in 1901, the Show is now the largest in North America with this February marking its 112th edition.
Enjoy a full-length video presentation that features a blend of vintage photographs, color film footage, period music and voices from more than 100 editions of the Chicago Auto Show. Relive the debuts of legendary vehicles, displays of classic motorcars, American muscle and pony cars, imports from around the world, exotic supercars, futuristic dream cars and concept vehicles, legendary sports figures, political and show business celebrities, Broadway-style musical stage shows and much, much more!
While "car guys (and gals)" are bound to love this program, it is not only for the enthusiast. You will also see the entire 20th century unfold before your eyes, not just thru cars, but also through fashion, marketing, world events, and an ever-evolving Chicago.



Cruise Nights - listed by day of the week

Mondays

Addison, IL

45 W Lake (Kennedy And Lake St), Flavor Frenzy, Summer of Sundaes Ice Cream Cruise Night 5:30PM to 8:30PM, Formerly Uncle Harrys Live.DJ Tony. Great ice cream and Italian Ices. More Info: 630-429-9679 Info@flavorfrenzy.net www.flavorfrenzy.net

Schaumburg,

1110 Perimeter Dr Hooters, Hooters Cup Series XIX Car & Bike Show 9am-3pm, Hooters, 1110 Perimeter Dr, Schaumburg, IL 60173 Registration: 9 am-Noon, Awards 3pm, Hot Rods & Hot Wings and good old Rock N Roll. Free Posters signed by the Hooter poster girls. $25.00 Entry Fee More Info: lkirk07@gmail.com https://www.doublekproductions.com/schedule/ https://www.doublekproductions.com/schedule/

Tinley Park, IL

Oak Park Ave & 171st St, Downtown Tinley Cruise Nights 5 to 9 p.m., More Info: vsanchez@tinleypark.org.

Tuesdays

Glendale Heights, IL

305 East Army Trail Road, Summer Knights Cruise Nights at Buona Beef in Glendale Heights 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., 630-539-2333 or for more info https://summerknights.net/

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Hardwood Heights/Chicago, IL

Harlem/Foster shopping center, behind Bakers Square, City Wide Classics cruise night 6-9 pm, weather permitting, Music /giveaways. Hungry? Try Bakers Square- China buffet . Need car parts? Visit O'Reillys.

Fridays

Richmond, IL

11015 U.S. 12,  Richmond Dog and Suds Cruise Night, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  http://www.richmonddognsuds.com/ for more info

Saturdays

Crete, IL

1329 Commerce Drive, Caffeine and Chrome - Cruise in to Gateway Classic Cars every last Saturday of the month for Caffeine and Chrome: Presented by Grundy Insurance! So far we have had some amazing turnouts, but we want to continue to grow! Enjoy delicious donuts, coffee and all of our sweet rides! No Admission fee and everyone is welcome! No cruiser? No sweat bring the daily driver. Hope to see you there. 250+ classic & exotics. Every last Saturday of the month, 9 AM - 12 PM. Now accepting vendors. More info: GatewayClassicCars.com

Sunday

Schaumburg IL

Meets at Culver's on Wise Road in Schaumburg, Old Timers Cruise Night, every Sunday. The only year-round cruise night.  April through October, starting at 4 p.m. outdoors; November until March, group meets indoors starting at 3:30 p.m. Door prizes. More info: hpolakow47@att.net.