This Weekend’s Car Show & Event Roundup

Apr 27, 2010

A number of car shows are being held across the country this weekend that provide your shop the perfect opportunity to display your best work and chat up potential customers. Below are details on several of these shows.

The 36th Annual Rodders Days is taking place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Tucson, Arizona. Hosted by the Tucson Street Rod Association, Rodders Days begins Friday at 8a.m. at the Hotel Tucson-City Center with a ride up to Kitt Peak for a burger burn, followed by dinner and an auction at the hotel in the evening. The Show ‘n’ Shine takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 4th Avenue Historic District. Sunday features the breakfast and awards ceremony at the hotel, beginning at 8 a.m. For more information, visit

The 12th Annual Show and Go Car Show for Charity takes places this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Riverside, California. Hosted by the Riverside East Rotary Club and produced by the Old Farts Racing Team So.Cal., the event will feature 1,000 classic cars, hot rods, imports, and motorcycles. In addition to the car show, the event will feature a Friday night barbecue, Saturday morning pancake breakfast, giveaways, live entertainment, special guests and a charity showcase. The event will benefit over 70 community organizations. For more information, visit

The Route 66 Fun Run takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, beginning in Seligman, Arizona, and travelling 140 miles to Topock/Golden Shores. The event is open to all street-legal vehicles and will offer unique Route 66 sightseeing, including Native American dances, barbeques, souvenirs, scenic vistas and historical buildings. The day-long festivities carry into the evening for music, street dance and cruises. For more information, visit

The “Flash from the Past” Car Show takes place Saturday morning in Huntington Beach, California. The show, which benefits the Edison High School Foundation, will feature more than 150 pre-1975 and special-interest vehicles. Each entrant will receive a dash plaque and goodie bag with products from local vendors. There will also be raffle prizes and a 50/50 giveaway.  Several trophies will be given out in the following categories:  Best of Show, Foundation Choice, Principal Choice, Best Student Car, and Owners Choice for the top 15 cars. For more information, visit

The Back to the Beach VIII Car, Truck and Bike Show takes place Saturday morning in Mayo Beach, Maryland. The event features prizes, raffles, food and music. Trophies and cash awards will be presented at 3:30. A portion of the proceeds will benefit breast cancer awareness. For more information, visit

The Jerry Stautberg Memorial Car Show takes place Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Cheviot, Ohio. The car show will feature a silent auction, food and drink, face painting, and music by Skippy and the Spinners. The trophy presentation will be at 3 p.m., with three major trophies given and awards given to the top 25 cars. All profits from the car show will benefit the Jerry Stautberg Memorial Scholarship Fund at Elder High School. For more information, visit

If your shop or community is hosting a show that you would like to tell Hotrod & Restoration readers about, e-mail