Weekend Car Shows and Events

Jun 4, 2013

Here are a few hot rod get-togethers planned for this weekend (June 7-9). Send information regarding car shows, cruises and other hot rod and classic car events to HRREditor@NBM.com.

June 7-8: 2nd Annual DC Classic Car Show, Mooresville, N.C. Featuring The Hot Rod Power Tour on June 7, and a car show on June 8 with classics, hot rods, muscle cars, rat rods and exotics-all makes and models of motorcycles and trucks welcome. Music, food and vendors. For more information, visit http://dcclassiccars.com/.

June 7-9: Goodguys 16th Colorado Nationals, The Ranch Events Complex, Loveland, Colo. Featuring hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks through 1972, plus autocross, vendors, swap meet, cars for sale corral and All-American Sunday. For more information, visit www.good-guys.com.

June 7-9: Carlisle Ford Nationals, 7 a.m. at Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, Pa. Featuring great indoor displays of concepts, customs and historically significant cars and trucks; more than 2,200 Ford, Mercury and Lincoln vehicles; test drives by Ford Motor Co.; burnout competition; NHRA drag racing; autocross; vendors; swap meet; car corral and “Manufacturers Midway.” For more information, visit http://www.carlisleevents.com/ce/events/ford-nationals/.

June 7-9: Gasser Magazine 12th Annual Gasser Reunion and Car Show, 7 a.m. at Great Lakes Dragway, Union Grove, Wis. Featuring nostalgia gassers, pro gassers, hot rods, competition eliminators and front-engine dragsters, altereds and nostalgia Funny Cars. Car show open to nostalgia hot rods, customs, classics and muscle cars. Commercial exhibitions, Saturday Night Wheelstand Nationals, swap meet, car corral, live music and more. For more information, visit http://www.gassermagazine.com/events.html.

June 8: O.C.T.O. Show 2013, 6 a.m. at Long Beach Veteran’s Memorial Stadium, Long Beach, Calif. Featuring swap meeting and display meet for 1967 and earlier Type II VWs only. For more information, contact 714-374-7506 or visit www.octo.org.

June 8: 14th Annual Rods and Rails Car & Motorcycle Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, Calif. Open to pre-1980 muscle cars, hot rods, classics, street machines, pony cars, low riders, pre- and post-war trucks and all makes and models of motorcycles. Featuring live music, Temecula gun fighters and fun for children. For more information, visit www.rodsandrailsperris.com.

June 8: 14th Annual Summer Festival & Car Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Yorba Linda, Calif. Open to pre-1976 classics, hot rods, sports cars, trucks, muscle cars, lead sleds, imports and military vehicles. Featuring live music, food, raffles, crafts, petting zoo and more. For more information, contact www.oescal.org.