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Car Events For 2012

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"JANUARY Events"






"MARCH Events"


March 3

Smithville, Texas

Dan Kruse Classics -  Dick Burdick Collection Auction

Place:  Rosanky Central Texas Museum

Times:  Starts 10am

Contact:  Dan Kruse Classics  866-495-8111   E-mail:  tiffany@kruseclassics.com

Web:   http://dandruseclassics.com


"APRIL Events"


April 13, 14, 15

Portland, Oregon

48th  Annual "Portland Swap Meet"

Place:  Portland Exposition Centre

Times:  FRI. -  7:00am - 7:00pm; SAT - 7:00am - 5:00pm; SUN. - 8:00am - 1:00pm

Contact:  Exposition Centre   Phone: 503-678-2100   E-mail:  pdxswap@aol.com

Show Days:  503-736-5247 

Web:  http://http://portlandswapmeet.com

April 14

Springfield, Missouri

166 Auto Auction's "Corvette & Special Interest" Sale & Car Show

Place:  166 Auto Auction 2944 West Sunshine

            Contact:    Bryan   417-227-9321   or 417-882-1666       

           E-mail:  bdavis@166autoauction.com                     

       Web:  http://www.166autoauction.com

April 14, 15

Omaha, Nebraska

Midwest Muscle and Specialty Car Auction

Place:  Centurylink Centre

Times:  FRI. - Viewing - 6pm - 9pm;  SAT. - 10am - 8pm; SUN. - 11am - 4pm

Contact:  Nebraska Auto Auctions  402-466-8477   E-mail:  info@midwestmusclecarauction.com

Web:  http://www.midwestmusclecarauction.com

April 15

Maple Ridge, B. C.

Golden Ears Swap Meet

Place:  Maple Ridge Fairgrounds

Contact:  Jake   604-941-7791  E-mail:  

Don Clark 604-463-4950   E-mail: donandbevclark@shaw.ca

Web:   http://vccc.com/events/events.htm

Saanich, B. C. 

 Old English Car Club's "7th Annual Restoration Fair and Swap Meet"

Place:  Heritage Acres

Times:  10am - 3pm

Contact:  Robert  250-544-1702   E-mail:  Rtatkins@shaw.ca

Web:  http://www.oecc.ca/event.

April 20, 21, 22

Abbotsford, B. C. 

16th Annual "BC Classic & Custom Car Show"

Place:  Tradex  Convention Centre

Times:  FRI. - 5pm - 10pm; SAT. - 10am - 10pm; SUN. 10am - 5pm

Contact:  BC Classic & Custom Car Show   604-539-7223  

E-mail:  customcarshow@shaw.ca

Web:  http://www.bccustomcarshow.com

"Celebrating 60 years of  Drag Racing and Car Shows in Canada  1952-2012"

April 21

Victoria, B. C. 

5252 Motorsports' "1st Annual Scavenger Hunt"

Place:  5252 Parking Lot

Times:   10am - 3pm

Contact:  Janis   778-426-3966   E-mail:  janis@5252motorsports.com

Web:  http://www.5252motorsports.com

"Net Proceeds to SISLRA - Drag Racers Against Street Racing."

April 22

Fort Langley, B. C. 

7th Annual St. George's Day British Motoring Show

Place:  Fort Langley Community Hall

Times:  10am - 4pm

Contact:  Carol   604-857-1837   E-mail:  b@shaw.ca  

L.A.M.B.S. Car Club    E-mail:  lambsmc@telus.net

Web:  http://www.lambscarclub.com

April 28

Penticton, B. C. 

 South Okanagan VCCC's  22nd Annual Automotive Swap Meet

Place:  Penticton Curling Club (505 Railway Ave.)

Times:  8am - 4pm

Contact: Show:   Leon   250-494-5051  E-mail:  lsrumpf@shaw.ca

Venders:   Ron  250-492-5674   E-mail:  rgaray@direct.ca

Web:  http://okanagan.vccc.com


"MAY Events"


May 4, 5

Red Deer, Alberta

43nd Annual Red Deer Swap Meet 2012

Place:  Westerner Park (4847A 19th St.)

Times:  FRI. - 3pm - 9pm;  SAT. - 8am - 4pm

Contact:  Jim Struve   403-342-2840  E-mail:  cavacswapmeet@gmail.com

Web:  http://www.westernerpark.ca/events/2011/05

May 4, 5, 6

La Conner, Washington

39th Annual "Northwest Corvair EconoRun"

Place:  Along the Puget Sound, into Skagit Valley and along the Cascade Mountains

Times:  FRI. - Evening - Arrive; SAT. - Tours & Sightseeing; SUN. - Show & Shine

Contact:  Fred   360-466-2266   E-mail:  fredngale@wavecable.com

Web:  http://www.northwestcorvairs.org

May 6

Comox Valley, B. C. 

Comox Valley Swap & Show N Shine

Place:  Comox Valley Sports Centre

Times:  9am - 3pm

Contact:  Yvon  250-339-4117   E-mail:  vjsavoie@shaw.ca

Web:  http://www.classiccruisers.com

May 11, 12, 13

Omak, Washington

19th Annual Swap Meet/Flea Market

Place:  Eastside Park

Contact:  Clarice   509-826-3154   E-mail:  fokcc@ncidata.com

Paul or Cathy   509-826-04160    E-mail:  modmets@charter.net

Web: http://clubs.hemmings.com/friendlyok

May 12

Omak, Washington

Friendly OK Car Show & Shine

Place:  Eastside Park

Times:  11am - 4pm

Contact:  Clarice   509-826-3154   E-mail:  fokcc@ncidata.com

Paul or Cathy   509-826-04160    E-mail:  modmets@charter.net

Web: http://clubs.hemmings.com/friendlyok

May 11, 12, 13, 14

Nanaimo, B. C. 

Vintage Car Club of Nanaimo "Whale of a Tour"

Place:  Tour Vancouver Island

Contact:  Ray Koch   250-758-8265    E-mail:  carolynkoch@shaw.ca

Wayne McCargar     250-758-7203    E-mail:  wayne@mccargar.com

Web:  http://vccc.com

May 18, 19, 20

Vancouver, B. C. 

2012 All British Field Meet

Place:  FRI. - Noggin 'n Natter/Silent Auction - Truffles Restaurant &  SAT. - Car Show/Classic Car Sales Corral - VanDusen Garden; SUN. - Vancouver-Whistler Run Meet at Park Royal Shopping Centre

Times:  FRI. - Meet & Greet/Dinner - 5:30 - 9:30pm; SAT. - Car Display/Swap Meet - 10am - 4:30pm; SUN. - Vancouver-Whistler Run - 8 am (first car out) - 3pm 

Contact:  J. Stewart    E-mail:  jstewart@westerndriver.com 

Wilkinsons' Automobilia   604-873-6242   E-mail: info@eautomobilia.com

Web:  http://www.westerndriver.com

"Recognizing MGB's 50th Anniversary and Marquee Vehicles are the Lotus and Norton Motorcycles"

May 19

Victoria, B. C. 

Victoria Corvette Club's Concours/Show 'n' Shine/Autocross

"Corvettes Only"

Place:  Harbour Towers

Times:  SAT. - Show: - 8am - 12 noon; SUN. - Autocross - 8am - 4pm

Contact:       Wolf Schmitz, President      E-mail:  president@victoriavette.com

Victoria, B. C. 

Victoria Corvette Club's "Corvettes Only"

Place:  Jennor Chev

Times:  10am - 1pm

Contact:  Jenner Chev.   250-361-8281

 E-mail:  info@jennerchev,com

Web:  http://www.jennerchev.com

May 19, 20

Seattle, Washington

39th Annual V-8 Club's Auto Swap Meet

Place:  Evergreen State Fairgrounds

Times:  SAT. - 8am - 5pm; SUN. - 9am - 2pm

Contact:  Evergreen State Fairgrounds   1-800-645-4997

E-mail:  swap@efv8psrg.org

Web:  http://www.efv8psrg.org

May 20

Victoria, B. C. 

Jenner Chevrolet Show 'n' Shine

Place:  Jenner Chevrolet

Times:  10am - 2pm

Contact:  Jenner Chevrolet    1-866-436-6956    E-mail:  info@jennerchev,com

Web:  http://www.jennerchev.com

Creston, B. C. 

7th Annual Creston Valley Blossom Festival Show & Shine

Place:  Canyon St.

Times:  9am - 4pm

 Contact:  Marvin   250-428-2032    E-mail:  messymarv@shaw.ca

Jeff    250-428-7723   E-mail:  jsdashwood@shaw.ca

Club E-mail:  crestonvalleycruisers@shaw.ca

Web:  http://www.crestonbc/cruisers

May 21

Nanaimo, B. C. 

Costco Show N Shine


Langford, B. C. 

Costco Show & Shine

Place:  Costco Parking Lot

Times:  8am - 3pm

Contact:  Lyall   250-381-8984   

Nicole   250-893-0455

May 25, 26

Vancouver, B. C. 

43rd Annual Coastal Swap Meet

Place:  Fraser Valley Tradex Centre

Times:  FRI. - 2pm -  9pm; SAT. - 8am - 4pm

Contact:  Coastal Swap Meet   604-540-6141   E-mail:  info@coastalswapmeet.com

Web:  http://www.coastalswapmeet.com

May 26

Ucluelet, B. C. 

Porsche Club of Vancouver Island's Tour

"Porsches Only"

Place: Black Rock Hotel


May 27

Qualicum Beach, B. C. 

VI Cruise 2nd Annual Hot  Rod Picnic

Place:  Qualicum Bay

Contact:  Fred   250-338-6134   E-mail:  ffleigh@telus.net

Victor    E-mail:  vicruses@gmx.com

Vancouver, B. C. 

5th Annual East Van Show & Shine

Place:  The Whip Restaurant (209 East 6th Ave, Vancouver)

Times:  Parking - starts @ 10am;  Show - 11am - 5:30pm

Contact:   Rose   604-312-0990  (Cell) 

 The Whip Restaurant  604-874-4687    E-mail: rose@thewhiprestaurant.com

Web:  http://www.thewhiprestaurant.com

Bellingham, Washington

Ski to Sea Weekend

Place:  Boulevard Park

Times:  10am - 3:30pm

Contact:  Ralph   360-220-0708   E-mail:  info@aarcbellingham.com

Web:  http://www.aarcbellingham.com


"JUNE Events"


June 2

Tacoma, Washington

LeMay "America's Car Museum" Official Grand Opening

Place:  LeMay Museum (2702 East D St)

Times:  10am - 5pm

Contact:  Eric  310-224-4976   E-mail:  egarner@pcgcampbell.com

Web:  http://www.lemaymuseum.org

June 8, 9, 10

Radium, B. C. 

BritsBest Classics 12

Place:  Radium Resort

Times:  FRI. - Meet & Greet; SAT. - 10am - Car and Bike Show, Poker Run & Banquet/Auction; SUN.  - Travel home

Contact:  Calgary MG Car Club   Azim Bhatia   403) 288-1153

Web:  http://www.calgarymgclulb.org

"Celebrating the MGB's 50th Anniversary"

"Note:  Registration on line - no registering at the Gate!!"

June 10

Parksville, B. C.

Nanaimo VCCC's Swap Meet

Place:  Parksville Curling Club

Times:  8am - 2pm

Contact:  Bob    250-753-2730   E-mail:  buchartrj@shaw.ca

Roy    250-745-7236   E-mail:  r.herman@shaw.ca

Web:  http://vccc.com

Regina, Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Ford Mercury Car Club's Show & Shine

Place:  A & W (2701 Avonhurst Drive)

Times:  11am - 3pm

Contact:  Gord Green  306-352-3984   E-mail:  gorgre@sasktel.net

Web:  http://www.saskfordmerc.ca

"Proceeds to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation"

Surrey, B. C.

The Shops at Morgan Crossing's 3rd Annual Car & Motorcycle Show

Place:  The Shops at Morgan Crossing Parking Lot (15765 Croydon Drive , South Surrey)

Times:  11am - 3pm

Contact:  Caylen   778-545-2673   E-mail:  cbaker@theshopsatmorgancrossing.com

Web:  http://www.theshopsatmorgancrossing.com

June 15, 16, 17

Qualicum Beach, B. C.

Seaside Cruisers Show N Shine

Place:  Downtown Qualicum Beach

Times:  SAT. - Various events - 11am - 2pm; SUN. - Show N Shine

Contact:  Dave  250-752-8838   E-mail:  info@seasidecruizers.com

Victor   250-248-7384   E-mail:  registration@seasidecruizers.com

Web:  http://www.seasidecruizers.com

"Note:  On line registration only. No at-the-gate registration!!"

Reno, Nevada

Reno Rockabillyriot No.2

"Pre-68 Show"

Place:  Grand Sierra Resort

Times:  FRI. -  2pm - 9pm; SAT. - 10am - 9pm; SUN. - 10am - 5pm

Contact:  Paul   775-291-5008  E-mail:  psampson@abombentertainment.com

Robert   775-750-46665    E-mail:  rmcghie@abombentertainment.com

Web:  http://www.renorockabillyriot.com

June 16

Killam, Alberta

3rd Annual Killam Show & Shine

Place:  Main Street

Times:  9am - 4pm

Contact:  Jamie  780-385-4331   E-mail:  killamshow.shine@gmail.com

Web:  http://www.town.killam.ab.ca/events_calendar.php

Lloydsminster, Saskatchewan

Just Kruzin' Car Show

Place:  Lakeland College

Times:  9am - 4pm

Contact:  Dave  780-871-2772 

  E-mail:  justkruzin@justkruzin.com

Web:  http://www/justkruzin.com

June 17

Canmore, Alberta

Rolling Sculpture Car Club's 7th Annual Father's Day Show & Shine

Place:  Centennial Park

Times:   Registration - 10am - 12 noon; Show - 12 noon - 4pm

Contact:  Rolling Sculpture Car Club   E-mail:  info@rollingsculpture.ca

Web:  http://www.rollingsculpture.ca

"All Proceeds to "Food For Learning" School Food Program"

June 22, 23, 24

Penticton, B. C. 

Peach City Beach Cruise/Auction

Place:   Registration - SS Sicamouse Paddle Wheeler; Parade - meet @ Skaha Beach; Car Show - Rotary Park

Times:  FRI. - Registration - 9am - 5pm; Cruise - 5 pm; Parade: 6:30pm; Car Show - 7-11pm; SAT. - Car and Motorcycle Show - 8am - 8pm; Venders - 9am - 11pm; SUN.Show & Venders - 8am - 12 noon; 

Auction:  Place:  Lakeside Hotel; 

Times:  Viewing:  FRI. - 7:30pm - 10:30pm; SAT. - Car Auction - 11am - 6pm; SUN. - Car Corral - 11am - 4pm

Contact:  Historic Automobile Society  250-487-2303  E-mail:  info@peachcitybeachcruise.com

Web:  http://www.peachcitybeachcruise.com

June 24

Victoria, B. C. 

VCCC's 2012 Swap Meet

Place: Saanich Fairgrounds

Times:  7am - 4pm

Contact:  Dave or Rebecca  250-656-3382    Fax:  250-656-4619    E-mail:  daverogers@bchazmat.com

Web:  http://victoria.vccc.com/index.htm

Shawnigan Lake, B. C. 

5th Annual Shawnigan Lake Show & Shine

Place:  Shawnigan Lake School

Times:  Registration - On-line only; Show -  10am - 3pm

Contact:  Lorin  250-516-8533   E-mail:  shawniganshownshine@hotmail.com

  "Registration is "ON LINE ONLY."

 "Net Proceeds donated to Cowichan Valley Hospice Society"

June 24 - July 5

Vancouver, B. C. 

Brits Round BC 2012

Place:  Hope BC to Kimberley BC and Back to Vancouver

Contact:  Rick  604-966-0660   Cell: 604-710-9506    E-mail:  ricmacd@telus.net

Web: http://www.oecc.ca

June 30

Sicamous, B. C.

4th Annual Sicamous Classic Car Show/Swap Meet

Place:  Finlayson Park (1121 Eagle Pass Way)

Times:  10am - 3pm

Contact:  Wayne   250-836-2283     E-mail:  arena@cablelan.net

June 29, 30, July 1

Souix Falls. South Dakota

Automania in Historic Souix Falls

Place:  Downtown Souix Falls

Times:  FRI. - Show -  5.15-11pm;  SAT. Auction - starts 9:30 - 1pm;  SUN. - Garage Tours - tba

Contact:   Show AutoBuy Magazine - 605-338-4884   E-mail:  registration@automaniasouixfalls.com

Auction -  Marv Girard Auctions  605-267-2421  E-mail:  marvgirard@iw.net

Web:  http://www.girardauction.com

Web:  http://automaniasouixfalls.com


"JULY Events"


July 14

Barons, Alberta

Dirtie Thirties Day

Place:  Downtown

Times: Parade:  9:30; Show & Shine:  11am - 4pm

Contact:  Dell   403-757-2144    E-mail:  orril.lowal@hotmail.com

July 15

Parksville, B. C.

Vancouver Island Mustang Association's "Summer Spectacular"

Place:  Joe Cunningham Ford

Times:  9am - 2pm

Contact:    David   250 881 1423

E-mail: TheVIMA@gmail.com;

Web:  www.vima.stangnet.com

July 21

Olds, Alberta

19th Annual "Oldsmobile Rocket Round Up 2012

Place:  Hildebrandt Motors

Times:  12 noon - 4pm

Contact:   Ken   780-417-4062   E-mail:  president@oldsnorthernlights.com

Web:  http://www.oldsclub.ca

July 22

Rosebud, Alberta

2nd Annual Gear Head Custom and Classic Car/Truck Show

Place:  High Eagle RV Park

Times:  to follow

Contact:  Jeanne  403-677-2577   E-mail:  4gearheads@gmail.com

Saanichton,  B. C. 

 Early Ford V8 Club - Victoria's 32nd Annual Fords & Friends Show & Shine Car Show


Place:  Heritage Park Acres

Times:  9am - 3pm

Contact:  Rick  250-652-8951   E-mail:  Lfskumka@telus.net

Web:  http://www.earlyfordv8victoria.com/events

"Proceeds to local Scholarship Fund"

July 28

Duncan, B. C. 

Cowichan Cruisers "Show & Shine"

Place:  Warmland House

Times:  10am - 2pm

Contact:  Jeff   250-510-1802

E-mail:  kgallop@shaw.ca 

Web:  http://www.cowichanvalley.cmha.bc.ca

July 29

Bremerton, Washington

7th Annual Mopar Magic Show-n-Shine/Swap Meet

Place:  Lowes Home Improvement Parking Lot

Times:  8am - 3pm

Contact:  Tami  360-874-2776   E-mail:  got_mopar@msn.com

Mac   360-698-0773  E-mail:  macmcclure@hotmail.com

Web:  http://www.allaroundmopars.com


"AUGUST Events"


Aug. 2, 3, 4, 5

Yellowstone, Montana

42nd Annual Yellowstone Rod Run

Place:  FRI. - Cruise - into Yellowstone Park; SAT. - Parade & Show - City Park; 

Times:  THURS. - 12noon - 5pm;  FRI. - 8am - 8pm; SAT. - 9am - 12 noon

Contact:  Terry or Jerry    406-646-9759    E-mail:  redrun@eriversbds.net

Web:  http://www.yellowstonerodrun.com

Aug. 5

Keremeos, B. C.

11th Annual "Kars under the K" Show & Shine

Place:  Memorial Park (main street)

Times:   10am - 3pm

Contact:  Marcel   250-599-9325    E-mail:  info@karsunderthek.com

Web:  http://www.karsunderthek.com

Aug. 11

Peachland, B. C. 

"Rally in the Valley - 2012"

Place:  Heritage Park

Times:  10am - 2pm

Contact:    Bruce   250-868-3693       E-mail:  brucethebrat@telus.net

Web:  http://www.obcc.ca/ritv

"Marque car -  MGB"

"Open to all cars - not just the British"

Aug. 12

Kamloops, B. C. 

18th Annual "Hot Nite in the City" Show & Shine

Place:  Downtown Kamloops

Contact:  Ron  250-377-3190   E-mail:  hotnite@telus.net

Web: http://www.hotniteinthecity.com 

Aug. 19

Sayward, BC

Fisherboy Park Resort/Sayward Show & Shine

Place:  Fisherboy Park Resort

Times:  11am - 3pm

Contact:  Terry   250-282-3204   E-mail:  terrykilo@shaw.ca


Port Coquitlam, B. C. 

8th Annual Port Coquitlam "Sounds of Summer" Car Show

Place:  Downtown

Times:  10am - 6pm

Contact:  Kayla    604-464-1490  E-mail:  info@pocobia.com

Web:  http://www.pocobia.com

"Partial Proceeds to Children's Wish Foundation"

Aug. 25   

Tacoma, Washington

35th Annual LeMay Car Show, Auction & Swap Meet

Place:  LeMay Marymount Event Centre

Times:  Car Show - 9am - 5pm; Auction - Preview - 9am - 1pm; Auction - starts at 1pm; Swap Meet - 9am - 5pm

Contact:  Car Show & Swap Meet - LeMay Family Collection, Marymount Centre  253-272-2336   E-mail:  info@lemaymarymount.ort

      Auction - Mather Auctions - 253-847-9161  E-mail: matherauct@msn.com                  Web:  http://matherauctions.com

Web:  http://lemaymarymount.org

Aug. 26

Winfield, B. C. 

4th Annual Lake Country Custom and Classic Car Show

Place:  Swalwell Park

Time:  10am 

Contact:  Ron   250-766-1155   or   250863-0483   E-mail:  rkvolk@shaw.ca

Web:  http://lccc.me

"Proceeds to local charities"




Sept. 8

Summerland, B. C. 

7th Annual Endless Summer Show & Shine

Place:  Main Street

Times:  7:30am - 3:30pm

Contact:   Gary   250-404-0447   E-mail:  twisterspecialgt@shaw.ca

Web:  http://applevalleycruisers.com

Sept. 21, 22, 23

Creston, B. C. 

24th Annual Fall Campout Show & Shine

Place:  Creston Centennial Park

Times:  Registration - 9am - 12 noon; Show - 9am - 4pm

Contact:  Marvin   250-428-2032   E-mail:  messymarv@shaw.ca

Jeff   250-428-7723   E-mail:  jsdashwood@shaw.ca

Club E-mail:  crestonvallecruisers@shaw.ca

Web:  http://crestonbc.com/cruisers



"OCTOBER Events"


Oct. 6, 7

Monroe, Washington

44th Annual Monroe Swap Meet

Place: Evergreen State Fairgrounds

Times:  SAT. - 8am - 5pm; SUN. - 8am - 3pm

Contact:  Antique Automobile Resterers Club of Bellingham    360-738-4683     E-mail:  info@aarcbellingham.org

Web:  http://www.aarcbellingham.com








We have earnestly tried to make sure that the dates and times of these events are correct, however, there are times when things change or shows are cancelled and we are not contacted.  Please, before you go to a show, check with the Contact Person listed .

I would like to thank all  the car clubs, individuals and businesses that  voluntarily provided the information to compile these pages, especially the following:  Don Earnshaw-Canadian Classic Chevelles & Beaumonts

Please email or call me to list your event on my page or to make corrections to existing listings. Our 2012 calendar is now underway so if you have your show info for next year, you can send it along anytime. 

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You can reach me by e-mail at: cliff@westernwireless.ca, telephone or fax at 1-250-489-5874.