Beavercreek cruise-in returns for 2017 season

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• FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. until dark, former Hidy Ford parking lots, Seajay Drive, Lofinos Beaver Valley Shopping Center, Beavercreek, through Sept. 25. Sponsored by Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club and National Corvette Restorers Society, Miami Valley chapter. greenecarclub.com

• FRIDAY NIGHT KETTERING CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Kettering Towne Center at Dorothy Lane and Woodman Drive, April 21 through Sept. 15. Everything on wheels welcome. DJ, food. Robin, 937-620-6406

NOMINATIONS FOR 11TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, Sept. 17, grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Presented by AAA. Featured marques are first-generation Camaros and Firebirds as well as the evolution of the MG from 1936 through 1995. Also featuring the Cars of Orville Wright and Historic Sports Cars of Japan. Classic Road Tour and Casual Preview Party Sept. 16, open to the public. All proceeds from weekend support Dayton History, Montgomery County's official historical organization.

For more information or to register a car, go online to www.daytonconcours.com. To learn more about entering a vehicle, call 937-866-2222 or email autoedge@sbcglobal.net. For sponsorships, contact Lauryn Bayliff, 937-293-2841 or lbayliff@daytonhistory.org.


HOLLYWOOD DAYTON GAMING RACEWAY CRUISE-IN, noon-4 p.m., registration begins at 10 a.m., Hollywood Gaming Dayton's north parking lot, 777 Hollywood Blvd., Dayton. Free admission; open to all car enthusiasts and all ages. Limited number of entries; available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Live music by the Ashley Martin Band. Each participating car enthusiast will receive $10 in dining credits valid at Hollywood Gaming. Awards to best hot rod/street rod; best antique or classic (restored to original cars, not modified); best sports car (little two-seaters, imports, can be stock or modified); best modern car (cars built from 1996 to now); best truck or pickup truck. Entrants to determine their class when they sign in. Category will be placed on the window for judging purposes. Judging will begin at 2 p.m. Participants must be registered by then to be eligible for prizes. Each winner to receive trophy, $250 cash and gift basket from Hollywood Gaming.


AUTO CROSS SOLO EVENT, Kil-Kare Speedway, 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek. New racers encouraged to participate. Registration 9 to 10:30 a.m., drivers' meeting 10:35 a.m. (walk track prior), FCO 11 a.m. (10 timed runs). Valid driver's license, Snell 2005 and newer helmet required. Open to all makes and models. Sanctioned by Corvette Troy. Cost $30 to NCCC members, $35 nonmembers. Future dates: May 14, June 25, July 16, Aug. 6, Sept. 10, Oct. 1. Janelle Flaharty, flaharty@twc.com, 937-248-5792

MAY 20

GREATER DAYTON SMART OWNERS MEET, 11 a.m., Panera Bread, Town and Country Center, 4110 Far Hills Ave., Kettering. Open to all smart owners, fans. Information on Facebook, Greater Dayton smart Owners meet or 937-294-2060

MAY 20

SPRING CRUISE-IN AT ST. LEONARD FRANCISCAN LIVING COMMUNITY, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 8100 Clyo Road, Centerville. Free admission, parking. All makes, models welcome. Two large trophies – Residents' Choice Award and Director's Choice Award. Grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, 50/50 raffle to benefit Alzheimer's Association. Sponsored by St. Leonard's, co-hosted by Miami Valley Car Club. Rain date June 3. Wayne, 937-426-4519, or Kelly, 937-432-6549

MAY 27

14TH ANNUAL BRITISH CAR MEET, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., south side of the Top of the Market Banquet and Event Center building, 32 Webster St., Dayton. Hosted by British Transportation Museum. Car registration $15 in before May 21, $18 after. Event to include silent auction, children's programming. After-show open house at museum's new home, 321 Hopeland St., Dayton. www.britishtransportationmuseum.org or Harry Mague, event coordinator, 937-232-9310 or Pete Stroble, museum president, 937-429-0871


CORVETTES-ONLY CRUISE-IN, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Giovanni's Italian Ristorante, 215 W. Main St., Fairborn. Entry fee $10 per Corvette to support charities. Door prizes, Chinese auction, 50/50 drawing, food and beverages available at Giovanni's, music provided by DJ Walt Barner. Sponsored by Giovanni's Italian Ristorante and Greater Dayton Corvette Club. https://tinyurl.com/GDCC-Cruise-In-2017