CAR FEST CAR AND TRUCK CRUISE-IN, 5 to 9 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 1801 St. Paris Pike, Springfield. Entertainment by deejay Hot Dog Ryman, food trucks, 50/50 raffle, drawing at 8 p.m., Pastor's Choice Award. Proceeds to support Choosing Hope Adoptions. 937-339-6257
64TH ANNUAL ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR PARADE/SHOW, Hamilton and Fairfield. 132 trophies in 44 classes for vehicles manufactured from 1896-1993 in restored or original condition. No street rods or customs. Registration 8:30-11:30 a.m., downtown Hamilton. www.antiquecars.org.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 762 ANNUAL CRUISE-IN, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 35 W. Main St., New Lebanon. Food, wings, beverages, music, The Flat Out Band from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Bring a donation for local food banks – either non-perishable items or monetary so fresh food can be purchased for food banks. Sponsored by Over the Hill Gang of Eaton. ALPost762@gmail.com, 937-687-9908
SHILOH UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 6TH ANNUAL CAR SHOW AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 5300 Philadelphia Drive at North Main Street, Dayton. All welcome to worship at 10:25 a.m. All classic cars and Corvettes invited. No charge to exhibit; to enter, send contact information to email@example.com and include make/model of car and cell number or email address. Each car owner will get free lunch of cookout food and ice cream sundae bar. www.shiloh.org, 937-277-8953
34th ANNUAL DAYTON BRITISH CAR DAY, Midwest's best British car and motorcycle show featuring 50 years of the Triumph TR 250, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., registration 9 a.m. to noon, Eastwood MetroPark, 1385 Harshman Road, Dayton. Participants' choice car show with 30 classes, vendors and swap meet, full-service concession stand, dash plaques to first 300 entrants. Spectators always admitted free. Special awards: Longest Drive, Ranger's Choice, Best of Show. Registration: $15 in advance, includes free BCD T-shirt until July 20, $15 day of show; vendors $25 or door prize of equal value. Show runs rain or shine. Register online at www.britishcardaydayton.com. Presented by the MG Car Club Southwestern Ohio Centre, Miami Valley Triumphs and Five Rivers MetroParks. 937-293-2819, DaytonBCD@gmail.com
9TH ANNUAL IRISH CLUB CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW,
vehicle registration begins at 10 a.m., show runs 1 to 5 p.m., Irish Club of Dayton, 6555 Dog Leg Road, Butler Twp. Vehicle entry free $10. Awards 4 p.m. Food and beverages available. Russ, 937-248-3288 or Al, 937-901-4976
BOOMERFEST CRUISE-IN AT ST. LEONARD'S, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chaminade Circle, Centerville. Free admission to cruise-in and festival. Free dash plaques to first 75 to register. All makes and models welcome. Trophies over 3 feet tall presented to Mayor's Choice, Director's Choice, Boomer's Best. Co-hosted by Miami Valley Car Club. Vendors, crafters, free kids' area, tethered hot air balloon rides, 50/50 raffle, live bands, entertainment until 10 p.m. Food trucks, beer garden, craft beers. Wayne, 937-426-4519 or Kelly, 937-432-6549
ENGLEWOOD FESTIVAL CRUISE-IN, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Centennial Park, 321 Union Blvd. Vehicle entry fee $10, all proceeds will benefit Northmont Community Table, which assists struggling families and children throughout the year.
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 or newer helmet required. Open to all makes and models. Sanctioned by Corvette Troy. Cost $30 to NCCC members, $35 nonmembers. Future dates: Sept. 23, Oct. 7. Janelle Flaharty, firstname.lastname@example.org, 937-248-5792
BELLBROOK LIONS CLUB FESTIVAL CAR SHOW, registration 3 to 6:30 p.m., trophies 7:30 p.m., Sugarcreek Elementary School, 60 E. South St. All makes and models welcome. Free spectator admission, parking; $10 entry fee per show car; dash plaques to first 75 cars; top 30 trophies; specialty trophies; door prizes; goodie bags; 50/50 drawing; show participants get 2 tickets for festival prize drawings of $10,000, $500, $250. Beer garden, food, games, bingo, kids' rides. Co-hosted by Miami Valley Car Club. Ken, 937-376-1511 or Wayne, 937-426-4519
10TH ANNUAL GATHERING OF THE GEEZERS, gates open 8 a.m., time runs at 10 a.m., racing at 2 p.m., Kil-Kare Speedway and Drag Strip, 1166 Dayton Xenia Road, Xenia. Old-time drags ('88 and older cars), car show (any year), swap meet, burnout contest, race car rides. Cash, awards, dash plaques, door prizes, Hall of Fame inductions, Lowe's goodie buckets, trophies to top 50 show cars. Grand marshall Jerry Ault. Rain date Aug. 19. Ed Crowder, 937-409-3087. www.kilkare.com
14th ANNUAL ANTIOCH SHRINE CLASSIC CAR UNITE CAR, TRUCK, AND BIKE SHOW, registration noon to 1 p.m., awards 4:30 p.m. Antioch Shrine Temple, 107 E. First St. at Jefferson, Dayton. Vehicle registration fee $10. Dash plaques to first 200 registered vehicles. Awards to favorite 50 and Potentate's Choice, concessions, door prizes, raffles, music. Spectators free. Proceeds to benefit Antioch Shrine Temple. Tom Lees, 937-433-2181, Jim Matthews 937-631-0711
11TH ANNUAL CULP LAKE SHOW & SHINE, opens 10 a.m., judging 1 p.m., awards 3:30 p.m., 1830 E. Home Road, Springfield, 7 miles from I-70. $10 vehicle registration, spectators welcome. Dash plaques, entrant judging, 18-inch trophies, Harbor Freight door prizes, goodie bags, on-site photographer. See photos from past events and pre-register at www.culplake.com. Free fishing. 937-399-0085, email@example.com.
2nd ANNUAL VANDALIA NAZARENE CRUISE-IN, 5 to 8 p.m., 620 Stonequarry Road, Dayton. No registration fee, free admission, food, door prizes, music. Sponsored by VNC Youth Department. Rain date Sept. 16. Church office, 937-890-1841
AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE
This four-hour course helps keep drivers updated, safe, confident and mobile. It includes strategies that can reduce the likelihood of a crash and to understand the links between driver, vehicle and road environments. It also includes strategies for adapting to changes in individuals, roads and the vehicles. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Classes are being conducted throughout the Miami Valley during the year. Find a nearby class at www.AARPdriversafety.org. Pre-registration is required. An online course is also available. Each participant receives a certificate of completion which may result in discounted vehicle insurance rates.
NOMINATIONS FOR 12TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, Sept. 16, grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Presented by AAA. Featured marques are Cadillac and the iconic E-type Jaguar as well as a special class, "Eight isn't Enough" featuring cars with more than eight-cylinder engines. A casual preview party on Sept. 15 is open to the public. All proceeds support Dayton History, Montgomery County's official historical organization. For more information, go online to www.daytonconcours.com or contact: Concours Chair Skip Peterson, 937-603-7601 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To nominate a car, contact Concours Director Mike Edgerton, 937-866-2222 or email@example.com. To nominate a motorcycle, contact Motorcycle Director Dan Thornton, 937-266-2397 or Dan.firstname.lastname@example.org.
- FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dusk, Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Road, Dayton, through Oct. 5. All makes and years welcome, 20 percent discount on food purchase if vehicle is pre-1972. Park on back grass lot.
- FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Lofinos Beaver Valley Shopping Center, Seajay Drive, Beavercreek, through Sept. 28. Using same site as last year, courtesy of new owner SVG Motors. Sponsored by SVG Motors, Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club, Miami Valley chapter, National Corvette Restorers Society. greenecarclub.com
- FRIDAY NIGHT KETTERING CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Kettering Towne Center at Dorothy Lane and Woodman Drive, through Sept. 14. Everything on wheels welcome. DJ, food. Robin, 937-620-6406
THIRD FRIDAY through September, AMVETS Post 1789, 715 Market St., Brookville. Door prizes, music, food, beverages, 50/50 drawing. Post open to all for the event. No coolers. Ask about joining this all-encompassing veterans' organization. Norm, 937-231-4641