Local Car Hobby events for Tidewater Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic Region; including Clubs, Cruise-Ins, Meets, Shows, Driver's Ed, Auto-Cross/Solo, Clubs, etc.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Local Car Happenings for Tidewater VA
UPDATED LISTING OF LOCAL MEETS/CRUISE-INS, UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, CLUB & MOTORSPORT EVENTS, AND REGIONAL AUTO RACING
WEEKLY/MONTHLY CAR MEETS/CRUISE-INS
(scroll down for Car Shows and Motorsports Events)
Fri, Oct 28 - 7 City Divaz Trunk or Treat, Tidewater Park Elementary, 7:00 pm, 1045 E Brambleton Ave., Norfolk. We welcome all organizations, bike clubs, social clubs, car clubs and independent… If any organization would like to participate please see any Diva for information. Those that would like to participate please bring treats for this awesome event!
Fri, Oct 28 - Adrenaline Friday Night Meets, Adrenaline Vape Lounge, 8:00 pm - Midnight, 1105 N King St., Hampton. Were back at it everyone, we will be hosting our Friday Night Events again! As always I want to thank everyone for their continued support of the events and keeping them safe and friendly. I also want to thank you guys for respecting the property, there have been zero issues so you guys rock! Let’s make this Fridays event a big one!
Sat, Oct 29 - Cars, Coffee & Chocolate, sponsored by Simply Fresh Café, every Saturday morning 8 - 10:00 am, Town Center, 180 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach. Parallel street parking or surface lot parking directly across the street from the host. All makes & models welcome. Contact Bobby Sharonbobcat16@cox.net (757) 404-1406
Sat, Oct 29 - Trunk or Treat Cruise In, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3 - 8:00 pm, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Trunk or Treat for Halloween. Final cruise in of the season. Trunk or Treat will take place from 4-6 pm and no vehicles will be allowed to move once parked, so please come early and get set up. All vehicles must be in position prior to 4 pm.
Sat, Oct 29 - Suffolk Hardees Cruise In, 4 to 9:00 pm, 2301 Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Through Nov 19, every Saturday night Come and show your classic vehicle, truck or motorcycle. Stroll down memory lane, see old friends, meet new ones and hear stories of old times. Hope to see you there.
Sat, Oct 29 - Last Cruise-in Chesapeake, Parking lot of Grace Bible Church, 5:00 pm to dark, 4210 Dock Landing Rd., Chesapeake. This is not a Church event, but they have graciously allowed us to use the lot. Classic cars, Hotrods, and Trucks, bring your classic and show it off! A donation of $2 per vehicle to help with the expense of the portable restroom and keeping the lot free of trash is appreciated. There will be soft drinks and snacks available for purchase. Bring your folding chairs and sunshades. Please observe the rules; no loud music, alcohol, drugs, profanity, burnouts, littering, loud revving of engines, lewd or crude behavior. For Info: Roger Ward 757-434-8875, email@example.com
Sat, Oct 29 - Cruise-In at Hooters by Simple Concepts, 7:30 - 11:00 pm, Hooters of Newport News, 12640 Jefferson Ave, Newport News. Hooters of Newport news has welcomed us to come hang out. So come show off your ride and enjoy some great food too. All makes and models welcome. Simple Concepts would like to thank all the people who came out and continue to support the cruise in. Please Don’t do anything that will get us kicked off the property. Look forward to seeing everyone this sat.
Sat, Oct 29 - K-Mart Car Meets, VB K-mart, 8:00 pm, 1650 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach. Hosted by Too Much Muscle and Too Much Throttle. Come on out, look at cars, and have a good time. Please be respectful of the area. Only rule of the meet is NO BURNOUTS and NO REVVING, be aware of the area this is in. PLEASE THROW AWAY TRASH IN THE DUMPSTERS.
Sat, Oct 29 - Mav Fab Performance Halloween party!, Maverick Fabrication, 9:00 pm, 605B Rotary St., Hampton. It’s gonna get lit on the 29th at Mav Fab performance! Come on out and have a drink, play some games and enjoy the nights festivities. Decorations will be up and music will be cranked. We expect a huge turnout for this. Guests need to be 18+. Please let us know if you plan to be there and get your friends in on it to. More details to come but there will be some pretty funny contests involved. Costumes are highly encouraged!
Sun, Oct 30 - Fuddruckers Trunk or Treat, Fuddruckers Newport News, 2 - 6:00 pm, 12361 Hornsby Ln., Newport News. We have teamed up with Fuddruckers to host a Trunk or Treat on October 30 from 2-6 PM. Please see the flyer for more details. The event will benefit the Peninsula Food Bank. If you have any questions, please e-mail Blair Armbrister at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for looking.
Sat, Nov 5 - (1st Sat) Cars & Coffee Virginia Beach, hosted by Java Surf, La Promenade Shops, 6 - 9:00 am, 1860 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach. This is an organized but casual gathering of car enthusiasts ($3 per car), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Hosted by Java surf Café & Espresso Bar, at La Promenade Shops in the West Hilltop area of Virginia Beach, which features ample parking (no parking in spots for the Massage Lux Spa). Please be courteous to the businesses in the shopping center and leave the lot promptly by 9 am. https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/
Sat, Nov 5 - 1 Year Anniversary Slidefest, HobbyTown Scaletopia, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Come celebrate the 1 year anniversary of HobbyTown Scaletopia with a FREE all day drift session and competition. Track will be open at 10am until 6pm. No entry fee for the day, just have to sign in inside the store before track use. We will also be hosting a tandem competition at 2pm with prizes for the winners! Invite your friends and come get sideways
Sat, Nov 5 - Auto Revolutionz Presents “All Wheels” Car Meet, Vape Xotics, 9:00 pm - 12:00 am, 4221 Pleasant Valley Road, Virginia Beach. Calling all CC’s, AC’s, MSC’s, and any individual car enthusiasts to come out and join us as we host our very first event with Vape Xotics! Auto Revolutionz and Vape Xotics ask that you please do not tear up any grass or lawn areas, no revving, no burnouts, and no loud music. If we see a problem arising, you and/or your club will be asked politely to leave. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. We can be contacted via social media, as well as by phone: Secretary Ro-Z (757)636-5099 | SGT@ARMSBlack Dynamite (757)849-9412 | Head 1st Lady Red (302)344-7559. Follow us on Instagram and Snapchat at AutoRevolutionz, as well as our public group here on Facebook at Auto Revolutionz-MSC, to get our latest news, events, and see how our members’ rides are coming along!
Fri, Nov 11 - Friday Night Lights, HobbyTown Scaletopia, 6 - 10:00 pm, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us for an all-night drift session and tandem competition at Scaletopia on Friday, November 11th starting at 6pm! Track will be open until at least 10pm with tandem competitions starting at 8 pm. Entry fee is $10 for the night. Or free if you already have a monthly membership. RWD and AWD drift cars are both welcome to slide. All skill levels are welcome too!! Awards for the night will be: Tandem Champion - AWD and RWD tandem brackets, King of Scale - best looking scale body wins. Bring out your lighted bodies and come get sideways all night long at Scaletopia!
Sat, Nov 12 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, 5007 Victory Blvd., #120 Village Square Shopping Center, Newport News. This is an informal cruise-in for enthusiast of all makes, models and years, cars and trucks the second Saturday each month from to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. This is a rain or shine event. Please: No revving, No Burnouts, No loud music, No parking in loading/fire zones, No double parking. Please be respectful most of all.
Sat, Nov 19 - (3rd Sat) Williamsburg Cars & Coffee, The Coffeehouse, 8 - 10:00 am, 5251 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg. C&C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles. Come on out and share a cup of coffee with the enthusiast you met last month, or plan to make new friends to compare your mods with next month! http://www.carsandcoffeewilliamsburg.com/
Sat, Nov 19 - GenRight 4X4 Night, Hotrodders Cafe, 4 - 7:00 pm, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd, Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out with some local jeepers, meet new jeepers in the area, talk about wheeling trips, build ideas, and eat some good food.
Sat, Nov 20 - Virginia Muscle & Imports, Camo’s American Grill, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 1296 S. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake. No matter if you’re a Muscle or an Import enthusiast bring your car out to Camo’s American Grill. We have a limited amount of parking available, so hit the going or interested button. For anyone who participates in the car show, all we ask is that everyone acts like adults. No burnouts, excessive revving, or loud “Explicit” music. Whenever you get hungry Camo’s will provide us with a 10% discount on all items excluding alcoholic beverages! Big Ugly Brewery will also be open next door.
Sat, Nov 26 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, JANAF Shopping Center, Military Hwy & VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk. Rat Rods? Mustangs? Minis? Camaros? Bring your prettiest car out to Uno’s in Norfolk on the fourth Saturday of Each Month Starting July 25th, 2015. 20% of all food and beverage purchases before 1pm will be donated to Stand Up For Kids - Hampton Roads Chapter!
UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.
Sat, Oct 29 - Costumes n Customs 3 car truck and bike show, Azalea Little League, 1 - 10:00 pm, 1130 Pineridge Rd., Norfolk. This is our annual Halloween car, truck, and bike show. Like past years this is a benefit car show to help out the azalea athletic association. This is a family and kid friendly show with tons for everyone to do. If you’ve come to the past shows you know how we throw down. This year is going to be better than ever. Here’s a list of events for the show: A MECA sanctioned stereo competition with points, HCW wrestling is bringing their ring and doing a show, LED/neon lights competition, Airbags/hydros competition, Haunted house, Hay rides, Costume contest, Car and truck limbo contest, Club games all day, DJ, Free cotton candy, Raffles, Give-aways, City of Norfolk Fire Trucks, classic fire trucks, vendors, Food. Blue horseshoe tattoo will be doing tattoos during the show. Goodie bags for the first 100 registrants custom made light up trophies for the 18 best in show awards. Over 100 awards in total, and much, much more. Registration for the show is $20; Bass off is separate fee. Free to spectators!
Sat, Oct 29 - 2016 First Friends Church of Hampton Fall Festival and Car Show, 1 - 5:00 pm, 1062 Big Bethel Rd., Hampton. Awards for Pastors Choice, Kids Choice, Top 3 (no classes, All make and models welcome. Registration fee $15. This year we are raising money in support of our Youth building. We also have a Fall Festival going on with FREE Hotdogs, chips, water, popcorn and snow cones. Come out for a car show and bring the kids/Grandkids too. Any question please contact me @ email@example.com. Thank you and God Bless You.
Sat, Oct 29 - 3rd annual Continental Automotive Charity Car Show, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, 615 Bland Blvd., Newport News. All proceeds to benefit the Virginia Peninsula Food bank. Classes for Late Model/Classics/and motorcycles + People’s Choice. We will have ton of raffle prizes, including a full set of tires, trophies for the winners, trunk or treat for the kids, Music, Food and all the necessities for a great time. Registration opens @ 9 am. Bring your Friends, your families, your CARS/TRUCKS/MOTORCYCLES. We will be taking food donation this year as well, so throw a few cans in your ride when you come out. We look forward to seeing you. For information, contact Justin Shank 757-875-7229 Justin.Shank@continental-corporation.com
Sun, Oct 30 - ALL VW Show & Shine plus Open House, the Bug House, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 5024 Southern Blvd., Virginia Beach. Sponsored by Checkered Flag & Bug House to benefit Toys for Tots. Drive it, Push it, Tow it - as long as it is a VW please bring it to the Show. All VW Enthusiasts welcome to help out a GREAT Charity! Sorry, NO Pre-Registration. $20 Registration or $15 Registration plus a NEW Toy (spectators FREE). Not a VW owner ? Please do not let that stop you from supporting a GREAT Charity ! Let’s work together and help children have a nice Christmas during these tough economic times. Please help out Toys For Tots by bringing any NEW Toy or CASH Donation ! Don’t miss your opportunity to help raise money and vote for your favorite 5 Volkswagens! Registration 9 am-12:30 pm; Awards 2:30 pm. Dash Magnets & 50/50 Drawing (tickets 2/$1 or $10 Head-to-Toe). More Info: Ty Ryan 757-761-3568 / firstname.lastname@example.org or Michelle Crawford 757-404-3846 / email@example.com
Sat, Nov 5 - Team Shelby All Makes and Models Car Show, American Do-It-Yourself-Garage, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 2404 Castleton Commerce Way #507, Virginia Beach. Team Shelby South Atlantic Region-Virginia will be hosting its First Annual Fall Car Show. Space is limited to only 90 vehicles so reserve your spot early. Registration is from 9 am to 12 pm. There will be food, music, 50-50 raffle, door prizes, “People’s Choice” Top 20 Awards & ADIYG Owner’s Pick Award. Early bird registration for this event is $20 for (Cars/Trucks/SUV’s) and $15 for (bikes). Day of registration fees are $25 for (Cars/Trucks/SUV’s) and $20 for (bikes). For more information and to stay up to date about this event and other events, like us on Facebook @ Team Shelby-Virginia Chapter.
Sat, Nov 5 - Tidewater Trans Am Club 40th Anniversary Bash and Cruise, AJ Gators Sports Bar & Grill-Chesapeake Square, 11:00 am, 4300 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. Come celebrate the 40th year of the Tidewater Trans Am Club. We will be meeting at AJ Gators in Chesapeake for lunch and some big announcements. From there we will cruise to Smithfield on some very nice scenic and curvy roads and ending at a very nice waterfront photo spot.
Sat, Nov 12 - 41st Annual Mustang Club of Tidewater Joy Fund Show, Cavalier Ford, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, 4021 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. Open to all makes and models! Registration $20 + 2 cans of Food for Oasis Food Bank. Proceeds support Virginian Pilot Joy Fund. For more information, contact Doug Sample @ 757-880-1660, firstname.lastname@example.org | Web Site: www.mustangcluboftidewater.com
Sat, Nov 12 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers presents the Shop with a Cop Car Show, old Page Middle School site, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 5644 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester. (Rain date 11/19/16) This show is in conjunction with the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office to support the Shop with a Cop Program. The show is from 9 am - 3 pm with registration ending at 12 pm. Registration is $15 Pre-registration/$20 Day of the show. The show is open at all makes, models, and years. Participants will select winners for Best in Show, the top 3 in the following classes, GM, Mopar, Ford, Imports, Trucks, Other and Motorcycles, as well as the next 30 Participant Choice awards.
Sat, Nov 12 - Wounded Warriors Veterans Day Car, Truck, and Bike Show, Rim Kings, 11:00 am, 1220 Baker Rd., Suite 102, Virginia Beach. Hosted by 3MC Car Club VA Beach. Inviting ALL CC, MC, SC, AC, to our First Annual 3MC Car Club and Rim Kings with the 46th Special Forces ABN Car, Truck, and Bike Show. $5.00 entry fee; $20.00 for pre-registration sign ups. Categories such as (most rep CC, MC, SC, Viewer’s Choice, Best in Show, Best Car, Truck, and Bike, Bass Off, etc.). Come out and support this event as we honor our Veterans as well as have a successful event. Any questions or you want to register please call Rim Kings 757-333-3432 or go to 3MC Car Club VA Beach Facebook page and leave a msg and we will get you set up.
Sat, Nov 19 - Prime Illusions Night Show at Density Vapor, 6 - 10:00 pm, Density Vapor 2, 5559 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth. Join Prime Illusions and Density Vapor 2 for an evening car show with awards! Proceeds to benefit local homeless families. This will be a judged car show in a lighted car lot. Looking at 40-45 awards including Best Light Display and Biggest Club! There will be a Best in Show and Best Under construction! $10 pre-registration and $15 day of event!
Sat-Sun, Nov 19-20 - The 2nd Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach. The 2nd Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show will roll back into the Virginia Beach Convention Center as the largest car show of the area. Elite, classics, customs, antique, trucks, motorcycles, after-market, and even bicycles, will be on display at this indoor show. The 2016 Coastal Virginia Auto Show will feature celebrity appearances, displays and demonstrations, live entertainment, lots of giveaways, prizes, a children’s area and so much more. This family friendly event has something for everyone! http://cvautoshow.com/
CLUB RACING/AUTO CROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY
National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Mid-Atlantic Founded in 2000, we are an autosport events company servicing the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Our goal is to provide a variety of legal, organized, safety-minded road-racing and education-based high performance driving experiences for as many sports car enthusiasts as possible. http://www.nasaracing.net/
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sat-Sun, Oct 29-30 / ! October Dominion ! [HPDE1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Double Points Sprint Racing, OG Racing HyperDriveT] / Dominion Raceway
Tidewater Sports Car Club (TSCC) Founded in Norfolk Virginia in 1953, TSCC has a strong foundation within the local Hampton Roads autocross community and surrounding areas. Our autocross season runs from March through November with championship series events typically taking place on the 3rd Sunday of the month. We usually host a novice autocross school early in the season on the Saturday before our Sunday event. This is a great opportunity for new participants to get involved with autocross. We also host higher speed time trials at Academi and North Carolina Center for Automotive Research. http://www.tidewatersportscarclub.com/
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sat, Oct 29 / GripFest 11 / NCCAR
Sun, Oct 30 / HPDE / NCCAR
Sat, Nov 5 / Fall Track Attack / Academi
Sun, Nov 20 / Autocross #9 / Old Pungo Airfield
Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region The Old Dominion Region (Number 63) is part of the Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Our Region includes all of the cities in the Hampton Roads area as well as several surrounding cities. We primarily host two types of events: Solo (Auto Cross) and Road Rally. www.odr-scca.org
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sun, Nov 6 / November Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS
Langley Speedway 3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton America’s Oldest Consecutively Running Short Track! Three Time Recipient of the NASCAR Hometrack Achievement Award. http://www.langley-speedway.com/
Events: Still Closed - Support Langley Speedway! #supportlangleyspeedway
Virginia Motorsports Park Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA 23803 Built in 1994, a state of the art multi-million dollar facility encompassing 500 acres featuring: Drag Strip, Mud Bog Pit, Truck and Tractor Pull Arena, Motocross facility, and a BMX Track. http://www.virginiamotorsports.com/drag/
Sat, Oct 29 / Restoration Reunion & Legends at the Park. 25 years of age or older Car Show, Swap Meet, Drag Racing, Gassers, Stick Shift race, Slingshots, Ed Miller vs. Steve Moths, Car Corral and Oldies Music All Day.
Dominion Raceway & Entertainment Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Woodford, VA 22580 Representing a new model for Motorsports facilities and Entertainment venues. Dominion Raceway & Entertainment is a multipurpose facility located on “America’s Main Street”, I-95. Located between Washington DC and Richmond VA the complex includes: a two-mile road course, a 4/10ths mile paved NASCAR oval, 1/8th mile drag strip, festival concert venue and more. Our 36,600 square foot building will include meeting space, hospitality and a full service kitchen and bar. http://www.dominionraceway.com/
Sat-Sun, Oct 29-30 / NASA Mid-Atlantic !October Dominion! [HPDE1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Double Points Sprint Racing, OG Racing HyperDriveT]
Richmond International Raceway (RIR) 600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222 Known as America’s Premier Short Track, RIR offers great night racing action and a commitment to the fan experience. One of the most popular facilities among drivers and fans in all of motorsports, Richmond International Raceway annually hosts two NASCAR Doubleheader weekends, featuring the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series, under the lights on a ¾-mile D-Shaped oval. The unique layout traditionally produces exciting side-by-side racing, yet drivers reach high enough speeds for a superspeedway feel. Combined with first-class amenities and a focus on the fans, guests at Richmond International Raceway can expect to experience what “Racing Perfection” truly is. http://www.rir.com/?homepage=true
Fri-Sat, Oct 28-29 / Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. Providing fans and enthusiasts with an authentic NASCAR racing experience. Whether you’re 14 or 94, and whether it’s your first time or fortieth time, we are proud to share in the unparalleled excitement of your racing experience! Come check us out and go “Racing With Rusty”! Visit our website or call 855-22-RUSTY for more information or to sign up! http://www.racewithrusty.com/