Thursday, October 3, 2019
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
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Fri, Oct 4 - Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In, 6 - 8:00 pm, Sentara St. Luke's, Carrollton. The 11th Annual Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In will be through October 18 on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. Big Daddy's Pitmaster BBQ will be our food vendor this year and DJ Tom Norris will be back spinning the tunes. So come on out and enjoy some good music, good food, and see some really cool cars. Don't forget to check us out at www.Facebook.com/Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In. In addition, we are looking for car clubs and/or motorcycles clubs that would like to be a featured club at one of our Cruz-Ins. Please contact Tim Marinelli at (757)371-6061 if your club would be interested.
Sat, Oct 5 - (1st Sat) Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, 7 - 10:00 am, hosted by Java Surf, NOW at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach. Sponsored by American Do It Yourself Garage of Virginia Beach - find them on Facebook. This is an organized but casual gathering of car enthusiasts ($5 per car.), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Enter Parking lot at 19th & Parks Avenue. Gates open at 6:30. New Food trucks! Fikka Coffee Bar onsite! Quick Walk up Coffee station! Bathrooms onsite! Ample parking for everyone. See everyone bright and early! https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/
Sat, Oct 5 - Landstown Commons Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Saturday night cruise-in happening every Saturday night from April through October 2019 at Landstown Commons Shopping Center in Virginia Beach. Live DJ music with DVC Entertainment. All makes, years, and models encouraged to attend. Bring out your work in progress and share what you’re working on! Donation of $2 per vehicle to display as part of the Cruise-In. Free spectator parking and attendance. End of year proceeds are donated to the charities of the hosting car clubs choice. This is a well-organized and laid-back event with something for everyone to enjoy!
Sat, Oct 5 - 2019 Suffolk Hardee's Weekly Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's Drive-In, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Get those hot rods out and come see some cool cars and have a great time hanging out with friends. Every Saturday through Oct 26, 2019.
Sat, Oct 5 - Classic Cruiser’s cruise-in, 5 - 9:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown. The 2019 Classic Cruiser’s cruise-in will take place every Saturday night beginning April 13 thru October 19. It is open to all years, all makes, and all models. If it’s cool, bring it. It is only a $2.00 donation to show your vehicle. There is no admission fee for spectators. All cruise-in donations are donated to charity. It is a great place to listen to some great tunes played by our DJs, look at some great rides, see your old friends, and make some new ones. For more information about the cruise-in, go to our website at http://www.ccccva.com or our Classic Cruisers Car Club Facebook page. You can also contact Blair Armbrister at 757-291-4911 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat, Oct 5 - Fort Monroe Saturday Night Cruise In, 6 - 10:00 pm, Hosted by Barney’s Auto Repair, at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery parking lot, 81 Patch Rd, Fort Monroe, Hampton. Weekly Saturday Night Cruise In at Fort Monroe. All makes and models welcome. Hot rods, classics, exotics, cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. Come out and enjoy some great craft beer over at Oozlefinch and checkout some cars. As always, a family friendly environment. Large lot, plenty of parking.
Sun, Oct 6 - Sunday Slides, 12 - 5:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Sunday afternoon for indoor RC Drifting. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!
Sun, Oct 6 - Mini-Z Racing, 12 - 5:00 pm, HobbyTown Virginia Beach, 4000 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Suite 196, Virginia Beach. Get in on the action every Sunday and Wednesday during September at HobbyTown! For info, call the store at (757) 306-4760.
Sun, Oct 6 - Weekly Meet, 1 - 3:30 pm, Hosted by Day Grooves, Hardee's, 7007 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Gloucester Courthouse. Weekly car meet. All vehicles welcome! Next to Hardee's in Gloucester Courthouse.
Sun, Oct 6 - Cruise-In every Sunday, 4 - 7:00 pm, Hosted by Fatboy's Grill & Steamshack, 15042 Carrollton Boulevard, Carrollton. Come on out every Sunday to see some of the coolest cars around! Bring your own car or truck, Ford, GM, MOPAR, any year, make, or model!
Tue, Oct 8 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 7:00 pm, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!
Tue, Oct 8 - Cruise In, 4:30 - 6:30 pm, Which Wich "Superior Sandwiches", 1011 University Blvd., Harbor View, Suffolk. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday. 10% discount to Rod drivers.
Wed, Oct 9 - Mini-Z Racing, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Virginia Beach, 4000 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Suite 196, Virginia Beach. Get in on the action every Sunday and Wednesday during September at HobbyTown! For info, call the store at (757) 306-4760.
Wed, Oct 9 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, Join us every Wednesday for indoor RC Drift Night, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!
Wed, Oct 9 - Slot Car Racing, 6 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. It's race time! Join us every Wednesday for slot car racing on our computerized 1/32nd scale slot car track. Just bring out your own car and controller and have some fun! Event is free and open to all skill levels.
Wed, Oct 9 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. Please join us for a weekly cruise-in, every Wednesday night from 7-9pm at Doumar's in Norfolk. Please note they are open during these hours to enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! *Most of all, please be on your absolute best behavior at their facility, as they have been kind enough to allow us to hold this event there. This means- be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. We want to continue to be welcome there, and these are some extremely nice folks. Those who do not follow the rules will be asked to not come back.*
Thu, Oct 10 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 7:00 pm, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!
Fri, Oct 11 - Cruise-In at Suffolk Executive Airport, 4 - 8:00 pm, 1550 Airport Rd, Suffolk. Suffolk BBQ at the Suffolk Executive Airport is having cruise-ins on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 4-8 pm. BBQ at the airport will be open, covered patio, large menu beer and wine selection also. Come check it out. Come on out and bring your car, hang out with friends, and eat some good food. Looking forward to seeing you there.
Fri, Oct 11 - Informal Cruise-In, 5:00 pm, Revolution Golf & Grille, 1430 High St., Suite 706, Williamsburg. Beginning Friday, August 9th, there will be an informal cruise-in starting at Revolution Golf & Grille on High Street in Williamsburg. The cruise will start at 5:00 and end whenever. This will be a regular Friday occurrence as long as weather permits.
Fri, Oct 11 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers Cruise In, 5:30 pm, White Marsh Shopping Center, 4834 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Hayes. Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers will hold a weekly cruise in begins at 5:30 pm until dusk (weather permitting). All years, makes and models welcome. Cruiser of the week award presented 30 minutes before dusk. Check our Facebook page @MPCCcruzin for updates. If you have any questions contact email@example.com
Fri, Oct 11 - Friday Night Lights, 8:00 pm, Best Buy, 4107 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. NEW LOCATION! Friday Night Lights! Come hang out and show off your cars! Disclosure: All we ask is for no burnouts or excessive revving, if you are caught doing any of this we will ask you to leave. We are trying to have fun and just hang out so let’s not ruin it!
Sat, Oct 19 - Cars & Coffee Great Bridge (3rd Saturday), 8 - 10:00 am, Great Bridge United Methodist Church, 201 Stadium Drive, Chesapeake. Cars & Coffee in Great Bridge is a gathering of car enthusiasts the third Saturday each month from 8-10 am to talk cars and share a cup of coffee at Great Bridge United Methodist Church. We hope you’ll join us!
Sat, Oct 19 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Williamsburg, 8 - 10:00 am, London Company Coffee & Tea, 1222 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. C & C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles. We are delighted to announce a new venue for our monthly gatherings. It will be at the London Company Coffee & Tea next to the Food Lion on the corner of Monticello and Richmond Roads in Williamsburg among the Midtown Row stores. Their coffee is outstanding and there is a great selection of iced concoctions as well!
Sat, Oct 19 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, 9 - 11:00 am, Village Square Shopping Center, 5007 Victory Blvd., Yorktown. Car enthusiasts of all kinds are welcome! Family friendly. 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. Note: Coffee and tables available at Uno on the patio. Rainout date is always the next Sunday with good weather. Please follow this short, but strongly enforced set of rules: No revving, no Burnouts, no loud music, no parking in loading/fire zones, no double parking. Please be respectful of everyone most of all.
Sat, Oct 19 - HOPS & HOOPTIES, 12 - 6:00 pm, Hosted by TRAP HOUSE, The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery, 81 Patch Rd., Fort Monroe, Hampton. A totally free automotive event for Hampton Roads. Come join us on October 19th for a new show! All vehicle types are welcome. PET FRIENDLY!!!! If you want to be a vendor please email us @firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, Oct 19 - GenRight 4x4 Meet-up, 6 - 8:00 am, Hotrodders Cafe, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. A great event to come and hang out with some local jeepers/off-roaders and check out some awesome jeeps, talk about your build, and any upcoming wheeling trips. Oh and the food is always good!
Fri, Oct 25 - Hampton CMEC October Meet, 7:00 pm, Cinema Cafe At Riverdale, 1044 Von Schilling Dr., Hampton. Just across the street of Peninsula Town Center. (Attempting to find a good meet location where we won't bother anyone.) As always, these are family friendly meets. Bring your friends, bring your family. From bikers to truckers, everyone is welcome. Please be sure to follow all rules that are posted on the "Hampton Car Meets, Eats, and Cruises" page and remember to respect the property as well as the area around it. Burnouts, Donuts, and anything thing of the like will result in the police being called to have you removed from the location. Alcohol. Drinking and/then driving, showing up drunk is not welcome at these meets. If you are consuming alcohol. Please have a sober designated driver or a plan to call an Uber/Lyft/taxi to get you home safely. Smoking other than cigarettes. Please be respectful to children and their parents and walk away from the meet to smoke. Whatever you smoke is your business, just don't make it everyone else’s. Thank you all and I hope to see you all there.
Sat, Oct 26 - 2019 River Oak C4 Cruise-In, 8 - 9:30 am, Hosted by the men of River Oak Church, 255 Great Bridge Blvd., Chesapeake. Join the monthly gathering happening the 4th Saturday every month at River Oak Church. Owners and lookers welcome, it’s all free – free to show, free to look, free to eat, (donuts & coffee). Nothing fancy; talk cars, show off your ride and meet other’s that share the same love. All rides are welcome – imports, exotic, trucks, bikes (any vintage, old or new), tractors, customs, tuners, off-road, whatever! We start early, (8 am), and we end early, (9:30 am), before the heat of the day, so you have plenty of your Saturday left to do other shows, polish off your honey-do list, or do whatever you do in the summertime when the weather is hot.
Sat, Oct 26 - Rides and Coffee Virginia Beach, 8 - 11:00 am, Detail Garage, 4239 Holland Rd., Suite #772, Virginia Beach. Our Famous Rides & Coffee event takes place the last Saturday of every month! Always show up early for a good spot and be prepared to kick off your weekend like a Boss! So who's ready to represent in beautiful VA weather with the baddest Car care supplier in North America? LIVE DEMOS - Raffles - SALES! - Coffee - Donuts. TAG EVERYONE: Car Clubs, Bike Clubs, Truck Clubs are ALWAYS WELCOME!
Sat, Oct 26 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, 9 - 11:00 am, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, JANAF Shopping Center, Military Hwy & VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk. Rat Rods? Mustangs? Minis? Camaros? Bring your vehicle (Cars, motorcycle, or bicycle) out to Uno's in Norfolk on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9-11 am. Proceeds from all your food and beverage purchases bill go towards The Joy Fund as long as you let your wait staff know. Meetup starts at 9 am. Suggestions, ideas and all cars are welcome! Please, no burnouts or loud music. Coffee and tea will be provided free of charge.
Sat, Oct 26 - Monthly Meetup: Cars & Coffee, 9 - 11:00 am, Glazed Doughnuts, 24 Wine St., Hampton. Join us every 4th Saturday from 9-11 am for Cars & Coffee. All cars (vehicles) & car clubs welcome. Glazed Donuts Website: glazedhampton.com No loud music, no revving, no burnouts, be respectful. Meet fellow car enthusiast and have a great time.
Sat, Oct 26 - Yorktown Cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. We will have Firehouse coffee out serving up some local brew, Modded performance Tuning and Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson sponsoring the event. As always, this event is open to all vehicles, people, and pets. Come out and show off your ride, and meet some like-minded people.
Sat, Oct 26 - Trunk-or-Treat Car Show, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, next to Bass-Pro Shop, 1976 Power Plant Pkwy., Hampton. All makes and models of cars & trucks. Prizes & trophies for Best Decorated Car/Truck & Best Costume. Please bring lots of Candy. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Questions - Contact Kevin Johnston at email@example.com
Sat, Oct 26 - Trunk or Treat Cruise-In, 3 - 7:00 pm, Hosted by Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Enjoy the last Landstown Commons Cruise In of the season and help treat the kids to a fun Trunk or Treat! Cruise In time is 3-7pm*; Enjoy Trunk-or-Treat fun from 4-6pm during the cruise in; $2.00 charitable donation per car; Donations benefit local charities hosted by the individual car clubs. *All vehicles must remain stationary during the 4-6pm Trunk-or-Treat time. Our Trunk-or-Treat is fun for the whole family! Dress in your Halloween costume (if desired); Kids Collect Treats from Participating Cruise Cars; Halloween Music; Classic Cars and Trucks. Sponsored by Virginia Chevy Lovers. While supplies last. Weather permitting. Events are subject to change without notice. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.
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Sat, Oct 5 - Fifth Annual 2019 ECW AutoFest, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm, Hosted by European Cars of Williamsburg and Dream Catchers of Williamsburg, Williamsburg Jamestown Airport, 100 Marclay Road, Williamsburg. Our Fifth Annual Fundraiser Car Show benefiting a local charity! More details to come.. but always a great time! This year we are benefiting Dream Catchers of Williamsburg! https://dreamcatchers.org/ Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center improves the quality of life for individuals with physical, emotional and developmental needs by providing evidence-based therapeutic riding, equine assisted activities and advancing effective practices through professional education and research. Spread the word and invite your friends. Interested in sponsoring? Contact Helen at email@example.com or 757-220-9660 Vendor spots also available!
Sun, Oct 6 - Semi-Annual Beers & Gears Car Show, 1 - 4:00 pm, Alewerks Brewing Company, 189 B Ewell Rd., Williamsburg. Cold Beer and Cool Cars - it doesn't get any better than that! And it's all for a great cause! Join us for our semi-annual Beers & Gears car show, with 100% of the proceeds going to support our good friends at Here for the Girls, Inc. They offer loving, not-your-typical support through Beyond Boobs! (their community-based, in-person support) and Pink Link (their nationwide, 24/7, online support). Here for the Girls creates and serves an extended family of young survivors (diagnosed under 51) who help one another through diagnosis, treatment, and beyond. $15 presale ticket / $20 day of event. Only participating cars need to purchase tickets, everyone else is free to attend and enjoy the amazing rides. Golden Tap Handle trophies will be awarded to winning cars, Categories include Best in Show, Best Restored, Best Foreign, Best American, and the People’s Choice award but everyone's a winner when you help us support such a great cause! Family-friendly. Contact Kenya Williams at 757-378-2844 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (I Shine For You Auto Detailing, 189 Ewell Rd Williamsburg, VA 23188) or Brian Doherty at 757-220-3670 ext 102 or email email@example.com
Sat, Oct 12 - 2019 Air & Auto Classic, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Hosted by Porsche Club of America - First Settlers Region (FSR), Military Aviation Museum, 1341 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Please join us for our Air and Auto Classic 9 charity car show at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach. It's a great opportunity to show off your pride and joy, check out the fabulous aviation museum and its collection of vintage aircraft, and contribute to some great charitable organizations. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore and Horizons Hampton Roads. Enjoy live music, vintage aircraft and other historical items in the museum. Food and beverage concessions will be offered as well as beer and wine. We'll have many great items for raffle, as well as a 50/50 raffle. Pre-register to show your car via www.fsrpca.motorsportreg.com.
Sat, Oct 12 - All Makes and Models Annual Car Show, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Priority Ford, 7520 N Military Hwy., Norfolk. CHARITY CAR SHOW to benefit 99 for the 1. We are returning to Priority Ford in Norfolk for a day filled with food, fun, cars/trucks, and a great cause! Registration includes food and drinks provided by Priority Ford (First registered, first served!) Limited number of dash plaques, first to arrive and register until they’re gone. Low Car Limbo; Kid's Coloring Contest; 50/50 Raffle. Registration: $20 Cash + Bring gently used men/women clothing, work boots, coats, blankets, toiletries to donate to 99 for the 1 ministry. (Closet clean out time!). Vendors $50 for 10x10 booth space and 1 display vehicle. (Sorry, no pre-registration is available)
Sun, Oct 13 - Show 'n Shine for Scouts, 12 - 4:00 pm, Williamsburg Antique Mall, 500 Lightfoot Road, Williamsburg. Donations accepted to Support Boy Scout Troop 518 New Kent County. Open to all makes. years, models. Come out enjoy the great cars, talk to friends, take a treasure home from the Antique Mall!! Spectators welcome. Restaurant on site. Raffle. Sponsored by the Williamsburg Antique Mall . info contact www.antiqueswilliamsburg.com 757-776-0094 or Al Crane 757-867-8643. Web Site: www.antiqueswilliamsburg.com/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, Oct 19 - 1st Annual "Fuel the Music" Car/ Truck Show, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, Hosted by Venomous Works, Bayside High School, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Bayside high school music department is teaming up with the parents association, Team Shelby VA, Carroll Shelby Racing and Venomous Works to host an all makes and models car / truck show with all proceeds going to Bayside music department. Come out and join us for some awesome cars / trucks, fun for the family, music, and trophies. Show registration - $20. 50/50, bounce houses, silent auction, vendors, live music from Bayside high school marching band and more... Top 25, Kids Choice, Sponsors Picks and best in show. More details to come...
Sat, Oct 19 - 2019 Fleet Fest and the Fleet Fest Car show, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Pier 14 on Naval Station Norfolk. Registration website is www.navymwrmidlant.com/fleetfest . The Fleet Fest starts at 11 am until 5 pm and is open to the public. Chili Cook-off, Craft Beer, Food Trucks, Kids Area, Entertainment, ships tours and static aircraft displays. Awards for winners in each category: Cars, SUVs, Trucks, Motorcycles, Fun Car Minis, Audio, Unique Paint, Club Representation. Also trophies for Best in Show and People's Choice. Enter through Gate 2. Any questions contact (757) 444-2631. NOTE: Must have base access to register for the car show.
Sat, Oct 19 - Lucid Nights 1 Year Anniversary / Breast Cancer Awareness Show, 6 - 8:30 pm, Hosted by Lucid Alliance Auto Club, 2053 Executive Dr., Hampton. Free Entry + 1 Raffle Ticket per vehicle if you wear PINK! ($3 entry if no pink is presented). Bring a Pink Carved Pumpkin and pay $2 to enter it for judging! We will have a 50/50 Raffle as well as other prizes when you buy tickets! We’re trying to PINK OUT THE LOT! We will have trophies for: ??Pinkest in Show; ??Pinkest Club; ??Pinkest Pumpkin; ??Best Light Display; ??and more surprise awards! Be sure to bring it all with pink decorations and apparel! ??Awards apply to those decorated in pink ONLY?? We will have a table of Survivors and a candle light vigil for those who have lost their lives to breast cancer. If you or a loved one has beaten the beast, please message us here, or email email@example.com. We would love to hear from you and recognize you! RESPECT THE LOT!
Fri, Oct 25 - Sumospeed Night Moves Trunk or Treat, 5 - 10:00 pm, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Come out to our 2019 season closer! Our annual Trunk or Treat meet! Rent A Lift is our sponsor and free entry for this one is to decorate your vehicle AND participating in our trunk or treat by handing out candy! We'll have some special classes for the low car limbo by 757 Auto Events; Halloween inspired music all night by Boisey. Vendor line up featuring: Detail Garage, C. S. Coatings VA, Lowered Legends, Xtreme Detailing LLC, This Guys Decals. Games/food/beer/wine and more! Bring out the family, get some candy, and have a good time! Also, we will be doing our raffles at this event for the sponsor appreciation coin collectors so make sure you have all your coins! Pick up the final coin at rent a lift starting next week! We do ask that all those attending please respect each other, the venue, our staff, and the officers on site by refraining from excessive revving, burnouts, racing, speeding, and other activities that could jeopardize these events or our good standing with the venue. Pricing remains as it has been, at $5 per car for the paved lots, free for gravel. See everyone in October!
Fri, Oct 25 - Trunk or Treat Car Show, 4 to 7:00 pm, 316 Office Square Lane, Virginia Beach. All makes and models of cars/trucks are welcome. Bring plenty of candy to giveaway to the kids! ALL kids are encouraged to come with parents. DJ-Face Painting-Clowns! Free food and soft drinks (while they last). Any Questions contact Ron Clark at 757-754-8498 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, Oct 26 - FALL FESTIVAL BAZAAR CRAFT & CAR SHOW, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Hosted by UnAffiliates Mopar Club- Hampton Roads, Newport News Moose Lodge, 2307 60th Street, Hampton. The money that is made off the sale of tickets would be used to make donations to some of the following local charities; Geneva House; Able-R-Us; Service Related Troop Gifts; DAV and Moose Charities – Mooseheart (Children) and Moosehaven (Seniors).
Sat, Oct 26 - Portsmouth's 2nd Fall Olde Towne Cruise In, 2 - 6:00 pm, 200-300 blocks High St., Portsmouth. Informal gathering of car enthusiasts, along High Street in Downtown Portsmouth to help support local merchants and restaurants. All makes and models. Best in Show Trophy. Information - Steve Whitehead, (757) 880-2230, email@example.com
Fri-Sun, Oct 25-27 - The 17th Virginia Fall Classic. The Virginia Fall Classic is a three day event to raise funds for Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, Newport News, Virginia. To date the VFC has raised $489,000, and are hoping to break the half a million in donations this year! Friday night is a casual cruise in held Ferguson Enterprises, Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, Virginia from 5 to 8 pm. Saturday is the car show held at Newport News Park, Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, Virginia. Sunday is a cruise along the Colonial Parkway. Web Site: http://vafallclassic.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, Nov 2 - Sajo Farm Classic Antique & Exotic Car Show, 1 - 4:00 pm, Presented by Saint Patrick Catholic School, Sajo Farm, 5548 Sajo Farm Rd., Virginia Beach. Classic Cars, entertainment, heavy hors d'oeuvres, cash bar. General admission - free; VIP - $60/person, $100/couple. VIP includes access to VIP Room with food, beverages, and special bourbon tastings. Donations gladly accepted. For more information or to register a vehicle, visit: www.stpcs.org
Sat, Nov 9 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers Shop With a Cop Car & Truck Show, 10:00 am until 3:00 pm, 5630 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester. Two great events, one great cause. Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers presents the annual Car & Truck Show and Local Cycle Events presents the 8th Annual Gloucester Restaurant Challenge. Proceeds benefit the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Department Shop With a Cop program, so every child can have a merry Christmas! Trophies include Best in Show, Top 3 in GM, Ford, Mopar, Truck, Import, Other and more for a total of over 50 awards. We will also have raffle items, 50/50 & a DJ. Dash plaques presented to the first 75 Registrants. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Fees, Pre-registration: $15, Day of show: $20. Event is free for spectators. $10 to sample the best of Gloucester’s restaurants and vote for your favorite! Check our Facebook page for updates. If you have any questions contact email@example.com Web Site: http://www.mpccofgloucester.com/
Sat/Sun, Nov 16/17 - 5th Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach. The Coastal Virginia Auto Show returns to the Virginia Beach Convention Center! This event is presented by Sinclair Communications and is open to the public. **Portion of all proceeds benefit the We Promise Foundation charity and the local Food Bank. All Years, Makes, and Models Show with custom cars, trucks, bikes, motorcycles, sponsors, vendors, demonstrations, celebrity appearances, awesome displays, NASCAR Lounge, College Football, and ALL CUSTOM awards.
CLUB RACING/AUTO CROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY
Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region
Part of the SCCA's 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.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sun, Oct 6 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Nov 3 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Dec 1 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
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 regional tracks such as North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sat-Sun, Oct 12-13 / HPDE (Sat-Sun), GripFest 17 (Sun) / NC CAR, Garysburg, NC
Sun, Oct 20 / Event #7 October Autocross / Langley AFB
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.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Fri-Sun, Oct 25-27 / OktoberFast [Test & Tune, Open Practice, SuperComp School, and Instructor Clinic will all be held on FRIDAY/ HPDE 1-4, Time Trial, OG Racing Hyperdrives, Kart Enduro.] / VIR (Full Course)
SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series
Richmond International Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave., Richmond
Drifting was born in the mountains of Japan where skill and style were blended into an aggressive show of speed and car control.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Sun, Oct 13 - RVA All-Stars - Drift Event, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. The event we've all been waiting for! RVA All-Stars!! Prepare for some of the most EXCITING DRIVING you've seen thus far! Throughout the 2019 year, we had 3 rounds of SSS Speed & Style. From those 3 rounds, the Top 8 drivers at each round, are invited to the RVA All-Stars to battle it out for TOP SPOT! Winner taking home some goodies from our series partners, as well as the title of RVA All-Star! Bragging rights are on the line, as well as some awesome prizes - including a trip to Japan in 2020! 24 predetermined drivers are ready to Twin Drift battle their way to the top spot! Come join us for some fun and exciting driving! Vendors, meet & greet with the drivers, ride-alongs, food trucks, DJ and more make this one of the most exciting events of the year! Spectators can purchase tickets at the registration booth the day of the event. $10 for adults, $5 for kids, under 3 is free! Pet friendly, but make sure they're on a leash and you clean up after your pet!
Sat, Nov 16 - NIGHT TOUGE 4: Underglow Comeback Tour! Drift Event, 3 - 11:00 pm. Drifting under the lights at SPIRIT.jp DRIFT CIRCUIT! We will use our MAIN CIRCUIT layout with some added light features around the course to up the safety and visibility for Drivers. Functional headlights & at least ONE functioning running light and brake light in the rear is REQUIRED. NON-OEM light bar, or LED rear tail light is OK. Under-glow, strobes, and wild lights are HIGHLY encouraged. Let's light this place up! MSREG.com/NIGHTTOUGE4 to register! Spectators welcome! $10 adults, $5 for kids, and under 3 is free. This event is pet friendly, but please keep your pup on a leash! Spectator tickets are available the day of the event at the registration tent!
Sun, Nov 17 - Soukoukai Practice Drift Event #4, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. Exciting Driving! Drivers will be broken down into 3 group; Novice, Intermediate and Advanced. Driver's will be bumped up or down depending on skill level shown during the morning sessions. This is an open practice layout. Maximum seat time and aggressive style driving. Drift Games will be held at Lunch. The game can and will vary, but will be 100% focused on you displaying your progression! Tech Basics - Don't have leaking fluids. Don't have missing lugs. Securely mounted seats. All aero present at the time of Tech. Fire Extinguisher on hand. Most importantly, prepare to have fun, and drive so much you'll be exhausted! :) Get ready to learn! SPECTATORS WELCOME! $10 adults, $5 kids and under 3 is free! Pet friendly, but please pick up after them! TICKETS available the day of at the registration tent!
REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS
Larry King Law's Langley Speedway
3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton
America's Oldest Consecutively Running Short Track! Three Time Recipient of the NASCAR Hometrack Achievement Award.
Schedule (Date / Event): Weekly Saturday Racing - Gates open at 2:00 pm, Qualifying at 4:30 pm, Racing starts at 7:00 pm
Sat, Oct 5 / Modified Madness 100, Weekly Racing: Modifieds | Grand Stocks | Legends | Bandoleros | Karts
Sun, Oct 6 / Hampton Roads Kart Club Race 14 - Sponsored by TYKO Properties, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat, Oct 12 / Weekly Racing: Late Models | Super Streets | Super Trucks | Pro Six | UCars | Enduros
Sun, Oct 13 / Hampton Roads Kart Club Race 15 - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat, Oct 19 / TNCC Day of Destruction, 1 - 5:00 pm. The fall edition of the Day of Destruction returns with more carnage and chaos than ever!
Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway
4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA
A ½-mile clay surface with 14 degree banking in both corners and 4 degrees on the front and back stretch. Divisions: Victory Lap Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds, Limited Stock Car, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, World of Outlaws Late Models, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and mud bogs. Virginia Motor Speedway runs on select Saturday nights April through the first week of October, Closed on RIR NASCAR weekends (check website for schedule of events).
Schedule (Date / Event): Competitor Gates Open, 3 pm; Spectator Gates Open, 5 pm; Drivers Meeting, 5:45 pm; Hot Lap Qualifying, 6:30 pm; Driver Registration / Pit Pass Window Closes, 6:30 pm; Racing, 8 pm.
Sat, Oct 5 / 15th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment and WhosYourDriver.org
12800 Genito Rd., Midlothian, VA
"The Toughest Short Track in the South," Chesterfield County's favorite family-friendly venue! Locally owned and operated, Southside Speedway has been a fixture in Chesterfield County since 1959. With a paved 1/3 mile oval track located on Genito Road, and featuring races from six different divisions including Late Models, Modifieds, Grand Stocks, UCARs, Legends and Bandoleros. The speedway draws drivers both locally and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Wrapped up our 60th anniversary year!
1955 Portugee Rd., Sandston, VA
Richmond Dragway is a 1/4 mile International Hot Rod Association sanctioned drag racing facility in Sandston, VA. The site features 130 acres with a full service concession stand, VP Fuel Station, and a 3 story Timing and Scoring tower.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri, Oct 4 / getfast1.com RVA List, 5-10 pm
Sat, Oct 5 / ET bracket Team Challenge for Virginia Veteran Services, 9 am-6 pm
Fri, Oct 11 / Friday Night Street Fights, and Test and Tune, 5-10 pm
Fri, Oct 25 / Friday Night Street Fights, and Test and Tune, 5-10 pm
Richmond International Raceway (RIR)
600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA
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.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Sat, Oct 19 / 14th Annual Touch a Truck - A unique and interactive event that allows children to see, touch, and safely explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery, as well as to meet the personnel who protect, serve, and build the Richmond community. Vehicles on display include tractors, backhoes, emergency responders, tractor trailers, utility trucks, and helicopter. The event also features area mascots, special performances, food trucks, face painting, bounce castles, and games. There is fun for children and adults alike! https://www.jlrichmond.org/home/support/touch-a-truck/
Sat-Sun, Oct 26-27 / Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. Drive the race car by yourself, no instructor riding shotgun. All of your laps are hot laps and passing is allowed! The Rusty Wallace Racing Experience is the Largest Racing School in the Country! https://racewithrusty.com/
Dominion Raceway & Entertainment
Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Woodford, VA
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 includes meeting space, hospitality and a full service kitchen and bar.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri-Sun, Oct 4-6 / Drive a Supercar - Xtreme Xperience. Does your bucket list include "Drive an Exotic Car"? If so, it's time to mark your calendars, because it's YOUR turn to experience the world's best supercars. XXSPEED.com
Fri, Oct 4 / Friday Night Street Racing. 6:00 pm. We are back again this year with our friends from Modified DMV and are ready for a bigger and better year than last season. Come out on our true never prepped track for some true street 1/8 mile action. Bring your friends bring your family call out your rivals! Don't be scared come out and enjoy some racing along with great food at 118 bar and grill located on the 2nd floor!!! $20 to race all day!!! $10 to spectate!
Fri, Oct 4 / NASCAR Open Practice, 5:00 pm. Watch NASCAR open practice as teams prepare for Saturday night's big race! After practice, the pits are open to all spectators so you can check out the cars and meet the racers. Spectators $5, includes spectator entrance to our Street Racing to 11pm and the 118 Bar & Grill too!
Sat, Oct 5 / Saturday Night NASCAR Racing, Gates 5:00 pm, Green Flag 7:00 pm. Dominion Raceway is proud to be part of NASCAR’s Home Track Series and specifically, it’s Whelen All American Series sanction.
Fri, Oct 11 / Friday Night Street Racing. 6:00 pm. We are back again this year with our friends from Modified DMV and are ready for a bigger and better year than last season. Come out on our true never prepped track for some true street 1/8 mile action. Bring your friends bring your family call out your rivals! Don't be scared come out and enjoy some racing along with great food at 118 bar and grill located on the 2nd floor!!! $20 to race all day!!! $10 to spectate!
Sat, Oct 12 / DR Track Attack. 4-7 pm Track Attack is a safe, constructive, and fun experience that only costs $99 in advance or $119 at-track. No helmet is required and almost any street legal car, truck, or SUV can be used - rain or shine! It's a great starting point before signing up for a faster road course offering like TrackCross or HPDRE. Registration is limited to 20 cars per event, so please sign up ASAP.
Sat, Oct 12 / Saturday Night NASCAR Racing, Gates 5:00 pm, Green Flag 7:00 pm. Dominion Raceway is proud to be part of NASCAR’s Home Track Series and specifically, it’s Whelen All American Series sanction.
Fri, Oct 18 / NASCAR Open Practice, 5:00 pm. Watch NASCAR open practice as teams prepare for Saturday night's big race! After practice, the pits are open to all spectators so you can check out the cars and meet the racers. Spectators $5, includes spectator entrance to our Street Racing to 11pm and the 118 Bar & Grill too!
Virginia Motorsports Park
Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA
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.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Thu-Sun, Oct 3-6 / NHRA Div. 1 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
Sat-Sun, Oct 12-13 / Mud Racers Association World Finals (Dirt Park)
Thu-Sun, Oct 17-20 / PDRA Brian Olson Memorial World Finals. https://www.pdra660.com/schedule/2019/race8-vmp
Fri-Sun, Oct 25-27 / Menards Chevy Show
Virginia International Raceway (VIR)
1245 Pine Tree Road, Alton, VA
Chosen as one of Car & Driver's Top 6 tracks in the nation, Virginia International Raceway is a multi-purpose road racing facility, located on the Dan River between Danville and South Boston, Virginia. VIR hosts a wide range of professional and amateur auto and motorcycle racing and track events, and is well established as "America's Motorsport Resort."
Schedule (Date / Event):
Tue-Sun, Oct 8-13 / SCCA Runoffs (Full course) *SPECTATOR EVENT * https://www.scca.com/events/1992861-2019-scca-national-championship-runoffs
Mon, Oct 14 / Euroclassics (Full course) www.euroclassics.com
Thu, Oct 17 / Track Days Fun Run (Full course)
Fri-Sat, Oct 18-19 / First Settlers PCA HPDE (Full Course) www.fsrpca.org
Sun-Mon, Oct 20-21 / Chin Track Days (Full Course) www.ChinTrackDays.com
Tue, Oct 22 / Formula Experience's (South Course)
Fri-Sun, Oct 25-27 / NASA Mid-Atlantic OktoberFast (Full Course) www.nasaracing.net
Sun-Mon, Oct 27-28 / PRE Trackdays (Patriot & North Course) www.ridePRE.com
Tue-Thu, Oct 29–31 / Bertil Roos Racing School (Full Course) https://racenow.com/
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