Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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)

Wed, Oct 13 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. 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 13 - Last Weekly Wednesday Franklin Cruise-In, 4:30 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin and going until October 13th. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle.

Wed, Oct 13 - Mid-week Jeep'in at Viking Burger, 5:30 - 7:30 pm, 11745 Jefferson Ave., Ste. 8, Newport News. Love Jeeps and the Peeps who are slaves to them? Let's celebrate the joys of owning a Jeep for Hump Day at Viking Burger. We try to do this bi-weekly to meet old or make new friends that share the same passion and troubles!

Wed, Oct 13 - Monthly Corvette Takeover at The Garage, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N, Chesapeake. Calling all Corvette owners! Come meet up with the members of "Beachcombers Corvette Owners of Virginia" and enjoy 10% off your beer while checking out all the other Vettes. Rotating food trucks each month, check out our site for an updated list! 

Wed, Oct 13 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. We are going back to Doumar’s, all are invited! Please join us for some cars at a weekly cruise-in every Wednesday night. They are open during these hours, so enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! Be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, and no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. Please, social distancing and masks are requested.

Thu, Oct 14 - Thursday Night Cruise-In at the DQ, 3:00 pm - ?, 4024 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. So if you're not doing anything on Thursday afternoons get those cars out and come up to DQ. You can go in and order food and bring it out to eat. Make sure you bring a chair because they've taken the tables and chairs in. People start getting there around 2:00 and hang out for 3-4 hours or so. The weather is starting to get nice and there's not a whole lot of places we can go. This is one of the few places we can. But PLEASE make sure you adhere to the social distancing rules.

Fri, Oct 15 - Friday Night Hardee's Cruise-Ins, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's at 7007 George Washington Hwy (Route 17), Gloucester. We will be having Friday Night Cruise-ins from 4-8 pm. At this time, the restaurant is open for take-out orders only. Come on out and see some cool cars and hang out with other car folks.

Fri, Oct 15 - Friday NK Cruisers Cruise-In, 5 - 9:00 pm, Rosie's Lot 7, 10515 Colonial Downs Pkwy, New Kent. NK Cruisers, a local car enthusiast and cruise-in group bringing the car community together between Richmond and Williamsburg. The focus is New Kent, Charles City, and Lanexa but we welcome all folks from all areas. Our cruise in meets every Friday 5-8 pm through October. We are located in Lot 7 at Rosie's. All years, makes, and models welcome. Inclement weather cancels. For more information email: nkcruisers@gmail.com and NK Cruisers Facebook page for announcements and information.

Sat, Oct 16 - Cars and Coffee, 7 - 9:00 am, Hosted by Tidewater Mopar Club TMC, Heritage Amish Bake Shoppe, next to the Old VB Farmer's Market, 3600 Dam Neck Rd., Virginia Beach. The Bakery may or mayn't have Coffee so it is advised to bring your own.

Sat, Oct 16 - (3rd Sat) C4 Cruise-In, 8 - 9:30 am, River Oak Church, 225 Great Bridge Blvd., Chesapeake. The C4 Cruise-In is back! Join the men's ministry in the River Oak Church Parking Lot. Owners and lookers welcome, it’s all free – free to show, free to look, free to eat, (donuts & coffee). Talk cars, show off your ride and meet other’s that share the same love. All rides are welcome – imports, exotics, trucks, bikes (any vintage, old or new), tractors, customs tuners, off-road, whatever! If you can get it here we’ll enjoy it. 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 16 - (3rd Sat) Cars 'N' Coffee, 8 - 10:00 am, Great Bridge United Methodist Church, 201 Stadium Dr., Chesapeake. Nothing formal, just a casual gathering. Coffee and sausage biscuits will be available, while they last. 

Sat, Oct 16 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Williamsburg, 9 - 11:30 am, The Tipsy Beans Café ( www.tipsybeanscafe.com ), 1430 High Street, Williamsburg. SHOWTIME! Fellow Cars & Coffee fans (“Motorheads”), we were delighted to receive approvals to move forward with our monthly meets. C & C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles. This venue along with the great coffee and treats at The Tipsy Beans Cafe is a winning combination and we look forward to meeting there the third Saturday of every month from 9-11:30 am. We ask for the following considerations: Mask up! Not the time to let your guard down,  Social distancing (we do anyway so not to get door dings),  Patronize Tipsy Beans Café and stay for lunch at any of the great dining options at High Street. The weather calls for cold in the AM going to high of 51 with a small chance of precipitation. Gentleman and Ladies…start your engines! See you Saturday!

Sat, Oct 16 - GenRight 4x4 Meet-up, 10:00 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!

Sat, Oct 16 - Weekly 2021 Landstown Commons Cruise In, 3 - 7:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Saturday night cruise-in happening every Saturday night through October 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 16 - 2021 Suffolk Hardee's Weekly Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's Drive-In, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Every Saturday Weekly gathering of car enthusiasts at Hardee's in Suffolk. Get those hot rods out and come see some cool cars and have a great time hanging out with friends. If it's cold, we hangout inside.

Sat, Oct 16 - Last 2021 Classic Cruiser’s Cruise-in, 4:30 - 8:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. The Last of our 2021 Classic Cruiser’s Club Cruise-in at Coastal Community Church in Yorktown. It's only a $2.00 donation to show your vehicle. There is no admission fee for spectators. On our last cruise in we will be having a bake sale. All money will go towards our charities! So its time to get your rides ready to to cruise, hope to see you soon! Stay safe and healthy.

Sat, Oct 16 - Sumospeed Special "Night Moves", 5 - 9:00 pm, TCC Chesapeake Garage, 1428 Cedar Rd., Chesapeake. $5 per car. Rules: No Speeding, No Burnouts, No excessively loud music, No excessive Bass, No climbing the structure, Clean up after yourself.

Sat, Oct 16 - Fort Monroe Saturday Night Cruise In, 5 - 9:00 pm, 81 Patch Rd, Fort Monroe, Hampton. This will be happening EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT, for the season, as weather permits. Use the parking lot closest to the water, the one with the light poles. Moving the start time back to 5pm. As always, no revving, burnouts, loud music, etc. Please use the parking spots, and dispose of all trash in the dumpster. All makes and models welcome.

Sun, Oct 17 - Suffolk Cars and Coffee event in North Suffolk, 7 - 10:00 am, sponsored by Blue Hippo Car Wash and Knotts Coffee Company, 1500 Bridgeport Way, Suffolk. Hey guys! Cars & Coffee  in North Suffolk on 3rd Sundays, will feature coffee by Knotts Coffee Company and breakfast items from Amedeo's Bakery. Come on out and enjoy some coffee and talk cars! Car enthusiasts can arrive as early as 6:30 am to get their spot. Meets will officially start at 7 am and run until 10 am. $5.00 fee is required to bring a car out to participate in the meet and will include a free coffee. Hope to see a lot of you guys out there. Registration and all info can be found on our event page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/391621318992975

Sun, Oct 17 - 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!

Tue, Oct 19 - Topless Tuesday Jeep Takeover at The Garage, 5:30 – 9:00 pm, The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N, Chesapeake. Topless Tuesday is every other Tuesday at The Garage! FIRST 10 Jeeps will receive $5 off their bill! Line up your jeeps on our grass, and overflow can go into parking spaces. Food truck rotating every week. (Check our website for more info!) Rain or Shine. We won't judge you if you aren't.... Topless ??

Wed, Oct 20 - WindsorMeade Car Show, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, 3900 Windsor Hall Drive, Williamsburg. WindsorMeade is a Retirement community in Williamsburg, VA. After a long year inside our residents are ready to step outdoors and enjoy some fall air. We would like to host a car show event for our residents and guests of WindsorMeade. We have top 3 awards and food truck provided. If you are interested in displaying your classic, antique, or late model domestic or import car or truck, please contact me Karie Douglas at (757)941-3640 or email me at kdouglas@pinnacleliving.org 

Thu, Oct 21 - Cars 'n' Chicken Cruise-in/Meet "The Rematch", 6:30 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Seven Cities Camaro Club, Wild Wing Café, 1437 Sam's Drive, Chesapeake. Due to Rain we are calling this one "The Rematch, Sammy Vs The Weather". Let's try this again. All makes, years, and models encouraged to attend. Help support local charities by coming and spending some money on chicken. End of year proceeds are donated to the local charities supported by the Seven Cities Camaro Club. This is an organized and laid-back event with amazing food and company so come on out, show your ride, and get yourself an amazing dinner. 

Fri, Oct 22 - VFC Kasual Kruz-in Trunk or Treat, 5:00 pm, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. OCTOBER 22-24 is the 19th Annual Virginia Fall Classic Car, Truck and Bike Show to benefit CHKD.  This show is a GO!  We are preparing for an in-person, 3-day event.  Friday night Cruise-In and Trunk-or-Treat at Harley Davidson in Yorktown; Saturday car show at Newport News Park; Sunday afternoon Poker Run starting at Harley Davidson in Yorktown. REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!!  You can find registration forms and more information on our website: www.vafallclassic.org

Sat, Oct 23 - (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 23 - (4th Sat) Yorktown Cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. We are finally back! Yorktown Cars and Coffee Saturday cruise-ins are back starting Saturday November 28th, 2020. We will resume on the 4th Saturday of every month, and 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 23 - TAMS 29th Annual Model Car/Truck Contest and Swap Meet, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, VFW Post 4809, 5728 Bartee St., Norfolk. Tidewater Automotive Modelers Society presents their 29th Annual model car/truck contest and swap meet. The theme this year is Vintage Racing Replicas 1975 and older. 29 Classes, People's Choice, Best of Show! $10 unlimited enrty fee - 18 and under FREE. $15 Vendor tables - reserve early. Breakfast & Lunch service. Model Kit Raffle. Contest info - Greg, emailglayton@aol.com; Vendor info - Joe, akorna@aol.com

Sun, Oct 24 - Sunday Cruise-In at Suffolk Executive Airport, 1 - 4:00 pm, Suffolk BBQ, 1550 Airport Rd, Suffolk. Weather permitting. Starting in October and running through March we will be doing the cruise-ins on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month from 1-4 pm. The restaurant is open with limited seating inside and the patio is open for outside dining. Come on out and bring your car, hang out with friends, and eat some good food. Hope you can make it out there. 

Sat, Oct 30 - 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!

Sun, Oct 31 - Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, 7 - 11:00 am, hosted by Java Surf, NOW at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Halloween Sunday! Cars & Coffee Virginia Beach is an all-inclusive, family-friendly, all-ages, open-to-the-public community event in Virginia Beach. Bring your own unique vehicle to show off, or simply come by to check out the lot. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, golf-carts, vintage and modern and everything in-between - if it rolls and turns heads, it’s welcome at the event! Gates open at 6:30. New Food trucks! Fikka Coffee Bar onsite! Quick Walk up Coffee station! Ample parking for everyone. See everyone bright and early! Full details and register online at carsandcoffeevb.com

Sun, Oct 31 - Boost & Brunch, 8:30 am - 11:00 am, Hosted by First Watch - Redmill, Virginia Beach. Every last Sunday of each month we're meeting at First Watch. Calling all car enthusiasts to share and view cars then grab some human fuel at First Watch and Pelons as well as some free giveaways! Take pictures and check out other cars. All rides are welcome, but be respectful of the location. No revving, no burnouts, no loud music, & no speeding through the parking lot. Sponsored by: Adcomm Digitel, Skyline Sports Club of Virginia, Pelons, First Watch.

Sat, Nov 6 - MPCC cars and coffee, 9 - 11:00 am, 1785 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Gloucester Point. Join the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers for Cars and Coffee first Saturday of each month at the Gloucester Point Shopping Center. All cars are welcome and admission is free!

Sat, Nov 6 - Chili Dog Cruz-In, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Nasemond Masonic Lodge #77, 5681 Lee Farm Ln., Suffolk. Every 1st Saturday at Nasemond Lodge. Cars, Bikes, and Chili Dogs. A great way to spend a couple of hours with old friends and new. EVERYONE WELCOME! Chili Dog Combo $6.00

Sat, Nov 6 - Toys For Tots Cruise-In, 2 - 6:00 pm, Powered by Berkshire Hathaway, 6001 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk. Toys for Tots Cruise-In, Powered by Berkshire Hathaway! Open to All Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles. Team Shelby South Atlantic, Virginia Chapter will be hosting a "Toys For Tots" Cruise-In at Towne University! We are asking everyone that is attending to donate a new, unwrapped toy or consider giving a donation. We will have the following: Food Trucks, Music, Pictures with Santa, 50/50 Raffle. We are doing this event a little early so we can get the gifts to the children by Christmas. Show your support by bringing out your ride!

Sun, Nov 7 - Caffeine & Octane November Meet, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, Berkshire Shops, 1296 Battlefield Blvd. S, Chesapeake. Our monthly cars & coffee meet at Pale Horse Coffee in Chesapeake! Food truck will be on site! Grab a cup of coffee at Pale Horse and check out the rides! Open to all makes, models and years. 

Sun, Nov 7 - Cheeseburgers & Classic Car Cruise in, 2 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Farmer’s Table, 13416 Benns Church Blvd., Smithfield. Cheeseburgers & Classic Cars is a family event open to all automotive enthusiast. We welcome all Classic Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles and Tractors, including show quality restorations to rusty survivors and everything in-between on the 1st Sunday of each month at Cypress creek shopping center! Bring the kids, young and old! no fees or registrations. Please do not park in the front row of the stores - thank you. For outdoor dining, Tailgate, or curbside call 757-357-1717. View our menu on the website and order online at: www.farmerstableofsmithfield.com

Sat, Nov 13 - (2nd 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, Nov 13 - Wicked Cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Wicked Stitching, 6701 Ruritan Blvd., Suffolk. Come on out for a good time talking cars with great people and enjoy our complimentary coffee and doughnuts. 50/50 raffle and a good time seeing some badass rides. This will take place on the second Saturday of every month. So, mark your calendar and see you then!



UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.

(scroll down for Club and Regional Motorsports Events)


Sat, Oct 16 - 2021 Franklin Crise-In Grand Finale, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, 102 N Main St., Franklin. This year's Franklin Cruise-In season has been the longest one yet, but all good things must come to an end! On Saturday, October 16th, we invite everyone out-- car cruisers, enthusiasts, and admirers to join us as we celebrate the Franklin Cruise-In Grand Finale. Vintage and custom vehicles will be on display all day, our 3-$1000 cash prize winners will be selected, a 50/50 drawing will take place and some really nice door prizes will be handed out. Franklin is growing by leaps and bounds, so bring the whole family and be sure to shop our wonderful retail locations and bring your appetite as we have incredible places to eat in downtown, too!! You don’t want to miss out on this special event! Please share with all your friends! *We do ask that you kindly respect social distancing recommendations and feel free to wear a mask to keep yourself or loved ones safe. If you forget your mask at home, we will provide one for you!

Sat, Oct 16 - Driver Days Fall Festival Car Show, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, 4109 Driver Ln., Berea Christian Church, Driver Village, Suffolk. Registration on day of show only - $10. Non-judged show. Show in Memory of Braxton Bragg. No alcohol, drugs, or burnouts, and please dispose of all trash - Thank you. Church office - (757) 538-8872

Sat, Oct 16 - Sixth Annual 2021 ECW AutoFest, 10:00 am - 2:30 pm, Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport, 100 Marclay Drive, Williamsburg. This year, we are benefiting two non-profits, the Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Department and CHKD’s Cancer and Blood Disorder Center. Read on below for more information about our beneficiaries. The show welcomes ALL MAKES AND MODELS! We have 5 judged categories to choose from to register and show off your car: European Classic (25 yrs and older) European Modern European Modified Domestic Import/Other We will have 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies as well as a People’s Choice Award. There will be raffle prizes, food, vendors, music, and fun for the whole family. If you’re interested in sponsoring, please read on below for more specifics. Premier Sponsor – $300 Prestige Sponsor – $550 Registration for your vehicle or for sponsoring is ready to be filled out below! Please share our Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/804229126862721 See you next to the air strip!  Web Site: http://www.eurocarswmbg.com/events  Email: helen@ecwsales.com

Sat, Oct 16 - York County Customs 4th Annual Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 1000 Old York-Hampton Hwy, Yorktown. Come join us for a fun filled family day with music, classic cars, hot rods, trucks, motorcycles, AND MORE! AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE TOP VEHICLE IN EACH CATEGORY! Free hotdogs, chips, and drinks: Donations are encouraged as all proceeds go to the York County Head Start Program. Pre registration will be open until October 8, 2021! PRE REGISTRATION: $20 Day of registration / after 10/8: $25 Have questions? Give us a call at 757-303-8006. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! Web Site: https://www.facebook.com/YorkCountyCustoms  Email: yccmobile1@gmail.com

Fri-Sun, Oct 22-24 - 19th Annual Virginia Fall Classic Car, Truck and Bike Show to benefit CHKD. We are hopeful that we will be able to return to normal with an in-person, 3-day event this year. If we are cleared to do so, we will host the following: Friday night Cruise-In and Trunk-or-Treat; Saturday car show; Sunday afternoon Poker Run. We will post more detailed information a bit later in the season. Watch for updates on our web site: www.vafallclassic.org  Please forward questions to Marci Hunt: mapofptown@gmail.com

Sun, Oct 30 - Kars4Kids Charity Car, Truck & RC Show, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Landstown Commons, 3312 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Join us in our Annual Kars 4 Kids Car Show to raise money and awareness to this amazing charity, Connect With a Wish. All Years, Makes, and Models event with awards. Proceeds will benefit the Connect With a Wish organization. This event is hosted by the Seven Cities Camaro Club, with the assistance of the Car Club Council of Hampton Roads. $20 Pre-Registration, (Pre-Register with Eventbrite, Free Dash Plaques to the first 100 Registered). $25 Registration Day of the Show. Sponsorship and Vendor Spots are available, please contact the 7CCC for more info. Special Activities and Giveaways will take place throughout the day. Activities and Events: Camaro vs. Mustang Rev Off, Custom Camaro Power Wheel Raffle, Silent Auctions, 50/50 Raffle, Random Giveaways, R/C Car & Truck Races on Outdoor Track. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kars-4-kids-car-show-tickets-150241172391

Sat, Nov 6 - 34th Annual Mopar Madness, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hall Chrysler Dodge, 3353 Western Branch Blvd., Chesapeake.  Pre-registration on our website by October 31 is $20.00. Registration day of show is $25.00,or $20.00 with 2 canned goods. Day of show registration is from 8am-11am. Awards at 2pm. For more information visit our website, check us out on Facebook at Tidewater Mopar Club, or contact Nick Schroeder at (240) 434-5006. Email: clhforts14@gmail.com  Web Site: http://www.TidewaterMoparClub.org

Sat, Nov 6 - Kiwanis District 13 Car Show, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 3165 North Armistead Ave., Hampton. This will be a Kiwanis Fundraiser with both Judged and Cruise in classes. We will feature Music with Stan Glaser, Food trucks, Vendors, Sponsors, Trophies, Etc. We will also have a spring event to be announced as soon as Langley gets their NASCAR schedule. To register your car, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kiwanis-division-13-car-show-at-langley-speedway-tickets-166200067877

Fri-Sun, Nov 12-14 - 6th Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Virginia Beach Convention Center, . The 6th Annual “Coastal Virginia Auto Show” will roll back into the Virginia Beach Convention Center, with award winning show cars and motorcycles. Elite, classics, customs, antiques, trucks, motorcycles and even bicycles, will be on display at this indoor three day show. There will also be a special one-day show outdoors on Saturday from 10am to 4pm, with an estimated 100+ cars on display. We have partnered with our presenting sponsor Hall Automotive part of  Mile One Auto group for charity truck give-away. Hall has donated a 2004 Chevy Avalanche that will be transformed into a “Beast” by local shops…lifted, new tires, rims, paint, new audio, etc. The truck will be at all local car shows and Sinclair events throughout the summer! We will sell raffle tickets to win the truck and on Sunday, November 14th, 2021 at the show, we will pick the winner. 100% of the proceeds benefit the America Cancer Society. Celebrity appearances including Joe and Amanda Martin, owners of Martin Brothers Customs and stars of the Motor Trend hit show “Iron Resurrection”, and David Ankin, former stunt man and race car driver, from the History Channel show, “ToyMakerz”, numerous displays including Blown Mafia, demonstrations, live entertainment, lots of giveaways, prizes, a children’s area with Santa and so much more. This family friendly event has something for everyone. https://cvautoshow.com/


CLUB RACING/AUTOCROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY


Hampton Roads Kart Club

Langley Speedway, 11 Dale Lemonds Dr., Hampton.

Since 1971, over 45 years, HRKC has been bringing go-kart racing to young and old alike on Sunday mornings at Langley Speedway.

http://www.hrkc.com/schedule/

Schedule (Date / Event):

Sun, Nov 7 / Turkey Race


Langley Drift Club

Langley Speedway, 11 Dale Lemonds Dr., Hampton.

Local Drifters planning and running drift events at Langley Speedway

https://langley-speedway.com/

Schedule (Date / Event): 

TBA


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.

http://www.spiritjpdriftseries.com

Schedule (Date / Event):

Sun, Oct 17 / TEAM Spirit Drift School.

Sun, Oct 31 / 3rd Annual SPIRIT ALLSTAR Drift Exhibition - Halloween Festival, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.


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 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 14 / Solo Championship Series Event #8 / Pungo


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.

www.tidewatersportscarclub.com

Schedule (Date / Event / Location):

Sun, Oct 31 / Auto Cross Points Event #6 / VMP

Sun, Nov 21 / Auto Cross Points Event #7 / Pungo


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.

www.nasaracing.net

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 2021

Sat-Sun, Oct 30-31 / ! 13th Annual FALL FINALE ! / Summit Point Motorsports Park. HPDE/TT-only, no racing!



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.

http://www.langley-speedway.com/

Schedule (Date / Event): 2021

Sat, Oct 16 / Hampton CVB 2021 Championship Night: Late Models | Grand Stocks | Pro Six | Legends | Legends | Enduros 

Sat, Oct 23 / Fall Day of Destruction - Straight CARnage! 

Sat, Oct 30 / 2nd Annual Shawn Balluzzo Memorial 100 & Portsmouth Armie Navie 2021 Championship Night 2: Modifieds | Super Streets | Super Trucks | UCars | Karts 


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).

www.vamotorspeedway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): TBA 2022


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.

http://www.richmondracewaycomplex.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 2021

Sat-Sun, Oct 16-17 / Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. https://racewithrusty.com/

Sun, Oct 17 / SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series: TEAM Spirit Drift School.

Sun, Oct 31 / SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series: 3rd Annual SPIRIT ALLSTAR Drift Exhibition - Halloween Festival, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.


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.

www.dominionraceway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 2021

Fri, Oct 15 / Open Oval Practice,  5:00 pm

Fri, Oct 15 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Sunday Street Racing, 6:00 pm

Sat, Oct 16 / Track Attack - Get On Track Now - No Experience Needed! 4:00 pm

Sat, Oct 16 / 2021 Nascar Racing, 7:00 pm

Sun, Oct 17 / Dominion TrackCross

Fri, Oct 22 / Open Oval Practice,  5:00 pm

Fri, Oct 22 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Sunday Street Racing, 6:00 pm

Sat, Oct 23 / 2021 Nascar Racing, 7:00 pm

Sun, Oct 24 / Track Attack Elite! 1:00 pm


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.

www.virginiamotorsports.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 2021

Thu-Sun, Oct 14-17 / PDRA Procharger Brian Olson Memorial World Finals

Fri, Oct 22 / Test & Tune

Sat, Oct 23 / Street Car Takeover series 

Sun, Oct 24 / Virginia Motor Sport Club (VMSC) autocross series


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."

http://virnow.com/

Schedule (Date / Event):

Fri, Nov 12 / Victory Junction Holiday Laps



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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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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Wed, Oct 6 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. 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 6 - Weekly Wednesday Franklin Cruise-In, 4:30 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin and going until October 13th. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle.


Wed, Oct 6 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. We are going back to Doumar’s, all are invited! Please join us for some cars at a weekly cruise-in every Wednesday night. They are open during these hours, so enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! Be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, and no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. Please, social distancing and masks are requested.


Thu, Oct 7 - Cars 'n' Chicken Cruise-in, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Seven Cities Camaro Club, Wild Wing Café, 1437 Sam's Drive, Chesapeake. Cars 'n' Chicken cruise-in happening every 1st Thursday night from April through November 2021 at Wild Wing Café in Chesapeake. Join us on the patio for chicken and entertainment. All makes, years, and models encouraged to attend. Help support local charities by coming and spending some money on chicken. End of year proceeds are donated to the local charities supported by the Seven Cities Camaro Club. This is an organized and laid-back event with amazing food and company so come on out, show your ride, and get yourself an amazing dinner.


Thu, Oct 7 - Thursday Night Cruise-In at the DQ, 3:00 pm - ?, 4024 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. So if you're not doing anything on Thursday afternoons get those cars out and come up to DQ. You can go in and order food and bring it out to eat. Make sure you bring a chair because they've taken the tables and chairs in. People start getting there around 2:00 and hang out for 3-4 hours or so. The weather is starting to get nice and there's not a whole lot of places we can go. This is one of the few places we can. But PLEASE make sure you adhere to the social distancing rules.


Fri, Oct 8 - Friday Night Hardee's Cruise-Ins, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's at 7007 George Washington Hwy (Route 17), Gloucester. We will be having Friday Night Cruise-ins from 4-8 pm. At this time, the restaurant is open for take-out orders only. Come on out and see some cool cars and hang out with other car folks.


Fri, Oct 8 - Friday NK Cruisers Cruise-In, 5 - 9:00 pm, Rosie's Lot 7, 10515 Colonial Downs Pkwy, New Kent. NK Cruisers, a local car enthusiast and cruise-in group bringing the car community together between Richmond and Williamsburg. The focus is New Kent, Charles City, and Lanexa but we welcome all folks from all areas. Our cruise in meets every Friday 5-8 pm through October. We are located in Lot 7 at Rosie's. All years, makes, and models welcome. Inclement weather cancels. For more information email: nkcruisers@gmail.com and NK Cruisers Facebook page for announcements and information.


Sat, Oct 9 - Cars and Coffee, 7 - 9:00 am, Hosted by Tidewater Mopar Club TMC, Heritage Amish Bake Shoppe, next to the Old VB Farmer's Market, 3600 Dam Neck Rd., Virginia Beach. The Bakery may or mayn't have Coffee so it is advised to bring your own.


Sat, Oct 9 - (2nd 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 9 - Wicked Cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Wicked Stitching, 6701 Ruritan Blvd., Suffolk. Come on out for a good time talking cars with great people and enjoy our complimentary coffee and doughnuts. 50/50 raffle and a good time seeing some badass rides. This will take place on the second Saturday of every month. So, mark your calendar and see you then!


Sat, Oct 9 - Lucky Junque's 3rd Annual Vintage Market, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, 7787 Richmond Rd., Toano. Lucky Junque presents the 3rd Annual Vintage Market. Do you love Junkin'? Come out to Lucky Junque & visit our old Farmhouse & 6k sqft Barn! Filled with cool vintage finds. Everything from Old Doors to Chandeliers. Antiques, Uniques, Home Decor and Local & Handmade goodies. Always fun, Rain or Shine. Come out enjoy a day of live music, Classic Cars, Food trucks and local Artisans.


Sat, Oct 9 - Smithfield Cruise-In, 2 - 6:00 pm, Smithfield Assembly of God, Smithfield. Presented by Wrench Life and The Garage Ministries. We would like all vehicle lovers to come hang out with us. All makes and models welcome - Stock, Pro Street, Rat Rod. 4x4, Motorcycle, Import. 


Sat, Oct 9 - Weekly 2021 Landstown Commons Cruise In, 3 - 7:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Saturday night cruise-in happening every Saturday night through October 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 9 - 2021 Suffolk Hardee's Weekly Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's Drive-In, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Every Saturday Weekly gathering of car enthusiasts at Hardee's in Suffolk. Get those hot rods out and come see some cool cars and have a great time hanging out with friends. If it's cold, we hangout inside.


Sat, Oct 9 - 2021 Classic Cruiser’s Cruise-in, 4:30 - 8:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. The 2021 Classic Cruiser’s Club Cruise-ins will be Every Saturday evening (weather permitting) through Oct 16th at Coastal Community Church in Yorktown. It's only a $2.00 donation to show your vehicle. There is no admission fee for spectators. All cruise-in donations are donated to local charities. So its time to get your rides ready to to cruise, hope to see you soon! Stay safe and healthy.


Sat, Oct 9 - Fort Monroe Saturday Night Cruise In, 5 - 9:00 pm, 81 Patch Rd, Fort Monroe, Hampton. This will be happening EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT, for the season, as weather permits. Use the parking lot closest to the water, the one with the light poles. Moving the start time back to 5pm. As always, no revving, burnouts, loud music, etc. Please use the parking spots, and dispose of all trash in the dumpster. All makes and models welcome.


Sun, Oct 10 - 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 10 - Sunday Cruise-In at Suffolk Executive Airport, 1 - 4:00 pm, Suffolk BBQ, 1550 Airport Rd, Suffolk. Weather permitting. Starting in October and running through March we will be doing the cruise-ins on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month from 1-4 pm. The restaurant is open with limited seating inside and the patio is open for outside dining. Come on out and bring your car, hang out with friends, and eat some good food. Hope you can make it out there. 


Wed, Oct 13 - Mid-week Jeep'in at Viking Burger, 5:30 - 7:30 pm, 11745 Jefferson Ave., Ste. 8, Newport News. Love Jeeps and the Peeps who are slaves to them? Let's celebrate the joys of owning a Jeep for Hump Day at Viking Burger. We try to do this bi-weekly to meet old or make new friends that share the same passion and troubles!


Wed, Oct 13 - Monthly Corvette Takeover at The Garage, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N, Chesapeake. Calling all Corvette owners! Come meet up with the members of "Beachcombers Corvette Owners of Virginia" and enjoy 10% off your beer while checking out all the other Vettes. Rotating food trucks each month, check out our site for an updated list! 


Sat, Oct 16 - (3rd Sat) C4 Cruise-In, 8 - 9:30 am, River Oak Church, 225 Great Bridge Blvd., Chesapeake. The C4 Cruise-In is back! Join the men's ministry in the River Oak Church Parking Lot. Owners and lookers welcome, it’s all free – free to show, free to look, free to eat, (donuts & coffee). Talk cars, show off your ride and meet other’s that share the same love. All rides are welcome – imports, exotics, trucks, bikes (any vintage, old or new), tractors, customs tuners, off-road, whatever! If you can get it here we’ll enjoy it. 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 16 - (3rd Sat) Cars 'N' Coffee, 8 - 10:00 am, Great Bridge United Methodist Church, 201 Stadium Dr., Chesapeake. Nothing formal, just a casual gathering. Coffee and sausage biscuits will be available, while they last. 


Sat, Oct 16 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Williamsburg, 9 - 11:30 am, The Tipsy Beans Café ( www.tipsybeanscafe.com ), 1430 High Street, Williamsburg. SHOWTIME! Fellow Cars & Coffee fans (“Motorheads”), we were delighted to receive approvals to move forward with our monthly meets. C & C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles. This venue along with the great coffee and treats at The Tipsy Beans Cafe is a winning combination and we look forward to meeting there the third Saturday of every month from 9-11:30 am. We ask for the following considerations: Mask up! Not the time to let your guard down,  Social distancing (we do anyway so not to get door dings),  Patronize Tipsy Beans Café and stay for lunch at any of the great dining options at High Street. The weather calls for cold in the AM going to high of 51 with a small chance of precipitation. Gentleman and Ladies…start your engines! See you Saturday!


Sat, Oct 16 - GenRight 4x4 Meet-up, 10:00 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!


Sat, Oct 16 - Last 2021 Classic Cruiser’s Cruise-in, 4:30 - 8:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. The Last of our 2021 Classic Cruiser’s Club Cruise-in at Coastal Community Church in Yorktown. It's only a $2.00 donation to show your vehicle. There is no admission fee for spectators. On our last cruise in we will be having a bake sale. All money will go towards our charities! So its time to get your rides ready to to cruise, hope to see you soon! Stay safe and healthy.


Sat, Oct 16 - Sumospeed Special "Night Moves", 5 - 9:00 pm, TCC Chesapeake Garage, 1428 Cedar Rd., Chesapeake. $5 per car. Rules: No Speeding, No Burnouts, No excessively loud music, No excessive Bass, No climbing the structure, Clean up after yourself.


Sun, Oct 17 - Suffolk Cars and Coffee event in North Suffolk, 7 - 10:00 am, sponsored by Blue Hippo Car Wash and Knotts Coffee Company, 1500 Bridgeport Way, Suffolk. Hey guys! Cars & Coffee  in North Suffolk on 3rd Sundays, will feature coffee by Knotts Coffee Company and breakfast items from Amedeo's Bakery. Come on out and enjoy some coffee and talk cars! Car enthusiasts can arrive as early as 6:30 am to get their spot. Meets will officially start at 7 am and run until 10 am. $5.00 fee is required to bring a car out to participate in the meet and will include a free coffee. Hope to see a lot of you guys out there. Registration and all info can be found on our event page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/391621318992975


Tue, Oct 19 - Topless Tuesday Jeep Takeover at The Garage, 5:30 – 9:00 pm, The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N, Chesapeake. Topless Tuesday is every other Tuesday at The Garage! FIRST 10 Jeeps will receive $5 off their bill! Line up your jeeps on our grass, and overflow can go into parking spaces. Food truck rotating every week. (Check our website for more info!) Rain or Shine. We won't judge you if you aren't.... Topless ??


Fri, Oct 22 - VFC Kasual Kruz-in Trunk or Treat, 5:00 pm, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. OCTOBER 22-24 is the 19th Annual Virginia Fall Classic Car, Truck and Bike Show to benefit CHKD.  This show is a GO!  We are preparing for an in-person, 3-day event.  Friday night Cruise-In and Trunk-or-Treat at Harley Davidson in Yorktown; Saturday car show at Newport News Park; Sunday afternoon Poker Run starting at Harley Davidson in Yorktown. REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!!  You can find registration forms and more information on our website: www.vafallclassic.org


Sat, Oct 23 - (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 23 - (4th Sat) Yorktown Cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. We are finally back! Yorktown Cars and Coffee Saturday cruise-ins are back starting Saturday November 28th, 2020. We will resume on the 4th Saturday of every month, and 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 23 - TAMS 29th Annual Model Car/Truck Contest and Swap Meet, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, VFW Post 4809, 5728 Bartee St., Norfolk. Tidewater Automotive Modelers Society presents their 29th Annual model car/truck contest and swap meet. The theme this year is Vintage Racing Replicas 1975 and older. 29 Classes, People's Choice, Best of Show! $10 unlimited enrty fee - 18 and under FREE. $15 Vendor tables - reserve early. Breakfast & Lunch service. Model Kit Raffle. Contest info - Greg, emailglayton@aol.com; Vendor info - Joe, akorna@aol.com


Sat, Oct 30 - 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!


Sun, Oct 31 - Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, 7 - 11:00 am, hosted by Java Surf, NOW at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Halloween Sunday! Cars & Coffee Virginia Beach is an all-inclusive, family-friendly, all-ages, open-to-the-public community event in Virginia Beach. Bring your own unique vehicle to show off, or simply come by to check out the lot. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, golf-carts, vintage and modern and everything in-between - if it rolls and turns heads, it’s welcome at the event! Gates open at 6:30. New Food trucks! Fikka Coffee Bar onsite! Quick Walk up Coffee station! Ample parking for everyone. See everyone bright and early! Full details and register online at carsandcoffeevb.com


Sun, Oct 31 - Boost & Brunch, 8:30 am - 11:00 am, Hosted by First Watch - Redmill, Virginia Beach. Every last Sunday of each month we're meeting at First Watch. Calling all car enthusiasts to share and view cars then grab some human fuel at First Watch and Pelons as well as some free giveaways! Take pictures and check out other cars. All rides are welcome, but be respectful of the location. No revving, no burnouts, no loud music, & no speeding through the parking lot. Sponsored by: Adcomm Digitel, Skyline Sports Club of Virginia, Pelons, First Watch.


Sat, Nov 6 - MPCC cars and coffee, 9 - 11:00 am, 1785 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Gloucester Point. Join the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers for Cars and Coffee first Saturday of each month at the Gloucester Point Shopping Center. All cars are welcome and admission is free!


Sat, Nov 6 - Chili Dog Cruz-In, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Nasemond Masonic Lodge #77, 5681 Lee Farm Ln., Suffolk. Every 1st Saturday at Nasemond Lodge. Cars, Bikes, and Chili Dogs. A great way to spend a couple of hours with old friends and new. EVERYONE WELCOME! Chili Dog Combo $6.00


Sat, Nov 6 - Toys For Tots Cruise-In, 2 - 6:00 pm, Powered by Berkshire Hathaway, 6001 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk. Toys for Tots Cruise-In, Powered by Berkshire Hathaway! Open to All Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles. Team Shelby South Atlantic, Virginia Chapter will be hosting a "Toys For Tots" Cruise-In at Towne University! We are asking everyone that is attending to donate a new, unwrapped toy or consider giving a donation. We will have the following: Food Trucks, Music, Pictures with Santa, 50/50 Raffle. We are doing this event a little early so we can get the gifts to the children by Christmas. Show your support by bringing out your ride!


Sun, Nov 7 - Caffeine & Octane November Meet, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, Berkshire Shops, 1296 Battlefield Blvd. S, Chesapeake. Our monthly cars & coffee meet at Pale Horse Coffee in Chesapeake! Food truck will be on site! Grab a cup of coffee at Pale Horse and check out the rides! Open to all makes, models and years. 


Sun, Nov 7 - Cheeseburgers & Classic Car Cruise in, 2 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Farmer’s Table, 13416 Benns Church Blvd., Smithfield. Cheeseburgers & Classic Cars is a family event open to all automotive enthusiast. We welcome all Classic Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles and Tractors, including show quality restorations to rusty survivors and everything in-between on the 1st Sunday of each month at Cypress creek shopping center! Bring the kids, young and old! no fees or registrations. Please do not park in the front row of the stores - thank you. For outdoor dining, Tailgate, or curbside call 757-357-1717. View our menu on the website and order online at: www.farmerstableofsmithfield.com




UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.

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Sat, Oct 9 - 10th Air and Auto Classic Charity Car Show, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Military Aviation Museum, 1341 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Please join us for the 10th Air and Auto Classic charity car show on 9 October 2021 from 11:00AM- 4:00PM 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. The show is open to Foreign and Domestic, Vintage, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Race Cars, Sports Cars, and Late model cars/trucks of all makes and types. "If you're proud of it, bring it." Come out and enjoy live music, vintage aircraft, camaraderie and some friendly car show competition. Pre-registration will open in July on fsrpca.Motorsportreg.com. Event info here: http://msreg.com/AirandAutoClassic10


Sat, Oct 9 - 2021 Devin Samuels Memorial Truck Show, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Rosie’s – Colonial Downs, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent. In memory of Devin Samuels to support Seat Belt Awareness Trucks only please, any year, new or old $25 Donation per truck, proceeds to benefit Seat Belt Awareness Music, Food, Trophies/Awards, 50/50 Raffle For more info please contact David Small 804-486-0705, Email: dsmall@midwestmole.com


Sat, Oct 16 - 2021 Franklin Crise-In Grand Finale, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, 102 N Main St., Franklin. This year's Franklin Cruise-In season has been the longest one yet, but all good things must come to an end! On Saturday, October 16th, we invite everyone out-- car cruisers, enthusiasts, and admirers to join us as we celebrate the Franklin Cruise-In Grand Finale. Vintage and custom vehicles will be on display all day, our 3-$1000 cash prize winners will be selected, a 50/50 drawing will take place and some really nice door prizes will be handed out. Franklin is growing by leaps and bounds, so bring the whole family and be sure to shop our wonderful retail locations and bring your appetite as we have incredible places to eat in downtown, too!! You don’t want to miss out on this special event! Please share with all your friends! *We do ask that you kindly respect social distancing recommendations and feel free to wear a mask to keep yourself or loved ones safe. If you forget your mask at home, we will provide one for you!


Sat, Oct 16 - Sixth Annual 2021 ECW AutoFest, 10:00 am - 2:30 pm, Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport, 100 Marclay Drive, Williamsburg. This year, we are benefiting two non-profits, the Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Department and CHKD’s Cancer and Blood Disorder Center. Read on below for more information about our beneficiaries. The show welcomes ALL MAKES AND MODELS! We have 5 judged categories to choose from to register and show off your car: European Classic (25 yrs and older) European Modern European Modified Domestic Import/Other We will have 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies as well as a People’s Choice Award. There will be raffle prizes, food, vendors, music, and fun for the whole family. If you’re interested in sponsoring, please read on below for more specifics. Premier Sponsor – $300 Prestige Sponsor – $550 Registration for your vehicle or for sponsoring is ready to be filled out below! Please share our Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/804229126862721 See you next to the air strip!  Web Site: http://www.eurocarswmbg.com/events  Email: helen@ecwsales.com


Sat, Oct 16 - York County Customs 4th Annual Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 1000 Old York-Hampton Hwy, Yorktown. Come join us for a fun filled family day with music, classic cars, hot rods, trucks, motorcycles, AND MORE! AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE TOP VEHICLE IN EACH CATEGORY! Free hotdogs, chips, and drinks: Donations are encouraged as all proceeds go to the York County Head Start Program. Pre registration will be open until October 8, 2021! PRE REGISTRATION: $20 Day of registration / after 10/8: $25 Have questions? Give us a call at 757-303-8006. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! Web Site: https://www.facebook.com/YorkCountyCustoms  Email: yccmobile1@gmail.com


Oct 20 - WindsorMeade Car Show, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, 3900 Windsor Hall Drive, Williamsburg. WindsorMeade is a Retirement community in Williamsburg, VA. After a long year inside our residents are ready to step outdoors and enjoy some fall air. We would like to host a car show event for our residents and guests of WindsorMeade. We have top 3 awards and food truck provided. If you are interested in displaying your classic, antique, or late model domestic or import car or truck, please contact me Karie Douglas at (757)941-3640 or email me at kdouglas@pinnacleliving.org 


Fri-Sun, Oct 22-24 - 19th Annual Virginia Fall Classic Car, Truck and Bike Show to benefit CHKD. We are hopeful that we will be able to return to normal with an in-person, 3-day event this year. If we are cleared to do so, we will host the following: Friday night Cruise-In and Trunk-or-Treat; Saturday car show; Sunday afternoon Poker Run. We will post more detailed information a bit later in the season. Watch for updates on our web site: www.vafallclassic.org  Please forward questions to Marci Hunt: mapofptown@gmail.com


Sun, Oct 30 - Kars4Kids Charity Car, Truck & RC Show, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Landstown Commons, 3312 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Join us in our Annual Kars 4 Kids Car Show to raise money and awareness to this amazing charity, Connect With a Wish. All Years, Makes, and Models event with awards. Proceeds will benefit the Connect With a Wish organization. This event is hosted by the Seven Cities Camaro Club, with the assistance of the Car Club Council of Hampton Roads. $20 Pre-Registration, (Pre-Register with Eventbrite, Free Dash Plaques to the first 100 Registered). $25 Registration Day of the Show. Sponsorship and Vendor Spots are available, please contact the 7CCC for more info. Special Activities and Giveaways will take place throughout the day. Activities and Events: Camaro vs. Mustang Rev Off, Custom Camaro Power Wheel Raffle, Silent Auctions, 50/50 Raffle, Random Giveaways, R/C Car & Truck Races on Outdoor Track. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kars-4-kids-car-show-tickets-150241172391


Sat, Nov 6 - 34th Annual Mopar Madness, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hall Chrysler Dodge, 3353 Western Branch Blvd., Chesapeake.  Pre-registration on our website by October 31 is $20.00. Registration day of show is $25.00,or $20.00 with 2 canned goods. Day of show registration is from 8am-11am. Awards at 2pm. For more information visit our website, check us out on Facebook at Tidewater Mopar Club, or contact Nick Schroeder at (240) 434-5006. Email: clhforts14@gmail.com  Web Site: http://www.TidewaterMoparClub.org


Sat, Nov 6 - Kiwanis District 13 Car Show, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 3165 North Armistead Ave., Hampton. This will be a Kiwanis Fundraiser with both Judged and Cruise in classes. We will feature Music with Stan Glaser, Food trucks, Vendors, Sponsors, Trophies, Etc. We will also have a spring event to be announced as soon as Langley gets their NASCAR schedule. To register your car, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kiwanis-division-13-car-show-at-langley-speedway-tickets-166200067877


Fri-Sun, Nov 12-14 - 6th Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Virginia Beach Convention Center, . The 6th Annual “Coastal Virginia Auto Show” will roll back into the Virginia Beach Convention Center, with award winning show cars and motorcycles. Elite, classics, customs, antiques, trucks, motorcycles and even bicycles, will be on display at this indoor three day show. There will also be a special one-day show outdoors on Saturday from 10am to 4pm, with an estimated 100+ cars on display. We have partnered with our presenting sponsor Hall Automotive part of  Mile One Auto group for charity truck give-away. Hall has donated a 2004 Chevy Avalanche that will be transformed into a “Beast” by local shops…lifted, new tires, rims, paint, new audio, etc. The truck will be at all local car shows and Sinclair events throughout the summer! We will sell raffle tickets to win the truck and on Sunday, November 14th, 2021 at the show, we will pick the winner. 100% of the proceeds benefit the America Cancer Society. Celebrity appearances including Joe and Amanda Martin, owners of Martin Brothers Customs and stars of the Motor Trend hit show “Iron Resurrection”, and David Ankin, former stunt man and race car driver, from the History Channel show, “ToyMakerz”, numerous displays including Blown Mafia, demonstrations, live entertainment, lots of giveaways, prizes, a children’s area with Santa and so much more. This family friendly event has something for everyone. https://cvautoshow.com/



CLUB RACING/AUTOCROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY


Hampton Roads Kart Club

Langley Speedway, 11 Dale Lemonds Dr., Hampton.

Since 1971, over 45 years, HRKC has been bringing go-kart racing to young and old alike on Sunday mornings at Langley Speedway.

http://www.hrkc.com/schedule/

Schedule (Date / Event):

Sun, Oct 10 / Race #12, Taylor Salvage

Sun, Nov 7 / Turkey Race


Langley Drift Club

Langley Speedway, 11 Dale Lemonds Dr., Hampton.

Local Drifters planning and running drift events at Langley Speedway

https://langley-speedway.com/

Schedule (Date / Event): 

TBA


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.

http://www.spiritjpdriftseries.com

Schedule (Date / Event):

Sun, Oct 17 / TEAM Spirit Drift School.

Sun, Oct 31 / 3rd Annual SPIRIT ALLSTAR Drift Exhibition - Halloween Festival, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.


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 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 14 / Solo Championship Series Event #8 / Pungo


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.

www.tidewatersportscarclub.com

Schedule (Date / Event / Location):

Sat-Sun, Oct 9-10 / HDPE and Grip Fest / NC CAR

Sun, Oct 31 / Auto Cross Points Event #6 / VMP

Sun, Nov 21 / Auto Cross Points Event #7 / Pungo


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.

www.nasaracing.net

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 2021

Sat-Sun, Oct 30-31 / ! 13th Annual FALL FINALE ! / Summit Point Motorsports Park. HPDE/TT-only, no racing!



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.

http://www.langley-speedway.com/

Schedule (Date / Event): 2021

Sat, Oct 9 / 2nd Annual Shawn Balluzzo Memorial 100 & Portsmouth Armie Navie 2021 Championship Night 1: Modifieds | Super Streets | Super Trucks | UCars | Karts 

Sat, Oct 16 / Hampton CVB 2021 Championship Night 2: Late Models | Grand Stocks | Pro Six | Legends | Legends | Enduros 

Sat, Oct 23 / Fall Day of Destruction - Straight CARnage! 


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).

www.vamotorspeedway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): TBA 2022


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.

http://www.richmondracewaycomplex.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 2021

Sat, Oct 9 / Junior League of Richmond 16th Annual Touch a Truck, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. https://www.jlrichmond.org/home/support/touch-a-truck/

Sat-Sun, Oct 16-17 / Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. https://racewithrusty.com/

Sun, Oct 17 / SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series: TEAM Spirit Drift School.

Sun, Oct 31 / SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series: 3rd Annual SPIRIT ALLSTAR Drift Exhibition - Halloween Festival, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.


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.

www.dominionraceway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 2021

Thu-Sat, Oct 7-9 / 2021 Lee Harrison Memorial INEX Asphalt Nationals, 9:00 am

Fri, Oct 8 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Sunday Street Racing, 6:00 pm 

Fri, Oct 15 / Open Oval Practice,  5:00 pm

Fri, Oct 15 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Sunday Street Racing, 6:00 pm

Sat, Oct 16 / Track Attack - Get On Track Now - No Experience Needed! 4:00 pm

Sat, Oct 16 / 2021 Nascar Racing, 7:00 pm

Sun, Oct 17 / Dominion TrackCross


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.

www.virginiamotorsports.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 2021

Sat-Sun, Oct 2-3 / VP Racing Fuels ET Bracket Series 

Thu-Sun, Oct 7-10 / Triple Threat Bracket Series 

Thu-Sun, Oct 14-17 / PDRA Procharger Brian Olson Memorial World Finals

Fri, Oct 22 / Test & Tune

Sat, Oct 23 / Street Car Takeover series 

Sun, Oct 24 / Virginia Motor Sport Club (VMSC) autocross series


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."

http://virnow.com/

Schedule (Date / Event):

Fri-Sun, Oct 8-10 / Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

Fri, Nov 12 / Victory Junction Holiday Laps



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