Well, it’s September already, but the car-show season is still upon us. Lots of activities coming down the pike, so check here frequently, and call your friends if your are headed out. Know of a car show or event in your neighborhood? Let us know, and we’ll get it posted here. You also may want to check out the “Fun on Wheels” section of The Kansas City Star Saturday mornings. But you will find the most complete listing of Cruise Nights and local car shows at the Associated Car Clubs of Kansas City’s web page: http://clubs.hemmings.com/acckc/EventFinder.htm
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October 20-21. Carthage, MO: Maple Leaf Car Show and Cruise. Fairview & Grand. Cruise Friday on Carthage Square 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Live band 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Free hot dogs, chips and soda. DJ and Door Prizes. Car Show 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday; awards at 4:00 PM. Registration $10 before October 1st. $15 registration until Noon on day of show. Pre-registration may be done online with PayPal at email@example.com Car show information: contact Larry at 417-825-6773 or Alan at 620-856-2020. Swap Meet $25; Car Corral $5. Swap Meet information: Randy at 417-850-5933. Show Flyer
October 21. O’Fallon, MO: St. Louis MOPAR Blast. CarShield Field, 900 T R Hughes Blvd, 63366. 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Tickets available from www.stlouis-moparblast.com
October 21. Tonganoxie, KS: Auto Tech Car Show, Tonganoxie High School, 404 E Highway 24-40, 66086. Registration 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM. Show 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Entry Fee $15; pre-registration $12. All benefits go to the Auto Tech. Wide variety of classes. Booths and food. Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 913-416-1400, ext. 2051. Show Flyer
October 21. Wellsville, MO: 6th Annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show. Dairy Mart, 610 W Hudson St, 63384. 11:00 AM. $5 entry fee. Judging starts at 1:30 PM and ends at 3:15 PM. Awards at 3:30 PM. In the event of rain, call 573-684-8090 to check on cancellation.
October 27-28. Hutchinson, KS: 18th Annual Sedgwick Street Rodders Swap Meet. Kansas State Fairgrounds, 2000 N Poplar St, 67502. Discount Prices before October 1. No checks accepted at gate. Registration Form
October 28. Bentonville, AR. Cruising the Ozarks Car Show. 7640 SW Regional Airport Blvd, 72712. 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Concerts, mini tractor pull, automotive vendors.
October 29. St. Joseph, MO: North Belt Pizza Hut Cruise Day, 2709 N Belt Hwy. Rain or Shine. Free. All cars, trucks, bikes, finished or unfinished, welcome. 3:00 PM to ?? Trophies.
MONTHLY CRUISE NIGHTS
1st and 3rd Tuesday
Lee’s Summit, MO: Fun House Pizza, 405 NW Blue Parkway. 5:00 PM. April to October. Call Bob at 816-985-7642 or Jim at 816-229-0918 for information.
Lansing, KS: Sonic, 4th and 4-H Road. 5:00 PM to dark. April through October
Shawnee, KS: Rodders Rule Cruise Night. Pegah’s, 5354 Roberts (K-7 and Johnson Drive). Hosted by Dick & Judy Rule. 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Cruisers receive 30% discount on meal ticket. 913-422-3600.
Overland Park, KS: Cruise Night. VFW, 8804 Grant Avenue, 66212. Food and drink specials. 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. All makes and models welcome. Over 2 acres of gravel/grass parking available. Music, Texas Holdem’, food and drinks. Call Scott Nusz at 913-486-0764 for more information. April 7 – October 29.
2nd Friday each month (January – April 2017).
Basehor, KS: Sonic Drive-In, 155th and State Avenue. Basehor Boys Cruise Night. Sponsored by Sonic. 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. 50/50 drawing and other prizes. April 14 – October 13. For more information, contact Don Mayberry at 913-579-1669.
Lenexa, KS: Pegah’s, 12122 W 87th St Parkway, 66215. Winter Cruise. 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Cruiser’s Discount 30% off food. Hosted by Dick and Judy Rule. 913-258-8766
Leavenworth, KS: Haymarket Square, 7th and Cherokee, Downtown. 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. April through September.
- Joseph, MO: Rush Express, 3302 S 22nd Street (1 mile east off Hwy 229). All clubs welcome. Food, drinks, music, 50/50. Lots of parking. May through September. 5:00 PM til ?
Overland Park, KS: Mustang Club of Greater KC Cruise. Villa Capri Restaurant and Fireside BBQ, 10412 Mastin St, 66212. 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. April through October. All makes and models welcome. Dash plaques for the first 120 cars. Music, contests, prizes & a 50/50 drawing. For more info, contact Rick or Debbie at 913-649-8356, or Ed at 816-678-3021 or http://mustangclubofgreaterkc.com/activities/cruise-nights.
1st & 3rd Saturday
Riverside, MO: Riverbank Café, 4603 NW Gateway. 1:00 PM through 4:00 PM. April through October. Food and drink specials. All cars are welcome; ample parking. Contact Sheila Driver for more information at 816-392-0522.
Lee’s Summit, MO: Johnny Ray’s Drive-In, 800 SW Blue Pkwy, 64063. 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM. DJ, prizes, trophies. All makes and models welcome. Info: 816-524-1910. April to ?
North Kansas City, MO: Swift Avenue, between Armour and 18th Street. All makes, models and clubs welcome. May through September. Hosted by the Mid America Mustangers. Sponsored in part by Mustang Plus and the City of North Kansas City. DJ, prizes, dash plaques and 50/50 pot. 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Car Shows and Events
Every Saturday: Kansas City, MO: Cars, Motorcycles & Coffee. The Roasterie Factory Café, 1204 West 27th Street. Space reserved in lot at 27th & Holly. Free. All cars and motorcycles welcome.
Every Sunday: Leawood, KS: Cars, Motorcycles & Coffee. The Roasterie Leawood Café, 4511 West 119th Street. 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. All cars and motorcycles welcome. Free event (minus the coffee).
First and Third Saturday: Olathe, KS: Kansas City Automotive Museum, 15095 W 116th Street, Olathe, KS. 913-322-4227. Cars and Coffee: 1st and 3rd Saturday each month. 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Free coffee and doughnuts (while the supplies last). Discount admission to the Museum.
Every Wednesday: Kansas City, MO: Dale Wilch’s Man Cave Indoor Swap Meet, 1501 W 31st Street, 64108. 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. For more information, call 913-788-3219. www.dalewilch.com