16th annual British Car Show is May 18, Dayton Cars and Coffee May 11

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• MAY 11, DAYTON CARS AND COFFEE, 8 to 11 a.m., Austin Landing. Held every other Saturday, rain or shine, until Oct. 14. Forgeline Motorsports, Hanson Audio Video and Acura of Dayton sponsor the bi-weekly events. Hospitality sponsor is Hilton Garden Inn at Austin Landing.

MAY 18

16TH ANNUAL BRITISH CAR SHOW, "BRITISH CARS AT THE 'BURG", 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Riverfront Park, Miamisburg. Hosted by British Transportation Museum. Spectators free. Car registration limited to first 100 cars, vehicle entry fee $15 before May 12, $18 thereafter. Door prizes, 50/50, silent auction, children's area. Held in conjunction with Miamisburg Spring Festival: parade, booths, carnival, 20 food vendors. After-show open house at museum's home, 321 Hopeland St., Dayton. http://www.britishtransportationmuseum.org or event coordinator Tim Boss, 937-974-4076 or museum president Pete Stroble, 937-429-0871

MAY 18

16TH ANNUAL CORVETTE JUDGING MEET, held by the Miami Valley Chapter of the National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS), judging starts at 9 a.m., indoors at Voss Chevrolet Collision Center, 100 Loop Road, Centerville. Open to the public. Come see firsthand how Corvettes are judged. Cars registered for NCRS flight judging will be judged on both originality and condition. Cars registered for NCRS concours judging will be judged only on condition, not necessarily on originality.

Cars being flight judged will receive a top flight blue ribbon award (94-100 percent original condition), a second flight red ribbon award (85-93.9 percent original condition), or a third flight white ribbon award (75-84.9 percent original condition). Cars being concours judged for condition only, not necessary for originality, will receive either a blue ribbon (94-100 percent) or a red ribbon (85-93.9 percent). No award will be given for cars scoring below 85 percent when being concours judged. Owners of Corvettes being judged must be a member of NCRS and must register at NCRS.org.

MAY 19


Kil-Kare Speedway, 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek. New racers encouraged to participate. Registration 9 to 10 a.m., drivers’ meeting 10:05 a.m. (walk track prior), FCO 10:15 a.m. (10 timed runs). Valid driver’s license, Snell 2005 or newer helmet required. Open to all makes and models. Sanctioned by Corvette Troy. Cost $30 to NCCC members, $35 nonmembers. Future dates: June 9, July 21, Aug. 11, Sept. 15, Oct. 13. Janelle Flaharty, flaharty@twc.com, 937-248-5792

MAY 24-26

CAR AND PARTS CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET, Clark County Fairgrounds, off Interstate 70 near Springfield. Admission is $8 per person per day. Cars for sale, car show, hundreds of vendors with both new and used parts for practically anything on wheels. Second show will be Sept. 13-15; final 2019 event is Nov. 8 and 9. www.ohioswapmeet.com

MAY 25

SPECIAL EDITION OF DAYTON CARS AND COFFEE, 8 to 11 a.m., Austin Landing. DC&C partners with JoyRide to brings cars to children with special needs. During JoyRide events, kids trade the everyday worry of doctor's visits and medication for a chance to cruise in high-end or one-of-a-kind cars. Along with car rides, JoyRide kids enjoy a chance to make new friends, network and build a sense of belonging.


2ND ANNUAL ROSS COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CAR SHOW, 2943 Hamilton Cleves Road (Ohio Route 128), Hamilton. Free registration, admission. Vehicle registration 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., live band at 2 p.m. Best of Show trophies awarded at 4 p.m. Refreshments available for sale. Live music from 2 to 3 p.m.


41ST CINCINNATI CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE AT AULT PARK, featuring mid-century modern American cars, plus honored collectors Judge Joseph and Margie Cassini of Llewellyn Park, New Jersey. The Cassini Collection has twice won Best of Show at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Four of the Cassini Collection's award-winning automobiles will be displayed, including a 1931 Duesenberg Model J Tourister by Derham – one of eight built on the Model J chassis. Andy Granatelli once owned it. A 1931 Stutz DV-32 Convertible Victoria by LeBaron is believed to be the only one in existence. A 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II, one of only 200 built featuring coachwork by Pininfarina. And finally, a 1927 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S Roadster by Fleetwood. The "Valentino Roadster" was custom-built for silent screen heartthrob Rudolph Valentino, who died before delivery. It was awarded Best of Class at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. www.ohioconcours.com


CORVETTE-ONLY CRUISE-IN, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Giovanni's, 215 West Main St., Fairborn. Entry fee $10 per Corvette to support charities, free to spectators. Door prizes, pick-a-prize, 50/50 drawing, food and beverages available at Giovanni's, music provided by DJ Jason Skusa. Sponsored by Greater Dayton Corvette Club & Giovanni's Italian Ristorante. https://tinyurl.com/GDCC-Cruise-In-2019


STILLWATER CENTER 15TH ANNUAL CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW, registration 8 a.m. to noon, show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 8100 N. Main St., Dayton. $10 vehicle entry fee, dash plaques to first 175, 22 trophy categories. Stillwater Center is a home for Montgomery County children and adults who have the most severe and profound intellectual and developmental disabilities, are physically challenged and have significant medical needs. Door prizes, 50/50 raffles, food vendors, live music. Proceeds benefit Stillwater Center residents. 937-415-6215, www.mcohio.org/swshow


AMERICAN LEGION POST 762 ANNUAL CRUISE-IN, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 35 W. Main St., New Lebanon. Food, beverages, live music from JoyRide and Trippin' Fish from 8 p.m. to midnight. Bring a donation for local food banks – either non-perishable items or monetary so fresh food can be purchased. Sponsored in part by Over the Hill Gang Inc. Car Cub. ALPost762@gmail.com

NOMINATIONS FOR 13TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, Sept. 15, grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Presented by AAA. Featuring grand classic cars like Duesenberg, Rolls Royce, Packard, Cadillac, Bentley and more, plus 50th anniversary of the Pontiac Trans Am. All proceeds support Dayton History, Montgomery County's official historical organization. For more information, go online to www.daytonconcours.com or call 937-293-3841. To nominate a car, contact Concours Director Mike Edgerton, 937-866-2222 or autoedge@sbcglobal.net. To nominate a motorcycle, contact Motorcycle Director Dan Black, 937-572-3670 or dblack49@sbcglobal.net.

JULY 12-14

GOODGUYS 22ND ANNUAL PPG NATIONALS, Ohio Expo Center, Columbus. More than 6,500 hot rods, classics, customs, muscle cars and trucks. There will be 450 vendor and manufacturer displays, a for-sale car corral, swap meet and indoor auto show. Road tours, evening parties. www.good-guys.com/ggn-2019

AUG. 10

35TH FRANKLIN OHIO DOWNTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT CAR SHOW, 3 to 9:30 p.m. Presented by Warren County Kustoms. More than 800 show cars, vendors, food, fun. Sponsored by PPG Ohio Auto Kolor. http://www.warrencountykustoms.com

AUG. 23-25

35TH TRANS AM NATIONALS, Holiday Inn, Fairborn. Trans-Ams from across the United States, cruise-in on Saturday evening in Tipp City. Car show, featuring 31 classes, on Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at hotel. https://tanationals.org/

SEPT. 15

13TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, featuring the Grand Classics – elegant machines with names like Packard, Rolls-Royce, Pierce-Arrow, Duesenberg, Bentley and Cadillac. Also will honor 50th anniversary of the Pontiac Trans-Am. Casual Preview Party on evening of Sept. 14 at Carillon Historical Park. www.daytonconcours.com

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