Beavercreek Popcorn Festival Auto Show is Sept. 11

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SEPT. 11

BEAVERCREEK POPCORN FESTIVAL AUTO SHOW, registration 9 a.m. to noon, awards 3:30 p.m., Shoup Park, 1341 Meadowbridge Drive, Beavercreek. Top 25 awards, dash plaques for first 100 registrants. Registration $10 at gate. All makes and models of cars and trucks welcome, no year limitation. Good Vibrations deejay, festival booths, live entertainment on stage all day. John Engle, 937-427-8444 daytime or 937-232-5960 cell.

SEPT. 11

AUTO CROSS SOLO EVENT, Kil-Kare Speedway, 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek. New racers encouraged to participate. Registration 9 to 10:30 a.m., drivers’ meeting 10:35 a.m. (walk track prior), FCO 11 a.m. (10 timed runs). Valid driver’s license, Snell 2005 and newer helmet required. Open to all makes and models. Sanctioned by Corvette Troy. Cost $30 to NCCC members, $35 nonmembers. Future date: Oct. 2. Janelle Flaharty,, 937-248-5792.

SEPT. 17

SPECIAL EDITION OF DAYTON CARS AND COFFEE, 8 to 11 a.m., parking lot of Carillon Brewing Co., Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Morning gathering is free and open to any car.

SEPT. 17

CASUAL PREVIEW PARTY, Dayton Concours D’Elegance at Carillon Park, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Open to the public. Tickets $85 per person, $75 for Dayton History members. Reservations required. All proceeds from weekend support Dayton History, Montgomery County’s official historical organization. Go online to or call 937-293-2841 for more information or to purchase tickets or make reservations for the Preview Party.

SEPT. 18

10TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Presented by AAA Miami Valley. Featured marques are cars of France and 100 years of BMW cars and motorcycles, special classes for air-cooled Volkswagens and Black Cars and White Cars from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.

Awards in 30 classes. Live entertainment, automotive art pavilion with nationally recognized automotive artists exhibiting, variety of local food, beverages. All park exhibits open. Parade of class-winning cars, motorcycles, major award winners at 3 p.m.

All proceeds support Dayton History, Montgomery County’s official historical organization.

For more information go online to To nominate car, contact Mike Edgerton, 937-866-2222 or To nominate motorcycle, contact Dan Thornton, 937-266-2397 or For sponsorships, contact Lauryn Bayliff, 937-293-2841 or

SEPT. 24

14TH ANNUAL ERWIN CHRYSLER JEEP RAM CAR SHOW, registration 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., show 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., awards 3 p.m., 2775 S. County Road 25A, Troy. Vehicle registration $10; all proceeds benefit Troy United Way. All makes welcome. Twenty trophies, participant judging, driver’s jackpot, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, deejay, refreshments available. Rain or shine.

SEPT. 24

FALL CRUISE-IN AT ST. LEONARD FRANCISCAN LIVING COMMUNITY, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 8100 Clyo Road, Centerville. Free admission, parking. All makes, models welcome. Two large trophies – Residents’ Choice Award and Director’s Choice Award. Music by DJ Darrin Ebright, grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, 50/50 raffle. Sponsored by St. Leonard’s, co-hosted by Miami Valley Car Club to benefit Alzheimer’s Association. Rain date Oct. 1. Wayne, 937-426-4519; Dawn, 937-439-7145.

SEPT. 25

RESCHEDULED GATHERING OF THE GEEZERS, gates open 9 a.m., Kil-Kare Speedway and Drag Strip, 1166 Dayton Xenia Road, Xenia. Old-time drags, car show, swap meet, Hall of Fame inductions, Buckeye stock/super stock drag racing series. Cash, awards, dash plaques, door prizes. Ed Crowder, 937-409-3087.


• THURSDAY NIGHT AT AIRLINE DAIRY CREME, 224 N. Dixie Drive, Vandalia, until Thanksgiving, starts at 5 p.m. Sponsored by Ohio Cruisers Car Club

• FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. until dark, former Hidy Ford and Dayton Auto Sales parking lots, Seajay Drive, Lofinos Beaver Valley Shopping Center, Beavercreek, through Sept. 30. Sponsored by the Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club and the Miami Valley chapter, National Corvette Restorers Society.

• FRIDAY NIGHT KETTERING CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Kettering Towne Center at Dorothy Lane and Woodman Avenue, through Sept. 16. Everything on wheels welcome. Robin, 937-620-6406

• FRIDAY NIGHT AT RIP RAP ROADHOUSE, 6024 Rip Rap Road, Huber Heights, 5 to 9 p.m., music, prize drawings. 236-4329.

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