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• FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 4 p.m. to dusk, Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Road Dayton, through Sept. 27. All makes and years welcome. Outside food and drink service available or eat inside remodeled 1853 barn. Park on back grass lot. More than three acres of grass parking.

• FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN AT LOFINO'S, 5 p.m. to dark, Lofinos Beaver Valley Shopping Center, Seajay Drive near U.S. 35/Fairfield Road exchange, Beavercreek, through Sept. 27. Using same site as last year, courtesy of SVG Motors. Sponsored by SVG Motors; Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club, Miami Valley chapter; and National Corvette Restorers Society.

• FRIDAY NIGHT KETTERING CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Kettering Towne Center at Dorothy Lane and Woodman Drive, through Sept. 13. Everything on wheels welcome. DJ, food. Robin, 937-620-6406

• JUNE 8, 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 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.

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.


32ND ANNUAL CRUISE INTO SUMMER CAR SHOW AT REICHARD CHEVROLET-BROOKVILLE, 4 to 8 p.m., 575 Arlington Road. Sponsored by Reichard Chevrolet and Brookville Corvette Club. Open to all rods, customs, antiques, Corvettes and motorcycles. Drivers' pot $500. Vehicle entry fee $10. Proceeds benefit local families in need.


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.


5TH ANNUAL CRUISE-IN AND 67TH STRAWBERRY SOCIAL, 4:30-7 p.m., Donnels Creek Church of the Brethren, 6562 Detrick-Jordon Pike, Springfield. Dick "Hot Rod" Ryan as DJ, raffle, door prizes, good food. Church, 937-964-8032 or Herman Schiller, 937-629-0854.


4TH ANNUAL OLD RIDES FOR A CAUSE CRUISE-IN, 1 to 4 p.m., Central Christian Church, 1504 Villa Road, Springfield, 50/50, many raffle items, music by Mike and Amy, concession stand with hamburgers, hot dogs, strawberry sundaes. Proceeds to benefit New Day community meals. Mike, 937-765-0819


AUTO CROSS SOLO EVENT, 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: July 21, Aug. 11, Sept. 15, Oct. 13. Janelle Flaharty,, 937-248-5792


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.


4th ANNUAL VOSS HOSS CRUISE-IN, 5-9 p.m., Voss Chevrolet Used Cars, 99 Loop Road, Centerville. $10 to enter vehicle to be judged and get dash plaque. Judging classes: truck, car, people's choice. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle, music, food trucks. All proceeds to benefit AIM for the Handicapped. Additional attraction is Voss PitStop Scholarship Competition with local high schools, sponsored by Voss Auto Network, Sinclair College and Doug Pennington from MAC Tools. Four local high schools that will be competing for the scholarship will be Kettering Fairmont CTC, Miami Valley CTC, Ponitz CTC and Warren County Career Center. Each team will consist of four rising senior students. The fastest student in the PitStop Challenge will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Sinclair College. Second date for cruise-in only is July 12.


15TH ANNUAL CHILD SAFETY DAY AT VOSS HONDA, 155 S. Garber Road, Tipp City, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Refreshments, including grilled food. Tipp City Police Department fitting children with free bicycle helmets before registering them to win a boy's or girl's bike. Information on safety issues provided by Tipp City EMS, Tipp City Fire Department, Tipp City DARE, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Tipp City K-9 Unit officer. Appearances by Voss Hoss and CareFlight.


CRUISE-IN AT ST. LEONARD FRANCISCAN LIVING COMMUNITY, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 8200 Provincial Way, Centerville. Free admission, parking. All makes, models welcome. Residents' Choice, Director's Choice trophies. Grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, 50/50 raffle to benefit Alzheimer's Association. Sponsored by St. Leonard's, co-hosted by Miami Valley Car Club. Wayne, 937-426-4519, or Kelly, 937-432-6549


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.


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,


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.

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 or call 937-293-3841. To nominate a car, contact Concours Director Mike Edgerton, 937-866-2222 or To nominate a motorcycle, contact Motorcycle Director Dan Black, 937-572-3670 or

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.

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.

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.

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.

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