Old Rides Against Cancer Car, Truck and Bike Show is Sept. 2

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THURSDAY NIGHT AT AIRLINE DAIRY CRÈME, 224 N. Dixie Drive, Vandalia, through October, 5 p.m. to dark. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle. 937-898-3100

RIP RAP ROADHOUSE CRUISE-IN, every Friday evening through October, starting at 5 p.m., 6024 Rip Rap Road, Dayton. Park in the three-acre field and enjoy good food and free music.

FRIDAY NIGHT, 5 p.m. until dark, former Hidy Ford parking lots, Seajay Drive, Lofinos Beaver Valley Shopping Center, Beavercreek, through Sept. 25. Sponsored by Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club and National Corvette Restorers Society, Miami Valley chapter. greenecarclub.com

FRIDAY NIGHT KETTERING CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Kettering Towne Center at Dorothy Lane and Woodman Drive, April 21 through Sept. 15. Everything on wheels welcome. DJ, food. Robin, 937-620-6406


FIRST SUNDAY through September, noon to 4 p.m., Springfield Antique Center, 1735 Titus Road, Springfield. Food vendor available.

THIRD FRIDAY through September, AMVETS Post 1789, 715 Market St., Brookville. Door prizes, music, food, beverages, 50/50 drawing. Post open to all for the event. No coolers. Ask about joining this all-encompassing veterans' organization. Norm, 937-231-4641


This four-hour course helps keep drivers updated, safe, confident and mobile. It includes strategies that can reduce the likelihood of a crash and to understand the links between driver, vehicle and road environments. It also includes strategies for adapting to changes in individuals, roads and the vehicles. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Classes are being conducted throughout the Miami Valley during the year. Find a nearby class at www.AARPdriversafety.org. Pre-registration is required. An online course is also available. Each participant receives a certificate of completion which may result in discounted vehicle insurance rates.


OLD RIDES AGAINST CANCER CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW, registration 10 a.m. to noon, Bill Marine Auto Center, 415 E. North St., Springfield. $10 vehicle entry donation. Top 25 awards 2 p.m. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle, chili cook-off, concession stand. Proceeds benefit Clark County Making Strides. Rain date Sept. 23. Mike, 937-765-0819


MOPAR MORNING, 8 to 11 a.m., Erwin Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 2775 S. County Road 25A, Troy. Free event, free coffee and donuts

SEPT. 10

VANDALIA NAZARENE CRUISE-IN, 5 to 8 p.m., 620 Stonequarry Road, Dayton. No registration fee, free admission, food, door prizes, music, top cruiser trophy. Award picked by VNC Youth Department, the show sponsor. Rain date Sept. 17. Church office, 937-890-1841

SEPT. 16-17

SPECIAL EDITION OF DAYTON CARS & COFFEE, CASUAL PREVIEW PARTY AND 11TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. www.daytonconcours.com, 937-293-2841

SEPT. 17

KETTERING AMERICAN LEGION POST 598 CRUISE-IN IN THE PARK, noon to 4 p.m., 5700 Kentshire Drive, Kettering. Free admission. Open to cars, trucks, motorcycles, old tractors and racing boats. If it's powered, bring it. 937-433-9327.

SEPT. 20

CROSSROADS REHAB AND NURSING BENEFIT CRUISE-IN FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WALK, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 208 N. Cassel Road, Vandalia. Prizes for cruisers, food, bouncy house for kids, bake sale, live music by Three Road Junction. Kelli, 937-751-4113

SEPT. 23

FERRARI CRUISE-IN RETURNING TO JAMES FREE JEWELERS, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., James Free Jewelers, 3100 Far Hills Ave., Kettering. High-performance sports car and fine watch enthusiasts will have an opportunity to examine rare and valuable collectibles up close. The event, which is free and open to the public, is being coordinated with the Ferrari Club of America (FCA) Ohio Chapter. Members of the club will display 15 to 20 Ferraris, some of which are worth more than $1 million. In keeping with the Italian theme of the event, James Free Jewelers will give away two pieces of jewelry designed by Marco Bicego and Roberto Coin. No purchase is necessary to enter, but participants must be present on the day of the Ferrari cruise-in. Hors d'oeuvres will be catered by Elite Catering. A one-hour ride in a Ferrari will also be raffled off, with all proceeds benefiting a Dayton-area charity. The ride must take place at a date, time and location that is mutually agreeable between the winner and the Ferrari owner. Information about the FCA Ohio chapter is available at www.fca-ohio.org. For information about James Free Jewelers, visit www.JamesFree.com or call 937-298-0171.

SEPT. 23

15TH ANNUAL ERWIN CHRYSLER 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, dash plaques, participant judging, driver's jackpot, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, deejay, refreshments available. Rain or shine. www.erwinchrysler.com.

SEPT. 23

AIRLINE DAIRY CRÈME END-OF-YEAR CAR SHOW, $10 vehicle registration 9:30 a.m. to noon, 224 N. Dixie Drive, Vandalia. Awards 4 p.m. Rain or shine. Sponsored by Ohio Cruisers. Door prizes, raffles, driver's pot, 50/50, dash plaques for first 70, trophies top 30; top four future classics 2000 and newer; top GM, Ford, Mopar, Motorcycle, Rat Rod, Best of Show, Club Award. Tracy, 937-235-2509 or 307-2281

OCT. 7

LO-DOWN HOEDOWN CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW, noon until night, Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Road, Dayton. Free show, live music, vendors, food. Hosted by Road Devils and Dayton MC. lodownhodown.com, roaddevils.com

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