Maine Car Show Comprehensive 2015 Calendar

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MAY 2015

Saturday, May 2 :: Kennebunk May Day Car Parade

Parson’s Field Park in Kennebunk.

Line up at 12:30PM. Parade at 1PM.

FMI: Jack & Mary Bates @ 207-985-4300;

Saturday, May 2 :: Wells 6th Annual Car Show

At Messiah Christian Church, 2700 Post Road in Wells. 8AM-1PM.

$10 Entry fee for car plus 2 people, $5 general admission; registration from 8-11am, voting ends at 11; 60 awards in 18 categories; proceeds to benefit Community Outreach Projects.

Great food for breakfast and lunch.

FMI: 207-985-9287;

Sunday, May 3 :: 5th  Annual Motor Menders Swap Meet

At Topsham Fairgrounds, 54 Elm Street. Open to public until noon; Rain date: May 11.

Spectator admission $5, under 15 yrs. old FREE with an adult; Vendor spaces, $25 to buy, sell and trade parts; vendor gates open at 5AM. Gate opens at 6AM.

$5 Spectator; 15 and under FREE w/ adult; vendor spaces for $25

Sponsored by Motor Menders to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America/Shriner Children’s Hospitals.

FMI: 207-386-0484;;

Sunday, May 3 :: 14th Annual “Cruisin’ to Graduation” MVHS Car Show

Medomak Valley High School, 320 Manktown Road, Waldoboro; 10AM-3PM.

$5 reg. @ 8AM. Gate opens 10AM; $5 for spectators, $3 for students, children under 5 FREE.

30 trophy classes; dash plaques, 4 bike classes, Best of Show.

Student food booths; breakfast & lunch items available & baked pies & desserts.

Event benefits Medomak Valley HS Project Graduation fund for all classes.

FMI: Sue Simmons @ 207-691-8402;;

Sunday, May 3 :: Bentley’s First Car Show of the season

Bentley’s Saloon, 1601 Portland Rd., Arundel. 3-6PM.

(The following details are from 2014… Cash raffles and door prizes; spectator choice award; LIVE music; $12 lobster feed and BBQ meals under $10.)

FMI: 207-985-8966;;

Sunday, May 10 :: Mother’s Day at the Woodlawn Museum

Co-sponsored with Seal Cove Auto Museum at Woodlawn Museum, 19 Black House Drive in Ellsworth. 10AM-3PM.

Tour the historic Black House and go for a ride in the Seal Cove’s 1912 Crane.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;;;

Saturday, May 16 :: Cruise-In Car Show & Yard Sale

Maine Region 10 Technical School, 68 Church Rd., Brunswick. 10AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

FMI: Susie 207-729-6622, ext. 219;

Sunday, May 17 :: 36th Annual Bonny Eagle Car Show

Bonny Eagle High School, Rte 35 & 22, Buxton. 8AM-3PM. Rain or shine.

Car registration 7-10am; $5 general admission fee; children under 12, FREE; $10 entrance fee for 1 vehicle and 1 person; proceeds to benefit Bonny Eagle Athletic Programs


Friday, May 22 :: 10th Annual Livermore Falls History Night and Cruise-In

Downtown Livermore Falls. 4–8PM.

Classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors welcome. Admission is FREE; food, vendors, live music, tractor rides & historical display.

FMI: Kenny Jacques @ 207-779-0367;

Sunday, May 24 :: Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder Festival Car Show

Show takes place during the festival in Damariscotta Mills which runs from the 23rd and 24th; Car show is May 24; no charge to enter your car; prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place vehicles.

FMI: Marty Welt 207-563-2739; email;

Thursday, May 28 :: 4th Annual Mexico Firemen’s Relief Assn. Cruise-In Car Show

Mexico Town Hall, Route 2 in Mexico. Rain date: May 29.

BBQ provided by the Mexico Fire Fighters Relief Assn.; door prizes, socializing, food, music & MORE!

Assn. Plaques for the first 100 cars and trucks; DJ service by Dan Richards.

FMI: Tim Pingree @ 207-562-7267;

Friday-Sunday, May 29-31 :: Vettes of Coastal Maine Bar Harbor Tour 2015

This is an ALL Corvette event and pre-registration is required by May 1st.

“R and R Weekend” theme. Registration: Accommodations at Wonderview Inn or Bluenose Inn, Bar Harbor

FMI: Debbie Shepard @ 207-594-9023;;

Saturday, May 30 :: Moody’s Collision Benefit Car & Bike Show w/ LA Harley & United Bikers of Maine

Moody’s Collision at 789 Main Street in Lewiston. 8AM-2PM.

Trophies at 2. Donations welcomed.

Benefits local cancer patients & The Dempsey Center.

FMI: Sherry Lavoie @ 207-344-2500; or (UBM)

Saturday-Sunday, May 30 & 31 :: Spring Auto Show at Owls Head

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM.

Pre-1995 cars, trucks & planes (weather permitting). Kick off the new season! Also featuring special Lincoln owners on tour.

$16 museum (and show) admission; under 18 and retired or active military are FREE.

FMI: 207-594-4418;;

JUNE 2015

Wednesday, June 3 :: Bentley’s All Eras Race Car Show

Bentley’s Saloon, 1601 Portland Rd., Arundel. 4-7PM.


FMI: 207-985-8966;;

Friday, June 5 :: Special Olympics Cruise-In Parade.

At University of Maine at Orono. Enter on Park Street. 4:30PM.

FMI: Barbara Perkins @ 207-866-2849

Saturday, June 6 :: 6th Annual Coastal Mustang Cruise, Show & Track Day

Darlings Ford, 403 Hogan Road in Bangor with a cruise to Winterport Dragway in Winterport

Meet between 8 and 9:30AM; cruise to Winterport Dragway. 12:15-7PM: judged car show, shootout/burnout competition, barrel race!  Schedule to be announced.

There is no cost for the cruise, but pre-registration is requested. Pre-registration available late March at  All activities at Winterport Dragway will be subject to a $12 admission. Entrants wishing to participate in the shootout competition will be subject to a $10 tech card fee. Darling’s Ford will pay for the Tech Cards for the first 50 pre-registrants!


Sunday, June 7 :: Lake Region High School Vocational Center 3rd Annual Benefit Car Show

Lake Region High School on Route 302 in Naples. 8AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

Benefit breakfast 7:30-9:30 available to public. Registration 8—10AM. Voting until 12:30 pm. Awards at 1PM. Registration Fee for show vehicle, driver & 1 passenger— $10.

Pre-Register online at $5 spectator fee; free for 12 and under.

FMI: Steve Christy @ 207-693-3864;;

Sunday, June 7 :: 8th Annual British and European Vintage Car Show

Chestnut Street in Camden; 12-4PM.

Hosted by Mid-Maine Sports Car Club (MMSCC)

FMI: Register online:

Sunday, June 7 :: Town of Berwick Anniversary Car Show

Sullivan Square in Berwick; 8AM-2PM. Rain date: June 14.

Hosted by the American Legion Post 79

FMI: Andy Buckman @ 207-698-1427 or 603-767-2420;;

Friday-Sunday, June 12-14 :: 12th Annual Back to the Beach Corvette Weekend

Special event host restaurant “Jimmy the Greeks” in Old Orchard Beach

Friday 12PM check-in; Saturday 10:45AM Parade line up leaving Jimmy the Greeks at 11AM; 5-6:30PM happy hour, awards & raffles; 6:30-10PM dinner & dancing & drawings; Sunday 8-10AM breakfast check out & buffet

Proceeds to support the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation ( and Vettes to Vets.

FMI: Ralph @ 603-893-2797 or Sandie @ 508-335-5056;;

Saturday, June 13 :: Cape Elizabeth Family Fun Day parade

Family Fun Day is the official beginning of summer in our town, and the Family Fun Day Parade is the beginning of a day-long festival with food, games, music and more. Parade participants begin lining up on Cottage Farm Road (near the Cookie Jar Bakery) at 9:15AM. Parade begins at 10AM and travels up Shore Road to Fort William Park in Cape Elizabeth. Awards for Parade participants are announced at the Opening Ceremony at 11AM.

FMI: Karen Pride @ 207-232-2579

Thursday, June 18 :: Demonstration Day at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 10-3PM.

One of the museum’s vehicles will be fired up and demonstrated with detailed information on the car du jour presented by the museum’s curator or mechanic. Rides offered. Weather permitting.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;

Friday-Sunday, June 19-21 :: 30th Annual Rod & Kustom Kruisers Rod Run

Fryeburg Fairgrounds in Fryeburg.

Hot rods & rock ‘n roll; DJ all weekend; on-site camping. Friday: ice cream run; burgers & dogs; Saturday: potluck supper & dance with live band. NSRA inspections.

FMI: Don Rowe 207-329-3459;

Saturday, June 20 :: Bayley’s 14th Annual Car Show

At Bayley’s Camping Resort; 275 Pine Point Road in Scarborough. 11AM-3:30PM. Rain or shine.

Over 20 classes of cars and trucks (subject to change); trophies in all classes; 50/50 to benefit the scholarship fund; no registration fee; door prize raffle for entries.

FMI: John Wallace @ 207-756-0969;;

Saturday, June 20 :: Jimmy Jordan Memorial Car Show

Winterport Dragway in Winterport. Rain date: July 4.

Drag Race & Swap Meet & Camp Out

FMI: Bob Reynolds @ 207-223-5592;

Saturday, June 20 :: Maine Blues Festival Cruise-In Car Show

Town Beach in Naples. Held in conjunction with the Maine Blues Festival (always Father’s Day weekend). 12-5PM.

$10 wristbands for festival events; shuttle for about town.

Reg. @10AM; Judging @ 1PM; Prizes @ 2PM.

Food and refreshments served on the grounds

FMI: Kevin Rogers @ 207-692-6000;

Saturday, June 20 :: Family Fun Day at Boothbay Railway Village

Boothbay Railway Village, 586 Wiscasset Road in Boothbay. 9:30AM-5PM.

Children under 18 free with complimentary antique fire truck rides, Model-T rides and other special treats!

FMI: 207-633-4727;

Saturday, June 20 :: Team 207 “Higher Levels” Car Show 2015

At the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport, 2340 Hotel Road, Auburn. 6-10:30PM. Rain or shine.

Entry fee $5. Top 10 Mild & Top 10 Wild & 6 Best-of categories. Live music with some adult content. Proceeds support charity.

FMI: Andrew Faucher @ 207-577-4590;;

Saturday & Sunday, June 20 & 21 :: All-American Auto Meet at Owls Head

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM.

Classic designs from early to mid-century. Special touring stop from the National Willys-Knight-Overland Club. Celebrate Father’s Day w antique aeronautical show, kids activities, Model-T rides, other antiques. Pre-1995 vehicles and all organized automobile clubs welcomed to exhibit with one guest free.

FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Sunday, June 21 :: Knucklebusters’s Father’s Day Car Show Cruise-In

Hodgman’s Frozen Custard @ 1108 Lewiston Road/Route 100 in (Upper Village) New Gloucester; 10AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

Frozen custard, DJ, 50/50, food, door prizes, and Red One Hot Wheels racing.

Donations accepted to benefit Safe Voices and Veterans

FMI: Dave Barrett @ 207-240-6794;

Sunday, June 21 :: Maine Coastal Cruisers presents “Pork, Torque & Brew”

Old Orchard Beach Ball Park in association with OOB365.

Custom & classic car & truck show; $500 in prize money; trophies for classes. FREE BBQ tasting.

FMI: Phil Maynard @ 207-937-2060;

Sunday, June 21 :: Father’s Day at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 12-4PM.

Admission FREE for Dads, Rides in a 1922 Ford Depot Hack; tours on cars and cars collecting; 10% off in gift shop.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;

Saturday, June 27 :: 6th Annual Duane Clark Scholarship Fund Car Show

Windham High School, Route 202, Windham. 7AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

Reg. 7-10AM; trophies @ 2PM.

Entry fee $7 to benefit the scholarship fund.

FMI: Stan & Cheryl Page @ 207-892-7389;

Sunday, June 21 :: New England’s Vintage Car Show & All Vehicle Extravaganza

Raitt Farm Museum, 2077 State Road, Eliot. 9AM-3PM.

Vintage cars, good food, and barrel tractor rides! $5 per person, children 12 and under get in free. Plenty of free parking.

FMI: Don @ 603-859-7818;;

Saturday, June 27 :: Annual Togus Veterans Picnic

Veterans Hospital Recreation Facility in Togus. 9AM-2PM.

Staging for cars and motorcycles at the Augusta Civic Center at 9AM. Departs 9:30AM. Rain or shine.

Hot dogs & hamburgers provided by the Waterville Elks; J.P. Classics donated DJ services. Please bring your own chairs & pop up canopies.

Contact Jim Doherty to “adopt” a vet for the event at 207-623-5714.

FMI: Lee Patenaude @ 207-725-8902; or Dave Barrett @ 207-240-6794;

Saturday, June 27 :: Kennebunk Parade/Car Show

Parson’s Field Park in Kennebunk. 9:30AM-2PM.

Line up at 9:30. Parade at 10AM followed by the Car Show 11AM-2PM at location TBA.

FMI: Jack & Mary Bates @ 207-985-4300;

Saturday, June 27 :: Cruisin’ for a Cure Car Show

Presented by New Dimension Federal Credit Union at Faith Evangelical Free Church in 250 Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville. 10AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

Register at New Dimensions FCU locations or day of from 8-10AM.

$10 entry fee all to benefit the Maine Children’s Cancer Program

FMI: Joe Harrison @ 207-313-5919;;

Saturday, June 27 :: Hoods Car Club Maine Riot!!

Iron Tails Saloon, Rte. 109 in Acton. No times listed. Rain or shine.

No times listed. Hosted by Hoods Car Club: hot rods, customs, bikes, pin-up girls, custom trophies awarded all day long. Live music, babes, bikes & beer!

FMI: Brian Desmond @ 802-578-0039;;

Sunday, June 28 :: Harrison Lion’s Club Car Show

Crystal Lake Park, Route 17 in Harrison; 8AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

$5 reg. fee for vehicle & driver; reg. at 8-11AM; voting 9AM-12PM; awards @ 2PM: 20+ classes & Best of Show award. RC Racing with $10 reg. fee; no skid tires required; paved off-road racing.

50/50; music & concessions. FREE to the public with donations gladly accepted. Proceeds for community programs

FMI: For Lions, Gene Cross @ 207-693-4051 or 207-776-0645;

Sunday, June 28 :: 5th Annual Moosabec Summerfest Car Show

T.A. King & Son, 244 Main Street in Jonesport. 10AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

Registration 8am-10am; $10 entry fee; trophies and prizes; food & drink available.

FMI: Mary Look @ 207-598-6240;; Facebook: Moosabec Summerfest

JULY 2015

Thursday-Sunday, July 2-5 :: Houlton Agricultural Fair / Show-n-Shine Car Show

Fairgrounds in Houlton. 10AM.


Saturday, July 4 :: Antique Engine Meet at Boothbay Railway Village

Boothbay Railway Village, 586 Wiscasset Road in Boothbay. 9:30AM-5PM.

Engine buffs and lovers of all things mechanical will enjoy this one day meet featuring operating early antique engines & tractors as well as displays and demonstrations of early mechanical devices. Co-sponsored by the Maine Antique Power Association (MAPA).

FMI: 207-633-4727;

Sunday, July 5 :: Front Street Shuffle & Heritage Days Car Show

Front Street in Bath • 9AM-2PM.

Over 125 antique cars line the nationally acclaimed Front Street.

FMI: 207-725-8902;

Saturday, July 11 :: Sedgwick Fire Dept 14th Annual Car Show

At the Blue Hill Fairgrounds, Route 172, in Blue Hill; 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.

Registration starts @ 8AM. Trophies & Prizes in 17 categories, food, 50/50, raffle drawing

FMI: Dick Doane @ 207-326-9140;;

Saturday & Sunday, July 11 & 12 :: Rod, Custom and Muscle Car Cruise-In Car Show at Owls Head

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. Owls Head just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.

Huge show with special guest representatives from Maine Vintage Race Car Association. Exhibitor gate opens at 8AM. Exhibitor vehicles are prior to 1995 (free admission w/ one guest).

FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Saturday & Sunday, July 11 & 12 :: National Street Rod Association Member Appreciation Days at Owls Head

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland. 10AM-1PM.

In association with the “Rod, Custom and Muscle Car Cruise-In” at Owls Head. Free to those bringing their Street Rod or Custom. Make sure to stop by the NSRA booth to get your annual membership pin! Safety inspections availably courtesy of MAine NSRA Safety Rep Frank Barron and his Safety Team.

FMI: Ducky Duckworth @ 207-457-1093;; Frank Barron @ 207-784-2510;

Sunday, July 12 :: Moxie Car Show

Lisbon High School soccer fields in Lisbon. 8AM-3PM — and it’s during Moxie Festival!!! (

Music, unique trophies, food and, um, Moxie and probably food made with Moxie! All proceeds benefit the Sunshine Hill Neighbors programs run by the Rec Dept.

FMI: Lisbon Rec. Dept. @ 207-353-2289; — for poster and classes and prices

Sunday, July 12 :: Ossipee Valley Fair Car Show

291 South Hiram Road in South Hiram. 8AM-1PM.

$10 registration includes driver, one passenger and admission to the Fair (not rides); 3 trophies per class and Best of Show.

FMI: 207-329-8703;

Thursday, July 16 :: Demonstration Day at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 10-3PM.

One of the museum’s vehicles will be fired up and demonstrated with detailed information on the car du jour presented by the museum’s curator or mechanic. Rides offered. Weather permitting.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;

Saturday, July 18 :: 37th Annual Founders Day Classic Car Exhibit

Hamlin Memorial Library in South Paris. 9AM-5PM.

Public viewing of the Bob Bahre collection including a world-class collection of Packards

Music, entertainment, food, crafts fair.

FMI: 207-743-2980 or

Saturday, July 18 :: Kid’s Day at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 10AM-4PM.

Toy car races, educational activities, model car displays. Ride in a 1922 Model T Ford Depot Hack

Kids under 12 FREE admission with grab bag of balloons, stickers, etc.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;

Saturday & Sunday, July 18 & 19 :: 51st Annual Antique Auto Days

Boothbay Railway Village, 586 Wiscasset Road in Boothbay. 9:30AM-5PM.

Featuring the Rails, Tails & Ales: Midcoast Craft Beer Festival on Saturday! New this year: Valve Cover Racing! Classic, vintage, antique, hot rods, muscle cars & more…all makes & models welcome! Car show sponsored by the Maine Obsolete Auto League. $5 entry fee for non-members. All registered car owners enjoy FREE admission to the museum all weekend long including rides on the Museum’s steam train.

FMI: 207-633-4727;

Saturday & Sunday, July 18 & 19 :: Truck, Tractor & Commercial Vehicle Meet at Owls Head

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.

More than 250 antique pick-ups, delivery vans, tractor trailers, military vehicles, earth movers, engines & more. Gate opens at 8AM for exhibitors.

FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Sunday, July 19 :: Clinton Lions Club Car Show

Clinton Fairgrounds on Route 100 in Clinton; rain date: July 20

Gates open at 7am; voting ends at noon; 3 large trophies/24 classes + Bests at 1pm; $5 entry fee includes one passenger; $3 spectators fee; concessions and a 50/50. All proceeds go to Lions Club community programs

FMI: Jay Galusha @ 207-426-3521;;

Friday-Sunday, July 24-26 :: Antique Tractor & Engine Show

Raitt Farm Museum, 2077 State Road in Eliot.

Featuring International Harvester tractors & engines. All other makes welcome.

Admission is $6 per person, children 12 and under free. Plenty of free parking.

FMI: 207-748-3303;;

Friday-Sunday, July 24-26 :: Rods, Rides & Relics Exhibit & Show

Northern Maine Fair Forum Building at 84 Mechanic Street in Presque Isle.

Maine’s largest indoor car show!

FMI: Rick Guerrette @ 207-764-5177;

Saturday, July 25 :: 5th Annual Burgers, Bikes & Rods 

Ride day reg. @ 8-10AM at LA Harley, Main St., Lewiston. Pre-registration form at

Open to ALL riders — join us! FREE t-shirt to first 100 riders; Tax deductible donation of $20 per bike & rider and $10 for passenger. Kick stands up at 10:30am; raffle & 50/50 drawing.

To benefit Kieve Veterans Camp.

FMI: Steve Spooner @ 207-784-6332; or Marc Berube @ 207-346-1411

Saturday, July 25 :: Searsport Fire Department Craft Sale & Car Show

Fire Department in Searsport. 9AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

Reg. @ 9AM-noon. Trophies in several classes. Fundraiser for fire department.

FMI: James Morton @ 207-242-5128;

Saturday, July 25 :: 6th Annual Saco Spirit Main Street Car Show

Main Street in Saco. 8AM-1PM.

Open to all car & truck classes; Trophies; events & great food! Pre-register for a FREE event T-shirt. Registration is $5 & entry forms are avail. on the website.

FMI: 207-286-3548;;

Sunday, July 26 :: Gorham Lions Club 8th Annual Classic Car Show

Gorham High School, Morrill Avenue in Gorham. 6:30AM-2PM.

Includes classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, antique tractors. $5 reg.

FMI: Jim @ 207-892-6543; Norman @ 207-839-6569;

Sunday, July 26 :: 12th Annual Mackworth Island Show & Shine

Governor Baxter School for the Deaf, just off Route One on beautiful Mackworth Island in Falmouth. 10AM-2PM.

8:30AM registration; charity event for the Maine Foundation of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children; $10 entry fee; 13 trophy classes and all cars welcome; sponsored by the Falmouth Rotary Club & Downeast Region Porsche Club of America.

FMI: Jerry Giordano @ 781-4904;

Sunday, July 26 :: 19th Annual Bikini Car Wash and Show & Shine

Sanford Sound, 1458 Main Street in Sanford.

Reg. @ 9AM w $20 entry fee to support breast cancer awareness & research

FMI: 207-490-4900;;;

Sunday, July 26 :: Belgrade Fire & Rescue Association 9th Annual Car Show

Belgrade Central School off Route 27 in Belgrade next to Hammond Lumber over tracks. 8AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

26 classes plus 4 Outstanding Detail and 1 Best in Show.

FMI: Dan Newman 207-458-1837;


Saturday, August 1 :: 26th Annual “Par Sem” Auto Show

Parsonsfield Seminary on Route 160 in Parsonsfield (504 North Road)

Starts w/ breakfast buffet at 7:30AM; reg. @ 8-11AM; awards @ 2. Rain or shine.

16 classes w/ trophies; music, food, crafts, book & plant sales; 50/50 raffle.

FMI: Joseph Kendall 793-2384; ;

Saturday, August 1 :: 8th Annual Big Andrew Foundation Car Classic & Surf Competition

Short Sands Ball Field in scenic York Beach. Pre-1970, pre-register.

Fundraiser for York Hospital Oncology.

FMI: Justin Knowles @ 203-610-1916;;

Saturday, August 1 :: China Days Community Car Show

China Primary School, Lakeview Drive, South China. 8AM-2PM.

During 12th Annual China Community Days. Voting @ 9:30AM-12PM; trophies @ 1:30PM (must be present). 11 Classes. $5 per vehicle.

FMI: Carlaine Bovio @ 207-445-3553;

Sunday, August 2 :: Rusticator Picnic at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 12-4PM.

Inspired by the tradition of Mount Desert Island’s rusticators of the early 1900s… antique auto rides, rusticator-inspired foods, live music, commemorative gifts. Period costumes encouraged with prizes awarded. Advanced tickets required. 3-6PM

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;

Sunday, August 2 :: 26th Annual All VW Car Show

Acton Fairgrounds, Rt 109, Acton • 9AM to 3PM; reg. starts at 8AM; show car entrance ends at 11:30AM); awards at or before 3PM

Air- and water-cooled VWs; 16 classes from Trikes to Bajas to Buses; Karmann Ghias to Things to Beetles and more! New parts & swap meet area

FMI:  Lou @ 207-651-7799 or David @ 207-353-6094;;

Sunday, August 2 :: Uptown Cruizahs 7th Annual Car Show

New Balance store Route 26 in Oxford. 7:30AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

3 trophies per class; car registration 7:30-11AM; voting to 12:30PM; awards @ 2PM.

$5 per car; fun, food, music, street rod inspections; proceeds to benefit local charities; rain or shine.

FMI: Les Wing @ 207-890-0870; or Dan Tripp @ 207-743-8073;

Sunday, August 2 :: 9th Annual BB’s Tattoo Bike & Hot Rod Show

BB’s Tattoo, 262 Roosevelt Trail in Newport. 9AM-2PM.

Registration at 9:15MA, judging at 12:30PM, trophies awarded to both cars & bikes, BBQ, LIVE music, vendors and dunk tank. Proceeds to benefit a local charity.

FMI: Joe Lovely @ 207-368-5560;;

Sunday, August 2 :: 12th Annual Summerfest at Beechridge Motor Speedway

Beechridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough. 11AM-4PM. Rain or shine.

Vintage race car and classic cars; FREE race car rides; $5 admission includes lunch.

FMI: George (Dodo) Brockman @ 207-776-4642 or

Sunday, August 2 :: 7th Annual Advance Auto Parts Car Show

Advanced Auto Parts at 30 Gurnet Road in Brunswick (Cook’s Corner); 8AM-2:30PM.

9 classes with trophies for first place and runner-up; People’s Choice class; judged Best of Show

Food, Drinks, Music, 50/50. All proceeds to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

FMI: Richard Merrill or Chris Hinckley @ 207-725-2040

Saturday, August 8 :: East Orrington Congregational Church 5th Annual Charity Car & Bike Show

38 Johnson Hill Road in Orrington. 9AM-2PM.

Best trophies, food, music, live auction, NSRA safety inspections. FREE t-shirts to first 50 entrants.

FMI: George Smith @ 207-745-4864;;

Saturday, August 8 :: Antique Fire Truck Muster at Boothbay Railway Village

Boothbay Railway Village, 586 Wiscasset Road in Boothbay. 9:30AM-5PM.

Celebrate and honor those who have served by learning about fire trucks and other firefighting apparatus. Pumping demos, bucket brigade contest, fire truck rides.

FMI: 207-633-4727;

Saturday, August 8 :: First Annual Kiwanis Club of Dexter Cruise-In Car Show

Dexter Municipal parking lot in Dexter. 4:30-8PM. Raindate: August 22.

Music, food, entertainment, trophies. 50s & 60s ambiance. $3 car entry; $1 walk-in to benefit Kiwanis programs and charities

FMI: Bob Fritsch @ 207-924-7336;

Saturday , August 8 :: 6th Annual Ricky Gibson Memorial Car Show

Maranacook Community High School, Route 17 in Readfield. 8AM-2PM.

$10 entry fee for car or bike, spectator’s FREE; registration 8am to 10am; awards for 20+ classes; DJ, BBQ, 50/50, prizes and more!

Hosted by Strictly Street Car Club; Proceeds to Benefit the Ricky Gibson football Scholarship Fund.

FMI: Christine Leavitt @ 207-441-0197;

Saturday, August 8 :: Fat Boys Annual Sock Hop and Cruise-In

Fat Boys Drive-In at 111 Bath Road, Brunswick; 8PM.

BYOB; 21 & older; $7 admission; special menu w/ ’60s prices

FMI: 207-729-9431

Saturday & Sunday, August 8 & 9 :: Wings & Wheels Spectacular at Owls Head

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.

The Museum’s longest running event; classic cars, guest aircraft, assorted performances.

Exhibitors and one guest free with pre-1995 vehicle

FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Sunday, August 9 :: 2nd Annual Antique Auto Yard Sale & “Show” with Special Guests from Downeast Dickering show

8AM at Fryeburg Fairgrounds, Route 5 in Fryeburg. Rain date: August 16.

All types of cars and bikes, project cars, parts on trailers — come to sell or buy in a relaxed environment.

SPECIAL GUESTS from the DOWNEAST DICKERING TV show… Tony, Duke, Yummy, Mitchell and Walter will be there ready to dickah!!!

$10 per space; $1 general admission; $5 on-site parking. Proceeds go to our scholarship fun and fuel assistance.

Sponsored by the Pleasant Mountain Chapter of the Maine Obsolete Auto League (MOAL)

Food & drinks by Harrison Lions Club, picnic tables, shade trees.

FMI: Al @ 207-935-3548;

Sunday, August 9 :: Motor Menders of Maine Cruise-In Car Show

10AM-Noon @ Topsham Fairgrounds in Topsham.

Enter through race gate, free entry to the fair, rides not included, rain or shine.

FMI: Joanne Adams @ 207-299-8374;;

Sunday, August 9 :: Raymond Schools Car Show

Jordan Small School, Route 85, 423 Webbs Mill Road, Raymond. 8AM-2PM

3 trophies per class (19) plus best of show; 50/50 raffle; concessions, music.

$5 per show vehicle; $2 spectator; kids FREE.

All proceeds donated to the PTO Scholarship fund.

FMI: Serena Knight @ 591-4289;

Friday & Saturday, August 14 & 15 :: Downeast Street Rods 43rd Annual Rod Run

Hebron Pines Campground on Route 124 (Exit 75 off Tpk) in Hebron.

Pre-1972 car show. Hot Rods – Jalopies – Rat Rods – Street Rods – Customs

Live bands – Kids games – Pinstriping – Camping – Swap Meet… much more!

FMI: Dick Lindkvist @ 207-689-8045; or John Forman @ 207-799-1253;;

Saturday & Sunday, August 15 & 16 :: Pine Tree Model A Ford Club at Willowbrook

Willowbrook Village Museum on Elm Street in Newfield. 

19th Century Willowbrook Village Museum will be hosting an Agricultural Fair. Drive in your old car and join in the weekend events.


Sunday, August 16 :: 20th Anniversary Litchfield Firefighters Association Show and Shine

Carrie Ricker Middle School, Route 197, 573 Richmond Road in Litchfield. 8AM-3PM.

A Toys for Tots event: please bring a new unopened toy to receive a discount on admission. Also working with NAPA Auto Parts to make the show the biggest and best ever.

Gates open at 8AM. General admission $3 (under 10 free)

Scott Weeks @ 207-242-3352;;

Thursday, August 20 :: Demonstration Day at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 10-3PM.

One of the museum’s vehicles will be fired up and demonstrated with detailed information on the car du jour presented by the museum’s curator or mechanic. Rides offered. Weather permitting.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;

Friday—Sunday, August 21-23 :: 15th Annual North Country Cruisers Cruise/Car Show

Littleton Agricultural Museum in Littleton.

Friday: Bonfire at Raymond Carmichael’s residence. Saturday: Pre-reg & set-up day;  2PM “Ice Cream Cruise”; supper on grounds. Sunday: Reg at 8AM for show. 21+ classes of trophies

Car Show registration begins at 8AM Awards at 2PM. Camping available in the area.

FMI: Bill Larson @ 207-694-1946;;

Saturday, August 22 :: Electric Car Day at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 10AM-4PM.

Learn about the role of electric cars in the earliest days of car manufacturing while exploring the possibilities for their future.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;

Saturday, August 22 :: 38th Annual New England Auto Auction at Owls Head

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland. Rain or shine & under cover.

Up to 200 antique, classic and special interest vehicles go up for bid — For serious bidders and all auto enthusiasts! Gavel drops at 9:30AM. PREVIEW WEEK: August 17-21: open at 9:30AM.

FMI: Toby Stinson @ 207-594-4418;;

Saturday, August 22 :: 4th Annual Woodies in the Cove Car Show

Next to McDonalds in Wells on Route One; 8:30AM-2PM. Parade from 2-3PM.

Woodies ONLY (as many as 50!!! but limited space)! BUT, historical exotics & specialty vehicles will be considered — please email photo to be considered.

Sponsored by the Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit

FMI: Sonny Perkins @ 281-455-7779;,

Sunday, August 23 :: 21st Annual Midcoast Auto Show

181 Congress Avenue in Bath • 8AM-2PM

8-10AM: registration; 10AM: show opens; noon: ballots due; 1:30PM award ceremony. Exhibitors, $10; General Admission, $3; top 3 of each class awarded trophies — many classes.

Sponsored by Bath Parks & Rec Dept. & Bath Knights of Columbus; DJ and Concessions. Proceeds benefit sponsor charities.

FMI: Ann London @ 207-443-8360;;;

Sunday, August 30 :: Aubuchon Hardware Classic Car Show & BBQ

499 Roosevelt Trail (Route 302) in Naples. Reg. @ 8AM; show @ 10AM-2PM.

Prizes: 2 tickets to 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Loudon, NH or a $100 gift card

FMI: Dwayne Ball @ 207-693-3343


Saturday & Sunday, September 5 & 6 :: Vintage Motorcycle Festival & Antique Aeroplane Show

Owls Head Transportation Museum in Owls Head in association with RideMaine. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM.

A much anticipated annual gathering of hundreds of antique and classic bikes. Pre-1995 vehicles of any make or model are welcome to exhibit at any of our events and get in free.

FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Monday, September 7 :: 9th Annual Labor Day All Clubs Cruise-In Car Show for Toys for Tots

Portland Motor Club at 275 Presumpscot Street in Portland; 10AM-2PM; vehicles arrive after 8:30AM.

Portland’s biggest show! Peek inside Portland Motor Club to see our great collection of stored vehicles including a world-class Mopar muscle car collection. Detailing demos. Live music; food; 50/50 raffle & door prizes; assorted prizes.

FMI: Kal Rogers @ 207-233-9970 or Stan Page @ 207-615-8365;;

Wednesday, September 9 :: 3rd Annual Bug Light Park Cruise-In Car Show

At Bug Light Park by SMCC at the South Portland Public boat ramp area on Madison Street by the water! 4:30PM-sunset. Rain date: September 16.

Music, food, door prizes, 50/50. FREE to all.

Sponsored by the South Portland Parks & Recreation Department

FMI: 207-767-7650; Linky Erskine @ or Lisa Thompson at

Saturday, September 12 :: Bangor Car Show: 8th Annual “Wheels on the Waterfront”

Front Street on the waterfront in Bangor. 8AM-2PM. Rain or shine.

Dozens of classes; discount registration fee by August 31.

FMI: Hannah Young @ 207-947-5205; or

Saturday, September 12 :: Hartland—St. Albans Lions Club Car Show

Hartland Consolidated School, 62 Elm Street in Hartland.

FMI: Rick Sanborn @ 207-938-2972;

Saturday, September 12 :: 2nd Annual Barnstormers Ball at Owls Head Transportation Museum

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland. 6PM.

A fundraising gala set in the roaring 20s with great live music, food, libations amongst the stunning collection of vehicles.

A limited number of high-value raffle tickets will be available and the winner raffle ticket will be drawn. All proceeds support the museum. Contact the museum for event tickets in advance.

FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Sunday, September 13 :: 25th Annual Mt. Washington Valley Old Car Club Show

Settlers Green Outlet Village, Route 16 in North Conway, NH. Hosted by the Mount Washington Valley Old Car Club. 9AM-2PM.

3 trophies in each class, plus ten $25 awards to exhibitors. There is a $10 entree for show cars, that is driver and passenger. Dash plaques to the first 300 cars. Spectators is a $3 admission and children Under 12 for free. Proceeds to benefit our scholarship fund in the mechanical or automotive arts.

FMI: Ron Hayes @ 603-356-3563;;

Sunday, September 13 :: 22nd Annual Windham Auto Show

Behind the Hannafords at Windham Mall on Route 302 in North Windham

Show car entry 7-11AM, judging at 11AM, spectators 8AM-2PM; Rain or shine; entry fee $5 for show car & adults; $3 for seniors & students; children 5 or younger FREE; presented by the Windham Raymond Athletic Boosters Club.

FMI: Dan McGowan @ 207-749-1803;

Sunday, September 13 :: Fast Eddie’s 7th Annual Car Show

At Fast Eddie’s Drive In at 1308 Route 202, Winthrop. 11AM-2PM. Rain date: September 20.

Reg. @ 9AM. Trophies, prizes & giveaways with DJ, food and ice cream specials.

FMI: Barbara or Russell Angell @ 377-5550;

Sunday, September 13 :: 8th Annual BSA Troop 15 Brewer Days Car Show

SnapSpace Solution parking lot @ Brewer Industrial Park (I-395, Exit 4), 55 Baker Blvd. in Brewer. 9AM–3PM.

$5 registration fee. Spectators free. Music, food, fun, games, silent auction. Free “make-n-take” activity for kids to make a wooden car or truck and lots of fun games.

17 classes including People’s Choice and Eagles’ Choice. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place awards in each category with one-of-a-kind scout-made trophy for 1st place.

NSRA Safety vehicle inspections all day.

FMI: Teresa Maybury @ 207-989-0411;; Facebook: search for “Brewer Maine Troop 15″

Thursday, September 17 :: Demonstration Day at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 10-3PM.

One of the museum’s vehicles will be fired up and demonstrated with detailed information on the car du jour presented by the museum’s curator or mechanic. Rides offered. Weather permitting.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;

Friday & Saturday, September 18 & 19 :: 22nd Annual Old Orchard Beach Car Show

Main Street, Old Orchard Beach

Cruise Friday 4PM to 7:30PM; Saturday show registration starts at 8AM. Rain date: September 14.

Many divisions with trophies & awards. Entertainment

Sponsored by Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution & Town of Old Orchard Beach

FMI: 207-934-2500;;

Saturday, September 19 :: 7th Annual Morong Cruise-In Car Rally

10am to 2pm at the service center at 196 U.S. Route One in Falmouth.

Live radio remotes, lots of vendors and tons of giveaways.

No entry fees and all the proceeds from the food and raffle sales benefit the Falmouth Soccer Boosters.


Saturday, September 19 :: Sweetser Family Fun Day & Cruise-In

Cooks Corner Mall, Brunswick; 10AM-1:30PM. Activities include: car cruise-in show, police K-9 demonstration, face painting and more.

FMI: Tori Hricko 207-294-4476;;

Sunday, September 20 :: Topsham Fair Association Annual Fall Swap Meet

Topsham Fairgrounds in Topsham. 6am-1pm. Rain or shine.

Car, truck and bike parts swap meet; vendor spaces available for $25; spectators, $5 ea.; children under 15 FREE w/adult; vendor entry at 5am; some indoor spaces available in case of rain; benefits the Topsham Fair Association.

FMI: Leon Brillant @ 207-798-0892;;

Sunday, September 20 :: Trails End Festival 3rd Annual Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

Penobscot Avenue public parking lot in downtown Millinocket. 9AM-1PM.

The Trails End Festival runs Friday through Sunday celebrating all trails that lead to Millinocket. with continuous live free music, a 5-K race, chili cook-off, pub crawl, lots of activities and entertainment.

Reg. at 8AM with various classes by decade. All classes awarded 1st, 2nd and 3rd place; People’s Choice and Best in Show awards. $5 entry fee.

FMI: Katahdin Area Chamber of Commerce @ 207-723-4443;;

Saturday & Sunday, September 26 & 27 :: Foreign Auto Festival at Owls Head

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.

Celebrating a world of amazing vintage vehicles. Mercedes Benz is the featured marque. Open to all pre-1995 foreign vehicles.

Gates open at 8 for vehicles. Exhibitors get in free with one guest.

FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Saturday, September 26 :: Rumford Fraternal Order of Eagles Cruise-In Car Show

At the Rumford Fraternal Order of Eagles HQ at 129 Rumford Avenue in Rumford. 8AM until evening dance.

Giveaways, dash plaques, 50/50 raffle, live entertainment, nationally acclaimd artist for your artistic auto art.

Sock hop from 8-12PM with proceeds going to Breast Cancer Coalition of Maine.

FMI: Dave Magoon @ 207-357-9115 or 207-369-9760

Saturday, September 26 :: 32nd Annual Ellsworth CofC Autumn Gold Car Show

Ellsworth Home Depot on Myrick Street in Ellsworth. 8AM-1PM

Reg. 8AM. Class trophies, participation ribbons, car cruise through town, entertainment, food (a part of the larger Autumn Gold Weekend)

FMI: 207-667-5584;;

Saturday, September 26 :: 5th Annual Waterville American Legion Car & Bike Show

21 College Avenue in Waterville. 10AM-2PM. Rain date: September 27.

BBQ & Silent Auction which supports Veterans’ programs.

Sponsored by Sons of the American Legion and the American Legion Riders Post 5.

FMI: 207-649-6975;

Sunday, September 27 :: 4th Annual Mid-Coast School of Technology Car Show

Mid-Coast School of Technology, 1 Main Street, Rockland. 8AM-2PM. Rain date: October 4.

$5 per car w/ 1 passenger; $3 students; food, drink, raffles to benefit Skills USA so students can travel to Kansas City for the national competition.


Sunday, September 28 :: Bentley’s Last Car Show of the Season!

Boo hoo! Bentley’s Saloon at 1601 Portland Road in Arundel; 2-5PM.

Cash raffles, door prizes, spectators’ choice award.

FMI: Lisa Zatalava @ 985-8966;;


Saturday, October 3 :: Searsport “Fling into Fall” Classic Car Show

Mosman Park (downtown waterfront) in Searsport. Parade line-up at 10:30AM; Car show 11:30AM-2:30PM. Entertainment, food vendors, prizes, trophies, 50/50. Also 3rd Tonka Truck Restoration Challenge for 10 and under or 11 and older w/ trophies, prizes and free t-shirts

FMI: Joe Plummer @ 207-548-2834 or 727-542-1562;; search Facebook for “fling into fall”

Friday, October 9 :: Steam Car Day at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 12-4PM.

Learn about the role of steam cars in the earliest days of car manufacturing while exploring possibilities for steam cars in the future.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;

Saturday, October 10 :: 3rd Annual ARCC (Acadia Region Corvette Club) Corvette Autumn

Darlings Chevrolet, 121 Downeast Highway, Ellsworth.

All Corvette show with trophies, vendors followed by Corvette Cruise along Route 1 to Schoodic Point. $10 reg. (pre-reg $5 by mail)


Saturday & Sunday, October 10 & 11 :: History Comes Alive at Owl’s Head Museum

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM; exhibitors after 8AM.

Any and all pre-1995 vehicles. Our last outdoor event of the season. Antique aeronautics demonstration, Model T rides, fun family activities.

FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Thursday, October 15 :: Demonstration Day at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 10-3PM.

One of the museum’s vehicles will be fired up and demonstrated with detailed information on the car du jour presented by the museum’s curator or mechanic. Rides offered. Weather permitting.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;

Thursday-Monday, October 26-31 :: Spooky Car Days at Seal Cove

Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., Seal Cove on Mount Desert Island. 10AM-4PM.

Haunted House on October 24 and special creepy fun and tasty treats all week leading into Halloween.

FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242;;


Saturday & Sunday, October 31 & November 1 :: Great Fall Auction & Flea Market

Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In Owls Head just south of Rockland.

Fundraising auction featuring travel packages, antiques, collectibles, plus gift certificates galore! Admission free all weekend!

FMI: 207-594-4418;;