2018 Maine Car Show Calendar

A drone’s-eye-view of the Toys for Tots “All Club” Car Show at Portland Motor Club

The 2018 Portland Motor Club Maine Car Show Calendar has been officially updated!!! There are still some stragglers that we’re trying to update for 2018 — they are listed at the bottom of the schedule. If you know anything about them, please be in touch.

Please send all updates, corrections, additions, deletions and suggestions to info@portlandmotorclub.com. We are trying to have a very comprehensive list with accurate times, dates, details and contact information. Please help us to keep making this better — a clean list is a happy list!

Hey — we’d love a photo from your car show and we can put something in near your listing. Send it to info@portlandmotorclub.com please.

MAY 2018

Tuesday, May 1 :: New Exhibit Opening… Selling Lifestyle & Leisure: Art, Advertising & the Automobile
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 5-7PM.
Using a combination of original advertisements, large scale reproductions, special ‘guest’ vehicles, and multi-media presentations, this exhibit will tell the story of automobile advertising and design, the social trends that shaped the ads, and the talented artists and illustrators who created them.
Be among the first to see the new exhibit, while enjoying wine, beer, hor d’oeuvres, and camaraderie. Free and open to the public.
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.orgwww.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Saturday, May 5 :: Wells 9th Annual Car Show
At Messiah Christian Church, 2700 Post Road in WELLS. 9AM-1PM.
$10 entry fee for show car (driver +1 passenger), $5 general admission; registration from 8-11am, voting ends at 11; 60 awards in 18 categories; proceeds to benefit Community Outreach Projects.
Great music, entertainment & food available for breakfast and lunch
FMI: 207-985-9287; admin@messiahchristianchurch.org

Saturday, May 5 :: Kennebunk May Day Car Parade (only)
Line up at 12:30PM on Water Street in KENNEBUNK. Parade at 1PM.
FMI: Jack & Mary Bates @ 207-985-4300; grandfather112002@yahoo.com

Sunday, May 6 :: Motor Menders Annual Spring Swap Meet
At Topsham Fairgrounds in TOPSHAM, 54 Elm Street. 6AM-1PM. Rain date: May 7.
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 Motor Menders.
FMI: Leon Brillant @ 207-798-0892; marilyn.sandelin@gmail.com; www.topshamfair.net

Sunday, May 6 :: 22nd Annual Multi-Club Spring VW Dust Off
Epping, NH to Fort Foster Park in KITTERY.
Meet at 9:30am at the Shell gas station at 7 Exeter Road in EPPING, NH (corner of rt125 & rt27 exit 7 rt101) and cruise up back roads to Fort Foster Point in KITTERY
Wake your VW from its long winter nap, come for a ride with us, and blow the dust off!
Supported by Back Yard Bug & Bus Club; Air-Cooled Cruisers of Central New England; The Bug Club; Granite State Aircooleds; Vacationland Volkswagen Assoc.
FMI: The Bug Club (based in Salem, NH but since they’re coming to Kittery, why not?!?)

Saturday, May 12 :: 3rd Annual Jeep Ride & Show
Show & lunch 12PM at Darling’s Auto Mall at 16 Kingsland Crossing in ELLSWORTH. 2:30PM ride leaves Darlings for scenic trip around Mount Desert Island area. Rain or shine.
FMI: carshow@darlings.comWeb linkFacebook link

Sunday, May 13 :: Bentley’s First Car Show of the season
Bentley’s Saloon, 1601 Portland Rd., ARUNDEL. 11AM-3PM.
All types of show cars welcomed!
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet starts @ 8AM for $12. Discounted meals for car owners & guests. Prizes & raffles. Spectator Choice award
FMI: 207-985-8966; info@bentleyssaloon.com; www.BentleysSaloon.com

Thursday, May 18 :: Demo Day at Seal Cove
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 10-3PM.
On the third Thursday of each month, one of the vehicles in the museum’s collection will be fired up and demonstrated, or an invited guest will share their own automotive technology. Information and discussion about the vehicle or technology will be presented. Rides in antique autos, weather permitting.
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.orgwww.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Saturday, May 19 :: 3rd Annual Jeep Show & Ride
Southern Maine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram at 824 Route One/Portland Road in SACO.
Activities start at 9AM at the dealership. At 11AM, we’ll take a scenic cruise to Kettle Cove Creamery in Cape Elizabeth. Event is rain or shine (we prefer shine).
Food and refreshments provided.
You can pre-register here; the first 30 will get dash plaques. Food and refreshments will be on hand.
The event is FREE but donations to the Ecology School at Ferry Beach are welcomed and appreciated. We can take checks or you can donate online right here: donate
FMI: 207-282-4101; www.southernmainecarshows.com/Jee_Show_and_Ride_2018www.southernmainecarshows.com; www.southernmainechryslerdodgejeep.com

Saturday, May 19 :: Hoods Car Club Spring Dust-Off!
Val’s Drive-in 925 Sabattus Street in LEWISTON. 3-7 PM
Hot Rods, Rat Rods, Customs, Muscle cars, 50s Car Hop Service
Kick off the season with live music by Zombie Beach and Doo Wop sounds by Christina Ariola
hoodsccmaine@hotmail.com; WebFacebook

Saturday, May 19 :: 3rd Annual Union Fairgrounds Car Show
Union Fairgrounds (offs Routes 17 or 235 on Common Road) in UNION. Rain date: May 20.
Reg 8-10AM w $10 fee; gates open 10AM $5 admission & kids under 12 FREE. Voting ends 1PM; winners @ 2PM.
Music with dancing in the cow barns! Swap meet for those interested. 16 classes, trophy for all 3 classes. Trophy plus $100.00 cash for Best of Show. Touch-A-Truck for the children. Medomak Valley HS Project Graduation will be selling their foods, beverages and baked goods.
FMI: Shirley McAfee @ 207-542-7469 or sawm1998@hotmail.com

Saturday, May 19 :: 10th Annual “Casual” Cruise-In Car Show & Yard Sale
Maine Region 10 Technical School, 68 Church Rd., BRUNSWICK. 9AM-2PM. Rain or shine.
Rent tables and sell your wares or just come to shop for new treasures!
Supports SkillsUSA Student Leadership Organization.
FMI: Susie @ 207-729-6622, ext. 210; taylor@r10tech.org

Sunday, May 20 :: 39th Annual Bonny Eagle Car Show
Bonny Eagle High School, Rte 35 & 22, BUXTON. 8AM-3PM. Rain or shine.
Car registration 7-10am (enter as early as 6am); $5 general admission fee for spectators; children under 12, FREE.
$10 entrance fee for 1 vehicle and 1 person; proceeds to benefit Bonny Eagle Athletic Programs
FMI:  www.bonnyeaglecarshow.com

Friday, May 25 :: 13th 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; ken@ski-depot.com

Saturday, May 26 :: Maine NSRA 2018 Appreciation Day #1
Eliot Commons @ Route 236 in ELIOT. 4PM-dusk.
Part of Kruise Knights Monthly Cruise-in event.
NSRA safety inspections will be available by Frank Barron and the Maine Safety Team.
FMI: NSRA Maine State Rep Ducky Duckworth @ 207-457-1093; ducks32@yahoo.com

Saturday, May 26 :: Hot Rods & Heros: the Hampden VFW Whitcomb Baker Post 4633 Car Show
At the Hampden VFW Post @ 41 Canoe Club Road in HAMPDEN. 10AM-1PM
$10 entry fee for car & driver; $5 adult admission. Trophies announced at noon
Music, food for purchase, ice cream truck.
FMI: Lynsie Bachelder @ lynsie.r.bachelder@gmail.com; Facebook link;

Sunday, May 27 :: Downeast Street Rod Club’s Northeast Nostalgia Classic
New England Dragway @ 280 Exeter Road in EPPING, NH
8AM gate opens. Trophies in 8 classes.
FMI: Ducky Duckworth @ 207-457-1093

Monday, May 28 :: Gray Memorial Day Parade
Classic car owners are invited to join the Memorial Day Parade in GRAY with line-up starting at 10:30AM at Russell School.
The parade route is roughly 3 miles and ends at the American Legion (15 Lewiston Road) where we line up all the cars for display.  We currently have many classic and vintage cars, we also have several military vehicles.  This year we are also opening it up to motorcycles. The American Legion will have a short ceremony (40 mins) and food & drinks to follow.  The annual crowd is between 800-1500 and they stay for several hours enjoying sites, food and drinks.
FMI: Jason Hall @ 207-522-5471 or jason.t.hall@maine.gov

Thursday, May 31 :: 7th Annual Mexico Firemen’s Relief Assn. Cruise-In Car Show (Gary Wentzell Memorial)
Mexico Town Hall, Route 2 in MEXICO. 5-8pm. Featuring the Tired Iron Cruizers Car Club.
Grilled items provided by the Mexico Fire Fighters Relief Assn.; door prizes, socializing, food, music & MORE!
Assn. Plaques for the first 100 cars and trucks; DJ Dan Richards spinning the “Golden Oldies”.
FMI: Tim Pingree @ 207-357-6589; tspingree@yahoo.com

JUNE 2018

Friday-Sunday, Jun 1-3 :: Vettes of Coastal Maine Bar Harbor Tour 2018: Mardi Gras Theme
This is an ALL Corvette event and pre-registration (with a limited number of spots) is required ASAP. Register here.
Mardi Gras theme will add to the fun! Accommodations at Wonderview Inn or Bluenose Inn, BAR HARBOR
FMI: Debbie Shepard @ 207-594-9023; shepardinmaine@gmail.com; www.vettesofcoastalmaine.org

Saturday, June 2 :: Cruisin’ for a Cure Car Show to Benefit Maine Children’s Cancer Program
Presented by New Dimension Federal Credit Union at Faith Evangelical Free Church in 250 Kennedy Memorial Drive in WATERVILLE. 10AM-2PM (reg. from 8AM). Rain or shine.
Many Classes to choose from. $10 entry fee all to benefit the Maine Children’s Cancer Program.
Steve Colella from FM 93.5 True Oldies live remote broadcast.
FMI: Tammy Poissonnier @ 207-872-2771 x5919; tpoissoinnier@newdimensionsfcu.com; www.newdimensionsfcu.com

Saturday, June 2 :: 2nd Annual Spring Auto Tour
Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland off Route 73. 7AM-4PM.
Calling auto enthusiasts of all ages! Dust off that classic, antique or special interest car and start the season with an epic excursion through Midcoast Maine.
$50 pre-registration (recommended) includes 2 boxed lunches and all fees.
Proceeds support the Owls Head Internship Program.
FMI: 207-594-4418; info@ohtm.org; www.OwlsHead.org

Saturday, June 2 :: LACO Food Pantry Benefit Car Show
Shiloh Chapel @ 12 Beulah Lane (off RTE 125) in DURHAM. Rain or shine.
Cars, trucks & motorcycles. Reg 8-11AM; $7 per car (driver & 1 passenger); $2 spectator fee. Voting ends @ 12:30PM; Awards @ 2PM. 26+ classes & Best in Show.
Hosted by Yankee Cruisers Car Club. Crafters welcome @ $15/space. Breakfast & lunch available.
FMI: Archie @ 207-312-1587; www.ShilohChapelMaine.org

Saturday, June 2 :: Maine Antique Tractor Club Show & Shine
351 Waterville Road in NORRIDGEWOCK. 9AM-2PM. Rain date: June 3.
Open to any and all including antiques: tractors, snowmobiles, motorcycles, race cars, etc.
Reg starts at 7AM. Admission is free to display. $5 admission to support event; FREE 10 and under.
Crafters, vendors & concessions.
Hosted by MATC: Maine Antique Tractor Club.
FMI: 207-431-2718; www.maineantiquetractorclub.com; poster

Sunday, June 3 :: Lake Region High School Vocational Center 6th Annual Benefit Car Show
Lake Region High School on Route 302 (1879 Roosevelt Trail) in NAPLES. 8AM-2PM. Rain or shine.
Registration 8—10AM. Voting until 12:30 pm. Awards at 1:30PM.
14 classes; trophies for first place & runner up.
Reg fee for show vehicle, driver & 1 passenger— $10. $5 spectator fee; FREE for 12 and under. Breakfast & lunch available.
FMI: Steve Christy @ 207-693-3864; steve.christy@lakeregionschools.org; info or pre-register: www.lakeregion.mainecte.org

Sunday, June 3 :: American Legion Car Show
Sullivan Square in BERWICK; 8AM-2PM. Rain date: June 10.
Over 120 cars last year! 50/50 raffle. Giveaways. T-shirts. Music. Food available. 22 trophies. $5 to register includes a gift.
Hosted by the American Legion Post 79
FMI: Andy Buckman @ 207-698-1427 or 603-767-2420; jabuck194@comcast.net; www.berwickmaine.org

Wednesday, June 6 :: Bentley’s All Eras Race Car Show
Bentley’s Saloon, 1601 Portland Rd., ARUNDEL. 4-7PM. Rain date: June 7. Come early if you’re showing a car. Racecarapalooza!?!
FMI: 207-985-8966; info@bentleyssaloon.com; www.BentleysSaloon.com

Friday-Sunday, June 18-10 :: 15th Annual Back to the Beach Corvette Weekend
New home base at The Clambake Restaurant at 385 Pine Point Road in SCARBOROUGH; weekend in OLD ORCHARD.
Friday: check-in, dinner & cruise. Saturday: caravan to downtown display, awards, dinner & dancing. Sunday: buffet & check-out. See website for details.
Proceeds to support the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation for amyloidosis (www.chipmiller.org) and Vettes to Vets for medical care.
FMI: Ralph @ 508-335-0992 or Sandie @ 508-335-5056; ralphsandie@back2thebeach.netwww.back2thebeach.net

Saturday, June 9 :: Vets Helping Vets 3rd Annual Car & Bike Show
Brewer Eagles Club at 22 Atlantic Avenue in BREWER. 11AM start.
FREE event — donations greatly appreciated to help vets in need.
Food, music, prizes, raffles, face painting & more!
FMI or to register: Craig @ 207-356-4427 or Tom @ 207-217-1328

Saturday, June 9 :: Cars and Coffee: Steam Cars
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 9AM-Noon.
An opportunity for drivers to show off their own special cars, and for all auto enthusiasts to congregate to kick tires, peer under hoods, and enjoy coffee with their fellow car-lovers. All are welcome, with or without their own antique or vintage automobile.
The June Cars & Coffee will feature steam cars! You are encouraged to bring an early steam car of your own in the morning, or any other antique or classic car if you don’t have a steamer but would like to drive over your favorite old car. The Cars & Coffee in the morning will be followed by steam demonstrations in the afternoon, and rides in the museum’s cars, weather permitting.
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.orgwww.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Saturday, June 9 :: 9th Annual Coastal Mustang Cruise, Show & Track Day
Darlings Ford, 403 Hogan Road in BANGOR with a cruise to Winterport Dragway in Winterport
Meet & greet 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 www.darlingscarshow.com.  All activities at Winterport Dragway will be subject to a paid admission. Entrants wishing to participate in the shootout competition will be subject to a tech card fee.
FMI: carshow@darlings.com; Web link; Facebook link

Saturday & Sunday, June 9 & 10 :: Vacationland Volkswagen Auto Group aka VAG Fair
Thomas Point Beach at 29 Meadow Road in BRUNSWICK.
Gate opens at 9AM both days: Saturday: $5 entry per car & driver or spectator; Sunday: $20 per car & driver and $10 per spectator. Judging at noon.
Camping available.
FMI: Cory Sterling @ 207-725-6009; tracerturbo@gmail.com; web link; Facebook

Saturday, June 16 :: Waldoboro Days Cruise-In Car & Bike Show*
Miller Elementary School @ 145 Kalers Corner Street in WALDOBORO. 11AM-2PM (cars in at 10AM; parade @ 9AM from VFW Waldoboro).
$10 registration fee per vehicle. Spectator donations welcomed.
*NOTE: This event is designed to fill in the loss of the Medomak Valley High School Project Graduation show that will no longer be happening. All proceeds will benefit that program. This is make-shift effort to do something to support the program and will hopefully grow in the future. Sponsored by Twisted Iron Customs which has generously taken this on as an organizer and sponsor.
Vendors welcomed (for fee); spectator donations welcomed for event.
DJ; 50/50 raffle; lunch available.
FMI: Jen Powers @ 207-691-2073; Mike @ Twisted Iron Customs @ 207-687-8023; twistedironcustoms@live.com; website; details and register on Facebook

Saturday, June 16 :: Bayley’s 17th Annual Car Show
At Bayley’s Camping Resort at 275 Pine Point Road in SCARBOROUGH. 10AM-3PM; reg @ 10AM. Award at 2PM. 2:30PM cruise through Old Orchard. Rain or shine.
19 classes of cars and trucks plus Campers’ Choice awards; trophies in all classes; 50/50 to benefit the Bayley’s Scholarship Fund for high school seniors. FREE show car registration;  $5 adult or $3 children 3-17 admission includes use of front pools, Seaside Square, evening entertainment. Door prize raffle for entries.
FMI: 207-883-6043;info@bayleysresort.com; www.bayleysresort.com

Saturday, June 16 :: Cape Elizabeth Family Fun Day parade
Family Fun Day is 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. Fun all day and fireworks at 9PM!!! Rain Date: June 17
FMI: Karen Pride @ 207-232-2579

Sunday, June 16 :: Annual Piscataquis Cruise-In Car Event
Morton Avenue in DOVER-FOXCROFT. 4-8PM. Rain date: June 30
$3 admission. Cars FREE. People’s Choice award, contests, auction, food.
FMI: Charles Shaffer @ 207-564-4951; charlie.shaffer@gmail.com

Saturday, June 16 :: 6th Annual Bentley’s Saloon Miss Pin-Up Contest
Bentley’s Saloon, 1601 Portland Rd., ARUNDEL.
Girls (women) pose on Bentley’s Servi Car and could win $1000 from Coor’s Light sponsor plus have your picture on Bentley’s T-shirt and more prizes. Professional photographers on site.
FMI: 207-985-8966; info@bentleyssaloon.com; www.BentleysSaloon.com

Saturday, June 16 :: Jimmy Jordan Memorial Car Show/Swap Meet
Winterport Dragway in WINTERPORT.
Drag Race & Swap Meet & Camp Out
FMI: 207- 299-3528; www.winterportdragway.com

Sunday, June 17 :: AmVet’s 4th Annual Swap Meet
Hodgman’s Frozen Custard @ 1108 Lewiston Road/Route 100 in (Upper Village) NEW GLOUCESTER; 8AM-later. Rain date: June 24
Memorabilia, etc: hotrod, antique, muscle, classic, motorcycle, race car. Vendor rates: $25 for truck & trailer; $15 for truck only. FREE for shoppers.
Benefits AmVets Post #6
FMI: Dusty @  207-240-3866 or George @ 207-739-0898

Sunday, June 17 :: 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, Red One, Hot Wheels drag racing. Music & DJ by J.P. Classics
Donations accepted to benefit Safe Voices and Veterans organizations.
FMI: Dave Barrett @  207-240-6794; daveathome@roadrunner.com

Sunday, June 17 :: Thunderama Thunderbird & Vintage Vehicle Car Show
Raitt Farm Museum, 2077 State Road, ELIOT. 9AM-2PM.
Thunderbirds and everything else! Vintage cars, good food, and barrel tractor rides!
$12 to pre-register vehicle; $15 day of show. $5 per person; children 12 and under get in free. Plenty of free parking.
FMI: Don @ 603-859-7818 or 603-859-3491; Paul at 978-562-5050 info@raittfarmmuseum.org; web link

Sunday, June 17 :: The Incredible Father’s Day Car Party
Smitty’s Cinema, 1327 Main Street in SANFORD. 9AM-4PM
Classic cars & trucks, race cars, motorcycles welcome. Rolling Thunder in attendance.
Free registration. Peoples’ choice voting. $500 worth of raffle prizes.
All proceeds benefit United States’ Veterans.
FMI: David @ 207-459-8880; Facebook

Thursday, June 21 :: Demo Day at Seal Cove
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 10AM-4PM.
On the third Thursday of each month, one of the vehicles in the Seal Cove Auto Museum’s collection will be featured, with talks by the Museum’s curators and additional related object and documents shared. Rides in antique autos offered, weather permitting. Free with admission.
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.org; www.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Friday-Sunday, June 22-24 :: 33rd 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; Route 17 Ramblers (music). Saturday: rod jousting, power fun, potluck supper & dance 7-11PM.
NSRA Appreciation Day #2 safety inspections. Swap & flea market available.
FMI: Don Rowe @ 207-346-6611 or Larry Cry @ 207-515-1340

Saturday, June 23 :: 3rd Annual All Mopar Car Show & Cruise
Southern Maine Chrysler Dodge Jeep at 824 Route One/Portland Road in SACO. Car show starts as noon. At 2PM, we’ll take a scenic cruise to Kettle Cove Creamery in Cape Elizabeth. Event is rain or shine (we prefer shine).
You can pre-register here; the first 30 wivll get dash plaques. Food and refreshments will be on hand.
The event is FREE but donations to the Ecology School at Ferry Beach are welcomed and appreciated. We can take checks or you can donate online right here: donate
FMI: 207-282-4101; www.southernmainecarshows.com/All_Mopar_Car_Show_2018www.southernmainecarshows.com; www.southernmainechryslerdodgejeep.com

Some of these early Mopars from Portland Motor Club will be on hand at the All Mopar Show at Southern Maine Chrysler Dodge Jeep

Some of these early Mopars from Portland Motor Club will be on hand at the All Mopar Show at Southern Maine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Saturday, June 23 :: 9th Annual Duane Clark Scholarship Fund Car Show
Windham High School, Route 202, WINDHAM. 7AM-2PM. Parade @ 10AM. Rain or shine.
Reg. 7:30-9:45AM; trophies @ 2PM. Best-of & Special Duane Clark Cup Award.
Entry fee $7 to benefit the scholarship fund. Additional donations to Clark Fund appreciated.
In conjunction with Windham’s Summerfest. Hosted by Windham High School Class of 1964.
FMI: Stan & Cheryl Page @ 207-892-7389; cherylpage65@gmail.com

Saturday, June 23 :: Poland Spring Heritage Day Car Show
Poland Springs Resort @ 640 Maine Street (Route 26) in POLAND. Starts at 8AM.
Part of Poland Spring Heritage Day & Strawberry Festival & Car Show.
FMI: Cyndi @ 207-998-4142; cyndi@polandspringresort.com; more info

Saturday, June 23 :: 7th Annual Hoods Car Club Maine Riot!!
Iron Tails Saloon, 559 Rte. 109 in ACTON. 11am-6pm. Rain or shine.
Northern New England’s only Kustom Culture, Hot Rod & Music Festival. Hot Rods, Customs, Lead Sleds, Beaters, and Bikes! Pin-up girls, vendors, food, beers and custom trophies.
Music from The Toaster NYC, Diablogato, The Outsiders PBR
Hosted by Hoods Car Club — hot road hooligans! Sick rides! Kustom Kulture!
FMI: hoodsccmaine@hotmail.com; www.facebook.com/HoodsCarClubMaine

Sunday, June 24 :: 1st Annual York Auto Show
York High School, 1 Robert Stevens Drive in YORK. 8AM-3PM. Rain date: July 1
Show car gate opens @ 6AM; check-in from 7-10AM; public gate open at 8AM.
19 categories — enter by category online or at the gate.
$10 entry fee per show car w/ one passenger; $5 general admission; FREE under 12.
Benefits York High School Athletic Boosters
FMI: 207-272-1807; www.YorkAutoShow.comFacebook

Sunday, June 24 :: Harrison Lion’s Club Car Show
Crystal Lake Park, Route 117 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.
50/50; DJ & live music (Lake Regions Got Talent winner Christian Martin). Concessions.
Sponsored by Craig’s Body Shop of Harrison
FREE to the public with donations gladly accepted. Proceeds for community programs
FMI: For Lions, Gene Cross @ 207-693-4051 or 207-776-0645; gmc@fairpoint.net

Saturday & Sunday, June 27 :: Hemmings 2018 Great Race City Stop
Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland off Route 73. 10AM-5PM. Rain or shine.
Owls Head Transportation Museum (OHTM) is excited to offer admission by donation to all visitors on Wednesday, June 27 in honor of the 2018 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty. Throughout the day, hundreds of event competitors will cruise through OHTM’s campus as an official City Stop on the race route as well as countless activities for the whole family.

OHTM Team Members, Aedan Jordan and Toby Stinson

OHTM Team Members, Aedan Jordan and Toby Stinson

Not one to sit on the sidelines, the Museum has organized an expert team of staff and volunteers to race in this nationally acclaimed event, driving a stunning 1935 Ford Phaeton! As the world’s premiere old car rally, the Great Race will bring 120 of the world’s finest antique automobiles to town for the $150,000 event, with the first car rolling into the Museum starting at noon. During the City Stop at OHTM, spectators will be able to visit with the participants and to look at the cars for several hours. It is common for kids to climb in the cars for a first-hand look.
FMI: 207-594-4418; info@ohtm.org; www.OwlsHead.org

Thursday, June 28 :: Hemmings Motor News Great Race Visit PLUS Car-B-Que Car Show
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 11AM-1PM. Car show: 4-9PM. Car-B-Que: 6-9PM; Live concert featuring Danny Harper: 7-9PM
Ten days, 17 cities, and over 2,000 miles; the 2018 Hemmings Motor News Great Race is an intense competition for vintage cars, and it is coming to the Seal Cove Auto Museum! In its 35th year, this long-distance, time-speed-endurance rally tests the abilities of 150 racers and their pre-1972 cars. The Seal Cove Auto Museum is one of the stops on the route. The public is invited to visit the Auto Museum to see the cars arrive, meet the race teams, and see our new exhibit Selling Lifestyle and Leisure: Art, Advertising and the Automobile.
A recounting of the journey will be broadcast on the Velocity channel. Check out the 2017 race from Jacksonville, FL to Traverse City, MI.
A Car-B-Que will be held at the museum that evening, in conjunction with the Great Race visit with car show, food & music from 6-9PM.
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.org; www.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Seal Cove Museum displays

Seal Cove Museum displays

Saturday, June 30 :: 16th Annual Togus Veterans Picnic
Veterans Hospital Recreation Facility in TOGUS. 10AM-2PM — concert to follow at 2PM.
Staging for cars and motorcycles at the Augusta Civic Center at 9AM. Departs promptly 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:Dave Barrett @ 207-240-6794; daveathome@roadrunner.com or Lee Patenaude @ 207-319-6954; pingg2lee@comcast.net

The heroes of Togus

The heroes of Togus

JULY 2018

Sunday, July 1 :: Front Street Shuffle: Antique Car & Truck Show
Front Street in BATH • 9AM-2PM.
Part of Bath Heritage Days 2018. Over 125 antique cars line the nationally acclaimed Front Street.
FMI: 207-442-7291; www.visitbath.com

Wednesday, July 4 :: Bug Light Independence Day Classic Car Show. 11AM-2PM
At Bug Light Park in SOUTH PORTLAND at Public boat ramp area on Madison Street by the water!. 11AM-2PM
Vintage and classic cars will be on display at this annual 4th of July event. Activities include a fundraiser barbecue, a reading of the Declaration of Independence by “Benjamin Franklin” at noon, the Summer in Maine Auction, free museum tours, and kite flying.
FMI: Kathy DiPhilippo at South Portland Historical Society @ 207-767-7299; sphistory04106@gmail.comwww.facebook.com/IndependenceDayClassicCarShow

Bug Light Independence Day Show

Bug Light Independence Day Show

Saturday & Sunday, July 7 & 8 :: American, Muscle & Custom Cruisin-In Car Show
Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland off Route 73. 9AM-3PM.
Both days of this event will include a car show, held on historic Runway 17. All auto enthusiasts are invited to bring their pre-1998 vehicles and receive free admission to the event for themselves and a passenger.
Event admission is $18 for adults. Children under 18, as well as retired and active duty Military, are admitted free every day. Concessions will be available for purchase throughout the event. Gates open to visitors at 9 am
FMI: 207-594-4418; info@ohtm.org; www.OwlsHead.org

Saturday, July 7 :: Sedgwick Fire Dept 16th Annual Car Show
Blue Hill Fairgrounds, Route 172, in BLUE HILL; 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.
Registration starts @ 8AM. Trophies & prizes in many categories. Food, 50/50, raffle drawing.
Admission: $5 entry fee per car. $3 adults; $1 under 12.
FMI: Dick Doane @ 207-326-9140; njdoane@earthlink.net; www.sedgwickvfdcarshow.org

Saturday, July 7 :: Searsport Fire Department Craft Sale & Car Show
Searsport District High School at 24 Mortland Road in SEARSPORT. 9AM-2PM. Rain or shine.
Reg. @ 9AM-noon. Trophies in several classes. Fundraiser for fire department.
FMI: James Morton @ 207-242-5128; j.mortonfda@gmail.com

Saturday, July 7 :: Antique Engine Meet at Boothbay Railway Village
Boothbay Railway Village, 586 Wiscasset Road in BOOTHBAY. 10AM-4PM.
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
FMI: 207-633-4727; www.RailwayVillage.org

Saturday, July 7 :: Cars and Coffee: Corvettes
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 9am-12pm.
The July Cars & Coffee will feature Corvettes! You are encouraged to bring an early Corvette of your own in the morning, or any other antique or classic car if you don’t have a Corvette but would like to drive over your favorite old car. The Cars & Coffee in the morning will be followed by kids’ activities in the afternoon, including rides in the museum’s cars, weather permitting.
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.orgwww.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Saturday, July 7 :: Wicked Pissah Stage 3: 3rd Annual Maine’s Tuner & Modified Vehicle Event
Oxford Dragway, Route 26 in OXFORD; 4PM-late. Rain date: July 8.
Tuner & modified-vehicle show; 1/8 mile drag racing; burn-out contest; 20 classes; plus “Tuner Shootout” races. Buy-ins available for big cash prizes. All participants must wear a Snell 95 or newer helmet.
$15 (driver + 1 passenger); show/drag combo: $30; drag only: $30; spwoodiesectator only: $5; children under 12 free w paying adult
FMI: Specific details at Facebook link

Sunday, July 8 :: 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; kwod635@gmail.com; www.ossipeevalleyfair.com

Saturday, July 14 :: NEW! Make-A-Wish Fundraiser Car Show
Seacoast Fun Park @ 930 Roosevelt Trail (Route 302) in WINDHAM. 7AM-4PM
Trophies @2PM. Spectators’ Choice Awards. All cars welcome.
$10 entry fee. $5 spectator fee. 12 and under FREE. Lots to do for whole family. Deck House for food and drink.
Proceeds support the Maine Make-A-Wish organization from a family that has directly benefitted from the generosity of many!
FMI: Dwaine @ 207-615-7692

Saturday, July 14 :: 10th Annual Maine Motorsports Day
Reynolds Motorsports at 702 Narragansett Trail in BUXTON. 10AM-4PM
Drag, muscle, vintage race cars, rat rods, mobile museum.
Free food, live music, FREE entry.
FMI: 207-929-6641; website

Saturday & Sunday,  July 14 & 15 :: 71st Maine Potato Blossom Festival/Car Parade (SAT) & Show (SUN)
Festivities in FORT FAIRFIELD. Line up at Fort Fairfield High School at 11AM for parade. Any/all vehicles. Parade @ 1PM. Antique tractor pulls at 3PM. Sunday car show 10AM-2PM w/ trophies at Riverside Park. Food, music, antique farming equipment display.
FMI: Tami @ 207-551-8166; www.potatoblossom.org

Sunday, July 15 :: Moxie Car Show
Lisbon High School soccer fields in LISBON. 8AM-3PM — and it’s during Moxie Festival!!! (www.moxiefestival.com) 300 cars!
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; website

Wednesday, July 18 :: Bentley’s Antique Bike & Car Show
Bentley’s Saloon, 1601 Portland Rd., ARUNDEL. 4-7PM. Rain date: JUL 19
Antique cars 1956 & older; antique bikes 1984 & older. Discounted meals for all antique car & bike owners! Trophies & prizes.
FMI: 207-985-8966; info@bentleyssaloon.com; www.BentleysSaloon.com

Thursday, July 19 :: Demo Day at Seal Cove
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 10AM-3PM.
On the third Thursday of each month, one of the vehicles in the Seal Cove Auto Museum’s collection will be featured, with talks by the Museum’s curators and additional related object and documents shared. Rides in antique autos offered, weather permitting. Free with admission.
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.org; www.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Saturday, July 21 :: Porsches in the Park
Bug Light Park, Madison Street in SOUTH PORTLAND. 11am-2pm (9:30 set-up)
Down East Region Porsche Club of America Fundraiser to Benefit The Dempsey Center.
This Porsche-only show will feature some spectacular and, in some cases, rare examples of the iconic brand to assist The Dempsey Center’s efforts to provide free support to those impacted by cancer. With over 100 cars in the inaugural event in 2017, we expect 150 or more this year. This will be the largest gathering of Porsches in Maine in over 30 years!
Exhibit fee: $30/car pre-register; $40/car at the gate. $5 donation requested from spectators. All proceeds benefit The Dempsey Center.
Open to the public. Requested donation of $5/attendee. Children welcome (under 12 are free).
Food trucks; Porsche memorabilia. Auction items.
FMI: click for info

Saturday, July 21 :: 40th Annual Founders’ Day & Classic Car Exhibit
Hamlin Memorial Library & Museum, 16 Hannibal Hamlin Drive in SOUTH PARIS. 9 AM – 5 PM rain or shine.
Car show: $10/adults, $2/children 12 & under. Free live music and craft show on Village Green. Lunch foods available. Event benefits library & museum.
FMI: 207-743-2980; hamlinstaff@hamlin.lib.me.us; www.hamlin.lib.me.us/founders_day.html

Saturday, July 21 :: Shapleigh Community Day Car Show
Dexter Shapleigh Commons next to Town Hall at 22 Back Road in SHAPLEIGH. 9AM-?PM.
Live music, vendors, parade and lots more to do.
FMI: Town of Shapleigh @ 207-636-2842; Facebook; www.shapleigh.net

Saturday, July 21 :: Bucksport Bay Festival’s Annual Car/Vintage Vehicle Show
Crosby’s Drive-In @ 30 Duck Cove Road in BUCKSPORT. Reg. @ 9AM; 2:30 awards. Music. Prizes. Fun. Food. Bathrooms.
FMI: At Crosbys: Mike Valenoti @ 207-469-3640 240-626-0092; mikevalenoti@gmail.com For Festival: Shelby Wright @ 207-592-6432; shelby.d.wright@gmail.com; website; Facebook

Saturday, July 21 :: Dexter Saturday Night Cruise-in Car Show for the Dexter Historical Society
Dexter Municipal Parking Lot in DEXTER. 5-9PM.
DJ plus live music, food & fun. $3 per car; $1 per walk-in to benefit Dexter Historical Society
FMI: Leonard Wallace @ 207-924-3459; wallace4261@myfairpoint.net

Saturday, July 21 :: 2nd Annual Bingham Kids Day Car Show
Quimby Middle School at 263 Main Street in BINGHAM. 10AM-3PM
Categories are cars, trucks, special interest, motorcycles. 1st place trophies for each plus “Most Unique” and “Best in Show”.
FREE entry, FREE lunch & beverage, FREE raffles. Climbing wall, slides, Exotic Animals encounters.
FMI: no info

Saturday, July 21 :: Clinton Lions Club Car Show
Clinton Fairgrounds on Route 100 in CLINTON; rain date: July 22
Gates open at 7am; voting ends @ noon; 3 large trophies/24 classes; trophies @ 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; galushas339@gmail.com; www.clintonlionscarshow.com

The Caddy takes it at Clinton!

The Caddy takes it at Clinton!

Saturday & Sunday, July 21 & 22 :: 54th Annual Antique Auto Days
Boothbay Railway at 586 Wiscasset Road in BOOTHBAY. 10AM start through parade at noon Sunday.
See dozens of classic, vintage, antique, hot rods, muscle cars and much more all parked on the Village Green. It’s a true all makes and models show in partnership with the Maine Obsolete Auto League! A Swap Meet & Flea Market will offer collectors a chance to scoop up a deal. Sunday afternoon parade through downtown Boothbay Harbor and to scenic Ocean Point in East Boothbay.
$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.
Blues band Saturday & soul band Sunday; food court; flea market ($10 for 10×10 space)
FMI: 207-633-4727; www.RailwayVillage.org

Saturday & Sunday, July 21 & 22 :: Truck & Tractor Show
Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland off Route 73. 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.
From the groundbreakers that grew America’s farm industry to the big rigs that created the long haul, this 2-day event is all about massive machines on a mission!
$18 museum (and show) admission; under 18 and retired or active military are FREE.
FMI: 207-594-4418; info@ohtm.org; www.OwlsHead.org

Friday-Sunday, July 27-29 :: Antique Tractor & Engine Show
Raitt Farm Museum, 2077 State Road in ELIOT.
Featuring International Harvester tractors & engines. All other makes welcome.
Admission is $7 per person, children 12 and under free. Plenty of free parking.
FMI: 207-748-3303; info@raittfarmmuseum.org; www.raittfarmmuseum.org/events/tractor–engine-show/

Friday & Saturday, July 27 & 28 :: Rods, Rides & Relics Exhibit & Show
Northern Maine Fair Forum Building at 84 Mechanic Street in PRESQUE ISLE.
Maine’s largest indoor and two-dayiest car show!
FMI: Rick Guerrette @ 207-551-4788; www.northernmainefair.com

Saturday, July 28 :: 9th Annual Saco Spirit Main Street Car Show
Main Street in SACO. 8AM-1PM.
Open to all car & truck classes; Plaques; Music & great food! Pre-register for a FREE event T-shirt and Dash Plaque. Registration is $10. On-line entry and by mail entry forms are available on our website.
FMI: 207-286-3546; sacomainstreet@gmail.com; website

Sunday, July 29 :: Gorham Lions Club 11th Annual Classic Car Show
Gorham High School, Morrill Avenue in GORHAM. 6:30AM-2PM.
50/50, food, music, prizes & trophies. Spectator-judged show.
Includes classic cars & trucks. $5 reg.
FMI: Jim @ 207-892-6543; spdyofficeservc@aol.com

Sunday, July 29 :: 22nd Annual Bikini Car Wash and Show & Shine
Sanford Sound, 1458 Main Street in SANFORD. 9AM-4PM. Rain date: AUG 6.
Reg. @ 9AM w $20 entry fee to support breast cancer awareness & research
Trophies, Food by Hoot Dawgs; Special Appearance by Ms. Sanford Sound 2016 Lily Marie
FMI: 207-490-4900; sales@sanfordsound.com; www.sanfordsound.com; Facebook link

AUGUST 2018

Saturday, August 4 :: Brunswick Police Benefit Association’s First Annual Hot Pursuit Car Show
Admiral Fitch Avenue in BRUNSWICK. “All day”
To benefit the Brunswick Police Benefit Association
FMI: no info

Saturday, August 4 :: 6th Annual Hermon Car Show
Hermon High School at 2415 US Route 2 in HERMON. 8AM-1PM
Registration begins at 8 with awards at noon. 20 classes with 3 trophies for each. Swap meet this year!
Door prizes, concessions, music. Games & activities for whole family including a craft show.
FMI: No info

Saturday, August 4 :: 29th Annual “Par Sem” Auto Show
Parsonsfield Seminary on Route 160 in PARSONSFIELD (504 North Road)
Starts w/ breakfast buffet at 7:30AM; reg. @ 7:30-11AM; awards @ 1:30. Rain or shine.
16 classes w/ trophies; music, food, crafts, book & plant sales; 50/50 raffle.
FMI: Joseph Kendall 793-2384; kendalls@psouth.netwww.parsonsfieldseminary.org

Lined up on the lawn at the ParSem Show

Lined up on the lawn at the Par Sem Show

Saturday, August 4 :: 3rd Annual Dexter Kiwanis Club Cruise-In Car Show
Ridgeview Middle School lot in DEXTER. 4:30-8PM. Rain date: August 5.
Music, Kiwanis food (red hots & dough boys!), live entertainment (The Wildwoods Band) plus DJ, (club-made) trophies, 50/50 raffle. 50s & 60s ambiance. $5 car entry; $2 walk-in to benefit Kiwanis programs and charities. BYO Chair, NO alcohol, chemicals, bicycles, or pets.
FMI: Adam Briggs @ 401-524-0852; abriggs61@roadrunner.com; web site

Saturday, August 4 :: 39th Annual Andover Olde Home Days Car Show
Marden’s Plaza in ANDOVER. 8AM-2PM
25 classes, food, give-aways, 50/50, trophies, music, t-shirts for sale.
Sponsored by Western Maine Street Rods.
FMI: Harvey @ 207-418-4353; www.facebook.com/westernmaine.streetrods

2015 Dexter Kiwanis Show

2015 Dexter Kiwanis Show

One of the coveted unique "club-made" Dexter Kiwanis trophies

One of the coveted unique “club-made” Dexter Kiwanis trophies

Saturday & Sunday, August 4 & 5 :: 43rd Annual Wings & Wheels Spectacular at Owls Head
Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland off Route 73. 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.
Join thousands of flight fanatics for the 43rd annual “Rally,” as this 2-day event brings history to the horizon with aerodynamic action and astonishing aircraft!
The Museum’s longest running event; classic cars, guest aircraft, assorted performances. Exhibitors and one guest free with pre-1998 vehicle
$18 museum (and show) admission; under 18 and retired or active military are FREE.
FMI: 207-594-4418; info@ohtm.org; www.OwlsHead.org

Sunday, August 5 :: 29th Annual All VW Car Show
Acton Fairgrounds, Rt 109 in ACTON • 9AM to 3PM. Rain or shine.
Reg. starts 8AM; show car entrance ends 11:30AM; awards at/before 3PM.
Air- and water-cooled VWs; 20+ classes from Trikes to Bajas to Buses; Karmann Ghias to Things to Beetles and more! New parts & swap meet area.
Food vendor, DJ, silent auction and 50/50 to support local 4H and VW club; for kids: gravity drags; water balloon toss; frisbee toss; classic VW model contest. Family-oriented event: no drugs or alcohol allowed.
FMI: Lou Twohearts @ 207-651-7799 or Dave Wallace @ 207-353-6094; twohearts@metrocast.net; www.mainevwclub.org

Sunday, August 5 :: 15th Annual AMC Mainiacs Car Show & Swap Meet
138 Main Street in WINTHROP.
9AM. AMC vendors welcome. No trophies. No fees. Just fun.
FMI: Mike @ 207-377-7963 or 207-446-7275

Sunday, August 5 :: Uptown Cruizahs 10th Annual Car Show
New Balance store Route 26 in OXFORD. 7:30AM-2PM. Rain or shine.
3 trophies per class (lots); car registration 7:30-11AM; voting to 12:30PM; awards @ 2PM.
$10 per car; fun, food, music, street rod inspections; proceeds to benefit local charities.
FMI: Dan Tripp @ 207-890-8778; jtripp10@roadrunner.com or Gary Allen @ 207-595-2691

Sunday, August 5 :: 15th Annual Summerfest (now at) Wiscasset Speedway
Wicasset Motor Speedway at 247 West Alna Road in WISCASSET. 11AM-4PM. Rain or shine.
Vintage race car and classic cars; FREE race car rides; $7 admission includes lunch.
FMI: George (Dodo) Brockman @ 207-776-4642 or dodbroc@aol.com; www.mainevintageracecars.com

Saturday & Sunday, August 11 & 12 :: 5th Annual Big Andrew Foundation Car Classic & Surf Competition
Short Sands Ball Field on Railroad Avenue at scenic YORK BEACH. 11AM-3PM.
Pre-1970; pre-register. BBQ; live oldies music; local & national sponsors of prizes.
Suggested entry donation is $10; FREE to public.
Next day Sunday August 13 is the 10th Annual Surf Competition at Long Sands Beach next to bath house.
Fundraiser for York Hospital Oncology.
FMI: Justin Knowles @ 203-610-1916; www.thebigandrew.com; justin@thebigandrew.com; www.facebook.com/TheBigAndrewFoundation

 

Big Andrew Foundation Car Classic & Surf Competition

Big Andrew Foundation Car Classic & Surf Competition

Saturday, August 11 :: Fat Boys Annual Sock Hop and Cruise-In
Fat Boys Drive-In at 111 Bath Road, BRUNSWICK; evening — check for start time.
BYOB; 21 & older; $7 admission; Great food & fun in a 50’s theme. Special menu w/ ’60s prices!
FMI: 207-729-9431; websiteFacebook

Saturday, August 11 :: Brownfield Old Home Day (Parade only)
Line up on Route 160/Spring Street at the Brownfield Community Church. Parade (anything goes vehicle-wise) at 10AM so line up 9:30. Participant ribbons and Best-Of awards. Lots of other family fun all day.
FMI: www.brownfieldmaine.org/brownfield-day.html or 207-935-2007 x204

Saturday, August 11 :: 7th Annual Woodies in the Cove Car Show
Next to McDonalds in WELLS on Route One at 974 Post Road; 8:30AM-2PM. Parade from 2-3PM. Rain date: August 12
Woodies ONLY (as many as 50!!! but limited space)! BUT, historical exotics & specialty vehicles will be considered — please email photo to be considered.
Trophies awarded by Peoples’ Choice for Woodies and for “Unique & High End Vehicles”.
Parade to follow through Ogunquit and into Perkins Cove between 2 and 3pm.
Sponsored by the Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit
FMI: Sonny Perkins @ 281-455-7779; woodiesinthecove@gmail.com, sonny.perkins@gmail.comFacebook

Woodies in the Cove 2015

Woodies in the Cove 2015

Saturday, August 11 :: Cars and Coffee: British & Brighton
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 9am-12pm.
An opportunity for drivers to show off their own special cars, and for all auto enthusiasts to congregate to kick tires, peer under hoods, and enjoy coffee with their fellow car-lovers. All are welcome, with or without their own antique or vintage automobile. The August Cars & Coffee will feature british cars and a London to Brighton Vintage Car Rally program.
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.orgwww.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Saturday, August 11 :: Rock, Ride & Remembrance
Cumberland Fairgrounds in CUMBERLAND. 2PM start. Concert at 7PM.
Several car clubs are coming together along with bikes to remember our free-wheeling friends. Rock out to Maine’s own “Fire in the Hole” at evening concert. Memorial ride in the afternoon.
Pre-reg: $10 ride & concert or just concert; Day of: $20 fee.
FMI: Rolando @ 207-425-2694; www.cvma17-1.com

Saturday, August 11 :: East Orrington Congregational Church 8th Annual Charity Car & Bike Show
38 Johnson Mill Road in ORRINGTON. 8AM-2PM.
Best trophies, food, music, live auction, NSRA safety inspections. FREE t-shirts to first 50 entrants.
FMI: George Smith @ 207-745-4864; scampismith@aol.com; eoccmaine.com

Saturday, August 11 :: 6th Annual Houlton International Wings & Wheels Fly-in/Cruise-in
At Houlton International Airport in HOULTON. Rain date: August 12?
Featuring Dan Marcotte Airshows and Jet Car?
Car Show, static displays, breakfast, skydiving, kids’ zone.
7AM-3PM. All vehicles and planes welcomed. Food, vendors, entertainment. Breakfast at 7AM
FMI: Jane Torres (at CofC) 207-532-4216 or 207-694-3414; director@greaterhoulton.com; www.houltonchamber.com; Facebook

Sunday , August 12 :: 9th Annual Ricky Gibson Memorial Car & Bike Show
NEW LOCATION: Augusta Civic Center in AUGUSTA. 8AM-2PM.
$10 entry fee for car or bike, spectator’s FREE; registration 8am to 10am; awards for 20+ classes; DJ, BBQ by 99 Restaurant, 50/50, prizes and more!
Hosted by Strictly Street Car Club; Proceeds to Benefit the Ricky Gibson Football Fund.
FMI: Christine Leavitt @ 207-441-0197; strictlystreetcc@gmail.com

Sunday, August 12 :: 5th Annual Antique Sale & Swap Meet
Fryeburg Fairgrounds, Route 5 in FRYEBURG. 8AM-1PM. Rain date: August 19.
6:30AM set-up. All types of cars and bikes, project cars, parts on trailers — come to sell or buy in a relaxed environment.
$10 per space; $1 general admission; $5 on-site parking. Proceeds go to our scholarship fund and fuel assistance.
Sponsored by the Pleasant Mountain Chapter of the Maine Obsolete Auto League (MOAL)
Food & drinks by Brownfield Lions Club, picnic tables, shade trees.
FMI: Al @ 207-935-3548; thealshow@yahoo.com; www.pmchaptermoal.com

Wednesday-Saturday, August 15-18 :: 41st Annual New England Auto Auction at Owls Head
Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland off Route 73. 9AM-3PM.
Rain or shine & under cover.
Wednesday-Friday from 9AM-5PM; Automobilia Auction Friday @ 1PM; Car Auction Saturday @ 9AM.
As a rising star on the national stage, this 2-day event draws consignors and bidders from around the world as New England’s premier collector car auction.
FMI: Toby Stinson @ 207-594-4418; ts@ohtm.org; www.owlshead.org

The Auction in Action

The Auction in Action

Thursday, August 16 :: Demo Day at Seal Cove
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 10AM-3PM.
On the third Thursday of each month, one of the vehicles in the Seal Cove Auto Museum’s collection will be featured, with talks by the Museum’s curators and additional related object and documents shared. Rides in antique autos offered, weather permitting. Free with admission.FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.org; www.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Friday & Saturday, August 17 & 18 :: Downeast Street Rods 46th Annual Rod Run
Hebron Pines Campground on Route 124 (Exit 75 off Tpk) in HEBRON.
1972 & earlier car show. Hot Rods – Jalopies – Rat Rods – Street Rods – Customs
$10 entry for car plus 2 adults & kids under 16; additional adults $5 each; camping $30 per might.
Live bands – Kids games – Camping – Swap Meet — Saturday Potluck (bring a dish to share)… much more!
FMI: downeastclub@gmail.comwww.downeaststreetrodclub.com

Saturday, August 18 :: Tom Cotter: Barn Find Hunter & Author
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 10am-4pm.
Tom Cotter, author and Hagerty’s Barn Find Hunter, will be at the museum for the day with his Cunningham C-3. He will have some of his books available and video as well.
Mr. Cotter spent much of his life digging in barns and garages in search of buried automotive treasure. A former contributor toRoad & Track and The New York Times, Tom Cotter is the author of sixteen automotive books, many on the subject of automotive archeology. The most recent, Motor City Barn Finds, details ten days of searching for old cars in Detroit, Michigan. His books have led to a Youtube video series called Barn Find Hunter, sponsored by Hagerty Insurance and Shell. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Cotter was founder of an automotive and motorsport PR and marketing agency called Cotter Group. The agency managed many of the largest sponsors in all forms of racing including NASCAR, IndyCar/CART, SCCA, NHRA and vintage racing. He is a contributing editor for Vintage Motorsport Magazine and regularly contributes to Hagerty Magazine. He lives in Davidson, NC.
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.orgwww.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Saturday, August 18 :: 2nd Annual Facing Maine Car Show Charity Fundraiser
At One The Vine Market Place @ 591 Route One near Dunstan Corner/ Pine Point Road in SCARBOROUGH.
All makes, models & years welcome. Check-in 8am; show: 9am-2pm. Rain or shine.
CO2 Drag Racers; Maxx, Take & Race Your Own ($4) Supplies limited? Pinstriping by Daddy-O. Live Band. Rockabilly 50s style attire encouraged. Trophies. Door prizes. Family-friendly fun. Food onsite at Market. Please… No alcohol. No smoking. No pets.
Kids’ corner: bike show; arts & crafts; face painting; Hot Wheels racing.
$10 entry fee per show car includes car & driver. $5 General Admission for spectators for charity; under 12 FREE.
All proceeds benefit Facing Maine to support cleft and cranio-facial conditions.
FMI: 207-208-7670; FacingMaine.org

Sunday, August 19 :: Wheels for Hope
EMHS Lafayette Family Cancer Center parking lot at 43 Whiting Hill Road in BREWER.
10AM-2:30PM. Trucks, American & Foreign, Climbers/Off-Roaders, Classics, Motorcycles.
Trophies including People’s Choice
Vendors, Food. DJ JR Mitchell. Door prizes & raffles. Admission by donation to support event.
Benefits Acadia Hospital & EMMC Cancer Care
FMI: wheelsforhope@yahoo.com. Facebook

Sunday, August 19 :: 23rd 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. Sponsored again this year by NAPA Auto parts shaping up to be another great year.
Gates open at 8AM. $8 to show car w one admission; general admission $4 (under 10 free). 50/50s, giveaways, special displays.
Scott Weeks @ 207-242-3352; scottwks@gmail.comwww.litchfieldmainefireandrescue.org; www.litchfieldmainefireandrescue.org

Friday-Sunday, August 24-26 :: 19th Annual North Country Cruisers Cruise/Car Show
Littleton Agricultural Museum in LITTLETON.
Friday: Bonfire at Raymond Carmichael’s residence @ 6PM. Saturday: Pre-reg & set-up day @ 8AM w/  2PM “Ice Cream Cruise”; supper on grounds. Sunday: Car Show w/ reg at 8AM; awards at 2PM with trophies; 21+ classes.
Food, DJ, trophies. Camping available in the area.
FMI: Bill Larson @ 207-694-1946; blarson@ainop.com

Saturday, August 25 :: 8th Annual Aubuchon Hardware Classic Car Show & BBQ
499 Roosevelt Trail (Route 302) in NAPLES. Reg. @ 8AM; show @ 10AM-2PM.
Prizes for 1st place & runner-up. BBQ, live entertainment; Moon Bounce for kids; dunk tank.
FMI: Dwayne Ball @ 207-693-3343

Saturday, August 25 :: 5th Annual Barnstormers Ball at Owls Head Transportation Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland off Route 73. 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; info@ohtm.org; www.OwlsHead.org

Boothbay Yacht Club — handsome four-wheeled little land yachts apparently

Sunday, August 26 :: 8th Annual Pete’s Run: Antique Auto & Hot Rod Cruise
Cruise from BRUNSWICK to GARDINER where events begin at noon. Ends at 3PM.
“Meet & Greet” from 9-10 AM at Brunswick Region Ten High School at 68 Church Street in Brunswick; cruise to the Gardiner Sportsman’s Club with a lunch, raffle, auction and more at 154 Cobbossee Avenue in Gardiner. $8 donation. Proceeds benefit the Peter Groves Scholarship Fund supporting students interested in the automotive field. In loving memory of Peter E. Groves.
FMI: Felicia @ 207-751-3959 or Tim @ 207-615-5229 or nitro189@comcast.net or fortheloveofpete66@roadrunner.com — request a poster be emailed to you. Facebook page

SEPTEMBER 2018

Saturday, September 1 :: 7th Annual Kora Kare for Kids/Cruise-In
Twitchells Airfield at 40 Airport Road in TURNER. 8AM-6PM.
Breakfast; escorted motorcycle rides; guided ATV rides; classic car cruise in (free to show car); BBQ competition; local craft vendors. Live music. NEW Corn-hole tournament. And some special Shriner Hospital patients on hand to share their experiences.
Also a Motorcycle ride route with a few sponsor stops — classic cars can join that event which is $20 and includes the ride, event shirt, door prize ticket and 5 Bear Bucks (for BBQ purchase).
All to benefit Shriners Hospital for Children.
FMI: Brent Tanguay @ 860-874-7916; brent_tanguay@hotmail.com; www.korashriners.org

Saturday & Sunday, September 1 & 2 :: Vintage Motorcycle Festival & Antique Aeroplane Show
Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland off Route 73. 9AM-3PM.
A much anticipated annual gathering of hundreds of antique and classic bikes. Pre-1998 vehicles of any make or model are welcome to exhibit at any of our events and get in free.
$18 museum (and show) admission; under 18 and retired or active military are FREE.
FMI: 207-594-4418; info@ohtm.org; www.OwlsHead.org

Sunday, September 2 :: Show, Shine & Drag
(Behind the) Oxford Plains Speedway/Dragway at 877 Main Street/Route 26 in OXFORD.
Show car entry fee: $10; general admission: $5. No more info available.
FMI: www.OxfordPlains.com; 207-539-8865; Les Wing @ 207-890-0870; Facebook link

Monday, September 3 :: 12th Annual Labor Day All Clubs Cruise-In Car Show for Toys for Tots
Portland Motor Club at 275 Presumpscot Street in PORTLAND; 9AM-1:30PM; vehicles arrive after 8:30AM. Rain or Shine.
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. Music; food; 50/50 raffle & door prizes; assorted prizes. Maine Vintage Race Car mobile museum is slated to be on hand.
FMI: Kal Rogers @ 207-233-9970 or Stan Page @ 207-615-8365; info@portlandmotorclub.com; www.portlandmotorclub.com

Portland Motor Club Toys-for-Tots Show in full swing

Portland Motor Club Toys-for-Tots Show in full swing

Wednesday, September 5 :: 5th 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: SEP 11.
Music, food, door prizes, 50/50. Free admission.
Sponsored by the South Portland Parks & Recreation Department
FMI: 207-767-7650; Lisa Thompson at lthompson@southportland.org
www.southportland.org/departments/parks-recreation-aquaticspool/recreation-department/

Saturday, September 8 :: 1st Annual Tiger Pride Car Show
Biddeford High School at 20 Maplewood Avenue in BIDDEFORD. 8AM-1PM. Rain date: SEPT 15.
All makes & models. Prizes, vendors, food.
FMI: John Macomber @ 207-590-6527; jondmacomber@gmail.com

Saturday, September 8 :: Rumford Cruise-In Show
Marden’s Plaza in RUMFORD. 8AM-2PM
“Just” a cruise-in style show. Free food for driver.
Raffles. Gifts from stores in Plaza with “shopportunities”. Music. 50/50
Sponsored by Western Maine Street Rods.
FMI: Bill Porter @ 207-357-7589; porters50@hotmail.com or billandpamporter@msn.com; www.facebook.com/westernmaine.streetrods

Saturday, September 8 :: 7th Annual All Mopar Show
Darlings Augusta, 439 Western Avenue in AUGUSTA.
7-9 AM: early on-site registration; 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM: judged show (rain or shine!); 2:00-2:30 PM: awards presentation; 2:30 PM: official show send off. 17 categories plus “Best Of Show”!
Entrance fee for vehicle entrants is one new, unopened toy (or $10 donation) to benefit United Bikers of Maine’s Toy Run.
Admission is FREE for spectators, with door prizes throughout the day, and food and fun for all ages.
FMI: carshow@darlings.comWeb link; Facebook link

Saturday, September 8 :: Bangor Car Show: 10th 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; hannah@visitbangormaine.com or www.visitbangormaine.com

Sunday, September 9 :: 11th Annual BSA Troop 15 Brewer Days Car Show
Brewer Auditorium’s Wilson Street parking lot in BREWER. 9AM–3PM. Awards @ 2PM
$5 registration fee for show cars. Can register online — see below in FMI.
18 classes including Jeep and Motorcycle plus Eagles’ Choice, People’s Choice and Kids’ Choice awards. Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each category with one-of-a-kind scout-made trophy for 1st place.
NSRA Safety – Vehicle Inspections will be done throughout the day.
Live Music by Rockin’ Ron & the New Society Band
Free “make-n-take” activity for kids to make a wooden car or truck and lots of fun games.
Silent Auction with something for everyone!  We have a great Concession Stand offering Breakfast Items, Lunch Items (Burgers, Hot Dogs, Chili) and Baked Goods (Whoopie Pies).
Proceeds benefit Boy Scouts of America Troop 15 Activities
FREE admission for spectators. You can pre-register at the Facebook link
FMI: Teresa Maybury @ 207-989-0411; tamaybury04@aol.com; Facebook — you can pre-register on the Facebook page

Sunday, September 9 :: 28th Annual Mt. Washington Valley Classic Car Show
Settlers Green in NORTH CONWAY Village (NH). Hosted by the Mount Washington Valley Old Car Club. 9AM-2PM. Gate open at 7:30AM; Judging at 11AM; trophies at 1PM. Rain or shine.
24 classes plus Peoples’ Choice all get trophies. Best of Show gets $100 plus trophy! 1992 & older vehicles: $10 entree for show cars w driver & 1 passenger. Dash plaques to the first 250 cars. Spectators is a $3.50 admission and children under 12 for free.
Proceeds to benefit our scholarship fund in the mechanical or automotive arts.
FMI: Bob Hatch @ 207-935-2081;  bobs58ford@hotmail.com

Saturday, September 15 :: 9th Annual Pat’s Pizza Poker Run
Pat’s Pizza at 791 Route One in YARMOUTH. 8AM-4PM
Ride starts at 9AM and ends back at Pat’s Pizza for a cookout. Breakfast available from 7AM.
Cars or bikes. Poker Run (finally looked that up — pick up a card at several assigned locations and see who gets the best hand at the end)
Benefits Maine Make-a-Wish Fund.
FMI: John Kyle @ 207-838-1444; patsyarm@maine.rr.com

Saturday, September 15 :: All Corvette Show
Darlings Augusta, 439 Western Avenue in AUGUSTA.
Details to follow
FMI: carshow@darlings.comWeb link

Friday & Saturday, September 14 & 15 :: 25th Annual Old Orchard Beach Car Show
Main Street and Veterans Memorial Park, OLD ORCHARD BEACH
Registration at Cof C at 11 1st Street: Friday 10AM-6PM and Saturday starting at 8AM.
Line up for display on Old Orchard Street Friday starting at 1PM with parade following with police escort.
Saturday car show from 8:30AM to 2:30 with awards at Veterans Memorial Park Gazebo.
Many divisions with trophies & awards. Entertainment. Vendor space for $100.
$20 registration fee in advance; $25 day of. $3 admission; 12 and under FREE.
SPECIAL FEATURE: the OOB Car Show will be featured on a 2019 episode of My Classic Car with Dennis Gage on Velocity Channel. He and his crew will be on hand to gather video for the segment next year.
Sponsored by Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution & Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce
FMI: 207-934-2500; info@oldorchardbeachmaine.com; www.oldorchardbeachmaine.com

Friday & Saturday, September 14 & 15 :: 6th Annual ARCC (Acadia Region Corvette Club) Corvette Autumn
Show at Darlings Chevrolet on Saturday, 121 Downeast Highway, ELLSWORTH.
Friday kick-off: “Start Your Engines” party sponsored by ARCC from 4:30 at Ellsworth Elks Club w free buffet and cash bar.
Saturday show: Reg. @ 9AM; judging @ 10AM; trophies @ 1:30PM. $10 reg. (pre-reg $5 by mail)
All Corvette show with trophies, vendors followed by Corvette Cruise Downeast.
Proceeds from games of skill support Sarah’s House in Bangor for affordable temporary residence for families undergoing cancer treatment.
FMI: acadiavettes.org/annual-fall-corvette-meet

Saturday, September 15 :: All Corvette Show
Darlings Augusta, 439 Western Avenue in AUGUSTA.
Details to follow but see ARCC event above
FMI: carshow@darlings.comWeb link

Saturday, September 15 :: Cars and Coffee: Cars & Canines
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 9am-12pm.
An opportunity for drivers to show off their own special cars, and for all auto enthusiasts to congregate to kick tires, peer under hoods, and enjoy coffee with their fellow car-lovers. All are welcome, with or without their own antique or vintage automobile. Or, bring your favorite four-footed friends, as the September Cars & Coffee will feature canines, with the Hancock County SPCA.
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.orgwww.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Saturday & Sunday, September 15 & 16 :: Foreign Auto Festival at Owls Head
Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland off Route 73. 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.
From Bugatti to Maserati and beyond, this 2-day show is your transcontinental ticket to jet set through the world of impeccable imports. No passports needed!
Antique aeronautical show, kids activities, Model-T rides, other antiques.
Event admission is $18 for adults. Children under 18, as well as retired and active duty Military, are admitted free every day. Concessions will be available for purchase throughout the event. Gates open to visitors at 9 am
FMI: 207-594-4418; info@ohtm.org; www.OwlsHead.org

Sunday, September 16 :: Fast Eddie’s 10th Annual Car Show
At Fast Eddie’s Drive In at 1308 Route 202, WINTHROP. 11AM-2PM.
Reg. @ 9AM. Trophies, prizes & giveaways with DJ, food and ice cream specials.
FMI: Barbara or Russell Angell @ 377-5550; brangell2@hotmail.com; fasteddiesdrivein.comwww.facebook.com/fasteddies.drivein.5

Sunday, September 16 :: 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; marilyn.sandelin@gmail.com; www.topshamfair.net

Thursday, September 20 :: Demo Day at Seal Cove
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 10AM-3PM.
On the third Thursday of each month, one of the vehicles in the Seal Cove Auto Museum’s collection will be featured, with talks by the Museum’s curators and additional related object and documents shared. Rides in antique autos offered, weather permitting. Free with admission.FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.org; www.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Saturday, September 22 :: 35th Annual Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce 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; kcarney@ellsworthchamber.org; www.ellsworthchanamber.org

Saturday, September 22 :: Hartland—St. Albans Lions Club “Anything with a Motor” Car Show
Hartland Consolidated School @ 62 Elm Street in HARTLAND. 8am-2pm. Rain or shine.
Reg: 8-11AM; Trophies: 1:30PM. 24 Categories. $5 admits vehicle, operator & 1 guest.
FMI: Rick Sanborn @ 207-938-2972; 79fordpuller@gmail.com; Facebook

Sunday, September 30 :: 8th Annual Mid-Coast School of Technology Car Show
Mid-Coast School of Technology, 1 Main Street, ROCKLAND. 8AM-2PM. Rain date: October 1.
Register 8-11AM. $5 per car w/ 1 passenger; $3 students; Trophies to Top 25 and various classes.
Food, drink and raffles to benefit Skills USA so students can travel to Kansas City for the national competitions.
FMI: Danica Wooster @ 207-594-2161 x224; dwooster@mcst8.org; Facebook

Sunday, September 23 :: Bentley’s Last Car Show of the Season!
Boo hoo! Bentley’s Saloon at 1601 Portland Road in ARUNDEL; 11AM-3PM. Rain date: OCT 1.
Cash raffles, door prizes, spectators’ choice award.
FMI: Lisa Zatalava @ 985-8966; bentleywarrenssaloon@yahoo.com; www.bentleyssaloon.com

Saturday, September 29 :: 8th Annual Waterville American Legion Car & Bike Show
American Legion Bourque-Lanigan Post 5 at 120 Drummond Avenue in WATERVILLE. 10AM-2PM. Rain date: SEP 30.
Reg. 10-noon; Judging starts at 1pm. $10 entry fee. Donations welcomed. Trophies for all classes including Best in Show.
50/50 raffle; silent auction; BBQ cookout
Silent Auction supports Veterans’ programs.
Sponsored by Sons of the American Legion Squadron No. 5 and by the American Legion Riders Post 5.
FMI: Charlie @ 207-872-8824

Saturday, September 29 :: 11th Annual Rumford Fraternal Order of Eagles Cruise-In Car Show
At the Rumford Fraternal Order of Eagles HQ at 13 Oxford Avenue in RUMFORD. 9AM-4PM car show; dance 7PM-midnight
Classics, antique hot rods, muscle cars, motorcycle cruise-in car show. Giveaways, dash plaques, 50/50 raffle, live entertainment, nationally acclaimed 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 Eagle’s Club @ 207-369-9760; www.rumfordeagles.com

Sunday, September 30 :: 2nd Annual Italian Car Fest
At Italian Heritage Center @ 40 Westland Avenue in PORTLAND. 10AM-4PM. (Rain date: OCT 9)
$10 admission for cars with driver; spectators FREE.
Italian models only please — Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Fiat.
Pizza, Italian cookies & cannolis for sale. Cash bar. Proceeds go the Italian Heritage Center.
FMI: Vinnie Fierro @ 207-939-8306; ItalianHeritageCenter.com

OCTOBER 2018

Rare Essex Truck at Bickford Collection Truck Museum in Yarmouth

Rare Essex Truck at Bickford Collection Truck Museum in Yarmouth

Saturday, October 6 :: Searsport “Fling into Fall” Classic Car Show
Mosman Park (downtown waterfront) in SEARSPORT. Parade line-up at 10:30AM; Car show 11AM-2:30PM.
Entertainment, food vendors, prizes, 50/50; trophies, t-shirts (submit a photo of your car for our 2017 t-shirt design).
Car class by model year plus custom, hotrods, trucks, Corvettes & Mustang Special Interest
FMI: Joe Plummer @ 727-542-1562 or jplumm@aol.com; Jim Morton @ 207-242-5128; j.mortonfda@gmail.com

Third Place in the Tonka Truck competition but First Place in our hearts!

Third Place in the Tonka Truck competition but First Place in our hearts!

Saturday, October 6 :: 12th Annual Millinocket Municipal Airport Fly-In/Cruz-In & BBQ
At Millinocket Municipal Airport @ 40 Westland Avenue in MILLINOCKET. 10AM-3PM. (Rain date: OCT 8)
Open to aircraft, classic cars, hot rods, motorcycles, tractors, etc.
FMI: Jeff Campbell @ 207-723-6649 or 207-731-9906; airport@millinocket.org

Saturday, October 13 :: Cars and Coffee: Early Fords
Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont St., SEAL COVE on Mount Desert Island. 9am-12pm.
An opportunity for drivers to show off their own special cars, and for all auto enthusiasts to congregate to kick tires, peer under hoods, and enjoy coffee with their fellow car-lovers. All are welcome, with or without their own antique or vintage automobile. The October Cars & Coffee will feature Ford’s early As, Ts, and the other Ford “Alphabet Cars.”
FMI: Hope Rowan @ 207-244-9242; hrowan@sealcoveautomuseum.orgwww.SealCoveAutoMuseum.org

Saturday, October 20 :: 10th Annual Ogunquit Antique Car Show
At Ogunquit Beach Parking Lot on Beach Street in OGUNQUIT. 10AM-1PM. Rain date: OCT 21
Reg from 8 to 10, $10 reg fee going to area Chamber of Commerce.
Peoples Choice Award with Top Ten getting area business gift certificates and Top Three getting trophies.
Arts & Crafts & Food Booths nearby plus area restaurants.
FMI: Dick Wickert @ 207-641-9164; dickwickert@masiello.com; Ogunquit Chamber website

2017 Leftovers — still trying to get confirmation on these shows for 2018

MOODY’S SHOW NOT HAPPENING THIS YEAR DUE TO CONSTRUCTION — CHECK BACK NEXT YEAR
Saturday, May 6 :: 5th Annual Moody’s Collision Centers Benefit Car Show
Moody’s Collision at 789 Main Street in LEWISTON. 8AM-2PM.
All types of cars & trucks invited to register. Awards at 1:30. Donations welcomed. Bake sale. Pinky D’s Food Truck and more.
All proceeds go to KidsPeace.
FMI: Sherry Lavoie @ 207-344-2500; sherry@moodyscollision.com

Saturday, July 29 :: Maine Veterans’ Home Bangor 3rd Annual Alzheimers Car Show
Maine Veterans’ Home @ 44 Hogan Road in BANGOR. 10AM-2PM (reg. @ 9AM)
$5 per car entry. Awards presented in Veteran’s Choice & Spectators’ Choice.
Music, concessions, door prizes, raffles, 50/50.
Proceeds to The Walk to End Alzheimers.
FMI: Shirley Shannon @ 207-299-1571 or Doug Sinclair @ 207-299-6435 or 207-404-7256; sshannon@mainevets.org

Friday, August 4 :: 4th Annual Aubuchon Cruiser Car Night Benefit
10 Bangor Street in AUGUSTA. 4-7PM. $10 car entry fee.
All classic cars welcome with 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes voted by audience and a $75 raffle auto supply basket. Hot dog, BBQ & soda available. Live entertainment from S&S Deejaying Services.
All funds benefit the Cub Scout Pack 684 in Augusta.
FMI: Devin @ 207-623-9844

Sunday, August 6 :: 11th Annual BB’s Tattoo Bike & Hot Rod Show
BB’s Tattoo, 262 Moosehead Trail in NEWPORT. 9AM-2PM. Rain or shine.
Registration at 9:15AM, judging at 1PM, trophies awarded around 2PM to both cars & bikes
BBQ, LIVE music, vendors and dunk tank!!! Proceeds to benefit a local charity. Contact Joe about vendor space.
FMI: Joe @ 207-368-5560; bbstattoo@gmail.com; www.bbstattooco.com

Saturday & Sunday, August 11 & 12 :: 5th Annual Big Andrew Foundation Car Classic & Surf Competition
Short Sands Ball Field on Railroad Avenue at scenic YORK BEACH. 11AM-3PM.
Pre-1970; pre-register. BBQ; live oldies music; local & national sponsors of prizes.
Suggested entry donation is $10; FREE to public.
Next day Sunday August 13 is the 10th Annual Surf Competition at Long Sands Beach next to bath house.
Fundraiser for York Hospital Oncology.
FMI: Justin Knowles @ 203-610-1916; www.thebigandrew.com; justin@thebigandrew.com; www.facebook.com/TheBigAndrewFoundation

Saturday, August 12 :: 2nd Annual “Veterans Helping Veterans” Car/Bike Cruise
Cabelas, Cabela’s Boulevard, SCARBOROUGH. 10am-3pm. Rain Date: August 13
$10 entrance fee. 50/50 raffle, food, music, dash plaques.
SPECIAL RAFFLE for 40″ LED flat screen TV. Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd.
Fundraiser for veterans causes.
FMI: Jim Davis @ 603-749-9656; jimd16@comcast.net

Sunday, August 13 :: Downeast Cruisers Car and Bike Show
Walmart Parking Lot, South Street, CALAIS; 9AM-2PM. Rain or shine.
$200 in door prizes and 45 trophies will be given away. $5 fee, DJ & music, food vendors, 50/50 tickets.
FMI: Pam Oakes @ 207-427-6061; www.downeastcruisers.com

Sunday, August 12 :: 5th Annual Antique Sale & Swap Meet
Fryeburg Fairgrounds, Route 5 in FRYEBURG. 8AM-1PM. Rain date: August 19.
6:30AM set-up. All types of cars and bikes, project cars, parts on trailers — come to sell or buy in a relaxed environment.
$10 per space; $1 general admission; $5 on-site parking. Proceeds go to our scholarship fund and fuel assistance.
Sponsored by the Pleasant Mountain Chapter of the Maine Obsolete Auto League (MOAL)
Food & drinks by Brownfield Lions Club, picnic tables, shade trees.
FMI: Al @ 207-935-3548; thealshow@yahoo.com; www.pmchaptermoal.com

FMI: Wayne Warner @207-228-3545 or 207-647-5043; wew@myfairpoint.net; www.pmchaptermoal.com

Sunday, September 9 :: 28th Annual Mt. Washington Valley Classic Car Show
Settlers Green in NORTH CONWAY Village (NH). Hosted by the Mount Washington Valley Old Car Club. 9AM-2PM. Gate open at 7:30AM; Judging at 11AM; trophies at 1PM. Rain or shine.
24 classes plus Peoples’ Choice all get trophies. Best of Show gets $100 plus trophy! 1992 & older vehicles: $10 entree for show cars w driver & 1 passenger. Dash plaques to the first 250 cars. Spectators is a $3.50 admission and children under 12 for free.
Proceeds to benefit our scholarship fund in the mechanical or automotive arts.
FMI: Bob Hatch @ 207-935-2081;  bobs58ford@hotmail.com

(More info by early May) Sunday, August 27 :: Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club Car Cruise-in Show
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club in BOOTHBAY HARBOR. 3-5PM.
Dash Plaques and a snack will be presented to the first thirty cars to arrive.
Club house will be open to the public for beverages during the show and a cookout following the show.
FMI: Jim Newton @ skiwme@roadrunner.com; 207-242-1516

CANCELLED THIS YEAR* Saturday, September 9 :: Spruce Creek Benefit Car Show
Church at Spruce Creek @ 31 Wilson Road in KITTERY. 3-6PM
1st, 2nd & 3rd place trophies; burgers & dogs; 50s music.
$7 entry for cars; $2 for spectators supports Kittery Teachers’ Association.
FMI: Darryl @ 207-475-8576; sprucecreekcarshow@outlook.com
* Space is not available this year but plan on it next year!

Saturday, September 16 :: Car Show in Memory of Odie Bachelder
1430 Rangley Road (Odie’s House) in LANGTOWN. 11AM start
12:30pm- Car Judging (Trophies awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd)
1:00pm Trophies and Raffles
1:30 Tom Ball Band
FREE Admission; FREE t-shirts for all car entries
Food and Drinks for sale; Kid’s activities; Family Friendly
FMI: Laurie Bachelder @ 207-415-8723; lbach@maine.rr.com; Facebook:-Throw Down in Langtown-Annual Car show

Saturday, October 7 :: 4th Annual Awkward Modz Glow Show/Cruise/NABL 1X SPL Show
At Sanford Sound @ 1458 Main Street in SANFORD. 10AM-4PM.
An SPL competition during the day. Sanford Sound’s last cruise night of the season.
Proceeds go to Breast Cancer support. All cars welcome. Cars for a Cure!
FMI: Loriann Haskell @ 207-730-6076; loriannhaskell@yahoo.com; www.facebook.com/events/753382724791780

(Call end of April) Sunday, September 17 :: 6th Annual Car Show for Autism
92 Mudgett Road, PARSONSFIELD. 9AM-2PM; registration starts at 7:30.
Car show with lots of great food (pig roast & bbq) and raffles and entertainment. Bring what you run!
All proceeds go directly to the Autism Society of Maine. Plenty of great raffles. 50/50
FMI: Richard Humphrey @ 207-625-8397; rwam4@yahoo.com; Facebook

(not sure yet) Sunday, October 1 :: Hops & Hotrods: Classic Car Show & Craft Beers
Thompson’s Point in PORTLAND. 9AM-4PM. $10 show car registration; $5 entry fee
Multiple classes; Best-of awards; raffle prizes; live music; food & drinks (including beer, one would presume)
FMI: Chris Myers at 203-815-5454; onesourcedesignsusa@yahoo.com; instagram: @hopsnhotrods