PAKENHAM SWAP MEET At Pakenham Racecourse (Mel 317 G9) catering for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles as well as automotive memorabilia. Undercover selling sites $35 (must be booked), all outdoor areas $25 available at gate from 7am. Admission before 8am $10, after 8am $5. Plenty of free parking. Inquiries, Graham Rose, ph: 9585 6567 or 0428 394 249.
POKER CRUISE For pre-‘75 and special-interest cars only. Collect the first card for Texas Holdem Poker hand at one of the two registration locations from 8.30-9.30am. Leave Hoppers Stoppers, Nevada Court, Hoppers Crossing, or Speed Parts, Vesper Drive, Narre Warren, cruising to Sea Works on the Ann St Pier in Williamstown. Sea Works gates open at 10am. Park on the water’s edge overlooking CBD. Live entertainment, barbecue and tavern, kids’ activities, trade stands, prizes and giveaways. Craft market, cafes and pubs a short stroll away. Poker hand flop at 1pm, $500 entrants quick draw at 3pm. Details at www.letsgocruisin.com.au
MODEL SWAP MEET Model car, toy and train swap meet from 9am-2pm at the Scout hall, Mahoneys Reserve, Mahoneys Rd, Forest Hill. Local, country and interstate enthusiasts, collectors and stallholders attend. More than 60 stalls and a free valuation service will be provided. Adults $2, children $1 (under 12). Inquiries, ph: Martin, 9701 1068 or 0412 096 832.