AUGUST 24-26 AUGUST 26
NATIONAL 4x4 SHOW
National 4x4 and Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo at the Melbourne Showgrounds. Over 50,000sq mof exhibits and interactive features and over 150 exhibitors plus a 4000-seat action arena. Adults, $17, seniors $12, concession $12, kids under 15 free. Details: 4x4show.com.au
CHARLTON ROD RUN
A family friendly weekend including a mystery run, Show and Shine and a large fire with lots to eat and drink on Saturday night. Weekend Pass: family — two adults, two kids under-18, $150; adults, $50, kids 6-18, $25. Sunday entry for Show and Shine: Vehicle entry, $10. Details: Deano, 0434 125 682 or firstname.lastname@example.org
HAMILTON SWAP MEET
At the Hamilton showgrounds, sheep pavilion. All types of items for sale. Sites are 6m by 4m — $10. Set up on Saturday from 2-6pm. Swap meet opens for sellers at 6am and for the public at 7am. For more information call: 0428 289 502.
CRANBOURNE SWAP MEET
At the Cranbourne Racecourse (MEL 133 J6), for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles, plus automotive memorabilia and new and used tools and equipment. Display vehicles and vehicles for sale. Selling sites $25 available at the gate from 7am. Details: Graham Rose 9585 6567 or www.gandproseevents.com
HOLDEN CLUB’S 40th
At Sandown to celebrate Holden Sporting Car Club’s 40th year in motorsport. All past and present members of Torana Club, Holden Motor Sports Club, and Holden Sporting Car Club are welcome. Free event with plenty of track time and motorkhana demonstrations, guest speakers, and rare cars on display. Details: Bruce, 0499 272 774 (after 5pm) or email email@example.com
Mustang Owners Club, vehicle display and general gathering, at Bundoora Park, Bundoora, from 10am till 2.30pm. Phone: 03 9775 6074 or 0423 449 125.
Monaro Club of Victoria’s display at Caribbean Gardens. Still going strong after 39 years. See your favourite Monaros on display and meet their proud owners. Details: 0448 MONARO or www.monaroclubvic.asn.au
The Victorian Mini Club feature this Sunday at Federation Square in the regular monthly showcase along Flinders St. There will be a full range of classic and the new BMW minis.
VE Commodores converge on St Kilda for the largest single make car cruise in Australia. All VE’s welcome, from Holden to HSV, standard to modified. A fun-filled, free day of competitions and a car cruise. Starting 10am at Pier Rd, St Kilda West. Details: http:/ /www.facebook.com/groups/ 451166378247035
CAR AND BIKE CRUISE
All makes car and bike cruise, Bass to Phillip Island, plus sausage sizzle fundraiser. Meet at Bass McDonalds, Bass Highway, Bass at 10am for 10.30am departure to Phillip Island Football Ground, 2-8 Church St, Cowes. $10 donation a car, all funds raised go to The Beau Vernon Fund. Details: Michelle, 0409 004 897, or Kris, 03 5672 5760.
ALFA ROMEO RUN
Alfa Romeo Owners Club morning run 8.30am for 9am departure from Walker Park, 379 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading, (Melways Ref: 48 H9) for a drive through the Black Spur to the Alpine Retreat Hotel, Warburton, for lunch. All club members and visitors welcome. Set lunch, $35 a head. Bookings essential. Contact Marco Leoncelli, 0404 461 102.
At Woodgrove Shopping Centre, Melton, for 11am to 3pm, with V8s, hotrods, F-Trucks and street machines on show. $25 to enter a vehicle in the show (proceeds donated to Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre). Spectators free or by donation. Vehicle registration forms at www.woodgrove.com.au