The Bellarine Vintage Machinery Group’s father’s day event, at Drysdale Railway Station, 2-10 Station St, Drysdale. Featuring steam engines, vintage tractors, stationary engines, vintage and classic cars and trucks, chaff cutting and other working demonstrations. Bellarine railway will be running short carriage rides from Drysdale station, as well as their regular service to Queenscliff. General entry $5 a person, $10 a family (train rides an extra cost). Details: Bob De Vries 0438 593 292.
Nyora is celebrating its 25th year of swap meets. Come along this Father’s Day to find auto parts, bric-a-brac, assorted memorabilia, car boot sale, old/ vintage farming equipment and some veteran/historic cars on display. Gates open at 7am at Nyora Recreation Reserve, Grundy Ave, Nyora. Sellers are advised to arrive at 6am for a site cost of $10. Public entry is $4 and under-15 free. Details: Call Daryl on 0438 596 408 or Brett on 0412 487 880.
TAKE THE OLD MAN TO OLD TOWN
Treat dad to the Custom and Classic Car Show at Old Gippstown Gippsland Heritage Park for a great day out for the whole family. There will be live music, kids entertainment, dodgem cars, a sausage sizzle, food and market stalls, and a café and licenced bar from 10am. Show car entry opens from 6am, $10 a car. General public entry from 10am $5 adult and a gold coin for children. Where: Old Gippstown, 211 Lloyd St, Moe.
CATCH OUR DRIFT
The Victorian Drift Club is hosting Round 4 of the Drifting Championship at Calder Park Raceway (377 Calder Fwy, Calder Park). Gates open at 9am for spectators and cost is $20 with kids under-12 free. Details: vicdrift.com
Confederates Rod and Custom Club invite all hot rods and chrome bumpers to join them for a Big Breakfast on Father’s Day at Cocomo’s Restaurant Stud Park Shopping Centre, Rowville from 9am. It makes for a perfect way to start your day. Details: Bill 0407 802 257 or Tony 0417 341 001.
TEST, TUNE & BURNOUT
Head to Heathcote Park Raceway to test and tune, and get in some burnout practice. Gates open 8.30am, with racing from 11am-4 pm. Entry is $60 to race, or $20 to spectate, kids under-14 free. Details: heathcoteparkraceway.com.au or 0416 072 478
Showcars Melbourne is hosting a Father’s Day family car and bike show at Acland St, St Kilda from 10am-4pm. Show display will be at O’Donnell Gardens and Shakespeare Grove, St Kilda. There will be free entertainment for kids, bands, restaurants, bars, coffee, Luna Park, awards, movie cars and more. Free entry. Details: showcarsmelbourne.com.au, Facebook showcarsmelbourne or 0419 350 400.