SEPTEMBER 2 FATHER’S DAY DISPLAY
Bellarine Vintage Machinery Group is running its annual Father’s Day vintage machinery display. There will be vintage tractors, stationary engines, steam engines and cars on display, with blacksmith demonstrations. The event will be held at the Bellarine Railway, Drysdale Station. Cost $5. Details: Neal 0409 420 785 or Andrew 0407 843 143.
FATHER’S DAY SWAP MEET
The 23rd Annual Father’s Day Swap Meet will be held at Nyora Recreation Reserve, 41 Grundy Ave. Sellers’ set-up from 6am and public/buyers from 7am. Adults $5, stallholders $10, children free, all proceeds to the recreation reserve. Car parts, household bric-a-brac, memorabilia and farm equipment among items available. Area set aside for classic cars, free entry for driver only. Canteen and refreshments available. Details: Daryl 0438 596 408 or Brett 0412 487 880.
FATHER’S DAY CLASSIC
Showcars Melbourne presents the 5th Father’s Day Classic Car & Bike Show, Acland St, St Kilda, from 10am-4pm. It is a free event — free kids’ entertainment, bands, restaurants, classic cars, bikes, drag car fire-ups, back to the future car, and market stalls. Details: Showcarsmelbourne on Facebook or showcarsmelbourne.com.au
SEPTEMBER 4 PENINSULA CRUISE
it’s time to cruise again to the Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Homemaker Centre, Bungower Rd, Mornington. All pre-75 street rods, pickups, muscle cars and chrome bumper classics welcome from 5.30pm. Entrant’s prizes drawn at 7pm, meals available at the Sober Mule. Details: letsgocruisin.com.au or LetsGoCruisin1 on Facebook.
SEPTEMBER 8-9 ENGINE AND MACHINERY RALLY
The 28th Annual Historical Engine and Machinery Rally will be held at Engine Park, Wedderburn, on Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 9am-noon. Old engines and working displays, classic and collectable vehicles, farm machinery, shearing demonstration and displays, trade and craft stalls. Adults $5. Details: Trevor Bailey 5494 3152 or Geoff Maxwell 5494 3206.
SEPTEMBER 9 SHOW & SHINE
Sponsored by the Corowa RSL Club, the Corowa and District Car Club Car and Bike Show & Shine will be held at the Corowa RSL Park from 9am. This is a family event with face painters, jumping castles, food stalls, raffles and prizes. Details: email@example.com
The Shepparton Swap will be held at the Shepparton Showgrounds, High St (Midland Highway), Shepparton. Run by the Goulburn Valley Motor Vehicle Drivers Club Inc, there will be more than 600 sites for veteran, vintage, classic car and motorcycle parts, collectables and bric-a-brac. Gates open 7.30am for the public. Details: Kris Healey 0438 294 351.
The Gippsland Sporting & Classic Car Register hosts the Breakfast Club on the second Sunday of each month. Bring your sporting, classic or special vehicle, browse or chat with fellow enthusiasts. At Warragul CBD, 8-10am. Details: sportingregister.org.au
SEPTEMBER 15-16 SPRING RALLY
The Deniliquin Collectors Club is hosting its 14th Annual Spring Rally at Memorial Park, Deniliquin, from 7am. Exhibitors will have two free entries, while public is $5 a day. Tractor Trek Saturday at 9am, Show & Shine on the Sunday with cars, trucks, tractors, motorbikes, engines, collectables and swap sites both days. Catering available. Details: Daryl 5881 2461.
SEPTEMBER 16 SWAP MEET
The Dandenong Swap Meet will be held at the Dandenong Showgrounds in Bennet St. All makes and models, including all motoring memorabilia and collectables. Details: Graham Rose 0428 394 249 or visit ganproseevents.com
The Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club of Australia is hosting its Rolls-Royce & Bentley Concours d’Elegance at Xavier College, 135 Barkers Rd, Kew, from 10.30am-3pm. Rolls-Royce from 1904 and Bentley from 1931 to the present day will be on display. Event includes sponsors’ displays, dealers, food and product vendors. Entry $10 a car. Details: Robin Hickman 0409 007 271, rrocavictoria.org.au
GIPPSLAND VEHICLE FUNDRAISER
Cool Cars Kicking Cancer will be held at 1a Sale Rd, Maffra. See the jumping pink Cadillac and displays of hot rods, muscle cars and dragsters. Details: gippslandvehiclecollection.org.au
OCTOBER 21 BALLAN SWAP MEET
The Ballan Swap Meet will be held at the Ballan Recreation Reserve and will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles as well as automotive memorabilia. Selling sites are $25, which includes admission for two adults and will be available at the gate from 6.30am. A classic vehicle display area will be set aside for all motoring enthusiasts. Entry $5, under-14 free, from 8am- 1pm. Details: Graham Rose 0428 394 249 or gandproseevents.com