EVENTS

PUB­LI­CISE YOUR AU­TO­MO­TIVE EVENT HERE E SEND TO: COM­ING EVENTS unique­cars@bauer­trader.com.au or Locked Bag 12, Oak­leigh, 3166.

Unique Cars - - CONTENTS -

Au­gust QLD

12-13 Au­gust Gold Coast Car Show The 8th An­nual Gold Coast Car Show kicks off Satur­day 12 Au­gust 3pm-8pm and Sun­day 13 Au­gust 7am-3pm. Hun­dreds of cars, mo­tor­bikes and trucks will con­verge on the grounds for a great day to in­spire, ad­mire and ex­cite car en­thu­si­asts and spec­ta­tors of all ages. Pub­lic ad­mis­sion Satur­day evening $10, kids un­der 12 free. Show car en­try Satur­day $10 in­cludes pas­sen­gers and judging. Spe­cial tro­phies awarded on this night for retro ve­hi­cles - kom­bis, bugs, panel vans and hot rods.

Con­tact: 0439 170 882

27 Au­gust Kus­toms of Aus­tralia

Its on again! It was Huge for our 1st one, well over 100 stalls, our 2nd Swap Meet will be event big­ger. Kus­toms of Aus­tralia 2nd An­nual Swap Meet will be held again at the Yatala Drive-In which is lo­cated at 100 Stapyl­ton-Jacobs Well Rd, Stapyl­ton Queens­land, only 30 min­utes drive south of Bris­bane or 30 min­utes drive north from Surfers Par­adise. Con­tact:

kus­tom­so­faus­tralia.com

NSW

13 Au­gust Shannons Syd­ney Clas­sic Over 1900 Veteran & Clas­sic ve­hi­cles from over 150 clubs on dis­play and on pa­rade, in­clud­ing cars, mo­tor­bikes, scoot­ers and mil­i­tary ve­hi­cles, po­lice ve­hi­cles, am­bu­lances & fire en­gines. And it’s on rain, hail or shine. There’s plenty to see and do in­doors. All at Syd­ney Mo­tor­sport Park. Run by the Coun­cil of Motor Clubs (NSW). Con­tact: syd­ney­mo­tor­sport­park.com. au 12-13 Au­gust Killer Rides 2 Killer Rides #2 live show will be held Au­gust 12/13 in­side the Illawarra In­door Hockey Cen­tre at Unan­derra (south of Wol­lon­gong). Pre­vi­ously known as the Hot Car Ti­tles, Killer Rides Live will show­case a se­lec­tion of show cars, tough street cars and com­pe­ti­tion cars - all with one com­mon theme, they are all killer rides. As en­try into the show is by in­vi­ta­tion only, you can rest as­sured that the cars on dis­play aren’t the cars you’ll see on a reg­u­lar ba­sis. There will also be a huge ar­ray of traders of­fer­ing show spe­cials along with a fully stocked can­teen for when you feel like a bite to eat or a drink - with­out break­ing the bud­get.

Con­tact: killer­rides.com.au

12-13 Au­gust New­cas­tle Swap Meet

Run by the New­cas­tle Dis­trict Vin­tage Cars club – claims 1000-plus sites.

Con­tact: 0457 083 789 27 Au­gust All Bri­tish Day Come along and en­joy a huge day out with over 1500 Bri­tish cars in the grounds of the Kings School and run in con­junc­tion with The Kings School Art Show. For par­tic­i­pants and car clubs gates open at 7am with en­try via Ma­sons Drive and the show runs from 10am till 4pm.

Con­tact: allbri­tish­daysyd­ney.asn.au

VIC

19 Au­gust FE FC Holden Car Club An­nual Auc­tion, Swap Meet and Pie Night The FE-FC Holden Car Club of Vic­to­ria Inc. presents their an­nual auc­tion, swap meet and pie night on Au­gust 19.

Con­tact: vic.fe­f­cholden.org. au/Auc­tion 20 Au­gust Cen­tral Vic­to­rian All Holden Day Poyser Holden Cen­tral Vic­to­rian All Holden Day is hosted by Bendigo Sand­hurst Holden Club and is be­ing held on Sun­day

Au­gust 20 at the Bendigo Show­grounds in Holmes Road, North Bendigo.

Con­tact: bendigosand­hurst.word­press.com/all-hold­en­day/

27 Au­gust Ger­man Auto Show

VWCV presents the sec­ond an­nual Ger­man Auto Show. Call­ing all pre 1990 Ger­man ve­hi­cles to dis­play at the beau­ti­ful Deaf Chil­dren Aus­tralia grounds on St Kilda Road. Con­tact: vw­club.com.au/ ger­man-auto-show-2017.html

NT

19 Au­gust Gaz­zanats Dar­win Gaz­zanats Dar­win is be­ing held on the 19th Au­gust 2017 at the Hid­den Val­ley Race­way in Dar­win and kicks off a day of non stop ac­tion. Burnout com­pe­ti­tions, su­per skids, show n shine, go to whoa, cruise the track, dash 4 cash, race your mates drop flag and drift demos. No BYO, no glass at event, bar open on site.

Con­tact: @Gaz­zanat­sDar­winNT

SA

20 Au­gust Wil­lunga Swap Meet The Wil­lunga Swap Meet is or­gan­ised by the Lions Club of Wil­lunga & Dis­tricts and will be held at Cen­te­nary Park in Wil­lunga on the Au­gust 20. Cen­te­nary Park is on the cor­ner of Bin­ney and Strout Roads and is an idyl­lic lo­ca­tion sit­u­ated on 1.6 hectares of land sur­rounded by vine­yards of­fer­ing views of the hills and sea.

Con­tact: willun­galions.com. au/SWAP-MEET/

TAS

19 Au­gust All Ja­panese Car and Bike Show The All Ja­panese Car and Bike Show is be­ing held on Satur­day Au­gust 19 at Princes Wharf 1 Fore­court on Castray Es­planade in Ho­bart.

Con­tact: 0408 314 309

WA

13 Au­gust Shannons Classics on the Park

You are in­vited to be part of this mo­tor­ing spec­tac­u­lar and dis­play your clas­sic car on Lan­g­ley Park at the Shannons Classics on the Park on Sun­day Au­gust 13. All clas­sic car own­ers and car clubs are in­vited to dis­play their cars.

Con­tact: tar­gawest.com.au/ shannons-classics-park/

ACT

19-20 Au­gust Big Boys Toys Expo Big Boys Toys Expo Canberra is be­ing held on Au­gust 19 and 20. It is an in­ter­ac­tive event to see, touch and ex­pe­ri­ence and also gives pa­trons the chance to buy all the toys, tools, gizmos and gadgets en­thu­si­asts al­ways dream of.

Con­tact: big­boys­toyscan­berra.com.au/

Sept QLD

3 Septem­ber All Aussie Fa­thers Day

The All Aussie Father’s Day is a fam­ily friendly event aimed at cel­e­brat­ing all things Aus­tralian, in­clud­ing our love for great cars and what bet­ter date then Father’s Day! Con­tact:

ql­drace­ways.com.au/ 9 Septem­ber Gympie Swap Meet & Car Show This is their 47th swap meet. Gympie Show­grounds, Ex­hi­bi­tion Road, South­side, Gympie, Qld.

Con­tact: gympiehis­tor­i­cau­to­club.com.au 10 Septem­ber Mus­tang Coun­cours and Car Show The Mus­tang Own­ers Club of Aus­tralia (Qld) will be hold­ing its an­nual Con­cours and Car Show at Lo­gan River Park­lands.

Con­tact: Qld.mus­tang.org.au 17 Septem­ber HQ Holden Run The 6th An­nual HQ Holden Run is be­ing held on Sun­day Septem­ber 17 and we’re call­ing for all HQ Holden own­ers to fire up their sedans, coupes, wag­ons, utes, ton­ners, SS and GTS and come cruis­ing with like minded en­thu­si­asts.

Con­tact: hqhold­en­run.com

22-25 Septem­ber Na­tional Chevro­let Fes­ti­val

The 41st. Na­tional Chevro­let Fes­ti­val will be held in War­wick, the ‘Horse­power Cap­i­tal’ of SE Queens­land from 22nd - 25th Septem­ber 2017. Proudly brought to you by the Queens­land Chevro­let Car Club Inc and the 55-56-57 Shoe­box Club of Queens­land Inc.

Con­tact: 0417 791 595

SA

10 Septem­ber Gawler Swap Meet

Or­gan­ised by the Gawler Veteran Vin­tage and Clas­sic Ve­hi­cles Club the Gawler Swap Meet is back for our 33rd event at Princes Park, also known as Gawler Sport & Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

Con­tact: gawler­car­club.com

17 Septem­ber All Ford Day

The 2017 All Ford Day is be­ing held on Sun­day Septem­ber 17 at Bonython Park, Ade­laide. Open to own­ers and en­thu­si­asts of motor ve­hi­cles pro­duced by the Ford Motor Com­pany.

Con­tact: all­ford­day.net.au 29 Septem­ber MR2 Na­tion­als The MR2 Na­tion­als is a bi-an­nual event to brings to­gether MR2s and their own­ers from all over Aus­tralia for one huge week­end of mo­tor­ing plea­sure. The MR2 Na­tion­als 2017 in Ade­laide, S.A. fol­lows the first one in Goul­burn 2003, Canberra in 2007, Bathurst 2009, Bright 2011, Ho­bart 2013 and Bris­bane in 2015. This year’s event in­cludes cruises, din­ners and pre­sen­ta­tions. Con­tact: na­tion­als@mr2­club.com.au

NSW

3-10 Septem­ber Rock­a­billy Retro Rally Bring your vin­tage cars, car­a­vans, kom­bis, long­boards and danc­ing shoes! a week of great mu­sic, food danc­ing and fun fea­tur­ing Frankie J Holden and other live bands, show n shine, rock n roll trivia night, movie theme night and more. Con­tact: Face­book

9-10 Septem­ber North-West Car & Bike Show

At Gunnedah Show­ground, Gunnedah NSW. Swap meet Satur­day- 7.00am. Swap meet and car show Sun­day - 8.00am. Gunnedah Vin­tage Ve­hi­cle Club & Namoi Val­ley An­tique Ve­hi­cle Club. Con­tact:

nvavced­i­tor@gmail.com

15-17 Septem­ber To­ranafest

Big cel­e­bra­tion of 50 years of Torana at sunny Mait­land.

Con­tact: To­ranafest.com.au 24 Septem­ber Fal­con GT Own­ers Club of NSW Con­cours Day The Fal­con GT Own­ers Club of NSW are hold­ing their an­nual Con­cours Day on Sun­day Septem­ber 24 at the Fid­dler in Rouse Hill. Con­tact:

fal­con­gt­club­nsw.com

VIC

3 Septem­ber Fa­thers Day Car Show

Ev­ery year Old Gipp­stown is the scenic back­drop for the Father’s Day Car Show, fea­tur­ing an abun­dance of hot rods, classics and muscle cars.

Con­tact: Face­book 10 Septem­ber Shepparton Swap Shepparton Show­grounds, High St (Mid­land Hwy) Shepparton. Run by the Goul­burn Val­ley Motor Ve­hi­cle Driv­ers Club

Inc. Over 600 sites for veteran, vin­tage, clas­sic car and motor cy­cle parts, col­lecta­bles and bric-a-brac. Gates open 7.30 a.m. for the pub­lic.

Con­tact: 0438 294 351

23 Septem­ber Wings and Wheels

Mary­bor­ough Wings and Wheels is the pre­mier ve­hi­cle and air­craft event be­ing held on the Septem­ber 23 in Mary­bor­ough, Vic­to­ria. Con­tact:

wingsand­wheels.net.au 23-24 Septem­ber Mel­bourne to Maf­fra Run This run is open to all ve­hi­cles over 15 years of age (as of the start of the run.) It is a gath­er­ing of a group of like-minded mo­tor­ing en­thu­si­asts that want to en­joy their toys. It is not a com­pe­ti­tion, rather a leisurely drive/ride through some of West and Cen­tral Gipp­s­land’s most pic­turesque coun­try­side. It is a 2 day run from Ber­wick to Maf­fra and re­turn. Con­tact: gipp­s­land­ve­hi­clecol­lec­tion.org.au

TAS

22-24 Septem­ber Baskerville His­torics

Baskerville His­torics is run an­nu­ally and is a great week­end with both his­toric cars and bikes and this year it’s be­ing held on the 22 - 24 of Septem­ber.

Con­tact: mo­tor­sport­stas.com.au/event/baskerville­his­torics

ACT

24 Septem­ber ACT Holden Day

The ACT Holden Day will be held on Sun­day, Spetem­ber 24 at Hall Show­grounds in Glad­stone Street. Hosted by all Canberra-based Holden Car Clubs, it is sure to have a record turnout.

Con­tact: Face­book

WA

24 Septem­ber South­ern Cross Car and Bike Show The Yil­garn Mo­tor­ing En­thu­si­asts are host­ing the South­ern Cross Car and Bike Show which is be­ing held on Sun­day the 23 of Septem­ber at South­ern Cross Oval.

Con­tact: yil­gar­n­mo­torin­gen­thu­si­asts.com

Oct NSW

6-8 Oc­to­ber The Moon­shine Rum­ble Get ready to get down’ n’ dirty as the Out­law Hot Rod Club Inc. are psyched to an­nounce that they have added an awe­some new event to their cal­en­der. They will be host­ing their very first mud run - The mOoN­sHiNe RuM­bLe at the Manilla Show­ground on the 6th to the 8th Oct 2017. Open to hotrods, cus­toms and pre ‘76 chrome bumper cars. Con­tact: 0408 667 580 7 Oc­to­ber Bay and Beaches Show n Shine The Bate­mans Bay Rod & Cus­tom Club Inc. are host­ing their Bay and Beaches Show n Shine on the 7th Oc­to­ber 2017. Hot rods, cus­tom, clas­sic and vin­tage cars and bikes wel­come.

Con­tact: bate­mans bay­rod­club.com/

13-15 Oc­to­ber 12th Chevro­let Con­ven­tion

Fol­low­ing the suc­cess­ful 11th Chev Con­ven­tion in the beau­ti­ful coun­try town of Echuca we’ve de­cided to hold the event there again with the fan­tas­tic sup­port of the Echuca Shire Coun­cil and spon­sors. Con­tact:

567chev­club.org.au/ 22 Oc­to­ber North­ern Beaches Muscle Cars An­nual Show North­ern Beaches Muscle Cars an­nual show for 2017 is shap­ing up to be an ab­so­lute corker thanks to a raft of ex­cel­lent vin­tage Aussie and Amer­i­can muscle on dis­play as well as some iconic cars from the sil­ver screen.

Con­tact: north­ern­beach­es­mus­cle­cars.com.au

27-29 Oc­to­ber Chrome­fest

Join us at The En­trance on the Cen­tral Coast NSW for Chrome­fest which is now in its 10th ex­cit­ing year. Chrome­fest is a 3 day event.

Con­tact: chrome­fest.org

SA

1 Oc­to­ber Palmer Hot Rod Street Party The Main Street of Palmer is the place to be on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 1st, if you love great cars and great mu­sic! Palmer is a small town with a pop­u­la­tion of ap­prox­i­mately 80 peo­ple, lo­cated 16 kilo­me­tres west of Man­num on the Ade­laide to Man­num Road. Con­tact: Face­book

15 Oc­to­ber Strathal­byn Swap Meet

Hosted by the His­toric Motor Ve­hi­cles Club is the 34th an­nual Strathal­byn Swap Meet at the Strathal­byn Har­ness Rac­ing Club on the 15th Oc­to­ber 2017.

Con­tact: 0488 528 331 22 Oc­to­ber Aussie Era Sal­is­bury Car Show Fol­low­ing the clo­sure of Holden’s Elizabeth Op­er­a­tions, we are hold­ing a Fam­ily Fun Day in the heart of Sal­is­bury, with John Street and sur­rounds turn­ing into an out­door show­room show­cas­ing and cel­e­brat­ing cars pro­duced in Aus­tralia over the past 70 years.

Con­tact: Face­book 29 Oc­to­ber Auto Italia Ade­laide Show n Shine Auto Italia is the largest gath­er­ing and dis­play of Ital­ian motor ve­hi­cles held in South Aus­tralia and is an an­nual event that has be­come one of the ma­jor au­to­mo­tive dis­plays held in SA. Last years Auto Italia Ade­laide had over 200 ve­hi­cles at­tend­ing. Con­tact: au­toital­i­aade­laide.com

VIC

1 Oc­to­ber Aus­tralian Na­tional Show and Shine The Aus­tralian Na­tional Show and Shine is Aus­tralia’s pre­mier Show and Shine. All ve­hi­cles wel­come from veteran to lat­est model mar­ques.

Con­tact: aus­tralian na­tion­al­showand­shine.com. au

7 Oc­to­ber Grampians Grease Mon­keys Cruise For A Cause The Grampians Grease Mon­keys Cruise For A Cause is be­ing held on the 7th Oc­to­ber 2017 and kicks off from the Cal­tex Road­house in Ararat. All cars and bikes wel­come. Con­tact: Face­book 13-15 Oc­to­ber Aus­tralian In­ter­na­tional Con­cours D’el­e­gance Un­de­ni­ably one of the best events on the mo­tor­ing-en­thu­si­ast cal­en­dar ev­ery year, with a wide va­ri­ety of some of the best cars ever made. Con­tact: mo­tor­clas­sica.com.au

22 Oc­to­ber Monaro State Ti­tles

The 2017 Vic­to­rian Monaro State Ti­tles are be­ing held on the 22nd Oc­to­ber at the Chel­tenham Se­condary Col­lege. Gates open to pub­lic at 9am. Con­tact: monaro­club­vic.com.au

TAS

15 Oc­to­ber Bri­tain to Bunna Car Show

The Tri­abunna Vil­lage and Rover Car Club of Aus­tralia (Tas­ma­nian Reg­is­ter) would like to in­vite any owner of Bri­tish cars to come and dis­play their cars. Con­tact: Face­book 5 Oc­to­ber West Ta­mar Lions Club Show and Shine The West Ta­mar Lions Club Show and Shine is be­ing held on Sun­day 29th Oc­to­ber 2017 at the Ex­eter Show­grounds. Con­tact: 0407 094 288

QLD

1 Oc­to­ber All Holden Day

This year is the 32nd An­nual All Holden Day 2017 and it is be­ing held at Val­leys Rugby League in Pil­lar Street Toowoomba on Sun­day 1st Oc­to­ber.

Con­tact: 0438 513 364 22 Oc­to­ber Fal­con End of An Era Car Dis­play The Fal­con End of An Era Car Dis­play is be­ing held at the Trop­i­cal Auto Group Ford Dealer in North Rock­hamp­ton on Satur­day 22nd Oc­to­ber 2017 from 8am till noon. Con­tact: 0423 255 660.

Nov WA

5 Novem­ber All Ford Day

The All Ford Day Show is be­ing held on the 5th Novem­ber 2017 at Bassendean Oval and en­try will be from the east via Old Perth Road only. The show is open to only Ford

Motor ve­hi­cles run­ning Ford me­chan­i­cals. En­trants drive in from Ger­ald­ton, Kal­go­or­lie, Al­bany, Bun­bury and other coun­try ar­eas just to put their cars on show for the West Aussie pub­lic to en­joy.

Con­tact: afd.asn.au

VIC

10-12 Novem­ber His­toric Sandown Hun­dreds of clas­sic cars on dis­play and spe­cial on-track pa­rades of rac­ing cars. His­toric Sandown is sup­port­ing the Wes­ley Mis­sion and the meet­ing is pre­sented by the Vic­to­rian His­toric Rac­ing Reg­is­ter and is as­sisted by the MG Car Club of Vic­to­ria.

Con­tact: vhrr.com/wp/sandown 24-26 Novem­ber Gee­long Re­vival Mo­tor­ing Fes­ti­val This ac­tion packed mo­tor­ing fes­ti­val, held on Gee­long’s pic­turesque water­front, is an event not to be missed! Watch over 400 clas­sic and ex­otic cars and mo­tor­cy­cles sprint down Ritchie Boule­vard at full throt­tle in the his­toric quar­ter-mile sprint. Con­tact:

gee­lon­gre­vival.com.au

NSW

10-12 Novem­ber Hard­top An­niver­sary

The Hard­top An­niver­sary 2017 will take place at the spir­i­tual home of the Fal­con Coupe in Bathurst N.S.W. It will be cel­e­brat­ing the 40th an­niver­sary of the leg­endary 1–2 at Mount Panorama in 1977. Con­tact: ford­coupe.club/hard­topan­niver­sary 25-26 Novem­ber Shan­non’s South Coast Na­tion­als Car Bike and Truck Show Shan­non’s South Coast Na­tional’s Car Bike & Truck Spec­tac­u­lar is be­ing held on Novem­ber 25 and 26 at the Moruya High School, a huge venue with heaps of level grassed and ce­ment ar­eas.

Con­tact: ford­coupe.club/hard­topan­niver­sary

SA

10-11 Novem­ber Ade­laide Auto Expo Con­tact: ade­laideau­to­expo.com.au

The show cov­ers the Ex­treme Auto Expo, Ade­laide Hot Rod Show, Traders Al­ley, a Dyno Comp, a Bikini Comp, the Zip­pel Cruise, Show N Shine and the Aussie Muscle Car Cruise on the Fri­day night.

QLD

11-12 Novem­ber Noosa Hill Climb Sum­mer Chal­lenge The Noosa Hill Climb Sum­mer Chal­lenge is held on Gyn­dier Drive Te­wantin and con­sists of a track with 14 cor­ners wind­ing through State For­est. This event caters for grass roots motor sport and keeps spec­ta­tors en­ter­tained with thrills and spills of close com­pe­ti­tion. Con­tact: noosacar­club.com.au 24-26 Novem­ber Rolling­stone Rocks A week­end full of great mu­sic from lo­cal bands, food, drink and NQ’S hottest Pool party. Dress up in your best 50’s and 60’s gear to be in the chance to will a great prize. Show n shine and su­per park cruise on Satur­day.

Con­tact: 07 4770 7277

NSW

10-11 Novem­ber Shan­non’s South Coast Na­tion­als Car Bike and Truck Show Shan­non’s South Coast Na­tional’s Car Bike & Truck Spec­tac­u­lar is be­ing held on the 25th and 26th Novem­ber 2017 at the Moruya High School, a huge venue with heaps of level grassed and ce­ment ar­eas.

Con­tact: 0419 845 890

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.