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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 bay­rod­ 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:

567chev­ 13-16 Oc­to­ber Bel­lett (Isuzu) Na­tion­als An­nual gather­ing of Isuzu clas­sic car en­thu­si­asts from 1960s Bel­letts & Wasps to the rare Isuzu cars of the 70s & 80s. This year in Mudgee, NSW. Own­ers of Isuzu clas­sics are in­vited to join in the full week­end of ac­tiv­i­ties; oth­er­wise come and look at the clas­sic Isuzus at the old Mudgee Rail­way Sta­tion on the morn­ing Satur­day 14th. Con­tact: bel­let­ 13-15 Oc­to­ber Brock­to­ber Bathurst 2017

Brock­to­ber 2017 - be­ing held at Bathurst sig­nals many mile­stones for the BCOAA and our cars. This is the big­gest and most costly un­der­tak­ing the BCOAA has ever or­gan­ised. Prob­a­bly the most lav­ish ac­com­mo­da­tion ever of­fered at a Brock­to­ber event. And at a place where we will ac­knowl­edge the 30th An­niver­sary of Peter Brocks 9th win at Bathurst, and the 30th An­niver­sary of the mighty VL SS Group A’s win on the moun­tain 15 Oc­to­ber Wagga Clas­sic Car Show and Shine Rive­rina Monaros and Hold­ens will be hold­ing a show and shine on Sun­day Oc­to­ber 15th 2017 at the Mur­rumbidgee Turf Club carpark on Travers Street.

Con­tact: Face­book 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: north­ern­beache smus­cle­ 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: chrome­ 29 Oc­to­ber - 4 Novem­ber Aussie Mus­cle Car Run

The Leukaemia Foun­da­tion is of­fer­ing own­ers of th­ese great ve­hi­cles (repli­cas ac­cepted) the op­por­tu­nity to en­joy a week long Aussie Mus­cle Car Run from Satur­day 29th Oc­to­ber to Satur­day 4th Novem­ber 2017. Con­tact:


SA 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 15 Oc­to­ber Holden Dream Cruise Start­ing in El­iz­a­beth City Cen­tre, a gi­ant street pa­rade of Aus­tralian-made Holden cars – led by the first and last cars built in Aus­tralia by Holden, a 1948 48/215 and a 2017 VF Com­modore – will kick off the Holden Dream Cruise. The pa­rade will be fol­lowed by a free fam­ily fun day filled with spec­tac­u­lar car dis­plays, en­ter­tain­ment, food, and a Show ‘n’ Shine com­pe­ti­tion at the My Money House Oval (home of the Cen­tral District Foot­ball Club) from 11am – 4pm.

Con­tact: hold­end-ream­cruise. 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: au­toitali aade­ VIC 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 mo­torin­gen-thu­si­ast cal­en­dar ev­ery year, with a wide va­ri­ety of some of the best cars ever made. Con­tact:

mo­tor­clas­ 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. 28 Oc­to­ber Stude­baker and Packard Show n Shine The Stude­baker and Packard Show n Shine is be­ing held on the East­ern Beach Re­serve in Gee­long.

En­try is free and gates open from 9.30am. All Stude­baker and Packard own­ers and all car en­thu­si­asts are wel­come. Cel­e­brat­ing 50 years of the Stude­baker Car Club of Aus­tralia.

Con­tact: 0438 116 335 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 QLD 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 from­fro Ger­ald­ton, Kal­go­or­lie, Al­bany, Bun­bury and other coun­try ar­eas just to put their cars on show for the West Aussie pub­lic to en­joy.

Con­tact: 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: sandown 12 Novem­ber Mon­bulk Car Show

The Mon­bulk Car Show is a com­mu­nity event held in the main street of Mon­bulk at the heart of the beau­ti­ful Dan­de­nong Ranges ap­prox 1 hour from Mel­bourne

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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:

gee­lon­gre­ 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 77.

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25-26 Novem­ber Soar & Roar Fes­ti­val On Sun­day 26th Novem­ber, 2017, lux­ury car brands and mo­tor­bikes from around NSW will make their way to Syd­ney Mo­tor­sport Park to cel­e­brate Spe­cial Olympic ath­letes, their fam­i­lies, sup­port net­works and im­por­tantly to raise much needed funds for the not-for-profit or­gan­i­sa­tion.

Con­tact: soaran­ 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 Moruya High School, a huge venue with heaps of level grassed and ce­ment ar­eas.

Con­tact: ford­ hardtop-an­niver­sary SA 10-11 Novem­ber Ade­laide Auto Expo

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. Con­tact: ade­laideau­to­ QLD 11-12 Novem­ber Noosa Hill Climb Sum­mer Chal­lenge The Noosa Hill Climb Sum­mer Chal­lenge is held on Gyn­dier Drive Te­wantin on a track with 14 cor­ners wind­ing through state for­est. This event caters for grass roots mo­tor sport and keeps spec­ta­tors en­ter­tained with the thrills and spills of close com­pe­ti­tion. Con­tact: noosacar­ 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 win 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 DEC NSW 3 De­cem­ber Ter­ri­bly Bri­tish Day 2017 cel­e­brates the 42nd an­niver­sary of Ter­ri­bly Bri­tish Day, making it one of the long­est run­ning an­nual mo­tor­ing events in the ACT re­gion. Ter­ri­bly Bri­tish Day is co-or­gan­ised by the Tri­umph Car Club and South­ern Table­lands Her­itage Au­to­mo­tive Re­stor­ers Club (STHARC) and the Bri­tish mar­que clubs of Can­berra and the re­gion. TBD is sup­ported by NRMA Vet­eran, Vin­tage and Clas­sic In­surance and Shan­nons In­surance.

Con­tact: act­mo­tor­clubs. SA 7-10 De­cem­ber Ade­laide Mo­tor­sport Fes­ti­val The Ade­laide Mo­tor­sport Fes­ti­val is de­signed to at­tract lo­cal, in­ter­state and in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tion cars and mo­tor­cy­cles. Both com­peti­tors and spec­ta­tors are en­cour­aged to dress up in pe­riod-cos­tume on the Sun­day. This will not only help por­tray an ac­cu­rate re-cre­ation of mo­tor­sport of the past, you might even win a prize for best dressed on the day. Con­tact: ade­laide­mo­tor sport­fes­ti­ VIC 7-10 De­cem­ber Show Us Ya Wheels Car Show and Swap Meet The Show Us Ya Wheels Car Show and Swap Meet is on Sun­day 4th De­cem­ber 2016 at Nu­murkah. Since 2001, Show Us Ya Wheels has been a great fam­ily fun day, reg­u­larly at­tract­ing over 6000 vis­i­tors, and has be­come a per­ma­nent and well loved fix­ture on the Vic­to­rian car show cir­cuit.

Con­tact: showusyawheels. 17 De­cem­ber 40th Tra­di­tional Mel­bourne Mo­tor­cy­cle and Clas­sic Car Toy run Con­tin­u­ing the legacy of the Mel­bourne Toyrun from its hum­ble in­cep­tion in 1978 the Vic­to­rian Mo­tor­cy­cle Coun­cil will again be part­ner­ing with Clas­sic and Hot Rod car clubs. The event prom­ises to be a huge fam­ily friendly spec­ta­cle for all mo­tor­ing en­thu­si­asts and will fea­ture car and bike dis­plays, show and shine com­pe­ti­tions, a large va­ri­ety of trade stalls and of course food and en­ter­tain­ment.

Con­tact: TAS 16 De­cem­ber Forcett Swap Meet Forcett Hotrods Inc. presents their Swap Meet on Satur­day 16th De­cem­ber 2017 at the Forcett Hall. Swap meet kicks off at 8am and stalls are $10 per site. Swap meet, trade dis­plays, stalls, bar­be­cue and drinks avail­able on site. Please come along and sup­port us.

Con­tact: 0409 976 457 WA 3 De­cem­ber Day of the Volk­swa­gen The Shan­nons Day of the Volk­swa­gen is open to both mem­bers and the pub­lic to show their VW’s or to come along and have a look. It is not re­stricted to VW branded ve­hi­cles, as all ve­hi­cles be­long­ing to the VW fam­ily (Kar­mann Ghia, Audi, and Skoda to name a few) are wel­come! Its also not about show and fully re­stored qual­ity, we want you to bring your ride along no mat­ter what the con­di­tion.

Con­tact: vw­ 3 De­cem­ber Cel­e­bra­tion of the Mo­tor­car Cel­e­bra­tion of the Mo­tor car will be re­turn­ing to the pic­turesque grounds of the Cottes­loe Civic Cen­tre on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 3. This is an ex­cep­tional day at a won­der­ful venue of­fer­ing a great at­mos­phere and very im­pres­sive cars. Con­tact: cel­e­bra­ wa-next-show/ 8 De­cem­ber Skid­fest Skid­fest #5 is hap­pen­ing in 2017, be­ing held on Fri­day night the 8th De­cem­ber. Our last Skid­fest event was a re­sound­ing suc­cess with all sorts of rigs hit­ting the pad, and even 2 cars kick­ing off the ex­pres­sion ses­sion in a dual skid.

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JAN ACT 4-7 Jan­uary Sum­mernats The Street Ma­chine Sum­mernats Car Fes­ti­val, is Aus­tralia’s big­gest horse­power party. Four days of high oc­tane ac­tion in­clud­ing Aus­tralia’s top street ma­chine judg­ing com­pe­ti­tion, the world’s big­gest and best burnout bat­tle, two nights of con­certs, horse­power hero­ics, and more. It’s set against a back­drop of burnt rub­ber, rock and roll, and one of Aus­tralia’s big­gest mo­tor re­tail trade shows, as we search for the Street Ma­chine Sum­mernats Grand Cham­pion. Con­tact: sum­ VIC 12-14 Jan­uary Port Fairy Rod Run Fri­day 12th early rego from 7pm, bench ses­sion, sausage siz­zle, happy hour 7–8pm, BYO after 8pm at the Bas­ket­ball Sta­dium. Satur­day 13th Lucky Ticket Cruise around Port Fairy, lunch and pre­sen­ta­tion of Lucky Ticket prizes. Evening cruise night along des­ig­nated route. Band on the Fid­dler’s Green with stage for danc­ing.

Con­tact: south­west streetrod­ events/port-fairy-rod-run

21 Jan­uary 3rd An­nual North­ern Car and Bike Show n Shine The 3rd North­ern Car and Bike Show n Shine is be­ing at Cole Re­serve on Cum­ber­land Road in Pas­coe Vale. Open to all vet­eran, vin­tage, clas­sic, mod­ern cars and mo­tor­cy­cles. NSW 14 Jan­uary 28th North Coast Street Ma­chines Show n Shine More than 200 ve­hi­cles - from mus­cle cars to clas­sic Hold­ens and Cadil­lacs to hot rods and street ma­chines will be on dis­play. Full cater­ing on­site. There’s lots more to it than beau­ti­ful cars - the event also in­cludes trade dis­plays and en­ter­tain­ment, wheel chang­ing com­pe­ti­tion and tap­pet cover rac­ing.

Con­tact: north-coast­street ma­ SA 19-21 Jan­uary Mount Gam­bier Aut­ofest

The Mt Gam­bier Aut­ofest and 40th Show N Shine re­turns to the Show­grounds with en­tries now open. It kicks off Fri­day evening from 5.30pm to 9.30pm and both Satur­day and Sun­day from 9am each morn­ing.

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WA 26 Jan­uary Mo­tor­va­tion Mo­tor­va­tion 32 brings back ev­ery­thing you love about the car show with go. Drive your car, your way. Cruis­ing with the fam­ily or spir­ited tyre spin­ning with a mate. The Elite Pav­il­ion re­turns and there will be two nights of camp­ing - don’t for­get it’s the Aus­tralia Day long week­end so what bet­ter place to spend three awe­some days? On­line en­tries will open soon.

Con­tact: Face­book TAS 27 Jan­uary Wheels, Wine and Dine

Wheels, Wine & Dine will be held at Ge­orges Bay Es­p­lande in St He­lens and will be on Satur­day 27th Jan­uary 2018 (from 10am) as part of the ‘St He­lens Re­gatta Rocks On!’

Con­tact: Face­book FEB SA 3-4 Fe­bru­ary Aut­ofest Mt Gam­bier The An­nual Mount Gam­bier Aut­ofest & 40th Show N Shine makes a wel­come re­turn to the Show­grounds from Fe­bru­ary 2nd to 4th 2018. The ac­tion will kick off on both Satur­day and Sun­day from 9am each morn­ing and for the first time at the Mount we will be run­ning the Burnouts un­der lights on Satur­day Night. Aut­ofest is open to ev­ery­thing au­to­mo­tive from cars, trucks, bikes in fact any­thing that has wheels is wel­come to join in on all the fun and with the theme of a fam­ily friendly fes­ti­val.

Con­tact: aut­ 11 Fe­bru­ary Corvettes Rock The Bay

The Corvette Club of South Aus­tralia, is proud to host Corvettes Rock the Bay 2018 to be held at Wigley Re­serve, An­zac Hwy, Glenelg on the 11th Fe­bru­ary 2018.

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18 Fe­bru­ary Ro­tary Club of Mur­ray Bridge Swap Meet Sun­day 18th Feb.2018 Mur­ray Bridge Show­grounds $5 En­try per per­son Buy­ers and Sellers. Chil­dren free Gates open 6am

Con­tact: 0428132889 WA 10 Fe­bru­ary Oz Nats Perth The Aus­tralian Per­for­mance Na­tion­als (OZ NATS) is com­ing your way Perth! We will be com­ing to the fa­mous Barba­gallo Race­way on the 10th Fe­bru­ary 2018. Burnouts, street drags, su­per skids, show n shine, go to whoa, track cruis­ing and drift de­mos. Ac­tion from 8am to 10pm. Spec­ta­tors tick­ets att he gate $25 con­ces­sion and $30 adults, kids 13 and un­der free. Con­tact: Face­book TAS 25 Fe­bru­ary Wings and Things The Ro­tary Club of Ge­orge Town will be hold­ing its an­nual Wings and Things Fam­ily Fun Day on 25th Fe­bru­ary 2018. Dis­plays of vet­eran and vin­tage cars, street cars, hot rods, vet­eran and vin­tage, mo­tor­bikes, air­craft with flights avail­able, ma­chin­ery and trac­tors along with fun ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren, live mu­sic, food, drinks, ice­creams and tasty treats. 2018 fea­tures Kombi’s so if you own a clas­sic VW Kombi please bring it along.

Con­tact: 0459 039 090 NSW 25 Fe­bru­ary 4th Macarthur Gar­dens Re­tire­ment Vil­lage An­nual Clas­sic Car Show The 4th Macarthur Gar­dens Re­tire­ment Vil­lage An­nual Clas­sic Car Show is be­ing held on Sun­day 25th Fe­bru­ary 2018 at the vil­lage in Camp­bell­town di­rectly be­hind Macarthur Square.

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