List your auto event by emailing information with a contact name and phone number to Megan Johnson at msjohnson@somdnews. com. The listing appears in Maryland Independent, The Calvert Recorder and The Enterprise.
The 8th Annual Touch-a-Truck event will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 21 at Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. Together with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, this family-friendly event provides the opportunity to touch, learn and explore trucks, cars, construction vehicles, public safety equipment and more. Special performances, local food vendors, face painting and games. Attendees can also see the Blue Crabs taking on the Lancaster Barnstormers. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for children, and free for kids under 1. Proceeds will benefit the Center for Children. For more information, call 301-609-9887 or go to center-for-children.org/touch-atruck-2016/.
Cruisin’ Southern Maryland for Veterans will begin at 9 a.m. May 28 at the Charlotte Hall Park & Ride, 30030 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall. This 100-mile cruise is open to all vehicles — classics, imports, trucks, motorcycles and more. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with maps and route information provided upon arrival. Optional poker run available with 50/50 raffle tickets all day. Registration fee of $30 per vehicle includes a free T-shirt for the first 150 vehicles registered. Rain date is May 29 or 30, weather permitting. Go to www.CruisinSOMD.com.
The Bay Side Mustangs and Greene Turtle will host the 3rd Annual First Classic Car & Hot Rod Show from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 28 at the Greene Turtle’s parking lot, 3213A Solomons Island Road, Edgewater. Open to all makes, models and years. Awards will be presented at 2 p.m. to the top 30 cars with five special awards. DJ, door prizes and 50/50 raffle. Rain date is May 29. For more information, call Reggie at 410-6104440 or email moran_reggie@ comcast.net.
The 3rd Annual Maryland Veterans Memorial Museum Car and Bike Event will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 29 at the museum, 11000 Crain Highway, Newburg. Hosted by East Coast Prostreets, the event is open to vehicles of all years, makes and models, including motorcycles, trucks and trailered vehicles. Awards will be presented in many categories. Also see a Civil War encampment and military displays and participate in a pie-eating contest, kids’ games and more. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle and food vendors. Tour the museum during the event, too. Vehicle pre-registration is $15 or $20 at the gate per judged vehicle. Free admission for spectators and non-judged vehicles, though donations are welcomed. No alcohol, burnouts or pets. Call Rick Gentry at 240-925-6465 or Doug Norway at 301-752-2174. Go to eastcoastprostreets.com.
The Fifth Annual Mother Catherine Academy Car Show will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 4 at 38833 Chaptico Road, Mechanicsville. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 100 cars with trophies for the top 25. Registration until noon for all cars, trucks and motorcycles. DJ, vendors, door prizes, food, drinks and 50/50 raffle. Registration is $20 at the gate. Vendor fee is $30; spectator fee is $2. All proceeds benefit Mother Catherine Academy. Rain date is June 5. Call Mark Muir at 240-925-1438 or go to www.mothercatherine.org.
The Bad Boyz Car Show will begin at 9 a.m. June 12 at Lamont’s Entertainment Complex, 4400 Livingston Road, Pomonkey. The event is open to cars, vans, trucks and motorcycles with a trophy presented for best of show. Music by DJ Winky, food for sale, door prizes and 50/50 raffle. Entry fee of $20 includes driver and one passenger (must register by 2 p.m.). General admission is $5, free for children 12 and younger. No burn-outs or pets. Call Billy Thomas at 301-535-8061 or Odell Sheff at 301-343-5768.
An all Corvette car show will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18 at the Waldorf Chevrolet/Cadillac dealership, 2298 Crain Highway, Waldorf. Trophies will be awarded to the top 60 vehicles plus best paint, best wheels, best of show and more. Registration begins at 9 a.m., ends at noon with awards at 3 p.m. Vehicle registration fee is $20 with proceeds benefiting the Southern Maryland Food Bank. Food available for purchase. No alcohol, drugs, glass containers or pets. Call Colbert Carter at 301-843-4904.
The St. John’s Council of Knights of Columbus will sponsor the 3rd Annual Summer Classic Car Show from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. June 25 at 43950 St. John’s Road, Hollywood. Open to vehicles from 1989 and older. Pre-registration fee is $15 or $20 at the gate. Vendor fee is $25. All proceeds benefit local Knights of Columbus charities. Rain date is July 9. For more information, call Craig Judd at 301-373-8609 or go to www.stjohnscarshow.com.
Calling all Mustang and Ford enthusiasts! The Southern Maryland Mustang Club meets monthly on a Saturday at the Charlotte Hall Library. For more information, go to somdmustang.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charles County Corvette Club meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Greene Turtle in La Plata. Go to www.charlescountycorvette.com or email quadc@ charlescountycorvette.com.
The Southern Knights Rod and Custom Car Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Bert’s 50s Diner, 38760 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall. For more information, call Bill Bushey at 240-682-1189 or go to southernknightscarclub.org.
St. Mary’s Rod & Classic Car Club meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Town Commissioner’s Office, 41660 Courthouse Drive, Leonardtown. If you own or have an interest in hot rods, classic, custom or antique cars, go to www.stmarysrodandclassic.com. Supporting the community since 1985.
Southern Maryland Corvette Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Town Commissioner’s Office, 41660 Courthouse Drive, Leonardtown. Drivers wanted! Go to southernmarylandcorvetteclub.org.
The Tri-County Cruisers Rod & Custom Car Club meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in the hall of the Baden Volunteer Fire House. All are welcome. Call Roger at 301-466-7118.
A Hump Day Car Meet/Cruise-in will be held from 5-9 p.m. every Wednesday through Nov. 2 at the parking lot of Marlboro Square Advance Auto Parts, 5775 Crain Highway, Upper Marlboro (behind Ron Bortnick Ford dealership). All vehicles welcome; cruise in and meet a friend. No burnouts. Call Van at 301-8736413, David at 240-416-4974 or Leroy at 240-210-3963.
Why snooze when you can “crooze”? Bring a chair, bring a friend and bring a car to Southern Maryland’s Midweek Cruise-in, held every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to dark through October at the Shops at Breton Bay, 40845 Merchants Lane (by Arby’s), Leonardtown. Six eating establishments within walking distance. Call Vince at 301-373-3454.
The Thursday Night Cruisers meet from 5:30-8 p.m. weekly at the Wendy’s in the Manokeek Shopping Center, the westbound side of 228. Call Bobby Schena at 240682-6432 or Mike at 301-843-1660.
The Bay Side Mustangs’ Thursday night cruise-ins will be held from 6-9 p.m. in the Greene Turtle parking lot, 3213 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater. Cruise-ins are open to cars of all types. Call Reggie at 410-610-4440.
A Philly Flash Cruize Nite will be held every Saturday at 4 p.m. at Philly Flash restaurant, 2989 Plaza Drive, Dunkirk (off Route 4, behind McDonald’s). DJ Ron will spin Doo Wop tunes. Great food and drinks with an Aquasco and Capital Raceways atmosphere inside. All years welcome; free to all. Hosted by Car Nutz. Call 410-535-1933 or Philly Flash at 443-550-3484.
Car enthusiasts and their vehicles are invited to come for coffee and check out great cars the third Sunday of each month, weather permitting, from 7:30-10 a.m. at Bert’s 50’s Diner, 28760 Three Notch Road, Mechanicsville. No entry fees or pre-registration needed. Go to www.facebook.com/CarsAndCoffeeSOMD?fref=ts.
The Thursday Night Cruisers will host a Cars and Coffee Cruise from 8-10:30 a.m. every Sunday at the Accokeek Dunkin’ Donuts, 15793 Livingston Road, Accokeek. For more information, call Mike at 301-843-1660 or Bobby at 240-682-6432.