List your auto event by emailing information with a contact name and phone number to Megan Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org. The listing appears in Maryland Independent, The Calvert Recorder and The Enterprise.
Grille No. 13 will host Summer Fest, an annual car and bike show, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 4 at 173 St. Patrick’s Drive, Waldorf. The event will also feature a moon bounce, DJ, vendors, farmer’s market and more. Vehicle entrance fee is $20. To enter your car, truck or bike, call 301-645-2983. Go to www.facebook.com/GrilleThirteen.
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 Silver Hill Lions Foundation will host a Demolition Derby at 7 p.m. June 11 and June 18 at Potomac Speedway, Budds Creek. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $9 for children 12 and under and free for children age 3 and younger. All net proceeds go to Silver Hill Lions Foundation charities. For more information, call 1-888-44-derby or go to shlcdemolitionderby.com.
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 301535-8061 or Odell Sheff at 301343-5768.
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 301843-4904.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 301-873-6413, David at 240-416-4974 or Leroy at 240-2103963.
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 410535-1933 or Philly Flash at 443550-3484.
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 240-6826432.