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.
The Silver Hill Lions Foundation will host a Demolition Derby at 7 p.m. 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.
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.
The 8th Annual Mustang Mania Car Show will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. August 7 at Apple Ford-Lincoln, 88000 Stanford Boulevard, Columbia. Sponsored by the Bay Side Mustangs, his all-Mustang car show will feature dash plaques to the first 100 Mustangs registered plus cash prizes to first and second place and up to 10 trophies per class. Food vendor on site; DJ and door prizes. Registration (through noon) is a $20 donation to benefit Fisher House Foundation, which assists military families, or $15 if pre-registered at www.baysidemustangs.com. Rain date is August 14.
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church of Laurel Grove will host their 4th Annual Car Show from 2-7 p.m. Sept. 10 at 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road, Mechanicsville. Tro- phies will be awarded to the top 30 with five specialty awards presented at 6 p.m. Dash plaques to all and T-shirts to the first 20 cars, trucks or motorcycles through the gate. Also a blessing of the cars, music by a DJ, vendors, food and more. Pre-registration (by August 21) is $15, or $20 at the gate. Spectator fee is a $3 donation; children 12 and younger are free. Proceeds benefit United Methodist Men’s Charity Donations. For forms, rain information and more, go to www.mtzionmech.org. For help with registration, call Jimmy Herriman at 301-481-0360 or Tom Keller at 301-481-6388. For vendor information, call Trish Herriman at 301-2474212 or Tom Keller at 301481-6388.
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 hosts a cruise-in every Tuesday night from 5 p.m. until at the Brandywine Crossing Shopping Center, between Xscape 14 Movie Theater and Advance Auto parking lot, Brandywine. Events are weather permitting. The club also meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in the hall of the Baden Volunteer Firehouse. All are welcome. Call Roger at 301-466-7118.
A Hump Day Car Meet/Cruisein 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 240-210-3963.
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 240-682-6432 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. Cruiseins are open to cars of all types. Call Reggie at 410610-4440.
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 443-5503484.
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.