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.
Under the Lights: the 6th Annual Baden Volunteer Fire Department Car, Rat Rod, Truck and Bike Show will be held 4-9:30 p.m. August 12 at the Baden VFD (Station 36), 16608 Brandywine Road, Brandywine. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 200 vehicles registered with more than 50 awards presented at 9:30 p.m. Vehicle registration is $20 at the gate. Public admission is $5; free for children 12 and younger. Music by Juke Box Memories and food by Texas Ribs of Clinton. Bring a lawn chair. Rain date is August 19. Call Paul at 301-751-5705, Tony at 301-399-6597 or Roger at 301466-7118.
The 4th Philly Flash Car Show will begin at 10 a.m. August 13 at Philly Flash, 2989 Plaza Drive, Dunkirk. All years and makes welcome. Music by DJ Ron with shady trees and 50/50 raffle. Awards will be presented at 2 p.m. with a cruize nite until 9 p.m. Admission is free for spectators. Rain date is August 20. Call 443-550-3484.
A car, truck and motorcycle show to benefit the St. Charles Bears will begin at 8 a.m. August 20 at Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 Linus Drive, Waldorf. Gate registration is 8 a.m.-noon with awards at 2:15 p.m. Awards will be given for best of show, best interior, top 45 and much more. Door prizes, food, music, 50/50 raffle and stadium kids’ park open with one free Blue Crabs game voucher given to all paid participants and spectators. Vehicle pre-registration is $17 or $20 at the event. Spectator admission is $5 for ages 10 and up. All proceeds will benefit youth football and cheer. Go to www.stcharlesbears.com or email email@example.com.
The Brandywine Volunteer Fire Department will host their fourth
annual car show from 2-7 p.m. August 28 at 14201 Brandywine Road, Brandywine. Remembering Aquasco and other local tracks, this reunion will feature guest speakers, track historians, track footage, viewers’ choice awards and more. Bring pictures, memorabilia and memories to share. Food, music and door prizes. Admission is by donation. Rain date is Sept. 4. Call Mike Lantz at 301980-6481 or go to www.brandywinevfd.net.
A car show to benefit the scholarship fund established in memory of Kenneth Bernard Proctor Sr., a victim of the Navy Yard shooting, will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. August 28 at Lamont’s Entertainment Complex, 4400 Livingston Road, Pomonkey. Open to all makes and models. Gold medals awarded to first 10 registered vehicles. Vehicle registration is $20. Admission is $5 per person at the gate; free for children under 5. Vendor space available for $25 (no food or beverage vendors). Food and drinks available for purchase at the event. Call Teresa Hicks at 240-346-1793.
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. Trophies 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 301-247-4212 or Tom Keller at 301-481-6388.
The Southern Maryland Mustang
Club and Waldorf Ford will sponsor their Annual Fall All-Ford Car Show from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 10 at Waldorf Ford, 2440 Crain Highway, Waldorf. Open to all Ford-powered and bodied cars and trucks. Trophies will be awarded. Pre-registration is $15 or $20 at the event (9-11 a.m.). No spectator fee. Rain date is Sept. 11. For general information, call Amy at 301-996-8412. Go to wwww.somdmustang.org for pre-registration form.
The Town of Indian Head and Indian Head Baptist Church will hold their 10th annual car show from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 11 on the “Village Green,” Indian Head. Judging open to cars and trucks 25 years and older. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 100 registered participants with awards for best of show, top 20, pastors’ pick, spectator’s choice and more. Special recognition will be given to military members (active duty and retired). Free lunch provided to all registered drivers as well as any active duty and veteran family members. Free raffle items donated by NAPA of Bryans Road. Shaded parking available (come early) to enjoy oldies and gospel music. Children’s play and game area provided. Vehicle pre-registration is $15 or $20 at the gate. General admission is free. Call Jim at 301-375-7980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 12th Annual New Life Church Classic Car Show will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 17 with car registration from 8:30 a.m.noon at New Life Church, 9690 Shepherds Creek Place, La Plata. The show is open to cars and trucks from 1991 and older. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 participants. Judging will be pure top 20 voted on by registered participants with awards given in categories including “best of show,” “top 20,” “pastors’ pick,” “people’s choice” and “work in progress.” Music by DJ “Jukebox Memories.” Appearance by Southern Maryland Blue Crabs mascot Pinch, a CCSO K-9 demonstration, games and clowns for children, moon bounce, slide and an inflatable rock climbing wall. Food available for purchase. Vehicle registration fee is $25 ($20 if registered prior to Sept. 2). Spectator fee is $4 for adults and free for children 12 and younger. No vans, mini-trucks/ low riders, motorcycles or trailered vehicles. All proceeds benefit Local Missions. Rain date is
Sept. 24. For more information, contact Pastor Chris Bryan at email@example.com or 240-6822725.
The Christopher Wright Memorial Car Show will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department, 12245 Rock Point Road, Newburg. Event is open to all cars and pick-ups. Dash plaques to the first 75 entrants with awards given for top 25, best of show, best engine, best paint, fire chief pick and more. Vehicle entry fee is $25. Vendor tables are $25. Food and drinks will be available. Rain date is Oct. 2. All proceeds will benefit the Newburg VRS and FD. Call Ronnie at 301-6381899.
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 email@example.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 hosts a cruisein 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/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 240210-3963.
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. 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 7:3010 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.
A cars and coffee cruise hosted by the Thursday Night Cruisers will be held 8-10:30 a.m. every Sunday at the parking lot of the Accokeek Burger King, 15793 Livingston Road, Accokeek. Call Bobby at 240-682-6432 or Mike at 301-843-1660.