OCTOBER 12-14 MOTORCLASSICA
As host of the Australian International Concours d’Elegance, Motorclassica features more than 160 pristine, rare and desirable machines representing the best from collections around Australia and beyond. This year’s collection includes the best of Art Deco cars, Cadillac, Australian Grand Prix winners and more. At the Royal Exhibition Building, Friday-Saturday, 9am-9pm, and Sunday, 9am5pm. Details: motorclassica.com.au
OCTOBER 13 BOISDALE HILLCLIMB
Maffra & District Car Club’s Boisdale Hillclimb Round 7 twilight meeting will kick off at 1pm and end about 8pm. Head to 239 Boisdale & Newry roads, Boisdale. Free entry for spectators. A kiosk will be open and there’s a playground for the kids. Details: madcc.com or Adrian Britton 0418 561 053.
OCTOBER 14 ROB ROY INTERCLUB CHALLENGE RND 3
This is the final event of this series for 2018 conducted by the MG Car Club at the hillclimb track in Clintons Rd, Smiths Gully/Christmas Hills. Full catering is available on site. Gates open at 7am for entry verification. Spectators $10 or $20 a car load. Competition starts 9am, with trophy presentations at 4pm. Details: John Kelso 0417 398 606 or robroyhillclimb.com.au
SHOW & SHINE
The Marsh Rodders Show & Shine will be held at Maddingley Park, Bacchus Marsh, from 7am3pm. Morning session swap meet, followed by a large variety of cars and bikes entering in the Show & Shine to be presented at midday. Live band and entertainment. Entry $5, $20 a car (passengers included), $10 a bike including pillion. Details: Marsh Rodders on Facebook.
The Lions Club of Charlton is hosting its swap meet and market at Charlton Park, Calder Highway, from 7am-1pm. Something for all motoring enthusiasts, collectors of antique items and crafts, market stalls, nurseries. Classic cars and bikes welcome for display. Entry fee $3, site fee $15, trestles $5. Details: Kevin 0428 911 830 or Ross 0438 912 032.
All are welcome at the Gippsland Sporting & Classic Car Register’s Breakfast Club, on the second Sunday of each month. Bring your sporting, classic or special vehicle, browse or chat with fellow enthusiasts and grab a cup of coffee or bite of breakfast. Warragul CBD 8am to 10am. Details: sportingregister.org.au
OCTOBER 20 SHOW & SHINE
The second Utes and Classics on the Murray Show & Shine will be held at The Causeway, Wodonga. Supporting Soldiers On, returned servicemen and women. Details: Craig Martin 0427 605 613.
BIKE AND ROD RUN
The Bike and Rod Run is a charity fundraiser to raise money for a prostate cancer detector. From 9am from Woolsthorpe, Warrnambool. The run will go from Warrnambool to Halls Gap for lunch then return to Woolsthorpe for a live band and a spit. Details: Bike and Rod Run 2018 on Facebook.
CHARITY CAR SHOW
Northern Classic Cruisers holds a charity car show at Epping RSL, 195 Harvest Home Rd, Epping, at 4pm. Trophies and raffle prizes. Pre1987 classic cars, bikes, car and bike clubs, hot rods and customs invited. Entry: cars $15, bikes $10, public gold coin. Supporting Victoria Police Legacy. Details: Nez Demaj 0407 460 600.
OCTOBER 21 BALLAN SWAP MEET
The Ballan Swap Meet will be held at the Ballan Recreation Reserve and will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles as well as automotive memorabilia. Selling sites $25 and available at the gate from 6.30am. Entry $5, from 8am-1pm. Details: Graham 0428 394 249 or gandproseevents.com
SHOW & SHINE
The Holdens of Age Car Club annual show & shine is at Halls Gap Recreational Ground from 10am-3pm. There will be 100-plus classics on display. Bring along your own Holden to display. Details: Daryl Barber 0417 533 813.
The Gippsland Holden Festival featuring 50 years of Monaro (and the second anniversary of the closure of Holden in Australia) will be held at the Trafalgar Holden Museum, Waterloo Rd. Car show open to all things Holden. Details: Neil Joiner 0418 512 239.
OCTOBER 21 CHRYSLERS AT CARIBBEAN
The Chrysler Restorers Club of Australia is holding its annual display day at Caribbean Gardens, Stud Rd (cnr Ferntree Gully Rd), Scoresby. This event is open to all Chryslers from veteran to modern, both original and modified. Adults $2.50, children under 13 and pensioners $1 to enter. Cars may enter from 9am and those wishing to be judged must be present by 10.30am. Trophies awarded at 1pm. Details: chryslerclubvic.org.au
OCTOBER 28 MUSTANG ROUND UP
Victorian Mustang Round Up and State Concours incorporating the Shelby Nationals is at the Victorian Deaf Institute, 597 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne. Gates open at 10am. There will be more than 450 cars on display (weather permitting), ranging from the 1964 ½ model to the current model. Details: Adam Richmond 0423 449 125 or mocavicmustan[email protected]