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Carroll Western Church Trusty Trustees will present a car, truck and bike show from 9 a.m.2 p.m. July 23 at Huntington High School, 4125 N. Solomons Island Road, Huntingtown. Awards for the top 75 vehicles with special awards for best of show, determined by professional judges. Vehicle entry fee is $20 (includes vehicle, driver and one passenger); spectator admission is $3. Rain date is July 30. Partial proceeds will benefit the Prince Frederick Rescue Squad. No alcohol, drugs, glass containers or pets. For more information, call Lesha Gray at 443-624-3486 or Vincent Allen at 301-547-9352.
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 301-7515705, Tony at 301-399-6597 or Roger at 301-466-7118.
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 [email protected]cast.net.
The East Coast Pro Street Car Club will host Pro Street Thunder night beginning at 4 p.m. July 30 at Marley Station Mall off Route 100, Glen Burnie. Call Rick Gentry at 240-925-6465.
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. 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.
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 protected]mustang.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 protected]scountycorvette.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 301-3733454.
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 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 7:3010 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 240682-6432 or Mike at 301-8431660.