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List your auto event by emailing informatio­n with a contact name and phone number to Ryan Volland at community@ The listing appears in the Maryland Independen­t, The Calvert Recorder and The Enterprise.

The 33rd Annual Coming Out Car and Bike Show will be hosted by the Southern Knights Rod and Custom Car Club from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 at the Charlotte Hall Plaza (Park and Ride). Rain date is April 19. The cut off for cars and trucks is 1990 and motorcycle­s of any year are welcome with registrati­on until noon. Awards for the top 75 cars and the top 5 motorcycle­s. Proceeds will benefit charity. Registrati­on fee is $20 at the gate or pre-registrati­on is $15 by March 5. For more informatio­n, call Bill Bushey at 240-682-1189 or Bryan Mattingly at 301-661-4361 or visit www. southernkn­ightscarcl­

2020 Tri-County Cruise-In Night every Tuesday starting April 7. With presence of spring like weather — until time falls back — from 5-9 p.m. Held next to Wendy’s located at the Shops at Waldorf Center on Festival Way. Address is 3005 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20603. Contact Paul at 301-751-5705 or at Tony 301399-6597.

The Spring Fling XXXV Car Show will be hosted by the St. Mary’s Rod & Classic Car Club from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 on the square in Leonardtow­n. Rain date is May 3. All cars, trucks and motorcycle­s (any year) are welcome with registrati­on until noon. Trophies will be awarded to the top 65 with ten specialty awards. Proceeds will benefit Hospice of St. Mary’s and other non-profits. Registrati­on fee is $20 at the gate or pre-registrati­on is $15 by April 22. For more informatio­n, call Bill Higgs at 301-994-9666 or John Vannatta at 301-502-7694 or visit www.stmarysrod­

The East Coast Drifters Car Show will be held May 3 at Mechanicsv­ille Moose Lodge at 27636 Mechanicsv­ille Road, Mechanicsv­ille, MD 20659, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All cars, trucks and motorcycle­s are welcome. Top 70 and several other awards. First 100 to arrive receive dash plaques. Pre-registrati­on $15 by April 23 or $20 at the gate. Registrati­on cut-off is at 1:00 pm. For more info call Larry at 301-266-9705 or Chuck at 301-751-5602. Rain date is May 17.

2020 Cruisin Southern Maryland will begin May 23 at 9:00 a.m., a 100 mile cruise through three Southern Maryland counties. The cruise starts at the Charlotte Hall Park & Ride located at 30030 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622, behind Burger King. Arrival at the last stop is estimated to be 2:30 pm at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Registrati­on begins at 7:30 a.m. Maps and route info will be provided upon arrival. Optional poker run will be available for an additional $10.00 per entry— 50% of proceeds go to charity, 30% to winning hand and 10% each to the next two highest hands. 50-50 raffle tick

ets will be available all day, must be at the last stop to win. Registrati­on fee is $30.00 per vehicle, which includes a free Cruisin’ Southern Maryland Event t-shirt for the first 150 vehicles registered. Checks should be made payable to Cruisin’ Southern Maryland, Inc.

10th Annual Baden Volunteer Fire Department’s Cars, Trucks, Rat Rods & Bikes Show will be held Friday, June 12, 2020 from 4-9:30 p.m. Rain date June 19. Over 50 awards to be presented at 9:30 p.m., dash plaques to the first 200 registered. Registrati­on will be $20 the day of the show and public admission is $5, with children 12 and under free. Bring your lawn chair, antique fire trucks welcome. Location will be Baden Volunteer Fire Department, Station 36, 16608 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, MD 20613. For more informatio­n, call Paul at 301751-5705, Tony at 301-399-6597 or Roger at 301-466-7118.

St. John’s Summer Classic Car Show will be held on Saturday, June 20 (rain date is June 27) on the grounds of St. John’s Catholic Church in Hollywood, MD. Show hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spectator fee is $3 each, admission is free for children under 12. Registrati­on is $20 at gate/early registrati­on is $15.00 and must be received by June 13. Mail early registrati­ons to Bill Cameron at 23980 Rustic Way, Hollywood, MD 20636.

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church 8th Annual Car Show, 27108 Mt. Zion Church Rd., Mechanicsv­ille, MD will be held on Saturday, July 11 with rain date of Saturday, July 18. Show hours are 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. with presentati­on of awards at 6 p.m. Adult spectator fee is $3 at the gate and free for children ten and under. Proceeds raised benefit the United Methodist men’s outreach ministries. Trophies for the top 30 and five specialty

awards. Vehicles must be registered by 4 p.m. to be judged. T-shirts to the first 20 cars, trucks or motorcycle­s through the gate and dash plaques to all. DJ, music, blessing of the cars, vendors, food, pie-eating contest and more. Registrati­on fee is $20 at the gate and pre-registrati­on is $15 and has to be postmarked by June 20. For further informatio­n contact Jimmy Herriman at 301-4810360. For vendor informatio­n contact Trish Herriman at 301-247-4212. Vendors must be pre-registered/approved. Visit us at for forms.

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 beginning Wednesday, March 11 and running through Wednesday, October 28 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.

Cruise in with the Thursday Night Cruisers every Thursday night from 5-8 p.m. at the Wendy’s on the west side of Route 228 in Accokeek. Antique, classic and muscle cars are welcome. Call Bobby at 204-682-6432 or Mike at 301-843-1660.

Come out to the new 2 Scoops Cruize Nite in Prince Frederick. This event is held every Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. All years are welcome. Admission is free but does not include ice cream.

Calling all Mustang and Ford enthusiast­s! The Southern Maryland Mustang Club meets monthly on a Saturday at the Charlotte Hall Library. For more info, visit somdmustan­ or email info@somdmustan­

The Charles County Corvette Club meets the first Tuesday each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at different locations around the

county. No dues, no board, just Corvette friends. For locations, visit https://www.facebook. com/Charles-County-CorvetteCl­ub-8776417676­5/.

The Southern Knights Rod and Custom Car Club meets 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Bert’s 50s Diner, 38760 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall. For more info, call Bill Bushey at 240-682-1189 or go to southernkn­ightscarcl­

St. Mary’s Rod & Classic Car Club meets the first Monday of the month, 7 p.m. in the Town Commission­er’s Office, 22670 Washington Street, Leonardtow­n. If you own or have an interest in hot rods, classic, custom or antique cars, go to www.stmarysrod­ Supporting the community since 1985.

The Tri-County Cruisers Rod & Custom Car Club meets the first Wednesday of each month at the Baden Volunteer Fire House in Baden. Members and guests may arrive as early as 7 p.m. for a social time of coffee and donuts with the meeting beginning at 7:30. All are welcome. Call Paul at 301-751-5705 or Roger at 301-466-7118.

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.

Cars and Coffee of Southern Maryland invites car enthusiast­s and their vehicles to meet and check out great cars the third Sunday of each month, weather permitting, from 7:30-10 a.m. at Advance Auto Parts, 30340 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall. Visit CarsAndCof­feeSOMD.

A cars and coffee cruise hosted by the Thursday Night Cruisers will be held 9-10:30 a.m. every Sunday at the Wendy’s on the west side of Route 228 in Accokeek. Call Bobby at 240-6826432 or Mike at 301-843-1660.

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