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Car show calendar


Submit car show listings to Joe Slezak via e-mail to jslezak@heritage.com or fax to 1-734-246-2727. The deadline is noon Wednesdays.

WEEKLY EVENTS

Mondays
Big Boy Car Show, 5 to 8 p.m., 27050 Telegraph Road, Flat Rock.
Details: 1-734-782-0606.

Tuesdays
Tuesday Night Car Cruise, 4 to 8 p.m. at Emerald Square Shopping Center, North Line at Pardee roads, Taylor.
All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Food, beverages, 50-50 drawings, discounts from businesses in strip mall.
Details: 1-734-216-3368.
Downriver Wanderers Classic Car Club Show, 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 23200 Allen Road, Woodhaven.
Music, door prizes, awards.
Details: Call Rob Heinrich at 1-734-558-4282 or visit www.downriverwanderers.com.

Wednesdays
Wheels of Time Car Club Cruise Night, 4:30 p.m. to dusk, Zorba’s Coney Island, 26582 Telegraph Road, Flat Rock.
Music, 50-50 drawing, dollar draw, gas card giveaway. All cars and motorcycles welcome.
Details: 1-734-789-9810.
City of Southgate Classic Car Nights, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in June and July, Southgate Shopping Center, Eureka at Trenton roads.
Disc jockey, 50-50 raffles, prizes, restaurant specials, family-friendly activities.
Details: www.facebook.com/Car48195 or 1-734-258-7770.
Cruise Nights, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month through August at Walter P. Chrysler Museum, 1 Chrysler Drive, Auburn Hills.
Each night will have a different theme. There also will be music, food, a “best of” trophy presented at 7:15 p.m. and reduced admission fees for self-guided tours of the museum. The special exhibition is “70 Years of Jeep,” with admission $2 for adults, $1 for ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and younger.
Details: www.wpchryslermuseum.org or 1-888-456-1924.

Thursdays
Elizabeth Park Car Show, 4 p.m. to dark, near the concession stand on the park’s east side. The park is off West Jefferson Avenue south of West Road, Trenton.
All welcome.
Details: 62dodgedart@mail.com.
Downriver Kruzers Car Cruise, 5 to 9 p.m., rain or shine, at Loyal Order of Moose Family Center 966, 22951 Van Horn Road, Woodhaven.
Entertainment by Davey G, food, door prizes, 50-50 drawings, monthly raffles. All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome.
Details: 1-734-671-6800 or 1-313-515-5558.

Fridays
4:30 to 8:30 p.m., Roam’n Chariots Car Show, Sears, 2100 Southfield Road, Lincoln Park. Details: www.roamnchariots.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS
Shelby American Automobile Club-Motor City Region 36th annual Show and Go. Ford-powered show and swap meet is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 12 at Ford Motor Co. world headquarters’ southeast lot, 1 American Road, Dearborn. “Go” event is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 13 at the Waterford Hills Road Race Course, 4770 Waterford Road, Independence Township.
Details: www.saac-mcr.com or 1-734-956-1636.

Christ the King Lutheran Church Car Show, hosted by the Downriver Wanderers Classic Car Club, noon to 4 p.m. June 12, 16700 Pennsylvania Road, Southgate.
Gates open at 11 a.m. The fee is $10, which supports the church’s Downriver summer youth program. There will be food, music, door prizes and awards.
Details: Call Rob Heinrich at 1-734-558-4282.

American House-Riverview annual classic car show, hosted by the Downriver Wanderers Classic Car Club, 5 to 7 p.m. June 15, 20300 Fort St.
Entertainment by Lori Adams, refreshments, 50-50 drawing to benefit The American House Foundation.
Details: 1-734-479-1010.

Woodhaven High School Marching Band Car Show, June 18.
Details: 1-734-783-3333.

Cruisin’ Downriver Kickoff Car Show, 4 to 7 p.m. June 23 at Chase bank, 3200 Biddle Ave. at Eureka Road, Wyandotte.
Sponsored by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber, The News-Herald Newspapers, WOMC-FM (104.3) and the city of Wyandotte. All four will present trophies.
The entry fee is $20 and is limited to 200 vehicles. It includes a 2011 Cruisin’ Downriver T-shirt and a dash plaque.
Food will be available for purchase.
Details: www.cruisindownriver.com.

Cruisin’ Downriver, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 25 along Fort Street, between Outer Drive in Lincoln Park and Sibley Road in Riverview.
Entry is free.
The cruise will begin with an emergency vehicle parade and the annual mayors’ opening drive.
Sponsored by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber and The News-Herald Newspapers.
Note: Construction along Fort Street will start after the cruise.
Details: www.cruisindownriver.com.

Trinity Wesleyan Church Car Show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 9, 14250 Reeck Road, Southgate.
Entry fee is two nonperishable food items.
Hot dogs, hamburgers, soft drinks, 50-50 drawing, trophies. No alcohol on church grounds.
Details: www.trinity-wesleyan.org.

Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan Car Show, hosted by the Downriver Wanderers Classic Car Club, noon to 4 p.m. July 9 at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 23200 Allen Road, Woodhaven.
Registration starts at 11 a.m.; the fee is $10 per vehicle.
There will be music, door prizes, awards and a bottle drive. Applebee’s will donate 15 percent of diners’ bills that day (excluding alcohol) to the foundation.
Details: Call Nick Odette at 1-734-231-1520 or Celia Heinrich at 1-313-410-8867.

Toys For Tots Charity Car Show, July 16 at Kroger, 7000 Monroe, Taylor. Registration starts at 8 a.m., judging runs from 8 to 11 a.m. and awards will be presented at 3:30 p.m.
The fee is $2 per vehicle; toys can be dropped off.
There will be a swap space and used car sales area; burnout, muffler rapping and flame-throwing contests; an evening party and sport compact show; children’s games; 150 dash plaques; food; and entertainment.
Details: 1-313-388-2354 or 1-248-435-3091.

Telegraph Cruise, July 23 through Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn and Redford Township.
Details: www.cityoftaylor.com.

Bridgewater by Del Webb Charity Classic Car Show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24, 24303 Bridgewater Court, Brownstown Township.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $5.
Dash plaques to the first 100 registered cars, trophies, disc jockey, 50-50 raffles, bake sale, basket raffles. Two free lunch tickets for all who register a car for the show. Lunch includes hot dogs, chili dogs, chips and beverages.
Details: Call Donna Sudek at 1-734-789-8750.

Thirteenth annual Charity Car Show, hosted by the Order of DeMolay-C.C. Reeves Chapter, 5 to 9 p.m. July 27 at the Lincoln Park Community Center, 3525 Dix-Toledo. Aug. 2 is the rain date.
The entry fee is $12, with proceeds donated to the Shriners Hospital for Children transportation fund.
Dash plaques to the first 75 registered cars. Trophies to be awarded, and drivers will receive door prizes. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from the chapter’s parents’ club. There also will be music and family activities.
Details: Call Don Thamarus Jr. at 1-734-946-9462.

City of Southgate Car Show, July 31.
Details: 1-734-258-3035.

Roam’n Chariots Benefit Cruise & Car Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 6 at Thorn Park, 21313 Telegraph Road, Brownstown Township. It’s a benefit for Kaleidoscope Kids of Henry Ford Hospice.
All makes, models and years welcome. Motorcycles welcome. Trophies, door prizes, raffles, 50-50 drawings, horseshoe tournament, games, trivia, food.
There will be dash plaques for the first 150 to register.
The registration fee is $8 before Aug. 1 and $10 between 10 a.m. and noon at the show. Register in advance at the Roam’n Chariots’ weekly Friday show at Sears in Lincoln Park.
Details: www.roamnchariots.com.

Estral Beach Volunteer Fireman’s Car Show, noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 13 at the fire station, 7194 Lakeview Blvd. Hosted by the Downriver Wanderers Classic Car Club.
Registration starts at 11 a.m. The $10 fee benefits the Fire Department. Food, music, door prizes, awards.
Details: 1-734-586-3325.


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