2014 List of Area Car Shows & Cruises

                                                                                  Last updated 8/28/2014 @ 10:50 AM

August

28th – Thu – McThursday – at McDonald’s Restaurant, Proctorville, OH – 6:00 PM or thereafter – An old-fashioned car get-together to eat, have ice cream, fellowship and talk cars – Not an organized event, “no one is in charge” – All attending shall act responsibly

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29th – Fri – Cruise-N Friday – at Perry-Morris Square in Milton, WV – 5 PM ‘til ??? – No entry fee, but donations accepted – Oldies music, door prizes, cash drawings – Cruise-in hosted by the Covered Bridge Car Club – For more information, call Andrew at 304-743-5321 or 304-654-0745 or email coveredbridgecarclub@msn.com

29th – Fri – Final Friday Cruise – at the City Park in downtown Grayson, Kentucky (next to the City Building) – 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM – Free registration – Door prizes, 50/50 drawing – Help support Meals on Wheels!

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29th to 31st – Fri to Sun – 26th Annual Ohio Model T Jamboree – headquarters at the Quality Inn in Gallipolis, OH – Friday: afternoon tour of Gallia County, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM ice cream social at the Gallipolis City Park with a performance by the Sweet Adelines (open to the public) – Saturday: Meet at Ft. Randolph 8-10 AM for photos, then tour Mason County and Point Pleasant, WV; 6:00-7:30 PM cars displayed at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1110 First Ave. Gallipolis during the jamboree’s banquet – Sunday: 8:00 AM, leave for second tour of Gallia County thru Centenary, Raccoon Creek Park, Cadmus, Patriot, Gage and Willow Wood (stop at antique mall); then stop at Bob Evans Farm at noon for lunch and a tour of the farm. For more information, go to www.visitgallia.com

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30th – Sat – Adam’s Rod Run and Cruise-in – rod run leaves the Greenup Dam at 9 AM and arrives in Greenup, Kentucky at Noon, cruise-in from Noon ‘til 5 PM – Door prizes, inflatables & a ‘Jack’s Choice’ trophy – Hotdogs, hamburgers & snacks for donations – Presented by the Greenup County Cruisers – ALL monies raised from this benefit will go to the family of Jack Cantrell, a 6-year-old from Wurtland with cystic fibrosis.

30th – Sat – Cruise-In at the Burg – at McDonald’s Restaurant, 8808 Ohio River Road in Wheelersburg, Ohio 45694 – No registration fee – Cruise from 6 PM to 10 PM – Presented by the Ohio River Street Rodders – Door prizes, music by KC’s Productions

30th – Sat – TNT Benefit Car Show – at Sissonville Middle School at 100 Old U.S. Highway 21, Charleston, WV – Registration ($10) from 9 AM to 12 Noon, trophies at 3 PM – Dash plaques to first 50 entries, concessions, prizes, music – Proceeds benefit Bill Thomas (recently diagnosed with ALS) & family – For more information, contact April at 304-380-8260

30th – Sat – “Rock the Park” Classic Car Cruise-In and Concert – at Kanawha State Forest swimming pool parking lot in Charleston, WV – Opens at 12 Noon, event begins at 1 PM – No entry fee – Live bands, Scott Hill (Appalachian storyteller), food vendors – For more information, email Greg at greflds@aol.com

30th – Sat – Trojans Car Club 6th Annual Car Show – at the Buffalo Diner on Rt. 62 in Buffalo, WV – Registration ($10) from 4 PM to 6 PM, awards at 7:30 PM (Top 50 cars, top 10 bikes plus special awards) – Dash plaques to first 50 entries, door prizes, games, music, food – For more information, contact Steve at 304-532-7961

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31st – Sun – 12th Annual ‘Cruisin The Judy’ Car Show – at the Judy Drive-In, 4078 Maysville Road in Mt. Sterling, KY – Registration ($15 per car load) 5 PM to 7 PM –  Awards, specials at the snack bar, movie begins at dusk – Hosted by the Carter County Cruisers Car Club – For more information, visit www.cartercountycruisers.com

 

September

1st – Mon – 43rd Annual Antique & Collectors Car Show – at Second and Market Streets in the historic Boneyfiddle Area (3 blocks west of downtown) of Portsmouth, Ohio – 1st and 2nd place trophies in 30 classes plus Top 10 1981 to present and special awards – Registration ($10) from 9 AM to 12 Noon – Music, 50/50 – Hosted by the Scioto Antique Motor Club and the Iron City Antique Auto Club – For more information, call Ralph at 740-456-6664 or John at 740-354-4750

1st – Mon – Annual England Hill Cruise-In and car show – at the England Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 10201 Mayo Trail, Catlettsburg, Kentucky – 12 Noon to 4 PM – Entry fee $10 – Door prizes, food music, fellowship – Top 20 trophies plus two special (6’ tall!) awards – Hot Wheels race, food & fellowship – Open to anything on wheels!

1st – Mon – FoodFair 12th Annual Labor Day Cruise-In/Show – at the FoodFair store in Proctorville, Ohio – Registration (Free) from 9 AM to 11 AM, show ends at 3 PM – Dash plaques to first 50 entries, tickets sold for door prizes, music, 50/50, concessions available – Customer choice awards, 1st – 3rd awards for 1970-1993 and 1969 & older, 1st place only for 1994-2014 – Rain date September 7th, 12 Noon to 4 PM

1st – Mon – 23rd Annual Madison & Jefferson Fire Dept. Car Show, Bean Dinner & Hog Roast – at the Madison-Jefferson Bingo Hall on East Main St. (State Rt. 93) in Oak Hill, Ohio – Registration ($10) from 9 AM to 12 Noon, trophies awarded at 3 PM – For more information, contact Kevin at 740-682-7149

1st – Mon – Golden Oldies Car Club 37th Annual “Labor Day Show” – at the West Virginia Capitol Complex in Charleston, WV – 9 AM to 4 PM – Entry fee $15 – Oldies music, food, 50/50, door prizes, trophies and games – For more information, call Ron at 304-273-2257, David at 304-548-7115 or Marietta at 304-965-3200

1st – Mon – Corvette Club Labor Day Show – at the West Virginia Capitol Complex in Charleston, WV (enter at the Greenbrier St. entrance) – Registration ($10 – covers 2 car shows) from 9 AM to 12 Noon, judging begins at Noon – Trophies will be awarded – For more information, call 304-343-3331

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4th – Thu – McThursday – at McDonald’s Restaurant, Proctorville, OH – 6:00 PM or thereafter – An old-fashioned car get-together to eat, have ice cream, fellowship and talk cars – Not an organized event, “no one is in charge” – All attending shall act responsibly

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5th – Fri – First Friday Cruise-In and Art Walk – “Downtown Live” - Winchester Ave, downtown Ashland, KY – 4 PM to dark - $5 entry fee – Live music, door prizes, 50/50 drawing – Sponsored by Ashland Main Street and local businesses – All proceeds go to local charities

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6th – Sat – Cruise Olive Hill – at the parking lot of NAPA & Subway in Olive Hill, KY – 6 PM to 10 PM – No entry fee – Door prizes, music – For more information, go to www.cartercountycruisers.com

6th – Sat – Cruisin’ With McDonald’s & H.I.M.G. – at McDonald’s and H.I.M.G. at Rt. 60 & 29th Street in Huntington, WV – 4 PM to dusk – Donation for registration – Door prizes, 50/50 drawing, cash prizes – Presented by the Tri-State Street Rods club – Proceeds go to Ronald McDonald House Charities – For more information, call 304-617-1608

6th – Sat – Conner’s Benefit Car Show – at Pennington FoodFair in Flatwoods, KY (on Rt. 207, just behind McDonald’s) – Registration ($10) from 10 AM to 12:30 PM, judging begins at 1 PM – Top 50 trophies plus specialty awards – Dash plaques to first 50 entrants, door prizes, hourly drawing for $25 gas card from 11 AM to 2 PM – All proceeds benefit the Cabell Huntington Hospital Foundation’s “Gift of Life” children’s cancer clinic – Rain date Sept. 13 – For more information, call Larry at 606-465-5285

6th – Sat – Sonic Cruise-In – at the Sonic Drive-in in Maysville, KY – 5 PM to ??? – For more information, call 606-584-7648

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11th – Thu – McThursday – at McDonald’s Restaurant, Proctorville, OH – 6:00 PM or thereafter – An old-fashioned car get-together to eat, have ice cream, fellowship and talk cars – Not an organized event, “no one is in charge” – All attending shall act responsibly

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12th – Fri  – Second Friday Cruise-in – at the McDonald’s in the Food Fair Shopping Center, 2133 Argillite Road, Flatwoods, KY – 5 PM ‘til 8 PM – Registration: $5 donation to the Greenup County Habitat for Humanity – Door prizes throughout the evening, 50/50 split-the-pot drawing at 8 PM (you must be present to win), WLGC live remote broadcast from 4:30 ‘til 6:30 PM – Presented by the Greenup County Cruisers – For more information, call 606-836-0421

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13th – Sat – Second Saturday Cruise-in and Movie Night – Downtown Greenup, Kentucky – 6 PM to 9 PM – Movie begins at dusk, weather permitting – Presented by the Greenup County Cruisers – For more information, call Steve at 606-831-2174

13th – Sat – Salyersville Cruise-In – City Hall parking lot, downtown Salyersville, Kentucky – Free registration – 4 PM ‘til ??? – Dash plaques, door prizes, 50/50 drawing – Hosted by the Licking River Kruizers Car Club – For more information, e-mail kkhoward@lvrecc.com

13th – Sat  - Crusin’ for a Cure – Swap meet and cruise-in – at the I64 Motorplex at 674 Wells Road in Owingsville, KY – Swap meet opens at 9 AM, spaces available for $15 each – Cruise-in from 12 Noon to 2 PM, entry fee is $15 which includes ‘Street Only’ race Saturday evening (cars must be driven in with proper license and insurance) – All proceeds from the two events go to the American Cancer Society – For more information, call 606-674-3987 or 606-831-2059 or go to www.I64motorplex.com

13th – Sat – Solo/Autocross – at the KYOVA Mall in Cannonsburg, KY (south of Ashland, KY on U.S. Rt. 60) – Registration ($20 SCCA members, $35 all others) opens at 10 AM – First car on course around 11:30 AM, event finishes about 4 PM – For more information, call Dave at 740-533-3335 or visit www.rcrscca.com

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14th Sun – The Maynard Reunion Car & Bike Show – at Cabwaylingo State Park, about 30 miles south of Wayne, WV – 10 AM to 3 PM, rain or shine – Trophies, games, prizes, live music and more. (You don’t have to be a Maynard to attend!) – Bring a lunch and lawn chairs – For more information, call Buster at 304-385-4539 or Donald at 304-849-4584

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18th – Thu – McThursday – at McDonald’s Restaurant, Proctorville, OH – 6:00 PM or thereafter – An old-fashioned car get-together to eat, have ice cream, fellowship and talk cars – Not an organized event, “no one is in charge” – All attending shall act responsibly

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19th – Fri – Igniters Cruise-In – at McDonald’s at 1124 East Main Street in Chillicothe, Ohio – 6 PM to 10 PM – No registration fee – Door prizes, ‘50a and ‘60s music, 50/50 drawing – Hosted by McDonald’s and the Igniters Car Club – Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House and other local charities – For more information, go to: www.ignitersstreetrods.com

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20th – Sat – Poage Landing Days Car Show – Winchester Ave, downtown Ashland, KY – Registration ($10) from 9 AM to 1 PM – Presented by the Iron City Antique Auto Club – 1st and 2nd Place trophies in 48 classes + 3 “Judges’ Choice” awards – Door prizes, 50/50 drawing and oldies music – For more information, call Dave at 740-533-3335

20th – Sat – BB’s Car Club “Family Night” Cruz-In – at the Kyova Tri-State Mall on US Rt. 60 west of Ashland, Kentucky – Registration ($5) opens at 2 PM, cruz-in is from 4 PM to 9 PM – Door prizes awarded throughout the event with the Grand Door Prize presented at the end of the night, 50/50 drawing, music – For more information, call Jim at 606-922-6647 or Ed at 304-544-1645

20th – Sat – 15th Annual Car & Truck Show – 5th & Market Streets in Portsmouth, OH – Registration ($10) 9 AM to 12:30 PM, 80 trophies awarded at 4 PM – Door prizes, music, crafts, flea market, games – Held in conjunction with Saint Mary’s International Festival – Enjoy food from 10 countries – Rain or shine! – For more information, call George at 740-858-2155 or Jim at 740-353-8352

20th – Sat – Paintsville Cruiz-N Hot Rod Alley – in downtown Paintsville, Kentucky – 4 PM to 9 PM – Music, door prizes, food, 50/50 drawing – Hosted by the Eastern Kentucky Gearheads Car Club – For more information, contact Randy, Tim or Dave at 606-789-6063, go to www.ekygearheads.com or email Casey Jones at sneakyratmonster@yahoo.com

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25th – Thu – McThursday – at McDonald’s Restaurant, Proctorville, OH – 6:00 PM or thereafter – An old-fashioned car get-together to eat, have ice cream, fellowship and talk cars – Not an organized event, “no one is in charge” – All attending shall act responsibly

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25th-27th – Thu-Sat – Somernites Cruise-In “PowerCruise” – in downtown Somerset, Kentucky -- All events are FREE * Thursday: Tune-up Cruise-In 7 PM to ??? at the new Steak ‘n Shake at light 16B on Highway 27 * Friday: Early Bird Pepsi Meet & Greet/Q97, Noon to 2 PM at Danny’s Rod Shop, approx 2.5 miles north of Somerset on US 27 – Friday Night Thunder, 6 PM to 10 PM at the Somerset Mall (stoplight #23 on US 27) – Live music, prizes, inflatables for the kids, loud pipe contests * Saturday: Morning Fun Run meets at Hardee’s South (stoplight #22 on US 27 South) at 8 AM includes free breakfast for those participating. September destination is Haney’s Appledale Farm -- fun run departs at 9 AM sharp – Cruise-In gates open downtown at 1 PM – Blocks and blocks of show cars & trucks! Lots of vendor displays to shop for new performance & restoration parts, music, free shuttle busses to local shopping centers! For more information, go to: http://www.somernitescruise.org/index.html

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26th – Fri – Cruise-N Friday – at Perry-Morris Square in Milton, WV – 5 PM ‘til ??? – No entry fee, but donations accepted – Oldies music, door prizes, cash drawings – Cruise-in hosted by the Covered Bridge Car Club – For more information, call Andrew at 304-743-5321 or 304-654-0745 or email coveredbridgecarclub@msn.com

26th – Fri – Final Friday Cruise – at the City Park in downtown Grayson, Kentucky (next to the City Building) – 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM – Free registration – Door prizes, 50/50 drawing – Help support Meals on Wheels!

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27th – Sat – Cruise-In at the Burg – at McDonald’s Restaurant, 8808 Ohio River Road in Wheelersburg, Ohio 45694 – No registration fee – Cruise from 6 PM to 10 PM – Presented by the Ohio River Street Rodders – Door prizes, music by KC’s Productions

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28th – Sun – All Ford Show – at Vallery Ford on Emmitt Ave. in Waverly, Ohio – Registration ($10) from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, awards at 4 PM – All entries MUST be Ford powered, ‘class’ show – Presented by the Southern Ohio Ford Club – Rain or shine! – For more information, call 740-820-8381 or see www.southernohiofordclub.com

28th – Sun – Crusin’ In The Park (Southeastern Sundays) – at Rawlings & Stinson Park in downtown Manchester, KY – 1 PM to 5 PM – No entry fee – Door prizes, music, crafts, story telling, food available – Proceeds benefit the Manchester Volunteer Fire Department – For more information, call Jack at 606-599-2413 or go to www.claycountycruisers.org or visit Clay County Cruisers on Facebook

 

 

October

1st – Wed – Doo Wop Cruise-In – at the Mardi Gras Casino (Cross Lanes exit I-64), Nitro, WV – 5 PM to 9 PM – Music, food – Early registration available for Doo Wop  events – Prizes (including two $1,000 cash drawings) available for participants pre-registered for the Rod Run & Doo Wop Show – for more information, call 304-982-9543 or go to www.charlestonwvcarshow.com

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2nd thru 5th – Thu thru Sun – 8th Annual Charleston Rod Run & Doo Wop Show – on Kanawha Boulevard in Charleston, WV - $25 registration for all four days – Live concerts, Women’s World, seminars, model car contest, concessions, door prizes, flame thrower contest, swap meet, cackle fest, road tours, raffles, lighted boat parade, fireworks and more – For more information, call 304-982-9543 or 304-348-6826 or go to www.charlestonwvcarshow.com

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3rd – Fri – First Friday Cruise-In and Art Walk – “Downtown Live” - Winchester Ave, downtown Ashland, KY – 4 PM to dark - $5 entry fee – Live music, door prizes, 50/50 drawing – Sponsored by Ashland Main Street and local businesses – All proceeds go to local charities

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4th – Sat – Cruisin’ With McDonald’s & H.I.M.G. – at McDonald’s and H.I.M.G. at Rt. 60 & 29th Street in Huntington, WV – 4 PM to dusk – Donation for registration – Door prizes, 50/50 drawing, cash prizes – Presented by the Tri-State Street Rods club – Proceeds go to Ronald McDonald House Charities – For more information, call 304-617-1608

4th – Sat – 12th Annual Bean Dinner/Hog Roast/Car, Tractor & Motorcycle Show – at Manpower Park on Main Street in Jackson, Ohio – Registration ($10) from 9 AM to 12 Noon – Sponsored by the Jackson Firefighters Association – For more information, call 740-286-1966

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10th – Fri  – Second Friday Cruise-in – at the McDonald’s in the Food Fair Shopping Center, 2133 Argillite Road, Flatwoods, KY – 5 PM ‘til 8 PM – Registration: $5 donation to the Greenup County Habitat for Humanity – Door prizes throughout the evening, 50/50 split-the-pot drawing at 8 PM (you must be present to win), WLGC live remote broadcast from 4:30 ‘til 6:30 PM – Presented by the Greenup County Cruisers – For more information, call 606-836-0421

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11th – Sat – Cruise-In at the Burg – at McDonald’s Restaurant, 8808 Ohio River Road in Wheelersburg, Ohio 45694 – No registration fee – Cruise from 6 PM to 10 PM – Presented by the Ohio River Street Rodders – Door prizes, music by KC’s Productions – Halloween costume night (voluntary)

11th – Sat – Second Saturday Cruise-in and Movie Night – Downtown Greenup, Kentucky – 6 PM to 9 PM – Movie begins at dusk, weather permitting – Presented by the Greenup County Cruisers – For more information, call Steve at 606-831-2174

11th – Sat – Salyersville Cruise-In – City Hall parking lot, downtown Salyersville, Kentucky – Free registration – 4 PM ‘til ??? – Dash plaques, door prizes, 50/50 drawing – Hosted by the Licking River Kruizers Car Club – For more information, e-mail kkhoward@lvrecc.com   

11th – Sat – Solo/Autocross – at the KYOVA Mall in Cannonsburg, KY (south of Ashland, KY on U.S. Rt. 60) – Registration ($20 SCCA members, $35 all others) opens at 10 AM – First car on course around 11:30 AM, event finishes about 4 PM – For more information, call Dave at 740-533-3335 or visit www.rcrscca.com

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18th – Sat – BB’s Car Club “Halloween Party” Cruz-In – at the Kyova Tri-State Mall on US Rt. 60 west of Ashland, Kentucky – Registration ($5) opens at 2 PM, cruz-in is from 4 PM to 9 PM – Door prizes awarded throughout the event with the Grand Door Prize presented at the end of the night, 50/50 drawing, music – For more information, call Jim at 606-922-6647 or Ed at 304-544-1645

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21st – Tue – C-K AutumnFest Parade – Downtown Ceredo, WV – Parade begins at 6 PM – Visit the website at www.CKAutumnFest.com for a registration form for the parade and a complete schedule of activities

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23rd-25th – Thu-Sat – Somernites Cruise-In “Tri-Five Chevys & Hot Rods” – in downtown Somerset, Kentucky -- All events are FREE * Thursday: Tune-up Cruise-In 7 PM to ??? at the new Steak ‘n Shake at light 16B on Highway 27 * Friday: Early Bird Pepsi Meet & Greet/Q97, Noon to 2 PM at Danny’s Rod Shop, approx 2.5 miles north of Somerset on US 27 – Friday Night Thunder, 6 PM to 10 PM at the Somerset Mall (stoplight #23 on US 27) – Live music, prizes, inflatables for the kids, loud pipe contests * Saturday: Morning Fun Run meets at Hardee’s South (stoplight #22 on US 27 South) at 8 AM includes free breakfast for those participating. October destination is Cumberland Falls State Park -- fun run departs at 9 AM sharp – Cruise--In gates open downtown at 1 PM – Blocks and blocks of show cars & trucks! Lots of vendor displays to shop for new performance & restoration parts, music, free shuttle busses to local shopping centers! For more information, go to: http://www.somernitescruise.org/index.html

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25th – Sat – C-K AutumnFest Cruise-In on the Plaza 2014 – on the Plaza in Ceredo, WV – Registration ($5) opens at 9 AM, cruise-in from Noon to 5 PM – Cars, trucks & motorcycles welcome! – Door prize drawings throughout the day, oldies music & grand prize courtesy of 93.7 The Dawg – Cruise-in sponsored by Reyburn’s Auto Service – Grand Prize 5 days/4 nights stay in Pigeon Forge, TN – Trophy awarded to the club with the most members registered at the cruise-in

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26th – Sun – Crusin’ In The Park (Southeastern Sundays) – at Rawlings & Stinson Park in downtown Manchester, KY – 1 PM to 5 PM – No entry fee – Door prizes, music, crafts, story telling, food available – Proceeds benefit the Manchester Volunteer Fire Department – For more information, call Jack at 606-599-2413 or go to www.claycountycruisers.org or visit Clay County Cruisers on Facebook