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National Collector Car Appreciation Day, July 9, 2010 is drawing nearer, and the list of events and recognition continues to grow. If you are attending, promoting or know of any car shows, cruises, etc. that are scheduled on or about Friday, July 9, please forward event information to Jim Skelly at It doesn’t matter how big or small the event is, we want to know about it.

If you are planning an event, be sure to check out some useful information here, which includes a sample press release, sample media advisory and message points about National Collector Car Appreciation Day.

National Collector Car Appreciation Day events as of 7/7/2010

25th Anniversary Bear Paw Festival Car Show, Downtown Eagle River, July 9, 5:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

National Collector Car Appreciation Day Event by Nancy Perry Productions, Discover Classic Cars, and Chilly Bombers, Glendale, AZ, at Chilly Bombers, 4917 W. Bell Rd., from 5:00–9:00 p.m., Friday, July 9

Egge Machine and Speed Shop, Sante Fe Springs, CA, July 9, 2010*

* Post a photo or video on Egge’s Facebook page, and the top-five posts with the most comments win a $100 Egge Machine and Speed Shop gift certificate!

Sid Waterman Classic Auto and Art Show, Gualala, CA, July 9–August 1, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.*

* In celebration of Collector Car Appreciation Day, the Gualala Arts Center pushed the opening of the Art Show a week earlier than originally planned!

Hot San Jose Nights, San Jose, CA, July 9–11

Ruby’s Cruise at the Beach, Redondo Beach, CA, July 9 (and every Friday March through October)

Cruisin’ Grand, Escondido, CA, July 9 (and every Friday April through September)

Ruby’s Cruise, Whittier, CA, July 9 (and every Friday May through October)

CAL-RODS Cruise In for Collector Cars, Covina, CA, held at the IN-N-Out on 1371 Grand Ave, Covina, CA, starting at 5:00 p.m. Contact: Jack Ferguson, president, CAL- RODS Car Club,

Auburn Cruise Night, Auburn, CA, July 9 (and every second Friday through September) 5:00–10:00 p.m.

Stoneridge Towne Shopping Center Cruise-In, Moreno Valley, CA, Friday, July 9, from 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., includes music, raffle, and 50/50 awards

Rims & Ribs Car Show, Livermore, CA, Saturday, July 10, from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., at the Cornerstone Fellowship Church, 248 North Canyons Parkway, Livermore CA. $10 for lunch from Bonehead’s Texas BBQ.
Information: Bob,

Chevrolet E-Rod Tour @ Jims Chevrolet Parts, Rancho Cordova, CA, Friday, July 9, from 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Jims Chevrolet Parts is located at 2235 Cemo Circle, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Lunch is provided, Please RSVP.
Info: Jim Matus

Giant Collector Car Rally, Simi Valley, CA, Friday, July 9, at Chuy’s Restaurant located at 1397 E. Los Angeles Ave. from 6:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m., discounts on food and special awards.
Contact: Skeeter at 805/915-7188 or

Classic Industries Celebrates Collector Car Appreciation Day with a 20% off sale! Classic Industries is offering a 20% off sale July 9–11, with Promotion Code CCAD610, some limitations apply.

Colorful Colorado Car Truck and Rod Show, Montrose, CO, July 9–10

Friday Night Cruise In at Sonic Restaurant, Aurora, CO, Friday, July 9, located at the intersection of Hampton and Tower Road in Aurora. Over 100 cars are expected.
Info: John Curtis,

Classic Nights Car Club Friday Night Cruise Celebration, Monroe, CT, Friday, July 9, beginning at Route 111 in Monroe
Info: Pete Kodz,

Cruise In at the Quarterdeck, 3301 North Lake Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, 5:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Music, raffles and prizes. For information call 561/753-3279.

Gators Dockside Cruise, 4349 W. Lake Mary Blvd, Lake Mary, FL, 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Do It Big Motorsports Georgia Chapter Cruise, Atlanta, GA, Friday, July 9
For Information, contact Robert Lovelle Rooks' cell: 512/902-1227, toll-free: 866/619-DIBM (3426) ext. 3

Day’s Chevrolet Cruz In, 3693 North Cobb Pkwy, Acworth, GA, July 9, 6:00 p.m.

Northwest Motorfest, Boise, ID, July 9–11
Governor Butch Otter has proclaimed July 9, 2010, as “Northwest Motorfest Collector Car Appreciation Day” in Idaho! All attendees on Friday night will receive an official proclamation signed by Governor Otter.

Annual Porsche Parade, St. Charles, IL, July 3–July 9

28th Annual Thunderbird Bloomington Rendezvous, Taking place at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Normal, IL 61761, July 9, 6:30 p.m. and on.

Friday Night Cruise, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, at the old Dominicks Shopping Center at the cross roads of Kirchoff Road and Meadow Drive, 5:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

2010 Haynes Apperson Festival Cruise In/Car Show, Kokomo, IN, July 1–3;

Arnolds Fabulous Fifties Drive-In CCAD Cruise Night, Decatur, IN, July 9, 8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. Door Prizes and food/drink specials to celebrate the day. 222 North 13th Street (Hwy. 27), Decatur, IN 46733; phone: 260/728-4740

20th Century Car Club Friday Night Cruise, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Friday, July 9
Information: Ed Kropa,

Collector Car Cruise-in Show, Wichita, KS, July 9 (and every Friday) West Street and Central, 5:00–10:00 p.m.
Contact Frank Upton at 316/371-3000 or

National Corvette Museum Discount for Collector Car Appreciation Day, Friday, July 9, $2 dollar discount to the National Corvette Museum and all classic cars can park in the Corvette Circle

Hole in the Wall Garage Collector Car Day BBQ, at the shop Located in Auburn, Maine, Friday, July 9, from 4:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. There will be free hot dogs and burgers for those that come with their collector car

Lowes Cruise, Bel Air, MD July 9, 2010 (and every Friday, weather permitting)

Celebrate Damascus Cruise-In – Heart of Maryland Classic Chevy Club, Damascus, MD, July 10, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Street Survivors of MD Cruise In, Glen Burnie, MD, Friday, July 9, 5:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m., at the Glen Burnie Mall located at Ritchie Hwy. and Ordnance Road.

Wal Mart Cruise, 295 Plymouth St., Halifax, MA, July 9, (and every 2nd Friday, weather permitting)

Be Cool Cruise-in and Car Show, Essexville/Bay City, MI, July 9–10

Roam’N’Chariots Friday Night Cruise, Lincoln Park, MI, July 9 (and every Friday through summer)

16th Annual Rolling Sculpture Car Show, Ann Arbor, MI, July 9, 2:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Vintage Car Club of Holland Special Event, Holland MI, July 9, 2010, at John’s Classic Cougars, 11522 E. Lakewood Blvd.

Clean Cut Creations Collector Car Appreciation Day Celebration, Webster Groves, MO, Saturday, July 10, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Lunch will be provided from noon–2:00 p.m.

The Meguiar’s “Automotive Handshake”
This Collector Car Appreciation Day, Meguiar’s encourages hobbyists to come together and take part in a nationwide “automotive handshake” in recognition of this special day. Turn on your headlights and blink them when you see another collector car on July 9.

Nebraska Rod and Custom Association CCAD BBQ, North Platt, NE, Friday, July 9, at the Car Doctor, starting at 7:00 p.m.
Details: The Car Doctor, 308/532-1382, or Pat Smith, 308/532-8214

Rt 385 Cruisers Hang Out, Alliance, NE, July 9, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., at Kees Parking lot, bring your lawn chairs and coolers
Contact: Penaluna,

National Automobile Museum Two for One Admission on Collector Car Appreciation Day, Reno, NV, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

34th Annual Fun Day Rod Run at Canobie Lake Park, Salem, NH

American Collectors Insurance/Hemmings Motor News Celebration, Cherry Hill, NJ, Friday July 9, from 4:00 p.m–7:00 p.m.

South Jersey Region AACA Cruise to the Cape, starting in Woodstown, NJ, and cruising to Cape May.

Natural Glass Corvette Association Car Display, West Caldwell, NJ, on Saturday, July 10, taking place at Konner Chevrolet, 950 Bloomfield Avenue.
Info: David Capuano

Antique Truck show at the Freedomfest State Fair, Upper Freehold, NJ, Saturday and Sunday, July 10–11, at the Horse Park of New Jersey, County Route 524
Info: Jon Szap 609/888-5566

Antique Motoring Club of Monmouth County Ice Cream Run, Monmouth County, NJ, Friday, July 9, in the evening
Info: Rick,

1st Annual American Mettle Car Show, Albuquerque, NM, July 7, at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park
Info: 505/235-7067

Northern Chevelle Gathering, Grand Island, NY, July 9–11

38th Van Nats, Greenwich, NY, July 8–11

Rockland Rodders Friday Night Cruise, Central Ave. Field, Pearl River New York, Friday, July 9

Paddock Chevrolet 13th Annual Super Cruise – Kenmore, NY (Buffalo), Friday July 9

Tappet Twirlers Super Summer Cruise-Ins, St. Johns Church, W. Dominick St., Rome, NY, Friday, July 9

Historic Richmond Town Wednesday Cruise Night for CCAD, Richmond Town, Staten Island, NY, Wednesday, July 7, starting at 5:15 p.m. and going until dusk

Northeast Classic Car Museum CCAD Celebration, Norwich, NY, July 9–11, $1.00 off adult admission by mentioning Collector Car Appreciation Day

Harlem Valley Car Club Cruise, Wassaic, NY, July 9. Special Cruise night at Frankie’s Pizza on Rt 22, starts at 6:00 p.m. Regular cruise night is Wednesday, this is a special event to celebrate Car Collector Appreciation Day!

Steele Rubber Products Employee Car Show, Denver, NC, July 9, from 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Public is welcome!

Foothills Chevy II Nova Club Sonic Drive in Show, Sonic Drive in Restaurant in Newton, NC, July 9.
For Info contact Al Smith: 828/465-1943.

Wayne County Cruisers Collector Car Day, Bojangles Restaurant in Goldsboro NC, Friday, July 9
Information: Ed Yahnker;

AACA North Carolina Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise to Floyd, VA, via scenic Hwy. 8, Friday, July 9

27th Annual Fiat Freak Out, Ashville, NC, July 8–11

Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show & Cruise In, Metro Place in Dublin, OH, July 9–10

GoodGuys PPG Nationals, Columbus, OH, July 9–11, 2010

8th Annual Fostoria Car Show, Fostoria, OH, July 9, 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

1st Annual Ohio Valley Reunion, July 10, Presented by Ohio Valley Dragway
Information: Terry Huff 502/773-6176 or Travis Miller 502/287-7052

Graffiti Weekend, Mulitple Events throughout Oregon, July 3–10, 2010

Pacific Northwest Shelby Dodge Auto Club CCAD Breakfast, Portland, OR, Friday, July 9, at the Gateway Breakfast House on 11434 N.E. Halsey road, 8:00 a.m.
Contact: Mark Leon,

Carlisle All Chrysler Nationals, Carlisle, PA, July 9–11, 2010

PennMustangs – Mustang Muscle at Montana West, Quakertown, PA, July 11, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

AACA Antique Auto Museum, Hershey, PA, July 9, 2010. Admission only $7

York Reunion and Nostalgia Nationals, York, PA, July 9–10, 2010

Low Country Model A Ford Club Gathering and Cruise around the Battery, Charleston, SC, Friday, July 9, at Brittlebank Park from 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. with a cruise after

Black Hills Rod Run, Rapid City, SD 57709, July 9–11

Music City Chevy Show, Nashville, TN, July 8–11

Murfreesboro Hot Rod Club Friday Night Cruise-In, Murfreesboro, TN, Friday, July 9, 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m., located at The Avenue Murfreesboro, 2615 Medical Center Parkway. All Makes and Models welcome.

Dallas Area Classic Chevys Cruise Night, Friday, July 9, at Kellers Drive-In, 6537 East Northwest Highway, Dallas, 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Morning Maniacs Celebrates Collector Car Appreciation Day, McKinney, TX, Saturday, July 10, 8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m., in La Madeleine’s parking lot.

Castroville Friday Night Fever Cruise, Wommack Automotive (formerly Lundquist Chevrolet), 1955 Hwy E., Castroville, TX, 6:00–10:00 p.m. No fee, all makes and ages of cars.

Friday Night Car Show at Biff Buzby’s, Live Oak, TX, Friday July 9, 6:00–10:00 p.m., in the parking lot at Biff’s, located 12702 Toepperwein Road.

Northern Reality Cruise Night, Layton, UT, July 9
Contact: 801/682-8330

July Jamboree Car Show, Cedar City, UT, July 9–10

Bo Huff’s Rockabilly Car Show, East Carbon, UT

Hemmings Cruise In, Bennington, VT, Thursday, July 8, 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m., in the parking lot behind the Sunoco Filling Station, 216 Main Street, Bennington, Vermont

Bull Run Street Rods Manassas Applebee’s Cruise, Liberia Ave., Manassas, VA, July 9, 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Fredericksburg Car Club BBQ Night, Virginia Barbeque in Fredericksburg VA, July 9, 5:00–9:00 p.m.

Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise to Pierces Pit BBQ, 447 East Rochambeau Drive, Williamsburg, VA, Sunday, July 11

Rescue Squad Car Show, Colonial Beach, VA, Friday July 17
Info: John Conaty,

Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise-In, Olympia, WA, July 9 Corvette & High Performance on Lake Blvd, 5:30 p.m.–8:30 pm.
Contact: Larry Johnson at 360/754-7890 or at

42nd Oldtimers NW Rod Run, Port Angeles, WA, Friday–Sunday, July 9–11
Info: Ron Perkerewicz, or 360/731-8398

Atlantic Nationals, Moncton, New Brunswick, July 8–11