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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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
Sid Waterman Classic Auto and Art Show, Gualala, CA, July 9–August 1, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.*
celebration of Collector Car Appreciation Day, the Gualala Arts Center
pushed the opening of the Art Show a week earlier than originally
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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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.
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
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
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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
Wal Mart Cruise, 295 Plymouth St., Halifax, MA, July 9, (and every 2nd Friday, weather permitting)
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
Natural Glass Corvette Association Car Display, West Caldwell, NJ,
on Saturday, July 10, taking place at Konner Chevrolet, 950 Bloomfield
Info: David Capuano firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Annual American Mettle Car Show, Albuquerque, NM, July 7, at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park
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!
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; email@example.com
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
1st Annual Ohio Valley Reunion, July 10, Presented by Ohio Valley Dragway
Information: Terry Huff 502/773-6176 or Travis Miller 502/287-7052
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
Bull Run Street Rods Manassas Applebee’s Cruise, Liberia Ave., Manassas, VA, July 9, 5:00 p.m.–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, email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
42nd Oldtimers NW Rod Run, Port Angeles, WA, Friday–Sunday, July 9–11
Info: Ron Perkerewicz, email@example.com or 360/731-8398