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Caution: Some of these dates have yet to be confirmed. Sometimes show sponsors change dates or times. Please get in touch with the contact person listed with the event before you go!
The CCCCVA posts these events as a service to car hobbyists. The council has no control over the events, what happens at them or the event sponsors.

You may submit 2017 events now. Cruises will be deleted the beginning of November unless you send an email stating your cruise-in will continue during the fall and winter months weather permitting. Thanks!

2016 Shows and Events

  • December 3 - Mason's Toy Box Toy Drive Saturday, December 3rd 10am - 1pm. Team Shelby & Team Havok would like to invite you to give back in a great way. We will be purchasing toys to donate to Mason's Toy Box, a local Richmond charity, that delivers gifts to children in Richmond, Roanoke and Charlottesville area hospitals during the holiday season. We will kick off the event with a shopping spree at Toys'R'Us in Short Pump (11861 W Broad St, Henrico, VA 23233) at 10am. Our shopping spree will be followed by a cruise to Mission BBQ where we will display our cars & collect the donations beginning at 11am. All makes & models welcome! Get festive and feel free to decorate your car! Nickie Armstrong nickiehannigan@gmail.com

  • December 3 - The seventh annual running of the ‘Santa’s Helpers Toy Run’ will be on December 3, 2016. It will begin at Chili’s Restaurant; 1030 Stafford Market Place, Stafford, VA at 10:00 for brunch then at 12:00 Noon we will leave for the National Museum of the Marine Corps at 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Triangle, VA. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to be deposited at the Toys For Tots drop off in the museum. This is a rain or shine event, come out with your daily driver if the weather is bad. For more info contact Dan Crane at whoop75@aol.com 540-842-6891 USMC Museum; www.usmcmuseum.com

  • December 4 - Merry Christmas Cruise-in Party at Extra Billy’s BBQ!! (Midlothian area, Alverser Drive off Rte. 60 by CarMax... next to Ovation Theater) SUNDAY afternoon, 1 - 4 PM. Get the cars out for some exercise and have some holiday cheer with your car friends! (weather permitting, of course!) Tables for 4, 6 or 8 available---if you’d like to sit with your friends, please call ahead to reserve; Live Xmas oldies music by Don Wade; Free apple cobbler, homemade Xmas cookies or soft drink with dinner purchase to all cruisers. We have reserved the back room for the event; Non-BBQ Dinner specials; Prize drawing for gift cards; For more info, call the restaurant 804-379-8727.

  • December 17 - The Oldies But Goodies Classic Cruizers will once again be hosting the Wreaths Across America Ceremony at City Point National Cemetery in Hopewell, Virginia. This rain or shine event pays tribute to our veterans by placing a beautiful wreath on as many headstones as possible. The event transforms the cemetery into a very festive scene for the holidays while remembering those that have passed. Join us by driving your antique vehicle or motorcycle as we convoy under police escort from the Crossings Shopping Center at 5220 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860 to the cemetery in Hopewell, VA. The convoy departs the Crossings at 10:30 and arrives at the cemetery at 10:45 for the ceremony. It is suggested you arrive at the Crossings by 10:00 to get lined up. If you would like to just meet us at the cemetery, the event starts promptly at 11:00 with a few remarks and then the laying of the wreaths. The cemetery is located on 10th Avenue and Davis Street Hopewell, Va

    2017 Shows and Events

  • January 28 - 18th Annual Polar Bear Run - mystery run to somewhere good. More info will be posted later.

  • April 22 - The Rotary Club of New Kent County, Virginia is hosting the “All American Muscle Car Celebration” April 22, 2017 (rain date April 23rd) on the beautiful vineyard grounds of New Kent Winery. The winery is just off I 64 between Williamsburg and Richmond Va and 20 miles from RIR. The show will be open from 11 AM to 4 PM with the awards ceremony at 3PM. A variety of food and winery vendors will be on the show field. All cars in the show must be in place by 10:30 AM.
    The show’s net proceeds will benefit two charities:
    1. “Families of the Wounded Fund”. This fund was created just for the purpose of uniting families during traumatic recovery periods. The Families of the Wounded Fund directs 100% of donations and the net proceeds from its events to assist families who come from across the nation to help their loved one’s heal at Hunter Holmes Mcguire VA Medical center Richmond Va. Several members of the New Kent Rotary have been to this facility and observed the needs of these young men and women. Having family close by for them is a real morale boost for them. We can help!
    2. Funds received from a raffle and silent auction will be used to fund a community college scholarship for a New Kent High School Graduate working toward an Associate’s Degree in automotive mechanics or body work.
    Contact person Steve DuBosky 804 824 4456

  • April 30 - Sunday Afternoon with the Classics: The "Day 2" Modified Car at Deep Run Park and Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway, Henrico, VA 2-3:30pm. What is a "Day 2" Modified Car? Americans have a love affair with their cars - so much so that they become an extension of our personality! This "back in the day" 1960's trend embraces the philosophy that to improve performance and get the look of the vehicle just right - purchase the perfect car and on "Day 2", or the second day of ownership - add near-instant modifications and upgrades such as Crager mag wheels, white letter tires, side pipes, a fancy paint job, fender skirts and other aftermarket accessories! Join the Richmond Region AACA for a presentation and opportunity to get up close and personal with these mildly modified, period correct cars! Part of the popular Sunday Afternoon with the Classics automotive series. Participating "Day 2" vehicles may assemble on site at the Recreation Center beginning at 12:30 pm. Parking will be directed. The mini-cruise-in event ends at 4 pm. Free! Information: Debbie Nolen, (804) 652-3407 or nol@henrico.us

  • May 21 - Sunday Afternoon with the Classics: 0 to 60 mph! The American Muscle Car at Deep Run Park and Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway, Henrico, VA 2-3:30pm. There’s something about the classic American muscle car that just can’t be beat - once you fire up that engine, you know why! Muscle cars were exciting, big, loud and ultra-powerful rubber burning machines. The 1960’s and 70’s saw American automakers become progressively more competitive in brute power and aggressive styling as they worked to surpass each other’s muscle car offerings. Join the Richmond Region AACA for a presentation and opportunity to meet owners and see examples of their amazing muscle cars! Part of the popular Sunday Afternoon with the Classics automotive series. Participating Muscle cars may assemble on site at the Recreation Center beginning at 12:30 pm. Parking will be directed. The mini-cruise-in event ends at 4 pm. Free! Information: Debbie Nolen, (804) 652-3407 or nol@henrico.us

  • July 8 - Street Dreams Cruisers 2nd Annual Car, Truck & Bike Show Sponsored by Strosnider Chevrolet. Show is at Strosnider Chevrolet, 5200 Oaklawn Boulevard Hopewell, VA. 23860. Saturday July 8, 2017 Time:10:00 am until 4:00 pm Rain Date: Saturday July 22, 2017. All Makes, Models & Years are Welcome. Registration starts 9:00 am until 12:00 noon Registration Fee $15:00 in Advance / $20:00 day of Show $10:00 for Display Only Judging---1:00pm to 2:00 pm Categories: Cars:1963 & Older, 1964 > 1975, 1976 > 1995, 1996 and up. Trucks & Bikes: All Year, Make & Models. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place Trophies for each category. Best of Show Trophies, Most Represented Club Trophy. Contact: Glenn Harris-President 804-317-0025 E-mail - streetdreamscruisers@yahoo.com

  • August 5 - August 5, 2017 is the date for the "Biggest Car Show Roundup in Virginia", presented by the Southern Knights Cruisers Car Club. This will be the 18th Annual Southern Knights Cruisers Veterans Car and Bike Show and is being held at Richard Bland College in Petersburg, VA 23805. The rain date for this show will be the October 7, 2017. The Show will start at 8:00am and end at 4:00pm. The Show will benefit the charities that help our country’s military and their veterans. The charities are the “Fisher House”, “McGuire Veterans Hospital’s Fund #1161**OEF/OIF/OND: This fund will be used to support the needs of returning Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn patients and their family members who visit McGuire VAMCRecreational Therapy Department”, “Fort Lee’s Holiday Helper Association” and “Richard Bland College’s Scholarship Fund”. This open show attracts the highest quality show cars from Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina. You don't want to miss this year’s show, where over 300 show cars, trucks, and bikes are expected to attend! No matter what you like, Antiques, Classics, Muscle Cars, Street Rods, Customs, Compacts, Tuners, Off Road Trucks, Custom trucks, Antique Military Trucks, Antique Fire Trucks, Antique Police Cars, Race Cars and Bikes, they will be there. All total, there will be more than 140 awards given out at this year’s show. Because of increased interest each year, this show continues to grow. If you need more information about the show, you can go to our website www.southernknightscruisers.com and click on show details, Info about the show or our charities of choice can be had by contacting Ricky Williams, President of Southern Knights Cruisers, at 804-526-8865, 804-691-3754 or Email at .

  • October 7th – Amelia Court House Car Show – Sponsored by The Amelia Car Club, Amelia Court House Square, 9am – 3pm, This is our 3rd annual car show in the Amelia Court House Square. The recipient of the proceeds from the 2017 Court House Car Show will be APAW (Amelia Patrons for Animal Welfare) Awards will be given for the Top 20 vehicles - voted on by the participants, People’s Choice – voted on by the spectators and Club Choice – voted on by The Amelia Car Club. Contact person name Lee S Williams – phone #804-561-3777 – email-lee@newhorizoninsuranceservice.com. Website for event is www.ameliacarclub.com.

  • October 14 - The Paralyzed Veterans of America, Mid-Atlantic are hosting our "4th Annual Beyond the Call of Duty Car, Truck, & Bike Show" at Mobility Super Center located at 7450 Midlothian Turnpike, North Chesterfield Virginia 23225. Registration stats at 7am and ends at noon. Registration $25 spectators are FREE! Goody bags to the first 150 registered cars. Gates open to spectators at 9am, with raffle drawing every 15 minutes. Live performances, kids zone, spectacular BBQ, and MUCH MORE! Awards presented in over 50 categories, and this show is open to all makes and models. Awards will be given out at 3pm. All proceeds will benefit the Accessible independence Program of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Mid-Atlantic Chapter ( pvamidatlantic.org/what-we-do/accessible-independence ). FOR MORE INFO please contact Justin Spurlock by phone 804.514.5407 or by email cntwlk@yahoo.com for more information. To RSVP and to stay up to date on the event visit the facebook event page ( www.facebook.com/events/179603045819236 ).
  • Cruise-Ins

    Friday Cruises

  • Fridays from 5 pm to 8 pm The Old Dominion Model A club will sponsor a Cruze In at the Route #5-295 Exxon located at Rt #5 and Rt#295 in Varina. All classic and antique cars and trucks are welcome. Food and restrooms are available on site. Contact person - Henry Nelson 804-795-1673.

  • Classic Cruise-in at The Diner on Friday night's from 5-8. The Diner is located at 11306 Hull Street Road, Midlothian 23112. Contact person Jimmy Stump Thedinerrva@gmail.com

    Saturday Cruises

  • Brunetti’s Express Year Round in the Kooliest Town of Mechanicsville at the Corner of 301 & Atlee Road. If the Weather is Good Cruise Out 3:30 till ? Every Saturday Afternoon Chill Out (no pun intended) w/Like Minded Motor Heads in a Well Lit Parking Lot, See Old Cars, Talk Shop & Eat Great Pizza. For More Info Call Lea at Still Runnin Magazine at 386.846.2347 cell or 804.746.2791.

  • Every Saturday - Cooter Cruise In at Cooters Ice Cream, 29 Weems Lane, Winchester, VA Phone: 540-454-0311. Open 6-9ish nightly. Additional parking lot reserved for classic cars. Free cones for drivers. For more information contact Bethany Melvin at 540-397-0136 or email at bmelvin939@gmail.com

    Sunday Cruises

  • "EVERY Sunday beginning on October 2nd - weather permitting there is a “Car Meet on the Street” in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia from 7am-3pm on King Street from Fairfax Street South to the River on both sides of King Street. Parking is free all day. Come early for the best spots. Plenty of restaurants and bars. Come look at the cars!" Info Brad Blakeman Bab@bblakeman.com
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