Car show calendar
Saturday, Aug. 3: UPS for Downs Charity Car Show, Schaumburg. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Fuddruckers, 436 E. Golf Road. Benefits United Parent Support for Down Syndrome (UPS for DownS). $20 to register car, spectators free. Participant voting with trophies awarded for stock, modified, future classic (1985 and newer) and more. Music, raffles and 50/50 split the pot. For information, email Jeff Parcell, email@example.com, or Marylynn Cassata, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Aug. 3: Fourth annual BBQ for our Veterans Car Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Edwards Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Building 240, 5000 S. 5th Ave., Hines. Owners who bring their vintage, muscle or collector car eat free. For details about the show and barbecue, email email@example.com or visit www.emsroaddocsil.com.
Saturday, Aug 3: Third annual La Grange Endless Summerfest Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, (new time) noon-5 p.m. at Gordon Park. Vehicles enter at the corner of Hazel (Tilden) Avenue and Shawmut Avenue (just past the Life Storage at 405 Shawmut Ave.) in La Grange. Grass parking is available. Gates open at 11 a.m. Registration is from noon-2 p.m. with awards at 4:45 p.m. Vehicle entry fee is $20. Dash plaques for the first 75 vehicles and 40 awards. Event donations and a 50/50 raffle and gift raffle to benefit a charity. Enjoy music, food vendors, community vendors, family activities and a carnival. For details, visit Facebook.com/BGVMotorsports, BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.
Aug. 9, 10 & 11: 2019 Indian Uprising, Mega Center at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E Main St., St. Charles. Back for the 29th year. Join the Cruisin' Tigers for the largest all Pontiac charitable event put on by a car club in the world. With over 600 Pontiacs expected and activities all weekend long. Vendors, food and the Friday night movie. On Saturday, feature car only event with awards and the Mega Cruise-in. Sunday, over 150 awards in two classes: 1926-1981 and 1982-2009. For details, visit cruisintigers.com/2019-indian-uprising-info.html.
Saturday, Aug. 10: Harley Fest of Illinois, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. at Vasa Park, off Route 31 in South Elgin. Motorcycles, vendors, bands, food, drinks and more. Raffle tickets, $20, to win a 2019 Harley Davidson; buy tickets at Fox River Harley-Davidson. Free admission. www.facebook.com/HarleyFestIL.
Saturday, Aug. 10: Fourth annual North Avenue Car Show, Bartlett. Three blocks adjacent to adjacent to Bartlett Park, 102 N. Eastern Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Registration, 8 a.m.-noon. Awards at 2:30 p.m. Register online at ignitethecourage.org/car-show. 27 custom-made trophies. Live music by the Belvederes, noon. $6 All U Can Eat Breakfast, 8-11 a.m. Preregistration: $20 by Aug. 6. Day of show, $25. All proceeds go to Ignite the Courage, a nonprofit organization created by Bartlett firefighters to provide resources and inspiration for neighbors in need within the community.
Saturday, Aug. 10: The AAA Vernon Hills Car Care Plus Charity Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show, 1680 N. Milwaukee Ave. $15 entry fee. All entry fees and event donations to benefit the Key to 73 Hawthorn Education Foundation. Gates open at 9 a.m. Registration is 10 a.m. until noon. Awards at 2:45 p.m. Dash plaques and goody bags to first 75 vehicles and 35 awards. Enjoy lunch for purchase by Max's Dawg House, music, vendors, and giveaways. For details, visit BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.
Sunday, Aug. 11: Annual Gurnee Days Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Viking Park. Vehicles to take Grand Avenue to Kilbourne Road and Kilbourne Road to Emerald Avenue (follow the car show signs). Grass parking available. Gates open at 9 a.m. Registration 10 a.m. -- noon, with awards at 2:45 p.m. Entry fee $15. Dash plaques for first 100 vehicles and 40 awards. Proceeds to benefit the Gurnee American Legion Post 771. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, music, food and beverage vendors, community vendors, family activities and a carnival. For details, visit BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.
Aug. 14-18: National Impala Association Convention, Mega Center at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E Main St., St. Charles. NIA features Chevrolet's finest full-size cars built between 1958 to present, as well as Canadian Pontiacs. For details, visit www.nationalimpala.com/the-2019-nia-convention-in-st-charles.
Saturday, Aug 17: Cops n' Rodders Charity Cruise Night, 5-9 p.m. at Gurnee Mills Mall, 6170 Grand Ave., Lot G (at Floor & Decor), sponsored by the Gurnee Fraternal Order of Police Social Lodge 266. Gates open at 4 p.m. Donations accepted for the Shop with a Cop Program of the Gurnee Police Department. Dash plaques for first 50 vehicles and three top vehicle awards. Enjoy food, music, a 50/50 raffle and prizes. For details, visit BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.
Sunday, Aug 18: Fifth annual Cuda's Bar & Grill Summer Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show, 27045 Grass Lake Road, Antioch. Free show. Donations will be accepted for Lake County Haven. Gates open at 9 a.m. Breakfast and lunch is available. Registration is 10 a.m.-noon. Awards at 2:45 p.m. Dash Plaques to first 50 vehicles, 35 awards and sponsor giveaways, while supplies last. Enjoy food specials, music and an automotive-themed venue. For details, visit BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.
Sunday, Aug. 18: 28th annual Vintage & Antique Motorcycle Show presented by the Chicago Norton Owners Club. Hosted by MCC (Motor Cycle Center), 443 E. St. Charles Road, Villa Park (three blocks west of Route 83). Open to all makes of motorcycles, foreign and domestic, 1989 and older. Show hours, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Awards at 2 p.m. in all classes. Registration, $15, is from 9-11 a.m. Spectators free. For information, call (630) 661-0607 or visit cnoc.org.
Saturday, Aug. 24: Lake County Sheriff's inaugural Classic Car Show to Benefit Special Olympics, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Blackdog Speed Shop, 600 Barclay Road, Lincolnshire. Shop tours, food, 50/50 raffle, Lake County Sheriff K-9 demonstration. $20 registration donation. Preregistration guarantees a spot and commemorative T-shirt. For a registration form or additional information, email SpecialOlympicsCarShow@gmail.com.
Saturday, Aug. 24: Elgin Road Race Car Show and Parade Lap celebrating the Elgin Open Wheel Road Races of 1910 to 1933, Advantara Elgin, 1950 Larkin Ave. Registration 11 a.m. Parade lap at 3:30 p.m. over the original racecourse, which is now all city streets. All makes and models welcome. Sponsored by the Model T Ford Club International, Fox Valley Chapter. For information, contact Steve Thoren, president, at (847) 840-7319.
Sunday, Aug. 25: The Geneva Concours d'Elegance in the downtown Geneva business district of historic Third Street, from State to South streets, and all environs 2nd to 5th streets. Features are STuTZ, fin-tailed cars, 100 years of the Bentley Auto Co., Allards and the 75th anniversary of the SCCA. Included in this display will be many other classics, exotics and race cars. Participants will be considered for the "Carl F. Benz" awards. Car club members, reserve your parking place soon. Open to the public 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Stores and restaurants will be open so there is something for all. Donations requested for LivingWell Cancer Resource Center. For information, visit www.genevaconcours.net or contact Patt Barrett at (630) 584-3107.
Monday, Sept. 2: Skip's Tribute Cruiser's Car Show, 9:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Car show at River Grove Moose Lodge, 8601 Fullerton Ave. at River Road, followed by a caravan to the original Skip's location for a photo op (next to the McDonald's, 8327 W. North Ave. at First Avenue, Melrose Park). Entry fee $15. Commemorative dash plaque to the first 50 registrants. Top 40 awards at 2:30 p.m. and door prizes. Disc jockey focusing on Chicago's top 40 songs from 1950 to '72. Showing Channel 11's documentary on Skip's inside the lodge for lunch. (Moose fundraiser. No outside food or alcohol permitted). The lodge will offer burger, brat or dog and a drink for $4. Adult beverages $2.50- $5. For more information, call (224) 587-6803.
Sunday, Sept. 8: 33rd annual Chicagoland British Car Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine. One of the largest and most entertaining British car events in the U.S. More than 500 classic British cars expected to be on display and over 2,000 people will attend The festival features authentic British food, Scottish dancer entertainment, technical learning sessions, car merchandise giveaways, classic car parts vendors and the latest import car models from Great Britain. Spectator admission is free with donations encouraged for Shelter Inc., a no-profit organization dedicated to providing community-based emergency and longer-term housing for abused and neglected children. For those displaying cars, registration on-site is $25. For more information and online registration, visit www.britishcarunion.com.
Sunday, Sept. 8: Greater Chicago Classic Chevy Club Charity Car Show, Mr. Beef and Pizza, 1796 S. Elmhurst Road, Mount Prospect. Registration: 9 a.m.-noon. Awards: 2 p.m. to top 25 cars. All makes and models welcome. DJ, raffle, 50/50. Free to spectators. Participant judging. Portion of proceeds donated to Ronald McDonald House. For information, call Joe at (847) 712-4539 or Al at (815) 347-1535.
Sunday, Sept. 8: Deerfield Area Historical Society's Vintage Car Show and Fall Festival, noon to 4 p.m. at the Deerfield Historic Village, 450 Kipling Place. Cars arrive at 11:30 a.m. This free event features activities, food, music and historic building tours. Please note that the car show is a showcase for vehicles, not a competition. For information, email Mike Cramer, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (847) 948-0680.
Saturday, Sept. 14: Fourth annual Stallions Gate Mustang and Ford Club Car Show, Hopkins Ford, 1045 E. Chicago St., Elgin. All makes of car, truck and motorcycle welcome. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $20 gate entry includes one $5 grand prize raffle ticket. Forty awards, food vendors, music and more. All proceeds go to Operation Support Our Troops. Gates open at 8 a.m. Spectators free. For details, visit www.stallionsgate.com or contact Jeff Swanson, email@example.com.
Sunday, Sept. 15: 14th annual Cantigny Car Show, Cantigny Park, Wheaton. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., south parking lot. Nearly 100 awards in a wide range of categories presented to owners of 400-plus vintage vehicles on display. Live entertainment by Sammy & The Knights, DJ music by Carousel Sound, plus food concessions. Register online and save $3 off the $18 registration fee Spectatord free with parking ($10). Register at cantigny.org/event/car-show.
Saturday, Oct. 5: The Elburn Lions Club will host its annual Car Cruise & Steak Dinner. Cruise participants should be at Elburn Lions Park, 500 Filmore St., by 2 p.m. to embark on a drive through the countryside for about 45 minutes. Participants will then visit a local engine rebuild shop, Auto Machine Inc., before returning to Elburn Lions Park where a rib-eye steak dinner with a salad bar and baked potato will be served. The dinner cost is $25 and a cash bar will be available. The deadline to register is Sept. 21. Call (630) 365-6315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For details, visit www.elburnlions.com.
Sunday, Oct. 6: The Elburn Lions will host the 26th annual All Wheels Show at Elburn Lions Club, 500 Filmore St., Elburn. Registration open from 8 a.m.- noon. $20 per vehicle at the gate or $15 preregistration before Sept. 21. There are 31 classes, participant judging and more than 65 awards to be presented. Free chili will be available while supplies last. Food will be provided by the Elburn Leos Club and a cash bar will be available in the clubhouse. Carousel Sound will provide music. Call (630) 365-6315 or email email@example.com. For details, visit www.elburnlions.com.
Antioch: Second and fourth Thursday of the month through Sept. 26 at Cuda's Bar & Grill, 27045 Grass Lake Road), 6-9 p.m. Presented by BGV Motorsports. Enjoy music, food specials, giveaways, dash plaques, a Top Vehicle Award and fundraising for Lake County Haven. For details, BGVMotorsports.com.
Barrington: Summer Fun Thursdays Cruise Nights on Cook and Station streets. 6 p.m. in downtown Barrington. Thursday Aug. 22. Barrington Bank & Trust Family Fun Zone. Each week has a theme for the cars and entertainment. More info: www.enjoybarrington.com.
Bloomingdale: Daily Herald Cruise Nights at Stratford Square Mall, 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 21, Sept. 18. Entertainment, food. Top pick to be featured in Matt Avery's column in the newspaper's Auto section. For details, visit events.dailyherald.com.
Fox Lake: Every other Monday of the month at Studio Hotrods Roadhouse, 44 South Route 12. 5-9 p.m. Aug. 5 and 19. For details, check out Studio Hotrods Roadhouse Facebook page.
Geneva: Thursdays in August, Classic Car Show, courthouse parking lot at Fourth and James streets, 6 to 8 p.m. Music and more. For information, visit genevachamber.com.
McHenry: Third Wednesday of month through Sept. 18, at Epic Deli, 2616 Schaid Court. 6-9 p.m. presented by BGV Motorsports. Enjoy music, food specials, dash plaques, a Top Vehicle Award and fundraising for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Visit BGVMotorsports.com.
Lake Zurich: First Wednesday of the month at Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Road, 6 to 9 p.m. May through August (September, October to be determined). For information, visit lakezurich.org.
Libertyville: Car Fun on 21, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 21, Sept, 18. Live music, food from Oscar Lee's Barbeque, downtown Libertyville. For information, call (847) 680-0336 or visit mainstreetlibertyville.org.
Lombard: Saturdays through Aug. 24, Cruise Nights and Summer Concerts Series, 6-10 p.m. downtown behind Splash Park on Lincoln Avenue. Music, kids activities. For details, visit www.villageoflombard.org/629/Cruise-Nights/cruisenights.
Mount Prospect: Saturdays, Bluesmobile Cruise Nights, Southeast Metra lot at Route 83 and Northwest Highway, 3-9 p.m. through Sept. 28. Sponsored by Mount Prospect Lions Club. For details, visit www.mplions.org.
Mundelein: Second Wednesday of the month, Park on Park, through Sept. 11, 5-9 p.m., Seymour Avenue and Park Street. This cruise night specializes in pre-1977 vehicles only (NO exceptions). For details, visit www.parkonpark.com.
Rolling Meadows: Fridays, Meadows Christian Fellowship Church, 2401 Kirchoff Road, 5-8 p.m., through September. For details, visit www.meadowsfamily.org or MeadowsCruiseNights Facebook page.
Roselle: Fridays, 13th annual Roselle American Legion cruise nights, 344 E. Maple Ave., through Sept. 27. 6-9 p.m. For information and list of live bands, visit cruiseroselle.com.
Salem, Wisconsin: Second Monday of the month through Sept. 9, at The Sandlots of Salem, 9251 Antioch Road/Route 83 (three miles north of Illinois border). 6-9 p.m. Enjoy music, half price pizza, cruiser meal discounts, dash plaques, a Top Vehicle Award and fundraising for Pitter Patter Animal Rescue Inc. Visit BGVMotorsports.com.
Schaumburg: Old Timers Cruise Night, every Sunday. The only year-round cruise night. Meets at Culver's on Wise Road in Schaumburg, April through October, starting at 4 p.m. outdoors; November until March, group meets indoors starting at 3:30 p.m. Door prizes. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Barrington: Cruise Nights at Willow Creek. Five Tuesdays (May 21, June 11, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10). 5-8 p.m., 67 E. Algonquin Road, parking lot F. Hosted by the CARS Ministry of Willow Creek. Free event open to vintage, classic, custom, muscle and antique cars and trucks. Food and music will be provided. Meal coupons passed out to first 100 participants. For details, visit www.willowcreek.org/en/serve/compassion-and-justice/cars-ministry/cruise-nights or email John Gingerich, email@example.com, or call (224) 512-2074.
St. Charles: Chamber of Commerce Cruise Nights on Riverside Avenue, sponsored by Fox Valley Tire and Auto. The Classic at Baltria Classic Cars, 4200 E. Main St., 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. The Classic is a larger scale weekend car show along with featured businesses, family activities, food vendors, live music and more. For details, call the chamber at (630) 584-8384.
Vernon Hills: Second Tuesday of the month through Sept. 10, at Bo-Bo's Gyros & Ice Cream Parlor, 280 Hawthorn Village Commons. 6-9 p.m. Music, food specials, dash plaques, a Top Vehicle Award, and fundraising for the Jesse W. Goldsmith Scholarship Memorial Fund. Visit BGVMotorsports.com.
Vernon Hills: Fourth Wednesday of the month through Aug. 28, Milwaukee Cruise In at Hawthorn Mall, 2 Hawthorn Center. 6-9 p.m. presented by BGV Motorsports. DJ, food on-site by Sbarro, giveaways, dash plaques and a Top Vehicle Award. Collecting nonperishable food for the Vernon Area Food Pantry and coats for the Midwest Veterans Closet. For details, visit BGV Motorsports.com.
Wasco: Friday nights at The Lodge on 64, 41W379 Route. 64 (five miles west of Randall Road). 6-9 p.m. through Sept. 27. Enjoy music, food specials, gift certificate giveaways and a Top Vehicle award. Fundraising for the Salvation Army, Tri-City Corps. For details, visit BGVMotorsports.com.
Wauconda: Third Tuesday of the month, June through September. Enter off of Route 176 at West Mill Street. For details, visit www.waucondacruisenight.com.
Wheaton: Fridays, Vintage Rides, downtown between Liberty and Willow streets, 6 to 9 p.m., through Aug. 23. Different theme each week. For information, visit downtownwheaton.com.
Wheeling: Skippers Restaurant (originally Dog N Suds) 120 S. Elmhurst Road, one block south of Dundee Road, is bringing back the original Skippers Car Cruise. Running from 4-9 p.m. every Saturday until the end of October, weather permitting. There will be cruise-in food specials and every cruiser will receive one free fountain pop.
Winfield: Mondays in August, Prairie Trail Center, 27W171 Geneva Road (at County Farm Road), 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sponsored by Greater Winfield Chamber of Commerce and Tek-Pak Inc. Featuring disc jockeys Big Bopper Dennis and Flashback '50s Tony. For details, call (630) 306-8936.
Wood Dale: Third Monday of the month, city of Wood Dale Cruise Nights. Show vehicles to enter at Commercial Street off Wood Dale Road. 6-9 p.m. Aug. 19. Enjoy music, food specials by White Cottage Pizzeria, dash plaques for first 25 vehicles and a Top Vehicle Award. Fundraising for the Wood Dale Food Pantry. For information, visit BGVMotorsports.com.
Zion: First Wednesday of the month through Sept. 4, at Illinois Beach Hotel, 1 Lake Front Drive. 6-9 p.m. Music, food specials, dash plaques, a Top Vehicle Award and fundraising for TLS Veterans. For details, visit BGVMotorsports.com.
Chicago Alfa Romeo Owners Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month (except December) at Spuntino's Pizza, 515 Higgins Road, Park Ridge. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Austin-Healey Club meets on the second Thursday of the month at Aurelio's Pizza, 1455 W. Lake St., Addison. Dinner and social meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and the business meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. There is secure, well lighted parking next to the restaurant. For details, visit www.healeyclub.org.
Chicagoland Avanti Owners Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Mr. Beef and Pizza, 1796 S. Elmhurst Road, Mount Prospect. For more information, contact Rick Shafer at (630) 272-6850, email@example.com, or Joe Dolezal, (630) 986-1526, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicagoland Chapter of Buick Club of America meets at various locations and dates. For information, email email@example.com.
Cadillac LaSalle Club West of the Lake Region meets at 7:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of the month, March through November, at Yorkfield Civic Center, 15W354 Lexington St., Elmhurst. For information, call Fred Butalla at (815) 730-6044 or visit westofthelakeclc.com.
Allante XLR Chapter of the Cadillac LaSalle Club meets 9:30 a.m. the first Saturday of the month at Lambs Farm Magnolia Cafe, 14245 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville. New nonmember attendees are offered a one-time free continental breakfast and do not have to own either a Cadillac Allante or Cadillac XLR. For details, call Terry Bressler at (847) 267-9300 or email Terry@specialsalesusa.com.
Greater Chicago Classic Chevy Club meets at 10:30 a.m. the first Sunday of the month at Mr. Beef and Pizza, 1796 S. Elmhurst Road, Mount Prospect. For information, contact Frank Cebulski Jr. at (630) 624-2043, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit chicagoclassicchevy.com.
Vintage Chevrolet Club of America's Northern Illinois Region is looking for interested Chevy enthusiasts. Meetings are once a month at various venues and times. For details, call Steve at (847) 356-3684, email email@example.com or Brad at (847) 452-1348, firstname.lastname@example.org. Club website is www.vcca.org/~nir.
Northern Illinois Region of the Walter P. Chrysler (NIR-WPC) Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the Chrysler Midwest Business Center, 901 Warrenville Road, Lisle. Members now meet on the fifth floor. Also known as the Chrysler Products Restorers Club, welcoming Chrysler, Dodge, DeSoto, Plymouth, Dodge trucks and Jeep vehicles. For more information, call Guy at (630) 721-0662.
Chicagoland Corvair Enthusiasts meet at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Villa Park VFW, 39 E. St. Charles Road. For more information, visit ccecorvair.com.
Chicago Corvette Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Oak Street Restaurant, 945 Oak St., North Aurora. For information, visit chicagocorvetteclub.com.
Chicagoland North Corvette Club, sponsored by Stasek Chevrolet, meets at 7 p.m. the last Thursday of the month. For meeting location or information, visit www.chicagolandnorthcorvetteclub.com.
Fox Valley Corvette Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at St. Charles Moose Lodge No. 1368, 2250 W. Route 38. For details, visit foxvalleycorvette.com.
Northern Rays Ltd. Corvette Club meets 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Real Time Sports Bar, 1120 W. Devon Ave., Elk Grove Village. Free pizza, 50/50 and raffle. For more information, visit www.northernrayscorvetteclub.com.
North Shore Corvette Club, open to all Corvette owners and enthusiasts, meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Libertyville Chevrolet, 1001 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. For information, visit northshorecorvetteclub.org.
Sunburst Corvette Club meets on the first Thursday of the month, except January, at Galati's Hideaway, 800 Feinberg Court, Cary. Dinner at 6 p.m. followed by meeting at 7 p.m. For more than 35 years, the Sunburst club has helped Vette owners get the most out their ownership with road trips, auto crossing, car shows, tech tips and great friendships. For information, visit www.sunburstcorvetteclub.com or call Mike Stevens at (847) 277-9302.
Fox Valley Electric Auto Association meets at 7 p.m. the third Friday of the month at Packer Engineering, 1976 N. Washington St., Naperville. For information, visit fveaa.org or call Ted at (630) 260-0424.
The Northern Illinois regional group of the Early Ford V-8 Club of America meets at 8 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at the Wheeling Township Service Center, 1616 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. The group focuses on Flathead Fords and Mercurys of the 1932 -1953 era. For details, visit www.nirgv8.org or email email@example.com.
Prairie State 4 Wheel Drive Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Rosati's Restaurant, 1770 W. Wise Road, Schaumburg. For information, call (847) 891-5151.
Cruisin' Tigers GTO Club meets the third Saturday of the month at Mr. Beef and Pizza, 1796 S. Elmhurst Road, Mount Prospect. For details, call Randy Ray at (630) 740-8840 or visit www.cruisintigers.com.
The Herd, the Tri-State Impala Club for 1994-1996 Impala SS enthusiasts, meets on the third week of the month. For details, see the events calendar on the Herd website, www.theherd.com.
Chicagoland MG Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month, except December, at Mack's Golden Pheasant, 668 W. North Ave., Elmhurst. For information, call Jim Evans at (630) 858-8192 or visit chicagolandmgclub.com.
Vintage MG Car Club of Chicago meets at 8 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Pizza Joynt, 39 W. North Ave., Northlake. For more information, visit vintagemgchicago.com or call Greg Hoeft at (847) 272-5545.
Windy City Miata Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month, February through October, at Fuddruckers, 1500 Branding Lane in Downers Grove, near the intersection of Butterfield and Finley roads. For information, visit windycitymiataclub.com.
The Fox Valley Model A Restorers Club (MARC) meets at 7 p.m. the third Friday of most months in the lower level of the St. Charles city hall. Anyone interested in 85-year-old Ford Model As is welcome to attend, whether you own a Model A or not. For more information or to confirm a meeting, call Dan at (815) 566-6550 or Phred at (847) 312-0926.
Illinois Region of the Model A Restorers Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at American Legion Post No. 974, 9757 Pacific Ave., Franklin Park. Anyone interested in Model A Fords is welcome. For more information, call Ron Ehrenhofer at (847) 255 6758 or visit illinoisregionmarc.com.
Model T Ford Club International, Fox Valley Chapter: All makes and models of cars are welcome. Meetings are at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Elgin Township offices, 729 S. McLean Blvd., Elgin. For information, contact Steve Thoren, president, (847) 840-7319.
Chicagoland Mopar Connection is a car club for those interested in the preservation of Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth, AMC and Jeep vehicles. For information, call Pat at (630) 987-9566 or visit www.chicagolandmopar.com.
Stallions Gate Mustang & Ford Club is an active social club of all-year Mustangs and Ford enthusiasts in the Chicago area. Monthly meetings held the second Saturday at different locations. For more information, call Jeff at (630) 327-3762 or visit stallionsgate.org.
Packards of Chicagoland meets at 6 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Silver Stallion Restaurant, 1275 Lee St., Des Plaines. For more information, call (847) 945-3927 or visit chicagopackard.org.
Chicagoland PT Cruiser Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Colonial Cafe, 1625 E. Main St., St. Charles. All Cruiser owners are welcome. For more information, call Tony at (847) 515-8110 or Steve at (815) 985-7391 or visit chicagolandptcruiserclub.org.
Fox Valley PT Cruisers meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the McHenry Township Senior Center, 3519 N Richmond Road (west of intersection of Route 31 and Johnsburg Road), McHenry. For details, call Dan at (815) 344-6091 or visit foxvalleyptcruisers.com.
Romin' Chariots Car Club, Blue Island. Group hosts four charity car shows this year and attends weekly cruise nights. For more details, visit www.rominchariots.com.
The Midwest Street Rod Association of Illinois meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month at Medinah Shrine Center, 550 N. Shriners Drive, Addison. Membership is open to all that share an interest in 1972 and older hot rods and customs. Go to www.msraofil.org or call Tony at (847) 508-2054 for more information.
North Suburban Sports Car Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Sweet Baby Ray's restaurant, 800 E. Higgins Road, Elk Grove Village. A member of the Midwestern Council of Sports Car Clubs for more than 60 years, the group discusses and hosts HPDE, HSAX and W2W road course events. For information, visit nsscc.org.
The Northern Illinois Street Rod Association meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month at Nick's Pizza, Randall and Bowes roads, Elgin. All American cars and American engines welcome. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit nilsra.com.
The Studebaker Club's Black Hawk chapter meets 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. For more information, visit www.studebakerclubs.com/blackhawk or call (630) 776-1454.
Classic Thunderbird Club of Chicagoland welcomes all owners of 1955-1957 Thunderbirds and those who have an interest in them. For information, call Ken Smizinski at (847) 397-3747 or visit ctcc9.com.
Chicagoland Thunderbird Club is a vintage car enthusiasts club dedicated to the historical preservation of the Ford Thunderbird, models from 1955 through 2005. The Chicagoland Thunderbirds puts on car show events during the summer; all makes and models of American- and foreign-made cars are welcome to our shows. For club details, membership and upcoming events, contact Art Kastl, (630) 927-3224.
Illinois Sports Owners Association (Triumph Sports Cars) meets the first Sunday of each month at 7 p.m. at Mack's Golden Pheasant, 668 W. North Ave., Elmhurst. For information, visit www.snic-braaapp.org.
The Viper Owners Association of Illinois meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month, April through October, at Pinstripes, 100 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington. All meetings are a cruise night, so bring your Viper. This is the largest congregation of Vipers anywhere in the U.S. For information, visit www.IllinoisVipers.com, email Alex Ristanovic at AlexR@IllinoisVipers.com or call (630) 415-3642.
Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month, excluding November and December, at Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ, 800 E. Higgins Road, Elk Grove Village. For information, visit nivaclub.org.
American Legion Post 36 in Des Plaines, one of the oldest in the state, has reorganized a Riders Group and is looking for additional members to join. Qualification are: membership in the American Legion, Sons of the American Legion, Legion Auxiliary, and have a licensed motorcycle of 300 cubic centimeters or larger. If interested, contact the Post at (847) 824-3236 for additional information.
American Legion Riders of Post 57, Elgin, are always accepting new qualified members. For information, contact Elgin ALR President Bill Lowe at (847) 812-7677 or email email@example.com. You can also visit the Post 57 website at www.alelginpost57.com.
American Legion Riders, Chapter 134, Morton Grove, is looking to add to its membership. For information, contact Chapter 134 Director Joe Lampert, (847) 417-8672, email Joe at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.mortongrovepost134.org.
The Back Road Riders motorcycle club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Garibaldi's Italian Eatery, 2346 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Rides are 9 a.m. the second and fourth Sundays of the month, April through November, beginning at Jo Jo's Restaurant on Golf Road in Schaumburg, east of Barrington Road on the corner of North Walnut Lane. For details, visit brrmc.com.
The Chicago Cruisers are a motorcycle social club that is open to all types of motorcycles. Meetings are 9 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month at Denny's Restaurant, 1086 Lake St., Hanover Park. We schedule a ride almost every weekend (mostly Sundays) throughout the riding season. For more information and list of activities, visit www.chicagocruiser.com or our Facebook page, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicagoland Wings, Chapter IL-Z2 of the Goldwing Road Riders Association, meets the second Sunday of each month at Denny's restaurant, 17W660 22nd St., Oakbrook Terrace. Breakfast at 8 a.m. followed by meeting at 9 a.m. All bikes welcome. Rides following meeting, weather permitting. Visit www.gwrra-il-z2.com for more information or our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/ilz2wings. Email email@example.com.
EMS Road Docs: Get your medical training and certification from EMS ROADDOCS ILLINOIS. The group is made up of licensed medical professionals who ride. Members train you in a variety of medical classes so you know what to do when accidents happen. Become a Certified First Responder. This group will instruct you, your organization and family in providing immediate care. For convenient training in your area, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.emsroaddocsil.com.
The Jerseypine Cruisers Motorcycle Touring Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month at Elks Lodge, 495 Lee St., Des Plaines. Breakfast rides, May through October, leave at 9 a.m. on the first and third Sundays from McDonald's on Route 72, east of Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates. All remaining Sunday breakfast rides leave at 9 a.m. from McDonald's, Lee and Oakton streets, Des Plaines. For details and event calendar, visit www.jerseypinecruisers.org.
Star Touring and Riding, Elgin Chapter 488, meets at BBK Motorsports, 227 DuPage St., Elgin, on the first Saturday of every month at 9 a.m. There is a ride after every meeting in April through November, with additional rides scheduled on non-meeting days. The group welcomes new members. Any type of bike is welcome.
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