Every Wednesday beginning May 3 through Sept. 27. Happy Daz Cool Car Cruise-In, 5-8 p.m., Happy Daz, 802 S. Cable Road, Lima. Free. All vehicles welcome from Model A Fords to new electric cars. Check out Facebook page HappyDazCoolCarCruise-In if weather is an issue. Contact Chris Schimpf, 419-230-4505.
Friday, June 2: Buckeye Cruisers, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Lima VFW Post 1275, corner of Main and Elm streets, Lima. Free. 50/50 drawing and food. Benefits Veterans Food Pantry. Contact: John Gross, 567-712-1804 or [email protected]
Saturday, June 3: Western Buckeye Region Vintage Chevrolet Club of America Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., across from American Township Fire Station, 2200 N. Cable Road, Lima. Sponsored by Lima Auto Mall. $10 registration. Dash plaques for first 150 cars. Includes food, DJ music, food trucks, kids’ activities and 50/50 raffles. Contact Dan Groman, [email protected] or 419-231-3710.
Saturday, June 10: The 11th annual Cairo 696 Custom Car Show, 2:30-6 p.m., registration 2 to 4:30 p.m, Main Street, Cairo. Registration $10. Door prizes, trophies, food and drink, 50/50 drawing. Proceeds and donations to benefit local charities. Contact Rick Davis, 419-236-4297.
Friday, June 16: Bluffton Lions Club Festival of Wheels, 2 to 8 p.m., registration 2 to 5 p.m., downtown Bluffton. Registration $12 day of show. Pre-registration $10 by May 31 to Bluffton Lions Foundation, P.O. Box 223, Bluffton, Ohio 45817. Include make and model of vehicle. Judging 5 to 6:30 p.m. Trophy award at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds support Bluffton, Pandora-Gilboa and Cory Rawson scholarships for high school seniors and charity work of Bluffton Lions Club. Contact Dan Groman, [email protected] or 419-231-3710.
Sunday, June 25: Charity Car Show, noon to 4 p.m., registration 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Apollo Joint Vocational School, 3325 Shawnee Road, Lima. Registration $10 per car. No pre-registration. Open to all cars and trucks. 50/50 drawing, raffles, concessions, door prizes, trophies. All proceeds go to charity. Contact John Waller, 419-999-5878.
Friday, Aug. 4: Heartbeat of Lima Annual Charity Car Show, 4 p.m., Sponsored by Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships, 4 p.m. Prizes.
Saturday, Aug. 26: Allen County Fair Car Show, 1 to 4 p.m., Roschman Park. $25 entry fee includes two tickets to the Allen County Fair plus car entry. Prizes.
Saturday, Sept. 9: Pioneer Days Car Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., registration 10 a.m.-noon, Streets of downtown Kalida. Pre-registration $8 by Sept. 1 via check or money order to Rigsby Performance, 11108 Tuscaora Path, Lakeview, Ohio 43331. Judging 12:30 p.m. Awards 4 p.m. Approximately 300 cars in 30 classes with all judging done by the participants. Awards go to top three in each class. Classes include street rods, customs, antiques, stocks, trucks, motorcycles and specialty vehicles as well as best paint, best interior, best engine, best Ford, best General Motors, best Chrysler and best of show. Food and beverages available. Contact Mike Rigsby, 419-236-1341.
Saturday, Oct. 14: Cairo 696 Customs Halloween Trick or Treat Car Show, 2:30 to 6 p.m, registration 2 to 4:30 p.m. Main Street, Cairo. Featuring burn-out contest to end show. No charge, but donations accepted for local charities. Contact: Rick Davis, 419-236-4297.
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