Car shows and more


Wednesdays, through Sept. 28: 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.

Sunday, July 3: Firecracker Cruise-In, 1-5 p.m., 272 E. Main St., St. Henry, OH 45883. $10 entry fee with dash plaques for the first 150 entrants. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle, music, sponsorship plaques and trophies. Proceeds will be used to enhance picnic entertainment and support the Cancer Association of Mercer County. Contact Ben Miller, 419-852-9021 or Dwayne Hemmelgarn, 419-852-3057.

Sunday, July 31: Westminster Music in the Park Car Show, noon to 3 p.m., Westminster Park, 6825 Faulkner Road, Westminster.

Saturday, Sept. 10: 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, OH 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.

Friday, Sept. 16-Saturday, Sept. 17: 43rd annual The Rebel Run Classic Car Show, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway, Lima. Pre-register for $30 by Sept. 15, or $35 on day of show. $5 admission for adults, free for children 12 and under. Free T-shirt for first 500 registered cars. Find details at RebelRunLima.com or on Facebook’s The Rebel Run, or contact Max McCluer at 419-225-8545 or 6440 Harding Highway, Lima, OH 45801.

Sunday, Sept. 18: The King Car Show, noon-5 p.m., Faurot Park, Lima, registration from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. All the money made from the car show goes to the Salvation Army. Contact Richie Crouse, 419-233-1867.

Saturday, Oct. 8: 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. A “don’t miss it burn-out contest at end of show. No charge, but donations accepted. Donations benefit local charities. Contact Rick Davis, 419-236-4297.

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Share news of your car show by emailing [email protected], faxing 419-229-2926 or mailing Car Shows c/o The Lima News, 3515 Elida Road, Lima, OH 45807.

Share news of your car show by emailing [email protected], faxing 419-229-2926 or mailing Car Shows c/o The Lima News, 3515 Elida Road, Lima, OH 45807.

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