Ohio Events

OHIO: Canton, June 26, Liquidation Auction of vintage car repair shop at 1120 Cleveland Ave S, 11 am; tools, lifts, power tools, industrial air compressor, grinders, parts washer, and 2004 22' Hallmark enclosed car hauling trailer. For information, check: www.kikoauctions.com OHIO: Canfield, July 16-18, Dave & Ed's Canfield Swap Meet at Canfield Fairgrounds, with car corral, car show on Sunday, $5 general admission, call for info. 330-477-8506, OH; or www.autoevents.com

OHIO: Hamilton, July 24, 56th Annual Antique Car Show Parade, Hamilton West Shopping Center, Brookwood Ave; registration 8:30, trophies 3:30 pm for vehicles in stock or restored condition, no street rods, three trophies in each of 60 classes. Email: [email protected]; www.antiquecars.com OHIO: Wilmington, July 25, Old Skool Fly Nationals Car Show & Swap Meet at Wilmington Fairgrounds, 8 am-4 pm, live band, Miss Old Skool contest, pre-73 cars, bikes. Info: John, 937-728-6800, OH.

OHIO: Wilmington, July 25, Large Automotive Swap Meet and Car Corral, Clinton County Fairgrounds, 8 am-4 pm; before July 15 spaces $25 ea, after $30, spectators $3 each, under 12 free; vendors needed. John, 937-728-6800, OH. OHIO: Randolph, August 1, Randolph in the Summer Swap Meet, Randolph Fairgrounds, 4215 Fairground Rd, over 400 vendor spaces, cost $15; admission $5; car corral $3 plus admission. Info: 800-553-8745, OH; [email protected]; www.allohioparts.com

OHIO: Grove City, August 7, Purple Door Car Show at Grove City United Methodist Church, 2684 Columbus St, 3 pm-7:45 pm, pre-1990 cars, lots of food, fun and cars; $7 pre-registration, $10 day of show, free admission; sponsored by Grove City United Methodist Church. Darrell, 614-214-6299, OH; [email protected] OHIO: Croton, August 8, Hartford Fair Car Show at Fairgrounds, 14028 Fairgrounds Rd, registration 10 am-1 pm, awards 3 pm, dash plates given to first 100 cars, 40 plaques awarded, 2 people admitted free with registered car, vehicles parked on grass north end of race track. 614-891-5004, OH; www.hartfordfair.com

OHIO: Eastlake, August 14, Inter-Regional Show at the Classic Baseball Park, only pre-1999 and older Cadillac or LaSalle cars, sponsored by the Western Reserve Region of the Cadillac-LaSalle Club, call for more info. Rick, 440785-0453, Larry, 440-845-8554, OH. OHIO: Pataskala, August 14, 20th Annual Volksfest at Watkins Memorial High School, 8808 Watkins Rd, largest VW event in Ohio, $15 car entry registration, $4 specta

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Fun for the whole family!

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Macungie Memorial Park Macungie, Pa

Continuous Entertainment!


Food Music * Fireworks Arts, Crafts & Antiques Kids' Activities * Flea Market


tor admission, sponsored by Central Ohio Vintage VW Club, benefits Kids 'n Kamp. Brenda Agan, 614-323-2593; [email protected]; Mark Garrett, 614-262-2881, OH. OHIO: Norwalk, August 20-22, Goodguys 9th Blue Suede Cruise, Summit Motorsports Park, huge outdoor event featuring rods, customs, classics, muscle cars & race cars thru 1972, plus nostalgia drags, vendor exhibits, swap meet, cars for sale corral. 925-838-9876, CA; good-guys.com OHIO: Wooster, August 20-22, Buckeye Ramblin' Rods' 31st Annual Run and Roast, Wayne County Fairgrounds, Vanover St; Friday cruise downtown with live band, Saturday movie night; $15 pre-registration, $20 at gate; sponsored by Auto Works Collision Center. Doris Houser, 330-262-4827; Bryan Alaura, 330-749-1940, OH. OHIO: Alliance, August 22, 27th Annual All Oldsmobile Car Show & Swap Meet at Carnation Mall, 2500 W State St (US Rt 62), 60+ awards, dash plaques to first 150 cars, sponsored by Northern Ohio Chapter, OCA. Mike Cibu-las, 330-492-8154; [email protected]; Jack DeMain, 330-793-5649, OH; for registration information, visit: www.northernohiooldsclub.com

OHIO: Randolph, Sept 5, Randolph in the Fall Swap Meet, Randolph Fairgrounds, 4215 Fairground Rd, 400+ vendor spaces, cost $15; admission $5; car corral $3 + admission. Info: 800-553-8745, OH; [email protected]; allohioparts.com

OHIO: Canton, September 18, Grand Salon Classic Car Auction at the Glenmoor Gathering; limited to 80 select cars, consignments open now, catalog deadline is July 15, competitive rates; mark your calendar now, plan to attend; watch for more information in next month's display ads. Classic Motorcar Auctions, 866-653-8900, OH; email: [email protected]

OHIO: Dayton, Sept 19, 4th Annual Dayton Concours d'Elegance at Carillon Park, featuring the automobiles of Walter P Chrysler & Alfa Romeo, 200 classic cars & motorcycles compete in 25 classes. For more info: Skip Peterson, 937-293-2819, OH; or go to: daytonconcours.com OHIO: Toledo, October 23-24, 21st Annual Toledo Auto Swap Meet & Halloween Rod Run, we are back to stay at the Lucas County Rec Center, hundreds of road frontage spots, 10'x30' outside spots $35 ea, 8'x8' inside spots $50 ea; car entry fee is only $20 ea and includes 2 free T-shirts, 2 door entry tickets and a dash plaque; large trophies, and People's Choice winner gets his/her car on next year's T-shirts; $500 daily drawing, door prizes and large 50/50 drawing; $5 admission, 12 & under free. For info, call 419579-4845, OH; or visit: www.toledoautoswapmeet.com OHIO: Springfield Swap Meet & Car Show, May 28-30, Sept 10-12, Nov 13-14; Clark County Fairgrounds, Springfield, OH; large event, over 3,000 vendor spaces sold, over 900 cars for sale. 937-376-0111, OH; www.ohioswapmeet.com

Antique Collecting

Antique Collecting

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