Car show calendar

  • The Ford Model A, which sold millions, will be featured at the July 13 Bluesmobile Cruise Night in Mount Prospect. It was the successor to the Model T.

    The Ford Model A, which sold millions, will be featured at the July 13 Bluesmobile Cruise Night in Mount Prospect. It was the successor to the Model T. Courtesy of Illinois Region Model A Restorers Club

 
Posted5/31/2019 1:15 PM

Shows, events

Saturday, June 1: Sixth annual Glen Ellyn Vintage Auto Fest, Stacy's Tavern Museum & Glen Ellyn History Center. 10 a.m.-- 3 p.m. $10 in advance with check or money order payable to the Glen Ellyn Historical Society; $15 at the gate, located at 557 Geneva Road (use driveway just west of Stacy's Tavern Museum, just west of St. Charles Road and N. Main Street. Registrants will vote on Best of Show awards to be given at 2:45 p.m. For more information, contact Karen Hall, executive director, Glen Ellyn Historical Society, (630) 469-1867 or director@gehs.org, or Jim Manak, secretary, Packards of Chicagoland, lelp@xnet.com, (630) 858-6092.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Saturday, June 1: Greater Chicago All American Soap Box Derby race, Frontenac Road at Diehl Road, Naperville. Boys and girls, ages 7-20, will compete in gravity-powered soap box derby cars. Stock, Superstock, and Masters divisions will be featured. Racing starts at 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. Racers can contact organizers to borrow a car to race. Boys and girls who stop by with a parent or guardian can take a free test run in one of these cars. Contact Stan Iglehart, race director, Greater Chicago Soap Box Derby Association, at www.soapboxderby.org/greater-chicago.

Saturday, June 1: Frisbie Senior Center Charity Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, 52 E. Northwest Hwy., Des Plaines, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Proceeds from the $15 vehicle registration fees, auction table items, food proceeds and 50/50 raffle benefit the senior center. Registration is until noon, unless lot fills sooner. For details, visit BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.

Sunday, June 2: Fourth annual Cuda's Bar & Grill Spring Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show, 27045 Grass Lake Road, Antioch. Free show. Donations accepted for Lake County Haven. Gates open at 9 a.m. Breakfast and lunch is available. Registration is from 10 a.m. until noon. Awards at 2:45 p.m. Dash plaques to first 50 vehicles and 32 awards. Food specials, music and an automotive-themed venue. For details, visit Facebook.com/BGVMotorsports, BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.

Sunday, June 9: Third annual Chiwaukee Border Chapter All Buick Car Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Anthony Buick GMC, 7225 Grand Ave., Gurnee, $15 registration fee. First 100 vehicles receive dash plaque. Peer judging, music, food for purchase. 15 classes. For information, email Kevin Kauppi at kevinkauppi13@aol.com.

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Sunday, June 9: Eighth annual Chicagoland All Wheel Show -- East, Sweet Baby Ray's restaurant, 800 E. Higgins Road, Elk Grove Village. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A portion of the entry fees/fundraising to benefit the Veterans Network Committee of Northern Illinois. Registration, 10 a.m.-noon, unless lot fills sooner. Awards at 3:30 p.m. Enjoy 20 classes of cars, trucks and motorcycles for judged and/or competitor voting. Enjoy 83 awards, with Top Car, Top Truck, and Top Motorcycle receiving $100 cash each. Class winners advance to a Championship Invitational on Sept. 22. For details, visit BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.

Saturday, June 15: Elk Grove Rotary Fest Car Show, front parking lot at Elk Grove High School, 500 W. Elk Grove Blvd., 3-7:30 p.m. Judging at 5 p.m. No show cars before 2 p.m. Entry fee: $20. All makes and models welcome. Proceeds go to Meade Food Pantry. Bathrooms on show lot this year. Trophies, music, carnival, food, fireworks 9:30 p.m. weather permitting. For information, email Thoseguys2017@hotmail.com.

Saturday, June 15: Blackdog Speed Shop's Cruise-In for St. Jude's, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 600 Barclay Road, Lincolnshire. Silent auction, shop tours, 50/50 raffle, food and fun. A small donation to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital requested for participation. For information, email amy@blackdogspeedshop.com.

Saturday, June 15: The Village at Victory Lakes Charity Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, 1075 E. Victory Drive, Lindenhurst. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. All $15 vehicle registration fees, food proceeds and 50/50 raffle will benefit the retirement community. Registration is until noon, unless the lot fills sooner. Enjoy music and food for purchase. For details, visit BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Cruise Night is part of Barrington's Summer Fun Thursdays at 6 p.m. on Cook and Station streets downtown. Each week has a automotive theme: June 6, Corvettes; June 13, '70s Night, muscle cars; June 20, European Night (Porsche, Italian, British); June 27, All-American Cars Night; July 11, Loud Car Night; July 18, Ford, Mopar, Jeep; Aug. 22, New Car Night.
Cruise Night is part of Barrington's Summer Fun Thursdays at 6 p.m. on Cook and Station streets downtown. Each week has a automotive theme: June 6, Corvettes; June 13, '70s Night, muscle cars; June 20, European Night (Porsche, Italian, British); June 27, All-American Cars Night; July 11, Loud Car Night; July 18, Ford, Mopar, Jeep; Aug. 22, New Car Night. - Courtesy of the village of Barrington

Sunday, June 16: 19th annual Corvette, Chevy and Street Rod Father's Day Charity Car Show, sponsored by the North Shore Corvette Club and Libertyville Chevrolet. 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., rain or shine, at dealership, 1001 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Additional makes of cars can be entered in special interest or all other vehicle classes. Veterans will be recognized and proceeds will benefit the Lake County Honor Flight for Veterans. In addition, a food drive will be held to benefit the Libertyville Township Food Pantry. Registration form is available at www.northshorecorvetteclub.org. On-site registration open 6:30 to 10 a.m. Food, vendors, DJ, goody bags, dash plaques, door prizes. Email carshow@northshorecorvetteclub.org or call (847) 431-6128 for additional information.

Wednesday, June 19: Daily Herald Cruise Night at Randhurst Village, Mount Prospect. 5-8 p.m. Entertainment, food. Top pick to be featured in Matt Avery's column in the newspaper's Auto section. For details, visit events.dailyherald.com.

Saturday, June 22: Ninth annual Elim Benefit Car Show at Scotts Garage, 13020 S. Central Ave., Palos Heights. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; lot opens at 8:30 a.m. Registration until May 31, $20; after, $25. Goody bags and dash plaques for first 150 entrants. Concessions, disc jockey, kid's zone. Benefits Elim Christian Services. For details, (708) 396-2082 or scottsgarage.net/elimshow.

Saturday, June 22: 19th annual Tom Peck Ford Charity Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show at Tom Peck Ford, 13900 Automall Drive, Huntley. $10 entry fee per show vehicle. Registration 9-11 a.m. Awards at 2:30 p.m. Dash plaques and T-shirts to first 100 vehicles, and 40 awards in 12 classes, plus Top Vehicle, Tom Peck Ford's Choice Award, the Charity's Choice Award and a Club Participation Award. Enjoy food, DJ music and vendors. All entry fees, raffles and fundraising to benefit the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics. For details, visit Facebook.com/BGVMotorsports, BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.

Sunday June 23: Gears & Ears 42 car show and swap meet, Kendall County Fairgrounds, Route 71 west of Route 47, Yorkville. About 650 cars in 2018. Pre-entry fee of $20 admits one vehicle, two adults and all children under 18. Only pre-entry guarantees T-shirt and dash plaque. Gate entry fee of $25 admits one vehicle, two adults and all children under 18. All participants receive free corn and pop, goody bags, door prizes (while supplies last), participation in all games, eligible for our famous handmade MSRA awards. Split-the-pot raffle to benefit Special Bikes 4 Special Kids. Gates open at 7 a.m., registration 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spectators: $5 at the gate, children under 16 free. Active veterans admitted free with military ID. For details, visit www.gearsandears.com or call Wayne at (773) 775-4696.

Sunday, June 23: Bugfest, Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association car show. Gates open at 9 a.m., Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 Main St., St. Charles. Registration, $15, ends at noon. Lawn parking for all show cars. Swap spaces available. For details, visit nivaclub.org.

Sunday, June 23: Ninth annual Chicagoland All Wheel Show -- West, The Lodge on 64, 41W379 Route 64, Wasco. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A portion of entry fees/fundraising to benefit The Salvation Army, Tri-City Corps. Registration from 10 a.m.-noon. Awards at 3:30 p.m. Enjoy 20 classes of cars, trucks and motorcycles for judged and/or competitor voting. Online preregistration saves you $5 and is available through June 21. Enjoy 83 awards, with Top Car, Top Truck and Top Motorcycle receiving $100 cash each. Class winners advance to a Championship Invitational on Sept. 22. For details, visit BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.

Sunday, June 30: Second annual Clarendale of Algonquin Charity Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, 2001 W. Algonquin Road, Algonquin. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. All $15 vehicle registration fees, auction table items and food sales benefit the Alzheimer's Association, Rockford Regional Office. Registration is until noon unless the lot fills sooner. Enjoy music by the BGV Motorsports DJ, vendors, food and family activities. For show information, visit BGVMotorsports.com or call (847) 235-6528.

Saturday, July 13: Wings of Mercy Family Fun Day Car Show, Grayslake, 10 a.m. No admission fee for car show owners (for show only). Hosted at Campbell Airport, 22733 W. Townline Road. Fun Day, $10 adults, $5 under 12, admission includes hamburger or hot dog, chips and beverage, and access to the grounds. Benefits a nonprofit organization that provides free air transportation to distant medical centers for those in need. Trophies awarded Best in Class: Class 1, 1900-1949; Class 2, 1950-1958; Class 3, 1959-1969; Class 4, 1970-1989; Class 5, 1990-2020. Optional 8 a.m. 5K walk/run. Airplane, car and tractor shows. Helicopter/airplane rides. Police dog show, children's games and more. For information, email 340hangar@gmail.com or call Cheryl, (847) 652-7117.

Sunday, July 14: The 8th annual Classic Car Show at Elgin History Museum, 360 Park St. Classic cars are featured on the front lawn and spill out onto Park Street. 10 a.m. -3 p.m. with trophies handed out at 3:30 p.m. The event and admission to the museum are free but donations are encouraged. All proceeds benefit the museum. Enjoy classic rock provided by a live band. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Co-sponsored by Chicagoland Thunderbird Club, with participation from other Ford and classic car clubs. For questions, contact coordinator Dennis Roxworthy at (847) 946-8725 or visit elginhistory.org.

July 23-27: Annual International Convention of the Corvair Society of America, hosted by the Chicagoland Corvair Enthusiasts chapter of CORSA, Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles. Will include concours d' elegance, rally, autocross, economy run and more. Visit www.corvair.org for details.

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, jpproddj@wowway.com, or Marylynn Cassata, marylynn624@yahoo.com.

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 horizgrp@aol.com or visit www.emsroaddocsil.com.

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. 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.

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: 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.

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 office@elburnlions.com. 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 office@elburnlions.com. For details, visit www.elburnlions.com.

Cruise nights

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. Each Thursday in June, July 11, July 18 and 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, July 17, 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.

Geneva: Thursdays in July and 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, May 15, June 19, July 17, 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, June 8-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. May 18 through Sept. 28. Sponsored by Mount Prospect Lions Club. For details, visit www.mplions.org.

Mundelein: Second Wednesday of the month, Park on Park, May 8 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., May 31 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., May 31 to 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 hpolakow47@att.net.

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, jgingerich@willowcreek.org, or call (224) 512-2074.

St. Charles: Chamber of Commerce Cruise Nights on Riverside Avenue, sponsored by Fox Valley Tire and Auto. Tuesday, June 25, Veterans Night, 5-8 p.m. (enter on the corner of Walnut & 2nd Avenue). Tuesday, July 23, Family Bike Night. We encourage families to decorate their bikes and cycle on down to the car show (enter on the corner of Walnut & 2nd Avenue). 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.

Wheaton: Fridays, Vintage Rides, downtown between Liberty and Willow streets, 6 to 9 p.m., May 24 to 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. Starting Saturday, May 4, and 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 June, July and 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.

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.

Monthly meetings

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 acavaliere@mail.com.

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, rshafer19@yahoo.com, or Joe Dolezal, (630) 986-1526, dolezalcaoa@sbcglobal.net.

Chicagoland Chapter of Buick Club of America meets at various locations and dates. For information, email ccbca@comcast.net.

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 wally1961@hotmail.com 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 novasscott@aol.com or Brad at (847) 452-1348, brad@3gcs.com. 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 info@nirgv8.org.

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 Don Walters, president, at (224) 268-6395.

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 info@nilsra.com 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.

Motorcycle clubs

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 billlowe00@gmail.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 the-natureboy1@comcast.net 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 president@chicagocruisers.com or membership@chicagocruisers.com.

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 info@gwrra-ilz2.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 horizgrp@aol.com 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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