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Thursday, May 10, 6pm to 8pm, is the first scheduled Custom & Restored Car Cruise-in of the year. It will be held as usual at the Country Kitchen Restaurant just east of Cobden every second Thursday.
Dates will be: May 10 & 24, June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19, August 2, 16 & 30 and September 13.
Come out and see the cars on display, try your luck at our Catch the Ace 50/50 and enjoy a snack at the restaurant while you are there. The last night will be September 13 at which time a donation will be made to a charity of our choice.  Contact Eric Dagg for more information at 613-646-2864 or EMAIL

Every Wednesday evening starting May 2, 5pm to dark  (weather permitting)
Voyageur Restaurant, Hwy 148, Bryson, Que..  50/50, draws for prizes.  Everyone Welcome!! 
Hosted by Lucy Kingsbury, 819-647-3716

At Harvey's Restaurant in Pembroke, 6pm until dark.
Held every second Thursday, May 3, 17 & 31, June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 23, September 6 &  7
For more information contact Graham at: 613-687-5639

At Odi's KingBurger in Renfrew, 5 to 8pm (draw at 7:30)  Cruise is held every Saturday night starting May 12 until September 22.  Rain date, if needed, following week.
Prizes and 50/50 draw, with partial proceeds donated to the Renfrew branch of the Canadian Cancer Society.
For more information, contact Glen at 613-432-6113

                                                        SHOWS / EVENTS

Saturday, May 19, 10am to 4pm
Bay Day Vintage Vehicle Show, Barry's Bay.  Victoria Day Week-end!  A great collection of treasures of the past!  No registration fee.  Come out and enjoy the day - In addition to the Vintage Vehicle Show the Barry's Bay BIA will be featuring an outdoor live Band, Sidewalk Sales, a Face Painter and Balloon Artist for the children and local exhibits.

Saturday, June 2, 11am to 4pm
Grand Opening for St.Amour C.A.R.S.. Come and check us out.  Bring your classic ride and enjoy your day.  Complimentary BBQ and  refreshments!!  31 Victoria Avenue, Shawville, Quebec.

Sunday, June 10, 7 to 11am

Cobden Airport Breakfast Show at the Bruce McPhail Memorial Airfield. Interesting airplanes fly in.  
$5 for car people only.  For info, Graham at 613-687-5639

Saturday, June 16, 9am to 2pm 
Annual Father's Day Charity Car Show at Red Pine Bay, 642 Usborne Street, Braeside, ON.
12 Classes, Parts/Swap Meet, Live Entertainment with special guest appearance Tom Gardiner of the Northern Sons.  Representative from The Cancer Research and Mayor, Tom Peckett.
50/50, Door Prizes, BBQ, fun filled day for the whole family.  $10 per Auto and $10 per table. 
All Proceeds to Prostate Cancer Research
For more information:  Brian Gunn,  H: 613-623-4570 C: 613-355-5878 or

Saturday, June 16, 10am to 3pm
Petawawa Civic Centre Show
Antique & Classic Car & Truck Show
$10 in CTC coupons will be given away to each car person.
Rain date on the 18th.  For info, Graham at 613-687-5639

Saturday, June 30
LJ's Rankin Food Truck Car Show $5.00 for 6oz hamburger & salad & pop for each car person.
Music, lots of prizes to be given away.    For info, Graham at 613-687-5639

Sunday, July 2, 9am to 4pm
Lucy & Wally will be hosting a Car Show & Shine at the Shawville Fairgrounds, part of the
150th Canada Day Celebrations. There will be trophy's, gifts & plaques handed out.  Food vendor will be on grounds.
In addition to vehicles, there will be a display of Antique Farm Tractors & Implements.

Saturday, July 8, 11am
Canada 150th Antique Car and Truck Show, 176 Civic Center Road, Petawawa
Come on out and see the many antique cars and trucks and their proud owners.
We also have special attractions such as:
• Pole Barn, Hit and Miss Engines, Trappers Cabin, Logging Shed, Blacksmith Shop, Leder Homestead House, Molson House.
• There will be a number of local arts and craft vendors and our gift shop is open.
• Buy your tickets for the 50/50 draw. We have music and $75 valued prizes for select cars or trucks and $100 worth of other prizes and games....
• Soup and Sandwich lunch is available for Car & Truck Show Exhibitors, Exhibitor Swap Meet
Contact: Graham Wall 613-687-5639, Ann McIntyre 613-687-5054

Sunday, July 23, 10am to 3pm
Rankin Culture and Recreational Centre is having a
Motor Toy "Show & Shine".  Free admission!! 
Classical and antique vehicles, tractors and snowmobiles, motorcycles, 4x4 trucks and more!! 
To see the event flyer, please CLICK HERE!

Saturday, August 4, 11am to 3pm
Summerfest Show & Shine.  This year show will see the return of the Parade of cars.
Cars can meet at Canadian Tire in Deep River at 10:45 and will be escorted to the Show down at the waterfront on Brockhouse Way. The Event is as always FREE , with lots of fun and prizes. 

Sunday, August 6, 10am to 3pm
GLP Classic Car Show at 13685 Hwy 60, Golden Lake, Ontario
The GLP has recently taken on a new challenge of hosting a GLP Classic Car Show. This event takes place every Sunday of the August long weekend. Nearly 100 vehicles are entered, some antique, classic, muscle, trucks, tractors and motorcycles. Each year a new charity is chosen and all proceeds are then donated to the charity of choice. This event has always proven to be a huge success and good time for all ages.

Monday, August 6, 9am to 3pm
2018 Wheels of Arnprior Car Show held in Hydro Park beside East Side Mario’s in Arnprior, Ontario
70 Madawaska Blvd., Arnprior, Ontario K7S1S5.
Dash Plaques for the first 100 entries. Charity BBQ and 50/50 Draw.
Registration is $10.00 per car with 100% of the proceeds going directly to the Arnprior Hospital Partners in Caring Foundation.  30 awards plaques and plenty of Door Prizes.
For more info, contact Brian Estabrooks at or call 613-623-8301

Sunday, August 13, 10am to 2pm
Party in the Park, a display of antique cars by Wheels of the Valley will be held in the Round Lake Recreation Park, 545 Albert Street, Round Lake Centre.  Great food • Flea Market Vendors • Live music • Activities for kids and families • Frozen Treats • DB Kettle Corn.   Rain or Shine!! 

Saturday, August 25, 10am to 2pm
Denbigh-Griffith Lions Club 11th Annual Classic Car Show, sponsored by the Griffith & Matawatchan Lions Club.
Dash Plaques (First 100) and People’s Choice Awards. Food, Refreshments, Markets, Games, Music, and Lots of Fun.  Entrance by Donation. Help support our Lions Club.
25991 Hwy 41, Denbigh, Ontario K0H 1L0, Rain Date: August 26th .  Contact person: Jan at 613-333- 1748

Monday, September 3, 9am to 4pm

Shawville Fair Classic Car Show
held in the Shawville Fairgrounds, Shawville, Quebec.
Registration - Free for drivers only. Passengers are required to pay the regular admission to the fair.
Trophies for the best car, truck & motorcycle.  Dash Plaques to the first 100 entries.
Beer tent and food on the grounds.  Contact Lucy Kingsbury at 819-647-3716 or e-mail

Saturday, September 15, 10am to 3pm
14th Annual Car Show and Swap Meet for Dad at the Renfrew Fairgrounds, Renfrew, Ontario
Show admission $5.00. Dash plaques to the first 100 entries.
Door Prizes, 50/50 Draw. All proceeds to Canadian Cancer Society for Prostate Cancer.
For further show information, call Ray at 613-432-0705.
Swap Meet info, contact Daryl at 613-432- 6893. E-mail: