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Event Coverage 2013 Connecticut Car Shows

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by farmergal, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. farmergal
    Joined: Nov 28, 2010
    Posts: 2,074

    from somewhere

    Well; I guess it's time to start compiling this list. The weather is starting to improve and driving season is almost here:

    April 14th: 8am 77 Pine Street New Canaan, CT. Caffeine and Carburetors. Zumbach's Gourmet Coffee.

    April 20th: Eastern Chapter of Over The Hill Gang's SPRING CAR SHOW. To be held in Wethersfield with a rain date of April 21st.

    April 21st: Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 2013. Rain date April 28th. Located at Guilford Fairgrounds on Lovers Lane 10am-3pm. $10.00 admission, dash plaques, goodie bags, food vendors, antiques, classics, hot rods, antique fire trucks and police. All welcome

    April 28th: Norwalk, CT. 39th annual Taylor Farm Antique & Classic Car Show. Judged show with trophies. 1976 year cap. Vendors, Food, Music. Taylor Farm Beach Road in Norwalk.

    May 3, 4, & 5th: Rhinebeck, New York.

    May 4th: Model T's to Mustangs. Antique and Classic cars. Stamford Museum and Nature Center. 11am to 3pm. Rain date is 5/5. You must pre register your vehicle.

    May 11th: Housatonic Valley Region AACA's "2013 Wings and Wheels". Candlight Farms Airport in New Milford, Ct. Grend Pond Road.

    June 2nd: 27th Annual $C's Auto Show and Aircraft Exhibit at New England Air Museum. 10am to 3pm. Trophies awarded. $10.00 per car. Located at the Air Museum at Bradley Internation Airport Windsor Locks, CT.

    June 14th-16th: Goodguys East Coast Nationals. Springfield, Mass. Eastern States Expo grounds

    June 15: Klingberg Vintage Motor Fest. Linwood Street New Britain, CT. 9:30am to 3pm. 1972 and older. If you are looking to see really cool, old and rare cars: this is a GREAT show.

    July 4th-7th: New England Summer Nationals! Located at Thompson Speedway in Thompson, CT this year!
    July 28th: Time Machines 2013. Car Show and Flea Market. Guilford Fairgrounds.

    August 2nd & 3rd: Milltown Hot Rod Show. Hamilton Rod and Gun Club in Sturbridge Mass. Bands, food, booze, etc.

    August 4th: 47th annual Belltown Vintage Motorcar Meet. Haddam Neck Fairgrounds off Rt. 151. Gates open at 8am, Trophies awarded at 3pm. Flea Market for car parts. Food on premises.

    August 4th: Cruisin' on Main Street. Manchester, CT. One of the biggest shows in New England. Registration fee is 10.00. Get there early to park. Spectators are free. Lots of food and walking to do!

    Oct 12th: Hot Rod Fallout. Elks Club Pavillion on Woodland Street, Glastonbury, CT. $10.00 per person. 1963 and older, traditional vehicles only. Strictly enforced at the gate.

    Remember: The Tri-Town Cruizer's Friday Night cruise is every Friday night at CT Golf Land in Vernon, CT. It usually starts in April; keep an eye on their website!

    The Tri-State Cruisers have their weekly car cruise at a beautiful spot in Pomfret, CT. Junction of Rt. 169 & Rt. 101. I believe it is Saturday Nights. Great cruise, food on site. Very nice drive.

    Mark's: Cruise every monday 5-8pm in East Granby

    A&W: Smithfield, RI. Cruise every Tuesday 5-8pm. Starts usually, April 17th

    Oakland Beach/Rocky Point: Warwick, RI. Starts mid April also. Every Tuesday

    Mohegan Sun Casino: Roof Top Cruise starts in May/June. Every Wednesday Night followed by fireworks
  2. BronxMopars1
    Joined: Jan 17, 2009
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    from Bronx, NYC

    Very cool..... Funny I started typing up a northeast list this morning and got distracted.
  3. farmergal
    Joined: Nov 28, 2010
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    The Colchester Car Cruise on the Green. Colchester, CT. Hosted by the Good-Times Motoring Club. Third Wednesday of every month! Dates are: April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21, Sept 18, Oct 13. Another very nice drive with trophies and food vendors. HARRY'S PLACE Drive-In is also located .5 mile up the road :)
  4. farmergal
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    from somewhere

    Also Keep in mind that the big Putnam, CT car show will be held in august/September 2013. They have not release a date yet. It's a BIG show.
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  5. allstarderrick
    Joined: Jul 23, 2007
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    SILVERCITY SHAKEDOWN Saturday June 8th
  6. farmergal
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    Connecticut Dragway Reunion -June 17th 2013. The Connecticut Dragway Reunion will once again be held at the Mountain Ridge Resort at the top of High Hill in Wallingford, CT. Exit 15 off of I-91. Gates officially open at 5:00 PM for participants with a "Cackle Fest" scheduled for 7:00 PM. Participants with their cars enter free, but can make a donation at the gate if they so desire. Spectators are $5.00 and all proceeds are donated to the Wallingford Wishing Well, which is an organization that aids needy familys.
  7. Squirm
    Joined: Feb 12, 2007
    Posts: 275

    from New Yawk


    June 28th & 29th camping Fri. night , car show and swap meet all day Sat.

    Bands & various entertaiment included
  8. farmergal
    Joined: Nov 28, 2010
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    The first cruise in Pomfret, CT at Loos & CO will be Saturday, May 4th (evening)
  9. Photogs189
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    Joined: Aug 22, 2011
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    from mass

    Sunday April 14th Stafford Speedway swap meet.
  11. 8FLEET9
    Joined: Feb 9, 2009
    Posts: 733

    from MASS.

    the new england shake up car show saturday september 28th in sturbridge ma

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  12. Barsteel
    Joined: Oct 15, 2008
    Posts: 617

    from Monroe, CT

    Southbury Car show and swapmeet, located at the Southbury Training School ground...Sept 15, 2013. It's called the "Roaring 20s" show, but there's cars there up to the early 70s.

    Sycamore Drive-In, Bethel, CT has cruise nights every Saturday during the summer.

  13. c10chebby
    Joined: Dec 14, 2011
    Posts: 1

    from Ct.

    Murdercycles presents

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  14. jeffbr33
    Joined: Feb 11, 2011
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    from norwich,ct

    gasket goons,haddam neck,ct july 12
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    From fairly reliable sourses: (1) the Mohegan Sun cruises are not happening and (2) Norwich is planning Wednesday night cruises on the upper level of the parking garage across from the harbor, from 6:00 to 8:00. Marvin,ct
  16. farmergal
    Joined: Nov 28, 2010
    Posts: 2,074

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    the Main Street Cruise in Putnam, CT is heLd August 11th this yeaR. contact WINY radio for details

    reminder that the Manchester show is August 4th, next sunday!

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