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WELCOME TO THE CRCC CALENDAR PAGE.

Here's where you will find scheduled CRCC events (highlighted in YELLOW) and other motor vehicle enthusiast outings and shows.

Contact the CRCC webmaster  lebushaw@msn.com to inquire about adding your event to this calendar.

 Visitors are always welcome! 

Corvettes - the ONLY way to do a road trip !!

 

(Please note: Participation in Cedar Rapids Corvette Club sponsored events requires your signature on a waiver form at the time of the event per our club insurance company and the National Council of Corvette Clubs governing body.)

 

 

2016

                         Summer Time Local Cruise Nights:

 

       1st Thursday - Palo Green Space Area at Main & Iowa Street, Palo, IA

      2nd Thursday -

      3rd Thursday - Classic Enterprises 250 Classic Car Court SW, CR

      4th Thursday - Godfather's Pizza 2201 16th Avenue SW, CR

      5th Thursday (April 30 & July 30) -  Relevant Life Church 351 - 8th Avenue SW, CR.

 

               Summer Time Area Cruise Nights:

 

       2nd  Thursday - Bella Sala Show & Shine, 2 miles W of  Coralridge Mall - 3232 Jasper Avenue NW, Iowa City, IA  5:00-8:00 PM - Food, Beer, Wine.  

       3rd Friday - Blown Budgets Car Club Cruise Night at McGregors, 2211 - 2nd Street, Hwy 6, Coralville, IA    

       Last Friday of the month - Classy Chassis Cruisers at Coralville Coral Ridge Mall by the old Sears store.

 

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February 2016

 

February 2:  "Teen Driving Clinic" held at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.  For information see:  Teen Driving Clinic

February 9:  "Cedar Rapids Corvette Club evening dinner cruise" to Cibo Fusion restaurant at 685 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA.  We have the back room at 5:30 PM.  Cibo Fusion's web site can be found here:  Cibo Fusion.  Jim would like an RSVP at:  JIM

February 12-14:  "Iowa/Illinois Regional Auto Show" held at the River Center in Davenport Iowa.  For information see:  Quad City Auto Show

February 13-14:  "Capital City Custom Cycle Show & Swap Meet"  in the 4H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA.  For additional information see: Cycle Show

February 13-21:  "Chicago Auto Show"  CRCC will be using Woosley Tours of Cedar Rapids again this year to attend the show.   For show information see:  Chicago Auto Show

February 16:  A FUN day - the Cedar Rapids Corvette Club attends the Chicago Auto Show via Woosley Tours - $89 per person.  Make reservations by calling Woosley Tours at 319-393-1742.  Lavanda will then contact you at a later date with information about making payment.  See Feb 13 info above for show information.  The bus may be full but call Lavanda anyway to check if seats are still available.

February 16:  "Happy 53rd Birthday Cedar Rapids Corvette Club"!  Our club was incorporated February 16, 1963 and filed with the Iowa Secretary of State on February 19, 1963.

February 18:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend! 

February 20-28:  "Greater Milwaukee Auto Show" held at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI.  For information see:  Milwaukee Auto Show

February 27-28:  "47th Annual Rod & Custom Car Show" at the Monticello Berndes Center in Monticello, IA.  For more information see:  Rod & Custom Car Show

 

March 2016

 

March 2-6:  "Greater Kansas City International Auto Show" held at the Bartle Hall Convention Center in Kansas City, MO.  For more information see: KC Auto Show

March 5:  Last day to register for the March 19th West Region 2015 Awards Banquet.  See March 19 below.

March 12-20:  "43rd Annual Twin Cities Auto Show" held at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  For more information see:  Twin Cities Auto Show

March 17:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend! 

March 18-19:  "Corvette Expo" at the Sevierville (TN) Convention Center.  For information see:  Corvette Expo

March 19:  "2015 West Region Awards Banquet" hosted  by the Corvette Club of Iowa and being held at the Echo Valley Country Club, 3150 Echo Valley Drive, Des Moines (Norwalk), IA.  Reservations MUST be received no later than March 5th.  See flyer on CCI web page here:  Corvette Club of Iowa - WR Banquet

 

April 2016

 

April 1:  Registration opens to the first 400 Corvettes on the deck of the USS Lexington Aircraft Carrier in Corpus Cristi, TX.  See calendar September 9-11 for more information.

April 9:  "42nd Annual Hawk A Model A Ford Club Swap Meet" held at Hawkeye Downs Fairgrounds in Cedar Rapids, IA.  This event is Saturday ONLY this year.  See swap meet flyer here:  Hawkeye Downs Swap Meet  CRCC members, we will have indoor club tables available for you to sell your items - contact Paul at:  Paul

April 18:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #23" to Washington DC from the Cedar Rapids Airport.  CRCC has been supporting this wonderful cause with monetary donations, members as guardian assistants, and personalized walnut plaques for EVERY veteran on EVERY flight since Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #2 many years ago.  Let's have a BIG Cedar Rapids Corvette Club welcome home to the veterans at around 10:00 PM this evening.  Pick up your free airport parking pass at the airport reception desk at the top of the escalator.  For information see:  Eastern Iowa Honor Flight

April 21:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend! 

April 22-24:  "39th Annual Jefferson Car Show & Swap Meet" at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Jefferson, WI.  This is a BIG one!  For information see:  Jefferson Swap Meet

April 28-30:  "Michlin National Corvette Museum Bash" held at the museum in Bowling Green, KY.  For information see:  NCM Bash

April 28-May 1:  "44th Annual Pate Swap Meet" held at the Texas Motor Speedway in Ft Worth Texas.  I have attended this twice, it is HUGH and lots of fun.  Put on your distance walking shoes.  For more information see:  Pate Swap Meet

April 29-30:  "Vintage Torque Fest 2016" held at the Dubuque county fairgrounds in Dubuque, Iowa.  For information see: Vintage Torque Fest 2016  

 

May 2016

 

May 1-4"  National Corvette Museum "Museum In Motion Dragon Run" at the Biltmore Estate in Ashville, NC - This is the Tail of the Dragon event.  For more information see:  Dragon Run

May 12-14:  "C4 Gathering" at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.  For additional information see:  C4 Gathering

May 15:  "Cruisin' For Camp Courageous Car Show" held at Camp Courageous in Monticello, Iowa.  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will have a convoy of Corvettes attending this show LEAVING (!) the Marion Walmart parking lot at 9:00 AM.  CRCC will have preferred check-in and parking at the camp.  Camp Courageous is one of our club's charities.  We will have check presentation later that day.  More information will follow - - - -

May 18:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #24" to Washington DC from the Cedar Rapids Airport.  CRCC has been supporting this wonderful cause with monetary donations, members as guardian assistants, and personalized walnut plaques for EVERY veteran on EVERY flight since Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #2 many years ago.  Let's have a BIG Cedar Rapids Corvette Club welcome home to the veterans at around 10:00 PM this evening.  Pick up your free airport parking pass at the airport reception desk at the top of the escalator.  For information see:  Eastern Iowa Honor Flight

May 19:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend! 

May 20-22:  "27th Annual Lone Star Corvette Classic" held at the Texas Motor Speedway in Ft Worth, TX.  Autocross, tours, driving seminars, show n shine, and track day.  For information see:  Lone Star Corvette Classic

May 21:  "30th Annual 4th Street Cruise" in downtown Waterloo, IA  More information will follow - - -

May 21-22:  "Wisconsin Dells Automotion Festival 2016" at Noah's Ark Waterpark in Wisconsin Dells, WI.  For information see:  Automotion 2016

 

June 2016

 

June 9-11:  "Corvette Adventures" held at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI.  For information see:  Corvette Adventures

June 11:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club "Cruisin'-the-Ave" Charity Car Show held on the Younkers parkade at Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids, IA.  More information will be coming - - - -

June 11-17:  "Hot Rod Power Tour 2016" running from Louisianna, thru Texas and Oklahoma and then ending in Kansas City.  For information see:  Hot Rod Power Tour 2016

June 12-15:  "17th Annual Great Eastern Iowa Tractorcade 2016".  Not a car event but a fun event non the less.  JD from CRCC participates in this event every year.  Information available at:  Tractorcade 2016

June 16:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend! 

June 17-19:  "43rd Annual Back to the 50s" hosted by the Minnesota Street Rod Association and held at the St Paul, MN fairgrounds.  This is a BIG one that you don't want to miss!  For more information see the web site here:  Back To The 50s

June 18-26:  "Hemmings Motor News Great Race" will be in Cedar Rapids this year on Saturday June 25th.  For information see:  Great Race 2016

June 23-25:  "Bloomington Gold Corvettes USA" held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, IN.  For additional information see:  Bloomington Gold

June 25 & 26:  "30th Annual Quad Cities Air Show".  Not a car event but the planes do have "wheels".  This is a fun event non the less.  For information see:  Quad Cities Air Show

June 26:  "41st Annual Sturgis Falls Car Show" held at Police Officers Memorial Park in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  For information see:  Sturgis Falls Car Show

July 2016

 

July 1-3:  "Goodguys Heartland Nationals" held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA.

July 4:  "Cedar Rapids Freedom Fest Car & Bike Show" held on the 3rd Avenue Bridge in downtown Cedar Rapids.  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be assisting with this show.

July 7-9:  "Iola Car Show 2016" held in Iola, WI.  This one's an old CLASSIC!  See web site here:  Iola Car Show

July 12-16:  "44th Annual POCI - Pontiac Oakland Club International - Convention" held at the Isle Hotel & Casino in Bettendorf, IA.  For information see:  POCI Convention

July 13-16:  "45th Blackhills Corvette Classic" held in Sioux Falls, SD on the 13th and Spearfish, SD on the 14-16th.  For more information see:  Blackhills Corvette Classic

July 14-16:  "37th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree" held at the Iowa 80 Truckstop exit 284 of Interstate 80.  If you have never been to this, you are missing a fun show and great food.  For information see:  Truckers Jamboree

July 15-17:  "Car Craft Summer Nationals" held at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  For more information see:  Car Craft Summer Nationals

July 16:  "Corvette Homecoming & Chevy Invitational Inc" in Bowling  Green, KY.  For information see:  Corvette Homecoming

July 17-22:  "National Council of Corvette Clubs 2016 Convention" hosted by the Cornhusker Corvette Club of Omaha, NE.  Registration opens on Feb 1st.  Lots of fun things to do and close by for us here in Cedar Rapids.  See web site here:  2016 NCCC Convention

July 21:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend! 

July 23:  "Vettes-in-the-Park" hosted by the University of Okoboji Corvette Club of Okoboji, IA.  For more informations see:  Vettes-In-The-Park

 

August 2016

 

August 2-5:  "30th Annual Iowa Gas Swap Meet" held at the Airport Holiday Inn Hotel parking lot in Des Moines, IA.  This is a fun swap meet of gas station related memorabilia - LOTS OF IT.  Come early, the stuff sells fast.  For information see:  Iowa Gas Swap Meet 2016

August 5-6:  "Clear Lake Auto Social Society (CLASS) Car Show, Cruise, Dance" at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, IA.  For information see:  CLASS

August 11-13:  "Super Summer Cruise" held in Branson, MO.  For more information see:  Super Summer Cruise

August 12-14:  "Country Cruisers Car Cruise & Show" hosted by the Country Cruisers Car Club of Manchester, IA.  This is a great, LONG cruise event thru NE Iowa.  For information see:  Country Cruisers

August 18:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend! 

August 18-21:  "OpenAir Classic XI" sponsored by Open Air Tours of Madison, WI.  This is a well organized 2 day rally thru the Wisconsin countrysides for convertibles ONLY.  Marjory and I have been with this group since 1999.  Lot's of FUN !  For information see: OpenAir Classic XI

August 25-28:  "Corvettes at Carlisle" held in Carlisle, PA.  5000 Corvettes in attendance.  For information see:  Corvettes at Carlisle

August 27:  "Vettes-On-The-River 2016" hosted by the Mid-West Corvette Club on the levee in LeClaire, Iowa.  See flyer here:  VOTR 2016CRCC usually has a convoy of Corvettes attending this LARGE Corvettes only well planned event.  More information will follow - - - -

 

September 2016

 

September 1-3:  "National Corvette Museum Annivesary Celebration" in Bowling Green, KY.  For information see:  Anniversary Celebration

September 9-11:  "Vettes & Jets On The Lex" This is the last year for this event on hosting 400 Corvettes on the deck of the USS Lexington Aircraft Carrier in Corpus Cristi, TX.  Registration opens April 1st to the first 400 Corvettes then closes.  For information and fabulous photos and videos from years past see:  Vettes & Jets On The Lex

September 11:  "Des Moines (IA) Concours d'Elegance" held at the John & Mary Poppajohn Sculpture Park in downtown Des Moines, IA.  For info see:  Concours d'Elegance 

September 15:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend! 

September 15-18:  "23rd Annual MidAmerica Motorworks Corvette Funfest" held at MidAmerica Motorworks facilities in Effingham, IL.  For information see:  Corvette Funfest

September 20:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #25" to Washington DC from the Cedar Rapids Airport.  CRCC has been supporting this wonderful cause with monetary donations, members as guardian assistants, and personalized walnut plaques for EVERY veteran on EVERY flight since Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #2 many years ago.  Let's have a BIG Cedar Rapids Corvette Club welcome home to the veterans at around 10:00 PM this evening.  Pick up your free airport parking pass at the airport reception desk at the top of the escalator.  For information see:  Eastern Iowa Honor Flight

September 23-25:  "International Route 66 Mother Road Festival" held in Springfield, IL.  See info here:  Route 66

September 24:  "Swamp Fox Festival & Parade" in Marion, IA.  See this web site for more information about the festival:  Swamp Fox  CRCC is usually in this parade.  Last year we won the club award for participation.  More information will be coming - - - -

 

October 2016

 

October 2:  "Cruise To The Woods 2016" hosted by WC Cruisers Car Club of Webster City, IA.  Registration and informaiton is available here:   Cruise To The Woods

October 6-9:  "26th Annual Eureka Springs Corvette Weekend" in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas.  For information see:  Corvette Weekend

October 11-15:  "One Lap of Kentucky - tour 1" sponsored by the National Corvette Museum.  For information see:  One Lap of Kentucky

October 12:  "Roddin On The River" hosted by Old Iron Company in Spencer, IA.  More information will be available at:  Roddin On The River

October 18:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #26" to Washington DC from the Cedar Rapids Airport.  CRCC has been supporting this wonderful cause with monetary donations, members as guardian assistants, and personalized walnut plaques for EVERY veteran on EVERY flight since Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #2 many years ago.  Let's have a BIG Cedar Rapids Corvette Club welcome home to the veterans at around 10:00 PM this evening.  Pick up your free airport parking pass at the airport reception desk at the top of the escalator.  For information see:  Eastern Iowa Honor Flight

October 18-22:  "One Lap of Kentucky - tour 2" sponsored by the National Corvette Museum.  For information see:  One Lap of Kentucky

October 20:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend!

October 25-29:  "One Lap of Kentucky - tour 3" sponsored by the National Corvette Museum.  For information see:  One Lap of Kentucky 

 

November 2016

 

November 3-5:  "Vets 'n Vettes" hosted by the National Corvette Museum at Bowling Green, KY.  For information see:  Vets 'n Vettes

November 17:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend! 

 

December 2016

 

December 10:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club Christmas Dinner Banquet held at the Indian Creek Country Club in Marion, Iowa.  More information will be coming - - - - -

NO CLUB MEETINGS ARE HELD IN DECEMBER.

 

 

 

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  CRCC Photo Albums/Membership Directory