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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! 

      CORVETTE - 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.)

 

 

2017

                         Summer Time Local Cruise Nights:

 

       1st Thursday - Palo Green Space Area at Main & Iowa Street (behind the bank), Palo, IA

      2nd Tuesday - J&P Cycles, 13225 Circle Drive, Anamosa, Iowa

      2nd Thursday - Yogi's,  260 Welter Drive, Monticello

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

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

      5th Thursday (June 29 & Aug 31) - Hope Lutheran Church 2736 Bowling Street SW,  CR

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

 

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July 2017

July 4:  "Cedar Rapids Freedom Fest Car & Bike Show" held on the 3rd Avenue Bridge in downtown Cedar Rapids from 8:00 AM until Noon.  We must be off the bridge when the show concludes at noon as the city will be setting up for the evening fireworks display.  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be assisting the city of Cedar Rapids and other sponsors with this show.  See the city web site here for more information:  Freedom Fest Car & Truck Show

July 4:  Larry & Debbie Armbrecht have reserved the Overlook Pavilion at Ellis Park from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM for a midday pot luck.  Everyone is invited to join in the festivities.  Bring along a pot to share along with your own tableware and drink.

July 6-8:  "44th Anual Iola Car Show" held in Iola, Wisconson.  This is another BIG one.  For info see:  Iola Old Car Show

July 8:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club practice autocross event held at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids.  We start at 12 noon until approximately 4:00 PM.  The $15 fee allows you to run as many times as you want (or your tires last!).  This practice autocross event is a timed event running against yourself (you alone on the track).  Closed toe shoes, an approved helmet, and a valid driver's license are required as well as your signature on a waiver form.  (CRCC does have loaner helmets).  ***Please bring the correct amount of CASH.*** This event is open to all makes of vehicles, not just Corvettes.

July 8:  "2nd Annual Flashback on Ellis Car Show" held at the St James United Methodist Church, 1430 Ellis Blvd NW in Cedar Rapids.  Food, music, prizes, top 50 trophies.  For information call:  319-389-6971.

July 8:  "Heritage Days Festival Car Show" held at Memorial Park in Mount Vernon, Iowa.  See web site here:  Heritage Days Car Show

July 9:  "Radcliffe Summerfest Classic Car Show" in Radcliffe, Iowa.  Information:  641-751-5743

July 9:  "Boone Scenic Valley Car Show" in Boone, Iowa hosted by Hearts of Iowa T's Car Club.

July 9:  "Celebrating 50 years of Camaro Car and Truck Show" held at the Veterans Memorial Stadium parking lot.  Food, prizes, awards, tee-shirts, trivia contest.  For more information call:  319-573-1031  Registration includes a brat.

July 11:  "The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club evening dinner cruise" to Daly Creek Winery & Bistro at 106 N Ford Street, Anamosa, Iowa.  The club will caravan there from the Marion Walmart leaving at 5:30 PM sharp.  Jim NEEDS an RSVP no later than July 6th at bread1112@gmail.com. The Bistro is normally closed on Tuesdays but are opening their doors for CRCC.

July 12-15:  "46th Annual Black Hills Corvette Classic" hosted by the Sioux Falls Corvette Club.  See their web site here:  Black Hills Corvette Classic

July 13-15:  "38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree" held at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, exit 284 of Interstate 80.  If you have never been to this show, you are missing a great truck show and great food.  For information see:  Walcott Truckers Jamboree

July 15:  "Chief Wapello Days Car Show" held on the Louisa County Court House lawn in Wapello, Iowa.  This show is hosted by the Memory Lane Cruisers of SE Iowa.  See web site here:  Chief Wapelllo Days Car Show

July 15:  "St Charles Old Settlers Car Show" held in St Charles, Iowa.  For information call:  515-729-2870.

July 16:  "5th Annual HyVee Summerfest Car Show" held at the Edgewood Road NE HyVee parking lot in Cedar Rapids.  Music, food, silent auction, top 25 awards.  Show proceeds benefit JDRF.  For more information call:  319-378-0762.

July 16-23:  "International Council Of Corvette Clubs 31st Annual Convention" hosted by the Jazz City Corvette Club of New Orleans, LA.  For information see:  International Council of Corvette Clubs Convention

July 20:  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly business meeting held at Pat McGrath Chevyland (East end of facility in the service bay).  Chevyland will be providing a meal for us this evening so be sure to thank them.  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend!

July 20-23:  "55th Annual Will County Threshermans Association" antique tractor show.  Not a car show but, HEY, it's got wheels and has been going on for "55 YEARS" - amazing!  See web site here:  Steamshow

July 21-23:  "Car Craft Summer Nationals" held this year at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, KY.  For more information see:  Car Craft Summer Nationals

July 22:  "Rhodes Days Car Show" held in Rhodes, Iowa.  For information call:  641-751-9049.

July 22-23:  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will host a NCCC sanctioned autocross event at the Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids starting at 8:00 AM.  Hospitality rooms and tech check will be available on Friday night at the Clarion Hotel near the track.  Closed toe shoes and approved helmets are required.  CRCC does have loner helmets.  This 2 day event is open to all makes of vehicles, not just Corvettes.

July 23:  "Za-Ga-Zig Shrine Hot Rods Club Car Show" held in Altoona, Iowa.

July 23:  "1st Annual Durant Car Show" held in Durant, Iowa.  For more info call:  563-210-7181

July 26-30 "Museum In Motion Northwest Passage" Corvette cruise hosted by the National Corvette Museum and held within the states of Washington and Oregon.  For info see web site here:  Northwest Passage

July 28:  "15th Annual Dysart Old Iron Car Show" held in Dysart, Iowa.  For info call:  319-231-1158.

July 29:  "Fun In The Sun Car Show" held at the Madison County Historical Complex in Winterset, Iowa.  For more information call:  515-462-2134

July 29:  "7th Annual Chelsea Car Show" held in Chelsea, Iowa.  Info:  641-751-3928

July 30:  "Grandma's 2nd Annual Show & Shine Sock Drive" held in Indianola, Iowa across the street from Walmart.  Entry fee is one pair or one package of adult socks to benefit veterans.  For additional information call:  515-962-7185

 

August 2017

 

August 4-5:  "CLASS Car Show & Summer Dance Cruise"  held in the city park in downtown Clear Lake, Iowa.  See web site here:  CLASS Car Show & Dance

August 5:  "23rd Annual Clark's Bar Car Show" held in Melbourne, Iowa.  Info:  641-751-0341

August 12:  "5th Annual CRCC BBQ Picnic In The Park" which is held at Midway Park, Toddville, IA.  This is a side dish/desert potluck buffet event with Jim, Dan, & JD doing the smoked meats.  Bring you own silverware/plates/bag chairs, etc.  Festivities start at 5:00 PM, we eat at 6:00 PM under the Midway Park canopy.  Midway park is located at 3429 Midway Road in Toddville which is actually in Midway!  Jim needs an RSVP to determine how much meat the club needs to purchase.  Contact Jim at bread1112@gmail.com

August 12:  "10th Annual Cabbage Head Car Show" held on the tree lined streets of Lisbon Iowa 11:00 - 4:00 PM - just a beautiful site.  See the flyer here:  Cabbage Head Car Show

August 12:  "6th Annual KCCA Vettes On The Plains" car show sponsored by the Kansas City Corvette Association to benefit Camp Quality & St Judes Children's Hospital.  Event is 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM with awards at 2:30 PM.  Held at the Bass Pro Shop, 12051 Bass Pro Drive in Olathe, KS.  For more information see:  KCCA Events

August 12:  "4th Annual Cruisin' Mt Trashmore Car Show".  Enter at 16th Avenue SW & C Street SW.  T-Shirts with every entry, 65 trophies.  For more info call:  319-573-1031

August 12:  "Springville Fun Days Car Show & Shine" at the STPA Park North of the Springville Elementary School, 162 Barnes Parkway.

August 13:  "23rd Annual Drag City" hosted by our sister club the Cedar Valley Street Rods at the TriState Raceway in Earlville, Iowa.  See flyers here:  Drag City front  Drag City back

August 13"  "Coggon Harvest Home Car Show & Cruise" in Coggon Iowa.  See flyer here:  Coggon Car Show & Cruise

August 13-17:  "Museum In Motion California Dreamin'" Corvette cruise starts in Kingman, AZ driving old Route 66 to southern California.  This event is hosted by the National Corvette Museum.   See web site here:  California Dreamin' Route 66

August 14:  "National Hobo Convention Car Show" a part of Hobo Days in Britt, Iowa.  For information see:  Hobo Days

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

August 17-19:  "Woodward Dream Cruise Events".  See web site for all the days events.  Web site here:  Woodward Dream Cruise

August 19:  "14th Annual Chase County Corvette Classic" hosted by Harchelroad Motors in Imperial, NE.  Show opens at 7:30 AM, trophies at 2:45 PM.  For more info see:  Chase County Corvette Classic

August 19:  "Palo Fun Days Parade" with line up starting at 9:00 AM to no later than 10:00 AM - parade at 10:30 AM.  For more info contact Nicole Riech at nickielou83@hotmail.com or 319-521-0623.

August 19:  "Izzy's Classic Car Show" held in Springville, Iowa 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

August 20:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club road trip to the Irish Shanti in Gunder, Iowa for their famous "GunderBurger" (personally, I recommend their ground pork burger - LB).  We will leave the Marion Walmart at 12:30 PM (new time!).  Jim would like an RSVP at bread1112@gmail.com.

August 20:  "Parkersburg Show & Shine Car Show" held in Parkersburg Iowa.  Info at:  Parkersburg Show & Shine

August 20:  "44th Annual Charity Show & Shine" held at the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds in Grinnell, Iowa.  For information call Bob at:  515-249-3001

August 21-25:  The National Council of Corvette Clubs (NCCC) Convention in Bowling Green, KY.  NCCC Convention 

August 24-27:  "Corvetes At Carlisle"  hosted by Corvette America and held in Carlisle PA.  For information see:  Corvettes At Carlisle

August 26:  "Vettes-On-The-River 2017" hosted by our neighboring club, MidWest Corvette Club.  This BIG 400+ Corvette event is held on the levee in Le Clair, Iowa.  This is a GREAT site and the show is a lot of fun.  Registration and web site information will be available on May 1st at:  Vettes-On-The-River

August 26:  "Black Knights Car Show & Cruise" held in Arnold's Park, Iowa.  There will be a cruise around the lake after the awards ceremony.

August 27-29:  "Museum In Motion Diamond In The Rough" hosted by the National Corvette Museum is a Corvette event at the Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV.  See web site here:  Diamond In The Rough

August 31-September 2:  "23rd Anniversary Celebration of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.  See info here:  NCM Anniversary

August 31-September 4:  "Midwest Old Threshers Reunion" in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.  Not a car event but still a fun event.  They do have wheels!  For information see:  Midwest Old Threshers

 

 

September 2017

 

September 9-10:  "Des Moines Concours d'Elegance"  held at Sculpture Park in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.  For info see:  Concours d'Elegance

September 9:  "Sweet Rides for Charity Car Show" held at the Veterans Memorial Stadium parking lot and hosted by ADM Corn Sweetners.  For more information call:  319-398-0795.

September 10:  "6th Annual YMCA Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show" held at the Stoney Point YMCA, 300 Stoney Point Road NW in Cedar Rapids.  Food, trophies, door prizes.  T-shirts to first 100 entries.  For more information call:  319-390-3488

September 14:  "Save-the-Date" - The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be participating in the Clear Creek - Amana homecoming event.   - - -  CRCC members sign up at:  http://crcorvette.club/event/signup.php - password required!

September 14-16:  "Fall Pigeon Forge Rod Run" held at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, TN.  Lots & lots going on.  See web site for more informaiton:  Fall Rod Run

September 14-17:  "Corvette FunFest 2017" hosted by Mid America Motorworks at their site in Effingham, IL.  See web site here:  Corvette FunFest 2017

September 15:  "Save-the-Date" - The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be participating in the Prairie Community Schools homecoming event.   - - - CRCC members sign up at:  http://crcorvette.club/event/signup.php - password required!

September 16:  "Cruise to Swisher Car Show" hosted by the Swisher Iowa Men's Club.  (rain date 17th).  See flyer here:  Cruise to Swisher

September 16:  "Cruise to Cresco Car Show" a part of the Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest in Cresco, Iowa.  See flyer here:  Cruise to Cresco

September 17-23:  "Museum In Motion National Parks Tour" hosted by the National Corvette Museum.  This Corvette event will tour national parks in Arizona and Utah.  This event is assisted by the Lone Star Corvette Club of Ft Worth TX.  For event info see:  National Parks Tour

September 19:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #29" to Washington DC from the Cedar Rapids Airport.  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club 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:  www.eihonorflight.org .

September 20:  "Save-the-Date" - The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be participating in the West Branch Community Schools homecoming event.   - - - CRCC members sign up at:  http://crcorvette.club/event/signup.php - password required!

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

September 21:  "Save-the-Date" - The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be participating in the Mount Vernon Community Schools homecoming event.   - - - CRCC members sign up at:  http://crcorvette.club/event/signup.php - password required!

September 21-23:  Back Road Kruizers "Chevy Camaro 50th Birthday Bash" in Mt Horeb, WI.  Road tours, raffles, car show.  For more information see:  Camaro 50th Birthday Bash

September 22-24:  "40th Annual Fall Jefferson Swap Meet & Car Show" held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Jefferson, Wisconsin.  Bring your walking shoes, this is a BIG one!  For info see:  Fall Jefferson

September 23:  "8th Annual Car Show At The Lake" held at Bobber's Grill at the Scales Pointe Marina, North Liberty, Iowa.  Info at:  319-665-3474

September 23:  "2nd Annual Drive Down Memory Lane" held at the Iowa Cubs Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.  For more info see web site here:  Drive Down Memory Lane

September 24:  "7th Annual Log Cabin Days Car Show"  at part of the Log Cabin Days Festival held in Indianola, Iowa.  For information call:  515-962-7185

September 27:  "Save-the-Date" - The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be participating in the Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School homecoming event.   - - - CRCC members sign up at:  http://crcorvette.club/event/signup.php - password required!

September 28:  "Save-the-Date" - The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be participating in the Anamosa High School homecoming event.   - - -  CRCC members sign up at:  http://crcorvette.club/event/signup.php - password required!

September 28:  "Save-the-Date" - The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be participating in the Marion High School homecoming event.   - - - CRCC members sign up at:  http://crcorvette.club/event/signup.php - password required!

September 30:  "Woodbine Apple Fest Car Show" in Woodbine Iowa.  See web site here:  Woodbine AppleFest  Car Show

 

 

October 2017

 

October 1:  "Hot Rods & Harleys" on Main Street Square in Hopkinton, Iowa.  For information see web site here:  Hot Rods & Harleys

October 5:  "Save-the-Date" - The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be participating in the Linn-Mar Community Schools homecoming event.   - - - CRCC members sign up at:  http://crcorvette.club/event/signup.php - password required!

October 6:  "Save-the-Date" - The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be participating in the University of Iowa homecoming event.   - - -  CRCC members sign up at:  http://crcorvette.club/event/signup.php - password required!

October 6:  "Save-the-Date" - The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be participating in the Lisbon High School homecoming event.   - - -  CRCC members sign up at:  http://crcorvette.club/event/signup.php - password required!

October 7:  "Sigourney Car Show" held in the Sigourney Iowa City Square.  For information call:  641-660-3668

October 9-14:  "Museum In Motion"  8th Annual 1-Lap of Kentucky Corvette Tour #1 hosted by both the National Corvette Museum and the Kentucky State Police.  Check their web site later as this tour will be offered two more times in the month of October.  See web site here: 1-Lap of Kentucky #1

October 15:  "32nd Annual Madison County Car Show" as part of the Madison County Covered Bridge Festival held in Winterset, Iowa.  More information at 515-705-9707

October 17:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #30" (WOW - 30 flights!) to Washington DC from the Cedar Rapids Airport.  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club 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:  www.eihonorflight.org .   (CRCC, you can really be proud of yourselves for your support of the past 29 EIHF flights!)

October 19:  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly business meeting held at Pat McGrath Chevyland (East end of facility in the service bay).  Chevyland will be providing a meal for us this evening so be sure to thank them.  Social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend!

October 21:  "Clothe-A-Child" event at Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids.  More information for CRCC members will be coming.

 

 

November 2017

November 2-4:  "Vets n' Vettes" a Corvette event held at and hosted by the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY and Exxon Mobile honoring our nations veterans.  For additional information see:  Vets 'n Vettes

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

November 18-19:  "Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals"  at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Il.  For info see:  Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals

 

 

 

December 2017

December 9:  "Save-The-Date" for the Cedar Rapids Corvette Club annual evening Christmas banquet at the Indian Creek Country Club, 2401 Indian Creek Road, Marion, Iowa.  RSVP form with payment is REQUIRED as we have to inform the country club as to the number of meals to charge us.  NO surprise attendance the night of the party - you MUST prepay in advance.  The RSVP & payment form will be here, in the November newsletter, and at the club meeting.  The reservation form MUST be postmarked NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 2nd!

 

NO CLUB MEETING IS HELD IN DECEMBER

 HAPPY NEW YEAR!

 

 

 

 

 

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