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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 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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March 2017

March 1:  Reservations for the WR Awards Banquet MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN MARCH 8th.  See March 25th below.

March 8-12:  "Kansas City International Auto Show" held at the Bartle Hall Convention Center in Kansas City, MO. For additional information see:  KC Auto Show

March 9-12:  "The Des Moines Register 2017 All Iowa Auto Show" at the Iowa State Fairgrounds Varried Industries Building.  For information see:  All Iowa Auto Show

March 11-19:  "Twin Cities Auto Show" held at the Minneapolis Convention Center in downtown Minneapolis.  For information see:  Twin Cities Auto Show 2017

March 14:  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club evening dinner out 6:00 PM at the Black Sheep Social Club, 600 1st Street SE, Cedar Rapids See the munu here:  Black Sheep Social Club.  Jim would appreciate an RSVP at bread1112@gmail.com .

March 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!

March 17:  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be attending the Twin Cities Auto Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  We will be traveling with Woosley Tours leaving Cedar Rapids at 5:00 AM.  Bus ticket which includes the auto show admission is $109 per person.  Reservation required no later than February 17.  Call Woosley Tours at 319-393-1742.  When calling in the reservation be sure to tell them you are with the Cedar Rapids Corvette Club.  See Woosley Tours Auto Show flyer here:  Auto Show

March 24:  "Corvette Plant Manager" visit and speech at the Industrial Technology Center (2900 Campus Street) at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, IA.  The speech is 5:00 - 5:45PM.  There will be special parking for the Corvettes.  Jim would like an RSVP if you plan on attending.  We will convoy there from the BP Gas Station on County Home Road near I-380 leaving at 3:30 PM.   Contact Jim at bread1112@gmail.com

March 25:  "West Region NCCC Awards Banquet" hosted by the Cedar Rapids Corvette Club in partnership with the Corvette Club of Iowa at the Echo Valley Country Club, 3150 Echo Valley Drive, Norwalk, Iowa (South side of Des Moines!).  Reservations must be received NO LATER THAN MARCH 8th.  See flyer here:  Awards Banquet Front & Awards Banquet Back

March 25:  "Annual Spring Garage/Shop Tour".  Meet at Classic Enterprises 250 Classic Car Court SW in Cedar Rapids at 8:30AM to stage and check out the cars on display.  Leave there at 9:15AM sharp to Custom Auto in Marion then onto The National Motorcycle Museum (no admission fee) in Anamosa.  Next stop is Yogi's in Monticello.  For questions contact Bill at orangeyenko@yahoo.com  See itinerary & map flyer here:  Garage Tour Flyer

March 30-April 1:  "Mecum Spring Classic 2017 Auto Auction"  held at the Mississippi Valley Fair Center in Davenport, Iowa.. For info see:  Mecum Auction Davenport

 

 

 

April 2017

 

April 6-8:  "Spring Pigeon Forge Rod Run" held at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, TN.  Lots & lots going on.  See web site for more informaiton:  Spring Rod Run

April 8:  "43rd Annual Hawk A Model A Ford Club Swap Meet" held at the Hawkeye Downs Speedway.  8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  $5 Admission.  See flyer here:  Spring Hawkeye Downs Swap Meet The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will have tables inside the exhibit hall at the swap meet for members to sell their transportation related items.  Contact Paul for more information at pwhvette96@aol.com

April 11:  "CRCC Evening Dinner Cruise" to the LaCantina Bar & Grill at 5400 Edgewood Road NE in Cedar Rapids.  We will eat at 6:00 PM.  See the restaurant web site here:  LaCantina Bar & Grill  Jim would like an RSVP at bread1112@gmail.com

April 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!

April 22:  "13th Annual Show Your Ride Car Show" a Corvette event hosted by the International Council of Corvette Clubs and held on Beale Street in Memphis, TN.  See web site here:  Show Your Ride

April 25:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #27" 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 .

April 28-30:  "40th Annual Spring 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:  Spring Jefferson

April 30:  "MIM Dragon Run" hosted by the National Corvette Museum starting at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.  See web site here:  Dragon Run

 

May 2017

 

May 1:  Registration opens for the 2017 "Vettes-On-The-River".  See August 26th on this calendar page.

May 4-6:  "Heartland Iowa NCRS Regional Event" being held at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.  This is a world class Corvette judging event.  Registrants will be able to see the private Corvette and Chevy collection of Dennis Albaugh in nearby Ankeny, Iowa.  To register go to:  Heartland Iowa NCRS Event

May 5-6:  "Vintage Torque Fest" held at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds in Dubuque, IA.  See web site flyer here:  Vintage Torque Fest 2017

May 7:  "Iowa Street Rod Association Mother's Day Cruise".  Starts in Ames, Iowa with a destination of Amana, Iowa.  See web site info here:  Mother's Day Cruise

May 13:  "Midwest Uprising Car Show" noon to 6:00 PM at 1050 Second Street SE, CR.

May 18:  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!

May 18-20:  "C4 Gathering" held at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.  For info see:  C4 Gathering

May 20:  "Concrete Cruizers Charity Car Show"  held at Pete Crivaro Park in Des Moines, Iowa.  See flyer here:  Charity Car Show

May 24:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #28" 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 .

May 27:  "4th Street Cruise" in Waterloo, IA

 

 

June 2017

 

June 1:  "CRCC Night At The Ballpark" - Come watch the Cedar Rapids Kernels baseball team.  We will be in the comfortable reserved seating behind the dugout.  There will also be fireworks after the game so stay for the FUN!  Gates open at 5:30 PM, game at 6:35 PM.  There will be more information coming.  If you would be interested in helping Dick's committee sell Klein Tools raffle tickets from a concourse booth at that game, contact Dick at:  captart66@fmtcs.com

June 1-3:  "Corvette Homecoming & Chevy Invitational" held at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.  For information see:  Corvette Homecoming

June 4:  "Central Iowa British and European Auto Fest"  hosted by the Iowa British Car Club (probably no Corvettes here!).  Show is held at The Picker Knows Antiques in West Des Moines, Iowa.

June 7 or 8 (date still to be determined):  CRCC members, please come to the McGrath Chevyland service bay to help stuff the car show "goody bags".  We will start stuffing around 6:00 PM and probably go find someplace to eat after the stuffing if past history is any indication.

June 8-10:  "Vettes-In-The-Midwest 2017" cookout, cruise, car show, Rt 66 drive in, autocross held in Joplin, MO and sponsored by 4 State Vettes.  For additional information see:  Vettes-In-The-Midwest

June 8:  "10th Anniversary of Corvette Adventures" held at Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI.  For more information see:  www.corvetteadventures.com

June 10:  *** NEW VENUE - BIGGER SHOW ****The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club "Cruisin'-the-Ave" Charity Car Show.  New show location this year is on the Hawkeye Downs race track.  That should be fun - - more information will follow.

June 10-17:  "Hot Rod Power Tour"  see information here:  Hot Rod Power Tour 2017

June 11:  "1st Annual All Buick Car Show" hosted by the Buick Club of America and held at Palmen Buick in Kenosha, WI.  Rain date is June 25th.  For more info see web site here:  All Buicks

June 15:  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!

June 22-14:  "Bloomington Gold Indianapolis" a Corvette event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Lots going on - for more information see:  Bloomington Gold

June 23-25:  "Back To The 50s" hosted by the Minnesota Street Rod Association and held the the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St Paul, Minnesota.  Just an amazing event and site.  For more information see:  Back To The 50s

June 24:  "Maquoketa Motor Madness Car Show" held at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Maquoketa IA.  See web site for more info:  http://maquoketamotormadness.com/

June 24 - July 2:  "Hemmings Motor News Great Race" from Jacksonville, Fl to Traverse City, MI.

June 30-July 2:  "Goodguys 26th Annual Heartland Nationals"  held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.  Web site here:  Heartland Nationals

 

 

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 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 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 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 22-23:  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 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

 

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 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 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 13-17:  "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 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 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 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 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 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 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

 

 

October 2017

 

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

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.

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 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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