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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! 

We don't let a little rain hamper our FUN at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa!

(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.)

For a traditional calendar type page view see:  http://brians.sytes.net/corvette/calendar/apptcal.html

 

2014

                         Summer Time Local Cruise Nights:

 

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

      2nd Thursday - Duffy's Collectible Cars 1195 Boyson Road, Hiawatha

      3rd Thursday - H&W Speed Shop 251 Classic Car Court SW, CR (after June 1st:  H&W moving to 641 - 31st Ave SW, CR)

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

      5th Thursday (May 29 & July 31) -  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.

 

 July 2014

 

July 4-6:  "Goodguys 23rd Heartland Nationals" at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA.  For information see:  Heartland Nationals

July 5:  "12th Annual Oelwein Car Show" in the Oelwein, Iowa city park.  For information call:  319-283-1276 or 319-238-3950.

July 8:  "CRCC Evening Dinner Cruise" to Chedders Restaurant, 2824 Commerce Drive, in Coralville.  We will be ordering off the menu.  For those wishing to caravan to Chedders, we are leaving the CR Target West parking lot at 6:00 PM.    Paul would appreciate an RSVP at:  Paul

July 10-12:  "35th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree" held at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 exit 284 in Walcott, Iowa.  This is not a car event but a fun event to check out.  For information see:  Walcott Truckers Jamboree

July 10-13:  "42nd Annual Iola Old Car Show and Swap Meet" in Iola, WI.  This year they have a Tucker car on display.  For information see:  Iola Car Show

July 11:  NASCAR Truck Series race at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, IA

July 12:  "2nd Annual Cedar Rapids Corvette Club BBQ Competition" at Midway Park, Toddville, IA.  Again this year Jim, John, & Dan will be competing for the coveted trophy for the best smoked meat BBQ (Jim will be defending his winning effort from last year).  This will be a side dish/desert potluck picnic event.  Bring your own silverware/plates/bag chairs.  We eat at 6:00 PM under the Midway Park canopy.  Midway Park is across the street from 3429 Midway Road in Toddville (actually in Midway).  Paul would like an RSVP to determine how much meat the club needs to purchase.  Contact Paul at Paul

July 12:  IndyCar Series race at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, IA

July 12:  "Noah Champeau Car Show Benefit Fundraiser" at the Sutliff Cider Company 382 Sutliff Road, Lisbon, Iowa.  See flyer here for more information:  Noah Champeau Fundraiser

July 12:  "Mount Vernon Heritage Days Car, Bike, & Tractor Show, Mount Vernon, IA.  Car show hours are 12:30 PM until 4:30 PM.  Then there will be a Mount Vernon/Lisbon cruise at 5:30 PM.  For more information see:  Heritage Days

July 12:  "7th Annual Cruis'n For The Kids Car & Bike Show" at the University of Iowa Kinnick Football Stadium.  For more information see:  Cruis'n For The Kids

July 12:  "16th Annual Low Moor Lions Club Car Show" in Low Moor, IA.  For information call:  563-259-8166

July 13:  "Cedar County AutoFest" at the Cedar County Fairgrounds in Tipton, IA.  For more information see:  Autofest

July 13:  "Custom Antique & Rod Association Car Show" in Central Park in Charles City, IA.  For info call:  615-228-1324.

July 15-19:  "Black Hills Corvette Classic" hosted by the Souix Falls Corvette Club.  For information see:  Black Hills Corvette Classic

July 17:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Pat McGrath Chevyland will be providing a meal for us this evening so be sure to thank Pat and or JB.  Meal is at 6:00 PM, social time is 6:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend!

July 18-20:  "Car Craft Summer Nationals" at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St Paul, MN.  For information see:  Summer Nationals

July 19:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club practice autocross event at the Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Starts at 12 noon until approximately 5:00 PM.  $15 fee allows you to run as many times as you want (or your tires last!).  This autocross event is a timed event running against yourself.  Event is open to visitors in all types of cars.  Closed toe shoes and approved helmets are required (CRCC has loner helmets).  Please bring correct amount of cash.

July 19:  "Chevy Day Car Show" 10 AM until 2 PM at Grovert Chevrolet, Hwy 30 Newhall.

July 19:  "30th Annual Vinton Cruise" 3 PM until 8:30 PM.  Cruise starts at 7:00 PM. Usually over 500 cars cruise the streets of Vinton.

July 24-27:  "3rd Annual Hot Rods In The Heartland" event at the Marriott Hotel in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Events will include a Friday garage tour, Saturday "Mystery Cruise", and Sunday drag races at the Tri-State Raceway in Earlville, IA.  Call Sue for information at 319-364-2134.

July 25:  "Rollin Oldies Car Show" on the square in Oskaloosa, IA

July 25-27:  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will host a NCCC sanctioned autocross weekend at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids, IA.  Hospitality room and tech check will be available on Friday night at the Clarion Hotel.  We will hold 7 low speed autocrosses on Saturday and then have a pizza party after the racing at the Clarion Hotel.  Sunday's events are 5 low speed autocrosses.  See flyer here:  Hawkeye Downs

July 27:  "20th Annual Drag City" hosted by the Cedar Valley Street Rods at the Tri-State Raceway in Earlville, IA.  For information see:  Drag City 2014

July 30-Aug 1:  "Iowa Gas Swap Meet" in Des Moines, IA - a FUN swap meet!  For information see:  Iowa Gas Swap Meet

July 31-Aug 2:  "24th Annual Knoxville Nationals" at the Knoxville, IA Speedway.

 

August 2014

 

August 1:  CRCC Hawkeye Downs night.  We will have a private patio for our members with free race admission for driver and significant other.  Our food and refreshments will be half price and we will be allowed on the track for a couple of laps with our Corvettes between feature races. Paul wants those attending to come in the South Hawkeye Downs entrance and drive North up between the exhibit hall and the bingo hall.  Someone will direct you to our private parking.  Please be there by 6:15 PM.  Paul would like an RSVP at:  Paul

August 2:  Nationwide Series race at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, IA

August 7-9:  "Corvettes at Karl" drive in movie, coffee at Karl, Iowa Speedway track event, and breakfast at Carls.  RSVP required by July 15th.  See web site for more information:  Corvettes at Karl's

August 7-9:  "Super Summer Cruise"  held at the Shepard of the Hills Historic Homestead in Branson, MO.  For more information see:  Super Summer Cruise

August 8:  "7th Annual Car Show" at the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort in Riverside, IA.

August 8-10:  "Country Cruisers Car Show & Cruise" in Manchester, IA.  For information see:  Country Cruisers Car Show & Cruise

August 8-11:  "National Hobo Days Car Show" in Britt, IA.  For information see:  Hobo Days

August 9:  "Cabbage Head Car Show" a part of the Lisbon, IA "Sauerkraut Days".  See flyer here:  Cabbage Head Car Show

August 9:  "Birthplace of Route 66 Festival & Car Show" in Springfield, MO.  For more information see:  Birth Place of Route 66

August 9:  "16th Annual AtlanticFest Car Show" in Atlantic, IA.  Dash plaques, door prizes, 100 trophies, t-shirts.  For information go to:  www.atlanticiowa.com .

August 12:  CRCC Evening Dinner Cruise to Teddy's Barn & Grill in Amber, IA.  We will caravan to Teddys from the Marion Walmart leaving at 6:00 PM.  We will be ordering from the menu.  Paul would like an RSVP at:  Paul

August 16:  "13th Annual Corvettes At Stillwater" car show hosted by the St Croix Valley Corvette Association in Stillwater.  For more information see:  Corvettes At Stillwater

August 16:  "11th Annual Chase County Corvette Classic" at Harchelroad Motors in Imperial, NE.  For information see:  Chase County Corvette Classic

August 18:  "Palo Fun Days Parade & Car Show" hosted by the Palo Lions Club.  For information contact Emily at 319-851-4242.

August 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!  The winning number for the CRCC banner that flew at the National Corvette Museum was not present at the last meeting.  That number was 472144.  If you have that ticket bring it to the August meeting to collect the banner.  If no one comes forth with the winning ticket by that time, we will draw another ticket for that banner.

August 22-24:  "Corvettes At Carlisle" at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds.  For information see:  Corvettes at Carlisle

August 23:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club Saturday cruise to the Irish Shanty in Gunder, IA for their famous "GunderBurger".  We will caravan to Gunder from the Marion Walmart leaving at 11:00 AM.  Paul would like an RSVP at:  Paul

August 23:  "41st Annual Grinnell Vintage Auto Show" in Grinnell, IA

August 24:  "TiffinFest Show & Shine" in Tiffin, IA

August 24-29:  "55th Annual National Corvette Convention" in Savannah, GA.  For more information see:  2014 Convention

August 28-30:  "Countdown to the National Corvette Museum 20th Anniversary Celebration".  Keep this date open for a GREAT cruise event.  For information see:  Countdown to NCM and Hall of Fame Induction

August 28-Sept 1:  "Midwest Old Thresher's Reunion" in Mt Pleasant, IA.  For information see:  Old Thresher's Reunion

August 30:  "Iowa City Fall Fun Festival Car Show" at the Regina Catholic Education Center, Iowa City, IA

 

 September 2014

 

September 6:  "2014 Vettes-On-The-River" Corvette ONLY event being held on the levee in LeClaire, Iowa hosted by Mid-West Corvette Club.  25 Corvette clubs invited to this fun event in a great little Iowa river town.  This year the proceeds benefit Vietnam Veterans of America Gateway Chapter 776.  Lots to do, great shops (American Pickers!), great restaurants, trophies, etc.  $10 early registration deadline is August 8th.  See registration form here:  Vettes-On-The-River 2014

September 6:  "13th Annual Wheels United For United Way Show & Poker Run" at Cassill Motors in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

September 6:  "Traer Chamber of Commerce Car Cruise" starting at 4 PM.  Awards, goody bags, and dash plaques to the first 50 entrants.  For information call Jared at 319-721-5856.

September 6:  Marion, IA "Swamp Fox Festival" celebrating 175 years of Marion.

September 7:  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be hosting a non-trophy car show/cruise-in event at the Marion, Iowa Thomas Park at the request of the City of Marion celebrating their 175th anniversary.  There will be a poker run event with a Google Nexus 7 tablet PC as the grand prize.  All proceeds donated to the Marion Food Bank.  Come join in the fun and help support the Marion food bank.  More information will follow.

September 12-14:  "Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival" at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI.  For information see:  Vintage Festival

September 12-14:  "Fall Corvette Adventures" at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI.  For more information see:  Corvette Adventures

September 13 (rain: 14th):  "Cruise to Swisher" car show hosted by the Swisher Men's Club.  Registration 8:00 AM to Noon.  Swisher, Iowa

September 17:  CR Kennedy High School Homecoming parade.  Line up is at 5:00 PM.  CRCC members sign up at:  Brian's Homecoming Sign Up Site

September 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!

September 18-21:  "Corvette Funfest" hosted by MidAmerica Corvettes at Effingham, IL.  This year the event is titled "Vets With Vettes".  For information see:  Corvette FunFest  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will have a caravan of Corvettes traveling to this event.  More about that will follow.

September 19:  Prairie High School Homecoming Parade.  Line up is at 1:15 PM.  CRCC members sign up at:  Brian's Homecoming Sign Up Site

September 19-20"  "Fall Auto Parts Swap Meet" at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA.  For information see:  Fall Swap Meet

September 20:  Coe College Homecoming parade.  Line up is at 10:30 AM.  CRCC members sign up at:  Brian's Homecoming Sign Up Site

September 20:  "Car Show At The Lake" at the Scales Pointe facility in North Liberty, IA.  See the following for more information:  Car Show at the Lake

September 21:  "32nd Annual Collector Cars Unlimited Car Show" on the square in Fairfield, IA. 

September 24:  West Branch High School Homecoming parade.  Line up is at 5:30 PM.  CRCC members sign up at:  Brian's Homecoming Sign Up Site

September 24:  Center Point/Urbana High School Homecoming parade.  Line up is at 5:00 PM.  CRCC members sign up at:  Brian's Homecoming Sign Up Site

September 25:  Clear Creek - Amana High School Homecoming parade.  Line up is at 5:00 PM.  CRCC members sign up at:  Brian's Homecoming Sign Up Site

September 25:  Mount Vernon High School Homecoming parade.  Line up is at 6:00 PM.  CRCC members sign up at:  Brian's Homecoming Sign Up Site

September 26-28:  "37th Annual Fall Jefferson Car Show & Swap Meet" on the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Jefferson, WI.  For more information see:  Fall Swap Meet

September 26:  North Linn High School Homecoming parade.  Line up is at 5:15 PM.  CRCC members sign up at:  Brian's Homecoming Sign Up Site

September 26:  Center Point/Urbana Homecoming Coronation.  Line up is at 7:30 PM.  CRCC members sign up at:  Brian's Homecoming Sign Up Site

 

October 2014

 

October ??:  "MIM One Lap Of Kentucky" a tour with partnership between the National Corvette Museum and the Kentucky State Police.  October date is still unknown.  For information see:  One Lap of Kentucky

October 1-5:  "Fall Carlisle Swap Meet" at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds.  For information see:  Fall Carlisle Swap Meet

October 3-5:  "Fall Cruise For A Cause" an all Ford event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang.  The cruise event is supporting breast and prostate cancer research and is hosted by the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI.  For information see:  Cruise For A Cause

October 4-5:  "36th Annual Antique Automobile Club of America Fall Swap Meet" at the Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

October 5:  "Cruise To The Woods 31st Anniversary" at the Harlan Rogers Sports Complex in Ft Dodge, IA.  For information see:  Cruise To The Woods

October 5:  "Hot Rods & Harleys" car, bike, truck, and rat rod show on Main St in Hopkinton, IA.  For information see:  Hot Rods & Harleys

October 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!  We will be awarding our four charities donations this evening.

October 18:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club Halloween Party at Midway Park, Toddville (actually in Midway at the same place we had the BBQ cookoff contest/potluck).  This park is across the street from Jim & Laura at 3429 Midway Road.  Line Jim & Laura's long driveway with Corvettes.  Tin cars park in the park.  Festivities start at 5:00 PM - bring a side dish to share and your bag chairs to sit around the campfire which Bernie & Jim will probably try to outdo last year's inferno!  Electricity is available for crock pots.  CRCC will provide hot dogs, pop, & water.  Paul would like a head count for food purchasing purposes.  Contact Paul at:  Paul

 

 

November 2014

 

November 6-8:  "Vets 'n Vettes" hosted by the National Corvette Museum.  For information see:  Vets 'n Vettes

November 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!  This is nomination of 2015 executive board officers evening.

November 22-23:  "Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals" at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont (Chicago), IL.  See web site for more information:  Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals

 

 

December 2014

 

December 13:   Cedar Rapids Corvette Club Christmas Party at the Indian Creek Country Club in Marion, Iowa.  Cocktail/Social hour starts at 6:00 PM with dinner at 7:00 PM.  Your reservation must be postmarked no later than December 6th.  NO surprise admittance the night of the party, you MUST send in the reservation form and prepay the event (we have to notify the country club the number of meals in advance.).  - - - - - - - More information will be coming!

(No Cedar Rapids Corvette Club meeting is held in December)

 

 

2015 !

 

 

 

Keep an eye on the CRCC HOME PAGE for upcoming CRCC only events!

 
 
 

To view additional Cedar Rapids Corvette Club members photo albums and membership/Corvette directory web site click here:

  CRCC Photo Albums/Membership Directory