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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 (behind the bank), Palo, IA

      2nd Thursday - Relevant Life Church 351 - 8th Avenue SW, CR.

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

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

      5th Thursday (June 30 & Sept 29) -  Duffy's 4204 Lewis Access Rd, Center Point, IA

 

               Summer Time Area Cruise Nights:

 

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

 

********** 2016 **********

 

June 2016

 

June 2-4:  "Vettes-In-The-Midwest 2016".  This is a Corvette event in Joplin, MO featuring cookouts, cruise events, drag racing, and autocross' with awards and dinner banquet.  For more information see web site here: Vettes-In-The-Midwest

June 4:  "7th Annual Rev'd Up For Kids Car Show" hosted by CRCC's own Master Tool & Mfg and Eddie's Rod & Custom to benefit Tanager Place.  This show is 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the Rockwell Collins Sports Complex, Collins Road NE and "F" Ave NE in Cedar Rapids.

June 4:  "2nd Annual Cruzin' Clarinda Car Show" held in the square in Clarinda, IA.  For more info see flyer here:  Cruzin' Clarinda

June 4:  "10th Anniversary Cars on State Classic Car Show" on State Street in Madison, WI.  For info see:  Cars On State

June 4:  "9th Annual Cruis'n For The Kids Car Show" 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame, 2425 Prairie Meadow Dr, Iowa City, Iowa.  This is a fund raiser for the U of I Children's Hospital.  For information call:  319-430-2740

June 5:  "34th Annual All GM Car/Truck Show & Swap Meet"  held at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St Paul, MN.  See flyer here:  All GM Car Show

June 5:  "10,000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance"  held at Excelsior Commons along the shores of Lake Minnetonka in Lake Minnetonka, MN.  See web site here:  10000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance

June 9:  CRCC members, please come to the McGrath Chevyland service bay to help stuff the car show "goody bags".  We will start the stuffing around 6:00 PM and probably go find someplace to eat if past history is any indication.

June 10:  "6th Annual Waite Park Family Fun Fest Car Show"  held in Waite Park, MN.   See flyer here:  Family Fun Fest

 

June 11:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club "Cruisin'-the-Ave" Charity Car Show held on the Younkers parkade at Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids, IA. Pre - entry is $15 (must be postmarked no later than May 28), day of show is $20.  Information and advance registration flyer is here:  Charity Car Show Flyer - Front , Charity Car Show Flyer - Back  Please note - because construction is blocking the entrance to the mall parkade, this show is being moved 100 yards WEST to the Lindale HyVee parking lot.  Enter that lot from the NORTH entrance.

 

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:  "34th Annual Wright County Car Club Car Show" at the Buffalo Municipal Airport in Buffalo, MN.  See flyer here:  Wright County Car Show

June 12:  "Sunday In The Park Car Show"  in Spring Lake Park, MN.  See flyer here:  Sunday In The Park

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 14:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club evening dinner cruise to the Vesta Restaurant at 849 Quarry Road in Coralville, IA.  See their web site here:  Vesta Restaurant . We will convoy there from the Marion Walmart leaving at 5:30 PM.  Jim would like an RSVP at bread1112@gmail.com .

June 16:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly business 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:  "Flashback on Ellis Car Show" held at St James Methodist Church, 1430 Ellis Blvd NW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  $15 entry fee.  Cruise event following the car show.  For more info, call:  319-389-6971

June 18:  "Odebolt Creek Day Car & Bike Show" in Odebolt, IA

June 18:  "5th Annual State Center Car Show" is a part of the Rose Festival in State Center, Iowa.  For additional information see:  State Center Car Show

June 18:  "Corvettes At The Arch" hosted by the Archway Corvette Club of Kearney, NE.  Info here:  Corvettes At The Arch

June 18:  "Newells Cafe 2nd Annual Car & Truck Show" in Newell, IA

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 19:  "14th Annual Peace Classic Car & Truck Show" in Des Moines, IA.  See the web site here:  Peace Car/Truck Show

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

June 25: * * * The Great Race" will be in Cedar Rapids tonight.  See June 18 above.

June 25:  "15th Annual All Chevy Car Show"  sponsored by Stillwater Motors in Stillwater, MN.  See flyer here:  All Chevy Car Show

June 25:  "4th Annual Rudolf Auto Solutions Car Show" held in Little Falls, MN.  See flyer here:  Rudolf Auto Solutions

June 25-26:  "Maquoketa Motor Madness Car Show" held at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Maquoketa, IA.  For more info see:  Maquoketa Motor Madness

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 25th Heartland Nationals" held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA For more information see the following:  Heartland Nationals

July 2:  "Cedar Rapids Freedom Fest" parade.  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be involved in this parade.  The parade starts in the Newbo area at 10:00 AM.  More information will follow - - -

July 2:  "17th Annual Randolph Celebration Car Show" in Randolph, KS.  Info here:  Randolph Car Show

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.  Entry cost is $10 before June 15th, $15 after.  Gate registration starts at 6:30 AM until 8:30 AM.  You can pre-register your vehicle at: http://www.freedomfestival.com.  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will be assisting the city of Cedar Rapids and other sponsors with this show.  Questions:  319-365-8313.

July 4:  "1st Annual All Car Guys & Gals Picnic In The Park"  9:00 AM until closing at the Cedar Rapids Ellis Park "Overlook Pavilion".  See the flyer here:  Picnic In The Park

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 10:  "Show & Go Car Show" is a part of the Wyoming Iowa Fair.  2 free gate admissions per car show entry.  For information call:  319-480-1789.

July 12:  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club evening dinner cruise to Buliceks Landing at 306 Franklin Street, Delhi, IA.  We will be convoying from the Marion Walmart leaving at 5:30 PM.  Jim would like an RSVP at bread1112@gmail.com

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:  "14th Annual Great River Car Show & Cruise" held in the Triangle Park area of McGregor, IA.  $10 entry with lots going on.  For information call 1-800-896-0910.

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

July 17:  "34th Annual Sumner Car Show" sponsored by the Sumner Lions Club and held at Cub Park in Sumner, Iowa.  21 classes plus 6 special trophies.  Food available on the grounds.  For information call:  319-240-9000 or 319-269-3861, or 563-608-0043.

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 business 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

July 23:  "The Paul Ageson Collection Auction" in Lester, IA.  Up for auction is a 1954 Corvette along with vintage Honda motorcycles.  See info here:  1954 Corvette

July 28-30:  "Troll Stroll III" in Mt Horeb, WI hosted by the Back Road Kruizers.  See their web site here for more information:  Troll Stroll III

July 30:  "7th Annual Tyler Shipman Memorial Car Show" - a Pontiac Fiero event open to all makes of vehicles is held in Frazee, MN.  An amazing number of Fieros attend this 2 day event.  (There is a FieroFest on Friday night the 29th).  For information see:  Tyler Shipman Memorial Car Show

July 30:  "6th Annual Chelsea Car Show" in Chelsea, IA  For information call 641-485-2234, 641-751-3928, or 641-751-8225.

July 30:  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.  Closed toe shoes and an approved helmet are required.  (CRCC does have loaner helmets)  ***Please bring the correct amount of CASH.*** 

July 30-31:  "Brown Farm Pioneer Days 2016"  1 mile east of Central City, IA at 1361 Sawyer Road.  At 1:00 PM each day there were be a "parade of power" featuring antique cars, tractors, and horses.  FREE gate 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

 

 

August 2016

 

August 3-5:  "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 6:  "9th Annual Apple River Car Show" at Village Park in Somerset, WI.  For info see:  Apple River Car Show

August 6:  "Heartland British Autofest" hosted by the Quad Cities British Auto Club and held at Riverfront Park in LeClaire, IA.  For information see:  British Autofest

August 6:  "Cruisin' 66 Fest Car Show"  in Burr Ridge, IL.  See flyer here:  Cruisin' 66 Fest

August 6:  "Clark's Bar 22nd Annual Car Show" held in Melbourne, IA

August 7:   "Corvettes of the North Car Show" in Wisconsin Rapids, WI.  See info here:  Corvettes Of The North

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

August 11:  "Hot August Night Car Truck Motorcycle & Tractor Show"  at the Jefferson Iowa Bell Tower Square.  For info see:  Hot August Night

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 13:  "Cabbage Head Car Show" a part of the Lisbon Iowa Sauerkraut Days.  This show is held on shady tree lined East Main Street in Lisbon.  There are NO classes, NO judging, NO trophies, NO entry fees, just PRIZES, PRIZES, PRIZES and a great show.  Show time is 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  For more info see the flyer here:  Cabbage Head

August 14:  "Cedar Valley Street Rods 22nd Annual 1/4 Mile Drag City" drag races held at the Tri-State Raceway in Earlville, IA.  Rain date is August 21.  See their web site here:  Cedar Valley Street Rods

August 18:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly business 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 19-21:  "52nd Annual Old Time Power Show" held at Antique Acres in Cedar Falls, IA.  For information see:  Old Time Power

August 20:  "4th Annual Cedar Rapids Corvette Club BBQ Competition" which is held at Midway Park, Toddville, IA.  Again this year Jim, Dan, and John will be competing for the coveted trophy for the best smoked meat BBQ.  This is a side dish/desert potluck buffet event.  Bring your own silverware/plates/bag chairs, etc.  We eat at 6:00 PM under the Midway Park canopy.  Midway Park is across the street from 3429 Midway Road in Toddville (actually, it's in Midway).  Jim would like an RSVP to determine how much meat the club needs to purchase.  Contact Jim at bread1112@gmail.com .

August 20:  "Woodword Dream Cruise" on Woodword Avenue in Detroit, MI.  This is the worlds longest cruise.  See web site info here:  Woodword Dream Cruise

August 20:  "29th Annual Gunnison Car Show" held in Gunnison, CO.  More info here:  Gunnison Car Show

August 20:  "Izzy's Classy Car Show" held at St Isidore Church on Hwy 151 North of Marion, IA.  For information call:  319-360-0998.

August 20:  "13th Annual Corvette Classic Car Show" hosted by Harchelroad Motors at the Chase County Fairgrounds in Imperial, NE.  For information see:  Corvette Classic

August 21:  "13th Annual Parkersburg (Iowa) Show & Shine" held at the city park.  $10 pre-registration fee will get you a t-shirt, dash plaque, and an award (?).  For more information call:  319-290-4117 or 319-230-4580.

August 21:  "18th Annual PAWS & More Central Park Car Show" hosted by the Corn Country Cruisers at the Washington Iowa town square.  For information call Ken at 319-653-6274

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

August 27:  "Corvette Crossroads Auto Show & Parade" in Mackinaw City,  MI.  After the show the Corvettes parade across the Mackinac Bridge.  See web site here:  Corvettes On Mackinac Bridge

August 27:  "Vettes-On-The-River 2016" hosted by the Mid-West Corvette Club on the levee in LeClaire, Iowa.  See flyer here:  VOTR 2016

August 27-28:  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will host a NCCC sanctioned autocross event at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids.  Hospitality rooms and tech check will be available on Friday night at the Clarion Hotel.  Closed toe shoes and approved helments are required.  CRCC does have loaner helmets.  This 2 day event is open to all makes of vehicles, not just Corvettes.  

August 28:  "Strut Your Stuff Corvette & Chevy Car Show" hosted by the Sunburst Corvette Club of Crystal Lake, IL.  See web site here:  Corvette Show

 

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 10:  "Sweet Rides For Charity Car & Bike Show" held at Vets Memorial Stadium Parking Lot in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Free t-shirts and goodie bags to the first 250 entries.  $15 entry fee.  31 trophies awarded.  50%/50% drawing, food available on the grounds.  For information see:  Sweetrides

September 10:  "Traer (Iowa) Chamber of Commerce Car Show & Cruise".  For information call Jared at 319-721-5856

September 10:  "20th Annual Orphan Car Show" in Branson, MO.  Orphan cars are car brands no longer in production.  See information here:  Orphan Car Show

September 10:  "Wheels & Wings Car & Airplane Show" held in Osceola, WI.  See web site here:  Wheels & Wings

September 10-11:  "25th Annual Cruise Above The Clouds" car show held in Woodland Park, CO.  For additional information see:  Cruise Above The Clouds

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 14:  Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Homecoming Parade - sign up information will be coming from Tracy - - - -  

September 15:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly business 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 17:  "2nd Annual Guthrie's Rockin Retro Car Show" held in Guthrie Center, IA.  Live music and pin-up contest.

September 18:  "40th Annual Beloit Autorama" at Preservation Park in Beloit, WI.  More info at:  Beloit Autorama

September 18:  "Henry Gregor Felsen Tribute Car Show"  at the Historic Valley Junction Foundation in West Des Moines, IA.  For information see:  Henry Gregor Felsen

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 22:  Anamosa High School Homecoming Parade - sign up information will be coming from Tracy - - - -  

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 - - - -

September 25:  "6th Annual Log Cabin Days Car Show" at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Indianola, IA

September 28:  Center Point/Urbana High School Homecoming Parade - sign up information will be coming from Tracy - - - -  

 

October 2016

 

October 1:  "Best of the Midwest Bodies of Steel Show".  This one is different!  This is a bodybuilding (not vehicles!) judging and then a car, truck, and motorcycle show held at McKinley Middle School, 620 10th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  For additional information call Al at 319-310-7228.

October 2:  "Hot Rods & Harleys" on Main Street Square in Hopkinton, Iowa sponsored by the Hopkinton Lions Club.  See their flyer here: Hot Rods & Harleys

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 15:  "36 Annual Maple Leaf Car Show" held in Carthage, MO.  Info here:  Maple Leaf Car Show

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 business 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 business 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!

November 19-20:  "Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals"  held at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.  See info here: Corvette Nationals

 

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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