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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! 

2014 Washington High School Homecoming Parade

 

(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

 

2015

                         Summer Time Local Cruise Nights:

 

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

      2nd Thursday - Duffy's Collectible Cars 4204 Lewis Access Road, Center Point, IA - - - - New location this year.

      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.

 

 

June 2015

 

June 4-7:  4 States Vettes of Joplin, MO are having a Corvette weekend on Route 66.  See information here:  Vettes In The Midwest

June 6:  "6th Annual Rev'd Up For Kids" car show hosted by Tanager Place and sponsored by Eddie's Rod & Custom and Master Tool & Mfg.  This 3:00 PM to 8:30 PM event is held at the Rockwell/Collins Sports Park on Collins Road NE in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  See flyer here: Rev'd Up For Kids 2015

June 6:  "17th Annual Spring Fling" sponsored by the Warren County Corvette Club on the square in Indianola, Iowa.  For information see:  Spring Fling 2015

June 7:  "10,000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance" in Excelsior, MN.  For information see:  10,000 Lakes

June 8-10:  "16th Annual Great Eastern Iowa Tractorcade 2015" starting and stopping each day at Midwest Old Threshers location in Mt Pleasant, Iowa.  Not a car event, but a fun event non-the-less!  JD from CRCC participates in this event every year.  For information see web site here:  Tractorcade 2015  and here:  Tractorcade more

June 9:  CRCC evening dinner cruise to the Kava House, 122 - 2nd Street SE in Swisher, IA.  We will be leaving in convoy from the CR west side Target store at 5:45 PM.  The Kava House menu can be seen here: Kava House.  Jim would like an RSVP at:  Jim .

June 9-12:  "Hot Rod Power Tour 2015" running from Madison, WI to Baton Rouge, LA.  For information see:  Hot Rod Power Tour 2015

June 10:  CRCC members please come to the McGrath Chevyland service bay to help stuff the "goody Bags" to be distributed at the "Cruisin'-The-Ave" Charity Car Show.  We will start stuffing at 6:00 PM and probably go find a place to eat following (if past history is any indication).

June 11-13:  "Corvette Adventures" at Chula Vista Resort in the Wisconsin Dells.  For information see:  Corvette Adventures

June 13:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club "Cruisin'-The-Ave" Charity Car Show on the Younkers Parkade at Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids.  $15 pre-entry fee must be postmarked no later than May 29th.  $20 day of show.  Come to this big FUN show with lots of trophies, t-shirts, and extras.  Show flyer and entry form here:  Flyer Front & Flyer Back

June 14-16:  "Over-The-Top-Tours" hosting a NE Iowa event based in Decorah, IA this year.  This is a spin-off of the MotorIoway tours of years past.  These are fun well organized casual tours open to cars 25 years and older.  For more information see:  Over-The-Top-Tours

June 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!

June 19:  This is the Cedar Rapids Corvette Club's 50th Anniversary as a member of the National Council of Corvette Clubs.  We are one of very few clubs that have been continuous NCCC members for 50 years!

June 19-21:  "Vettes-In-The-Park" hosted by the University of Okoboji Corvette Club.  See flyer here:  Vettes-In-The-Park 2015

June 19-21:  "42nd Annual Back To The 50s" hosted by the Minnesota Street Rod Association at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St Paul, MN.  This is an amazing event to attend with so many cars available.  For information see:  Back To The 50s

June 20-28:  "The Great Race - Get Your Kicks On Route 66" sponsored by Hemmings Motor News.  For information see:  Get Your Kicks On Route 66

June 24:  "4th Annual Sundown Show & Shine Car Show" on the square in Williamsburg, IA.  5:30 PM - 9:00 PM.  Trophies, t-shirts, door prizes with NO entry fee.  Food available.  For more information see:  Williamsburg Car Show

June 24-27:  Back Road Kruizers "Troll Stroll II" in Mt Horeb/Blue Mounds, WI.  Registration closes April 15, 2015.  For information see:  Troll Stroll

June 25-27:  "Bloomington Gold Corvettes USA" held this year at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  For more information see:  www.bloomingtongoldusa.com

June 26-28:  "Concours d'Elegance of Chicago" For information see website here:  Concours d'Elegance of Chicago

June 27:  "CR Freedom Festival Parade" 10:00 AM until Noon.  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club has been invited to participate in the parade.  For information see:  Freedom Festival Parade

June 27-28:  "Maquoketa Motor Madness" at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Maquoketa, IA.  For information see:  Motor Madness

June 28:  "40th Annual Sturgis Falls Celebration Classic Car Show"  held at Police Officer's Memorial Park in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  For information see:  Sturgis Falls Car Show

 

 

July 2015

 

July 3-5:  "Goodguys 24th Heartland Nationals" held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA.  For information see:  Heartland Nationals

July 3:  "Belle Plaine Annual July 3rd Car Show" held on Main Street from 4-8 PM.

July 3:  "6th Annual Marengo Car Show" at the Iowa Valley Elementary School.  Registration is from 8-12, trophies at 2 PM.

July 4:  "CR Freedom Festival Car & Bike Show" 8:00 AM until Noon on the 3rd Avenue Bridge in Cedar Rapids.  For information see the following:  Freedom Festival Car & Bike ShowThe Cedar Rapids Corvette Club has had a hand in developing this show.

July 9-11:  "36th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree" held at the I-80 (exit 284) World's Largest Truckstop.  For information see web site here:  Truckers Jamboree

July 11:  "3rd Annual Cedar Rapids Corvette Club BBQ Competition" 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 will be a side dish/dessert 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!).  Jim would like an RSVP to determine how much meat the club needs to purchase.  Contact Jim at:  Jim

July 11:  "Cruis'n For The Kids Car Show" held at the U of I Kinnick Stadium.  For more information see:  Cruis'n For The Kids

July 11:  "Corvette Cure Show" held at the North Iowa Events Center in Mason City, IA.  $15 entry - gates open at 10:00 AM.  Proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society of Cerro Gordo County.  For infomation see:  Corvette Cure Show

July 14:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club evening dinner cruise to Buliceks Landing, 306 Franklin Street, Delhi, Iowa.  We will convoy from the Marion Walmart leaving at 5:00 PM.  Jim would like an RSVP at Jim-the-Man!

July 16-18:  "Two-Cylinder Expo XXV" celebrating the two cylinder John Deere antique tractors.  This event is held in Waterloo, Iowa.  For more information see:  Two-Cylinder Expo

July 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! 

July 17-19:  "Car Craft Summer Nationals" this year held at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in Milwaukee, WI.  For information see:  Car Craft Summer Nationals

July 18:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club practice autocross event held at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids, IA.  We start at 12 noon running until approximately 4:00 PM.  The $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.  The autocross is open to visitors in all types of cars.  Unfortunately our insurance company now requires anyone participating in the autocross event to be a member of NCCC (National Council of Corvette Clubs) who supplies our insurance.  This will be an additional cost of $35 per racer - Sorry! Closed toe shoes and approved helmets are required.  (CRCC does have loner helmets).  Please bring the correct amount of CASH.

July 25-26:  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will host a NCCC sanctioned autocross on the 25th at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids, IA.  Hospitality room and tech check will be available on Friday night at the Clarion Hotel.  This event is a joint event with the MidWest Corvette Club of Milan, IL.  On the 26th, they will host a 7 event low speed autocross at the National Guard Armory in Mt Joy, IA.  These events are Corvette ONLY events.  For information see flyer here:  CRCC Hawkeye Downs 2015  Unfortunately our insurance company now requires anyone participating in the autocross event to be a member of NCCC (National Council of Corvette Clubs) who supplies our insurance.  This will be an additional cost of $35 per racer - Sorry!

July 25:  "Concours d'LeMons" at the old Ford-Sheldon Plant in Plymouth, MI.  A fun event to see the lemons of the car manufacturing world.  For information see:  Concours d'LeMons

 

August 2015

 

August 1:  "1st Annual "Sweet Rides For Charity Car Show" hosted by ADM at the Veterans Memorial Stadium parking lot in Cedar Rapids, IA.  This will be a judged show with trophies.  Food will be available on site.  More information will be coming - - - -

August 2:  "Winfield Crooked Creek Days Car Show" held at the Twin Lakes Country Club in Winfield, IA.  For information see:  Crooked Creek Days

August 4-7:  "Iowa Gas Swap Meet" held at the Airport Holiday Inn Hotel parking lot in Des Moines, Iowa.  This is a fun swap meet of gas station memorabilia - lots of it!  Come early, stuff sells fast.

August 7-8:  "C.L.A.S.S. Summer Dance, Cruise, & 31st annual show" at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, IA.  For all the information see:  CLASS Cruise, Dance, & Show

August 16:  "21st Annual Drag City" hosted by the Cedar Valley Street Rods at the TriState Raceway on Hwy 20 at Earlville, Iowa.  This year they have added a "Show n' Shine" event.  For all the information see the flyer here:  CVSR Front and CVSR2 Rear

August 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! 

August 20-23:  "Open Air Classic 10" hosted by Open Air Tours of Madison, WI.  These are rally/tours for convertible cars ONLY.  This is a very fun, very well organized rally/tour thru some of the most beautiful scenery that you will ever see.  Rally/tour routes change every year.  For information see web site here:  Open Air Classic 10

August 21-23:  "Old Time Power Show" held at Antique Acres, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

August 23 (24):  "All American BBQ & Car/Truck/Bike Show" hosted by Jonesy'z Old Time Seasoning at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, IA.  Rain date is the 24th.  $10 entry fee returns $5 back to Iowa veterans.  For information see flyer here:  All American BBQ

August 28-30:  "Corvettes at Carlisle" held at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds.  For more information see:  Corvettes at Carlisle

August 29:  "Vettes-0n-The-River 2015" hosted by the MidWest Corvette Club.  Again this year we return to the Mississippi River levee at LeClaire, Iowa for this wonderful, fun event.  100% of the proceeds benefit the Vietnam Veterans of America, Gateway Chapter 669.  See flyer and pre-entry form here:  VOTR 2015

 

September 2015

 

September 6-7:  "20th Annual Labor Day Scenic City Car Show" in Iowa Falls, IA.  35 judged classes with over 100 trophies.  For information see:  Scenic City Car Show

September 7-10:  Back Road Kruizers "Road America Experience" at Elkhart Lake, WI.  For information see:  Road America Experience

September 12:  "Traer Chamber of Commerce Car Cruise".  26 judged classes.  For information call Jared at 319-721-5856.

September 13:  "Des Moines Concours d'Elegance" held on closed streets in downtown Des Moines, IA.  Over 100 vintage vehicles on display.  Free admission.  For more information see:  Concours d'Elegance

September 13:  "British Car Festival" in Palatine, IL.  For information see:  British Car Festival

September 15:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #21" to Washington DC from the Cedar Rapids Airport.  CRCC has been supporting this wonderful cause ever 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 10:00PM this evening.  Pick up your free airport parking pass at the airport center reception desk.  For information see:  Eastern Iowa Honor Flight

September 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! 

September 25:  "Oktemberfest Car Show"  at Main & 2nd Street in Marshalltown, IA.  5-8:00 PM.  For information see:  Oktemberfest

September 26:  Marion Iowa "Swamp Fox Festival" and parade.  For information see:  Swamp Fox Festival

 

October 2015

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October 1-4:  "25th Annual Eureka Springs Corvette Weekend" held at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  For more information see:  Corvette Weekend

October 3 (4):  "Carlisle Car Show & More" held in Carlisle, IA.  Rain date 4th.  For information see:  Car Show & More

October 4:  "Hot Rods & Harleys" car show on Main Street Square in Hopkinton, IA.  Last year's show had over 350 entries - a really big show in a small neighborly town.  For more information see flyer here:  Hot Rods & Harleys

October 15:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club monthly meeting at Pat McGrath Chevyland (east end of facility in service bay).  Social time is 6:00 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.  Pat McGrath Chevyland will be providing us a meal this evening.  Visitors are more than welcome to attend!  Presentation of checks to our sponsored charities is held this evening.

October 17:  "Cedar Rapids Corvette Club Halloween Party" at Midway Park, Toddville (actually in Midway).  The park is across the street from 3429 Midway Road, Toddville, IA.  Festivities start at 5:00 PM - bring a side dish/dessert to share and your bag chairs to sit around the campfire (towering inferno!)  Electricity is available for crock pots.  CRCC will provide hot dogs, pop, and water.  Jim would like an RSVP for food purchasing purposes.  Contact Jim at:  Jim

October 17-18:  "Vettes & Jets on the Lex".  This might be the last time this event is held as the elevator on the USS Lexington is getting old and too expensive to repair.  BUT - how fun would it be to get your Corvette up on the flight deck of the USS Lexington moored in Corpus Christi, Texas.  For information see:  Vettes & Jets On The Lex  To see photos from past Vettes & Jets On The Lex see:  Photos

October 20:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #22" to Washington DC from the Cedar Rapids Airport.  CRCC has been supporting this wonderful cause ever 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 10:00PM this evening.  Pick up your free airport parking pass at the airport center reception desk.  For information see:  Eastern Iowa Honor Flight

 

November 2015

 

November 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!  Nomination of executive board officers for the 2016 calendar year will be made this evening. 

 

December 2015

 

December 12:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club Christmas Dinner Banquet at the Indian Creek Country Club, 2401 Indian Creek Road, Marion, Iowa.  The Christmas Party will have a theme - "Ugly Christmas Sweater/Sweatshirt".  The members present at the party will vote on the ugliest Christmas Sweater/Sweatshirt" being worn this evening.  The winner will receive an Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7" Tablet PC.  Also this year we have "2 Iowa Farmers" as they call themselves, who drove a 1929 Ford Model A Phaeton on the 2010 Peking China to Paris France Motor Challenge.  This was a 32 day, 11 country, 10,000 mile adventure.  Fritz James and Lang Wightman will be our guest speakers with slides and videos to show.  12 CRCC members saw this presentation at the West Region Banquet this past spring and requested the gentlemen show our club members.    Don't miss this very entertaining evening.    More information will follow.

           No club meeting is held in December.

 

 

 

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