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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 **********

 

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 10:00 AM parade staging starts in the cleared out area east of Czech Village at 9:15 AM.  We are allowed 10 cars in this parade.  Contact Chris for more information at:  clthompson623@gmail.com

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:  *******NOTE - RIDE CHANGED TO SUNDAY THE 10TH *********The 1st Annual CRCC Bike (bicycle!) Ride leaving the Tate Cummings Park at 5:30 PM.  This will be an easy slow 11 mile ride with just a small grade when starting out.  Contact Jim at:  bread1112@gmail.com for more info.

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:  CRCC - - - - See July 7 above

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:  ****CANCELLED - RESCHEDULED TO JULY 19****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:  "4th Annual Edgewood Road HyVee Summerfest Car Show" held at the Cedar Rapids Edgewood Road NE HyVee grocery store parking lot.  $15 entry includes a brat and drink.  Top 25 awards, silent auction, live DJ, 50/50 drawing.  Proceeds benefit JDRF.  For more information call:  319-378-0762.

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 19:  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 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 9:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club evening dinner cruise to Daly Winery & Bistro located at 106 N Ford (can we go there?) Street, in Anamosa, Iowa.  They are normally closed on Tuesdays but are opening just for our club.  SO, let's have a great turnout for them!  Check out their web site here:  http://www.dalycreekwinery.com  We will convoy from the Marion Walmart leaving at 5:30 PM.  Jim would like an RSVP at bread1112@gmail.com.

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 Potluck" which is held at Midway Park, Toddville, IA.  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:  "Annual Summer Collector & Classic Vehicle Auction" at the Buchanan County Fairgrounds in Independence, Iowa.  For additional info call:  319-334-5122 or 319-404-5005.

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 23:  "Annual CRCC Fall Leaf Tour".  Save the date - we will be on great, very low traffic, NO traffic lights, paved county roads with lots of trees!  This year we are going to do the tour a little different.  We will MEET and LEAVE at 10:00 AM from the "FREEDOM ROCK" in Epworth, Iowa.  Epworth (1:15 hr from CR) is at exit 304 off Hwy 20 west of Dubuque.  We will have a stop at a winery on the way to our lunch stop at the Stadium Bar & Grill in Guttenberg, Iowa.  Maps will be available.  I will be asking for an RSVP later this fall.  We stopped at the Stadium Bar two years ago with very satisfactory results.  More information will be coming later this fall.

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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