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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.

 

April 2015

 

April 3-12:  "New York International Auto Show" at the Jacobs Javits Center in New York City.  For information see:  New York Auto Show

April 8-12:  "Denver Auto Show" held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO.  For information see:  Denver Auto Show

April 14:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club evening dinner cruise to the Butcher Block, 568 Boyson Road NE, Cedar Rapids.  We will eat at 6:00 PM - CRCC will have a limited menu choice.  Jim would like an RSVP at:  Jim

April 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! 

April 18 & 19:  "41st Annual Hawk A Region Model A Club Spring Swap Meet" at the Hawkeye Downs Speedway and Expo Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  See flyer on Hawk A web site at:  Spring Swap Meet

April 21:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #19" 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 10:30PM this evening.  Pick up your free airport parking pass at the airport center reception desk.  For information see:  Eastern Iowa Honor Flight

April 22-26:  "Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet"  at the Carlisle PA fairgrounds.  For information see:  Carlisle Swap Meet

April 24-26:  "38th Annual Jefferson Car Show & Swap Meet" at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Jefferson, WI.  This is a BIG one!  For information see:  Jefferson Car Show & Swap Meet

April 25:  "Count On The Classics" 11AM-5PM Cruise-in at the National Mississippi River Museum parking lot in Dubuque, IA.  Danny "Count" Koker of TVs "Counting Cars" is hosting this event with his band "Counts 77" which is preforming that evening at the Diamond Jo Casino.  See flyer here:  Count on the Classics

April 26-29:  "Museum in Motion Bash Dragon Run Tour"  hosted by the National Corvette Museum at Bowling Green, KY.  For more info see:  Bash Dragon Run Tour

April 30-May 3:  "43rd Annual Pate Swap Meet" held at the Texas Motor Speedway in Ft Worth, TX.  I have been to this one, it is HUGE and lots of fun - put your walking shoes on.  For more information see:  Pate Swap Meet

 

May 2015

 

May 1-2: "Vintage TorqueFest" at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds in Dubuque, IA.  For information see:  Vintage Torque Fest 2015

May 1-2:  "Spring 2015 Auto Parts Swap Meet" held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA.  For information see:  Swap Meet

May 2:  "2nd Annual Maifest Amana Colonies Auto Show" in Amana, IA.  Information is available here:  Maifest Auto Show

May 3:  The "One Lap of America 2015" tour will be stopping and racing at the 2.23 mile Mid-America Motorplex in Pacific Junction, Iowa.  See:  One Lap of America

May 9:  "20th Annual Loafers Car Show" held in Hannibal, MO.  For information:  Loafers Car Show

May 9:  "Celebration of Automobiles" in Indianapolis, IN.  For information see:  Celebration of Automobiles

May 9 & 10:  "29th Annual Quad Cities Air Show" featuring the US Navy Blue Angels.  This is not a car event but the planes do have "wheels" - a fun event to attend anyway.  For information see:  Quad Cities Air Show

May 12:  Cedar Rapids Corvette Club evening dinner cruise to Mondo's Draft House, 516 - 2nd Street, in Coralville, IA.  Mondo's menu can be seen here:  Mondo's Dinner MenuMeet at the I-380 South rest stop to caravan down leaving the rest stop at 5:45 PM.  Jim would like an RSVP at:  bread1112@gmail.com.

May 14-17:  "Spring Vintage Festival" held at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI.  For more information see:  Spring Vintage Festival

May 15-17:  "Lone Star Corvette Classic" hosted by the Lone Star Corvette Club at the Texas Motor Speedway.  This is a fun 3 day well organized event by a 1250+ member club.  I have attended this in the past and highly recommend it.  For more information see:  Lone Star Corvette Classic

May 16:  "Wings & Wheels Car Show" at the Ankeny Iowa Airport.  This event is hosted by the Iowa Aviation Heritage Museum and sponsored by the Oldsmobile Club of Iowa.  See flyer here:  Wings & Wheels

May 17:  "Cruisin' For Camp Courageous Car Show" held at Camp Courageous in Monticello, Iowa.  The Cedar Rapids Corvette Club will have a caravan of Corvettes attending this show LEAVING (!) the Marion WalMart parking lot at 9:00 AM.  CRCC will have preferred check-in and parking at the camp.  Camp Courageous Car Show information here:  Cruisin' For Camp Courageous

May 19:  "Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #20" 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 10:30PM this evening.  Pick up your free airport parking pass at the airport center reception desk.  Fort information see:  Eastern Iowa Honor Flight

May 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! 

May 23-24:  The Corvette Club of Iowa will host an event in Chariton, Iowa.  For information see: All Iowa Corvette Weekend

May 23:  "29th Annual 4th Street Cruise"  held noon until 4:00 PM on downtown 4th street in Waterloo,  Iowa.

May 28 - June 1:  The Corvette Club of Iowa is doing a tour of the GM North America Heritage Collection, then the Lingenfelter Collection, and then attend the Detroit Gran Prix race.  The plan is to drive to Detroit on Thursday May 28 and then back to Des Moines on Monday June 1st.   Information available here:  CCI Detroit Weekend Page 1 & CCI Detroit Weekend page 2

 

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

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 24-27:  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 27-28:  "Maquoketa Motor Madness" at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Maquoketa, IA.  For information see:  Motor Madness

June 29:  "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 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.

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.  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.  More information will follow - - -

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 _ _ _ 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 15:  "Cabbage Head Car Show" a part of the Lisbon, Iowa "Sauerkraut Days".  11:00 AM until 4:00 PM - Free admission.  See flyer here:  Cabbage Head Car Show 2015

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 the "save the date" flyer here:  Vettes-On-The-River

 

September 2015

 

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

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! 

 

October 2015

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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 a Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7" Tablet PC.  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