Car, motorcycle events listing
Car and motorcycle events for the remainder of 2013 include:
Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins – 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Sierra North Plaza, behind Friendly’s. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit www.bcaac.org.
Blair County Antique Auto Club monthly meeting — 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Bavarian Hall. New members welcome. The club is offering half-price new memberships for 2013, making the cost $10 instead of the normal cost of $20. For membership information, call Betty Campbell at 942-2525 or download a membership form at www.bcaac.org.
Bike Night, every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m., Glenn’s Place, Claysburg, 239-5001.
Friday, Aug. 16 – Altoona Corvette Club cruise-in, 5 to 7 p.m., Zeigler Chevrolet, Claysburg. Free hot dogs provided by Zeigler’s. Open to all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles. Proceeds will benefit WALY Warmth, which provides warm winter clothing to local children. For more information, visit www.altoonacorvetteclub.com or www.zeiglerchevy.com.
Sunday, Aug. 18- Tyrone Legion Riders Dice Benefit Ride for the Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind. Registration is $10 per person and will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Aldo’s Italian Restaurant, 621 N. Fourth Ave., Altoona, with kickstands up at noon. For more information, call Gloria at 944-2021 or the Tyrone American Legion at 684-3342.
Sunday, Aug. 18 – BCAAC 23rd annual Williamsburg Car Show, in conjunction with the Williamsburg Community Farm Show. For more information, call Red Detwiler at 327-0966, Christine Smith at 937-5978 or Dale Crum at 946-4745.
Sunday, Aug. 18 – Central Mountains Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America 36th annual antique and custom auto show, Clearfield County?Fairgrounds. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration is $5. For rules and more information, visit www.centralmountainsregionaaca.org or contact Penny White at 761-0326 or email@example.com.
Aug. 31 – Downtown Altoona cruise-in.
Sept. 1 – Broad Top Car Show, along with carnival and great food.
Sept. 7 – Bloody Run Auto Club swap meet for car parts and memorabilia, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hoke-E-Geez, Mile Level, Route 30, Everett. Admission is $2 per person, vendor setup (7 a.m.) and car corral setup is $10. For information, call Veryl Howsare at 652-5402.
Sept. 7 – Altoona Corvette Club inaugural poker run, begins at 1 p.m. at Home Depot, Altoona. Registration is $20 per car (Corvettes only). Food and beverages provided at the conclusion at May’s Kennels, East Freedom. Proceeds benefit WALY Warmth, which provides warm winter clothing to local children. For more information, visit www.altoonacorvetteclub.com.
Sept. 14 – Allegheny Street Cruise-In and Sidewalk Sale, noon to 6 p.m., downtown Hollidaysburg. Cruise-in will be from 2 to 5 p.m. with entertainment by the Fabulous Flashbacks. All vehicles from 1972 and older are welcome, as space permits. Entry to cruise-in begins at 12:30 p.m. for participating vehicles. This is a free event. Participants who take a nonperishable food item for the American Rescue Workers will receive an extra door prize ticket. Due to parking logistics, vehicles will not be able to leave until 5 p.m. Non-participating vehicles may park free in the Blair County Parking Deck on the corner of Union and Mulberry streets. For more information, call 696-0544 or visit www.hollidaysburg.org.
Sept. 14 – Elmcroft Annual Cruisin’ for Cancer, 4 to 7p.m., Elmcroft Senior Living, 170 Red Fox Drive, Duncansville. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. There will be picnic style food, DJ with ’50s music, a Chinese auction and resident choice plaque. Registration is not required but is helpful and can be called to 695-8425. Organizers request a $5 donation for registration, which includes two meal tickets and a door prize ticket for the raffle.
Registration for BCAAC-sponsored shows is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is $10 or $9 with a donation of a nonperishable food item. There are 17 judged classes and the noncompetitive cruise-in class.
Area car and motorcycle clubs can email information about car shows, cruise-ins and motorcycle rides to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 946-7540. For more information, call Brenda Carberry, community news coordinator, at 946-7459.