Exhaust notes: Auto events happening around the region
Published: Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 1:57 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 1:57 p.m.
News and events
Marion County Tax Collector George Albright will host its third annual car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 16 in the Tax Collector parking lot, 503 SE 25th Ave., Ocala. Proceeds support Marion County charities. The event is open to all vehicles. Trophies will be awarded to the top 25 entries, as well as the People’s Choice, The event will feature music, a kids bounce house, face painting, hamburgers and hotdogs, azalea sale and craft vendors.
Pre-registration is $15 by March 1, or $20 the day of the show. For more info, call Louann DeSantis at 368-8218 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hot Rodding for Heroes: The two-day classic car show will be at Haile Plantation in Gainesville today and Saturday. The event will benefit the Veterans Bridge Scholarship at Santa Fe College. For more information, visit www.hotroddingforheroes.org
Vette Set: The Vette Set Corvette Club meets for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at 43rd Street Deli South in Gainesville.
Car Show: There will be a free car show at Detroit City Customs, 802 NW 27th Ave., Ocala, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature 50’s and 60’s music by “Krusin With The Kid.” Trophies, giveaways and free food to registered owners. Contact 671-9909 or www.detroitcitycustoms.com.
Corvette Club: The Corvette Club of Marion County holds business meetings at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at Carquest Distribution center, 1700 SW 38th Ave., Ocala.
Mustang Club: The North Central Florida Mustang Club hosts shows and holds regular meetings the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Gator’s Dockside, 3920 SW 42nd St., Suite 101, in Ocala. Contact 427-3701.
Cruise-In: Twilight Cruisers of Belleview holds a “cruise–in” the first Saturday of each month from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the K-Mart in Belleview, 10301 SE U.S. 441. Contact 347-4496.
Tin Lizzie Club: Tin Lizzie Club of North Central Florida meets the first Tuesday of each month at Perkins Restaurant, 4110 Wedgewood Lane, in The Villages. Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 7 p.m.
Cruise-In: “Krusin’ with the Kid” holds a cruise-in the second Saturday of every month (except August) from 5:30 to 8 p.m. (changes with D.S.T.) at K-Mart 3711 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala. One is also held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on the fourth Friday of every month at Eggs Over Easy, 501 SE 58th Ave., Ocala. Both include trophies, door prizes and 50’s and 60’s music. Please bring nonperishable food items for the needy. Call 625-7122.
Ocala Jeep Club: The Ocala Jeep Club meets the Second Saturday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Marion County Sheriff’s Substation, 3260 SE 80th St., Ocala. (ocalajeepclub.com)
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