Auto news and events in the area


Published: Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:54 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:54 a.m.

Marion County Tax Collector George Albright will host his 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 ldesantis@mariontax.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 months 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.

Vette Set: The Vette Set Corvette club will hold its monthly breakfast meeting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Pyper KUB Cafe & Restaurant at Williston Airport.

Tin Lizzie Club: Tin Lizzie Club of North Central Florida meets the first Tuesday of each month at Perkins, 4110 Wedgewood Lane in The Villages. Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 7 p.m.

Cruise-In: The Ocala Kid Cruise- In Classic car gathering is held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at K-Mart, 3711 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, from November to March, and 6:30 to 9 p.m. April through October. Call Ron at 625-7122, or visit ocalakid@toast.net for more information.

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