The British Car Club of Charleston will conduct its 28th annual British Car Day show 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Memorial Waterfront Park in Mount Pleasant. Registration is $35 per car. The event will feature more than 30 judging classes. Grounds will open at 9 a.m., with registration ending at noon. Judging will be from noon to 2 p.m. with trophies awarded at the show. There also will be food and music. For more information, visit the clubs website at www.britishcarclubcharleston.com or contact Dennis Wunsch at 843-696-0910 or HD1CH@aol.com.
The 23rd annual Mustang & Classic Ford Show will be held at Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn St. Extension (Ga. Highway 204) in Savannah. Registration, including 8 a.m.-noon day of show, is $35. Awards will be at 5 p.m. An auction next to the show will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with proceeds to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire. Classes are Concours 1964 1/2-1993; Mustang convertibles 1964 1/2-66, 67-68, 69-70, 74-86, 87-93, 94-98, 99-2004, 05-07, 08-09 and 10-11; hardtop coupes 1964 1/2-66, 67-68, 69-70, 71-73, 74-86, 87-93, 94-98, 99-2004, 05-07, 08-09 and 10-11; fastbacks 1965-68, 69-70 and 71-73; Shelby/Boss 1965-71; major modified 1965-73, 74-2004 and 05-13; special edition 1974-93, 94-98, 99-2004, 05-07, 0809 and 10-11; Bullitt and Mach 1 2001-04; by popular vote 2012-13; classic Fords/Lincolns/Mercurys early years to 1989 and 90-2013; Thunderbirds; classic Ford trucks early years to 1989 and 90-2013; Ford competition Cobras, Panteras, street rods, kits and racing; and Whinners. Special awards for sponsor choice concours and street, most car club participation, long distance, hard luck and last place at registration. For more information, contact Mark Davis at 912-659-6511 or Adell Pridgen at 912-352-3888 or visit www.savannahmustangclub.com.
The annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours dElegance will be held in Hilton Head Island and Savannah. Four events highlight the festival. The Savannah Speed Classic will take place Today-Sunday at Hutchinson Island in Savannah. Spectators can watch period race cars on the track, take hot lap rides and have access to the pits. The Car Club Jamboree Nov. 3 on Hilton Head Island brings together car clubs from across the country showing off more than 150 vehicles including muscle cars, hot rods and European sports cars. On Nov. 3-4, the Motoring Midway in Hilton Head offers motoring heritage and technology exhibits including Life in the Service, On the Water, Two Wheels and Road to the Future. The finale Nov. 4 at Hilton Heads Honey Horn outdoor convention area is the Concours dElegance, showcasing 150 classic cars competing for Best of Show. Bob Lutz, former General Motors vice chairman and executive with several other carmakers, is the 2012 festivals Honorary Chairman. For more information, visit www.hhiconcours.com.
Low Country Mustang Club will host the 18th annual Mustang & All Ford Show to be held at Carolina Ice Palace, 7665 Northwoods Blvd. in North Charleston. Proceeds from the event will benefit Camp Breath Easy. Registration is $25 including 9 a.m.-noon day of show. Awards are at 4 p.m. Classes are Mustang years 1964-66, 67-68, 69-70, 71-73, 74-78, 79-86, 87-93, 94-98, 99-2004, 05-09 and 10-13, Roush/Saleen/Steeda etc., modified, Boss/Shelby pre-1993, Cobra 1993-2004, Shelby 05-09, Boss/Shelby 10-13 and Concours; and Ford years 1959 and prior, 1960-79, 80-99 and 2000-present, modified, Thunderbird and trucks. For more information, call Duane Helzer at 843-849-1802, contact Ken Brinkman at 843-871-6327 or Speedster33@att.net or visit www.lowcountrymustangclub.com.
A car show will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gilligans, 3852 Ladson Road. Show entry is $10 per vehicle. All proceeds go to benefit Operation Christmas Child. For more information, contact Shonda at 843-718-7076 or Louann at 843-532-1421. The event is open to the public, and people are urged to come to see the cars even if they dont have one in the show. There will be at least 50 raffles to give away including gift cards and photography lessons.
Cars and Coffee has changed locations. It will be held 8-10 a.m. every Saturday at Brookgreen Town Center on Coleman Boulevard in Mount Pleasant. The plaza has a Starbucks, Mozzo Deli and plenty of parking.
Coastal Carolina Corvette Club will hold its monthly meeting beginning at 2:30 p.m. to socialize and the club meeting to follow at 3 p.m. It will be at the Holiday Inn, 250 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. in Mount Pleasant. Members and interested Corvette owners are invited to attend. For more information, visit the club website at www.4cccc.org.
Fall Carbs & Carbs (carbohydrates and carburetors) will be held noon-3 p.m. at Bacco, 976 Houston Northcutt Blvd. in Mount Pleasant. The cruise-in specializes in Italian and European cars and motorbikes.
Bessingers Bar-B-Q will host the season finale Open Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show 6-9 p.m. at the restaurant at 1602 Savannah Highway. Registration is $5. There are three trophies per class, which include cars for years 1942 and prior, 43-59, 60-71, and 72-2012; street rods; trucks; and motorcycles. Music is by The Cruise-O-Matics. For more information, contact Tom Jameson at 843-571-2264. The shows will resume in March 2013.
A Drift, Car Show, Car Meet and Sound Off will be held at Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 Tara Place in Hampton, Ga. Sponsors are Monster Energy Drink, NOPI National, Koss MotorSports, KMS Drift and RockAuto Car Show Nationals. For more, contact Steve at 803-320-3193 or visit www.kossmotorsports.com.
Coastal Carolina Corvette Club will present the Royall Hardware Holiday Open Car, Bike & Truck Show 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park off U.S. Highway 17 near the Ravenel Bridge. (The date was changed recently). Royall Hardware of Mount Pleasant is the show sponsor. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at Waterfront Park. The fee is $10 per vehicle. Thirty trophies will be awarded by class size and there will be Sponsors Choice trophies. Classes are Corvettes; motorcycles; sport compacts; Mustangs; street rods; trucks; and years 1939 and earlier, 40-62, 63-71, 72-89, 90-2005 and 06-present. Proceeds will go to East Cooper Meals on Wheels, which will also be accepting donations at the show. For more information, visit www.4cccc.org
Street Rods Unlimited will be holding its monthly cruise-in at Northern Tool + Equipment at 5900 Rivers Ave. in North Charleston starting at 5 p.m. All special interest vehicles are welcome. The cruise-in is held every third Saturday of the month. Contact Bob Ross at 843-709-1932 or visit the club website at www.streetrodsunlimited.org for more information.
Lowcountry Muscle Car Club is sponsoring an evening cruise-in 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Sonic drive-in at 660 College Park Ave. in Goose Creek. The site is at the entrance to Crowfield Plantation. All car enthusiasts are welcome to attend. For more information, visit the clubs Facebook page or website at www.Lowcountrymusclecar.com.
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