Post and Courier
December 22, 2014

Car Show Calendar

Posted: 11/08/2013 12:01 a.m.
Updated: 11/08/2013 02:17 p.m.

Saturday

• Coastal Carolina Corvette Club presents the Royall Hardware Holiday Open Car, Truck and Bike Show 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park. Registration fee is $20 per vehicle. There are 12 classes and 30 trophies. All proceeds benefit East Cooper Meals on Wheels. For more information visit the club’s website at www.4cccc.org.

• The 19th annual Mustang & All Ford “Salute to our Veterans” show will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Carolina Ice Palace, 7665 Northwoods Blvd. in North Charleston. Low Country Mustang Club will host the show. Proceeds benefit “Camp Breathe Easy” – children learning about their asthma and their medication in a fun-filled environment. A disc jockey will provide music. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 100 entries. Registration is $25. Day-of-show registration takes place 9 a.m.-noon. Classes include Mustangs for years 1964-’66, ’67-’68, ’69-’70, ’71-’73, ’74-’78, ’79-’86, ’87-’93, ’94-’98, ’99-2004, ’05-’09, ’10-’14 and Roush/Saleen/Steeda etc., modified Mustangs, Boss/Shelby pre-1993, Cobra 1993-2005, Shelby ’07-’09, Boss Shelby ’10-’14 and concours; and Ford classes for cars years 1959 and earlier, ’60-’79, ’80-’99 and 2000-present, modified, Thunderbirds and trucks/Jeeps. First, second and third place awards will be handed out at 4 p.m. For more information, contact Duane Helzer at 843-849-1802, Ken Brinkman at 843-871-6327 or Speedster33@att.net or the club website at www.lowcountrymustangclub.com.

• Street Rods Unlimited Inc. will sponsor an evening cruise-in at Sonic drive-in, 660 College Park Road in Goose Creek. The event will be held 5 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the entrance to Crowfield Plantation. All special interest vehicles are welcome to attend. For more information contact Dennis Welch at 843-761-4469 or visit the club’s website at www.streetrodsunlimited.org.


Nov. 15-17

• The 2013 Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat will be held at the Kiawah Island Club’s River Course. The main event will take place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 16 at the 18th hole of the River Course, featuring more than 100 classic cars with a selection of 75 or more concours-quality cars to be judged by nationally recognized experts. Admission starts at $20 in advance and $25 at the gate. Children under 12 are free. Military receive 50 percent off with an active duty ID. Auto enthusiasts can submit their vehicles for inclusion in the Concours d’Elegance; they will be chosen by a selection committee. The Saturday show will have two divisions, Concours and Classic. Concours will consist of three pre-war and three post-war (1945-’74) classes. The categories are open, closed and sports and racing for both divisions. The Concours division will be judged by a panel of experts. Each class winner becomes a candidate for “Best of Show – Concours d’Elegance.” The classic division, for autos 1974 and earlier, won’t be formally judged but will include People’s Choice and Mayor’s Trophy awards. A $100 a person gala will take place 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and include a classic car review, live music and dinner. The Sea Island Motoring Tour will be held 8:30 a.m.-noon Nov. 17 and highlights open drives with directional “clues” around Johns, Wadmalaw and Kiawah islands. Motoring Retreat sponsors are Kiawah Fine Jewelry, Kiawah Island Real Estate, town of Kiawah Island, Kiawah Island Community Association, Freshfields Village, Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Heacock Classic Collector Car Insurance, Ultimate Autowerks, BB&T Home Mortgage and Touchpoint Communications. Proceeds benefit MUSC Children’s Hospital and Kiawah Conservancy. For more information, visit www.kiawahislandmotoringretreat.com.


Nov. 16

• The Hanahan Fall Festival Car, Truck & Bike Show will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the new Hanahan Amphitheater and park, 3100 Mabeline Road. The event will coincide with the city of Hanahan’s 2013 Red White and Blue Fall Festival saluting the U.S. military and veterans. There will be a $10 entry fee to take part in the show. Organizers will present awards to the top 20 cars and also hand out specialty trophies. All money earned will be donated to veterans. Local vendors can sign up for a $20 charge, with funds to be donated. For more information, call Rodney at 843-864-1861 or e-mail calistyle843@gmail.com.


Nov. 18

• The Charleston and Lowcountry Automotive Club Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Sticky Fingers, 1200 N. Main St. in Summerville. All car club representatives are encouraged to attend, and any car, truck or motorcycle club members are welcome. If there are any questions, contact Rob Hanson at rhanson98@gmail.com.


Nov. 19

• Street Rods Unlimited Inc. will hold its monthly meeting at Bessinger’s Bar-B-Q, 1602 Savannah Highway, starting at 7:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to become a member is welcome to attend. For more information, visit the club’s website at www.streetrodsunlimited.org.


Dec. 6-7

• The 18th Raleigh Classic Auction will take place 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Jim Graham and Exposition buildings, 1025 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, N.C. More than 300 “high quality” collector cars will be displayed and up for auction, from a 1928 Packard 526 Sedan to a 2005 Bentley Continental GT. The “Star of the Show” is a 1930 Lincoln Sport Phaeton. Auctions America LLC serves as sponsor. Registered bidders get in free. General admission is $10 a day or $15 for a two-day pass for nonregistered bidders and $5 a day or $7 for a two-day pass for children. For more information, visit www.raleighclassic.com.


Going to a car show this weekend? Submit your photos and videos, or send your car show information to Car Show Calendar, The Post and Courier, 134 Columbus St., Charleston, SC, 29403, fax it to 843-937-5778 or email jparker@postandcourier.com.