-The 19th Raleigh Classic car display and auction will take place at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, in the Jim Graham and Exposition buildings. More than 300 cars will be up for sale. Among them will be 1957 Cadillac convertible and 1953 Cadillac Series 62 convertible show cars, a 1959 Ford Galaxie Retractable and a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 LS-6. AMC Rambler, Buick, Chrysler, Datsun- Nissan, Dodge, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Mercury, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Studebaker and other Ford, Chevrolet and Cadillac models will be auctioned. Bidders' fee is $50. General admission (free to bidders) is $10 a day or $15 for a two-day pass. Children are $5 a day or $7 for a two-day pass. Preview showing will be held 8-9:30 a.m. today. The auction will start at 9:30 a.m. today and will take place 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday. Coordinating the event will be Auctions of America LLC. To view vehicles online, visit www.raleighclassic.com. For more information, call 919-269-5271 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
-The 2nd annual Euro Nation Car Show will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Palmetto Islands County Park, 444 Needlerush Parkway in Mount Pleasant. The show will raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Organizers also will be hosting a meet and greet 6-10 p.m. today at the Sand Dunes Club, 1735 Atlantic Ave. in Sullivan's Island. There is no charge to display your car. Registration for judging, which ends at noon, is $15.Trophies will be announced at 3 p.m. Classes include Audi, BMW, air cooled Volkswagen, water cooled Volkswagen, Porsche, European motorcycle, open Euro, open non-Euro, Best Engine, Best Wheels, Best Paint, Best Interior, Best Stance and Best of Show. The show will include a deejay and food vendors. There's a $1 fee to enter the park gate. For more information, contact Lawrence Bland at 843-532-6713 or email Euronation.email@example.com.
-Sea Islands Cars and Coffee will take place 8-10 a.m. at Freshfields Village, located at the crossroads of Kiawah, Seabrook and Johns islands. The monthly cruise-in will feature antiques, classics, exotics, concepts and "any other cool cars." The event is free; coffee and other refreshments for purchase will be supplied by Java Java. Freshfields Village hosts the cruise-in, which celebrates special cars. For further information, visit www.freshfieldsvillage.com.
-Afternoon festivities are being coordinated at Patriots Point as part of the Great Race annual rally of vintage cars stopping overnight in Mount Pleasant. Dozens of cars at least 42 years old will cover 2,100 miles from Maine to Florida Saturday-June 29. The Lowcountry A's Model A Ford Club will organize a greeting party of 80 cars at 2 p.m. The more than 100 racers will arrive after 4 p.m. The vehicles will park on inside and outside perimeter roads. Mount Pleasant is one of 10 places chosen for overnight stops. For more information, go to www.greatrace.com.
-Street Rods Unlimited will sponsor an evening cruise-in at Sonic drive-in, 660 College Park Road in Goose Creek. The event begins at 5 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at the entrance to Crowfield Plantation. All special interest vehicles are welcome. For more information contact Dennis Welch at 843-761-4469 or visit the club's website at www.streetrodsunlimited.org.
-Bessinger's Bar-B-Q will host an Open Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show 6-9 p.m. at the restaurant, 1602 Savannah Highway. Registration is $5. There are three trophies per class. Categories are cars for years 1942 and earlier, '43-'59, '60-'71 and '72-2014; street rods; trucks; and motorcycles. Music is by The Cruise-O-Matics. For more information, contact Tom Jameson at 843-571-2264.
July 30-Aug. 2
-The 2014 AMO (American Motors Owners Association) International Convention will be held at InnPlace Hotel & Conference Center in North Charleston. The four-day event, hosted by Carolina AMC, will celebrate 60 years of AMC 1954-2014. Brands include Nash, Hudson, Rambler, AMC, Jeep, Renault and Eagle. Organizers say hundreds of AMC-related cars will be on display. There will be Concours AMO judging, vendors and prizes. For the latest information or to register online, visit www.carolinaamc.com or call 864-354-3528.
-A classic car show and BBQ will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Andrew's Parish United Methodist Church, 3225 Ashley River Road in Charleston. The event is hosted by the Men's Club of St. Andrew's Parish United Methodist. Car registration is $10. There will be 14 trophy prizes including first, second and third place and Best of Show. Spectators vote for winners. Barbecue plates sold at the show are $6. Questions? Call 843-766-1080.
-The first H.L. Hunley Memorial Car Show will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Dorchester Shrine Club, 2150 Beech Hill Road in Summerville. Pre-registration at Hlhunleycamp143.net is $20. Additional cars are $15. Day-of-show registration, which is $25, begins at 8:30 a.m. Judging starts at noon and awards are handed out at 2 p.m. The show will have food and entertainment. Awards include 1st, 2nd and 3rd per class. Categories are years 1939 and earlier, '40-'49, '50-'59, '60-'69, '70-'79, '80-'89 and '90-'99 as well as Peoples Choice, furthest, foreign, custom hot rod and original. Anyone with questions, contact TimBo at 843-300-5589 or Mark at 843-514-2174 or go to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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