• Mopar clubs weekly “Meet & Greets” will be 7-11 p.m. at Sonic Drive-Ins, 660 College Park Road in Goose Creek and 9101 University Blvd. in North Charleston. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, AMC and related cars and trucks are welcome. Other meets and greets this month will be Apr. 15, 22 and 29.

• The local Mini Club will host a “Meet and Mod” day 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Total Mini and BMW on Cross County Road in North Charleston.

• Charleston Cars & Coffee, a free weekly cruise-in, will take place 8-11 a.m. in front of Atlanta Bread Co. in Mount Pleasant Towne Centre. Other cruise-ins this month will be Apr. 16, 23 and 30.

• The British Car Club of Charleston will participate in the Mount Pleasant Cars and Coffee at Towne Centre 8-10 a.m. Come to kick tires and swap stories. The cars will be parked near Atlanta Bread Co.

• Street Rods Unlimited Inc. will sponsor an evening cruise-in at Sonic Drive-In, 660 College Park Road in Goose Creek. The event starts at 5 p.m. at the entrance to Crowfield Plantation. All special interest vehicles are welcome. Contact Dennis Welch at 843-761-4469 or go to www.streetrodsunlimited.org.

• The 4th annual Pee Dee Roundup “Keeping the Legend Alive” will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology, 1951 Pisgah Road in Florence. Vehicles must be Ford or Ford-powered. The event marks the Mustang Club of America’s 40th anniversary. Registration, 9 a.m.-noon, is $25. There are three trophies per class. Proceeds go to ESC Mustang Club charities. Categories include Mustang, modified Mustang, Cobra, Shelby, Rush/Saleen/Steeda and Mach-1/Bullitt/Boss classes by years; Concours; Thunderbird by years; Ford cars by years; hot rods/kit cars; Ford stock and custom trucks; and Young Mustangers (ages 15-25). There’s also club participation; sponsor’s choice; best paint, interior and engine; and long distance trophies. Contact show chairman Joe Warren at 843-206-9712 or joesandie@yahoo.com or visit www.ESCMustangClub.com.

• Lowcountry Corvair Association will hold its monthly meeting at the C&W Super Buffet, 6195 Rivers Ave. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by a business meeting at 7:30 p.m. All Corvair owners and enthusiasts are invited. Contact Donn at 843-849-9007 or email 2donn@comcast.net.

• Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat, “a Lowcountry celebration of outstanding automobiles,” will take place at Ocean Park and other sites on Kiawah and neighboring islands. The retreat will include the Sunday finale Concours of acclaimed vintage vehicles and Saturday’s “Cars on Kiawah,” a free event showcasing pre-registered regional and local club cars. A motoring tour will be Friday on Johns, Wadmalaw and Kiawah islands. Automotive seminars, a Lowcountry oyster roast and open house tours also will be held. Proceeds benefit Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic, Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding program, Kiawah Conservancy and The Kiawah Women’s Foundation – Backpack Buddies. Noted concours judge Paul Ianuario is executive director and Keith Martin, host of the Velocity Network show “What’s My Car Worth,” is master of ceremonies. Bruce Stemerman and John R. Wilson are co-chairmen of the organizing board. Visit www.kiawahconcours.com, email infor@kiawahconcours.com or call 843-277-0271.

• The 9th annual Vettes Doin’ Charleston all Corvette show will be at Citadel Mall, 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. in Charleston. Cars will be displayed at the Sears Auto Center parking lot. Coastal Carolina Corvette Club sponsors the show. There are nine classes including all generations and the addition of a C7 Z06 category. Registration is $40. The club is offering people’s choice judging and scored judging. The event will have trophies for best of show; best engine, interior and paint. Call 843-388-0050, email chuckims@homesc.com or visit www.4cccc.org.

• Lowcountry Antique Tractor and Engine Association will host a tractor show and pull starting at 9 a.m. at 5146 S.C. Highway 174 in Adams Run. Gates open at 9 a.m., pull starts at 1 p.m. There will be a tractor parade, pedal tractor pull for kids, display and demonstration of old tractors and equipment, old fashioned games and food vendors. Admission is $5; kids age 12 or younger are free. Call Ron Barton at 843-870-5542.

• Lowcountry Regional Airport and EAA Chapter 477 will host the 8th annual Walterboro Wings-n-Wheels at the airport, 537 Aviation Way in Walterboro. The family-friendly, fun-filled event displays more than 100 aircraft and show cars. This year’s theme is “Warbirds Over the Lowcountry.” The event will feature an air show where aviators display aerobatic flying and piloting skills. There also will be food, classic cars and vintage planes. Attendees can talk with owners and pilots.

• Classic Car and Truck Club of Beaufort will hold the Soft Shell Crab Festival Car & Truck Show 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Parris Avenue in Port Royal. Registration, which is $20, begins at 9 a.m. Awards ceremony is at 2:30 p.m. Entries will be judged by participants and the public. Awards will be for top 20 cars and Best of Show. Proceeds benefit “Christmas Meals on Classic Wheels” charity. Visit www.oldvillageportroyal.com or contact Rob Hilton at 843-441-2249 or robhilton@embarqmail.com.

• Crossroads Community Church will host a car day for a group of Awana children 6-7:45 p.m. at the church, 505 Gahagan Drive in Summerville. Kids will be able to look at the cars and sit in them and honk the horns if the owners permit. There are no awards other than “giving kids cool cars to love,” according to organizers.

• The first-time Gator Car & Truck Show hosted by Lowcountry Muscle Car will be held at Goose Creek High School to help support the school’s Athletic Booster Club. There’s a $20 entry fee; the event is free to spectators. Trophies will be awarded to top 25 and Best in Show. Registration is 9 a.m.-2 p.m., with awards starting at 2 p.m. Go to www.lowcountrymusclecar.com/1st-annual-gator-open-auto-show-apr-23-2016-900am-200pm/. Students in the Mechatronics class will be making trophies. Call Bryan Du Bois at 843-532-2668.

• Super Ford Show III car show and entertainment will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 902 Bells Highway, Walterboro. Car show registration, which is $15 per vehicle, is 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cars, trucks and motorcycles of all makes and models are welcome. Proceeds benefit local charities. There will be a Best in Show, Walterboro Ford choice, special judges and top 20 awards. Call Gar Linder at 843-908-0514 or email DLinder@lowcountry.com.

• Street Rods Unlimited Inc. will sponsor an evening cruise-in at Sonic Drive-In, 660 College Park Road in Goose Creek. The event starts at 5 p.m. at the entrance to Crowfield Plantation. All special interest vehicles are welcome. Contact Dennis Welch at 843-761-4469 or go to www.streetrodsunlimited.org.

• Trident Technical College will host its 24th annual Spring Spin-Off car show 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the college’s main campus, 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, behind Building 800. Trident Technical College’s Department of Automotive Technology will put on the show. The event is free for spectators and open to the public. Visit www.tridenttech.edu/carshow.htmor contact Buzz Varella at 843-574-6184 or Clint Snider at 843-574-6725. Pre-registration by April 25 at 5 p.m. is $20. Event-day registration, 8-11 a.m., is $25. There’s no rain date. Along with the show, there will be food and music. The Spring Spin-Off showcases cars, trucks and motorcycles. Proceeds benefit the W. Athell Yon student award, given each year to up to two graduating students for the purchase of tool kits. Visit the Spring Spin-Off Car Show Facebook page by searching “TTC Spring Spin-Off Car Show.”


• Bessinger’s Bar-B-Q will host its monthly Open Car, Truck and Motorcycle show 6-9 p.m. at the eatery, 1602 Savannah Highway. Registration is $5. There are three trophies per class. Categories include cars 1942 and earlier, ’43-’59, ’60-’71 and ’72-2016; street rods; trucks; and motorcycles. Music is by The Cruise-O-Matics. Contact Tom Jameson at 843-571-2264.

• The 2nd annual car, truck and motorcycle show at St. James Methodist church will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 512 St. James Ave. in Goose Creek. Registration is $15. There will be awards for each class and best of show. Food will be available for purchase. All proceeds go to Helping Hands of Goose Creek. Contact Shawn Gannon at 843-819-4518, 843-764-0946 or poohkorah1@comcast.net.

• The 14th annual VCCA (Vintage Chevrolet Club of America) Area 9 Southeast National Meet will be at the Omar Shrine Temple in Mount Pleasant. The national judged meet is for Chevrolets only. To qualify for national awards, you must be a VCCA member. Meet judging will be finished Fri., May 13. There will be a photo shoot Saturday morning, a caravan tour from Omar Shrine Temple to downtown Charleston and back and an awards banquet Saturday night. Registration forms are available at www.charlestonlowcountryvcca.org. National-judged meet registration closes Sunday. There will be show T-shirts that anyone can purchase: Net profits go to the Omar Shrine Temple. This year’s national show is in Lake Tahoe in August. Local VCCA members would like for the national club to consider Charleston for the 2021 show.

• Lowcountry Muscle Car will present its 4th annual Miracle Cruise-in Open Auto Show 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sam’s Club, 4900 Centre Pointe Drive in North Charleston. Pre-registration is open through May 11. Day-of-show registration, which is $20, starts at 9 a.m. The event is free to spectators. There will be live music, food and drinks, face painting for kids, bake sale and RC Racing. Participant judging takes place 9 a.m.-noon; trophy presentations start at 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit the MUSC Children’s Hospital via the Children’s Miracle Network. Call Dennis at 843-259-2749, email info@miraclecruisein.org, or visit www.miraclecruisein.org.