July 19-Rapid City, SD:American Memorial's Downtown Car Show at company parking lot (440 Mt. Rushmore Rd.) $10 entry fee for each vehicle registered before July 19; $12 on July 19. Awards presented to the following classes: Classic, Sport, Antique, Muscle, Modified/Custom, Foreign, Street Rod, Truck, Best of Show, People's Choice, Work in Progress. Judging by fellow participants begins at 10 a.m. Awards presentation at 1:30 p.m. Free admission, prizes for the kids, and live music. Info: 605/719-0CAR (0227).
July 20-Belvidere, IL:Thirteenth Annual Mopars at Belvidere Assembly Plant hosted by NIR Walter P. Chrysler Club. Car show, swap meet, car corral. Info: Guy, 630/554-2119, email@example.com.
July 26-Hickory Corners, MI:Fifteenth Annual Mopars at the Red Barns at Gilmore Car Museum. Car show, swap meet, and car corral. Mopar-powered only. More than 30 classes and 70 awards. Info: 269/664-5595 (WMMC hotline); Ron, 269/668-2527; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com.
July 26-27-Vernon, British Columbia, Canada: Mopars at the Ranch. Big family event with free camping. Huge pre-registration incentive package. Info: Vic Porcher, 250/549-1529, firstname.lastname@example.org;www.okanaganmopars.com.
July 26-27-West Salem, OH:Twelfth Annual Mid-Ohio Mopar All-Mopar Car Show, Swap Meet, and Drag Race at Dragway 42. Judged car show, Mopar Meadows, swap meet (10x30-foot spaces), exhibition wheel standers of Bob Riggle's Hurst Hemi Under Glass and Marty Mohr's HemiXpress. Trophy, Pro, Super Pro, Box and Max Wedge/Hemi Racing classes. Great food. Exhibitors midway. Info: Bob Hall, 330/686-1336; email@example.com; midohiomopars.org.
July 27-Englishtown, NJ:Twenty-third Annual Old Time Drags & Rod Run and Second Annual Funny Car Reunion at Old Bridge Twp. Raceway Park. Street rods and customs, and early muscle cars to 1972. Nostalgia Funny Car drag racing and show classes. Gates open at 8 a.m. Info: 732/446-7800; www.racewaypark.com;funnycarreunion.com.
August 2-Williamsport, PA:Fourth Annual All-Mopar and AMC show and swap meet by Van Campen Dodge and Mopar Muscle of Central Pennsylvania. Best of Show trophies, food, music, and door prizes. Info: 570/546-2649; firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 8-12-Columbus, OH:Twenty-third edition of the Mopar Nationals held at National Trail Raceway. The theme this year is a tribute to the Dodge Dart. Info: Mopar Nationals information hotline, 313/278-2240; www.moparnats.org.
August 9-Red Deer, Alberta, Canada:Central Alberta Mopar Club 9th Annual August Heat Show & Barbeque. Info: Bob, 403/342-1326.
August 15-17-Oak Harbor, WA:Fifteenth Annual National Dodge Charger Meet sponsored by Dodge Charger Registry. No entry fee. Info: Jim Morgan, 206/306-0581.
August 17-Clifton Park, NY:Eleventh Annual Mopars at Clifton Park Dodge World, 1780 Rte. 9. Show and swap meet. Info: Gene Wilsey, 518/274-5840; www.capitalareamopars.com.
August 23-24-Dubuque, IA:Mopars on the Mississippi car show and swap meet at Dubuque Greyhound Park & Casino. Cruise-in Saturday night at 4 p.m. Car show entries and swap meet spaces are $10. Best survivor judged by Galen Govier. 32 judged classes. Info: Darla, 563/582-3809; email@example.com.
August 23-24-Lancaster, CA:Second Annual Summer Road Course Festival honoring Mopar at Willow Springs Raceway. Performance driving on a 9-turn, 2.5-mile course. Race gas, RV parking, tire shop, driving instructors, car show, and Gumball Rallye. All makes and trucks welcome. Helmet and OEM seatbelt required. Info: Tim Herren, 310/322-5592;firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.alltimeracing.homestead.com/2003SummerRoadCourseFestival.html.
August 24-Omaha, NE:Twenty-second All-Mopar Auto Show at the new Omaha Convention Center. Judged classes, dash plaques, drawings, goody bags, and two free tickets to Septemberfest. Info: Dan Capalite, 402/593-6080; email@example.com.