Posted by admin | Posted in car care | Posted on 10-06-2012-05-2008
The Knights of Columbus, Simi Valley Council no. 5803, is presenting its 25th Annual Chili Cook-Off and Car Show on June 10 on the parklike grounds of St. Rose of Lima School in Simi Valley.the school is behind St. Rose of Lima Church at 1305 Royal Ave.the event is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children (ages 6-12). Chili taste tickets are 50 cents each. Overflow parking is permitted across the street at Royal High School.the Car show will feature 12 categories for classic, custom, street rods, muscle, sport, trucks and special-interest vehicles. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to all category winners, including best of show. Awards will be presented around 3:30 p.m.last year participants won prizes ranging from amusement park tickets, restaurant gift certificates and automotive enhancements.Entry fee is $35 is limited to 125 vehicles.Proceeds from the event will assist the Knights of Columbus Council in its charitable works.All entry and registration forms can be found at http://www.chilikc.com.for more information on car show registration, call 587-0258; chili cook-off registration, call 818-312-0802; sponsorship ads, call 558-4328; and general information, call 208-8970.Website: http://www.chilikc.com
The Ventura Sports and race Car Club will hold its annual tour June 16. It will include a visit to a museum featuring 1950s and 1960s sports and micro cars.the club will meet at 8 a.m. on Main Street in Ventura in front of the San Buenaventura Mission and leave at 9 a.m., taking back roads to the private museum in Newbury Park.the tour will then take more back roads, heading through Somis, Balcom Canyon and Santa Paula en route to Boccali’s for an outdoor buffett lunch. the tour ends with a wine tasting at Oak Creek Winery in Oak View.Deadline to enter is June 9 and cost for the event is $45 per person and includes admission to the museum, lunch and wine tasting.Website: www.venturamotorsportsgathering.com
The Milestone Car Society presents 2012 Father’s Day Car Show June 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard. a portion of the proceeds will benefit local charities.It is open to all years, makes and models. Preregistation is $25, $15 for each additional care with the same owner, by June 9. after that date and day of the show it is $40. Check-in hours for preregistered cars only is at 7:30 a.m. the first 150 cars will be parked on the grass.Those who wish to park together must arrive together.Late registation and day of the show check-in is at 8:30 a.m.Judged classes include Long Distance for pre registered cars only; best domestic, best Foreign, best Old School, President’s Trophy, Reserve best in show and best in show. Register online through June 9 at milestonecarsociety.comVendor Information: Jerry Lybolt, 985-8143website: milestonecarsociety.com
The Ventura Sports & race Car Club will present the 5th Annual Ventura Motorsports Gathering 2012 on July 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marina Park in Ventura.Italian cars will be the featured marque for this year’s gathering.Applications for classic sports and race cars, American classics and marques from all other countries will be accepted. Classic wooden boats will be displayed on the lawn and at the dock and boat rides will be offered throughout the day to the Ventura Harbor Village.Registration, which includes two admission tickets, is $45 per vehicle before June 15, $50 before July 14 and $60 on the day of the show. Boats can be shown, either in the park or in the water at the dock, for $20 each.General admission is $5 for adults; 12 and under are free.a portion of the proceeds go to the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Ventura County.Information: Don Greene, 794-5438; Bill Erickson, 890-1461Website: www.venturamotorsportsgathering.com
The Channel Islands Chapter, Pontiac-Oakland Club International and the Seaside Goats Car Club are having their annual Chief along the Channel Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick, GMC car show, Aug. 26 at the the Ventura Harbor Village on Spinnaker Drive.Early Registration is $25 on or before Aug. 15. Late registration/day of show is $35. Registration/check-in is from 8 to 10 a.m. with judging from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Awards will be presented at approximately 2:30 p.m. to the top three in each division. There also will be awards for Club Participation, Long Distance and best of show. the show, in part. is to benefit FOOD Share of Ventura County and all who attend are asked to bring can goods or nonperishable items, FOOD Share will be providing barrels for collection of donations. There also will a 50/50 Drawing, raffle, live band with a lot of restaurants and shopping nearby.Information: Jeff Dunn, secretary, 646-6142 or Tom Maloney, president 443-9219 Email: email@example.com
Red Line Corvettes, in conjunction with the Thousand Oaks Police Department and the Conejo Recreation and Parks District, will hold its 19th Annual All Corvette show on Sept. 16 at Conejo Creek Park in Thousand Oaks.this event supports two important local organizations: the Thousand Oaks Police Explorer Program and Hospice of the Conejo.the show will be a fun day for everyone in attendance, with drawings, awards, great food and drinks, plus vendors and entertainment. Admission is free for spectators and $25 for all car show entrants.the show normally attracts more than 150 Corvettes, from the 1953 model to the brand-new 2012 models. more than 2,000 spectators enjoyed the show last year.for vendors, entrants and any other information, contact Car show Coordinator Tony Panchenko by phone at 239-3152 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Club President Jim Bainbridge at 480-9490.
The Oldies Speed Shop Morning Coffee Cruise is held every Saturday morning from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Oldies Speed Shop parking lot, 4532 Telephone Road, in Ventura. Free entry, free coffee and bench racing. Vehicle categories include Muscle Cars and Hot Rods. An informal Peoples’ choice Award will be named.Information: email@example.com or 676-1284.
Cruise Night Santa Paula, co-sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the Police Officers Association and the City of Santa Paula, is held on the first Friday of each month, April through October, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Santa Paula between 7th and 10th streets. the event is free and open to pre-1975 motor vehicles.Information: Dave Anderson, 524-1266; Chamber of Commerce, 525-5561
The Camarillo Old Town Association will be holding Camarillo Cruise Night in the heart of Old Town Camarillo on the fourth Friday of each month, April though September, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot in the 2200 block of Ventura Boulevard between Elm and Fir streets.All pre-1980 makes and models welcome.Information: Tom Maloney, 443-9219Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The collection at the Mullin Automotive Museum includes some of the most coveted vehicles on the planet.Housing one of the world’s largest collections of Bugattis, the museum’s award-winning collection exemplifies the lure and undeniable grace of the French automobile, including Delages, Delahayes, Hispano Suizas, Talbot-Lagos and Voisins.the Mullin Automotive Museum is open on select days only, the next day being Feb. 11. the museum also will be open on Feb. 25, March 10, March 28 and additional dates which can be found on its website.Advanced tickets are required and can be purchased through its website at the Mullin Automotive Museum is at 1421 Emerson Ave. in Oxnard.Information: 385-5400Website: www.mullinautomotivemuseum.com
The Murphy Auto Museum features a large collection of vintage automobiles, including classics of the ’30s, street rods, and muscle cars on loan courtesy of local residents.It is at 2230 Statham Blvd. in Oxnard, one mile east of Five-Points off Oxnard Boulevard. It is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday.Admission is a suggested donation of $9 for adults and $6 for children.Information: 487-4333E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://murphyautomuseum.org
The Porsche Club of America, Santa Barbara Region, meets at 8:30 a.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Way Point Cafe at the Camarillo Airport and at 9 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month at Moby Dick Restaurant on Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara. All Porsche owners are invited.Information: David Stone, 389-8999, or DRS993@verizon.net
The Central Coast British Car Club (formerly Central Coast Triumphs) meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Carrow’s Restaurant at 2401 Harbor Blvd. and Seaward Avenue in Ventura.Information: Richard J. Armstrong, president, 659-1557, or C. Darryl Struth, vice present, 644-6211.Website: www.centralcoastbritishcarclub.com
Red Line Corvettes meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, in Thousand Oaks. Corvette owners and enthusiasts are welcome.On the Web: http://www.redlinecorvettes.com.
The Channel Islands Chapter of the Pontiac-Oakland Club International meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Rusty’s Pizza, 1413 S. Victoria Ave., in Ventura. It is open to all Pontiac enthusiasts.Information: Tom Maloney, 443-9219
Simi Valley Corvettes meets twice a month, on the first and third Tuesday of each month, at 7:30 p.m. at the Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi, in Simi Valley.Simi Valley Corvettes was formed in 1984 to stimulate and promote, through social and recreational activities, interest and pleasure in the owning and driving of the Chevrolet Corvette.the Simi Valley Corvette Club is more than just two meetings a month. It’s about making friends, getting together with friends and taking America’s true sports car out on the road for a run.Information: firstname.lastname@example.orgOn the Web: http://www.simivalleycorvettes.com/
Pick-Ups Limited of Southern California, Ventura County Chapter, invites enthusiasts of 1953 to 1956 Ford F100 pick-ups to attend meetings at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Denny’s at Moorpark Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks.Information: Ray, 498-8497, or Kyle, 437-6611
Ventura County Corvette Club, sponsored by Santa Paula Chevrolet, meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Marie Callender’s Restaurant & Bakery, 1295 so. Victoria Ave., in Ventura.Information: Jack, 641-3452.Website: http://VenturaCountyCorvetteClub.com
The Tri-County Mustang Club meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at Santino’s restaurant, 4231 Telegraph Road in Ventura.the club takes parts in cruises, parades and offers technical help for other for Mustang owners.Information: Jack Peterson, 985-7103; Vince Schlerf, 682-5329.Website: http://www.TCMustangClub.org.
The Roam’n Relics Car Club is dedicated to promoting the automotive hobby and to providing support for various charities. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month in Simi Valley. Membership is open to anyone owning a 1974 or older American-made car.Information: 583-2965 or email@example.com.Website: http://www.roamnrelics.com
The Model T Club of Ventura County meets on the second Thursday of every month at Coco’s Restaurant, 301 E. Daily Drive in Camarillo.Meetings begin at 5:45 p.m. with a social hour, with attendees ordering their own meals; dinner is usually served about 6:30 p.m., followed by a short business meeting and a program.All Ventura County owners of Model T’s, or Model T enthusiasts, are invited to visit and to join. Annual membership is $25.Information: President Ken Walkey at firstname.lastname@example.org or Secretary Carol Walkey, 405-6386E-mail: email@example.com
The Valley Mustang Club inc. meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at IHOP Restaurant, 21103 Devonshire St., in Chatsworth.Information: Ken, 217-2460 or firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: www.valleymustangclub.com
Ventura County Chevys invites those interested in the preservation, restoration and/or modification of 1955 to 1957 Chevrolet automobiles, trucks and other pre-1973 Chevrolet automobiles and hot rods to attend club meetings. the club meets on the second Friday of the month at different locations.Members do not need to own a Chevy, just have an interest in Chevys. the club attends monthly cruise nights and car shows.Information: Dave, 522-1153; Pete, 378-3162; or Eric, 818-884-9206
Motor Monarchs Inc. was established in 1948 and is Ventura County’s oldest hot rod club. Meetings are conducted at various locations throughout the county.Information: C. Darryl Struth, 644-6211.
Ventura Vintage Rods is a family-oriented club open to pre-1973 street rods, customs, panels and pick-ups. the club has monthly meetings at different locations and sponsors a variety of outings such as cruises, poker runs, dinners and visits to special places.the club also plans and organizes the annual Harbor Run car show held each September at the Channel Islands Harbor in support of local charities.Information: Willie B. at 402-9225 (evenings) or Charlie R. at 479-1102.Website: www.VenturaVintageRods.org
(Send submissions and updates for Car Club News to Ventura County Star, Attn.: VCSCars.com, P.O. Box 6006, Camarillo, CA 93011; e-mail to johngar@VCStar.com; or fax to 437-0300. All submissions are subject to editing. for a complete listing of car club events and information, visit online at VCSCars.com.)