Car events - looking for something to do?

By: Unique Cars magazine

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There is a host of big events coming up as we head into Summer...here is a selection

Car events - looking for something to do?
North Haven in NSW is hosting the Oct 20-21 Early Falcon Nationals

Got an event of your own to promote? Email us the details at uniquecars@bauertrader.com.au

OCTOBER

TAS

14 October

Britain to Bunna Car Show
Triabunna Village. The Rover Car Club of Australia (Tasmanian Register) would like to invite any owner of British cars to come and display. Awards for the People’s Choice and Best in Show. Art, craft and produce available from our stall holders, refreshments and BBQ will be available at The Village.

Contact: web 

21 October
Cars, Bikes & Bands
A Symmons Plains Raceway. Show and shine trophies for top five cars and top five bikes by people’s choice. Live music from Zack Walsh and the Young Guns. Kids entertainment, radio controlled cars, kite flying, vintage go carts, race car simulators, trade stand and food trucks.

Contact: Facebook 

SA

21 October
Wheels for Little Wings
A show and shine hosted by the National Motor Museum, Birdwood. All profits go to the Stillbirth Foundation Australia.
Contact: Facebook 

21 Oct-2 Nov
Aussie Muscle Car Run
The Aussie Muscle Car Run this year takes place from Saturday, 27 October – Friday, 2 November from Adelaide, to Tailem Bend, then Mildura, Renmark, Wilpena Pound, on to the Barossa and back to Adelaide, all to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation. The best chance for people to check out and experience the event will be at Tailem Bend on Sunday, 28 October where the cars will be on display and also on track. Tailem Bend will also be open to the public for a couple of hours, with limited spots available.

Contact: aussiemusclecarrun.com 

QLD

14 October
Buxton Classic Car & Bike
Wharf Street at the waterfront, Buxton. Breakfast will be served from 6.30am for all the early attendees and stall holders. All cars and motor cycles to register on arrival if intending to nominate for trophies. Numerous categories will be offered.

Contact: Jim 0427 786 028 

21 October
Hardtop Hustle
Old Petrie Town in Whiteside. Show n shine open to all Australian Ford Falcon and Landau hardtops. Free parking and public entry. Market stalls and specialty shops, live entertainment, catering on site and kids entertainment.
Contact: Facebook 

21 October
Cooroy Car Show
Combined Coastal Car Club will host the annual Cooroy Car Show & Swap Meet. All makes and models and machinery are welcome - rods, classic, custom, muscle, machinery, new and old.
Contact: Facebook 

NSW

14 October

Wagga Classic Car Show
The Riverina Monaro and Holden Car Club (RMHCC) are organizing the Annual Wagga Classic Car Show and Shine for Sunday 14 October 2018 at the Murrumbidgee Turf Club, Travers Street, Wagga Wagga.

Contact: riverinamonaros.com 

19-21 October

Early Falcon Nationals
Friday evening welcome drinks and BBQ. Saturday registration and afternoon cruise followed by evening dinner and entertainment at Club North Haven, Sunday show n shine at Club North Haven.

Contact: Facebook 

21 October
All Chrysler Day
A multi-club event showcasing historic and modern Chryslers at the Museum of Fire in Penrith.
Contact: allchryslerday.com 

26-27 October
Running on Empty Festival
Cobar, NSW. Come along and you’ll see cars used in and inspired by the film, have a chance to meet the actors from the car cult classic and talk to the people that worked on the film’s cars. There will be a range of prizes on offer and presentations and awards to individuals, cars and clubs.

Friday night informal gathering at Ailsa Fitzsimmons Ground, Saturday morning cruise to Rebel’s Garage at Canbelego, Saturday lunch BBQ and Show n Shine at Drummond Park. Saturday dinner at the Bowling and Golf Club. Q and A with actors and mechanics. Prizes and awards, live music. 
Contact: runningonemptyfestival.com 

VIC

6 October
Myrtleford Show & Shine
The Myrtleford Rotary Club in conjunction with the Chopped and Changed Kustom Car Club Myrtleford are holding their 3rd Annual Show’n’Shine & Swapmeet on Saturday 6th October 2018 at the Myrtleford Showgrounds. All cars, hot rods, trucks, rat rods welcome. 50s-60s, dress for the occasion, prizes awarded.
Contact: Facebook 

8 October

Australian National Show n Shine

A huge event that takes over the town of Euroa. Well worth the drive if you have the day to spare, as there is usually a massive range of machinery on display, along with music and everything a lively country town can offer.

Contact: web

12-14 October

Motorclassica 2018
Motorclassica hosts the Australian International Concours d’Elegance at the iconic Melbourne Exhibition Buildings. More than 160 pristine, rare and desirable vehicles on display with a focus on Art Deco period vehicles, Cadillac, Australian grand Prix winners, Harley-Davidson Panhead and Triumph Bonneville. Tour Classica commences Oct 11 at 10.00am. Exhibition doors open 9.00am Oct 12.

Contact: Facebook 

14 October

Bairnsdale Swap
Lucknow football oval with a hot rod show & shine. Proceeds to Melons Cottage.
Contact: 0409 541 601 

20 October
Studebaker & Packard Show
Eastern Beach Reserve, Geelong, Victoria Entry is free from 9.30am All Studebaker & Packard owners & car enthusiasts welcome.
Contact: 0438 116 335 

28 October
FX-FJ State Titles
Massive collection of early Holdens expected for this one, which coincides with the 70th anniversary of the Holden 48-215. Definitely one not to be missed. Cranbourne Racecourse.

Contact: southernearlies.com.au 

28 October
Mustang Roundup
This includes the Shelby Nationals and claims to be the biggest Mustang show in the country, with some 400 cars expected.welcome. At the Vic Deaf Institute, St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, 10.00am to 3.00pm. Run by the Mustang Owners Vic.
Contact: lino@avellino.id.au

NOVEMBER 

QLD

9-11 November
Noosa Hill Climb
The Noosa Beach Classic Car Club’s Hill Climb is an Australian classic featuring all your favourite tin tops, open wheelers and hillclimb specials. Competitors have included Vern Schuppan, Kevin Bartlett and Dick and Steve Johnson. This event will focus on Historic and Sportscar classes.

Contact: noosacarclub.com.au  

NSW

4 November
Junee Swap Meet
The Junee Motor Club is holding its swap meet on Sunday in conjunction with the Charity Show and Shine at the Junee Showgrounds. Market sales and collectables welcome.
Contact: juneemotorclub.com

25 November
Northern Beaches Muscle Car Show
Annual event that’s bigger than the proverbial Ben Hur, Proceeds to a
good cause, namely Pancare.

Contact: Facebook 

TAS

24 November
Italian Car Display
On the parliament lawns in Hobart and hosted by Club Motori Italia.

Contact: Facebook 

WA

24 November
GM Owners Day
General Motors Owners Day (GMOD) is Western Australia’s premier showcase event for all makes and models of vehicles produced under the General Motors banner – and it’s all for a great cause. Steel Blue Oval, Bassendean.

Contact: Facebook 

ACT

18 November
Torana Nationals
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the A9X Bathurst win by Brock & Richards. Vikings Park, Erindale.

Contact: torananationals.com.au  

VIC

11 November
Jitterbug to Boogie Woogie

Run by the Gipplsland Vehicle Collection in Maffra, you’re encouraged to bring along a car. Gold coin donation. Trophies for best-presented vehicles.
Contact: gippslandvehiclecollection.org.au 

17-18 November
Bendigo Swap Meet

Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo. The Veteran, Vintage and Classic Car Club of Bendigo invites you to join the 15,000 enthusiasts who attend Australia’s biggest swap meet, run annually for 40 years. 1700 sites offer an unrivalled wealth of tools, parts and memorabilia. A display of historic Fordson tractors will be a feature..
Contact: bendigoswap.com.au 

DECEMBER 

VIC

2 December

Show us ya wheels
Numurkah, Vic. On display will be around 500 Cars, trucks, buses, motorbikes, street cars, modifieds, hot rods and more. Lots of kids activities. This year will also feature a Postie Bike Muster and the "Chuck a Motor On It" competition.

Contact: Damien 0490 186 641 

SA

28-30 December

Early Holden Nationals
The Australian Early Holden Federation holds this event every two years, and this time it’s at Murray Bridge SA. It coincides with the 70th anniversary of the 48-215.

Contact: fxfjholden.com 

FEBRUARY  

VIC

17 Feb
Daylesford Motorfest

Promises to be huge, with over 1000 vehicles of all makes, shapes and sizes. Up in the hills near Daylesford.

Contact: daylesfordmotorfest.com 

SA

17 Feb
Murray Bridge Swap Meet

Run by the Rotary Club. Murray Bridge Showgrounds

Contact: John 0428 132 889  

TAS

3 Feb
Wheels in the Park

Geeveston’s sixth annual Huon Aquaculture Wheels in the Park car and bike show is becoming a leading car event in Tasmania. It draws entrants from around the state, who enjoy the pleasant and scenic drive to the state’s south.

Contact: GeevestonWheels.com.au

Got an event of your own to promote? Email us the details at uniquecars@bauertrader.com.au

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