Autodate: A listing of auto events near you


The Kitchener section of the Canadian
Vintage Motorcycle Group is hosting a Vintage Motorcycle Museum Swap
Meet at the museum, 347 Greenwich St., Brantford, on Sunday, April 28,
from 8 a.m. till 2 p.m. Bring your stuff to sell or find that part
you’ve been looking for. $5 entry fee to the swap meet also includes
admission to the museum. Food is available on site; proceeds benefit the
museum, which is a registered charity.


2012 Push It To The Limit Autoslalom
Series opening day, Bramalea GO station, south lot, registration 8 to 9
a.m., $40 per driver, includes lunch. Open to all makes of car, must be
18. Information at thelimit@rogers.com


The Trillium Miata Club will meet on
Sunday, May 6 from 10 a.m. till noon at L.A. Detail, 140 McLevin Ave.,
Scarborough. Join us and see what’s new for this upcoming touring
season. This will be a special meeting on Detailing. All Miata / MX-5
are welcome, including guests. Go to president@trilliummiata.com or visit trilliummiata.com


The Porsche Club of America Spring
“Open House” Day, for all Porsche owners and all other auto enthusiasts,
will be held on Sunday, May 6, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. at the Markham
Fairgrounds, 10801 McCowan Rd. in Markham (McCowan Rd/Elgin Mills Rd.
intersection). Free admission. For more information, go to paul.ip@rogers.com or call 647-962-3931

MAY 12

The Orangeville Lions Club will hold
its second annual AutoFest at the Orangeville Fair Grounds on Saturday,
May 12. $5 admission. For information, call 519-942-3893

MAY 12

4th annual Battle Cross Classic Car
Cruise, to promote and fund a visible memorial for the Highway of Heroes
in conjunction with the Port Credit Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 82.
Cruise will start at Fifties Diner, 649 Fourth Line (Speers & 4th),
Oakville at 11 a.m. and travel to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
at the Hamilton Airport. $10 per car/driver; $8 per passenger includes
museum entry. www.yellowribbonclassiccar.com

May 18-21

Forest City Motarrad Club of
Southwestern Ontario will host its 27th rally at the Springwater
Conservation Area, Elgin Rd. 35, 9 kms east of St. Thomas and 3 kms
south of Hwy. 3. $50 admission includes three nights of comping,
showers, continuous coffee, campfire, prizes and surprises. All
motorcyclists welcome. johnnydundas@gmail.com for details.

MAY 26

The Georgian Bay British Car Club
will celebrate the start of British Car Week on May 26 from noon till 4
p.m. with a display of MGs, Triumphs, TVRs, Austin Healys, Sunbeams,
Jaguars and other classic British sports cars in the Events Plaza at the
Village of Blue Mountain, west of Collingwood, Ont. Bring the family
and enjoy the atmosphere. Rain or shine. More details www.gbbcc.com

May 27

4th annual Fun Car Rally in support
of Girl’s Inc. of Halton, Sunday, May 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Country
Heritage Park, 8560 Tremaine Rd., Milton. $60 per car; no limits to
occupants and a BBQ lunch for all is included. Silent auction, prizes.
Toronto Star Wheels’ own Jim Kenzie will be rally master. Pre-register
with Mike at 905-876-6504

JUNE 1-3

The Camaro County F Body Group is
holding its 10th annual Show ‘n Shine June 1-3 at the Fort Erie
Leisureplex, 3 Municipal Centre Dr., Fort Erie. All-makes cruise night
Friday evening; main show Saturdau and Sunday open to all Camaros and
Firebirds. Police-escorted Niagara Parkways cruise Saturday; awards
Sunday. Information at 647-625-1299

June 3

The 3rd annual Bayfield Old Bike Day
will be held June 3 at Clan Gregor Town Square in Bayfield. No
registration, no judging, no vendors. This show and shine between 10
a.m. and 4 p.m. will be on grass so please bring something to place
under the bike stands.

JUNE 15-17

The Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group
presents the 40th National Parts Vintaqe Motorcycle Rally at the Paris
Fairgrounds. $5 admission Friday noon till 6, Saturday 8 a.m. till 5
p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. till noon. Swap meet, road runs, games and seminars.
Food vendors.

June 16

The 19th annual Gravenhurst Car Show
sponsored by Canadian Tire will be held at the Gull Lake Rotary Park in
Gravenhurst on Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. Free
registration. Become a participant by contacting the Gravenhurst Chamber
of Commerce at marketing@gravenhurstchamber.com

June 17

Yorkville Exotic Car Show, Father’s
Day, Sunday, June 17, noon till 5 p.m. Join the fun as an
exhibitor/participant, sponsor or spectator along with thousands of
automobile enthusiasts from across southern Ontario. Spectacular
red-carpet event will take place on the Mink Mile section of Bloor St.
Proceeds to Prostate Cancer Canada. www.YorkvilleExotics.com

June 17

25th annual Classics Against Cancer
car show in Cedarvale Park in downtown Georgetown in Halton Hills, just
15 minutes north of the 401. Between 300 and 400 classic cars will be on
display: model Ts to British and European cars to pre-war American cars
to muscle cars of the Sixties and Seventies. DJ, fun for kids, food and
vendors selling car stuff. Proceeds to Childhood Cancer campaign —
nearly a half million dollars raised to date. Details at
classicsagainstcancer.ca or call Chris Miller at 905-877-6826

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