Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Kansas City car shows, car cruises, and car races for August 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2013

You’ve got to be hoping for nice weather this weekend, because there are a bunch of car-related activities in the Kansas City area that are counting on it.  In particular, we’re talking about the Platte City Cruise and the Northtown Cruise.  We’re talking about the Corvette show in North Kansas City, and the Thunderbird show in Blue Springs.  We’re talking about Poker Runs in Kearney and Riverside.  And we’re talking about dirt track races from Topeka to Grain Valley.  They’re even having Grand-Am racing at Kansas Speedway.

Whatever automotive activities you like, there is one going on right here this weekend.  The complete schedule of Kansas City car shows, car cruises, and car races for August 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 is listed in the calendar below.

Kansas City-area car shows, cruises, and swap meets

Wednesday, August 14. Kansas City, Mo. Dale Wilch's Man Cave Indoor Swap Meet. 1501 West 31st Street, 64108. 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. For more information, call Dale at (913) 788-3219, e-mail dale@rpmcat.com, or visit http://www.dalewilch.com/.

Wednesday, August 14.  Overland Park, Kan.  Sonic Cruise Night.  9801 Quivira Road. 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. For more information, call Jason at (913) 307-0062.

Wednesday, August 14.  Independence, Mo.  40 Highway Big Boy Cruise Night. 12401 East 40 Highway (40 Highway and Crysler Avenue), 64055. For more information, call Mike at (816) 519-6424.

Thursday, August 15.  Independence, Mo.  McDonald's Cruise Night. 16235 East 24 Highway (East of M-291 Highway on US 24 Highway), 64056. For more information, call Jim at (816) 985-4317.

Friday, August 16.  Overland Park, Kan.  Longbranch TGIF Cruise. Longbranch Alehouse, 9095 Metcalf, 66212. 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. For more information, call (913) 912-7344.

Friday, August 16-Sunday, August 18.  Springfield, Mo.  46th-Annual Ozarks Antique Auto Club Swap Meet.  Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, I-44 and Highway 13, turn onto Norton Road.  7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. daily.  For more information, call Jeff at (417) 725-0201, or Ron at (417) 581-1449, or visit http://www.ozarksantiqueautoclub.com/swap%20Meet.aspx.

Saturday, August 17.  Platte City, Mo.  Outta’ Control Hot Rods and Cruisers Monthly Cruiseathon. Pizza Shoppe and Mr. Goodcents parking lots, 2400 NW Prairie View Road, 64079. 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Larry at (816) 858-4070, or visit http://www.outtacontrolhotrods.us/.

Saturday, August 17.  North Kansas City, Mo.   2nd-Annual  KCCA Vettes on the Plains Corvette Show.  Finnigan's Hall, 503 East 18th Avenue, 64116.   9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  For more information, call Vee at (816) 222-4428, or visit www.kccorvetteassociation.com.

Saturday, August 17.  North Kansas City, Mo.  Golden Oldies Car Club Cruise Night.  Swift south of Armour (enter at 18th and Swift).  For more information, call Delbert at (913) 724-4025, e-mail goldenoldiescarclub@sunflower.com, or visit http://goldenoldiescarclub.com/.

Saturday, August 17.  Leavenworth, Kan.  27th-Annual Leavenworth Cruisers Car Show.  Ray Miller Park at the VA Hospital, 7/73 and Muncie Road (4201 South 4th, 66048). 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  For more information, call Debi at (816) 804-8753, Phil at (913) 683-2057, or Brian at (913) 683-0641, or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Leavenworth-Cruiser-Car-Club/278937771639.

Saturday, August 17.  Overland Park, Kan.  VFW Post 846 Father-Daughter Show ‘n Shine. 8804 Grant.  For more information, call Mike at (913) 384-0710, or e-mail michachf@aol.com.

Saturday, August 17.  Lee's Summit, Mo.  Johnny Ray's Drive-In Cruise.  800 SW Blue Parkway, 64063. 3:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.  For more information, call (816) 524-1910.

Saturday, August 17.   Blue Springs, Mo.  9th-Annual First Baptist Church Car Show. 15th and Main Street. 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.  For more information, call Jerry at (816) 524-2083.

Saturday, August 17.  Independence, Mo.  Summer Cruise-In at the Hartman Heritage Center.  Jackson Drive next to Buffalo Wild Wings. 6:00 p.m.  For more information, call Jim at at (816) 808-1154.

Saturday, August 17. Blue Springs, Mo.  All Thunderbird Show. O'Reilly Automotive, 1417 N 7 Highway.  10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  For more information, call Tim at (816) 554-9982, or e-mail tpundt@att.net.

Saturday, August 17.  Gray Summit, Mo.  4th-Annual Veterans Charity Car Show.  Purina Farms, 200 Checkerboard Loop.  Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.  For more information, call Leon at (314) 406-2260, or visit www.v1541carshow.org.

Saturday, August 17.  Bates City, Mo.  Bates City Cafe Cruise. 204 E Old 40 Highway (I-70, exit 31), 64011. 11:00 a.m.   For more information, call (816) 625-0170.

Saturday, August 17.  Overland Park, Kan.  HPAC Meet and Greet (MOPAR and AMC vehicles). Culver's, 8600 W 135th St (135th and Antioch). 66223. 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.  For more information, call (785) 231-0719, e-mail  hpacmopar@hotmail.com, or visit www.hpacmopar.com

Saturday, August 17.  Hawk Point, Mo.  Cliff ‘n Ella’s Annual Car Show.  449 Main Street.  For more information, call (636) 262-7195, or (636) 338-9400, or visit www.cliffnellas.com.

Saturday, August 17. Topeka, Kan. Westridge Lanes Cruise-In. Westridge Lanes Bowling Center, 1935 SW Westport Drive, 66604. 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. For more information, call (785) 273-3333, or visit http://www.westridgelanesffc.com/.

Saturday, August 17.  Alma, Kan.  Hot Alma Nights Cruise.  DJ’s Bar on Main Street.  4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.  For more information, call Sherry at (785) 770-7052, e-mail hotalmanights@gmail.com, or visit http://www.wabaunsee.com/events/hot-alma-nights-cruise-night.

Saturday, August 17.  Riverside, Mo.  7th-Annual Ruff Ride/Drive Dice Run to the PAWBash at Wabash BBQ.  Begins at 11:00 a.m. at the NAWS Clinic, 3400 NW Vivion Road.  Ends at Wabash BBQ, 646 South Kansas City Avenue, Excelsior Springs, Mo.  For more information, call Goldie at (816) 830-7759, or visit http://www.ruffride.info/.

Saturday, August 17.  Merriam, Kan.  Hot Fun in the Summertime Car and Bike Cruise.  Merriam Marketplace, 5740 Merriam Drive.  6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.  For more information, call (913) 322-5550, or visit http://www.merriam.org/index.aspx?NID=550.

Saturday, August 17. Riverside, Mo. Riverside Red X Cruise. 2401 NW Platte Road, 64150. 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information, call (816) 741-3377, or visit http://www.riversideredx.com/.

Sunday, August 18.  Shawnee, Kan. Margarita's Cruise Night.  7890 Quivira Road. 66216.  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.   For more information, call Melissa at (913) 631-5553.

Sunday, August 18.  Kearney, Mo.  Slade’s Infinite Ride Poker Run in memory of Slade Joshua Smith.  627 West 92 Highway, 64060.  Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.  For more information, call Kathy at (816) 474-9340, or e-mail  ktam@parelectric.com.

Sunday, August 18. Kansas City, Mo. Art of the Machine Series featuring the KC Buggies. City Market of Kansas City, 20 Genessee St., 64102. For more information, call Deb at (816) 842-1271, or visit http://thecitymarket.org/events/art-of-the-machine-car-series.


Kansas City-area car races

Wednesday, August 14. Topeka, Kan. HPT Touring Club. Heartland Park Road Course, 7530 SW Topeka Blvd, 66619. 12:00 p.m. For more information, call (785) 862-2016, or visit http://www.hpt.com/.

Friday, August 16. Kansas City, Kan. Weekly Racing Series and Outlaw Jim Concert. Lakeside Speedway. 5615 Wolcott Drive, 66109. 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (913) 299-9206, or visit http://www.lakesidespeedway.net/.

Friday, August 16. Topeka, Kan. Street Legal Test and Tune. Heartland Park Topeka Drag Strip, 7530 SW Topeka Blvd, 66619. 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. For more information, call (785) 862-2016, or visit http://www.hpt.com/.

Friday, August 16. Grain Valley, Mo. Valley Sprints. Valley Speedway, 348 E Old 40 Hwy, 64029. For more information, call (816) 229-2222, or visit http://valleyspeedway.com/.

Friday, August 16-Saturday, August 17.  Kansas City, Kan.  Grand-Am Racing.  Kansas Speedway Road Course.  I-70 and I-435.  For more information, call (866) 460-7223.  See the entire schedule at http://www.kansasspeedway.com/Vanity-Pages/2013/GRANDAM-Schedule.aspx.

Saturday, August 17. Topeka, Kan. Super 8 at Forbes Landing. Heartland Park Topeka Dirt Track, 7530 SW Topeka Blvd, 66619. 7:00 p.m. For more information, call (785) 862-2016, or visit http://www.hpt.com/.

Saturday, August 17. Grain Valley, Mo. USRA Modifieds. Valley Speedway, 348 E Old 40 Hwy, 64029. For more information, call (816) 229-2222, or visit http://valleyspeedway.com/.

Saturday, August 17. Winston, Mo. Weekly Racing Series. I-35 Speedway. Interstate 35 and Highway 6, 64689. For more information, call (660) 749-5317, or visit http://www.i-35speedway.net/.

Saturday, August 17. Mayetta, Kan. Oren Covert Memorial. Thunder Hill Speedway. 11995 142nd Road, 66509. 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (785) 966-2844, or visit http://www.racethunderhillspeedway.com/.

Saturday, August 17. Wheatland, Mo. TA/Petro Fan Appreciation Night. Lucas Oil Speedway, 700 E Hwy 54, 65779. For more information, call (417) 282-5984, or visit http://www.lucasoilspeedway.com/.

Saturday, August 17. Lebanon, Mo. Late Model Twin 25s. Lebanon I-44 Speedway. 24069 Route 66, 65536. For more information, call (417) 532-2060, or visit http://i44speedway.net/.

Saturday, August 17. Moberly, Mo. Weekly Racing Series. Randolph County Raceway. 4081 U.S. 24 Highway, 65270 For more information, call (660) 833-1727, or visit http://www.randolphcountyraceway.com/.

Sunday, August 18. Kansas City, Kan. Mo-Kan Series. Thuderlake Speedway. 5501 Wolcott, 66109. For more information, call (913) 334-5766, or visit http://www.thunderlakespeedway.com/.

Always remember to call ahead for bad weather and scheduling changes!
 

6 comments:

  1. Merriam Marketplace
    5740 Merriam Drive
    6:30pm-8:30pm

    Hot fun in the summertime! Take that favorite car or cycle out of the garage and cruise to Merriam for a night of fun. Door prizes, food and LIVE music. All "show quality models" welcome. This is a FREE event!

    Saturday, August 17: Featuring "Pastense" (Blue Grass & Ballads)

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  2. The previous Merriam KS cruise that was monthly in previous years is now twice yearly, and Saturday the 17th is the last one for the year.
    Music, prizes, perfect weather? 6:30 to 8:30 at the Merriam farmers market

    http://www.merriam.org/index.aspx?nid=550

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  3. Hey Craig, When I went to dentist the receptionist was telling me about a Hot Summer Night show in Smithville this weekend. Know anything about it?

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    1. Smithville does stuff every Friday night during the month of August for their Hot Summer Nights promotion, but the car show, which is what I would list here, is on August 23.

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