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Saturday, October 21,  2017    10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Island Bayfest Car Show – Anna Maria Island 

Pine Avenue, Anna Maria Island  MAP  Loads of Trophies, door prizes and more!!! $10 registration fee. Music by Lance's Cruizin' to the Hop! For info contact Bill Mergens (941) 920-2277 or visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com

Saturday, October 21, 2017    5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Rod's Customs at Bayfront Medical Center - North Port    

15121 Tamiami Trail, North Port (US 41 & Sumter)  MAP  Loads of trophies, door prizes and more!!! For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com

Saturday, October 21, 2017    5:00pm – 8:00 pm

O'Reilly's Auto Parts Car Show – Venice

1857 S. Tamiami Trail in Venice  MAP  Door prizes, trivia. No trophies, no judging, no registration fee, just great classic cars.  Great oldies music by Jeff Parks.

Sunday, October 22, 2017    1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Freddy's Steakburgers Car Show – Sarasota

Located at 6224 N. Lockwood Ridge Rd. in Sarasota.  MAP   No registration fee. Great food & frozen custard. Trivia, oldies music by Cadillac Jimmy. For info contact (941) 822-1631. 

Saturday, October 28, 2017   10:00 am-2:00 pm

Sarasota Classic Car Museum Show  

Located at 5500 N. Tamiami Trail (41 & University)  MAP  Trophies, 50/50, door prizes. For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.collectorcarstv.com

Saturday, October 28, 2017     6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Hooter's Bradenton Car Show

4901 14th Street W. (US41)  MAP  Trophies, food discount, and more!!! For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com

Saturday, October 28, 2017     5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Beneva Village Car Show – Sarasota

Located at the Beneva Village Shops, Clark & Beneva in & Beneva in Sarasota.  MAP  Hosted by Klassics, Antiques & Rods of Sarasota. No registration fee. Trivia, oldies music by Jeff Parks. 

Saturday, October 28, 2017    4:00 pm -8:00pm

Downtown Car Cruise-In - Ft. Myers

First St. & Monroe in Downtown Ft. Myers. MAP   No registration fee, plenty of food, music and fun! No trophies, no judging, just great classic cars. Great oldies music by Tommy’s Traveling Tunes.  For more info visit www.fortmyersdistrictalliance.com

Sunday, October 29, 2017    7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Muscle Car City Auto Flea Market & Car Coral - Punta Gorda

3811 Tamiami Trail  MAP  Booth space $100 (double - auto-related vendors only) Music by Tommy's Traveling Tunes. For info contact (941) 575-5959 or visit www.MuscleCarCity.net 

Pumpkins of various colours, sizes and shapes are displayed and for sale at a pumpkin patch in Pasadena, California on October 14, 2014, a few weeks before Halloween as sales of pumpkins to be carved into Jack-o'-lanterns will increase in the coming weeks for Halloween on October 31, an annual tradition across America.  AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sunday, October 29, 2017   10:00am - 3:00pm

Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival Car Show #2 - East Bradenton

5500 East County Road 675    MAP   Trophies, door prizes.  Music with Lance's Cruisin' to the Hop. For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.collectorcarstv.com and https://www.hunsaderfarms.com/pumpkin-fest-extra

Friday, November 3,  2017    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Denny's Car Show – Venice 

US 41 south of Shamrock, across from Lowe's.  MAP  Loads of Trophies, food discounts for show participants, door prizes and more!!! Music by Lance's Cruizin' to the Hop! For info contact (941) 227-0678 or visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com

Saturday, November 4, 2017     10:00 am-2:00 pm 

Flight to the North Pole - Manatee Sheriff's Office

Located at 600 US 301 in BradentonPunta Gorda  MAP  Hosted by the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Registration $10 in advance, $15 at the door.  Trophies, doors prizes, vendor booths, silent auction. Great oldies by Tommy's Traveling Tunes.  For info visit www.FlightToTheNorthPole.org or call (941) 747-3011 Ext. 2222

Saturday, November 4, 2017      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hooter's – Sarasota Car Show

6507 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota (Sarasota Pavilion) MAP  Trophies, food discount for registered cars and more!!! For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com

Saturday, November 4, 2017    4:00pm – 8:00 pm

Historic Dearborn Street Cruise in Englewood 

Dearborn Street & McCall, west of 776 in Englewood.  MAP  Door prizes, 50/50. No trophies, no judging, just great classic cars.  Local shops and restaurants. Great oldies music by Tommy’s Traveling Tunes Florida's only REAL cruise-in!

Saturday, November 4 2017     5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Dairy Queen Car Show - Bradenton  NEW MONTHLY SHOW

8307 State Road 64   MAP  Free ice cream cone or soda for registered participants. Music by Tiny. For info call 813-285-6643

Sunday, November 5, 2017   10:00am - 3:00pm

21st Annual Gamble Mansion Car Show- Ellenton

3708 Patten Avenue, Ellenton   MAP   Trophies, door prizes.  Music with Lance's Cruisin' to the Hop. For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.collectorcarstv.com

Sunday, November 5, 2017     

Culver's Car Show - Lakewood Ranch   11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Located at 5750 Ranch Lake Blvd.  MAP  No registration fee. Free soft drink, $1.00 root beer floats, Culver's give-aways. Trivia, oldies music by Cadillac Jimmy. For info contact (941) 822-1631.

Monday, November 6, 2017     6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Cruisin' with Candy Girl at Amore's – Venice

2357 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice (across from Bill Buck Chevrolet).  MAP  Join Candy Girl for her favorite garlic knots, pizza and loads of Italian treats. Food discounts and door prizes from Amore's Italian Restaurant if you bring your classic car. No registration fee.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017    5:00 pm-9:00 pm    NEW DATE - 1st TUESDAY!!!

Main Street Car Show - Lakewood Ranch       IT'S BACK!!!!!

Main Street Lakewood Ranch   MAP  Great Restaurants, Great Cars, Great Fun. Trophies, 50/50, door prizes.  For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.collectorcarstv.com

Wednesday, November 8, 2017    4:00 pm -8:00pm

Perkins Classic Car Cruise-In - North Port

6001 S. Salford Blvd. North Port.  MAP  Door prizes, 50/50. Bakery give-aways. 10% food discount for classic car owners. No trophies, no judging, just great classic cars. Great oldies music by Tommy’s Traveling Tunes. 

Friday, November 10, 2017     4:00 pm-8:30 pm

McDonald’s – Port Charlotte 

Located at 3232 Tamiami Trail (near Olean & US 41.  MAP  Monthly benefit for Ronald McDonald House hosted by the Charlotte Classics and Cruisers. 50/50, doors prizes. Great oldies by Tommy's Traveling Tunes. 

Saturday, November 11, 2017     9:00 am-1:00 pm

MOPAR Madness – Punta Gorda 

Located at 2323 Tamiami Trail in Punta Gorda  MAP  Hosted by the SW Florida MOPAR Club and Gettel. Registration $15, trophies, doors prizes, vendor booths. Great oldies by Tommy's Traveling Tunes.  Visit www.Gettel.com

Saturday, November 11, 2017    9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Ideal Classic Cars Show - Venice

2224 Tamiami Trail S.  MAP  100+ cars inside museum, loads of trophies, door prizes, swap meet and more!!! For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com

Saturday, November 11, 2017    6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Joey D's - Bradenton  

Located at 6401 Manatee Avenue W. in Bradenton. MAP  Great Food, Great Cars, Great Fun. Trophies, 50/50, door prizes and GREAT Chicago style food!!!  For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.collectorcarstv.com

Saturday, November 11, 2017     5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Culver's Car Show - Sarasota Cattlemen Rd

Located at 90 Cattlemen Rd.  Sarasota.  MAP  No registration fee. Free soft drink, $1.00 root beer floats, Culver's give-aways. Trivia, oldies music by Cadillac Jimmy. For info contact (941) 822-1631. 

Friday, November 17, 2017    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Denny's Car Show – Venice  

US 41 south of Shamrock, across from Lowe's.  MAP  Loads of trophies, food discounts for show participants, door prizes and more!!! For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com

Sunday, November 19, 2017    8:00 am – 3:00 pm

26th Annual Ponies Under the Palms Car Show - Lakewood Ranch   

Main Street Lakewood Ranch  MAP  Loads of trophies, door prizes and more!!! For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com

Sunday, November 19, 2017     11:00 am-2:00 pm

Culver's Car Show - Sarasota US 41  

Located at 7250 S. Tamiami Trail (US 41) Sarasota.  MAP  No registration fee. Free soft drink, $1.00 root beer floats, Culver's give-aways. Trivia, oldies music by Cadillac Jimmy. For info contact (941) 822-1631. 

Saturday, November 25, 2017    10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Knights of Columbus Benefit Car Show - Bradenton  

2850 78th Street W. in Bradenton  MAP  Loads of trophies, door prizes and more!!! For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com

Saturday, December 2, 2017    10:00 am -2:00 pm

Toys for Tots Car Show - Bradenton

State Road 70 E. & I-75  MAP  Hosted by the Gulf Coast Corvette Club. Open to all makes and models, bikes too! For info visit www.GulfCoastCorvetteClub.com  or call (941) 812-6507 

Saturday, December 2, 2017    10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Manatee River Harley Davidson Car & Bike Show - Bradenton    

624 67th Street Circle E.  MAP  Loads of trophies, door prizes and more!!! For info contact (941) 371-1061 or visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com

Saturday, December 9, 2017      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

San Pedro Church Quarterly Car Show - North Port    

14380 Tamiami Trail in North Port  MAP  Open to all makes & models. Registration $10 Trophies, food, 50/50, door prizes and more!!! For info contact Steve (941) 423-6690

Sunday, February 11, 2018   8:00am - 3:00pm

30th Annual Venice AACA Car Show  NEW DATE

Centennial Park, Downtown Venice  MAP  Loads of Trophies, 22 Class awards, t-shirts, dash plaques, door prizes and more!!!  Music by Lance's Cruizin' to the Hop! For info contact Keith Lewis, (305) 345-0031 or visit  http://venice.aaca.com

Congratulations Joy the Producer! Venice High School Class of 2017 

and recipient of the 2017 Venice AACA Scholarship!