- The Washington Times - Friday, May 30, 2008

All-Corvette event set tomorrow

An all-Corvette cruise-in and show are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow in the parking lot of Mangiare Bene restaurant, 80 West Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, Md. All years are welcome to be judged in three NCCC-sanctioned categories: participants’ choice, people’s choice and kids’ choice.

There will be a $10 entry fee per car in each event, or all three for $25. Entry to the cruise-in only will be $5. Trophies will be awarded in all judged categories.

For additional information, call Bob Witten at 202/885-4800 or send e-mail to bob.witten@ msnbc.com. Enthusiasts also can visit the Web site at corvet teclubofamerica.org.

All-Pontiac meet slated in Hyattstown

The 26th All-Pontiac Show will be held rain or shine Sunday. It’s being hosted by the National Capital Area Chapter of the Pontiac-Oakland Club International. Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon.

The show, sponsored by Burdette Brothers Pontiac, will last until 4 p.m. at 1909 Urbana Pike (Route 355) in Hyattstown, Md.

For more information, contact George Richardson at 703/768-1569 or send e-mail to richardson13@cox.net.

Corvette club hosts concours-fun show

The Northern Virginia Corvette Club will be the host of a concours and fun show Sunday at Koon’s Chevrolet in Vienna.

Cars can be entered in any of several categories, including one just for fun that will not be judged. The show benefits the American Cancer Society.

The concours class is for vehicles judged chiefly on excellence of appearance and turnout. Other classes will be: modified, custom, race-prepared, street show and wash and show, plus an exhibition class just for fun.

Registration for judged classes is $35 the day of the event.

The fun show costs $25. Sign-up is from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., with gates opening to the public at 9 a.m. Judging is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with award presentations at 4 p.m.

The Koon’s dealership is at the intersection of Route 7 and Route 123 near the Tysons Corner shopping center.

For additional information, contact Jerry Lelansky by e-mail at blu95vet@msn.com or visit the club Web site at www.nvcorvetteclub.com.

Leesburg Cruise-in June 7 downtown

The 22nd annual Leesburg Cruise-in is planned for June 7 in the five-block downtown historic area from 5 to 9 p.m. The rain date is July 5

More than 200 classic cars and street rods are expected to converge on the area, which will be closed to regular traffic. The entry fee is $5 for vehicle owners. Spectators are asked to donate $3 per person. The proceeds will benefit the C.S. Monroe Technology Center Scholarship Fund, according to event sponsors.

Music will be provided for the family-oriented event, and stores and restaurants in the area will be open for business. For more information, contact Bob Brown at rbrown7581 @aol.com, visit novarodsnclass ics.org, or call 703/779-4772.

Chrysler owners show June 7

The ninth annual Spring Chrysler Product Owners Club Car Show is set for June 7 in Clarksville, Md.

The event, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will be held at 12430 Auto Drive at the intersection of routes 32 and 108. In addition to trophies, there will be food and refreshments and a door prize.

For more information, send e-mail to dgelman@erols.com.

Community college site of all-GM show

An all-GM car show is scheduled June 8 at the Catonsville Baltimore County Community College.

Judging will be in five classes, with trophies also awarded for the best Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile and Pontiac.

In addition to awards, there will be food and beverages plus an opportunity to win a 50-50 raffle. The event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration the day of the show is $15 per vehicle.

For more information and directions to the community college, call 410/922-5971 or send e-mail to grand1917 @comcast.net.

Orphan Car Tour at noon on June 8

The 19th annual Orphan Car Tour will be held June 8, beginning with a noon assembly at the American Legion Hall, 4600 Legion Lane, Hampstead, Md.

The tour is open to antique cars at least 25 years old that were produced either by now-defunct manufacturers or discontinued divisions of still-existing companies.

It is important for drivers to bring a navigator to read the tour directions.

The fee is $8 per car for a day of meandering along country back roads in Baltimore and Carroll counties.

For more information and specifics about a dinner, call Jon Battle at 703/392-6870 or send e-mail to tourdirector @orphancartour.org.

* @washington times.com.

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