I encourage you to share this with anyone who may be interested.

     Events I plan to ATTEND are RED. Those on my POSSIBLE list are GREEN.      ​​​​

Larry - Batride71@aol.com

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  • 25 Jan (Sat) ALL DAY! Gasparilla. Just a reminder that this is happening in Tampa, so traffic on the Crosstown and anywhere near downtown will be horrible.

  • 25 Jan (Sat) Bay Life Church car show (May 23rd) is open for online registration. http://www.baylife.org/carshow

  • 25 Jan (Sat) 11am-3pm. Fundraiser Car & Truck Show. Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th St N, Pinellas Park. 

  • 25 Jan (Sat) 6pm-8:30pm. Cruise-in. Dairy Queen, 13316 US Hwy 301 S, Riverview.

  • 25 Jan (Sat) 6pm-10pm. Cruise-in. Smokin A’s BBQ, 3643 W Waters, Tampa.

  • 25 Jan (Sat) 10am-1pm. Classic car show. Oldsmar Flea Market, 180 Racetrack Rd, Oldsmar.

  • 25 Jan (Sat) 8am-10am. Rides & Coffee cruise-in. Detail Garage Tampa, 5721 E Fowler Ave, Temple Terrace.

  • 25 Jan (Sat) 9am-Noon. Motors & Mocha Car & Bike Cruise-in. Brandon Harley-Davidson, 9841 E Adamo Dr, Tampa.

  • 25 Jan (Sat) 7am-9am. Fishhawk Porsche Cars & Coffee. Fishhawk Bagels, 13435 Boyette Rd, Riverview.

  • 25 Jan (Sat) 9am-noon. Tampa Caffeine & Classics cruise-in. Streetside Classics, 4610 Pet Lane, Lutz.

  • 25 Jan (Sat) 7:30am-11am. The Alverez Team cars & Coffee. Keller Williams, 2350 E SR 60, Valrico.

  • 25 Jan (Sat) 9am-noon. Caffeine & Chrome cruise-in. Gateway Classic Cars, 351 30th St NE, Ruskin.

  • 25-26 Jan (Sat-Sun) Rolex 24. Daytona International Speedway. Daytona. http://www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com/Events/2018/Rolex-24-At-DAYTONA/Rolex-24-At-Daytona.aspx

  • http://www.sunshineregionaaca.org/devereaux-kaiser.html

  • 26 Jan (Sun) 8am-11am. Dubs & Donuts VW Meet. Jupiter Donut Company, 32130 US Highway 19 N, Palm Harbor.

  • 26 Jan (Sun) 8pm-11pm. Trinity Car Meet. Angelina's Italian Bistro, 1532 Land O' Lakes Blvd H, Lutz.

  • 28 Jan (Tue) 6pm-9pm. Cruise-in. Boston Market, 16215 N Dale Mabry, Tampa. 

  • 28 Jan (Tue) 5pm-10pm. Cruisin’ Tuesday. Mastry’s Brewing Company, 7701 Blind Pass Rd, St Pete Beach.

  • 31 Jan (Fri) 7:15am-8:45am. Several short, live television broadcasts previewing the February 1st “So Classic Car Show”. WTTA (Channel 514 on FIOS).

  • 31 Jan (Fri) Late afternoon/evening. Classic car show at Blast Friday in downtown Clearwater. Contact Dave White at 727/278-4636 for details.

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  • 01 Feb (Sat) 9am-3pm. 11th Annual So Classic Car Show. Trolley Market Square, 4901 Tangerine Ave S, Gulfport. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/11th-annual-so-classic-car-show-tickets-87583080351?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

  • 01 Feb (Sat) 10am-2pm. 2nd Annual Coyote Classic Car Show. Streetside Classics, 4610 Pet Lane, Lutz. https://coyoteptsa.com/?fbclid=IwAR38BZoNTpsOeOgeiaj7v5VQCvtgiAVcIEHSOgni5P8wXrAeA5VBj7cMSgU

  • 01 Feb (Sat) 7am-9am. Reeves Motorsports Gathering, 11333 N Florida Ave, Tampa.

  • 01 Feb (Sat) 8am-11am. "Rise & Shine" Cruise-in presented by Garage One Pro Shop. Starbucks, 9222 Anderson Rd, Tampa.

  • 01 Feb (Sat) 9am-noon. Cars & Hotcakes. Complimentary coffee & food. Skyway Classics, 1800 14th Ave E, Palmetto.

  • 01 Feb (Sat) 10am-2pm. Angela “Tiger Lady” car show. Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th St N, Pinellas Park. 

  • 01 Feb (Sat) 5pm-8pm. Cruise-in. Marcos New York Style Pizza, 11203 Sheldon Rd, Tampa.

  • 01 Feb (Sat) Noon-3pm. Cruise-in. The Dog House & More, 106 N US 41, Ruskin.

  • 02 Feb (Sun) 9:30am-noon. Breakfast Cruise to Holiday Isles Elks Lodge, 14111 Parsley Dr, Madeira Beach. (9:15am departure from McDonalds, 650 150th Ave, Madeira Beach).

  • 02 Feb (Sun) Begins 9am. Cruisin’ for a Cause cruise to a local location. Survivor Classic car Services, 2221 S Dock St, Palmetto.

  • 02 Feb (Sun) Noon-3pm. Classic car cruise-in. Stilt House Brewery, 625 Alt US 19, Palm Harbor.

  • 02 Feb (Sun) 8am-3pm. Vintage Wheels 31st Annual Show for cars 20 years old and older. Sutton Park/Lamb Park, 950-1036 6th St W, Palmetto. https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21AH%2DDVsjNpRVsAtE&cid=C9B07C5AEEBB4EFB&id=C9B07C5AEEBB4EFB%2134288&parId=C9B07C5AEEBB4EFB%2134287&o=OneUp

  • 02 Feb (Sun) 11am-4pm. Clash of Kings 4. (Some kinda import car show?) Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St, Tampa. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clash-of-kings-4-tickets-67525674109

  • 03 Feb (Mon) 6pm-9:30pm. Mustang Monday Madness. Biff Burger and Buffy’s BBQ, 3939 49th St N, St Pete.

  • 04 Feb (Tue) 5pm-8:30pm. Cruise-in. Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, 11004 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa.

  • 04 Feb (Tue) 4pm-7pm. (Rain date following Tuesday). Classic Cruise-in. Nick’s Pizzaria & Wings, 1707 James L Redman Pkwy, Plant City.

  • 05 Feb (Wed) 7pm-10pm. Tropical Car Night. Pollo Tropical, 3900 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park.

  • 06 Feb (Thu) 5:30pm-8pm. (Rain date the following Thursday). Roamin’ Oldies Classic Car Club cruise-in. Mira Bay Winn-Dixie Plaza, US 41 N, Apollo Beach.

  • 06 Feb (Thu) 8pm-11:30pm. Rouzers Cruise-in. Sonic Drive-in, 2523 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa.

  • 07 Feb (Fri) 4pm-10pm. Biff Burger trophy show, 3939 49th St N, St Pete.

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Link for events south of the Manatee River:



                                                              Ongoing WEEKLY events

      Note: These tend to fizzle out. Please let me know if any have been revised or discontinued, or if        others need to be added.

  • (Mondays) 8pm-11pm. Florida Street Scene’s Cars & Brews. Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th St N, Pinellas Park.

  • (Tuesdays) 3pm-10pm. Cruise-in. Brewburgers, 5861 54th Ave N, Kenneth City.

  • (Tuesdays) 5pm-8pm. Cruise-in. Seminole Subs & Gyros, 1001 S Missouri Ave, Clearwater.(Tuesdays) 6pm-8:30pm. Open car show. Dairy Queen, 13316 US Hwy 301, Riverview.

  • (Wednesdays) 5pm-8pm. Cruise-in. Dairy Queen & Tuffy Automotive, 27329 Wesley Chapel Blvd, Wesley Chapel.

  • (Wednesdays) 8pm-11pm. Florida Street Scene car show. Tampa Bay Grand Prix, 3404 Cragmont Dr, Tampa. Discounted races for show car owners.

  • (Thursdays) 5pm-9pm. Cruise-in and show at Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th St N, Pinellas Park.

  • (Thursdays) 5pm-10pm. Car Meet. Skyline Chili, 28798 US 19 N, Clearwater.

  • (Thursdays) 6pm-9pm. Thunder Thursday Cruise-in. DQ Grill & Chill, 23671 Hwy 54, Lutz.

  • (Thursdays) 6pm-9pm. Dubs at Dunedin meet. High and Dry Grill, 61 Causeway Blvd, Dunedin.(Thursdays) 7pm-10pm. Fast Life’s Throttle Thursday! Panini's Bar & Grill, 3973 Van Dyke Rd, Lutz.

  • (Thursdays) 6pm-9pm. Cruise night. Sonic Drive-in, 10033 Balm Riverview Rd, Riverview. 

  • (Fridays) 6pm-10pm. Cruise-in. Biff Burger, 3939 49th St N, St Pete.

  • (Fridays) 6pm-9:30pm. Car show. Liquid Therapy Bar, 1385 Belcher Rd S, Largo.

  • (Fridays) 6pm-9pm. Cruise-in. Culver’s, 8410 Citrus Park Dr, Tampa.

  • (Fridays) 6pm-9pm. Cruise-in. Checkers & Boston Market, 33163-33225 US 19 N, Palm Harbor.

  • (Fridays) 6pm-8:30pm. Cruise-in. Dairy Queen, 10503 Gibsonton Dr, Riverview.

  • (Fridays) 5pm-8pm. Cruise-in. Pep Boys, 10124 N Florida Ave, Tampa.

  • (Fridays) 9pm-11:30pm. Parkside meet. Rue 21, 7328 US 19, (Shoppes at Park Place), Pinellas Park.

  • (Saturdays) 6pm-8pm. Informal Corvette show. Insty Lube, 14783 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa.

  • (Saturdays) 5pm-8pm. Dunedin Cruise-in and “campfire”. West side of McDonald’s Restaurant, 1645 Main St, Dunedin.

  • (Saturdays) 3pm-8pm. Cruise-in. Sonic Drive-in, 7725 49th St N, Pinellas Park.


                               Links to personal videos, magazine articles and interviews

         http://internetradiopros.com/nostalgiccars/?p=archive Then scroll down to podcast #411 dated June 19, 2018



​         http://www.superchevy.com/features/vemp-0603-black-1967-corvette-coupe/