Car related events in Southern Alberta for 2017

Here is a list of classic car related events mostly in southern Alberta for 2017. I will be adding as the year goes on.

February

February 11th 2017: Lethbridge Swap Meet in Lethbridge, Alberta. Exhibition Park.

February 24-26th 2017: World of Wheels in Calgary, Alberta. BMO Centre.

April

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April 23rd 2017: Spring Thaw in Calgary, Alberta. Sunridge Mall.

May

May 27th 2017: Canadian Tire North 2nd Annual Car Show in Lethbridge, Alberta. 1240 2nd Avenue A North. 9am to 2pm.

May 26-27th 2017: Okotoks Collection Car Auction in Okotoks, Alberta. Okotoks Recreation Centre.

May 27th 2017: Harleys & Hot Rods Show & Shine in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

May 28th 2017: Coaldale Custom Cruisers S&S in Coaldale, Alberta.

June

June 3rd 2017: The Bent 8 Boogie Show & Shine in Lethbridge, AB.

June 10th – 11th 2017: History Road at Reynolds Museum in Wetaskiwin, AB

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June 10th 2017: Beiseker Car Show in Beiseker, AB. Main street. 8am to 3pm.

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June 17th 2017: Alberta Fairgrounds “T” Racers – High River Fairgrounds. 9am to 4pm.

June 17th – 18th 2017: Wings and Wheels in Calgary, AB. 10am-3pm. Ticket purchase required.

June 18th 2017: Kirks Tire Craft Show and Shine and Pre Tech – Le Barons Car Club. 10am to 3pm. 238 – 22 St N, Lethbridge, Alberta T1H 3R7.

June 24th 2017: Al Azhar Shriners Vintage Car Club is hosting their 11th Annual Vintage Car Show – Century Downs Racetrack and Casino – 260 Century Downs Drive, Rocky View County. 9:00am to 3:00pm.

Car Registration – $15.00 – dash plaques for the first 100 registrants.
Admission is free to the public.
Great prizes, giveaways, trophies, vendor tables, music and much, much more!
Award presentations 2:00 p.m. – 50/50 draw 2:30 p.m.
For event information please call Eric: 403-971-8714.

June 24th 2017: Carseland Lions Show & Shine in Carseland, Alberta.

July

July 1st 2017: Canada Day Show & Shine. Granum, Alberta.

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July 2nd 2017: Coyote Flats Pioneer Village Show & Shine in Picture Butte, Alberta.

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July 7th 2017: Battle at the Bridge in Lethbridge, Alberta. Ecole La Verendrye School, 625 21St Street, Lethbridge, Alberta

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  • July 7th 2017: Friday night cruise in Lethbridge, Alberta. 3rd Avenue South – 7pm to 10pm.
  • July 8th 2017: 100 ft Dash in Lethbridge, Alberta. Rocky Mountain Turf Club Grandstand. Begins at 11am.
  • July 9th 2017: Show & Shine in Lethbridge, Alberta. Galt Gardens. 9:00am to 3:00pm.
  • July 9th 2017: Auto-x in Lethbridge, Alberta. Exhibition South Lot. Begins at 8:00am.

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July 1th 2017: First Alliance 7th Annual Show and Shine. 10am to 3pm. 12345 – 40th Street SE.

July 15th 2017: Beef and Barley Days Car Show in Carstairs, Alberta.

July 15th-16th 2017: Vulcan Show and Shine plus Demolition Derby in Vulcan, Alberta.

July 22nd 2017: European Classic Car Meet in Calgary, Alberta. 4011 1A St SW, Calgary, Alberta.

July 22nd 2017: Show and Shine in Nantion, Alberta.

August

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August 4th-6th  2017: Heritage Acres Annual Show near Pincher Creek, Alberta.

August 5th 2017: 13th Annual Crowsnest Pass Show & Shine in Frank, Alberta.

August 11th-13th 2017: Pioneer Acres Annual Show in Irricana, Alberta.

August 12th 2017: Coalhurst Show and Shine in Coalhurst, Alberta.

August 13th 2017: Okotoks Show and Shine in Okotoks, Alberta.

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August 13th 2017: Porcupine Hills Classic Cruiser’s Car Show. 10 am to 8 pm.

August 18th – 19th 2017: Cypress Rod & Custom 31st Annual Car Show in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

August 24th 2017: A&W Cruise to End MS. Every A&W location.

August 26th and 27th 2017: The Great Beater Challenge – Leaving From Lethbridge, Alberta.

August 26th 2017: Taber Corn County Cruisers Show and Shine in Taber, Alberta.

September

September 10th 2017: CVMG Millarville Motorcycle Swap Meet. 10am to 3pm. Millarville Race Track.

September 15th – 16th 2017: 2nd Annual HORSEPOWER at Spruce Meadows. Classic car show and auction.

September 23rd 2017: High River Show and Shine in High River, Alberta.

October

October 7th 2017: Red Deer Swap Meet in Red Deer, Alberta.

 

Also check out the excellent North West Cruise Calendar

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Event Report: Lethbridge Swap Meet 2017

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I always enjoy the annual Lethbridge swap meet, it is usually an indication of winter ending and a kick off to the automotive season. I often do not find a lot to buy but get to run into a few folks I know and see some interesting sights. This year was a little colder than usual but still offered the same highlights.

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Car related events in Southern Alberta for 2016

Here is a list of classic car related events mostly in southern Alberta for 2016. I will be adding as the year goes on.

February

February 13th 2016: Lethbridge Swap Meet in Lethbridge, Alberta. Exhibition Park.

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February 19-21st 2016: World of Wheels  in Calgary, Alberta. BMO Centre.

April

April 24 2016: Spring Thaw in Calgary, Alberta. Sunridge Mall.

May

May 27-29th 2016: Okotoks Collection Car Auction in Okotoks, Alberta. Okotoks Recreation Centre.

May 28th 2016: Harley’s & Hotrods Show and Shine in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

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May 28th 2016: Canadian Tire Show & Shine in Lethbridge, Alberta. North side Canadian Tire – 1240 2 Avenue a N Lethbridge.

June

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June 4-5th 2016: Carnage in Coaldale – Demolition Derby in Coaldale, Alberta. 1pm. South of Coaldale on highway 845.

June 4th 2016: Roadmen Car Club Show & Shine. Lethbridge, Alberta.

June 4th 2016: All Ford Show & Shine in Lethbridge, Alberta. College Ford.

June 4th 2016: Wilson Middle School Show & Shine. Lethbridge, Alberta.

June 18th 2016: All British Field Meet. Edmonton, Alberta. Victoria Park.

June 18th 2016: Redcliff Lions Show & Shine. Redcliff, Alberta.

June 25th 2016: Taber Ford Show & Shine. Taber, Alberta.

July

July 1st 2016: Canada Day Show & Shine. Granum, Alberta.

July 1st 2016: RCC 2016 “Christmas in the Park” (11th Annual). High River, Alberta – George Lane Park.

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July 2nd 2016: Picture Butte Show and Shine in Picture Butte. Prairie Tractor & Engine Museum – 9am to 4pm.

Lethbridge Street Machine Weekend

  • July 8th 2016: Friday night cruise in Lethbridge, Alberta. 3rd Avenue South – 7pm to 10pm.
  • July 9th 2016: 100 ft Dash in Lethbridge, Alberta. Rocky Mountain Turf Club Grandstand. Begins at 11am.
  • July 10th 2016: Show & Shine in Lethbridge, Alberta. Galt Gardens. 9:00am to 3:00pm.
  • July 10th 2016: Auto-x in Lethbridge, Alberta. Exhibition South Lot. Begins at 8:00am.

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July 9th 2016: Rides, Rods and Rigs in Lethbridge, Alberta. Pioneer Park (in Exhibition Park).

July 17th 2016: Gearheads Custom Classic Car & Truck Show in Rosebud, Alberta.

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July 23rd 2016: European Classic Car Meet in Calgary, Alberta. 4011 1A St SW, Calgary, Alberta.

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July 23rd 2016: Mud Nutz Racing in Raymond, Alberta. Temple Hill Motorcycle Park.

July 24th 2016: Langdon Days Show & Shine. Langdon, Alberta.

July 30th 2016: Nobleford 1st Annual Show & Shine. Nobleford, Alberta. 11:30am to 3:00pm. Railway Ave.

August

August 6th: Airdrie Summer Classic. Airdrie, Alberta.

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August 6th 2016: Rolling Sculpture Show & Shine. Canmore, Alberta.

August 13th 2016: Coalhurst Show & Shine. Coalhurst, Alberta.

August 13th 2016: Cypress Rod & Custom. Medicine Hat, Alberta.

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August 14th 2016: Porcupine Hills Classic Cruisers Show & Shine. Claresholm, Alberta.

August 14th 2016: Okotoks Show & Shine. Okotoks, Alberta.

August 27th 2016: Corn Country Cruisers. Taber, Alberta.

August 28th 2016: Waterton Wheels Show and Shine. Waterton, Alberta. 10am.

September

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September 11th 2016: Millarville Vintage Motorcycle Swap Meet. Millarville, Alberta.

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September 17th-18th 2016: The Great Beater Challenge.

September 25th 2016: River City Classics Show & Shine. High River, Alberta.

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September 30th – October 1st 2016: Horsepower Classic Car Event. Calgary, Alberta.

 

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The Outhouse Hot Rod

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A rather curious hot rod made its debut on eBay Motors this week. One part funny car chassis mixed with one part out house. Is it crappy or inspired?

Ebay Motors Auction – November 2015

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Mazda 2 Cabin Filter Change

My little Mazda hit 60K kms so it required an oil change and air filter swap. In addition a cabin filter replacement was required. Turns out this is an easy task.

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Save a rear engine Skoda (or two)

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This is pretty time sensitive but if you are in or near Alberta and have a desire to own a pair of rare Skoda 135 GLI sedans this might be your lucky day. These are the best of breed with fuel injection and five speed manual transmissions. The auction is set for August 20th 2015.

Check out the link for the auction: http://www.globalauctionguide.com/alberta-auctions/acreage-sale-for-arnie-and-inez-kreamer-s-262752.html

There is also a nice website with more general Canadian Skoda content. http://www.skodacanada.ca/

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Car Show Report: XPress Lube Show and Shine 2015

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Looks like I will be missing out on most of the big shows this year due to family commitments. I have been able to take in a few of the smaller shows however. This time it is the XPress Lube Show and Shine held in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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