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Victoria Regular Cruise Nights 2012

1st Tuesday of the Month Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

2nd Sunday of every month Blokes Breakfast Meet at "The Galley" Cafe, Metung on the Gippsland Lakes. ASRF sanctioned so all SR and CH plated cars can attend. Open to anybody who is interested in cars, mostly early modified at this stage. Most times ending with a garage crawl afterwards.

2nd Tuesday of the month, until March Knox City Southern Street Machiners. Gold coin donation entry to support Halcyon Rehab Centre. Entry is from Burwood Highway traffic lights . Capital City Boulevarde [Rembrandts Restaurant is on the opposite corner].

2nd Tuesday of the month Daylight savings months only. Essendon Airport

2nd Friday of the month all year round John's Rod & Custom 74 Beaumont Road, Berwick.

2nd Friday of the month Old Skool Hotrod Club Horsham. More details: hopdup@aussiebroadband.com.au

3rd Sunday of the month (OCT-APR) KRISPY KRUISE Organised by Southern Beaches Rod & Custom Club. Doughnut Breakfast 7am-10am, Krispy Kreme Fountain Gate Narre Warren (Melways ref 110E4). Contact Dean 0401309176

3rd Wednesday of the month Cranbourne Cruise Night Presented by the Classic & Rod Club of Vic Inc. Cranbourne Soccer Club Grounds, Cranbourne. Mel Ref 133 G7. Enter via Cemetary Rd. $5 per car, $2 walk-in, kids under 16 free. Food available, bar open onsite, no BYO drinks. Contact Joe: 0416-080200

3rd Wednesday of the month. Daylight savings months only. Diamond Valley Organised by The Northern Suburbs Street Rod Club. ASRF sanctioned. Diamond Valley Baptist Church, 309 Diamond Creek Road, cnr Yan Yean Road, Plenty. From 5.30 p.m. Parking for up to 300 cars, good lighting and security, church is offering a BBQ. There will be a gold coin donation on entry with all proceeds going to the church.

4th Sunday of every month Eagles Breakfast at Cocomo's rain, hail, or shine. A no fuss get together by the EAGLES Rod & Custom Club. Bring along your partner to enjoy a leisurely winter breakfast in warmth and comfort. Heaps of easy parking available for your hot rod, custom, or chrome bumpered cruiser. Cocomo's Restaurant, Stud Park Shopping Centre, Stud Road, Rowville from 8:30 am. Any questions: Steve 0407 498400

Last Tuesday of the month Daylight savings months only. Hoppers Crossing

Last Thursday of every month Double Deuce Bar & Billiards 264 McIntyre Rd, Sunshine North. All are welcome, STRICTLY NO BURNOUTS. Kicks off around 6:30-7pm.


Victoria JANUARY 2012

1 Jan Picnic in the Park, Mornington Park, Mornington, The Confederates Rod and Custom Club are pleased to advise that the annual New Year's Day picnic will continue, in the ghost's tradition, this remains a fee free day, by rodders for rodders, for more info Ph (ah) Jim 03 5996 2957 or Shane 03 9893 5484.

3 Jan Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

Jan 6-8 The 10th Anniversary Kustom Nationals, kustoms, hot rods, low riders, flamethrower, pinstriping demos, watch over a dozen of australia's top rockabilly bands play there heart out on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, cruze the world famous Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, pre '66 vehicles only, for more info Ph 03 9796 2251 or check out www.kustoms.com.au

6-8 Jan Surf Side Campout VIC 9/11 South West Street Rodders Dale 0407 424 643

Jan 7 PHILLIP ISLAND SWAP MEET Day Before Korumburra Swap Same Week As The Islands Kustom Car Show...Free Selling Sites, $3 Entry Set Up Friday Or From 6Am Saturday..Public 8Am..Inquires Ph Geoff 0422749964 Or Email geoff@islandswapmeets.com

Jan 8 The Red Hill Country Music Festival, Red Hill show grounds, Red Hill, 9am â?? 6pm, gates open at 8am, organised by the Lions Club of Mt Eliza with profits going to the Frankston Hospital Special Care Nursery, ASRF sanctioned event with more details at www.redhillcmf.org.au or Ph Lynnie on 0412 091 605.

Jan 8 LAKE PERTOBE HISTORICAL VEHICLE DISPLAY DAY Location: Lake Pertobe, Pertobe Road, Warrnambool. 10:00am - 3:00pm Display of veteran, vintage and classic vehicles. This year celebrating 100 years of Chev. Gold coin donation to local charities and camp quality. Contact Natalie Serra Contact Email: wdhvc@hotmail.com Contact Phone: 0412184115

8 Jan Crusin the Bellarine Peninsula Classic Car Show. This event will take place at Drysdale Recreation Reserve (Melways Ref: Map 456 G11) on 8th January, 2012. Come along and check out the classic cars, from MGs to muscle cars and bikes – be entertained by live bands, fun for the kids – a family day out. BBQ Lunch, canteen, full bar available. No BYO alcohol or BBQ. Free entry. Car of the Show plus more great prizes and giveaways! Free jumping castle. Private exhibits welcome. Cars on show from 10.00 am. For more information contact: (03) 5251 3028 or email: michael.brislane@bigpond.com

Jan 9 Geelong Street Rodders Cruise Night, second Monday of the Summer months, Geelong Showgrounds, Breakwater Road entrance, home of the 1999, 2003 & 2011 ASRF Nationals, 6pm start, Hot Rods, Chrome bumpers welcome, $5 entry, sausage sizzle available, gate prize, all welcome, for more info Ph Ray 0400 932 444 or visit www.geelongstreetrodders.com.

14th Jan Carnival Classic Car and Bike Show Heatherton Christian College, 316-322 Kingston Rd, Clarinda 3169. The show is open to all classic cars and motorbikes (including modern classics). The event will be a celebration of muscle and metal. The show will be open to show vehicles from 9.00 am, and open to the public from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm, with prize giving being held at 1.30 pm. The charities that we will be supporting on the day are Emergency Resources, a locally based food bank and Door Of Hope Australia (DOHA) which is a child-focused, non profit, non governmental organization, established to improve living conditions and help alleviate the suffering caused by poverty and war. Cost $2 per adult spectator, $1 per child under 15 (children must be accompanied by an adult), Children under 5 free. $10 per car to enter (including occupants), $5 per bike. For more info. contact Hayden: 0435 990 440 (ah) or email: 70coronetrt@hotmail.com

Jan 15 Texas Hold'em Poker Cruise, first card of your Poker hand at one of the two registration locations, registration 9-10am at Hoppers Stoppers, Nevada Ct, Hoppers Crossing or rear of McDonalds at Fountain Gate, Prince's Hwy Narre Warren, cruise to Sea Works at the Ann St. Pier Williamstown, live entertainment, BBQ and Tavern, kids activities, trade stands, lots of prizes and giveaways, craft market, 'flop' at 1pm, $500 entrants giveaway at 3pm, 'hot rod' boats from the 50's & 60's, open to all pre'75 street rods, muscle cars and chrome bumper classics, for more info visit www.letsgocruisin.com.au.

15 Jan Cruise Back in Time VIC 37/11 Thunderbirds Dennis 0409 861 088

15 Jan Krispy Kruise VIC 59/11 Southern Beaches Dean 0401 30917

Jan 15 PAKENHAM SWAP MWEET Pakenham Racecourse [ MEL 317 G9 ]...This event will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus new and used performance equipment , new and used tools and equipment and all types of automotive memorabilia including an area set aside for display and a vehicles for sale area. Selling sites are $ 35 undercover [ pre- booked ] and $25 outdoor are available on the day from 7 AM [ no bookings required ]. General admission earlybird before 8 AM is $ 10 after 8 AM $5 . Enquiries Graham Rose... [03] 95856567 or pro51447@bigpond.net.au

18 Jan Diamond Valley Cruise Night VIC 32/11 Northern Suburbs Ivan 03 9439 3843

19 Feb LAID OUT IN LAKESIDE PROUDLY PRESENTED BY Low Addictions minitrucks n customs are proudly holding the 2nd annual Laid Out In Lakeside It'll be held on the 19th of Feb 2012 starting at 11am. With an amazing display of Minitrucks, Hot rods & Bikes. It'll be held on the water front of the lakeside lake, cnr lakeside boulevard and Waterford rise, Pakenham (next to cultural centre). There will be a Sausage sizzle on the day for gold coin donation which will be proudly donated to a local charity. So come along and enjoy a relaxing day with good friends n good trucks/rods/bikes :) There will be a few marquees set up for shade or shelter, on a first come first serve basis. Further Enquiries Call - Andrew Jeffrey 0412 893 129 - Matt Ritchie 0409 804 994 OPEN EVENT - IF YOU HAVE A MINITRUCK, HOT ROD OR BIKE FEEL FREE TO COME ALONG AND SHOW OF YOUR RIDES

20-22 Jan 47th Victorian Hot Rod Show

Jan 22 The 20th Bendigo Centre State Swap Meet, Bendigo trotting track, gates open at 7am, parts, cars and automobillia for sale, show and shine including food and bar, for more info email mack@impulse.net.au or phone 0418 510 129 or 03 5442 6668.

26 Jan Cruise Night VIC 54/11 Castlemaine Rod & Custom Peter 03 5474 2283

Jan 28 Day at the Drags, Heathcote Park Dragway. Open to all pre 75 cars. DYO Nostalgia Racing. Marsh Rodders. www.marshrodders.com

Jan 29 A Day on the Track custom car and bike show, 2 Ferris rd. Melton, starting at 10:30am, $10 entry for display cars and bikes, plenty of trophies and give a ways, MEASQ will also be holding round 1 of their national sound quality competition and bass battle on the day, live band, free kids entertainment, trade stands, restaurant and food stalls, hotel accommodation is also available on site, for more info Ph 03 8746 0600, email adayonthetrack@gmail.com or visit www.tabcorppark.com.au.

29 Jan Seymour Swap Meet and Country Car Show Kings Park, Seymour. Hot rods and customs, street machines, veteran and vintage cars, sports and classic cars, motorbikes, spot prizes for great display cars, club displays welcome, car parts and collectibles, tools and automobilia. Car show from 8.30am - spectators $6, display cars $6 with single occupant, display cars $10 with multiple occupants. Indoor and Outdoor sites. Full Catering, free parking, children’s entertainment, music, heaps of trophies (presented at 1.30pm) Indoor sites are limited and must be pre booked. Outdoor sites on grass may be reserved. Times: Sellers 7.30am, Buyers 8.30am. Site fees: Indoor $30 (must be pre-booked) Outdoor $20 (two adults included with all sites). Camping on site Saturday night permitted (*see conditions of entry) *Camping must be pre arranged and for booked sites only. Entrance will be available from 2.00pm Saturday till 5.00pm Saturday only. At 5.00pm the gates to Kings Park will be locked and only pedestrian access will be available. Please advise the organiser if you intend to camp overnight. For more info. visit http://www.allmakesswapmeet.com.au/


Victoria FEBRUARY 2012

Feb 3-5 Queenscliff Rod Run, ASRF sanctioned event, hosted by Geelong Street Rodders Inc, bench session, Saturday cruise or Wallington Adventure Park, meals, music, show `n' shine etc, goody bag & t-shirt only available to entries received before 11th Jan, entry forms available at www.geelongstreetrodders.com or Ph Greg 0409 955 348 or Dave 0418 530 416.

Feb 4 The Dandenong Valley Historic Car Club Swap Meet Berwick Swap Meet, Akoonah Park, Princes Highway, Berwick. Gates open for sellers from 1.30 pm Friday (3rd). Buyers and sellers from 6 am Saturday (4th). Free off street parking. Sellers and Buyers $ 5.00 entry. Seller site $10.00 (entry not included) Melway map 111, H10. 6 am Saturday Robin: 03 9704 9886 Graham : 03 9752 7368

Feb 4 Black Saturday Remembrance Cruise Lilydale Pet Stock Car Park - Healesville Railway Precint. A cruise to remember the devastation of the Black Saturday fires. Cruising through fire affected communities to show our support. We will have Russell and his newly restored Holden FX - tribute to the one he lost in the fires, cruising with us and we hope to have his destroyed one on show at the destination point. Leaving Lilydale Pet Stock Car Park - Victoria 4.30pm Cruise through Yarra Glen, Steels Creek and Toolangi. Arriving at the Healesville Railway precint for a Show. Fundraiser for the Healesville CFA - $10 entry per vehicle - cars and bikes welcomed. gold coin donation for the public. Sausage Sizzle conducted by the CFA or bring a picnic. There will also be a remembrance ceremony at the Labryinth - in the same location at 7pm to remember the lives, properties, possessions (people's cars) and animals lost in the Black Saturday bushfires. This cruise is presented by SLAMED CREATIONS - Lilydale For more info. contact Stacey Kinsmore @ slamedcreations@yahoo.com.au, phone 0421321203

Feb 5 EPPING SWAP MEET VIC | First Sunday February Epping Recreation Reserve. High Street.enter via Park St.Public entry $5.00 from 7.30am (donation of $1.00 included to "Royal Childrens Hospital" Cancer Ward.) Children Under 16 years FREE.Sites available $22.00 Set up from 7.00am Car Display $10.00 donation to "Royal Childrens Hospital" Cancer Ward Catering on grounds Free off street parking. Heavy parts pick up available. For more info please call 0419 128 969.

Feb 5 THE 7th ANNUAL DAVID CALLEJA MEMORIAL CAR SHOW is to be held on in the historic, picturesque grounds of Maddingley Park, Bacchus Marsh. A great family day out with onsite catering, country market, children amusements, live music, trade stalls and swap meet. See a great display of Bikes, Trucks, Hotrods, Classic, Exotic, & Vintage Cars. Competitor vehicles - $10.Entry for Adults - $5, children under 14 years - free. Gates open at 7am for competitors and to the public from 8am. For enquiries call Nadine on 5367 9669 or email: carshow@djhs.org.au. Visit our website: showandrally.com.au Bacchus Marsh is centrally located and is approximately 45 minutes from Melbourne CBD, Geelong & Ballarat, with a tail wind, even quicker! (Mel Ref:333 H10)All proceeds directed to Djerriwarrh Health Services

Feb 6 The Classic & Rod Club Of Vic present their 6th annual show n shine drive in night. Gates open 3pm at the Lunar Drive In, 115 South Gippsland Hwy, Dandenong. Entry is $25 per car, $10 per bike rider or $20 with passenger. Enquiries to Joe 0405 114745 or Sam 0400 551 515

7 Feb Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

12 Feb 25th Annual Picnic At Hanging Rock by the Macedon Ranges & District Motor Club. Only vehicles 25 years and older will be permitted to be displayed. Entry fees are payable at the gates and are as follows :- Display vehicles: Cars $20.00 - Trucks $20.00 - Motorcycles $5.00 General Admission / Parking: Cars $20.00 - Trucks $20.00 - Motorcycles $5.00 - Buses (per adult) $5.00 - Pedestrians (each adult) $5.00

Feb 12 CRANBOURNE SWAP MEET Cranbourne Racecourse [ MEL 133 J6 ]..This event will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus new and used performance equipment , new and used tools and equipment and all types of automotive memorabilia including an area set aside for display and a vehicles for sale area. Selling sites are $ 35 undercover [ pre- booked ] and $25 outdoor are available on the day from 7 AM [ no bookings required ]. General admission earlybird before 8 AM is $ 10 after 8 AM $5 . Enquiries Graham Rose... [03] 95856567 or pro51447@bigpond.net.au

Feb 12 at the Wangaratta Showgrounds 13th ANNUAL WANGARATTA SWAP MEET AND COLLECTIBLES MARKET Conducted by the Lions Club of Wangaratta Over 450 trading sites @ $20 per site (Mostly 6m x 7m) Pre registration and set up from 10.00am Saturday Free camping on Saturday night Gates open at 5.30am Sunday Yesterdays Heroes Show and Shine Competition MEASQ Sound Quality Competition Demonstrations and Entertainment Contact Coordinator - Fabian Burder 0424 114 888

Feb 13 Geelong Street Rodders Cruise Night, second Monday of the Summer months, Geelong Showgrounds, Breakwater Road entrance, home of the 1999, 2003 & 2011 ASRF Nationals, 6pm start, Hot Rods, Chrome bumpers welcome, $5 entry, sausage sizzle available, gate prize, all welcome, for more info Ph Ray 0400 932 444 or visit www.geelongstreetrodders.com.

15 Feb Diamond Valley Cruise Night VIC 32/11 Northern Suburbs Ivan 03 9439 3843

18 Feb Bairnsdale Moto Expo TRAVEL PERMIT ONLY VIC 39/11 Huge family day, cars, trucks, boats, model cars, model boats, dodgem cars etc Great Day !!!!!!!!! Colin Hayward For more info. visit http://www.bairnsdalemotorexpo.com/

19 Feb Cruise Back in Time VIC 37/11 Thunderbirds Dennis 0409 861 088

19 Feb Krispy Kruise VIC 59/11 Southern Beaches Dean 0401 30917

Feb 19 THE YARRA GLEN SWAP MEET, run by the Vintage Drivers Club, will be held at the Yarra Glen Racecourse (lots of shady trees and green lawns). Gates open 7am for sellers, 8am for buyers. Undercover sites $20, outdoor sites $15. Sites are available for tandem trailers. General Admission $5. Catering provided by the VDC. Site bookings: phone Max Coomer (03) 9432 6948

Feb 19 19th All American Car Display and swap meet Sunday 19th Feb 2012, The Rotary Club of Emerald and Districts Inc in conjunction with the Thunderbirds Rod and Custom Club Inc. Presents the 19th All American car display and Swap meet at Gembrook Sports ground, Gembrook Vic (Melway 312 D8) Classic Vintage and Veteran cars, Hot Rods, Customs Pick Ups & Station Wagons, All Welcome Aussie Falcons, Holdens and Chrysler Valiant up to 1975 must be show class. Public entry $5 Children under 12 Free. Food and drink stalls, childrens amusements 8.00am onwards Don Borg : 0417 103 163

19 Feb 21st Annual Kiwanis Club of Geelong All Ford Day. Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Geelong

23 Feb Cruise Night VIC 54/11 Castlemaine Rod & Custom Peter 03 5474 2283

Feb 24 - 25 THE SUPER SOUTHERN SWAP MEET held annually at Ballarat in February has been reborn.The Rotary Club of Wendouree Breakfast Inc with support from the Rotary Club of Ballarat and the Federation of Veteran, Vintage and Classic Vehicle Clubs has been given the licence to run the 2012 event by the City of Ballarat.It will be conducted at the Ballarat Airport It is likely that the name will be changed to the Ballarat Super Swap Meet Telephone: 0487 175 996 and 0487 175 997

Feb 25 - 26 NEWSTEAD SWAP MEET - Introducing the first annual Newstead Automotive Swap Meet, taking place on Saturday the 25th & Sunday the 26th of February 2012 (last weekend in February). We started pulling the Newstead Swap together 3 months ago to fill the gap when Ballarat was canceled. The Swap Meet will be held at the Newstead Racecourse, on the same site as the ?Chopped Rod & Custom? festival in Central Victoria. With the Newstead Swap located on a fantastic 90 acre plot, the space is there for it to build into ?the swap to be at?. Other attractions include a ?Chrome Bumper Show?n?Shine? and and on site ?Bar? with music, along with good home-style food vendors. Newstead Swap is here for the long haul! Sites are already selling, with people from all over South Australia, New South Wales & Victoria already getting in early to secure their site for the next 20 years. Newstead Swap is set to be a great event, and with your support like many others it will become an annual pilgrimage on the automotive calendar.
SWAP MEET DETAILS
* Sites $25, 6m x 6m ? Includes 1 vehicle & 2 vendor passes (extra vehicle pass $15)
* Entry $5 (children under 13 free)
* Chrome bumper Show ?n? Shine (free entry for driver)
* On site Bar & Food
* Set up opens Friday 8am for site holders only
* Gates Open 6am ? 5pm for general public
* No Early Birds / No Dogs
* On site toilet & shower facilities
HOW TO BOOK A SITE Phone ? Kyle Ford - 0409 588 006 (weekdays between 12noon & 8pm)
Email ? newstead.swapmeet@gmail.com Web http://www.newsteadswap.com.au
Up to date Site Map - http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=271676779534382

25 - 26 Feb The Ballarat Swap Meet. The Meet is being conducted from 2012 onwards by the combined Rotary Clubs of Ballarat. This two-day swap meet attracts over 2000 site holders, and 20,000 people to Ballarat each February. Please note trading is limited to strictly Saturday and Sunday with Friday available for set up as noted. Site Bookings - Preference will be given to past site holders to rebook their previous sites until the close of business 31st December 2011. After this date we will begin the allocation of remaining sites to new site holders. Pre-booking is essential to secure your site for this meet. Site holders will be able to re-book for 2013 during the event as a re-booking office will be on site. Site Fees •Fees are $60.00 for 6 m x 9 m outdoor site, which covers entry for 2 people and 1 vehicle (with trailer). •Extra vehicle passes are $35.00, and covers the entry fee for the driver of that vehicle only. •General Public entry fees are $10.00 per day or $15.00 for a weekend pass. •Entry for children under 15 is free. •Indoor Sites are available for $165.00 for a 3m x 3m site. •Site holders are permitted to camp on their sites, however additional camping facilities are available. $30.00 per unpowered site for the weekend. Bump-in will be from 8:00 am on Friday 24th February, Pubilc access from 6:00 am Saturday 25th and 7:00 am Sunday 26th. http://www.ballaratswapmeet.com.au/


Victoria MARCH 2012

Mar 3 BALLAN VINTAGE SWAP MEET (Saturday) This is the inaugural Ballan Vintage Swap meet, conducted by the Ballan Vintage Machinery & Vehicle Club and held at the Old Ballan Racecourse, Racecourse Rd, Ballan.Our club encourages stallholders to offer the following (especially vintage items), for sale: Car parts, Truck components, Tractor parts, Motorcycle parts, Stationary engines and components, Farm machinery, Vehicles for sale, Tools, Collectables and Memorabilia.Gates open at 6am for stallholders, 7am for general public. Site fees $20. Some undercover sites available. General public $5, children U16 free. No dogs, grog or glass please. Food available on site. Enquiries: Ray 5368 1177, Greg 5335 7895 & Graeme 53689081

Mar 4 8th Annual Victorian ASRF Memorial Day Vic State Council Bruce 03 5176 2033

Mar 4 Mountain Districts Picnic VIC 41/11 Mountain Districts Bruce 03 9801 8742

6 Mar Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

Mar 9-12 Wangaratta Rod and Custom Club Bi-Annual Rod Run, in the beautiful town of Corowa on the border of Vic and NSW, plenty to see and do, will be a good value for money run, cruising the closed off CBD, drags, driving events, show and shine, more details in coming months, plenty of accom' in Corowa and can be booked through www.visitcorowashire.com.au or free call 1800 814 054, make sure you mention you are coming for the rod run, for more info & entry forms email Col Smith at csmith@mawsons.com.au or call 0418 577 132.

Mar 9-12 Cavendish Campout 2012, Victorian Labor Day long weekend at Cavendish Recreation Reserve, on the banks of the Wannon River, Fri bench session, Sat after lunch cruise TBA, tea at Bunyip Hotel, big outdoor fire and band jam session at night, Sun show us your wheels and toys day from 10am, big fire each night, NO trophies, adults camping $5 per night per adult, kids under 12 free, meals available for purchase from local fundraising clubs, for more info Ph Sammy 03 5571 1146 or 0437 356 507 or email sammys41@hotmail.com.

Mar 10 Cruisin to Historics a cruise for owners of pre ’75 chrome bumper and special interest cars from Tooradin to the 2011 Phillip Island Classic. Discounted entry for you and all passengers in your chrome bumper or special interest car. www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruisin-historics.html

Mar 11 Chryslers by the Bay Show 'n' Shine, Chrysler car show and swap meet at the Geelong Grammar School, Foreshore Rd, Corio, all proceeds from the day are donated to Cottage by the Sea, for more info Ph Alex 0438 811 995 or Terry 03 5250 313.

Mar 12 Geelong Street Rodders Cruise Night, second Monday of the Summer months, Geelong Showgrounds, Breakwater Road entrance, home of the 1999, 2003 & 2011 ASRF Nationals, 6pm start, Hot Rods, Chrome bumpers welcome, $5 entry, sausage sizzle available, gate prize, all welcome, for more info Ph Ray 0400 932 444 or visit www.geelongstreetrodders.com.

Mar 16-18 Rich River Rod Run presented by Rich River R & C, Cruise to Kyabram Street Market, Rich River Pebble Beach, Rock & Roll Show at Rich River Golf Club, Sunday Show at the Moama Oval, great trophies and fantastic catering held in Echuca-Moama. Entry forms www.richriverrodclub.org.au, Ph Frank Bowles 03 54809980 (ah)

Mar 18 Yea Show n Shine VIC 34/11 Bushrodders Rod & Custom Club Annual Show & Shine. Yea Railway Park, Station Street, Yea, Vic. Our 'Show & Shine' is free to all entrants and the public. Goody bag for the first 100 entrants. A range of trophies will be awarded, chosen by our sponsors, as well as a 'Best Participating Club' award (a perpetual trophy). Trophy Presentation will be 1:15 p.m. at the Railway Station (Goods Shed). Registration starts at 8a.m. in the Railway Goods Shed. Open to all ASRF classified vehicles. The Yea Autumn Festival will again be held, offering a wide variety of entertainment for the whole family, including craft displays, face painting and other things for the kids to do. This year we have negotiated a discount for entrants who wish to stay at the Yea Caravan Park. There are some cabins available or overnight sights. For further information on overnight facilities, contact Bushrodders on the address below, or ring Jim V. on 5797 8432. This is an 'ASRF Sanctioned Event'. For information and Entry Forms - E-mail : bushrodders@activ8.net.au

Mar 18 Cruise Back in Time VIC 37/11 Thunderbirds Dennis 0409 861 088

Mar 18 WERRIBEE SWAP MEET Werribee Racecourse [ MEL 205 F9 This event will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus new and used performance equipment , new and used tools and equipment and all types of automotive memorabilia including an area set aside for display and a vehicles for sale area. Selling sites are $ 35 undercover [ pre- booked ] and $25 outdoor are available on the day from 7 AM [ no bookings required ]. General admission earlybird before 8 AM is $ 10 after 8 AM $5 . Enquiries Graham Rose... [03] 95856567 or pro51447@bigpond.net.au]

Mar 21 Diamond Valley Cruise Night VIC 32/11 Northern Suburbs Ivan 03 9439 3843

Mar 25 Wings & Wheels Show n Shine VIC 30/11 Northern Suburbs Ivan 03 9439 3843

Mar 29 Cruise Night VIC 54/11 Castlemaine Rod & Custom Peter 03 5474 2283


Victoria APRIL 2012

Apr 1 Rods at Ripponlea VIC 57/11 Eagles Steve 0407 498 400

Apr 1 14th ANNUAL MOTORCYCLE ONLY SWAP MEET Veteran, Vintage, Classic & Modern Parts & Machines at The National Steam Centre 1200 Ferntree Gully Rd. Scoresby (Melways 72 D9, just off the new Eastlink) Motorcycle & Car parking available Food and drinks on site Gates open 6am-12pm Booking not required Entry $5 per person Swap site $15 per site No bric-a-brac, no dogs, NO ON SITE CAMPING Further enquiries Brian Tyler 0411 556 755 Neville Babb (03) 9398 5250

3 Apr Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

Apr 4th Rosebud Rock'N'Roll Festival, Eastbourne Primary School Allambi Ave Melway 169 K5, Hot Rod and Classic cars display, food, coffee, rides, stalls, bands Who Was That Cat, Timespan and The Fender Benders, $10 entry children under 12 free, display car drivers free, profits to Rosebud Hospital, call Peter 0407 540 108.

April 9 Geelong Street Rodders Cruise Night, second Monday of the Summer months, Geelong Showgrounds, Breakwater Road entrance, home of the 1999, 2003 & 2011 ASRF Nationals, 6pm start, Hot Rods, Chrome bumpers welcome, $5 entry, sausage sizzle available, gate prize, all welcome, for more info Ph Ray 0400 932 444 or visit www.geelongstreetrodders.com.

Apr 11 Cruise to the Big River Nationals Let’s Go Cruisin’ is hosting a two day cruise from Melbourne to the Big River Nats venue in South Australia’s Riverland. The cruise will depart from the Calder Highway BP service centre adjacent Calder Park raceway on Wednesday April 11th at 10:00am over nighting in Swan Hill and arrive in the Riverland before 4:00pm on Thursday April 12th. The cruise will include; An arranged dinner get together for cruise entrants at the overnight stop in Swan Hill, Easy stages with no single distance travelled greater than 230kms between lunch or comfort/fuel stops, Stops at points of interest, 2 hour lunch stops in major towns. http://www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruisin-big-river-nats.html

April 13-16 2012 Big River Regional Nationals, Riverland Exhibition Centre, scenic bus tours, trade stands & variety stalls, show 'n' shine, dinner dance & presentations, lots of food & drink, Hot Rod Olympics, regional cruises, club tents, chairs and trestles will be available for hire, costs are very reasonable and the details on how to book and locations are on the website, for more info Ph Graham 08 8588 7169, 0419 807 837 or email bimbimbi@hotkey.net.au

Apr 15 Cruise Back in Time VIC 37/11 Thunderbirds Dennis 0409 861 088

Apr 15 Krispy Kruise VIC 59/11 Southern Beaches Dean 0401 30917

Apr 25 Jacqueline Sheppard Rod Run VIC Travel Permit Only Jacqueline Sheppard 03 9737 9660

Apr 26 Cruise Night VIC 54/11 Castlemaine Rod & Custom Peter 03 54742283


Victoria MAY 2012

1 May Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

May 4-7 Satellite City Street Rod Club Inc presents their Yarrawonga rod run. VIC 43/11 Phone Rob 0417 552 140 or 03 57921449 or email kerrybeattie@gmail.com for entry form and info.

May 5 LGC End of Season Cruise to Drive back in Time We’d like to invite all LGC Cruisers, street rodders, chrome bumper & muscle car enthusiasts to our ‘End of Season’ cruise to ‘Drive Back in Time’ hosted in the historic town of Beechworth in the NE of Victoria. www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-end-of-season.html

May 5-6Drive back in Time The annual Beechworth Drive Back in Time includes a static display of cars, motorcycles, engines and motors more than 25 years old. www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-beechworth.html

May 12 GEELONG BAY CITY SWAP MEET Geelong Show Grounds Melway Ref 452 E10 Saturday. Plenty of room for displays Bargains for motorists, restorers, collectors, craft enthusiasts, DIY mechanics etc.7.00 am Start Admission for Adults $5 Children free Outdoor sites free Overnight camp sites available, for stallholders only ATM Facility at Showgrounds STRICTLY NO DOGS ALLOWED IN SHOWGROUNDS NO FIRES PERMITTED NO UNAUTHORISED FOOD VENDORS NO RIDING OF SKATE BOARDS, BICYCLES, MOTOR BIKES OR RECREATIONAL VEHICLES IN SHOWGROUNDS Telephone enquiries - 0417 546 089 Mail enquiries- WDHVC Box 200 Newcomb Vic 3219

May 20 Cruise Back in Time VIC 37/11 Thunderbirds Dennis 0409 861 088


Victoria JUNE 2012

5 Jun Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

June 8 - 10 ( June long weekend - ) CORTINA NATIONALS in Albury. The Cortina Mark One Owners Club of Australia inc. is proud to be hosting the inaugural event and hopes to bring you a nationals to remember.1. The Cortina brand 2. The 50th anniversary since the introduction of the Mk1 Cortina, a car that went on to become one of the most influential and recognizable cars of the 20th century. The Cortina Nationals embraces all models of Cortina in whatever state you care to bring them! Standard or modified, road or race, pristine or well-loved, please bring them all! This particular event celebrates these things: FURTHER DETAILS http://www.cortinanationals.com/

Jun 9-11 Lakes Entrance Cruise VIC 55/11 Thunderbirds Bob 03 5155 1136

Jun 17 Cruise Back in Time VIC 37/11 Thunderbirds Dennis 0409 861 088

June 24 PAKENHAM SWAP MEET Pakenham Racecourse [ MEL 317 G9 ]This event will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus new and used performance equipment , new and used tools and equipment and all types of automotive memorabilia including an area set aside for display and a vehicles for sale area. Selling sites are $ 35 undercover [ pre- booked ] and $25 outdoor are available on the day from 7 AM [ no bookings required ]. General admission earlybird before 8 AM is $ 10 after 8 AM $5 . Enquiries Graham Rose... [03] 95856567 or pro51447@bigpond.net.au

Jun 26 The Fridge Swap Meet VIC 23/11 Ballarat Rodders David 03 5339 3673


Victoria JULY 2012

3 Jul Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

Jul TBA Mid Winter Cruise 'Old Gippstown' Moe
Crank up the heater in your pre '75 chrome bumper, street rod or muscle car and cruise to the Heritage Village in Moe. Park inside the village enjoying it's many features and food options or win a prize in the entrant's giveaways, all for $5/car. Special LGC Cruiser prize pool and Best Presented award. Details of cruise start locations and times at http://www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruisin-mid-winter.html

Jul 22 WERRIBEE SWAP MEET Werribee Racecourse [ MEL 205 F9 ] This event will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus new and used performance equipment , new and used tools and equipment and all types of automotive memorabilia including an area set aside for display and a vehicles for sale area. Selling sites are $ 35 undercover [ pre- booked ] and $25 outdoor are available on the day from 7 AM [ no bookings required ]. General admission earlybird before 8 AM is $ 10 after 8 AM $5 . Enquiries Graham Rose... [03] 95856567 or pro51447@bigpond.net.au


Victoria AUGUST 2012

7 Aug Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

Aug 24-26 Weekend at Bugsy's, Charlton VIC. Presented by Old Farts Rod and Custom, a family friendly weekend fundraiser for the Charlton Community after the flood in January 2011. There will be plenty to eat and drink and large fire on the Saturday night. So dust off ya rod and take it for a spin. Email for entry form charltonrodrun@gmail.com; also look out for us on Facebook.

Aug 26 CRANBOURNE SWAP MEET Cranbourne Racecourse [ MEL 133 J6 ]..This event will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus new and used performance equipment , new and used tools and equipment and all types of automotive memorabilia including an area set aside for display and a vehicles for sale area. Selling sites are $ 35 undercover [ pre- booked ] and $25 outdoor are available on the day from 7 AM [ no bookings required ]. General admission earlybird before 8 AM is $ 10 after 8 AM $5 . Enquiries Graham Rose... [03] 95856567 or pro51447@bigpond.net.au

Aug 26 South West Street Rodders Swap Meet, Hamilton Showgrounds, Hamilton, Vic. Includes 90 (6x4 mtr) sites at $10 per site. Book and pay by August 13 to guarantee an indoor site. Saturday 2-6pm available for setup, (Security provided), public admitted from 7am Sunday, contact Dale 0428 289 502 for more info.


Victoria SEPTEMBER 2012

Sep 1 FE FC Holden Car Club Auction, Swap Meet and Pie Night, Boronia Hall, 134 Boronia Rd, Boronia, all sorts of rare, interesting & extremely useful N.O.S parts, collectables, memorabilia, plus more goodies at the swap meet, with of course the piping hot pies. Contact Ken 03 9734 7525 or visit www.fefcholdenvic.org.au

Sep 2 Old Gippstown Fathers Day Car Show, Old Gippstown, Lloyd St, Moe, every year, Old Gippstown is the scenic backdrop for the Father's Day Car Show featuring an abundance of hot rods, classics and muscle cars, gates open at 7am for car entrants, public entry from 10am. Car entrants $15 (includes 2 adults), public adult entry $5, children gold coin donation. Visit www.gippslandheritagepark.com.au/events

4 Sep Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

Sep 7-9 Fat Fendered Run Castlemaine, presented by the Castlemaine Rod Club, hot rods, street machines, restored cars, all years, all makes, trade stands and a Show & Shine at Hadfields Hot Rods, for more info Ph Geoff 0408 507 621, Ross 0409 958 955, Bubby 0418 345 400 or email carol@castlemaine.net.

Sept 9 Shepparton Swap Meet, Shepparton Showgrounds High St Midland HWY Shepparton, presented by the Goulburn Valley Motor Vehicle Drivers Club Inc, over 600 sites for veteran, vintage, classic car and motor cycle parts, gates open at 7.30am for the public, further inquires phone Kris Healey 03 58299432.

Sep 14-16 Cranksters Rod and Kustom are invading Nagambie in central Victoria. This is the first Crankster event in Victoria and it is promising to be huge with over half the Nagambie Lakes Leisure Park (Crankster Central) already booked out. Highlights of Crankster Cruise Nagambie will be Oggie's Magical Mystery tour, Wild Turkey (the band) and a charity auction with all proceeds going to Camp Quality for kids with cancer, one of the items for auction is a $3000 voucher toward any Rod Bods hot rod body. Sunday will see the Tuff Lift Chrome Bumper Show and Shine. More info from Chrissy on 0418 390 804 or Golly on 0429 959 185 or www.cranksterscruise.org.au.

Sep 16 Burwood Spring Festival Show & Shine, Burwood Park, Burwood. Open to all makes special interest vehicles old & new, $10 entry includes judging, 10am -5pm. Vendors, rides, stage entertainment with food available or BYO picnic, proceeds to Burwood SES. Further info call 9747 2757 or show.n.shine@bigpond.com.

Sep 16 Renegades Hot Rod and Custom Club Premier Show, Westside Autorama, Cnr of Grieve Parade and Doherty's Rd, Altona Nth, 10.30am - 4pm, entrants from 8.30am, fee $15, general public $5, under 10s are free, trophies from 3pm, catering and bar on site, live band. Contact Alan 0411 327515.

Sep 17 How HOT is your car? Calder Park Raceway, Calder Freeway, Keilor 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM A new ABC Comedy series from the makers of 'The Librarians" is filming at Calder Park Raceway and want your car!! Filming will take place on MONDAY 17th September and WEDNESDAY 19th September, 2012. And they want the BEST LOOKING DRAG CARS in the WORLD to be seen. If your car fits the bill and you're available, Please send your pictures via email to reception@calderpark.com.au or contact EMILY on 9361 0700. http://www.calderpark.com.au/events/abc-film-production-how-hot-is-your-car-35305.aspx

Sep 23 Horses and Horsepower 1st Annual All GM Day, Ballarat Turf Club, 240 Kennedys Road, Miners Rest 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Displays of all GM vehicles past and present - Bedford, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Holden, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Vauxhall. Trade Stalls, kids activities, food and drinks. Gates Open 8.00am for display vehicles. Public gates open from 10.00am. Adults $10, pensioners $5, children under 16 free. Only pre entered vehicles will be judged. Pre entry closes on the 7th September. Entry fee $10.00. Entry fee on the day $10.00 which is display only (No Judging—No exceptions) For more information contact Scott— 0419 106 264  (gmdayballarat@bigpond.com) or Jim— 0419 387 384 . 

Sep 23 Wallan Swap Meet and Car Show, Wallan Recreation Reserve, Duke St, Wallan 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM The Wallan Vintage Car, Collectables Swap Meet and Car Show is being held on Sunday 23 September 2012 at Wallan, around 45 kilometres north of Melbourne. Meet opens at 6am Sunday. Saturday setup available. Sites are $15.00 and gate entry is $2 and free for children under 15. Contact David:  0438 000 439  or wallanswapmeet@iinet.net.au

Sep 23 PAKENHAM SWAP MEET Pakenham Racecourse.. [ MEL 317 G9 ] This event will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus new and used performance equipment , new and used tools and equipment and all types of automotive memorabilia including an area set aside for display and a vehicles for sale area. Selling sites are $ 35 undercover [ pre- booked ] and $25 outdoor are available on the day from 7 AM [ no bookings required ]. General admission earlybird before 8 AM is $ 10 after 8 AM $5 . Enquiries Graham Rose... [03] 95856567 or pro51447@bigpond.net.au


Victoria OCTOBER 2012

2 Oct Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruise-night.html

Oct 21 CRANBOURNE SWAP MEET Cranbourne Racecourse [ MEL 133 J6 ] This event will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus new and used performance equipment , new and used tools and equipment and all types of automotive memorabilia including an area set aside for display and a vehicles for sale area. Selling sites are $ 35 undercover [ pre- booked ] and $25 outdoor are available on the day from 7 AM [ no bookings required ]. General admission earlybird before 8 AM is $ 10 after 8 AM $5 . Enquiries Graham Rose... [03] 95856567 or pro51447@bigpond.net.au

Oct 6 Dimboola Swap Meet/Show n Shine, presented by The Little Desert Rodders. Antiques, hot rod parts, collectibles, automobilia, food and entertainment. Indoor sites 5m x 3m $25, outdoor 9m x6m $15 booking essential 0477 069 202, 0400 974 836. Show n Shine entry $15 includes car & 2 occupants into swap, visit www.dimboolaswapmeet.com.au for more info.

Oct 7 Australian National Show & Shine Euroa, Euroa Secondary College 8am-3.30pm, huge prize pool with trophies awarded in 46 sections, live music, motor trade stalls, food court and country & produce market. Call Rob 0439 398 195 form more info.

Oct 7 The Last Of The Chrome Bumpers, Lardner Park, Lardner Vic. Open to all Hot Rods and Custom cars, Classic and Vintage cars, Classic Trucks, plus some chrome Super Trucks, Vintage Traction engines, Farm Machinery, Vintage Caravans and Tractor Pull display vehicles. The growing swap meet will have a special area allocated plus kids entertainment is provided. Admission is $5 car and driver, $5 public and under 12 free. More info contact Dennis 0409 861 088 or swap meet enquiries Gary 0421 520 504.

Oct 14 Studebakers at the Airport, Moorabbin Airport Victoria. Out the front of the passengers terminal 9.30am till late. This is free event and is open to all Studebaker owners and enthusiasts. For further details contact Michael Pink 0438 116 335 or visit www.studebakercarclub.net.

Oct 14 Marsh Rodders 7th Annual Show, Shine and Swap Meet. Maddingly Park, Station St, Bacchus. Trophies, kids playground, live band, food and drinks. Swappers from 6.30am $20 per site, public from 7am, show vehicles $10 entry includes driver and passenger, public entry $5, under16s are free. More info Colin 0409 746792 or Tony 0409 746792.

Oct 19 Geelong Street Rodders offer an evening on Corio Bay aboard the Victoria Star, board from 7.30 pm at the Moorabool St Marina on Geelong's waterfront, depart at 8.30 pm- return at 11.30 pm. Tickets $45 inc light supper and entertainment, cheap drinks, strictly no B.Y.O.18+ event. Contact Greg on 0409955348 or 03 52485633.

Oct 20-21 The 35th FX FJ Vic State Titles Apex Park. Parfitt Rd. Wangaratta. Presented by Wangaratta Early Holden Car Club Inc. Contact Ken 0419 568 854 or email holdenfxfb@gmail.com

Oct 21 The Mustang Owners of Australia, Vic branch present their annual Mustang Round Up and Vic State Concourse. Dandenong Show Ground, Bennett St, Dandenong. Trade stands, parts & accessories vendors, cars for sale, food vendors and more. Gates open for public entry at 10 am, $5 per person, kids under 16 are free. For further info contact Adam 03 9775 6074 (AH) or 0423 449125 or visit www.mustang.org.au/vic

Oct 21 The Kustoms of Australia Picnic. No pre entries, Strict Pre '76 Vehicles only. Heaps of undercover parking, paved areas and grass. Sandown Racecourse 591-659 Princes Hwy, Springvale. More info from 03 9796 2251 or info@kustoms.com.au

Oct 26 - 28 CAMPERDOWN CRUISE ROCKABILLY WEEKEND 2012 The Campaign begins, October 26th-28th 2012 International acts from Spain and France, Over 16 of Australia’s best Rockabilly Bands & Rock & Roll Bands, 4 Stages, 4 dance floors, Burlesque show, Hair & Make up stalls, Vendors Fashion Parade, Vintage Fashion Parade, Best Dressed Fashion Parade, Kustom Lane Art Exhibition, Kustom Lane Bowling Alley, Tiki carving by Tiki Beat, Kustom Car & Hot Rod Show, over 50 trade stalls, Tattoo Parlour, and lots more...... http://www.camperdowncruise.com

Oct 26-28 Goanna Run 25th Anniversary, Mildura presented by the Desert City Rodders. Celebrate with Hot Rods, Kustoms, Rockabilly, Rock 'n' Roll and Kustom Kulture. For accommodation bookings call the Golden River Holiday Resort 03 5021 2299, all other info contact www.desertcityrodders.com.

Oct 26-28 Motorclassica,Royal Exhibition Building, Nicholson Street, Carlton VIC 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Now in its third year RACV Motorclassica has established itself on the Australian Auto calendar as the year's most important event for classic, vintage and veteran enthusiasts. But it's not all about the cars. RACV Motorclassica has something for everyone and every taste - for those serious collectors right through to those experiencing classic motoring for the very first time.Featuring more than 120 cars and 50 motorcycles competing in the Australian International Concours d'Elegance, 100+ trader stands, 400+ display cars at Picnic with the Classics, special guests, a parade through the Melbourne CBD, an Automotive Art Show and an auction of collector cars and bikes, RACV Motorclassica brings you three full days of entertainment. Where no one day is quite the same as the next, the displays on show will never be repeated, due to the event's non-return policy for competing cars and motorcycles.So, whether you are an afficionado of the beauty, style and design of the motor car or the rugged, visceral performance of the motorcycle we look forward to seeing you there. http://www.motorclassica.com.au/

Oct 27 Sunraysia Swap Meet. The Edge Hotel/Motel Mildura Colin 0408 113 992 03 5022 2198 (ah) John 0400 596 430 or 03 5024 7299.

Oct 27-28 Tallangatta Fifties Festival, Towong Street, Tallangatta VIC 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Tallangatta is located on the shores of picturesque Lake Hume in North East Victoria (40kms from Albury/Wodonga). The township was relocated in the 50's and still resembles a typical town of that era. The Lakeside town has a population of 1000 however, on the last Sunday in October the number sky rockets to over 5000. Rock and Rollers and 50’s enthusiasts and families from all over Australia slick their hair back, throw on their blue suede shoes and jump in their Chevy’s for a real good Rock and Roll weekend. This year is our 13th anniversary and we are proud to have “Frankie J Holden” & Wilbur Wilde and Melbourne Band “ The Fender Benders”. On Sunday, the whole town is jumping! Visitors can enjoy jam sessions, dance performances, market stalls, classic cars, a fifties fashion parade, memorabilia from the Laminex table era, various busking styles of the 50’s, the arts and a real slice of life in the 50’s. There’s merry go round and pony rides for the children and a great range of other exciting activities which include Dodgem cars, Harley rides, Helicopter rides, a 50’s side show alley and much more! Some of Australia's finest classic cars and motorbikes gather along the main street of Tallangatta to talk engines, show and shine and, for some enthusiasts, their classics work like chick magnets reminding them of days in the 1950s. Cars to arrive up to 10:30am Sunday. Judging from 11am to 1pm. Results 2.00pm. Admission $15 entry fee paid at the gate includes 2 adults per car. The classic cars section is the highlight of the festival and we look forward to a bigger and better display this year. Accommodation limited, caravan park available, show grounds available, some water and power. http://www.tallangattafifties.com.au/

Oct 28 Team Bella Family Car and Bike show, Bundoora Park Plenty Rd, Bundoora 11am-3pm. Admission $15 per car, $10 per bike, public $1 with proceeds for Juvenile Diabetes Research. Rock N Roll band, amusement rides, market stalls, arts & crafts, food and drinks. Visit Team Bella Facebook page.

Oct 28 Cruise and Shine Winton Raceway, Benalla, cruise the Winton Raceway track. Contact Michael 03 5762 1748 or visit www.cruiseandshine.com

Oct 28 Victoria State Van Titles, Caribbean Gardens, Ferntree Gully Rd, gates open 8.30am, entry to venue $2.50 and children $1, judged vans $10, trophy presentations at 3pm. Contact Ian 0403 923 277 or 03 9873 4838

Oct 28 Boosted Falcon Ford Cruise for Charity, Greaves Reserve, Bennet St, Dandenong VIC 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM The Boosted Falcon Ford Cruise For Charity 2012 is open to all makes and models. Biggest Ford Cruise in Australia! Come along for a cruise, Show N Shine, promo girls, great food, audio competition, raffle, free showbag, prizes to be won and more! Looking to sponsor this event? Contact our event coordinator: bbieleny@hotmail.com http://boostedfalcon.net/

Oct 28 MUCKLEFEST, MUCKLEFORD STATION, CASTLEMAINE-MALDON ROAD, MUCKLEFORD VIC 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM A celebration of vintage cars, vintage engines, antique machinery, heritage horses and more. Great vintage tractor pull and steam trains passing through. Refreshments and entertainment during the day. Blacksmithing and shearing demonstration (weather permitting) using vintage shearing unit. Hosted by Victorian Goldfields Railway at the Muckleford Railway Stn - mid way between Castlemaine and Maldon in Central Victoria. Gate entry $5 adults, children under 12 free. Display cars and engines welcome - please contact organizer if attending so parking can be organized. http://www.vgr.com.au/

Oct 28 Hazelwood Car and Bike Show, HAZELWOOD PONDAGE CARAVAN AND CAMPING GROUND, YINNAR ROAD, YINNAR VIC 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Show n shine with trophies and prizes, trade displays, free kids activities. Live entertainment, sausage sizzle and refreshments. Raising funds for Chapman family. Entrants parked by 9.30am - Registration on the day $10 per entry. Open to public 10am - entry $2 per person. If you would like any information on sponsorship - trade displays - prize donations or information on attendance please contact Pistons Car Club 60-80 Holden Enthusiasts’ Club Inc – Gippsland Branch Jane  0413 244 861  or Catherine  0402 320 153 .

Oct TBA DIMBOOLA SWAP MEET & SHOW N SHINE Dimboola Showgrounds, Dimboola Organised by Little Desert Rodders & Collectors. This 2 day event with over 500 sites is held in the park on the banks of the Wimmera River. With many traders & buyers from interstate. Outdoor Sites are 9 x 6 mtrs @$15.00 per site. Indoor sites are 4 x 3 mtrs @ $25.00. Prebooking is essential, so book now at dimboolaswapmeet@bigpond.com Public entry is $5.00 The Show N Shine will be held on Saturday $15.00 to enter with great prizes & trophies. Onsite catering & excellent facilities are available. For more info. call Steve @ 0400 974 836 or email @ dimboolaswapmeet@bigpond.com or visit the website www.dimboolaswapmeet.com.au


Victoria NOVEMBER 2012

Nov 5 Geelong Street Rodders Cruise Night, Geelong Showgrounds, Breakwater Road entrance, VIC 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM The Geelong Street Rodders are hosting a cruise night on the first Monday of each month during the summer months. Starting at 6pm at the Geelong Showgrounds, Breakwater Road entrance. Hot rods and chrome bumpers welcome. $5.00 entry. Sausage sizzle available, gate prize. All welcome, more details contact Ray  0400 932 444 . http://www.geelongstreetrodders.com/

6 Nov Cup Carnival / Peninsula Cruise Night The Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. First Tuesday every month, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruisin-cup-carnival.html

Nov 6 2012 YARRA VALLEY MACHINERY PRESERVATION SOCIETY SWAP MEET Vintage Engines, Cars, trucks Tractors Motor cycles, Parts, Collectables Memorabilia -etc. Wandin East Recreation Reserve Cnr. Parker & Old Baker Roads, Wandin East Sellers $10-00 6.30 am entry Public $3-00 - gates open 7.00am No booking required For Information Phone (03) 9434-6681 AH).

Nov 9-11 22th Anniversary Bright Rod Run, Main Street, Bright VIC 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM The Northern Suburbs Street Rods Club are holding their annual Bright Rod Run on the 9th-11th November 2012. Only pre 1965 vehicles that meet ASRF classification are eligible. Pre ‘48 must be rodded, post ’48 must be restored or modified. Blatantly unroadworthy and temporary permit vehicles not eligible. Entries close 19th October 2012. Trade stands, poker cruise, go to whoa, show n shine, children's entertainment, live music, raffles. Entrant information John Vlahopoulos  0419 340 029  A.H, event information Ray McDonald  (03) 9465 0000 . ASRF Sanction No. 15/12.  www.northernsuburbsstreetrods.com.au

Nov 9-11 Historic Sandown, Sandown Raceway, 591-659 Princes Highway, Springvale VIC 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Traditionally held every year in early November, the Historic Sandown meeting sees some of the great classic racecars of yesteryear brought out of retirement for an action packed day of nostalgic racing entertainment. This year’s event marks the 21st year of the VHRR running the event and the 50th anniversary of Sandown raceway. The format of the event will be similar to previous years with Friday Practice and full on Racing and Regularity Saturday and Sunday so come along and enjoy an exciting weekend of motorsport action with many great racecars of yesteryear. http://www.vhrr.com/

Nov 10 -11 BENDIGO SWAP MEET: The Bendigo National Swap Meet has been running for over 30 years and is known as the biggest swap meet in the southern hemisphere. WWW http://bendigoswaponline.com/ General Inquiries Ph 0434 730 822 Fax (03) 5443 4785 P.O. Box 1002, Bendigo, 3552. bendigoswap@impulse.net.au Booking Officer 0427 446 660

Nov 18 Chrysler Open Display Day, Gippsland Vehicle Collection, 1A Sale Rd, Maffra, bring your vehicle to create a display for the day, vehicles from 8m, free entry, Mueseum hours 10am-4pm, entry $6, under 16s free. Contact 03 8147 3223 or 0412 387 102.

Nov 18 American Breed Car Show,  THE MANHATTAN, RINGWOOD, CNR HEATHERDALE AND CANTERBURY ROADS, VIC 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM The 60's American Muscle Car Club's American Breed Car Show is one of the biggest shows on the calendar and is held annually in November at The Manhattan in Ringwood on the corner of Heatherdale and Canterbury Roads (Mel Ref 63 D1) All American 2 and 4 door cars and rods are welcome to participate in this great day out. Gates open at 8.00am for Display Cars and 10.00am for the general public. Entry is via Heatherdale Road. Donation of $5 for display cars, donation of $5 for general public, kids under 15 free. Further information Ian  0412 087 387 http://www.60samcc.com/events3.htm .

Nov 23-25 The Annual Valvoline Autofest Series Shepparton Springnats. Take part in the 20th anniversary celebrations at the Shepparton Showground with indoor and outdoor Show N Shine, driving events including the popular Burnout Title, Dyno Challenge and more. A Hi Octane action packed weekend for the whole family with Street Machines, Hot Rods, Kustoms, Restored and Imports. Visit www.autofest.com.au for full details.

Nov 23 - 25 Ballarat Rod Run 2012 Based at Big 4 Welcome Stranger, relaxed family fun weekend. Accomm 1800 622777 Info David 5339 FORD (3673) Damien 0434 330 436

Nov TBA TRAFALGAR LIONS CLUB ANNUAL SWAP MEET at the Trafalgar Recreation Reserve Waterloo Road Trafalgar.Entry $2.00 Stall Holders/Sellers $10.00 Under 16 free. Show vehicles with 2 adults free. Fully catered by the Lions Club- no food vendors. Time- 6.00am to 3.00pm For further details contact Neil on 0458653443


Victoria DECEMBER 2012

Dec 1-2 Geelong Revival - Geelong, Vic 9am-7pm Ph. 03 5273 4777 (ext 410)  info@geelongrevival.com.au

Dec 2 Southern Hot Rod Club Christmas Cruise, Melbourne Gun Club Lilydale. A great family day out in the Yarra Valley with music, food, trade stands, kids activities and a visit from Santa. There are entrant's prizes and raffles on the day. Shaded area makes for a great reason to pack the picnic and throw a rug down so you can enjoy the great atmosphere. Gates open at 9am with proceeds helping support local CFA brigades, entrants cars $5 general public $2. Contact Rachel for more details on 0407864966 or rachel.ratliff@bigpond.com. 

4 Dec Peninsula Cruise Night - SANTA CRUZ The Peninsula Lifestyle Centre behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Hwy & Bungower Rd Mornington. a Cruisin' Xmas Tree and hampers to be won, entrants prizes and giveaways, and lots of cool street rods and chrome bumper cars, cruise from 5pm into this Christmas at Santa Cruz. A low key, low cost and family friendly opportunity to get together. All pre '75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome. Entrants prizes. 800 Paved Car Spaces – no dust, Excellent lighting, Meals at the Sober Mule Café plus BBQ outside, Off street parking for spectators $2 per car, $2 for adult spectators, bring all the family. ASRF Sanction VIC 33/07 Alan Newton 0417 389 114 Bill 03 5975 7665 www.letsgocruisin.com.au/cruisin-santacruz.html

Dec 9 GEELONG SWAP MEET Beckley Park Corio Geelong... [ MEL 432 G4 ] This event will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus new and used performance equipment , new and used tools and equipment and all types of automotive memorabilia including an area set aside for display and a vehicles for sale area. Selling sites are $ 35 undercover [ pre- booked ] and $25 outdoor are available on the day from 7 AM [ no bookings required ]. General admission earlybird before 8 AM is $ 10 after 8 AM $5 . Enquiries Graham Rose... [03] 95856567 or pro51447@bigpond.net.au

Dec 9 Vintage retro and contemporary collectables and nostalgia fair, 9.30 am to 2pm. Sandown Racecourse, Princess Hwy, Springvale. Contact 03 9568 8441
 

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