â¢â¢ Every Sunday to September 26 (weather permitting): Parking behind McDonald’s, 941 N. Cable Road, Mustang rally in Lima, 6-8 p.m. Free entry. All Mustangs accommodate new, old originals or modifications. You can buy food, drinks and ice cream at 3 restaurants. Sponsored by Mustang Maniacs in Northwest Ohio. For more information, please contact Chris Schimpf (419-230-4505).
â¢â¢ Every Wednesday to September 29: Happy Dazs Cool Car Cruise Inn, 5-8 p.m., Happy Dazs, 802 S. Cable Road, Lima. For more information, please contact Chris Schimpf (419-230-4505).
â¢ Every other Monday (weather permitting): July 19, August 2, August 16, August 30, September 13, September 27, 6 to 8 p.m., Buffalo Wings & Ring “Monday Night Car & Bike Night” – 1939 Rocheman Avenue, Lima. There are door prizes and 50/50 frills. Great food and rock’n’roll music to benefit the West Ohio Food Bank. For more information, please contact Greg Cook, 419-230-9718.
â¢â¢ Friday night: âBack Eye Cruiserâ car and bike party, 5-8 p.m., Tom’s Detail, 770 Seaney Road, Lima. Cars and motorcycles are welcome. With 50/50 Ruffles and live DJs. All revenue goes to Deb’s Dogs. Contact Richie Crouch (419-233-1867) or John Gross (567-712-1804) for more information.
â¢â¢ Saturday July 31: Vintage Chevrolet Club of America Public Car Show, open to all car and truck manufacturers and models, 9:00 a.m., Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway, Lima. Please use gate 6 at the south exit. The registration fee is $ 10. For more information, please email JDG4635 @ yahoo.com. The price starts at 3 p.m. The event will feature food trucks, fishing and social gatherings.
â¢â¢ Friday, August 6: Lima Car Show Heartbeat, 5-8 p.m., Tom Ahl Family of Dealers, 2525 Allentown Road, Lima. Registration is $ 10 and starts at 4 p.m. Open to all vehicles and bicycles. More than 30 trophies will be awarded. In addition, there will be entertainment by Polly May, a burnout contest, Pete ice cream and hot dogs. All profits go to Lima’s heartbeat. For more information, please contact Jennifer (419-296-7625) or visit jgriffith @ tomahl.com.
â¢ Saturday August 7: Wapaconeta Auto Show VFW Post 8445, 9 am to 3 pm, 712 N. Dixie Highway, Wapaconeta. Registration is $ 10 from 9 a.m. to noon. From 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, DJ on site, offering meals, light meals, 50/50, shuttlecocks and door prizes. All proceeds will go to honorary guards and local veterans. For more information, please contact Wanda Link (440-796-3683 or 419-738-4613).
â¢â¢ Saturday August 7: Kenton Moose Car and Truck Show, 1 to 5 p.m., Kenton Moose Lodge, 800 W. Lima Street, Kenton. Registration is $ 10 and the trophy will be handed out at 5 p.m. A Dash plaque will be awarded to the first 50 vehicles, gift bags, door prizes, steering wheels, 50/50 and entertainment by JDOwen. You can buy food and drink. All proceeds will go to local first responders. For more information, please contact Jeffros at 419-673-5392. The rainy day is Saturday August 28.
â¢â¢ Saturday August 28: The 53rd Bluffton Wheel Festival Cruise Inn (previously scheduled but canceled due to rain), 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Downtown Main Street and College Avenue in Bluffton. Registration from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., prepaid $ 10, or $ 12 on the day of the show. All proceeds help support the Brahton Lions Clubs charity. Judging begins at 5:00 p.m. and the trophies will be awarded at 7:30 p.m. For more information, please call 419-234-7754 or visit https://www.blufftonlionsfoundation.org.
â¢â¢ Saturday September 11: Pioneer Days Car Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., throughout Karida Town during Pioneer Days. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and costs $ 10 per vehicle. There are 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in each class. For more information, please contact Mike Rigsby (419-236-1341) or visit Pioneerdays.com.
â¢â¢ September 19 (Sunday): The 8th “King” Car & Motorcycle Show, Forlot Park Pavilion, Lima, noon-5 p.m., noon-2:30 p.m. registration for $ 15 and includes T-shirts. You will receive 12 trophies and 30 plaques. Free entertainment featuring someone’s child and Jeff Davis, and special guests Barney Fife and Elvis costume, Rich Clouch. It can be enjoyed by the whole family. The revenues benefit the Salvation Army.