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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS MSRA Events August 24 - 26 SS/FR * BIR, Brainerd, MN Contact: Gordy Schwarz, 651-298-0703 September 7 - 9 MSRA Fall Campout * Two Harbors, MN Contact: Dale Sohlstrom, 218-525-3056 September 21 MSRA Friday Night Picnic * Long Lake Regional Park, New Brighton, MN Contact: Blaine Gartner, 763-767-7457 October 7 MSRA Fall Foliage Picnic * Location: Little Log House Pioneer Village Hastings, MN Contact: Tom Vollbrecht, 651-257-1934 October 13 MSRA Volunteer Recognition Dinner Medina Entertainment Center, Doors open at 6:00 pm, dinner 7:00, Entertainment 8:30 pm Contact: Renee Kaulfuss, 763-786-4420 October 20 MSRA Halloween Party Courtyards of Andover, doors open at 5:00 pm, Dance 6-10 pm Contact: Renee Kaulfuss, 763-786-4420 November 10 Fall General Membership Meeting St. Catherine’s University, 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul Contact: Renee Kaulfuss, 763-786-4420 January 26, 2013 * MSRA Winter Awards Banquet Grand Casino, Hinckley, MN Contact: Tom Vollbrecht, 651-257-1934 *MSRA member only event. Have your membership card ready. MSRA Voting Events August 25 Summer Spectacular Car Show & Craft Show Host: Southern Cruizers Car Club Location: Dak Cty Frgrnds, Farmington, MN Contact: Tim Hanna, 952-894-2395 August 26 Little Willies Cruisers 13th Annual Cars In The Park Jacket Show Location: Shakopee, MN Contact: Jim Fox, 507-665-4990 September 7-9 MSRA Fall Campout Location: Two Harbors, MN Contact: Dale Sohlstrom, 218-525-3056 FREQUENT EVENTS SUN EVENING, YEAR-ROUND, St Paul, MN. 6:30pm. Hardee’s Restaurant, Hamline & I-94. Contact: Brad, 651-489-0000. 2nd SUN, SUMMER CAR & CYCLE CRUZE ON MAIN, River Falls, WI. (Aug 12, Sep 9) 11am-4pm. “Cruze The Loop” in downtown. Contacts: Rosanne (RF Chamber), 715-425-2533 or George, 715-425-7138. MON, CRUISE TO CULVER’S, Eagan, MN. (‘Til the snow flies) 6-9pm. Yankee Doodle Rd & O’Leary Ln. Contact: Rudy Maki, 612- 747-1546. MON, REV IT UP & ROLL-IN, Mankato, MN. (Thru Sep 24) 4-7pm. Jerry Dutlers Bowl/Rumors Lounge, Hwy 169. Host: Auto Restorers Car Club. Contact: www.jerrydutlersbowl.com. TUE, SQUIRES CAR CLUB CRUISE, Hibbing, MN. (Thru Sep) Meet at Veterans Park, First Ave & Hwy 169. 6pm-? Contacts: Larry, 218-262-5157; John, 218-263-6117; www.squirescarclub.com. TUE, HENDERSON CLASSIC CAR ROLL-IN, Henderson, MN. (Thru Sep 4) Main St, 6-9pm. Contacts: Randy, 612-702-8420; Kat, 612-702-8425, http://www.classiccarrollin.com. TUE, CRUISE NIGHT, Grand Forks, ND. 6-10pm. El Roco parking lot, corner of Hwy 2 & 81. Host: Prime Steel Car Club. Contacts: Jim Myers, 218-779-2715; Loran Fearing, 218-779-5377. TUE, CLASSIC & ROD ON THE LAKE, Isanti, MN. Captain’s, 27821 Bay Shore Drive, 5-dusk. Cost: donation or Military Care Pkg Item. Contact: Captain’s, 763-444-5897. 1st TUE, CRUISE NIGHT, Elk River, MN. 5-dusk. Free. Culver’s of Elk River, 19475 Evans St NE. Contact: Meghan Flynn, 763- 441-0400. TUE, COON RAPIDS AMERICAN LEGION CAR SHOW, Coon Rapids, MN. (Aug 7, 21) 5-8pm. Free. Northdale Blvd & Crooked Lake Blvd. Contact: Jamie Nording, 763-421-6260. TUE, 2012 ROADHOUSE BAR & GRILL ROLL-IN, Wabasso, MN. (Aug 14, 28; Sep 4) Starts 5pm. Contacts: 507-342-2006, www.wabassoroadhouse.com. TUE, CRUISE NIGHT, Clearwater, MN. (Sep 25) 5pm cruise starts, 6pm show. Keith’s Kettle. Contact: Jeremy, 320-309-1190. 2nd TUE, CRUISIN’-IN 5&8 GRILLE & BAR, Champlin, MN. (Thru Sep) 5-8pm. Contact: Jim Knowlton, 763-315-4450; 5-8 grill, 763-425-5858. 2nd & 4th TUE, CLASSIC CAR & STREET ROD TUESDAYS, Inver Grove Heights, MN. 6-9pm. B-52 Burgers & Brew, 5639 Bishop Ave. Contact: J.J., 651-451-3838. 3rd TUE, CRUISE NIGHT, Savage, MN. (Thru Sep) 5:30-8:30pm. Culver’s, dwntwn, 2 mi W of Hwy 35. Contact: Terry Stade, 612- 716-1415. 3rd TUE, CRUISE NIGHT, Mpls, MN. (Thru Sep) 5-8pm. Eagles Club, 2501 25th Ave S. Contact: Dan, 612-724-9714. WED, CRUISE NIGHT, Bismarck, ND. 6-10pm. Scotty’s Drive In. Contact: Larry, 701-222-2069. WED, ISANTI WEEKLY CAR SHOW, Isanti, MN. (Thru Aug) 5:30-8:30pm. Free, please bring a food donation. Lake State Federal Credit Union parking lot. Host: Rum River Rods. Contacts: Dan, 763-670-0835; Rocky, 763-238-2858; Facebook Page Isanti Weekly Car Show. WED, CRUISE NIGHT, Brooklyn Ctr, MN. (Thru Sep 26) 7-9pm. Oak City Rest. Contacts: Steve Goede, 763-561-7794; Doug Day, 612-529-4630. WED, HOT ROD HUMP DATES, Cottage Grove, MN. 80th & E Pt Douglas Rd just off Hwy 61. 4-dusk. Contact: Shorty, 651-768- 0303. WED, CRUISE NIGHT, North Mankato, MN. 5-8pm. 1680 Commerce Dr. Contact: Larry Bennett, 507-381-2995. WED, WOODY’S HUMP DAY CRUISE-IN’S, W Concord, MN. (8/1, 8/15, 8/29, 9/5) 5pm ‘til dark. Downtown. Host: Woody’s Auto Literature. Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org; Woody, 507-527-2880. WED, CRUISE NIGHT, North Branch, MN. (Thru Sep) 6-6:30pm. Central Park. Contact: Patrick Romano, 651-674-0020. WED, OTTO’S CRUISE INS, New Ulm, MN. (Jul-Aug) 5-8pm. Free. Otto’s Restaurant, 2101 S Broadway St. Contact: email@example.com. WED, CRUISE NIGHT, Pelican Rapids, MN. (Thru Sep) 6pm meet, leave at 6:30pm. Main St. Contacts: Al Johnson, 701-866- 1768; Jerry Wilm, 218-770-3996. EVERY OTHER WED, CRUISE NIGHT, Victoria, MN. (Aug 8 & 22, Sep 5 & 19) Downtown. Contacts: Randy Miller, 612-554-7932; Dave Beneke, 612-384-2349. 2nd WED, CRUISE NIGHT, Big Lake, MN. (Thru Oct) 4:30pm. Tootsie’s Tavern. Contacts: Jerry/Tootsie, 763-263-2574. 2nd WED, CRUISE NIGHT, S Haven, MN. (Thru Sep) 5-8pm. Mom’s Place Cafe, 500 Custer St, Hwy 55. Contact: Steve Edwards, 320-236-7559. 3rd WED, CRUISE NIGHT, Maple Grove, MN. (Thru Oct) 5-9pm. The Lookout Bar & Grill, 8672 Pineview Ln N. Contact: Terry, 763-416-0494. 3rd WED, ROLL-IN, Waconia, MN. (Aug 15, Sep 19) 5-9pm. Waconia Pizza Ranch, 224 First St W. Host: The Wacko’s. Contact: Bill, 952-448-4946. 4th WED, CRUISE NIGHT, Milaca, MN. (Thru Sep) 4-8pm. Barbara Jean’s Rest, 120 10th Ave SE. Contact: Gregory Hadley, 320- 983-6288. 4th WED, CRUISE NIGHT, Albertville, MN. (Aug 22, possibly Sep 26) 5-dusk. Free. Culver’s of Albertville, 11025 61st St NE. Contact: Adam, 763-497-1042, firstname.lastname@example.org. THU, CRUISE NIGHT, Grand Forks, ND. 6:30pm. Culver’s. Contacts: Marna Kobe, 701-772-3569, 218-791-0459; Dean Groseth, 701-775-2911, 701-330-5243. THU, ROLL IN, Prior Lake, MN. (Aug 2, 16) 6-9pm. S Lake Village Shopping Ctr. Contact: Carl Ekman, 952-953-3039. THU, CRUISE NIGHT, Grand Rapids, MN. 6pm. Dairy Queen. Contact: Steve, 218-244-1682. THU, CRUISE NIGHT, West St Paul, MN. (Thru 9/6) 5-9pm. The Pizza Shop, 1037 Dodd Rd. Contact: Chopper, 612-718-8000. THU, CRUISE NIGHT, Crookston, MN. 7-10pm. Arby’s. Contacts: Jim, 218-289-3531; Danny, 218-277-9800. 1st & 3rd THU, CRUISE NIGHT, Fridley, MN. (Thru Oct) 5-9pm. Ricky’s Embers, 694 & Central Ave. Contact: Joe Rickenbach, 763-229-3900. 3rd THU, CRUISE NIGHT, Anoka, MN. (Thru Sep 20) 5:30pm-dusk. Culvers Restaurant, 800 W Main St. Contact: 763-323-6566. 3rd THU, CRUISE NIGHT, West Fargo, ND. (Thru Sep) 4-9pm. Sheyenne St. Host: Toppers Car Club. Contact: Allen Duval, 701- 238-3834, 218-789-7257. 4th THU, CRUISE NIGHT, Forest Lake, MN. (Thru Aug) 5-9pm. Culver’s. Contact: Lloyd Lagoon, 651-433-3325. 4th THU, CRUISE NIGHT, Lakeville, MN. (Thru Sep) 5:30-8:30pm. Culver’s, 3/4 mi E of Hwy 35 on 50. Contact: Terry Stade, 612-716-1415. FRI, ST FRANCIS FRIDAY NITE RALLY, St Francis, MN. (Thru Sep 7) 5-dusk, Hwy 47 & Pederson Dr. Contact: Dick Henz, 763- 753-1092. FRI, HISTORY CRUISE, N St Paul, MN. (Thru Sep 14) 6-10pm. Contacts: John Pontrelli, email@example.com; Bruce/Sandy Fabio, historycruze.com. FRI, CRUISE INS, Estherville, IA. (Aug 3, Sep 7) 5:30-? Library Square on N Sixth St. Contacts: Ron Anderson, 712-380-9000; Marty Domek, 712-209-0644. FRI, CRUISE NIGHT, Cannon Falls, MN. (Aug 3) Leave at 7pm for 20 mi country cruise. Adm: donation of canned food for local food shelf. Mike’s Napa & Triangle Machine. Contacts: Cannon Falls Chamber Office, days, 507-263-2289; John, evenings, 507-263- 4715. 3rd FRI, CRUISE NIGHT, Taylors Falls, MN. (Thru Sep 21) 5-9pm. North of Drive-In Restaurant. Contact: Mike, 612-408-2774. VARIOUS DATES, THIEF RIVER FALLS CRUISE IN. (Thru Sep) Twice per month. 6:30-9:30, Cruise from Thief River Falls to ? Contact: Randy, 218-686-5611, www.trfstreetwizards.com. SAT, ANOKA CLASSIC CAR SHOW, Anoka, MN. (Thru Sep 15 except 9/1) 5pm-dusk. $3 donation per car. Dwntwn Anoka behind Courthouse. Contact: Merrill Dorstad, 612-414-5241; anokaclassiccarshow.org. SAT, HOT ROD NIGHTS, Shoreview, MN. 5-10pm. Meister’s Bar & Grill, Hwy 96 & Lexington. Contacts: Meister’s Bar, 651-482- 8829; Dan, 612-719-7714. SAT, ISLAND CLASSIC CAR SHOW, Pine Island, MN. (Aug 4, 18; Sep 1, 15, 29) 4pm-dusk. Free. Contacts: Jerry Stofferahn, 507-269-4774; David Stolp, 507-421-2880. SAT ALTERNATE, HASTINGS SAT NIGHT CRUISE-IN, Hastings, MN. (Aug 11, 25; Sep 8, 22) 5pm-? Contact: Kevin, 651-437- 4400; Tony, 651-437-8982; www.hastingsdowntown-mn.com. ELMER’S AUTO & TOY MUSEUM, W Fountain City, WI. 903 Elmer’s Road, Aug 4-5, 18-19, Sep 1-3, 15-16, 29-30, Oct 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 9am-5pm. Adult $8, Seniors (65) $7, Children (6-12) $4. Contact: Elmer/Bernadette Duellman, 608-687-7221, firstname.lastname@example.org. ANNUAL EVENTS Aug 10-11, 2nd ANNUAL DOC MOONLIGHT GRAHAM DAYS, Chisholm, MN. Fri, 6-9pm, Cruise w/Doc; Sat 11am parade & show & shine 11:45am-3pm. Free. Hosts: Chisholm C of C. Contact: Shannon, 218-254-7930, 800-422-0806. Aug 10-11, RUN TO THE RAPIDS, Park Rapids, MN. Fri, reg begins 4pm. Sat Show ‘n’ Shine 8am-1pm. Sponsor: Northern Knights Car Club. Contacts: Fred, 218-732-0252; Mike, 218-732-9445; Dave, 218-732-0020. Aug 10-11, 34th ANNUAL MICRO MINI NATS, Spencer, IA. Reg $35. Clay Cty Frgrnds. Reg Fri 4pm, Sat Show 9-3, entertainment 3-midnight. Contacts: Pat Oviatt, 712-262-4159; Dave Schmidt, 712-264-8996; www.oldironcompany.com. Aug 11, 50-60’S DAY CAR SHOW, Mabel, MN. Contact: Bob Peterson, 507-493-5465. Aug 11, CROSSLAKE FIREFIGHTERS ANNUAL PIG ROAST/OPEN HOUSE CLASSIC & CUSTOM CAR SHOW, Crosslake, MN. 9am-2pm. $5. 37028 Co Rd 66. Contacts: Rich, 612-865-3113; Dean, 218-251-6294; Car Clubs: Jeff, 218-330-5160. Aug 11, RODS & RUST CAR SHOW & SWAP MEET, Dwntwn Mora, MN. 11am-6pm. $5 adm. Show cars: free/outdoors, $10/indoors. Kanabec Cty Frgrnds. Sponsor: Kanabec Cty Ag Society. Host: Mora Motorworks. Contact: Janet, 320-679-5485. Aug 11, ADOPT-A-HWY, White Bear Lake, MN. Hwy 61 & Co Rd F. 8:30am-? Contact: Charlotte Thompson, 651-765-0554 Aug 11, KJ’s REFUGE 10th ANNUAL CAR SHOW, Big Lake, MN. 10am-2pm. Cty Rd 5 & 4, Zimmerman area. Contacts: Keith, 763-263-7488; www.kjsrefuge.com-facebook kjsrefuge. Aug 11, 2012 MOWER CTY FREE FAIR CLASSIC CAR SHOW, Austin, MN. 12-4pm. Reg 10am-12noon. $10 car entry. Mower Cty Fairgrounds. Host: Southern Minnesota Old Car Co. Contact: Mike Schuster, 507-438-2176 or email@example.com. Aug 11, 6th ANNUAL CLEARWATER KC’S CAR SHOW, Clearwater, MN. 8am-2pm. $10. Host: Knights Of Columbus. Contact: Jeremy, 320-309-1190. Aug 11, PIONEER VILLAGE MUSEUM 50’S DAY & CLASSIC CAR SHOW, Barron, WI. Rain or shine. 8am-3pm. Reg 8am- 12pm. Co Rd W (Museum Rd), between Barron & Cameron, WI. Host: Past Reflections Car Club. Contacts: Bruce Johnson, 715-790- 5757; Earl Starck, 715-418-9230, home 715-637-3482; www.barroncountymuseum.com. Aug 12, IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH FUN FEST SUMMER JAM 2012 CAR SHOW, Columbia Heights, MN. Reg 11:30am, Noon-3pm. Free. 40th & Quincy St NE. Host: Minnesota Street Machine Association. Contacts: www.iccsonline.org; www.msma.net; Mike, 612-597-8984. Aug 12, 9th ANNUAL ST PHILIP’S BAZAAR & CAR SHOW, Litchfield, MN. Gates open at 8am, awards at 2pm. Free. Meeker Cty Frgrnds. Contact: Joseph, 320-221-2563. Aug 12, TOP 21 CAR SHOW, Shakopee, MN. 9am-3pm. Show veh $5. Apple Ford, 1624 Weston Ct. Contact: Mike Ackerman, 651-365-0840. Aug 12, “CARS IN THE PARK” CAR & CRAFT SHOW, Turtle Lake, WI. 8am-3pm. $5/auto, spect free. Village Park, Hwy 8 & 63. Host: Greater Turtle Lake Area Assoc. Contact: Jan Davis, 715-986-4680, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.GTLAA.com. Aug 12, ST JAMES THE GREATER 20th ANNUAL SUMMERFEST CAR SHOW, Eau Claire, WI. Reg 8am-1pm. $5 fee. 2502 11th St. Contact: Markquart Motors, 715-598-9190 Aug 12, 26th ANNUAL NEW BRIGHTON CAR SHOW & SWAP MEET, New Brighton, MN. 8am-4pm. $4/car & driver; spect & pass $4. Free swap space w/pd $4 adm (extra pass must pay adm). Long Lake Park, N of dwntwn New Brighton off Old Hwy 8. Co- organizers: Early Ford V-8 Club & Thunderbird Midwest Club. Contact: Bruce Nelson, 651-482-8940, www.stockyarddays.org. Aug 15, 13th ANNUAL POWER HOUSE CAR SHOW, Proctor, MN. Rain date Aug 16. 3pm til dark. Free. Host: Dick Karl. Contact: John Scanlon, 218-729-7506. Aug 16, POOL & YACHT CLUB’S 15th ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR & BIKE SHOW, Lilydale, MN. 5pm-??? Free. Cars must be registered by Aug 8. 1600 Lilydale Rd. Contact: Laura, 651-455-3900. Aug 16, 16th ANNUAL “END OF SUMMER” CRUISE NIGHT, Spring Valley, MN. 4-9pm. Free. Hosts: Kathy & Mark Simpson. Contacts: Kathy or Mark, 507-346-7486. Aug 16, WHITE CASTLE CAR SHOW, St Cloud, MN. 5-8:30pm. Free. 3240 W Division St. Contact: Allen Spreeman, 320-229- 4016. Aug 17-18, 20th ANNUAL DREAM MACHINES FUZZY DICE CRUISE NIGHT & SUMMER CELEBRATION, Virginia, MN. Fri cruise 6-10pm historic Main St, Sat car show 10am-2pm dwntwn. Free. Contact: Ralph Maki, 218-780-5456, email@example.com. Aug 18, SWEET SUMMER NIGHTS CAR SHOW, Brooklyn Ctr, MN. 7-10pm. $10/show car, spect free. Luther Brookdale Chevrolet. Host: Chevy’s Best Car Club. Contact: Terry, 763-416-0494; www.chevysbest.net. Aug 18, APPLE VALLEY AMERICAN LEGION 4th ANNUAL S.A.L. CAR SHOW, Apple Valley, MN. Noon-5pm. $15. 14521 Granada Dr. Host: Sons Of The American Legion. Contacts: Bob, 612-860-4784; Kelly, 952-693-8371. Aug 18, FESTIVAL IN THE PARK OF MOUNDS VIEW 6th ANNUAL CAR SHOW, Mounds View, MN. 8am-3:30pm. $5. City Hall Park. Contacts: Carol Mueller, 763-458-2719, firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ci.mounds-view.mn.us. Aug 18, HERITAGE DAYS CAR SHOW, St Paul Park, MN. 12:30pm after parade. At corner of 2nd and 3rd. Free. Host: City of St Paul Park. Contact: Sue, 651-459-9575. Aug 18, CORVETTES AT STILLWATER, Stillwater, MN. 9am-1pm. $12/veh. Stillwater Motors. Hosts: Stillwater Motors & St Croix Valley Corvette Association. Contacts: Dan Coyle, 651-283-6810; Stillwater Motors, 651-439-4333. Aug 18, RUN TO THE PARK, Crookston, MN. Show & shine, 10am-6pm. $20. Host: Crookston Classic Cruisers. Contacts: Florence Waller, 218-281-1118; Red Erickson, 218-289-3142. Aug 18, WELLS KERNEL DAYS CLASSIC CAR SHOW, Wells, MN. Reg 8am-12noon. $10/car. S Broadway (Main St). Host: Maple Valley Classic Car Club. Contact: Jerry, 507-553-5158 after noon. Aug 18, 10th ANNUAL MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL CAR SHOW, Rush City, MN. 8:30am-4:30pm. Free. Dwntwn Rush City. Contact: Perry Lindberg, 320-358-4211, rushcitymusicandartfest.com. Aug 18, THE MACHINE SHED’S 2nd ANNUAL CLASISC CAR SHOW, Lake Elmo, MN. Rain or shine. 10am-4pm. $5/show. Free adm. 8515 Hudson Blvd. Co-sponsored by Machine Shed, Wildwood Lodge & No Name Car Club. Contacts: 651-735-7436; machineshed.com; Dave, 651-357-0769. Aug 18, 26th ANNUAL CORNFEST CRUISE-IN, Ortonville, MN. Reg 8am-noon, show 10am-3:30pm. At the foot of Big Stone Lake. Contacts: Jimmie or Carol, 320-839-3600, 320-815-7918; www.bigstonecruisers.com; Big Stone Cruisers on Facebook. Aug 18, CLASSIC CAR SHOW, S St Paul, MN. 2-8pm. Bridgepoint Rd, E of Concord between Grand & Armour Ave. Contact: Ray Garcia, 651-983-2424 Aug 18, 4th ANNUAL “GUY WENNDBLOM MEMORIAL” CAR, TRUCK & BIKE SHOW, Diamond Bluff, WI. Reg 9am-noon. $5 entry, spect free. Host: Nauti Hawg Bar & Grill. Contacts: Troy, 612-850-6033; Tammy, 651-269-1293. Aug 18, 4th ANNUAL MAD JACKS CLASSIC CAR MADNESS, Vadnais Heights, MN. 1-4pm. Pre-reg $5, day of $10. Hosts: Heather Malone & Mad Jacks Sports Cafe. Contact: Heather, 651-287-3900. Aug 18, BERNARD’S 2012 FAMILY FUN CAR SHOW, New Richmond, WI. Reg 9-10am. Show 10am-1pm. Host: Bernard’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, 510 Deere Dr. Contact: Todd, 1-800-892-4059; www.bernardsnorthtown.net/car-show.htm. Aug 18, STAR PRAIRIE LIONS CLUB 3rd ANNUAL OX CART DAYS CAR SHOW, Star Prairie, WI. Reg 1-2pm. Show 2-4pm. Contact: Chris, 715-248-3290, lv msg Aug 19, 3rd ANNUAL AMERICAN PRIDE CAR/MOTORCYCLE SHOW BENEFITTING POW/MIA FAMILIES, Golden Valley, MN. 9am-3pm. $10. Chester Bird American Legion Post 523, 200 N Lilac Dr. Contact: Evan B. Komar, 612-709-1393, email@example.com. Aug 19, PANTOWNERS 37th ANNUAL ST CLOUD ANTIQUE AUTO CLUB CAR SHOW & SWAP MEET, St. Cloud, MN. 7am- 3pm. Pre-reg $8, day of $15. Benton Cty Frgrnds. Host: St Cloud Antique Auto Club. Contact: Nancy, 320-469-4447. Aug 19, 2nd ANNUAL AUTO MANIA CAR SHOW, Fridley, MN. 10am-3pm. $10/car. Friendly Chevrolet, 7501 Hwy 65 NE. Hosts: Minnesota Street Machine Association & Northstar Chevelle Club. Contacts: www.msma.net; Mike, 612-597-8984. Aug 19, HOLMEN LIONS CLUB 33rd ANNUAL KORNFEST ‘12 CAR SHOW PLUS CAR CORRAL & SWAP MEET, Holmen, WI. 8am-4pm. $5/spect (kids 12 & under free), $5/display-only show veh & driver, $10/trophy-judged show veh & driver, $10/swap space (2 spaces $15). Contact: www.holmenlions.org. Aug 23, “CRUISE TO THE COVE”, Albert Lea, MN. 4-9pm. Wedgewood Cove Golf Club. Contacts: Don Blake, 507-377-6080; Larry Knutson, 507-297-5407. Aug 24-26, SS/FR, Brainerd, MN. Contact: Gordy Schwarz, 651-298-0703. Aug 25, 24th ANNUAL SUMMER SPECTACULAR CAR SHOW & CRAFT SHOW, Farmington, MN. MSRA Voting Event. Rain or shine. 8am-3pm. $10 pre-reg. $15 day of. Adm $5, 12 & under free. Dakota Cty Frgrnds. Host: Southern Cruzers Car Club. Contact: Tim Hanna, 952-894-2395; www.thesummerspectacular.com; www.southerncruzers.com. Aug 25, RIDE THE DREAM CAR SHOW, Staples, MN. 8am-3pm. $15/pre-reg, $20/day of. Host: Still Cruisin’ Car Club. Contacts: Russ, 218-296-2450; Doug, 218-296-1288; www.stillcruisincarclub.com. Aug 25, 7th ANNUAL CHRIST’S CROSS CAR & CRAFT SHOW, Ham Lake, MN. 9am-3pm. $10/veh. Spectators cash donation or non-perishable food. FOC Church. Host: Christ’s Cross Car Club. Contacts: Scott, 612-267-7312 vehicles; Sharon, 763-202-0284 crafters; www.christscrosscarclub.org. Aug 25, AL BAKERS CAR SHOW, Eagan, MN. 5pm. Al Bakers, 3434 Washington Dr. Contact: Dan Gavin, 651-454-9000. Aug 25, BO’S SHOW & SHINE, Fairmont, MN. 9am-2pm. $10. Fairmall parking lot. Host: Lakesters Car Club. Contact: Bob Bonin, 507-236-4537. Aug 25, WOODBURY DAYS CAR SHOW, Woodbury, MN. 9:30am-2:30pm. $10/veh. Host: 3M Club Rod & Custom Club. Contacts: John Rutherford, 651-653-7099; Dick Raths, 651-714-5067. Aug 25, CRUISE THE LAKES, Spirit Lake & Okoboji, IA. Reg 9-11am, cruise starts at 11am. $10/car. Meet at Treasure Village, Hwy 86. Host: Black Knights Car Club. Contacts: Marty Domek, 712-209-0644; Ron Anderson, 712-380-9000. Aug 25, 10th ANNUAL BAGA FEST CAR & BIKE SHOW, Cumberland, WI. Reg 8am-noon. $10 includes driver and one passenger. Western Ave behind grade school. Host: Island City Cruisers. Contacts: Fred, 715-671-3354; Jason, 715-790-6981. Aug 26, RON FRANCIS WIRING & CHESAPEAKE CITY LIONS CLUB CAR SHOW, Downtown Chesapeake City, MD. 9am- 3pm, awards 2pm. (Hurricane/Rain date 9/2) $10 to benefit Chesapeake City Lions Club. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Aug 26, LITTLE WILLIES CRUISERS 13th ANNUAL CARS IN THE PARK JACKET SHOW, Shakopee, MN. MSRA Voting Event. 10am-3pm. Memorial Park, 3 mi west of Valley Fair on Hwy 101. Contact: Jim Fox, 507-665-4990. Sep 1, KINGDOM CRUISERS ANNUAL CAR SHOW, Zimmerman, MN. 12-4pm. $5/veh plus food shelf donation, spect free. Contacts: Rick Vaughn, 763-516-8300; www.kingdomcruisers.com. Sep 1, THE LOOKOUT TROPHY SHOW, Maple Grove, MN. 12-4pm. Free. The Lookout Bar & Grill, 8672 Pineview Lane N. Host: Chevy’s Best. Contact: Terry, 763-416-0494; 612-581-8730. Sep 2, “RUN TO THE LAKE” AUTO SHOW, Mentor, MN. Reg 1pm. The Pavilion. Host: Maple Lake Association. Contact: Eddie Amberson, 218-253-2364. Sep 2, 4th ANNUAL PECKERHEADZ RAT ROD RENDEZVOUS, Mahtowa, MN. 10am-2pm. $1 plus non-perishable food item per vehicle. TJ’s Country Corner, 2751 Market St. Hosts: PeckerheadZ Rat Rod Club & TJ’s Country Corner. Contacts: Brent, 218-591- 7258, 218-389-0408; Dave, 218-879-1511; www.peckerheadz.com. Sep 2, 45th ANNUAL TWIN CITIES COLLECTORS CAR SHOW & SWAP MEET, Blaine, MN. 8am-3pm. Spect $4; show cars $10 incl dr & 1 pass; swap spaces free. Host: The North Central Hudson Essex Terraplane Club. Aquatore Park, Hwy 65 & US 10. Contacts: Bruce, 651-770-8334; day of show, 612-963-7690 or 763-370-6012. Sep 2, MINNEAPOLIS MESS AROUND #7, Minneapolis, MN. Gates open 10am. Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave S. Host: Lucky Bastard’s Car Club. Contacts: minneapolismessaround.com; email@example.com. Sep 3, 12th ANNUAL ORPHAN & STILL MADE CAR SHOW, Hugo, MN. Blacksmith Lounge. 9am-3pm. Open 8am. $10. Host: N Star Chapter, Studebaker Drivers Club. Contacts: Bob Byers, 952-475-2432; Tom Ketelsen, 651-426-0535, www.northstarwheel.com. Sep 3, JACK & JIM’S “TOP 50” SUMMER HOLIDAY CAR SHOW, Duelm, MN. 8am-2pm. $10/car. Host: Jack & Jim’s Restaurant. Contact: Justin/Orson, 320-968-9995. Sep 3, CLOQUET’S LABOR DAY CAR SHOW, Cloquet, MN. 10am-3pm. Free. By City Hall. Contact: Mike Tillman, 218-727-7797, 218-390-9825. Sep 3, 4th ANNUAL TROLLS CLASSIC CAR SHOW, Sunburg, MN. 10am-2pm. $10 show or swap area. Host: Trolls Car Club. Contacts: Don Otteson, 320-346-2351; Bruce Anderson, 320-220-1943. Sep 5, ANNUAL VETS’ HOME RUN & ROAST, Hastings, MN. Hwy 291, E of Hwy 61. 10-2. Accepting Food Shelf donations. Contact: Jimmy/Lynn, 651-778-0415 Sep 7-9, MSRA FALL CAMPOUT, Two Harbors, MN. MSRA Voting Event. Burlington Bay Campground, N Shore of Lake Superior. Contact: Dale Sohlstrom, 218-525-3056. Sep 7-9, 33rd ANNUAL ROD RUN, Watertown, SD. 5-9pm. $30 adv, $35 day of. Host: Vintiques Car Club. Contacts: Kevin, 605- 882-2952; Bill, 605-886-8585. Sep 8, WINGS & WHEELS AIR SHOW FLY-IN CLASSIC CAR SHOW, Valley City, ND. Car show 12-7pm, air show 4-6pm. Barnes Cty Airport. Host: Bridge City Cruisers. Contacts: Terry, 701-840-8871; Fly-In info Lori, 701-490-1034. Sep 8, 9th ANNUAL ARISTOCRATS CAR SHOW, Dwntn Northwood, IA. Reg 8-11am. $10. Host: Aristocrats Car Club. Contacts: John Anderson, 641-324-1834; Dan at CarQuest, 641-324-2112. Sep 8, CLASSICS BY THE LAKE CAR SHOW, Buffalo, MN. 10am-2pm. Free. Contact: John Hagen, 763-684-1617. Sep 8, 13th ANNUAL PRESCOTT DAZE CAR SHOW, Prescott, WI. Broad St. 8-4pm. Contact: www.prescottdaze.com. Sep 8, 21st ANNUAL DEFEAT OF JESSE JAMES DAYS CAR SHOW, Northfield, MN. 9am-3pm. $10/pre-reg, $15 at the gate. Riverside Park. Host: Sundowners Car Club. Contacts: Larry, 651-463-7680; Jim, 507-364-5659; djjd.org/events; sundownerscarclub.com. Sep 8, PALMER DAY TOP 20 CAR SHOW, Palmer Township, MN. 9am-3pm. $10/entry. Palmer Park. Host: Palmer Day Committee. Contacts: Jeff Arnold, 320-980-2998; Dave Roach, 612-940-7675. Sep 8, 7th ANNUAL CAR SHOW, Linwood Twp, MN. 9am-3pm. $5/entry. 22817 Typo Creek Dr NE. Contact: Judy, 651-462- 5565. Sep 8, ST BONI’S FALL FESTIVAL & CAR SHOW, Bloomington, MN. 8am. $10. Host: St Bonaventure Church Car Show Committee. Contacts: Jerry Kaley, 952-486-0902; Lee Andersen, 952-835-2568. Sep 8, ASHLAND MURALFEST CAR SHOW, Ashland, WI. 10am-2pm. Free. Dwntwn Main St. Host: Ashland Chamber. Contacts: Chamber, 715-682-2500, 800-284-9484. Sep 9, 38th ANNUAL LONE EAGLE AUTO CLUB CAR SHOW/SWAP MEET, Little Falls, MN. Rain or shine. 7am-4pm. $5, under 12 free, sr citizens free. Little Falls/Morrison Cty Frgrnds, Hwy 27 E. Host: Lone Eagle Auto Club. Contact: Wayne, 320-632- 6849. Sep 9, KIA OF DULUTH GARFIELD AVE DRAG RACES, Duluth, MN. 8am. Contacts: www.kernz.com; Mike Tillman, 218-727- 7797, 218-390-9825. Sep 9, 4th ANNUAL WAYZATA ROTARY CHARITY CAR SHOW, Wayzata, MN. 10am-4pm. $20/entry, spect free. Host: Wayzata Rotary Club. Contacts: Marty Schneider, 612-237-3843; www.wayzatarotarycarshow.com. Sep 9, 20th ANNUAL INVER GROVE HEIGHTS DAYS CAR SHOW, Inver Grove Heights, MN. 10am-4pm. $10/car, spect free. 65th & Cahill. Host: Medallions Car Club. Contact: Paul, 651-455-6441. Sep 9, MUMS & MOTORS CAR SHOW, Brooklyn Ctr, MN. 11am-3pm. $5. Malmborg’s Garden Ctr, 5120 N Lilac Dr. Host: Be-Bop Cruisers. Contacts: Steve Goede, 763-561-7794; Doug Day, 612-529-4630. Sep 9, BARRON FALL FEST, Barron, WI. Rain or shine. Reg 8am-12pm. $6 donation or $5 w/non-perishable food item for show car reg. E side of Barron on Hwy 8. Sponsor: Barron Farmers Union Cooperative. Contacts: Bruce, 715-790-5757; Earl, 715-418-9230. Sep 14, DOZINKY DAYS CRUISE NIGHT, New Prague, MN. 6:30pm. $15. Host: New Prague Chamber of Commerce. Contact: Kristy Mach, 952-758-4360. Sep 15, 27th ANNUAL NICKLE DICKLE DAY CAR & TRUCK SHOW, Waconia, MN. 8am-noon reg, 3:30 awards. $10 before Sep 2. Host: Waconia Chamber of Commerce. Contact: 952-442-5812; Mike Keaveny, 612-719-3261. Sep 15, 2012 OTSEGO FESTIVAL CAR SHOW, Otsego, MN. 10am-3pm. $10/car, free spect. Prairie Park, 8899 Nashua Ave NE. Host: Otsego Rod & Custom Car Club. Contact: Brian Byrnes, firstname.lastname@example.org, 763-218-8053. Sep 15, 19th ANNUAL FLOODWOOD FALL COLOR FESTIVAL, Floodwood, MN. 8am. $7. Host: Floodwood Business & Community Partnership. Contact: Patrick Babinski, 218-476-2288. Sep 15, WYOMING STAGE COACH DAY CAR SHOW, Wyoming, MN. 11am-3pm. Free. Host: Wyoming Area Business Owners. Contact: Banken@frontiernet.net. Sep 15, 7th ANNUAL ALL-FORD SHOW & SWAP, Roseville, MN. 9am-2pm. Spect free. Midway Ford, 2777 Snelling Ave. Host: Performance Ford Club of MN. Contacts: Ray, 651-900-3511; Richard, 651-488-4721. Sep 15, 5th ANNUAL HICKSON DAYS CAR & BIKE SHOW, Hickson, ND. 10am-4pm. Free. Hickson Community Center. Contact: Mark, 701-799-5090. Sep 15, AL BAKERS CAR SHOW, Eagan, MN. 5pm. Al Bakers, 3434 Washington Dr. Contact: Dan Gavin, 651-454-9000. Sep 15, FIREBALL ALL BUICK SHOW, Stillwater, MN. 9am-3:30pm. Buick Club Member $10 before Sep 10, $12 after. Non- Member $12 before Sep 10, $15 after. 5900 Stillwater Blvd N. Hosts: Fireball Buick Club & Stillwater Motors. Contact: Rolland Toenges, 952-938-6200. Sep 15, 3rd ANNUAL FIREFIGHTERS BENEFIT CAR SHOW, Brooklyn Park, MN. 11am-3pm. $10/show car, spect free. Old Knox Lumber lot, 7000 W Broadway Ave N. Hosts: Wag-Niters & Chevy’s Best Car Club. Contacts: Bob, 763-442-0045; Jim, 763-520- 5304; Terry, 763-416-0494. Sep 16, 25th ANNUAL PIG ROAST & CAR SHOW, Hugo, MN. 7am. $20/car, driver, one passenger. Blacksmith Lounge. Host: Northern Lights Car Club of Hugo. Contact: Diane Willis, 651-633-3498. Sep 16, 36th ANNUAL S MN CAR SHOW & SWAP MEET, St. Peter, MN. 8am-3pm. Show cars $15/incl dr & 1 pass. Adm: $5/person, under 12 free w/adult. Nicollet Cty Frgrnds. Host: Auto Restorers Car Club. Contacts: http://clubs.hemmings.com/autorestorers, email@example.com. Sep 21, MSRA FRIDAY NIGHT PICNIC, New Brighton, MN. Long Lake Regional Park, 1500 Old Hwy 8. Contact: Blaine Gartner, 763-767-7457. Sep 22, CAR SHOW & DANCE, Halstad, MN. Car show 11am-5pm, dance 5-8pm. $20/car incl/2 dance tickets. Dance $10/adult, 12 & under free. At “The LRC”. Contacts: Bruce, 218-456-2324; Dave, 218-456-2672; Jay or Lori, 218-456-2588. Sep 22, 7th ANNUAL MIDWEST “STUDEBAKER ONLY” SWAP MEET, Menomonie, WI. Olde Town. 8-4. Contact: Earnie Loga, 715-832-7302, Tom Ketelsen, 651-426-0535, www.northstarwheel.com. Sep 22, ANOKA CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2012 GRAND FINALE, Anoka, MN. 9am-5pm. $10 per car or $5 w/food donation. Anoka Cty Frgrnds. Contact: anokaclassiccarshow.org; Merrill Dorstad, 612-414-5241. Sep 22, 3rd ANNUAL CENTURY SALOON CUSTOM CLASSIC CAR SHOW, Ellsworth, WI. 8am-3pm. $10 reg, spect free. Host: Century Saloon. Contact: Matt Schneider, 320-761-9370. Sep 23, AIRPORT DRAGS, Spencer Municipal Airport, IA. Pits open at 9am, races start at 11am-4pm. $5 per race or $20 all day, spect $5. Contacts: Ron Anderson, 712-380-9000; Marty Domek, 712-209-0644. Sep 23, TURNINGPOINT 2nd ANNUAL ALL VEHICLE SHOW, River Falls, WI. Rain date Oct 7. Gate opens 7:30am. Contact: George, 715-425-7138. Sep 28-30, JAMES DEAN RUN, Fairmount, IN. Playacres Park. Fri, 9am-10pm, Sat, 8am-10pm, Sun 8am-3pm. $20. Contact: Bob Geimer, 765-948-3853, 765-948-4555. Sep 29, 12th ANNUAL PUMPKIN FEST CAR SHOW, Lake Park, MN. 9am-2:30pm. Free. Contact: Curt, 218-238-5581, firstname.lastname@example.org. Sep 29, 4th ANNUAL POKER RUN FOR PATRIOTS (100 mi car cruise), Roseville, MN. $10, all proceeds benefit MN Military Appreciation Fund. Norm’s Tire Sales, leaves 9am. Contact: Rusty Hanes, 763-486-3079. Sep 29, SIREN HARVEST OF CARS, Siren, WI. 10am-3pm. $5, spect free. Yourchuck’s True Value, 24537 State Rd 35/70. Contacts: Joe, 715-349-5200; Larry, 612-750-6766. Sep 30, MIDWEST FALL SWAP MEET & AUTO SHOW, St Paul, MN. 8am-4pm. $5, $2/over 62. Hosts: Capitol City & T.C. Model A Ford Club. Contacts: Steve Garvey, 612-209-2736; Al Thuening, 952-994-3225. Oct 6, ON THE ROAD AGAIN CAR SHOW, S St Paul, MN. Rain or shine. 10am-4pm. Show cars $5, pre-reg $3.50. Spect free. On Southview Blvd. Host: Street Shadows. Contact: Marietta, 651-452-8988. Oct 6, HOT ROD SWAP MEET, Sioux Falls, SD. 9am-3pm. Free. W H Lyon Frgrnds. Host: Bill Lev. Contact: Bill Lev, 605-339- 1081. Oct 6, FALL HAS IT ALL TRAVELING CAR SHOW 2012, Walker, Longville & Hackensack, MN. Show N Shine lineup 9am- 10:30am, City of Walker. Hosts: The Hackensack, Longville, & Leech Lake Area Chambers of Commerce. Contacts: Charlyne or Dennis LaVoie, 218-224-3519, 218-731-5026, email@example.com. Oct 7, MSRA FALL FOLIAGE PICNIC, Hastings, MN. Little Log House Pioneer Village. Contact: Tom Vollbrecht, Sr, 651-257- 1934. Oct 7, 37th ANNUAL FALL CRUISE & FUN RUN FOR CHARITY, Rochester, MN. All proceeds to Salvation Army & Channel One Food Shelf of SE MN. Reg 9-11am at Wal-Mart North parking lot. New Northern Route. Destination: Zumbrota, MN. Reg $15. Host: Drifters Car Club of SE MN. Contact: Jim Ashenmacher, 507-282-2679, www.drifterscarclub.org. Oct 13, ADOPT-A-HWY, White Bear Lake, MN. 8:30-?, Co Rd F & Hwy 61. Contact: Charlotte Thompson, 651-765-0554. Oct 13, MSRA VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION DINNER. Medina Entertainment Center. Doors open at 6:00 pm, dinner 7:00, Entertainment 8:30 pm. Contact: Renee Kaulfuss, 763-786-4420 Oct 18-21, 6th ANNUAL ED’S CAMPOUT, Hinckley, MN. Grand Casino RV Park. Contacts: Ed Adams, 651-248-7045, 320-396- 0476, firstname.lastname@example.org; Peggy Zech, 651-261-3496. Oct 20, MSRA HALLOWEEN PARTY. Courtyards of Andover, doors open at 5:00 pm, Dance 6-10 pm. Contact: Renee Kaulfuss, 763-786-4420 Oct 21, 35th ANNUAL AUTO PARTS SWAP MEET & CARS FOR SALE CORRAL, Monticello, IA. Rain or shine. 7:30am-1pm. $5 gen adm, kids 12 & under free with paid adult. Frgrnds parking lot. Contacts: 319-465-5119; 319-465-5380; www.autopartsswapmeet.net. Oct 27-28, WILD ABOUT WHEELS CAR & BIKE SHOW, Sioux City, IA. $6. Downtown Sioux City Convention Center. Host: Lloyd’s Race Art. Contact: Lloyd Schweigert, 712-239-6199, 712-898-2943, www.lloydsraceart.com. Nov 10, MSRA FALL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING. St. Catherine’s University, 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul. Contact: Renee Kaulfuss, 763-786-4420 Nov 11, FALL RACERS & RODDERS SWAP MEET, Sioux City, IA. $8. Downtown Sioux City Convention Center. Host: Lloyd’s Race Art. Contact: Lloyd Schweigert, 712-239-6199, 712-898-2943, www.lloydsraceart.com. Nov 18, MIDWEST COLLECTOR TOY SHOW, Sioux City, NE. $5. Marina Inn Convention Center. Host: Lloyd’s Race Art. Contact: Lloyd Schweigert, 712-239-6199, 712-898-2943, www.lloydsraceart.com. 2013 Jan 12, 2013, 29th ANNUAL RACE & HI PERFORMANCE SWAP MEET, Sioux Falls, SD. 9am-5pm. $7. Expo Bldg, W H Lyon Frgrnds. Host: Bill Lev. Contact: Bill Lev, 605-339-1081. Jan 26, 2013, MSRA WINTER AWARDS BANQUET. Grand Casino, Hinckley, MN. For MSRA room rates, use contact code MSR0126. Contact: Tom Vollbrecht, Sr, 651-257-1934. Feb 17, 2013, ORIGINAL SIOUX CITY RACERS & RODDERS SWAP MEET, Sioux City, IA. $8. Downtown Sioux City Convention Center. Host: Lloyd’s Race Art. Contact: Lloyd Schweigert, 712-239-6199, 712-898-2943, www.lloydsraceart.com. GoodGuys 2012 Event Schedule Aug 10-12, Joliet, IL, 6th Chicagoland Nats Aug 17-19, Spokane, WA, 11th Great NW Nats Aug 24-27, Pleasanton, CA, 26th W Coast Nats Aug 31-Sep 2, Kansas City, KS, 11th Midwestern Nats Sep 21-23, Indianapolis, IN, 2nd Wix Filters Speedway Nats Oct 5-7, Fort Worth, TX, 20th Lone Star Nats Oct 26-28, Charlotte, NC, 19th SE Nats Nov 10-11, Pleasanton, CA, 23rd Autumn Get Together Nov 16-18, Scottsdale, AZ, 15th SW Nats Nov 23-25, Del Mar, CA, 2nd Fall Del Mar Nats (Current as of 12/1/11 - Dates subject to change) Contact: GoodGuys, PO Box 9132, Pleasanton, CA 94566 Phone: 925-838-9876, Fax: 925-820-8241, good-guys.com NSRA EVENTS SCHEDULE All NSRA events are open to cars that are 30 years old and older Aug 2-5, STREET ROD NATS-plus, Louisville, KY. Kentucky Exposition Ctr. Contact: NSRA, 901-452-4030 Sep 14-16, STREET ROD NATS-plus, Kalamazoo, MI. Kalamazoo Cty Frgrnds. Contact: NSRA, 303-776-7841 Sep 21-23, NE STREET ROD NATS-plus, Burlington, VA. Champlain Valley Exposition. Contact: NSRA, 209-474- 0103 Oct 5-7, GOLDEN STATE STREET ROD NATS-plus, Sacramento, CA. California Exposition & State Fair. Contact: NSRA, 303-776-7841 Oct 12-14, SE STREET ROD NATS-plus, Tampa, FL. Florida State Frgrnds. Contact: NSRA, 574-875-4032 MSRA Friday Night Picnic September 21st Long Lake Regional Park We need volunteers to help host the Friday Night Picnic. Food served 5 - 6:15 pm Contact: Blaine Gartner 763-767-7457 Please bring a dessert to share and your own beverage There are limited tables so bring your own sitting stuff if you like. 7th Annual Super Secret Fun Run (SS/FR) By Gordy Schwarz #1264 & the MSRA Board of Directors Wow! Can you believe it’s been 7 years since this fun started! We’re still trying to keep it simple, fun, and relaxing. Here are the specifics to this year. (Information is deemed accurate at time of publication but could be changed at any time.) WHO: Current card carrying MSRA members ONLY and their families. NO APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP AT BIR. WHAT: Super – Secret – Fun – Run. Another opportunity to relax and socialize with other friends/members after a busy summer and Back to the 50’s. WHERE:Brainerd International Raceway 5523 Birchdale Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401 Just 6 mi N of Brainerd/Baxter on the east side of Hwy 371. www.brainerdraceway.com. Toll free phone: 866-444-4455. WHEN: August 24, 25 & 26, 2012. Gates open at Noon on Friday NO ADMITTANCE BEFORE THIS, NO EXCEPTIONS You MUST have a current MSRA membership card in your possession. NO EXCEPTIONS! ACCOMMODATIONS: Overnight camping is available. This includes those who sleep in their rigs in the pits. BIR has campsites with power, water & sewer hookups. Make reservations through BIR at the number above. FOOD: Friday and Saturday evening dinner will be pot luck style, bring a dish to share, served at approximately 5:30 pm. Meat will be provided. Chevrolet owners: starch dish to share (ie potato, pasta, rice, hot dish, buns, etc) Ford owners: salad or vegetable dish to share Chrysler owners: Dessert to share Orphan cars or any other: fruit or relish to share BYOB event – Bring your own beverage! Hey Kids, JUST A FRIENDLY REMINDER This is a nostalgic, street rod and custom event. In that order, those cars will have priority for the 1/8 mile. If you own a later model car (’79 or older) and want to bring it to Brainerd, you are welcome to do so but you can’t participate in the “on track” activities. Please remember that the nostalgia, drag cars, street rods and customs that are not included in the “PRO” category take priority in staging. NO EXCEPTIONS! DRAG RACING PROGRAM: Sessions all day Saturday and two sessions on Sunday, weather permitting. Session times to be announced at the event. We’ll run 1/8 and 1/4 mile. This is FREE TO MSRA CARD CARRYING MEMBERS. These on-track sessions are provided for invited guests of MSRA to run their nostalgia and/or professional drag cars. There will be several vintage front-engine dragsters, top fuel cars, fuel altered and possibly several vintage ‘60s “funny cars”. This is part of racing too. CLASS RULES: NO bracket cars, NO 3rd generation Camaros, NO Tuners or sport compacts, NO motorcycles and NO rear engine dragsters. What this means is this is a nostalgia drag, street rod and custom run for MSRA members. You’re welcome to come but nothing built after 1979 will be allowed to run the 1/8 mile non-comp program unless the car has NHRA significance. No exceptions! DRAG RACING RULES: There will be NO LICENSE TEST RUNS! MSRA members will be allowed to make passes down the drag strip provided their cars will pass the on-site NHRA Tech & Safety Inspection. If you do not pass Tech you do not run your car. NO EXCEPTIONS! You must be a licensed driver with valid license and proof of insurance AND a current MSRA membership card to participate. Your vehicle must have the minimum required safety equipment for the speed and ET your vehicle runs in order to make a pass down the World’s Fastest Drag strip. Some examples of missed items from previous years are: improperly installed or missing seats or seat belts, missing or leaking coolant overflow “puke” tank, missing or broken battery hold down, nylon tubing used for a mechanical oil pressure gauge and missing or expired safety helmet. We will have full safety and medical personnel on site during “hot track” times. Some vehicles may only be allowed to run 1/8 mile while others will get the ok to run the full 1/4 mile. This will be determined by the Tech Inspector at the time of inspection. Make sure your helmet has a Snell Safety Foundation sticker inside, rated M2005, SA2000 or SA2005 and that all other equipment like belts and certifications are up to date and in good shape. So, if you plan to run your car, make sure it’s strong and safe and ready to run. If you do not pass Tech, you do not get to run your car. NO EXCEPTIONS! SAFETY IS FOR YOU! 2012 MSRA SS/FR MEMBERS ONLY Brainerd International Speedway August 24-26, 2012 TENTATIVE AGENDA Friday Noon Gates open Noon - 7:00 pm Registration & Tech Inspection 6 - 8 pm Dinner – Meat provided by MSRA Bring a side dish to share 8 pm Friends & Fellowship, possible music Saturday 9 - 11 am Sign up for Burnout Memorial, see Gordy 10 - 11 am 1st Round 1/4 mile 11 - Noon 1st Round 1/8 mile Noon - 1 pm 2nd Round 1/4 mile 2 - 2:30 pm Burnout Memorial 2:30 - 3:30 pm 3rd Round 1/4 mile 3:30 - 4 pm 2nd round 1/8 mile 4 - 5 pm 4th Round 1/4 mile 6 - 8 pm Dinner – Meat provided by MSRA Bring a dish to share 8 pm - ? Bonfire, fun & friends, live music You must have a current MSRA membership card with you! Sunday 10 - 11 am 1st Round 1/4 mile 11 - Noon 1st Round 1/8 mile Noon - 1 pm 2nd Round 1/4 mile 1:30 - ? 1/4 and 1/8 mile racing GATE HELP NEEDED FOR FRI/SAT: Contact John Steffens at 763-792-4332 Brent Alpert at 952-292-8337 Remember: Less rules … More fun … This event is for our members and their immediate families! Times are subject to change without notice HELMETS MUST BE SNELL 2005 OR NEWER TO PASS TECH. MSRA Fall Campout Update Ruth Rabold #20826 North Shore Classics Car Club Secretary MSRA FALL CAMPOUT UPDATE The Fall Campout is almost upon us and The North Shore Classics Car Club has been busily planning for your weekend “Up North” the weekend after Labor Day. The dates for this event are Friday through Sunday, September 7th, 8th and 9th. Lodging update! The Two Harbors Municipal Campground is now full. The Knife River Campground (218-834-5044), approximately 8 miles south of Two Harbors (owned and operated by an MSRA member) is still accepting reservations but has limited availability, so reserve soon if you are planning on camping. Two additional resorts have offered up a special rate for the weekend: Grand Superior Lodge (800-627-9565) located just south of Gooseberry Falls State Park and Larsmont Cottages (866-687-7634), approximately 5 miles south of Two Harbors. Be sure to request the MSRA rate when making reservations. Blocks of rooms have also been reserved at a reduced MSRA rate at the following hotels. Be sure to request the special MSRA rate: AmericInn 218-834-3000, Country Inn 218-834-5557, 877-604-5332 and Superior Shores 218-834- 5671, 800-242-1988. MSRA members are booking the entire Superior Shores Lodge building, so they are providing us with live music by the Fractals and free shuttle service on Saturday night. It should be quite the party! A Sunday Brunch buffet will also be available there. Additional lodging options can be found at www.twoharborschamber.com Plans will continue to be revealed as they are finalized but we promise to provide some unique activities that aren’t available anywhere else. We are planning two Poker Runs, one running to the north & one to the south, so there will be plenty of opportunities for sightseeing along the North Shore, including a stop at a historic Logging Camp Museum. Plans for Friday night’s dinner are for a Lake Superior fish fry, music & karaoke and an outdoor movie at the Lake County fairgrounds. We are already praying for great weather for the weekend! The Show & Shine will be located at the Two Harbors waterfront with views of Lake Superior & the ore shipping facility in Agate Bay. You may even have the opportunity to view 1,000 foot ore carriers maneuver their way in and out of the harbor while you’re there. An antique steam locomotive is scheduled to arrive during the day and there are 4 museums within a short walk, including a floating tug boat and the Two Harbors Lighthouse B & B. There will also be a craft show on site and food will be available throughout the Show & Shine area. Lakeview National Golf Course has some of the most spectacular vistas in the state and will offer special rates for MSRA members. Reserve your tee time during registration. Not so ambitious? The Country Inn will be offering free mini golf for MSRA members, too! Did you know that there are FIFTEEN STATE PARKS within a 100 mile radius of Two Harbors? FIVE of these are located within 55 miles along the North Shore, which has also been designated as a National Scenic Byway. You may want to take this opportunity to spend some additional time in the area experiencing all that Minnesota’s Arrowhead Region has to offer. Several of our State Parks will be available for MSRA members to tour at no cost during the weekend. They all feature spectacular scenery, each with their own special attributes. Take it from those of us who live here, it’s definitely worth the trip! The North Shore Classics Car Club is honored to be able to provide rides on Lake Superior for MSRA members on a retired US Coast Guard icebreaking vessel. The Sundew is privately owned and not open to the public. This is a once-in-a lifetime opportunity that you will not be able to find anywhere else. Registration will be on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis and is WEATHER DEPENDENT! You will want to be sure to register early in the day on Friday to take advantage of this very special opportunity! REGISTRATION will be at the Two Harbors Community Center located at 417 South Avenue. Directions: You will be coming into Two Harbors on Highway 61. Turn South (toward Lake Superior) at Waterfront Drive (Dairy Queen is on the corner). Travel through 2 stop signs (7 blocks) to South Avenue (you will see 2 historic train engines). Turn to the left. The Community building will be 1 block on the left. This will also be the location of Saturday’s Show & Shine. REGISTRATION TIMES: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th: 8 am - 7 pm SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th: 8 am - 2 pm IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to the unprecedented interest in this year’s Fall Campout, MSRA is respectfully requesting that you send an email to the address below if you are planning on attending. They expect that attendance may far exceed previous years and want to make sure that enough packets, merchandise and food are available for all attendees. In your email, please include your name, MSRA # and the number in your party. This will also aid in a speedy registration process. It will also be helpful if you are only planning on attending one day, to indicate this as well. You can also find us on Facebook at: North Shore Classics Car Club or questions can be directed to: MSRAfallcampout@hotmail.com Don’t forget to bring your MSRA card & send an email if you plan to attend! Tentative 2012 Safety Inspection Schedule Aug 25 10-1 So Cruisers Show, Farmington (VE) Aug 26 10-1 Little Willies Show, Shakopee (VE) Sep 8 TBA Fall Campout, Two Harbors (VE) Sep 16 10-1 N Lights Roast, Blacksmith, Hugo Oct 6 10-1 MN Hot Rod Hdwe, W Concord Season Finale (VE) = Voting Event MSRA Memorial Cards By Joe Karpowicz #L-8026 To have a card sent to an MSRA member or immediate family member, please do the following. 1) E-mail, email@example.com 2) Please leave all information, including Name, MSRA member # & relationship, a contact email and phone # of a contact person to verify. 3) Please have patience. It’s our first try at this. 4) Any positive input, thoughts & suggestions will also be taken at this email address. 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