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Weekly Events

•Tuesday Night Car Cruise, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Emerald Square Shopping Center, North Line at Pardee roads, Taylor.

There will be 50-50 drawings, food, beverages and discounts from the businesses.

Details: 1-734-216-3368.

•Sharkey’s Riverfront Tavern car show, 5 p.m. to dusk Tuesdays, 25555 West River Road, Grosse Ile Township.

No entry fee. All makes and models welcome. There will be prizes and 50-50 drawings.

Details: or 1-734-362-0042.

•Christoff Family Dining/Downriver Wanderers Tuesday night cruise, 22900 Allen Road, Woodhaven, 5 p.m. to dusk.

There will be music, 50-50 drawings and door prizes.

Details: 1-734-558-4282.

•American Legion Edward C. Headman Post 217 Bike Night, 7 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays, 2817 Van Alstyne Blvd., Wyandotte.

Details: 1-734-282-2698 or look up “American Legion Riders Post 217 Wyandotte, Michigan” on Facebook.

•Cruisin’ at the V, 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1888, 2763 Veterans Parkway, Trenton.

There will be food, music, door prizes and a chance to win a tool chest at the end of the season.

Details: Call Doug Houston at 1-734-558-7078.

•Wheels of Time Car Club Weekly Cruise, 4:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Pizza Hut, 19275 West Road, Woodhaven.


•City of Southgate Classic Car Nights, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through July 25 at the Southgate Shopping Center, Eureka at Trenton roads.

There will be a disc jockey and prizes.

Details: 1-734-258-7770.

•Blue Sky Ice Cream & Old Fashioned Burgers Bike Night, 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, 15155 S. Huron River Drive, Romulus.

There will be music, door prizes, food and desserts.

Details: 1-734-941-2583 or

•Elizabeth Park Thursday Cruise, 4 p.m. to dark on the park’s east side near the refreshment stand. The park is off West Jefferson Avenue, south of downtown Trenton.


•Sharkey’s Riverfront Tavern motorcycle show, 5 p.m. to dusk Thursdays, 25555 West River Road, Grosse Ile Township.

No entry fee. All makes and models welcome. There will be prizes and 50-50 drawings.

Details: or 1-734-362-0042.

•Downriver Kruzers Thursday Night Car Cruise, 5 to 9 p.m. at Loyal Order of Moose Family Center 966, 22951 Van Horn Road, Woodhaven.

There will be entertainment by disc jockey Davey G, food, door prizes, 50-50 drawings, monthly raffles (tickets are $5) and a tool box to be given away at season’s end.


•Blue Sky Ice Cream & Old Fashioned Burgers Classic Cruizer Night, 5 to 10 p.m. Thursdays, 15155 S. Huron River Drive, Romulus.

There will be music, trophies, door prizes, 50-50 drawings, food and desserts.

Details: 1-734-941-2583 or

•Roam’n Chariots Sears Cruise Nights, Friday evenings at the Sears Shopping Center, 2100 Southfield Road, Lincoln Park.

No entry fee. Vehicles from 1984 and older park in the south lot; all others park in the north lot.


•A&W Root Beer Drive-In Cruise Night, 5 p.m. to dusk Fridays, 27293 Eureka Road, Taylor.

There will be a disc jockey, trophies, plaques, food discounts and free use of the jukebox.

Details: 1-734-941-7414.

Special Events

•Allen Park Downtown Development Authority Classic Car Show, 5:30 to 9 p.m. June 27 along Allen Road between White and Roosevelt.

There will be door prizes, trophies, music and dancing.

Details: 1-313-928-0940 or

•Third annual Cruisin’ Downriver Kickoff Car Show, 4 to 7 p.m. June 28 at the Yack Recreation Center and Chase bank parking lots, Eureka Road at Third Street, Wyandotte.

Entry fee is $20; limited to 200 vehicles. Vehicles must be parked by 4:45 p.m.; judging starts at 5 p.m.

Trophies will be awarded by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber, The News-Herald Newspapers, WOMC-FM (104.3) and Wyandotte Mayor Joseph Peterson.

Details:, or 1-734-284-6000.

•Thirteenth annual Cruisin’ Downriver, 10 a.m. to sunset June 30 along Fort Street between Outer Drive and Sibley Road in Lincoln Park, Southgate, Wyandotte and Riverview. Sponsored by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber.

No entry fee.


•Masonic Ionic Lodge No. 539 car show, 11:30 a.m. June 30, 1561 Southfield Road, Lincoln Park.

No entry fee for vehicles. Trophies will be presented at about 5 p.m. Free child identification kits will be distributed, courtesy of the lodge, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dick Genthe Chevrolet, Zubor Buick and the Les Stanford Chevrolet and Cadillac dealerships will have new vehicles on display from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Details: Call Joe Thompson at 1-313-909-7351 or Cliff Wimmer at 1-313-550-0421.

•Cruisin’ Michigan Avenue “Show and Shine” kickoff show, 6 to 9 p.m. July 13 at the Automotive Hall of Fame, 21400 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn.

No entry fee.


•Cruisin’ Michigan Avenue through Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Inkster, Westland and Wayne, July 14.

No entry fee.


•All-Mopar Race Show & Shine, July 14 at Milan Dragway, 10860 Plank Road, London Township.

Gates open at 9 a.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and free for children 12 and younger.

Details: or 1-734-439-7368.

•Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan second annual Car Show, noon to 4 p.m. July 14 at Bob Evans Restaurant, 23100 Allen Road, Woodhaven. Registration starts at 11 a.m.

Sponsored by the Downriver Wanderers Classic Car Club. It’s a benefit for the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan.

Details: Call Nick Odette at 1-734-231-1520 or Celia Heinrich at 1-313-410-8867.

•Dearborn Christian Fellowship Cruz-In, 21360 Donaldson, 6 to 9 p.m. July 17, Aug. 21 and Sept. 18.

Entry is free. There will be music, drinks and snacks.

Details: 1-313-563-1020 or

•Woodhaven Band Boosters second annual Classic Car and Bike Show Fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21 at Woodhaven High School, 24787 Van Horn Road, Brownstown Township.

Fee: $13. All vehicles to judged must be on site by noon. Awards will be presented at 2 p.m.

The event will include plaques, giveaways, a 50-50 raffle, music, food, drinks and a chance to win a tool chest valued at $800 to $1,000.

Details: 1-734-782-5944 or

•Gibraltar Beautification and Recreation commissions’ annual car show, 2 to 4 p.m. July 22 at the Gil Talbert Community Center, 29340 S. Gibraltar Road.

Details: 1-734-671-1466.

•Telegraph Tomorrow Classic Car Cruise, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 28 along Telegraph Road between Eureka Road in Taylor and Puritan in Redford Township. Also includes Dearborn Heights and Dearborn.

No entry fee.

Details: Contact Amber Mudreyko at 1-734-374-4027 or Bob Ankrapp at 1-313-277-7405 or

•Bridgewater by Del Webb sixth annual Classic Car Show, 24303 Bridgewater Court, Brownstown Township, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 29. Proceeds will be donated to a local charity chosen by Bridgewater residents.

Fee: $5 on the day of the show; registration runs from 8 to 11 a.m. Registrants receive two free lunch tickets for hot dogs, chips and a beverage.

Event includes a broadcast by Pam Rossi of WCSX-FM (94.7) from 7 a.m. to noon; trophies awarded at 2:45 p.m.; dash plaques to the first 100 cars, a 50-50 raffle, basket raffles, a bake sale and face painting.

Details: 1-734-789-8750.

•Order of DeMolay 14th annual Charity Car Show, 1 to 5 p.m. July 29 at the Lincoln Park Community Center, 3525 Dix-Toledo. Aug. 5 is the rain date.

Fee: $12, with proceeds to be donated to the Shriners Hospitals for Children transportation fund. Dash plaques will be given to the first 75 registered cars.

There will be trophies, door prizes, food and beverages.

Details: Call Don Thamarus Jr. at 1-734-946-9462.

•Dearborn Chamber of Commerce’s Cruisin’ Dearborn Car Cruise, Aug. 3, in conjunction with the city’s Homecoming festival.

Registration starts at 6 p.m. at the police station, 16099 Michigan Ave. The cruise begins at 7 p.m. and goes along Michigan Avenue to Outer Drive to Cherry Hill to Ford Field, where cars will be displayed until 9 p.m.

Entry fee: $10. Open to cars made between 1933 and 1980.

Details: 1-313-584-6100 or

•Roam’n Chariots Kaleidoscope of Kids Henry Ford Hospice Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show, Aug. 11 at Thorn Park, 21313 Telegraph Road, Brownstown Township.

All years, makes and model welcome. Fees are $8 until Aug. 1 and $10 at the gate. RSVP required. Sign up at the Friday night cruise at Sears in Lincoln Park.

Dash plaques will be presented to the first 150 registered vehicles. There also will be a horseshoe tournament, games, trivia and food.


•Cruisin’ Hines, along Hines Drive between Ann Arbor Trail in Westland and Outer Drive in Dearborn Heights, Aug. 26. Classic cars and hot rods should enter at Ann Arbor Trail. No entry fee.


•Knights of Columbus Robert Jones Council No. 3078 second annual Car Show, noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 3, 25160 W. Outer Drive, Lincoln Park. Registration starts at 11 a.m.

Sponsored by the Downriver Wanderers Classic Car Club. It’s a benefit for Downriver food banks.

Details: Call Rob Heinrich at 1-734-558-4282.

Last Updated: 6/22/2012 4:56:32 PM EST

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