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EVENTS CALENDAR / Miss Information's Guide to Auto Activities

October 29, 1998

This month's calendar offers auto enthusiasts a wide selection of car shows, swap meets, auctions and racing events to fill the fall weekends.

Two of the best bets for families this month are the 25th Tourin' Tin Turkey Trot charity car show on Sunday and the Best of France and Italy Car Show on Nov. 15.

* The Events Calendar is compiled by Joan Denver. Readers are advised to call ahead to verify events and times, which are subject to change. Send listings to Miss Information's Automotive Calendar of Events, 6475 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 375, Long Beach, CA 90803. Via fax: (562) 430-3503. To subscribe: (562) 799-1155.

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Los Angeles. "Fifty Years of Porsche," the largest factory-sponsored museum exhibition of the famed marque in the United States. Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd. Ends Nov. 8. (323) 964-6356.

Los Angeles. "It's a Duesy! Duesenbergs: The Car of Choice for Titans of Industry, Society and Movie Moguls in the 1930s." Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd. Ends Jan. 1. (323) 964-6356.

FRIDAY

Long Beach. Weekly Corvettes-only cruise. George's '50s Diner. Atlantic Avenue and San Antonio Drive. (562) 427-5979.

Norco. Annual Spook-n-Cruise, with '50s dress-up contest. Hot Rod's, 1103 Hamner Ave. 4 p.m. (909) 279-9011.

SATURDAY CRUISES

Chino. Chunky Burger, 13460 Central Ave. (909) 597-1642.

Laguna Niguel. Ted's Place, La Paz Road and Aliso Creek Road. 7 a.m. (714) 831-0061.

Ontario. Molly's Cafe, 230 N. Euclid Ave. (909) 391-6907.

SUNDAY

Buena Park. Tourin' Tin Turkey Trot No. 25. Charity car show benefits Speech and Language Development Center and cystic fibrosis research. 8699 Holder St. (714) 828-3597.

Loma Linda. Veterans Car and American Motorcycle Show. Jerry L. Pettis Memorial V.A. Center, 11201 Benton St. (909) 823-8569.

San Marcos. Dalton's Roadhouse Charity Classic Car Show. 775 Center Drive. (760) 746-8340.

NOV. 7

Woodland Hills. California Teachers Assn. Auto Trade Show and Car Show. Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. (818) 343-2656.

NOV. 7-8

Marina del Rey. Fall Classic Car Show

and Auction, sponsored by Spectrum Auctions. Admiralty Way and Bali Way. (818) 225-8828.

Rosamond. Fun Race Weekend, "Run What Ya Brung" racing, sponsored by Willow Springs Car Club. Willow Springs Raceway, 3500 75th St. West. (805) 256-4772.

NOV. 8

Glendale. Love Ride 15. A caravan of more than 20,000 motorcycles will travel from Harley-Davidson of Glendale (3717 San Fernando Road) to Castaic Lake for a concert featuring the Steve Miller Band and George Thorogood, motorcycle trade show and catered barbecue. Proceeds benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. Grand marshal Jay Leno and honorary grand marshal Peter Fonda will lead the way on their bikes. (818) 246-5618. (Story, W3)

Huntington Beach. Studebaker Car Show. Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave. 9 a.m. (714) 630-5275.

Long Beach. High-Performance Swap Meet and Car Show. Veterans Stadium, East Conant Street and Clark Avenue. (800) 762-9785.

Van Nuys. Nash Chili Feed '98 and Car Show. Woodley Park, north of 101 Freeway and west of 405 Freeway. (818) 957-8096.

NOV. 12

Buena Park. Datsun/Nissan Z and ZX Cruise Night and Meeting, Group Z Sports Car Club of Southern California. Fuddruckers, 7802 Orangethorpe Ave. (818) 248-0444.

NOV. 12-15

Pomona. Winston Finals, National Hot Rod Assn. Pomona Raceway, Fairplex, Arrow Highway, north of 10 Freeway. (626) 914-4761.

NOV. 14-15

Coronado. Chrysler Classic Speed Festival. Program, patterned after the Monterey Historic Automobile Races, features 150 of the world's top racing machines from years gone by competing on a 1.6-mile course. (619) 283-5808.

NOV. 15

Los Angeles. Hollywood Park Vintage and Collectible Autos Swap Meet, Show and Sale. Century Boulevard and Prairie Avenue. (888) 837-5777 or (714) 969-5848.

Stanton. NASCAR and NHRA Collectible Show. Rack & Cue Billiards, 7520 Katella Ave. 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (909) 902-0217.

Van Nuys. Best of France and Italy, show and swap meet featuring under-3-liter cars; also motorcycles and scooters. Woodley Park, 6350 Woodley Ave., north of 101 Freeway and west of 405 Freeway. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (213) 666-1522.

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