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Miss Information's Guide to Auto Activities

May 27, 1999

* 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.

Coming Events


Costa Mesa. British Car Show, part of 67th annual Scottish Festival offering food, entertainment, music, dance and athletic competitions in the Scottish tradition of highland gatherings. Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive. (949) 509-7710 or (310) 370-9887. Through Sunday.

Yorba Linda. VIP Presidential Classic Car Show, open to all pre-1975 show-quality cars. Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace, 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (714) 993-3393, Ext. 219.


La Palma. La Palma Silver Anniversary Car Show and Parts Exchange, presented by Studebaker Drivers Club, Orange Empire Chapter. La Palma Park, Harbor and Anaheim boulevards. (310) 676-6184.


Long Beach. Cycle Show and Swap Meet. Long Beach Veterans Stadium, East Conant Street and Clark Avenue. (714) 557-1846.


Buena Park. Southern California Chevelle Camino Club Car Show, featuring more than 300 Chevelles and El Caminos and music by the Fabulous Chevelles. Knott's Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd. (310) 521-9449.


Huntington Beach. Huntington Beach Concours d'Elegance, featuring more than 200 classics, sports cars and hot rods. Featured marque: BMW. Huntington Beach Central Park, Golden West Street and Talbert Avenue. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (714) 375-5023.

Huntington Beach. Gathering of Muscle VII, benefit show featuring Camaros; proceeds benefit Children's Hospital of Orange County. Huntington Beach Mall, 405 Freeway and Beach Boulevard. (714) 751-7596.


Bellflower. Bellflower Boulevard Cruise, presented by Sultans Custom Car Club, featuring rods, customs and classics. Along Bellflower Boulevard, north of 91 Freeway, between Park Street and Alondra Boulevard. 4 to 9 p.m. (562) 804-1424 Ext. 2268.

JUNE 12-13

Irvine. VW Classic Weekend '99, including show with cars in more than 40 classes, New Beetle display, toy and literature show, hundreds of vendors. Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, 8800 Irvine Center Drive. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (714) 544-1759;


Burbank. Road Kings Picnic and Car Show, featuring hot rods, classics and pre-'72 muscle cars. Johnny Carson Park, Bob Hope Drive, across from NBC Studios. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (818) 842-5464.

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

San Clemente. San Clemente Classic Car Show, open to all pre-'75 show cars. Along Del Mar Street, downtown. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (949) 498-4538.

Santa Fe Springs. Henry Ford Birthday Picnic, presented by Diamond Tread Chapter of the Model A Ford Club of America. Santa Fe Springs Heritage Park, 12100 Mora Drive. (323) 221-8282.

Santa Monica. British Wings and Wheels Show, with more than 200 British autos, food, music, biplane rides. Museum of Flying, 2772 Donald Douglas Loop N. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (310) 392-8822.

Torrance. Vette Set Silver Anniversary Car Show, featuring Corvettes and classic Chevys from the '50s, '60s and '70s. Martin Chevrolet, 23505 Hawthorne Blvd. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (310) 641-5036 or (310) 538-3913.


Cypress. "Cat Scratch Fever," annual all-Ford car show and craft boutique presented by Southern California Cougar Club. PacifiCare parking lot, 5867 Katella Ave. (562) 691-7297 or (714) 898-7651.

JUNE 19-20

Pomona. L.A. Roadster Show, swap meet and trade show. Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave. (818) 768-2255.

Tustin. Truck and SUV Show Spectacular, open to all years, makes and models, including major manufacturers midway, entertainment and Sport Truck Magazine photo studio. Marine Corps Air Station, Edinger Avenue. (323) 782-2832.


Costa Mesa. Concours de Nice, open to Cobras, Shelbys, Tigers, Panteras, vintage competition Fords, Mustangs and other special-interest Ford vehicles. Park Mall at offices of South Coast Plaza (in front of the Westin Hotel). (714) 546-5670 or (714) 970-8991.

Los Angeles. Hollywood Park Vintage and Collectible Autos Swap Meet, Show and Sale. 1050 S. Prairie Ave. (888) 837-5777 or (714) 969-5848.

Stanton. NASCAR and NHRA Racing Collectible Show. Rack & Cue Billiards, 7520 Katella Ave. (near Western Avenue). (909) 902-0217.

Thousand Oaks. "Leaving the Century in Style," concourse and show honoring the century's greatest automobiles. Presented by Milestone Car Society of California. California Lutheran University, Kingsmen Park, 60 W. Olsen Road. (805) 485-2980.


Chatsworth. Summer Muscle Car Show, presented by Tri-Valley GTOs Club, open to all 1960-74 muscle cars. California Car Cover Co., 9525 De Soto Ave. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (818) 784-1770.

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