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Miss Information's Guide to Auto Activities

May 31, 2000|* 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. To fax listings: (714) 761-3500. To subscribe: (714) 229-9100

Coming Events


San Bernardino. Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour, 10-day nationwide cruise of 2,000 hot rods, kicks off with party sponsored by San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau. Chrysler PT Cruisers and other cars on display. Between Court Street and E Street, downtown. Noon to 8 p.m. (909) 889-3980.


Mission Hills. Santa Monica Sports Car Club/SCCA Navigational Rally. Starts at Bank of America, 10300 Sepulveda Blvd. Registration, 7 p.m.; rally starts, 8 p.m. (310) 372-7168 or (818) 894-3549.


Costa Mesa. Fish Fry Rod Run, second annual, open to all pre-'74 classics, street rods, customs and special-interest vehicles. Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road. 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (714) 534-4129.

Los Angeles. Cobra Day at the Petersen, fourth annual program, presents authentic and replica Shelbys and Cobras. Designer Carroll Shelby will sign autographs. Presented by Cobra Owners Club of America. Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd. (at Fairfax Avenue). 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (818) 248-7446 days; (818) 790-0427 evenings.

Los Angeles. Gilmore Heritage Auto Show salutes "The Great American Land Yacht," huge, chrome-laden, gas-guzzling 1950-64 American sedans and convertibles. Sixth annual event includes historic auto and petroleum displays, music and food at Farmers Market. West 3rd Street at Fairfax Avenue. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (800) 965-6050.

Ontario. Seventh-annual Inland Valley Rally and Cruise, presented by Ontario Kiwanis and Inland Valley Street Rods. Euclid Avenue and B Street. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (909) 944-1931.

Yorba Linda. Cruise Queen's 2nd Anniversary Charity Car Show, open to pre-'73 American classics. Benefits Orangewood Children's Home in Orange. Featherly Regional Park, 91 Freeway at Gypsum Canyon Road. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (714) 283-1909 or (714) 538-4333.


Artesia. Seventh-annual Sizzlin' Summer Street Festival and Classic Car Show presents exotic, hand-crafted, imported and classic cars. Between 178th and 183rd streets. Noon to 7 p.m. (562) 924-6398.

Escondido. Buicks at Deer Park Car Show, presented by Buick Grand National Racing Assn. Open to all vehicles. Deer Park Winery & Auto Museum, 29013 Champagne Blvd. 9 a.m. (714) 772-6201.

Harbor City. Super Cruise 2000, presented by Cruisin '50s South Bay and Narbonne High School Booster Club, benefits boosters and C. Morley Sellery School. Narbonne High School, 24300 S. Western Ave. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (310) 325-1972.

Huntington Beach. Huntington Beach Concours d'Elegance, 15th annual, salutes British cars and motorcycles. Charity event sponsored by Huntington Beach Library Patrons Foundation. Central Park, 7111 Talbert Ave. (near Golden West Street). 10 a.m. (714) 375-5023.

Irvine. Second-annual Chevelle and El Camino Show, presented by Southern California Chevelle Camino Club. Includes go-kart racing. Palace Park, 3405 Michelson Drive. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (909) 735-4965 or (949) 559-8336.

Northridge. Classic Car and Truck Show and Salute to Recreation Family Festival, presented by Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks. Northridge Recreation Center, Devonshire Street at Reseda Boulevard. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (818) 756-8060.

Palmdale. Antique Nationals Drag Race and Car Show, 30th annual, presented by Four Ever Four-Cylinder Club. Racing is open to any '54 or earlier vehicle (Ford trucks OK through '56), show open to all entrants. Los Angeles County Raceway, Avenue T, one mile east of Pearblossom Highway. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (909) 695-3713 days or (909) 787-0672 evenings.

Pomona. Swap Meet and Car Show, featuring antique autos, Corvettes, Porsches, street rods and Volkswagens. L.A. County Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave. 5 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. (714) 538-7091.

Rancho Santa Margarita. Thunderbird Rendezvous Car Show, inaugural event, open to all 1955-97 T-Birds. Sponsored by Santa Margarita Ford, 30031 Santa Margarita Parkway. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (949) 459-6800.

Van Nuys. All-GM Vehicle Show, presented by Los Angeles Chapter of Buick Club of America, open to every make and model of General Motors vehicle. Woodley Park, 6350 Woodley Ave. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (818) 845-4156.

Yorba Linda. Seventh-annual Canyon Cruise, open to pre-'68 vehicles. Event, presented by Classic Cruisers of North Orange County, benefits Orangewood Children's Foundation. Featherly Regional Park, 91 Freeway at Gypsum Canyon Road. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (714) 970-9255.

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