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Miss Information's Guide to Auto Activities

September 06, 2000

Continuing

LosAngeles. "Hollywood Star Cars: Great Cars of the Movies" presents 20 famed autos from films. Ends Sept. 24. Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd. (at Fairfax Avenue). Closed Mondays. (323) 930-2277; http://www.petersen.org.

Coming Events

THURSDAY

Big Bear Lake. Rim of the World Tour, 40th annual gathering of 1928-31 Model A Fords, presented by Whittier Chapter of Model A Ford Club of America. Includes driving skill competitions, restoration tips. Through Sunday; call for schedule. (562) 927-7444.

SATURDAY

Downey. Charity Car Show, presented by South Coast Late Great Chevys, benefits Los Angeles Childrens Hospital. Frisco's Carhop Drive-In, 12050 Woodruff Ave. 2 to 8 p.m. (626) 281-6835 or (562) 923-3630.

Duarte. Vintage Car Night and Salute to Route 66, open to pre-1973 cars only. Presented by CarMax, Duarte Chamber of Commerce and Duarte Route 66 Parade Committee. Carmax, 1131 Central Ave. at Buena Vista Avenue (off 210 Freeway), 5 to 8 p.m. (626) 357-3333.

Mission Hills. Monte Carlo-style Navigational Road Rally, "Mobius Strip," presented by Into the Night Rallye Team. Bank of America, Devonshire Street and Sepulveda Boulevard. Registration opens 4 p.m.; first car out 6:01 p.m. (310) 556-8305.

SUNDAY

Arcadia. Summer Blast 2000 Custom Car Show, featuring hot rods and muscle cars, benefits Optimist Youth Homes' auto shop program. Santa Anita Race Track, Baldwin Avenue at Huntington Drive, Gate 6. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (562) 869-4202.

La Crescenta. Verdugo Vintage Vehicles Car Show, open to pre-'78 cars and trucks. Crescenta Valley Park, Honolulu and Dunsmore. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (818) 352-4553 or (818) 790-7614.

Long Beach. Belmont Shore Car Show, open to 1974 and earlier cars, selected special-interest vehicles and motorcycles of any year. Presented by Bay City Rodders. Along 2nd Street, near Bay Shore Avenue. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (714) 846-8361.

Long Beach. Hi-Performance Swap Meet and Car Show, presented by Ecology Auto Parts. Veterans Stadium, East Conant Street and Clark Avenue. 6 a.m. (800) 762-9785.

Oxnard. Family Car Show, presented by Ventura County Chevys, includes more than 20 classes of cars, street rods, pickups, classics and Corvettes. Financial Center, Esplanade Drive and Vineyard Avenue, off 101 Freeway. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (805) 581-5844, (805) 493-2397 or (805) 228-0816.

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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.

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