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Miss Information's Guide to Auto Activities

September 20, 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


Irvine. Kickoff Show, in advance of Saturday's Cruisin' for a Cure Show, open to hot rods, show cars and motorcycles. Sponsored by South Orange County Rods and Customs and Crazy Horse Steak House. Show: Irvine Improv, Irvine Spectrum Center, 71 Fortune Drive. 5 to 7:30 p.m. James Intveld benefit concert follows, Crazy Horse Steak House, 71 Fortune. 8 p.m. (949) 752-5115, Ext. 10, or (949) 585-9000.


Irvine. Cruisin' for a Cure, presented by South Orange County Rods and Customs, open to pre-1975 hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and Harleys. Proceeds benefit UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (formerly Irvine Meadows), 8808 Irvine Center Drive. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (949) 752-5115, Ext. 10, or (949) 768-2936;

Redondo Beach. All VW Off-Road Show, presented by Baja Bug Owners of America. SCAT Inc., 1400 Kingsdale Ave. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (310) 320-9765 or (310) 532-1901.

West Covina. Summer Fest 2000, inaugural event presented by Street Rods Forever, features more than 300 pre-1972 custom hot rods. Also: hot-air balloon rides, live music. Faith Community Church, 1211 E. Badillo St. 1 to 9 p.m. (626) 858-8400.


Burbank. John Burroughs High School Car Show. Johnny Carson Park, 400 Bob Hope Drive. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (818) 842-2675.

Costa Mesa. Show Up 'n' Show Off Car Show, presented by SVT Cobra Owners Assn. and Tuttle-Click Automotive Group. Orange County Fairgrounds, Gate 10, 88 Fair Drive. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (949) 465-6770.

San Juan Capistrano. Newport Beach Concours d'Elegance, 18th annual, presents world-class antiques, classic and vintage sports cars at new location. Benefits Orange County Assessment & Treatment Services Center. Oaks Polo Field, Ortega Highway at La Pata Road. Concours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Awards: 2 p.m. (949) 975-1301.

Thousand Oaks. Amgen Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show, 10th anniversary event, with proceeds to Make-a-Wish Foundation of Tri-Counties. Amgen Inc., 1100 Rancho Conejo Blvd. (off 101 Freeway). 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (805) 447-8327 or (805) 447-4628.

Van Nuys. Greater Los Angeles British Car Meet, 17th annual event, presents more than 400 classic cars, vintage racers, daily drivers and other vehicles. Also: British food, music and vendors. Woodley Park, 6350 Woodley Ave. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (310) 392-6605.

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