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Miss Information's Guide to Auto Activities

April 04, 2001

* 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


Burbank. Auto Club historian and Car Culture map author Matt Roth will discuss the automobile's impact on development of the Los Angeles Basin and the mobile culture's contribution to regional architecture. 7 p.m., Geographia Map & Travel Bookstore, 4000 Riverside Drive. (818) 848-1414.


Mission Hills: Santa Monica Sports Car Club/Sports Car Club of America navigational rally, open to all. Registration 7-8 p.m., $10 per vehicle. Bank of America parking lot, northeast corner Devonshire Street and Sepulveda Boulevard. (310) 372-7168, (818) 894-3549.

Palm Springs. Palm Springs Classic Car weekend opens with annual classic car auction, 4-10 p.m. Marquis Hotel, 150 S. Indian Canyon Drive. Admission is $8 per day or $20 for all three days and includes catalog. (818) 225-0610, (805) 966-6940;


Palm Springs. Annual classic car weekend continues with cruise and car show, featuring 450 street rods and custom cars of all vintages. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown on Palm Canyon Drive. No admission; auction opens for viewing at 8:30 a.m., bidding 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Stanton. Model T parts exchange. Orange County Model T Club. 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Vintage Ford Parts, 11381 Beach Boulevard. (714) 894-5464.


Buena Park. Model car and truck sale. Holiday Inn, 7000 Beach Blvd. $4 admission. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (253) 857-7867.

Chatsworth. Street rod show. National Street Rod Assn. day at California Car Cover Co., 9525 DeSoto Ave. Free admission. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (818) 998-2100.

Long Beach. Hi-Performance Swap Meet. Cars, parts and accessories. 6 a.m.-1 p.m., Veterans Stadium. Admission $7. (800) 762-9785.

Palm Springs. Palm Springs Concours d' Elegance with a field of 150 vehicles. O'Donnell Golf Club, 301 N. Belardo, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $10 admission. Proceeds to the private Sequoyah School in Pasadena. Final day of classic car auction; opens at 8:30 a.m. for viewing, bidding 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.

Stanton. NASCAR and NHRA models and toy collectibles show and sale, Rack & Cue Billiards, 7520 Katella Ave. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $2 admission. (909) 902-0217.

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