News

-Our next meeting is January 21 at Colonial Restaurant in Colonial Heights at 6:30 pm. Below is a link to the restaurant.


https://www.cirgrill.com



-December 8 - The 9th annual running of the ‘Santa’s Helpers Toy Run’ will be on December 8, 2018. It will begin at Chili’s Restaurant; 1030 Stafford Marketplace, Stafford, VA 22556 at 10:00 for brunch then at 12:00 Noon we will leave from the commuter lot for the National Museum of the Marine Corps at 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Triangle, VA. There will be a Stafford County Sheriff’s escort. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to be deposited at the Toys For Tots drop off in the museum. This is a rain or shine event, come out with your daily driver if the weather is bad. For more info contact Dan Crane at whoop75@aol.com 540-842-6891 USMC Museum; www.usmcmuseum.com/index.asp


-Dec 13th (the second Thursday) we’ll have our Christmas Banquet and watch a nice play “1940’s Radio Christmas Carol” at the Swift Mill Playhouse. Swift Creek Mill Playhouse opens at 6:00 pm, Serves at 6:30 pm and the play starts at 8:00 pm. Below is a link to the the Swift Creek Mill Playhouse:


https://www.swiftcreekmill.com


-December 15 - The Oldies But Goodies Classic Cruizers will once again be hosting the Wreaths Across America Ceremony at City Point National Cemetery in Hopewell, Virginia. This rain or shine event pays tribute to our veterans by placing a beautiful wreath on as many headstones as possible. The event transforms the cemetery into a very festive scene for the holidays while remembering those that have passed. Join us by driving your antique vehicle or motorcycle as we convoy under police escort from the Crossings Shopping Center at 5220 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860 to the cemetery in Hopewell, VA. The convoy departs the Crossings at 10:30 and arrives at the cemetery at 10:45 for the ceremony. It is suggested you arrive at the Crossings by 10:00 to get lined up. If you would like to just meet us at the cemetery, the event starts promptly at 11:00 with a few remarks and then the laying of the wreaths. The cemetery is located on 10th Avenue and Davis Street Hopewell, Va. Contact person is Don Vtipil dvtipil@redcld.com

2019 Shows and Events

-January 26 - 20th Annual Polar Bear Run - mystery run to somewhere interesting is always on the last Saturday in January. Info will be posted in December!
 

-April 14 - Sunday Afternoon with the Classics: An American Legend-The Chevrolet Corvette. Deep Run Park and Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway, Henrico, VA 2-3:30pm Named after a small, highly maneuverable naval escort ship, the Corvette was Introduced in 1953 as the first large-scale, mass-produced car with an all-fiberglass body. Unique in automotive history, no other car has come close to the romantic reputation of Chevrolet's powerful two-seat sports car. It has become one of the most loved legends of American auto manufacturing - no other car has achieved 65 (and counting) years of continuous production. Join the Corvette Club of Richmond and Richmond Region AACA for a presentation and exploration of 8 generations of vehicle design and see why over 1.5 million Corvettes have been manufactured in America and sold around the world! Free! Information: Debbie Nolen, (804) 652-3407 or nol@henrico.us Part of the popular Sunday Afternoon with the Classics automotive series. Drive your antique vehicle and participate in a mini cruise in 12:30-4 pm. Examples of all Corvette generations will be on display. Presentation from 2-3:30 pm.
 

-August 3 - is the date for the "Biggest Car Show Roundup in Virginia", presented by the Southern Knights Cruisers Car Club. This will be the 20th Annual Southern Knights Cruisers Veterans Car and Bike Show and is being held at Richard Bland College in Petersburg, VA 23805. The rain date for this show will be the October 5, 2019. The Show will start at 8:00am and end at 4:00pm. The Show will benefit the charities that help our country’s military and their veterans. The charities are the “Fisher House”, “McGuire Veterans Hospital’s Fund #1161**OEF/OIF/OND: This fund will be used to support the needs of returning Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn patients and their family members who visit McGuire VAMCRecreational Therapy Department”, “Fort Lee’s Holiday Helper Association” and “Richard Bland College’s Scholarship Fund”. This open show attracts the highest quality show cars from Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina. You don't want to miss this year’s show, where over 300 show cars, trucks, and bikes are expected to attend! No matter what you like, Antiques, Classics, Muscle Cars, Street Rods, Customs, Compacts, Tuners, Off Road Trucks, Custom trucks, Antique Military Trucks, Antique Fire Trucks, Antique Police Cars, Race Cars and Bikes, they will be there. All total, there will be more than 140 awards given out at this year’s show. Because of increased interest each year, this show continues to grow. If you need more information about the show, you can go to our website www.southernknightscruisers.com and click on show details, or Email at uworime@comcast.net.