Spend this warm spring weekend at an outdoor car show. Many events are being held this weekend to give you the chance to display your best work, connect with new customers and support local organizations, including the 22nd Annual Cruisin' Ocean City Car Show and Goodguys 7th Nashville Nationals. Information on these and seven addition shows is below. More shows and events will be posted on Hotrod & Restoration's Twitter throughout the week.
The 22nd Annual Cruisin' Ocean City Car Show takes place Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Ocean City, Maryland. The show will feature more than 3,000 hot rods, customs, classics and trick trucks competing for more than 350 awards. The weekend will feature live entertainment, celebrity appearances, parades and an auction. For more information, visit www.specialeventpro.com.
The 34th Annual F-100 Supernationals and All Ford Show takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Awards will be presented in more than 40 car and truck classes. The event will also feature vendors, entertainment, special guests and concessions. For more information, visit www.f100supernationals.com.
The 7th Nashville Nationals takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Titan Stadium in Nashville. Presented by Goodguys, the show will feature over 1,500 rods, customers, classics, street machines, muscle car and trucks through 1972 competing for awards including 2012 Custom Rod of the Year Finalist and 2012 Muscle Machine of the Year Finalist. The show will also include a swap meet, car corral, AutoCross, vendors and kids' entertainment. For more information, visit www.good-guys.com.
The 4th Annual Car Show at Pagosa takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. The event kicks off Friday with a Welcome Party. Saturday will feature a show-and-shine, with vehicles judged in 14 classes. Sunday will feature a breakfast and cruise. For more information, visit www.pagosachamber.com.
Guitars n' Cars takes place Friday and Saturday at Reliant Stadium in Houston. The event kicks off Friday evening with a benefit concert featuring Bryan Lee and the Blues Power Band to benefit U.S. Vets. The car show will be held Saturday and awards will be presented in 64 classes, People's Choice and Best of Show. For more information, visit www.hcias.com.
Eastwood is hosting its Spring Cruze-In Friday at its headquarters in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. The event is open to special-interest cars, trucks and bikes. The company will host an in-store sale during the event. The event will also feature music and concessions. For more information, visit www.eastwood.com/cruze.
The 8th Annual Kentucky Thoroughbreds Horses and Horse Power Car Show takes place Saturday at the Waterfront Park Great Lawn South in Louisville, Kentucky. Trophies will be presented in 29 classes for cars, trucks and motorcycles through model year 2006. The event will feature concessions, door prizes, music and drawings. A rain date has been scheduled for Sunday. Proceeds will benefit Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky. For more information, visit www.horsesandhorsepower.org.
Autobooks | Aerobooks is hosting a signing event for the new "Hot Rod Art Book: Masters of Chicken Scratch Vol. 2" Saturday in Burbank, California. Artists Dwayne Vance, Max Grundy, Mark Jones, Christ Brown and John Frye will be on hand to sign copies of the book that features over 150 pages of hot rod art. For more information, visit www.autobooks-aerobooks.com.
The Las Vegas Car Stars-Knight Rider Festival takes place Saturday in Las Vegas. The show will feature TV and movie cars and replicas, custom cars, specialty vehicles, and pre-1980 classic cars. The event will feature celebrity autograph sessions. A kick-off party will be held Thursday and a VIP reception will be held Friday. For more information, visit www.knightriderfestival.com. If your shop or community is hosting a show that you would like to tell Hotrod & Restoration readers about, e-mail email@example.com.