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Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

by Nitish Rele

Follow this guest blog for auto enthusiasts by Nitish Rele and get the latest scoop on car shows and events plus new car reviews.

Barktoberfest Car & Truck Cruise-In Oct. 26 in Sims Park, New Port Richey

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The seventh annual Barktoberfest Car & Truck Cruise-In will be on Sunday, Oct. 26, at Sims Park, downtown New Port Richey (cruise-in around Orange Lake). Presented by Paw Wash, the show will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. There will be vendors, food, music, rescue groups, raffles, pet costume contest, entertainment. Admission is free. For information, call (727) 375-7070 or e-mail teampaw@pawwashplus.com

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B.O.P.C. Car Show, Swap Meet Oct. 25 at Old Town

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The 36th annual B.O.P.C. (BUICK, OLDSMOBILE, PONTIAC, CADILLAC) Car Show & Swap Meet hosted by Olds Club of Florida will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 25 at Old Town, 5770 W. U.S. 192, Kissimmee. All four makes will be on display; charity auction, door prizes, 50/50 raffle; dash plaques to first 150 registrants; pre-register at http://www.oldsclubofflorida.com or day of show. For information, call Karen Stutzman at (813) 689-7855 or email pfiltratio@aol.com

See you all there!

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Skyway Marina monthly Cruise-in & Car Show Oct. 25

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The Skyway Marina monthly Cruise-in & Car Show will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25. It is hosted by the Skyway Marina District Business Association from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at† Flamingo Resort, 4601 34th St. S., St. Petersburg. The free show is open to antique, classic, hot rod, custom and exotic cars, vintage and custom motorcycles and trucks from yesteryear to today; also, there will be food trucks, cold beverages, music, dash plaques and trophies for the cars. For information, call† Christopher Breton at (727) 490-2000, Ext. 7026.

See you all there!

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Valrico Bloomingdale Pizza Car Show Oct. 25

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A Car Show will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Bloomingdale Pizza, 4334†Bell Shoals Road in Valrico. Discounts are offered for car participants. For more information, call Tiny at (813) 986-4631 or email rnn6007@aol.com

See you all there!

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Lake Como Car Show and Alumini Reunion Oct. 19, 2014

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The 10th annual Lake Como Car Show and Alumini Reunion will be held on Sunday, Oct. 19, at Lake Como Family Nudist Resort and Community, 20500 Cot Road, Lutz. It is pen to all show-worthy vehicles; registration is from 9 a.m. till noon day of the show and awards at 3; open house all day to 200-acre nudist resort for registered guests; $20 registration. It features entertainment, food, door prizes, 50/50 raffle; motel accommodations and RV camping also available. This is a photo secure event; see event security, for special photo permits. For registration, directions, vendor spaces or more information, call (813) 949-1810, 1-877-TRY-LAKE or visit http://www.lakecomonaturally.com

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Jeeptoberfest will be held Oct. 18-19, 2014

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All you Jeep lovers, your show is almost here. The annual Jeeptoberfest will be held Oct. 18-19, 2014, at the Market of Marion, 12888 S.E. U.S. 441, Belleview, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The annual fundraiser put up by the Ocala Jeep Club celebrates 17 years and activities include three levels of off-road course for all levels ranging from stock, moderately modified and extreme Jeeps; articulation ramp; vendor and parts swapper areas; kid zone; 50/50; $35 per Jeep pre-registration or $40 day of show. For information or to register, visit http://www.ocalajeepclub.com/jeeptoberfest/

Ask for a copy of the October Motoring Tampa Bay at the show!

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Janís Cruizin, Classic, Collectible and Antique Car (Halloween-themed) Show will be Oct. 18

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Jan’s Cruizin, Classic, Collectible and Antique Car Show will be Oct. 18. The Halloween show will be at Verizon Event Center, 8718 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. Register with a $15 donation between 9 a.m. and noon; dash plaques for first 100 registered cars and free coffee, pastries. Trophies will be awarded at 3. Dress up to win cash with best male, female, couple and car prizes; money giveaway, door prizes. For more information, call Jan at (727) 841-9122, e-mail janscruizin@yahoo.com or visit http://www.janscruizin.com

See you all there!

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BACC Dimmitt Corvette Show Oct. 18

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The 17th Annual BACC Dimmitt Corvette Show will be Saturday, Oct. 18. It is sponsored by Dimmitt Chevrolet, home of Bay Area Corvette Club. Dimmitt Chevy is at 25485 U.S. 19, N., Clearwater. The show is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and registration is $30 day of show from 8 to 11; goody bars and event T-shirt to first 100 registrations; 50/50, door prizes. To pre-register, visit http://www.baccvette.us

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Port Richey Arbyís Car & Truck Show Oct. 19

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The Arby’s Car & Truck Show will be Sunday, Oct. 19, at Arbyís, 10442 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with trophies at 3:30 p.m.; $15 registration. For information, call Phil at (727) 457-3344.

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Florida Drags Oct. 19

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Florida Drags will be held on Sunday, Oct. 19, at Lakeland Motorsports Park, 8100 State Road 33 N., Lakeland. Bring your stock flathead 4 banger; trophy/prize for low reaction time; everyone is eligible; $25 registration. Gates open at 9 a.m.; spectators/passengers $15/each (children ages 12 and younger, police, fire and active military with ID free). For information, e-mail info@billetproof.com or to register, visit http://www.billetproof.com

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