Wayback Wheels articles
Picton's dragsters finding huge audiences for Armdrop races on The Hill, by Lisa Van Meer 
 
Two-day AACA Antique Automotive Flea Market in Lindsay a hit, by Roderick Sergiades
 
The start of a new season for charity-driven cruise nights, Cosway's Corner 
 
Model T 100 years old and still rolling, by Lisa Van Meer   
 
Not-so-great memories of the Chrysler Laser, by Aaron Neilly
 
Ontario classic car cruise night calendar 
 
2017 car shows Free listings for advertisers & non-profit To advertise, email waybacktimes@xplornet.com
     
May 6 & 7 - Lindsay  46th Annual AACA Antique Automotive Flea Market Lindsay Fairgrounds
Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Adm: $7, children under 12 free. Free parking   Contact:  Leon:, 705-760-6564
     
May 13 - Innisfil Beach  Innisfil Beach Cruisers Car Club Cruisefest   Innisfil Beach Park, 676 Innisfil Beach Road 
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Adm: Free to spectators. Food bank donations appreciated  Contact: Rick Winson, 705-431-7077
     
May 20 - London   Community Fun Day Car Show Westview Baptist Church, 1000 Wonderland Road South
Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Adm: Free.   Contact: 519-681-9844
     
May 21 - Bethany   27th Annual Bethany Park Show & Shine  Bethany Park, 1 Wilson Street
Hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adm: $10 in support of Bethany Athletic Society Contact: Andy Muir contactbethanypark@gmail.com or 705-868-3110
     
May 27 - Espanola  Knight Cruisers 15th Annual Cruise-In & Craft Fair  Beside the Espanola Regional Complex 
Hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Adm: Donations for local food banks appreciated Contact: 705-869-4757 
     
May 27 - Kanata  20th Annual Cruising for CHEO at Ribfest   Kanata Leisure Centre, 70 Aird Place  
Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adm: $10. Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario   Contact: Karen & Roger Thomas, 613-836-3647 
     
May 28 - Bradford  Hwy. 11 Cruisers CC Show, Shine and Smoke Out  Husky Travel Centre, Hwy. 400 & 88 
Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Adm: $5 donation for Children's Wish & Camp Quality  Contact: Danny, 416-729-7480 
     
June 3 - Ottawa   5th Annual Blair Rendell Memorial Car Show   Sparks Street Mall
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Adm: Free Charity: TBA  Contact:  Jeffrey Pelletier on Facebook
     
June 4 - Steinbach, Manitoba  Heritage Classic Car Show/Soap Box Derby/Swap Meet  Mennonite Heritage Village, 231 PTH 12 North Steinbach
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Adm: TBA  Contact Patricia, patriciaw@mhv.ca 
     
June 10 - Markham   Hwy 11 Cruisers Memories Show & Shine  Amica at Swan Lake, 6360 16th Avenue
Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Adm: Free. Supporting the Amica seniors Contact: Danny, 416-729-7480 or highway11cruisers@gmail.com
     
June 16 - Strathroy  Strathroy Hometown Turkeyfest Show & Shine Downtown Strathroy 
Hours: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.   Adm: Voluntary donation in support of local charities  Contact: jacobus_c@rogers.com
     
June 17 - Shelburne  Shelburne Street Festival & Classic Car Show Main Street and Owen Sound Street 
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Adm: Free. Minor sports and Sick Kids in Toronto  Contact: Jim Oatman, 519-925-3323 or j.oatman@sympatico.ca 
     
June 18 - Capreol  Rods N' Rails Classic Car Show  Northern Ontario Railroad Museum, 26 Bloor Street 
Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Free admission. In support of NORM projects  Contact: 705-858-5050 or email info@normhc.ca
     
June 18 - Newmarket  Highway 11 Cruisers' 6th Annual Fathers Day Cruise PartSource, 16715 Yonge Street
Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Adm: Free In support of Canadian Tire's Jumpstart  Contact:: Danny, 416-729-7480 
     
July 2 - West Lorne West Lorne Optimist 22nd Annual Show & Shine  West Lorne 
Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adm: $10. Proceeds to Optimist club projects  Contact: Kelly Brasil, 519-319-1921, email kelly_1363@hotmail.com
     
July 8 - Burlington    3rd Annual Burlington Downtown Car Show  Brant Street from Caroline Street to Lakeshore Road 
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.    Adm: TBA. In support of Burlington Lions Club  Contact:  info@drvnmktg.com 
     
July 9 - Keene Lang Pioneer Village's 21st Annual Antique & Classic Car Show Lang Pioneer Village Museum, 104 Lang Road
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Adm: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and students  Contact: 705-295-6694 
     
August 5 -  Waterloo Knights of Columbus Cruz Knights' Flashback Saturday   Knights of Columbus Hall, 145 Dearborn Place 
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Adm: Donations only for new toys for needy kids  Contact: Barry, 519-658-0812 or patches@porchlight.ca 
 
August 6 - Brockville  Automotion   Blockhouse Island
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Adm: $5. In support of the United Way and Lions  Contact: Paul Gardiner, 786-468-8697
     
August 12  - Alliston Alliston Potato Festival Annual Classic Car and Truck Show  West end of Victoria Street, downtown Alliston
Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adm: Free. Various charities Contact: Rick Heidman, 416-970-5622 or rrheidman@gmail.com
   
August 27 - Markham Markham Classic Car Cruiser 10th Annual Show and Shine Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Road
Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Free admission. Proceeds to the Yellow Brick House  Contact: thepres.baron@outlook.com 
     
August 27 - Mount Brydges   Strathroy-Caradoc Cruisers Swap Meet and Car Show  Lions Park 
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Adm: $5. Local charities and medical facilities  Email: jacobus_c@rogers.com 
     
 
2017 classic car cruise nights Most cruise nights are weather permitting Submit 2017 updates: thecos@the-wire.com
     
   
Bracebridge
Mondays in Muskoka Cruise Night  Canadian Tire, 495 Muskoka Road See you next season
Hours: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Contact: Chrystal Tew, 705-645-4751 Email:  
     
Brighton     
Brighton Cruise Night  Prince Edward Square, 46 Prince Edward Street  See you next season
Hours:  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact:  Jen Dusenbury, 613-849-5615 Email: Jen.dusenbury@yahoo.ca
     
Kitchener     
Show & Shine Classic Car Mondays  563 Highland Road West June 5 to September 18
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk  Contact: Brian, 519-744-5957 Email: bccambrient10@gmail.com 
     
Morrisburg   
Dockside Cruise Night   Morrisburg waterfront See you next season
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.   Contact: Brian, 613-543-2261 Email: artfuldodger@xplornet.ca
     
Napanee   
Napanee Valley Cruisers  No Frills, 450 Centre Street North  See you next season
Hours: 5 p.m. to dusk Contact: Steve Lowry, 613-354-3245 Email:  my69dart@bell.net
     
Wasaga Beach    
Wasaga Beach Cruisers  Stonebridge Town Centre gazebo May 15 to TBA 
Hours: 5 p.m. to dusk Contact: Sherri, 705-429-2426  Email: sunny.side.up@sympatico.ca 
 
Woodbridge  
Back Alley Cruisers AMC Theatre, 30 Interchange Way  May 22 to October 9 
Hours: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Contact: Carlo Muraca  Email: info@backalleycruisers.com
   
Alliston  
Recycled Teenagers Cruise Night Canadian Tire, 110 Young Street  May 23 to September 12
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact: Rick Heidman, 416-970-5622 Email: recycledteenagercarclub@bell.net
   
Bancroft
Bancroft Cruisers  Canadian Tire lot, Hwy 62    May 9 to TBA
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk Contact: Gail Kinney, 613-332-3557 Email: gkinney1@hotmail.com
     
Belleville      
Belleville Cruise Night  A & W, Belle Boulevard May 9 to October 10
Hours: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact: Glady Labelle, 613-394-2394 Email: gladylabelle@hotmail.com
     
Blind River     
Espanola & Area Knight Cruisers Tim Horton's, 43 Causley (Hwy 17) May 16 to September 12
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk  Contact: Gisele Karvonen, 705-869-4757  Email: g_ian@eastlink.ca
     
Brampton 
Brampton Street Rods Cruise Night   Shoppers World near Spoonful By Imperial Buffet   See you next season
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.   Contact: Monica Nayar, 905-459-1337 x231 Email: mnayar@riocan.com
     
Brockville     
Brockville Cruise Nights Canadian Tire, 2360 Parkedale Ave. May 16 to September 5
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.   Contact: Paul Gardiner, 786-468-8697 Email: automotion@tisma.ca
   
Kanata  
Kanata Cruise Night  Hazeldean Mall, 300 Eagleson Road   May 2 to September 19
Hours: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact: Roger or Karen Thomas, 613-836-3647 Email: rthomas.2015@outlook.com
     
Newmarket  
Highway 11 Cruisers Car Club  Harvey's & Home Depot, 17860 Yonge Street   May 2 to October 24
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk Contact: Danny, 416-729-7480 Email: highway11Cruisers@gmail.com
     
Oakville  
Oakville Lions Cruz Night  Dorval Plaza by Boston Pizza  See you next season 
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.   Contact:  Michael Onishi, 905-691-1011 Email: mikeonishi@hotmail.com 
     
Peterborough 
Legion Branch 52   1550 Lansdowne Street West   See you next season
Hours: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Contact:  Brenda Chandler, 705-745-6361 Email: rcl52@bellnet.ca
     
Port Perry   
Cruisin Classics Car Club  Emmanuel Community Church, 1680 Reach Road   May 16 to August 29
Hours: 5 p.m. to dusk Contact: Bev, 705-357-2358 Email: cruisinclassicsportperry@hotmail.ca 
     
Rockland     
Rockland Cruise Nights  A&W, 2736 Chamberland Street Monthly: June 6, July 4, August 1 and September 5
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m Contact: Mike Seguin, 613-858-0211 Email rocklandcruisenights@bell.net
     
Sauble Beach
Sauble Sunset Cruisers   Sauble Beach near the "welcome to" sign  June 20 to September 19 
Hours: 6 p.m. to sunset  Contact:  Lloyd, 519-422-1996 Email: jlsher@sympatico.ca
   
Scarborough   
Back Alley Cruisers Town Centre Plaza, 1457 McCowan Road   May 16 to September 26
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact: Bob Forrest, 416-999-3917 Email: backalleycruisersscarborough@hotmail.com
 
Stratford
Stratford ACES Car Club Festival Marketplace, 1066 Ontario St.  See you next season
Hours: 6:30 p.m. to dusk Contact: John Scheerer Email: info@acescarclub.ca
     
Baden    
Cruisin' at the Pond  Old Mill Pond  See you next season
Hours: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Contact: Ron Weber, 519-634-8902  Email:  
     
Barrie      
Barrie Thunder Classics  Heritage Park, waterfront   May 24 to September 13
Hours: 5 p.m. to dusk  Contact: Tom Carlos 705-436-1988 Email: BarrieThunderClassics@hotmail.com 
     
Carleton Place    
Carleton Place Cruise Nights  Carleton Place Market Square, 7 Beckwith Street   May 3 to September 13
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk Contact: Jeff Shoots, 613-222-3778  Email: my68lark@rogers.com  
     
Cornwall     
Cornwall Olde Car Club   Home Hardware, Pitt St and 13th St. See you next season 
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk  Contact: Barry Cox, 613-938-9625 Email:  barjo@cogeco.ca
     
Fraserville     
Runaways Car Club For Women Kawartha Downs, north entrance, Hwy. 28 See you next season 
Hours: 5 p.m. to dusk  Contact:  Kristiane Kortun, 905-809-6301 Email: Kristiane@therunawayscarclub.com
     
Hamilton     
Rockin' the Waterfront Pier 4 Park  See you next season
Hours: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Contact: Johnny Booth  Email: rockinthewaterfront2013@gmail.com
     
Hawkesbury     
Hawkesbury Auto Club   A&W Restaurant, old Hwy. 17 and Tupper Street  May 17 to September 13
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact: Christine Lalonde Email: autohawk@hawk.igs.net
     
Lindsay 
Lindsay A&W Cruisers A&W on Kent Street  May 17 to September 13
Hours: 5 p.m, to dark Contact: Butch Lewis, 705-432-2504 Email: butchsparts@live.ca
     
Madoc     
Madoc Village Classic Cruise Nights Downtown Madoc Every other Wednesday from May 17 to August 23
Hours 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Contact: Brad Freeman, 613-473-5310 Email: hiddengoldmine@sympatico.ca 
     
Markham   
Markham Classic Cruisers   Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Road  See you next season
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk   Contact:: David Bishop, 905-640-7441 Email:  markhamclassiccruisers@gmail.com
     
Napanee  
Napanee Valley Cruisers  A&W, 638 County Road 41  See you next season
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk Contact: Steve Lowry, 613-354-3245 Email: my69dart@bell.net
     
Oshawa    
Downtown Oshawa BIA Cruise-In   Oshawa City Hall, 50 Centre Street South  May 24 to September 6
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk Contact: Angela, 905-576-7606 Email: angela@downtownoshawa.ca
     
Ottawa      
Ottawa South Wednesday Cruise Night  Blossom Park Shopping Centre, 2950 Bank Street  See you next season
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.   Contact:   Email: info@ottawasouthcruise.com 
     
Strathroy
Strathroy-Caradoc Cruisers  Wal-Mart parking lot,150 Carroll Street East  May 3 to September 27
Hours: 5 p.m. to dusk Contact:  Jack Cook Email: jacobus_c@rogers.com
     
Toronto     
Rouge Valley Region ACCCC  Eglinton Square Shopping Centre   May 17 to September 27 
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact: Bob Forrest: 416-999-3917 Email:  accccrvr@hotmail.com
     
Woodbridge 
Woodbridge Cruisers Hwy. 27 Wal-Mart Plaza, 8300 Hwy. 27    May 17 to October 11
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.   Contact: Chris Ouzounis, 416-900-5983 Email: resto_sts@rogers.com
     
Alexandria     
Eazy Cruizer Street Club Independent grocery parking lot, Main Street South  See you next season
Hours: 5 p.m. to dark  Contact:  Roddy, 613-874-2539 Email:  roddy_diane@bell.net
     
Bolton    
Caledon Cruisers Cruise Night  Canadian Tire, 99 McEwan Drive East See you next season
Hours: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.   Contact:  647-972-8447 Email:  
     
Cobden     
Cobden Cruise Nights  Country Kitchen Restaurant, 16453 Hwy. 17  Every second Thursday, May 11 to September 14
Hours: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Contact:  Eric Dagg, 613-646-2864 Email:  ericdagg11@gmail.com
     
Englehart    
Road Legends Cruisers Cousin's Restaurant, 334559 Hwy #11 North See you next season
Hours: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Contact: Reg Perron   Email: reg.perron@gmail.com
     
Espanola & Area    
Knight Cruisers Car Club  Espanola Mall, 800 Centre Street May 18 to September 14
Hours: 6 p,m, to dusk  Contact: Gisele Karvonen, 705-869-4757 Email: g_ian@eastlink.ca
     
Fowlers Corners
Cruise Night at Craftworks Barn Craftworks at the Barn, 124 Lindsay Road  May 18 to September 7
Hours: 5 p.m. to dusk Contact:  Larry Franks, 705-740-6904 Email:  franks.larry@gmail.com
     
Innisfil Beach      
Innisfil Beach Cruisers Car Club  Innisfil Beach Park  See you next season 
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk  Contact: Rick Winson, 705-431-7077   Email: swinso703@rogers.com 
     
Kingsville   
50's Diner Cruise-In   Cdn Transportation Museum, 6155 Arner Townline  May 18 to October 26
Hours: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact: 519-776-6909  Email: info@ctmhv.com
   
London 
Hyde Park Lions Cruize Nites  Steve Plunkett's Fleetwood Farm, 9282 Elviage   See you next season
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk Contact:   Email: 
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Marmora     
Marmora #7 Classic Cruisers   Downtown Marmora  May 11 to September 21
Hours: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Contact: Barrie Graley, 613-472-5458 Email: bdgraley6@sympatico.ca
     
Morrisburg
Golden Gears Show & Shine  Canadian Tire, 12329 County Road 2   See you next season
Hours: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact: Henry Swank  Email: info@goldengears.ca
     
Pembroke     
Wheels of the Valley Cruise Night  Harvey's, 1290 Pembroke Street West  See you next season
Hours: 6 p.m. to dark   Contact:  Graham, 613-687-5639 Email:  
     
Picton
Picton Cruise Night  Canadian Tire lot, 13321 Loyalist Parkway   May 4 to TBA
Hours: 5 p.m. to dusk Contact: Brian Lindensmith, 613-921-4480 Email: lindyracing@thekos.net
     
Port Colborne
Port Colborne Cruiser's Assoc. Clarence Street, Downtown Port Colborne   See you next season
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk Contact:  Tony Spiteri, 905-933-2055 Email: anthonys@pintys.com
     
Smiths Falls     
Cruisin' in 2017 Wal-Mart, 114 Lombard Street  May 4 to September 21
Hours: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Contact: Ken Manwell, 613-264-0845  Email:  
     
Southampton  
Cruisers Cruise Nites  Millard Boulevard, downtown Southampton See you next season
Hours: 6:30 to 9 p.m.  Contact: Saugeen Shores C of C, 519-832-2332 Email:
     
   
Kemptville  
Kemptville Cruise Night  Food Basics, Hwy. 43  May 5 to September 29 
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m  Contact: Rod Rafter, 613-258-7567 Email: Rod@Hwy43CarClub.com 
     
Kincardine 
Kincardine Cruise Night  Queen Street, Kincardine June 30, August 4, September 1  
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.   Contact: Wayne, 519-396-4396  Email:  
     
Mississauga
Mississauga Classic Car Club  Mario's, 3115 Argentia Road   May 5 to September 29
Hours: 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Contact: David Brown, 647-919-4980 Email: 
     
Ottawa     
Sparks Street Shop 'N Cruise Nights  Sparks Street mall, 35 O'Connor Street See you next season
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Contact:  613-230-0984 Email: info@sparksstreetmall.com
   
Waterloo     
Knights of Columbus Cruz Knights Knights of Columbus Hall, 145 Dearborn Place May 26 to September 15
Hours: 6 p.m. to dark  Contact: Barry Patchett, 519 658-0812 Email:  patches@porchlight.ca
     
Dunnville  
Dunnville Cruisers Car Club  Sobey's parking lot, 1012 Broad Street East   See you next season
Hours: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Contact: Karen or Terry Chambers, 905-899-0013 Email: dunnville.cruisers@gmail.com
   
Earlton     
Road Legends Cruisers   Grocery King, 18 10th Street   See you next season
Hours: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Contact: Reg Perron   Email: reg.perron@gmail.com
     
New Liskeard     
Road Legends Cruisers  Husky House Restaurant,  997491 Hwy #11 North See you next season
Hours: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Contact: Reg Perron   Email:  reg.perron@gmail.com
     
Port Hope
Port Hope Cruisers  Gilmer's Home Hardware, 177 Toronto Road   May 6 to September 30
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk  Contact:  John and Lynn Solinski, 905-885-9228 Email: lynn.100@hotmail.com
     
Renfrew     
Renfrew Cruise Night   Odi's KingBurger, 546 Stewart Street May 13 to TBA
Hours: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Contact:  Glen, 613-432-6113 Email:  
     
Toronto
Street Classics Cruise  Canadian Tire, 1608 The Queensway at East Mall May 20 to October 7
Hours: 5 p.m. to dusk  Contact: George, 416-259-8122  Email: streetclassics@gmail.com
     
Aurora
Aurora Classic & Custom Car Club    Stronach Aurora Rec Centre 1400 Wellington St. E. May 28 to September 10
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk   Contact: 905-727-5785 Email: auroracarclub@gmail.com 
     
Brampton     
Over 'N' Under Car Club Leon's parking lot, 10081 McLaughlin Rd. N.  May 7 to October 1
Hours: 5 p.m. to dusk  Contact:  Neila Boniface Email: njboniface@gmail.com
     
Milton     
Milton Optimistis' Classic Cruise Nights  Milton Go Station parking lot, 780 Main St. E. May 28 to September 3
Hours: 6 p.m. to dusk  Contact: Rob Hewlett, 289-350-1188  Email: cruise@optimistclubofmilton.org
     
Nobleton     
Hell Bounders Cruise Night  Nobleton Plaza, 13305 Hwy. 27   See you next season
Hours: 5 p.m. to dark   Contact:   Email:  
     
Sudbury     
Sudbury Classic Cruisers  RioCan parking lot The Kingsway, next to Cosco See you next season 
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Contact: Gary (Cooter) Lonsberry, 705-690-6902 Email: tuff.32@fibreop.ca
     
Trenton    
Quinte Access Cruise Nights  Quinte Access parking lot or Centennial Park  See you next season
Hours: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m Contact: Nadyne Mattis, 613-392-9640 Email: info@quinteaccess.org
     
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