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Car shows roll into Metro area

Whether you're in Gresham, Hillsboro or Clackamas County, there are plenty of car show on tap this week.

PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: STEVEN BROWN - This 1950 Merc belong to Brad Venderberg.

Thousands of people converged on downtown Gresham on Saturday, taking in the sights of hundreds of vintage cars and trucks during the annual Rockin’ Round the Block car fest.

The event features an estimated 400 stock, modified and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles. The show raises scholarship funds for Mt. Hood Community College’s Automotive Technology program, and has accumulated $153,000 over the years.

If you missed out on this show, don’t worry. There’s probably another car show somewhere near you this weekend or in the coming weeks.

Here’s a look at some shows in the coming week:

Sunday, Aug. 14

Cruise to the Course, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gresham Golf Course, 2155 N.E. Division St., Gresham, featuring classic cars, muscle cars and hot rods.

Horsepower Show, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Taco Del Mar,

17435 S.W. Farmington Road, Beaverton. This event is open to Open to all cars, trucks, motorcycles and quads.

’Hot Wheels & Coffee' Cars & Coffee, 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. every Sunday through Dec. 18, at Mike's Auto parts, 12505 N.W. Cornell Road, Portland (Corner of Northwest Cornell and Northwest Saltzman). All makes, models, styles and years are welcome!

9th Annual Deuces Wild Poker Run and Show 'n Shine, hosted by Cobb Tuning Surgeline at Oregon Business Park, 16580 S.W. 72nd Ave., Portland. Registration begins at 10 a.m. The poker run route is open from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 16

Hillsboro Tuesday Night Live, every Tuesday through Aug. 30 in downtown Hillsboro on Second Avenue between Main Street and Lincoln Street. Cars may enter the event no earlier than 4:30 p.m. and must agree to stay until 8 p.m. The event ncludes all classic, collector, specialty, and modified vehicles.

Friday, Aug. 19

Carver Hangar Friday Morning Cruise In, held at 7 a.m. every Friday morning at Carvar Hangar, 16196 S.E. Highway 224, Damascus. Breakfast available for purchase inside the restaurant.

For more information on these and other car shows and cruise-ins, visit www.northwestclassicautomall.com.