Automotive related activities in and around the Portland area in the days, weeks and months ahead, including car shows and charity fundraisers

COURTESY BEACHES RESTAURANTS/LORI OPAKA - The weekly Beaches Cruise-ins at Portland International raceway are popular summer events.Cars & Coffees

Every Saturday, 8-11 a.m., locations include: World of Speed (Wilsonville), Jantzen Beach (Portland), Cascade Station (Portland) McMinnville Walmart, Oregon City (Eighth and Main), Vancouver (136th and Mill Plain), Beaverton (Sundays, 12505 N.W. Cornell Rd.). No entry fee, all cars welcome.

Blue Moon Cruise-In

Every Wednesday to Sept. 6, Aloha Market Center, 20535 S.W. TV Highway, Aloha. No host, no registration, no charge. Presented by Westside Cruisers.

Beaches at PIR Wednesday Night Cruise-Ins

Every Wednesday to Sept. 27, 4-9 p.m., Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd. Pre-1973 classics, hots rods, customs, exotics, bikes, entertainment, raffle, more.

Farmington Fridays Cruise-In

Every Wednesday to October 27, 4-7 p.m., Dairy Queen, 17455 S.W. Farmington Rd., Aloha. All vehicles welcome.

Sizzlin' Summer Hot Rod & Car Show

Saturday, July 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., downtown North Plains. Parade, 21 classes of trophies,music, food and more. Benefits Make-A-Wish Foundation. Hosted by Northwest Vintage Thunderbird Club.

Team Latus Motors & Motos

Sunday, July 2, Latus Motors, 870 N.E. Berkley St., Gladstone. Car and bike show, trophies, food, raffles, hosted by Columbia River Camaro Club, benefits Randall Children's Hospital.

Cars & Crust

Every Tuesday, July 4-Aug. 29, Abby's Pizza, 21255 S.E. Stark St., Gresham. Free event, 10 percent food discount for participants. Hosted by Mt. Hood Mustang Club.

Burnside Summer Nights Cruise-In

Friday, July 7, 6-9 p.m., 1694 N.W. Fairview Dr., Gresham. Raffle, music, sponsored by Tikiputt and Spudmonkeys.

Cruise to the Wooden Chicken

Saturday, July 8, Wooden Chicken Pub, 125th and Sandy, Portland. Awards, T-shirts, raffle, beer garden, music, hosted by Rose City Classic.

2nd Annual Summer Cruise-In

Sunday, July 8, Suburban Chevrolet, 36936 Hwy. 26, Sandy. Food carts, live music, raffle, more.

Woodburn Estates Show & Shine

Sunday, July 9, Woodburn Estates & Golf, 1776 Country Club Rd., Woodburn. Open show with all years, makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles. Music, available food, door prizes.

57th Annual Rose Cup Races

Friday, July 7-Sunday, July 9, Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd. Premier amateur road racing event in the Pacific Northwest will include spec racer Fords, spec Miatas, Big Bore, vintage and great American stockcar series race cars. For more information, visit:

7th Annual West Linn Old Time Fair Car Show

Saturday, July 16, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Willamette Park, 1100 12th St., West Linn. 1st and 2nd place in every class, food, vendors, raffle, games, carnival, proceeds benefit local youth group.

10th Annual Hot Rod Round Up

Saturday, July 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Gracepointe Church, 10750 S.E. 42nd Ave., Milwaikie. Awards, kid's activities, food, raffle, music, espresso stand. Raffle proceeds benefit Clackamas County Schools BackPack Buddies.

Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance

Sunday, June 16, Pacific University Campus, Forest Grove. 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., hosted by Forest Grove Rotary Club. For advance tickets and more information, visit

Cruise the College

Sunday, July 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mt. Hood Community College, 257th and Stark, Gresham. Awards, music, food, vendors, raffle benefits My Father's House and Oregon Impact, sponsored by Gresham Ford.

John Rudisill Memorial Cruise-In

Sunday, July 16, 2 a.m.-5 p.m., Stark St. Pizza, 9234 S.E. Stark St., Portland.

Les Schwab Estacada Cruise-In

Sunday, July 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Les Schwab Tire Center, 140 S.W. Frontage Rd, Estacada. Pancake breakfast, trophies, raffle, music, proceeds benefit Estacada High School Athletic Department.

53rd Annual Brook Myers Memorial Cool Dog Nights Car & Bike Cruise-In

Friday, July 21, 5 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes, 11667 S.E. Stephens Rd., Happy Valley. Raffle and refreshments benefit Oregon Humane Society.

9th Annual East PDX Moose Lodge Cruise-In

Saturday, July 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., East Portland Moose Lodge, 16411 N.E. Halsey St., Portland. American cars and trucks, trophies for each decade 20s-70s, BBQ, beverafges, music. In memory of Terry Stiefbold, proceeds benefit the Children of Mooseheart.

33rd Annual Dash For Kids

Saturday-Sunday, August 19-20, 9a.m.-5 p.m., Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd. Auto races, Raffles, Silent auction, family friendly activities benefiting children in need. Free admission. For more, see the Dash for Kids tab on

Portland Vintage Racing Festival/Trans Am West Coast Championship

Friday, Sept. 1-Sunday, Sept. 3, Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd. Three days of racing featuring both vintage and contemporary cars, including the return of the Trans Am West Coast Championship series that first came to PIR in 1975. Also new this year is the Mazda Miata Heritage Cup series featuring first generation Miatas. For more information, visit:

41st Annual All British Field Meet/2017 Columbia River Classic

Friday, July 28-Sunday, July 30, Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd. The largest annual gathering of British cars on the West Coast features a Jaguar Clubs of North American-sanctioned Concours d'Elegance and slalom. in addition, the 2017 Columbia River Classic featuring Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts' cars will be competing in the 2017 Columbia River Classic. For more information, visit:

38th Annual A.B.A.T.E. Shriners Toy Run

Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m., Fred Meyer parking lot, 3800 S.E. 22nd Ave., Portland. Raffle drawing at noon. Parade to Shriners Hospital for Children hospital with new unwrapped toy begins at 12:15 p.m. No stuffed toys.

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