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Calendar of Events

Overview

Updated: Oct 12 23
 Created: Apr 13 15

ASSUME ALL EVENTS LISTED HEREIN HAVE BEEN LISTED AS OPTIONS FOR THE CLUB TO ATTEND. AS NORMALCY IS RETURNING,  ANY EVENTS TO BE PROMOTED AS A CLUB EVENT WILL BE ANNOUNCED BY SEPARATE EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE. EVERYONE STAY SAFE AND HEALTHY. 

Generally speaking our "driving season" begins in April and ends in Oct. The events below are events that we have attended in the past or may plan on attending in the new season. Events will be confirmed closer to the actual dates. Events may be attended by one or more cars depending upon club interest. If you have an event on the horizon that you would like to see attended by any or all, bring the issue up either via email correspondence or at the monthly club dinner social. If applicable we can then add it to the website under the Current Calendar of Events. The more the merrier. 
 

Social Gatherings

Updated: Jan 25 24
 Created: Apr 13 15

Monthly social gatherings, based around a restaurant evening dinner are arranged for every second Tuesday of each month alternating between Renfrew and Pembroke. Renfrew socials (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov) are at Finnigan's Roadhouse, 302 Raglan St S Renfrew. Petawawa/Pembroke socials are now at the fol: Feb 2024, Finnigan's Pembroke St E; Apr 2024 Kelsy's Petawawa; Jun 2024 Bistro 900 Pembroke St E; Aug 2024 Finnigan's Pembroke St E; Oct 2024 Kelsey's Petawawa. Jeff Filsinger will coordinate these dinner socials via email. 

Other Events

Updated: Jan 25 24
 Created: Apr 13 15

If you are interested in attending any of these, email or phone other members to see if anyone else is interested.

DATES / TIMES ARE BEING UPDATED FOR 2024 WITH CURRENT INFORMATION . Check date/time before leaving! See the following link for updated local cruise night info as well as car shows http://ottawacarscene.com/cruise-night-calendar/ also https://www.quadceast.com/calendar-1.html

WHEELS OF THE VALLEY CRUISE NIGHT 2024 (NOT CONFIRMED)

At LJ's Food, B Line Rd, Rankin.
Held every Thursday, May to Sep. Confirm through their facebook page link. 1800 until dark and some Sat's May to Sep (1000-1400)

COBDEN CRUISE NIGHT 2024 (BACK FOR 2024)

Thursday, May 26, 2024, 6pm to 8pm, is one of the first scheduled Custom & Restored Car Cruise-in of the year. It will be held as usual at the Country Kitchen Restaurant just east of Cobden every second Thursday. Dates will be: May 26; June 9 & 23; July 7 & 21; August 4 & 18, and September 1 & 15. Come out and see the cars on display, try your luck at 50/50 and enjoy a snack at the restaurant while you are there. The last night will be September 15 at which time a donation will be made to a charity of our choice. Contact Eric Dagg for more information at 613-646-2864 and to confirm. or EMAIL https://www.cobdentoday.com/latestevents/cobden-area-events/

RENFREW CRUISE NIGHT 2024 (NOT CONFIRMED FOR 2024)

At Odi's KingBurger in Renfrew, 5 to 8pm (draw at 7:30)  Cruise is held every Saturday night starting May .  
Prizes and 50/50 draw, with partial proceeds donated to the Renfrew branch of the Canadian Cancer Society.
For more information, contact Glen at 613-432-6113 or Leo at 819-647-2100

ARNPRIOR VALLEY CRUISE NIGHT 2024 (confirmed)

At the Antrim Truck Stop, 1600-2000 every Mon in the summer (20 May - 2 Sep 24 )

CARLETON PLACE CRUISE NIGHT 2024 (Confirmed)

Wednesdays, 1 May to 18 Sept 2024 - Parking Lot,  455 McNeely Avenue, Carleton Place, Ontario. 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Classic Cars/Trucks/Motorcycles – All Welcome. 50/50 Draw, Music, Door Prizes, FUN.

For Info, contact Jeff Shoots at 613-222-3778 or my68lark@rogers.com

Check Facebook for updates: CarletonPlaceCruiseNight

Note: See link to http://ottawacarscene.com/about/ NTF: check this link for local updates. Seems to be providing up-to-date info for eastern Ontario although not everything has been confirmed for 2024

 

Planned/Potential Club Events

Updated: May 27 24
 Created: Apr 13 15

The following website from Canadian Council of Corvette Clubs (4 C'S) https://www.quadceast.com/calendar-1.html  provides some dates for their sanctioned events and special interest ones that could be of interest to our members. http://ottawacarscene.com/about/ also provides some updated info on cruise nights and upcoming car shows that might be of interest.

April 2024

9 April 2024 Tue club dinner social, Kelsey's Petawawa

27 Apr 2024- Perth Maplefest is confirmed however any car show associated is currently not confirmed. Standby for updates on this one. Mac??  https://www.insideottawavalley.com/ottawavalley-events/ 

?? Apr 2024 (NOT CONFIRMED)- Athens, ON. George Tackaberry sometimes opens his collection of International trucks, tractors and toys. It is in Athens Ontario. It covers about 10 large garages. Worth the trip if someone wishes to go on an early spring cruise.

MAY 2024

12 May 2024 Mother's Day

14 May 2024 Tues club dinner social Finnigan's, Renfrew

25 or 26 May 2024 UPDATE: moved to 1/2 June, Valley Vettes Cruise/BBQ, Dobbs residence. NEW DATE CONFIRMED BY EMAIL.

26 May 2024 Spring Fling Wasaga Beach, Wasaga Beach Corvette Club  

JUNE 2024

2 Jun 24 UPDATE Cruise/BBQ shifted from 25 May. Dobbs residence. Updated via email. Email has been sent with details. Cruise starts at the Renfrew caboose for 1030 departure. Please arrive by 1015.

2 Jun 2024 Dream Vettes, Ontario Motor Sales, Oshawa

?? Jun 2024 TBC GM Motorama Kanata, 0900-1500 Myers Kanata. https://allevents.in/kanata/8th-annual-all-gm-motorama-show-and-shine/332815123876788  

UPDATE 9 Jun 24 Top Karting, 1130 for 1200 racing. Wakefield for lunch. Respond to email for participation

09 Jun 2024 Windsor Waterfront Corvette Carshow.  http://www.corvetteclubofwindsor.com/car-show/       

11 Jun 2024 Tues club dinner social Bistro 900, Pembroke St E, Pembroke

15 Jun 2024 Orleans Lion's Club Classic Car Show, 110 Place D'Orleans

14-23 Jun 2024 possible early summer trip TBC, planning stages only by John and Margo, circumnavigate Lake MIchigan/Lake Huron is proposed

23 Jun 2024 Wheels on the Mississippi Car Show, Carleton Place

27/28 Jun 2024 (Confirmed) Another Corvette Connectathon event Clayton New York. WELCOME to our second CAN/AM Corvette Connectathon. Last year’s CAN/AM event was such a success, we are doing it again! Come and enjoy the quaint village of Clayton known for its Antique Boat Museum, Coyote Moon Vineyards, Clayton Distillery, Clayton Opera House, Wood Boat Brewery, River Rat Cheese and scenic Frink Park. Spend the night at the luxurious, upscale 1000 ISLANDS HARBOR HOTEL, enjoying its deluxe amenities, stunning grounds & panoramic views. REGISTRATION & DINNER: $52 USD per person / $68 CAD per person PAYMENT: For Canadians, send E-transfer to easternontariocorvetteclub@gmail.com For Americans, mail check (payable to John Price) to 861 Ludgate Cres. Kingston ON K7M 6C7. NTF: Jeff Filsinger is organizing the drive plan and has all the details. They were fwd to the club via separate email from Kirk.

29 Jun-1 Jul 2024, Rubber on the Ramp, Trenton, photo op with RCAF 

JULY 2024

May to Sep 2024 Rallies of Ontario TBC. Website is still live but not sure if rallies are actually being held. Could just use as possible scenic drives on a slow day.  Complete anytime between May and Sep 2024. https://cannonballrally.ca/

5-6 Jul 2024 Bayfield Vette Fest. Confirmed as a club event. Hotel bookings done in Port Elgin, 2 nights. Email Kirk.

13 Jul 2024 Committee Life Downtown, 7th Annual Car Show, Deep River 

12-14 Jul 2024 Chevrolet Grand Prix, Mosport (Corvette Corral)  https://canadiantiremotorsportpark.com/pages/chevrolet-grand-prix

09 Jul 2024 Tues club dinner social Finnigan's, Renfrew 

UPDATE 20 Jul 24, Summer BBQ, potluck hosted by Jeff and Nancy Filsinger, 6 Heritage Dr Petawawa, start 1300

28 Jul 2024 Merrickville Car Show, (confirmed) 0900-1500 http://www.antique-shows.ca/cars.html 

28 Jul 2024 31st Vettes at the Beach (confirmed), rooms booked, Sylvan Beach (Syracuse NY), NY https://www.syracusecorvetteclub.com/vettes-at-the-beach Email Kirk

AUGUST 2024

3/4 Aug 2024 20 th Annual Corvette Caravan sponsored by Corvettes of Buffalo https://www.corvettesofbuffalo.com/corvettecaravan

13 Aug 2024 Tues club dinner social Finnigan's, Pembroke St E, Pembroke

17 Aug 2024  Woodward Dream Cruise (confirmed), Detroit, MI http://woodwarddreamcruise.com/ Kirk has eight rooms reserved at the Baymont by Wyndham Madison Heights. See his email and contact Kirk if you wish to go. https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/baymont/madison-heights-michigan/baymont-inn-and-suites-madison-heights-detroit-area/overview 

?? Aug 2024 TBC  Autofest Nationals 30th Oshawa http://autofestoshawa.com/

22-24 Aug 2024 Corvettes at Carlisle, PA http://www.carlisleevents.com/carlisle-events/corvettes-at-carlisle/  Kirk is not attending this year however he is available for anyone requiring tips and advice

 ?? Aug 2024 (TBC) Denbigh-Griffith Lions Club 'Show and Shine' Holding their 17th Annual Show & Shine

10am-2pm at the Lions Hall, 25991 Hwy 41, Griffith. Admission by donation. Contact person: Jan at 613-333-1748

SEPTEMBER 2024

2 Sep 2024 (TBC) Labour Day Car and Bike Show at Shawville Fair. Prizes, 50/50 draw, gifts. Free driver admission, $15 passengers. Contact Vince Belland 819 598 5066, vince.belland21@gmail.com 

05-08 Sep 2024  Adirondack Nationals & Adirondack Corvette Club VetteFest (confirmed), Lake George, NY  https://10times.com/nationals-car-show

10 Sep 2024 Tues club dinner social Finnigan's Roadhouse, Renfrew

 ?? Sep 2024 (TBC) OK Tire Customer appreciation day from 1000 at the Canex Petawawa

21 Sep 2024 30th Mid-America Motorworks Corvette Funfest, Effingham, IL http://www.corvettefunfest.com/Photos.aspx?Y=2013 

OCTOBER 2024

7 or 8 Oct 2024 Fall Tour: TBC

08 Oct 2024 Tues club dinner social Kelsey's, Petawawa

NOVEMBER 2024

12 Nov 2024 Tues club dinner social Finnigan's Roadhouse, Renfrew

DECEMBER 2024

Our Christmas dinner will be held Sat 7 Dec 2024, Tony and Connie's house, 51 Bay's End Road, start time1500hrs, Secret Santa, BYOB.  PLACEHOLDER ONLY.