Upcoming car events: Dec. 31-June 18
Automotive related this to do in the Portland area and beyond
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.
10th Annual Winter Rod & Speed Show
Friday, Jan. 20-Saturday, Jan. 21, Linn County Fairgrounds, 3700 Knox Butte Rd E., Albany. Roadsters, street rods, race cars, custom trucks, more. Presented by Burgerville, a portion of the proceeds benefits the Children's Cancer Association.
2017 Portland International Auto Show
Wednesday-Sunday, Jan. 25-29, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. MLK Blvd. Hundreds of new vehicles will be on exhibit in the region's largest auto show with multiple special exhibits and a family friendly atmosphere. It begins with a Wednesday-evening charity Sneak Peek Preview Party. Produced by the Metro Portland New Car Dealers Association. For more info, visit: portlandautoshow.com
11th Annual Salem Roadster Show
Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 18-19, State Fairgrounds, Salem. Invitation-only show of hots rods, classics, muscle cars, motorcycles and more.
61st Portland Roadster Show
Friday-Sunday, March 17-19, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr., Portland. Hundreds of hot rods and collectors cars, special guests, awards, live music, presented by the Multnomah Hot Rod Council.
Northwest Rodarama Rod & Custom Show
Saturday-Sunday, April 1-2, 2017, Washington State Fair Event Center Showplex, Puyallup, Washington. Free parking.
PIR Auto Swap Meet
Thursday, April 6-Saturday, April 8, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. all days, Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd., Portland. Five miles of booths filling every available space inside the PIR road course. For more information, visit: portlandraceway.com
Portland Swap Meet
Friday, April 7-Sunday, April 9, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr., Portland. The largest auto parts swap meet on the west coast, hosted by six local car clubs with over 3,500 vendor stalls. For more information, visit: portlandswapmeet.com
Azalea Festival Car Show
Saturday-Sunday, May 27-28, Brookings, Oregon. Sponsored by Curry County Cruisers, proceeds benefit local nonprofits.
Mecum Portland Auction 2017
Friday-Saturday, June 16-17, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr., Portland. Featured lots TBA. For more information, visit: mecum.com
Planters Day Street Cruise and Car Show
Saturday-Sunday, June 17-18, Woodlawn, Washington Cruise on Saturday, show on Sunday, hosted by Rose City Classic Car Club.