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Old 06-07-2009, 06:36 AM   #1
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Any car shows/get togethers?

I'm still rather new to MA. My wife and I moved up here in the beginning of March, so I'm not sure what type of festivities usually go on during the summer months.

Does anyone know of any good car shows, cruise nights, or get togethers that routinely happen during the summer months? I'm close to the NH border, and I'm willin to drive 30-45 minutes to see some nice hotrods. Please let me know.
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Old 06-07-2009, 03:32 PM   #2
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Thumbs up CAR SHOWS IN MA!!

I see you're close to the NH border and are up north.
There are 3 shows that I can think of the top of my head.
1) There is a car show in Dedham, MA @ the Dedham Estates. They have it every year with a good crowd and prizes are given to different classes for the cars.
2) There is a decent car show in Marlboro, MA on the first week of August. I forget the dates exactly, but I think it's the very first week. I went last year, but it started to POUR out, so I called it a day and cars were leaving anyways. Actually a friend of mine runs it.
3) Probably the BEST & BIGGEST car show in MA is the SUMMER NATIONALS in Worcester, MA. Around 3-5 thousand cars there. (YES, you read correctly!!) My all time favorite show around here. I've gone the last 5 years in a row now. Tons of people & cars! That show runs from July 2-5. I'll probably be there for 2 complete days of that weekend.
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Old 06-07-2009, 03:55 PM   #3
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I see you're close to the NH border and are up north.
There are 3 shows that I can think of the top of my head.
1) There is a car show in Dedham, MA @ the Dedham Estates. They have it every year with a good crowd and prizes are given to different classes for the cars.
2) There is a decent car show in Marlboro, MA on the first week of August. I forget the dates exactly, but I think it's the very first week. I went last year, but it started to POUR out, so I called it a day and cars were leaving anyways. Actually a friend of mine runs it.
3) Probably the BEST & BIGGEST car show in MA is the SUMMER NATIONALS in Worcester, MA. Around 3-5 thousand cars there. (YES, you read correctly!!) My all time favorite show around here. I've gone the last 5 years in a row now. Tons of people & cars! That show runs from July 2-5. I'll probably be there for 2 complete days of that weekend.
Hope this helps.
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Old 06-07-2009, 10:38 PM   #4
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Every Wednesday night behind the Liberty Tree Mall in Danvers is a pretty good show if the weather is good. The price is right too = $0
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Old 06-08-2009, 12:36 AM   #5
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Day late, Just went to a shine n show at union leader in Manchester.
great turnout, except not one camaro....!
If only I had my new 2010, I could have won a trophy for the 2010 decade instantly...
But im sure they would tell me it is tech a 2009...
and i would grab a trophy and jump in my camaro and speed away laughing my fool head off.
Or maybe not..
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Old 06-08-2009, 06:40 AM   #6
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This Sunday (June 14th) there is a car show in Rehoboth, MA at Francis Farm.

Cars set up from 9-11AM and the car show is from 11AM-5PM.

It's called the Adalius Thomas Humble Pie Run & Ride. (There is a motorcycle run prior to the car show).

Adalius Thomas and some teammates will be on hand with their cars also.

Adults: $20. Kids 12 and under are free.

You can get tickets here:
http://www.adalius96.com/
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Old 06-09-2009, 11:19 AM   #7
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Phil,

I didn't know about the shine & show Sunday.
I could have won!
BTW, the stripes are being put on right now, pics will be in my album tonight!

For the last 5 years we have been going to the Kiwanis Car show at the NHTI campus in Concord with our Brickyard.

This year it is in September.
http://kiwanisclubofconcord.org/publ....aspx?Page=247
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Old 06-10-2009, 12:31 AM   #8
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Phil,

I didn't know about the shine & show Sunday.
I could have won!
BTW, the stripes are being put on right now, pics will be in my album tonight!

For the last 5 years we have been going to the Kiwanis Car show at the NHTI campus in Concord with our Brickyard.

This year it is in September.
http://kiwanisclubofconcord.org/publ....aspx?Page=247
Yup, I had forgot all about this union leader shine and show and my wife reminded me that day.
And Yes, you would have stole it for sure in your own division....
we should keep this thread up to date so we can hit the most car shows.
dont we have a calender for this section we can update..

So anyways, Hows that bad ass camaro going so far.
If you happen to see a truck driver gawking at you and waving....
it prob be me...
we should get a huge caravan of 2010 camaro's and drive down 93 and keep making it longer.
and all the time pretending it was all unplanned
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Old 06-10-2009, 09:52 PM   #9
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Home at last..again

Got my baby back again.
The garage looked funny without it. :(
Raining last night; took these tonight.
Bank's will put the plate bracket in the trunk. They let the owner put it on. I'm not drilling any holes!
Bank's Collision Center also did the clear mask for $599.

I LOVE the first shot.
Notice my new T-shirt in the next. BTW smile has been there since last Wednesday.
My girls are can't decide which one is more fun; Tabitha (left) likes "Bumblebee", Virginia likes standing up in the convertible.
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Old 06-10-2009, 10:07 PM   #10
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Sorry all.
I meant to post this in the NH members sound off thread.
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Old 06-11-2009, 09:41 AM   #11
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Got my baby back again.
The garage looked funny without it. :(
Raining last night; took these tonight.
Bank's will put the plate bracket in the trunk. They let the owner put it on. I'm not drilling any holes!
Bank's Collision Center also did the clear mask for $599.
Is that the 3m clear mask?
How does it look going over the stripes?
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Old 06-16-2009, 06:01 PM   #12
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I REALLY appreciate this info. Thank you!!
You are very welcome.
I hope you get to go to some of these shows. You won't be disappointed!
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Old 06-16-2009, 06:40 PM   #13
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Every other Thursday until the middle of October there is a car show at the Bass Pro Shops in Foxboro at Patriot Place.

This Thursday there is one.
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Old 06-17-2009, 06:14 PM   #14
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LadiesMan217, are you going this Thursday?
If it is raining, is it called off? I would like to check it out. I think a lot of Dodge truck guys meet up there as well on Thursdays. I belong to dodgetalk.com and read something about that. I have a Dodge Ram Daytona which I will bring with me.
The Camaro NEVER goes anywhere. lol
Thanks for the info.
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