Coming EventsSeptember 16-19, San Bernardino, CA. 15th Annual Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous presented by Firestone. This is a four-day, three-night car show transforming 35 blocks of downtown into a cruisin' and show 'n' shine automotive paradise. Registration is open to pre-'74 vehicles and open to any year Corvette, Prowler or Viper. Live entertainment, burnout and flame-throwing contest, open header cruise and contest, and nationally recognized automotive displays and exhibits. Info: (800) 867-8366; www.route-66.org.
September 18, Spartanburg, SC. Corvettes In the Piedmont, all Corvette Car Show at Farrell Chevrolet, to benefit local Children's shelter. Contributions (hats, shirts, or coupons, etc.) are welcome, with a live and silent auction with the items. Goodie bags to the first 100 entries. Info: Robert Odem (864) 585-5013 or (864) 573-8857; http://cfcc.techbottle.com
September 18-19, Horseheads, NY. Arnot Mall Indoor Corvette Fun Show sponsored by the Glen Regional Corvette Club of Elmira. Participant voting with 53 total trophies. Info: Gene Wade (607) 359-3991.
September 19, Beloit, WI. Beloit Autorama Car Show, Parts Swap, Car Corral and Arts & Crafts Sale hosted by Beloit Evening Lions Club, Coachmen Street Rod Club, and Blue Ribbon Classic Chevy Club. Info: Joe Chamberlain (815) 765-1607; www.beloitautorama.com.
September 19, Katonah, NY. Charity Corvette Show at Arroway Chevrolet, Saab, rain or shine. Cars judged in class by category. First through Third place awards plus Best of Show. National Corvette Council Rules apply. Registration 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Judging starts at noon. Pre-registration $15, $20 day of show. Info: Frank Carollo (914) 763-5955, Cyrus Clark (914) 232-5355, Dick Spota, (914) 631-8180.
C6 On Display At Pheasant RunA steady stream of curious Corvette fans had the opportunity to view the new C6 up close at Bloomington Gold. For most, it was their first opportunity to put their hands on one, and they also saw it in action as one of the lead cars on the Bloomington Gold road tour.