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Club Meetings - 7:00 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at:
Held at Ron Montoya Designs - 8724 Alameda Park Dr., ABQ, NM

Mopar Club Cruises:
Cars and Coffee -- date announced monthly, Panera Bread in Holly Plaza off of Paseo Del Norte and San Pedro at
9:00 a.m.

Monthly Events

January 2015

17 -- Martin Luther King Parade - ABQ, NM. 10:00 a.m. - Come early to be assigned a place and a passenger. John - jdoran@swcp.com.

24 -- Mopar Club End-of-the-Year Banquet, awards ceremony and Road Runner Food Bank food drive.

31 -- Albuquerque Dragway Awards Banquet - ABQ Dragway and SWDRA will award the winners of the 2014 race season - http://www.abqdragway.com/.


February 2015

2 thru 6 -- 24th Annual Supernationals at the NM State Fairgrounds, Lujan Complex. Contact Reggie at rftibbe@flash.net or visit www.thesupernationals.com.

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March 2015

Nothing listed at this time.

21 -- Wheels of Dreams 2015 -- Field of Dreams, Las Cruces, NM. Cindy 575-649-1646.

27 thru 29 -- MATS - Mopars at the Strip. Las Vegas, NV. Celebrating HEMI. 40th anniversary of the Hemi Super Stock Darts and Cuda's. http://www.moparsatthestrip.com.

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April 2015

11 thru 12 -- Spring Fling - Thursday, Speed Festival and Friday, Malibu Cruise; Saturday, show and swap, Saturday night, all Mopar cruise. www.cpwclub.com.

17 thru 19 -- 12th Annual NM Auto Show - Convention Center, Albuquerque. 505-768-4575 or www.newmexicoautoshow.com.

18 -- Annual Spring Thaw – Worldwide Automotive, 3232 Girard NE, Albuquerque – Get your collector car ready for the touring season in exchange for a donation to Cuidando los Ninos – 881-2722.

25 -- 15th Annual Park in the Park Show, Cabezon Park, 2307 Cabezon Blvd. SE. Park ‘n the Park is free to spectators from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Vendors, arts and crafts, Steve's Crusin' with the Oldies. They will hold a Friday night pre-registration Sock Hop at Sabana Grande Recreation Center, 4110 Sabana Grande Blvd. SE, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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May 2015

2 -- Santa Fe Christian Academy Second Annual Car Show. 11:00 to 3:00 p.m. $15 early bird registration or 2 cars for $25. Day of show - $20 or 2 cars for $30. Registration includes 2 free meal vouchers, swag bag, t-shirt and dash plaque. www.sfchristianacademy.com or 505-470-4688.

2 -- Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters East (San Mateo). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

3 -- Rt. 66 Rodders 27th Annual Swap Meet – Sports Complex, Los Lunas. Spaces start at $20. Bud – 505-715-3951 or www.theroute66rodders.com.

16 -- Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 and Alameda). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

17 -- 37th Annual NMCCC Albuquerque Annual Museum Car Show. ABQ Museum, ABQ, NM. joyce@nmcarcouncil.net. The Mopar Club always has a great presence at this show and would like to continue that after 20+ years. We'll meet at a designated spot and drive in together for an even better Mopar display. Return to top

30 - 1st race of the 2015 Mopar Challenge Series - Gates open at 6:00 p.m. This will also be a Car Club challenge and SWDRA race day.



June 2015

6 -- Car-A-Fair 2015 -- The Beach, Carlsbad, NM. The Beach, Carlsbad, NM. Earl registration on Friday night with a cruise and drive in movie. The car show is Saturday with door prize, vendors, and a DJ. This is an outdoor (shaded area) judged car show for motorized vehicles only. 1 st thru 3 trophies awarded in 40 classes plus many extras like best of show. Joy 575-361-1078 or www.carsclubofcarlsbad.com.

6 -- Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters East (San Mateo). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

6 -- 9th Annual Fiesta Days Car Show – Minimum Park, Aztec, NM. (505) 334-7646 or www.aztecchamber.com.

20 -- Mopar Muscle Club of NM 20th Annual Mopar Fest. Twenty classes - one to suite everyone, from Daily Driver or Original to LX platform or New Generation. This is THE place to be Father's Day weekend. See our Moparfest page for all the information you will need.

21 -- Father's Day Car Show. NM Hwy 344 and Church Rd., Edgewood, NM. 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tony – 459-2358.

FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND -- Sagebrush Auto Show at Sagebrush Community Church, 6440 Coors Blvd., ABQ. 922-9200 or www.sagebrush.cc.

FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND -- Durango Motor Expo on Main Avenue, Durango, CO. Steve - (970) 247-8761. Ice cream social, poker run, car show. Visit www.durangooldcarclub.org.

26 -- 2nd race of the 2015 Mopar Challenge Series - Gates open at 6:00 p.m. nmmopars@gmail.com

27 -- Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 and Alameda). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

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July 2015

4 -- Annual Pancakes on the Plaza Car Show – Santa Fe – Car Show, bands, arts & crafts – go to https://www. pancakesontheplaza.com/event- schedule/santa-fe-vintage-car- club for complete listing of events – Charley Yonker for more information bigbopper43@q.com

10 thru 11 -- 6th Annual Collector Car Appreciation Day - Hosted by Mild to Wild, 1300 3 rd St. NW, Albuquerque – 11am-2pm Show & Shine – Hot dogs served – At 2:30pm cruise along Route 66 to the Village of Tijeras Town Hall for more – 244-1139 for more information.

10 thru 12 -- Chrysler Nationals at Carlisle. Carlisle, PA. www.carsatcarlisle.com.

11 -- Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters East (San Mateo). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

11 -- Los Lunas Summerfest Car Show, Vendors, live music, giveaways, karaoke contest, volleyball tournament, and much more. 865-8987 / 352-3596.

25 -- Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 and Alameda). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

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August 2015

1 -- 2nd race of the 2015 Mopar Challenge Series - Gates open at 6:00 p.m. nmmopars@gmail.com

8 thru 9 -- Route 66 Casino Hotel Calendar Car Show. 12 cars will be picked and photographed for the 2016 Casino Calendar. Setup 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Show time is 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Open to all makes, all years, all models. Pre-entry is $30 (free event t-shirt, coupons). 60 classes, cash awards, and more. 332-9222 or 269-0496.

7 thru 9 -- 35th Mopar Nationals (the Ultimate Mopar Experience) - National Trail Raceway, Columbus, OH. Meet Big Daddy Don Garlits. The ULTIMATE Mopar experience. www.moparnats.org

9 -- NMCCC Annual All Club's Picnic. Oak Flat Picnic Area - joyce@nmcarcouncil.net.

22 -- Elephant Days Car, Truck, and Motorcycle show. This extremely popular & fun Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show & Shine, Elephant Butte Inn parking lot, 401 Highway 195 Elephant Butte. Come see the classics and chat with the proud owners as they vie for the trophies! Twelve different classes of vehicles will be on display. Judging will be at noon. (575) 744-4892.

21 thru 22 -- 6th Annual New Mexico Motor Tour – Enchanted Trails RV Park, Albuquerque – Registration Friday 11am-3pm, Enchanted Trails RV Park on Albuquerque's west side – Call 505-688-5829 if questions or directions needed – Saturday cruise to La Ventana and Grants, car show at Enchanted Trails, raffle prizes & drive in movie – Website www.rt66nm.org for more information, call 505-385-1410 or email ahouse1972@comcast.net.

22 -- 3rd race of the 2015 Mopar Challenge Series - Gates open at 6:00 p.m. nmmopars@gmail.com

22 -- Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 and Alameda). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

30 -- 23rd Annual Make A Wish Car Show. Reliable Chevrolet, ABQ, NM. Registration starts at 8:00 AM and the show runs from 11-3 PM.. Registration $20 if before August 18th and $25 after. For more info, call Ed Eubanks at 505-934-8827.


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September 2015

1 -- Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters East (San Mateo). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

11 -- Run to Hillcrest Rod Run and Show-n-Shine. $10 each. Open to street driven vehicles 1984 and earlier. (575) 763-3435.

12 -- Mopars on the Midway held at the NM State Fair, hosted by the Mopar Muscle Club of NM. Reserve your spot today. Email Steve at nmmopars@gmail.com.

19 -- United Way Charity Car Show, Carlsbad, NM. 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Judged show; 1 st , 2 nd , 3 rd in 40 classes. Dave - (575) 200-5534 / tgdrkump@gmail.com or www.carsclubofcarlbad.com

19 thru 20 -- Concours du Soleil - ABQ, NM. andy@albuquerquefoundation.org.

19 -- Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 and Alameda). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

24 thru 27 -- Telluride Festival of Cars & Colors is a world-class celebration for automobile aficionados and lifestyle & travel enthusiasts, set in the beautiful town of Telluride, CO. www.CarsAndColors.com, 970-519-3015, info@carsandcolors.com.

25 thru 27-- 37th NMCCC Annual Swap Meet - Morris Sports Complex, Los Lunas, NM- Joyce Clements 884-7912 or joyce@nmcarcouncil.net.

26 -- Mopar vs. the World – ABQ Dragway – Big payouts...lots of fun! More information to come as planning continues. Keep checking back for updates. Gates open at 9:00 a.m.

26 -- Becker Street Festival, Classic and Custom Car Show. 10;00 a.m., Belen, NM. $20 (pre), $25 (day of show). Goody bag to first 50 entries, door prizes, 18 categories, 10 special awards, live music, dance, children's carnival, food and craft vendors. All years welcome. Call 864-8091 for more information.

To be annuonced -- Sunset Grill & Bar Hot Rod, Muscle, Customer, and Cycle Show benefitting Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation. $25 entry includes t-shirt, goody bag, and one free outside lunch from the grille. Contact Matt - 294-7273.

To be annuonced -- The Santa Ana Star Casino Fall Classic Car Show Benefiting Habitat for Humanity and Kiwanis Charities. For more information, email FallClassicCar@aol.com Flyer.

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October 2015

3 -- Balloon Show - Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 and Alameda). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

11 - 5th and final race of the 2015 Mopar Challenge Series - Gates open at 11:00 a.m. nmmopars@gmail.com

31 -- Halloween Show -- Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters East (San Mateo). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

To be announced -- Chryslers in the Canyon – Cruise, Car Show, and Cookout presented by Amarillo Area Mopars. Meet at West Texas A&M, cruise to Palo Duro Canyon for a cookout. Awards at 3:40 p.m. Park entry fee is $2. Pre-register at http://chryslersinthecanyon.amarilloareamopars.com/ or email amarailloareamopars@yahoo.com.

To be announced -- Fall Fling XVIII– Woodley Park: Van Nuys, CA. Visit www.cpwclub.com for entry forms and information.

To be announced -- Southwestern Musclecar Nationals at the NM State Fairgrounds, Lujan Complex.  http://www.southwesternmusclecarnationals.com/home.html.

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November 2015

7 -- Charity Show - Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Fall Classic Show. Hooters East (San Mateo). Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.). Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net

7 -- 19th Annual Veteran's Day Car Show. Veteran's Hospital, T or C, NM. Entry fee - $30/car or $25/swap space. Spectators free. All makes and models are welcome. Sam – 575-894-4222 or sam.shannon@state.nm.us.

To be announced - 3rd Annual Wounded Warrior Project Flash Dash - Hoffantown Church, ABQ, NM. www.highdesertwheelers.com or www.flashgearusa.com.

21 -- "Just for the Hell of It" Car Show - Body Works, Las Cruces, NM. Mike - 575-541-5772.

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December 2015

No Mopar Club meeting due to the Christmas holiday.

To be announced -- "Re-light the Route" Ceremony - 421 E. Old Route 66 (just east off of Hwy 41), Mariarity, NM. relivetheroute66@gmail.com.

To be announced -- Annual ABQ Twinkle Light Parade - Appliations must be in by November 14, 2014. Contact Leona if you are interested in participating - nmmopars@gmail.com.

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Cruises and Gatherings - Ongoing Events

Cruises and gatherings held in the area besides our monthly Mopar cruise are as follows:

20th Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summary Car Show Series – Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net. Show info.: Registration ($20) – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Show – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (awards at 4:00 p.m.)

Donut Derelicts a.k.a. Burrito Bandits . All makes, all years, everyone is welcome - Every Sat., 8 a.m. Starbucks/Dos Hermanos Plaza off of Jefferson. 7620 Jefferson NE. Park cars in the NW corner at Maestas and Ward. Pat - pasalerno@prodigy.net

Owl Cafe Cruise Nights – Eubank & I-40, Hot Rod, 1959 & Older – 1st Tuesday each month; and Muscle Cars, 1960 & Newer – 3rd Thursday each month.

Rt. 66 Rodders – Cruisin' at Fastino's, 2600 Juan Tabo Blvd NE – 3rd Sun each month November through March, 1:00pm.

Bernalillo Cruise Nights – 3rd Wednesday evening year around – 5:30 p.m. 'til ? – Twister's on Hwys 550 and 313, Bernalillo – Open to all vehicles and clubs – Free Drinks and Discounts to Car Owners –Duke(505)771-1881.

Sneakerz Monday Night Cruise - Every Monday, every month, 4100 San Mateo NE. All classics, rods & customs. Event is free, starting at 5:00pm. Monday night special dinner is steak dinner with choice of potato and salad for $8.95. Minors are allowed with parent until 10:00pm. Call 837-1708.

COFFEE & CARS – ALBUQUERQUE At the Grace Church parking lot (San Antonio and Louisiana). Second Saturday of the month thru October. Great raffle prizes/giveaways from NAPA, Discount Tire at I-25 & Montgomery, Jay Walton Automotive, and others. We are proud of the help you have been able to provide in continuing to help single moms, widows with car needs and now two orphanages in Juarez, Mexico. Dust off your favorite car or motorcycle or anything with wheels, and bring it. Drive-in any time from 8am and we'll have the coffee on, donuts and the world-famous, Darrell burritos!

COFFEE & CARS – RIO RANCHO A free car meet – first Sat. of each month at Cafe Bella Coffee, 2115 Golf Course Rd. SE, Rio Rancho. Open to all makes, models, years. No fees or judging. Will partner with a charity from time to time to help raise awareness and/or funds. Start time in warm months is 7am; start time in cold months is 8am. See www.facebook.com/cafebellacoffeenm for flyer.

CARS & COFFEE – SANTA FE A free event – 3rd Sat. each month at the Green Owl Cafe, 1698 St. Michaels Dr., Santa Fe, 8:30-10:30am. A gathering of car enthusiasts to make friends & talk about cars, sponsored by the NSX Club of NM. Contact sorrow@q.com for more info.

DRIVING DIVAS ALL WOMAN CAR SHOW AND SHINE. This is for ladies on the second Monday night each month from May to September. Fastino's, 2600 Juan Tabo NE from 5pm to Dark. It's open to all cars driven in by a woman. Ladies get a free meal, and there will be prizes. Women are encouraged to dress in the era of their car. Men are welcome as arm candy, detailers or meal providers. Ladies, get out and show your style and car.

Remember the NAPA/Motiva Speedway is open for racing as well. Our very own Art Hurley and his #43 is currently the only Mopar and recently ran 3rd opening day starting 13th. 2014 schedules are now posted for the Clay & Paved Ovals as well as The Dirt 300 are available at info@motivaspeedway.com, 505-400-0611, or www.napaspeedway.com.

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