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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 2014

18 -- Mopar Club End-of-the-Year Banquet, awards ceremony and Road Runner Food Bank food drive. El Bruno's, 8806 4 th St. NW, ABQ, NM. 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


February 2014

Jan. 31 thru Feb. 2 -- 23nd Annual Supernationals at the NM State Fairgrounds, Lujan Complex. Contact Matt Torres at (505) 294-7273 or visit www.thesupernationals.com.

8 -- ABQ Dragway Banquet -- Join us at Sandia Casino to celebrate the 2013 Champions for Albuquerque Dragway, The Southwest Drag Racing Association, and the Real Outlaw Door Slammers. Tickets must be purchased by February 1st. www.abqdragway.com or www.nmswdra.com

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March 2014

16 -- License Plate Meet. Anyone who is interested may come. Admission is charged at the door. Drive your collector car to decorate the parking lot. There will be thousands of plates for sale or trade. Out-of-state vendors will be there. bestplates@aol.com

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April 2014

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

11 thru 13 -- 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.

19 - Mopar Club Spring Poker Run - nmmopars@gmail.com

26 -- Annual Spring Thaw – Worldwide Automotive/Old Car Garage, 3232 Girard NE, ABQ, (505) 881-2722.

26 -- 14th 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. Entry applications need to be turned in by Friday, March 31, 2013 to get a free event t-shirt! Click here for this year's flyer.

27 -- Cruise & Schmooze – Sonic, 5000 San Mateo NE, Albuquerque – Ron or Su – 293-0581 or rryma5@aol.com.

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May 2014

3 - 20th 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.

4 -- 26th Annual Rt. 66 Rodders Swap Meet – Morris Field, Los Lunas – Bud Hennessy (505) 715-3951 or budhennessy@comcast.net

10 -- 4th Annual Hoffmantown Body Shop Summer Car Show. 702 Carmony Ln., ABQ, NM. Show benefits the ABQ Christian Children's Home. 505-831-9697.

17 -- 2014 Mopar Challenge Series – 1st race of the year. Race for points towards the championship & for $500 1st place payout at each race. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. nmmopars@gmail.com.

17 - Car Club day at the ABQ Dragway.

17 - 20th Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 & 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.

18 -- 36th 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.

31 -- Firehouse Festival. 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the La Madera Fire Station, off North 14 in the East Mountain area. Car Show, Art Show, Raffle, Bake Sale, Kid's Corner, Book Sale and a Community Information Center. Peggy - 286-3958 or paflemingnm@gmail.com.

31 thru June 1 -- 29th Anniversary Midwest Mopars in the Park National Car show & Swap Meet, Dakota County Fairgrounds, Farmington, MN. Visit us online at www.midwestmopars.com for all of the exciting details of this two-day family event with something for everyone!


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June 2014

5 thru 7 -- Car A Fair. At the Beach, Carlsbad – Friday: Early registration, Cruisin' Thru Time Auto Museum, Hot Dog Roast, Cruise to Drive-In movie – Saturday: Show, DJ music, door prizes, vendors, awards, Chili Cook-off – Entry $30 – Dave Kump (575)200-5534 or tgdrkump@gmail.com or Miles Caddell (575)361-2319 or milesc@plateautel.net or www.carsclubofcarlsbad.com.

7 - 20th 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.

14 -- Mopar Muscle Club of NM 19th 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.

15 -- Sagebrush Auto Show at Sagebrush Community Church, 6440 Coors Blvd., ABQ. 922-9200 or www.sagebrush.cc.

21 - 20th Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 & 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.

27 -- 2014 Mopar Challenge Series – 2nd race of the year. Race for points towards the championship & for $500 1st place payout at each race. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. nmmopars@gmail.com.

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.

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

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July 2014

11 and 12 -- Collector Car Appreciation Day - National and State Recognition - joyce@nmcarcouncil.net

12 - 20th 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.

25 -- 2014 Mopar Challenge Series – 3rd race of the year. Race for points towards the championship & for $500 1st place payout at each race. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. nmmopars@gmail.com.

28 - 20th Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 & 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.

TBD -- Freedom 4th Car Show & Celebration – Balloon Fiesta Park, ABQ –Free event – Live entertainment, food, micro-brews, fireworks, music, children's activities – 3:00pm-10:30pm – Call 311 or www.cultureABQ.com

TBD -- Chrysler Nationals at Carlisle. Carlisle, PA. www.carsatcarlisle.com.

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August 2014

2 - 20th 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.

9 -- 50's Fever Classic Car Show Benefitting NM Honor Flight. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. $5.00/car. Dash plaques, goodie bags to the 1st 50 cars. Trophies, prizes, entertainment, 50's games, dance demos, bingo, & food. Pacifica Santa Fe, 2961 Galisteo Road, Santa Fe, NM. 505-438-8464.

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

23 - 20th Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 & 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.

TBD -- 34th Mopar Nationals (the Ultimate Mopar Experience) - National Trail Raceway, Columbus, OH. Meet Big Daddy Don Garlits. The ULTIMATE Mopar experience. www.moparnats.org


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September 2014

5 -- 2014 Mopar Challenge Series – 4th race of the year. Race for points towards the championship & for $500 1st place payout at each race. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. nmmopars@gmail.com.

13 - 20th 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.

20 - 20th Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Hooters West (Hwy 528 & 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.

26 thru 28-- 34th NMCCC Annual Swap Meet - Los Lunas, NM- Joyce Clements 884-7912 or joyce@nmcarcouncil.net.

27 (tentative) -- Mopar vs. the World – ABQ Dragway – More information to come as planning continues. Keep checking back for updates. Flyer

TBD -- 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.

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

TBD -- 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.

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October 2014

4 - 20th Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Balloon Show. Hooters West (Hwy 528 & 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 -- 2014 Mopar Challenge Series – 5th and final race of the year. Race for points towards the championship & for $500 1st place payout at each race. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. nmmopars@gmail.com.

11 -- 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.

18 -- 32nd Annual San Antonio Mopar Show with Swap Meet and Car Corral. 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram. T-shirts and dash plaques to show entrants. Free adminision to spectators. www.moparmuscleclub-sa.org. Flyer

25 - 20th Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summer Car Show Series. Halloween 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.

TO BE ANNOUNCED -- Fall Fling XVIII– Woodley Park: Van Nuys, CA. Visit www.cpwclub.com for entry forms and information.

TO BE ANNOUNCED -- Annual SW Mopar Club & Mack Massey's All Mopar Car Show. El Paso, TX . Free entry to Mopar Muscle Club of NM members. Visit www.southwestmoparclub.com or call 915-598-0274. This is a great club, with great friends and a WONDERFUL EVENT!!! Flyer

TO BE ANNOUNCED -- Southwestern Musclecar Nationals at the NM State Fairgrounds, Lujan Complex.  http://www.southwesternmusclecarnationals.com/home.html.

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November 2014

1 - 19th 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.

11 thru 20 -- ABQ Law Enforcement Convention co-hosted by the Sheriff's Office, APD, Farmington Police & NM State Police. On 11/20/14, the main event them will be ABQ, the Mother Road of Route 66. They would like to fill a ballroom at the convention center with car club member cars. Stay tuned for more information.

TBD -- 18th 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.

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December 2014

No Mopar Club meeting due to the Christmas holiday.

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Cruises and Gatherings - Ongoing Events

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

19th Annual Hooters Hot Rod and Custom Car Summary Car Show Series – Contact 332-9222 or rftibbe@flash.net.
Hooters East (San Mateo) show dates – May3, June 7, July 12, Aug. 2, Sept. 13, Oct. 25 (Halloween show), and Nov. 1 (Fall Classic Show). Hooters West (Hwy 528 & Alameda) show dates – May 17, June 21, July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 20, and Oct. 4 (Balloon Show).
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.

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.

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 www.napaspeedway.com.

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