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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 2016

1 (midnight) -- Registration opens for the Annual Spring Festival of LX in Southern California. Visit for more information. .

16 -- Mopar Club End-of-the-Year Banquet, awards ceremony and Road Runner Food Bank food drive. At Sandia Casino. Must pre-pay/pre-register. Contact

29 thru 31 -- 25th Annual Supernationals at the NM State Fairgrounds, Lujan Complex. Contact Reggie at or visit

February 2016

6 -- Albuquerque Dragway Awards Banquet - ABQ Dragway and SWDRA will award the winners of the 2014 race season -

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March 2016

5 -- Opening Day at the Albuquerque Dragway.

12 -- Spring Festival of LXs.

18 thru 20 -- MATS - Mopars at the Strip. Las Vegas, NV. Celebrating HEMI. 40th anniversary of the Hemi Super Stock Darts and Cuda's.

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April 2016

2 -- Smokin' Oldies Show & Shine – Courthouse Park, Deming – Pre-'85 – Karrollee (575)546-9617.

9 -- Duke City Gladiators 1st Annual Car Show – Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque – Hosted by Land of Enchantment GTO Club to benefit Albuquerque Christian Children's Home – Meet Gladiators (professional indoor football) and Cheerleaders – 10am-4pm – Awards, raffles, valve cover races, live music & DJ, Car Club Battle, free tickets to game starting at 6pm with car show entry – e-mail

10 -- The 2nd Annual Derek Sanchez Memorial Race at ABQ Dragway. Gates open at 9:00 a.m.

17 -- Spring Cruise & Schmoose – Sonic, 5000 San Mateo NE, Albuquerque – 10am-3pm – Open to all – Free entry – Dash Plaques to first 100 vehicles. All years, all makes. Bring donations for Goodwill.

22 thru 24 -- Northern New Mexico Street Rodders 34 th Trade & Car Show – Magee Park Convention Center (by Sun Ray Casino), Farmington – Free public admission – D. Wheeler (505)419-7336 or

23 -- Los Colinas 4th Annual Car and Motorcycle Show and Chili Cookoff -- Call 505-291-0600 to register. Bring the family and enjoy good food, music, games, prizes, and so much more. All proceeds to benefit the Alzheimers Association.

23 and 24 -- 30th Annual Spring Fling - Thursday, Speed Festival and Friday, Malibu Cruise; Saturday, show and swap, Saturday night, all Mopar cruise.

23 -- Annual Spring Thaw – Worldwide Automotive, 3232 Girard NE, Albuquerque– Oil/filter change and car inspection in exchange for a donation to Cuidando los Ninos (CLN) . Get your collector car ready for the touring season in exchange for a donation to Cuidando los Ninos – 881-2722.

23 -- 16th 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.

30 -- Advance Auto Parts Grand Opening and Mopar Car Show -- 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Twenty five spots available. Must reserve in advance. Let's help them open their new store at 2801 4th Street in Albuquerque, NM.

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May 2016

1 -- Route 66 Rodders 28th Annual Swap Meet -- Los Lunas Sports Complex, Los Lunas, NM. Automotive related swap meet. New bigger trailer friendly spots. Make checks payable to the Rt. 66 Rodders, c/o Security Storage, P.O. Box 1723, Los Lunas, NM 87031.

May 14 through October 2 -- Route 66 Exhibit at the ABQ Musuem. More details to come.

14 -- 2016 Mopar Challenge Series (five race series) - 1st race - Two classes: race car and street car. Visit our Drag Racing page for more information.

14 -- Make-a-Wish NM Chapter 6th Annual NM Classic Car SHow - 111 Sierra Blanca Dr., Ruidose, NM 88345.

14 -- 11th Annual Hurley Pride Festival and Car Show -- Hurley Park, US-180, Hurley, NM.

15 -- 32nd Annual NMCCC Albuquerque Annual Museum Car Show. ABQ Museum, ABQ, NM. 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.

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June 2016

9 thru 11 -- New Mexico Motor Tour – Cruise on Route 66 Gallup to Tucumcari – Information and registration at or Andy at (505) 385-1410 or Vickie at (505)831-6317.

10 -- 2016 Mopar Challenge Series (five race series) - 2nd race - Two classes: race car and street car. Visit our Drag Racing page for more information.

18 -- Mopar Muscle Club of NM 21st 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.

19 -- 13th Annual Father's Day Show. Edgewood, NM. Free food, drinks, and fun. Tony – 459-2358.

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

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

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July 2016

9 -- 2016 Mopar Challenge Series (five race series) - 3rd race - Two classes: race car and street car. Visit our Drag Racing page for more information.

15 thru 17 -- Chrysler Nationals at Carlisle. Carlisle, PA.

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August 2016

11 thru 13 -- 3th Mopar Nationals (the Ultimate Mopar Experience) - National Trail Raceway, Columbus, OH. Meet Big Daddy Don Garlits. The ULTIMATE Mopar experience.

14 -- NMCCC Annual All Clubs Picnic – Oak Flat Picnic Area, So. Rt. 14, Tijeras.

26 -- 2016 Mopar Challenge Series (five race series) - 4th race - Two classes: race car and street car. Visit our Drag Racing page for more information.

TO BE ANNOUNCED -- 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.

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September 2016

10 -- Downtown Showdown Road and Custom show at Cecilia's Cafe (230 6 th St. SW, ABQ). 8:00 a.m.

10 -- 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

10 & 11 -- 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.

23 through 25 -- 38th NMCCC Annual Swap Meet - Morris Sports Complex, Los Lunas, NM- Joyce Clements 884-7912 or or

24 -- Mopar vs. the World held at the ABQ Dragway

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October 2016

9 -- 2016 Mopar Challenge Series (five race series) - 5th and final race - Two classes: race car and street car. Visit our Drag Racing page for more information.

22 -- NE Heights Halloween Car Show. 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Bank of America, 2011 Juan Table Blvd., ABQ, NM. Family friendly Halloween car show benefitting our Veteran's and local youth car racing program.

29 -- Trunk and Treat Car Show. 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 30 p.m. Club Rio Rancho, 500 Country Club Dr. Club discount for a club display. All proceeds go to charity. 505-269-7830.

29 -- Fall Fling XVIII– Woodley Park: Van Nuys, CA. Visit for entry forms and information.

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November 2016

5 -- 20th 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. Shannon – 575-894-4222 or

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December 2016

No Mopar Club meeting due to the Christmas holiday.

TO BE ANNOUNCED -- Annual ABQ Twinkle Light Parade - Appliations must be in by November 14, 2014. Contact Leona if you are interested in participating -

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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 Summer Car Show Series – Contact 332-9222 or 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 -

Freddy's cruise nites. Our first cruise was a blast. We probably had about 40-45 vehicles, a DJ who blessed us with music to the theme of the vehicles that were present.  Some folks were even dancing on the parking lot.  And they all enjoyed those FREE custards that Bill, the manager gave to the participants.  Looks like these cruise nites at Freddy's will be growing and that a lot more folks that used to hang out at the Owl Café will come join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.  The next cruise nites will be October 4th and the 18th from 4:30 to 8 PM .  Best news also is that the manager is now allowing us to park our vehicles up front where they can be seen from Central NE.   Joe Mascarenas - 505-235-5900.

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 – Priscilla - 505-250-7990

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.

Cars & Coffee Cruise-In, every 2nd Saturday, April thru Oct, 9am. All makes, models, years welcome. Show & Shine, free coffee. Donations go to a car repair fund for widows and single mothers in the community and two orphanages in Juarez. Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio NE (NW corner of Louisiana & San Antonio). We raffle gift certificates from our sponsors: NAPA, Discount Tire. Buy tickets early and often. 263-9700 or 266-0518.

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 7 a.m.; start time in cold months is 8 a.m. See for flyer.

A free event – 3rd Sat. each month at the Green Owl Cafe, 1698 St. Michaels Dr., Santa Fe, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. A gathering of car enthusiasts to make friends & talk about cars, sponsored by the NSX Club of NM. Contact for more info.

This is for ladies on the second Monday night each month. Fastino's, 2600 Juan Tabo NE from 5pm to dark. 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!

1st and 3rd Tuesday each month, year round, meet at Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steak Burgers, 10201 Central NE, Albuquerque. Starts at 5:30pm. Get a free frozen custard. Route 66 Girls will be there some evenings.

3rd Saturday each month, Motors & Mocha Breakfast at Milagro's Coffee, Las Cruces, at 9 a.m. Carol - (575) 680-5507.

2nd Saturday each month, Cars & Octane Breakfast, at P. Piper Pizza in Coronado, El Paso, TX. Contact Charles Roybal for more information

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, 505-400-0611, or

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