Ford and Friends Car Show pics link

Huge thanks to the “Early Ford V8 Club”, Victoria BC for putting this show on!

Here is a link to a few pics from the 2017 Ford and Friends Car Show.

Pontiac Wagon


Tillicum Outdoor Theatre tee shirt

Saanich man designs reflections of a bygone era article from Saanich News:

Goin Back !! Tillicum Outdoor Theatre:

Anyone who wants to attend the drive in movie event this spring, should go to the organizers web site here: Tillicum T-shirts for further details. Date of event to be announced later.

Were All Going Back -Flyer ! -900 -E Resized

NEW FOR CHRISTMAS 2017 !! The return of the 2014 classic white Tillicum tee shirt!.. this original Tillicum tee began as a rush job using heat transfers now its high quality printed tee, all the same classic cars an hot rods are featured on this tee it comes in all sizes an women’s style tees as well as hoodies!

Order yours here: Tillicum T-shirts

Dan VIHR Resized
13A -- 57 t-bird 1 white tee - 2017 master -E

1Tillicum story --{ top half

2Tillicum story -tees a the drive in -Master --{ bottom half

Tillicum T-shirts art

More info at their website:
Tillicum T-shirts

2017 Coast Capital Auto Extravaganza Show Weekend by Torque Masters Car Club

50 Years logo TM

Sat Sun TM show revised

2017 Coast Capital Auto Extravaganza Show Weekend.

Pre-Registration is now closed, but there is still plenty of room to enter your car on show day. – Visit Sidney and enjoy the show!

A Facebook page for the show can be found here:

The Torque Masters club website is here:

Car Show entry available Sunday morning at Mary Winspear Centre! – See below for full details!

Poker Hand Royal Straight Flush Hearts cards
Poker Run – Saturday, Aug 12th

Our Poker Run winner will split the pot 50/50 with our 2017 Charity,
the “Help Fill a Dream Foundation”

Entrants are asked to arrive at the Mary Winspear Centre by 9:30AM to register.
Pre-Registered entrants will need to check-in at that time as well.

10AM start for the Poker Run – We will have Door Prizes!
The Poker Run should be all done before Noon.


Dance poster
Hot Rod Party! Saturday, Aug 12th

Dance Tickets available at the door! – ONLY $5 per person!!
Aug 12 @ Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney
Doors open at 7:30PM, The band fires up at 8PM
Come enjoy the Rock ‘n Roll sounds of “Rukus”
Alcohol will be served and finger food will be available.

Keep your ticket stub for door prizes!


Sunday details2017 Coast Capital Auto Extravaganza – Sunday, Aug 13th

Register on show day at the Mary Winspear Centre.
Pre-registrants check in at the Winspear Centre.
Gates open at 8AM – Registration closes at 11AM
Trophy Presentations at 2PM
Show closes at 3PM

Join us for Cars,Trucks, Motorcycles, Military Display, music, food, prizes, Interesting show vendors – A Beer Garden! and many other attractions!

Spectators are FREE as always! – Bring the whole family!

To see how the show has grown over the years check out my pics from previous years shows:
Torque Masters Auto Extravaganza







Airdrie Summer Classic Car Show 2017

The Time Travellers Car Club, of Airdrie, Alberta is hosting their 17th Annual Summer Classic Car Show “Doin’ It On The Grass” at Nose Creek Park on Saturday, August 12th, 2017.

You will also want to make time to see this years’ feature cars owned by Alan Travis: a 1909 Delage Voiturette and a 1913 Bugatti type 22!
Head over to the Time Travellers Car Club web site to check out more info.

New this year is a pre-registration/meet and greet night on Friday evening August 11th (6:00pm to 9:00pm) at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Airdrie. There will be a cash bar and snacks. They are also going to have a cruise through Airdrie at the end of the show.

The Airdrie Echo has an article about the show here:

Airdrie Show 2017

Alberta – Collector Car Appreciation Day Friday July 14th, 2017

Alberta now has a provincial Declaration for Collector Car Appreciation Day – Friday July 14, 2017.
Alberta was the only province in Western Canada that did not officially recognize Collector Car Appreciation Day.  Now they join the other three western provinces.
The declaration presentation will be done by Minister McLean at the Glendeer Junction A&W(Calgary, AB) on Friday July 14, 2017 at 6 pm. 
Here is the YouTube link to Courtney Hansen of the SEMA Action Network talking about the 2017 Collector Car Appreciation Day:
Here is a link to an interview Global News did on the 2017 Collector Car Appreciation Day:

Here is a link to an article Greg Williams wrote about Alberta getting its own collector car appreciation day:

Alberta Car Appreciation Day