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Upcoming car-related events, including shows, swap meets, informal gatherings, and much more

CONTRIBUTED - The 15th Great Pacific Northwest Microcar & Minicar Extravaganza will be held from Friday to Sunday, June 14 to 16, at McMenamins Grand Lodge, 3505 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove. The cover of this issue of Microcar News shows the kinds of cars that will be there.

11th Annual Rose City Round-Up

Friday-Saturday, June 14-15, Portland International Raceway, 1940 Victory Blvd. a celebration of the hot rod lifestyle open to pre-'65 rods and customs, and pre-'80s motorcycles and bikes. Proceeds benefit Mount Hood Kiwanis Camp, a camp for people with disabilities.For more information, visit

15th Great Pacific Northwest Microcar & Minicar Extravaganza

Friday-Sunday, June 14-16, McMenamins Grand Lodge, 3505 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove. Free and open to all owners of microcars, minicars and other small vehicles. Hosted by the Great Pacific North West Mini Microcar Extravaganza. For more information, visit

Bridge City Cruise-In

9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15, Milwaukie Elks Lodge, 13121 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie. Trophies, raffles, music, food, proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish.

Cruise-In Down by the Riverside

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, Clackamette Park, 1955 Clackamette Drive, Oregon City. All cars welcome. Proceeds benefit the Auto Technology program at Clackamas Community College.

Mecum Auction

Friday-Saturday, June 21-22, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, Portland. The nation's premiere collector car auction returns to Portland with an expected 500 muscle cars, customs, hot rods, trucks, SUVs and other specialty vehicles. For additional information, visit

Cruisin' Carlton

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 22, downtown Carlton. All makes and models welcome, raffle, beer garden, live music, food and vendor booths.

Tigard Festival of Car

10 a.m. Sunday, June 23, Cook Park, Tigard. Annual open cruise-in held in association with the Tigard Festival of Balloons. Trophy presentations start at 3 p.m. Presented by Landmark Ford Linoln and benefitting Meals on Wheels.

59th Annual Rose Cup Races

Friday-Sunday, July 12-14, Portland International Raceway, 1940 Victory Blvd. Professional racers from the Pirelli World Challenge series will be featured, along with four support races made up of the best amateur racers in the Pacific Northwest. For more information, go to

NTT IndyCar Grand Prix of Portland

Friday-Sunday, Aug. 30-Sept. 1, Portland International Raceway, 1940 Victory Blvd. Top American open wheel teams return to town for Labor Day week, a slate of Road to Indy support races, and the featured IndyCar race taking place Sunday. For more information, go to

Ongoing events

Cars & Crust at Abby's Pizza Gresham

5-8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 24, Abby's Pizza, 21255 S.E. Stark St., Gresham. Free event, all cars welcome. Hosted by Mount Hood Mustangs & Fords.

Beaches Cruisin' at PIR

4-9 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 29, Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd. Food, drinks, live music and more.

Spud Monkeys Friday Night Classic Car Cruise-In

6-9 p.m. Fridays through July 5, Spud Monkey's Bar & Grill, 1716 N.W. Fairview Drive, Gresham. Dash plaque for participants with a food purchase, special "Hot Rodders" discount card.

Cars & Coffee

8-11 a.m. Saturdays, locations include: World of Speed (Wilsonville), Jantzen Beach (Portland), Cascade Station (Portland), McMinnville Walmart, Oregon City (Eighth and Main), Vancouver (136th and Mill Plain), Beaverton (Sundays, 12505 N.W. Cornell Road). No entry fee, all cars welcome.

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