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Corvettes highlight loaded weekend for Long Island car shows

A 1965 Chevy Corvette is pictured during the

A 1965 Chevy Corvette is pictured during the 58th Annual Easter Sunday Vintage Car Parade presented by the Garden City Chamber of Commerce Sunday. (March 31, 2013) (Credit: Barry Sloan)

Friday, Aug. 23-Sunday, Aug. 25:
‘Corvettes at Carlisle’ featuring 5,000-Corvette parade, car show, corral & swap meet; Fri./Sat. 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 7 a.m.-3 p.m., see site for admission charges; Carlisle Fairgrounds, 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd., Carlisle, PA; info:

Saturday, Aug. 24:
LI Mopars Car Show featuring Chrysler- & AMC-built vehicles; 6 p.m.-10 p.m.; Applebee’s restaurant, 300 Motor Pkwy., Brentwood; info:

Memorial Car Show to benefit Oscar Dixon Memorial Fund; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., spectators $5; Selden Fire Dept., Woodmere Pl.; info:

NASCAR Stock Car Racing; gates open 3 p.m., show starts 6 p.m., adults $30, ages 6-12 $5, under 6 free; Riverhead Raceway, Rte. 58, Riverhead; info:

Saturday, Aug. 24-Sunday, Aug. 25:
NY Region Sports Car Club of America Autocross; registration 8:15 a.m.-9 a.m., members $45, non-members $60, spectators free; Nassau Coliseum, Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale; info:

Sunday, Aug. 25:
LI Cars’ ‘Super Swap Sunday’ Car Show & Swap Meet featuring custom & collectible cars, from vintage to exotic; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., adults $8, under 12 free; LI MacArthur Airport, Veterans Memorial Hwy., Ronkonkoma; info:

Northport Centerport Lions Club 50th Annual Robert J. Bohaty Classic Car Show presented by Fabulous ‘50s & ‘60s Nostalgia Car Club; 8 a.m.-4 p.m., admission $5; Heckscher Park, Rte. 25A at Sabbath Day Path, Huntington; info:

‘Old Timers Day’ Annual Open House at the Himes Museum of Motor Racing Nostalgia featuring antique race cars & memorabilia on display, as well as appearances by racing personalities from Freeport, Islip & Riverhead race tracks; 10 a.m.- dusk, visitors free; 15 O’Neil Ave., Bay Shore; info:

6th Annual Hot Rods & Racing Cars Show & ‘Cacklefest’ to benefit Wounded Warriors Project & featuring top fuel dragsters, funny cars & other modified vehicles; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., spectators free; East Neck Auto Service, 89 Rte. 109, W. Babylon; info:

‘The Summer Bash’ Rock n’ Roll Car Show & Concert featuring over 150 vehicles; 8 a.m.-8 p.m., spectators $10, under 12 free; 82 Lake Ave. S., Nesconset; info:

Monday, Aug. 26:
Town of N. Hempstead ‘Fun Monday’ Car Show presented by Queens Co. Region Vintage Chevrolet Club of America; 9 a.m.-4 p.m., parking $15 residents, $20 non-residents, free for antique cars; N. Hempstead Beach Park, W. Shore Rd. off Roslyn Rd., Port Washington; info:

Tuesday, Aug. 27
Mopar Power Club Car Show featuring Chrysler- & AMC-built vehicles; 6 p.m.-8:30p.m., spectators free; Tri-County Flea Market rear parking lot, 3041 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown; info: 

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