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Pit stop: Long Island car shows this weekend
Here's a look at the auto shows taking place on Long Island for the weekend of Oct. 21, 2012 and beyond:
Saturday, Oct. 20: Antique Car & Fashion Show hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council & featuring pre-1949 vehicles; 9 a.m.-4 p.m., spectators $6, with period dress $4, under 13 free; Village Green, Main St., Cutchogue; info: 516-524-3077 . . . Saturday, Oct. 20-Sunday, Oct. 21: Test Drive featuring rides & drives in 120 car & truck models; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. both days, admission free; Riverhead Raceway, Rte. 58; info: www.arctestdrive.com . . . Sunday, Oct. 21: Antique Car Show hosted by Valley Stream Historical Society; 1 p.m.-4 p.m., spectators free; Pagan-Fletcher Restoration, 143 Hendrickson Ave. . . . Best Cars on Long Island Car Show & Swap Meet; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., spectators $8, under 12 free; Flowerfield Fairground, 199 Mills Pond Rd., St. James; info: www.longislandcars.com . . . Classic Car Show hosted by Malverne Merchants & Professional Assn. featuring pre-1988 vehicles; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., spectators free; Malverne commuter parking lot, Hempstead Ave.; info: 516-532-8658 . . . Classic Car Show, ‘Test & Tune’ benefitting Cooley’s Anemia Foundation and featuring chance to test reaction and 60’ times with drag racing starting line tree; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., spectators $10, show cars $20, test & tune $50; Central Islip FD race facility, 110 Wheeler Rd.; info: www.lidragracing.com . . . Cradle of Aviation Museum Car Show hosted by LI Sound Region CCCA and featuring pre-1986 vehicles; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., spectators free; Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City; info: www.liccca.com . . . Long Island Corvette Owners Assn. Atlantic Chevrolet Fall 2012 Corvette Show; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; 1350 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore; info: www.licoa.org . . . Long Island Mopars Car Show featuring Chrysler-built vehicles; 11 a.m.-3 p.m., spectators free; TGI Friday’s, 29 Merrick Ave., Westbury; info: www.longislandmopars.com . . . Mopar Power Club Car Show featuring Chrysler-built vehicles; 11 a.m.-3 p.m., spectators free; Burger King, 1104 Sunrise Hwy., N. Amityville; info: www.moparpowerclub.com . . . NY AutoFest ‘Halloween Car Show at the Beach’ featuring 40 vehicle classes & costume awards; 8 a.m.-4 p.m., spectators $5, under 12 free; Centre Island Beach Park, Bayville-Centre Island Rd., Bayville; info: www.nyautofest.com . . . ‘Salute to Veterans’ Antique & Classic Car Show hosted by Hempstead Plains Vintage Car Club; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., spectators free; Atria Lynbrook, 100 Peninsula Blvd.; info: www.freewebs.com/hempsteadplainsregion-aaca/ . . . Tuesday, Oct. 23: ‘Automotive Styling at General Motors’ presentation & renderings by former GM senior stylist H. Roy Jaffe; 7 p.m., admission free; Huntington Library, 338 Main St. . . . Thursday, Oct. 25: Long Island Motor Parkway Preservation Society Meeting & Presentation on the ‘Garden City Lodge’; Old Bethpage Village Restoration Auditorium, 1303 Round Swamp Rd.; info: www.vanderbiltcupraces.com.