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Pit Stop: Upcoming Long Island car shows

A Triumph Spitfire is seen at a recent

A Triumph Spitfire is seen at a recent car show on Long Island. (Credit: David Fluhrer)

Wednesday, Apr. 24-Saturday, Apr. 28: Spring Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral featuring 150 acres of collector cars & parts; 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. until 3 p.m., admission $10, Sun. $5; Carlisle Fairgrounds, 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd., Carlisle, PA; info: www.carlisleevents.com . . .

Saturday, Apr. 27: Ferraris Visiting Ronald McDonald House of LI featuring 50th Anniversary Edition Ferrari 599 & other cars from Ferrari Club members; 3 p.m., spectators free, 6 p.m. Ferrari parade to Ferrari of LI, 65 S. Service Rd., Plainview; 267-07 76th Ave., New Hyde Park; info: www.rmhlongisland.com . . .

Saturday, Apr. 27-Sunday, Aug. 11: ‘Car Culture: Art and the Automobile’ exhibit featuring artistic response to the automobile through auto-related photography, paintings & sculpture; Wed.-Fri.: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat.-Sun.: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., adults $6, seniors/students $4, under 10 free; The Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington; info: www.heckscher.org . . . 

Sunday, Apr. 28: Brunch & Lecture: ‘The Incredible Vanderbilt Cup Races of LI’ by expert & historian Howard Kroplick, with display of 1909 Alco ‘Black Beast’ race car; bagel brunch 10 a.m., lecture 11 a.m., museum members $10, non-members $15; The Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington; info: www.heckscher.org . . .

LI Street Rod Assn. Annual Spring Car Show & Swap Meet featuring street rods, customs, hot rods, antiques & custom trucks through 1975; 8 a.m.-4 p.m., spectators $7, under 12 free; Suffolk Community College, LI Expwy. exit 53-Wicks Rd., Brentwood; info: 631-642-7555 or www.lisra.org . . .

NY AutoFest ‘Spring is Sprung Lei’d Back’ Car Show to benefit Newtown, CT charities; 8 a.m.-4 p.m., spectators $5, under 12 free; Harry Tappen Beach, Shore Rd., Glenwood Landing; info: www.nyautofest.com . . .

2nd Annual Classic Car Show & ‘Test & Tune’ to benefit Cooley’s Anemia Foundation; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., spectators $10, ‘test & tune’ $60 per car (test reaction times & 60-ft. times using drag racing ‘tree’); Central Islip Fire Dept. Training Facility, 110 Wheeler Rd.; info: darlene@suffolkcaf.com or www.lidragracing.com . . .

3rd Annual Car Show Fundraiser open to all makes, models & motorcycles to benefit AHRC (Association for the Help of Retarded Children) Suffolk; 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., spectators free; 2900 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Bohemia; info: www.ahrcsuffolk.org . . .

35th Annual Queens Farmhouse Meet Antique Auto Show & Flea Market hosted by Greater NY Region-Antique Automobile Club of America; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., adults $5, ages 6-12 $2, under 12 free; Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; info: 718-224-2674 or www.greaternewyorkregion.org.  
 

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