Oregon Car Shows, Swap Meets & Races – March 6 – 12


Well, it’s still raining pretty much every day here in Northern California. I am sure anxious for some sunshine and for our Car Show season to begin.

I sure appreciated all the emails I received this past week with information on upcoming events. It is a huge help! If you are aware of any 2023 event dates, especially Cruise-Ins and Cars and Coffee events, please email any information to me at tim@oregoncarculture.com or you can enter it here: “Add Events”.

I was hoping to make it to the Salem Roadster Show this past weekend, but maybe next year? My new friend Jim Wylder shared a few photos that he took. It looks like they had a lot of fun!

Here are a few of the events taking place this coming weekend:

March 10 – Stayton: The Covered Bridge Cafe Cars and Coffee is every Friday morning at 8am at Covered Bridge Cafe, 510 N. 3rd Avenue.

March 11 – Astoria: The Lower Columbia Classics Annual Swap Meet is Saturday from 8am to 2pm at Clatsop County Fair & Expo, 92937 Walluski Loop.

March 11 – Eagle Point: The Eagle Point Cars & Coffee is Saturday from 8am to 11:30am at the Eagle Point Grange, 5 South Shasta Avenue.

March 11 – Medford: The Medford Cars and Coffee is every Saturday morning from 9am to 10:30am at Southern Oregon Orthopedics, 2780 E. Barnett Road.

March 11 – Sherwood: The Portland Cars and Coffee is every Saturday at 8am at the Langers Fun Center, 21650 SW Langer Farm Parkway.

You can see a complete list of upcoming events including Cars and Coffees and Cruise-Ins at OregonCarCulture.com.

If you are aware of any 2023 event dates, please email any information to me at tim@OregonCarCulture.com or enter them here: Add Events.

Here are some cool photos of a 1955 Powell truck that belongs to Miles Chappell of Eagle Point. I saw one for the first time last July in Alturas, CA. Miles is an expert on these very rare and cool trucks.


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My friend Mike Oberle from Gold Hill, Oregon is the owner of MAG Auctions. They are holding their first Collector Car auction in Oregon coming up on May 19th and 20th at the Oregon State Fair and Expo Center in Salem. He already has auctions at Hot August Nights in Reno and twice a year in Arizona.

Our 2023 American Car Culture fundraising t-shirts are now available. Just click here to get yours! We do a new t-shirt design every year, if you have any ideas or suggestions for next years shirt, just send me an email.

Here is my friend Morgan wearing our 2023 American Car Culture fundraising t-shirt. Morgan was a big help at our weekly Cruise-Ins in 2021 but she took off to San Diego State for college so when she comes back for a visit she gets to be a model for a day.

Please send me some photos of your cars or of the events that you attend. I would love to share them in our newsletters and on our Facebook Page.

****We are working hard on our 2023 Calendar. If you are aware of any 2023 event dates, please email any information to me at tim@OregonCarCulture.com or enter them here: Add Events.

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Have fun and be safe! Tim

To See all the Upcoming Events in Oregon for the coming week, please click here: OregonCarCulture.com

Featured Upcoming Events

The Goodguys All American Get-Together is March 25-26 in Pleasanton, CA.

The newest MAG Auction is May 19-20 in Salem, Oregon!

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Eagle Point Cars & Coffee

The Eagle Point Cars & Coffee is Saturday from 8am to 11:30am at the Eagle Point Grange, 5 South Shasta Avenue.

Attention all car enthusiasts in the community! We are thrilled to announce that Eagle Point Cars & Coffee is hosting our first gathering of the season! It’s been three years since we’ve been able to come together, but we’re excited to make up for lost time.
Join us on for a morning of coffee, conversation, and of course, cars! This is a family-friendly event and open to the public. All makes, models, and years of cars, trucks, motorcycles, or any other motorized vehicles are welcome.
Eagle Point Cars & Coffee is an informal event, bringing community members together. Whether you’re a collector, a restorer, or just someone who appreciates a beautiful ride, we invite you to join us for a fun morning of showing off your vehicles and meeting new friends.
We can’t wait to see you there! Bring a car, a camera and a buddy or 6!
Don’t forget to share this post with your car-loving friends and family. Let’s make this a gathering to remember!

Toledo Cars and Coffee

The Toledo Cars and Coffee is every third Sunday from 10am to 12pm at Toledo Auto Parts, 767 West Highway 20.

Cars & Coffee-Starting Sunday March 19th and every 3rd Sunday thru Sept (weather permitting). Bring your car, truck, or motorcycle and come hangout with fellow enthusiasts and enjoy some coffee!

Bend Cars & Coffee

Bend Cars & Coffee is every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 8am at Spoken Moto, 310 SW Industrial Way.

Central Oregon Driving Enthusiasts is comprised of people around Central Oregon with a common interest in cars.  The group was founded to assist, help, and get involved in the community.  Bringing purists, daily drivers, and enthusiasts out of their shell and into something more.  Driven by networking and building relationships, we want to embrace our community and have fun along the way.

8:00-10:00  2nd & 4th Sunday each month year round.

Spoken Moto Parking Lot   310 SW Industrial Way, Bend, OR 97702


Kendall Ford Cars & Coffee

The Kendall Ford Cars & Coffee is Saturday from 9:30am to 11am at Kendall Ford, 344 Good Pasture Island Road.

Bring your vehicle to display. Whether it’s a new or classic Ford… The Ford Bronco, or any Ford model that you want to show off!
Our special guest, Todd from P&S Detail, will be demoing exterior car care for all your winter adventures. Come get all of your winter car questions answered!
Learn tips and tricks for exterior car care this winter! Can’t wait to see you there!

Classic BMW’s and Coffee

The Classic BMW’s and Coffee is Saturday from 8:30am to 10:30am at Oswego Grill, 7 Centerpointe Drive.

Our focus is on Classic BMW’s – primarily any BMW 25 years or older, which includes e32, e34, e36, and e39-chassis cars. If you’re able to bring your Classic BMW, we’d love to see it!
*We don’t exclude any BMWs, so if you have a newer BMW you are welcome to join us too!*
If you’re interested in taking the plunge into old-car-ownership (should we say “stewardship”) come on out and hang with us, you’ll meet lots of car people and get useful info & tips for your classic BMW project.
Registration is not required, but current BMW CCA Membership is!
See you there!

Newport Cars and Coffee

The Newport Cars and Coffee is the first Saturday from 10am to 1pm at the O’Reilly Auto Parts, 1801 North Coast Highway.

The first Saturday of each month 10:00AM-1:00PM.

Bring your car, truck or motorcycle and join in for Car’s & Coffee at O’Reilly Auto Parts in Newport. There will be a BBQ vendor barbecuing sandwiches in the parking lot of O’Reilly’s, for participants and spectator’s