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Where to buy
the "little yellow book."
The 2013 NW Car Events Calendars are available at:


Bird Nest
1958-66 Ford Thunderbird Parts
1091 Willamette Falls Drive
West Linn, OR 97068
971 233-9000


Auto Repair Manuals & history books
4850 37th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98118
206 721 3007/888 380 9277


Creating Exciting Car Show Events
Mail only: 2151 Griffin
Enumclaw, WA 98022
206 354 3152


Cliff's Classic Chev Parts
Quality parts 1955-57 Cars & 55-59 Trucks
619 SE 202nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97233
503 667 4329

  Cruz'n Essentials
Car Care Essentials
912 NE Donelson Road
Hillsboro, OR 97124
503 680 4661

Drager's Intl Classic Sales
Classsic Car, Truck, Motorcycle Sales
18805 Aurora Avenue North.
Seattle, WA 98133
206 533 9600


The Filling Station
Quality Chev & GM Parts
990 South Second Street
Lebanon, OR 97355
800 841 6622


Graffiti Alley
Restoration Parts & Supplies
675 River Road
Eugene, OR 97404
541 689 7334


It's A Classic
High Class Die-Cast
7550 SE Michael Drive
Milwaukie, OR 97222
541 689 7334

  Jack's Specialty Parts
909 NE Cleveland Avenue
Gresham, OR 97030
503 667 1725

LeMay Family Collection @Marymount
Car Lover's Heaven
325 152nd Street East
Tacoma, WA 98445
253 272 2336


Port Book & News
75,000 Books Plus
104 East Front Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362
360 452 6367


Early Ford Parts
551 Edison Road NE
Silverton, OR 97381
503 873 5427


Nostalgic & Retro Merchandise
2902 West Marine View Drive
Everett, WA 98201
206 381 3500


Vintage Motorbooks
Automobile Books and Literature
PO Box 25537
Portland, OR 97298
503 292 7747


...and from vendors
at swap meets and car shows.

Archive of Featured Events

October 2013


It’s not too late for Seattle Auto Show, Portland Intl Raceways’ Fall Swap Meet ; and for a limited few, listing in the 2014 calendar….


Show Organizers NOTE:   Deadline for 2014 Calendar book listings was October 16, 2013.  If you missed it, we have a limited amount of space in the Calendar book for a few more shows and swaps, but you MUST

REGISTER YOUR SHOW HERE. before Sat noon….


Have you seen the movie “RUSH” ? Now see Lauda’s F 1 Ferrari at Seattle Auto Show 



We’ve seen Niki Lauda’s Formula 1 1975 Ferrari, and Jochen Mass’ 1977 McLaren at the Seattle Auto Show. It’s not too late for you, if you hurry.  READ MORE 




The Seattle Auto Show continues through Sunday, Oct 20 at the CenturyLink Events Center (think Seattle Seahawks stadium).  Over 400 manufacturers’ 2014 models on display, plus special vehicles like the Caterham, Morgan 3-wheeler, Tesla, Maserati Ghibli,  Aston Martin and more.


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Among the American cars is the 2014 Corvette with more added features





The last hurrah for buying and selling – the Swap Meet at Portland Intl Raceways this weekend.   


PIR Swap Meet

The largest swap meet in October is at PIR Fall Auto Swap Meet at Portland Intl. Raceways on Oct.19. The Fall Swap Meet at PIR is your last chance for great bargains on parts you are looking for to finish your winter project.

For details on Swap Meets, READ MORE


NWCEC calendar books for 2014 available in November at Bremerton Swap Meet – Nov. 2-3 and in Albany, OR at the Albany Indoor Swap Meet on November 16-17

 VW @ XXX-2-


Sunday, Oct 20, Triple XXX hosts the NW VW Clubs’ Volkswagen Fall Fling.




Seattle Auto Show #2The 90th Anniversary of the Seattle Auto Show will be held Oct 16-20 at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field Event Center featuring 2014 models of all leading car manufacturers.

lauda for press release


Two highlights of the Seattle Auto Show for car guys and gals are the exotics on display, and Niki Lauda’s 312T-22 Ferrari courtesy of Griots Garage. READ MORE.




Lotus Evora


Various manufacturers will be offering test drives to licensed drivers with ID.  LeMay Museum sponsors display of private collector cars plus feel what it’s like to drive a high-speed race car in the Nascar Simulator.

And, of course, all the various makes, models and variations of the 2014 automobiles for your shopping pleasure. READ MORE.


Pumpkins and Goblins for Car Guys and Gals, AND for kids.

LeMay Trunk-Treat

Ghouls, goblins and ghosts of all ages will enjoy this fun FREE Halloween activity at the

LeMay Halloween Trunk-or-Treat on Oct 26 at LeMay Marymount Event Center in Tacoma. Join in as a trunk host and/or bring your kids (age 12 and under) to trick-or-treat at the various car trunks! There is no charge to participate – the more the merrier!


Two more pumpkin fun events on October 27 – Bellingham’s 4th Corner Elites of Bellingham host the 2013 Punkin Run. (360 380 2733) and Triple XXX hosts the PT Cruisers Club’s Pumpkin Bash (206 367 9452.

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LeMay Sock Hop


Heads Up for the great era of poodle skirts, early rock-n-roll, and, of course, classic cars! all on Nov 9 for the  LeMay Sock Hop Dinner & Dance. Music, dancing, dinner, silent auction, and lots and lots of fun.




NWCEC Cover-2

Show Organizers NOTE:   Deadline for 2014 Calendar book listings is October 16, 2013.




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Italian Concours d’Elegance takes root in Kirkland, Wa on July 28


The NEW Italian Concours d’Elegance takes place on Sunday, July 28, 2013 in Kirkland, WA’s Carillon Point. After a lapse of several years since the previous Concours, the Kirkland event will take root in one of the most beautiful waterfront sites in Western Washington. Located just north of Hwy 520 on Lake Washington Boulevard, Carillon Point is right on the shores of Lake Washington and home of the Woodmark Hotel and many businesses.


The Italian Concours d’Elegance will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with public admission of only $5.00 – a nice price to see some of the finest Italian autos.

1963 Lamborghini

 The Italian Concours d’Elegance will celebrate 50 years of Lamborghini*.


Vehicles displayed the Italian Concours d’Elegance will include Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Ducati, Vespa and others. Enter yours here.



Tony La Stella


Don’t miss the midday performance by internationally acclaimed Italian-American recording artist, Tony La Stella & The Goombas” performing their show “Sinatra to the Stones – Italian Style”


Italian-7-red rear wheel


Entry fee is $30.00 per car in pre-registration, and $40.00 day-of-registration. An entry form can be downloaded and mailed:

Italian Concours d’ Elegance – 19110 Bothell Way Northeast, Suite 203, Bothell, WA 98011


For questions, contact William Smallwood III at 425-773-0130 |

Sponsors of the event include

Italian-8- sponsors

*More information about the history of Lamborghini automobiles can be found here.


Editors Note:

There are presumably other Italian car shows during the summer in the Pacific Northwest. If you know of any, please write or have the organizers register their events at NW Car Events Calendar.