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Cars & Coffee
There are groups in various cities but the two largest are in Dallas and Fort Worth. Here are links to their Facebook sites:


There are many great cars shows across the Metroplex. We feel the best comprehensive listing of car shows can probably be found on www.oldride.com.

The rest of this page will focus on recurring collector car shows we recommend and the charitable collector car shows that Classic Family Agency will be sponsoring in 2016.

Recurring Collector Car Shows

Nostalgia Nights
Every Friday night at the Albertsons at Sublett and 287 there is a free event hosted and sponsored by Classical Gas and co-sponsored by Albertsons. The event is from 6PM-10PM if not raining and above 50 degrees. Lots of locals come out for a very relaxed gathering. More details are on the Classical Gas website: www.classicalgasmotors.com.

D&D Rockin' Rods
See D&D Rockin' Rod's website: www.ddrockinrods.com for car shows going on most weekends from April-November. The shows are family-friendly, lots of folks know each other, and they not pretentious. Tell Donna we sent ya!

Cracker Barrel Cruise-Ins
The North Texas Mustang Club hosts a cruise-in at 3PM every second Saturday from April-November except for July. Check the website for details: www.ntmc.org. Each month a different car club is invited to be the guest of the NTMC. The Cracker Barrel is at 889 S. Stemmons Freeway in Lewisville.

2017 Customer Appreciation Charitable Car Show

Connor’s Car Show and Arlington Area Street Rods Car Show have been designated as Classic Family Agency Customer Appreciation Car Shows. All customers will receive one post card invitation to attend these two car shows. Customers that bring their post card to the show may enter a collector car in one of these shows and their entry fee will be paid courtesy of Classic Family Agency. Other customer appreciation benefits may be added.

2017 Recommended Car Shows

APRIL 22: Connor’s Car Show: This amazing show is from 11AM-3:30PM at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway in downtown Keller. This shows draws 400-500 excellent cars, unique trophies, and donates a substantial amount on the spot to several major charities. This will be a 2017 Classic Family Agency Customer Appreciation Car Show – customers can enter one classic car FREE with their invitation post card! ConnorsCarShow.com

APRIL 21-23: Concours d’Elegance: This flagship show will actually begin on April 21 with receptions and auctions at the Arlington Convention Center. The car show will be on April 23 at Richard Linear Park alongside the lake between ATT Park and Globe Life Park.

This is the 1st year for the show to be in Arlington as in prior years it was in North Houston. This show will perhaps rival Pebble Beach and Amelia Island in short order. There will be a large collector car club corral with a judged concours show that will feature some of the finest autos in the world. Entry of a car is by invitation-only.

We are proud to be participating as a vendor in the premier year. This is a charitable event to benefit Make-A-Wish, River Legacy Foundation, Holy Angels Residential Facility, and the Next Gen Education Program. Detailed information is on their website: ConcoursOfTexas.org/events.php

MAY 6: Sam Pack 26th Annual Spring National Classic Car Show: This show is staged by the North Texas Mustang Club and will be at 2070 Diplomat Drive, Farmers Branch, Texas, 75234. The show starts at 12:00 PM with Registration from 8:00AM to 11:00AM. The show benefits Holy Angels Residential Facility.

MAY 6: Advantage Auto Works: This car show will be at 10AM at 6432 Davis Blvd in North Richland Hills. We will be at Sam Pack’s show in Farmer’s Branch so we cannot attend. See Facebook: facebook.com/Advantage-Autoworks-490999037709841/

MAY 7: Arlington Area Street Rods: This year’s show will be from 1PM-5PM at UTA at the corner of Cooper and Mitchell and benefits Mission Arlington. As UTA does not allow non-food vendors, Classic Family Agency can not be part of the event but we still recommend supporting the show and Mission Arlington. Go on Facebook for more information: facebook.com/arlingtonareastreetrods

MAY 20: Triple F Auto Open House Car Show: One of the premier classic car restoration and consignment shops in DFW is welcoming collector car owners to enter their cars and tour the showroom. This show is hosted by Doug Berry who runs the showroom operation. Mad Dogs usually show up in force for this well-run show.

JUNE 8: Legacy Texas Bank Shelby Car Show: This outstanding Shelby show will be at 10AM at Legacy Bank located at 5000 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024. The show will be hosted by the Shelby Cobra Association of Texas. Come meet Aaron Shelby and get some great Shelby merchandise. We will be there just like last year but let’s hope it’s not as hot and muggy! Check the SCAT Facebook page for details: facebook.com/ShelbyCobraAssociationOfTexas

JUNE 14-18: Mid-America Ford/Shelby Nationals: This show is in Tulsa and features a track day, drag race day, giant car show, a dinner with Ford and Shelby leadership, and a police-escorted parade through town for a cruise-in and dinner in the historical district. It’s an outstanding value and lots of fun. We will be there. Website: www.midamericafordteamshelby.com/.

JUNE 24: Burleson Cops –N- Cruisers Car, Truck and Bike Show: This show will be in Burleson on the town square from 12-4PM and is being staged by Turnkey Charities to benefit the Burleson Police Foundation. We will be out there for this inaugural event as a sponsor and participant. Entry fee is $20 and registration begins at 11AM and ends at 1PM. There will be door prizes, giveaways, and a charity auction and raffle.

JULY 8-9: Yellow Rose All-Ford Show: This long-running show featuring 105 Ford-powered vehicles and vendors will be comfortably indoors at the Arlington Convention Center on July 8 from 10AM-9PM and July 9 from 10AM-6PM. Proceeds benefit Scottish Rite Hospital. The Rangers will be in town so make it a day and go to the ballgame and the Yellow Rose car show. This will be a 2017 Classic Family Agency Customer Appreciation Car Show. Bring your post card invitation for one FREE admission ticket. Website: www.yrcs.ntmc.org.

SEPTEMBER 9: Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase: This show is at 4150 N. MacArthur Blvd in Las Colinas adjacent to the Four Seasons. Park Place is celebrating 30 years in business with this high-end car and lifestyle show to benefit the Momentous Institute. Tickets are $50-$100. See new cars from Rolls Royce, Bugatti, McLaren, Maserati, Mercedes Benz, and Jaguar and 100 classic collector cars. We will be in the VIP tent.

SEPTEMBER 16: Wheels For Wellness: This will be the 2nd year for the show and will be from 10AM-3PM. This show draws about 500 cars to downtown Fort Worth and raises awareness about prostate cancer and includes free screening. This is absolutely one of the best shows out there. It saves lives! wheelsforwellness.org

OCTOBER 21: Burleson Cops –N- Cruisers Car, Truck and Bike Show: This show will be in Burleson on the town square from 12-4PM and is being staged by Turnkey Charities to benefit the Burleson Police Foundation. We will be out there for this inaugural event as a sponsor and participant. Entry fee is $20 and registration begins at 11AM and ends at 1PM. There will be door prizes, giveaways, and a charity auction and raffle.

OCTOBER 21: Westlake Collector Car Show: This 7th annual show will be at 2902 Sam School Road in Westlake and benefits the Westlake Historical Preservation Society. Up to 100 cars from 1900-1959 may be entered. Tom & Michelle and the Classic Family Agency booth will NOT be at this show because we were previously committed to the Burleson Cops & Cruisers Car Show. Classic Family Agency will be supplying Hagerty bags and are hoping Tom Hadley will be able to make an appearance at the Westlake Collector Car Show.

NOVEMBER 11: SSG Alex Viola Memorial Car Show: This 3rd annual show will be from 10AM-5PM at Keller Town Hall at 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller, TX 76248. This is a very large and moving show held on Veteran’s Day memorializing the life of Alex Viola who gave his life in the service of his country. If you think Connor’s Car Show is a solid, this one is very similar. We will be there!