The organized car show season for this year wrapped up with a beautiful night and a packed house at Cruising at the Junction. The season started with Spring Thaw at Heritage Park five months ago, and it was a summer full of wonderful shows. There were 145 weekend shows in southern Alberta and dozens more cruises and weeknight shows. Thanks for reading over the past five months. … [Read more...] about Glendeer A & W – Sep 30, 2022 – 57 photos
Archives for September 2022
I’m already receiving notifications from car clubs for next year’s calendar. It was never my intention to host a car show calendar on NiceOldCars.ca but it just happened when there was no complete calendar at the start of the 2022 season. I considered it to be a one-off and for one year only. There are at least five other websites which have car show calendars, so I’m … [Read more...] about Do you want the Southern Alberta car show calendar in 2023?
Wild Wednesday at the New Horizon mall was wilder than usual tonight. It was packed to the rafters with a full house of cars and it was also the scene of a wedding. Harold and and his beautiful bride Claudia got hitched and were driven away into wedded bliss in a white 59 Cadillac. As car show season fades off into the sunset, thanks to everyone involved in organizing … [Read more...] about New Horizon mall – Sep 28, 2022 – 31 photos
With the beautiful weather and over one thousand classic vehicles, the Brian Chipchase Sr Memorial show was a fitting grand finale to a fabulous car show season. The first photo shows one of my favourites, a very rare 62 Buick Skylark 2-door hardtop, and just as delightful were the owners, Stephen and Hannah, who I enjoyed chatting with. Thanks to River City Classics for this … [Read more...] about High River – Sep 25, 2022 – 165 photos
This Sunday is the big show in High River, and we have a few more week night shows, but I wanted to post this while lots of people were still reading. I would like to extend a big thank you to all the car owners who display their vehicles for us to admire, and to all the organizers who go up against formidable odds to pull these shows together. It was the first normal season … [Read more...] about Thank you to car owners and show organizers for a great 2022 season – 114 photos
I finally met Les Edwards, the Bubblegum Man, as the vehicles were staging for their tour. Les has been organizing this event for 37 years. Unfortunately I forgot to ask him how it got its name. … [Read more...] about Bubblegum Man Tour – Sep 17, 2022 – 42 photos