Upcoming car events: Oct. 20-April 7
Cars & Coffees
Every Saturday, 8-11 a.m., locations include: World of Speed (Wilsonville), Jantzen Beach (Portland), Cascade Station (Portland) McMinnville Walmart, Oregon City (Eighth and Main), Vancouver (136th and Mill Plain), Beaverton (Sundays, 12505 N.W. Cornell Rd.). No entry fee, all cars welcome.
World of Speed Spooktacular
Saturday, Oct. 20, noon-4 p.m., World of Speed, 27490 S.W. 95th Ave., Wilsonville. TThe first 100 kids through the door will get a prize. There will also be a costume parade, a Great Pumpkin Race, and Trunk-or-Treat bags for gathering treats and prizes throughout the galleries. All activities are free with admission. For more information, visit: worldofspeed.com
Lucky Dog Racing
Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 27-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days, Portland International Raceway, 1940 Victory Blvd., Portland. Seven-hour endurance races on both days, sponsored by the Lucky Dog Racing League. Free admission.
2018 Seattle Auto Show
Nov. 9-12, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave S., Seattle. Although held near the end of each year, the annual event is considered the first auto show of the next year because it always includes so many new models. The show will also feature test drives, family-friendly activities, food carts and a wide range of affordable, luxury and exotic automobiles.
Nov. 23-Dec. 26, Portland International Raceway, 1940 Victory Blvd., Portland. The largest holiday light show in the Pacific Northwest spans the entire racetrack and is a fundraiser for the Sunshine Division. Food collection barrels increase donations. Special events include runs and dog walks. For more information, go to: winterwonderlandportland.com
2019 Portland International Auto Show
Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 24-27, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland. The annual show is the largest display of new cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles in the Pacific Northwest. It is organized by the Metro Portland New Car Dealers Association and will start with its traditional Sneak Peek Preview Party charity fundraiser the night before, Jan. 23. For more information, visit: portlandautoshow.com
PIR Auto Swap Meet
Thursday-Saturday, April 4-6, Portland International Raceway, 1940 Victory Blvd., Portland. Five miles of booths will fill every available space along the raceway. Vendors will offer everything from rare parts to projects. For more information, visit: portlandraceway.com
Portland Swap Meet
Friday-Sunday, April 5-7, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Drive, Portland. Hosted by six Portland area antique car clubs with approximately 3,500 vendor stalls. For more information, go to: portlandswapmeet.com