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June 5 - September 18, 2015
6:00pm - 10:00pm

If you are a business, car club or member and you have an event or an announcement you would like to post, please e-mail the information you would like listed to Bruce or Sandy at historycruzer@historycruzer.com or contact us at 651 261-8031 or 651 253-1706.

K & J Catering Buffets

The Friday Night History Cruze will once again work with K & J Catering to offer the History Cruze Friday Night Buffets Specials. For full listing of menus, dates, times and prices, go to K & J Catering.

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Golf Tournament for 2015

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Airing of the Quilts

Old Fire Truck

Old Fire Truck

Old Fire Truck

Enjoy the creative talents of the Northern Material Girls Quilt Guild as they display quilts, wall hangings, table runners and much more during the Friday night History Cruze, on the east end of 7th Ave., between Charles and Margaret. Guild members will be there to answer questions and share their passion for quilting.

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Guldens Car Show

Hosted by: Cops n Rodders & St. Paul Police K-9 Foundation

  • Located at Guldens Restaurant & Bar, 2999 Hwy. 61, Maplewood, M
  • P: 651 482-0384
  • $5.00
  • 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Enjoy your ride & a summer night out!
  • "Cruisers Burger Special"
  • Dash Plaques to the first 100 Cars
  • Best of Show Trophy
  • Click here for flyer

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Cops-n-Rodders Car Show
Sunday, May 17, 2015

The Mick Kieffer & Fallen Officers Memorial Car & Bike Show
Sponsored by: Cops n Rodders & St. Paul Police K-9 Foundation

9am to 3 pm

Car Show - All Vehicles Welcome
New Location - The car show will be at Gulden's Restaurant & Bar in Maplewood. They are located at 2999 Highway 61 North, Maplewood, MN. Phone: 651.482.0384. Their website is http://www.guldens61.com.

Click here to pre-registered and send $10.00 by May 1st, 2015. Day of Show the fee goes up to $15.00
Send pre-registration to: Cops-n-Rodders, 549 Minnehaha Avenue East, St. Paul, MN 55130.

Contact Kathy @ 651-771-4541 if you have any questions.

For more information go to Cops n Rodders

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13th Annual Canadian Days Classic Car Show

Come join our 12th Annual Canadian Days Classic Car Show. Check-in begins at 10:00. Show starts at 11:00 a.m. (Pre-registration is recommended). The location is Spooner Park, 350 Eli Road, Little Canada.
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Show Cars: Pre-1984 Makes and Models welcome. Tractors and Motorcycles are welcome too!
  • Dash Plaques and Goodie Bags for the first 200 Cars Registered
  • Many Door Prizes ~ Awards / Prizes awarded at 3:30 p.m.
  • Food and Beverage Vendors - No alcohol or beverages may be bought into the park
  • No pets, bikes, skates or skateboards are allowed in the park
  • For more info, contact Joy at Norm's Tire Sales at 651.483.4591
  • Sponsored by Norm's Tire Sales

Canadian Days Theme: Fire up for Fun
Try tasty treats from our food vendors ~ Stipes Carnival Shows

Click here for flyer and Registration Form

St. Paul Police K-9 Foundation & St. Paul Police Mounted Unit

Come out and visit the St. Paul Police K-9 Foundation & St. Paul Police Mounted Patrol Foundation. Both will have merchandise available for purchase which will benefit their non-profit foundations. They will be located in the empty lot on the south side of 7th Avenue across from the post office.

The St. Paul Police Mounted Patrol Foundation will be at the car show on June 5 & August 7, 2015.

The St. Paul Police K-9 Foundation will be at the car show on July 10 & August 14, 2015.

Meet the Vikings Cheerleaders

Molly - MVC
Angela - MVCA
Molly - MVC
Angela - MVCA

Come out and meet the Vikings Cheerleaders
MVC Molly and MVCA Angela (Alumni)

Viking Cheerleader Calendars for sale

Proceeds for calendars benefit the Minnesota Vikings Children's Fund,
which is a charity that goes to pediatric cancer research
at the University of MN and other children's needs in the Upper Midwest.

Cheerleaders subject to change without notice.

Silver Lake Splash
1pm - 5pm

Silver Lake Splash logo

A Community Fundraising Event!

In 2010 the city of North St. Paul almost closed Silver Lake Beach due to budgeting constraints. Residents banned together and petitioned the City to keep the beach open and staffed with lifeguards. North St. Paul has a small town feel, yet is located inside the 494/694 loop of the Twin Cities. What makes the small town feel is the historic downtown area, the parks and recreation and the beach. The beach brings swells of children in the summertime for laughter and fun in a safe environment. Additionally, the beach adds value to the properties near and around the lake and draws young families to purchase homes in NSP.

An annual fundraiser is held to supplement budgeted city dollars in order to keep the beach staffed with lifeguards, maintain safety and keep the grounds well taken care of, as well as, allow for enhancements to the beach area. This fundraiser, The Silver Lake Splash, takes place each July and the proceeds will be donated to the Beach Fund. The event is held at the Silver Lake Beach. Click here for map and directions.

We will have live music, food, boat parade, silent auction galore! Old fashioned fun for the whole family.

Click here for flyer

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Newport Pioneer Days

  • Free
  • 12:00 Noon - 5:00 pm
  • Top 10 Car Show
  • Contact Chris Vick for more details at 651 458-9205

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The Wheels & Wings Car & Plane Show
September, 2015

Saturday, in Osceola, WI

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
For more information, click here

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Bands for the Car Show
Band dates subject to change without notice.

Any Day Now Band
Any Day Now Band photo
Surfcats Band photo
Any Day Now will play at the car show on
June 12, June 26, July 17, August 14 & August 28, 2015

Playing by Sidewinders - June 12, July 17 & August 14, 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar - June 26 & August 28, 2015

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Surfcats will play at the car show on
July 31, 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar

Surfcats play some instrumental Surf music from the early '60s, and some good old Rock-N-Roll from the late 50's and early 60's (and a little beyond that sometimes).

Contact: surfcats@live.com

Dirty Shorts
TC Cats
Dirty Shorts
TC Cats Band
Dirty Shorts will play at the car show on
June 12, 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar

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TC Cats will play at the car show on
July 17 & September 11, 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar

Website - TC Cats

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Vinny and The Spoilers
Vinny and The Spoilers

Vinny and The Spoilers will play at the car show on
August 7, 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar - August 7, 2015

Vinny and the Spoilers are a group of friends that play for their churches' worship teams. They started getting together on the side, doing cover versions of some of their favorite songs, mostly from the 60s and 70s. A couple members of the group have been to numerous History Cruze events over the years, and thought it would be a fun venue to play. They all live in the Twin Cities area.

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Route45 will play at the car show on
June 26, July 24, August 21, 2015

Playing by Sidewinders - June 26 & August 21, 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar - July 24, 2015

Route45 is a 3-piece Classic Blues/Cover Band

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Ponzi Scheme
Byland Duo
Ponzi Scheme Band
Byland Duo
Ponzi Scheme will play at the car show on
June 19 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar

Ponzi Scheme plays cover music from the 60's, 70's, 80 's original and current selections.

Website - Ponzi Scheme

Byland Duo will play at the car show on
June 5, July 10, August 14 & September 4, 2015

Playing by Sidewinders - June 5, 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar - July 10, August 14 & September 4, 2015

They Byland Duo are new to the "scene" as a duo, but as musicians, have years of experience playing and performing. Diane has a very dynamic and distinct sound. She can sing oldies, rock, metal, country, blues and some rockabilly, too! Steve has been playing guitar most of his life and plays close attention to detail which allows him to compliment Diane very well.

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Contact Steve Byland at MedallionV@msn.com

Bad Apple
Jukebox Live
Bad Apple
Jukebox Live
Bad Apple will play at the car show on
July 10, August 21 & September 18, 2015

Playing by Sidewinders - July 10, 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar - August 21 & September 18, 2015

Bad Apple plays Classic Rock

Jukebox Live will play at the car show on
June 5, 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar - June 5, 2015

Jukebox Live plays '50's - '70's Classic Rock

Buster Phelan
Buster Phelan
Hic-o-b's will play at the car show on
June 19, July 3 & August 28, 2015

Playing across from Neumann's Bar - July 3, 2015

Playing by Sidewinders - June 19 & August 28, 2015

Hic-o-b's plays Classic Rock

Buster Phelan will play at the car show on
August 7 & September 11, 2015

Playing by Sidewinders - August 7 & September 11, 2015

Playing Rock, Pop, R & B and more, Buster Phelan covers tunes you remember from the bands you love: the Beatles, the Hollies, Wilson Pickett, James Taylor, the Doobie Brothers, Carol King, Gypsy, John Fogarty, Chicago, Steely Dan…

The Hacklewrappers
The Hacklewrappers
The Hacklewrappers
formerly know as Highway 61

will play at the car show on
July 24, 2015

Playing by Sidewinders - July 24, 2015


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POW/MIA Candle Light March

Please join us at the Arthur O. Haukland VFW Post 1350, for our POW/MIA Candle Light March, 2483 E. 7th Ave., North St. Paul, at 6:30PM. Everyone is encouraged to participate. We will assemble out in front of the Post and then walk the 3 blocks to the Veterans Memorial for a short ceremony.

We do this in honor and remembrance of our Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action.
“Let’s light up the Night” YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN!

For Questions Call 612-414-8796 or 651-457-6079.

To print flyer, click here

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7th Annual Cruisin on the Croix
Stillwater’s Hot Rod and Vintage Car Show

There’s nothing better than a summer evening spent down by the river in downtown Stillwater. Cruising on the Croix provides a great free, family-friendly event over 9 Wednesdays during June, July, August and September from 4:00 to 9:00 pm (please see below). The first 225 cars will receive a dash plaque. There will be live music each day from 6:00 to 9:00.
The show will be downtown along the scenic St. Croix River stretching from Chestnut Street north to Mulberry. Vendors will be on hand selling the usual car show fare: Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Kettle Korn, tacos, French Fries, Cheese Curds, and so forth. Lots of free giveaways!

This is a free event!! Parking is free.

Dates of event:

1) June 3,10,24
2) July 8, 22
3) August 12, 26
4) September 2, 9

For more information contact: Scott Zahren - 651-494-8657 or hopehouse9@aol.com

Visit www.discoverstillwater.com or www.ilovestillwater.com for more information and updates.

Click here for flyer


Adopt-A-Highway - History Cruzers

Adopt-A-Highway - History Cruzers
Adopt-A-Highway - History Cruzers

North St. Paul History Cruzers has teamed up with the Minnesota Department of Transportation in an effort to keep our highways clean. We have been assigned a 2-mile segment of Highway 36 from Highway 120 to White Bear Avenue.

The highway clean-up has been scheduled for Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 at 9am. Please wear good walking shoes and bring gloves and be ready to take on our 2-mile segment.

We plan on meeting on the corner of Highway 36 and Highway 120, at the old BP Gas Station. If you have any questions, contact Russ at 952.381.7846.

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Anoka Classic Car Show
May 16 - September 12, 2015

Official show times are 5:00pm to dusk.

Cars 1981 and older are welcome. Enter at 4th Avenue and Van Buren St. (1 block north of Main Street).

Donation for show cars is $3.00 per show at the entrance gate. Click here for Anoka Classic Car Show website.

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Historic Hastings Saturday Night Cruise-In
May 30 - September 19, 2015

Hastings has the perfect setting for a great car show. Beautiful buildings, scenic streets and friendly folks. Join the fun every other Saturday evening with the Cruise-In's in downtown Hastings! All cars from 1977 and older are welcome. Click here for Hastings Saturday Night Cruise-ins info.

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Pizza Shop Car Show

Every Thursday, in West St. Paul, MN

1037 Dodd Road
It’s completely free: no charge to show your vehicle and no charge to attend
For more information, call Cavan Lasch at 651 224-4133

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Stillwater Community Car Show

  • 9am - 2pm at 2510 Curvecrest Blvd, Stillwater, MN 55082.
  • All cars trucks and cycles are welcome.
  • Show judging to be done by spectators and entrants.
  • We are having a Portable Dyno (with a "guess what power contest"), Mobile BBQ Truck, Culver's Frozen Custard Cart, and other booths/events for non car enthusiasts.
  • Door prizes and raffles (proceeds from the raffle to be donated to local charity).
  • For further questions, contact Tyler at 651 275-9055

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Fall Round-up Parade
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Parade Line-Up starts at 5:30PM

Each year in the City of North St. Paul a fall parade takes place along 7th Avenue in downtown. This year’s Fall Round-Up Parade will be held on Thursday, September 17th at 6:30PM. Food vendors will be on the streets for your dinner, grab your lawn chairs and find a spot along the parade route to watch the parade.

Parade Route: The parade will head east along 7th Avenue from 1st Street to Henry Street (Henry St is one block west of Hwy 120). Seventh Avenue, along with the adjoining side streets will be closed starting at 5:30 p.m. until approximately 8:00 p.m. Street Closure Map.

There will be a Parade Party hosted by the North St. Paul American Legion Post 39, (2678 7th Ave) following the parade. All parade entries/participants are invited to attend.

The parade committee made up of citizen volunteers, is accepting applications for parade participants/floats. Parade Application.

Volunteers are needed! For opportunities to get involved or questions, contact
Parade Coordinator: Elizabeth Kolbeck at 651.209.7766 or parade@historycruzer.com
City Contact: Laurie Koehnle at 651.747.2504 or laurie.koehnle@ci.north-saint-paul.mn.us
Sandy Fabio at 651.253.1706 or historycruzer@historycruzer.com

The Round-Up Parade is sponsored by the North St. Paul Business Association and the North St. Paul History Cruzers!

Click here for: Parade Line-up & Parade Line-up Map

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Ramsey County Fair
July 15-19, 2015
2020 White Bear Avenue · Maplewood · MN · 55109
Corner of Frost & White Bear Avenue
Ramsey County Fair

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3rd Annual Tyler Shipman Memorial Car Show

All cars and motorcycles are welcome! If it has wheels, it's welcome! Come join us for a day of music, cars, people and fun!

Registration Fee $10.00/vehicle - All proceeds donated to Tyler Shipman Memorial Scholarship Fund at Frazee High School to benefit seniors pursuing secondary education.

Spectators: Free

For more info go to: www.tylershipmanmemorialcarshow.com

Tribute to the Troops

Tribute To The Troops of Minnesota became the first official chapter of Tribute To The Troops® in April 2011. To be sure, however, Tribute To The Troops got its start in Minnesota in 2004, inspired by a video featuring the song "Home" by country singer Rockie Lynne. The video features pictures of our fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for our freedoms early on in the War on Terror. With inspiration from the video, a small group of concerned Minnesotans from the Twin Cities joined together to conduct the 1st Annual Tribute To The Troops Ride in the fall of 2004. Over 60 people on 45 motorcycles visited the families of three of Minnesota’s fallen heroes, conveying their thanks to each family and letting them know that their loss, and the sacrifice made by their loved one, will never be forgotten. The day was filled with hugs, tears, and warm smiles as each person attending was able to personally acknowledge each family’s loss. That fall day in 2004 marked the beginning of Tribute To The Troops®. The dedication and support of many volunteers and participants has enabled this organization to grow and to continue its important mission.

Since 2004, Minnesota members of Tribute To The Troops have conducted an annual ride weekend each September, visiting dozens of families over the years that have lost a loved one in the War on Terror. Each year, the number of participants has grown, helping to increase awareness among others of the ultimate sacrifice made by these brave American Heroes and their families.

The September weekend includes a ride to Camp Ripley to honor active duty personnel stationed there and a special concert program to honor our heroes and their families, providing an opportunity for ride participants and our heroes’ families to join together to pay tribute to our fallen heroes, share stories and memories, and to hear the special music of Rockie Lynne. The program includes a reading of the names of each one of Minnesota’s fallen heroes followed by a moment of silent reflection. It is an evening that families and participants remember for many years to come.

For more information including sponsorship, events, donations and more, visit our website at www.tributetothetroops.org

Wheels For Wishes

Wheels For Wishes is a car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish® Minnesota. We are proud to offer a free and easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child. We pick-up or tow away cars free of charge, anywhere in Minnesota, whether they run or not. Vehicles are either recycled or auctioned off and 100% of the net proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Minnesota. Since we are a tax-exempt charity under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, you also receive the maximum possible tax deduction for your charity vehicle donation.Click here to read the article from Wheels for Wishes. http://minnesota.wheelsforwishes.org/news/history-cruze-car-show/

For more information go to Wheels For Wishes.

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City of North St. Paul Big Truck Night
Friday, August 21, 2015

Fun for the whole family! You're invited!

North St. Paul's Fire Engines, Police Cars, Dump Trucks and more will be on display!

Learn about police and fire safety. “It's a great way for us to show the community the equipment we use and what we do” said Police Chief Tom Lauth. Learn about the Police Reserve and the Fire Explorer Programs.

BIG trucks will be on display at the former City Hall site (2526 7th Avenue across the street from Neumanns).

For more info, contact City Hall at 651 747-2504 or go to http://www.ci.north-saint-paul.mn.us/.

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Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series (UMSS)

The UMSS Wing Sprint Car Series is a value-based racing organization for the participants, race tracks, and race fans. Based in the Twin Cities, the popularity of UMSS is gaining momentum by establishing reasonable rules for the participants, an economical purse structure for the race tracks, and an affordable race ticket and fan-friendly program for the race fans.

The series has between 23 and 25 races scheduled in 2014 all over Minnesota, western Wisconsin and northern Iowa. Our cars are the fastest that race on dirt and most people will recognize them because of the big wing on top. This will be our 6th year with the wing sprint car. We also have a “non wing” or traditional sprint car series that will start its 4th year in 2014 and a micro sprint car series for ages 11 and up that will start its 3rd year in 2014.

We will be bringing 2 or 3 wing sprint cars for the show. For more infomarion, go to www.umsprints.com

Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series (UMSS) Wing Cars

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FREE Outdoor TV Nights
River of God Church Parking Lot
2490 7th Ave. E. (Downtown North St. Paul)

Stop in and watch Free Outdoor TV Shows in the parking lot of River of God Church. It is free. Just pull up a chair and watch the shows that are playing on selected nights. Check the schedule below for dates and TV shows. (Each night, cartoons will be shown prior to the main feature.)

Shows will begin at dusk - Water available for sale. Contact Pastor Denny at 651.770.7777 if you have any questions. Website: www.riverofgod.org. Dates and programs are subject to change.

FREE Outdoor TV Nights
FREE Outdoor TV Nights

Chain Driven Vehicles

The first Mack trucks were chain-driven, open cab vehicles. Like its predecessors, the 1907 7-ton model had wooden-spoked wheels with dual wheels on the rear axle.

1990 Mack Superliner
1942 Mack FJ Chain Drive Truck
1923 Mack AC Chain Drive Truck
1971 Mack Fire Truck

Street Machine Nationals

Street Machine Nationals /FAMILY EVENTS is excited about returning to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul July 17-19, 2015! This year we bring you America's premier street machine & muscle car event, the Street Machine Nationals. It's a new name .... but same great cars, automotive action, vendors & many of the same features as before. There is a Fast Facts with features so far at http://www.streetmachinenationals.net/event/300 as an example of what to expect at our 2015 Street Machine Nationals.

NEW THIS YEAR! Power Nation TV's Detroit Muscle is the new media partner - Meet the Hosts and watch for their TV crews shooting footage at the show. Also watch for the editors of Street Rod Life, Power & Performance News and Gearheads4Life on-site all weekend.

Check out our 2015 Street Machine Nationals schedule listed below;

2015 Street Machine National schedule
Mar. 14 - Mar. 15
Pomona, CA

Jun. 26 - Jun. 28
Du Quoin State Fairgrounds
Du Quoin, IL

Jul. 17 - Jul. 19
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
St. Paul, MN

Sept. 26 - Sept. 27
Ozark Empire Fairgrounds
Springfield, MO

Go to www.familyevents.com for all 2015 events posted.
Click here for flyer -- Click here for registration form