Street Beat

January 2023

49th YEAR

By Newsletter Editors: Gary Price & Sid Vicars

 

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2023 Dues

As a reminder, dues are now due. Please bring your $20 to this month’s meeting. The club voted, in December’s meeting, to receive one of the new 50 year KARC club caps, you must attend a meeting and pay dues.

 

2023 Club Officers

Club officers for 2023 will be as follows:

 

President              David Baker

Vice President     Gary Price

Secretary              Ronnie Gott

Treasurer             Tim Hammond

 

2023 Car Show T-Shirts

Gerald Walters and Daris Hartsock cars will be on this year’s car show T-Shirts.

 

2023 Car Show Sponsors

Please confirm existing sponsors for this year’s show. Also, please reach out to anyone who might be interested in being a sponsor. Calendars are available to drop off at sponsors.

 

Club Christmas Party

Our club Christmas party on Dec 10th was attended by 24 members, wives, and friends for a good meal of turkey, dressing, gravy,   mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls with good assortment of desserts and drinks.

Anyone that paid and couldn't attend please contact Tim Hammond to get refund.

 

Club Participation in Bloomingdale Parade

Bloomingdale parade. 20 cars.

 

January Shows and Swap Meet

Gray swap meet will be weekend of January 27th-29th, at the fairgrounds.

 

Cabin Fever car show will be this weekend, January 7th and 8th, at Knoxville Expo Center, off Clinton Highway.

 

Members Machines and Gossip

Tim Hammond has been working on his ’32 pickup.Tim Hammond has his body back on the frame after considerable work on the cab, frame, and bed. It's looking good!

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2023 Shows

Jan 20-22         Auto Mania, Allentown Fairgrounds, Allentown, PA

Jan 27-29         Performance Automotive Swap Meet – Appalachian Fair Grounds, Gray, TN

Jan 27-28         Winter Auto Expo, Carlisle Expo Center, Carlisle, PA

 

Feb 10-11        Lakeland Carlisle Auction, Sun ‘N Fun Expo, Carlisle, PA

 

April 19-23       Spring Carlisle, Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA

April 20-21       Spring Carlisle Auction, Carlisle Expo Center, Carlisle, PA

April 21-23       Annual Southeastern Mini Truckin’, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

 

May 5-7           49th Annual Street Rod Nationals South, Chilhowee Park & Expo Center, Knoxville, TN

May 12-13       Import & Performance Nationals, Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA

May 26-28       40th Annual Mid-America Street Rod Nationals, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield, Missouri

May 26–27    Four-Wheel Drives in the Valley, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

 

Jun 2–3            Performance Automotive Swap Meet – Appalachian Fair Grounds, Gray, TN

Jun 2-4             Ford Nationals, Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA

Jun 2-4             49th Annual Street Rod Nationals East, York Expo Center, York, PA

Jun 9–10        WNC Jeep Fest, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

Jun 15–17      Maggie Valley Swap Meet / Camaro & Firebird, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

Jun 23-24         GM Nationals, Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA

 

July 14-16        Chrysler Nationals, Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA

July 14–15     Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo / Moonshine Valley F-100s, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

 

Aug 3-6            54th Annual Street Rod Nationals, Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY

Aug 4-6            Truck Nationals, Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA

Aug 19              Eurofest Maggie Valley, All European Auto Event, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

Aug 24-26        Corvettes at Carlisle, Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA

Aug 26–27      KKOA Icons of Hotrodding Festival, 1969 and older, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

 

Sept 27-Oct 1  Fall Carlisle, Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA

Sept 8-9          Triple Crown of Rodding, Nashville Speedway This show is being billed as the replacement for Shades of the Past

                         www.triplecrownofrodding.com for more information.

Sept 15–16    VWs in the Valley, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

Sept 21-23      Maggie Valley Swap Meet / Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo / C-10 Nationals, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

Sept 28-29      Fall Carlisle Auction, Carlisle Expo Center, Carlisle, PA

 

Sept 13           Fall Market & Car Show, Asbury Place, 100 Netherland Lane, Kingsport, TN 

Sept 15-17      29th Annual Street Rod Nationals Northeast, Champlain Valley Expo Center, Burlington Vermont

Sept 8-10        43rd Street Rod Nationals North, Kalamazoo County Expo Center, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Oct 3-6           Hershey Car Show & Flea Market, Hershey Park, Hershey, PA

Oct 6–8        2nd Annual Showdown in the Valley, Open car & truck show, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

Oct 13-15       40th Annual Southwest Street Rod Nationals, OKC Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK

Oct 13–14     Vairs in the Valley, Corvairs, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

 

Nov 10-11      Lakeland Carlisle Auction, Sun ‘N Fun Expo, Carlisle, PA

 

Weekly and Monthly Cruise-Ins

Free Summer Concert Series 2021 & Cruise-In, First Saturday of each month, Downtown Gate City, VA

Jonesborough Classic Cruise-In – The Chuckey Depot Museum, 110 Second Ave, Jonesborough, TN (Starts May 18 & then every 3rd Sat thru Oct)(5-8PM)

Sonic Drive-In Cruise-In, Fort Henry Dr, Kingsport, TN, 4th Friday of each month starting April 24 thru Oct 23

Somerset, KY, Monthly Cruise in ( http://www.somernitescruise.com/ ) (Every 4th Saturday April thru October, 1 to 7 PM)

Freddy’s on Stone Dr, In the Parking lot across from Freddy’s, Kingsport, TN.  Weekly Fri. Nite Cruise –In

Cruise to the Border, Across from the train Station, Bristol, TN Weekly Fri Nite Cruise-In (May thru Oct)

Elizabethton TN Downtown weekly Saturday Nite Cruise-In (April thru Oct)

Cycle City BI-Weekly Cruise-In, Cycle City on Market St, Kingsport, TN (First Cruise on Saturday April 6, 10 AM to 2 PM)

Dairy Queen Cruise-In, Dairy Queen on 11E across from Wal-Mart, Greenville, TN (Every Sunday 4PM to ????) First Cruise June 9, 2013

Jenkins KY Cruise-In, First Saturday of each Month, City Park Jenkins, KY (Starts first Saturday in May)(Starts at 4PM, Burnouts begin at 7PM)

Mossy Creek Cruzers Cruise-In on Friday nights at Big Lots on 11-E (Broadway Blvd) in Jefferson City, TN

Church Hill Food City, First Saturday of each month at Food City in Church Hill, TN (Food and music)

Cars, Coffee, Tire Kicking, Breakfast, & B.S. – Steak & Shake, at the Pinnacle Bristol, TN, 8 AM to 10 AM last Saturday of each month.

Gate City Weekly Cruise-In every Saturday night from 6 to 9 on Jackson St.. Entrance on Court House end.

 

 

Sponsor

Phone

A1 Auto Paint of Greenville LLC

423-620-7594

BluLis Boutique

423-276-4164

Ballistic Hair co

423-246-1533 Ext 19

Betty's Stockyard Cafe

423-378-3227

       Berry's Pharmacy        

       423-247-3124

Brown's Auto & Air Conditioning

423-245-4831

Café 93

423-349-8520

Carter's Powder Coating

423-542-1150

Center Street Grill & Smokehouse

423-247-7447

Dan’l Boone Region AACA 

 N/A

Dirt Road Customs

423-817-0848

Don's & Davis' Sanitation

 800-451-3987

DP Automotive

423-343-0052

East Tennessee Chrome Plating

423-543-1722

Eddie’s Rod Shop

423-323-2081

Fall Branch Auto Parts

423-348-6125

Fort Henry Mall

423-246-1697

Gray Synthetic Lubricants

423-477-2530

Grant Tire and Automotive

423-247-3149

Heritage Title

423-765-2071

HitMan Custom Cycles

423-367-4964

Indian Springs Grill

423-212-2568

Jefferson Sales South

423-224-2307

Jeff's Pipe and Muffler

423-247-2371

Les Lawson Automotive & Body Shop

423-288-5101

Liesel Watkins Realtor Blue Ridge Properties

Office 423-247-4181 

Cell 423-247-7800

Lindsey Bolton State Farm Insurance

423-246-8991

Model City Tap House

423-765-0875

M&M Upholstery

423-765-1651

Mow-Pro Lawn Care

423-416-0216

Murphys Automotive

423-239-9994

Nappy's Bar

423-929-9897

O'Reilly Auto Parts                                                   

                          Colonial Heights

423-239-0182

                                                                                     

                              Kingsport

423-230-0222

                                                                                

                             Mt Carmel

423-357-1130

                                                        

 Johnson City, W. Market St

423-434-2137

                                                   

     Johnson City, E Oakland Ave

423-282-6380

                                                                                          

                                     Gray 

423-430-6814

Paint by Darrell 

423-288-6417

Pro Body Shop

423-378-9161

Quality Heat & Air

423-246-6833

Rainbow Motors

423-288-5827

Roger Clendenin Racing

423-357-8251

Ron Mathews Insurance

423-246-4241

R&S Collision Center

423-239-5222

Smith Auto Parts and Machine Shop 

423-272-7686

Speedway Seat Covers 

423-753-4600

State Farm Insurance

423-246-8991

Stateline Collision

423-392-0828

The Sports Mill

423-578-4825

Top Performance

423-239-6430

TriCities Lock and Safe

423-247-6659

Tyla Laughlin State Farm Insurance

423-246-6120

Unique Kar Kare

423-491-0909

Wampler Barber Co

423-406-1662

 

 

Next Club Meeting: Golden Corral Restaurant on Eastman Road Kingsport, TN. January 12, 2023, 6 PM, Business @ 7 PM