Monthly Archives: December 2016

Hittin’ The 2017 Highway for Car Events

Before we get going here we just wanted to let everyone know we are doing what we can to maintain the high standards of information passing that Monika has set for all of us to expect, but she is more than a tad under the weather. We all wish her a speedy recovery and the best of luck….she is about the most missed person on the planet right now. GET WELL MONIKA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

On to car stuff:

January 4th – WednesdayRecurring Weekly Event – Hot Rod Hangout at Ricardo’s on South Bluff – Arrive any time after 8:30 AM – Very informal get together for all who love cars, trucks, or bikes of any kind – All Clubs and Independents Welcome!!!!! 1110 South Bluff, St. George

January 5th – ThursdayRecurring Monthly Event Over the Hill Gang of Virgin Valley Scotty’s Falcon Ridge Golf Course – 5 PM – 7 PM – Everyone is welcome for Cruise-In/Show & Shine/Dinner

January 7th – SaturdayRecurring Monthly Event – Cars and Coffee – 9 AM – Whenever – Perks at the corner of Sunset and Westridge Dr. (Diagonally across from the Sunset Home Depot) in St. George – Plenty of parking, seating, and good stuff to eat & drink

As always click HERE to view more upcoming events. And, please support our sponsors for the newsletter.

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Count Down to 2017

Getting close to the last car hoopla of 2016, and it has been a magnificent year for Classic/Collector Cars in the entire desert region thanks to all of the organizers, sponsors, participants, and spectators………The best is yet to come in the next year.

Meanwhile, the end is not quite here just yet.

  • Wednesday is Hangout morning at Ricardo’s at around 8:45 AM – Click → HERE
  • Thursday is Car Guys Care Burger Cruise-In at Fatty’s at Sunset Corner at 4 PM – Click → HERE
  • AND…..Wait for it…..Right back to Hangout on Wednesday, December 28th for the very last thing we know about going on this year…..Be there!!!!!!

Be sure to check out what’s on tap for the first bit of 2017 by clicking right → HERE to view Car Show Events on DesertCruzin

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Saturday Filled with Charitable Car Events

All three of the items listed below go to support some of those kids less fortunate than others….Remember to not fault the kids just because of something their circumstance in life.

  • This years Toys For Tots toy delivery will be Saturday the 17th of December @ 9:30am, we have a new location 2654 E. Red Hills Dr. – Click HERE for map. We are right next to the Wagon Wheel Restaurant behind the Texas Roadhouse Restaurant. Thanks Shane Dastrup Car Guy’s Care Coordinator. EVERYONE is needed and encouraged to help out. It is easy and all mapped out and bagged for your convenience. If enough help shows up there are only about three deliveries per driver and you can choose the area you wish to deliver. Should take less than an hour of your time.
  • Beaver Dam, Arizona Parade, Show & Shine, & Lunch. Click HERE – Older cars welcome! Parade starts at 11 AM (MST). Click the link for more details
  • Desert Rodders Toys for Tots at Iceberg from 5 PM – 7 PM –  Same time and same place as the Regular Iceberg Cruise-In/Show & Shine…….Never too late to help out with Toys & CASH.
  • To check out future events click HERE

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More Fun for Us Car Folks

Wednesday December 14th

  • Weekly Hot Rod Hangout at Ricardo’s on Bluff by the freeway
    • Goes from about 8:30-9 AM to whenever! 

Saturday December 17th 

  • Beaver Dam, Arizona Christmas Parade 
    • Older cars welcome! Parade starts at 11 AM (MST). Click the link for more details
  • Desert Rodders Toys for Tots at Iceberg from 5 PM – 7 PM

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“BIG” Saturday for Car Lovers, Vets, and Local Kids

It matters not just what your preference is in cars, what group or outfit you choose to associate with, or what your energy level is Saturday is built for you. Two outstanding fundraisers going on and another show & shine just for the heck of it make the day shaping up to be a great one. The weather should be straightening out be early afternoon with a near 60 degree temperature in store.

Here’s the skinny:

  • Starting about 10 AM at Zion Harley the monthly Viet Nam Veterans early lunch fundraiser Show & Shine (all funds staying right here). John Day promises to make this a hit by rounding up everyone before noon and cruising over to the Toys for Tots at Ricardo’s on South Bluff
  • The Desert Rodders monthly Saturday Market Show & Shine 10 AM at Tuacahn (We all hope participants make an effort to support Toys for Tots at Ricardo’s as well)
  • The BIG Event of the day should be the Car Guys Care organized

Toys for Tots       Ricardo’s on South Bluff 12 PM – 4 PM

          This event is for EVERYONE!  Click right HERE to check out the St George News Article

Ricardo’s Restaurant is Donating 30% of entire day’s revenue to the USMC Reserve Toys for Tots – For their SPECIAL Prime Rib $20 Dinner call 435-688-9095 to choose your time.

Click right HERE to see the 2014 Aerial View

To check out the next couple of months activities click HERE

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Good Ol’ Car Fun in Southern Utah

Looks like we’ll have quite a week!  Check out the schedule of events below:::

Tuesday December 6th-

  • Over the Hill Gang of Virgin Valley : Christmas Meet / Dinner Cruise-In
    • Scotty’s at Falcon Ridge Golf Course in Mesquite, NV
    • 5 PM – 7 PM
    • For more information, contact Steve Underhall 928.263.0624

Wednesday December 7th-

  • Hot Rod Hangout
    • Ricardo’s Restaurant on Bluff Street by the freeway
    • 8:30-9 AM Arrival Time
    • Anyone and everyone is welcome!  Come out for good food and gorgeous cars!

Saturday December 10th-

  • Desert Rodders of Southern Utah Tuacahn Saturday Market Show & Shine
    • 10 AM – 1 PM
    • For more information, contact 435.862.0192 or
  • Zion Harley VVA Cruise In & BBQ 
    • Zion Harley 2350 North Coral Canyon Blvd, Washington, Utah, 84780
    • 10:30 AM – 2 PM
  • Car Guys Care Toys for Tots
    • Ricardo’s Restaurant
    • 12 PM – 4 PM
    • *This is going to be a packed-full event; if you bring your car to park, please plan to stay until the end*
    • Contributors and participants please contact Car Guys Care:
      Shane Dastrup at
      Owen Bouchard at


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