2019 NILSRA Club Activities

Last updated May 8, 2019

CURRENTLY PLANNED SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR 2019

(Subject to change without notice - Please check back to be certain that an planned event is still taking place )

Please note that if you are not a member of NILSRA, you are always welcome to participate in one of our events (unless otherwise noted below). We would suggest that you contact us through e-mail (listed below) to let us know that you plan to attend. Thanks and we look forward to meeting you!







Friday May 17th - DISCOUNT TIRE CAR SHOW

Destination: Discount Tire Carpentersville, IL Car Show located at 2142 Randall Rd, Carpentersville, IL 60110.

An evening with our friends at Discount Tire of Carpentersville, IL who proudly serve as a sponsor of our Fiesta Days Car show. We intend to meet up at

We will rendevous at the Meat & Potato Eatery located at 2258 Randall Rd, Carpentersville, IL 60110 (in the same shopping center just to the north of the Discount Tire location) at 5:00 pm, have some dinner together and head over to the Discount Tire location around 6:00. For those of you who won't be able to join at 5:00 pm, we are aware that Dicsount Tire will be serving some simple food throughout the evening.



Saturday May 25th - CHOCOLATEFEST 2019

Destination: Burlington Wisconsin's ChocolateFest village wide festival

A one day trip to Burlington, WI to participate in the Annual ChocolateFest village wide festival. There appears to be lots to see and do... and of course... eat!

We will rendevous somewhere here in Illinois and head north to Burlington. As always... you can assume that we will get together for breakfast that day and travel from there. More details to share as we get closer to the event.

For more information about ChocolateFest 2019, please visit: www.chocolatefest.com.



Sunday June 2nd - NILSRA Car Show at Aperion Care Elgin

Destination: Aperion Care located at 134 North McLean Boulevard, Elgin, IL 69123

An informal Car Show sponsored by Aperian Care and Northern Illinois Street Rod Association. Hours are from 2:00 to 3:30. This event is being held for the benefit of the residents of the facility. We'll head to a nearby restaurant for an early dinner following the event. Please note that we have set aside Sunday June 9th, from 2:00 to 3:30 as a backup "rain date".

For more information, please write to the Club at info@nilsra.com.



Monday, June 3rd - Monthly Club Business Meeting

Nick's Pizza & Pub in Elgin - Informal dinner at 6:00 pm / Club Business Meeting at 7:00 pm.



Saturday, June 15th - PRISON CITY KRUISERS 2019 POWER TOUR

Destination: Performance Auto Parts & Machine in Bedford Park IL, Pro Body & Paint in Bristol IL and Precision Engine Rebuilders in Plainfield IL.

We plan to join the Prison City Kruisers for their day long "2019 Power Tour and Car Show".

More details about meeting before the event will follow... but you can see a copy of the Power Tour Flyer here: Prison City Kruisers 2019 Power Tour Flyer and a copy of the planned Power Tour Route Map here: Prison City Kruisers 2019 Power Tour Route Map.



Weekend alternative: Saturday, June 15th - VICTORY CENTER CAR SHOW

Destination: Victory Center, Bartlett, IL

A favorite among NILSRA Club members. It is likley that a few of us will attend this event. The Car Show is located at Victory Center at 1101 W Bartlett Rd, Bartlett, IL 60103. The southwest corner of Route 59 and West Bartlett Road.



Sunday, June 16th - BARNSTORMERS DAYS VISIT

Destination: Galt Airport, Greenwood IL

While not yet formally listed on the Galt Airport website for 2019, we expect this half day long event to be held on Sunday, June 15th. They feature a pancake breakfast with both vintage airplanes and automobiles on display. Please feel free to bring your family along to celebrate Father's Day.

Here is a link to last years announcement: galtairport.com/barnstormer-days-galt-airport.



Saturday, June 29th - A LEISURELY DAY in KENOSHA WI

Destination: Downtown Kenosh, WI

A one day trip to visit Kenosha, WI. Nothing in particular... other than the opportunity to enjoy each other's company, visit downtown Kenosha, a couple of interesting museums and have a bite to eat together throughout the day.

We will rendevous somewhere here in Illinois and head north to Kenosha. As always... you can assume that we will get together for breakfast that day and travel from there. More details to share as we get closer to the event.

For more information about Kenosha, WI, please visit: www.visitkenosha.com.



Monday, July 1st - Monthly Club Business Meeting

Location to be determined.



Saturday, July 6th - PINGREE GROVE CAR SHOW

Destination: Pingree Grove Car Show - Pingree Grove, IL

If you care to watch, this event ends in the evening with a firewords show.

Details to follow.



Sunday, July 14th - 36th ANNUAL FIESTA DAYS CAR SHOW SPONSORED by NILSRA

Destination: Fiesta Days Car Show - McHenry, IL

The 36th Annual Fiesta Days Car Show sponsored by NILSRA is confirmed to take place on Sunday, July 14th.

For more information including, please visit: http://www.fiestadayscarshow.com/.



Thursday, August 1st through Sunday August 4th - NSRA 50th ANNUAL STREET ROD NATIONALS

Destination: NSRA 50th Annual Street Rod Nationals - Louisville, KY

NILSRA's long-distance trip for 2019 to participate in the National Street Rod Association's 50th Annual Street Rod Nationals Car Show in Louisville, KY August 1st through August 4th. More information about our specific plans will be published soon. If you care to join us, please write to us at the e-mail link below.

For more information including registration and hotel information, please visit: https://www.nsra-usa.com/.



Monday, August 5th - Monthly Club Business Meeting

Nick's Pizza & Pub in Elgin - Informal dinner at 6:00 pm / Club Business Meeting at 7:00 pm.



Saturday, August 17th - MIDWAY VILLAGE VISIT

Destination: Midway Village - Rockford, IL

A one day trip to Rockford, IL to visit Midway Village. This facility is a wonderful living history museum.

For more information, please visit: http://www.midwayvillage.com/.



Monday, September 9th - Monthly Club Business Meeting

Nick's Pizza & Pub in Elgin - Informal dinner at 6:00 pm / Club Business Meeting at 7:00 pm.



Saturday, September 21st - ANNUAL CLUB PICNIC

The annual Club picnic takes place at Binnie Woods (aka Rutland Township); 38W040 Binnie Road; West Dundee, IL. More detail to follow.

For more information about Binnie Woods, please visit: Kane County Forest Preserve - Binney Woods.



Monday, October 7th - Monthly Club Business Meeting

Nick's Pizza & Pub in Elgin - Informal dinner at 6:00 pm / Club Business Meeting at 7:00 pm.

Nomination of Officers for the Club for 2020 happens this evening.



Saturday, October 19th - VOLO AUTO MUSEUM VISIT

Destination: Volo Auto Museum - Volo, IL

A one day, last trip of the year before we put the cars aware for the winter. Details to follow about rendevous place and timing.

For more information about Volo Auto Museum, please visit: www.volocars.com/.



Monday, November 4th - Monthly Club Business Meeting

Nick's Pizza & Pub in Elgin - Informal dinner at 6:00 pm / Club Business Meeting at 7:00 pm.

Election of Officers for the Club for 2020 happens this evening.



Monday, December 4th - Monthly Club Business Meeting

Location to be determined - Club Christmas Dinner at 6:30 pm.



Please note that there are more car show and cruise night events that we are looking to attend. We'll provide those dates as soon as the plans are confirmed.



To contact the Northern Illinois Street Rod Association, please write to us at: info@nilsra.com

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