It might be getting cooler, but the season for open-air car shows is not over. Summer tires, convertibles, exotics, classics -- all of them should be out until the first snowflake hits. At least that's how I see it.
Here's a list of upcoming car shows in October (and only in October). If you have information on more, send me an email at clifford.atiyeh [at] globe dot com. Or, go to calendar.boston.com and add your car show to our site.
Cars & Coffee - Saturday, Oct. 13, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. (with guest Wayne Carini from "Chasing Classic Cars"
VW Day/Transporterfest – Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tutto Lite – Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cars and Coffee - Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Extinct Car Day – Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Studebaker Day - Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Patriot Energy Charity Car Show - Saturday, Oct. 6 in Burlington
British Legends Weekend - Friday, Oct. 5 to Sunday, Oct. 7 in Falmouth
Amvets Post 147 Car Show - Sunday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Haverhill
BearskinNeck.net's Annual Fall Classic Car Show and Cruise Day - Sunday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to at least 4 p.m. in Rockport
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About Boston Overdrive
|Clifford Atiyeh is an automotive writer and car enthusiast . He has spent his entire life driving cars he doesn't own.
In the garage: 1995 21-speed Iron Horse, 2002 Jeep Wrangler X (by association)
|Bill Griffith is a veteran Boston Globe reporter, having reviewed cars for more than 10 years and serving as assistant sports editor for 25 years. He was also the paper's sports media columnist.
In the garage: 2006 Subaru Baja
|John Paul is public affairs manager for AAA Southern New England, a certified mechanic, and a Globe columnist. He hosts a weekly radio show on WROL.
In the garage: Hyundai Sante Fe, Chrysler PT Cruiser convertible
|Craig Fitzgerald has been writing about cars, motorcycles, and the automotive industry since 1999. He is the former editor of Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car.
In the garage: 1968 Buick Riviera, 1996 Buick Roadmaster, 1974 Honda CB450
|Keith Griffin is president of the New England Motor Press Association and edits the used car section on About.com. He also writes for the Hartford Business Journal and various weekly newspapers in Connecticut.
In the garage: Mazda 5, Dodge Neon
|George Kennedy is a senior writer for WheelsTV in Acton, which produces video reviews for Yahoo, MSN, and other auto websites.
In the garage: Lifted 1999 Jeep Cherokee