2019 NILSRA Club Activities

Last updated June 12, 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!







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 likely 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.



Weekend alternative: Saturday, June 15th - BARNSTORMERS DAYS VISIT

Destination: Galt Airport, Greenwood IL

Quoting the event's website: "Fly-in or drive-in for a fun day at Galt Airport. Start the day right with a breakfast of pancakes hot off our giant rotating griddle. Add scrambled eggs, sausage, and hash browns to satisfy your appetite, along with juice and coffee to help you rise n' shine! Check out the airplanes and vintage cars. Swing to the music of Bill's Little Big Band. Open-cockpit biplane rides will be offered by Gypsy Air Tours! There will be youth activities too, so bring the whole family! We'll have a bake sale and food truck serving lunch as well. Free admission and free parking."

Please feel free to bring your family along to celebrate Father's Day.

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



Monday, June 17th - Green Street Cruise Night

Green Street Cruise Night in Downtown McHenry - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

If you have a Facebook account, here is a link to Green Street's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Green-Street-Cruise-Night-109208179155851/.


Monday, June 24th - New Membership Cruise Night

Nick's Pizza & Pub in Crystal Lake - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Northern Illinois Street Rod Association invites you to bring your car out to our Cruise Nights to meet other like minded auto enthusiasts. We're looking to grow our Club and can't imagine a better opportunity to get to know each other. We plan to host three or four events this year where we would welcome your participation. Our second event of this nature takes place on Monday, June 24th at Nick's Pizza & Pub located at 856 Pyott Rd, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.

To download a copy of the New Membership Flyer, please click here: 2019 New Membership Cruise Nights Flyer.


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

Destination: Downtown Kenosha, 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 rendezvous 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

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



Saturday, July 6th - PINGREE GROVE CAR SHOW

Destination: Pingree Grove Car Show - Pingree Grove, IL

Rockin' Classic Car Show and Independence Day Celebration – Saturday July 6th from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm If you care to watch, this event ends in the evening with a fireworks show.

To download a copy of the car show flyer, please click here: Pingree Grove Car Show Flyer.



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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