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2017 Members Christmas Party

2017 RCC Members
Christmas Party

December 2, 2017

High River Legion
25 8th Ave SE, High River

Cocktails @ 5:30 Dinner @ 7:00

$10 Secret Santa Gift Exchange

(must bring a gift to participate)

Cash Bar and 50/50 Draw


Turkey Dinner with all the Trimmings!


$25 per Couple – includes 2 Free Drinks

$15 per Single – includes 1 Free Drink


Dead Line for Tickets = November 18th


Members and Guests


Tickets Available by going to the Event Registration Page

1937 Ford replicar – A happy new owner

Pictured here is the 1937 Ford replicar which was given away at the 2017 RCC Show ‘n Shine


The Happy New Owner is Monti Graham of Calgary!
Congratulations to Monti and thanks to all of you who contributed to the restoration of the Historic Eamon’s Garage.

Roger Hamel congratulates Monti (left) on his good fortune!!

2017 – Wow!! What a Show & Burn-Out

Well, the 2017 Show & Burn-Out are both completed


WoW!! What a Show

It’s Monday, the day after the Show and the heady experience of another successful Show is still in the air!
It was a chilly -2 Celcius as we arrived at morning set-up for the event, yet there already were 3 vehicles lined up at Registration. That was just the beginning. By the time Registration completed at 11:00 we had seen 1106 vehicles. There were the customized pick-ups, the scorching Mustangs, the motorcycles, the VW Beetles, the Lotus Super 7, and it just went on from there. We saw almost everything and throughout we also saw some of the most fantastic people in Alberta. Thanks to all. I don’t think I saw a face without a smile the whole day.

Of course it warmed up later, as it always does, and the crowds were everywhere. It’s easy for us to count cars (& trucks & bikes) as they arrive but counting the public spectators is a whole other question. In the closing stages of the Show, while out picking up out signage, I noticed a plethora of motorcycles parked on the grass near the Centre Street bridge with other personal vehicles in the former community of Wallaceville.
Business for our Vendors was brisk wherever I looked. Let’s guess that there were upwards of 11,000 visitors to Town on Sunday.

Quoting some feedback we have already received…”2017 Show ’N Shine- FANTASTIC. Thanks to all. The show was amazing ! Every where you looked there were happy faces, both young and old. Bonnie & Wayne”
Preceding the Show again this year was the Second Annual Burn-Out on Saturday evening. By all reports this was another popular event. Again this year the Town of High River permitted us to close the southern section of Centre Street from 7th Avenue to 12th Avenue. Barriers on both sides of the road kept the crown from the three Staging Areas. There was plenty of rubber smoke and I have heard reports of some definite crowd pleasing exploits.
Participants who registered and passed the mandatory vehicle inspection were permitted to Stage through the course as many times as they could within the 3 hour time allotted for the Event.
I’m told that three loops was typical with some participants squeezing in 4 loops within the time limit.


See you September 30, 2018 !!
Photos courtesy of Lillian Shavalier

On-line Registration for the 2017 Show ‘n Shine closes – September 20

On-line Registration for the 2017 Show ‘n Shine will be closing on Wednesday September 20, 2017 at 4:00 P.M.

We are looking forward to another great Show this coming Sunday. If you have already registered for the event, then look for the ‘Pre Registered’ sign at Front End Registration on First Street SW near the High River Library.
Your registration package, including your Dash Plaque and Windshield Sign, will be waiting for you there. That will save you a trip to Downtown Registration.
Please bring along a copy of the system generated e-mail confirming your registration.
If you haven’t registered and paid already, general registration will be open from 7:00 – 10:00 am on Sunday morning, September 24th.
We only operate one entry gate. You can reach it on First Street SW., just west of the 12th Avenue & Centre St. roundabout.

See you Sunday for the Show!!

1967 Pontiac Parisienne – Sold!


Offered for sale is a 1967 Pontiac Parisienne 4 door hardtop

This is a 6 cyl engine with a 3 on the column, manual transmission, and 65000 original miles.
Many items on the vehicle have been replaced or upgraded. To list a few… new tires, windshield, exhaust, rad, heater core, shocks, power steering, and others.
Original wheels, tires and many parts go with the car.
Buy this great driver for only $7000 and bring it to the RCC September Show ‘n Shine.
Make an offer to Tom @ 403-850-8437

2017 Show ‘n Shine Vendor Applications Now Closed

Vendor Applications for the 2017 Show are now Closed

Many thanks to all of our new and returning Vendors. We have now reached approximately 60 vendors and have found it necessary to close new applications as of today.
If you are looking for information about an Application which you have already submitted, please contact Al Leonhardt, the 2017 Show Chair via email at
Many of you will have already heard from Al in response to the space which you requested.
Electronic invoices have been issued to those Vendors who requested move than the basic 10ft X 10ft. Payment of that invoice is required to ensure your place at the Show.
Vendor booth set-up is encouraged for Saturday evening, September 23. Cars will begin arriving early on Sunday morning, meaning it can be a difficult time to set up your booth.

Looking forward to an outstanding event on Sunday September 24, 2017

1966 Mustang Parts

On Offer are a number of items for a 1966 Mustang


  • Single Speed Wiper Motor and Wiring


  • Steering Wheel and Horn Rim

    Steering Wheel $150, Horn Rim $175

  • Headlight Door Trim

    $85 for the pair

  • Differential Pinion

  • Offered at $75

    Contact Gerald Cutforth about these items. Email

    Register Now for the 2017 September Show


    Our Annual September Show & Shine is the premier event of the year for car lovers in the Calgary area.

    River City Classics Car Club has been staging this annual event since 2002. It has grown from a small beginning of a few vehicles located in George Lane Park to its current status where the Show takes over the whole of Downtown High River.
    It isn’t unusual to see over 1100 vehicles and 50 vendors set up for the last Sunday in September. Access to Downtown is restricted on Show Day so vendors have become accustomed to arriving the evening before and locating their trailers.
    Cars begin to arrive at “Front End Registration” as early as 6:00 am even though official opening is 7:00 am. Thanks to a hardy group of volunteers we are able to process the arrivals and get them to a parking space efficiently.
    Parking for the Show is directed by our Parking Volunteers and is on a first come, first served basis. Sorry but we aren’t able to accommodate reserved parking locations.
    Weather at the end of September is often chilly in the early morning while later in the day it can be very pleasant. We have been fortunate over the years and can report plenty of Alberta sunshine gracing our Show.
    Vehicle Admission provides access to our Show area for your vehicle, and for the first 1000 vehicles, it means a commemorative dash plaque.
    Starting in 2016 the River City Classics instituted a “Burn-Out” Night the evening before the Show. If you want to burn a little bit of rubber, in First gear only, then come out and register for the Burn-Out. In 2016 the Town of High River and the High River RCMP Detachment graciously allowed us to close Centre Street just north of 12th Ave. In the space of 5 long blocks we were able to create three burn-out staging areas. Participants, under guidance from our Volunteers, were able to get in as many 100 Ft runs as they could in a 2 hour period.
    Close the Summer Show Season with River City Classics Car Club!!

    Mark your calendars for the last weekend in September and join us in High River

    If you have any questions, use the Contact Us link on the web site Menu or e-mail your query directly to our

    1974 Chevelle Malibu Classic – New Price


    This 1974 Chevelle Malibu Classic is a 2 Door coupe in excellent condition and participated in the 2017 RCC Kananaskis Cruise.

    The frame and running chassis have 134,000 original miles while the original engine was replaced only 5,000 miles ago with a new 290 HP – 350 Crate Motor.
    The Malibu features and automatic transmission and comes with features such as a new Air Compressor, Tilt, Swivel Bucket Seats.

    The vehicle was painted only 5 years ago and the bucket seats were re-upholstered 2 years ago.
    Asking $13,000
    Make and offer to Donna Nutter at or phone 403-652-2910

    2017 Kananaskis Cruise Photos

    The K-Cruise for 2017 was a hit with all who attended.

    Many thanks to Donna and Richard Nutter for organizing the Event and to Don and Susan Horn for the photo journal.
    Perfect weather! Good company! Great food! Smooth running vehicle!
    What more can you ask. The temperature was in the mid 20’s as we left Snodgrass Rec Centre heading west on the Coal Trail for Longview and K-Country. Brian Chipchase lead us out pulling his custom built trailer. His vehicle was easy to spot out front as we headed west. That is, of course, after we got over the minor excitement when Donna couldn’t get her vehicle to start in the parking lot. A second try and she and Sheila were off with the rest.
    We gathered, as usual, at the Mt Lipsett picnic site just before the top of the Highwood Pass. Richard and Brent had gone ahead with the BBQ on a bigger trailer so they were ready for us when we arrived.
    A taster of smokies before the main course of our steak. We were all well fed and watered.

    Great job Donna and Richard. Can’t wait for next year’s event!