google-site-verification: google0626b5b1af5dcafd.html
 

Vintage Automobile Club

Of Ocean County,NJ

baker 1.png
Sentimental Cruisers Swap Meet Final.jpg

Click on Flyer to Download

2021 VACOC Car Show Flyer 2.jpg

Click on Flyer to Download

 

 Vintage Auto Club ABOUT US

In the mid 1960's, owners of antique automobiles living in Ocean County, started gathering together socially, usually in someone's driveway, to discuss their old cars and whatever mechanical problems they might be having. Ideas were traded, tips were offered, hands were dirtied. These informal weekend gatherings led to Sunday cruises over the county's rural roads, usually ending at a roadside restaurant or picnic grove.

In time, this loosely knit group began using their cars in local parades. They even found themselves being asked by other community groups to display their cars at grand openings, fund raisers, and other charitable functions.

It became obvious to these old car enthusiasts that they needed to become more organized, and to give themselves a recognizable name. In July,1969, a group of twelve individuals gathered once more and drew up plans to form the first antique automobile club in their county. The name they chose for this new club was the "Vintage Automobile Club of Ocean County".

Among the by-laws that made up the Club Constitution were the establishment of annual dues, a code of conduct, and the length of term of office of the Executive Board. At first, the Executive Board consisted of President, Vice-President, and Secretary / Treasurer. After a few years the job of Secretary / Treasurer became two separate positions and the position of Editor was added.

In September 1970, the Vintage Automobile Club of Ocean County was officially recognized by the the New Jersey State Assembly as being a non-profit corporation.

In September, 1980, the Club held its first annual antique car show and flea market. In keeping with its ideology of community service, this first show, and each subsequent show, was used to raise money for local charities.

From the original twelve members of the Club, the membership has consistently fluctuated from 110 and 130 members. (At last count, there are nearly 300 club members including spouses.) The monthly meeting place of a house or garage had to go to a larger venue. For many years the meetings were held in classrooms provided by the Ocean County Vocational School, but even that proved to be too small. In 1997, the Borough of Seaside Heights invited the Club to use its Community Center for their meetings.The Club gladly agreed and now even holds its annual show in Seaside Heights. For a few Years Vintage Automobile Club operated as  a Museum on Wheels. Then

in 1998, the Vintage Automobile Club determined that New Jersey needed an antique automobile museum. Many members of the Vintage Automobile Club worked for 2 years, and successfully incorporated a separate entity, the Vintage Automobile Museum of New Jersey, in July 2000, eventually locating  in Point Pleasant, NJ, where it remains today.
 Vintage Automobile Club has been a determined faction of the old car hobby going on now for 50 years.

 

Vintage Automobile Club
of Ocean County
Contacts

President

Jim Andren
732-207-0545
Jandren37@vahoo.com

Treasurer


Everett Ross Jr.
732-779-1124
enrossjr@verizon.net

Vice President

Gary Stabile
732-255-4879
Thestabiles@comcast.net

Sunshine

Pat Ruckert
215-858-3630
PatriciaRuckert@comcast.net

Secretary

John Mahoney
732-244-4984
Vintagecarguy41@aol.com

Editor

Marge Kurtz-Cusack
201-394-2134
mkurtzcusack@yahoo.com

 

 2021

Car Shows

February 2022 Shows 

Click on Image to View All

unnamed
unnamed

unnamed
unnamed

1/1

April  2022 Shows 

Click on Image to View All

unnamed
unnamed

unnamed
unnamed

1/1

June  2021 Shows

Click on Image to View All

158690632_3631410523652473_3937818799477
158690632_3631410523652473_3937818799477

Wicked Rides June 2021
Wicked Rides June 2021

Tri-County Fair Classic and Custom Car S
Tri-County Fair Classic and Custom Car S

158690632_3631410523652473_3937818799477
158690632_3631410523652473_3937818799477

1/9

August 2021 Shows 

Click on Image to View All

5_aug-8-racks
5_aug-8-racks

Island Heights Classic Car Show Flyer _2
Island Heights Classic Car Show Flyer _2

5_aug-8-racks
5_aug-8-racks

1/2

October 2021 Shows 

Click on Image to View All

7_1 oct-2-trog
7_1 oct-2-trog

125965910_731108787755704_16671726494074
125965910_731108787755704_16671726494074

Barn & Sent October 2021
Barn & Sent October 2021

7_1 oct-2-trog
7_1 oct-2-trog

1/4

March 2022 Shows 

Click on Image to View All

unnamed
unnamed

unnamed
unnamed

1/1

May 2022 Shows 

Click on Image to View All

unnamed
unnamed

unnamed
unnamed

1/1

July 2021 Shows 

Click on Image to View All

JSCS July 3rd 2021
JSCS July 3rd 2021

4a_f july-10-wall-buick
4a_f july-10-wall-buick

4a_july-11-liberty-hose
4a_july-11-liberty-hose

JSCS July 3rd 2021
JSCS July 3rd 2021

1/5

Sept  2021 Shows 

Click on Image to View All

2021 VACOC Car Show Flyer 2
2021 VACOC Car Show Flyer 2

6a_ a sept-12-golden-classics
6a_ a sept-12-golden-classics

Barn & Sent September 2021 Show
Barn & Sent September 2021 Show

2021 VACOC Car Show Flyer 2
2021 VACOC Car Show Flyer 2

1/4

November 2021Shows 

Click on Image to View All

Barnegat & Sentimental November Show
Barnegat & Sentimental November Show

Barnegat & Sentimental November Show
Barnegat & Sentimental November Show

1/1

Members Rides

VACOC Members

Do you have pictures of your Restoration Projects or Current pictures of your Car? If so,

Email them using the link below.

and we get them posted.

*** Please Include***

YourName,Make,Model and Year of Car

 

Barn Finds, Buy, Sell or Just  Have A Look

Johns Classic Car.JPG
Classic Nation.JPG
Dante's Mopar.JPG
HotRod.JPG
Auto Barn.JPG
Charlies.JPG
Barn Finds.JPG
Chevy Parts.JPG
TriState Classic Car.JPG
C&G Ford Parts.JPG
Green Sales Company.JPG
Coastal Classics.JPG

Vintage Automobile Club & Museum - 2021 Events Calendar

Englishtown Spring Swap Meet  Englishtown Raceway Park, 7am to 6 pm                       April 16 -18

Sentimental Cruisers Car Show 11 Birdsall St., Barnegat, 9 am – 2 pm                              April 17 (rain date 4/18)

Roebling Museum Car Show     100 Second Ave., Roebling, NJ, 9 am to 3 pm                April 24 (tentative)

Sentimental Cruisers Car Show 11 Birdsall St., Barnegat, 9 am – 2 pm                              May 1 (rain date May 2)

Smithville British Car Show      Historic Smithville, 10 am to 2 pm                                May 1 (rain date May 2)

Spring Family Fun Day Show    Patterson Greenhouse, 636 Adelphia, Freehold, 10-3pm   May 2 (rain date 5/28, 4-8 pm)

1st Forked River Rotary Show   Lacey H.S., 73 Haines St., Lanoka Harbor, 11am- 3pm   May 15 (rain date May 16)

Spring Car Show / Swap Meet   St. John Vianney, 540A Line Rd, Holmdel, 9 - 3:30 pm   May 15 (rain date May 16)

Ocean Grove Car Show            Ocean Grove on Main Ave. 10 am to 4 pm                      May 15                                  Antique Faire Car Display         O. C.  Historical Soc. Hadley Ave., Toms River              May 18

Bumpers and Bagels Show        Waterman’s Tavern, 403 Higgins Ave, Brielle, 8-11am  May 23

Berkeley DARE Car Show        Veterans Park, Bayville, 10 am to 2 pm                         June 5 (rain date 6/6)                            Sea Pirate/Wicked Rides Show  S P Campground, 148 Main St, West Creek, 9-3:30 pm   June 5

49th All-American Car Show     Crystal Pt. Yacht Club, 3900 River Rd, Point Pl., 9-2 pm June 6 (rain date 6/13)

Cruisin D’town Toms River I    Stage at Hadley and Madison Aves.  Starting 4:30 pm      June 9

Spring Fling GM Thing             Historic Smithville Village Green, 9 am to 4 pm              June 12

Dragstrip Zombies Car Show    Dearborn Market, 2170 Rt. 35, Holmdel, 10 am – 4 pm  June 13 (rain date 6/27)

Brick PAL Car Show & BBQ    60 Drum Point Rd., Brick, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm               June 19

Sentimental Cruisers Car Show 11 Birdsall St., Barnegat, 9 am – 2 pm                              June 19 (rain date 6/20)

Philadelphia Int. Auto Show       Phila. Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.                          CANCELLED

Walnford Pre-War Car Display 62 Walnford Rd., Upper Freehold, 10 am to 3pm              June 26

2nd Cars and Stripes Car Show   Breakers Kitch. & Tap, 535 Rt. 9 Waretown, 12-4 pm     July 3 (rain date 7/10)

Lakehurst July 4th Show             Lakehurst Elem. School, 8 am to 5 pm                           July 4

Buick Club All Makes Show     Wall Twp. Mun. Complex, 2700 Allaire Rd.  9-3 pm      July 10 (rain date 7/11)

Don’t Forget the Vet Car Show Michael Tighe Park, 65 Georgia Rd., Freehold, 3-9pm    July 10 (rain date 7/18)

18th Liberty Fire Co Show         40 White St. Parking Lot, Red Bank, 9 am to 3 pm         July11

Cruisin D’town Toms River II   Stage at Hadley and Madison Aves. starting 4:30 pm       July 14  

             Cruisin D’town Toms River III  Stage at Hadley and Madison Aves. starting 4:30 pm       Aug. 14

             NY Int. Auto Show                   Jacob Javit’s Center 10 am to 10 pm                              Aug. 20 -29

             Parkertown Fire Co. Show        Firehouse, 830 Railroad Dr., Tuckerton 9am – 4pm        Aug. 21

             Lead East                                 Parsippany Hilton, Rt. 10                                              Sept. 3 to 5

Cruisin D’town Toms River IV Stage at Hadley and Madison Aves. starting 4:30 pm      Sept. 8

41st Vintage Auto Club Show   1000 Bay Ave. Seaside Heights, 9 am - 3 pm                Sept. 12 (rain or shine)

Jersey Cape AACA Show          Historic Smithville, 10 am-3 pm                                    Sept. 12

Corvette Day at the Beach         Must Pre-Reg -  Ocean City, NJ Airport, 8 to 10 am        Sept. 12

Wheels & Wings Show & Fest. Miller Airpark Fairgrounds, Bayville 9am to 5 pm          Sept. 18 (rain date 9/19)

             24th Brits at Beach Car Show     Main Ave. Ocean Grove  9:30 am – 3:30 pm                    Sept. 18 (rain or shine)

Englishtown Fall Swap Meet     Englishtown Raceway Park, 7am – 6 pm                          Sept 24 – 26 (tentative)

Sent. Cruisers Autumn Show     11 Birdsall St, Barnegat, 9am to 2 pm                            Sept. 25 (rain date 9/26)

             AACA Fall Swap Meet             Hershey Park, PA                                                               Oct. 6 - 9

56th Jersey Cape AACA Show   Parking lot end of Lafayette St, Cape May, 8:30-3 pm    Oct. 2

             16th Ocean Gate EMS Show      First Aid Park, Asbury & Cape May Aves., 8:3--4 pm      Oct. 16

             John Jack Corvette Show          Historic Smithville, 8:30 am to 3 pm                                  Oct. 17 (rain date 10/24)

             Halloween Havoc Trunk/Treat   Breakers Kit. & Tap, 535 Rt. 9, Waretown, 4 to 8 pm      Oct. 20

             Trunk or Treat Car Show            Bubbakoos Burritos, 333 Rt. 9, Bayville, 4 to 9 pm           Oct. 23

             Fossils Trunk or Treat Cruise    Jackson Outlets, 5 pm to 9 pm                                            Oct. 29

             Sent. Cruiser Halloween Bash   11 Birdsall St., Barnegat 9-2 pm                                        Oct. 30 (rain date 10/31)           

             24th Flemings Pumpkin Run       Flemings Auto Parts, 353 Zion Rd. Egg Harbor 8-4pm     CANCELLED

             Mustang Raffle Drawing          Vintage Auto Museum at 2:30 pm                                  Nov. 6

             Sent. Cruiser Vets Day Show    11 Birdsall St., Barnegat, 9am - 2 pm                                Nov. 13 (rain date 11/14)

             New Egypt Fall Swap Meet       New Egypt Speedway, 720 Rt. 539, 7 am-12:30 pm          Nov. 20        

      

Local Cruise Schedule

Top Gear Tuesdays, Bubbakoo’s Buritos, 515 Brick Blvd, Brick, 5pm – 9 pm          Every Tuesday starting April 13       

Wednesday Wheels, Breakers Kitchen & Tap, 535 Rt. 9 Waretown, 5 pm to 8 pm    1st & 3rd Wednesday starting April 7

Outcast Cruisers Cruise, Bellcrest Plaza, 931 Fisher Blvd, Toms River, 5 to 9 pm     Every Thursday starting April 1

Texas Roadhouse Car Show, 2105 Rt. 35, Holmdel, 4 pm to 8 pm                           3rd Thursday April thru September    

Sentimental Cruiser Cruise, Hometown Market, 725 S. Main, Forked River 5-8 pm Every Friday Starting April 9

Smithville Cruise Nights, Historic Smithville, 5 pm to 8 pm                                    2nd and 4th Friday May thru Sept.      

Fossils Car Club Cruise, Jackson Outlets, 5 pm to 9pm                                           2nd   & last Fridays April thru Oct.      

Saturday Night Special, Bubbakoos Burritos, 333 Rt. 9, Bayville, 5 to 9 pm              2nd and 4th Saturday starting April 10.

Caffeine & Gasoline, Lacey Moose Lodge, 305 Rt. 9, Forked River, 8:30-11 am      Last Sunday March thru October

 
 

Sponsors

2020-03-07-15-00-004.jpg
2020-03-07-15-00-001.jpg
2020-03-07-15-00-002.jpg
2020-03-07-15-00-003.jpg
Stokes.JPG
VAM.JPG
2020-03-07-15-00-005.jpg
2020-03-07-15-25-001.jpg
The Chelsea.JPG
Gary M. Wheeler, DMD.JPG
Sentimental Cruisers.jpg
Amer Legion Post.JPG
The Rose Garden.JPG
Jersey Shore Model Car Club.JPG
Lester Glen.JPG
Stewarts.JPG

John & Marge Cusack

VACOC Members

In Honor of our Veterans

John Cantamessa

Seaside Heights,NJ

Gary & Ann Stabile

VACOC Members