1. Sparks In The Ozarks
October 4-6—Noel, MO
Back for the 8th year, Sparks will be bringing the heat like no other show in the region. This event will be rockin’ River Ranch Resort all week long with a bikini contest, and a legal drag session for your cruising enjoyment. For more info visit www.definiteobsessions.com

2. Dropt ‘N’ Destroyed
October 5-6—North Canton, OH
The 10th anniversary show is going down at the MAPS Air Museum. Spend the weekend checking out cool rides and a ton of amazing aircraft specimens that are sprinkled around this awesome location. This is definitely one of the best shows in the area. For all the information you need, visit www.droptout.com.

3. Sparks of Insanity
October 5-6—Birmingham, AL
Held at the Oak Mountain Amphitheater, the Alabama Mini Trucker Association is bringing a minitruck show to the heart of Birmingham. A legal drag session will go down on Saturday, and Sunday will be the big club war competition. Also on the agenda for entertainment are the bikini contest, America’s best dance club (this sounds interesting) and much more. More info available at sparksofinsanity.net.

4. Last Resort
October 18-20—Jennings, LA
Louisiana’s quickest growing show will be once again be hitting the scene for a full weekend of fun. Get there Friday and take advantage of the hospitality night with none other than authentic southern gumbo. Find a hotel or camp out at the show field—it’s up to you. For more information, visit www.lastresortshow.com.

5. Drop Em Wear’s First 6th Annual Car Show
October 19th—Winston Salem, NC
The folks at Drop Em would like to remind everyone not to expect the biggest, baddest show from them. But what this event lacks in numbers, it makes up for with an obscenely good time, and that’s what shows are all about, right? Come out and support this awesome one-day east coast event. More info is up at www.dropemwear.com.

6. SEMA
November 5-8—Las Vegas, NV
Here it is again, the pinnacle of automotive shows. Even though this “show” isn’t necessarily open to the public, the outdoor area is easy to get into, but you might have to pull a few strings to get into the convention center. The best of the best come here to show their stuff for the world’s eye to see. More info at www.semashow.com.