1. At the Shop II
January 22 - Hope Mills, NC
MetalWorx Fab has brought back this show after last year's success with more sponsors, events, custom-made Best Of trophies, and events to keep everyone entertained 'til the sun goes down. For more info, go to metalworxinc.net.
2. Winter Wheel Conference
January 22 - Orlando, FL
The Winter Wheel Conference, being held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, will be a great show featuring custom vehicles from rat rods and motorcycles to exotics and minitrucks. Live music, MMA fights, and a sound-off round off the events scheduled for the daylong event popping off from 8 a.m.-11 p.m. There's no better way to spend a cool winter day. For more info, visit wintersheelconference.com.
3. Back 2 Basics
February 12 - Youngsville, LA
Located at the Top Shelf Arena, this one-day back-to-basics event will sport food, games, and fun for all. For more info, email Speedy at email@example.com.
4. East Coast Bowling Nats
February 12 - Wilkes-Barre, PA
One hundred dollars for best male bowler, one hundred dollars for best female bowler, and an ugly sweater contest. For more info, visit eastcoastbowlingnats.com.
5. Forbidden Fantasy
March 11-12 - Lake Perris, CA
One of the biggest shows on the West Coast, this event is a must to attend. With raffle prizes, live DJ from Mad House FX, and of course, a killer bikini contest that never fails to impress. You'll kick yourself for missing out this year. For more info, email Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Kicker Bash 2011
March 26 - Stillwater, OK
The Kicker Bash is back again for year two at the Kicker headquarters. This car show is one to ink on your "need to attend" show schedule. For more info, visit kicker.com.