Illinois Valley Car Club hosts Blood, Sweat, and Gears

OGLESBY – The Illinois Valley Car Club will host Blood, Sweat, and Gears on Friday, Aug. 9 from 5-9 p.m. at the Oglesby Root Beer Stand and Saturday, Sept. 7, downtown McNabb from 4-8 p.m. Both cruise nights are free. For more information, visit or contact Jim Vincent at (815) 488-2394 or Rick Scheri at (815) 228-6877.

Other area car shows include: Magnolia Days Cruise-In will be held on Friday, Aug. 16 from 5-8 p.m., downtown Magnolia. For more information, call (815) 257-0707.

The Atkinson Heritage Days Car Show will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, on State Street, downtown Atkinson. For more information, contact Chuck Lawson at (309) 507-0189.