September loaded with trucking-related events

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GBATS organizes a Special Olympics convoy during the show.GBATS organizes a Special Olympics convoy during the show.

The Chrome Shop Mafia Guilty By Association Truck Show (GBATS) will return to 4 State Trucks in Joplin, Missouri this upcoming month, Sept. 27-29.

There is no cost to attend but show organizers suggest truckers arrive that Thursday to get registered and get parked. Over 500 working show trucks will be on display and there will be giveaways, kid’s activities, music, big rig burnouts, a stunt motorcycle performance, truck and tractor pulls, big rig drag races, Special Olympics convoy, and more. A complete schedule of events is available on the Chrome Shop Mafia site.

Here’s what else is happening in September:

  • Sept. 1: Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum Truck & Car Show at Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum in Bellevue, Ohio
  • Sept. 1: ACE Hardware Truck & Car Show at Harris’ ACE Hardware in Pocomoke, Maryland
  • Sept. 1-2: Capital City Chrome and Customs Truck Show and Capital City Chrome and Customs in Pataskala, Ohio
  • Sept. 1-2: American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) Palmetto Upstate Chapter Fall Show in Easley, South Carolina
  • Sept. 7-8: Virginia/Carolina Southern Class Truck Show at Brad Wike’s Farm in Lincolnton, North Carolina
  • Sept. 7-8: Classic White Truck Group White Bash at the Sauk County Fairgrounds in Baraboo, Wisconsin
  • Sept. 7-8: Middle Tennessee Chapter ATHS Fall Show in Eagleville, Tennessee
  • Sept. 8: ATHS Rocky Mountain Chapter Truck Show at Art Robinson Transport Museum in Salina, Utah
  • Sept. 8: Lone Star Antique Tractor & Engine Show in Whitehouse, Texas
  • Sept. 8-9: Old Construction & Mining Equipment Show in Cadiz, Ohio
  • Sept. 9-15: National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, nationwide
  • Sept. 13-15: Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show in St. Ignace, Michigan
  • Sept. 13-15: Paducah Tractor and Engine Show at Carson Park in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Sept. 14-16: LaGrange Engine Show and Northeast Ohio Chapter Show at Lorain County Fairgrounds in Wellington, Ohio
  • Sept. 14-16: ATHS San Juan Chapter Annual Classic Truck and Vehicle Show at Riverside Park in Aztec, New Mexico
  • Sept. 14-16: Central Jersey Chapter ATCA Annual Antique Truck Show at Washington Crossing State Park in Titusville, New Jersey
  • Sept. 15: ATHS Blue Mountain Chapter Truck Show at Fort Walla Walla Museum in Walla Walla, Washington
  • Sept. 15: Northeast Georgia Antique Truck Show at McAfee Sales & Rental in Cleveland, Georgia
  • Sept. 15: Northwest Arkansas Truck Show at Jones Center in Springdale, Arizona
  • Sept. 15: Tri-State Antique Truck Club Truck Show at Hunter Trucks in Valley Grove, West Virginia
  • Sept. 16: Wishes on Wheels 19th Annual Truck Convoy at Rentchler Field in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Sept. 18-22: Camp Delta Military Vehicle Gathering & Swap Meet at Jellystone Park at Tower Park Resort in Lodi, California
  • Sept. 21-22: ATHS Four States Truck Show at McGee Park in Farmington, New Mexico
  • Sept. 22-23: ATHS Hudson Mohawk Chapter Antique Truck Show at Saratoga County Agricultural Society, Ballston Spa, New York
  • Sept. 22: Gateway Truck and Tractor Day at Transportation Tech Center in Wright, Kentucky
  • Sept. 23: ATHS Auburn Heritage Flat Rock Creek Fall Festival Truck Show at Paulding County Fairgrounds in Paulding, Ohio
  • Sept. 23: ATHS Motor City Chapter Truck Show at Love’s Truck Stop in Capac, Michigan
  • Sept. 27-29: Guilty By Association Truck Show in Joplin, Missouri
  • Sept. 28-29: ATHS Music City Chapter Antique and Working Truck Show at Hyder Burks Pavilion in Cookeville, Tennessee
  • Sept. 30: ATHS Metro Jersey Chapter Fall Show at Skylands Stadium in Augusta, New Jersey