When the cold and snow of January gives you the winter blues, The Rod And Custom Car Show presented by RNR Tire Express has brought the warmth of Summer car shows indoors to the Quad Cities since 1983. Come out for one day, or all three to see the best vehicles the Midwest has to offer.

This year, we're partnering with American Muscle Cars 4 U, with this show being the first of their season. Points from this show will count towards their Season Championship.

American Muscle Cars 4 U is also happy to present:

  • Hot Wheels Racing Challenge
  • Snake & Mongoose Auto World Drag Racing Experience
  • AFX Slot Car Racing Championship
  • 50/50 Raffle, with Daily Prizes: Benefiting Midwest Animal Assisted Therapy & Education Organization, providing service dogs to veterans & mental health services to our community


The new Bend XPO Center. Located at 922 Mississippi Parkway in East Moline, the Bend XPO offers all the modern amenities to host the Rod & Custom show as well as plenty of easy onsite parking so you can get out of your warm car and into the warm building as quick as possible.

Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media


  • Friday, January 12 - 1pm-8pm
  • Saturday, January 13 - 10am-8pm
  • Sunday, January 14 - 10am-3pm

Admission is $8 at the door. Kids under 13 enter for free.

Current military members and Veterans get free admission each day thanks to Dahl Ford!

Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media


  • The Dwyer & Michaels Classic Car Calendar Cars on display all weekend and Saturday, you can meet the models and grab your free calendar.
  • The Auto Olympics returns, with a Tire Change Race, Creeper Race, and a Piston Stack.
RNR Tire Express
  • Panel Jams from regionally renowned pinstripers:
    • Jim Hetzler - Hetz from Muscatine, Iowa
    • Mark Hagstrom - Fat Daddy from Milwaukee
    • Chris Glembin - Chris D Painter from Milwaukee
    • Bill Faust - Signs By Foust from Shannon, IL
      • An original art auction from these artists will also take place.
  • Pin Up Show from Abernathy's.
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media


Rod & Custom Car Show Activity Program
Rod & Custom Car Show Activity Program

5pm: Tire Race
6pm: Creeper Race
6:30pm: Panel Jam
7pm: Piston Stack

11am: Tire Race
Noon: Car Calendar Signing
12:30pm: Creeper Race
1:30pm: Panel Jam
2pm: Art Auction
2:30pm: Pin-Up Contest
3pm: Piston Stack
4:30pm: Tire Race
5:30pm: Creeper Race
6pm: Art Auction
6:30pm: Piston Stack

11:30am: Tire Race
Noon: Awards Winner Pictures
12:30pm: Creeper Race
1pm: Panel Jam
1:30pm: Art Auction
2pm: Piston Stack

97X logo
Get our free mobile app

LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.

Gallery Credit: Sophia Crisafulli

LOOK: Baby boomer baby names that have gone out of style

Using info from the Social Security Administration's baby name database, Stacker compiled a list of baby boomer baby names that have declined in popularity.

Gallery Credit: Elizabeth Jackson


More From 97X