If you own a cool car or just like to look at them, be sure to mark the first Saturday of each month on your calendar for from noon to 3 pm at the parking lot behind . The casual “cruise-in” car shows are being held throughout the and fall and are hosted by Family + BBQ.

Anyone with an old, new, souped-up or tricked-out car is encouraged to show it off in the public parking lot on Grove Avenue behind the restaurant at the . Even if you don’t have a cool car, it’s a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon with some barbecue and a DORA beverage while chatting with other car enthusiasts and popping the hood on some truly unique autos.

BBQ & Burnouts started in April, and there were already 18 cars on display at the May 1 event. If you know your car terminology, you know that a “burnout” is technically the practice of keeping a vehicle stationary and spinning its wheels. But there are no risky driving maneuvers on display at these events; it’s strictly a catchy name for the show. It’s more of a “cruise-in,” said one car owner, where you can view all sorts of interesting cars.

Car-owners have come from as far as Lima, Ohio and Evansville, Indiana to display their cars. Contests at the May BBQ & Burnouts awarded prizes for best horn honk, the owner who drove the furthest to attend, and a special bartenders’ choice award. The event has a casual vibe and offers a relaxed setting to enjoy the cars, some car talk, and some good at the same time.

“We’re not trying to be too serious,” says of Station Family + BBQ. “We just wanted to create a gathering space for people to come together. Everyone is welcome.”