|Collector Car Appreciation Day, July 9, 2010, is meant to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.
The United States Senate recently passed Senate Resolution 513 at the request of SEMA and ARMO, designating Friday, July 9, 2010 as Collector Car Appreciation Day. The day is meant to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society. Four events recently have been added in California, Kansas, Michigan and Washington.
To help collector car enthusiasts celebrate, ARMO is compiling a list of events happening around the country on July 9, 2010. But, we need your help!
If you are attending, promoting or know of any car shows, cruises, etc. that are scheduled for Friday, July 9, please forward any information to ARMO, c/o Jim Skelly at firstname.lastname@example.org. It doesn’t matter how big or small the event is, we want to know about it! At press time, the following events are being listed as part of this historic day.
National Collector Car Appreciation Day events as of 7/1/2010
25th Anniversary Bear Paw Festival Car Show, Downtown Eagle River, July 9, 5:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
National Collector Car Appreciation Day Event by Desert Cruisers & Nancy Perry Productions, Glendale, AZ, at Chilly Bombers, 4917 W. Bell Rd., from 5:00–9:00 p.m., Friday, July 9
Egge Machine and Speed Shop, Sante Fe Springs, CA, July 9, 2010*
* Post a photo or video on Egge’s Facebook page, and the top-five
posts with the most comments win a $100 Egge Machine and Speed Shop
Sid Waterman Classic Auto and Art Show, Gualala, CA, July 9–August 1, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.*
* In celebration of Collector Car Appreciation Day, the Gualala Arts Center pushed the opening of the Art Show a week earlier than originally planned!
Cruise In at the Quarterdeck, 3301 North Lake Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, 5:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Music, raffles and prizes. For information call 561/753-3279.
Northwest Motorfest, Boise, ID, July 9–11
Governor Butch Otter has proclaimed July 9, 2010, as “Northwest Motorfest Collector Car Appreciation Day” in Idaho! All attendees on Friday night will receive an official proclamation signed by Governor Otter.
Annual Porsche Parade, St. Charles, IL, July 3–July 9, 2010
28th Annual Thunderbird Bloomington Rendezvous, Taking place at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Normal, IL 61761, July 9, 2010,
6:30 p.m. and on.
Arnolds Fabulous Fifties Drive-In CCAD Cruise Night, Decatur, IN, July 9, 8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. Door Prizes and food/drink specials to celebrate the day. 222 North 13th Street (Hwy. 27), Decatur Indiana 46733, Phone 260/728-4740
Collector Car Cruise-in Show, Wichita, KS, July 9 (and every Friday) West Street and Central, 5:00–10:00 p.m.
Contact Frank Upton at 316/371-3000 or email@example.com
Lowes Cruise, Bel Air, MD July 9, 2010 (and every Friday, weather permitting)
Vintage Car Club of Holland Special Event, Holland MI, July 9, 2010, at John’s Classic Cougars, 11522 E. Lakewood Blvd.
Clean Cut Creatiosn Collector Car Appreciation Day Celebration, Webster Groves, MO, Saturday, July 10, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Lunch will be provided from noon–2:00 p.m.
The Meguiar’s “Automotive Handshake”
This Collector Car Appreciation Day, Meguiar’s encourages hobbyists to come together and take part in a nationwide “automotive handshake” in recognition of this special day. Turn on your headlights and blink them when you see another collector car on July 9.
Natural Glass Corvette Association Car Display, West Caldwell, NJ, on Saturday, July 10, taking place at Konner Chevrolet, 950 Bloomfield Avenue.
Info: David Capuano firstname.lastname@example.org
Foothills Chevy II Nova Club Sonic Drive in Show, Sonic Drive in Restaurant in Newton, NC, July 9.
For Info contact Al Smith: 828/465-1943.
Wayne County Cruisers Collector Car Day, Bojangles Restaurant in Goldsboro NC, Friday July 9
Information: Ed Yahnker; email@example.com
Low Country Model A Ford Club Gathering and Cruise around the Battery, Charleston, SC, Friday, July 9, at Brittlebank Park from 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. with a cruise after
Black Hills Rod Run, Rapid City, SD 57709, July 9–11
Music City Chevy Show, Nashville, TN, July 8–11
Northern Reality Cruise Night, Layton, UT, July 9
July Jamboree Car Show, Cedar City, UT, July 9–10
Bo Huff’s Rockabilly Car Show, East Carbon, UT
Bull Run Street Rods Manassas Applebee’s Cruise, Liberia Ave., Manassas, VA, July 9, 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise to Pierces Pit BBQ, 447 East Rochambeau Drive, Williamsburg, VA, Sunday, July 11
Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise-In, Olympia, WA, July 9 Corvette & High Performance on Lake Blvd, 5:30 p.m.–8:30 pm.
Contact: Larry Johnson at 360/754-7890 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Atlantic Nationals, Moncton, New Brunswick, July 8–11