- The Washington Times - Thursday, September 23, 2004

‘Showdown’ set in Damascus

The fifth annual “Showdown in Damascus” is scheduled for tomorrow from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The show will benefit Hospice Caring, according to sponsors. It is being hosted by Damascus Chevrolet on Route 124.

It is open to all makes and models for a registration fee of $10. More than 70 awards will be given out. For more information, contact Mark at 202/363-1732.

Baltimore MGs offer car and parts show

The MGs of Baltimore Car Club will host its 25th annual “MGs on the Rocks” British car show and parts market tomorrow. The event is open to all British cars, rain or shine. Food and refreshments will be available. The show fee is $15 per entry and awards will be presented to the top three cars in each class.

The show will be held at Rocks State Park from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For more information, call Richard Liddick, club president, at 410/817-6862 or send e-mail to [email protected]

Also call Mike Lutz, event chairman, at 410/592-8610, or send e-mail to him at [email protected]

Muscle-car show a go for Westminster, Md.

The Royal GTOs will hold their first northern Pontiac car show Sunday in Westminster, Md. The Bohn Pontiac dealership on Baltimore Boulevard is hosting the show of vintage muscle cars.

Plaques will be awarded in 14 classes, which will include a display class for the 2004 Pontiac GTO.

The dealer’s choice will win $500 cash.

Registration is $15 the day of the show and $12 beforehand.

Spectators will be admitted at no charge.

For more information, call Timothy Sickle at 301/249-3830 or send e-mail to [email protected]

Lucketts classic to be held Sunday

“Lucketts 2004,” billed as an antique and classic auto show for the whole family, will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine Sunday at the Lucketts Community Center in Virginia.

There will be judging in at least 22 classes, plus a flea market and a car corral.

The Lucketts Community Center is located about midway between Leesburg, Va., and Point of Rocks, Md., on Route 15.

For more information, call 703/771-5281 or check the Web site at www.lucketts.org or send e-mail to [email protected]

‘Back to Bethesda’ planned for Oct. 2

The 14th annual “Come Back to Bethesda” benefit car show and family day will be held Oct. 2.

Chevy Chase Cars, 7725 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, will host the event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for custom, classic, antique and modified cars and trucks.

Registration is $12, rising to $15 on show day beginning at 9 a.m. The Children’s Inn at NIH will benefit from the proceeds, according to the sponsors. You can register online at www.chevychasecars.com/bethesda.htm.

There will be trophies, entertainment, a 50-50 raffle, how-to help, vendors, clowns and games for children.

For more information, call Ron Evanish at 301/657-4000, ext. 1122, or visit www.backtobethesda.org on the Internet.

Armed forces home to host 47th show

The 47th annual “Antique Auto Assembly” will be held Oct. 3 on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in the District.

Registration begins at 9 a.m., with the judging starting at 11 a.m. Awards will be given in three categories: antique, modified and military. A special award will be presented to the oldest auto on hand.

Participants and spectators can enter the retirement home grounds by using the Eagle Gate at Upshur Street and Rock Creek Church Road in the District.

The home’s address is 3700 North Capitol St. NW. Call 202/730-3337 or send a fax to 202/730-3335.

Fax or mail items of interest to Bill O’Brien, Auto Notes, The Washington Times, 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002.

Use fax 202/832-2167. The deadline is 5 p.m. on the Monday before publication on Friday.

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