- The Washington Times - Thursday, April 6, 2006

Rockets blow the dust off

The Capitol City Rockets will hold their Spring Dust Off Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., rain or shine, on the parking lot of the Manassas Burger King, 10991 Nokesville Road, just off Prince William Highway. For more information, call Scott Phillips at 703/858-5752, or Mike Stilwell, 703/799-2904.

Celebrating 60 years

The Kern Motor Co. is celebrating its anniversary June 10 with an invitation to old-car enthusiasts to exhibit vehicles representing the marques sold during its 60 years in business.

They include Kaiser, Hudson, Fiat, Jeep, Mack, Frazer, Nash, Metropolitan, Henry J, Packard, Studebaker, Marlin, Edsel, Renault, Willys, Rambler, Pontiac, Indian, Oldsmobile, Triumph and GMC. Each driver displaying a vehicle will receive a commemorative plaque and have the opportunity to take part in a cash prize drawing.

The deadline for registration is May 15 and only registered vehicles will be allowed in the exhibition area.

Contact person is Arthur Bragg, Kern Motor Celebration Show, P.O. Box 115, Brucetown, Va. 22622. Phone after 7 p.m. to 540/662-3090.

The public is invited to attend the show at the Kern dealership at 2110 Valley Ave. (Route 11), Winchester, Va., on June 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tour the valley amid spring blooms

The 48th annual Apple Blossom Antique Car Show, flea market and corral will be held May 13 at Jim Barnett Park off Interstate 81 in Winchester, Va. More than 500 vehicles were registered for the 2005 show. Persons interested in exhibiting vehicles should contact Linda Comontofski, 1501 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401. Call 304/267-6471 from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration must be postmarked by April 30.

Persons interested in flea market or vehicle corral registration should contact Jeff Feltner, 109 Julee Drive, Winchester, Va. 22602. Call 540/662- 1046. Request for prior year numbers must be paid by Monday.

Further information is available at www.huskeyclub.com/ abmeet.htm.

New York’s auto show to open in mid-April

The New York International Auto Show will be at the Jacob K. Javits Center again this year from April 15 through April 23 with approximately 1,000 vehicles on display.

The center, at 11th Avenue between 34th and 39th streets, has 846,000 square feet available for the show.

Hours will be Sundays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday, April 14, is designated as a public sneak preview date. Daily admission is $14 for adults and $4 for children under 12.

Groups of 10 or more can get a $1-per-person discount.

Tickets will be available at the door or online at www.autoshowNY.com. Credit cards are welcome and will be accepted at special walk-up kiosks.

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

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