- The Washington Times - Thursday, July 20, 2006

Chevy club sponsors all-vehicles show

The Free State Region of the Vintage Chevrolet Club of America is sponsoring an all-vehicles show (1915-1981) on Sunday in Meadowood Regional Park in Lutherville, Md.

There will be awards for the top 25 placers, plus special awards at the event, which will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 10650 Falls Road, Lutherville-Timonium.

In addition to the car show, there will be door prizes, a raffle, food and refreshments for participants.

For additional information, contact Bill Scott at grand1917comcast.net or visit www.freestateregion.com on the Internet.

Dylan to steer car-song theme

Singer Bob Dylan’s “Theme Time Radio Hour” on XM Satellite Radio focuses on cars this coming week.

Mr. Dylan has handpicked tunes, both all-time greats and more obscure choices, that celebrate the mystique of the automobile and America’s love of the open road.

As with each of his themed shows, he adds his own eclectic brand of commentary. From Parliament’s “My Automobile” and Joni Mitchell’s “Car on a Hill” to Sonny Boy Williamson III’s “Pontiac Blues,” Mr. Dylan’s personal favorites are woven into programming that Rolling Stone magazine recently called “revelatory.”

The Dylan car-themed show will be aired several times in coming days on XM Satellite Radio. Check local listings.

Times car show slated for Sept. 3

The 18th annual Out of the Past Revue, sponsored by The Washington Times, is scheduled for Sept. 3 at Spring Hill Recreation Center in McLean.

The invitational event features many of the hundreds of owners and their antique vehicles that have been featured in the Out of the Past column by Vern Parker.

One locally owned antique vehicle each week has been showcased in the AutoWeekend Section every Friday since May 1988.

Spectaxtors are encouraged to attend the free event and view the vehicles that they have read about in the newspaper over the years.

The show is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Refreshments will be available.

All-GM show set on Rockville campus

This year’s All-GM Show, hosted by local Buick and Oldsmobile clubs, will be held Aug. 12 on the campus of Montgomery College in Rockville.

The 32nd annual event, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will be held rain or shine. Registration is $15 beforehand and $20 at the gate. Spectators get in free.

There will be 13 peer-judged classes and five new awards, plus a best-of-show award. For more information, in Virginia call Mike Stilwell at 703/799-2904.

In Maryland and the District call Cory Correll at 240/686-0229.

Waldorf, Md., dealer to host variety event

The fourth annual Mid-Atlantic American, Import, Hot Rod, Muscle Car, Motorcycle & Truck Show will be held Aug. 12 in Waldorf, Md.

There will be awards for the first 50 placers and other special awards at the show, which will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The rain date is Aug. 13. Sheehy Nissan/Mitsubishi Autostore of Waldorf is hosting the event at 2950 Crain Highway (Route 301).

In addition to the judging, there will be door prizes and a raffle, plus food and drinks available. Preregistration costs $12, rising to $20 after Aug. 1.

For more information, contact Howard Clifton at 301/893-2900, write to [email protected] aol.com., or visit www.fireup thundrout.com on the Internet.

Springfield invites ‘Cruisers’ each week

Every Sunday through Sept. 24 a “Cruise-In” is being held at the Silver Diner in Springfield from 6 to 9 p.m.

All vehicle makes and models from 1900 through 1977, including hot rods, are welcome to participate.

The diner is located just off Interstate 95 at the Springfield Mall.

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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