- The Washington Times - Thursday, July 27, 2006

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.

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 Sectionon Fridays since 1988.

Spectators 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.

Used Car City opens in Gaithersburg mall

Fitzgerald Auto Mall in Gaithersburg opened an indoor used-car shopping facility with an official launch ceremony for FitzWay Used Car City last Friday.

With more than 12,000 square feet of space, it is “city within a city” featuring murals, retail storefronts, paths, sidewalks, park benches and even a birdbath and popcorn machine.

Shoppers can browse in the facility and inspect dozens of previously owned automobiles in a climate-controlled atmosphere. The dealership is located at 18707 N. Frederick Ave. in Gaithersburg.

Fitzgerald Certified used vehicles are backed by written warranty and a five-day, 250-mile, money-back guarantee. Fitzgerald also participates in manufacturer certification programs that provide additional benefits to its customers, according to the dealership.

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 Tuesday.

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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