- The Washington Times - Thursday, July 6, 2006

Sheriff’s Ranch plans roundup in Frederick

The second annual Roundup at the Ranch will be held July 15 at the Maryland Sheriff’s Youth Ranch in Frederick.

Trophies will be awarded to the top 35 cars, top five street rods, top 10 trucks and top three motorcycles as judged by youths at the ranch.The six-hour event begins at 9 a.m. with registration, which costs $10. Spectators are invited to give donations.

In addition to the judging, there will be food, music, a 50-50 raffle and door prizes. There also will be a special demonstration by the Frederick County K-9 and Motorcycle Patrol.

For more information and directions, contact Larry at 301/447-3058 or Dave at 301/570-2077.

Orphan car show set for July 15

The DeSoto Owners Club of Maryland is planning an orphan car show scheduled for July 15 in Taneytown, Md.

The show is billed as a salute to cars whose parent company no longer exists.

Orphans include such names as Auburn, Bantam, Cord, Crosley, DeSoto, Durant, Flint, Frazier, Graham, Hudson, Hupmobile, Jorden, Kaiser, LaSalle, Marmon, Nash, Overland, Packard, Peerless, Pierce-Arrow, Rambler, Studebaker, Stutz and Willys.

Registration ($10) is limited to the first 60 cars for this rain-or-shine event at 3959 Old Taneytown Road, which is the Pipe Creek Trading Co. It is free to the public.

In addition to the cars, there will be picnic food, music and a 50-50 raffle. For more information, call 410/239-7071.

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 July 23 in Meadowood Regional Park in Lutherville, Md.

The 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.

Preregistration is $12, rising to $15 after July 15.

For additional information, contact Bill Scott at grand1917comcast.net or visit www.freestateregion.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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