- The Washington Times - Thursday, October 5, 2006

Back to Bethesda set tomorrow at dealer

The 16th annual Come Back to Bethesda car, truck and motorcycle show will be held tomorrow at the Chevy Chase Cars dealership.

The event, billed as a family day, runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration, costing $18 on site, is from 9 a.m. to noon. In addition to judging, there will be a silent auction, vendors, a 50/50 raffle, contests, clowns and games for children. Proceeds will help the Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health.

The dealership is located at 7725 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. For more information, call 301/657-4000, ext. 1122 (ask for Ron Evanish), or visit www.backtobethesda.org on the Internet.

Car and cycle show Sunday near Leesburg

Destiny Church of Leesburg, Va., will hold its fourth annual car and motorcycle show Sunday. The event welcomes all cars, including classic, antiques, street rods and customs from 1973 and earlier and all motorcycles. Gates will open at 10 a.m.; there is no registration fee. Trophies will be awarded.

The show will be held at Smart’s Middle School, 850 N. King St., on Route 15 north, a mile north of Ida Lee Park.

For more information, contact Jim and Carolyn Craig at 703/864-1665.

British show planned Sunday in Virginia

The 11th annual Hunt Country Classic British Car Show will be held Sunday in Marshall, Va.

The day will feature a wide variety of classic British vehicles.Based on registration, which opens at 9 a.m., classes will be created for each major marque as well as certain subdivisions within marques.

After balloting is concluded, there will be an awards ceremony at 2 p.m.

In addition to judging, there will be a catered lunch, classic car vendors, a silent auction and the Alexandria Pipers for entertainment.

The show site is located at the Willoughby Farm, 7397 Frogtown Road, Marshall, Va.

Spectator parking and admission will be $5 per automobile.

For more information, visit www.mgcarclubdc.com on the Internet.

Rockville gears up for civic center park

The Rockville Antique & Classic Car Show is slated Oct. 14 at Glenview Mansion in the civic center park.

Admission is free for spectators when the field officially opens at 11 a.m. Registration, beginning at 8:30 a.m., costs $15. Flea market spaces cost $40. Vehicles from 1920 and earlier will be admitted free.

In addition to judging, there will be music, car sales and people’s choice voting. For more information, call 240/314-5022.

Sixth UPS show set in Laurel Oct. 14

The sixth annual UPS Car Classic, a car, truck and motorcycle show, is scheduled for Oct. 14 in Laurel to benefit the United Way.

The event, to be held at the UPS facility, 14841 Sweitzer Lane, costs $1 for general admission.

Vehicle registration at the gate costs $20. Judging begins at noon, with awards given out at 3 p.m.

In addition to trophies there will be live bands, vendors, carnival games, food and a Halloween costume contest.

For more information, call Jim Lanham at 301/604-4579. Also try 301/390-9085 or 301/741-3721.

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