- The Washington Times - Friday, September 19, 2008

Rohr Memorial revs up Saturday

The 33rd Annual Edgar Rohr Memorial Car Meet will be held Saturday on the grounds of the Manassas Museum in Northern Virginia.

The theme this year is the 100th anniversary of the Ford Model T. Registration is free for all Model T entries. All other registrations, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., cost $15.

The event is being sponsored by the Bull Run Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America.

The site is at 9101 Prince William St. in Manassas. There will be top 10 awards in each of two street/modified classes. Also, first, second and third-place awards will be given out in antique classes.

Spectator admission is free. For more information, visit www.aaca.org/bullrun on the Internet or contact Nicki Hudson at 540/522-6533.

Annual Showdown coming to Damascus

The 9th Annual Showdown in Damascus Car, Truck and Bike Show will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 27.

The rain-or-shine event will be held at Damascus Chevy on Route 124. Proceeds will benefit Hospice Caring, according to the sponsors. Trophies will be awarded and vendors are welcome.

For more information, call 202/363-1732.

Superkids event set for Sept. 27

The Superkids 3rd Annual Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 27 at Prince George High School in Prince George, Va.

A total of 24 trophies will be awarded as well as $5,000 in cash prizes, according to the sponsor, the Hopewell-Prince George Civitan Club.

All proceeds will benefit the Superkids Group Home Project.

The high school is at 7801 Laurel Springs Road in Prince George.

For more information, call Morris Hudgins, car show coordinator, at 804/919-4246.

All-Buick event in Westminster

The 22nd Annual All-Buick Show is scheduled for Sept. 28 at a dealership in Westminster, Md.

The event, sponsored by the Buick Owners of Maryland, begins with registration from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for $15.

Peer judging in 16 classes are from noon to 2 p.m.

The host is Davis Buick-Pontiac-GMC, located at 1115 Baltimore Blvd., Westminster. All vehicles must on the show field by noon for this rain-or-shine event.

For details, call Michael Lawson at 717/428-3408, Rich Berger at 410/923-3657 or Craig Bober at 410/356-9044.

Concours slated for Sept. 28

The St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance is holding its second annual show Sept. 28 in the Eastern Shore resort town of the same name.

The event will be on the waterside lawn of the Perry Cabin and Spa from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross of the Delmarva Peninsula, according to the sponsors. For more information, visit www.stmichaelsc oncours.com on the Internet.

Fords on display for two-day show

The 24th Annual Mustang and Ford Show will run Sept. 27-28 in Glen Allen, Va., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The event, hosted by the Central Virginia Mustang Club, will be at the VA Center Commons Mall, 10101 Brook Road, Glen Allen. The Simon Youth Foundation will benefit from the proceeds.

For more information, call Larry Noble at 804/426-9094 or visit www. centralvamustang.com on the Internet.

N.J. fair offers car show, too

The 37th Annual Greenwich Artisans’ Faire and Marketplace in New Jersey is holding a car show this year on the second day of the event.

The car show will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 in Greenwich, N.J. An estimated 400 vehicles are expected, according to the sponsors. For more information, call 856/455-4055.

Maryland show to aid senior center

A classic car show will be held Oct. 4 at the Glenwood Community Center in Howard County, Md., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for owners of cars made in 1972 and earlier.

Registration is $13. The event will benefit the Glenwood Senior Center. In addition to celebrity judging, including for best of show and people’s choice, there will be food, door prizes and 50-50 raffles. The Glenwood Community & Senior Center is located at 2400 Route 97, just south of Cooksville, Md.

For more information, contact Dick Tufts at 410/489-7052 or call 410/313-5440.

Back to Bethesda scheduled Oct. 4

The 18th annual Come Back to Bethesda car, truck and motorcycle show and family day is scheduled Oct. 4 at Chevy Chase Cars.

The event, which benefits the Children’s Inn at NIH, will have judging in stock classes and modified/custom/street rod classes.

The day begins with registration from 9 a.m. to noon for $20 and ends with award presentations from 3 to 4 p.m. In addition to trophies, there will be $600 in cash prizes, contests, clowns, entertainment and games for children. The dealership is located at 7725 Wisconsin Ave.

For more information, call Monty at 301/332-0271 or visit www.backtobethesda.org on the Internet.

Soldiers home show in District on Oct. 5

The Antique Auto Assembly’s 51st annual show at the Armed Forces Retirement Home will be held Oct. 5 in the District.

The day begins at 8 a.m. with free coffee before registration. At 11 a.m., assembly and judging starts. The Nation’s Capital Model T Club assembly demonstration begins at 12:15 p.m., followed at 12:30 by award presentations and a caravan drive-by of the home-care facility.

In addition to the judging, there will be entertainment and refreshments. The retirement home is located at 3700 N. Capitol St. NW. Use Eagle Gate entrance at Rock Creek Church Road and Upshur Street. Call 202/730-3777 for directions.

All-Pontiac event set for Oct. 5

An all-Pontiac show, hosted by the Royal GTOs, is scheduled for Oct. 5 at a dealership in Gaithersburg from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The rain-or-shine event will feature judging in 16 classes, with trophies for first through third in each class. Dealer’s choice and best-of-show vehicles also will be chosen before award presentations at 3 p.m.

For more information about the show at King’s Pontiac, 16200 Frederick Road, contact Roy Dwyer at 301/879-2816 or Tim Sickle at 301/249-3830.

• Mail items of interest to AutoNotes, care of Bill O’Brien, The Washington Times Copy Desk, 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002, or send e-mail to [email protected] hington times .com.

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