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47th Annual Antique Auto Show

Aug 30, 2018 • by Strausstown Lions Club
Strausstown Auto Show an Annual Favorite

The 47th Annual Antique Auto Show and Flea Market hosted by the Strausstown Lions Club will be held on Sunday, September 9th, 2018.  The event is held in the Strausstown Lions Community Park located along Route 183, 1/2 mile south of I-78 Exit 19.  All show cars must be preregistered by September 7th.

The show car gate is open from 9:00 a.m. until noon.  During that time show vehicles enter the judging field and are placed in their assigned classes.  Each vehicle receives a souvenir dash plaque for entering the show.

Area businesses are sponsoring first, second, and third place trophies to be awarded in the forty classes of antique, classic, and special interest vehicles manufactured up to 2018. Seniors cars, those having previously won a first place award at an Antique Automobile Club of America meet, will not compete in class judging.  Each senior car is presented a participation award for displaying at the show.  Awarding of trophies is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m.

The Flea Market opens at 6:30 a.m. Over 200 vendors are expected to attend.  Merchandise for sale includes automotive parts, tools, accessories, literature, general antiques, and collectibles as well as Arts & Crafts stands.  Antique gas engines and equipment will be operating throughout the day.

Special live entertainment featuring “The Uptown Band” will appear on stage starting at 11:30 a.m. This top-of-the-line band performance is sponsored by C&C Pizza, Bell & Evans, Strausstown Rod 7 Gun Club, Kline’s True Value & Mechanical, Nature’s Accents, and JTM Services.

Food and Refreshment stands are conveniently located throughout the show and flea market areas.  There is a wide variety of selections available including hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade soup, cakes and pies as well as a returning favorite:full course Kauffman’s Chicken Dinners are served in the pavilion.

Spectator admission is a $5 donation (16 and under admitted FREE).  All proceeds are used to support the vision and hearing impaired, as well as community betterment projects.

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