The 48th Annual Antique Auto Show and Flea Market hosted by the Strausstown Lions Club will be held on Sunday, September 8th, 2019. The event is held in the Strausstown Lions Community Park located along Route 183, ½ mile south of I-78 Exit 19. All show cars must be preregistered by September 2nd.
The show car gate is open from 9:00 AM 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 2019. Seniors cars, those having previously won a first place award at 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 PM. The Flea Market opens at 6:30 AM. Over 200 vendors are expected to attend. Merchandise for sale includes automotive parts, tools, accessories, literature, general antiques, and collectibles. The Arts and Crafts Stands are popular with the ladies. Antique gas engines and equipment will be operating throughout the day.
Special live entertainment featuring “THE UPTOWN BAND” will appear on stage starting at 11:00 AM. This top of the line band is sponsored by C&C Pizza, Bell & Evans, Strausstown Rod & Gun Club, Kline’s True Value & Mechanical, Nature Accents, and JTM Services.
Food and Refreshment Stands are conveniently located throughout the show and flea market areas. There is a selection of items available from the traditional hamburger and hot dog to the homemade soup, cakes, and pies. A favorite each year- full course Kauffman’s Barbequed Chicken Dinners are served in the pavilion,
Spectator admission is by a $5.00 donation (16 year of age and under are admitted free). All proceeds are used in support of the blind, the hearing impaired, and community betterment.