Rotary Club Hosts Annual Memorial Day Show

May 24, 2012 No Comments by

Route 102 in Londonderry will glimmer in the sunlight this weekend. Antique cars and trucks of foreign and domestic makes, each sporting a unique paint job and interior, will line a parking lot, vying for titles like “Best Engine” and “People’s Choice”. Car lovers and enthusiasts will unite, dragging their spouses, children and grandchildren to this once-a-year event.

The Rotary Club Classic Car Show, a Memorial Day tradition in town, will take place at Londonderry Square on Route 102. Prizes, raffles, live entertainment, food, music and more will all be a part of the fun. The event will open Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 10 AM, voting will close at 1:30 PM and awards will be announced at 2:30 PM. The rain date for the event is Monday, May 28, 2012.

A wide variety of awards are available for participants. These include:

  • 1949-1959
  • 1960-1969
  • 1970-1979
  • 1980-Present
  • Special Interest
  • Customized
  • Antique
  • Street Rod
  • Truck and Van
  • British
  • Mustang
  • Camaro and Firebird
  • Corvette and Thunderbird
  • Foreign
  • Motorcycle
  • Best Engine
  • Best Interior
  • Best Paint
  • Best of Show
  • People’s Choice

The event is open to the public and is a great, inexpensive way to spend the day! Admission for adults is only $3 each, and families are $7 each. Children are free!

Those interested in entering a vehicle into the car show can pre-register here for only $10 per car. Same day entries can also be made for $15 per car. A cash prize will be awarded to the car club with the best participation!

100% of the proceeds generated from the event will go towards a number of local charities. These include ALERT, St. Jude Food Pantry, YMCA of Greater Londonderry, Londonderry High School Band, Londonderry High School Scholarships, Christmas Lights on the Common and many more!

For more information, visit the Londonderry Rotary Club website.

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Jacklynn has been a resident in Londonderry since the age of 5. She grew up in a quiet neighborhood and went through the great school system. She has fond memories of bike riding through town in the spring and summer, sledding in the winter, and apple and pumpkin picking in the fall. She now has children of her own and looks forward to raising them in the same town she enjoyed so much as a youth.
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