The Belltown Antique Car Club will host its 46th annual Vintage Motorcar Meet on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 (rain or shine) at the Haddam Neck Fairgrounds off Rt. 151 in East Hampton, CT.
The show opens at 8 a.m.
Antique cars and trucks from the dawn of the motoring age through 1971 will be celebrated.
Stock, unmodified vehicles will be classified and judged, with trophies awarded at 3 p.m. There are 24 classes, with three trophies per class. Registration is from 8 a.m. until noon.
For a list of the classes, go to http://www.belltownantiquecarclub.org/pdfs.htm and click on the link for page 2 of the flyer (in PDF format).
The first 300 cars will receive plaques.
There also will be display-only parking for 1972-82 models and hot rods (not judged).
Also, enjoy a flea market catering to the antique-car hobby.
Food and refreshments will be sold.
Drive your old car to show, or just bring the family and share your enthusiasm for old cars. Show car admission is still only $5 and includes all occupants.
General admission is also only $5 per person (or $3 for seniors age 65 and up). Children under age 12 will be admitted free but must be accompanied by an adult. (Please, no bicycles or pets.)
For more information visit the Web site at http://www.belltownantiquecarclub.org or call Peter Christianson at 860-267-8394.
Note: Most of you know of our beautiful bell trophies that we award at our shows. These are made by Bevin Bros., a sixth-generation company making only bells since 1832 in East Hampton (Belltown USA). They are the last bell company in America. On the night of May 26, 2012 a devastating fire swept through the factory and destroyed 180 years of East Hampton’s (and America’s) history. There is hope that they will rebuild soon and continue the tradition. To help, visit their Web site at http://keepthebellsinbelltown.com
Posted July 4, 2012 as edited and added to by HTNP.com Editor Brenda Sullivan
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