The Historical Society’s 34th Annual Antique Car Show and Flea Market is this Sunday, October 6 at Palmer Field adjacent to Washington Street, Route 66. This year’s featured car is a 1966 Ford Mustang retractable hardtop designed and built by chief Ford engineer Ben J. Smith. It has won many awards including two at Concours d’Elegance shows and is equipped with a 289 engine with four barrel carburetor and a C-4 automatic transmission.
Car registration begins at 8:30 am and judging starts at 11:30 am with trophies awarded to the top vehicles at 2:30 pm. General admission is $3.00 and children 12 and under are free. Car registration is $10.00. Although cars registered for judging must be dated 1994 or older, there is no cut-off date for cars being placed in the car corral. In case of rain, the show will be held Sunday, October 13.
Trophies, hand-made by the committee consisting of Jerry Augustine, Rich Bergan, Pete Bozzo, Bill Konefal, Mark Olerud, Jack Pieper, and Debby Shapiro, will be awarded to the top vehicles. Flea market spaces are $15.00 and the market opens at 7:00 am.