The sunny summer cruising season is upon us. Here are some valley area car shows available in the coming weeks.
Submit details about other upcoming cruise-ins to Jake.Rosenberg@Lee.net
Vintage trailers hitch ride to Sweet Home
The sixth annual Public Vintage Trailer Open House, hosted by the Rollin’ Oldies Vintage Trailer Group, will take place in Sweet Home on June 24.
The three-hour open house will have 70 vintage trailers from the 1950s, 60s and 70s on display.
The event starts at 1 p.m. at River Bend Country Park, located six miles east of Sweet Home off of Highway 20.
For more information, email email@example.com.
Lebanon car show
The First Assembly of God Church, 726 West Oak St, is hosting the Old Car Sunday & BBQ at 10:30 a.m. on June 24.
Hamburgers, potato salad and baked beans will be served, with live music playing, after the morning church service for a minimum $5 donation.
The free car show will also award trophies.
Call Brady Pickle at 541-401-5219 for more information.
Salem car show
Duffy’s Hangar, 2275 McGilchrist SE, in Salem, will be hosting a Cruise-In on July 7, awarding 18 trophies at the six-hour event.
The show begins at 10 a.m., and a $15 registration fee is required. All proceeds will go to the Cancer Society.
Call Frank at 971-218-1870 for more information.
The Filling Station, 990 Second St., will be celebrating national Collector Car Appreciation Day with an open house, BBQ and classic car cruise-in at the store’s location.
The free five-hour show begins at noon on July 13.
Collector cars and trucks of all makes and models are encouraged to stop by for free professional photographs of their ride, games, giveaways and hot dogs.
Concours at Pacific U.
The 40th annual Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance will take place on the campus of Pacific University on July 15.
The eight-hour event, celebrating and showcasing Mercedes-Benz this year, begins at 8:30 a.m.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Rotary scholarship programs and youth and community service projects.
The July 14 Vineyard and Lake Tour is also available at $60 per vehicle for two people.
Go to www.forestgroveconcours.org for more information.
Exotic Auto Emporium
The Exotic Auto Emporium follows the Forest Grove Concours event on July 17, with running collector cars, 25 years and older, for sale on the Pacific University lots.
Register your car for $40 between 6 and 9 a.m. on July 17. Spectator entry is $20, $18 for seniors and $7 for children under 18.
Contact Ben Recek at 503-359-1215, or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Grampa Tom’s Get-Together Car Show
The 19th annual Grampa Tom’s Get-Together Car Show, which benefits the American Legion and Auxiliary No. 133, awarded 25 first-place trophies in Sweet Home on June 9.
Below is a list of the award winners and runner-ups.
Award: Place. Name, City, Vehicle
Grampa’s Choice: 1. Steve Dahrens, Lebanon, 1939 Chevrolet
Best of Show: 1. Dave Herring, Sweet Home, 1947 Chevrolet Fleetmaster
Participants’ Choice: 1. Ron Smith, Sweet Home, 1934 Chevrolet Coupe
Princess’ Choice: 1. Mike Rice, Sweet Home, 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air
Most entries by club: 1. Rollin’ Oldies, Lebanon
Street Rods: 1. Ron Smith, Sweet Home, 1934 Chevy Coupe; 2. Steve Dahrens, Lebanon, 1939 Chevrolet
Pre-1940s: 1. Ken Fitzwater, Lebanon, 1928 Ford Model-A roadster; 2. Paul Hurst, Lebanon, 1929 Ford Model-A roadster
1940s: 1. Dave Herring, Sweet Home, 1947 Chevy Fleetmaster; 2. Jim Wise, Lebanon, 1940 Ford pickup
1950s: 1. Mike Rice, Sweet Home, 1955 Chevy Bel Air; 2. Marv Lowman, Lebanon, 1954 Chevy Panel truck
1960s: 1. Hal & Juanita hennic, Sweet home, 1968 Chevy Corvette; 2. Loren & Carol Stogsdil, Lebanon, 1966 Rambler American
1970s: 1. Jack Hemelstrand, Sweet Home, 1977 Chevy Corvette
1980 and newer: Dean & Marcy Anderson, Sweet Home, 2010 Chevy Camaro; 2. Jim Taylor, Sweet Home, 1980 Chevy pickup
Pickup: 1. Leroy Garrett, Lebanon, 1957 Chevy truck; 2. Al Cairnes, Sweet Home, 1927 Dodge pickup
Convertible: 1. Loren & Carol Stogsdill, Lebanon, 1966 Rambler American; Hal & Juanita Hennick, Sweet home, 1968 Chevy Corvette
Under Construction: 1. Dustin Dodge, Sweet Home, 1965 Volkswagen Bug
Costume/Display: 1. Loren & Carol Stogsdill, Lebanon, 1966 Rambler American
Best Ford: 1. Phil & Vicki Krantz, Lebanon, 1923 Ford Model-T T-bucket
Best Chevy: 1. Ron Davis, Sweet Home, 1967 Chevy Camaro
Best MOPAR: 1. Bob & Bell Hubler, Cascadia, 1964 Dodge Polara
Best Luxury: 1. Darrell hagan, Lebanon, 2007 Chevy Corvette
Best Orphan: 1. Dennis Wright, Lebanon, 1950 DeSoto sedan
Best Original: 1. Don & Donna Manuel, Sweet Home, 1965 Buick Electra 225
Best Foreign: 1. Dustin Dodge, Sweet Home, 1965 Volkswagen Bug;
Most Unusual: 1. Patti & Greg Hall, Sweet home, 1956 Ford F-100
Most Likely to get a Ticket: 1. Jon Walberg, Sweet Home, 1965 Ford Mustang fastback
Grampa’s Choice: 1. Les Jensen, Sweet Home, 1946 Indian Chief
Vintage (1934-54): 1. Les Jensen, Sweet Home, 1946 Indian Chief
Dresser: Ted Hornberger, Sweet home, 2006 Harley Davidson Classic Dresser.
Japanese: 1. Eric Munts, Sweet Home, 1983 honda CB 1100F
Old School Chopper: 1. Ron Smith, Sweet Home, Veng Black Widow
Stock: 1. Harold Laneene, Sweet Home, 2006 Harley Davidson Sportster
Woman Rider: 1. Diana Jensen, Sweet Home, Kawasaki Vulcan