Filling Station show July 13th

Steve Kassi' 1960 Chevrolet panel truck is displayed in front of the The Filling Station's store location for 20 years, at the corner of Oak 2nd Oak streets in Lebanon. The Filling Station will host a free cruise-in on July 13.

Max Vanderwyst / Filling Station

The sunny summer cruising season is upon us. Here are some valley area car shows available in the coming weeks.

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June 24

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

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.

July 7

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.

July 13

Lebanon cruise-in

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.

Call 541-258-2114, email, or go to for more information.

July 15

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 for more information.

July 17

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 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


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