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13th Orinda Classic Car Show to Delight Car Fans with September Weekend Events

Show Supports Seniors’ Ride Program and Local Causes

/EIN News/ -- ORINDA, Calif., July 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Starting Friday, September 8th, car buffs have two great events to attend in Orinda, CA. The weekend kicks off with a Pre-Show “Route 66” Party on Friday at 5:30 p.m. On Saturday, September 9th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., it’s the free 13th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show presented by Orinda Motors.

The events almost solely fund the “Seniors Around Town” transportation service, an Orinda Association program, and other charities, raising more than $450,000 since its start in 2005. “Important as the financial support is the partnership with the car show organization – its volunteers and supporters,” said Seniors Around Town program manager, Kate Wiley. “All of their efforts help in spreading awareness of our program to future riders and future volunteer drivers. This partnership is at the heart of what Orinda does so well, bringing people together for a common local good.”
 
Almost 200 American & European cars ranging from the 1920’s, to the classics of the 50’s and 60’s, as well as modern exotics will be shown in Saturday’s free show. This year’s show will feature a 1 p.m. visit of classic Corvettes - cars from the ‘50’s, 60’s to today - driving into the middle of the show.  “How can you beat the chance to see this rare exhibit of the history of Corvettes drive right through the middle of the show and then stop for everyone to see?” says event founder, Chip Herman. “This year’s event will also have shaded seating for guests to enjoy lunch and beverages from our great BBQ booth with classic cars around. Then at 3:00 p.m., you can enjoy watching the show cars drive down Orinda Way on the annual Classic Car Drive. More classics driving together than you have ever seen before. There will be something for everybody!”

The show is in Orinda Village at Orinda Motors, 63 Orinda Way. For more information, visit the website at www.OrindaCarShow.com. Those interested in entering a vehicle, subscribing to email updates, or attending the Pre-Show Party may do so online. Bring the family and head to Orinda to enjoy an amazing weekend of classic vehicles and entertainment.

Contact:
Chip Herman, Committee Chairman
510-918-7686
ChipHerman@OrindaCarShow.com

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