On Saturday, May 21, at Crescenta Valley Park in La Crescenta, the American Legion Post 288 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1614 will host and sponsor an automobile show from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The net proceeds will go to military and children’s charities.
The show will feature classic automobiles, hot rods, military and emergency vehicles. Admission to the event by the general public is free. Auto show participants may pre-register their vehicle entries for $25.00 or register their cars on the day of the show for $30.00. Trophies and dash plaques will be awarded to participants.
There will also be fire, police and Search & Rescue personnel and vehicles. There will be a live band, Band Inferno, playing old-time rock ‘n’ roll, as well as food trucks and vendors. A kid’s clinic will be held by Home Depot.
A silent auction will be held during the event with food and gift certificates from local restaurants and retailers. There will be free coffee and donuts for all Veterans. A Hometown Hero’s Garden will salute our local veterans who are currently on Active Duty. There will be a special display by the Legion Riders and Bikers Against Child Abuse. The special guest speaker will be Captain Gerald L. Peterson, US Navy, Retired.
In addition to the American Legion and VFW, other sponsors of the event are Home Depot, Farmers Insurance, Edelbrock, Outlaw Garage, De Bell Golf Course, Early Riders Car Club and the United Muscle Car Association.