The Antique & Classic Car Show in Sykesville celebrates its eighth year this Sept. 8 with new surprises for all of the attendees and everyone in the community will have the opportunity to donate to the Disabled American Veterans of Carroll County organization.
Tammy Fleming, one of the coordinators of the car show, stated in an email interview, that the purpose of having the car show is to raise money for the Disabled American Veterans of Carroll County.
Fleming explained that this is the 4th year that they will be dedicating the car show to this organization.
“We have already contributed over $9,000,” stated Fleming.
Fleming emphasized that they are so successful year after year because of the connection they have with the community and the car owners, and many of them come back every year and exhibit their vehicles.
“It's a great opportunity to come out and support a great cause whether as a spectator or bringing a car,” stated Fleming.
According to Fleming, this year they will have, for the first time, a couple from Catonsville who will have a Veterans Display that includes a World War II vehicle and they will be dressed in the attire of that time.
Fleming stated that all cars are welcome to participate. There is a $12 entry fee per car.
The attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in raffles and win a car basket from Town & Country Auto Repair, valued at $200; a signed photo from the Baltimore Ravens’ player, Terrell Suggs; a signed photo from the Baltimore Orioles’ pitcher, Michael Givens; a Washington Capitals’ team photo; and gift baskets from Mission BBQ; Starbuck's coffee; Auto Zone; and Battery Warehouse in Westminster; and many more prizes.
There will also be door prizes for car owners from IHOP, Chili's, Pizza Hut, Martin's, Safeway, Belisimo's, Los Aztecas, and more. They will also be giving 70 trophies for the participants and there will be a Flea Market, and a 50/50 drawing at the event.
The car show starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. and it will be held rain or shine.
Throughout the car show, DJ- Blaine Brown will be in charge of the musical part.
They will have breakfast and lunch foods available from Integrace Fairhaven Dining and Oscar's Ale House.
The event will be held at the Fairhaven & Copper Ridge located at 7200 Third Ave., Sykesville.
For more information you may contact, Fleming at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eldersburg library presents Lucha Libre art program
This Sept.19, the kids from ages 5 to 7 in the community are welcome to the Art Explorers: Lucha Libre program, where they will be able to learn about Lucha Libre, the culture behind it, and at the same time, celebrate the Hispanic Heritage Month.
Lucha Libre means professional wrestling and it is very popular in many countries in Latin America. The luchadores, or the wrestlers, wear colorful masks and attire to compete.
Throughout the program, the kids will be able to create their own Lucha Libre masks to take home.
This program is part of A Celebrating America series of programs at the library.
The Lucha Libre program starts at 2 p.m. and it is targeted for children in kindergarten through 2nd grade.
You may register starting Sept. 5 by contacting the library at 410-386-4488. Only kids need to register.
The library is located at 6400 W Hemlock Drive, Sykesville.
Fire company auxiliary hosting First Friday buffet
Come and share some time with your family and friends at the First Friday Community Buffet Dinner brought to you by the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary this Sept. 7.
Throughout the night, the auxiliary will be serving fried chicken, fried shrimp, mac and cheese, green beans, stewed tomatoes, and cole slaw. They will also have baked apples, and rolls and butter.
For drinks, they will be offering iced tea, coffee, and water. The attendees are also welcome to purchase a variety of desserts that they will have available. Also, people may take carry out for an extra $1.
The dinner starts at 4:30 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m. and the admissions is $15 for adults, $8 for kids, and kids under 5 eat for free.
The event will be held at the Mount Airy Reception Hall located at 1008 Twin Arch Road.
For more information, you may contact Ben Gue, the chairman, at email@example.com.