Local organizations sponsor car shows that benefit nonprofits
By Erin Gardner
Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance
June 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Concours d’Elegance is a renowned car show that features classic cars and motorcycles. Cars are stationed throughout Ault Park and a pavilion will be hosting a car art show, brunch and a craft beer garden. The event benefits the Arthritis Foundation—Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance has been a chief junior arthritis partner for over seven years. Adults cost $30, students with school IDs are $15 and children 12 and under are free. Ault Park, 5090 Observatory Ave., Mount Lookout. ohioconcours.com.
Crafts N Critters Market & Car Show
June 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
With music by DJ NewNu, food trucks, vendors, show cars, the Butler County sheriff’s DARE car, the Fairfield fire department and a pet mobile with adoptable pets, the car show is sure to be a hit. Check-in time is from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and the awards, which include Best of Show, Peoples Choice and Top 20 Trophies, take place at 3 p.m. The pre-registration fee is $10 and $15 day of. The first 50 vehicles registered will receive a dash plate and a goody bag. All of the proceeds benefit the Animal Friends Humane Society. Wal-Mart, 3201 Princeton Road, Hamilton.
All Ford & Mustang Car Show
June 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Presented by the Queen City Mustangers, the all-day event includes a judged car show, a basket raffle, a cake walk, food, ice cream, kiddie booths, vendors, dogs up for adoption and DJ Robb Witt. Cash giveaways of $25 take place every half hour starting at 1 p.m. The car show proceeds benefit the Animal Friends Humane Society, Heroes Fun for Veterans and Reach Out Lakota’s Food Pantry. Pre-registration is $15 and $20 day of. The awards take place in the air-conditioned theater at 4 p.m. The first 100 participants receive dash plates and goody bags. Lakota West High School, 8940 Union Centre Blvd., West Chester. queencitymustangers.org.
Rollin’ on the River
July 22, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
The 29th annual charity Rollin’ on the River car show is open to all makes and models. The pre-registration fee is $15 and $20 day of; the awards go to the Top 60 with six special awards. The first 300 registrants receive a free dash plaque and a goodie bag. All proceeds benefit charity. Fernbank Park, 50 Thornton Ave., Saylor Park. rollinontherivercarshow.com.
Jerry E. Moore Memorial Antique and Classic Car Parade
Throughout the morning, cars will be out for display and admiration. Later in the afternoon, the cars will line up for the parade route through Hamilton. 23 S. Front St., Hamilton. antiquecars.org.