DUBLIN – The 35th Annual Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show & Cruise-In will be held July 13–15, 2017 at the Dublin Metro Center, Dublin, OH. The show will be open to the public on July 14 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and July 15 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. General admission tickets will be sold on site and are $15 for one day or $20 for both days and includes admission to Friday and Saturday evening’s concerts. Children under 12 are free. Show proceeds benefit the Arthritis Foundation.
For more information visit www.Arthritis.org/AutoShow or call 614-503-5591.
The Classic Auto Show & Cruise-In will kick off on July 13 at 9 a.m. with the 6th Annual Rolling Legends Tour at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin. The first stop will be brunch at Boston’s restaurant in Marysville. The tour will continue to the Honda Heritage Center and the Honda Manufacturing Facility. Upon touring the plant, participants will head southeast on some of the most scenic roads central Ohio has to offer to their final destination, The Sutphen Motorcar Museum in Hilliard, where a tour and cookout will take place. Register for the Rolling Legends online or the day of the tour.
The show will be open to the public on Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. The Cruise-In will feature 1,200 antique cars, street rods, muscle cars, customs, motorcycles and European exotics with 100 trophies, each over six feet tall, being presented at 7:30 p.m. to the “best of the best.” The Ultimate Elvis Tribute concert featuring Mike Albert will start at 6:30 p.m., taking guests back in time to enjoy Elvis’ rock and roll and love songs of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.
Saturday’s show will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and feature more than 1,200 classic and collector cars. This year’s marques will commemorate several anniversaries including Lincoln’s 100th, Camaro’s 50th, Firebird/Trans Am’s 50th, Cougar’s 50th and Porsche 928’s 40th, and feature Rolls Royce, and Buick Club of America’s Great Lakes Regional Meet. In addition, a number of show-within-a-show groups will host their club functions and present awards at 5:30 p.m . At 6:30 p.m. Phil Dirt & the Dozers will take you on a fabulous vintage musical journey where guests will travel back in time to when life was simple, the world was a bit smaller and the cost of a new Chevy was about $2,000.
Several exhibits will be available throughout Friday and Saturday featuring unique and special vehicles including the GM Futurliner, Mama and Baby Reo and Buick Bug. Regional food selections and ice cold beer will be in the 555 Metro Place North lot. Family activities will be available throughout the show.
Presenting sponsors of the show include Honda Marysville, Performance Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Delaware and Georgesville and Toyota Direct. Featured sponsor Chesrown Chevrolet Buick GMC is presenting the Hospitality Tent and GM Futurliner, Brashares Family Foundation, City of Dublin, Landow & Co. Management Inc., SAVKO Construction, Buick Heritage Alliance, Sutphen presenting the Arthritis Special Vehicle Tent, The Zaas Group presenting Friends of the Arthritis Foundation VIP Club, Cruisin Classics presenting the Camaro 50th Anniversary Tent, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Geico, Krieger Ford, Papa Johns, Pepsi, Performance Auto Spa, Ruscilli Construction Co., Inc. and The Right Stuff Detailing.
The Classic Auto Show & Cruise-In will raise an estimated $260,000 to support the Arthritis Foundation’s mission to conquer and cure arthritis. More than 50 million Americans have arthritis, including 300,000 kids. In Ohio, 2.6 million adults and 11,500 kids have arthritis.
The Arthritis Foundation (www.Arthritis.org) is the Champion of Yes. We lead the fight for the arthritis community and help conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for living a full life and making each day another stride towards a cure.