16th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show
Lang Pioneer Village
Sunday, July 08, 2012
10am - 4pm
It’s time to wax your cars and polish the chrome for one of the largest car shows in the Kawarthas; the 16th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show, Sunday July 8th from 10am to 4pm at Lang Pioneer Village.
Participant registration runs from 8 a.m. to 12:00 noon with a $10 registration fee that includes admission into the Village. The first 200 vehicles to enter will receive complimentary dash plaques as a souvenir of their participation. The park area will be filled with cars with every make and model from 1900 to 2012 expected to arrive. There are over 50 trophies available to be won including People’s Choice and Lang’s Choice. Visitors and entrants can enjoy entertainment by Retro DJ Del while they look at the antique and classic cars and vote for their favourite.
Inside the Village, take a tour by free horse-drawn wagon ride and enjoy the lively music of Appalachian Celtic. Kids can make a horse craft to take home with them. Enjoy rug-hooking demonstrations by guest demonstrators the Northumberland Rug Hookers, as well as quilting, spinning, blacksmithing and carpentry demonstrations among others. Watch the Kawartha Woodturners as they demonstrate their craft and spin tops and learn about turtle conservation from visiting members of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre. In the Milburn, sample “Queen’s Drops” cookies and learn more about Queen Victoria and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. In the Fitzpatrick House, see how “nice cookies that will keep good three months” are made from an early 19th-century recipe book, The Cook Not Mad. Visitors are invited to return to Lang’s Applefest event on September 30th to sample these cookies!
Be sure to stop by the Keene Hotel for a refreshing glass of ice cold lemonade or ginger beer and a delicious taffy tart or slice of seasonal pie. Don’t forget to visit the Cheese Factory where there will be fresh Empire Cheese curd for sale. The Lang Grist Mill will also be in full operation grinding whole wheat into flour which can be purchased as a souvenir.
Parking for the event is available at the Lang soccer field and a shuttle service will be providing transportation for visitors between the parking area and the village throughout the day.
Don’t miss the 16th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show, Sunday July 8th at Lang Pioneer Village Museum! Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for students and seniors, $6 for youth (ages 5-14), children under 5 are free. Family admission is also available for $30 and includes 2 adults and 4 youth. All taxes included.