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The 2nd Annual Classic Car Gathering Cruises into Sun PeaksSeptember 18, 2012: Kamloops Classic Car Clubs Join Free Show n’ Shine this Saturday
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Sun Peaks, BC - The streets of Sun Peaks’ pedestrian village will once again be lined with vintage cars glinting in the autumn sun this Saturday. Kamloops and area classic car clubs and individual collectors will join the Vintage Car Club of Calgary for a public Show n’ Shine.
This is the second consecutive year the Vintage Car Club of Calgary has chosen Sun Peaks for their annual event. With three days of club events including a wine and tapas tasting, Canada’s Alpine Village has proven to be the perfect venue for the group.
“We had such a good time last year,” said Sylvia Heikamp, organizer for the Vintage Car Club of Calgary. “The facilities, the food and the hospitality are all reasons we are returning this year.”
Most of the Calgarian vintage cars will drive the scenic 600 kilometre journey to Sun Peaks along the TransCanada Highway via Rogers Pass.
“The drive is a huge part of this event,” says Heikamp. “We are also going on a driving tour of some wineries in the region on Sunday.”
To date, almost 50 cars have registered for the event. The Calgary club will be joined by members from the Kamloops Street Rod Association, the Old English Car Club of Kamloops and the Ford Nuts Cougar Club as well as by individuals from the surrounding region. Interested classic car owners can contact Louise Bermudez at 778-689-5912 or firstname.lastname@example.org to participate.
“It’s great other clubs are joining in,” says Heikamp. “We are all coming together with a common bond and interest. Most of our cars are European so it will be great to see some ‘Detroit Steel’ American classic cars too!”
The Show n’ Shine will run from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, September 22. Everyone is welcome to attend. Masa’s Bar + Grill will be offering a BBQ Burger Special on Saturday from 11:00am to 2:00pm featuring a $5 burger, $4.75 draft beer and buckets of beer for $20.