Cars for Kids Automobile Show

October 9 - October 9, 2016

Litchfield, CT

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Sponsored by the Valley Collector Car Club and the Litchfield Hills Historical Automobile Club, the fourth Annual Cars for Kids Automobile Show will be held at the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR) in Litchfield.

Gates and registration for exhibitors will open at 8 AM. Show entries are $10 per car. Dashboard plaques will be given to the first 100 entrants and exhibitor gift bags will be given to the first 200 registrants. Trophies will be awarded at 2:30 PM. Spectator parking will open at 10 AM on the CJR campus. Admission is $5 per car.

A luncheon prepared and served by CJR students will be available in the D’Assern Dining Room. The Hot Rod Special will feature a pulled pork sandwich and coleslaw. The Cruiser Special will feature a grilled chicken breast sandwich, lettuce and tomato. Both specials include pasta salad, iced tea and cookies. Hamburgers, hot dogs, kielbasa, baked goods, popcorn, cotton candy, ice cream sandwiches and hot and cold beverages will also be sold.

The car show will be family oriented and children will enjoy farm tours, hay rides, face and pumpkin painting activities along with a scavenger hunt. Visitors will find eggs, chrysanthemums, and produce, including, pumpkins, gourds and squash grown by students on the CJR Farm, in CJR’s Roadside Market. Products from CJR’s vocational classes, including culinary and graphic arts, woodshop, and fine and the creative and fine arts, will also be featured.

If necessary, additional parking for the car show will be located at the Goshen Fairgrounds – just five minutes away. A free shuttle service will be offered if this additional parking is required.

Proceeds from this event will support the care, treatment and education services that the Junior Republic provides to help at-risk, special needs and troubled boys, girls and families in 12 locations throughout the state.

For further information about the Cars for Kids Automobile Show, please contact the Connecticut Junior Republic: 860-567-9423. Please note there is a rain date of October 16, 2016.