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Event Dates: July 31, 2016 - July 31, 2017 Location: Falmouth, Maine
Falmouth, ME – The Thirteenth Annual Mackworth Island Show & Shine will be held on Sunday, July 31st, 2016 from 10 AM to 2 PM (rain or shine) at the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf on Mackworth Island in Falmouth, Maine. The proceeds of this car show, which is open to and features all types of show cars, will benefit The Foundation for Maine’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children.
Car registration begins at 8:30 AM and the $10 donation admits one show car and up to two people. The spectator gates open at 10 AM, with car judging at 11 AM and awards at 1 PM. General admission is a $5 donation for adults (ages 12 and up) and $2 for kids age six to 12. Kids under six get in free.
Beautiful Mackworth Island, just off the coast of Falmouth, once again beckons for one of the Southern Maine’s premier summer family fun events. With easy access via the Andrews Avenue causeway (off of Route 1), come spend an enjoyable day strolling the rolling greens, relaxing under the shade trees and taking in ocean views while experiencing the exciting sights and sounds of some of Maine’s top show cars. Featured will be show cars of all makes, models and types and awards will be given in many categories, including Best in Show and People’s Choice.
There will be a DJ spinning fun tunes throughout the event, as well as a performance by The Clearwater Benders. Several Local Food Trucks will also be on hand for those who might wish to enjoy a picnic!
For the last several years, the Down East Porsche Club of America has sponsored the Show & Shine event. The proceeds from these events have been used to provide thousands of dollars in scholarships to deaf and hard of hearing children all over the state of Maine. “We are pleased and proud to be part of such an important effort on behalf of a worthy cause,” said Rod Carr, President of the Down East Region PCA. “It is important to us to be socially conscious leaders making a lasting contribution for our communities.”