Cruisin’ the Dam Car Show and Cruz-In

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On Friday, August 8, the 18th Annual Car Show & Cruz-In will be held at the Mariner’s Village Resort at Carlyle Lake. More than 250 classic cars from central and southern Illinois are expected to participate in the event.

The event kicks off with an early car cruise at Carl’s 4-Wheel Drive in Bartelso, IL at 4:30 p.m. The first 50 entrants will receive a dash plaque and a goody bag. At 4:30 p.m., the cruisers will drive from Carl’s 4-Wheel Drive to the Mariner’s Village Resort in Carlyle for the remainder of the show. The public is invited to view the cars at Mariner’s Village from 4:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. The show will include food, drinks, and games. Entertainment for the evening will be provided by The Man in Black, and The Ghost Riders Band. The evening will conclude with a cruise through downtown Carlyle at 9:30 p.m. This is the largest gathering of classic cars in the St. Louis metro area. All types of classic vehicles will be there including: classic cars, stock cars, drag cars, and custom bikes.

The event is being hosted by Mariner’s Village Resort, the City of Carlyle, Carl’s 4-Wheel Drive of Bartelso, IL and Misfit Motorsports Productions.

For more information contact Carl’s 4-Wheel Drive at 765-4352 or Misfit Motorsports at 664-4352.