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Motor Show: Summer Kick Off
05/24/2019 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until 05/27/2019
All seven of the best car, truck and motorcycle shows in Lake Tahoe. All shows at Heavenly Village Gondola and Highway 50. Every Friday evening 5-8pm. All free vehicles welcome, free to all!
May 24-27. Lake Tahoe Summer Kick off. FREE SHOW. 25 Trophies, poker walk, sidewalk sales
June 21-23, VW Bash and Rod Run, $40 entry. 25 trophies & cash for gas money, poker walk, and prizes
July 4-7, Rolling Chrome/Tahoe Thunder, $40 entry. 25 trophies & gas money, poker walk, prizes
August 6-11, Hot Tahoe Cruizen Week, $40 entry. 25 trophies, $250 Gas Money, Poker Walk, & prizes
August 30-Septemer 2, Heavenly Village Days on Labor Day, $40 entry. 25 trophies, $250 prizes, gas money & poker walk
Sept 13-15, Cool September Days Car, Truck and M/C Show, $40 Entry. Free Lunch, 25 trophies, $250 gas money, prizes & Poker Walk
Oct 18-20, South Tahoe “Classic and GIVEAWAY” Show, FREE SHOW. 25 trophies, Gas Money & Drawing for Giveaway
ALL $40 SHOW PACKAGES Includes Judging, Shirt, food, drinks, & Gas Money
For more info and to register, go to http://goodsamsaferide.com
Brought to you by Good Sam Safe Ride:
The International Good Samaritans Safe Ride Program (a big name idea in a small town) was started to provide teams of sober designated drivers to be on call by beepers (all we had then) to respond to any calls from intoxicated drivers, their friends, or the bartenders who didn’t want their customers to drink and then drive themselves home.
It was quickly realized that this safe ride service needed to be free (many intoxicated people didn’t want to go home until they were out of money) and that we needed to get their cars home too (no I wouldn’t leave my car behind as I need it in the morning!) . Therefore the Good Sam plan (IGS) was to start a 501c3 nonprofit charity (donations accepted) and provide two sober drivers per team, one driver to follow the other IGS driver in the intoxicated driver’s car along with the intoxicated person and all their friends to point the way home (not always easy but always free!).
Now For The FUN part of this story! In order to keep these safe rides free, IGS decided to host an annual fundraiser based on the 50’s life style and 50’s cars and call it Cool September Days Car, Truck, Motorcycle and Vintage Camper Show. Along with an old car show, IGS would put on a 50’s style Sock Hop with dance, dress-up and hairdo contests and at mid-night at the Hop as a grand prize IGS would give away a locally donated and restored old car on a $1 raffle ticket.