Monday, July 26, 2010

Sunflower Festival Part 2 - Car Show

Every year the local car club puts on a show in the park on Sunday afternoon during the festival. Of course there was no way to take a photo of every car and post it here, so I took photos of a few favorites :)

This next car has a story. We talked to one of the people who owns it now. It was his brothers car, but he passed away before he could work on it. So the rest of the family got together and finished it in his memory. The numbers above the finish line are 38.08.13 - meaning he lived to be 38 years, 8 months and 13 days. Way to young to have passed on. But his family did an amazing job! What a wonderful way to remember someone.

I know it's not a car - but I like it!

Stay tuned for Part 3 on Wednesday - The Quilt Show!


  1. Oh I love car shows. We catch as many as we can in the summer. That one with the finish line is awesome. I'm really enjoying this festival, can't wait for the quilt show

  2. Wow, the flashy colors are something else!

  3. I love to imagine the old cars in the time they were - who was in them - where they were going. Very cool !!!

  4. I love yellow, so the yellow car gets my vote. And speaking of cars, yesterday I saw a convertible Smart Car. Too strange!

  5. Car shows are so much fun but I haven't been to one in years! I'm really looking forward to the quilts! :)

  6. I love love love classic car shows!

  7. My son would be so envious to see these cars!! I love to hear stories behind "anything" as it really makes them special.
    Great post.

  8. oooh i love the green car!!

    we usually do the tour of car shows in the summer--super fun time waster on a gorgeous day!

  9. I love to go to car shows and the tribute is cool! A wonderful way to honor his brother!


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