I go to more car shows than I enter. I like to look at other people's classic rides and take photos, but don't like to sit there with mine. When you enter a car show, it's often a commitment of up to eight hours. My 2012 resolve is to pick a few good shows and just do it. You meet all kinds of people and when the day is glorious, it's a bonus.
On my list, the Westside Community Food Bank 2nd Annual Show and Shine, Saturday May 12, 2012. The organizers were Great Canadian Oil Change and Big O Tires of West Kelowna. Turned out to be a great show with a whole bunch of shiny cars, including my 1970 "Houndstooth" Cougar XR7.
There were maybe 80 cars and trucks on display, plus a few motorcycles and kiddy pedal cars. The parking lots at both Great Canadian and Big O were jammed. Here are some of my favourites.
And it sure didn't hurt that I won the Grand Prize Draw for a getaway to Vancouver Island. I`m okay with that. Think we`ll drive the lucky Cougar XR7.