howlogo.jpgHOWES CAVE, N.Y. - Treat Dad, Granddad and the entire family to a great day featuring more than 100 hot rods, classic cars, performance vehicles and trucks at Howe Caverns 10th Annual Cavalcade of Cars from 12 Noon to 4 p.m. on Father's Day, June 21. Admission to the car show is free, but guests are encouraged to bring a donation of a non-perishable, canned food item to benefit Schoharie County's food pantries.  For each food item that is donated at the car show's registration tent, Howe Caverns will offer a coupon for $2 off admission for a Traditional Tour of the Caverns on the day of the show. The car show features music by disc jockey K-Man, a, a coloring contest and a model car show.  Coffee and breakfast items will be available in the Howe Caverns Café from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., with an outdoor barbecue available in the Howe Caverns' Picnic Grove, beginning at 11 a.m. Cliff Haslun, president of the Schoharie Valley Performance Street Machines -- a local car club that organizes the show -- said trophies will be awarded to the top 30 entries. Additional trophies will be awarded for Best of Show, Best Original, Most Unique, Club Participation, People's Choice, President's Choice, Vice President's Choice, Howe Caverns Manager's Choice and the top three owner/builders under the age of 25. For those entering a car for the show, registration takes place from 8 a.m. to 12 Noon. There is a $10 registration fee. In the event of threatening weather on June 21, participants and the general public should call Howe Caverns at 518-296-8900, the car club at 518-922-8630, or check the Howe Caverns Web site at www.howecaverns.com. If needed, a rain date will be scheduled. The Cavalcade of Cars is sponsored by the Schoharie Valley Performance Street Machines, www.svpsm.com, and Howe Caverns. Howe Caverns, New York State's second most-visited natural attraction, is located between Albany and Cooperstown, off Exit 22 of I-88. It is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is closed only on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. For more information about the Cavalcade of Cars and other special events at Howe Caverns, visit www.howecaverns.com.

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