The International Car Show: Skippack’s Fall Car Show
Date and time: The 2013 International Car Show will take place Sunday, October 20, 2013, with a rain date of Sunday, October 27, beginning at 11:00 am and ending at 5 pm.
Where: Skippack Village (Hotel Fiesole parking lot); just come to town.
What to expect: A beautiful display of cool cars throughout the village. Activities include: food, live music, face painting, crafts for sale, a car corral where you can sell your vehicle, a chance to vote for your favorite auto, awards ceremony, and much more.
Scroll down for photos from our most recent car show and community services day, held on the same day.
Starting the day at the Fat Cat Cafe: The Skippack Blogger and his wife share delicious breakfast and coffee at the Fat Cat Cafe, now under new management, and located in the heart of the car show.
A 1933 Packard Roadster glistens in the sun.
It’s about people not just cars: Jim Pallante Sr., a kind and thoughtful man, displays a 57 Chevy Bel Air at the Skippack Car Show.
Beautifully restored 57 Chevy Bel Air owned by Jim Pallante Sr.
I’d give her first place: Megan Clemmer, Skippack events coordinator, counts votes during judging at the Skippack Car Show.
A classy car in a classy town: A Skippack Car Show beauty.
Come to the Skippack Car Show. See cool cars in a cool town.
Ready to take a leap: A hood ornament from 1934 Ford Roadster.
Give this man a thank you: The Skippack Blogger’s wife with Michael Casale, the owner of Silver Star Auto Haus in Skippack and one of a group of people responsible for organizing and running the car show.
The first Skippack Community Services Day was held concurrently with the auto show to honor vital service providers and non-profit organizations. Participating here are Chief Scott Francis, EMT Amanda Pfister, and Assistant Chief Jason Golden of Skippack Emergency Medical Services
The right to a great smile: Trooper Morgan Crummy, community services officer with the Pennsylvania State Police in Skippack, participates in Community Services Day.
A blast from the past: Benjamin Webb, a friend of the Skippack Blogger and president of the Skippack Historical Society, promotes this great organization during Skippack Community Services Day, wearing his nineteenth century threads.
A tradition of service: A fire truck from 1939 exhibited by the Skippack Fire Company at Community Services Day.
Rebels WITH a Cause: Members of Bikers Against Child Abuse, a child abuse awareness and prevention group, at Skippack Community Services Day.
Forget not the poor among you: Reverend Michael Evans, pastor of the Trinity Christian United Church of Christ in Skippack with Marge Brown, an active church member, during Skippack Community Services Day. They were attending on behalf of Jerusalem Food Pantry, an organization which helps people in our area.
Pop Art or Popsicle Art? Detail from the Kona Ice refreshment truck, which offered treats during Skippack Community Services Day.
Everyday cool: I often see this extraordinary vehicle tooling about Skippack Village; a reminder that every day here is special.
Debby with Chuck Loggia of Boyertown, PA. Chuck was kind enough to let Debby and other Skippack Car Show attendees sit behind the wheel of his 1958 Nash Metropolitan.
This is my beloved, behind the wheel of a 1958 Nash Metropolitan.
Debby lets me take the wheel of the 1958 Nash Metropolitan; baby, thanks for the ride.