Car-b-que on tap in Washington

A car-b-que in memory of longtime Washington residents Jim and Fran Bennett will be held Sept. 13.

The event, organized by Kerry and Travis Washsay, will take place at the Washington River Walk Pavilion from 11 am. to 3 p.m.

Mr. Bennett was a well-known mechanic who worked on many area classic automobiles.

In addition to a display of vehicles, festivities will include live music by DogStarBlue, a live auction, food and people's choice voting .

Trophies will be awarded for people's choice and best in class in 2:30 p.m.

Trophies will be awarded in the classes 1985 and older in the folllowing caterogies: best in show, American, British, custom, motorcycle and scotter, German, Italian, Swedish, micro and mini cars, pre-war American, pre-war European, race car, special interest, hot rod, Japanese, truck, Volkswagen (water and air cooled), and modern exotic 1986 and up.

Best class categories will include engine, chrome, convertible, interior, paint and original. Special class categories will include most likely to be stolen, most likely to get me a date, makes me smile and most likely to get pulled over by police.

Admission is $10 per car, including passengers. General admission will be $5. Children under 10 will be admitted for free. Proceeds will benefit the Washington Lions Club and the Jessica Bennett Gardner Scholarship Fund.

Show cars are invited to the field at 9:30 a.m.