Dancing With the Cars: A Gala Overture to the 6th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show

ORINDA, CA--(Marketwire - August 12, 2010) -  On Friday, September 24th at 7 p.m., Orinda, CA will welcome dancing in the streets as Avenida de Orinda is tented for a fun-filled, preview party for the next day's 6th Annual Classic Car Show. The exclusive evening, sponsored by Mechanics Bank, will include cocktails, dinner, music, exhibits and a live auction. Proceeds benefit the Educational Foundation of Orinda.

Guests will enjoy an incredible collection of cars in the "Orinda Through The Years" exhibit, by the Orinda Historical Society and Orinda Motors, combining vintage and classic cars with historical memorabilia in a museum-like setting. The party will also feature the first-of-its-kind "Driver" car auction, where donated, pre-owned cars certified by Orinda Motors and meticulously detailed by Professional Automotive Collision & Detail will be presented to the highest bidders. The vehicles will be perfect as a youth's first car or for a BART-driver. Other great items will be auctioned, as well. If you are interested in donating a car, please contact Chip Herman at dancingwithcars@yahoo.com.

Invitations will be sent to past attendees, but space is limited. Anyone wishing to attend this not-to-be-missed event should pre-reserve now by mailing a check for $100 per person payable to "EFO" -- attention Dan Hagelin, 104 Overhill Road, Orinda, CA 94563, or going to www.OrindaEFO.org.

The Orinda Annual Classic Car Show, the following day on September 25th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., will delight car fans of all ages. Last year's event featured more than 135 car entries and raised $27,000 for local charities. This year's show will also feature a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit of cars from the turn of the century until WWII, presented by Whitney Haiste, an Orinda resident and antique car expert.

A plus these days, the Saturday car show is free, but a donation of $10 will add the thrill of riding in one of the classic cars during the parade at the close of the show. Additional information about the show can be found at www.orindacarshow.com.

Bring the family and head to Orinda to enjoy an amazing display of classic cars and motorcycles, as well as the food and music. The Saturday show will be held in Orinda Village at Orinda Motors, located at 63 Orinda Way.

Contact Information:

Chip Herman
Committee Chairman
Orinda Annual Classic Car Show
URL: www.OrindaCarShow.com