Annual Food Drive in High Gear
Help support a community in need by bringing nonperishable items to the car show for the Volunteers of America Greenwood Food Bank. Drop-off locations along Greenwood Avenue North include the Volunteers of America booth (North 87th St), Main Stage (North 79th St), Greenwood Knights booths (North 77th & North 85th Streets), Ken’s Market (North 73rd St) and car show registration check-in (North 71st St). Fill ‘em up.
Fuel Up on a Pancake Breakfast
Jump start your car show day with a breakfast of pancakes, eggs, meat, fruit, juice and coffee. Yum. Hosted by the Greenwood Senior Center, the proceeds will benefit the Center’s invaluable programs and services, including a daily lunch service, memory loss program and support groups. 7 am-11 am Greenwood Senior Center (525 North 85th Street) $5/adult, $15/family
Beer Can/Root Beer Can Derby
Join in at high noon for an epic time of gravity racers in the family-friendly Walrus Beer Garden at Naked City Brewery. Bring your own custom racer or watch the action. Loaner racers will be available for fun runs. Two racing divisions: All ages and 21+. The racer entry fee is five nonperishable food items for the Greenwood Food Bank. Go to nakedcitybrewing.com for details. Naked City Brewery (8564 Greenwood Ave North)
Lance Lambert Fenders, Fins Book Signing
Lance Lambert, host of TV’s long-running Vintage Vehicle Show, returns as our car show emcee extraordinaire and as author of a new book, Fenders, Fins & Friends: Confessions of a Car Guy. This Greenwood Car Show cofounder will be selling and signing books at his own booth throughout the day, as well as handing out free signed photos.
Near the Main Stage (Greenwood Ave North & North 79th Street)
Last Resort Fire Department Stopping By
A favorite car show visitor, the Last Resort Fire Department brings some of its vehicles from the largest collection of antique motorized fire apparatus in the Pacific Northwest. These classic rides are a must-see. For more information about their collection and activities, go to lastresortfd.org. Greenwood Avenue North & North 73rd Street
White Zombie Amped Up on The Ave
See the wicked fast White Zombie electric racer (it averages 0-60 mph in 1.85 seconds) with other electric vehicles from Seattle Electric Vehicle Association, including hybrids, Teslas and unusual conversions. And watch online the PBS Nova episode “Making Stuff/ Faster” to see the White Zombie in all its amped up wonder. Walgreen Parking Lot (8701 Greenwood Ave North)
Car Show T-shirts for Sale, Illustrated by Automotive Artist Steve McCool
Two designs will be available in several sizes, $15 each. Steve McCool is a local artist with a passion for cars who was recognized for his artwork by the Washington State Hot Rod Hall of Fame as its 2013 Outstanding Artist. Go to stevemccoolart.com to find out more about Steve and see a sampling of his work. T-shirts available for sale at both Greenwood Knights booths on Greenwood Ave North (located at North 77th and North 85th Streets).
Hear Them Roooaaarrr (What’d You Say?)
Ever hear a hydroplane fire up? Come listen for yourself when a trio of thunder boats will be on display, including a classic Unlimited from the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum, plus the legendary Miss Bardahl and popular Albert Lee Appliance hydros. Consider it a wake-up call for the senses. Safeway Parking Lot (North 87th & Greenwood Ave North)