70 Ripton Rd, Shelton, CT Phone: 203-925-1803.
Enjoy a day with Dad and Granddad peeking under the hoods of the cars they remember from their youth at the Shelton Historical Society’s Vintage Vehicles Antique and Classic Car Show on Father’s Day, June 16. Two wheels or four, from Model T’s to muscle cars, there’s bound to be something that will trigger a memory from every visitor. The event will take place at Shelton History Center, 70 Ripton Rd. from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. This year’s show is being held in honor of Clarence “Cleve” Curtiss whose 1929 Ford was always a hit at many area car shows. All vehicle owners generously share information, their cars, and their hobby with the public. Sponsors of this year’s show include Christine Carlson, CT Car Storage, Curtiss Ryan Honda, D’Addario Auto Group, and The Spruyt Agency. Entry forms may be found at www.sheltonhistoricalsociety.org or by calling (203) 925-1803. Pre-registration costs $8.00 but will be $10.00 on the day of the event. Awards in five categories will be presented to crowd favorites. Visitors will enjoy tours of the buildings at Shelton History Center, refreshments, and voting for their favorite vehicles. Admission is $1 for dads, $5/adults and $10/family. Proceeds will benefit the educational programs of the Shelton Historical Society, whose mission is to “preserve elements of the community’s history in order to create connections between Shelton’s past, present, and future generations through education, maintaining a museum with its collections, and providing a voice in the community regarding matters of historical significance.” For additional information including directions, please call (203) 925-1803 or visit the websiite.