The Orinda Classic Car Show September 12th-14th

Featured Author: Contra Costa Living Blog Team

Since 2005, The Orinda Classic Car Show has taken over the Orinda community. This year, the Orinda Classic Car Show Weekend will begin on September 12th, and carry on through the 14th of September. This amazing event shows the success of one Orinda resident’s dream, Chip Herman.

Chip Herman’s efforts to bring the community together to raise money for local charities while enjoying classic car displays can be seen its succeeding years. The Seniors Around Town transportation program, the Educational Foundation of Orinda, and the Orinda Historical Society thank Chip Herman for starting this tradition 9 years ago. Since its establishment, the Orinda Classic Car Show has raised over $250,000 for local charities.

On Friday, September 12th at 6:30pm, Dancing with the Cars: Rebels with a Cause will commence! The eventful weekend begins with a party in the streets of Orinda to bring locals together for this great cause. The party is held at the Orinda Library Plaza and will be accompanied by a 50s party theme with classic cars from the 50s as well.

On Saturday, September 13th from 10:00am until 3:00pm, locals are invited to enjoy over 200 American and European classic cars, free of charge. If you want the opportunity to ride in one of the classics during the parade, you are invited to make a $10 donation to one of the local sponsoring charities.

On Sunday, September 14th, the Orinda Theatre will be featuring two films to wrap up the festival! At 5:30pm, the Blues Brothers with take over the big screen and at 7:45pm, Steven Spielberg’s Duel will be featured! Film viewing is $10 per person and admission includes beer and wine.

This is surely a tradition you will want to be involved in! Mark your calendars!

For more information on events in our beautiful local community, contact Contra Costa Living. At All About Contra Costa, we are always looking for ways locals can enjoy!