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Camp Courageous 36th annual charity car show Sunday
MONTICELLO — Camp Courageous will have its 36th annual “Cruisin’ for Camp Courageous” on Sunday with some unique attractions and events for the whole family.
The charity car show is one of Iowa's largest events of its kind, featuring more than 400 show cars, vintage vehicles, motorcycles, trucks and other vehicles, according to a news release.
Cedar Valley Street Rods will present this year’s event, which includes a monster truck on display, a “Bumble Bee” Camaro with props available for photo ops, and a Tesla S Plaid that can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds.
There also will be a food truck, Taylor Concessions, offering treats like fried Twinkies and funnel cakes.
The event at Camp Courageous, which is southeast of Monticello, will have a large silent and live auction, several food stands, music and a craft show. Music and commentary will be provided by 3D Sound. There also will be car pin striping demonstrations on the grounds, in addition to laser tag, kid's games, prizes and much more.
The Camp Courageous train will be offering rides to individuals of all ages, zip line rides for $10 each, and the opportunity to enjoy the “beautiful grounds” of Camp Courageous. A special guest van, “Salute to the Fallen,” will be on display with a special presentation before the live auction.
Preregistration remains open through Wednesday for $15 per vehicle. Registration after that time and on the day of the show is $20. Car registration on the day of the event will be from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday. All participating vehicles will receive two passes for the show.
First and second place trophies will be awarded in 24 different classes, with the last award of the day being the “Spectator's Choice” given to the vehicle voted as the fan’s favorite.
Gates are open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the event is $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. This admission includes all events, including the car show, entertainment and more. Free parking is available.
All proceeds from the Cruisin' event go to Camp Courageous, a year-round recreational facility for individuals with disabilities, serving nearly 10,000 each year.
Contact the Camp at (319) 465-5916 Ext. 2130 or visit campcourageous.org for more details.
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