Cool Cars Will Cruise into Hatboro

All photos by Stephen M. Barth
All photos by Stephen M. Barth
The Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the 21th Annual Moonlight Memories Car Show, www.moonlightmemories.org, which will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., rain or shine, on Saturday, July 27, 2013, in downtown Hatboro. 

This free, family-friendly event will showcase approximately 500 specialty vintage autos, "muscle" cars, and trucks that will cruise into Hatboro and line up on both sides of York Road at the south end of the borough from Fulmore Avenue to Summit Avenue at the north end.

The Moonlight Memories exhibitors' entry fee is $15 through Friday, July 26, and $20 on the day of the show. Registered participants will be reviewed by a panel of auto-savvy judges. There will be 30 trophies and additional six specialty awards. The 21st Annual Moonlight Memories Car Show co-chairmen are Vice President/Professional Joseph R. Baskwill, and Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce President Joseph J. Tryon, Jr.

"The annual Moonlight Memories Car Show has been shining a spotlight on our historic and dynamic community of Hatboro for more than two decades. Our sponsors welcome this yearly opportunity to support local commercial and retail businesses, as well as civic and non-profit area organizations," says Joe Tryon. "We've created a fun event for visitors of all ages with this trip down memory lane. In addition to the classic cars and trucks on display, we invite everyone to visit our restaurants, shops, service businesses and antique stores."

Historically, the Moonlight Memories Car Show draws more than 50,000 car and truck buffs and visitors of all ages. There will be live music, and Hatboro restaurants and food purveyors will offer a tempting variety of summer refreshments. Delaware Valley's WRDV public radio station will host a live broadcast of nostalgic tunes from the era.

Added to this year's show highlights are The Cradle of Liberty Boy Scouts Washington District Pinewood Derby cars which will be displayed in front of Hatboro's Union Library at 243 S. York Road, sharing space with the Hatboro-Horsham High School Robotics Team and robot. Another new addition to the Moonlight Memories festivities will be Backseat Drivers' Alley, located in the parking lot of Aaron's, Inc., at 312 S. York Road, and will feature a wide variety of non-automotive vendors and crafters.

This year's Moonlight Memories event sponsors include O'Neil Buick/GMC, O'Neil Collision, the Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce, Hatboro Federal Savings, the First National Bank and Trust Company of Newtown, Baskwill Funeral Home, KP Kitchen Crafts, Senior Helpers, Pennypack Entertainment, and Diverse Technical Lines, Inc. (DTL).

For more information about the Moonlight Memories Car Show, and other annual chamber events such as the August National Night Out, September Sidewalk Sale, Hatoberfest and the Hatboro Holiday Parade, visit www.hatborochamber.org; or contact Kathy Salemno, 215.956.9540.  


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