February 23, 2024

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Spending Saturday Cruising Main in Yerington (on foot) at the 2022 Take a Kid to a Car Show

September 17, 2022 ~ There were many people out today on Main Street in Yerington, Nevada,  “Taking their kid(s) to a car show!”

This was the 2nd annual Car Show put on by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Mason Valley with the generous sponsorship of locals and businesses.

The Nick Elwood Band from Stockton, California kept the crowd entertained with good old rock & roll while the “Best Of”  awards were being determined:

Don Hunter and his crew were “cooking up a storm” on behalf of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Mason Valley:

While Nick Beaton announced the trophy winners AND took photos, Mayor John Garry congratulated the winners with the assistance of Travis Crowder and City Councilman Frank Pizzo.

People’s Choice ~ Quinn Redman with his ’71 Ford F250:

Best of Show ~ Phil Anderson with his ’65 Ford; ((Honorable Mention ~ Dan Pieretti with his ’43)):

Best Stock up to 1949 ~ Ed Umphries with his ’41 Ford:

Best Stock up to 1950-59 ~ Scott Draper with his  ’56 Fairlane:

Best Stock 1960-75 ~ Ron Barcowd with his ’69 Chevelle:

Best Hot Rod/Mod up to 1949 ~ The Conner Family’s 1929 Ford:

Best Modified 1950-59 ~ Dustin Booth with his ’52 Chevy:

Best Mod 1960-75 ~ Chris & Greg Santucci’s ’61 Impala:

Old Muscle 1964-72 ~ Ed Bearers with his ’64 Dart:

New Muscle 1973+ ~  Mike & Ginny Virdin’s ’73 Javelin:

Best Import ~ Steve Chase’s BMW:

Best Truck up to 1960 ~ Mike & Ginny Virdin’s ’36 Ford:

Best Truck 1961-75 ~ Wayne Charron with his ’66 El Camino:


Under Construction up to 1975 ~ Ralph Bascemi’s ’62 Corvair :

Best Rat Rod ~ Jarrod Haggard with his International:

Most Original ~ Paul & Linda Shapiro with their ’61 Ford Falcon:

Most Improved 1931 and Under ~ Melvin Kirkpatrick with his ’25 Chevy:

Spectacular automobiles of all ages, shapes and sizes entertained spectating people of all ages, shapes and sizes.

Vendors had something for everyone: