39th Annual River Tales Classic Car Show returns to downtown Cape Girardeau

39th Annual River Tales Classic Car Show returns to downtown Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The River City Rodders and Old Town Cape, Inc.hosts the 39th Annual River Tales Classic Car Show in downtown Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

The show is on Sunday, September 18, 2016 with a special Cape Cruise In welcome event on Saturday, September 17, 2016.

The Cape Cruise In is a free event from 4-7 p.m. at Capaha Park.

There will be complimentary barbeque, chips and beverages provided in addition to oldies tunes and door prizes.

Then the River Tales Classic Car Show starts Sunday morning, September 18.

Vehicle registration runs 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in downtown Cape Girardeau.

Three trophies for each of the following classes will be awarded: Original Cars, Modified Vehicles, Original Camaros & Firebirds, Modified Camaros & Firebirds, Original Mustangs & Cougars, Modified Mustangs & Cougars, Original Mopars, Street Rods, Rat Rods, Street Machines, Original Corvettes, Original Trucks, Modified Trucks, Projects, Special Interest, Ford Cars & Trucks, GM Cars & Trucks, and Mopar Cars & Trucks.

A complete list of classes and subcategories can be found at the event's page on Old Town Cape Inc.'s website.

A Display-Only category is also available for those looking to display a vehicle of any year or model.

No trophies will be awarded for the Display-Only category, but entries in this category are eligible for door prizes.

Proceeds from each $15 vehicle entry will be donated to support Toy Box, Women's Safe House and other charitable organizations.

The 39th Annual River Tales Classic Car Show includes a free spectator show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Judging will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with an awards ceremony beginning at 3 p.m.

In addition to the River Tales Classic Car Show, Grass Roots BMW will also host a Vintage and Unique Bike Show charity event and Open Swap Meet on the same Sunday, September 18 at 28 S. Spanish and 35 S. Spanish St. in downtown Cape Girardeau.

Festivities start at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m.

Awards will be given out for the following classes: Best in Show, Best Stock Bike, Best Dirt Bike, Oldest Bike, Best Sidecar/Trike and Best Café/Bobber/Custom.

All bikes are welcome.

For additional information on the River Tales Classic Car Show contact the River City Rodders at (573) 979-2169 or Old Town Cape, Inc. at (573) 334-8085, or visit www.rivertalesclassic.com.

For bike show swap meet registration, call Pat Taylor at 1-800-888-1BMW or pat@grassrootsbmw.com.

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