Bushy Run annual Classic Car Cruise set for July 7 |

Bushy Run annual Classic Car Cruise set for July 7

Patrick Connolly | Tribune-Review
Jim Bell of Harrison City backs up in his 1956 Chevy Bel Air named 'Scarlett' during the sixth annual car cruise at Bushy Run Battlefield in 2016. This year's cruise will be July 7, 2018.
Patrick Connolly | Tribune-Review
The sixth annual car cruise at Bushy Run Battlefield in Jeannette on Saturday, July 9, 2016.

The Bushy Run Battlefield Heritage Society will host its eighth annual Classic Car Cruise on July 7.

“Our Classic Car Cruise is always such a fun and bustling event at Bushy Run, and our volunteers work tirelessly to make it as exciting and enjoyable as possible for visitors every year,” said society board member and cruise coordinator Diane Braun.

The show will feature more than 150 classic and antique vehicles, along with a Chinese auction, silent auction and 50/50 raffle.

It will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1253 Bushy Run Road in Penn Township.

The first 100 cars in attendance will receive a commemorative dash plaque, and trophies will be awarded for first, second, and third place winners. Visitors can check out the classic cars and meet their owners, and tour the battlefield and museum at the site.

“Classic car owners take such pride in the work they’ve done to restore their beautiful vehicles, and we have so much room on our battlefield to display to other car lovers in the community,” Braun said. “We really want the battlefield to serve as a community space, and our car cruise allows for just that.”

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-2862, [email protected] or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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