The Bishop Hill Old Settlers’ Association’s annual Car Show returns Sunday, July 26 in Bishop Hill. Registration is 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the historic Colony School. The entry fee is $10. Participants judge the entries from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Trophies for the 20 classes (first, second and third place), as well as Best Interior, Best Paint, Best Engine and Best of Show, will all be presented at 3 p.m. in the village park, part of Bishop Hill State Historic Site.
The classes are Street Rod, Street Machine 49-69, Street Machine 70-up, Trucks, 4×4 Trucks, Antique Pre-32, Antique 32-48, Original 49-59, Original 60-69, Original 70-79, Original 80-89, Original 90-99, Original 2000 and up, Corvette, Mustang, 55-56-57, Custom, Special Interest, Kids Class (Under 21), and Muscle Car.
Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 entries.
Bishop Hill Volunteer Firemen will be serving a grilled pork chop meal in the park during the show.
Proceeds go to the restoration and preservation of the Colony School. It was the last major structure built before the dissolution of the Bishop Hill Colony (1846-1861). The Colony School, available for rental, is the headquarters of the Bishop Hill Old Settlers’ Association.
For more information, call 309-937-2474. (Information for post was taken from the Galva News, Galva, IL)