WAITSBURG — The sight of classic cars, the scent of food trucks and a sense of normalcy was abundant Saturday, May 15, at Waitsburg’s Preston Park for the return of the Waitsburg One of a Kind Classic Auto Show.
After being postponed in 2020 because of COVID-19-related precautions, the Waitsburg event reemerged this weekend with more than 160 cars spread out across the grass. Waitsburg organizer Fred Gonzalez, 54, said turnout was big, and not just for a restarting year.
“This is biggest turnout we’ve ever had,” he said.
The annual event has become a family affair since he took it over five years ago, Gonzalez said.
The Tri-Cities connection could be part of the event’s growth after the car club got involved about three years ago, he said,…