Now that the weather is getting warmer, cruising the local car shows makes for a cheap date. Held almost every day or evening of the week through September, each one is different. The Daily Gazette talked to a handful of the many that are out there.
“People like to get out, eat supper,” said Artie Rumrill, who runs the car and truck show at Johnstown’s Pizza Hut. “It’s a night to get out.”
Held the second Friday of every month for the last eight years, Rumrill said he gets all kinds of cars or trucks from any year. And there’s no charge to be in the show.
“Why charge when they’ve put all their money into building them,” he said. “On a good night I’ve had up to 100 cars — new cars, old cars, or even drive-bys.”
Rumrill himself is no stranger to car shows.
“I won an award for one of the top 50 favorites at the Lake George show with my ’35 International…