River Park Cruisers ready to roll Sat., Sept. 14

This 1956 Ford T-Bird owned by Don and Janet Schmitt of Holy Cross will be leading the cruise this year. (Photo submitted)


Saturday, Sept.  14, is the date of the 16th annual River Park Cruisers car show, cruise, and dance in Guttenberg. The club has been meeting and cruising since 1992, and sponsoring their own cruises since 1997.


Registration for the car show is from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon in downtown Guttenberg, with the car show scheduled from 12:00 noon- 2:00 p.m.


There is a $50 club participation award with 59 trophies to be given out, including three kids choice trophies (youngsters ages 15 and younger can vote).


There will be a D.J., Dan Moller (Mole), playing music in the park from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and taking requests.


The cruise begins at 3:00 p.m. Leaving Guttenberg via Schiller Street, cars will go south on Hwy. 52, traveling to Millville, then on County Highway C9Y Great River Road to Buena Vista, Balltown, Sherrill, and into Holy Cross, where there will be a "Pit Stop" for food and refreshments served by Noonan's and Neumans. "We invite the public to come and view up to 350-400 classic cars," say organizers.


The cruise will leave Holy Cross at approximately 5:30 p.m. traveling to Luxemburg, Colesburg, Elkport, then back into Guttenberg via County Highway C7X. At approximately 6:30 p.m. they will be turning right at Casey's, going through town on River Park Drive, then on to Lakeside Ballroom  for the dance from 8:00 p.m.-12:00 midnight featuring 50's and 60's music by "Midnight Express."


Continued in the pages of The Guttenberg Press

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