Downtown Saturday Night

Eddie Mowen Jr. -

EATON — The 17th annual Old Fashioned Downtown Saturday Night car show zooms into Eaton this Saturday, Aug. 22, bringing with it hundreds of classic cars and bikes and lots of vehicle and motorcycle aficionados.

From 4-8 p.m., “souped up” cars and hot rod motorcycles will line the streets and fill the lots in downtown Eaton during this wheel-lovers’ extravaganza.

Live music will be provided at the Preble County Courthouse square.

This year’s event is being brought to life courtesy Downtown Eaton, Inc., the Eaton Police Association, and the Eaton Fire & EMS Association.

Grand prizes include a rebuilt small block Chevy engine, sponsored by Rodney Cobb Chevrolet Buick GMC and Car Quest, built by Billy Moore; and a rebuilt Chevy transmission, sponsored by Bob Davis Transmission.

Heindl Engineering is sponsoring the top 10 motorcycle awards and is sponsor of a $100 raffle for motorcycles only.

According to Eaton Police Department officials there will be no show cars allowed to park in the car show area until streets close at 1 p.m.

Eddie Mowen Jr.

Eddie Mowen Jr. can be reached at 937-683-4056, or on Twitter @Emowen_RH.

Eddie Mowen Jr. can be reached at 937-683-4056, or on Twitter @Emowen_RH.