Downtown Saturday Night set for weekend


EATON — The 18th annual Old Fashioned Downtown Saturday Night car show zooms into Eaton this Saturday, Aug. 27, bringing with it hundreds of classic cars and bikes and lots of vehicle and motorcycle aficionados.

In 2015, over 400 vehicles registered.

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 again brought to Eaton courtesy Downtown Eaton, Inc., the Eaton Police Association, and the Eaton Fire & EMS Association.

Grand prizes include a rebuilt small block engine, sponsored by Larkin Cobb Chevrolet Buick GMC and Advanced Professional (Car Quest,) built by Billy Moore; and a rebuilt 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.

Brought back for a second year is the second annual “Pinstripers Charity Auction.” All proceeds go to local charities. For additional information about the auction, contact Chad Bowling at 765-914-1260.

For additional information about Downtown Saturday Night or DEI, contact Chris Miley, 937-533-1081.

Eddie Mowen Jr.

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

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