We are co-hosting this family-fun event with the Chesterfield Township Parks and Recreation Department on Thursday, June 27th! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and watch the 1965 slapstick comedy movie, The Great Race starring Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, and Peter Falk. See the two cars that star in the movie, the Leslie and the Hannibal along with many other wonderful antique automobiles! There will also be a Cruise In from 4:00-7:30 in the south parking lot! Marco’s Pizza will be on hand during the Cruise In while El Charros and Achatz Pie Company will join at 6:00pm! Special guests Tom Daldin and Jim Edelman of the PBS show “Under The Radar Michigan” will be on hand signing books and handing out popcorn! Or come and meet Dog and Bear and get a copy of their book of adventures! The movie starts at 8:00 so be sure to get here and grab your spot on the lawn!
Stahls Auto Museum!!!! We won Best Lunch City for the 2017 Great Race! Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make this event run so smooth! We had such a great time meeting all the racers and seeing the thousands of spectators line the streets to welcome the cars. For those of you that didn’t make it inside the museum, remember we are open every Tuesday from 1:00-4:00 and the first Saturday of the month from 11:00-4:00!
Mary and Ted Stahl were also awarded the Spirit of the Event award for their constant support of the race and for offering up their race vehicle so that two of our own racers whose car broke down the day before the race, could compete in their first Great Race. Of course, their actions did not surprise any of us that know them. Ted’s own words that we hear from him constantly are “Be Kind”, and he and Mary are great examples of that statement.
Trevor Stahl and Josh Hull came in 5th in the Expert Division and 7th Overall! Stop in to see the beautiful trophies on display in the Music Room!