Every weekend in October will have something fun to do around the Delmarva area, and Preston Automotive Group is going to be sponsoring just about all of them.
Saturday, October 4th
We start off on Saturday, October 4th. The first event of the day is The World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics. This event will take place in Harrington, DE at the Delaware State Fairgrounds from 9am-1pm. You can register your truck to be in the convoy for $100, but it must be 10-GVW or larger. Meaning regular pickup trucks are not allowed to participate. If you don’t have a truck to enter in the World’s Largest Convoy at 10am, you can come to the festival at the Fairgrounds 11:30. All proceeds from this event will go towards the Special Olympics of Delaware.
The second event on the 4th is Wings & Wheels at Sussex County Airport. This is a FREE EVENT from 10am-4pm. Wings & Wheels will feature a ton of neat things including a Vintage Plane Fly In, a US Navy Parachute Team, and a Classic Car Show. This whole event is a Salute to the WWII Era, so bring the whole family for a free day of fun!
Monday, October 6th
The only event that falls on a weekday, the 23rd Annual Chesapeake College Golf Tournament. This is a fantastic event that supports the Chesapeake College Scholarships Funds. It will take place at River House Golf at the Easton Club starting with registration at 9:30am and the shotgun start at 10:30. As for registration, a team of four people will cost $600 or $175 for individuals, and will include your green fee, lunch on the course, and a buffet dinner. Preston Automotive is a sponsor and is sure to be a great event.
Sunday, October 12th
On this day, come out to Sailwinds Park in Cambridge, MD for some fun from 11am-6pm. The Hoopers Island Gunbash is a neat event with tons of old and new guns on display. There will be a cash drawing every hour from 12:30-5:30. There will also be two separate drawings for ATVs throughout the day. Tickets are $45 and available in advance at Preston Ford’s Cashier Window. A ticket gets you admission, food, and drinks.
Saturday, October 18th
Bark in the Park put on by the Talbot Humane Society, will take place Oct 18th at Idlewild Park in Easton, MD. It will take place from 10am-2pm starting off with a 5K fun run where participants are encouraged to run or walk with their dogs. Later on in the afternoon there will be a dog show along with kid’s activities, music, and food. It is free to come with your dog, so come out for a fun afternoon!
The Ridgely Pharmacy & Ice Cream Parlor will be hosting their 4th Annual Car/Motorcycle Show on Oct 19th from 9am-4pm. The event will benefit The Petty Family Foundation and all money raised will be split up between three top notch organizations: The Wounded Warriors, Victory Junction, and Folds of Honor. The Car/Motorcycle’s will be on display in front of the Pharmacy at 7 West Belle Street in Ridgely. There will be a 50/50, silent auction, a $500 cash giveaway, and Richard Petty will even be there! It’s going to be a fun event with over 600 cars and motorcycles expected to be in attendance.
Friday, October 24th
Paint the Plex Pink will be on the 24th and it is all about raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness. As you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so Preston Automotive is gearing up to present a check to a breast cancer organization of their choosing. This event will feature good food, kid’s activities, a check donation ceremony, and of course the Preston “Drive to Inspire” Pink Truck. You will be able sign the truck to show your support for Breast Cancer Research. This event will only be going on between 2 and 4pm, so if you’re going to be home with the kids, make sure you come out for this event.
Saturday, October 25th
This date features two events, the first of which being the Cambridge Auto Body “Trunk or Treat.” This cute twist on the original Trick or Treat showcases some of our cars with their trunks open and candy inside. Our employees will be there handing out the candy along with representatives from other local businesses. Kids and their families are encouraged to dress up in their costumes and come to this free event in Cambridge, MD. It’s a little pre-Halloween fun for the kids giving them a chance to show off their costumes on more than just Halloween Day. There will be a car show going on as well and that will start at 11am before the Trunk or Treating event from 1-3. So come out and enjoy the festivities with friends and family.
The second event on the 25th is Tats for Tails. Black Anchor Tattoo is partnering with the Caroline Humane Society to raise money for animals in their shelters. It will take place on the 200 Block of Market Street in Denton, MD, and here’s how it will work. From 1-4pm there will be a block party with food, games, and music. Any tattoo done at Black Anchor Tattoo on the 25th will equal a donation to the Caroline Humane Society from Black Anchor. People are also encouraged to donate pet supplies to fill the bed of the Preston Pink Truck. Each donation will enter you for a chance to win prizes donated by Preston Automotive Group!
Sunday, November 1st
Although it’s technically not an October event, it goes along with the Halloween theme – Preston Hyundai’s Trunk or Treat. Kid’s always want more candy after they get home on Halloween Night and sort it out right? Well this is there chance. Bring the kids out to Preston Hyundai for another Trunk or Treat event. Just like the one in Cambridge, we’ll have representatives from other companies, as well as our own employees, giving out candy from the trunks of our cars. Come out from 1-3 for a fun, candy-filled afternoon.