OXNARD, CA, August 04, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Hundreds of classic cars are heading to the Channel Islands Harbor for the Ventura Vintage Rods Harbor Run 23. More than 300 classic cars will be entered in Harbor Run 23 - all dating before 1975. The show will feature a variety of classic cars including shiny muscle cars from '57 Chevys, T-Birds, GTOs, Mustangs, and Camaros to 1930s coupes with rumble seats, along with an array of pick-up trucks ranging from the 1950s to mid-1970s are some of the classic cars that will be on display from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Sept. 8 at Harborview Park in Channel Islands Harbor.
Attendance is free to the public. There is a $20 registration for community members who wish to display their vintage car at the event. Registrants are also asked to bring two canned food items to be donated to FOOD Share of Ventura County. Several trophies will be handed out, along with raffle prizes and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds benefit local charities.
"The profits from Harbor Run are 100 percent given back to local organizations," said Ventura Vintage Rods's event coordinator Charles Roark. "We're expecting several thousand people this year, along with hundreds of unique vintage rods and classic trucks. So come to the show, see the cars, visit the vendors and support local charities."
Last year, the event raised nearly $12,000 and this year we hope to top that amount said Roark. Year-round, Ventura Vintage Rods helps raise money to donate to local charities, such as Oxnard Police K9 Unit, Oxnard Fire Explorers, Turning Point Foundation, Catholic Charities Ventura and local food banks.
For more information on the Ventura Vintage Rods Harbor Run 23, visit the Ventura Vintage Rods website at http://www.venturavintagerods.org.
Channel Islands Harbor serves as a center of recreation, boating, shopping and water sports activities. The harbor is home to three yacht clubs and nine full-service marinas that provide berths for 2,150 boats. It also hosts the Channel Islands Boating Center, located at 3880 Bluefin Circle. The center provides educational and recreational opportunities for CSUCI students, Ventura County residents and the general public. The facility includes classrooms, a conference room, marine education exhibits, and both indoor and outdoor boat storage. The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is also located at the Harbor on 3900 Bluefin Circle. The museum is a cultural center dedicated to the interpretation of maritime history through interactive exhibits and educational outreach. For more information, visit http://www.channelislandsharbor.org.
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