December 1, 2021

Fourth Annual Antique & Classic Car Show Returns to Essex on September 24

This 1930 Packard Roadster owned by Jay Beveridge of Essex is just one of the many classic cars that will be on display at the Essex Automobile Club’s 4th Annual Classic & Antique Car Show on September 24 at Hubbard Field in Essex.

The Essex Automobile Club will host its 4th Annual Antique and Classic Car Show on Saturday, September 24, 2011.  The show has become a highlight of the early fall season here in the scenic Connecticut River Valley town of Essex.   Antique and classic cars from around the state and beyond will be on display at Hubbard Field located at 75 North Main Street.  The event begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m.  Rain date is Sunday, September 25.

According to show co-chairman Terry Lomme, “This is our fourth annual show and every year it gets better. This year we are featuring a class of “woodies”, both foreign and domestic, which will add to the wonderful  antique, classic and exotic cars that we anticipate.”

Automobiles from several eras will be featured, including Brass Era Cars, War Era Cars, Baby Boomer Cars, and sports cars from America and Europe.  People’s Choice Awards will be given to the first and second place entries in multiple domestic and foreign car categories.

Admission is $5.00 per person with children under age 12 admitted free.  Proceeds from the show will benefit Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut.   For more information or to register as a show participant, go to or email  All exhibitors must be pre-registered. “Cruise-ins” are not permitted.