September 28, 2021
By: Dwayne Page
The first-ever Cars and Paws Car Show will be held in downtown Smithville in the Public Square on Saturday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The prizes will be awarded at 2 p.m. Proceeds will be donated to DeKalb Animal Shelter. A pet adoption event will also be held in conjunction with the auto show.
“My wife Sherry and I have been living in Smithville for a few years and we wanted to do something to benefit the animal shelter. . Sherry officially worked at the local Ford dealership and now works for the McMinnville dealership, ”said Michael Shane Wilcher.
Pre-registration is in progress: 1 automobile – $ 20; 2 cars $ 30; 3 cars $ 35. An additional $ 5.00 on the day of the show. Food vendors will be available: $ 20 will go directly to the charity on the day of the show. No new food vendors on the day of the show.
“It won’t be a very strict or neat car show. It’s a benefit that happens to be an auto show, so we want people who love all types of cars to come out and think about it. show off their cars as a way to benefit this charity, ”Wilcher said.
Visit the DeKalb Animal Shelter Facebook page and search for the event tab for more information or head to the First Ever Cars and Paws Car Show Facebook page for registration details.
Contact Michael Shane and / or Sherry Wilcher at 931-581-8416 or 629-207-1316.
Meanwhile, the 2nd edition of the Friends of DeKalb Animal Shelter sponsored Hogs for Dogs Poker Race will take place on Saturday, October 16, starting and ending in Twisted Oaks. A silent auction will also be held from approximately noon to 4:30 pm Check facebook later for more details.
A Haunted History Tour of DeKalb County will take place October 19-21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. from Sarah Cripps’ law office. Tickets cost $ 10 each.