The Jenks Chamber of Commerce and Tulsa Chevy Classics Car Club are kicking off the first annual Main Street Bash Festival and Car Show Saturday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in downtown Jenks. Classic cars, food trucks, kid zone, vendors, and downtown shopping highlight the days’ activities. Jenks Main Street will be closed from First to Fifth Streets during event hours. It promises to be a fun day for all ages.
Lane Castleberry, Director of Communications at the Jenks Chamber, said, “Festivals play an important role in enhancing our quality of life in Jenks. Our newly created Main Street Bash Festival was initially the brainchild of auto enthusiasts Jim Grisham and Jack DeLaughter, Tulsa Chevy Classics Car Club members. This idea evolved into an event to usher in fall and have a lot of family fun.”
Tulsa Chevy Classics Car Club and will be hosting the car show which is sponsored by Cecil’s Tire & Automotive in Jenks. This is a judging show with trophies, cash prizes and each participant will receive a “goodie bag” containing great stuff. Registration is 10 a.m. until noon on the day of the show; and registration fees are $20.00. Show categories are: Best of Show, winner receives a trophy and $200.00; Best Paint, trophy and $100.00; Best Interior, trophy and $100.00; Best Engine, trophy and $100.00; their will also be a “Mayors Trophy Winner” and “Jenks Chamber Trophy Winner.” The top 3 in each class will receive a trophy. The Club will also have door prize drawings every 15 minutes from noon until 3:30 p.m.
“The purpose of our club is to promote the interest, preservation and restoration of 1911- 1972 Chevy Cars and trucks. Each year our club members participate in several car shows, both locally and out of state. Other activities will include club cruises, parades, picnics, etc. Annually we will select a local charity to support from the proceeds of this car show,” explained Jim Grisham, President of Tulsa Chevy Classics Car Club.
Membership is open to anyone that has an interest in the most popular Chevys in the world. It is not necessary to own a car or truck to be a member in the club. “If you have an interest in additional information or joining our club, please fill out the membership application located on our website, www.tulsachevys.com, or email me at, eat0@eau0eav0eaw0. Annual dues are $20 for a family membership (husband/wife/children under 18) or $15 for an individual membership. We welcome you to join us and experience the fun. If you wish to just check us out, visitors are always welcome,” Jim concluded.
Main Street Bash Festival and Car Show are sponsored by BancFirst, Andy B’s, Oklahoma Natural Gas, the Oklahoma Aquarium, the Tulsa Drillers, Camp Gladiator, FC Tulsa and Public Service Company of Oklahoma. If your business is interested in sponsorships, contact the Jenks Chamber at 918-299-5005, or email eat1@eau1eav1eaw1.
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