Vintage Auto Show at the Deering Estate at Cutler
(MIAMI, February 20, 2015) - The Deering Estate at Cutler, in collaboration with the Antique Automotive Club of America – South Florida Region, will host the 3rd annual Vintage Auto Show supported by Mercedes-Benz of Cutler Bay on Sunday, March 15, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Car enthusiasts of all ages can enjoy a variety of vintage cars from 1954 and older. Children can participate in a scavenger hunt using photo clues to identify a selection of vintage automobiles. There will also be Pinewood Derby Race Car races throughout the day where children can bring their own car to race on the tracks. The 100 Ladies of Deering will be hosting an Old Fashioned Cake Walk and selling vintage treats to support their philanthropic circle composed of women dedicated to helping preserve the cultural and natural heritage of the Deering Estate. Guests can also enjoy old fashion lawn games or take a guided tour of the historic houses at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., as well as a tour of the natural areas at 12:30 p.m. Food & beverages will be available for purchase including wings & beer provided by Sports Grille.
The 1950 International Harvester Truck, which was donated to the Deering Estate Foundation, will also be on display. The truck was purchased brand new in Chicago by Marion Deering McCormick, Charles Deering’s daughter. After Mrs. McCormick passed away in 1965, the truck passed to her son and was maintained by the McCormick family until they donated it to the Deering Estate Foundation.
General Admission is $12 for adults and $7 for youth (ages 4-14); Free for Deering Estate Foundation Members. For more information on the Vintage Auto Show at the Deering Estate at Cutler, please visit www.deeringestate.org or call the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233.
About the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 p.m. (October – May). DeeringAdventure Tours are also offered throughout the year for an additional fee. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit www.deeringestate.org.
About the Antique Automotive Club of America – South Florida Region
Founded in 1955, the Antique Automotive Club of America is open to enthusiasts of antique automobiles of all makes and models of cars, trucks, and motorcycles from the early 1900’s and now including the year 1987. Show rules require that the vehicles be twenty-five years old or older, but that doesn’t mean you have to own a show car to join the club or participate in non-show events. In fact, you don’t even have to own an antique car; all it takes is a love of these treasures and an appreciation for the history they represent.