Northlandz hosts first of 3 music and car shows on Saturday

Northlandz Model Railroad Museum is holding a music and car show from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, at its center, 495 Route 202, Raritan Township.

There is no charge to attend the car show, which is expected to draw some 65 classic cars.

There will be music by the SummerSwing Orchestra, a 17-piece orchestra that will be performing from 2-4 p.m. in the Northlandz Event Hall indoors (the purchase of Northlandz ticket is required to see the performance).

Two additional car shows are being held on Aug. 7 and Sept. 18. Rain dates will be the next day, Sunday. On Aug. 7, Kevin Gray doing a Frank Sinatra Tribute with the 78 West Band from 3-5 p.m., and on Sept. 18, The BassBoards will perform from 2-4.

Volunteers that will be helping with the car shows, including the StarThrower Group, a non-profit community center located at 20 Commerce St. in Flemington created to help adults from 18-38 years old with learning disabilities to transition from high school and become independent.

The StarThrower Group will have a tent set up, and will have fun activities, including face painting and water games.

There will be cars all the way from the 1930s to modern Tesla electric cars, Chevy’s, Fords, GM, Marty Resnick’s Alpha Romeos, Corvettes, race cars, even military Jeeps. Pre-registration is appreciated.

There will be food provided by The Latin Bites food truck.

Northlandz will also be offering their inside tour with lots of trains as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Bruce Williams is the founder/creator of Northlandz and creator of the world’s largest miniature wonderland, which is now owned by Tariq Sohail, who has done renovations and enhanced Northlandz these over the last three years.

Julie Parker is the Northlandz Car & Show event coordinator; register by emailing her at [email protected] or call 908-310-8098 with any questions regarding the event. Check out Northlandz website for their outdoor train ride, indoor tour/concert tickets at www.Northlandz.com.

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