Made In the Shade Open Car adn Truck Show successful Saturday - Elizabethtown Bladen Journal

ELIZABETHTOWN — The sounds of the music of Jan and Dean and the Beach Boys filled the air of the 17th annual Classic Cruisers Car Club’s Made In the Shade Open Car and Truck Show on Saturday as overcast skies in the morning gave way to partly... Folks were able to wander among the pecan trees in front of San Jose Restaurant in Elizabethtown and ogle cars and trucks from the 1940s, ’50s and on through today. “We’re very pleased,” said Classic Cruisers Car Club President Wayne Dove. Jimmy Brice of Elizabethtown brought his 1957 Ford Fairlane Skyliner Convertible to the show. Brice purchased the car in November 1957 from Clark Motor Company and has been the only owner. Brice said one day he went to the dealership and he and Ellis Clark were negotiating on the car. “I went and laid $3,000 on his wooden desk and went to the Coke machine, “said Brice. “We come toe Elizabethtown a lot,” said Ovalle. “It’s mostly original except the motor and wheels,” said Williams of the car. One of the More unique entries was a wooden, homemade pickup truck. Source: