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Fourth of July cruise-in attracts cars from all over

Two more car shows planned in July

More than 50 cars from as far away as Joliet, Beloit, Rockford, Tinley Park, Morton and Quad Cities attended the Fourth of July car cruise-in north of Dover.

Chuck Reynolds of Peru was the Best Street Rod winner with his 1931 Ford Street Rod.

Event host Scott Bickett said proceeds went to offset costs for the 16th annual toy run to be held Sunday, Oct. 18, at Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton.

There are two more car shows coming up in July.

The next show will be Saturday, July 18, at Psycho Silo Saloon, located near the intersection of Routes 6 and 40 in Langley. Showtimes will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Trophies will be presented for trucks, hot rods, classics, muscle cars, modern, Silo pick, Best of Show - Original and Best of Show - Modified.

Rodeo Drive will provide live music on the Silo stage from 1 to 5 p.m.

A week later, a car show will be held at the Bullet Hole Saloon, located at 225 E. St. Paul St. in Spring Valley on Saturday, July 25. The classic car and truck cruise-in will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Food, door prizes and a 50/50 raffle will be provided. A Best Pick Award will be presented along with dash plaques to the first 50 entrants.

Snap Shot will perform live music starting at 8 p.m.

For more information on these events, contact Bickett at 815-883-1901.

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