Carmel Valley CA— Saddleback Church San Diego in Carmel Valley is welcoming everyone to its inaugural car show as part of its summertime kick-off celebration on Sunday morning, June 2. All activities will be held where the church meets weekly at Canyon Crest Academy, 5951 Village Center Loop Road, San Diego. The public is invited to attend the car show and enjoy a free lunch.
It’s the first time for the church to organize a car show. Participation is welcomed from car owners and local members of car clubs throughout San Diego County. Hotrods, dragsters, classic cars and muscle cars, as well as vintage trucks and motorcycles, are all invited to compete for recognition. Entry fee for car show registrants is three canned food items, which will stock the church’s food pantry that benefits community families.
All participating vehicle owners will receive a swag bag. Parking for car show participants will be reserved at Canyon Crest Academy. Owners are requested to set up their cars at the school by 9 a.m. and visit the car show hospitality counter. Church services will be held at the school at 9 and 11 a.m.
The car show will include a competition among the entrants. Church attendees will be invited to vote for their favorite cars, including “Best of Show,” “Best Paint Job” and “Best Interior” categories. Trophies will be awarded to the winning car owners.
Phil Sanchez serves as campus pastor at Saddleback San Diego. “We’re inviting everyone who loves cars, car enthusiast or not, to join us as we celebrate the kick-off of summer,” he said. “We love to have fun together and involve our local community. This will be a fun event for the whole family to explore the cars on display and enjoy lunch at Saddleback. You will want to be there to check out the sweet cars. Everyone enjoys reliving memories through beautifully restored cars and we’re inviting all car guys to jump at the opportunity to show their cars.”
Saddleback San Diego is part of Saddleback Church, headquartered in Lake Forest, Calif. Saddleback Church was founded in 1980 and now has more than 20,000 members, and meets at 15 different locations throughout Southern California, as well as Berlin, Germany, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Hong Kong and South Manila, Philippines. The church offers more than 500 community ministries and support groups for parents, families, children, couples, prisoners, addicts, and people living with HIV, depression and other illnesses.