Olympic Car Show and Parade scheduled for Labor Day weekend

— The Lake Placid Ski Club has announced their 29th annual Olympic Car Show and Parade will be held on Sunday, Sept. 4, on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid.

On Saturday, Sept. 3, the Olympic Car show is having a Cruise Nite. From 7 to 9 p.m., cars can cruise through Main Street and around Mirror Lake. There will be a park and meet at the Speed Skating Oval.

On Sunday, Sept. 4, more than 100 car show participants will be in a parade through downtown Lake Placid at 11:45 a.m. Included in the parade will be the local and state police as well as the Lake Placid Fire Department.

The Cars are then on display from noon till 4 p.m. on the Speed skating Oval for spectator viewing and judging. The award ceremony begins at 4 p.m. and car show plaques will be given to the top twenty five cars selected by the Lake Placid Ski Club. Olympic medal awards will be given to the top three cars in each of the 49 classes as selected by judges from a committee of car show participants. Three trophies and cash awards will be given to the Best of Show as selected by the spectators and participants.

Spectator admission is $3 per adult and $1 per child. This show is a major fund raiser for the Lake Placid Ski Club. The proceeds from this show is used to enhance their youth ski education programs.

For more information, go to www.lakeplacidskiclub.com.

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