The Jaguar Drivers Club of Long Island and the MG Car Club-Long Island Centre are sponsoring a combined classic show on Sunday, September 14, from 11:00 to 4:00. The event, a Concours d’ Elegance and All Marque Concours Sanitaire on the Great Lawn of the Vanderbilt Mansion. (Rain date: September 21.)
Long Island Cares will have a booth in the Vanderbilt Celebration Tent, and welcomes donations. The most-needed items list includes healthy snacks for kids returning to school; coffee, juice, and low-sugar beverages; hot and cold cereal; canned proteins and personal-care items.
Visitors pay the regular Vanderbiltgrounds-admission fee: $7 for adults, $6 for students with ID and seniors (62 and older), $3 for children 12 and under. There is no additional charge for the car show.
More than 100 cars will be on display on the Vanderbilt Estate grounds overlooking scenic Northport Bay. Included will be vintage and new Jaguar and MG models and a wide range of international and domestic spots cars and sedans. SmokaBurger’s of East Northport will be selling burgers, hot dogs, sausage and peppers, and sandwiches.
In the Concours d’Elegance aspect of the show, Jaguars in the Championship, Driven and Special Division classes are be judged under Jaguar Club of North America Concours rules, which emphasize excellence of appearance. The Concours Sanitaire portion is open to vehicles of all years, makes, models and country of origin. Cars are judged solely on appearance, cleanliness and general condition. (Originality is not judged.) For information call: Mike Carroll 516-607-6074 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org