Car Show/Swap Meet back in Brady for 3rd annual event

This weekend will feature the Brady/McCulloch County Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Car Show/Swap Meet at Richards Park. Title sponsors for this year’s event include James Long Real Estate and Sonic. Gold sponsors are Commercial National Bank and Norman Motors. Other sponsors include Rutherford Motors, Wal-Mart, Heritage Funeral Homes, Borden and Young’s Ready Mix. Last year’s show drew 200 cars to Brady with this year’s count expected to exceed that total by 25 show cars and trucks. Over 60 trophies will be awarded this year thanks to the event’s trophy sponsors: Lubke’s Cars and Trucks, Wagner Motor Co., McDonald’s, Brady National Bank, Hanna Concrete, Rutherford Motors, West Central Wireless, Young’s Jewelry, Twins Spirit Shop and Rick Melcer Associates. The 2003 Ford Mustang Round-up will feature classic and late-model Mustangs. Clubs from Lubbock, San Antonio, Austin, Abilene and Houston are expected to make the trip to Brady. The event will kick-off on Friday evening with “Sonic Cruise Night” from 6-8 p.m. Competitors and cruisers are expected to fill the parking lot next to Sonic for a preview of Saturday’s show. Several displays are planned for Saturday including drag boats from Southern Drag Boat Association, exhibition boats, Cal ROCS four-wheel drive “rock climbers,” numerous vendors and the “sound-off” event conducted by the United States Audio Competition (USAC). In addition, there will be games and other attractions for children, and The Sound Factory will be providing entertainment. The event is free of charge.

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