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As I wrote in last week's report, I did not attend any events this weekend because of family visiting from out-of-town. However, I did have eyes and ears at several shows in the area, just not my own.

Springfield Spring Swap Meet and Car Shows

The Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio is home to four swap meets each year (spring, fall, winter, and February). Along with being some of the largest swap meets in the midwest, the spring, fall, and winter meets also include car shows as part of the festivities. The shows are held on both Saturday and Sunday during the spring and fall events, and just on Saturday for the winter meet.

This year 142 cars turned out for the Saturday show. With a forecast calling for rain and thunderstorms, the Sunday show only had 15 cars.

Twenty-five awards are presented at each show. There are no special awards or Best of Show. The judges just pick their top 25 vehicles.

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Here's the list of events for this coming Memorial Day weekend. Hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday.

With all these weekday cruise-ins on the schedule from now through September, each week's Upcoming Events list will start on Wednesday and end on Tuesday.

For a comprehensive list of future Central Ohio events, check out the Save the Dates Part Two page. It will let you plan your entire summer and fall schedule of shows and cruise-ins.


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