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The Empty Pockets Cruisers made an excellent decision to reschedule the Hilliard Historical Village Car Show from Saturday to Sunday.  Not only did the show not have to contend with scattered showers, but the move made it the only major show on the schedule in Central Ohio for Sunday.

With the good weather and date change, the show managed to register 148 vehicles. This compares to 111 vehicles registered last year when the show was held on a Saturday and had some other competition. I overheard one of the Empty Pockets Cruisers say this was the second best turn out they've had for the Hilliard Historical Village show.

Jim McGruder once again provided the music for the show. There were door prizes plus a 50/50 raffle. Food was available from members of the Hilliard Historical Village. Haggerty Insurance was there with a vendor booth.

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Friday's showers, which cancelled most of the events scheduled for the evening, gave way to almost perfect weather on Saturday.  With Seven car and motorcycle shows on tap for the central Ohio area,  classic car owners had lots of choices where to spend their Saturday afternoon.

I chose to attend the Hilliard Historic Village Car show hosted by the Empty Pocket Cruisers. The show was held at Weaver Park on the Franklin County Fairgrounds.

The show offered the traditional door prizes and 50/50 raffle. It also offered a unique "Participation Raffle".  Every car owner that registered for the show was automatically entered in a raffle to win a dollar amount equal to the  number of registered vehicles.  With the show registering 111 cars, trucks, and bikes, one lucky owner went home $111 richer.

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