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Motoring at the Museum

 Car lovers, start your engines and race on over to Motoring at the Museum on Sunday, September 9 from 11:00AM to 3:00PM at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum (110 W. Fremont Ave in Arlington Heights). This event is sure to rev the engines of all those in attendance. From classic automobiles to hot rods the Arlington Heights Historical Museum is excited to share a variety of vehicles with the community.
Whether you are entering your car, or simply a spectator everyone will be able to enjoy cars, entertainment, food, and family fun.
If you’re looking to enter your vehicle in the car show there is a $10.00 entry fee. This fee will support the Arlington Heights Historical Museum and its programs. All makes, models, and years are welcome to participate. The Museum hopes that this event will grow throughout the years to come. Awards will be given to the rides that stand out above the rest. Trophies will be awarded to vehicles for premier paint, wildest wheels, people’s choice and more! Come out and see who will drive away with the coveted Best In Show prize!
Admission for spectators is free. A fan favorite is sure to be Museum Administrator Kristina Christie’s 1966 Chevy II Nova SS. Christie stated that, "cars used to just get me from point A to point B. I didn’t care what I drove." That all changed when she met her husband, and the two have shared a love for vehicles ever since. From participating in Cruise Nights in Mundelein to cruising around the couple enjoys bringing their passion to the public. "At times when you’re driving around people smile and wave," stated Christie. "It brings back memories for them." Christie, as well as the rest of the Arlington Heights Historical Museum staff hopes that this event filled with fun, food, and family will bring car lovers and spectators together.
Other forms of entertainment are made possible through several sponsors. Various food choice will be available. From wraps to funnel cakes, ice cream and more, there is sure to be a tasty treat for everyone to enjoy.
For more information about the Motoring at the Museum Car Show on Sunday, September 9 contact Program Coordinator Teri Ozawa at 847-255-1225 or Museum Administrator Kristina Christie at 847-255-1225.
Please visit the Arlington Heights Historical Museum website for further information at
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