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ONEIDA — The Oneida Community Mansion House will host its first classic car show on May 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to an announcement from event organizers.

The Sherrill-Kenwood Classic Car Club will offer 22 different judged classes in categories such as: Model Ts, Corvettes, Volkswagens, Tractors, etc. There will be awards in each class as well as an overall “Best in Show” winner, event organizers said, adding that the event will not only attract classic car enthusiasts, but also help expand the .

“We are truly thrilled to host this show and showcase the beautiful gardens, grounds and scenic landscapes of the Mansion House,” said Thomas A. Guiler, director of museum affairs. “When we got together last fall and thought about our spring lineup, we just looked out the window and started imagining what some amazing classic cars would look like, all lined up on the lawn. is a great way to introduce a whole new audience to the wonders of the Mansion House.We hope people enjoy learning about the Oneida community as much as they enjoy discovering amazing cars.

But the event will not be reserved only for car enthusiasts. The Mansion House will arrange house tours in addition to specialist offerings such as architectural tours to show guests all that the Mansion House has to offer.

Plus, the Mansion House partners with food trucks, DJs, and other local vendors to make it a fun day out for all attendees. The show will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free for attendees. However, those wishing to show off their car and register it for a prize, there is a $10 fee until May 7 and a $15 fee the day of the show.

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Those wishing to become a member of the Sherrill Kenwood Classic Car Club, dues are $10 per year and people can register via [email protected]

Sponsorship opportunities are available that will provide valuable exposure to local businesses, in addition to exclusive sponsor benefits.

For more information, contact Thomas A. Guiler at [email protected]

All proceeds from the show will be donated to the Oneida Community Mansion House to support its preservation efforts and educational programming.

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