Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity will hold a car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at Habitat's new ReStore parking lot at 2302 W. Indian Trail in Aurora. A fun fair and food vendors will be part of the lineup.
The public is invited to check out the car show for which spectator admission and parking are free.
Awards, raffle prizes, a 50-50 raffle and refreshments are planned. Visitors are asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing. Cars will be spaced 6 feet apart.
Owners of all makes, models and any age of cars and trucks may register from 9 a.m. to noon July 25. Registration costs $15 per car. All registered car owners will receive a ballot to vote for the top 20 vehicles, including one Best in Show Car and one Best in Show Truck. Twenty-two trophies sponsored by Carousel Sound will be awarded at the end of the day.
A disc jockey will play recorded 1950s music and take audience requests.
A fun fair for kids will include games. Tickets cost $1 each, and everyone wins a prize. Fifteen baskets will feature donations from Walmart, Target, Home Depot and Lowe's. Raffle tickets cost $1.
Local food vendors will serve tacos, hot dogs, ice cream, popcorn and shaved ice cones.
Habitat's ReStore, offering new and gently used home goods including flooring, tools, building materials and appliances, tentatively is scheduled to open in August.
Founded in 1988 in Aurora, Fox Valley Habitat is affiliated with Habitat for Humanity International, a worldwide Christian housing ministry. Since its inception, Fox Valley Habitat has helped 278 people and 69 families obtain housing in Aurora, North Aurora and Montgomery.
Habitat partners with residents in need of affordable shelter by building new homes with the recipients contributing sweat-equity investment and paying no-interest mortgages. Habitat's current project, a duplex sponsored by area real estate agents and others, is underway at 829-831 Grove St. in Aurora. Based at Genesis Community Church in Montgomery, Habitat operates a warehouse in Aurora.
Call 630-206-5038 or email b.zegiel@Foxvalleyhabitat.org for more information.