NorCal Road Gypsies Car Show Shines

The NorCal Road Gypsies hosted their Summer Show and Shine Car Show at Clearwater Lodge on Sunday July 19th. Clearwater Lodge is located at Pit 1 just off Hwy 299 between Burney and Fall River Mills.

NorCal Road Gypsies Car Show

NorCal Road Gypsies Car Show

The show began at 9:30 a.m. There were 78 entries from Northern California and Southern Oregon, with cars coming from as far as Medford, Alturas, and the Redding area.

1928 Plymouth Sedan

1928 Plymouth Sedan

At 2:00 p.m., one of the organizers, Bob Eastman from Burney, gave out awards for cars in different categories by decade. There were also  awards for the five best cars voted on by members of the NorCal Road Gypsies and one award for the “coolest car.”

Bob Eastburn from Burney giving awards

Bob Eastburn from Burney giving an award to Ellie Haydock

1940 Dodge Coupe was a winner

. 1940 Dodge Coupe was a winner

Phil Mitsueda won the 50-50

Phil Mitsueda won the 50-50

Before the awards were announced there was a 50/50 raffle. The prize of over $700 was won by Phil Mitsueda, the owner of Phil’s Propellors and Fishing Tackle in Redding. Mitsueda donated most of the money back to the event.

Proceeds from the car show go to Intermountain Hospice of Mayers Memorial Hospital District that serves patients who reside in Round Mountain, Montgomery Creek, Burney, Hat Creek, Cassel, Old Station, Fall River Mills, McArthur, Nubieber, Beiber, Adin, Lookout, Canby, and Big Bend.

Car Show proceeds benefit Intermountain Hospice

Car Show proceeds benefit Intermountain Hospice

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