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Museum and Festival open to the public throughout the Festival.
- Special Electric Vehicle display
- Lecture by noted Early Motorized Transportation expert and mechanic Pierce Reid. In the Horseshoe Barn.
- Display showing the restoration process, from rough condition to show-ready.
- Hands-on early automotive activities like crank-starting a Model T, assembling a 1910 Sears car at the Shelburne Museum Train Depot, changing a “clincher type tire” and more
- Showing of the Ken Burns documentary “Horatio’s Drive: America’s First Road Trip”, the story of Vermont physician Horatio Jackson and his epic motor trip in 1903 from San Francisco to New York. The trip took 63 1/2 days and 800 gallons of gas and has a great story!
- Stationary engine display: see how everyday chores were made easier a hundred years ago.
- Awards given to OLDEST ELECTRIC VEHICLE, OLDEST VEHICLE, MOST ORIGINAL (UNRESTORED) VEHICLE, FARTHEST DRIVEN VEHICLE, DIRECTOR’S AWARD, CHAIRMAN’S AWARD
- “CAR TALK” – owners will introduce their cars, offering spectators the opportunity to learn about them
- RECEPTION FOR ENTRANTS