On Saturday, August 13, from 10am to 2pm, the Swannanoa Valley Museum and History Center will be hosting Black Mountain’s second Annual Classic Car Show in conjunction with the Sourwood Festival. Themed “Rock the Classics,” this show will feature cars from the 1890s thru the 1980s. Attendees will be able to vote on trophies for vehicles, with the categories of Oldest Car, Best in Show, and People’s Choice. Various raffles for prizes will take place, including a 50/50 raffle, with half of the winnings going to support the Swannanoa Valley Museum. The car show will display dozens of American and European cars including historic Edsels, Shelbys, Chevys, Dodsons, Volvos and more. The event will take place alongside the Black Mountain Swannanoa Sourwood Festival, which will feature dozens of vendors, live music, children’s activities and much more. 

Pay $10 to register your car for this year’s event before August 1,2022. Registration after August first is $15.00 We are accepting 1890s-1980s vehicles. To register please CLICK HERE.

Event Information:
Date: Saturday, August 13, 10am-2pm
Location: 304 Black Mountain Ave, Black Mountain, NC, 28711
Parking Information: Attendees can park at the old Bi-Lo Parking Lot, located at 205 NC-9, Black Mountain, to the left of the Starbucks (203 Nc-9). Attendees can then cross Route 9, walk down Vance Avenue, take a left down Black Mountain Avenue and find the car show one block down on the right. *Parking closer to the event will not be possible due to roads being blocked off for the Sourwood Festival.*
Cost: FREE to the public.
Contact: LeAnne Johnson, SVM Executive Director, (828) 669-9566, info@swannanoavalleymuseum.org


Oldest Car:1930 Model A Coupe owned by John Loveless
People’s Choice: Nash Rambler 1953 owned by Mike Greene
Expert’s Choice: 1946 Chevrolet Pickup owned by Randy Lackey

Best Dressed: Karrie Kirkland (no photograph)