More than 4,000 vintage automobiles from across the country are expected at the Vanderburgh County 4-H Center (Highway 41 north of Evansville, IN) Fri.-Sun., August 26-28, when the E'ville Iron Street Rod Club hosts its 42nd annual Frog Follies street rod show. The public is invited to view the modified classic cars, vintage 1948 and older, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fri. & Sat. and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun. (Central Daylight Time). A portion of each $5 admission (children under 12 admitted free) is donated to charitable causes, including the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center.
In addition to the display of hot rods, Frog Follies offers family-friendly fun, including:
- Arts & Crafts Fair - Thousands of handmade items for sale.
- Swap Meet - More than 150 booths sell car parts & accessories for all makes and models.
- Celebrity Frog Races, Sat. at 3 p.m. - Local media personalities race live frogs, tickling them with feathers held in their mouths.
- Half Pot - Enter the "half pot" at the Easterseals booth. All attendees (18 or older) get 1 free ticket & additional tickets are available for purchase. One entrant will win half the money collected, and the other half will be donated to fund therapy at the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center!
In addition to being the country's largest pre-1949 car show, Frog Follies is one of the Midwest's largest charity events. Since the car club began making donations, E'ville Iron has contributed over $1 million to the Easteseals Rehabilitation Center, as well as thousands of dollars to other area organizations.
For more details on Frog Follies, call 812-428-FROG or visit the Frog Follies web site.