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 22-24, when the E'ville Iron Street Rod Club hosts its 39th 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.-2 p.m. Sun. (Central Daylight Time). A portion of each $5 admission (children under 12 admitted free) is donated to charitable causes, including Easter Seals.
In addition to the display of hot rods, Frog Follies offers family-oriented 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.
Enter the half-pot raffle at the Easter Seals tent. Chances are $1 each, 3 for $5, or 7 for $10. Last year's winner took home $4,555! The drawing will be at the closing ceremonies Sun. at 2 p.m., but you do NOT have to be present to win!
In addition to being a nationally known 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 Easter Seals 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 athttp://www.frogfollies.org/.