TIGNISH -- Held on the Tignish Elementary School grounds, the third annual Tignish Heritage Car Show offered participants a great venue for watching the annual Tignish Irish Moss Festival parade as they waited for the show to open to the public.
Spectators roam through the lines of antique vehicles during the recent third annual Tignish Heritage Car Show. Held during the Irish Moss Festival, the car show was a fundraiser for the Red Clay Bluegrass Festival.
Organizers deemed the show a big success from participant, spectator and venue perspectives. The 75 entries were the most yet for the car show, a fundraiser for the upcoming Red Clay Bluegrass festival in Tignish.
The following is a list of car show award winners:
Best pre-1950s – Ken Blanchard 1932 Willies Overland.
’50-’59 – Perry Batten, 1957 Laurentian.
’60-’69 – Karson Coughlin, 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner.
’70-’79 – Russell Jones, 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda.
’80-’89 – Bob Barbour, 1984 Cadillac Seville.
Antique truck - Blair Acorn, 1927 Ford half-ton.
Street rod – Fred MacCormack, 1936 International.
Special Interest – Harold Mulyneaux, 1965 Volks Convertible
Stationary engines – Gerald Betts.
Antique tractor – Weldon Rennie, 1959 John Deere.
Participants choice – Norman Gallant, 1956 Club Sedan.