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Greenville Graffiti Car Show 2012

Date: Saturday, June 16th, 2012
Where: Second Street & College Avenue
Downtown Greenville, Illinois
Time: Car Show
9:00am - 3:00pm

Other Activies
Until 8:00pm
Registration: For Judging

For Display
Contact Info: John Goldsmith
(618) 664-9272
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Greenville Graffiti Car Show

  • Plaques to Top 40 selected by judges. Dash plaques to first 100 registered.
  • Autographs with Bo Hopkins and Candy Clark from "American Graffiti"
  • Q & A with the stars at 4:00 p.m. followed by a free showing of "American Graffiti"
  • Free concert by Sh-Boom from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Autographs and photos with St. Louis Rams cheerleaders

Greenville, Illinois will celebrate a classic American film Saturday, June 16 during the “Greenville Graffiti Car Show.” Bo Hopkins and Candy Clark, two of the stars of the 1973 movie “American Graffiti,” will sign autographs at the car show and participate in a special question and answer session prior to a showing of the movie at the Globe Theatre. Bo Hopkins has appeared in numerous films and television shows. His best known roles include Joe in “American Graffiti”; Crazy Lee in “The Wild Bunch”; and Frank Jackson in “The Getaway.” William Holden, Steve McQueen, and Lee Marvin are among the Hollywood legends that Hopkins has worked with. Candy Clark’s list of characters include Debbie in “American Graffiti”; Mary Lou in “The Man Who Fell to Earth”; and Camilla in the 1978 remake of “The Big Sleep.”

The show is open to cars and trucks from 1985 and older. Vehicles can be entered either for judging or display. Plaques will be given to the Top 40 selected by the judges. Free dash plaques will be provided to the first 100 entries. Registration is from 9:00 a.m. until noon with awards presented at 3:00 p.m. There will also be food, a deejay playing oldies music, and contests. All activities will be held on Second Street and near the downtown square. “American Graffiti” will be shown at 4:00 p.m. at the Globe Theatre. Sh-Boom, a popular oldies band from St. Louis, will perform a free concert from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the Bradford National Bank parking lot.

This year’s event is coordinated by the Greenville Tourism Office and Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Our Common Ground is also sponsoring a Do It Yourself Street Faire that day from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. featuring robotics, metalworking, fishing and hunting technology, amateur radio, and more.

Greenville Graffiti Car Show