‘We’re from out of town.’

| 6/12/2009

Love trucks? Pack the family into the car Griswold-style and spend your summer road-tripping across the country to visit the American Truck Historical Society’s many events happening through October.

Antique truck shows will be taking place every week all over the U.S. Here are some highlights:

June 19-20 – The Antique Truck Club of America holds the 30th Annual National Truck Show in Macungie, PA, at the Veteran’s Memorial Park. For details, click here.

July 17-19 – Enjoy the beauty of California’s wine country in San Luis Obispo during ATHS Central Coast Chapter of California 18th Annual Central Coast Cooler & Truck Show at Trinity Hall. For information, call Dan Theroux at 209-862-4451 or 925-699-6532.

Aug. 21-23 – Indianapolis is where your inner kid will have a blast at the 19th Annual National Toy Truck ’N’ Construction show at the Adams Mark Airport Hotel. More details here.

Sept. 20 – Take the family to the Flat Rock Creek Fall Festival in Paulding, OH, for free admission and fun times at the Ninth Annual ATHS Vintage Truck Show. Call Henry Kauser at 419-399-5462 or Mike Kauser at 419-399-4856 for more information.

Oct. 2-3 – Welcome the autumn weather in Oklahoma City at the ATHS Heartland Sooner Chapter All Truck Show at the Petro Truck Stop on I-40 and Martin Luther King Blvd. Call 405-224-7873 or 580-658-3535 for details.

This is just a sampling of the numerous ATHS conventions and shows going on now and all summer long. For a full schedule of events, please visit the American Truck Historical Society Web site at http://www.aths.org/.

–  By Kerry Evans-Spillman, Land Line staff