7/31/2014 10:37:00 AM Cannon Cruiser's Cruisin' weekend starts August 1
The 30 mile route for the Aug. 1 Cannon Cruisers' Country Cruise has been approved by Police Chief McCormick. Beginning at 7 p.m. Friday evening, the police department will escort the cruisers out of town. Last year 240 cars participated and at least that many are expected this year.
Leaving Triangle Machine and Radiator/NAPA Parts Lot at 7 p.m., the 30 mile cruise will head north on Cty. 24 Blvd. (4th Street) to the stoplight, follow North to Hwy. 20 in a slight right turn toward Hastings.
The route continues to follow Hwy. 20 to the junction of Hwys 50 and 61.
They will then turn right onto Hwy 50 and 61 following Hwy 61 through Miesville to County 7 (Welch Road), turn right and follow to Welch, continuing to follow through Welch and onto Vasa and Hwy 19. They then turn right onto 19 and follow into Cannon Falls.
There is reserved parking for the cruisers in the City Parking Lot, located on 4th and Main Streets in Cannon Falls.
Participants must cruise with headlights on, cruise speed limit only with NO exhibition driving.
Admission to the cruise is a donation to the Cannon Falls Food Shelf of canned goods or cash.
Downtown restaurants will be open and RJ's Barbeque will have food in the city lot, where there will be 50s music, car related games and car viewing as well.
Sunday, August 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Cannon Cruisers Car Show will be held at Hannah's Bend Park in Cannon Falls.
Participant admission for the show is $12 preregistration and $15 the day of the show, with a suggested donation to the Cannon Falls Food Shelf. No pets, bikes or firearms are allowed. Swap space is $10. There are 19 classes with awards for first in class and runnerup in each class.
Spectator parking is at the Cannon Valley Fairgrounds and admission is $3 for adults, and seniors 60 and over pay $1. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.