Rods ‘N Rhodies Invitational Hot Rod and Classic Car Weekend

Posted by OCVA / September 10, 2017

Florence will be in top gear and revved-up for you during the 10th Annual Invitational Rods ‘N Rhodies Car Show presented by the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce September 8-10. Rods ’N Rhodies Weekend includes the fifth annual Community-wide Garage Sale with dozens of residential and commercial sales all around town.

This year’s American Graffiti theme will supercharge the weekend from start to finish! The event showcases up to 125 of the best high-end hot rods and custom cruisers from 1976 and earlier. Rods valued in the range of $250,000 are regulars at this event and this year we have some famous special guest vehiclesfour of the American Graffiti tribute vehicles and the famous Copper Caddy featured on Velocity Channel’s Bitchin’ Rides. Three Rivers Casino Resort has joined our event as a major sponsor this year and will host these famous vehicles all weekend.

Because Rods ’N Rhodies is an invitational, you know you’ll see some of the West Coast’s most gorgeous, amazing, awe-inspiring hot rods at different venues all weekend. Be sure to snap up a copy of the garage sale guide at the Siuslaw News office (148 Maple St.) or online at, or the Chamber of Commerce office (290 Highway 101) and enjoy your own personal episode of the famous “American Pickers” TV show.

The weekend also features events at Three Rivers Casino Resort, Historic Old Town Florence, and City Lights Cinemas along with food trucks, a vendor fair, live and DJ music, show-and-shines, and a classic car cruise.

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