Indiana has some special auto events this fall.

Duesenberg on the Courthouse Square
Duesenberg on the Courthouse Square

The 60th Anniversary Annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival is on August 28 thru September 5. Auctions America is busy preparing for its flagship Auburn Fall Collector Car Weekend, August 31 – September 4 at Indiana’s historic Auburn Auction Park. A Labor Day tradition spanning more than 45 years, the multi-day event coincides with the world-famous Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival, making for an ultimate celebration of the collector car hobby. On Saturday, September 3, ACD Club members from around the world drive their magnificent classic cars through the streets of Auburn with review at the Courthouse Square. These beautifully-painted, chrome-laden Auburns, Cords and Duesenbergs are sights you will not want to miss. After the parade, these classics are parked around the Courthouse Square for your viewing pleasure. What a great opportunity to get a close-up view and chat with the owners! Of course, you should stop by the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, the National Automobile and Truck Museum, and the Early Ford V8 Foundation Museum to see the special cars for this event.

1923 Haynes Sports Sedan
1923 Haynes Sports Sedan

Kokomo Salutes Indiana’s Automotive Heritage on September 5-11, 2016. The festivities start on September 5-8 with the Hoosier Heritage Bicentennial Driving Tour: Northern & Southern Auto Tours for early domestic and un-modified cars built up to 1976, with a priority given to Indiana-built cars. On Saturday, September 10, four auto shows will be in Highland Park – The Haynes-Apperson Reunion, CCCA Grand Classic, Grand Stutz, and Mighty Marmon Motor Muster. The Grand Bicentennial Motor Muster is on Sunday, September 11. It features Indiana-built cars from 1894 and special interest domestic cars through 1976 in Jackson-Morrow Park. Mark your calendars and register your car for these various events. For more information about the Hoosier Heritage Bicentennial Driving Tour, the Grand Bicentennial Motor Muster. or the Haynes-Apperson Reunion, contact event chairman Jeff Shively Tuesday thru Friday from 10-4pm, at (765) 454-9999 or email at jeffreyshively1965@gmail.com.

1931 Marmon Sixteen
1931 Marmon Sixteen

Festival of Machines is on September 17 & 18, 10-5 pm at Connor Prairie. A select group of concours quality classic cars will be showcased throughout this two-day festival. View these beautiful machines up close and learn the unique story behind each one. This is one of the better car festivals in Central Indiana.

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