LECLAIRE, Iowa – Cassatt Drywall along with American Family Insurance - The Haffarnan agencies are hosting “Vettes on the River – Vettes Supporting Vets” in LeClaire, Iowa. All money raised from the 2019 Vettes On The River event will be donated to Quad City veterans’ organizations.

            The event is Saturday, August 24, 2019, on the LeClaire, Iowa Levee from 8am until 4pm. They are also closing Wisconsin Street from Cody Road up to 4th Street to accommodate the extra cars that are expected. Most cars should be in attendance by noon that day. A flag raising ceremony by Vietnam Veterans will take place at 11am to salute all veterans and active military.

            Over 350 Corvettes from across the Midwest are expected to attend this event for a fun car show highlighting Corvettes old and new right along the Mighty Mississippi. If you own a Corvette, this is a great event to show fellow Corvette enthusiasts your “pride & joy” along the beautiful Mississippi River. There will be a LeClaire’s choice award and trophies for each “C” generation. Admission is FREE for spectators.

            The Riverboat Twilight is offering 1-1/2 hour sightseeing cruises at 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm. Cost is $20; find more details and purchase tickets at www.riverboattwilight.com

            Enjoy shopping, dining, touring and all LeClaire has to offer while showing off or admiring the Corvettes.

            Contact  Vettesontheriver@gmail.com  for more information. Also find updates at: www.vettesontheriver.com  or on their Facebook page.

Schedule:

8:00 am – Gates Open

8:00 am – Breakfast at the Levee Pavilion – Big Dave & Holly’s and Coffee Queen Espresso

8:00 am-11:00 am – Registration

9:00 am – Raffle Drawings,  Silent Auction and 50/50 starts. 

10:30 am – Lunch at the Levee Pavilion – Big Dave & Holly’s, south end of Levee

                       What BBQ, north end of the Levee

10:45 am – Call to Assemble

11:00 am – Color Guard Ceremony

11:00 am – First Riverboat Twilight Cruise; others at 1:00pm and 3:00pm

3:00 pm – Awards Presentation

                        50/50 Drawing, raffle items, silent auction

                        “C” Class Veterans’ Choice Awards

                         LeClaire Mayor’s Choice Award

                        Furthest Traveled Award

                        Donation Presentation to Vietnam Veterans

LeClaire Levee • Front Street & Wisconsin Street • LeClaire, Iowa
This event occurs in the past
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
www.vettesontheriver.com
vettesontheriver@gmail.com
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