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Cruisin’ On Main 2014 Postponed to Sunday, August 10

Posted on August 5, 2014

Write-Up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett Due to the threat of rain the 14th Annual Cruisin’ on Main in Manchester, Connecticut originally scheduled for August 3 was postponed to this coming Sunday, August 10. Not everyone heard of the postponement. About a dozen people showed up anyway last Sunday morning looking for the enormous display of vintage vehicles that usually fills downtown Manchester on Cruisin’ day and draws thousands of viewers. One vintage car owner also showed up and a trailer truck from the motorcycle museum. Those who came milled about the area in front of Mary Cheney Library. “We didn’t know it was postponed,” said the vintage car owner. The change put in a crimp in the plans of a man on…

Cruisin’ on Main Draws Thousands to Manchester, Connecticut

Posted on August 6, 2012

Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb Stepping back in time has become a once a year tradition in Manchester, Connecticut where thousands of spectators strolled the downtown’s mile long main drag August 5, to enjoy the 12th annual Cruisin’ on Main. Sunny skies for most of the day and temperatures in the 90s, proved to be ideal conditions to attract vintage and classic vehicles, as well as, those who love to admire them. The show ran from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., admission was free. Cruisin’ on Main is billed as the largest car collector show of its kind in the Northeast. As noted on its website, the event is meant to conjure up memories of an era in small town America when…