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Somernites Cruise in Somerset, KY
"The Ultimate Cool Car Cruise In The Heartland."
4th Saturday, Apr thru Oct, 1-7pm - Rain or Shine
All special events subject to change. Please visit our website for updated information.
Here is what is happening this month!
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2015 will be our 15th Anniversary Season and we invite you to be a part of the Celebration!

Somernites Cruise started back in April of 2001 when 275 show cars and trucks cruised thru the entrance gate on a cool but, sunny 4th Saturday. We've been cruising ever since and this year we celebrate our 15th season! You're invited to be a part of the fun!
Sat. April 25th is Opening Day and all gates will open at 1:00pm. The Showcase Corral this month will feature a Orphans Round-Up! What exactly are "orphans"? Easy, orphans are classics, hot rods or customs who's manufacturer is no longer in business. Some examples are; Studebaker, Plymouth, Hudson, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Nash, etc.
Those manufacturers may have shuttered their windows and closed their doors long ago but, they will live again at Somernites Cruise on April 25th! Participation in the Orphans Showcase Corral is free and we welcome groups or car clubs to take part!

Cruise Entrance Gates Open Downtown 1PM:
Somerset for the Show & Shine!!! It’s the Big Show!!! Blocks and blocks of show cars and trucks! Stroll thru the downtown area admiring all the chrome and horsepower, talk to car owners & enjoy the family oriented atmosphere!
Special celebrity guests at the May Show!
Somernites Cruise welcomes Butch "Eddie Munster" Patrick to the May show with the Drag-U-La and Munster Koach tribute kars!
Also, we welcome David Browning back to the show as The Mayberry Deputy!
Nostalgia Dragster Reunion and CackleFest!

The ground will rumble this month at the show as the last Ramcharger Dodge Demon makes an appearance along with the Gang-Green and More Aggravation front engine, top fuel dragsters! Joining them will be the Chrisman Comets and Tennessee Thunder pro stockers! Look for cars from the KY Motorsports Hall of Fame and other retro hotrods to be on hand as well! And oh yeah....we are going fire all these classic hot rods up for a super cool CackleFest you won't want to miss! Plus a visit from Event Radio!

Showcase Corral for May is Mopar Mania!
For May we turn the spotlight on the might Mopars! We have setup a special Showcase Area inside the Show & Shine just for Mopars only! All makes and models are welcome, new and old! We encourage Mopar Clubs to bring your members as a club outing or a mini-meet during this event. We even offer a VIP entrance gate for Mopars only! We expect a huge turnout and hope you will join us! Special thanks to Mopar Mania sponsor...Don Marshall Chrysler.Dodge of Somerset!
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The 10th Annual Don Marshall Mania Event
The 10th Annual Don Marshall Mania Event will be held from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm on Saturday, May 23rd, at Don Marshall Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Located @ stoplight 10 on US 27 in Somerset. Be sure to register your classic MOPAR for the competition when you arrive (inside at receptionist desk). You will be given a number and voting form. Votes must be turned in by 11:30 am. Winners will be announced at noon. After the event, everyone will travel downtown together for the Somernites Cruise Show & Shine.
Win big CA$H money at Somernites Cruise on Sat, in the 50/50 Raffle! The more tickets sold, the bigger your half of the prize gets! Tickets are $1 each. Drawing at 5:30pm. Must be present to win. License #ORG0002148
The new, dated Official Somernites 2015 event shirts are here and your first chance to pick one up will be at Friday Night Thunder at Somerset Mall on April 24th or the following day at the Show & Shine in downtown! Pick up several and take home great souvenirs from the show. New Nostalgia and Mechanics shirts will be available as well. Stop by the Somernites Speed Shop Merchandise Trailer and check out all the cool new designs! All official Somernites merchandise is designed and printed right here in Somerset, KY.
/ Friday Night Thunder
TFor 2015, Friday Night Thunder has more show car parking, shade and grass, a patio food court, as the event moves to the back of Somerset Mall. Wal-Mart and Somerset Mall team up to open Somernites Cruise weekends April through October with this pre-cruise event, block-party style. It’s an early preview of hot rods, muscle, classic and custom cars as they arrive in town. Go early for funnel cakes, BBQ, shaved ice and stay for live bands, giant inflatables, contests, prizes, giveaways! The loud pipe contest - a crowd favorite – means ‘dinner for the winner’ each month.Admission is free and the action runs 6 to 10 pm, at stoplight #23 on South Highway 27 at Somerset Mall. More information on each month’s event can be found on the mall’s facebook page.
This is a special parking area set aside at the show. All classic cars are welcome at all cruises. click SHOW & SHINE CRITERIA for vehicles allowed in the show and Shine.

April 24-25 - Orphans Round-Up!
(All auto manufacturers now out of business)
May 22-23 - Mopar Mania
Special 100th Somernites Show!

June 26-27 - Camaro/Firebird Showdown!
July 24-25 - Corvette Summer
Aug 21-22 - Mustang Alley
Sept 25-26 - 10th Annual Power Cruise sponsored by Holley!
Oct 23-24 - Tri-5 Chevys and & Pre-'66 Hot Rods

Watch for updates!

Saturday Night
7:00PM- ???
Cruisin' the Strip at Somernites!
It's one of the reasons you bring your hot rod to Somernites...the chance to Cruise the Strip and show off your ride! Imagine a six lane boulevard packed with hot cars and spectators. "The Strip" AKA US Highway 27, is the place to be after the Somernites Show & Shine wraps up in downtown. Cruise your hot rod or park and cheer on all the fun! Look for special activities in several parking lots up and down "the strip". When the sun goes down, the hot rides come out!
Next Cruise-
APRIL Cruise Stats:
349 Showcars & Trucks in the Show & Shine!
49 First-time Cruisers from 4 states!
28 Orphans in the Showcase Area!
*the forecast for this month's show was rain, wind and hail.
Marvin Pardo,
262 miles from Richmond, IN in a 1954 Pontiac!!
(606) USA-CARS
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