King Island spirits are high in preparation to show off treasured transport pieces, at a free community event, ‘Wheels through the ages’ 19th Feb 2022. Locals are dusting off their cars, bikes, trucks and tractors to show the island.
The Lions Club will host this free event and it will be motoring from 11am to 3pm Saturday 19th Feb, at the Currie Harbour. Organiser Jenny Marshall 0429 833 728.
A true car enthusiast, Matthew Archer, a passionate local very supportive of our community spirit and is the standing King Island Lions citizen of the year and this event will celebrate his tireless work for our island. Matthew owns and operates King Island Coach Tours and will have several stunning vehicles on show.
Luke Agati, president of the Currie museum, will exhibit our transportation history of wheels through the ages on King Island. Displayed at the Cultural Centre, open to the public, this historical exhibition of photos starting back in the horse and cart days, viewed down at the Currie Harbour.
Children can bring their billy carts and fly kites down on Little Beach.
The King Island Lions van and caterers will sell a lovely lunch and beautiful beverages.
Entertainment by local artists and sound by Wade Roskam of Parenna Place 100.5fm King Island community radio station.
It is planned to sell cars onsite, local auctioneer Gary ‘Guru’ Sutton will be calling the sale, broadcast online around the Country. A classic car for sale is a Rolls Royce, owned by resident Robert Williams, at what is cruising up to be the biggest show, of its kind in the island's history.
King Island award winning Lions Club Member and car show organiser
Jenny Marshall 0429 833 728