Classic car parade, live music and bounce houses at Ogdensburg Carbecue
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 8:52 am

Carbecue committee chair Lee Jones is pictured in his 1925 Buick touring car.

OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce is holding its 11th "Car-Be-Que" on June 7.

The event kicks off with a classic car parade. It will start at Walmart and head along Ford Street, stopping at the Dobisky Visitors Center.

All cars will be displayed at the city marina afterward.

From noon to 2 p.m., the 10th Mountain Division Band will play rock, jazz and patriotic numbers. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs.

Seaway Valley Jumpers will have a 22-foot waterslide set up for kids to use for a nominal fee.

Judging begins at 2 p.m. Piston trophies will be awarded to best of show, people's choice, ladies' choice and president's choice, plus 20 other categories including best street rod, best flames, best 50s car, best classic, etc.

Admission to the event is free. There will be food, raffles, door prizes, a bake sale and a grill raffle. The Ogdensburg Green Market will be there as well.

Registration for cars begins at 10 a.m. at the Walmart parking lot and costs $7.

The chamber is also looking for antique motorcycles and snowmobiles to be shown at the marina, there is no cost to display them.

The chamber is also seeking craft vendors to set up on the sidewalk near the car displays.

To register a car or sign up as a vendor, call 393-3620.