Celebrate Sam Hill’s love of roads and the automobile in a weekend full of events.
Drive the Maryhill Loops Road
Noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 4
The historic Maryhill Loops Road, one of the first modern roads in the Northwest, is opened for automobiles only twice a year. This is your chance to take a spin past the beautiful scenery and through the road’s eight hairpin curves. FREE on the historic Maryhill Loops Road, located just east of US 97 off of State Route 14.
Concours de Maryhill
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, October 4
Dozens of classic, sport and customized cars on view, competing for prizes such as best original, classic, hot rod and muscle car. This is an open car show and anyone with a special car may enter. The day concludes an awards presentation. Organized by the Goldendale Motorsports Association. FREE on museum grounds.
Family Fun: Veggie Car Races
1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, October 4
Join in the fun at the annual Classic Veggie Car Races just for kids. Children can put their ingenuity to work transforming humble veggies into fantastically engineered cars and race them on a 12 foot ramp for thrills and chills. Kids of all ages are invited to participate in this free and fun outdoor activity. Races start at 1 p.m. FREE on the museum grounds.
Maryhill Loops Hill Climb
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, October 5
Vintage sports cars from the 1930s to 1960s race singly in a three-mile timed climb up the historic Maryhill Loops Road. Organized by the Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts of Seattle; only their approved cars and drivers will be competing. FREE; spectators can view the race from the Highway 97 Overlook and from designated viewpoints along the route.
Goldendale Motorsports Association: http://www.goldendalemotorsports.org/Concours_de_Maryhill.html
Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts: