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Octoberfest show hits Sunrise Mall

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The Octoberfest Car Show, sponsored by the Capital City Cruisers, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Sunrise Mall Macy’s parking lot. The show is open to vehicles 1975 and older and registration costs $25 and begins at 8 a.m. There will be awards, food and music. For more information, call (530) 622-6608 or (916) 988-6226. International auto show Nov. 6-9 Featuring hundreds of new models from 35 manufacturers, the 2009 Sacramento International Auto Show hits Cal Expo in Sacramento Nov. 6-9. With 13 buildings and more than 600,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor display space, this year’s show is even bigger than last year, making it the largest new car event in Sacramento history. This year will feature the 2009 models from Acura, Aston Martin, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Bugatti, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Kia, Lamborghini, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mercedes-Benz, Mazda, Mercury, Nissan, Pontiac, Rolls-Royce, Saab, Saturn, Scion, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. Auto show tickets will be on sale at the door only and the cost is $10 for adults and children under 12 are free. There will be $2 off discount coupons available at participating Central Valley New Car Dealer Association members, and $3 off discounts available on Thursday and Friday to seniors (60 and over), veterans and government workers with ID. Auto show hours are Thursday, Nov. 6 and Friday, Nov. 7, 11 a.m-9 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Auto show proceeds benefit the Professional Automotive Training Center Foundation — a joint project of the Central Valley New Car Dealers Association, American River College, Cosumnes River College and Sierra College — as well as other local causes. For more information visit www.sacautoshow.com. Gold Country Motoring welcomes submissions for the Auto Events Calendar — including car shows, rallies and swap meets. You may mail them to Gold Country Motoring, c/o Andrew DiLuccia, 1030 High Street, Auburn, CA 95604 or fax to (530) 887-1231. You may also e-mail submissions to andrewd@goldcountrymedia.com.