The 13th annual American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Car Show at Wilkes University will be held on Sunday, April 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held in the parking lot behind the Henry Student Center, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. The show is free for spectators. Those interested in participating may register a vehicle on the day of the event beginning at 8:30 a.m. The rain date is April 14.
The cost is $10 for pre-registration and $15 per car, truck or SUV the day of the show. To pre-register contact ASME, or visit the Facebook page, Wilkes ASME Car Show. There are no restrictions on make or model of vehicle to be registered.
There will be over nine categories for car entrance and giveaways. All entries receive an official car show t-shirt. Judging begins at 10 a.m. ends at 1:30 p.m. Awards will be announced at 2:30 p.m.
Food, music and give-aways are also planned. Proceeds from this year’s event benefit Patriots Cove. The car show will culminate in a check presentation to the organization. Patriots Cove is a program of Hunts for Healing, which provides an environment of healing for veterans and first responders severely injured in the line of duty as well as their caregivers by fostering productive communication and a re-connection to nature and the tranquility and challenge of trout fishing.