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New Canaan Historical Society Hosts Car Collectors Event For Anniversary

Many of the events are limited to a small couple hundred guest limit.
Many of the events are limited to a small couple hundred guest limit. Photo Credit: File

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The New Canaan Historical Society will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a special event which will include a tour/rally to significant car collector garages on Sept. 12 followed by a gala that evening at Collectors Car Garage in Bedford Hills, NY, featuring actor Patrick Dempsey ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and noted Porsche racer.

With lead sponsors Miller Motorcars of Greenwich and Chubb/Brown Thayer Shedd on board, along with other luxury sponsors, world-class cars and high profile speakers, this is a premier gathering for car folks in the tri-county area.

The event will include a ‘Fuel Up’ breakfast at Miller Motorcars Stamford garage followed by a collection of exotic cars on display hosted by Wayne Carini of Velocity Channel’s ‘Chasing Classic Cars’ to open day’s events.

The afternoon will feature a curated tour of select private collection of cars/motorcycles. Guests will be  given maps and visiting order to limit the number of guests at any one time or location throughout Fairfield and Westchester counties

In the evening there will be a gala celebration at Collectors’ Car Garage in Bedford Hills including cocktails and a seated dinner amongst a large collection of exotic, vintage & unique cars with ‘special’ cars from guest Patrick Dempsey, who will be interviewed by emcee David Hobbs of NBC.

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