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Blessing of the Cars

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Free car show at Bald Knob Cross of Peace in Alto Pass, IL.  T-shirts and food will be available for sale. Free Event Decals to first 150 cars. Live music from the band Stronghold.

This event was started by a few groups of Car Show enthusiasts from southern Illinois This is very much a family-style event. Drivers and passengers will drive their vehicle to the circle drive at the Cross for a blessing while in their car. Then they will drive their car onto the hill and park among the other cars. Attendees are welcome to bring lawn chairs and pop-up canopies for protection from the sun. Automobiles of all eras are welcome at this event: antique; collector’s cars; show cars; convertibles; your special vehicle; all are welcome.