Florence Rods And Rhoddies

Top Hot Rods, Movie Star Car, to Shine in Florence

New this Year- Deuce of Spades Plays at City Lights Cinema

Florence, Ore. – The City of Florence and the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 9th Annual Invitational Rods ‘N Rhodies Car Show Friday through Sunday, September 9-11, for high-end hot rods and custom cruisers from 1976 and earlier.  

New this year to the mix of fun events is the showing of the cult film classic Deuce of SpadesHot Rod Magazine calls it “The best hot rod film since American Graffiti!”  View the trailerThe Deuce of Spades itself will be on display during the show ’n’ shine events in Old Town Florence. 

Car Show Facts

Friday 9/9 - Get a sneak peak of these amazing vehicles during the registration beginning at noon Friday at the Florence Les Schwab Tire Center.  
Saturday 9/10 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Florence’s Bay Street will close for the show ’n’ shine event, classic car cruise music, and raffle prizes that will be given out every half-hour. At 4:00 p.m. the official car cruise will wind its way through Old Town to the sounds of ’50s and ’60s music, and the roar-and-rumble of dozens of classic rides.
Sunday 9/11 - The show ’n’ shine resumes  at 9:00 a.m. and continues until noon when several awards, including Best in Show, will be presented. 

Film Facts

Friday 9/9 - The public is invited to a free Rods ’N Rhodies social at City Lights at 7:30 p.m. to meet Granger and see the documentary Against All Odds, The Making of Deuce of Spades at 8:30.Saturday,
Saturday 9/10 - Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for ticket holders to learn more about the film from producer/director Faith Granger. The movie begins at 7:30. Adult admission is $9 at the door. Both screenings are sponsored by a contribution from City Lights Cinemas. Seating is limited. For tickets to either screening, contact City Lights Cinemas at CityLightsCinemas.com or call 541-305-0014. 

For more information about Rods ’N Rhodies, visit FlorenceChamber.com or call 541-997-3128.