VicFest 2019, an Auto, Truck Bike Extravaganza

 

Members of the Guidetti family and the Mount Carmel Society are hosting "VicFest 2019, a Truck, Auto & Bike Extravaganza” in honor of Victor Guidetti III. VicFest 2019 is all about having fun, it is not a competition and there will be no trophies awarded. The event will feature all the things Vic enjoyed: Trucks, cars, motorcycles, food trucks, live bands, raffles, a beer and wine tent, family and friends.. Admission is free.  Any and all donations, small or large, are gladly accepted and appreciated, with proceeds going to the Rolling Thunder Charities, Inc*. There is no fee for entering a vehicle in the show, and each entry will receive a small door prize.  Food, beverages and refreshments are at vendor’s charge. Sponsors are welcome.    

 

 
 
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  1. Michael Guidetti
  2. 908-377-3718
  3. guidettim@verizon.net
Sat, June 29
9:00 am — 4:00 pm
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Members of the Guidetti family and the Mount Carmel Society are hosting "VicFest 2019, a Truck, Auto & Bike Extravaganza” in honor of Victor Guidetti III. VicFest 2019 is all about having fun, it is not a competition and there will be no trophies awarded. The event will feature all the things Vic enjoyed: Trucks, cars, motorcycles, food trucks, live bands, raffles, a beer and ...

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To the Editor:

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PSE&G and New Jersey ...

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