Top show cars on exhibit for motor lovers

July 10, 2013 by  

The nation’s largest automotive exhibit comes to the Anaheim Convention Center on this weekend.

SPOCOM features more than 75 of the industry’s top media, brands, and event promoters. Also on display will be more than 350 of the nation’s top show cars in competition for some of the most prestigious awards.

Among the items for sale will be automotive apparel, photography, and collectibles. Entertainment includes an urban dance competition, bikini contest, and GoGo Battle Royale competition.

The Anaheim Convention Center is located at 800 West Katella Avenue 20 minutes from Irvine. The event takes place this Saturday, July 13.

Collectibles are also the topic for the John Wayne Event at 4:00 pm on Sunday, July 14, which will be held at the Laguna Beach House, 305 North Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach.

The event will be held in conjunction with the publication of ‘John Wayne: The Genuine Article’ by Wayne’s son Ethan and author Michael Goldman.

Admission is $55 and includes a copy of the book. Refreshments will be served but space is limited so advance purchase is suggested.

The event is a photographic celebration of John Wayne’s public and personal life, including rare color snapshots of his family. Also on display are film stills and memorabilia including letters, personal notes, and telegrams.

Goldman is a journalist in the entertainment industry covering movie-making for over 17 years. He is currently the senior editor at Millimeter Magazine. Guests can create their own custom memory book at a local printing company.