Cars get revving up for antique event

July 7, 2013 by  

Next weekend, Sagtikos Manor will be hosting its annual Antiques and Classic Car Show. There will be over 100 vehicles on display for guests to view, many dating back to before 1941, and guests will be able to vote for their favorite cars, with the winner receiving the People’s Choice Award for best car.

Live music will be performed by the band Heatwave for the entertainment of attendees. There will also be opportunities to takes tours of the manor as well.

The Sagtikos Manor was built at the end of the 17th Century on land purchased from the Secatogue tribe of Long Island. The word Sagtikos is of Native American origin and can be translated as “head of the hissing snake”. The name references the stream that flows by the land near the manor. In 1772, it came into the possession of the Gardiner family who owned it until 1985. At that point, it was given over to the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, and in 2002 it was purchased by Suffolk County so that it could be preserved.

Printing companies could help to get the word out to local motor enthusiasts by creating promotional materials like flyers or postcards. Handing out these materials in nearby towns like Brentwood or Lindenhurst would go a long way towards generating a strong turnout of car fanatics.

The event runs from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm next Sunday, July 14, and costs $10 to attend. Tours of the manor are available for an additional fee.