Fifth Annual Acorn Tour Takes to the Coast

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Auto enthusiasts can soak up one of Michigan’s greatest natural resources as the fifth annual Acorn Tour explores autumn along the lakeshore Oct. 7 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sponsored by the Walter P. Chrysler Museum, the driving event is open to auto enthusiasts with vehicles of any make built before 1958. The day begins at the museum, in Auburn Hills, and winds through Michigan’s eastern environs to majestic views of Lake St. Clair with stops at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores and Jack’s Waterfront Restaurant in St. Clair Shores. The journey ends at Papa Joe’s Gourmetrion, in Rochester Hills.

The 2007 Acorn Tour kicks off at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum with continental breakfast and informal tours of more than 65 vehicles from the 1920s through today, highlighting Chrysler’s contributions to automotive design, technology and innovation, as well as the automobile’s impact on American culture.

The Acorn Tour is $45 per person, payable at registration by Tuesday, Oct. 2. Register at 248-944-0450, by e-mail at