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Guitar N' Cars Auto Show to benefit homeless veterans October 9-10

The 11th annual Guitars N' Cars Auto Show is scheduled for October 9 -10, 2021.
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Houston, Texas.- The 11th annual Guitars N' Cars Auto Show is scheduled for October 9 -10, 2021. The Houston family event is all about classic cars and vintage guitars and most importantly, local veterans, with funds raised once again directly benefiting U.S.VETS - Houston. Guitars N' Cars Auto Show team up with The CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow, one of the top airshows in the US, and Fuller’s Guitar to put on an exciting expanded two-day show at Ellington Airport.

Guitars N' Cars is a rain or shine, family-friendly gathering that kicks off at 8 am and runs until 5 pm, October 9-10, showcasing American classics, exotics, hot rods, muscle machines, cars, trucks and motorcycles galore. The show is open to the public, with visitors to this year’s event also getting to enjoy the 37th Annual Commemorative Wings over Houston Airshow, featuring spectacular vintage aircraft and warbirds, aviation displays, motion simulator rides, kids carnival and merchandise booths, as well as hundreds of classic vehicles. Car club and individual vehicle entries to the auto show are welcome. Show car entry is $40 per vehicle up until October 4th and $80 per vehicle thereafter. For full details on car registration, visit Visit for information on general and discounted public admission to the show. General admission tickets to the airshow must be purchased to attend Guitars N’ Cars Auto show.

Guitars N’ Cars serves as U.S.VETS - Houston’s main annual fundraiser, with proceeds from the auto show supporting veterans who have sacrificed so much for our country. Established in 2009 by Gordon Clunn of Clunn Acoustical, the event has raised over $682,000 for veteran’s services. It is estimated that one in seven homeless people on Houston’s streets is a veteran and U.S.VETS - Houston was established in 1993 with the mission to successfully transition military veterans and their families through the provision of housing, counseling, career development and comprehensive support. U.S.VETS - Houston provides wrap around services for veterans experiencing homelessness, including a drop in center where they can get a meal, wash their clothes, use a computer, get free cell phone service, receive case management and begin their road to end homelessness. Visit for further information and more details on ways you can help.

Visit for information on car registration and event sponsorship or call 213-542-2615 or email You can also keep up to the minute on all the news by following Guitars N' Cars on Facebook and Instagram @guitarsncarstx.

About The CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow

The CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow is an IRC 501(c)(3) community event presented by the volunteer efforts of the Houston Wing, Gulf Coast Wing, and Tora! Tora! Tora! of the Commemorative Air Force, with support from the Lone Star Flight Museum, Collings Foundation-Houston based at Ellington Airport, and the Vietnam War Flight Museum. One of the top air shows in the United States, this premier Houston event is dedicated to showcasing vintage World War II aircraft, along with the thrills of modern aviation, and has supported a variety of local and national charities during its 37-year history.

About U.S.VETS

As the nation’s largest veteran services nonprofit, U.S.VETS provides housing, counseling, career services and comprehensive support to thousands of veterans and their families, each day. Founded 28 years ago, U.S.VETS now has 32 sites across 11 regional locations across the country, and new housing projects in development. With the goal of ending veteran homelessness, U.S.VETS prevention programs focus on jobs and mental health for at-risk veterans. We will continue our mission until no man or woman who served our country is left sleeping on its streets.

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