–  The Corning Chamber of Commerce is getting ready for the 2017 Corning Olive Festival and Car Show on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Corning Community Park. Events are already underway, with the inclusion of the Corning Olive Festival Mixer at 5 p.m. tonight. The Corning Olive Festival Car Cruise and Parade will head down Solano Street beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday. A barbecue will follow the parade at 6 p.m. with cost at $10 per person. The 2017 Corning Olive Festival and Car Show will be held at the Corning Community Park, 1485 Toomes Ave, and at Lennox Fields, 1625 Houghton Ave., from 9 a.m-4 p.m. Saturday. 

A wide assortment of activities and vendors will be located throughout the park, with plenty of entertaining fun for the kids as well. For more information on this wonderful event, or how you can participate, please contact the Corning Chamber of Commerce by calling 824-5550 or by emailing info@corningcachamber.org.

– As event parking is always an issue, the Corning Chamber of Commerce would like to emphasize that there will be a free shuttle service for the 2017 Olive Festival and Car Show from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Trax bus pick up and drop off locations will run approximately every 20 minutes and include the Olive Pit, 2156 Solano St., and Lucero Olive Oil, 2120 Loleta Ave.

– The Corning Chamber of Commerce will be accepting Corning Car Show entry forms until 9 a.m. on Oct. 7, the day of the event. Cost is $25 for judged vehicles and free for entries not judged. Judging will be available on vehicles up to 1969. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third places in all categories, with a $500 Best of Show winner for the event.

– The Corning Chamber of Commerce is currently selling raffle tickets for a drawing to be held at 3 p.m. at the 2017 Corning Olive Festival and Car Show. Cost is $2 per ticket and can be purchased at the Corning Chamber of Commerce and various locations throughout the Corning community. A few of the prizes included in the drawing are $500 cash, a 60-inch Vizio television, four-piece patio set, one-day fly-fishing trip for two all valued at $500 or more along with a series of other wonderful prizes. All items have been donated by local businesses from our community. For more information on ticket sales and where to purchase, contact the Corning Chamber of Commerce at 824-5550.

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