The Greater Durand Area Chamber of Commerce Cruise Committee has joined the Durand Downtown Development Authority to invite the community to the Cars, Stars & Rock “N” Roll car shows, which are being held for the second consecutive summer. There will be not one, but two free, evening car shows, from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11 and Wednesday, Aug. 1.
The car shows will take place in conjunction with the city’s Wednesday Night Live concert series, with cars on display at the intersection of E. Main and Hagle streets in downtown Durand. The Fairlanes & Devilles will be featured on Wednesday, July 11, and the performance is being sponsored by SageLink Credit Union, Nick’s Hometown Grill, C2AE, Graff Chevrolet, Allstate Insurance – Christi Johnson and the Dutch Hollow Golf Club.
The Magic Five will perform on Wednesday, Aug. 1, and is sponsored by Shaw’s Pharmacy & Gifts; Ace Hardware; Dr. Jason Carlson, DDS; Iron Horse Pub; and Randy Wise Chrysler Dodge Jeep.
The Wednesday Night Live concert series performances all start at 7 p.m. near the Sandula Clock Tower. The remaining dates include:
• July 18, featuring Paving Allison, which is being sponsored by Bart Harris State Farm; Jim’s Pizza; Déjà Vu Services; Dr. R. Tirtha, DDS; and Welcome Home Veterans.
• July 25, with Leaky Tiki being sponsored by the Durand Rotary Club, XYZ Landscape Supplies, Riverside Market, Deisler Electric and Blackmore Rowe Insurance.
• Aug. 8, with Ross Mead being sponsored by Sobak’s Home Medical, Lennon Telephone/TVC Cable, the Durand Lions Club, The Independent Newspaper Group and i60 Media.