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Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance benefiting Today's Harbor for Children delights crowds for 23rd year
by Ruth Ann Ruiz
Sunday, May 06, 2018

Keels & Wheels Concours de EleganceThe 23rd annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance was held in Seabrook on Saturday and Sunday.  “We’ve got lots of great cars and lots of great boats on display,” Bob Fuller, chairman of the Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance, told Guidry News as he greeted guests as they strolled the grounds of Lakewood Yacht Club. 

Antique autos resting under historic live oak trees were a visual delight at the entrance to the show. Muscle cars snaked around the grounds of the yatch club. Twenty-three Ferraris were situated in the parking lot drawing attention from many people.  

Most of the autos were brought in via trailer, but one owner, Lenny Holzband is proud to report, “I drove my 1941 Packard One-Twenty from Richmond, Texas. “ 

Keels & Wheels Concours de EleganceWooden boats, large and small, were docked and on display in the gentle bay waters.  Car and boat owners were available to share the history of their vehicles with visitors. 

Cameras were the accessory of many enthusiasts who enjoyed snapping photos of their favorite cars and boats. Live radio broadcasts of the event were held on the grounds. 

Proceeds from the event benefits Today's Harbor for Children. The mission of Today's Harbor for Children is empower children who have faced abuse, neglect and hardships to take back their futures through our unique approach that focuses on providing them with a place in our residential community, a family-like structure and giving families a choice on how to move forward . 

About Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance:

Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance is nationally acclaimed as the largest classic car and vintage wooden boat show in the United States. The event takes place each spring at the Lakewood Yacht Club in beautiful Seabrook, Texas. Keels & Wheels displays approximately 200 cars and 100 boats from throughout the Country, while drawing thousands of spectators, from all over the U.S. and Europe.

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