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The wine tour showcases gleaming automobiles that will be on display Sunday at the Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance.

PMG PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - Two dozen classic and collectible cars took over Main Street Forest Grove Saturday, July 16, prior to the annual wine country tour that precedes the Councours d' Elegance. More than 300 cars will be on the campus of Pacific University Sunday, July 17, with gates opening at 8:30 a.m. Main Street Forest Grove was transformed into a showcase of automotive excellence Saturday morning, July 16, as collectors and car buffs prepared to head out on the annual tour of Washington County wine country.

The moving road show offers a sneak peek at some of the 300 classic and modified automobiles that will be on display at Sunday's Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance.

PMG PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - John and Jo McLane, of Portland, grabbed their dog Frosty and headed out to Forest Grove Saturday morning, July 16, to look at some of the classic cars before they headed out on the annual wine tour. The 1949 Packard, driven from Beaverton by John Imlay, caught their eye.John and Jo McLane made the drive from Portland on Saturday and were dazzled by a 1939 Packard 120 convertible coupe, owned by John Imlay of Beaverton.

"We were planning to come to the show tomorrow but realized we had a conflict with another event," said Jo McLane. "So, we got up early so that we could at least see some of these beautiful cars."

Imlay is a regular presenter at the show and will be back Sunday, though with a different car: his 1947 Packard Super Clipper.


The Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance opens at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, July 17. Trophy presentations begin at 1:30 p.m. with the Best in Show award at 4 p.m. The car show takes place on the Forest Grove campus of Pacific University.

Tickets: $8-$20. Free for children 12 and under

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