The Antique Truck Historical Society (www.aths.org) is an International organization. Entrants range from Farmington to Grand Junction. Also participating is: “Old Car Club” of the Four Corners, the “Over The Hill Gang” of Durango, and the “Four Corners Antique Power Association… and MORE.”
The event will be held on Blair Street on Saturday June 24, 2017. This is a fundraiser for the Blair Street Historical Association and a day for the Antique Truckers to show off their vehicles.
The day begins with a waffle breakfast served by local businesses at Columbine Park from 9:00-10:30am. Ticket entitles ticket holder to one waffle served with strawberries, whipped cream, and maple syrup. Choice of coffee, tea, milk or OJ. The waffles will be made from a family sourdough starter that is 60+ years old. Waffles will be made in antique waffle irons and there will be a display of antique waffle irons.
There are about 70 tickets available.Tickets can be purchased through the Chamber/Visitors Center at 414 Greene St. or Call 970-387-5654 for will hold.
Following the breakfast there will be a parade of the antique trucks on Blair Street after which the trucks will be displayed between 12th and 13th Streets until the last train of the day leaves after 3:30pm.
Vehicles Displayed from 9-4 – Vintage Vehicle Parade at 10:30
Anyone with an old truck, car, lawn mower, or anything that is older than 25 years that has wheels is eligible to display their vehicles at the event. There is a $12 registration fee per vehicle and it is a first-come first-serve basis. We only have space for 80 vehicles, so get your registration money in ASAP!
For more info, call Casey (Silverton info) 970-387-5090 or John Miles (vehicle info) 505-215-0924.
Download and print a copy of the registration form here.
All entrants will receive a dash plaque!!!!
Learn more about the event at the Notorious Blair Street website.
FIREWORKS – after dark –
Have a fabulous fourth in Silverton!
Campfires and petroleum-fueled stoves are allowed in both campgrounds ONLY in approved portable self contained fire pits.
NOTE – Fireworks are not allowed and those using them are subject to fines.
Many activities, including shopping, restaurants, attractions, and live music.
For complete list of day's activities please log onto http://silverton4thofjuly.org
Welcome, Hardrock Hundred runners! July 14th - 16th
The race is a 100-mile run with 33,992 feet of climb and 33,992 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 67,984 feet with an average elevation of 11,186 feet – low point 7,680 feet (Ouray) and high point 14,048 feet (Handies Peak).
For complete list of days events please log onto http://hardrock100.com
Whether you are a first-time visitor or have visited many times, Silverton Colorado is a place that you will enjoy again and again. Silverton is a National Historic Landmark, part of the San Juan Skyway (with the Million Dollar Highway connecting Silverton to Ouray), home to Animas Forks and the Alpine Loop, and the summer destination for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train ride.
With the Weminuche Wilderness close by, Silverton is a recreational paradise in Winter for snowmobiling, skiing (downhill, extreme, heli, snowcat, cross country), sledding, ice skating, ice climbing, and ice fishing, and in Summer for rafting, backcountry touring, Jeeping (Jeep rentals and Jeep tours are available), ATV and OHV riding, fishing, hiking, biking, rafting, horseback riding, hunting, and camping.
Everything you need to know, view guide (PDF).
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Secluded at 9,318 feet, a visit to Silverton is one that you will not forget any time of year. A perfect combination of supreme natural beauty and magnificent Victorian charm.
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