Dayton Valley Days seeks entries for car, motorcycle festival

Entrants are sought for two events held during Dayton Valley Days, an annual street festival scheduled for Sept. 20 and 21.

Entries can be submitted for the Gold Creek Show-n-Shine held on Saturday, Sept. 20. The Dayton Valley Car Club and Dayton Valley Days Committee sponsor the show that features customs, classics, tuners, muscle cars, rods, antiques, sports cars, trucks and vehicles under construction.

Registration is $30 and includes entry in the grand parade and a T-shirt and raffle prizes. People’s Choice awards are presented at the end of the day. To reserve a spot, call Dennis or Merilee Lindsay at 775-246-1628.

The Ghost Soldiers Motorcycle Show & Shine also needs entrants for its show on Sunday, Sept. 21. The event is sponsored by Carson City Harley-Davidson and Grit Motorsports of Dayton.

The registration fee is a donation of non-perishable food for the Dayton Food Bank. People’s Choice awards will be presented at noon. To reserve a place for a motorcycle and a chance at the first, second and third place trophies in two categories, street bikes and sports bikes, call Tom Lakey at 775-443-5919.

All proceeds from Dayton Valley Days help support local charities and preservation of the town’s historic community center. The festival features crafts and vendors, a pet parade, chili cook-off, entertainment, Rail Road Days activities, tours of the historic sites and more. New this year is Slapdown Bull Riding, which will include quad barrel racing and mutton busting. For car show registration and more information, call Lisa Huntley at 775-313-6044, or go to


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