The iconic film, American Graffiti, was loosely based on Modesto, CA (the hometown of director George Lucas). Lucky for us, his hometown just happens to be where we live. On the first weekend of every summer, Modesto turns back the clock and becomes the destination for classic car owners to once again cruise the streets in our town.
We parked ourselves downtown and listened to the Wolfman spin hits from Buddy Holly, Bill Haley, and The Beach Boys as we watched a parade of more than 500 classic cars and hot rods cruise the streets of Modesto. Put this one on the calendar for next year, you won't want to miss it!
Quietly making noise,