The Arizona American Italian Club is proud to present our annual Italian Car Show on October 11th, 2014 from 10am-3pm. Please join us for great food, drink, live music and, of course, plenty of gorgeous vehicles - best of all, the proceeds go to benefit a great charity.This year's event will celebrate the 100th year of one of Italy's most incredible beauties - The Maserati!
be a part of it all
cars, Fun, food & drink
Our fourth Italian Car Show promises to be bigger and better than the three before!
Admission for the public is one non-perishable food item for St. Mary's Food Bank or dry dog food or treats for Lost Paws Animal Rescue. An inexpensive lunch consisting of sausage/meatball sandwiches, Italian sausage or pizza will be served plus we have a Beer Garden for your enjoyment. The Club dining room is also available should you wish to relax and enjoy the company of other car enthusiasts!Due to the popularity of the show and tight parking at the club, attendees must park at either Our Savior's Lutheran Church at 12th Street and Glendale Avenue or the Royal Palo Verde Shopping Center on the southwestern corner of 12th Street and Northern Avenue. Free shuttle service will be provided.Proceeds benefit the Military Assistance Mission, an organization that provides financial and morale aid to our current Arizona active duty military, their families, and wounded warriors regardless of their overseas deployment status.
We would like to welcome Nicole Crites of KPHO Channel 5 to this year's panel of Celebrity Judges.Keep an eye on this space for more info about who else will be helping us to pick the best in show!
Big Room: Concert pianist, Jay Steinberg will entertain you in there throughout the day. The Arizona American Italian Club will be making homemade Italian sausage for lunch and to buy by the pound to take home in the Big Room. They will have Sausage Sandwiches, Spaghetti & Meatballs and Pizza available for lunch at a great price!Bar stage: Roscoe Taylor (From 18 years of performing at the Chez Nous Bar in Phoenix) will perform R&B and Motown with Jimmie McElroy on SaxophoneOutside Stage: Celebrated Italian actor and singer, Ciro Giorgio (www.cirogiorgio.com), through words and music, and renowned veteran artist, Santiago "Jim" Covarrubias (www.jimcovarrubias-artist.com),through live-performance painting, will pay homage to an international star, Domenico Modugno ("Mr. Volare"). Giorgio will be presenting his new CD, a tribute to Modugno. Covarrubias will be raffling two paintings. Proceeds to benefit art therapy classes for veterans. Sir Ciro Giorgio was recently knighted in recognition of his 50-year career bringing Italian and Neapolitan culture and music around the world. A true “showman,” he continually amazes audiences with his exuberant and authentic stage presence. The “ultimate Pulcinella” often appears as the Commedia dell’Arte character that represents Naples. He is president of C.T.S., Centro Teatro Studi, an international theatre association, for which he manages the Arts Cafe in Naples, a venue for culinary, performing, and visual arts that opened in March 2008.
Previous Event Pictures 2012 Charity Italian Car Show
Established in 1957, the Arizona American Italian Club has always been involved with our community - whether it be through charity involvement, special events or wedding hosting. We work hard to be an integral part of the lives of our membership as well as the people of the city we call home.
Please visit our website for additional information!
Due to the anticipated crowd the Club's parking lot will only be offering handicapped parking, click the map above for more information about our various parking and shuttle locations!
Proceeds from the show benefit Military Assistance Mission. Click here for more info about this fantastic charity!Food donations from the show benefit St. Mary's Food Bank.