Cruise Night Hitting the Red Brick Streets this Weekend

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Cruise Night Hitting the Red Brick Streets this Weekend

Photo by Jessica Sharp

NACOGDOCHES – The East Texas Classic Car Club will be hosting a first friday cruise night on the red brick streets of historic downtown Nacogdoches on Friday, June 1st, 2012. The cruise will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on the back side of the Convention Visitor’s Bureau along Pilar Street. Anyone interested in displaying or talking about their vehicles is welcome to attend.

“We invite everyone in the community to come out at take a look at the fantastic collection of classic cars,” said East Texas Classic Car Club member Gary Truchelut. “We are hoping that other people will bring their unique cars down as well.” The Heart of Texas Gift Gallery will be open as well.

Also going on Friday night downtown the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and Friends of the Visual Arts will present a free, one-night screening of “Stitched” at 7 p.m. at The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, 329 E. Main St.

According to the film’s website, the documentary reveals a story of friendship, passion and art. It also highlights the divide between traditional and art quilters. “Stitched” received the Audience Choice award at the Rivers Edge International Film Festival and the East Lansing Film Festival, and it was nominated for Best Cinematography in a Documentary at the Charlotte Film Festival. The list of museums that have screened the 2011 documentary include Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Newark Museum; and American Textile History Museum in Lowell, Ma.To learn more about the film and/or the featured quilters, please go to www.stitchedfilm.com. For more information, on the film screnning please call (936) 468-1131.

After you get done perusing the Classic Car show head on over to Hotel Fredonia, 200 N. Fredonia, where they will have live entertainment on the patio, and J McKinney’s will have some delicious fare on the menu.

If you or anyone you know has any questions concerning East Texas Cruise Nights feel free to contact Gary Truchelut at 936-554-6576.

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