Second Tails & Tires Car Show set for May 14

By EMILY SPARACINO / Staff Writer

COLUMBIANA – Main Street in downtown Columbiana will once again host a car show benefiting the Shelby Humane Society on Saturday, May 14.

The second annual Tails & Tires Car Show will feature a variety of cars on display and numerous animals available for onsite adoption from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The second annual Tails & Tires Car Show benefiting the Shelby Humane Society is set for Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Contributed)

The second annual Tails & Tires Car Show benefiting the Shelby Humane Society is set for Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Contributed)

“One hundred percent of the proceeds go to the Shelby Humane Society,” event organizer Glenda Roberson said, noting general admission to the event is free and open to the public. “Any tax-deductible donations will be accepted at the event.”

Anyone interested in participating in the car show may register through the day of the event. Registration on May 14 will start at 8 a.m. in front of the Alabama Power Appliance Center in Columbiana.

The registration fee for the first car is $20. The fee for each additional car is $15.

To register before the event, contact Roberson at glrobers@southernco.com or 337-5083.

The following awards will be given: Mayor’s Choice, Best in Show, Best in Show Runner-Up, Best Custom, Best Original and Best Street Rod.

“We had 36 cars the first year, and I’m looking for a whole lot more this year,” Roberson said.

In addition, the event will include live music by The Last Chance Band, door prizes, food and arts and crafts vendors.

Event sponsors are Alabama Power and Piggly Wiggly. Roberson acknowledged her fellow employees at the E.C. Gaston Steam Plant in Wilsonville for their help in organizing the event.

Those who attend are welcome to bring their pets, Roberson said, adding, “It’s a family and pet friendly event.”