BATTLE GROUND — Like any family, they come in all ages, sizes, interests and talents. There are burly welders and meticulous decorators. There's a fairy godmother, you might say, for the festival princesses who ride the float, and a tunesmith who composes and programs the ditties pouring out of hidden speakers. There are retirees, recent college graduates, high school students. And there are friends of friends who turn up randomly at the rented shop on Southeast Grace Avenue maybe slightly embarrassed to pitch in a little.
Parents, students and automobile connoisseurs are invited to the Battle Ground High School Annual Car Show from 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. today at the football practice field at the school, 300 W. Main St. Students will display personal vehicles to see who has the best paint job, sound system and more, along with three car clubs from Washington and Oregon. Community members are welcome to show their modified or classic cars.