Classic cars, art define Stan Hywet's Concours d'Elegance event

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Tickets are now on sale for the Concours d'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, a weekend of events that begins with a "backyard" barbeque on Stan Hywet's historic West Terrace on Sept. 19 and culminates with the concours d'elegance on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The weekend includes art, fashion, music, food, entertainment celebrity guests and elegant automobiles.

Stan Hywet is at 714 North Portage Path in Akron.

The concours will feature more than 170 invitation-only automobiles from throughout the United States, including the great American and European motorcars of the 1920s and 1930s.

Celebrity guests expected include Wayne Carini, host of Chasing Classic Cars; Leigh and Leslie Keno of PBS' Antiques Road Show; and Moray Callum, Design Director of the Ford Motor Company.

Visit concours.stanhywet.org or call 330-315-3287 to purchase tickets.

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