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WHEATFIELD | The Wheatfield Chamber of Commerce’s annual Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show will take over the community's downtown area from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

According to Andy Boersma, president of the Wheatfield Chamber of Commerce, the event will offer live entertainment, children’s activities, approximately 60 food and craft vendors, and numerous cars, trucks, motorcycles and more during the car show.

Registration for the car show begins at 7 a.m., and costs $15 per entry. The first 100 registrants will receive a goody bag filled with numerous giveaways, and more than 75 awards will be presented at 4 p.m. Spectator admission is free.

Live entertainment includes a DJ in the park, an Elvis impersonator and Billy Wayne, an artist performing country and western music.

In 2013, the Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show featured more than 150 different vehicles.

“It’s an all-around good place to spend a Saturday in a small community with your family,” said Boersma.

For more information, visit www.wheatfieldchamber.org or call Boersma at (219) 956-2220.

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