Classics Museum 1st Birthday!

Classics Museum in Hamilton is now such a big part of the Waikato community its hard to believe its only been a year since it opened.  On the 1st of December Classics celebrated in true retro style with a Family Fun Carnival day, entertainment for the whole family.

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Where there's a birthday party there must be cake!  And Karin from Sweet Little Treat is the place for amazing cakes.  The replica of the owner Tom's favorite car, a little red 1957 Corvette was incredibly realistic and full of small and perfectly executed details.  Betty Boop stood above three layers of delicious chocolate mud cake and leaned on a replica of the Jukebox Diner's vintage jukebox.

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A 1937 Bedford bus was restored and unveiled especially for the occasion.  The bus was a functioning school bus for Hamilton students in the 1940's.

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These guys had the best set up.  Chuck a Coromandel beach in the background.  Perfect.

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Debonaire Dos and The Sweet Painted Lady were kept busy all day beautifying lady's in glamorous 40's and 50's inspired looks.

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We sold almost 100 Pin Up Calendars on the day.  A big thank you to all of my excellent sales women for their persistence!

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The boys in yellow were on parking, electrical and stage setup.  Very important jobs.

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Face painting, a bouncy castle, balloon twisting, food and vintage collectibles stalls and of course lots of classic car displays dotted the car park, surrounding a stage where radio presenter Ronny Phillips introduced the entertainment.

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The many visitors were delighted by with cheer leading, rock n roll dancing and a vintage fashion show hosted by Michelle Parish.

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Hazel Hayes, a cafe on Victoria street brought their food truck along and served delicious coffees, wraps and curly fries.

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I want this boat.

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Thanks to everyone who came down to celebrate a very successful year of business for Classics Museum!