Museum curator Sam Grate with Cord auto

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Curator Sam Grate displays a 1930s Cord auto last week at a customer appreciation day for Farmers & Merchants State Bank in Auburn. Grate will show classic cars at Cars & Coffee this Saturday from 9-11 a.m. on the plaza in front of the museum.

AUBURN — RM Auctions will present Cars & Coffee at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum this Saturday from 9-11 a.m.

Hobby, custom, antique and performance cars of all types are invited to join at the Education and Exhibit Plaza across from the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, 1600 S. Wayne St.

Free coffee and muffins will be provided by Jeremiah’s Brewed Awakenings and Cookie Nook of Auburn. Members of the museum staff and RM Auctions will be on site to answer questions. Museum Curator Sam Grate will give descriptions of the museum’s cars featured on the Plaza for display. Tours of the museum’s Collections Conservation Center — a state-of-the-art shop used to maintain the museum’s collection of priceless automobiles — will also available during Cars & Coffee.

A 2019 Corvette, being raffled to benefit the museum’s education programs, will be on display with tickets available for purchase. Questions about the raffle will be answered by Brandon Anderson, executive director and CEO of the museum.

Car club groups who want reserved parking for five or more vehicles may contact the museum 48 hours prior to the event at 388-2011, ext. 42.

Cars & Coffee is presented by RM Auctions on the third Saturday of each month from April through September.

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