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Visitors browse through cars Friday morning in the parking lot of the National Automotive and Truck Museum in Auburn.

Shopping for perfect items at ACD Festival

Bob Neer of St. Louis soaks up the last bit of shade Friday morning during the swap meet at the ACD Museum.
Bob Becherer, seated, of Lincoln, Ill., talks to Felix De Geyter, left, and Doug Pray, both of Broken Arrow, Okla., during the swap meet at the ACD Museum in Auburn.


7 to 11 a.m.: Kruse Foundation Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, National Military History Center, 5634 County Road 11A, $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 4 to 12, children 3 and younger free, free museum admission with breakfast ticket

8 to 11 a.m.: Duesy Walk (American Volkssport) 5K and 11K walks begin and end at DeKalb Health, start anytime between 8 and 11 a.m. and end by 3 p.m., free to public, AVA members $3 for AVA credit

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.: 56th annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Club Car Show, 300 classic cars in Eckhart Park, adults $5, kids free

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Crafts, antiques and flea market, DeKalb County Fairgrounds, 708 S. Union St., Auburn

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Preview of fifth-annual Auburn Auction by Worldwide Auctioneers, National Automotive and Truck Museum, 1000 Gordon M. Buehrig Place, Auburn; open to the public; auction business office open for bidder registration; general admission $7 daily; $10 evening auction admission after 5 p.m.; $25 VIP weekend pass (includes today’s general admission to the museum and auctions, limited seating) – admission for one and no catalog; $75 auction catalog (includes two VIP weekend passes); $150 bidder registration (includes one catalog and two VIP weekend passes); children ages 6 to 12 daily $4; younger than 6 admitted free.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Auburn Historic Tour; tours of about 45 minutes leave at 9 and 10 a.m. and 3 and 4 p.m. from DeKalb County Fairgrounds parking lot, $5 a person

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: 43rd Annual Tri Kappa Antique Show and Market, DeKalb High School, 3424 County Road 427, Waterloo, $5, children 12 and younger free

10 a.m.: Connecting Rods Lunch, ACD Museum

10 a.m.: Collector Car Auction presented by Auctions America by RM, with swap meet and car corral; celebrity autographs, monster truck rides, the Decoliner and more; Auburn Auction Park, 5536 County Road 11A; full-event pass $40; daily $15; children 12 and younger admitted free with adult; gates open daily at 8 a.m.

10 a.m.: Pre-parade activities, Courthouse Square, DeKalb High School High Octet and Community Band

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Kids Art Tent, Jackson and Main streets, sponsored by Beacon Credit Union, free admission

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Speakeasy 2012, Auburn Moose Family Center, 10th and Main streets, food and spirits, guests welcome

Noon to 1 a.m.: ACD Festival Event Tent, Eighth Street, Courthouse Square, free (for 21 and older – bring ID); live music: Joe Justice 6 to 9 p.m.; beer and full cash bar; partnership with National Military History Center

Noon: Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival 5K begins at 16th and Main streets and follows much of the parade route finishing at the Courthouse

1 p.m.: Parade of Classics, nearly 300 Auburns, Cords and Duesenbergs parade through the streets of Auburn with review at Courthouse Square

6 p.m.: The Main Event Auction by Worldwide Auctioneers at National Automotive and Truck Museum

7 to 11 p.m.: Gala Ball, featuring music by New Millennium Jazz Orchestra, ACD Museum, museum members free (non-member tickets $25 per person) semiformal

8 p.m.: Cord Restoration, Ninth and Main streets, demonstration of proper removal of Cord engine and transmission, free