Cars, boats and fun in Kelseyville this weekend
Classic cars, custom boats, and fun return to the Buckingham Golf Club and Community Center, located at 2855 Westlake Drive in Kelseyville, California, as the Buckingham Test and Tune returns! With a hiatus due to low water and COVID concerns, the spectacle is roaring back.
The show is filled to capacity, ensuring spectators and participants a fun-filled weekend. On Saturday, custom cars, street rods and muscle cars will be on display beginning at 9 am. Vintage and historic speedboats will run on the water from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, weather and water conditions permitting.
Some of the boats registered to participate include Madam Blue, Tiger, Hot to Trot, The Specialist, Shady Lady, Thrill Me, Chuck Wagon, Hombre and Thunder Chicken.
The event is hosted by The California Speedboat Association, with the help of many volunteers.
Local volunteer Rich Scogin said, “I am so proud of Lake County for their support of this event. I am so thankful to the business community for their support.” He added, “Our local volunteers have worked tirelessly for months. Rick and Peggy Bonds ‘never give up’ attitudes are an inspiration.”
Event organizer Joe Bullock is credited with ensuring the event is a treat for participants and spectators. He has also secured custom awards, including several handcrafted trophies.
Vendors will include Konocti Bicycles, Lady Luck Garage, Hillside Honda, Red Beard Wraps and Operation Tango Mike. Food will be available for purchase.
There is no fee for spectator admission.