At the Crevasse 22 | River House Saturday, September 9, 2017
Cruzin Da Parish is back for its fourth year this Saturday, September 9th, presented by the St. Bernard Rod Knockers Car Club. This classic cars parade starts at The Palms Casino and Truck Stop in Chalmette, LA with registration starting at 8 a.m. The parade will make five stops throughout the day along scenic St. Bernard Highway.
At 9 a.m. the cars will have made their way to Crevasse 22 at 8122 Saro Lane in Poydras, Louisiana where they’ll stay on view until 10:30. Also at 9 a.m. a new, and first time ever photography exhibition of the cars and their owners by noted New Orleans based photographer Cheryl Gerber, will open to the public in the River House adjacent to the Crevasse 22 sculpture garden, in conjunction with the parade. Refreshments will be served.
The photographs will continue to be on view by appointment through mid October. Gerber’s work has been prominently featured in The New York Times, Associated Press, Renaissance Publishing and Gambit Weekly.
The parade continues to Los Islenos Complex, Robin Seafood, and back to The Palms by 4pm. The day will include music, refreshments, a silent auction and chances for observers to win cash prizes in random drawings when they submit completed stamped cards from all locations.
Participants can still sign up on for the parade itself on the day of, for $30 per car.
The St. Bernard Rod Knockers Car Club is a non-profit organization committed to the promotion of public interest in cars while also supporting local St. Bernard parish charities. Proceeds from the parade will benefit the St. Bernard Autism Awareness Krewe. The car club “provides an equal opportunity, social and non profit organization for all those interested in the restoration, modification, and promotion of antique, classic, modern cars, trucks and/or special interest vehicles”.
The Torres I Burns Trust sponsors cultural presentations related to the people and environment of St. Bernard parish at the Crevasse 22 Sculpture Garden | River House art center throughout the year.
The exhibitions are produced by the Creative Alliance of New Orleans whose mission is “to provide training, education and information for creative artists, cultural producers, and the community – to protect our cultural legacy and to promote the revitalization of the region as a cultural and economic center.