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We have curated some fun additions for your Collector Car Appreciation Day!
Here are some things you can do to help plan your Collector Car Appreciation Day!
Games & Activities that need little to nothing!
- Take a Destination Drive / Scenery Drive and see if you spot any classic cars on the way! Local classic car clubs tend to post online about meeting up in public places like Sonic Drive-Ins – they are fairly easy to find!
- Take a virtual car museum tour! This piece has links to some of the best!
Conversation Starters for your 1-on-1s
These are great for conversations, or writing prompts! (You can even send written answers into the Resident Tales and have your residents see their writing in print!)
- Do you remember your favorite car a family member had? What was it?
- What was your first car?
- Who taught you to drive?
- Did you ever name your car? If so, what and why?
- How many cars have you owned in your lifetime? Which one was your favorite?
- What do you think cars will look like in the future?
Car & Driving Movies to Watch
- Grand Prix (1966)
- Bullitt (1968)
- The Italian Job (1969, 2003)
- Duel (1971)
- Two Lane Blacktop (1971)
- Vanishing Point (1971)
- Smokey & the Bandit (1977)
- The Driver (1978)
- The Blues Brothers (1980)
- The Cannonball Run (1981)
- Days of Thunder (1990)
- Ronin (1998)
- The Cars Movies (2006-2017)
- Baby Driver (2017)
- Ford V Ferrari (2019)
Car & Driving Songs for Your Playlist
- “See The U.S.A. In Your Chevrolet” by Dinah Shore
- “Riding in my car (Car Song)” by Woody Guthrie
- “Rocket 88” by Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats/ Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm
- “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Charlie Ryan
- “Maybellene” by Chuck Berry
- “(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66,” by Nat King Cole
- “Brand New Cadillac” by Vince Taylor & His Playboys
- “409” by The Beach Boys
- “Hey Little Cobra” by The Rip Chords
- “Drive My Car” by The Beatles
- “Highway 61 Revisited” by Bob Dylan
- “King of the Road” by Roger Miller
- “Mustang Sally” by Wilson Pickett
- “Born to be Wild” by Steppenwolf
- “Mercedes Benz” by Janis Joplin
- “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver
- “Rockin’ Down the Highway” by The Doobie Brothers
- “Greased Lightnin’” by John Travolta
- “Cruisin’” by Smokey Robinson
- “On the Road Again” by Willie Nelson
- “Freeway of Love” by Aretha Franklin