Thousands of guests are expected to visit The Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today (June 1) at Boys Republic, 1907 Boys Republic Drive, Chino Hills.
The late Mr. McQueen, an actor famous for his action movies in the late 1950s through 1980, was a resident of the home for troubled youth when he was in his teens.
Gates of the car show, also with “The Towering Inferno” theme, will open at 6 a.m. for display vehicles. Gates will open at 8 a.m. for general admission.
An awards ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m.
Cost for spectators is $10 for general admission. Children 12 and under will be admitted free. Parking is free.
Free tram tours of Boys Republic will be offered during the show, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food will be sold by local vendors.
Live and silent auctions will be held 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Boys Republic tennis court on the football field. Raffles will also be held.
A “Kickback Dinner” will be held after the car show behind the baseball field at Boys Republic.
A cocktail hour will begin at 4 p.m. and dinner will be at 6 p.m.
Cost is $25 and includes beverages and food.
Proceeds from the events will benefit Boys Republic.