|Andrew King, Great Race organizer and master of ceremonies.|
|Some of the cars lined up to race.|
Andrew's been talking for months about putting something like this together and I'm glad he finally pulled it off. About 30 people raced wooden Kub Kars down a 32-foot, 3-lane track inside the Westboro Masonic Hall. The evening had a Great Gatsby theme, with many guests dressed up in 1920's clothing and decor, and the silent movie Metropolis projected onto the wall. Inexplicably, there was also a flying inflatable shark.
It was a totally creative and entertaining event, and it raised lots of money with all proceeds going towards the purchase of art supplies for local school art programs. $1850 was raised during the night.
I took a few photos last night and added them to my Flickr stream...
See also: Ottawa Events Guide
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