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North Shore Concours d’Elegance runs this Sunday

Posted by Bill Griffith  July 29, 2011 12:00 PM

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(Patrick Cornelissen/Endicott College)

On Sunday, Endicott College will present the second annual North Shore Concours d’Elegance at its Misselwood Estate in Beverly (407 Hale St. on your navigation system).

The event has stepped up to fill the area’s void since the demise of the Castle Hill Concours at the Crane Estate in Ipswich. Last year, a 1931 Packard 840 Dietrich owned by Bob Katz took best in show at Endicott.

Patrick Cornelissen, Endicott’s director of operations, grew up surrounded by cars. “My parents owned a dealership in Belgium and I learned early on to appreciate the beauty and style of cars,” he says.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with tickets available at the door or online. The $10 general admission goes towards student scholarships.

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