• What: Rods to Rails event.

• When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Where: Jamestown’s Main Street and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park.

• Admission: Free.

The fifth annual Rods to Rails car show will be held Saturday in downtown Jamestown.

The free event features hundreds of cars displayed along Jamestown’s Main Street and nearby Railtown 1897 State Historic Park.

Organizers expect to have about 275 antique, classic and custom cars entered this year.

There will be a DJ in Rocca Park all day playing old favorites. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., CrossCountry The Band will perform at Railtown (see below).

Transportation between Railtown and Main Street will be available via either a shuttle or horse-drawn wagon — both free to riders.

There will be more than 100 raffle prizes to give away as well as a live auction.

The car show, which starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m., is put on by the Promotion Club of Jamestown and sponsored by Chicken Ranch Casino.

To kick off the show there will be a pancake breakfast at the Jamestown Community Hall, 18250 Main St., to benefit the Jamestown Family Resource Center. The fundraiser includes all-you-can-eat pancakes with eggs, sausage, coffee and orange juice.

Breakfast will be served from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children.

Organizers said the Jamestown Family Resource Center works to increase the chances of success for students enrolled at Jamestown School as well as improve the lives of their families and community members.

CrossCountry The Band, others set to perform this weekend

Nashville-based groupCrossCountry The Band will return to the Mother Lode this weekend with three separate shows.

The band plays during an event from 5 to 8p.m. Friday at Suburban Propane, 18535 Fifth Avenue in Jamestown.That show will honor veterans and feature opener “Tie Dye” Tim Moon.

As classic hot rods from all over California converge on Main Street in Jamestown for the Rods to Rails car show, CrossCountry The Band will perform a concert at nearby Railtown 1897 State Historic Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The band will be joined by duo Jeff and Juli Strametz of Boulder Creek Musical Instruments. They play acoustic arrangements of hits from the 60s, 70s and beyond. Moon will also share the stage.

CrossCountry The Band will then close out the weekend’s events at 10 a.m. Sunday as part of the Freedom and Family Concert taking place at Hurst Ranch, 17415 Highway 108 in Jamestown. Moon will also perform.

CrossCountry The Band has a musical history spanning more than two decades. They have toured around the world and won numerous awards, including being namedInspirational Country Music AssociationVocal Group/Entertainer of the Year from 2007 to 2010. Leo Johnston from the band was awarded the Living Legend/Pioneer Award from the ICMA in 2014. Johnston has received two Nashville Songwriters Association International Awards.

The band has played several times in northern California, most notably as part of the Mother Lode Round-Up Parade. They performed live on their float and won first place.

The band also played a benefit concert five years ago to raise money for the medical expenses of local resident Donna Modrell, who was injured when a rock smashed through her windshield.

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