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Curated Garage Tour Marks New Canaan Historical Society Anniversary

Award-winning actor and noted Porsche racer Patrick Dempsey takes part in the New Canaan Historical Society’s House of Cars Curated Garage Tour and Gala Celebration on Sept. 12. Photo Credit: Contributed
Master car restorer Wayne Carini, host of Velocity Channel’s "Chasing Classic Cars," will host the House of Cars Curated Garage Tour breakfast experience among a collection of exotic cars, held at a Miller Motorcars garage in Stamford. Photo Credit: Contributed
Multichampion road racer David Hobbs will emcee the House of Cars Gala Celebration. Photo Credit: Contributed

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- With a twist on its tag line, "History That Moves You," the New Canaan Historical Society will observe its 125th anniversary with an event called House of Cars: Curated Garage Tour and Gala Celebration.

On Saturday, Sept. 12, car collectors, automotive enthusiasts and the local community can see a hand-picked selection of some of the world’s finest cars and motorcycles. The day starts with a Fuel Up Breakfast amid a collection of exotic cars, followed by a curated tour of select private collections of cars and motorcycles into the afternoon.

The event culminates with an evening celebration among an extensive collection of rare, vintage and unique cars at Collectors’ Car Garage in Bedford Hills, N.Y.

Master car restorer Wayne Carini and accomplished racers David Hobbs and Patrick Dempsey (Dr. McDreamy of ABC’s "Grey’s Anatomy") are featured speakers throughout the event.

Limited House of Cars Curated Garage Tour tickets are available beginning at $1,500. House of Cars Gala tickets may be purchased separately, beginning at $1,000.

To learn more or to purchase tickets, visit or call 203-966-1776.

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