Quick Hits: Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance Rolls Into LA This Weekend

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This Sunday, May 7, the Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance is rolling into town, and if you’re an auto enthusiast, you’re not going to want to miss this prestigious car show with rare cars shown by notable collectors.

This year, the Concours will honor the 100th anniversary of Lincoln Motorcars and 70th anniversary of Ferrari. Vintage motorcycles and over 130 automobiles in 15 classes, manufactured prior to 1974, including Pre-War US and Pre-War European will be on display from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the beautiful Doheny Greystone Mansion, one of only a few nationally registered historic landmarks in Southern California. The entire Mansion will be open to attendees of the Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance, including seldom-seen wings such as the speakeasy and billiards.

The all-inclusive, private event ticket price includes unlimited gourmet food, beverages and adult libations. Highlights of the event include rare access to the interior of the 46,000 square foot Doheny Greystone Mansion; the “Passion of the Collector: A Discussion between David Gooding, President of Gooding & Company and Peyman Salehi, Senior Vice President Private Events Services at City National Bank”; a lecture with Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead of British television show, Wheeler Dealers; lectures and book signing with Jeff Hyland on The Legendary Estates of Beverly Hills; a lecture and book signing with Steven Price on Trousdale Estates: Midcentury to Modern in Beverly Hills; a pop-up marketplace for shopping of automobilia, books, jewelry, clothing and more; and an awards ceremony.

Unique access to the interior of Greystone Mansion will also provide guests with a glimpse of rarely seen rooms, including the speakeasy, billiard and bowling alley where There Will Be Blood and countless other movies were filmed. The first floor of the mansion will become a shopper’s delight with high- end vendors selling fine automotive art, vintage posters, automobilia, books, jewelry, vintage fashions and unique gift items. ReVamp models will stroll the concours in vintage fashions.

Tickets for the event are available at http://www.greystoneconcours.org.