23rd Annual Litchfield Bug-In, June 19th, 2011


LBI061911 020The annual Bug-In was a haven for Volswagen owners and enthusiasts at the Harwinton Fairgrounds. Vendors, a swap meet and all makes and years of VWs gathered for the event, which benefited the Bronc Callahan Community Fund, Inc., which supplies money, goods and services to the poor. Gene Langan Volkswagen, who sponsored the Wasserwerks show in Vernon earlier in the month, was the major sponsor. The CT VW Association and Wasserwerks served as judges and they had their work cut out for them with so many great cars in attendance.

This was Cruisin’ Photography’s first full air and water-cooled VW show. It was great to see such a selection of “Old Skool” Beetles and campers alongside their water-cooled siblings. We had the chance to meet up with Chris Knox, president of Wasserwerks, New England’s premier VW and Audi enthusiasts club. Chris was judging the water-cooled section of the show, and we didn’t envy him with so many top-quality GTIs, Sciroccos, et al to choose from.

The air-cooled section contained Beetles, buggies, Bajas, Karmans, Type 3s, campers and Westfalias of all ages from CT, NY, MA and PA. There was even a sand buggy looking menacing on its big tires and open chassis. Dave commented how it reminded him of a show he used to visit in England that regularly attracted 600 cars.

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