About Our Sponsor
The Purple Machine
The Magnolia Village Car Show is an annual event held in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood. Eric V. Berge, a car enthusiast himself and owner of Werner’s Crash Shop sponsors the Magnolia Village Car Show in association with the Magnolia Chamber of Commerce.
Eric has organized this annual event since 2008 after a 3 year absence. The Magnolia Village Car Show is a favorite of local residents, automobile collectors, gearheads and non-gearheads alike. The Magnolia Village Car Show brings together vehicles from vintage, collector and hot rods.
A native of Magnolia Eric knows many of his neighbors are passionate about their cars. No cars are turned away from this annual event.
“The car show is open to anyone who wants to display their
Eric has been joined in past shows by fellow car enthusiasts Tom Fraser, (an old family friend) with his 1929 Model A Ford. Paul Bergstrom with his collection of Chevrolets a 1972 Nova and the 1986 Camaro driven in the Nevada Silver State Classic in 2003 at an average speed of 173.504 mph. Todd Paulsen with his 1957 Chevrolet Corvette. Mike Soldano with his 1930 Model A Ford. In 2012 Eric showed