The founder of a popular car show that draws 3,000-plus people to New Canaan has canceled what was to be the final installment of 2020. Originally scheduled for Oct. 18 at Waveny, Caffeine & Carburetors has been cancelled due to COVID-19 virus and related restrictions, according to Doug Zumbach, owner of an eponymous coffee shop on Pine Street. “The state of Connecticut is allowing outdoor events with up to 500 attendees or 25% of last year’s attendees,” Zumbach said. “With over 3,000 people attending each of our events last year, our C&C event format clearly does not conform to the current state regulations.”
Though rates in Connecticut are low, “I believe no automotive event large or small is worth an attendee catching COVID-19 or that our event could cause the spread of this virus,” he said.