Looking for something fun to do Thursday night that will also benefit local charities?
A large group of car dealers around the area are hosting "Go Further With Ford Night." The event, scheduled from 5-9 p.m., will include a chance to enter a drawing for a free trip to see "American Idol" and a chance to check out the new Ford Fusion.
For each person who visits one of the participating Ford dealerships tonight (Thursday), dealers will donate $10 – up to a total of $500 – to a local charity.
, 4175 Auto Park Circle in Chantilly is participating and donating to the American Cancer Society.
A computer with a webcam will be set up in the dealership to allow consumers to view a special message from Seacrest and test their judging skills on camera.
American Idol premieres in January 2013 on FOX.
Entries will be sent back to Ford’s program headquarters, where a team of experts will evaluate and select one winner to receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Hollywood and a unique VIP experience with American Idol.
Consumers 18 years and older who are interested in participating in Go Further with Ford Night may preregister for the event at www.RandomActsofFusion.com and be entered for a chance to win tickets to a live taping of American Idol. Additionally, registrants at dealerships on Thursday, Nov. 15 will be entered into a prize drawing to win an all-new 2013 Ford Fusion.