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FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2010

CONTACT: Linwood Johnson, classic car organizer
(919) 464-9777

Classic cars on display Friday at the Got to Be NC Festival

RALEIGH – Classic car enthusiasts will have plenty to see at the Got to Be NC Festival on Friday, May 21, at the State Fairgrounds where a Classic Car Cruise-In will fill the area between the Sam Rand Grandstand and Holshouser Building.

Cars (manufactured in 1979 or earlier) will begin arriving as early as 1 p.m., but judging won’t take place until all cars are in place – from 5 to 8 p.m. Judges will award trophies for top Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Corp., General Motors and “other” brand vehicles.

Car owners may enter automobiles for the showcase on the day of the show. A registration form can be downloaded at Vehicles can arrive between noon and 4:30 p.m. and depart between 8:30 and 11 p.m. A wash and detail area will be provided for owners.

Other events taking place Friday at the Festival include a Shriners Fish Fry, N.C. Food and Wine Expo, carnival rides, antique tractor display and parade, fiber fair, children’s activities, draft horse pull, Boys from Carolina on the Heritage Stage, and Charlie Albertson and Barn Burners both on the Geico Triangle Music Stage near Dorton Arena. Festival admission is free. There is a $5 fee for grandstand events.

The Got to Be NC Festival takes place Friday, May 21 through Sunday, May 23. For more information and a full schedule of events, go to



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