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Car shows to be a part of Heritage Days

Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014

Heritage Days will have two car shows as a part of the celebration for 2014. Friday evening, June 20 will bring a Downtown Car Show/Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. The original Friday evening car show will move to Saturday June 21 at Huntington North High School from 1 to 6 p.m.

Friday evening in downtown Huntington promises to celebrate Huntington’s heritage with a festival atmosphere. As part of the Heritage Days theme for 2014, “Flourishing in the 1920s,” the car show will include classic as well as antique vehicles. Participants are invited to bring Model A’s, Model T’s, Hudson’s and older antique vehicles.

Ed Ferguson “Fast Eddie” will bring his Kroozinationals team for an evening of party fun. Downtown businesses and restaurants will remain open and there will be games, contests, food on every block and fun events for children. “Fast Eddie” will also entertain for the evening as DJ with a variety of upbeat musical selections.

The Friday evening event is sponsored by the Downtown Business Association. It is being organized by Erin Covey of the Heritage Days steering committee of the Chamber of Commerce. For information, contact Covey at Metronet at (260) 504-2400.

The Saturday car show is organized by Max Kaylor, also a member of the Heritage Days Chamber of Commerce steering committee. Kaylor and the Huntington County Disaster Team will man the car show at Huntington North as part of the Hot Air Balloon Festival which will be taking place all day and evening on Saturday. The Bed Race will also be a part of this event on Saturday evening along with a DJ, food, emergency vehicles and the Samaritan helicopter.

For more information about the Saturday car show, contact Kaylor at (260) 224-3535. The Bed Race is open to any interested participants with a $25 entry fee. Cash prizes will be awarded to the first three winning places. For more information about the Bed Race, contact Dan Juergens, Juergens Do-It-Best and Heritage Days steering committee member, at (260) 356-5214.

Contact the Chamber of Commerce at (260) 356-5300 or visit the website at www.huntingtoncountychamber.com for more information about any of the above events or entry forms for the Bed Race.