Hagley Car Show to Bring 500 Antiques to Annual Event

Visitors may browse more than 500 antique and restored cars, trucks, and motorcycles at Hagley Museum and Library's annual car show. This year’s special feature is American manufacturers’ high performance cars.

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Hagley Car Show

In addition to perusing the antique trucks and cars on display, visitors can also try pedal-powered go-kart racing and NASCAR simulator, watch vehicle parades, enjoy motoring music and festival food, and delight in walking around a room full of fabulous.

Wilmington, Delaware (PRWEB) July 08, 2013

The Hagley Car Show returns on Sunday, September 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors may browse more than 500 antique and restored cars, trucks, and motorcycles. This year’s special feature is American manufacturers’ high performance cars. Parking for the Car Show is at Hagley. Advance wristbands at a discount may be purchased in the Hagley Store or http://www.hagley.org beginning August 15. Wristbands may also be purchased at the Car Show. Please check our web site for updated information.

    High performance automobiles had additions done to them over their base models to improve their performance and enhance styling characteristics. Changes and options included engine, chassis, suspension, wheels, and body components. High performance cars that will be on display include a 1957 Chevrolet Corvette, 1965 Pontiac GTO, 1967 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible , 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302, and a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda.

    "In addition to perusing the antique trucks and cars on display, visitors can also try pedal-powered go-kart racing and NASCAR simulator, watch vehicle parades, enjoy motoring music and festival food, and delight in walking around a room full of fabulous operating vintage jukeboxes," says Hagley Car Show Coordinator John McCoy.

Admission and Parking Details

    Parking for Hagley’s Car Show will be on site at Hagley. Visitors can enter through Hagley’s main entrance off of Route 141. Wristbands to the show will be offered in advance at the Hagley Store or http://www.hagley.org from August 15 through September 12 (online) or September 13 (store). Pre-event wristbands are $8 adults and $4 children six through fourteen. Wristbands purchased at the Car Show will be $10 adults and $5 children six through fourteen. Admission is free for Hagley members and children five and under. The event will be held rain or shine.

Sponsorship

    The Hagley Car Show is sponsored, in part, by Delaware Cadillac-Saab-Subaru and the support of the following car clubs: Brandywine Region Antique Automobile Club of America, Chester County Antique Car Club, Historical Car Club of Pennsylvania, Historical Vintage Car Club of Delaware, First State Corvair Club, and First State Mustang Ford Club. The display of antique juke boxes is made possible by the American Historic Jukebox Society.

About Hagley Museum and Library

At Hagley, we invite people of all ages to investigate and experience the unfolding history of American business, technology, and innovation, and its impact on the world, from our home at the historic DuPont powder yards on the banks of the Brandywine.

For more information, call 302-658-2400 weekdays or visit http://www.hagley.org.
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