WAYNESBORO >> Wheels won't be spinning, but on June 20 there will be plenty of vehicles on Main Street during Waynesboro's annual Classic Car & Truck Show. This year's event, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will display automobiles ranging from a '57 Chevy to a Hot Rod Lincoln. Spectator admission is free.
The event is sponsored by Mainstreet Waynesboro Inc. and hosted by Appalachian Golden Classics.
During the show, Main Street will be closed to traffic from Potomac to Walnut streets. Parking will be prohibited on Walnut Street and on Third Street between Walnut and South Church streets.
Scott Hershberger, Mainstreet's director of economic development, said visitors may see nearly 200 vehicles on Main Street, with the possibility of more than 3,000 people in attendance.
The event is open to all cars, trucks and street rods dating to 1990 and earlier. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 entries, and trophies are awarded to the top 40 vehicles, along with special awards for Mayor's Choice, Long Distance and Best in Show.
Alcohol, smoking, skateboards and bicycles are prohibited.
Christine's Café and Main Street Diner & Bakery will be open for breakfast. Bob Steele from the Scorpion Radio Group will play music throughout the day, and the Tri-State Jitterbugs are scheduled to perform on Center Square at 1 p.m.
Downtown business owners also will have sidewalk sales and promotions, and food vendors will be settled in the parking lot next to M&T Bank along Center Square.
Advance registration is $10. Cars may also be registered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on show day at $12 a vehicle.
For more information or to register, call Bobby Etter at 762-2446 or the Mainstreet office at 762-0397. Registration forms and flyers are available online at www.mainstreetwaynesboro.org.
Sunday on Center Square
On June 21, from 2 to 4 p.m., Ken Jankura, Joe Dennison and Bob Jones will play jazz selections along Center Square, as part of Destination ARTS! weekend activities. Jankura, vocals and upright bass, Dennison on guitar and Jones on drums have been performing contemporary jazz, blues and other music for more than 20 years. For more arts events this weekend, visit www.artsalliancegw.org.