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2022 CarMania

July 24 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

When: Sunday, July 24, 2022

Time: 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Where: AACA National Headquarters, 800 W. Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, PA

Contact:  717-534-1910, www.aaca.org/carmania, general@aaca.org

(park in field behind building, enter from Hockersville Rd)  

Cost: FREE! FREE! FREE!  

Vehicles Eligible: ANY! Antiques, hot rods, customs, rat rods, sports cars, etc.

Awards: No judging BUT three very high-end awards to be chosen for car owners by Wayne Carini, host of Chasing Classic Cars; Chris Ritter, AACA Library Director; and Steve Moskowitz, AACA CEO. Awards presented at 2 PM.

Food: Free coffee and donuts. Food trucks and ice cream stand for later in the day at your expense.

Activities:

Pinewood Derby: “Run what you brung!” Bring your own, use ours, challenge your friends, wager on the side. No rules except to have fun! All day activity.

Racing Simulators: We will have four racing simulators so you can test your racing skills! Sit in a race seat and watch the big screens! Challenge your friends! All day activity.

Wayne Carini: Wayne and his sidekick Ralph Marano are expected here for the day. As always, Wayne will be happy to take pictures, sign autographs and may be bringing his books for sale.

Pinstriping Demo: Hot Rod Jen will have a display of her art and will do some pinstriping. Some lucky audience member may get to try their hand at striping a car as well! 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Seminar: In our library, the “Wonderful World of Wild and Wacky Cars” will be presented by Chris Ritter, Library Director. Cool video presentation of early nutty cars. 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Seminar: Automotive artist Dan Reed will have his works on display and have an informal seminar about how his paintings evolve. 1:00 PM

Ride in an Old Car: Throughout the day, we plan to offer rides in a vintage car or truck. More details on this soon.

Tour Our Building: AACA’s new building will be open for tours. See the magnificent collection of cars, memorabilia, artwork, and the world’s largest automotive library. All day event.

Free Magazines: A free issue of the award-winning Antique Automobile magazine will be given to all participants.

Kids Area: Plans are underway for various activities for youth from video games to coloring.

MORE INFORMATION WILL BE ADDED AS WE FIRM UP OUR PLANS.

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A FUN DAY AND HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! 

 

Details

Date:
July 24
Time:
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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