Hemmings Motor News Great Race
Car lovers, rejoice. More than 100 vintage, antique and collector cars will be rolling into Patriots Point for the 2014 Hemmings Motor News Great Race, an event that sees the cars travel from Maine to Florida. The show will kick off with more than 80 vehicles from local car clubs, followed by the Great Race show, which will feature rare cars all model year 1972 or older; the oldest car participating in the Great Race is a 1915 Hudson. Recognizable cars such as the General Lee and a real-life re-creation of Doc Hudson from the Pixar movie "Cars" will also be featured. Visitors will also have the opportunity to meet the drivers and learn more about their vehicles. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase from Sticky Fingers Smokehouse Express.
When: Friday; local car show from 2-4 p.m., Great Race show from 4-8 p.m.
Where: Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant
Price: Free; parking is $5
For more info: www.patriotspoint.org
Scrappy, the official mascot for Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, poses with Antique automobiles in front of the aircraft carrier Yorktown.×