2016 East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Schedule Oct. 14-15-16, 2016
Make your plans to be with us once again for the 15th Annual, East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 14, 15 & 16, in Henderson, North Carolina. The schedule below covers all the activities during this don’t-miss weekend of fun. If you love hot rods, performance cars, drag racing and a great time, mark your calendar and plan to be with us in October, in friendly, historic Henderson, NC!
(Car Show Open To 1976 & Older Entries)
Friday, October 14
11:00 am – 4:00 pm Southern Style Barbecue Cookout for Show, Shine, Shag & Dine and East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame guests. $12.00 Cover Charge Location: Satterwhite Point, Kerr Lake I-85, exit 217
Hosted & Sponsored by: Vance County Tourism Development Authority
Host Hotel Receptions & Friday Night Cruise
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Host Motels Reception at: Baymont Inn, Hampton Inn, Red Roof Inn, Sleep Inn and Quality Inn
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cruise around town and at Raleigh Road Outdoor Drive-In Theater
Saturday, October 15
7:30 am – 11:00 am Registration for 1976 and older antique/classic cars & nostalgia drag cars
7:30 am – 4:30 pm Show & Shine, awards, entertainment and Announcer/DJ, Cliff Cox. Show open to 1976 and older vehicles. ADMISSION FREE!
Location: Winder St. Judged cars $25.00. Non-judged cars $20.00. Dash plaques first 300 cars.
See legendary drag racers, antique & classic car collectors, writers, photographers, track operators and fans reunite for a weekend of cruising, bench racing, scrapbook viewing and a trip down memory lane. Vendors, food, auction, cacklefest, music, judging and awards.
1:00 pm Cacklefest – drag cars – static fire up
2:00 pm Auction: Help support the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame museum building fund. Everyone is encouraged to donate appropriate items for auction.
4:00 pm Awards Presentations
Location – Corner of Breckenridge & Garnett St.: In front of firehouse
Photo session: Car show winners and cars – Breckenridge Street
Host: Vance County Tourism Dept.: 1-866-438-4565
Additional info: www.kerrlake-nc.com or www.eastcoastdragtimeshalloffame.com
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Cruise around town on your own
10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame & Reunion
Sunday, October 16
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame induction ceremony and awards
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Post-Induction photo session for inductees
Drag cars displayed, scrapbook viewing, bench racing & autograph signing. Master of Ceremony, TV Host Bret Kepner
Meet drag racing icons and heroes from the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, EVERYONE INVITED, ADMISSION FREE
Location: Vance-Granville Civic Center, I-85 Exit 209
Reception following for hall of fame inductees and guests
Sponsored & Hosted by: Vance County Tourism Development Authority
946-T West Andrews Ave., Henderson, NC 27536
252-438-2222 or 1-866-438-4565