NEWS & EVENTS
Join us in celebrating the 60th anniversary of organized drag racing in the Golden Belt!
The 2nd Annual Rolling Sculpture Car Show welcomes classic vehicle owners and enthusiasts to the Barton County Historical Society Village on Saturday, May 18, 2013. The event is being held in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of organized drag racing in the Golden Belt. Registration opens at 10:00 a.m. with the show running from Noon until 4:00 pm. Car Clubs and individuals are invited to register for this free event; early registration is encouraged to secure a spot.
The Rolling Sculpture Car Show offers participants, car enthusiasts, and visitors the opportunity to experience exotic, antique, and classic cars nestled among the Village’s historic structures, including the 1950 Lustron Home. Explore the displays of the sixty years of drag racing in Central Kansas, including photographs, memorabilia, and stories of this American Pastime. Learn about the Sunflower Rod & Custom Association’s efforts to be the first drag strip in the United States to be recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. Lunch will be available for purchase. Drawings for participants’ door prizes begin at 3:30 pm. The Little Train will also be running, weather permitting. There will be no admission charge for this open house.
"The 2nd Annual Rolling Sculpture Car Show continues to highlight the community’s automotive passions and their importance in the Golden Belt”, explained Beverly Komarek, Executive Director of the Society. “Our partnership with the SCRA offers a unique opportunity for residents and visitors to experience a rare local achievement that has gained national recognition.”
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