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Father’s Day weekend car & truck show returns to downtown Waynesboro

From Mainstreet Waynesboro Inc.

Cars and trucks will be returning to downtown on Father’s Day weekend thanks to Mainstreet Waynesboro and several new partners.

The Father’s Day Weekend Car & Truck Show will be held Saturday, June 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with vehicles stretching from center square to Walnut Street to the east and Potomac Street to the west.

Attendees are pictured here at the Fathers Day weekend car & truck show in downtown Waynesboro

Registration costs $12 per vehicle and opens at 7 a.m. The show is a joint project of Mainstreet Waynesboro, the Appalachian Golden Classics Car Club of Waynesboro and Buchanan Automotive.

Admission to the car and truck show is free.

The show is open to all classic and showcase vehicles of any make and model. The first 100 entries will receive commemorative dash plaques. Registration costs $12 per vehicle.

Trophies will be awarded for Best of Show, Mayor’s Trophy, Coolest Jeep, Father’s Choice and more.

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