4th Annual Cars in the Park to Take Place at Whitin Park in August
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Cars in the Park will take place on Saturday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rain date will be Sunday, August 20.
The show will feature cars, trucks, and motorcycles with Best In Show, 25 trophies, door prizes, show dash plaques & goodie bags, food truck vendors, event vendors, swap meet, kids activities, a bouncy house, 50/50 raffles, entertainment and more.
“Cars In The Park is the revival of a car show we used to host over 20 years ago. Now in its 4th year, it is one of the largest events we host here at the Whitin Community Center and it brings a fun, and engaging community event to the Blackstone Valley for all ages and backgrounds to enjoy while showcasing the uses of our beautiful park,” said the Whitin Community Center in their press release.
The food truck vendors expected to attend include Anzio’s Brick Oven Pizza, GottaQ Smokehouse BBQ, Open Season, Sara’s Sweets Curbside Cupcakes, SoulFull Fried Chicken, Sweet Wise Ice Cream & Trolley Dogs/Boston Italian Ice.
While event vendors include the Family Karate Center & Massachusetts State Police Museum & Learning Center.
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