Events: Cavalcade of Customs

OK, it sounds like a car show, which it is, but did you know cars could actually not just look like blocks of metal? Learn what white wall tires, chrome bumpers, fins and gall wing doors are. Come see Hot Rods, Customs and Classics while revisiting the nostalgia of filling up your tank for three dollars, wind windows, stepping on a button on the floor to turn on your bright lights and a three speed on the column. Featuring Rockabilly bands Hillbilly Casino and Stained Glass Jesus and special guest appearances from SpongeBob Squarepants, Billy Bretherton from Billy the Exterminator, WWE’s Ray Mysterio, Zendaya Coleman from Disney’s Shake It Up and Deena Nicole from MTV’s Jersey Shore. Seriously. The show will take place Friday-Sunday at Duke Energy Convention Center. $13 ($4 children) at KOI Auto Parts locations, $15 ($5 children) at the door. autorama.com.

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