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Published: 04/11/2014
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Tierna Unruh-Enos 505-768-3814 tunruh-enos@cabq.gov

Come to the Big Car Show at the Balloon Museum April 12th

100 Cars-All Makes and Models, Live Music and More
ALBUQUERQUE, NM- If you are a fan of cars-big, small, custom, classic, and more, head to the Balloon Museum on Saturday, April 12th for a great treat.The Albuquerque Balloon Museum is joining with the Classic Chevy Club of Albuquerque for the 2nd Annual event that will have enough cars, trucks, motorcycles to please any fan.

The Museum's extensive north grounds will be the site where at least 100 vehicles will be on display from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Most car buffs love sharing stories, so this is the perfect opportunity to talk to owners and find out more about their special vehicles.

The all-ages event will have live musical entertainment, food and beverage vendors, "lighter-than-air" exhibits, a silent auction to benefit the Classic Chevy Club of Albuquerque and the Balloon Museum, and a lot of activities for the kids.

For attendees, admission to the event and the museum is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors 65+, $1 for children 4 - 12, and kids 3 and under are FREE. Admissions will be sold at the museum's box office.

Vehicle entries are still being accepted at a cost of $35. The entry fee for any motorized vehicle includes a custom event T-shirt, two car show/museum admissions, an inaugural trading pin and more. It is strongly suggested that interested parties register very soon to ensure their participation.

A $200 cash prize will be awarded to top 5 vote getters among all categories, except for People's Choice Award. Custom designed trophies will be awarded in all categories for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Prizes like a new set of tires, framed photo of your car/truck/motorcycle, and free entry into the 2015 show will be given to winning entries.

Vendors are invited to apply in two categories: Selling, and display only. The fee for a merchandise vendor is $50 per booth, and for exhibit-only vendors it is $25 per booth.

For more information and a downloadable registration forms for vehicles and vendors, please visit: http://www.cabq.gov/culturalservices/balloonmuseum/events/albuquerque-balloon-museum-car-show/
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