Arts & Entertainment

All Wheels Weekend June 18-20 in Dayton

Ready, set, go -- to All Wheels Weekend in Dayton.

The popular annual event June 18-20 features three days of cool cars, good music, arts and crafts and fun stuff for kids.

Main Street will feature most of the festivities, with car registration starting at 4 p.m. June 18 at First and Main streets.

That night, Retread rock band will provide the music from 6 to 9 p.m. in the parking lot at Country Cupboard restaurant. There also will be circus entertainment by various entertainers and at 9:30 p.m. a fireworks show begins.

On June 19, car registration starts at 7 a.m. followed by a poker walk at 10 a.m. that is open to everyone. There is a $1 registration fee.

The show 'n' shine is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Main Street, with the outlaw lawn dragster races starting at 10 a.m. at Third and Main streets.

Special street entertainment happens throughout the day with The Gems band providing music from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at American West Bank's parking lot.

The documentary Racing Dreams will be shown at the Liberty Theater on Main Street at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $7.

The demolition derby starts at 5 p.m. at the fairgrounds on Pine Street and Main Street. Admission is $10 each or $25 for families.

June 20 festivities include a Father's Day breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Youth Building on Main Street. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for kids 12 and younger.

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*Dori O'Neal: 582-1514;