Grease and chrome will scent the air with that crisp, “old” car smell at the New York State Fairgrounds this weekend when the Syracuse Nationals
rolls into town, showcasing thousands of hot rods and hipsters in the
process. The annual car show will feature dozens of automotive events
on Friday, July 18, and Saturday, July 19, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., and
Sunday, July 19, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., with 9:30 p.m. fireworks shows on
Friday and Saturday and closing ceremonies on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Highlights will include appearances by Henry Winkler from Happy Days and Cindy Williams
from Laverne & Shirley from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to
6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, plus mini-tractor
pulls, burnouts and flamethrower shows among other spectacular events
throughout the weekend at the Mohegan Sun Grandstand and musical
performances from The Gary Dunes Band, Ruby Shooz and more.
Tickets are $16 for adults, $8 for children ages 6 to 12. Advance-sale
tickets, available through Thursday, July 17, are $12 for adults and $6
for children. For more information, call 668-9703.