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July 18, 2013

Cruisin' Car Show

HAMPSTEAD —Calling all car lovers! Whether you have a beautiful car to show off or just enjoy looking at beautiful cars, this Cruisin’ Car Show is the place for you on Sat., July 27. There will be flat, clean, designated parking for the cars between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot of St. Anne Church at 26 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead. Be sure to come check out the gorgeous classic cars, hot rods, antiques, and other special interest cars at this great annual show. There will be four plaques awarded to the four best all-around cars, and a 50/50 raffle for anyone that would like to buy tickets. There is no fee to participate in or attend the car show, and car show drivers receive a free hot dog and drink!

Bring the whole family along, because it’s just one part of an action-packed day at the 32nd annual St. Anne Summerfest on the town green next to St. Anne. The family festival and craft fair is open from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and will feature games for all ages, the Lakes Race and Fun Walk, bounce tents, face painting, live entertainment, a bake sale, a baking competition, grill fare and refreshments, a silent auction, and cash and gift raffles.

For more information about the car show, call Bill Green at 603-793-7018. You may also visit www.saintannechurchnh.org and click on “Summerfest” at the top.

 

 

 

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