Elvis concert to highlight car show

TICONDEROGA - The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce's 17th annual Antique & Classic Car Show will have a new element this summer.

A concert by local Elvis-impersonator Jim Cawley will kick off the show.

"The King in Concert - An Elvis Tribute" starring Cawley will be performed Saturday, Aug. 1, at the EMA in Ticonderoga at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $15 in advance or $18 at the door. Call 585-6619 for additional information or to buy tickets.

The car show weekend begins Saturday with a poker run starting at 12:30 p.m. at Adam's Rib Restaurant. Throughout the afternoon, the Ticonderoga Farmers' Market will be offering a variety of produce and assorted goods, all locally grown and produced. Cawley's Elvis Tribute caps off the evening.

On Sunday, Aug. 2, the Ticonderoga car show - a Super Wheels qualifying show - runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bicentennial Park.

More than 300 antique and classic vehicles will be on display. Food and entertainment will be available throughout the day, as will music, games, prizes and more.

There will be more than 100 trophies awarded in 35 different classes.

The cost to register a vehicle is $10 in advance or $12 at the gate. The event is free for spectators.

Go online at www.ticonderogany.com/carshow.html or call 585-6619 for more information.

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