World of WheelsFor three days, you'll be able to admire...

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July 25, 1996|By Karin Remesch

World of Wheels

For three days, you'll be able to admire the extremes of customizing, trick trucks, street rods, muscle cars and classics at the 18th Annual Ocean City World of Wheels, Friday through Sunday at the Convention Center.

Featured will be the "Long Ranger," the longest Ford Ranger pickup truck in the country, and "American Graffiti," a 1951 Mercury. Kids will enjoy Toy-A-Rama, a mini-car display showcasing a junior dragster, custom mini-Corvette and go-karts.

You'll also be able to cheer on model-car builders in the "Fast Dreams Model Car Building Contest.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for ages 4 to 12. Call (410) 289-8311.

Scottish Games

Alexandria, Va., will celebrate its rich Scottish heritage Saturday and Sunday with the 23rd Annual Virginia Scottish Games.

The colorful, family-oriented summer weekend will be filled with music, including performances by Scottish folk singers, and bagpipe, Celtic harp and fiddle competitions.

The games will also have musicians, clan societies, massed bagpipe bands, world-class athletes, dancers, a Celtic crafts fair, refreshment tent, Scottish breed dog exhibitions and a British car show.

A retreat parade is set for 5 p.m. Saturday.

Events take place on the Episcopal High School grounds, West Braddock Road. Gates are open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Two-day advance tickets are $15, one day $9. Tickets at the gate for $17 and $10. Free for children 15 and younger. Call (703) 838-5005 or (703) 838-4200.

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