Race carsZooming into Harford County Sunday will be the...

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October 09, 1997|By Lori Sears

Race cars

Zooming into Harford County Sunday will be the annual Race Car Extravaganza. With their vintage cars, dirt-track race cars, drag cars, mud-hop trucks, custom street rods, go-carts and boats, drivers will show off their machines and discuss their expertise. Don't miss the STA-BIL East Coast Regional Race for Riding Lawn Mowers, paced by the jet-powered Dixie Chopper, previously seen on "Home Improvement." A benefit auction of mostly racing memorabilia will be offered, and NASCAR racing collectibles, commemorative event shirts and refreshments will be available.

The event takes place at the Harford County Air Park in Aldino, off Route 156 near Churchville, Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Call 410-939-1738 or 410-939-3986 for more information.

A. Philip Randolph exhibit

A traveling exhibit honoring the lifetime achievements of A. Philip Randolph, civil rights activist, trade unionist and founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, arrives at the B&O Railroad Museum Wednesday. The exhibit, which showcases Randolph's career, is divided into four sections: "A. Philip Randolph 1889-1979," "Crusader for Justice," "Civil Rights Activist" and "Trade Union Leader." The AFL-CIO sponsors the exhibit.

The public is invited to view the exhibit through Nov. 30 in the Roundhouse at the B&O Railroad Museum, 901 W. Pratt St. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. every day. Admission is $6.50 for adults; $5.50 seniors; $4 ages 3-12 and free for ages 2 and under. Call 410-752-2388.

Pub Date: 10/09/97

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