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Rolling into Roanoke to take place July 23

Miss Elaine Scher, of Huntington, was the 1972 500 Festival Queen. She received one of the official ’72 Hurst/Olds pace cars to drive in the month of May. 
It also had her name and title on the door.
Miss Elaine Scher, of Huntington, was the 1972 500 Festival Queen. She received one of the official ’72 Hurst/Olds pace cars to drive in the month of May. It also had her name and title on the door.

Rolling Into Roanoke, Northeast Indiana’s premier annual car event, will be July 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Historic Downtown Roanoke and Park.
It’s a family-friendly event where admission is free and spectator parking is just $5 per car.

Event day registration for show cars is $30 for downtown if there is space available and $10 in the park.

There will be 25 sponsor-chosen favorites, so every vehicle is eligible for a specialty award. Winners will be announced at 3 p.m.

Miss Elaine Scher, of Huntington, was the 1972 “500” Festival Queen. She received one of the official ’72 Hurst/Olds pace cars to drive in the month of May. It also had her name and title on the door.
Rolling Into Roanoke is a non-profit.

It will celebrate Indiana racing history with over 40 rare and replica Indy Pace cars, track cars, and trucks from private collections and museums in Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan.

They’ll be joined by 500+ vintage, classic and late-model show cars and including those from private area collections and high-end cars from sponsors including Ultra Motorsports and
SweetCars.

More than 7,000 spectators will also visit Roanoke’s unique downtown shops and boutiques and day-of food trucks and vendors, Waterfield Plaza on Main Street, and savory restaurant fare at Joseph Decuis, Roanoke Village Inn, and The Patio.

Proceeds benefit Roanoke’s downtown, park and first responders as well as not-for-profits in Allen, DeKalb and Huntington counties including the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum and National Auto and Truck Museum in Auburn, IN.

For more information and a full schedule visit rollingintoroanoke.com.

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The Women of Faith will be providing a cooling station in the Seminary United Methodist Church parking lot during Rolling into Roanoke.
They will have shakes, snow cones for 50 cents and water for $1.