Classic rides on display in Cherokee Nov. 5-7

The “Cruise the Smokies” Rod Run car show will be held Nov. 5-7 at the Acquoni Event Center in Cherokee.

The event features hundreds of classic and customized pre-1972 cars and trucks. All cars, either for show or sale, will be parked on the grounds.

Gates open at 8 a.m. for both cars and spectators. Daily spectator fee is $5. Children 10 and under are free. Registration is $40 per car and provides unlimited entrance to the show for two people (children 10 and under are free); a dash plaque and button; BBQ dinner on Friday night; poker walk; poker cruise; the first 200 pre-registered vehicles receive complementary tickets to “Larry the Cable Guy” at Harrah’s and a chance to win door prizes, cash drawings and trophies. Event shirts will be available for purchase.

The popular show is organized by the Cherokee Rodders and sponsored by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Travel & Promotion Department and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino.

Visit the Cherokee Rodders website at  for a registration form or call 828.497.2603.

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