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Notes: Exotic car festival returns to Alexandria next month

Good Wednesday morning, Alexandria!

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The Old Town Festival of Speed & Style will roll back into Alexandria next month.

Zebra reported the car show will return on Sunday, May 21, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

It’s the festival’s fourth annual outing. The show brings over 100 rare cars, from antiques to racing vehicles, to lower King Street.

The event is free and open to the public, but all proceeds from activities in the festival will go to local nonprofits ALIVE! and the Campagna Center.

Checking out a 1961 Nash Metropolitan at the Old Town Festival of Speed and Style on May 22, 2022. (staff photo by James Cullum)

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