For motorheads, the onset of fine driving weather means that it’s time to heed the call of the open road. You can indulge your wanderlust close to home, along with your appreciation for fine motor vehicles, by attending the Rhinebeck Antique Car Show & Swap Meet this weekend at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds.
From all over the Northeast, car aficionados come to check out the array of hot rods, racecars and customized models on Saturday, May 6 and unmodified antique and classic cars on Sunday, May 7, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The “Car Corral” of vehicles for sale opens at 12 noon on Friday, May 5; the Swap Meet runs through the weekend. Tickets cost $12 for one day, $20 for two days and $30 for all three. Parking for the Rhinebeck Antique Car Show & Swap Meet is free. For more info and to purchase tickets, visit www.rhinebeckcarshow.com. The Dutchess County Fairgrounds are located at 6550 Springbrook Avenue (Route 9) in Rhinebeck.