(FREDERICSKBURG, VA) Hard Times Cafe-Four Mile Fork will host the 6th Annual Rockabilly Hot Rod Rumble After-Show to benefit MANARC and Veterans Moving Forward (VMF) on Saturday, October 10 beginning at 6 p.m. Earlier that day, the Karb Kings Central VA will be hosting the Hot Rod Rumble Car Show at the Fredericksburg Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
The line up for the after-show will consist of four bands, Trio Agave, Straight 8’s, Bottle Cap Rockets, and regional-national act, Gas House Gorillas. The band’s style of music ranges from surf to rockabilly, this event will give guests a chance to experience the classic car club and rockabilly culture. The cost of the event is $7 at the door, starting at 7 p.m.
Additionally, Hard Times Cafe will host a, “Miss Stars and Stripes” contest for lady contestants and is open to the public. Contestants are encouraged to dress in their best classy pin-up, patriotic or military attire. Each contestant has the opportunity to win the crown, along with cash and prizes. Contestants sign up starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m.
The “Miss Stars and Stripes” contestants will have the responsibility of collecting money in the 50/50 raffle. The amount collected by each contestant will have an impact on their overall scoring. The total amount collected from the raffle will be split between the ticket winner and MANARC.
The contestants will be collecting donations from the beginning of the event until the raffle winner is called at 12:30 a.m. along with the “Miss Stars and Stripes” winners. The 1st place contestant wins $250 and 2nd place wins $50 gift certificate to Hard Times-Four Mile Fork and 2 tickets to The Fighting Jamesons concert with The Blues Buckets on October 17.
Fifty percent of raffle tickets sales will go to benefit MANARC, Borne the Battle which is a 501 © (3) non-profit thrift store operating on donations from the community with the express purpose of providing support to established veterans organizations. MANARC will donate a portion of their proceeds to benefit Veterans Moving Forward (VMF). For more information on MANARC, please visit http://www.manarcgives.org and follow their Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/manarcthriftstore
VMF’s mission is to provide service dogs and canine therapy services to veterans with physical and mental health challenges at no cost to the veteran. Their vision is to be a leading source of canine therapy and assistance dogs provided at no cost to veterans with physical and mental health challenges. For more information on VMF, visit http://www.vetsfwd.org
ABOUT HARD TIMES CAFE-FOUR MILE FORK
Hard Times Cafe Four Mile Fork opened in Fredericksburg, October 2004 and is owned and operated by Glenn Melvin. Hard Times Four Mile Fork is a 14,000 sq. Ft. restaurant, sports bar, billiard room and the largest live music venue in the tri-county area. The establishment is a first class sports viewing facility and live entertainment venue that attracts sports and music fans from near and afar. National touring music artists such as Saving Abel, Fuel, Alien Ant Farm, Drowning Pool, We Are Harlot, The Fighting Jamesons, Saliva and Confederate Railroad have all played the Hard Times stage. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/HardTimesCafeFourMileFork
ABOUT MANARC-BORNE THE BATTLE
MANARC, Borne the Battle is a 501 ©(3) non-profit thrift store operating on donations from the community with the express purpose of providing support to established veterans organizations. MANARC-“Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force, Reserve and Coast Guard”—opened its doors in September of 2014 with a mission to support Veterans. MANARC’s thrift store is located at 107 William Street. Store hours are Sunday through Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Donations are accepted during all hours of operation. For more information on MANARC, please visit http://www.manarcgives.org and follow their Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/manarcthriftstore
HARD TIMES CAFE-FOUR MILE FORK CONTACT
Hard Times Cafe-Four Mile Fork
CAR SHOW AND PIN-UP CONTACT
Karb Kings Central Va
MANARC-Borne The Battle
Peterson Randall Public Relations