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Wheels & Wings: Rev Up Your Engines

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ABERDEEN, S.D. – Feel the thunder at Wheels & Wings, August 25-26, 2007 in Aberdeen. As one of four Great Events promoted by the South Dakota Office of Tourism, Wheels & Wings featuring Sizzlin’ Summer Nights includes two fun-filled days of events including the downtown car show, air extravaganza, parade, great food and much more.
“This is a big event for Aberdeen, and the community is really looking forward to it,” said Georgia Smith, Events and Marketing Manager for the Aberdeen Downtown Aberdeen Association. “We’re really excited about doing it.”
Spectators will discover more than 400 classic and muscle cars and motorcycles along with a variety of airplanes. Whether you come by air or land, head to Aberdeen.
The event kicks off on Saturday at 5 p.m. with a car and motorcycle show, followed by a 9 p.m. parade. On Sunday, gates will open at the Aberdeen Regional Airport at 10 a.m. Entertainment will begin at 11 a.m. with different aerial acts running every half hour until 2 p.m.
For additional information, including a full schedule of events and ticket information, contact the Aberdeen Convention & Visitors Bureau at 1-800-645-3851 or visit for more information.
Wheels & Wings is part of the Office of Tourism’s 2007 Great Events program, which is part of Goal 1 of the 2010 initiative to double visitor spending in South Dakota.  The Office of Tourism serves under the direction of Richard Benda, Secretary of the Department of Tourism and State Development.