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World of Wheels car show brings classics, hot-rods and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. to KC this weekend

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Posted at 7:39 AM, Feb 22, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bartle Hall is the place to be for car lovers in Kansas City this weekend. The 59th annual World of Wheels show begins at 3 p.m. Friday and runs through Sunday.

This year, a celebrity guest is sure to attract a lot of fan.: NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will be at the show signing autographs Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Organizers said the car show will feature more than 600 cars, motorcycles, hot rods, classics, custom cars and trucks. Expect on-site demonstrations all weekend long covering topics like car detailing and restoration techniques.

PHOTOS:Here's a look at some of the cars appearing at the World of Wheels car show this weekend

WWE star Randy Orton will be at the show Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. And Sunday, the namesake of Kindig It Design, Dave Kindig, will be on location from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

General admission is $19 for anyone 13 and older at the gate. Children ages 6-12 get in for $7, and children under 6 get free admission. You can buy a ticket in advance at O’Reilly’s Auto Parts for $17 and $6.

Friday is Student Day, which means students get a discounted admission price of $10.

The show is open Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Kansas City Convention Center is located at 301 W. 13th Street.