October 02, 2017

A Night with The Alabama Gang and Friends

Vulcan Park and Museum to Host Epic Evening Presented by the Jefferson County Commission

Birmingham, Ala. —  Vulcan Park and Museum will host the legendary Alabama Gang members and a few of their friends for a fun night of story telling on Monday, October 16 at 5:30 p.m.

In correlation with the current Linn-Henley Gallery exhibit titled Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing, the event will feature members of the legendary Alabama Gang, Red Farmer, and Bobby and Donnie Allison. They will be joined by local racing friends and Alabama Auto Racing Pioneers Hall of Fame members Richard Orton and Robert “Paddlefoot” Wales. The event will be moderated by Birmingham native and Fox Sports NASCAR broadcaster and analyst, Larry McReynolds.

Join us for this unique opportunity to hear from the heroes of the glory days of auto racing and learn how they played an important role in cultivating NASCAR into the sport it is today.

Following a question and answer session, guests will be invited to have their memorabilia signed by the panelists.  Books and other memorabilia will be available for purchase.

General admission $15 and $12 for Vulcan Park and Museum members. Tickets can be purchased in advance at visitvulcan.com/events or at the gate. Dreamland BBQ will be onsite and wine, beer and other concessions will be available for purchase.

Southern Thunder, on display in the Linn-Henley Gallery until December 2018, is presented by the Jefferson County Commission with additional support from the Alabama Auto Racing Pioneers, Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers, the Alabama Humanities Foundation, Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Talladega Superspeedway, Allen Oil, Sunny King Ford, Webb Concrete, Cheaha Electric, Krebs Engineering, o2ideas and Talladega Insurance.

For more details about the event or the exhibit contact Morgan Berney Black, Director of Marketing & Public Relations, or see visitvulcan.com.


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