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February 6, 2013

World of Wheels returns to State Fairgrounds

The 54th annual O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels, presented by Ray Skillman Auto Group, will feature hundreds of cool cars, bikes, and trucks but, as usual, there also will be live music, pro wrestlers, and TV stars.

The automotive and lifestyle event is Feb. 8 through 10 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E. 38th St., Indianapolis.

Festivities start with rock-a-billy music on Friday. The Art Adams Band performs at 7 p.m. The foot-stomping music will continue at 7 p.m. Saturday when Jane Adams and The Dead End Boys take the stage.

WWE Superstar "Sheamus" will be on hand for an autograph session from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Danielle Colby, co-star of the History Channel's "American Pickers," will meet fans from 1 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. "Filthy Phil" from TV's "Sons of Anarchy" will make an appearance on Saturday with autograph sessions from 1 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Hall of fame wrestler and former Wrestling Superstar "Edge" will meet the wrestling faithful from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.

A "Munsters Tribute" will feature Butch Patrick, who played "Eddie Munster" in the '60s sitcom "The Munsters," all weekend. Patrick will greet fans of the TV show and car enthusiasts will also be treated to Grandpa's "Dragula" on display throughout the weekend.

Advance discount general admission tickets are available at Indianapolis area O'Reilly Auto Parts outlets. General admission adult advance tickets are $13. Children's advance tickets are $4, good for ages 6 to 12. Children younger than 5 will be admitted free with a paid adult admission.

Tickets also are available at the gate the day of the show. Adult general admission tickets are $15 and children's tickets, for those ages 6 to 12, are $5.

For more information about the entire lineup of the O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels, visit the website at www.worldofwheels.com.

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