Antique excitement in downtown

Brad Belstra of the Ol’ Lightnin’ Rods Car Club judges a 1951 Ford Tudor owned by Jack Johnson. The car was one of many featured Saturday in the group Antique Car Show in downtown Clinton. -
Kara Donatelli, executive director of the Sampson County Arts Council, helps 4-year-old Matthew Taylor contribute to a weaving project during Craft Demonstration Day at the Sampson County History Museum. Also pictured, Nathan Taylor, 5, and mother, Hannah Jackson. The art project featured messages of hopes and dreams of several participants. Officials from the Arts Council plan to put the project in downtown Clinton. Craft Demonstration Day was financially supported by the NC Arts Council. -
Rhett Naylor makes pine needle baskets at the Sampson County History Museum during Craft Demonstration Day. -
Gabriel Moser, 11, shows a bunny to visitors during Craft Demonstration Day at the Sampson County History Museum. Gabriel represented the Hippity Hop Rabbit Club, a 4-H organization. - -
At the Sampson County History Museum, Jinger Gatlin operates a four-harness loom to weave fabric during the organization’s Craft Demonstration Day. - -
Paul Butler Sr. and Paul Butler Jr. enjoy looking at classic cars during The Ol’ Lightnin’ Rods Antique Car Show. The Saturday event featured hundreds of participants. - -
Madison Lackey of the Hippity Hop Rabbit Club rubs a bunny during Craft Demonstration Day. Madison enjoyed displaying the animals during the Saturday event. - -
During the 2016 Craft Demonstration Day, Anna Peele shows youths Andran Sada-Romero, Mariana Sada-Romero and Kaya Kusmierczuk, how to make yarn dolls. - -

Brad Belstra of the Ol’ Lightnin’ Rods Car Club judges a 1951 Ford Tudor owned by Jack Johnson. The car was one of many featured Saturday in the group Antique Car Show in downtown Clinton.

Kara Donatelli, executive director of the Sampson County Arts Council, helps 4-year-old Matthew Taylor contribute to a weaving project during Craft Demonstration Day at the Sampson County History Museum. Also pictured, Nathan Taylor, 5, and mother, Hannah Jackson. The art project featured messages of hopes and dreams of several participants. Officials from the Arts Council plan to put the project in downtown Clinton. Craft Demonstration Day was financially supported by the NC Arts Council.

Rhett Naylor makes pine needle baskets at the Sampson County History Museum during Craft Demonstration Day.

Gabriel Moser, 11, shows a bunny to visitors during Craft Demonstration Day at the Sampson County History Museum. Gabriel represented the Hippity Hop Rabbit Club, a 4-H organization.

At the Sampson County History Museum, Jinger Gatlin operates a four-harness loom to weave fabric during the organization’s Craft Demonstration Day.

Paul Butler Sr. and Paul Butler Jr. enjoy looking at classic cars during The Ol’ Lightnin’ Rods Antique Car Show. The Saturday event featured hundreds of participants.

Madison Lackey of the Hippity Hop Rabbit Club rubs a bunny during Craft Demonstration Day. Madison enjoyed displaying the animals during the Saturday event.

During the 2016 Craft Demonstration Day, Anna Peele shows youths Andran Sada-Romero, Mariana Sada-Romero and Kaya Kusmierczuk, how to make yarn dolls.

Brad Belstra of the Ol’ Lightnin’ Rods Car Club judges a 1951 Ford Tudor owned by Jack Johnson. The car was one of many featured Saturday in the group Antique Car Show in downtown Clinton.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Car-Show_1.jpgBrad Belstra of the Ol’ Lightnin’ Rods Car Club judges a 1951 Ford Tudor owned by Jack Johnson. The car was one of many featured Saturday in the group Antique Car Show in downtown Clinton.

Kara Donatelli, executive director of the Sampson County Arts Council, helps 4-year-old Matthew Taylor contribute to a weaving project during Craft Demonstration Day at the Sampson County History Museum. Also pictured, Nathan Taylor, 5, and mother, Hannah Jackson. The art project featured messages of hopes and dreams of several participants. Officials from the Arts Council plan to put the project in downtown Clinton. Craft Demonstration Day was financially supported by the NC Arts Council.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Craft_1.jpgKara Donatelli, executive director of the Sampson County Arts Council, helps 4-year-old Matthew Taylor contribute to a weaving project during Craft Demonstration Day at the Sampson County History Museum. Also pictured, Nathan Taylor, 5, and mother, Hannah Jackson. The art project featured messages of hopes and dreams of several participants. Officials from the Arts Council plan to put the project in downtown Clinton. Craft Demonstration Day was financially supported by the NC Arts Council.

Rhett Naylor makes pine needle baskets at the Sampson County History Museum during Craft Demonstration Day.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Craft_6.jpgRhett Naylor makes pine needle baskets at the Sampson County History Museum during Craft Demonstration Day.

Gabriel Moser, 11, shows a bunny to visitors during Craft Demonstration Day at the Sampson County History Museum. Gabriel represented the Hippity Hop Rabbit Club, a 4-H organization.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Craft_5.jpgGabriel Moser, 11, shows a bunny to visitors during Craft Demonstration Day at the Sampson County History Museum. Gabriel represented the Hippity Hop Rabbit Club, a 4-H organization.

At the Sampson County History Museum, Jinger Gatlin operates a four-harness loom to weave fabric during the organization’s Craft Demonstration Day.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Craft_4.jpgAt the Sampson County History Museum, Jinger Gatlin operates a four-harness loom to weave fabric during the organization’s Craft Demonstration Day.

Paul Butler Sr. and Paul Butler Jr. enjoy looking at classic cars during The Ol’ Lightnin’ Rods Antique Car Show. The Saturday event featured hundreds of participants.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Car-Show_2.jpgPaul Butler Sr. and Paul Butler Jr. enjoy looking at classic cars during The Ol’ Lightnin’ Rods Antique Car Show. The Saturday event featured hundreds of participants.

Madison Lackey of the Hippity Hop Rabbit Club rubs a bunny during Craft Demonstration Day. Madison enjoyed displaying the animals during the Saturday event.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Craft_2.jpgMadison Lackey of the Hippity Hop Rabbit Club rubs a bunny during Craft Demonstration Day. Madison enjoyed displaying the animals during the Saturday event.

During the 2016 Craft Demonstration Day, Anna Peele shows youths Andran Sada-Romero, Mariana Sada-Romero and Kaya Kusmierczuk, how to make yarn dolls.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Craft_3.jpgDuring the 2016 Craft Demonstration Day, Anna Peele shows youths Andran Sada-Romero, Mariana Sada-Romero and Kaya Kusmierczuk, how to make yarn dolls.